Legal & Data Protection
1. Use of websites, product liability
The information on these websites is not binding and is provided exclusively for information purposes. It is only of an informative nature and does not represent offers as defined in the relevant legal regulations. It is not possible for a contract relating to goods presented to arise on the basis of the information contained on the website.
The information on these websites and the products and services described in it may be modified or updated by Continental AG at any time without prior notice. Unless expressly stated elsewhere, Continental AG's websites contain no guarantees or information about characteristics whatsoever giving rise to liability on the part of Continental AG, either expressly or by implication, including with respect to the current validity, accuracy, completeness and quality of the information concerned.
Continental AG accepts no liability in connection with its websites. Liability for any direct or indirect loss/damage, claims for compensation and/or consequential damage of whatever kind and whatever the legal basis, suffered as a result of your accessing or using the websites, in particular including the infection of your computer environment with viruses, is hereby excluded.
The existence and fulfillment of obligations and Continental AG's liability for Continental products and services are exclusively governed by the respective contractual agreements concluded with regard to them in conjunction with the current version of Continental AG's standard terms and conditions applicable in each case.
Continental AG processes your data in the context of your use of the website www.2025ad.com in compliance with the applicable legal regulations.
Personal data entered by you is collected, processed and used by Continental AG for the purpose running this website and providing information to you. Insofar as this is necessary for the execution of the contract, the data may be passed on to the companies affiliated with Continental AG pursuant to sections 15 et seqq. of the German Stock Corporation Act as stipulated in the Binding Corporate Rules of Continental.
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 services (e.g., technical support), we transmit data to our service providers, Plan.Net Pulse GmbH, Brienner Straße 45 a-d, 80333 München and Kammann Rossi GmbH, Maria-Hilf-Straße 15-17, 50677 Köln (“service providers”). The service providers collect and process your personal data on our behalf insofar as this is necessary to execute the contract (on the basis of a Data Processing Agreement or, if the service providers are 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.
Furthermore, your personal data entered in the contact form will be passed on to the service providers for the implementation or administration of the registration and distribution of the 2025AD Newsletter. The above mentioned service providers collects and processes your personal data on our behalf, insofar as this is necessary for the implementation or administration of the registration and distribution of the 2025AD Newsletter.
3. Collection and processing of data
Continental AG only stores personal data relating to users of its website 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 Continental’s websites. The IP address is transmitted anonymously and is only used to assign a geographical location at the city level. Continental AG 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.
Continental AG stores data entered into the website 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. 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.
4. The data subject’s rights
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 this, please contact our data protection supervisor by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
In accordance with Article 21 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 Continental AG, Vahrenwalder Str. 9, D-30165 Hannover or by sending an e‑mail to email@example.com.
You can always contact our data protection officers in writing (including by e-mail) with questions or complaints. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact the appropriate data protection authorities, if available.
5. Protection of stored data
Our company and the above mentioned service providers 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. Data provided that is unencrypted 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.
6. Cookies (small text files)
Webtrends & Oracle Infinity
This website uses Webtrends, a web analysis tool from Webtrends Inc. (“Webtrends”) and Oracle Infinity („Oracle Infinity"). Webtrends and Oracle Infinity uses a cookie on our site that is only created based on your consent.
The only data that is then 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 you accessed Continental’s websites. Your IP address is transmitted anonymously and is only used to assign a geographical location at the city level. It is thus not possible to determine the identity of an individual website visitor at any time.
In case of activation of the IP address anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. This website uses active IP anonymization. On behalf of the website provider, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the website provider and providing other services associated with website activity and internet usage to the website provider.
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Cookies on our site are used only on the basis of your consent. Furthermore, you can permanently prevent cookies from being stored by making the appropriate changes in your browser settings. We wish to point out, however, that if you do so, you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Our website uses social plug-ins of various social networks. A social plug-in is a button that can be used to share and communicate posts on our website with other users of the respective social network. The following social plug-ins are used on our website:
Facebook: This plug-in is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The operator of the German website facebook.de is Facebook Ireland Limited, Hanover Reach, 5-7 Hanover Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland. These plug-ins are identified by the Facebook logo. You can find Facebook’s Data Protection Notice here.
