Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


Effective Date: This Privacy Policy if effective as of October 6, 2016.

German Tuning Corporation (“we,” “our,” or “us”) recognize the importance of consumer privacy and we take this issue seriously. Accordingly, we have designed this Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) so that you can better understand our privacy practices with respect to the information provided or collected on or through any of our Services (as defined below). Our Services are operated by German Tuning Corporation, Inc., a California Corporation with its principal place of business at 1711 McGaw Avenue, Irvine, California 92614.

German Tuning Corporation provides a website with the URL (the “Website”).

Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with this entire Policy prior to providing us with any information through the German Tuning Corporation Website. Throughout this Policy we use capitalized defined terms. These terms are intended to have the meaning given to them in the Policy. By visiting this site, you are accepting the practices described in this Policy and you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as described in this Policy.


1. Scope Of This Policy

(a) This Policy describes generally how we collect, use, store and share information that we receive from users of the Website (“Users“). This Policy applies to all Users.

This Policy covers the activities of German Tuning Corporation with respect to the collection, use, storage and disclosure of information through the German Tuning Corporation Website. The activities of third parties that provide services to German Tuning Corporation, that may collect information about you themselves, are governed by the respective privacy policies of those third parties.

(b) We will continue to evaluate and update this Policy as we launch additional services for our Users, employ new technologies and otherwise adapt and improve, so we recommend that you check for changes regularly. In addition, please review our Sales Terms and Conditions which govern any sales terms for products sold by German Tuning Corporation.


2. What Information is Collected?

(a) Information You Provide to Us: We collect any information you enter on our Website, or that you give us by e-mail or in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information, but you may not be able to take advantage of our services and features.

(b) You can contact us using the “Contact” form at the URL If you elect to contact us using this online form, you can enter the following information: Your name, the company you represent, your country, your phone number, and your e-mail address. Furthermore, you can enter a message. We will store all information that you elect to enter into such form.

(c) We use the above-mentioned type of information to administer our services and provide the highest possible level of service to you. We also use this information in the aggregate to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of our services.

(d) Automatic Information: When you visit a website, you disclose certain information, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and the time of your visit as well as your browser type, operating system, hardware and mobile network information. Our Website, like many other sites, records this basic information about visits to our Website.

(e) Unique device identifier: A unique device identifier is a number automatically assigned to the device you use to access the Website. We may associate the device identifier with other information and will treat the combined information as personally identifiable information in accordance with this Policy for as long as it is combined.

(f) “Cookies”: A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a User’s computer for record-keeping purposes such as site visitation. We send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely identify your browser and improve the quality of our Website and our services. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). Persistent cookies can be removed by following your browser help file directions. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Website may not work properly or at all. Our cookies are linked to your information. We enable some of our business partners to use cookies in conjunction with your use of the Website (for example Google Analytics). We have no access to or control over the use of these cookies. These cookies collect information about your use of the Website, such as which web site you came from, which pages you visited within the Website, and possibly other sites you visit if those sites cooperate with the same third party, but do not collect your name, e-mail address, contact information or other personally identifiable information that by itself would allow the third party to identify or contact you.

(g) Pixel Tags. In our e-mails to you, we may use “pixel tags”, commonly referred to as web beacons to determine if your e-mail software or service can display html-formatted e-mail (this helps us optimize the size of our email messages and conserve bandwidth).


3. German Tuning Corporation’s Use of Your Information

The information we collect is used for administering our business activities. Occasionally we may use the information to notify you about changes to our Website, new services, or special offers. By using our Website and services and leaving your e-mail address, you consent to the receipt of promotional materials or notifications to your e-mail address.


4. Who Has Access to the Information?

(a) Information about our Users is important to us. We will not disclose any individually identifiable information to any third party without first receiving that User’s permission, subject to the paragraphs below.

(b) Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable): We share aggregated demographic and usage information about Users of the Website with our business partners. This information does not identify individual Users. We do not link aggregate user data with personally identifiable information.

(c) Affiliates: We may share some or all of your personally identifiable information with parent companies, subsidiaries, joint ventures or other companies under a common control (“Affiliates”), in which case we will require our Affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy. If another company acquires our company or our assets, that company will possess the personally identifiable information collected by it and us and will assume the rights and obligations regarding your personally identifiable information as described in this Privacy Policy.

