The Companies of the Webasto Group respect your privacy and take the protection of personal data very seriously. We would like for you to know when we save such data and how we use it. We have taken technical and organizational steps that ensure that the provisions governing data protection are observed.
Anonymous data collection
As a general rule, you can visit the non-personalized webpages of the Webasto Group (www.webasto.com, www.webasto-group.com, www.webasto-comfort.com and www.webasto-career.com) without telling us who you are. When you visit our website, the IP address currently used by your PC, the browser type and your PC's operating system, the website from which you visited us, the date, time, and websites visited by you are recorded. However, inferences cannot be made based on personal data and are not intended. This information is evaluated for statistical purposes. You remain anonymous as an individual user.
Personal data is information that relates to your person. This includes information such as your name, address, postal address, telephone number. This does not include information that cannot be directly connected to your actual identity (for example, how long your remain on the website or the number of users of the website). Personal data is only collected by the companies of the Webasto Group if you provide us with this information; for example, when filling out a registration form, when registering for personalized services or when submitting a job application. The data entered by you is only saved for the following purpose:
- Fulfillment of your order by Webasto
- Registration for the newsletter and submittal of the newsletter
- Transfer of your data to the respective HR department within a job application
- Analysis of anonymized user data for the purpose of extending and improving our website
Forwarding of personal data to service providers
We reserve the right to forward your data to other companies of the Webasto Group, to our authorized dealers and to service partners in order to provide you with the best possible service. In case you request an offer of an authorized dealer via our website www.webasto-comfort.com, we will forward the personal data provided by you to the respective dealer chosen by you.
Naturally, Webasto will be happy to support you in connection with a justified application for information or data deletion by forwarding the application on your behalf to the service provider.
The forwarding of data to other third parties is prohibited, unless you have given your express permission to do so.
The use of our range of social media and map services may result in data transmissions and subsequent processing of usage data by the respective services in the U.S. The basis for any processing activities is your explicit declaration of consent which you have given via the cookie banner. Your declaration of consent justifies such data processing by way of exception and on a case-by-case basis pursuant to Art. 49 (1) lit. a GDPR. Please note that there is no data protection in the USA which would be comparable to the level in the EU and EEA. In particular, it is possible that state authorities may access your personal data on the basis of legal authorisations without us or you being informed. There are no comparable opportunities for enforcing the law of another country in the U.S. so that this does not appear promising.
Duration of the storage
Personal data that is provided to us over our website is only stored until the purpose for which it was entrusted to us has been fulfilled. Insofar as retention periods set forth under commercial and tax laws are to be observed, certain data can be stored for up to 10 years.
You have the following legal rights regarding the processing of your personal data:
- Right of access to your stored data;
- Right of rectification;
- Right of deletion;
- Right of objection;
- Right of limiation of the processing;
- Right of data transferability.
You can withdraw your approval of the processing of your personal data at any time.
You have the right to file a complaint with the competent control authority.
If you should no longer agree to the storage of your personal data or such storage has become improper, we will arrange for the deletion, amendment, or blocking of your data upon receipt of corresponding instructions within the limits of statutory provisions. Upon request, you will receive information regarding all of your personal data that we have saved on you free of charge. If there are any questions regarding the collection, processing, or use of your personal data, for information, correction, blocking, or deletion of data as well as for the use of further rights, please contact the group data protection officer of the Webasto Group (firstname.lastname@example.org) or in writing to the respective companies of the Webasto Group.
Links to other websites
Our online presence includes links to other websites. We don't have any influence over whether their operators comply with data protection provisions. Therefore, you should examine the respectively offered data protection statements separately. We also don't have any influence on the legality of the contents of these websites. Therefore, we reject any responsibility for the contents of other websites.
We send newsletters, e-mails, and other electronic communications with marketing information (hereinafter "newsletters") only with the permission of the recipient or as permitted under the law. Insofar, they are definitive for the permission of the users in connection with a registration to the newsletter whose contents are specifically described.
If you subscribe to our newsletter, we use the data necessary for this or separately provided by you in order to regularly send you our e-mail newsletter. It is possible to unsubscribe to our newsletter at any time either by sending a request to the contacts described below or by clicking on a link provided for this purpose in the newsletter.
In order to subscribe to the newsletter, it is sufficient to provide us with your e-mail address. The subscription to our newsletter is carried out in a so-called double-opt-in process. That is, after subscribing you receive an e-mail in which you are asked to confirm your subscription. This confirmation is necessary so that no one can subscribe with someone else's e-mail address.
The subscriptions to the newsletter are recorded so that we can verify the legal requirements according to the subscription process. This includes the storage of the subscription and the confirmation data as well as the IP address.
You can cancel the receipt of our newsletter at any time, i.e. revoke your permission. This simultaneously deletes your permissions to receive the newsletter. You can find a link for the cancellation of the newsletter at the end of every newsletter.
Questions and comments
For questions, suggestions, or comments regarding the topic of data protection, please contact our group data protection officer by sending an e-mail (email@example.com).
Responsible authority within the meaning of data protection laws
Data Protection Webasto Group
Kraillinger Straße 5
Group Data Protection Officer: Manfred Gerlach
Phone: +49 (89) 8 57 94-0