YouTube: This plug-in is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. The plug-in is identified by the YouTube logo. You can find YouTube’s Data Protection Notice here.
Google Plus: This plug-in is operated by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland. You can find Google Plus’ Data Protection Notice here.
LinkedIn: This plug-in is operated by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA. You can find LinkedIn’s Data Protection Notice here.
The networks provide the design and the content of the plug-ins to the browser. These are automatically integrated into websites.
If you visit one of our websites with one of these plug-ins, the browser will automatically establish a link to the server on the appropriate network, regardless of whether you use the plug-in. The information that you have accessed on the website is shared via this link.
For data protection reasons, the respective buttons are initially deactivated and a notice is affixed to them. By clicking the notice, you give your consent to communication with the social networks and activate the buttons. It is only then that they establish a link to the networks.
If you are logged into a social network while visiting our website, the data transmitted will be associated with your user account. This also applies if you interact with a plug-in. 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 the notice.
Even if you are not a member of a social network, your data may be stored by social networks after you click the notice. We have no influence over the scope and content of the data collected by the networks through their plug-ins or on how that data is used. For more information, please read the social networks’ privacy policies.
8. Using of comment system Disqus
Our website uses “Disqus”. Disqus is provided by DISQUS, Inc., 301 Howard St., Floor 3 San Francisco, CA 94105, USA (hereinafter referred to as “Disqus”). Continental AG uses the comment system Disqus as a comment platform that helps to build an active community from our website's audience. By registering with Disqus, you can make comments on any website that also offers the Disqus comment function. In case you do not have your own Disqus account you can use Disqus through your existing social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Moreover Continental AG allows you to make comments as a guest. However, this may mean that some functions are not available.
If you log in to Disqus through a social media account, the service providers also collect and process information about your use of Disqus functions. For more information, please refer to the privacy policies of the providers in question.
Disqus may receive personal data about you also from third parties if you access Disqus through a third-party connection or log-in, for example, through Facebook, Twitter or Google+. That third party may pass certain information about your use of its service to Disqus. This information could include, but is not limited to, the user ID associated with your account, any information you have permitted the third party to share with Disqus, and any information you have made public in connection with that service. Continental AG receives the aforementioned user information. Continental AG uses your e-mail and IP address solely to contact you with regard to the comment function.
9. Use of iFraming:
We embed videos via iFraming on our website. 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:
YouTube: 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 browser will not automatically establish a link to the server on the appropriate network. By clicking on the embedded Video you give your consent to communication with the aforementioned website and the placing of cookies by this website. By clicking on the embedded video the information that you visited our website will be automatically be forwarded to the aforementioned website operator and cookies will be placed by the aforementioned website.
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 on the placement of third-party cookies and 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.
10. Notice on external links
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.
11. Worldwide product availability
This website may contain information about Continental products which are not yet available in your country. The presence of such information on this website does not imply an intention on the part of Continental AG to announce that the product will be made available all over the world. Please ask your Continental dealer or representative for more information about future plans for products which are not yet available to you.
12. Trademarks and copyright
The trademarks and logos ("trademarks") to be seen on these websites are the property of Continental AG or its subsidiaries. None of the information on these websites is to be interpreted as granting licenses or permission to use trademarks. For this, the express written consent of Continental AG is required. The unauthorized use of these trademarks is strictly prohibited. Continental AG will assert its intellectual property rights all over the world subject to the laws applicable in each case.
Copyright © 2018 Continental AG. All rights reserved. All texts, images, graphics, animations, videos, music, sounds and other materials on these websites are subject to the copyright and other intellectual property rights of Continental AG and its subsidiaries. Continental AG owns the copyright for the selection, coordination and arrangement of the materials on this website. These materials may not be copied for commercial use or distribution. Neither may they be modified or passed on to other websites.