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Your Rights according to GDPR
Welcome to the Privacy Portal of Volkswagen AG.
In the following section, you receive an overview of the data subject rights according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how you can perceive your rights at Volkswagen AG.
Customers and interested parties
If you are a customer or interested party of Volkswagen AG, you can inform yourself about your rights in the following section.
If you are an active or former employee, temporary worker, relative, pensioner or applicant at Volkswagen AG, you can find out on the following page how you can exercise your rights in accordance with the GDPR against Volkswagen AG:
Please note that the information for employees and the respective form for sending an information request is currently only available in German.
If you are an employee of a supplier to Volkswagen AG registered on ONE.KBP or engaged as so-called „partner firm employee” at Volkswagen AG, you can find out on the following page how you can exercise your rights in accordance with the GDPR against Volkswagen AG:
You shall have the right to obtain information regarding the processing of your personal data. The following figure will explain the procedure of requesting and obtaining access to your personal data:
You wish to request information about your personal data from Volkswagen AG.
When requesting information regarding the processing of your personal data please make sure you have the following information / documents available in order to complete the webform:
- Your personal information: First name, last name, date of birth, address and, if different from the address provided, a delivery address.
- If you request information about your personal data connected to a Volkswagen vehicle, you will also have to provide the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) as well as proof of ownership.
Please enter the information mentioned in Step 1 into the following webform for information request and, if applicable, upload the proof of ownership for each VIN in the designated field:
Volkswagen AG will accept and process your request. If our system cannot identify you immediately, you will receive a request for identification through our partner PostIdent Service of Deutsche Post see at: https://www.deutschepost.de/en/p/postident/postid.html
Once the identification is successfully completed, you will receive a postal reply from Volkswagen AG regarding your information request within a month. If processing your request is not possible within one month, you will be notified according to article 12 GDPR.
A report containing your personal data as well as information regarding the processing of your personal data will be sent to you. You can also make use of further rights stated in GDPR, such as requesting a copy of your data. Please use the form attached to your information report or the webform to exercise your rights. Please always refer to any previous requests in order to enhance the processing time.
Please use the webform to request access to your personal data here:
The vehicle identification number (VIN) is an internationally standardized, 17 character identifier unique to any motor vehicle. This identifier is depicted in the registration certificate as well as in several places on each vehicle (common sites for this certificate are the engine compartment or behind the wind screen). Based on your VIN and ownership period, Volkswagen will provide you with the personal data related to your vehicle in your information report. We kindly ask you to only include vehicles manufactured by Volkswagen or Volkswagen commercial vehicles in your information request.
You will find the VIN of your vehicle in your registration certificate part 1 section E.
The specified ownership period is the time interval for which you want to receive information about your personal data which are associated with your VIN. For this ownership time frame, you must provide corresponding documentation.
As documentation verifying the ownership time frame, Volkswagen AG will accept the following documents:
- Vehicle Registration Certificate - Part 1 (Vehicle Registration document)
- Vehicle Ownership Title issued by a licensing agency
Insofar as both these pieces of documentation have not been issued in your name, we will require that you submit a Declaration of Consent from the vehicle owner who is designated by name on the ownership verification documentation. The respective forms of consent are provided below:
In accordance with the principle of data economy, we would like to point out to you that you may redact information on documents which we do not require for the processing of a transaction. You can find an explanation on how you can redact information on documents in the form below.
You can request access to your personal data linked with your central Volkswagen ID user account, including the associated digital services (e.g. We Park, Volkswagen Connect), by stating your Volkswagen ID in our web form for information request ( datenschutz.volkswagen.de/auskunftsanfrage ). In our web form for information request (datenschutz.volkswagen.de/auskunftsanfrage) you can obtain information on your personal data stored in the central Volkswagen ID user account, including the associated digital services (e.g. We Park, Volkswagen Connect), by stating your Volkswagen ID in accordance with Art.15 GDPR. For this we need the e-mail address you have entered use as your Volkswagen ID. It will be used for a double opt-in procedure: an e-mail will be sent to the specified e-mail address with a request for confirmation. In this case Your request will only be processed once you have selected clicked on the corresponding confirmation link. Please note that the link expires after 48 hours. In the event of a missing confirmation, the Volkswagen ID will not be used to determine indentify your personal data.
If you want to enter several Volkswagen IDs, please make another file a request for information each Volkswagen ID.
You also have the option of obtaining an overview of the personal data stored with the central Volkswagen ID user account, including the associated digital services, via using the Volkswagen ID Portal ( https://vwid.vwgroup.io ) after successful log-in.
You have the right to request correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data.
You can exercise your right to correction after receiving the requested information through the portal on further rights. Please keep the transaction ID of your previous request at hand. You can find this number in the information report you previously received from us.
If you have not yet requested any information, we ask you to do so before exercising your right to correction. You can request access to your information using our webform: www.datenschutz.volkswagen.de/auskunftsanfrage
You shall have the right, in the event that the requirements specified in Art. 17 GDPR have been met, to demand the erasure of your data. This is, for example, the case if the data is no longer required for the purpose for which it was originally collected. Additionally, you may request erasure, if the processing is based upon the consent which you have granted and you then withdraw this consent.
You can exercise your right to erasure after receiving the requested information through the portal on further rights. Please keep the transaction ID of your previous request at hand. You can find this number in the information report you previously received from us.
If you have not yet requested any information, we ask you to do so before exercising your right to erasure. You can request access to your information using our webform: www.datenschutz.volkswagen.de/auskunftsanfrage
You shall have the right to demand the restriction of the processing if the requirements specified in Art. 18 GDPR have been met. This is, for example, the case if you dispute the correctness of your personal data. For the duration of the verification of the correctness of the , you may demand the restriction of the processing.
Insofar as the processing is undertaken based upon an overriding interest or your data are used for the purposes of direct advertising, you shall have the right to object to the processing of your data. An objection shall be permissible pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR if the processing either is carried out in the public interest or in the exercising of official authority or owing to a justified interest of Volkswagen AG or of a third party. In the event that you object, we request that you state your reasons to us regarding why you are objecting to the data processing. In addition, you shall have the right to object to the data processing for the purposes of direct advertising. This shall also be valid for profiling insofar as this is undertaken in conjunction with the direct advertising.
Insofar as the data processing is undertaken based upon a consent or a fulfilment of a contractual agreement and this is also undertaken while using an automated processing system, you shall have the right, pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your data in a structured, commonplace and machine-readable format and to transfer these data to another data processing service provider.
You shall also have the right to complain to a government supervisory authority (e.g. to the State Data Protection Officer for Lower Saxony, Germany) regarding our processing of your data.