a. Cookies are small files stored on your desktop, laptop or mobile device by websites visited by you. They enable us to e.g. recognize whether there has been a previous connection between your device and our websites, take into account your preferred language or other settings, offer you certain functionalities (e.g. online shop, vehicle configurator) or recognize your interests on the basis of previous use. Cookies can also contain personal information.
i. Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically by default; you are usually able to alter this setting. You can delete stored cookies at any time. The manufacturer's instructions will tell you how this is done in the browser or device you use.
ii. You can delete the content of Web/DOM Storage at any time. The manufacturer's instructions will tell you how this is done in the browser or device you use.
iii. Information on deactivating and deleting local shared objects can be found at the following link:
d. We categorize cookies as follows:
i. Essential cookies (type 1)
These cookies are essential for websites and their features to work properly. Without these cookies, we would not be able to provide you with services such as the vehicle configuration.
ii. Functional cookies (type 2)
These cookies enable us to improve the usability and performance of our websites. For example, we store your language settings in functional cookies.
iii. Performance cookies (type 3)
These cookies collect information about how you use our websites. They help us to identify which parts of our websites are especially popular, enabling us to improve what we offer you (so-called. tracking). Further information about this can be found in section 5 of our data protection notes.
iv. Third-party cookies (type 4)
These cookies are used by third parties – for example social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+. You can integrate their contents by using the social plugins offered through our websites. They are also used by our targeting and retargeting partners, with the aid of whom we tailor our online marketing more specifically to your specific needs and interests. Further information about this can be found in sections 4 and 5 of our data protection notes.
2. Analysis of usage data; use of analysis tools
a. We would like to tailor the content of our websites as precisely as possible to your interests and in this way improve our offer for you. In order to identify usage preferences and particularly popular areas of the websites, we use the following analysis tool(s): Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics.
b. When using these analysis tools, data may be transferred to servers located in the USA and processed there. Please note the following: In the USA, the European Union considers that there is no "adequate level of protection" for the processing of personal data in accordance with EU standards. However, this level of protection can be replaced for individual companies by certification according to the so-called "EU-U.S. Privacy Shield".
c. If you do not want us to collect and analyze information about your visit to our website using the analysis tools mentioned above, you can object to this at any time with effect for the future ("opt-out").
We implement your objection by setting an opt-out cookie in your browser. This cookie is only used to associate your objection. Please note that for technical reasons, an opt-out cookie only works in the browser in which it was set. If you delete the cookies or use a different browser or device, please opt-out again.
d. Below you will find information on the providers of the analysis tools we use and the respective opt-out options:
i. Google Inc. ("Google"):
Google is certified according to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.
You can prevent the transfer of your data and its collection and processing by Google. Google informs about this via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
ii. Adobe Systems Inc. ("Adobe")
Adobe is certified according to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.
To object to the analysis through the product Adobe Analytics, you can follow this link: http://www.adobe.com/mena_en/privacy/opt-out.html.