Data protection declaration

1. An overview of data protection

General information

The following information will provide you with an easy to navigate overview of what will happen with your personal data when you visit our website. The term “personal data” includes all data that can be used to identify you. For detailed information about the subject matter of data protection, please consult our Data Protection Declaration, which we have included below this copy.
Data recording on our website

Who is the responsible party for the recording of data on this website (ie the “controller”)?

The information on this website is filed under the operator of the website.

How do we record your data?

We collect your data as a result of your data sharing. This may, for instance, enter into our contact form.
Our IT systems will automatically record other data when you visit our website. This data is primarily technical information (eg web browser, operating system or time the site was accessed). This information is automatically recorded when you access our website.

What are the purposes?

A portion of the information is generated. Other data may be used to analyze your user patterns.

What rights do you have as far as your information is concerned?

You have the right to receive information about the source, recipients and purposes of your archived
personal data at any time without having to pay a fee for such disclosures. You have been rectified, blocked or eradicated. Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time in the “Information Required by Law” section of this website. You also have the right to log a complaint with the competent supervising agency.
Moreover, under certain circumstances, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data. For details, please consult the Data Protection Declaration under section “Right to Restriction of Data Processing.”

2. General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of this website and their pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential information and in compliance with the Statutory Data Protection Regulations and this Data Protection Declaration.

Whenever you use this website, a variety of personal information will be collected. Personal data that can be used to identify you. This Data Protection Declaration explains what data we collect as well as the purposes we use this data for. It therefore explains how, and for which purpose the information is collected.

We herewith advise you that the transmission of data via the Internet (ie through e-mail communications) may be prone to security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data against third party access.

Information about the responsible party (referred to as the “controller” in the GDPR)

The data processing controller on this website is :

AS Automotive GmbH & Co. KG
Mr. Alexander Karpov/ CEO
Im Walsumer Esch 18
49577 Ankum

Phone: +49 (0) 5462 / 88707-0
E-mail: info(at)

The controller is the natural person or legal entity that is single-handedly or jointly with others makes
Responses to the processes of personal data (eg names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to the processing of data

A wide range of data processing transactions are possible only subject to your express consent. So you can revoke at any time. To do so, all you need is to send us an informal notification via e-mail. This should be prejudice to the lawfulness of any data collection prior to your revocation.

Right to object to the collection of data in special cases; right to object to direct
advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)

In the event that data are processed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. e or f GDPR, you have the right to at any time object to the processing of your personal data based on your unique situation. This applies to any profiling based on these provisions. To determine the legal basis, on which any processing of data is based, please consult this Data Protection Declaration. If you log an objection, we will no longer process your affected personal data, unless we are in a position to present compelling protection worthy grounds for the processing of your data, that outweigh your interests, rights
and freedoms or if the purpose of the processing is the claiming, exercising or defense of legal entitlements (objection to Art. 21 Sec. 1 GDPR).

If your personal data is being processed in direct advertising, you have the right to at any time object to the processing of your personal data. This also applies to profiling to the extent that it is affiliated with. If you object, your personal data will no longer be used for direct advertising purposes (objection pursuant to Art. 21 sec. 2 GDPR).

Right to log a complaint with the competent agency

In the event of violations of the GDPR, data subjects are entitled to a complaint with a bureau agency, in particular in the member state where they usually maintain their domicile, place of work or at the place where the alleged violation occurred. The right to file a complaint is in effect regardless of any other administrative or court proceedings as legal recourses.

Right to data portability

You are using the process or process to fulfill your consent in a contract for use in a machine readable format. If you should demand the direct transfer of data to another controller, this will be done only if it is technically feasible.

SSL and / or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to provide the confidential content, as well as the website operator, this website uses SSL or a TLS encryption program. You can recognize an encrypted connection by checking whether the browser line switches from “http: //” to “https: //” and so by the appearance of the lock icon in the browser line.

If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, you can not read it by third parties.

Information about, blockage, rectification and eradication of data

Within the scope of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to at any time demand
information about your archived personal data, their source and recipients as well as the purpose of the processing of your data. You may also have a right to have your data rectified, blocked or eradicated. In the section entitled “Information Required by Law.”, You will be asked to provide your personal data.

Right to request processing restrictions

You have the right to demand the imposition of restrictions as far as the processing of your personal data is concerned. To do so, you may at any time at the address provided in section “Information Required by Law.” In the following cases:

Archived by us, we usually need some time to verify this claim. During the time that this investigation is ongoing, you have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of your personal data.
If the processing of your personal data is / is conducted in an unlawful manner, you have the option to demand the restriction of the processing of your data in the discharge of the eradication of this data.
If you do not need your personal data any longer and you need it to exercise, defend or claim legal
entitlements, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of its eradication.
If you have raised any objection to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR, your rights and rights have to be weighed against each other. As long as it has been confused, you have received the right to demand a restriction on the processing of your personal data.

If you have any of your personal data, these data – or the exception of their archiving – may be subject to your consent or claim, exercise or defend legal entitlements or for important public interest reasons.

Rejection of unsolicited e-mails

We herewith object to the information published in conjunction with the mandatory
Information to be provided in section “Information Required by Law”. The operators of this website and its sites reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of promotional information, for instance via SPAM messages.

