GETRAG FORD Transmissions GmbH

Privacy Notice



Privacy Policy acc. to GDPR (DSGVO)

1. General

GETRAG FORD Transmissions GmbH created this Privacy Policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to protect your privacy as it relates to the collection, use or disclosure of personal data on www.getrag-ford.com (“Website”).

Data Controller:
GETRAG FORD Transmissions GmbH
Frank Fehmer CFO
Scarletallee 2
50735 Cologne

The data protection officer can be reached by e-mail at: gftdsb@getrag-ford.com

2. Legal basis and purpose of processing of personal data

Personal Data are any information that can personally identify you, like your name, email address, mailing address, or IP-address.

a. Processing based on legitimate interest of GETRAG FORD Transmissions for purpose of self-monitoring, ensuring the integrity and security of personal data, as well as to guarantee the technical functionalities of the Website:

Each time you access content on the website, data becomes temporary stored that may allow identification. The following Data will be collected:

  • your IP address and the name of your internet service provider in order to prevent and detect attacks on the Website or attempts at other criminal offenses (e.g.: fraud);
  • the browser and operating system;
  • the date and time of your visit;
  • the access status (e.g. whether you were able to access the Website or received an error message);
  • the use of Website functions;
  • the amount of data transferred;
  • the website from which you accessed this Website; and
  • other websites which you visit from this Website, either by clicking on links on this Website or by entering a domain directly in the input field of the same tab (or window) of your browser.

b. If you contact GETRAG FORD Transmissions through the offered options on the website or other communication channels (e.g.: e-mail, mail or phone call), your data will be stored to process and answer your request based on your consent, unless applicable law provides another legal basis (e.g.: fulfilment of (pre-)contractual obligations or legitimate interest).

c. In addition, GETRAG FORD Transmissions collects, stores and processes personal data if you provide your data, for example as part of a contact form. If you provide your contact data to GETRAG FORD Transmissions (for example, your business card), your data may be stored in a contact database/list. In such a case, your data will be processed pursuant to your consent, unless applicable law provides another legal basis (e.g.: fulfilment of (pre-)contractual obligations or legitimate interest).

GETRAG FORD Transmissions does not use automated decision-making or profiling on this Website.

3. International Data Transfer

Your personal data may be transferred to and/or accessible globally within GETRAG FORD Transmissions in countries where we operate, including countries outside of the European Union/European Economic Area in which the level of data protection may not be as high as within the EU/EEA. In all cases, GETRAG FORD Transmissions complies with applicable legal requirements providing an adequate level of data protection regardless of where the data are transferred to or accessed. GETRAG FORD Transmissions also ensures that the processing is in accordance with applicable data protection laws. With respect to such transfers from the EU/EEA to the United States and other non-EU/EEA jurisdictions, that provide no adequate level of data protection, GETRAG FORD Transmissions implements standard contractual clauses to ensure an adequate level of data protection.

4. Cookies

Our Website uses technical cookies to deliver content specific to your interests. Cookies are small files that a website or its service provider transfers to a computer’s hard drive through your browser (if permitted), enabling the site or service provider's system to remember certain information (e.g. how many visitors to a site) or preferences, making navigation of a site easier or more user-friendly.

5. Security

GETRAG FORD Transmissions has implemented adequate technical and organizational security measures according to the state of the art to protect your data against manipulation, loss, destruction and against access by unauthorized persons. GETRAG FORD Transmissions is constantly improving security measures in line with technological developments. Using state-of-the-art security software, encoding and encryption technology, our IT infrastructure meets the highest international security standards.

6. Storage duration

Generally, we delete personal data as soon as it is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which the data was initially collected or processed. In case the processing is based on consent and you withdraw your consent we will delete your personal data without undue delay after the withdrawal unless we are legally required to retain the data.

7. Your Rights

You have the right to obtain information, correction, deletion or restriction of the processing of your stored data at any time. You also have the right to object to the processing and a right to data portability in accordance with the requirements of applicable data privacy laws, which you can address to the email address provided above. Furthermore, you have the right to withdraw any consent you may have provided. If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates legal requirements, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.