Data privacy

Data privacy
Personal data

Our website does not collect any personal data whatsoever (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number) unless you have freely consented to such data being made available to us.

Any such data which you have agreed to give us will only be used to respond to your enquiry or to provide you with the information or services which you have requested. We will take whatever measures are necessary to ensure that your personal data is not used commercially or sold to third parties.
We will only collect, process and use the personal data which you have freely consented to make available to us for the purposes stated. This does not apply if such data is collected, processed or used for a further purpose which is directly related to the original purpose for which the personal data was collected or if the use thereof is necessary as a result of legal obligations or official or court orders. Nor does it apply if we need your data in order to assert or protect legal claims or to defend ourselves against legal action or to prevent misuse or other unlawful activities including but not limited to intentional attacks on our website systems in order to safeguard data security. Please be aware that data transfer via the Internet (for example communication by email) may be subject to security risks, making it impossible to ensure complete protection against third-party access to transferred data.

Automatic collection of use-related data
These web-pages use a web analytics service. This makes it possible to analyse how you use the website. The information on how you use the website – including your IP address – will be transmitted and saved. This information is used to evaluate how you use the website and to generate reports on website activity.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service offered by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies". These are small text files which are stored on your computer and which make it possible to analyse how you use the website. The information which the cookies generate on how you use this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there. However, if you activate the IP anonymiser on this website Google will shorten your IP address in the member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only very rarely be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the website operator to evaluate how you use the website, compile reports on website activity and provide the website operator with other services related to website and internet use. If your IP address is transmitted from your browser by Google Analytics Google will not merge it with other data. You can adjust your web-browser settings to prevent cookies from being saved; however, this may mean that you cannot use all functions of this website in full. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and the data related to your website use (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google by downloading the browser plug-in from the following link and installing it [http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de].

Etracker
This website uses etracker GmbH technologies (www.etracker.com) to gather and save data for marketing and optimisation purposes. Such data can be used to generate user profiles under a pseudonym. This process may use cookies. Cookies are small text files which are stored in the cache of the web browser of the website visitor. They enable the internet browser to be recognised. Data which is collected using etracker technologies will not be used to determine the personal identity of a website visitor or merged with the pseudonym bearer's personal data unless the person concerned has given their separate consent. You can prevent cookies from being saved by adjusting your web-browser settings; however, this may mean that you cannot use all functions of this website in full. You may opt out of data collection and storage at any time with future effect.

Cookies
Cookies are text files which can be stored on the hard disc of website visitors. The information contained in cookies makes it easier for you to navigate and enables our internet pages to be displayed correctly. Our cookies cannot be used to identify you as a person.
These web pages use both session cookies and permanent cookies. Session cookies are only saved for the duration of one internet visit. When the visit is over the cookie is deleted. Permanent cookies are saved for longer. They enable your personal settings to be stored permanently. This enables us to recognise your browser next time you visit us.
However, you can prevent cookies from being saved by adjusting your browser settings accordingly. The instructions for use provided by your browser manufacturer will explain how to do this.

Questions or comments
If you have any questions or comments on data privacy please contact us via the channels shown in the imprint. You can also use these to ask us to delete data. However, if we are required by law to save the data it will then be blocked and not deleted.
This data privacy regulation will also be adjusted to take account of any new developments regarding technology, content or statutory requirements. You should therefore read this data privacy clause regularly to ensure that you are up-to-date. This version of the data privacy clause dates from August 2009.

Facebook
This website links services of the facebook.com social network, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Pale Alto, CA 94304, USA. By clicking on a Facebook link or Facebook button you will be transferred to the Facebook website where data will be collected by Facebook. We have no influence on what data is collected by Facebook. For more information on the purpose and extent of Facebook's data collection, processing and use and your rights and privacy protection settings please see the Facebook Data Policy. If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to collect data on you and link it with your Facebook profile information, you must log out of Facebook before clicking on a Facebook link or button.
Conversion measurement using the Facebook custom audience pixel
Provided you have given your consent as follows when visiting our website "I consent to use of the Facebook custom audience pixel" we will use the Facebook custom audience pixel on our website This means we can track the way users use the website once they have been transferred to the supplier's website by clicking on a Facebook advertisement. This procedure makes it possible to evaluate the effectiveness of Facebook advertising for statistical and market research purposes and can contribute to optimising advertising in the future. The data collected is anonymous for us, i.e. it does not give us any information on the identity of users. However, Facebook saves and processes data in a way which enables it to be linked to the user profile and Facebook can use the data for its own advertising purposes in accordance with Facebook Data Policy. You can allow Facebook and its partners to display adverts on and outside Facebook. A cookie can also be saved on your computer for this purpose. Only users aged 13 and older are allowed to consent to use of the custom audience pixel. If you are younger than this, please ask your parent or guardian for consent. 

XING
This website links services of the XING social network, which is operated by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.  No data will be transmitted to XING if you visit this website because we do not have XING plug-ins. However, by clicking on a XING link or XING button you will be transferred to XING where XING will collect data. We have no influence on the data collected by XING. For more information on the purpose and extent of XING's data collection, data processing and data use and your rights and privacy protection settings please seehttps://www.xing.com/privacy. If you are a XING member but do not want XING to collect data on you and link it to your XING profile information, you must log out of XING before clicking on a XING link or button.

LinkedIn
This website links services of the LinkedIn social network, which is operated by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.  No data will be transmitted to LinkedIn if you visit this website because we do not have LinkedIn plug-ins. However, by clicking on a LinkedIn link or LinkedIn button you will be transferred to LinkedIn where LinkedIn will collect data. We have no influence on what data is collected by LinkedIn. For more information on the purpose and extent of LinkedIn's data collection, data processing and data use and your rights and privacy protection settings please seehttp://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy&trk=hb_ft_priv. If you are a LinkedIn member but do not want LinkedIn to collect data on you and link it to your LinkedIn profile information, you must log out of LinkedIn before clicking on a LinkedIn link or button.

Third-party services and content
This website may contain third-party content such as YouTube videos. However, such content can only be viewed if the content provider can see the user's IP address because without the IP address this content cannot be transmitted to the user's browser. The IP address is needed for such content to be displayed. We make every effort only to use content if the content provider only uses the IP address to transmit the content. However, we have no control on whether the provider saves the IP address for statistical purposes. Where we know that this is the case, we inform the user.

Newsletter
If you want to subscribe to our newsletter, you must provide us with your email address. Before we can send the newsletter you must confirm that you want us to activate the newsletter service for you by using the double opt-in procedure. You will then receive a confirmation and authorisation email requesting you to click on the link contained in the email to confirm that you want to subscribe to our newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time by simply clicking on this link: www.meyle.com/en/service-centre/newsletter/. This link is also contained in each newsletter you receive from us. Your email address will be used only by us and will not be disclosed to third parties. 

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