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Data Protection

Continental Reifen Austria GmbH processes your data in the context of your use of the website in compliance with the applicable legal regulations.


1. General

Personal data entered by you is collected, processed and used by Continental Reifen Austria GmbH for the purpose of contract execution within the framework of your use of the website Insofar as this is necessary for the execution of the contract, the data may be passed on to the companies affiliated with Continental Reifen Austria GmbH 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 the website (e.g., technical support), we transmit data to our service provider,

- Adobe Systems Software Ireland Ltd 4-6 RIVERWALK / DUBLIN 24 / IRLAND

Adobe Systems Software Ireland Ltd collects and processes your personal data on our behalf insofar as this is necessary to execute the contract on the basis of a Data Processing Agreement.

In accordance with the statutory provisions, all your data is treated as strictly confidential.

2. Collection and processing of data

Continental Reifen Austria GmbH 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 Reifen Austria GmbH 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 Reifen Austria GmbH stores data entered into website services or data provided for the process such as name, company, e-mail, address and telephone 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/participation in the competition. 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.

3. The data subject’s rights

3.1 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:

3.2 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 Reifen Austria GmbH, Triester Straße 14, A-2351 Wiener Neudorf, Austria or by sending an e‑mail to

3.3 You can always contact our data protection officers in writing (including by e-mail) with questions or complaints. E-mail: You can also contact the appropriate data protection authorities (

4. Protection of stored data

Our company and provider 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.

5. Cookies

When you visit our website, information can be stored on your computer in the form of cookies. Such cookies are used solely to ensure the operation of the websites. Other cookies (e.g., relating to website use) are only created based on your consent (see Cookie Policy). You can also choose not to accept cookies in your browser settings. However, please note, that you may not be able to fully use several functions of this website if you do so.

6.  Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis tool from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files that are stored on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of these websites will be transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA.

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:

In addition, this website uses the following Google Analytics features for display advertising, which are also implemented via cookies:

  • Google Analytics demographics and interest reports
  • Impressions reports on the Google Display Network
  • remarketing

These reporting capabilities enable us to use and evaluate Google's interest-based advertising data and third-party visitor data in Google Analytics. The data includes information such as age, gender and interests. The demographic data is not attributable to any particular person.

Remarketing with Google Analytics for online advertising: Our ads appear on third-party websites (including Google). We and third parties (including Google) share first-party cookies (such as Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as DoubleClick cookies) to serve ads based on previous visits by a user to our site to align and optimize.

The cookies required for Google Analytics display advertising are also set on our website only on the basis of your consent. In addition, you can permanently prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. You can also opt out of Google Analytics for display advertising directly from Google and customize your ads on the Google Display Network by visiting the ad settings at

7. Sharing in social networks:

If you use the “Share” function on our website, no personal data is transferred to the respective social media service. If you use your own profile to share our website content, we do not have any bearing on the content and scope of the data collected by these networks. The terms of use and privacy policies of the respective social network apply in this respect.

8.  iFraming:

We embeds 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.

9. YouTube

YouTube, from which videos are embedded via iFraming is operated by Google Ireland Limited, headquartered at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. When external content/videos are accessed, this/these is/are identified by the YouTube logo. You can find YouTube’s Privacy Policy here:

If you visit one of our websites with embedded videos, your browser will not automatically establish a connection to the server of the above-mentioned website. By clicking on the embedded video, you consent to communication with the above-mentioned website and to cookies being set by that website. After clicking on the relevant embedded video, the information that you have accessed our website is forwarded to the above-mentioned website operator and cookies are set on your computer by the above-mentioned website.

If you are logged in to the above-mentioned website during a visit to our website, the data transferred will be associated with your relevant user account. If you wish to prevent a website operator from linking information to your user account in this manner, please log out of the above-mentioned website before clicking on the relevant video.

Even if you have not registered with the above-mentioned website or are not currently logged in, your data may be stored by the operators of the above-mentioned website after you have clicked on the link. We have no influence on how cookies are set by the providers of the above-mentioned website, nor on the content or scope of the data that the website collects and uses. Please familiarize yourself accordingly in the Privacy Policy of the above-mentioned website.

The legal basis for processing is your consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (a) GDPR, which we obtain via the cookie settings​​​​​​​ of our website. You can revoke the consent given to us at any time with effect for the future by removing the relevant check mark in the cookie settings on the web page.