1. Purpose

At AVILUS, we respect your privacy and are committed to complying with all applicable data protection laws, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR), and to protecting your personal data that you entrust to us or that we otherwise process as part of our business operations.

2. Scope of application

This policy applies to the use of our website AVILUS.com and subscription service (newsletters and press releases), as well as to our general exchanges with external stakeholders, including customers and suppliers.

3. Collection of personal data and purposes

3.1 General

When you visit the website or other AVILUS services, we may collect some of your personal data. Data we collect directly from you:

Registration may be required for certain areas and features of our website and services. To register, you must e.B. provide your first name, last name and rank, as well as your organization and email address.  We may use this information in aggregated form or link it to your email address and other personal information we collect about you.

Automatically collected data:

We use cookies to automatically collect data about your use of our website or services. This data may include: your domain name, browser type and operating system, the web pages you view, the links you click, the IP address, the device ID, any data you submit, the duration of your visit to our website or use of our services, the referring URL or the website through which you came to our website.

Visit the "Cookies" page for more information about our use of cookies.

3.2 Purpose

We collect and use your personal data,

to provide you with our Services, to communicate with you about your use of our Services and to respond to your inquiries, as well as for other customer service purposes; to tailor the content and information we provide to you, provide you with personalized help and instructions, and otherwise personalize your experience of using the Site or our Services; for marketing and advertising purposes.  This allows us to collect your data, such as.B. Use your email address to send you news and newsletters, as well as informational communications, or otherwise contact you regarding products or information that we believe may be of interest to you. 

to better understand how users access and use our website and services, both overall and individually, so that we can improve our website and services and take into account the wishes and preferences of users, as well as for other research and analysis purposes.

We collect data to get a better overview of our customer base and their behavior. The data is used to learn more about customer engagement. Our product and marketing team uses them in aggregate form to better understand the navigation path, retention, and funnel drop-offs.

3.3 Subscribing to newsletters and other services

AVILUS regularly publishes newsletters, press releases and other communications.  If you would like to receive them, you can register on the AVILUS website with your name, rank and e-mail address.  You can also register for these announcements at trade fairs and other events frequented by us.

The Communication Service is provided by an external partner who processes your name and email address for the purpose of providing these communications to you. You can unsubscribe from newsletters and informational communications from AVILUS by following the instructions provided in the respective media.

4. Protection of personal data

We take the protection of your personal data seriously.  With our internal policies and controls, we ensure that the personal data you have provided to us is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused or disclosed to third parties. Only authorized employees and/or authorized suppliers of AVILUS can access your personal data as part of the proper performance of their duties.

5. Transfer of personal data

Your personal data will be passed on to other companies of the AVILUS Group. Some of these are located outside the EU/EEA ("third countries") where applicable laws do not provide for the same level of data protection as in your home country.  In these cases, AVILUS takes measures to ensure an adequate level of data protection. Some of our services are provided by trusted partners. In order for us to provide these services to you, we share some of your personal data with these partners.  Some of these partners are located outside the EU/EEA ("Third Countries") where applicable laws do not provide for the same level of data protection as in your home country.  In these cases, AVILUS takes measures to ensure an adequate level of data protection and obliges these trusted partners to ensure the same level of data protection to which AVILUS itself is committed.

6. Data Controller(s)

As a rule, AVILUS GmbH, Hönnetalstraße 157, 58675 Hemer, Enrico Magi, Phone: +49 3677 6417 202 is your data controller. However, depending on the specific circumstances, the Data Controller may also be either your local AVILUS entity or the "BINZ Automotive Group" (BINZ and affiliated companies), which are jointly responsible for data security and the processing of your personal data in accordance with the specific purposes set out above.  On the WEBSITE of BINZ you will find an overview of the companies of the BINZ Group.

Enrico Magi, DSB

7. Security measures

AVILUS is aware of the inherent risk of data processing and has taken technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized or unlawful processing and from accidental loss or destruction or damage. AVILUS regularly assesses the identified risks and makes appropriate adjustments to the security measures taken.

7.1 Retention period

We only store your personal data for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, to provide you with the services you have requested, to communicate with you and to provide you with an optimal user experience when visiting our website. When your personal data is no longer needed, it will either be deleted or anonymised so that you cannot be identified. Notwithstanding the foregoing, some of your personal information may be stored for billing purposes or to defend against legal claims.  This data will be stored until the expiry of the applicable statutory limitation period.

8. Your rights

Under current legislation, you have various rights. These include:

Revocation of consent: If you have given your consent to the processing of personal data, you can revoke it at any time.

Right of access: You have the right to obtain confirmation from us as to whether or not we are processing your personal data. If this is the case, you can request access to this data.

Right to rectification: You have the right to request the rectification of inaccurate personal data processed by AVILUS about you.

Right to erasure ("right to be forgotten"): In certain circumstances, you may request that we delete your personal data processed by us.

Right to restriction of processing: In certain circumstances, you may request that we restrict the processing of your personal data.

Right to object: In certain circumstances, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data.

Right to data portability: In certain circumstances, you may request a copy of your personal data that we process about you and that you have provided to us.

Right to lodge a complaint: You have the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

If you would like to find out more or change your data, you are welcome to contact the staff responsible for GDPR matters at AVILUS at this e-mail.

9. Changes to this Statement

This Statement is effective from the Effective Date set forth below. We may change this statement from time to time. Therefore, you should check them at regular intervals. Any changes to this statement will be posted on our website at /legal-notice/.


Effective Date: January 01, 2022