Privacy Statement

Daimler appreciates your interest in its products and your visit to this web site. Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our site. The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal data is an important concern to which we pay special attention during our business processes. Personal data collected during visits to our web site are processed by us according to the legal provisions valid for the countries in which the web sites are maintained. In addition, our data protection policy complies with the Data Protection Code of Conduct applicable company-wide for Daimler. The Daimler web site may include, however, links to other web sites which are not covered by this privacy statement.

Collection and Processing of Personal Data

When you visit our web site, our web server automatically records your IP address, the web site from which you visit us, the web pages you actually visit and the date and length of your visit. Personal data is only stored if volunteered by you, for example in the context of a registration, a survey, a contest or in execution of a contract.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Data and Purpose Specification

Daimler will use your personal data for the sole purpose of technical administration of the web site, customer administration, product surveys and marketing, only to the extent necessary in each specific case. We will only disclose your data to governmental authorities in cases where it is required by law. Our employees, agencies, and retailers are obliged by us to respect confidentiality.

Freedom of Choice

We should like to use your data to inform you about our products and services and where applicable request your opinion. Naturally your participation is completely voluntary. Should you not consent, you can inform us at any time so that we can suppress your data accordingly. Please refer to the respective web site for further information.

COOKIES POLICY

Daimler uses cookies to record the preferences of visitors, to enable us to optimize the design of our website. Cookies are small files which are stored on your hard drive. They ease navigation, and increase the user-friendliness of a website. Cookies also help us to identify the most popular sections of our website. This enables us to provide content that is more accurately suited to your needs, and in so doing improve our service. Cookies can be used to determine whether there has been any contact between us and your computer in the past. Only the cookie on your computer is identified. Personal details can be saved in cookies, provided that you have consented to this, for example, in order to facilitate secure online access so that you not need to enter your user ID and password again.

You do not need to accept cookies. The site below tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. Please note if you set your browser to disable cookies this may result in a reduced availability of the services provided by our website.

For further information visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/

By continuing through this website you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with this policy.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE COOKIES WE USE

The cookies we use fall into the following categories:

STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for cannot be provided.

PERFORMANCE COOKIES

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information is aggregated therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

FUNCTIONALITY COOKIES

These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced more personal features. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track browsing activity on other websites.

TARGETING COOKIES OR ADVERTISING COOKIES

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

THIRD PARTY COOKIES

These cookies are placed by organisations other than Daimler. This may be because for example some of the pages on our site contain embedded content from third party websites. Because this content is from another website we do not control the setting of these cookies. If you want to change these cookies preferences you should check the third party website for information on how to manage their cookies.

In addition some cookies are session cookies and only exist for the duration of your visit. Other cookies are more persistent and stay on your machine until they expire or are deleted. We use both types of cookies.

Security

Daimler uses technical and organizational security measures in order to protect the data we have under our control against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction and against access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are continually enhanced as new technology becomes available.

Freedom of Information

Upon written request, Daimler or its representatives will inform you by letter without delay what personal data is stored by us as defined by applicable law. Should such data be incorrect, we will at your request correct that information for you, also as a registered user you have the option of viewing, deleting or amending your personal data yourself.

Should you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data you can refer to our chief corporate data protection officer, who is also available with his team for enquiries, suggestions or complaints.


Dr. Joachim Riess
Chief Officer Corporate Data Protection
Daimler AG
HPC 0624
D- 70546 Stuttgart
Germany