Privacy Policy

We provide you with this Privacy Policy to inform you about which data we collect when you visit the website and use the service at and how we at Alternativ Engineering handle your personal information.

Information according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

I. Person in charge

Alternativ Engineering A-Z GmbH
Sautterweg 5
70565 Stuttgart, Germany

Register Court: Amtsgericht Stuttgart
Register number: HRB 775292
VAT: DE335948882

E-mail: helloļ¼
Phone: +49 (0)711 - 30039660

II. Provision of the website

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.

Thereby, the following data is collected:

  • Information about the browser type and version used
  • The operating system of the user
  • The Internet service provider of the user
  • The IP address of the user
  • Date and time of access
  • Websites from which the system of the user reaches our website
  • Websites that are accessed by the user’s system through our website

The collection and temporary storage solely serves the technical function of the website. The data will never be linked to your personal data.

1. Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the temporary storage of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

2. Purpose of data processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow delivery of the website to the computer of the user. For this, the IP address of the user must be stored for the duration of the session.

This named purposes reflect our legitimate interest in the processing of data in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

3. Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the achievement of the purpose it was collected for. In the case of acquisition of the data to provide the website, this is the case when the respective session ends.

4. Right of objection

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. The user has consequently no right to object this processing.


II. General information about personal data

1. Processing of personal data

Generally, we process personal data of our users only to the extent necessary to provide a functioning website and our content and services. The processing of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies in cases where prior obtaining of consent for factual reasons is not possible and the processing of the data is permitted by applicable law.

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption techniques (such as SSL) over HTTPS.

2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data are the following:

  • Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) works as legal basis.
  • In case of processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR is the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations required to carry out pre-contractual actions.
  • Insofar as processing of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation that is subject to our company, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR as legal basis.
  • In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR is the legal basis.
  • If processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or a third party, and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not prevail over the first interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR works as legal basis for processing.

3. Data erasure and storage duration

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. Therefore, we only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or according to the various periods of storage stipulated by the European or national legislature. After discontinuation of the respective purpose or expiration of these periods, the corresponding data are routinely and in accordance with the statutory provisions blocked or deleted, unless there is a need for further storage of data for closure of a contract or fulfillment of a contract.

III. Specific reasons for the processing of personal data

Inter alia, we collect and process personal data in the following cases:

  • If you apply for a job with us via the website, the data processing is covered by Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR
  • When you register for one of our newsletters
  • When you reserve a car via the website, increase the corresponding deposit for the reservation or support us financially
  • If you contact us directly in other cases, especially if you send us an email to the email addresses listed on the website.

1. Newsletter

With the following information, we will notify you about the contents of our newsletter as well as the registration and sending procedures and your right of objection. By subscribing to one of our newsletters, you agree to the receipt and the procedures described.

We offer various newsletters, for example, depending on which country you are in and in which language you would like to receive the newsletter. Therefore, in addition to the e-mail address, we also store the relevant country and the language you choose. In order to address you personally, we aslo ask for the correct salutation and your first name.

For an effective registration we need a valid e-mail address. In order to verify that an application is actually made by the owner of an e-mail address, we use the “Double opt-in” procedure. For this purpose we record the order of the newsletter, the dispatch of a confirmation mail and the receipt of the requested answer.

The consent to the storage and processing of your personal data for the newsletter can be revoked at any time. Each newsletter contains a respective link. In addition, you can notify your objection via the contact option indicated at the end of this data protection policy.

2. Preordering a product via the website

You can preorder a product from Alternativ Engineering via our website by making a down payment on the purchase price.

With your consent, we shall collect the following personal data in order to process your preorder correctly and to prepare a subsequent possible product purchase:

  • Form of address
  • Surname
  • First name
  • E-mail address
  • Street, building no., postal code, town/city, country
  • Company
  • VAT ID no. (B2B customers only)

A personal customer number (Customer ID) and will be assigned to you as part of the preorder process. The following information will additionally be logged for processing purposes: transaction number, date of preorder, date of payment receipt, amount paid, currency, invoice number, method of payment, purchase price.

3. E-mail contact

You can contact us via the e-mail address provided on our website.

In this case, the user’s personal data transmitted with the e-mail will be stored.

In this context, there is no disclosure of the data to third parties. The data is used exclusively for processing the conversation.

The legal basis for the processing of the data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. If the e-mail contact aims to conclude a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.