(*Translation only. The only legally binding version of this document is the German one.)
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. More detailed information and contract terms can be obtained from the relevant authorised dealer. 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.
Recording and processing of data
Continental AG only stores personal data relating to users of its websites if consent for this has been given. The only data which is stored relates to the date and time of the visit, the sites visited, the name of the internet service provider concerned and that of the website from which the user accessed Continental's websites. Continental AG uses this information to measure website activity, to produce statistics and to improve the services and information provided via the websites. Personal data of the user are solely used to process enquiries, on the basis of consent granted by the user for a defined purpose, in compliance with respective data protection regulations. Continental AG implemented global, uniform and internal Data Protection Rules (Binding Corporate Rules) based on legal requirements, which regulates the protection of your personal data.
When you visit our website, information can be stored on your computer in the form of cookies. Such cookies are used solely for the purpose of optimum website design.You can choose not to accept these cookies in your browser settings. Please note, however, that several functions may then not be available.
Right to information
On application, you are entitled to receive free of charge information about the personal data relating to you which has been stored. You are also entitled to have data corrected, blocked or deleted. If you have a question about this, please contact our Data Protection Office email: firstname.lastname@example.org . If you access sites or files from within our websites and are requested to enter information about yourself, please note that such data is transmitted through the Internet in an unsecured form and could therefore be accessed and manipulated by unauthorised third parties.
Links to other websites
Links to websites operated by third parties are provided as an additional service to you. Such websites are completely independent and beyond Continental AG's control. Continental AG is not liable for the content of any of these third-party websites which you may access via Continental AG websites, and accepts no responsibility whatsoever for the content, the compliance with data protection rules or the usage of such websites.
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.
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 unauthorised 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 © 2010 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.
However, if IP address anonymisation is activated on this Web site, your IP address will first be truncated by Google inside member states of the European Union or in other nations party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. This Web site uses active IP anonymisation. At the request of the operator of this Web site, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Web site in order to compile reports on activities on the Web site and provide the Web site operator with additional services associated with use of the Web site and the Internet.
The IP address transmitted by your browser with the aid of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google. You can 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 Web site. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing data generated by the cookie and related to your use of this Web site (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Using of social media plug-ins
Our Web site uses plug-ins from various social networks. A social plug-in is a button that can be used to share and communicate postings on our Web site with other users of the respective social network.
The following social plug-ins are used on our Web site.
The networks provide the design and the content of the plug-ins to the browser. These are automatically integrated into the Web site.
If you visit one of our Web sites with one of these plug-ins, Internet Explorer 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 the Web site is shared via this link.
For privacy 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 during your visit to our Web site, 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 off 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.