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Data protection notice

This website is owned and operated by Aiways Europe GmbH, having its registered seat at Burgholzer Str. 14, 60433 Frankfurt (hereinafter referred to as "Aiways", "We" or "Us"). We attach great importance to the protection of your privacy. In this data protection notice, we would like to inform you about the processing of your personal data when you visit our website www.ai-ways.eu (hereinafter referred to as "website"). Personal data are all data that refer to an identified or identifiable natural person, such as names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses. We process personal data only in accordance with the statutory regulations, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

1.Who is responsible for processing my personal data?

Aiways Europe GmbH, Burgholzer Str. 14, 60433 Frankfurt is responsible for processing your personal data on our website. You may contact us under the contact address provided above or by email at info_eu@ai-ways.com.

2.Which personal data are subject to processing?

The kinds of personal data we process depend on how you use our website. You can visit our website without having to provide any personal information. In this case we only process the personal data listed in the sections "Data of visitors" and "Are cookies and tracking mechanisms used?". In addition, you have the possibility of providing us with personal data by entering your data (for example at present, when you register for a test drive). The section "Data that you provide to us" explains the personal data we subject to additional processing in this event.

2.1 Data of visitors

In this section we inform you as to how we process your personal data when you visit our website. When you visit the website the following data might be automatically collected and processed by us:
  • IP address (internet protocol address) of the end device accessing our website;
  • Internet address of the website referring to our website (referrer URL);
  • Information on the provider through which access to our website takes place;
  • Name of accessed files and information;
  • Date, time and duration of access;
  • Quantity of transferred data;
  • Operating system and information on the browser being used;
  • Status of the page view (e.g. "Query successful").
We save this data in log files.

Why and for how long are the data stored in log files?

The data are stored for the purpose of investigating disruptions and for security reasons (e.g. to investigate any attacks on our website) for the duration of 60 days in log files and are then deleted. Log files which need to be stored longer for evidence purposes will not be deleted until final clarification of the respective incident and may be passed on to the investigating authorities in individual cases.

What is the legal basis for the processing of data?

The legal basis for the processing of log data is our legitimate interest in remedying disruptions and the security of our website (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR).

2.2 Data that you provide to us

In this section we inform you of the extent to which we process the personal data that you provide to us. You can make personal data available to us, for example for one of the following services:
  • When you register for one of our newsletters;
  • When you reserve a vehicle via the website;
  • When you request a test drive of one of our vehicles;
  • If you contact us directly in other cases, especially if you send us an e-mail to the e-mail addresses listed on the website.
In the following, we explain the individual data processing operations.

2.2.1 Newsletter

With the following information, we notify you about the contents of our newsletter as well as the registration and sending procedure.

Which data are subject to processing when I register for a newsletter?

We offer various newsletters, for example, depending on which country you are in and in which language you would like to receive the newsletter. Therefore, in addition to the e-mail address, we also store the relevant country and the language you choose. In order to address you personally, we also ask for the correct salutation and your first name.
For an effective registration we need a valid e-mail address.

Why and for how long are the data stored when registering for a newsletter? What is the legal basis for the processing of data?

Your personal data will be processed to deliver a personalized newsletter. Your data will be deleted once you revoke your consent to receive further newsletters. The legal basis for the processing of personal data to deliver the newsletters is your consent (Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR). The consent to the storage and processing of your personal data for the newsletter can be revoked at any time. For this purpose, each newsletter contains a respective link. In addition, you can notify us via the contact option indicated in section 1.

2.2.2 Pre-reservation of a vehicle via the website

Through our website you can pre-reserve a U5 vehicle from Aiways.

Which data are subject to processing when I make a pre-reservation?

In order to process the pre-reservation properly and to prepare a potential later vehicle purchase, we collect the following personal data:
  • Gender;
  • Surname;
  • First given name;
  • Email;
  • Street, house number, zip code, city, country.
As part of the pre-reservation, you will be assigned an individual customer number and a pre-reservation number.

Why and for how long are the data stored for pre-reservation? What is the legal basis for the processing of data?

Your data will be used exclusively to process the pre-reservation and a potential purchase contract. The data will be stored during the execution of the pre- reservation and a potential purchase contract. Once you terminate the pre-reservation, your data will be deleted. The legal basis for the processing of personal data for the pre- reservation is our legitimate interest in data processing for the conclusion of a contract (Art. 6 (1) (b) and (f) GDPR).

If you have given your consent, we may also send you e-mails with relevant information about our products and/or service. The legal basis for the processing of personal data for this purpose is your consent (Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR). The consent to the storage and processing of your personal data for this purpose can be revoked at any time (e.g. by notifying us via the contact option indicated in section 1). Your data will be deleted once you revoke your consent, unless the data is still needed for the processing of the pre-reservation. For details on how to reserve a U5 vehicle, please refer to our Terms and Conditions: http://www.ai-ways.eu/m/terms.html .

