Protection of Your Personal Data

Thank you for your interest in our business and for your visit to our website.

For us, the careful administration and use of personal data goes without saying. Your trust in the security and confidentiality of your data is, for us, a very important matter.

In this data protection statement we would like to inform you about when we store which data and how we use the data in compliance with the applicable legal position of the "Datenschutzgrundverordnung" (DSGVO [GDPR = General Data Protection Regulation]).

Personal Data

Personal data is data about your person. It includes your name, your address and your e-mail address. You can visit our web pages without telling us who you are. During the visit to our website data is nonetheless recorded through our IT systems. This is technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system, time and duration of the access to the pages). The recording of this data takes place automatically, as soon as you enter our website. This information is absolutely necessary for the technical transfer of the web pages and for secure operation of the server. A personalized evaluation of this data does not take place.

In some cases we need your personal data, such as your name and address, as well as further information, to be able to offer you the desired service. If you send us enquiries using the contact form, your details from the enquiry form - including the contact address given by you there - will be stored by us for purposes of processing the enquiry, and in case subsequent enquiries are necessary. This data is not passed on by us without your consent. The processing of the data entered in the contact form therefore takes place solely on the basis your consent (article 6, paragraph 1, letter a of DSGVO [GDPR]). You can revoke this consent at any time. All that is needed is an informal notification sent to us by e-mail. The legitimacy of the data-processing procedures undertaken until the time of revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

The data entered by you in the contact form remains with us, until you request that we delete it, or revoke your consent to storage, or until the purpose of the data storage no longer exists (e.g. after the processing of your enquiry has been concluded). Compelling statutory regulations – particularly on filing periods – remain unaffected.

Information on the Controlling Body
Who is responsible for the data processing at DANA, and who can you contact, and how can you reach our data protection officer?

Stephanie Drewes
Weidendamm 1 A
D-30167 Hanover
Tel. +49 511 - 701430
Fax +49 511 - 7014399
E-mail: datenschutz[at]

Rights of Data Subjects

Every data subject whose personal data is processed has the right, in accordance with article 15 of DSGVO [GDPR], to information from the controller about the personal data affected, the right to correction in accordance with article 16 of DSGVO [GDPR], the right to deletion in accordance with article 17 of DSGVO [GDPR], the right to limitation of the processing in accordance with article 18 of DSGVO [GDPR], the right to object to the processing in accordance with article 21 of DSGVO [GDPR], the right to data portability in accordance with article 20 of DSGVO, and the right, in accordance with article 22 of DSGVO [GDPR], not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – might give rise to legal consequences with respect to him or her, or might considerably encroach on him or her in a similar way. In the cases of the right to information and the right to deletion, the limitations in accordance with sections § 34 and § 35 of BDSG-neu [(New) German Data Protection Law] apply additionally.

Many data-processing procedures are only possible with your explicit consent. You can revoke your previously-given consent at any time. All that is needed is an informal notification sent to us by e-mail. The legitimacy of the data processing undertaken until the time of revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

In the case of data-protection-law violations, the data subject has a right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority. The relevant supervisory authority for data-protection-law matters is the German Data Protection Authority:

Die Bundesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit

Husarenstrasse 30

D-53117 Bonn
Tel.: +49 228-997799-0


Deletion of Data and Period of Storage

The personal data of the data subject is deleted or blocked, as soon as the purpose of the storage no longer exists. Storage can additionally take place if this is foreseen by the European or national legislator in Union regulations, laws or other rulings to which the controlling body is subject. A blockage or deletion of the data also takes place if a storage deadline prescribed by the named standards expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for a conclusion of contract or for fulfilment of a contract.

Automatically Stored Non-Personal Data

When you visit our Internet pages, we store certain information for administrative and technical reasons. Such information includes the type and version of the browser used, the date and time of access, and the IP address.

This data is anonymized and is used solely for statistical purposes or for improvement of our Internet and online services.

This anonymized data is stored on secure systems –separate from personal data – and can be assigned to no individual persons. This means that your personal data remains protected at all times.


When you visit our Internet pages we may possibly store information on your computer in the form of cookies. Cookies are small files that are transferred to your browser by an Internet server and are stored on its hard disk. Only the Internet protocol (IP) address is hereby stored – no personal data. This information, which is stored in the cookies, allows us to automatically recognize you on your next visit to our Internet site, which make using the site easier for you.

You can, of course, also visit our Internet pages without accepting cookies. If you don't want your computer to be recognized on your next visit, you can reject the use of cookies in that you change the settings in your browser on "Reject Cookies". The respective procedure can be found in the operating instructions for your browser. If you do reject the use of cookies, however, this can result in limitations in the utilization of some areas of our Internet pages.

Google Analytics 
On our website we make use of Google-Analytics, a web-analysis service of the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as "Google". Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and thereby permit an analysis to be made of your use of the website.

The information created by these cookies, such as the time, place and frequency of your website visits, including your IP address, is transferred to Google in the USA and is stored there.

We use Google-Analytics on our website with the add-on "_gat._anonymizeIp". In this case your IP address is shortened by Google and thereby anonymized already within the member states of the European Union, or in other states contracting to the treaty on the European Economic Area.

Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our pages, to prepare reports on the website activities for us, and to provide further website-related and Internet-related services. Where applicable, Google will also pass on this information to third parties, if this is prescribed by law, or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google.

According to its own claim, Google will never use your IP address in connection with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of the cookies by adjusting your browser-software settings appropriately. In this case, however, we draw your attention to the fact that you may not be able to use all of the functions of our website to the fullest extent.

Furthermore, Google offers a deactivation add-on for the most popular browsers, which gives you more control over which data on the websites called up by you is recorded by Google. The add-on notifies the JavaScript (ga.js) from Google Analytics that no information on the website visit is to be transferred to Google Analytics. The deactivation add-on for browsers from Google Analytics does not however prevent information being transferred to us or to any other web-analysis services used by us. You can find further information on the installation of the browser add-on via the following link: 

If you visit our site via a mobile terminal device (smart phone or tablet) please click this Link in order to prevent recording by Google Analytics within this website in the future. In this case an opt-out cookie will be placed in your device. If you delete your cookies you must then click this link again.
Third providers, including Google, place advertisements on websites in the Internet. Third providers, including Google, use stored cookies for inserting advertisements on the basis of the previous visits of a user to this website. In no case will Google bring your IP address in connection with other Google data. The data collection and data storage can be refused at any time, with effect as to the future. You can deactivate the use of cookies by Google in that you call up the page for <a href=" adshl="de"" onclick=";return false" rtekeep="1"> Deactivation of Google Advertising.

Alternatively, users can deactivate the use of cookies by third providers in that they call up the deactivation site of the network advertising initiative Deaktivierungsseite der Netzwerkwerbeinitiative. You can also prevent Google's acquisition of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address), as well as its processing by Google, in that you download and install the browser plug-in available under the following link: 

We draw your attention, however, to the fact that in this case not all of the functions of this website may be fully available. By using this website you declare that you consent to the processing of the data collected on you by Google in the previously described manner and for the previously described purpose. The data collection and data storage can be refused at any time, with effect as to the future. You can find further information on the provisions of Google here.

Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps for the presentation of maps and for preparation of drive routes. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. By using Google Maps on this website you declare your consent to the recording, processing and use of the automatically collected data, as well as of the data entered by you, by Google, by one of its representatives or by third providers. The terms of use for Google Maps can be found here. The data protection statement from Google Maps can be found here.