This website (“Website”) is an initiative of AUDI BRUSSELS S.A./N.V., with registered seat at Bd de la 2e Armée Britannique 201, 1190 Brussels, and VAT and company number BTW BE 0407.687.238 (hereinafter “AUDI BRUSSELS” or “we”).

Any user of visitor of the Website ("User", "Visitor" or "you") supplies by visiting and/or using the Website personal data as further explained below. AUDI BRUSSELS will act as the data processing manager with regard to personal data collected via the Website.

AUDI BRUSSELS strives to collect and process your personal data in accordance with the applicable legal framework, such as the Belgian Privacy Act of 8 December 1992 and the European General Data Protection Regulation no. 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 (hereinafter "GDPR").

You declare that you have read and agree to this Privacy and Cookie Policy ("Policy"), and therefore
accept the processing of your personal data as described herein.

1. Who processes your personal data?

AUDI BRUSSELS shall act as the data processing manager. AUDI BRUSSELS also uses a number of subcontractors who process your personal data on behalf of AUDI BRUSSELS and who ensure, among other things, the proper technical functioning of the Website.

AUDI BRUSSELS uses the following categories of subcontractors for the work of the Website: suppliers and importers of AUDI BRUSSELS, other entities within the Volkswagen group, partners responsible for hosting the Website, partners who collect and display statistics from the Website, partners who collect and display reviews and evaluations of the Website, partners who offer email marketing and other communication services, etc., partners who support AUDI Brussels in the maintenance and proper functioning of the Website.

2. Why are your personal data being processed?

AUDI BRUSSELS collects and processes your personal data to provide you with a secure, optimal and personalized user experience of the Website. The data processing is essential for the proper functioning of the Website and the related services. In addition, the processing is carried out for the following purposes, and for other purposes compatible therewith:

• Providing the User with access to the Website and his or user profile with which he or she can perform actions on our Website;
• Offering a general and personalized service;
• Sending communications of a commercial or non-commercial nature;
• Providing support in the event of questions or comments;
• Following up on complaints;
• The detection of and protection against fraud, errors, criminal or illegal behavior and/or any other act contrary to the conditions under which our Websites are offered.

AUDI BRUSSELS processes and stores your personal data for as long as this is necessary for the purposes described above.

3. On which legal basis are your personal data being processed?

AUDI BRUSSELS processes your personal data collected through the Website based on (i) your acceptance of this Policy, and/or (ii) the preparation and execution of the agreement concluded between you and AUDI BRUSSELS by means of the Website (iii) compliance with our legal obligations, and/or (iv) the representation of the legitimate interests of AUDI BRUSSELS, such as conducting direct marketing, preventing fraud, managing internal administration or monitoring appropriate network and information security.

4. How are your personal data being collected?

Your personal data are obtained either via yourself, for example by creating your profile or filling in online forms, or through various technical means used by the Website to optimize the User’s and Visitor’s experience and to detect any possible (technical) errors on the Website, such as cookies (see Section 8) and log information.

5. Which categories of personal data are being processed?

AUDI BRUSSELS processes the following categories of personal data: identification data (gender, surname, first name, company), contact data (e-mail, telephone number and/or GSM), makeup of your family, mobility habits of you and your family members, payment data, IP address, time of consultation of the Website, presumed place of consultation of the Website, data relating to the device used, browser data, computer operating system data, other telecommunication data, etc.

6. Will the data be transferred to third parties within the EU?

Your personal data may be shared with the categories of processors as defined in Article 1 of this Policy, with business partners of AUDI BRUSSELS, with other entities within the Volkswagen Group and with public authorities (to the extent that the latter are entitled thereto).

Other than that, your personal data will not be sold, passed on or communicated to third parties.

7. Are the data being processed outside the EU?

Your personal data will not be transferred to and processed in countries outside the EU.

8. Cookies

This Website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that contain information to identify the returning visitor exclusively for the duration of the visit to our Websites. Cookies are stored on the hard disk of your computer and do not cause any damage. Cookies spare you from having to repeat the input of data, facilitate the transfer of specific content for you and help us to identify particularly popular sections of our online offer. This enables us, among other things, to tailor the content of our Websites to your exact needs.

If you wish, you can disable the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser. You can consult the help functions of your Internet browser to find out how to change those settings.
For the use of our Website, we employ technologies that facilitate and improve its use by providing various functionalities (to make the Website more pleasant, efficient and safe for the user. These technologies include, among others, cookies, pixels and script (hereinafter collectively called "cookies").

Cookies are small groups of information that are stored on your end device and contain data such as, for example, page configurations or registration information. This information is generated from data sent by the web server through which you have established a connection using your browser.

The use of our Website is in principle possible without cookies. However, if you wish to use our Website in its entirety it is recommended that you accept cookies that make the use of certain features possible, i.e. making them easier to use.

The default configuration of most browsers is set to accept cookies automatically. You may refuse the use of cookies at any time with effect for the future by configuring your browser so that only certain cookies or even none will be accepted or that you are notified as soon as a cookie is sent.

This could result in you not being able to use all the features of our Website. Depending on the acceptance settings of your browser, you hereby agree to the use of cookies on our Website.

Please note that the configurations affect your browser alone. If you use different browsers or devices, you must apply these configurations again. In addition, you can always delete cookies from your records. Any information regarding the settings, modification or deletion of cookies can be consulted by the options using your browser.

