Notes on data protection

The protection of privacy is crucial for the future of Internet-based business models and the development of an Internet-based economy. DriveLock SE GmbH would like to highlight its commitment to privacy with these notes on data protection. We will explain, how DriveLock SE GmbH handles personal data on this website.

This data protection statement applies to this website and all other websites that link to this data protection statement. Individual companies of DriveLock SE GmbH may employ a different data protection policy. We therefore recommend carefully reading the individual data protection statements of each DriveLock SE GmbH website you visit.

Global data protection standards

We aligned our policy for handling personal data with global principles and standards with respect to transparency in the use of personal data, observation and provision of options, access regulations, rules on data integrity, data security and data distribution, as well as monitoring of the lawfulness of data processing. In particular, DriveLock SE GmbH observes the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).


By using this website, you agree to the storage and use of your data as described hereinafter. Any changes to this data protection statement will be published on this page, always keeping you informed on which data DriveLock SE GmbH stores and how this data is used.
Insofar as required by applicable data protection law, we will also seek your express consent for any additional processing of the personal data collected on this website or provided by you.

Using the DriveLock App

The DriveLock App requests the following permissions: Read access to Google accounts (GET_ACCOUNTS and to Contacts (READ_CONTACTS) is required to connect Google Drive.

Collection and processing of personal data

DriveLock SE GmbH would like to understand your requirements and interests better and offer you a perfect service. Generally, the use of our website is possible without providing any personal data. If possible, collecting personal data (like name, address or e-mail addresses) is always done on a voluntary basis. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your express consent.
We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may involve gaps in security. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties.

The use of contact data published in context of the imprint by third parties for the purpose of sending not explicitly requested advertisement and information material is hereby declined. The operators of these web pages shall retain the right to undertake legal steps if we are sent unsolicited advertisements, such as through spam mail.

DriveLock SE GmbH collects and uses personal data in the manner described below and in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
When you visit our website, we capture your IP address and we use cookies and other Internet technologies (hereinafter referred to as “automated tools” and “integrated weblinks”) that allow the collection of general information about the visitors of our website and their interests. The following section explains the technologies used and the type of information collected with these technologies.????
We also capture and process data you provide to us voluntarily; for instance, when registering for events, subscribing to a newsletter, participating in online surveys, join discussion groups or forums or purchase something.

What type of data do we collect and why?

DriveLock SE GmbH would like to ensure consistent personal customer service with the support of the data collected. DriveLock SE GmbH exclusively uses your data according to this statement or as described at the point of capture. Any subsequent changes to the purpose of use is subject to your express consent, unless such a change becomes legitimate through applicable statutory provisions.

The purposes for which we use your data include:

• Order processing and delivery of products ordered
• To inform you about product announcements, special offers and other items of potential interest. This may also include information about other companies and business partners, if their products complement the products of DriveLock SE GmbH, providing a potential benefit.
• To tailor information about our products precisely to your requirements. This allows us to provide you with information on the specific products of interest to you.
• To contact you, answer customer enquiries and provide information on shipping and invoicing matters.
• To conduct voluntary customer surveys that enable us to continuously improve our services and products.
• To process job applications
• To fulfil our contractual obligations.

IP addresses

IP addresses are used for the analysis of malfunctions, the administration of the website and to obtain demographic information. We also use IP addresses and, if applicable, other information you have provided on this website, to gain knowledge of the specific pages our visitors view on our website and the subjects they are interested in. We use the insights gained to provide you with optimized information about our products. DriveLock SE GmbH categorically captures such data in anonymized form only and will not link them with a registered user’s profile without his consent. As standard, we only capture the domain name of our website visitors.

DriveLock SE GmbH only captures data in connection with your visit of the DriveLock SE GmbH website. We capture no personal data related to your visits of the websites of other companies and organizations that are not part of DriveLock SE GmbH.


Cookies are used to show personalized content, to save you repeatedly entering your password, allocate your orders, as well as to tailor the information we provide to your user behavior.

Email addresses

If you provide your email address, we will only contact you via email. We will not share your email address with third parties outside of DriveLock SE GmbH. You can request to receive no further emails from DriveLock SE GmbH at any time. Depending on the settings of your email program, information may be transferred to DriveLock SE GmbH automatically, when you send an email to DriveLock SE GmbH.

