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    We, WEGMANN automotive GmbH (hereinafter referred to as WEGMANN), are pleased by your visit to our website. The protection of your personal data during processing is a major concern of ours. We would like you to feel secure when visiting our Internet sites. We explain in the following which information we at WEGMANN record during your visit and how this information is used.

    Personal data

    Personal data are individual statements about the personal or material circumstances of a specific or determinable natural person. These include such information as your proper name, address, telephone number and date of birth. Information not directly connected with your actual identity (data referring to persons) – such as favorite websites or the number of users of a site and the IP address are not personal data.

    Recording and processing of personal data

    When you visit our websites, our web servers standardly store data referring to persons for the purpose of system security. These include the connection data of the querying computer (IP address), the websites of ours which you visit, the date and duration of the visit, the recognition data of the browser and operating system used and the website from which you are visiting us. These data are evaluated for statistical purposes. Such a statistical evaluation does not include any personal data. They cannot be traced to any individual user. Personal data extending beyond this such as your name, address, telephone number or email address are not recorded unless you have provided this data voluntarily, e.g. as part of your information request or the sending of your job application.

    Usage and forwarding of personal data

    We use the personal data provided by you exclusively for the technical administration of our websites and for fulfilling your wishes and requests; thus in general, for the development of contracts concluded with you or for such purposes as responding to your query or your online job application by email. We expressly point out that the confidentiality of the information of any job application sent to us by email is not guaranteed. The content of emails can be viewed by third parties.

    Your personal data will not be forwarded, sold, or otherwise transmitted to third parties unless this is required for contract fulfillment or you have expressly consented to this. If the provision of a service or a response to a query requires the transmission of your personal data to a third-party service provider, we will take technical and organizational actions to ensure compliance with the legal regulations on data protection.

    WEGMANN additionally requires that external service providers comply with the applicable legal data protection regulations for confidential handling and the immediate deletion of personal data as soon as it is no longer needed.

    Use of cookies

    We do not generally use cookies on our website. So-called cookies sessions, which store data in your browser’s memory for technical session control, are only used in exceptional cases. These data are not personal and are deleted no later than when you close your browser. If we should be required to also store personal data in a cookie in exceptional cases, we will first obtain your express consent. Moreover, we point out that browsers generally have functions for managing cookies.

    Use of Google Analytics

    This website uses the “Google Analytics” service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to analyze users’ website usage. The service uses “cookies” – text files stored on your device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the US and stored there.

    On this website accesses the IP anonymization. The IP address of users is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area. This reduction eliminates the personal reference of your IP address. Under the terms of the agreement, which website operators have entered into with Google Inc., they use the information collected to compile an evaluation of website activity and site activity, and provide Internet-related services.

    You have the option to prevent the storage of cookies on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all features of this website without restriction if your browser does not allow cookies.

    Furthermore, you can use a browser plug-in to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following link leads you to the corresponding plugin: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

    Here is more information on Google Inc’s data usage: support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

    Alternatively, by clicking on this link prevent Google Analytics from collecting information about you from within this site. By clicking on the link above you download an "opt-out cookie". Your browser must allow cookies to be stored. If you delete your cookies regularly, you will need to click on the link each time you visit this website.

    Safety

    WEGMANN takes all of the necessary technical and organizational security precautions to protect your personal data from loss and misuse. In this manner, your data is stored in a secure operating environment which is not accessible to the public. We expressly point out that the confidentiality of the information transmitted in any email contact you make with WEGMANN is not guaranteed. The content of emails can be viewed by third parties. We therefore recommend that you send confidential information with the postal service.

    Revision of this data-protection declaration

    For legal and/or organizational reasons, changes or adaptations of our data-protection declaration are required from time to time. Please refer to the latest version of our data-protection declaration in this regard.

    Information right

    On written request, you will be informed about which data we have stored about your person (e.g. name, address).

    Data protection information

    Contact

    If you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data, you may contact the WEGMANN data-protection agent, who is available when you are seeking information or have suggestions or complaints.

     

    Data-protection agent of WEGMANN automotive GmbH:

    Dr. Dornbach Consulting GmbH
    Anton-Jordan-Strasse 1
    56070 Koblenz
    E-Mail: datenschutz@wegmann-automotive.com

    Version: August 2018