CAR ASYST is very serious about taking steps to protect your data and ensure data confidentiality. We adhere to the Federal Republic of Germany’s legal guidelines on data protection and especially the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG - Federal Data Protection Act) as well as the Telemediengesetzes (TMG - Telemedia Act) guidelines, in the collection, processing and use of personal data. CAR ASYST wishes to inform you about the items of data that are collected when visiting our website, and how we process and utilize this data.
The responsible party in the sense of data protection legislation comprises Softing Automotive Electronics GmbH, Richard-Reitzner-Allee 6, 85540 Haar insofar CAR ASYST collect, process or utilize data.
This website uses the following tools in order to analyse visitors’ usage behaviour and optimise the range of contents and the manner of their provision:
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files, which are saved on your computer and make an analysis of your use of the website possible. The information about your use of this website (possibly including your IP address or abbreviated IP address) created by the cookie is transferred to one of Google’s US-based servers and saved there.
In the case of the activation of IP anonymisation on this website, however, your IP address will first be abbreviated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to one of Google’s US-based servers and abbreviated there.
Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection of data relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) created by the cookie as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de)
Web analysis remains deactivated as long as the Google add-on is, itself, not deactivated or deleted. It follows that the add-on should not be deleted while web analysis by Google Analytics is not wanted. The add-on is specific to the browser and computer you use. If you open the website using different browsers or computers, you must install the add-on for each one respectively.
Further information on Google Inc. and Google Analytics can be found at: http://www.google.com.
Data is collected and processed in pseudonymised form on this website, by means of WiredMinds Services, for the continual improvement and analysis of our offering. The usage profiles created are pseudonymised. For the creation of usage profiles, a web beacon is integrated in our pages and, where appropriate, a cookie (a small text file) placed on your computer. Under no circumstances will the data be used for the personal identification of a visitor or associated with their personal data.
Nevertheless, users can prevent the utilisation of data relating to their use of the website (incl. your IP address) created by the cookie as well as the processing of this data by WiredMinds by clicking here: https://wm.wiredminds.de/track/cookie_mgr.php?mode=dont_track_ask&websitesel=83c0a2992f900f0f&lang=de.
Note: This service on the website is provided in German language only. Therefore click on “Besuche nicht mehr zählen” to exclude your visit from tracking.
Further information on data protection during WiredMinds’ processing of data can be found at: https://www.wiredminds.de/1/data-protection-report/
In addition, a German language test report by TÜV Süd Informatik und Consulting Services on the data protection conformity of WiredMinds’ web analysis can be found at: (https://www.wiredminds.de/fileadmin/user_upload/DSB_WiredMinds_TUEV2010.pdf).
On our website you can also find so-called "social plug-ins". These are the functions of the respective social network, which allows you to share, for example, content of our website with your friends on social networks, or to recommend this content to others. We are currently using social plug-ins for the following providers:
Our website uses functions from the LinkedIn network. Provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time you visit one of our pages that have LinkedIn, a connection to LinkedIn servers is set. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our Internet pages with your IP address. When you click the "Recommend" button of LinkedIn and you are logged in to your LinkedIn account, it is possible to assign your visit to our website and to your user account.
We would like to point out that as a provider of the pages we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by LinkedIn.
For more information, see LinkedIn's Privacy Statement at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.
Twitter is a microblogging service of the American company Twitter, Inc. (795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107). If you are using Softing services, e.g. one of our websites, which contains a Twitter button, your browser also establishes a direct connection to the servers of Twitter and loads the button from there. The information is sent to Twitter that Softing was called. Even if you are not logged in, Twitter can collect and store usage data as required. If you click the Twitter buttons at Softing and "tweet" information via the Twitter window that opens, the twittered information is submitted to Twitter. This information will be published in your Twitter user profile.
We would like to point out that we, as a provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Twitter.
Our websites use the YouTube video platform operated by YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave. San Bruno, CA 94066 USA. YouTube is a platform that enables playback of audio and video files.
When you load a page on our website, the integrated YouTube player establishes a connection to YouTube in order to ensure the technical transmission of the video or audio file. When the connection to YouTube is established, data is transferred to YouTube.
For information about the scope and purpose of data collection, the further processing and use of the data by YouTube and your rights and the settings you can configure to protect your privacy, please refer to the YouTube Data Protection Notice.
Our website uses XING's Share Button. When you visit our website, your browser will connect to the servers of XING AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. This enables the share function . Neither Personal data are not stored. nor IP addresses are stored by XING. XING does not evaluate usage behavior.