There are also software products that can organize cookies for you. You will find more information about cookies and their use on the internet pages.

You declare to have read and accepted this Privacy and Cookies Policy (" Policy "), and therefore accept the processing of your personal data as described herein.

Which cookies are used:
Category
Description
Necessary cookies
These cookies are necessary for the functioning of the Website. Without these cookies, the services will not work.
Functional cookies
These cookies allow the Website to record data already entered (such as user name and configurations) and to offer the user improved and personalized functions
Performance cookies
These cookies serve to improve the use of our Website and thus the users' experiences. They gather information on how to use our Website, the number of visits, the average length of a visit, the pages viewed. Performance cookies help us to develop the Website according to the needs of the users to identify for example the elements of the Internet that are most used.
In addition, there are analytical cookies on the Website.

Cookies can be permanent or temporary. Permanent cookies record data for a specified period of time until the expiration date (or until you delete it) of the cookies on your end device. These cookies are used, for example, to save the language settings so that you do not have to set them again. A so-called "cookie session" temporarily saves the session information for as long as you are active on the Website. This avoids, for example, you having to log in again when you change pages. The Cookie-session will be deleted during a disconnection, or when you lose the validity of your session, especially when this same has expired.

Cookies may also be used as cookies of a third-party provider. These cookies from third-party providers originate from providers other than the provider of this Website. These cookies may, for example, be used for the purpose of recording information for advertising, user-specific content recordings or for statistical purposes.

Here is a summary of the cookies used on our Website.

First party
Name
Functionality
Type
Storage period
ADRUM_BTa
AppDynamics Real User Monitoring: Anonymous: monitoring to identify errors and page load times.
Cookie required
1 day
ADRUM_BT1
Anonymous AppDynamics Real User Monitoring: monitoring to identify errors and page loading time.
Cookie required
1 day
AMCV_097B46735
2782F130A490D45
%40AdobeOrg
This Cookie establishes an anonymous and unique ID by user.
Performance cookie
2 years
Third party
Name
Functionality
Type
Storage period
Domain using the cookie
demdex
This Cookie establishes an anonymous and unique user ID for Adobe Audience Manager.
Performance cookie
180 days
 
dpm
This Cookie establishes an anonymous and unique user ID for Adobe Audience Manager.
Performance cookie
180 days
 
Everest_session_v2
These cookies provide information about the advertising effectiveness displayed on your website and help us to offer those ones that might interest you.
Performance cookie
Duration of the session
 
Everest_g_v2
These cookies provide information about the advertising effectiveness displayed on your website and help us to offer those ones that might interest you.
Performance cookie
2 years
 

9. Which rights do you have?

You may exercise certain rights with regard to your personal data vis-à-vis AUDI BRUSSELS to the extent that you have such rights under applicable law.

You can exercise these rights via dataprotection.audibx@audi.de, accompanied by a proof of your identity. AUDI BRUSSELS will respond to such requests and may or may not comply with such requests in accordance with applicable law and, in principle, within a period of one month, also in accordance with applicable law.

You can also address or file a complaint with the Belgian Data Protection Authority (www.privacycommission.be, commission@privacycommission.be).
Right to object
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on the legitimate interest of AUDI BRUSSELS on grounds relating to your particular situation, and to object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes.
Right of access
You have the right to access your personal data and to obtain a copy of these same. You also have the right to certain information concerning the processing of your personal data, including the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients, etc.
Right to rectification
You have the right to have inaccurate personal data corrected or to have incomplete personal data completed. In the first instance, you can adjust your data yourself via your profile.
Right to erasure
You have the right to have your personal data deleted if and to the extent that:

• your personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or processed;
• there no longer is a legal basis for the processing;
• you object to the processing and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing by AUDI BRUSSELS;
• your personal data have been unlawfully processed; or
• your personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation to which AUDI BRUSSELS is subject.
Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to obtain from AUDI BRUSSELS restriction of processing of your personal data if and to the extent that:

• you contest the accuracy of the personal data, for a period enabling AUDI BRUSSELS to verify the accuracy thereof;
• the processing is unlawful, and you oppose the erasure of the personal data and request the restriction of their use instead;
• AUDI BRUSSELS no longer needs the personal data for the purposes, but they are required by you for a legal claim;
• you have objected to the processing, pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of AUDI BRUSSELS override those of the User or Visitor.

In the event of a restriction of the processing, the data may still be stored by AUDI BRUSSELS.
Right to data portability
For the personal data that are (i) processed on the basis of consent and as part of the execution of the agreement with AUDI BRUSSELS, (ii) supplied by yourself and (iii) processed by automated means, you have the right to obtain these from AUDI BRUSSELS in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, as well as to transfer these data to another data processing body or to transfer them directly, if this is technically possible.

10. Modifications

This Policy is subject to future amendments and modifications by AUDI BRUSSELS. AUDI BRUSSELS will clearly communicate any such amendments or modifications, after which you will be deemed to have expressly accepted such modifications. It is therefore up to the Visitor or User to consult this Policy on a regular basis.

11. Contact and Data Protection Officer (DPO)

For any questions, exercise of your rights and for other information relating to the processing of your personal data by AUDI BRUSSELS, you may contact the Data Protection Officer, who may be contacted directly at any time via the following details: dataprotection.audibx@audi.de.