MAHLE Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

MAHLE regards the protection of personal data and the right to informational self-determination an important matter.

As one of the leading global suppliers to the automobile industry and manufacturer of components and systems for combustion engines and peripherals, we process information from business partners as well as existing and prospective customers all over the world. They expect any disclosed information to be treated as strictly confidential by authorised employees only.

  • Statutory requirements
    MAHLE has pledged to strictly comply with all national and international laws and regulations in order to preserve the right to informational self-determination.
    When collecting, storing and processing personal information, we observe European regulations on data privacy and all relevant national laws derived from these regulations. We are based in Germany and so the German Data Protection Act, Telecommunications Act and Broadcast Media Act apply within our company.
  • Principles
    We only process personal information on a contractual basis, with the consent of those concerned or in accordance with legal regulations.
    When collecting, storing and using personal information, we respect the basic principles of data minimisation and appropriation.
    We guarantee rights of information and data correction for the parties involved.
  • Processing and using personal data
    During your visit to our website, our server will automatically save the name of your internet service provider, the website from which you are visiting us plus the pages of our website you are visiting, the IP address allocated by your service provider as well as the date and duration of your visit. We can evaluate this information anonymously. Other personal information is then only collected and stored if you have given us express permission to do so.
  • Using and disclosing personal information
    Your personal information will only be used for the purposes for which you have voluntarily provided this information. Our employees and service providers are obliged to treat this information as strictly confidential. Your details shall not be sold or distributed to third parties outside of the MAHLE Group. Information is only disclosed to governmental institutions and authorities within the context of statutory national provisions.
  • Cookies
    In some areas of our website, we use so-called "cookies" to make our website pages easier to use and adapt them according to your needs. A "cookie" is a small text file stored on your hard disk.
    You can configure the browser settings to reject or delete cookies. Please note that configuring some settings may result in the limitation of certain functions on our website.
  • Security
    We employ specific organisational and technical measures to guarantee the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the personal information we process. Our security measures are continuously upgraded in line with state-of-the-art technology.
  • Links
    Our internet pages sometimes contain links to external websites. Unfortunately we cannot accept responsibility for the content and data privacy statement of external websites.
  • Consent
    By using this internet site, you are authorising us to store and use your data as described in this statement. We reserve the right to revise and supplement the data protection statement. The current version of the published data protection statement applies.
  • Contacts
    If you have any queries relating data protection at MAHLE, please contact our internal company data protection officer at the official MAHLE GmbH address or via e-mail: datenschutz@mahle.com.