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Data protection & liability

  • TRW-Diamonds Data Protection Policy
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    TRW KFZ Ausrüstung GmbH (“We/Sponsor/TRW”) takes security and protection of your personal data very seriously. When participating in the TRW-Diamonds Programme, TRW gathers certain personal data from you or you will make certain personal data available to us. This Privacy Statement explains how TRW uses and discloses this personal data and answers specific questions that you may have regarding privacy and security.

    Please therefore read the following conditions carefully to understand our views and practices concerning personal
    data and our treatment of it.

  • Personal data we collect
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    This Privacy Statement applies to all personal data collected by or submitted to TRW. "Personal data" is any information relating to a living individual which can be identified.

    We may collect personal data on the following occasions:

    Data that you submit by filling out forms on our website www.automotivediamonds.com. This includes data you send us when registering to use our website, subscribing to our services, publishing content, as well as requesting additional services. Occasionally we also ask for data if you take part in a game of chance or an advertising event sponsored by us, register to participate in marketing activities, sign up for our newsletter or have a problem concerning our website.

    If you make contact with us, we can keep a file of our correspondence with you.

    We also occasionally ask you to fill out questionnaires for marketing and opinion research purposes, where your answers are voluntary.

    Details about transactions made by you on our website as well as the fulfillment of premiums ordered by you.

    Details of your visits to the website (especially data on communication such as date and time of your visit, your browser version, web-logs and other data, required for our own purposes to send an invoice).

    When entering our website, we may also record the IP address you use to connect to the internet. An IP address is a unique identifier that devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet.

  • Use of your personal data
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    We use the personal data provided by you as follows:

    to operate our websites, in particular to ensure that the content of our website is presented in the most effective way for you and your computer and to analyse possible errors,

    to prepare information, products and services you have requested from us,

    to fulfill our obligations resulting from agreements with you, to provide service and support in connection with the Automotive-Diamonds Programme and to carry out the transactions you have requested;

    to enable you to take part in interactive features of our services if you so desire,

    to respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests,

    to provide you promotional materials and to inform you about products and services that may be of interest to you (but only if you have chosen to receive such promotional materials and information from us) and

    for own security purposes.


  • Use of cookies and similar technologies
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    We collect certain information by automated means when you visit our website, using technologies such as cookies.

    When you visit our website you should be aware that we use cookies. Cookies are small text files sent to your computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify your browser or to store information or settings in your browser. These text files do, for example, allow us (i) to save the country and the language settings, (ii) to help us to optimize our website and to analyse possible errors (iii) to store information about your preferences and thus adapt our website according to your individual interests and (iii) enable us to detect certain kinds of fraud. We use both session cookies (for session-tracking purposes) as well as permanent cookies (for country and language selection).

    You can prevent the storage of any cookies by activating a suitable setting on your browser. If you choose this setting, you may then not be able to access certain pages on our website and/or to complete certain activities on our websites.

    TRW uses “Google Analytics” and therefore also allows a third party company (Google Inc.) to place cookies on your Internet-connected device (e.g. computer) in order to perform certain web analysis and reporting functions on its behalf. TRW uses “Google Analytics” in accordance with the requirements stipulated by the Data Protection Authorities on basis of shortened (i.e. anonymised) IP-addresses. In this regard we would like to make available to you the following information from Google Inc.:

    “This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which allows an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transferred to a server by Google in the USA and is stored there. In case of activation of IP anonymization on this web page, your IP address is previously shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Accord on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a server by Google to the USA and shortened there. Under contract with the operator Google will use the information to evaluate your use of the website in order to put together reports about website activities for the website operations and to produce linked services with the website use and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be associated by Google with other data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by a suitable setting of your browser software; we point out to you nevertheless that you cannot use all functions of this website in this case fully extensively. Moreover you can prevent the capture of 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 available browser plug-in under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

  • Where we store your personal data
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    The data we gather from you will be stored and processed in the European Union (“EU”) or the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It can on our behalf be processed by associates who are active with us or with our service providers. These associates can be appointed to process your orders or payments or provide support services. In such cases we make available to these companies only the information necessary for the procedures. These companies and their associates are prohibited from using this data for any other purposes.

  • Transfer of your personal data
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    For billing purposes we can transfer your personal data to our partners if you have acquired Diamonds by purchasing products of our partners. In such cases we make available to these companies exclusively such information as is necessary for the procedure. Moreover there may – subject to your consent – be a transfer of personal data for marketing or market research purposes, .

    As far as the law permits, a transfer of your personal data can be made to other businesses of our corporation; these are our affiliates, our comprehensive holding company as well as its affiliates.

    Moreover your personal data can be transferred to third parties, in case we are legally obligated to reveal your personal data or to carry out or apply our terms of use (see general terms and conditions of TRW-Diamonds) or other terms under contract with you, or to safeguard the rights, property and security of TRW Ausrüstung GmbH, and of our customers and others. This includes the exchange of information with other companies and organizations to protect against fraud and to minimize any credit risks.

  • Consent
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    In case TRW collects and processes your personal data on basis of consent, TRW will inform you respectively in a separate document. You may withdraw any given consent to store and to process your personal data (e.g. for marketing purposes) at any time, e.g. by informing us respectively by info@trwdiamonds.com.

  • Data security
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    The security of your data is very important to us TRW has implemented an information and data security program that contains administrative, technical (such as industry-standard encryption technology) and physical controls that are designed to reasonably safeguard your personal data. Unfortunately the transmitting of data over the Internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data submitted on our website. Everything entered is at your own risk. As soon as we receive your data we apply strict procedures and security functions to prevent unauthorized access as much as possible.

  • Disclaimer
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    Our website may contain links to and from pages from our network of partners, our advertisers and associated businesses. In the event you follow a link to one of these pages, please observe that these pages have their own guidelines on data protection and we are not responsible or liable for these guidelines. Please look over these terms for data protection before entering personal data on these websites.

  • Right to access, correct and delete your personal data
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    TRW always respects your right to access, correct and delete your personal data and complies with the applicable laws in this regard. The easiest way to access and update the information you provided to us is to log into your account. If you need assistance updating or deleting your personal data, please contact us via email to info@trwdiamonds.com or write to us using the address stated below under "How to contact us". When addressing us, please always provide your name, address and/or email address as well as detailed information about the change you require.

  • Information about your personal data
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    On request, we will provide you with all information about the data on you that is stored with us. Please note that there may be fees required for requesting information on your data.

  • Changes in our data protection guidelines
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    Any changes we make in the future to our data protection guidelines will be announced on this page and communicated to you by e-mail as necessary.

  • How to contact us
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    Please contact us if you have any questions, comments and enquiries on this privacy statement or about our privacy practice. You can reach us via email info@trwdiamonds.com or by mail directed to: TRW Automotive, Marketing Service Department, Rudolf Diesel Straße 7, 56566 Neuwied

TRW KFZ Ausrüstung GmbH, August 2012.

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