The information presented herein is meant to advise visitors of Carlux Automobile on the usage of “cookies” by Carlux Automobile in regard to this “Website” and the services offered within.
“Cookie” is a term used to refer to cookie modules and similar technologies through which information can be collected and stored.
An “Internet Cookie” (also known as “browser cookie” or simply “cookie”) is a small text file that contains alphanumerical data and is stored in the memory of computers, smartphones and other Internet-enabled devices. A cookie has two components: the name and the content.
By design, cookies can only be accessed by the same web site that installed them, whenever the user returns to that web site.
Cookie usage purposes
Cookies are used to improve the user experience of the Website, adapt some features to the preferences of each user, and ensure a smooth operation of the Website services. Specifically:
Registering a user account
Saving user preferences
Anonymous web traffic statistics to the Website (this allows us to see how we are doing and which areas of the Website can be improved)
Delivery of online advertising offers after visiting this Website
Cookie lifetime can vary depending on their purpose. Based on lifetime, cookies fall in one of two categories:
Session cookies: stored temporary, deleted automatically when the web browser is closed
Persistent cookies: stored on the user’s device until a specific time (which can be minutes, days, or years in the future) or until deleted manually through web browser settings or specialized computer software
Some parts of the content shown on the Website can come from external sources, which can add their own cookies, called “third-party cookies”. Specifically:
Google Analytics: anonymous web traffic statistics (we use the following settings: anonymizeIP, Remarketing OFF, Advertising Features OFF, User-ID OFF) – details / settings / opt-out
Google reCAPTCHA: anti-spam/anti-bot service – details
Types of cookies used on the Website
Strictly necessary cookies: used to enable core web site functionality and store user preferences Performance cookies: usedtofacilitate usage statistics, including web traffic statistics Authentication cookies: used to allow registration of accounts as well as authentication (log in) to those accounts Advertising cookies: used to allow statistics on the performance of advertisemens as well as target advertisements based on user interests
First-party cookies list
Cookie management information
Disabling cookies makes the Website harder to use. Some features will be degraded while others will not work at all. For example, it is impossible to register or log in without cookies.
Nevertheless, users can configure their web browser to reject (or accept) cookies sent by specific sites. All modern browsers offer this functionality, which can be accessed through the “options” or “preferences” menu.
Disabling cookies will not stop advertisements from being show, but it might make them less relevant to users’ interests.
Here are a few useful links about managing cookies:
To learn more about the choices that advertisers provide generally for individuals to influence how information about their online activities over time and across third-party Web sites or online services is collected and used, visit:
The Website is owned and operated by Carlux Automobile. Carlux Automobile is responsible for processing personal data in accordance with the Dutch Data Protection Act and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
On our Website, we do not collect personal data, unless you provide your personal data through a contact form, request more info about our cars, make an offer about our cars, e-mail a car to a friend or subscribe to the newsletter. In those cases, we only collect general contact information, such as your name, email address and/or phone number, sometimes optionally.
Personal data collected on the Website is only used for the purposes for which it was provided. The following is a complete list of our Website purposes of data collection:
1. Request more info
We will only use your personal data to contact you to answer your question if that is why you have provided the personal data.
2. Contact Form
If you make use of our contact form, we will only use the provided data to contact you to answer your question.
3. Newsletter Subscription
If you subscribe to the newsletter, we will only use the collected email address in order to send you the newsletter until you unsubscribe from this service.
4. Make an offer
We will only use your personal data to contact you to send you our offer on the desired car if that is why you have provided the personal data.
5. Email to a friend
We use your personal email address, the name and e-mail address of your friend to send the requested information.
We will retain collected personal data for as long as is necessary to provide you with the requested service, unless a longer retention period is required by law.
We take adequate measures to protect your data from being stolen, lost, or used in any way that is not in line with the purposes for which the data was collected.
We do not sell your personal data to third parties.
We will not give your personal data to third parties, unless we are obligated by law, for example in case of a lawful request by law enforcement authorities.
We may transfer personal data to other companies within the Usabilla group of companies, typically our sales and support offices. We apply the same data protection measures in all our offices.
We may occasionally send you promotional communications about product or feature updates, events, offers, newsletters, content resources, contests or provide you with other news or information about us and our select partners. Except for cases where we are required to do so by law (e.g. notifying you of a data breach), you have the opportunity to unsubscribe from receiving these messages by using the unsubscribe link within each email, or emailing us ([email protected]) to have your contact information removed from our promotional email list or registration database.
You have the right to correct, update, amend, or completely remove your personal data from our database. You can also ask for a structured and machine-readable record of the personal data you provided to us. You can file a request to access the data that is processed through the Public Websites by sending an email to [email protected]. In order to verify your identity, we ask that you send a copy of your ID attached to your request. Be sure to blacken out your photograph and personal identity number or social security number. Following your access request, you can request rectification or removal.
The Website are fully compliant to the recent privacy developments according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us at [email protected] and we will investigate the matter. If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law, you can file a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens).
This privacy statement was created in May 2018. When we change the policy on how collected data on this website is treated, we will announce this through an alteration of our privacy statement.