2.2.3 E-mail contact

You can contact us via the e-mail address provided in section 1 at any time.

Which data are subject to processing when I send a request by email?

In this case, your e-mail address and the personal data transmitted with the e-mail will be stored.

Why and for how long are the data stored for e-mail contacts? What is the legal basis for the processing of data? The data is used exclusively to answer your request and will be deleted once your request has been completed, unless the data is subject to a statutory retention period. The legal basis for the processing is our legitimate interest to reply to your requests (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR). If the e-mail contact aims to conclude a contract, then an additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO.

2.2.4 Test drives

We may invite you to participate in a test drive of U5 as part of our test drive tours.

Which data are subject to processing when I register for a test drive?

We will collect the following data:
  • Your full name (first name, last name);
  • Your e-mail address.

Why and for how long are the data for test drives stored? What is the legal basis for the processing of data?

We need your full name for your identification when handing over the vehicle. We collect your contact details in order to reach you, for example in order to provide you with information on your test drive and if there are any short-term changes or cancellations in the course of the test drives.

Your data will only be processed for the purposes stated and will be deleted at the latest upon termination of the U5 test drive tours. The legal basis for the collection and processing of your data is the performance of the test drive contract and our legitimate interest to facilitate the conclusion of such contracts (Art. 6 (1) (b) and (f) GDPR).

If you have given your consent, we might contact you after the test drive about your experience with our vehicle. The legal basis for the processing of personal data for this purpose is your consent (Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR). The consent to the storage and processing of your personal data for this purpose can be revoked at any time (e.g. by notifying us via the contact option indicated in section 1). Your data will be deleted once you revoke your consent.

3.Will my personal data be passed on to others?

We only transfer your personal data to others if this is required for the performance of the contract (Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR), if we have a legitimate interest in the transmission (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR) or if you have consented to the transmission (Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR). In addition, we can transfer personal data to others if we are required to do so due to statutory regulations or enforceable orders given by authorities or courts. We may involve external service providers with tasks such as data hosting and newsletter services. For the hosting of the website, we use Alibaba (Europe) Limited, a company incorporated under the laws of England and having its registered address at 3rd Floor, Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA, United Kingdom, registration number 6721521.We will choose those service providers carefully, especially regarding their handling of personal data on our behalf. All external service providers are obliged by contract to process your personal data in accordance with data protection laws.

4.Are cookies and tracking mechanisms used?

Cookies are used when the website is visited. Cookies are small text files that may be saved on your device when you visit a website or application. When visiting the website, we use technically required cookies. The website's availability and functionalities (e.g. language selection) will not be fully functional without the use of these cookies. Technically required cookies are deleted once you leave our website. The legal basis for the processing of personal data in connection with technically required cookies is our legitimate interest in being able to operate a fully functional website (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR). In addition, cookies from the providers of website tools might be used in the future. Additional information about cookies will be updated by us on this website from time to time.

5.What are your rights when your personal data are processed?

You can contact us under the address provided in section 1 if you wish to assert your rights under GDPR. In doing so, please ensure it is possible to identify you clearly. You are entitled to the following rights in accordance with the respective applicable statutory requirements and restrictions:

Right to information and right of access

You have the right to request information about the processing of your personal data (Art. 15 GDPR).

Right to rectification and erasure

You have the right to request that we rectify false data and complete or erase your data (Art. 16, 17 GDPR).

Restriction of processing

You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your data (Art. 18 GDPR).

Data portability

If the data processing is based on an agreement or consent, you have the right to receive your personal data provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. Where technically feasible, you also have the right to request that your data be transferred to third parties (Art. 20 GDPR).

Objection to direct marketing

You can object to the processing of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time (Art. 21 (2) GDPR).

Objection to data processing due to "legitimate interests"

If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR), you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data provided that there are grounds relating to your particular situation (Art. 21 (1) GDPR).

Withdrawal of consent

If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you may withdraw this consent at any time with effect for the future. This does not affect the legitimacy of the processing of your data prior to the date of withdrawal.

Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority. In this context, you may for example approach the data protection authority competent for your place of residence or the data protection authority competent for us.

6.Miscellaneous

We do not use automated decision-making data processing within the meaning of Art. 22 GDPR.

7.Changes to this data protection notice

We reserve the right to change our data protection notice without prior notice at any time. Therefore, please take note of the latest version of our data protection notice. The status of this data protection notice is March 2019.

8.Contact

You can contact us under the contact details provided in section 1.

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