data protection

Data protection principles of the Autobytel AG Group logistics

The Autobytel AG Group Logistics (Autobytel ) is pleased about your visit to our website and your interest in our company and our services. Autobytel AG Group takes the protection of personal data very seriously. We ensure technically and organizationally that we comply with the rules on data protection. Data protection and information security are part of our corporate policy. Personal data that is collected when you visit our website, we process confidentially and only in accordance with statutory provisions. Autobytel AG Group websites may contain links to third-party websites to which this privacy policy does not extend.

Collection and purpose limitation of the processing of personal data

You can use our online offer without revealing your identity. When you visit our websites, this is logged for security analysis and defense against attacks. The data collected in this context can not be attributed to specific individuals, but could possibly permit identification. Neither personal nor pseudonymous user profiles are created. There is no merge of this data with other data sources. An evaluation of IP addresses takes place exclusively in case of an attack.

In addition, we collect personal data in connection with the operation of our web pages only if you provide us with such data voluntarily (eg by registration, contact requests, surveys, etc.) and we on the basis of your consent or on the basis of a legal requirement for their processing or use. Access to it is only possible for a few authorized persons.

Categories of affected persons

Visitors and users of the online offer (hereinafter we refer to the affected persons as "users").

Relevant legal bases

In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR, we inform you about the legal basis of our data processing. The legal basis for obtaining consent is Article 6 (1) lit. a and Art. 7 GDPR, the legal basis for the performance of our services and the execution of measures as well as the answer to inquiries is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, the legal basis for processing in order to fulfill our legal obligations is Art. 6 (1) lit. c DSGVO, and the legal basis for processing in order to safeguard our legitimate interests is Article 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d DSGVO as legal basis.
Disclosure of data

Disclosure of data

The data will not be forwarded to third parties outside the Autobytel AG Group of companies without your Group consent. Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating by e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

Collaboration with processors and third parties

If, in the context of our processing, we disclose data to other persons and companies (processors or third parties), transmit them to them or otherwise grant access to the data, this is done only on the basis of a legal permission (eg if a transmission of the data to third parties, Pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO is required to fulfill the contract), you have consented to a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests (eg the use of agents, webhosters, etc.).

Insofar as we commission third parties to process data on the basis of a so-called "contract processing contract", this is done on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR.

Transfers to third countries

If we process data in a third country (ie outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or in the context of the use of third party services or disclosure or transmission of data to third parties, this will only be done if it is to fulfill our (pre) contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to legal or contractual permissions, we process or have the data processed in a third country only in the presence of the special requirements of Art. 44 et seq. DSGVO. That the processing is e.g. on the basis of specific guarantees, such as the officially recognized level of data protection (eg for the US through the Privacy Shield) or compliance with officially recognized special contractual obligations (so-called "standard contractual clauses").

Rights of data subjects

You have the right to request a confirmation as to whether the data in question is being processed and for information about this data as well as for further information and a copy of the data in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR.
You have accordingly. Art. 16 DSGVO the right to demand the completion of the data concerning you or the correction of the incorrect data concerning you.
In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, they have the right to demand that the relevant data be deleted without delay, or, alternatively, to require a restriction of the processing of data in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR.
You have the right to demand that the data relating to you, which you have provided to us, be obtained in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR and request their transmission to other responsible persons.
You have gem. Art. 77 DSGVO the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Withdrawal

You have the right to consent according to. Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO with effect for the future.

Right to

You may at any time object to the future processing of your data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR. The objection may in particular be made against processing for direct marketing purposes.

Deletion of data

The data processed by us are deleted or limited in their processing in accordance with Articles 17 and 18 GDPR. Unless explicitly stated in this privacy statement, the data stored by us will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary for their intended purpose and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory storage requirements. Unless the data is deleted because it is required for other and legally permitted purposes, its processing will be restricted. That the data is blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example for data that must be kept for commercial or tax reasons.
According to legal requirements in Germany, the storage takes place in particular for 6 years according to § 257 Abs. 1 HGB (Group books, inventories, opening balance sheets, annual accounts, trade letters, accounting documents, etc.) and for 10 years according to § 147 Abs. 1 AO (books, records , Management reports, accounting documents, commercial and business letters, documents relevant for taxation, etc.).

Hosting

The hosting services we use are for the purpose of providing the following services: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage and database services, security and technical maintenance services we use to operate this online service. Here we, or our hosting provider, process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta and communication data of customers, interested parties and visitors to this online offer on the basis of our legitimate interests in an efficient and secure provision of this online offer acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO i.V.m. Art. 28 DSGVO (conclusion of contract processing contract).
Collection of access data and log files

We, or our hosting provider, collects on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO Data on every access to the server on which this service is located (so-called server log files). The access data includes the name of the retrieved web page, file, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider ,

Logfile information is stored for security purposes (for example, to investigate abusive or fraudulent activities) for a maximum of 6 weeks and then deleted. Data whose further retention is required for evidential purposes are excluded from the erasure until the final clarification of the incident.

Collection of access data and log files

We, or our hosting provider, collects on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO Data on every access to the server on which this service is located (so-called server log files). The access data includes the name of the retrieved web page, file, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider ,

Logfile information is stored for security purposes (for example, to investigate abusive or fraudulent activities) for a maximum of 6 weeks and then deleted. Data whose further retention is required for evidential purposes are excluded from the erasure until the final clarification of the incident.

Use of cookies

Autobytel AG Group sometimes uses so-called cookies and active components (such as JavaScript) to make our offering more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser the next time you visit our websites. Through your browser settings, you can only allow the setting of cookies in individual cases, reject the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general, and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Please note that if you deactivate cookies, some functions of the Internet pages may no longer be executable.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; In this case, not all features of this website may be fully exploited. In addition, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under this link ,
For more information on how to handle user data on Google Analytics, see the Google Privacy Policy.

Contact recordings

When contacting us (for example, by contact form, e-mail, telephone or via social media), the information of the user to process the contact request and their processing acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO processed. The information provided by the users can be stored in a Customer Relationship Management System ("CRM System") or comparable request organization. We delete the requests, if they are no longer required. We check the requirement every two years; Furthermore, the legal archiving obligations apply.

Links to other websites

Our online offer contains links to external websites of third parties. We have no control over their operators' compliance with data protection regulations. Autobytel AG Group assumes no responsibility or liability in this context.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online offering by users, to compile reports on the activities within this online offering and to provide us with other services related to the use of this online offering and internet usage.
We only use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymization. This means that the IP address of the users is shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google information. We use the demographics feature of Google Analytics. As a result, reports can be produced that contain information on the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. These data are from interest-based advertising from Google and from third-party visitor data. This data can not be assigned to a specific person. You can disable this feature at any time through the ad settings in your Google Account, or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section "Opposition to data collection".

Online presence in social media

We maintain online presence within social networks and platforms in order to communicate with customers, prospects and users active there and to inform them about our services. When calling the respective networks and platforms, the terms and conditions and the data processing guidelines apply to their respective operators.
Unless otherwise stated in our Privacy Policy, we process users' data as long as they communicate with us within social networks and platforms, e.g. Write posts on our online presence or send us messages.

Contact - Data Protection Officer

For information and suggestions on the subject of data protection our data protection officer (s) is at your disposal.
Should we receive incorrect information despite our efforts to ensure that the information is correct, we will correct it at your request.

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