Terms & Conditions
MAHLE regards the protection of personal data and the right to informational self-determination an important matter.
As one of the leading global suppliers to the automobile industry and manufacturer of components and systems for combustion engines and peripherals, we process information from business partners as well as existing and prospective customers all over the world. They expect any disclosed information to be treated as strictly confidential by authorised employees only.
- Statutory requirements
MAHLE has pledged to strictly comply with all national and international laws and regulations in order to preserve the right to informational self-determination. When collecting, storing and processing personal information, we observe European regulations on data privacy and all relevant national laws derived from these regulations. We are based in Germany and so the German Data Protection Act, Telecommunications Act and Broadcast Media Act apply within our company.
We only process personal information on a contractual basis, with the consent of those concerned or in accordance with legal regulations.
When collecting, storing and using personal information, we respect the basic principles of data minimization and appropriation.
We guarantee rights of information and data correction for the parties involved.
- Processing and using personal data
During your visit to our website, our server will automatically save the name of your internet service provider, the website from which you are visiting us plus the pages of our website you are visiting, the IP address allocated by your service provider as well as the date and duration of your visit. We can evaluate this information anonymously. Other personal information is then only collected and stored if you have given us express permission to do so.
- Using and disclosing personal information
Your personal information will only be used for the purposes for which you have voluntarily provided this information. Our employees and service providers are obliged to treat this information as strictly confidential. Your details shall not be sold or distributed to third parties outside of the MAHLE Group. Information is only disclosed to governmental institutions and authorities within the context of statutory national provisions.
In some areas of our website, we use so-called "cookies" to make our website pages easier to use and adapt them according to your needs. A "cookie" is a small text file stored on your hard disk. You can configure the browser settings to reject or delete cookies. Please note that configuring some settings may result in the limitation of certain functions on our website.
We employ specific organisational and technical measures to guarantee the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the personal information we process. Our security measures are continuously upgraded in line with state-of-the-art technology.
Our internet pages sometimes contain links to external websites. Unfortunately we cannot accept responsibility for the content and data privacy statement of external websites.
By using this internet site, you are authorising us to store and use your data as described in this statement. We reserve the right to revise and supplement the data protection statement. The current version of the published data protection statement applies.
If you have any queries relating data protection at MAHLE, please contact our internal company data protection officer at the official MAHLE GmbH address or via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of the Google Inc Google Analytics uses so-called „Cookies“, text files which are stored on your computer and which allows an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the Cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to a server by Google in the USA and is stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website in order to put together a report about the website activities for the website operators and to produce linked services with the website use and the Internet use. Also Google will transfer this information if necessary to third parties, provided that this legally prescribed or as far as third parties process these data on behalf of Google. Google will associate in no circumstances your IP address with the other data which are stored by Google. They can prevent the installation of the Cookies by a suitable setting of your browsers software; we point out to you, nevertheless, to the fact that you cannot use all functions of this website in this case if necessary fully extensively. By the use of this website you agree with the treatment of the data upraised about you by Google in the before described way and for the before named purpose.
We would like to point out that the website Google Analytics uses the extension “anonymizelp0” and therefore IP addresses are processed in a shortened version only to avoid a direct connection to any person.
The collection and storage of data can be declined with future effect at: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Please take note of the following advice to receive an optimal presentation and functionality of our MAHLE internet pages:
- Adobe® Reader
Some MAHLE internet pages provide PDF documents. In order to read these documents, you will need to have the Adobe® Reader installed, which you can download at: www.adobe.com
Some comfort functions on MAHLE internet pages require a browser with Cookies enabled. Therefore, we suggest you activate Cookies in your browser.
- Flash® Player
Some of the MAHLE internet pages contain animations which have been created using Adobe Flash®. In order to play the animations in your browser, you will need to have the Flash® Plugin installed, which you can download at: www.adobe.com