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Data Protection Notice

Data Protection Notice

General Information

Data Protection Notice

Vitesco Technologies GmbH processes your data in the context of your use of this website in compliance with the applicable legal regulations.


Personal data entered by you is collected, processed and used by Vitesco Technologies GmbH for the purpose of the event-driven contact with you. Insofar as this is necessary for the execution of the contract, the data may be passed on to the companies affiliated with Vitesco Technologies GmbH pursuant to sections 15 et seqq. of the German Stock Corporation Act as stipulated in the Binding Corporate Rules of Continental AG.
If permitted and/or prescribed by law, the data may be evaluated for reporting purposes (e.g., statistics).
Your data will be collected, processed and used solely in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations (e.g., your consent).

In ensuring the provision of the website (e.g., technical support), we transmit data to our service provider. The service providers collect and process your personal data on our behalf (on the basis of a Data Processing Agreement or, if the service provider is based outside the EU, on the basis of the EU standard contractual clauses).

In accordance with the statutory provisions, all your data is treated as strictly confidential.


Vitesco Technologies GmbH only stores personal data relating to users of its websites/tools/services if consent for this has been provided. The only data that is 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 the user accessed Vitesco Technologies’ websites. The IP address is transmitted anonymously and is only used to assign a geographical location at the country level. Vitesco Technologies GmbH uses this information to measure website activity, to produce statistics, and to improve the services and information provided via the websites.

Personal user data is solely used to process inquiries within the context of the consent granted or in compliance with applicable data protection regulations. Based on legal requirements, Continental has enforced global, uniform and internal Data Protection Rules (Binding Corporate Rules) regulating the protection of your personal data.

Vitesco Technologies GmbH stores data entered into the content form such as name, company, e-mail, address and telephone only for the purpose of communicating personally with you. The data is stored and/or used solely for the purpose of processing your inquiry/concern/participation in the competition. Your data is erased once processing of your inquiry/concern has concluded, provided that this erasure does not conflict with any statutory duties to retain records. The data will be eliminated latest after three months.


3.1 Please note that, as a data subject, pursuant to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR), you have the following rights in connection with the processing of your personal data:
  • Information rights under Article 13 and Article 14 EU GDPR
  • Right of access under Article 15 EU GDPR
  • Right to rectification under Article 16 EU GDPR
  • Right to erasure under Article 17 EU GDPR
  • Right to restriction of processing under Article 18 EU GDPR
  • Right to data portability under 20 EU GDPR

If you have questions about your rights, please contact our data protection supervisor by e-mail at: dataprotection@vitescocom
If you are dissatisfied with our response to your complaint or believe our processing of your Personal Data do not comply with the law, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority where you are located. 
The contact details for each EU data protection authority can be found in the following link:

3.2 In accordance with Article 7 (3) EU GDPR, you have the right to withdraw your consent to the collection, processing/storage and use of your personal data at any time. Consent must be withdrawn by writing to Vitesco Technologies GmbH, Vahrenwalderstraße 9, 30165 Hanover or by sending an e‑mail to 

3.3 You can always contact our data protection team in writing (including by e-mail) with questions or complaints. E-mail:


Our company and our subprocessors use technical and organizational security measures to protect the personal data provided by you from manipulation, loss, destruction or from being accessed by unauthorized persons. The security measures are continually improved and adapted in accordance with the latest technology.

If you provide data that is unencrypted, it could potentially be viewed by third parties. For this reason, we would like to point out that, with regard to data transmission over the Internet (e.g., by e-mail), secure transfer cannot be guaranteed. Sensitive data should therefore either not be transmitted at all or only via a secure connection (SSL). If you access pages and files and are then asked to enter personal data, please note that the transmission of such data via the Internet may not be secure and that there is a risk that it may be viewed and manipulated by unauthorized persons.


When you visit our website/use our tools/services, information can be stored on your computer in the form of cookies. Such cookies are used solely to ensure the operation of the websites. Other cookies (e.g., relating to website use) are only created based on your consent (see Cookie Policy). You can also choose not to accept cookies in your browser settings. However, please note, that you may not be able to fully use several functions of this/these website/tools/services if you do so.  


Our website uses the web analysis service Piwik PRO Analytics of Piwik PRO Sp. z o.o., ul. Św. Antoniego 2/4, 50-073 Wroclaw, Poland ("Piwik PRO"). Piwik PRO uses so-called "cookies". These are text files which 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, device information and your IP address about the use of this website are stored on Piwik PRO's server. The IP address is anonymized before it is stored.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will not be shared with third parties.

Cookies are set on our website only on the basis of your consent. In addition, you can permanently prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent.


This website also uses the web analysis tool Mouseflow of Mouseflow ApS, Flaesketorvet 68, 1711 Copenhagen, Denmark ("Mouseflow"). Mouseflow uses cookies on our site, which are set only on the basis of your consent. These cookies are used to collect and store data for marketing and optimization purposes. This data can be used to create anonymous user profiles. Mouseflow randomly selects individual visits and records them. This creates a protocol of mouse movements and clicks with the intention of randomly playing individual website visits and deriving potential improvements for the website. Your IP address is only transmitted anonymously. This means that there is no possibility at any time of unambiguous identification of a website visitor.


We embed videos via iFraming on our website. We use the solution from YouTube via Iframing which ensures to show our videos directly on our website. When watching those videos, no additional cookies are being set.
External content from third-party websites can be embedded and displayed in defined areas on our website via iFraming
Videos from the following third-party website are embedded on our website:

This website from which videos are embedded via iFraming is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.By clicking on the videos it will be marked by the YouTube logo. You can find YouTube’s Data Protection Notice here:
If you visit one of our websites with embedded videos, the Internet browser will not automatically establish a link to the server on the appropriate network. By clicking on the embedded video you will communicate with the aforementioned website. By clicking on the embedded video the information that you visited our website will be automatically be forwarded to the aforementioned website operator.

If you are logged into the aforementioned website visiting our website, the data transmitted will be associated with your user account. If you wish to prevent a network from linking information with your user account in this manner, please log out from the respective network before clicking on the respective video.

Even if you are not registered as a member of the aforementioned website, or you are currently not logged in your data may be stored by the operator of the aforementioned website after you click on the respective video. We have no influence over the scope and content of the data collected by the aforementioned website or on how that data is used. For more information, please read the privacy policies of the aforementioned website.


Our offer contains links to external websites belonging to third parties, over which we have no influence concerning content. Therefore, we also cannot accept any liability for this other content. The page’s respective provider or operator is always responsible for the contents of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal violations at the time the links were created. Unlawful content was not detected at the time the links were created. However, ongoing inspection of the content of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete indication of a legal violation. We will immediately remove the relevant links if they are found to violate any law.