Privacy Policy

Autobahn Security GmbH ("we", “us”, “our”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This privacy policy (“PrivacyPolicy”) and any other documents referred to herein, sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting app.autobahn-security.com, (“Website”) you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

For the purposes of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, (“GDPR”)and any applicable national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation relating to the processing of personal data (together “Data Protection Law”), the data controller is Autobahn Security GmbH of Brunnenstrasse 181, 10119 Berlin. Legal Basis for ProcessingWe collect and use the personal data described below in order to provide you with access to our Website and Services in a reliable and secure manner. We also collect and use personal data:     

- For our legitimate business needs.
     
- To fulfil our contractual obligations to you.

- To comply with our legal obligations.

To the extent we process your personal data for any other purposes, we ask for your consent in advance or require that our partners obtain such consent.

We may collect and process the following information about you:
Information you give us. You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our Website or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use our Website, apps, subscribe to our services (“Services”) or newsletter, search for a product, place an order on our Website, when you report a problem with our Website or Services, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our Site or any other activities commonly carried out on the site. The information you give us may include your name, email address, username, company name, job title, phone number, financial and credit card information.

Information we collect about you.With regard to each of your visits to our Website we may automatically collect the following information:

- Technical information, including the internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;

- Information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL)clickstream to, through and from our Website (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.

- Information from other online accounts to which you have given us permission to collect data from within your settings or the privacy policies of these other online services. For example, this can be via social media or by choosing to send us your location data when accessing our Website from your smartphone; or it can be from the integrations and connections that you choose to install when using the Services.

Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. In this case we will have informed you when we collected that data that it may be shared internally and combined with data collected on this Website. We collect data from publicly available sources for use with the Service. We collect data from Whois about domain name and IP range ownership. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them.

We use cookies on our Website to distinguish you from other users of our Website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website and also allows us to improve the Website.

What are cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of websites. Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. We use persistent cookies and session cookies on our Website.

Persistent Cookies

A persistent cookie is stored on a user’s device in between browser sessions which allows the preferences or actions of a user across the Website (or in some cases across different websites) to be remembered. We use persistent cookies to save your login information for future logins to the Website.

Session Cookies

A session cookie allows the Website to link your actions during a browser session. We use session cookies to enable certain features of the Website, to better understand how you interact with theWebsite and to monitor aggregate usage by users and web traffic routing on the Website. Unlike persistent cookies, session cookies are deleted from your computer when you logoff from the Website and then close your browser.

Which cookies we use and why

The table below explains the cookies we use and why we use each of them.

Cookie
Type
Purpose
Registration
Authentication  cookiesid_token
When you sign in, we generate cookies that  let us know whether you are signed in or not. Our servers use these cookies  to work out which account you are signed in with.
OAuth
Authentication  cookie
Used  by OAuth to implement their authentication service.

You can set up your browser options, to stop your computer accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use the whole of the Website or all functionality of the Services.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

We use information held about you in the following ways.

Information you give to us. We will use this information:

- To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;

- To provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;

- To notify you about changes to our Website and Services;

- To ensure that content from our Website and Services is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

- To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired, about unless you have opted not to receive such information;

- To permit selected third parties to contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this by ticking the relevant consent box situated on the form on which we collected your data;

Information we collect about you.We will use this information:

- To administer our Website and Services and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;

- To inform you about scheduled downtimes and new features;

- To improve our Website and Services to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer;

- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Services, when you choose to do so;

- As part of our efforts to keep our Website and Services safe and secure;

- To authenticate users who access the Website and Services

- To measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;

- To make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our Website orServices about our goods or services that may interest you or them.

Information we receive from other sources. We may combine this information within formation you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above(depending on the types of information we receive).

We will not sell or rent your personal data to anyone.

Information we share with third parties. We may share your information with selected third parties including:

- Any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries.

- Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you.          

- Advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others. We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 250 men aged over25 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women living in London). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.

- Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our Website and Services.

