Data Privacy Statement
Privacy protection is critical to the future of Internet-based business models and the development of an Internet-based economy. DriveLock SE wants to underscore its commitment to privacy by means of this Data Privacy Statement. Below, you will find out how DriveLock SE deals with personal data on this website.
The present Data Privacy Statement applies to this as well as all other websites that refer to the present Data Privacy Statement. Under certain circumstances, different data protection regulations apply to individual DriveLock SE companies. Therefore, please read the Data Privacy Statements of all DriveLock SE websites you visit.
Global data protection standards
Our approach to personal information has been aligned with global principles and standards regarding transparency in the use of personal data, respect for and concession of the right to chose, access regulations, data integrity regulations, data security, data sharing as well as the monitoring of lawful processing. DriveLock SE pays particular attention to the General Data Protection Regulation. (GDPR)
By using this website, you agree to the storage and use of your data as described below. Changes to this Data Privacy Statement are always posted on this webpage, so you are always informed of the data which DriveLock SE stores and how it is used.
In addition, where applicable data protection law requires, we will explicitly request your consent for the further processing of personal information collected on or made available by you on this website.
Collection and processing of personal data
DriveLock SE would like to be able to more thoroughly understand your wishes and interests and offer you an optimal service. Therefore, DriveLock SE collects and uses personal information in the manner described below and in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
We also collect and process information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as when you register for events, subscribe to newsletters, participate in online surveys, join discussion groups or discussion forums or make purchases.
What data do we collect and why?
With the help of the collected data, DriveLock SE would like to offer you consistent personal service. DriveLock SE only uses your data as described either in this statement or during the data collection. Subsequent changes to the intended use are subject to your express consent, unless the change is otherwise authorized by applicable legal provisions.
We process your data for the following purposes:
• For order processing and the delivery of ordered services and products.
• To inform you about our service and product announcements, special offers and more. In some cases, this may also include information from other companies and business partners, provided that their products complement the products of DriveLock SE in a useful way.
• To tailor information about our services and products to your exact needs. For example, we can provide you with information about precisely those services or products that interest you.
• To contact you, to answer customer inquiries and to provide information about shipping and billing issues.
• To perform voluntary customer surveys in order to continually improve our services and products.
• To process job requests.
• To fulfill contractual obligations.
IP addresses are used to analyze malfunctions, administer the website, and obtain demographic information. We also use IP addresses and, where appropriate, other information you provide us with on this website so that we can know which pages of our website are retrieved and which topics interest our visitors. We use the insights gained in this way so that we can provide you with an optimized offer of information for our products and services. DriveLock SE only collects such data in anonymous form and will not link it to a registered user’s profile without the consent of that user. By default, only the domain name is recorded when you visit our website.
DriveLock SE only collects data in connection with your visit to the DriveLock SE website. We do not collect personal information as part of your visits to the websites of other companies or organizations that do not belong to DriveLock SE.
Cookies are used for the display of personalized content, to save you repeated password entries, to be able to assign your orders as well as to adapt the offer of information to your user behavior.
If you provide your e-mail address, we will only contact you by e-mail. We will not share your e-mail address with third parties outside DriveLock SE. You can always choose to no longer receive e-mails from DriveLock SE. Depending on the settings of your e-mail program, information may be automatically sent to DriveLock SE when you send e-mails to DriveLock SE.
Events and registration for events
Our website contains order forms that you can fill out to request information, products, and services.
Transmission of personal data
As a global company, DriveLock SE also has a global Internet presence. We process your data within DriveLock SE in order to handle your inquiries and orders and to further improve our services and products.
If necessary, information from DriveLock SE is also transmitted to business partners, service providers, third parties or subcontractors. This may be necessary in order to provide a service or transaction that you have request, such as order processing or credit card payments, for customer service or to inform you about services or products.
When transmitting personal information to third parties, we limit ourselves to the information which is necessary for the provision of the respective services. The respective third party is only permitted to use this personal information for the purpose of providing the requested service or performing the necessary transaction. Your personal information will not be transmitted, sold or otherwise made available to third parties for marketing purposes without your prior consent.
DriveLock SE may be required by judicial or regulatory order to transmit your data and related information. Likewise, we reserve the right to use your data to asserting or defending against legal claims. In the event of a takeover or merger with another company, the disclosure or transmission of personal information to potential or actual purchasers may be required. In such a case, DriveLock SE will seek to maximize data protection.
Security of personal data
The protection of your personal data is very important to us. To protect personal information effectively against unauthorized access, misuse or disclosure, DriveLock SE uses common security practices and technologies. This also includes the use of secure server technology as well as other state-of-the-art practices to prevent misuse.
In addition, we commit our employees to privacy and confidentiality in accordance with the Data Protection Regulation.
Using the DriveLock App
The DriveLock app requires the following permissions: read access to Google accounts (GET_ACCOUNTS) and to contacts (READ_CONTACTS) is required in order to integrate Google Drive.
Data Privacy Statement for the use of Facebook plug-ins (like button)
Plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, U.S.A. are integrated into our webpages. The Facebook plug-ins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the “like button” on our website. An overview of the Facebook plug-ins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our webpages, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plug-in. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “like button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. As a result, Facebook can assign the visit to our webpages to your user account. Please note that, as the provider of the webpages, we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Facebook. For more information, see the Facebook Data Privacy Statement at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php
If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our webpages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data Privacy Statement for the use of Google AdSense
This website uses Google AdSense, a service that incorporates advertising promotion by Google Inc (“Google”). Google AdSense uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). These web beacons can be used to analyze information such as visitor traffic on these webpages.
The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the use of this website (including your IP address) and the delivery of advertising formats is transmitted to a Google server in the U.S.A. and stored there. This information may be shared by Google with Google contractual partners. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data you have stored. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, please note that in this case, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the manner described above and for the above-mentioned purposes.
Data Privacy Statement for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the U.S.A. and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the U.S. A. and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website activity and Internet usage. The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by means of a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in which is available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Data protection policy for the use of Twitter
Our pages include features of the service Twitter. These features are provided by Twitter Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, U.S.A. By using Twitter and the “re-tweet” function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. In this process, data is also transferred to Twitter.
Please note that, as the provider of the webpages, we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Twitter. For more information, see the Twitter Data Privacy Statement at http://twitter.com/privacy.
Your privacy settings on Twitter can be changed in the account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Data Privacy Statement for the use of YouTube
Our website uses plug-ins of the Google-operated site YouTube. The site operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, U.S.A. When you visit one of our webpages that are enabled with a YouTube plug-in, you will be connected to the servers of YouTube. As a result, the YouTube server is informed of the pages of ours which you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. For more information about how to handle user information, please refer to the YouTube Data Privacy Statement at
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to third-party websites. DriveLock SE is not responsible for the data protection practices or the content of websites outside of DriveLock SE.
DriveLock SE only holds personal data for as long as required by the purpose or the legal conditions for which it was collected.
Right to information, rectification, deletion, blocking
You always have the right to receive free information about your stored personal data as well as the right to have this data blocked or deleted.
If you believe that this information is outdated or incorrect, you have the right to check and correct all of your personal data that is stored with us.
For this purpose as well as for further information concerning personal data, please contact us at any time using the e-mail address provided here.
Right of revocation
You are always entitled to revoke your consent regarding the use of personal data with effect for the future. Sending an e-mail to the e-mail address below will be sufficient for this purpose.
Information about personal data
If you have questions about this Data Privacy Statement or would like to know what data we have stored about you, please contact our Data Protection Officer.
Changes to this Data Privacy Statement
Updated: 01 May 2018