Opel cares about your privacy. Via this Site Opel does not collect or process any personal data with the exception of information collected via cookies set by Google Analyticsas explained below in this policy. This Site can also contain links to other Opelwebsites or to websites of our dealers, authorized repairers, other affiliated companies or social media websites. When you click on such a link to any of such other Opel or third party websites, please be aware that these websites have their own data privacy policies. Please check their privacy policies when using these websites. Please be informed that Opel cannot accept any responsibility or liability for third party websites.
This site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics sets cookies (default is 4) in order to evaluate your use of the site and compile reports on site activity.
A 'cookie' is a small file, typically of letters and numbers that we send to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk by our web server. This for example allows our website to recognize a user's device when a connection has been established between the web server and the web browser.
Opel may use two types of cookies on this Site:
These are temporary cookies that are stored in the cookie file of your browser until you end your browser session. The cookies used by Google Analytics will all be session cookies. In addition this site will use one session cookie to remember your decision to accept or decline the use of Google Analytics.
These remain in the cookie file of your browser for a longer period. This time period will depend on the choice you make in the settings of your internet browser. If you select to permanently accept or decline the use of Google Analytics we will need to set one persistent cookie. This cookie will only contain a "true" or "false" value and nothing more. It is only used to store your preference for this site. Storing your preference permanently will simply stop you being asked your preference each time you visit the site but will not affect your ability to use it.
There are many on-line publications on cookies in case you want to read more. See for example: http://www.allaboutcookies.org
Google stores information collected by the cookies on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. This site uses the “gat._anonymizeIp()” functionality within Google Analytics to truncate your IP address and make it anonymous before sending to Google.
Google Inc. is a member of the US Safe Harbor Scheme. This scheme allows the transfer of data from within the EEA to countries that are outside of the EEA without having to enter into a specific data transfer
agreement. Companies that sign up to the scheme are deemed to provide adequate protection for personal data transmitted from Europe. Google Inc.'s registration is at
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You have the ability to accept or decline all cookies on all the websites you visit by changing the settings in your internet browser. For example when you use Internet Explorer version 8.0 you must do the following: 1. choose Tools followed by Internet Options 2. click the tab Privacy 3. use the slider to choose the settings you prefer.
For other internet browsers please refer to your browser instructions to learn more about how to modify your browser settings or how to delete cookies
Google has also created their own opt-out plugin which you can get from: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout