Privacy policy

Public Areas of the AVL DITEST Website

Anyone may visit the public area of the AVL DITEST website without disclosing personal data (name, address etc.). Personal data is only requested by AVL DITEST if it is needed to optimize the services provided to you. The purpose of collecting personal data is to make it possible for you as an AVL DITEST website user to adapt it to your own personal needs and to provide you with information, if required, on specific topics, also by eMail. The objective is also to make it easier for you to take part in competitions, use the services of the communities (e.g. forums, chats) and purchase products from the AVL DITEST website.

Protected Areas of the AVL DITEST Website

Only registered users are permitted to access the password-protected area, i.e. the AVL DITEST Extranet. Where the General Terms of Business for Sales on the Internet or special Separate Agreements for the various services contain information relating to data acquisition, such special conditions take priority over this Privacy Statement.
AVL DITEST treats personal data provided by you online according to the principles enumerated below.

1. Disclosure and Transparency

The privacy statement explains how AVL DITEST treats personal data and informs you about AVL DITEST's data protection policy. Customers can make relevant inquiries, obtain specific information and order services and/or purchase products at the AVL DITEST websites. To be able to supply such services, AVL DITEST needs information about your identity, how to contact you and information to make the transactions possible, including the use of credit cards. It is AVL DITEST´s aim to constantly improve the present websites and to orient its products and services to customers' requirements. To help us to achieve this aim we ask you to voluntarily supply us with detailed information about your field of work and activities, information about what you expect from and your assessment of AVL DITEST products and services, your general opinion of how the AVL DITEST websites are developing and the possibility of our contacting you.

2. Intended Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small file which is written to your hard disk by certain websites that you visit. A cookie can only contain the personal information that you yourself have volunteered. Under no circumstances are cookies able to read hard disks or to read cookies written to your hard disk by other sites. AVL DITEST uses cookies to modify the services and products on offer at the AVL DITEST websites to match your needs and to structure its content so that you can get the best out of it. We use information derived from cookies to improve the navigation structure of the AVL DITEST websites and optimize their user-friendliness. A large part of the AVL DITEST websites may also be viewed without cookies. AVL DITEST only uses cookies when absolutely necessary. You can set your browsers to prevent cookies from being stored. You can also set your browser to notify you before cookies are received or you can turn off cookies permanently. Cookies that have been stored can be deleted at any time. Files containing cookies are usually stored in your browser directory.

3. Service-Oriented Data Processing and Use

Your data is processed and used by AVL DITEST to help us to provide you with the best possible service to meet your needs. We use your data, for example, to help us to process transactions that you have requested, to pass on information about AVL DITEST products and services and to further improve our website. Your credit card information will only be used in conjunction with payments and will neither be stored nor processed for any other purpose. AVL DITEST may send you information on products and/or services and ask for your opinion on AVL DITEST's development work. In agreeing to this Privacy Statement, you also expressly agree to being sent this kind information but you always have the option at any time of refusing it. You can also decline such inquiries and information in the future. To do so, please contact us by eMail at AVL DITEST will then make every endeavor to ensure that no further information is sent to you. Furthermore, every user can stipulate in advance that no such inquiries and information are to be sent.

Bear in mind, however, that data from the area of the Communities (e.g. forums, chats) can be viewed and used by third parties, and that such activities are beyond the control of AVL DITEST.

4. Passing on Data

Any personal data that you provide online to the AVL DITEST websites will basically only be passed on to other AVL DITEST Affiliates and/or business partners if deemed appropriate according to the principles outlined above. In such situations, by accepting this Privacy Statement, you expressly agree to the transfer of that data to any country where the scope of the data protection may differ from that of the country of the access-authorized user. In any other situation personal data will only be passed on to third parties after securing your prior consent or if we are required by law to do so. AVL DITEST Affiliates and/or business partners are bound by the Data Protection Policy and Confidentiality Agreements in the same way as AVL DITEST itself. Data provided by you online may also be linked to information passed on by AVL DITEST when services or products are ordered.

5. Preliminary Information Subject to Consent

Under no circumstances will personal data that you provide online be used in any other way than that described here unless we inform you first and obtain your consent. That applies in particular to the possibility allowed for in certain AVL DITEST Services of disclosing the names of Administrators and people with access authorizations, and also of creating directories containing the names of contacts within a customer company.

6. Update, Information and Amendment

AVL DITEST strives to ensure that personal date is constantly kept up to date and accurate. You can inform AVL DITEST of alterations to your personal data at any time or request your stored data to be deleted. To do so, please contact us by eMail at The data will then be updated and amended accordingly. If you wish AVL DITEST will send you by email the personal data that you submitted to us when you registered at the AVL DITEST website.

7. Data Security

AVL DITEST makes every effort using the latest state of the art to protect personal data against accidental and illegal destruction and loss. AVL DITEST endeavours to ensure that such data is used in a proper manner and to protect it from unauthorised access. Critical data (such as credit card information) is stored in SSL encrypted form only.

8. Data Confidentiality

AVL DITEST personnel are under obligation to maintain data confidentiality even after termination of their employment relationship.

9. Data Protection Commission

AVL DITEST is registered with the Austrian Data Protection Commission and entered on the Data Processing Register. As a result of the registration AVL DITEST has been assigned the following data processing number (DVR-Nr.): 1041622. A Data Protection Officer has been appointed at AVL DITEST. For questions concerning data protection therefore, please contact Oliver Vallant.

10. Further Development and Data Protection

The AVL DITEST Data Protection Policy is based on our absolute commitment to actively protecting data and maintaining data confidentiality. AVL DITEST regards continuous development and improvement of its data protection standards as an indispensable component of a successful data protection policy.