3. Recording of data on our website


In some instances, our website and its pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. The purpose of cookies is to make our website more user friendly, effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser.

We are so-called “session cookies.” They are automatically deleted after your leave our site. Other cookies will remain archived on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website.

In special cases or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for a specific purpose or to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functions of this site may be limited.

Cookies are required for the performance of the electronic communications transaction or to provide certain functions you want to use (eg the shopping cart function), are stored on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit.f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies to ensure the technically free and optimized provision of the operator’s services. If other cookies (eg cookies for the analysis of your browsing patterns) should be stored, they are separately addressed in this Data Protection Declaration.

Server log files

The provider of this site automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which is your browser’s communication to us automatically. The information includes:
The type and version of browser used
The used operating system
Referrer URL
The hostname of the accessing computer
The time of the server inquiry
The IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources ..

This data is recorded on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the technically error free depiction and the optimization of the operator’s website. In order to achieve this, server log files must be recorded.

Contact form

If you submit inquiries to us via our contact form, the information provided in the contact form as well as any contact information will be provided by us. We will not share this information without your consent.

Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR). You have the right to revoke at any time. To do so, all you need is to send us an informal notification via e-mail. This should be prejudice to the lawfulness of any data collection prior to your revocation.

The information is being archived no longer exists (eg after you ask us to eradicate the data, revoke your consent to the archiving of data) our response to your inquiry). This shall be without prejudice to any mandatory legal provisions.

Request by e-mail, telephone or fax

If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request, including all resulting personal data (name,
request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not pass these data on without your consent.

The processing of these data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if it is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (Article 6 (1) a GDPR) and / or on our legitimate interests (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR), since we have a legitimate interest in the effective processing of requests addressed to us.

(Eg after completion of your request). Mandatory statutory provisions – remain unaffected.

4. Newsletter


This website uses the services of MailChimp to send out its newsletters. The provider is the Rocket Science Group LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, United States.

Among other things, MailChimp is a service that can be deployed to organize and analyze the sending of newsletters. Whenever you enter data for the purpose of subscribing to a newsletter (eg your e-mail address), the information is stored on MailChimp servers in the United States.

MailChimp is in possession of a certification that is in compliance with the “EU-US Privacy Shield.” The “Privacy Shield” is a compact between the European Union (EU) and the United States of America (USA) that aims to warrant the compliance with European data protection standards in the United States.
With the assistance of the MailChimp tool, we can analyze the performance of our newsletter campaigns. If you open an e-mail that has been sent through the MailChimp tool, a file that has been integrated into the e-mail (a so-called web-beacon) connects to MailChimp’s servers in the United States. As a result, a message has been opened and which is left the recipient. Technical information is thus recorded at that time (eg the time of access, the IP address, type of browser and operating system). This information can not be allocated to the respective newsletter recipient. Their sole purpose is the performance of statistical analyzes of newsletter campaigns. The results of such analyzes can be used to tailor future newsletters to the interests of their recipients more effectively.

If you do not want to make an analysis by MailChimp, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter. We
provide a link for you to this in every newsletter message. Moreover, you can unsubscribe from the newsletter right on the website.

The data is processed based on your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR). You may revoke any consent at any time by unsubscribing from the newsletter. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data processing transactions.

The data you archive with us for the purpose of subscribing will be archived by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Once you cancel your subscription to the newsletter, the data will be deleted from our servers as well as those of MailChimp. This shall not affect data.

For more details, please consult the Data Privacy Policies of MailChimp at:

Execution of a contract data processing agreement

We have executed a “Data Processing Agreement” with MailChimp, in which we mandate that MailChimp undertakes to protect the data of our customers and to refrain from sharing it with third parties. You may review this Agreement under the following link:

5. Plugins and tools

YouTube with expanded data protection integration

Our website uses plug-ins of the YouTube platform, which is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
We use YouTube in the expanded data protection mode. According to YouTube, this mode ensures that YouTube does not store any information about the website before they watch the video. Nevertheless, this does not mean that the data sharing with YouTube partners can be ruled out. For instance, YouTube wants to establish a connection with the Google DoubleClick network.

As soon as you start to watch a youtube video on our website, a connection to youtube’s servers will be established. As a result, the youtube server wants to know which. If you are logged into your YouTube account, then you visit our site, you enable YouTube to directly allocate your browsing patterns to your personal profile. You have the option to prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

Furthermore, you want to play a video on YouTube. With the assistance of these cookies, youtube wants to be able to obtain information about our website visitor. Among other things, this information is intended to be used for the purpose of generating video statistics. These cookies will stay on your device until you delete them.

Under certain circumstances, additional data processing transactions a YouTube video, which are beyond our control.
The use of YouTube is based on our interest in presenting our online content in an appealing manner. Pursuant to Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR, this is a legitimate interest.

For more information on how to use the YouTube Data Privacy Policy under:

Google Maps

Via an API, this website uses the mapping service Google Maps. The provider is Google Inc., 1600
Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To enable the Google Maps features, your IP address must be stored. As a rule, this information is shared with Google’s servers in the United States, where it is archived. The operator of this website has no control over the data transfer.

We use Google Maps to present our online content in an appealing manner and to make the locations easy to find. This constitution a legitimate interest as defined in Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR.

For more information on the handling of user data, please review Google’s Data Privacy Declaration under: