Terms & Conditions

This website (the "Site") is operated by Adam Opel AG, a company registered under the Laws of Germany and having its registered office at Bahnhofsplatz, 65423 Rüsselsheim am Main, Germany on behalf of the group of related companies distributing Opel branded vehicles in Europe (“Opel”). For purposes of these site terms and conditions, Opel includes General Motors Acceptance Corporation and its related companies.

IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Please read these terms carefully before using this Site because they are binding upon you. Using this Site indicates that you accept these terms regardless of whether or not you choose to register with Opel. If you do not accept these terms, do not use this Site.

Accessibility

Opel is committed to making its websites accessible to all users.

Notices

The information contained herein is designed to be as comprehensive and factual as possible. We reserve the right, however, to make changes at any time, without notice, in prices, colors, materials, equipment, specifications, models and availability.
Some links provided in this site may lead to sites furnished by independent site owners. The information presented therein is the sole responsibility of those site owners. Opel and its advertising agencies have no control or responsibility for the content of independent sites and provides these links to its visitors for their convenience.

Opel WWW Site Terms and Conditions

1. Intellectual Property

All materials within the Site are the intellectual property of Opel. Content offered under a Creative Commons licence will be clearly identified and use of that content is governed by that specific licence. All other materials may not be copied or reproduced, save to the extent necessary to view the same online. However, you may print complete pages of the Site to hard copy for your own personal use on the following basis:

(a) no documents or related graphics on the Site are modified in any way;
(b) no graphics on the Site are used separately from the corresponding text; and
(c) Opel’s copyright and trademark or other notices appear in all copies.

Notwithstanding the generality of the foregoing, Opel may from time to time give you the opportunity to download Wallpaper, Screen Savers and other utilities from the Site. Such downloads are covered by these terms.
Any use of the extracts from the Site other than in accordance with these terms for any purpose is prohibited. The Materials on this site have been thoroughly scanned and tested at all stages of production. Notwithstanding this, Opel still recommends that you run a virus checker before use. Opel also recommend that you have an up-to-date backup of your hard disk before using the software. You should consult your network administrator before downloading any Materials onto a networked computer.

2. Linking to the Site

If you wish to provide a link to the Site this must be to the Opel homepage.

3. Service Access

While Opel endeavors to ensure that the Site is normally available 24 hours a day, Opel shall not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Access to the Site may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond Opel’s control.

4. Visitor Material and Conduct

Other than personally identifiable information, which is covered under Opel’s privacy policy below, any material you transmit or post to the Site shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Opel shall have no obligations with respect to such material. Opel and its designees shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all purposes.
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Site any material:

(a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or
(b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licenses and/or approvals; or
(c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or
(d) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

You may not misuse the Site (including, without limitation, by hacking).
Opel shall fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court ordering requesting or directing Opel to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of this paragraph 4.

5. Accuracy of Information

Opel will use its reasonable endeavors to ensure that the contents of this Site are accurate and up to date. However, due to the nature of vehicle stocks and changes implemented in vehicle specifications during annual updates etc, products shown on this Site may differ from the latest specification. Some of the equipment described or shown may only be available in certain countries or may be available only at extra cost. Customers are advised to check any specifically required vehicle features with their retailer at point of ordering. Opel reserves the right to change product specifications at any time.

No reliance should be placed upon any of the statements made within the site and the material on the site is provided "as is", without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, Opel provides you with the site on the basis that Opel excludes all representations, warranties and conditions or other terms (including, without limitation, any conditions implied by law) which, but for these terms, might have effect in relation to the site.

6. Liability

Opel and their officers, directors, employees or agents exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation) negligence, contract or otherwise) in connection with the Site in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the Site, any websites linked to the Site or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing of the Site or your downloading of any material from the Site or any websites linked to the Site. Nothing in these terms shall exclude or limit Opel’s liability for:

(a) death or personal injury caused byOpel’s negligence;

(b) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;

(c) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

7. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

Any dispute that might arise in relation to this site will be settled by the courts and according to the laws of the country of establishment of the Opel national sales company.

Privacy Policy

1. Data Protection

Opel respects the privacy of every individual who visits the Site. This policy outlines the information Opel may collect and store, and how it will be used. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

2. Data Protection

We may collect and process the following data about you:

3. IP addresses and cookies

In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally-identifiable. Examples of this type of information include your IP address, the type of Internet Browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using, and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our Site or advertisement. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason as above, when you view the Site we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "Cookie" or similar file and will help us in many ways. For example, Cookies allow us to tailor a website or advertisement to better match your interests and preferences. With most Internet Browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block all Cookies, or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored.

4. Personal Data and use of your Personal Data

We will not collect any personally-identifiable information about you (that is, your name, address, telephone number, or email address) ("Personal Data") unless you provide it to us voluntarily. If you do not want your Personal Data collected, please do not submit it.

If you have already submitted Personal Data and would like it removed from our records, please contact us at the email address or phone number listed at the bottom of this policy. We will use reasonable efforts to delete your information from our records.

We will never sell your information on. Your information will only be disclosed to Opel, its affiliated or associated companies, retailers and companies working on behalf of Opel ("selected third parties").

We would like to use your information to keep you informed about new products, existing, products, services, market research, special offers and to measure and improve how we serve you, and we or our selected third parties may contact you about these by [post or telephone].

If you are an existing customer, we or our selected third parties will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information relating to the products of Adam Opel AG.

If you are a new customer, we or our selected third parties will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your Personal Data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us via the details contained in the Contact Us section below.

Our site may contain occasional links to other Opel websites and links to and from our dealers, service partners, other related companies, as well as Social Media websites. If you follow a link to one of these websites, please note that such websites have their own privacy policies, for which we can accept no responsibility or liability. Please check their privacy policies before sending any personal data to these websites.

We may disclose your Personal Data to selected third parties:

5. Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.

6. Access to Information

If you have submitted Personal Data to Opel and would like that information to be corrected or deleted from our records, or in case you want to know what Personal Data we process about you, you can contact your local Opel national sales company (see the respective website for the address data). If you prefer, you can send a letter requesting such information to the Adam Opel AG privacy coordinator (E-Mail: Datenschutz.AOAG@de.opel.com). We will do every reasonable effort to respond to your request.

7. Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and you should regularly check for updates or changes to our privacy policy.

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy or if you have submitted Personal Data through the Site and would like that information deleted from our records, please contact us at:

Adam Opel AG
Bahnhofsplatz
65423 Rüsselsheim am Main
Germany

mailto:kunden.info.center@de.opel.com
T: (06142) 7-70
F: (06142) 7-7 88 00

Court of Registry: Amtsgericht Darmstadt
Commercial Register No: 84283
Domicile: Rüsselsheim

Management Board: Karl-Friedrich Stracke (Chairman), Rita Forst, Mark James, Reinald Hoben, Holger Kimmes, Alain Visser, Susanna Webber

Supervisory Board:David Nicholas Reilly (Chairman)

May 2011

Opel will use reasonable efforts to ensure that the contents of this Site are accurate and up to date but does not accept any liability for any claims or losses arising from a reliance upon the contents of the Site. Some of the information on this Site may not be correct due to product changes which may have occurred since it was launched. Some of the equipment described or shown may only be available in certain countries or may be available only at extra cost. Opel reserves the right to change product specifications at any time. For the actual product specifications in your country, please consult your Opel dealer.

Copyright 2011 Adam Opel AG, based in Rüsselsheim, Germany. All Rights Reserved.
Close