Data Protection Declaration

Scope of Application

This Data Protection Declaration informs users about the type, volume and purpose of the collection and utilization of personal data by the responsible provider (controller) on this website (hereinafter referred to as “website presentation“).

The legal basis for data protection can be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) or, as of May 25, 2018 in the General EU Data Protection Act (EU-DATAP) and the German Tele Media Act (TMG).

Öhlins DTC takes the protection of your data very seriously and complies with the applicable data protection legislation. On some pages of this site you may be asked to provide personal information. Your response to any of these questions is voluntary.


Öhlins DTC
Gottlieb-Daimler-Straße 25
D-53520 Meuspath

Telephone: +49 (0) 26 91 - 937780
Telefax: +49 (0) 26 91 - 9377890

Managing Directors: Kenth Öhlin, Anders Håkansson
Register Court: Circuit Court Koblenz
Register Number: HRB 20830

Value Added Tax Identification Number pursuant to §27a Value Added Tax Act: DE255995748

Data Protection Declaration

Öhlins DTC takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and complies stringently with the provisions of the applicable data protection legislation. On this website, personal data is collected only to the extent that this is technically necessary. Under no circumstances shall we sell any of the data we collect or share this information with third parties for any other reasons.

The following declaration provides an overview of how we guarantee the protection we provide and which type of data is collected for which purpose.

Data Processing on this Website

Öhlins DTC collects and automatically archives in its server logfiles information your browser communicates to us. This information consists of the following:

  • Browser type/version
  • The operating system used
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited website)
  • Hostname of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of the server inquiry

These data cannot be allocated to certain individuals by Öhlins DTC. These data are not merged with other data sources. Moreover, these data are deleted once the statistical analysis is complete.

Security of Your Personal Data

Öhlins DTC protects your personal data against unauthorized access, use or publication. Öhlins DTC ensures that your personal information saved on the server is located in a controlled, secure environment, where unauthorized access and publication is prevented.

Sharing of Your Data

Öhlins DTC does not share your personal data with any third parties, unless your information is required to process the business transaction (e.g. for the shipment of goods). The shared data shall be restricted to the absolute minimum in such cases. However, if Öhlins DTC should be mandated by law or a court order to share your data, we shall share your data only with the government institutions and agencies entitled to the information.


These web pages do use so-called cookies in various locations. The purpose of these cookies is to make our website more user friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies.“ Upon termination of your visit, these cookies are automatically deleted. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain any viruses.

SSL Encryption

To safeguard the security of your data during transmissions, we use an encryption proceeding that is in compliance with the latest state of the art (SSL or TLS encryption). You will be able to recognize an encrypted connection by the letter sequence “ https:// “ and the lock symbol in the address line of your browser.


If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we will need a valid e-mail address from you along with information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the provided e-mail address and that the owner of the e-mail address consents to the receipt of the newsletter. No further data shall be collected.
You may revoke your consent to the archiving of your data, e-mail address and their use for the sending of the newsletter at any time.

Matomo (Piwik)

This website uses Matomo (previously called Piwik), an open source software used to statistically analyze user access. Matomo uses so-called “cookies,“ i.e. text files that are stored on the computers of users and make it possible to analyze the use of the website by visitors. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the website is stored on the provider's server in Germany. The IP address is rendered anonymous immediately after processing of the information and prior to its storage. Users have the option to prevent the installation of such cookies by making pertinent adjustments to their browser software settings. However, the provider does point out that the user may no longer be able to use all functions of this website to their fullest extent if such changes are made.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis services offered by Google Inc. (“Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies,“ i.e. text files that are stored on the computers of users and make it possible to analyze the use of the website by visitors. The information generated by this cookie about the use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to one of Google's servers in the United States of America, where it is archived. Google shall use this information to analyze your use of the website, to generate reports on the website activities for the operator of the website and to render additional services related to the use of the website and the use of the Internet. Google may also share this information with third parties, if required by law or if third parties process this information on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances shall Google merge your IP address with other data stored by Google. Users have the option to prevent the installation of such cookies by making pertinent adjustments to their browser software settings. However, the provider does point out that the user may no longer be able to use all functions of this website to their fullest extent if such changes are made. By using this website you declare that you consent to the processing of your collected personal data by Google in the above described manner and for the above specified purpose.

Google Maps

We have integrated into our website "Google Maps" by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The data processed in conjunction with Google Maps is in particular the IP address along with location information of the users, which may, however, not be collected without the users' consent (you usually give this consent in conjunction with setting up your mobile devices). This data may be processed in the United States. Please click here to review the related Data Protection Declaration and here to take advantage of the Opt-Out-Option.

Integration of YouTube Videos

We have integrated YouTube videos into our website presentation, which are archived on and can be played directly from our website. All of these videos are integrated into the “expanded data protection mode,“ i.e. none of your data is transferred to YouTube, unless you actually play the videos. If you play one of the videos, the data specified in Section 2 will be transferred. We do not have any control over this data transfer.

When you visit the website, YouTube is notified that you have accessed the respective page on our website. Moreover, the above specified data will be transmitted. This happens regardless of whether YouTube provides a user account you have logged into or whether you do not have a user account. If you have logged into Google, your data is directly allocated to your account. If you do not want your information to be allocated to your YouTube profile, you must log out before your activate the button. YouTube archives your data in the form of usage profiles and utilizes the information for promotional or market research purposes and/or for the needs adequate design of its website. Such an analysis is conducted in particular (even if the user is not logged in) to post needs adequate ads and to brief other users of the social network on your activities on our website. You have the right to object against the generation of these user profiles. To exercise this right, you will have to get in touch with YouTube.

For more information on the purpose and scope of the collection and processing of data by YouTube, please consult the company's Data Protection Declaration. It will also provide additional information regarding your rights and the adjustment of your settings to protect your privacy: Google also processes your personal data in the United States and has made itself subject to the governance of the EU-US-Privacy-Shield.

Right to Receive Information

You have the right to obtain information concerning the data archived concerning yourself, the source of such data and the recipients of the information as well as the purpose of its archiving. To request information about your stored data, please send an e-mail to

Additional Information

It is important to us to earn your trust. Hence, we are keen to at any time answer any questions you have concerning the processing of your personal data. If you have any questions this Data Protection Declaration could not answer or if you would like more detailed information about a certain aspect, please send us an e-mail at

Changes to this Data Protection Declaration

Öhlins DTC reserves the right to change these security and data protection precautions if this should become necessary because of technical developments or changes in the statutory provisions. In such cases we shall also update our information concerning data protection accordingly. Consequently, please make sure you always refer to the latest version of our Data Protection Declaration.

(Status: May 2018)