Information about the use of cookies and the analysis of usage data.

We use cookies to identify your user interest and particularly popular sections of our websites and improve the design of these websites and make it even more user-friendly based on this information.

1. Functions and use of cookies

a. Cookies are small files stored on your desktop, notebook or mobile device by a website you visit. They allow us to tell whether, e.g. there has already been a connection between your device and our websites in the past or which language and other settings you prefer. Cookies can also contain personal data.
b. By using our websites, you consent to the use of cookies. You can also visit our websites without consenting to the use of cookies. This means you can reject the use of cookies and also delete them at any time by choosing the appropriate settings on your device. To do so, proceed as follows:
i. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can change this default setting by activating the setting "Do not accept cookies" in your browser.
ii. You can delete existing cookies at any time. Please refer to the instructions of your browser or device manufacturer for detailed information on how to do so.
iii. Like the use of cookies, their rejection or deletion is likewise linked to the particular device and in addition to the particular browser you use. This means you must reject or delete the cookies separately for each of your devices as well as for each browser when you use more then one.
c. If you decide against the use of cookies, you may not be able to use all functions of our websites or have only limited use of individual functions.
d. We distinguish between the following categories of cookies:
i. Mandatory cookies (type 1) These cookies are imperative for the functions of the websites. Without these cookies, we would not be able to offer you services such as e.g. the vehicle configurator.
ii. Functionality cookies (type 2) These cookies simplify the use and improve the functions of the websites. We store e.g. your language settings in functionality cookies.
iii. Performance cookies (type 3) These cookies collect information about how you use our websites. This allows us to tell which parts of our Internet offering are particularly popular and thereby to improve our offering for you. Please also read the section "Analysis of usage data" about this subject.
iv. Third-party cookies (type 4) These cookies are set by third parties, e.g. social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+, whose contents you can integrate with the "social plug-ins" available on our websites. For more information about the use and function of the social plug-ins, please see Section 4 of our data protection notices.