Data Protection

Collection of personal data

Scania Deutschland GmbH and Scania Vertrieb und Service GmbH (also referred to as “Scania” in the following) are looking forward to your visit to our website. The protection of your personal data during collection and use is important to us. We want you to feel secure when you visit our website. In the following, we will therefore explain which personal data in particular we collect while you visit and use our website and how this data is used.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

1.      In the following, we provide information on the collection of personal data during the use of our website. Personal data is all data which relates to you personally, e.g. name, address, email addresses, user patterns.

(2)     The responsible party as per art. 4 no. 7 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are Scania Deutschland GmbH, August-Horch-Straße 10, 56070 Koblenz, Germany, and Scania Vertrieb und Service GmbH, August-Horch-Straße 10, 56070 Koblenz, Germany (also refer to our legal notice). Our data protection officer can be contacted at or using the following contact information: Dornbach GmbH Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft, Dr. Thomas Kehr, Anton-Jordan-Straße 1, 56070 Koblenz, Germany.

(3)     If you contact us by email or using a contact form, we store and process the data provided by you (your email address, possibly your name and phone number) and transfer it to associated companies if this is required for answering your questions. We delete the data accumulated in this context after storage is no longer required or we limit processing if any legal data retention obligations exist.

(4)     If we use service providers hired by us for individual functions or want to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you about the respective processes in detail in the following. With this, we will also provide the defined criteria for the storage period.

2.      Your rights

(1)     You have the following rights towards us regarding the personal information relating to you:

–       Right to be informed

–       Right of rectification or erasure

–       Right to restriction of processing

–       Right to object processing

–       Right to data portability

(2)     You also have the right to make a complaint to a data protection regulatory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

3.      Collection of personal data during a visit to our website

(1)     If our website is used purely for informational purposes, i.e. of you do not register or send us any information otherwise, we only collect the personal data which your browser sends to our server. If you want to view our website, we collect the following data which we technically require to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security (legal basis: art. 6 par. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR):

–       IP address

–       Date and time of the request

–       Time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

–       Content of the request (specific page)

–       Access status/HTTP status code

–       Data quantity transmitted in each case

–       Website from which the request originates

–       Browser

–       Operating system and its interface

–       Language and version of the browser software

(2)     In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer while you use our website. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your hard drive, linked to the browser used by you, and through which the party setting the cookie (here: us) receives certain information. Cookies cannot execute any programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They are used to make the website overall more user-friendly and effective.

(3)     Use of cookies:

a) This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and function of which are explained in the following:

–       Transient cookies (see b)

–       Persistent cookies (see c)

b)      Transient cookies are deleted automatically when you close the browser. This includes in particular the session cookies. These store a session ID which can be used to link different requests from your browser to the joint session. This allows your computer to be recognised when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.

c)      Persistent cookies are deleted automatically after a defined period which can differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.

d)    We use cookies to identify you for follow-up visits if you have an account with us. Otherwise, you have to log in again at each visit.

e)      The flash cookies used are not recorded by your browser but by your flash plug-in. We also use HTML5 storage objects which are stored on your device. These objects store the required data independent of the browser used by you and have no automatic expiry date. If you do not want the flash cookies to be processed, you have to install a corresponding add-on ( or the Adobe Flash Killer Cookie for Google Chrome. You can prevent the use of HTML5 storage objects by using private mode in your browser. We also recommend manually deleting your cookies and the browser history at regular intervals.

(3)     Cookies used on our website:

Cookie Domain Purpose Gespeicherte Informationen Storage duration Transfer of data
AUTODOSID Session Cookie Session identification Expires after session No
Language Language Cookie Chosen Language Expires after session No
adwpocp Consent to cookie use Consent to cookie use 1 Year No

4.      Other functions and services of our website

(1)     In addition to the purely informational use of our website, we offer different services which you can use if you are interested. For this, you have to provide other personal data which we use for providing the respective service and to which the aforementioned data processing principles apply.

(2)     We sometimes use external service providers for processing your data. These were carefully selected by us, checked with regard to their data protection standards and contracted; they are bound by our instructions and are checked regularly.

(3)     Furthermore, we can forward your personal data to third parties if contract conclusions or similar services are offered by us jointly with partners. More information about this is indicated when you provide your personal data or in the description of the service.


5.       Objection to or revocation of the processing of your data

(1)     If you have consented to the processing of your data, you can revoke this at any time. Such a revocation influences the permissibility of the processing of your personal data after you have made this declaration to us.

(2)     In as far as we base the processing of your personal data on a balancing of interest, you can object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is not required in particular for fulfilling a contract with you, which we will show in the description of the functions in each case. When making such an objection, please provide us with the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. If your objection is justified, we will review the situation and will either stop or adapt data processing or we will present you with our compelling reasons worthy of protection based on which we continue the processing.

(3)     Of course you can object to the processing of your personal data for advertising and data analysis at any time. You can send us your objection to advertising use at the following contact:

Last updated: November 2019