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      Data Protection Notice

      CONTINENTAL AG processes your data within the scope of using the Continental Website in accordance with the applicable statutory provisions.

      1. General Information

      Personal data that you enter will be processed by Continental AG for the purpose(s) stated below. Insofar it is necessary for the fulfilment of the purpose, the data may also be transferred to third parties affiliated with CONTINENTAL AG within the meaning of §§ 15 ff. (German) Stock Corporation Act and in accordance with the Binding Corporate Rules - PDF (263KB) of Continental.

      2. Processing of Data

      Your data will be processed exclusively on the basis of the following data protection regulations (legal basis):

      Data Processing (Purpose)

      Legal Basis

      Duration of Storage

      Contact / Interaction with Continental

      (e.g. contact form, etc.)

      Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) EU GDPR (consent)

      Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) EU GDPR (performance of contract)

      Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c) EU GDPR (legal obligation)

      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.

      Newsletter / press releases /  advertising and marketing approaches / customer surveys

      Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) EU GDPR (consent)

      Processed upon your consent, until your revocation or omission of purpose.


      To ensure the above-mentioned data processing, we transmit data to the following service providers (hereinafter referred to as SERVICES):

      Service Provider

      Address / Location

      Leuchtfeuer Digital Marketing GmbH 

      Immengarten 16-18
      30177 Hannover


      Amazon Web Services EMEA SARL, Luxemburg

      SERVICE PROVIDER will collect and process your personal data on our behalf based on an adequate data processing agreement.

      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 Aktiengesellschaft 
      Vahrenwalder Straße 9, D-30165 Hannover

      4. Protection of Stored Data

      Our company and our SERVICE PROVIDER(s) 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. 

      “Google Analytics”

      This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

      However, in the event that IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. IP anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services to the website operator in connection with the use of the website and the Internet.

      The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. Cookies are only set on our site 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. You can also 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 plugin available under the following link:


      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.

      LinkedIn Insight Tag

      On our website, we make use of what is called the LinkedIn Insight tag (or LinkedIn Pixel) of LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland (“LinkedIn”). By including this tag, we can display interest-based advertisements (“ads”) that are relevant to you as a user of our website when visiting the LinkedIn social network or other websites that also use this method, and we obtain statistics about website visitors and demographics. Furthermore, we can evaluate your use of our LinkedIn advertising and interest in our offers by means of a conversion tracking function, and also show you LinkedIn ads on other websites via retargeting. We thereby pursue our interest in improving the effectiveness of LinkedIn ads and making our website more interesting for you.

      If you accept the corresponding cookie, your browser establishes a direct connection with LinkedIn’s server, both when visiting the LinkedIn website as well as websites that have the LinkedIn Insight Tag built in. While LinkedIn and we are jointly responsible for collecting your usage data when you visit our website and transmitting the data to the provider, LinkedIn is solely responsible for the relevant processing to carry out the purposes described once the data has been transmitted. We have no influence on the scope and nature of the use of the data by LinkedIn, so we therefore inform you in accordance with our state of knowledge: through the integration of the LinkedIn Insight Tag, LinkedIn is informed that you have accessed the corresponding web page of our website, or clicked on an ad from us. If you are registered with a LinkedIn service, LinkedIn can assign the visit to your account. Even if you are not registered with LinkedIn or have not logged in, there is a possibility that the provider will learn your IP address, time slot and other identifiers, and link them to the actions associated with you.

      It is possible to deactivate the LinkedIn Insight Tag and implement other advertising objections in the settings for advertisements at and supplementary at For additional settings options and information, please see the LinkedIn Privacy Center:
      The legal basis for the processing of your data is Article 6 paragraph 1 point (a) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in that you consent to the setting of the respective cookie. At the same time, you give your consent that your personal data may also be transmitted to the LinkedIn company in the United States. We would like to point out that third countries such as the United States generally do not offer a comparable level of data protection and privacy, and access by third parties (e.g. local authorities) can therefore not be ruled out. You can revoke your consent at any time, most easily via our Cookie Manager. 
      Further information on data processing by LinkedIn can be obtained from the provider, LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Attn: Legal Dept. (Privacy Policy and User Agreement), Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland; information on the LinkedIn Insight Tag:; privacy information:

      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.

      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.