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Data Protection

(*Translation only. The only legally binding version of this document is the German one.)


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: . 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 a unsecured form and could therefore be accessed and manipulated by unauthorized 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.


Google Analytics 

This Web site uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis tool from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics makes use of cookies, i.e., text files that are stored on your computer, enabling your use of this Web site to be analyzed. The information the cookie generates about your use of these Web sites are generally transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the U.S., where it is stored.

However, if IP address anonymization 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 anonymization. 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:

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.


This plug-in is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The operator of the German website is Facebook Ireland Limited, Hanover Reach, 5-7 Hanover Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland. These plug-ins are indicated by the Facebook logo. You can find Facebook's privacy policy here


This plug-in is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. The plug-in is identified by the YouTube logo. YouTube's privacy policy can be found here

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.