You can read the latest information on data protection regarding the "Share Button" as well as further relevant information at https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.
Unsere Website verwendet Funktionen von Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Our website uses features of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. When you visit our pages with Facebook plug-ins, a connection is established between your browser and the Facebook servers. Data is already being transferred to Facebook. If you have a Facebook account, this data can be linked to it. If you do not wish to assign this data to your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting our page. Interactions, in particular the use of a comment function or the clicking on a "Like" or "Share" button are also passed on to Facebook. Learn more at https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy.
Our website contains the Google +1 button. Google +1 is a social network. This is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google +1 gives you the ability to personalize content on the web. However, Google will save information about the content you clicked +1. Google will also store information about your visit to the website you have viewed. Your + 1-clicks can and will usually be included in your + 1 profile and in other Google services, e.g. in the search results of the search engine of Google, or otherwise used on pages on the Internet or Internet ads.
Google stores information about your activity on Google +1. To use the +1 button, you must create a public profile and profile name on Google. Google +1 and all Google services will use your profile name. Your identity behind the profile can be disclosed to all those users who are aware of your email address or have other information to identify you with.
Personal data explicitly permits inferences to be made about a specific person. This category includes such details as the company, name, date of birth, address, telephone number and email address of visitors to our website.
CAR ASYST collects, processes and utilizes personal data only in accordance with applicable data protection legislation. Data is transferred to third parties only if this is permissible according to the law (cf. Transfer to Third Parties, Section 5.).
The data that you make available to CAR ASYST helps us to maintain and continually improve our high standard of personal support. We use your data only as described in this Policy and in accordance with applicable data protection legislation. CAR ASYST uses your information for the following purposes:
As a general rule, personal data is not transferred to third parties. Note in particular that we do not engage in the business of reselling customer data. Data may be transferred to the extent specified below:
Car Asyst makes every effort to put technical and organizational security measures in place that protect your personal data against deletion, modification, loss, misuse, unauthorized transfer or unauthorized access.
If you provide us with information via email, then confidentiality cannot be assured, since the content of emails can be read by third parties. You should provide us with confidential information in person or mail it to us via the postal service.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter you need to register on this website. After that you will receive an email notification with a link. Only by clicking on this link, confirming that you actually wish to receive the newsletter will you be included in our distribution list. This ensures that nobody other than you can use your email address for subscription to a newsletter (so-called double opt in procedure). You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by clicking on the unsubscribe link you find in each newsletter.
CAR ASYST does not collect, process or use personal data from minors. Should CAR ASYST discover that personal data from minors has been utilized unknowingly, then these items of data will be deleted without delay.
Art. 15 GDPR: Right of access:
You have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed. Where that is the case, you have the right of access to this personal data and the information specified in Art. 15 GDPR.
Art. 16 GDPR: Right to rectification
You have the right to rectification without undue delay of inaccurate personal data concerning you and/or completion of your personal data stored by us.
Art. 17 GDPR: Right to erasure
You have the right to obtain the erasure of your personal data if one of the grounds described in Art. 17 GDPR applies. However, this right does not apply if processing is required for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, on the grounds of public interest, or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Art. 18 GDPR: Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to obtain restriction of processing if one of the prerequisites listed in Art. 18 GDPR applies. This concerns situations, for example, in which you objected to processing pending verification of whether our legitimate grounds override yours.
Art. 19 GDPR: Right to obtain notification
If you asserted your right to correction, erasure or restriction of processing vis-à-vis the controller, the controller is obligated to notify all recipients to which the controller disclosed your personal data accordingly – unless such notification proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about those recipients.
Art. 20 GDPR: Right to data portability
You have the right to receive the personal data provided to us or obtain transmission to a different controller, where technically feasible.
Article 7 (3) GDPR: Right to withdraw consent
You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future. In this case, we will erase the data concerned without undue delay, unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing requiring no consent.
Art. 21 GDPR: Right to object
If the data is collected based on Article 6 (1) f GDPR (data processing for the purposes of legitimate interests), you have the right to object to the processing of this data at any time on grounds relating to your particular situation. We will then no longer process the personal data.
Art. 77 GDPR: Right to lodge a complaint
If you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
CAR ASYST is happy to respond to inquiries about your personal data as used by CAR ASYST, in particular where this involves legitimate requests for information or for the correction, amending or deletion of data.
Our Data Protection Officer will also be happy to receive other inquiries or feedback at
Status: May, 2018