- Credit reference agencies for the purpose of assessing your credit score where this isa condition of us entering into a contract with you.

Information we disclose to third parties. We may disclose your personal data to third parties:

- In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

- If we or a member of our group of companies or substantially all of their assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by them about their customers will be one of the transferred assets.

- If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our  legal agreements with your and/or any other agreements; or to protect our rights, property, safety, our customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Our Services are global and your information (including personal data) may be stored and processed in any country where we have operations or where we engage service providers, and we may transfer your information to countries outside of your country of residence, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country of residence.

The personal data that we collect from you may therefore be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area("EEA") or the UK. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA or UK who work for us or for one of our suppliers or partners. Such staff or subcontractors may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details or the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing outside of the EEA or the UK.

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. In particular, this means that your personal data will only be transferred to a country that provides an adequate level of protection (for example, where theEuropean Commission has determined that a country provides an adequate level of protection) or where the recipient is bound by standard contractual clauses according to conditions provided by the European Commission (“Standard Contractual Clauses”).

OurWebsite and Services are accessible via the internet and may potentially be accessed by anyone around the world. Other users may access the Website orServices from outside the EEA or the UK. This means that where you chose to post your data on our Website or within the Services, it could be accessed from anywhere around the world and therefore a transfer of your data outside of theEEA or the UK may be deemed to have occurred. You consent to such transfer of your data for and by way of this purpose. 

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any credit card information or payment transactions will be encrypted usingSSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Website or Services, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share any password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will endeavour to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Website or the Services. Any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Our Website and Services may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

You have the right under Data Protection Law, free of charge, to request:

- Access to your personal data.

- Rectification or deletion of your personal data.

- A restriction on the processing of your personal data.

- Object to the processing of your personal data.

- A transfer of your personal data (data portability) in a structured, machine readable and commonly used format.

- Withdraw your consent to us processing your personal data, at any time.

You can make a request in relation to any of the above rights by contacting us as set out at the end of this Privacy Policy. We will respond to such queries within 30 days and deal with requests we receive from you, in accordance with the provisions of Data Protection Law.

Please note that where we process your personal data for marketing purposes, if you change your mind about being contacted in the future, you can “opt out” at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any email. Once you “opt out”, you will no longer receive any marketing emails from us. We will continue to communicate with you regarding your service billing and support via email.

We send push notifications from time to time in order to update you about any service updates, events and promotions we may be running. If you no longer wish to receive these communications, please disable these in the settings on your device.

We retain personal data for as long as necessary for the relevant activity for which it was provided or collected. This will be for as long as we provide access to the Website or Services to you, your account with us remains open or any period set out in any relevant contract you have with us. However, we may keep some data after your account is closed or you cease using the Website or Services for the purposes set out below.

Six (6) months after you have closed your account we delete personal data, however we may retain personal data where reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations (including law enforcement requests), meet regulatory requirements, maintain security, prevent fraud and abuse, resolve disputes, enforce our Terms of Use or AUP, or fulfil your request to “unsubscribe”from further messages from us.

We will retain de-personalised information after your account has been closed.

Please note: After you have closed your account or deleted information from your account, any information you have shared with others will remain visible. We do not control data that other users may have copied from the Website or Services. Your profile may continue to be displayed in the services of others (e.g. search engine results) until they refresh their cache.

If you have any complaints about our use of your personal data please contact us as set out at the end of this Privacy Policy or contact the following data protection supervisory authority.

For individuals located in the EU: to the responsible German data protection authority who is our lead supervisory authority.

Der Bundesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit
Husarenstraße 30 - 53117 Bonn.

For all other individuals: your local data protection supervisory authority in the country in which you are located.

This Website and the Services are not intended for and shall not be used by anyone under the age of 18.

Any changes we may make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 15.07.2022 and replaces any other Privacy Policy previously applicable from this date.

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to:

By post: Autobahn Security GmbH of Brunnenstrasse 181, 10119 Berlin, Germany

By email: customersuccess@autobahn.security