Legal notice: data protection

Your personal data are protected under German data protection law when they are collected, processed and used during your visit to the IAA website.

Below you will find a summary explaining which data are recorded during your visit to the IAA website and how they are used.

Collection and processing of data
Every time our IAA website is accessed, and every time a file placed on it is retrieved, this is recorded in a log. Data are stored for internal system-related and statistical purposes. The following items are logged: name the file retrieved, date and time of the retrieval, volume of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, web browser and requesting domain. The IP addresses of the requesting computer are also documented.

More detailed personal data will be optionally recorded only if you have made these entries voluntarily, for example in the case of a request or registration. You have the right to revoke permission for this storage. Your attention will be drawn to this right at the relevant points.

Use and forwarding of personal data
If you have made personal data available, we will use them only to answer your inquiries, to process contracts concluded with you, and for technical administration.

Wherever the possibility exists of entering personal or commercial data on this IAA website (e-mail addresses, names, postal addresses), these data are disclosed by the user explicitly on a voluntary basis.

Personal data are forwarded to third parties or otherwise transmitted only if this is required for the purpose of processing contracts or for accounting purposes, or if you have previously given your consent. You have the right to revoke at any time your consent already granted, with effect for the future.

Stored personal data are deleted if you revoke your consent to storage, or if their storage is no longer required to fulfill the intended purpose, or if their storage is prohibited by law.

Right of access to personal data
Upon written request, we will be happy to inform you which of your personal data we have stored.

We use session cookies on this website to enable you to browse quickly, and to remember the information you provide. Your data are stored in the cookie file in your browser as long as the connection is operating, but may then be deleted when you end your browser session, depending on your browser settings. If you do not wish to allow cookies, you must change your browser settings accordingly.

You can prevent the use of cookies by adjusting your browser settings. If you choose this option, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our website or all of our services.

By using this website you agree that the VDA may process your data in the manner and for the purpose described in this section entitled “Cookies.”

Security notice
We apply all possible technical and organizational measures in our efforts to store your personal data in a manner that renders them inaccessible to third parties.

On this web site with Piwik, an open source web analytics tool (, collected and stored for marketing and optimization purposes. From these data user profiles can be created under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of web browser the visitor. Cookies allow us to recognize the visitor's browser. The data collected by Piwik without the explicit consent of the person concerned is not used to identify a visitor personally and is not aggregated with any personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym.

Storage of access data in server log files
You can visit our web pages without providing personal information. We only store access data in server log files, for example the name of the requested file, the date and time of the request, and the volume of data transmitted. This information is evaluated solely to ensure smooth operation of the website and to improve our services. It does not enable us to identify you.

Watch list
For the watch list function, our website uses a cookie that stores the entries in the watch list. It does not collect any other data.