Orders and registration for events

Our website contains order forms that you may fill in to request information, products and services. These forms may also be used to capture payment information, including your bank details or credit card numbers. DriveLock SE GmbH uses this data exclusively for invoicing and payment processing for the relevant procedure. This processing may include the provision of your data to third parties, such as banks, credit card companies or other financial or credit institutions executing this procedure.

Disclosure of personal data

As a company with global operations, DriveLock SE GmbH also has a global Internet presence. Information you provide on one of our websites may therefore be transferred to a local server or a server in another country. Your privacy is protected worldwide, as we subject all our websites to the data protection policy described herein.

We process your data within DriveLock SE GmbH on a global scale to process your enquiries and orders and to improve our services and products even more.

If required, DriveLock SE GmbH will also disclose information to business partners, service providers, third parties and subcontractors. This may be required to perform a service or transaction requested by you, including order processing, customer service and providing information on our services or products.

We limit the disclosure of personal data to the information required to perform each service. The relevant third party may only use this personal data for the performance of the service or transaction requested.
Your personal will not be shared for marketing purposes, sold or otherwise provided to a third party without your prior consent.

DriveLock SE GmbH may be forced to disclose your data and information related to the same, if ordered by a court or authority. We further reserve the right to use your data to raise or defend any legal claims.

In the event of a takeover or merger by or with another company, the disclosure or transfer of personal data to potential or actual buyers may be necessary. In such an event, DriveLock SE GmbH will strive to ensure the highest degree of data protection possible.
In accordance with applicable law, we reserve the right to store and disclose personal and other data to uncover and combat illegal actions and attempts of fraud, or a violation of the terms of use of DriveLock SE GmbH.

Protection of personal data

The protection of your personal data is paramount to us. In order to effectively protect your personal data from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, DriveLock SE GmbH uses common security procedures and technologies. This also includes the use of secure server technology and other state of the art procedures for the prevention of improper use.
Moreover, all of our employees are obliged to observe data protection and confidentiality pursuant to Section 5 BDSG.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to third party websites. DriveLock SE GmbH cannot be held responsible for the data protection measures or the content of websites outside of DriveLock SE GmbH.

Data protection policy for the use of Facebook plugins (Like button)

We integrated plugins from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA on our website. The Facebook plugins are recognized by the Facebook logo or the “Like button” on our website. An overview of Facebook plugins can be found here:

When you visit our website a connection between your browser and the Facebook server will be automatically made through the plugin. Facebook receives the information that you visited our website with your IP address.
If you click at the “like button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content from our website to your Facebook account. Therefore Facebook is able to assign your visit on our website to your account. Please note that we as operator of these website do not have any notice about the content of the disclosed data as well as their use through Facebook. More information about the privacy policy of Facebook can be found at

If you do not want Facebook to match your visit on our website to your Facebook account, please log off from your Facebook user account.

Data protection policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics software program of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so called “cookies”, text files, that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website will be passed on to and will be stored on a Google server in the USA. In case of activation of IP disidentification at this website, your IP address will be shortened from Google within Member States of the European Union or other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases, the complete IP address will be passed on to a Google Server in the USA and will be shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, to create reports about the website activity and to provide more services that are connected to the use of this website and the internet to the operator of the website.

The in the context of Google Analytics transmitted IP address from your browser won’t be brought together with other data from Google.

You can avoid the installation of cookies by appropriately adjusting your browser software: we would like to make you aware of the fact, that in this case it is possible that you will not be able to use all the functions of this website. Moreover you can avoid the recording and transmission of personal data (including your IP address) through cookies and your use of this website to Google as well as the processing of this data trough Google by downloading and installing the following browser plugin:

Data protection policy for the use of Twitter

Functions from Twitter are also included in our website. This functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. When using Twitter and the “re-tweet” function, the website you have visited is automatically linked to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users. At the same time data is disclosed to Twitter.

Please note that we as operator of these website have no knowledge of the content of the data disclosed as well as of their use through Twitter. To get information about the privacy policy of Twitter visit

Your privacy policies at Twitter can be changed in your account settings at

Data storage

DriveLock SE GmbH only stores personal data for the period required for the particular purpose or the statutory requirements for which it was collected.

Information about personal data

If you have any questions about this data protection statement or you would like to know which of your data we have stored, please contact our data protection representative.

DriveLock SE GmbH
Mr. Thomas Fletschinger
Landsberger Straße 396
81241 München Germany
Current status of our data protection policy : Dezember 2014