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Continental Automotive Technologies GmbH processes your data within the scope of the website in accordance with the applicable statutory provisions.

1. General Information

Personal data that you enter will be processed by Continental Automotive Technologies GmbH for the purpose stated below. Insofar it is necessary for the fulfilment of the purpose, the data may also be transferred to third parties affiliated with Continental Automotive Technologies GmbH within the meaning of §§ 15 ff. (German) Stock Corporation Act and in accordance with the Binding Corporate Rules of Continental.

2. Processing of Data 

Your data will be processed exclusively on the basis of the following data protection regulations (legal basis):
Your data will be processed with your consent until revocation, otherwise deleted after final processing of your request, provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary. We assume final processing if it can be deduced from the circumstances that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified.
To ensure the above-mentioned data processing, we transmit data to the following service providers:

  • com&on GmbH, Leisewitzstr. 47, 30175 Hannover

Com&on GmbH will collect and process your personal data on our behalf (based on an adequate data processing agreement) on the basis of EU standard contractual clauses).

3. Rights of the data subject(s)

We draw your attention to the fact that, as a data subject, you have the following rights in connection with the processing of your personal data in accordance to the EU - General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR):

  • Right to revoke your consent at any time acc. Art. 7 para. 3 EU GDPR
  • Right to be informed acc. Art. 13 and Art. 14 EU GDPR
  • Right of access by the data subject acc. Art. 15 EU GDPR
  • Right to rectification acc. Art. 16 EU GDPR
  • Right to erasure acc. Art. 17 EU – GDPR
  • Right to restriction of processing acc. Art. 18 EU GDPR
  • Right to data portability acc. Art. 20 EU GDPR
  • Right to object at any time acc. Art. 21 EU - GDPR
  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority acc. Art. 77 EU GDPR

In case of compelling reasons for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or serve the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims, the processing of personal data necessary for this purpose can take place despite your objection or request for deletion.
If you have any questions in this regard, feel free to contact our data protection officer:

Please send your revocation or requests regarding the exercise of the above listed rights in writing or by email to:
Continental Automotive Technologies GmbH, Vahrenwalder Straße 9, 30165 Hannover, Germany, or by sending an e‑mail to

4. Protection of stored Data

Our company and our service provider com&on GmbH use technical and organizational security measures to protect the personal data you provide to us from manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. The security measures are continuously improved and adapted according to the state of the art. Unencrypted data can possibly be viewed by third parties. For this reason, we would like to point out that no secure transmission can be guaranteed with regard to data transmission via the Internet (e.g. when communicating by unencrypted e-mail). Sensitive data should therefore either not be transmitted at all or only via a secure connection (SSL). You can determine the SSL status of the connection by looking at the address line of your browser ("https").


When you visit our website / web app, information can be stored on your computer in the form of a so-called cookie (small text files). Technically necessary cookies are only used to ensure the operation of the website. Further cookies (e.g. regarding the use of the website) are only set on the basis of your consent (see cookie policy). Furthermore, you can also set the acceptance of cookies via your browser settings. However, please note that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website / web app to their full extent. 


Web analysis service Oracle Infinity

This website uses the web analysis tool Oracle Infinity from the Oracle Corporation (“Oracle Infinity”). Oracle Infinity uses a cookie on our site that is created only with your consent. The only data that is then stored relates to the date and time of the visit, the pages visited, cursor use on the website, the page functions used and the website from which you accessed Continental's websites. Your IP address is transmitted anonymously and is used only to assign a geographical location at city level. It is thus not possible to determine the identity of an individual website visitor at any time.


Web analysis service Piwik PRO

Our website uses the open source web analysis service Piwik. This website uses the open source web analytics service Piwik. Piwik uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of your use of the website. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie, such as the time, place and frequency of your visit to our website, as well as your IP address about the use of this website is stored on the Piwik server. The IP address is anonymised before it is saved.
The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website will not be disclosed to third parties.
Cookies are only set on our website on the basis of your consent. In addition, you can permanently prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.


This website furthermore uses the web analysis tool Mouseflow from Mouseflow ApS, Flaesketorvet 68, 1711 Copenhagen, Denmark (“Mouseflow”). Mouseflow uses cookies on our site that are created only with your consent. These cookies are used for collecting and storing data for marketing and optimization purposes. Anonymized usage profiles can be created on the basis of this data. Mouseflow randomly selects and records individual visits. This results in a record of mouse movements and clicks so that these randomly selected visits can be recreated in order to derive potential website improvements from this. Your IP address is transmitted anonymously. It is thus not possible to determine the identity of an individual website visitor at any time.


Sharing-function in social networks

When you use the share function on our website, no personal data is transferred to the respective social media service. If you share content on our website with your personal profile, we have no control over the content and scope of the data collected by the networks. In this respect, the terms of use and privacy policy of the respective social network apply.

Usage of social media Plug-Ins

We use so-called social plugins from various social networks on our website. A social plugin is a button that allows you to share and communicate messages from our website with other users of the respective social network. The following social plugins are used on our website:


This plug-in is operated by Twitter International Company. The operator of the website is Twitter International Company, One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, D02 AX07, Ireland. These plug-ins are identified by the Twitter logo. You can find twitter’s Data Protection Notice here.


This PlugIn is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The operator of the German website is Facebook Ireland Limited, Hanover Reach,5-7 Hanover Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland. These plugins are identified by the Facebook logo. The privacy policy of Facebook can be found here.


Use of iFraming

We embed videos on our website via iFraming. With iFrames, external content from third-party websites can be embedded and displayed in defined areas on our websites.
Videos from the following third-party website are embedded on our website:


The website from which videos are embedded via iFraming is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. After calling up the external content / videos, the external content / videos will be identified by the YouTube logo. The YouTube privacy policy can be found here.
If you visit one of our websites with embedded videos, your browser will not automatically connect to the server of the aforementioned website. By clicking on the embedded video, you agree to the communication with the aforementioned website and the setting of cookies by this website. After clicking on the embedded video, the information that you have visited our website is passed on to the aforementioned website operator and cookies are set on your computer by the aforementioned website.
If you are logged on to the aforementioned website during a visit to our website, the data transmitted will be assigned to your respective user account. If you want to prevent a website operator from linking information to your user account in this way, please log out of the aforementioned website before clicking on the respective video.
Even if you have not registered with the aforementioned website or are not logged in at the moment, there is still the possibility that your data will be saved by the operators of the aforementioned website after clicking on the notice. We have no influence on the setting of cookies by the operators of the aforementioned website, nor on the content and scope of the data that this website collects and uses. Please refer to the privacy policy of the aforementioned website for more information.

For any other questions regarding data handling, you can reach us at:
Continental Automotive Technologies GmbH
Vahrenwalder Str. 9
30165 Hannover