Data privacy

The protection of your privacy while using our websites is of paramount importance to us. Therefore, in the following paragraphs, we are providing you with detailed information on the collection of personal and anonymous data.

Collecting and processing of personal data

Pursuant to the Austrian Telecommunications Act Section 96 (3), as amended, and the Austrian Data Privacy Act Section 6 et seqq., as amended, personal data may only be stored without restriction if you disclose your consent to us of your own accord, e.g., by registering to submit a request, by registering for a contest, or by subscribing to a newsletter), and if you grant consent to process them.  When using one of the services offered, if you are requested to specify your personal data, such action precludes the creation of a personal user profile by combining your personal data with the data from the access data log via the already anonymised IP address.

Since consent to the use of your data for the aforesaid purposes may also entail the transmission of your data to the Volkswagen partners chosen by you (sales and service partners), financial service providers (Porsche Bank, Porsche insurance) or opinion research institutions for market surveys and customer satisfaction analyses, your data may also be forwarded to these offices as well. Beyond that, your data will not be forwarded to third parties - such as mailing list publishers and direct marketing firms.

Collecting and processing of anonymous data

This website uses software for analysing usage. By assessing these data, we can gain valuable insights into the needs that users may have. These insights contribute to continually improving the quality of the services we offer. Specifically, the following data sets (records) about each retrieval are stored without restriction:

  • the IP address of the requesting computer, in anonymised form
  • date and time of retrieval or request
  • name of page or file retrieved
  • reference to the page from which this page was accessed
  • the user's browser, including browser version
  • the user's operating system

These data are analysed for statistical purposes. These analyses exclusively involve data that do not permit any inferences to be made about your person. As an individual user, you remain anonymous.

In this connection, the use of "cookies" will also be employed. Cookies are text files that are stored on the computer of the website visitor, and thus facilitate the recognition of a user on an anonymous basis.

This website employs cookies from Piwik.org (http://de.piwik.org/), so that website access can be tracked more precisely. In addition, cookies from the twyn group IT solutions & marketing services AG (http://www.twyn.com, http://www.yoondo.com) are used to optimise the management of promotional advertising. The data acquired in this matter are stored exclusively on an anonymised basis.

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