Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Privacy policy for Astypalea Website

A. Data Controller

We are pleased about your visit on a website of Volkswagen AG, Berliner Ring 2, 38440 Wolfsburg,, registered in the Register of Companies of the Brunswick District Court under No. HRB 100484 (‘Volkswagen AG’). In the following we inform you about the processing of your personal data by Volkswagen AG in connection with your visit to the website.

B. Processing of your personal data

I. Processing of log files

When you visit our website, we process following log files from you, which do not allow any conclusions to be made about your person:

- IP address of your device with which you access the website.

For hosting the website, we employ the local Volkswagen importer Kosmocar S.A., Registered Office: 53-55 Miliaraki Str., 11145 Athens, General Commercial Registry No.: 000270601000 (“Kosmocar”) as external service provider. In this regard, Kosmocar acts as data processor and processes personal data only on our behalf and only according to our instructions. A data processing agreement (Art. 28 GDPR) that covers the data processing described in B. I have been concluded with Kosmocar.

The legal basis for processing this personal data is our legitimate interest of being able to provide the website properly (Article 6 paragraph 1 letter f GDPR). We delete this personal data after 3 months.

II. Services on the Website

1. On our website you can gain information about the project “Astypalea”, the available electric vehicle models of one of the brands of the Volkswagen Group, the available Charging Equipment and further offerings and incentives. Insofar we are data controller and as such are responsible for the processing of your personal data.

2. Furthermore, services and information provided by Kosmocar are available via the website. This includes detailed information on electric cars, eScooter and ID.Charger and the opportunity to get a quotation for certain products by adding them to your basket and sending a request for quotation to Kosmocar. When you use the aforementioned services offered by Kosmocar, your personal data will only be processed by Kosmocar as a sole controller. Furthermore, the login process the personal data regarding your user profile will only be processed by Kosmocar as a sole controller. For further information on the processing of personal data, please refer to the privacy policy of Kosmocar: here.

C. Your rights

You may assert the following rights vis-a-vis Volkswagen AG at any time free of charge. Additional information on exercising your rights can be found in this Section C.

Right Right of access: You have the right to obtain information from us about how we process your personal data (Article 15 GDPR).

Right to rectification: You have the right to obtain from us rectification incorrect or incomplete personal data concerning you (Article 16 GDPR).

Right to erasure: You have the right to obtain erasure of your data in the event that the grounds specified in Article 17 GDPR are met. For example, you may, according thereto, obtain erasure of your data if your data is no longer required for the purposes for which it was collected. You may also obtain erasure if we process your data on the basis of your consent, and you withdraw this consent.

Right to restriction of processing: You have the right to obtain restriction of the processing of your personal data if the preconditions specified under Article 18 GDPR are met. This is the case, for example, if you dispute the accuracy of your data. You may then obtain restriction of the processing whilst the accuracy of this data is being checked.

Right to object: Where the processing is based on an overriding interest, or where your data will be used for the purpose of direct marketing, you have the right to object to the processing of your data. An objection is permissible if the processing is either in the public interest or takes place in exercise of official authority or on the basis of a legitimate interest of Volkswagen AG or of a third party. In the event of objection, we ask you to inform us of the reasons for which you object to data processing. In addition, you have the right to object to data processing for direct marketing purposes. This also applies to profiling in so far as it is related to direct marketing.

Right to data portability: Where data processing is based on consent or performance of a contract and automated processing methods are also used, you have the right to receive your data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transmit this data to another data processor.

Right to withdraw consent: Where data processing is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent for the data processing, with future effect at any time, at no cost.

Right to lodge a complaint: You also have the right to lodge a complaint about our processing of your data with a supervisory authority (e.g.: with the State Data Protection Officer for Lower Saxony [Landesbeauftragter fur den Datenschutz Niedersachsen]).

D. Your points of contact

Contact persons for the exercise of your rights

For details on the contact persons for exercising your rights and for further information, please visit the following website

Data protection officer

Our data protection officer is available to you as a contact for any concerns relating to data protection:

Volkswagen AG Data Protection Officer

Berliner Ring 2, 38440 Wolfsburg, Germany


Version dated: June 2021