(d) Disclosure to Third Party Service Providers: We may share your personally identifiable information with our third party service providers to provide you with the Website and our services. Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, these third party service providers are required not to use your personally identifiable information other than to provide the services requested by us. You expressly consent to the sharing of your personally identifiable information with our service providers for the sole purpose of providing services to you.

(e) To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, German Tuning Corporation may also disclose User information if we believe in good faith that doing so is necessary or appropriate to: (i) protect or defend the rights, safety or property of German Tuning Corporation or third parties (including through the enforcement of this Policy and other applicable agreements and policies); or (ii) comply with legal and regulatory obligations (e.g., pursuant to law enforcement inquiries, subpoenas, court orders or consent decrees). To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, German Tuning Corporation has complete discretion in electing to make or not make such disclosures, and to contest or not contest requests for such disclosures.


5. Methods We Use to Protect Your Information.

German Tuning Corporation takes reasonable precautions to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We use security software to protect the confidentiality of your personal information. In addition, our business practices are reviewed periodically for compliance with policies and procedures governing the security and confidentiality of our information. Our business practices limit employee access to confidential information, and limit the use and disclosure of such information to authorized persons.

Unfortunately, no transmission of data is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under our control to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. Therefore, any transmission of personal information to us is made at your own risk. If you believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please notify us using the contact details below.


6. Children

(a) This website does not provide services or sell products to children under the age of 18.

(b) In the event that German Tuning Corporation becomes aware that we have collected Personal Information from any child, we will dispose of that information in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and other applicable laws and regulations. If you are a parent or guardian and you believe that your child under the age of 18 years old has provided us with information without your consent, please contact us and we will take reasonable steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our systems.


7. Accessing and Managing Your Information.

We will retain your information for as long as we believe such information is needed to provide our services to you. If you wish to delete your information please e-mail us at We will respond to your request within 30 business days. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may retain backup information related to you on our servers for as long as is reasonably necessary after cancellation for fraud detection, site operation, or to comply with applicable law or our internal security policies.


8. Information collection by third parties

(a) Links To Other Websites. If you click on a link to a third party site, you will leave the Website and go to the site you selected. Because we cannot control the activities of third parties, we cannot accept responsibility for any use of your personally identifiable information by such third parties, and we cannot guarantee that they will adhere to the same privacy practices as German Tuning Corporation. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any other service provider from whom you request services.

(b) Social Media (Features) and Widgets. Our Services includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook “Like” button (“Social Media Features”). The Social Media Features may collect your IP address, information about which page you are visiting on our Website, and they may set a cookie to enable the Social Media Features to function properly. Social Media Features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website. Your interactions with these Social Media Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.


9. Notice to California Residents

(a) Residents of the State of California may request a list of all third parties to which we have disclosed certain personal information (as defined by California law) during the preceding year for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and want such a list, please contact us at For all requests, you must put the statement “Your California Privacy Rights” in the body of your request, as well as your name, street address, city, state, and zip code. In the body of your request, please provide enough information for us to determine if this applies to you. You need to attest to the fact that you are a California resident and provide a current California address for our response. Please note that we will not accept requests via telephone, or by facsimile, and we are not responsible for notices that are not sent properly, or that do not have complete information.

(b) California Business & Professions Code Section 22575(b) (as amended effective January 1, 2014) provides that California residents are entitled to know how we respond to “Do Not Track” browser settings. German Tuning Corporation does not track its users over time and across third party websites to provide targeted advertising and therefore does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals. However, some third party sites do keep track of your browsing activities when they serve you content, which enables them to tailor what they present to you. Third parties that have content embedded on the Website such as a Social Media Features may set cookies on a user’s browser and/or obtain information about the fact that a web browser visited a specific German Tuning Corporation website from a certain IP address. Third parties cannot collect any other personally identifiable information from the German Tuning Corporation Website unless you provide it to them directly.


10. Changes to Privacy Policy

This Policy and your interaction with the Website are the primary means by which German Tuning Corporation provides you with notice and choice regarding its collection and use of your personal information.

German Tuning Corporation may modify this Policy at any time. However, if we make changes to this Policy, we will notify you through a prominent notice at the German Tuning Corporation Website, or as otherwise required or permitted by law. You express your affirmative consent to any changes if you choose to continue using the German Tuning Corporation Website following notice of these changes in this manner.


11. How to Contact Us

If you have questions about this Policy or any complaints about our procedures, please contact German Tuning Corporation at: