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Privacy policy

... and all you need to know about it

The protection of your personal data is an important and special concern to us. Therefore, KERN & DRIVE GmbH ("we") processes your data exclusively on the basis of the statutory provisions (GDPR 2018). In this data protection section, we inform you about the most important aspects of data processing within the scope of our website.

Contacting us

When you contact us, the information you provide will be stored by us for the purpose of processing your request and in the event of follow-up questions. We will only use your personal information to communicate with those visitors who have specifically requested to contact us or who have a legitimate interest in doing so. We will not share your information with third parties without your consent. The website operator collects, uses and discloses your personal data only to the extent permitted by law or if you have consented to the collection of the data. If you send us personal data by e-mail - i.e. outside this website - we cannot guarantee the secure transmission and protection of your data from a technical point of view, as we have no direct influence on this. We recommend that you never send confidential information unencrypted by e-mail.

What personal information is collected?

Personal information is any information that can be used to identify you personally and that can be traced back to you, such as your name, e-mail address, or telephone number.

Why is this information collected?

This website is managed by our Communications Department, which works with personal data. Inquiries are received, prospects are managed, customers are serviced, offers are written and sales processes are carried out. This inevitably involves the processing of personal data.

Is this data shared and if so, under what conditions?

We do not share your information with third parties without your prior consent. However, we cannot rule out the possibility that this data may be requested by legitimate authorities in the event of unlawful conduct. In any case, we are subject to European law.

Use of cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer with the help of your browser. They do not cause any damage and you will not suffer any noticeable disadvantages as a result.

We use cookies to make our site more user-friendly. Some cookies remain on your device until you delete them. They allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit. They allow us to keep statistics and analyze our visitors so that we can continually improve and optimize our website and what we offer.

If you do not wish to receive cookies, you can set your browser to notify you when a cookie is placed and to only accept cookies on a case-by-case basis. You can delete or disable cookies already on your computer at any time. The procedure for doing so varies from browser to browser. The best way to find instructions is to search Google for "delete cookies chrome" or "deactivate cookies chrome" for a Chrome browser, or replace the word "chrome" with the name of your browser, e.g. explorer, firefox, safari. If cookies are disabled, the functionality of our site may be limited.

SSL encryption with https

We use https to transmit encrypted and secure data over the Internet. By using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), an encryption protocol for secure data transmission over the Internet, we can ensure the protection of confidential data. You can recognize the use of this data transmission security by the small lock symbol in the upper left corner of the browser and the use of the https scheme as part of our Internet address/URL.


KERN & DRIVE GmbH accepts no responsibility for the content, accuracy or security of sites linked to this website (by hyperlink or otherwise). KERN & DRIVE makes no warranty or representation as to the accuracy or any other aspect of the information contained on these servers.

Web analysis

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC ("Google"), 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. In exceptional cases, the full IP address may be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.

Google will not associate the IP address transmitted by your browser with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website if you do not wish to be tracked by the cookie. You may also refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, a browser plugin may be downloaded and installed at

Google Maps

This website uses the "Google Maps" component of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as "Google".
Each time the "Google Maps" component is accessed, Google sets a cookie in order to process user settings and data when the page on which the "Google Maps" component is integrated is displayed. This cookie will expire after a period of time unless you manually delete it. If you do not agree with this processing of your data, you can disable the Google Maps service and thus prevent the transfer of data to Google. To do this, you will need to disable Java Script in your browser. However, we would like to point out that in this case you will not be able to use "Google Maps" or only to a limited extent. The use of "Google Maps" and the information obtained through "Google Maps" is subject to the Google Terms of Service and the Additional Terms for "Google Maps.

Hotjar and Appzi

We use Hotjar to help us better understand the needs of our users and to improve the content and experience of this website. Hotjar's technology gives us a better understanding of our users' experiences (e.g., how much time users spend on which pages, etc.) and helps us tailor our offerings to our users' feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect information about the behavior of our users and their devices, including the device's IP address (which is only collected and stored in anonymous form during your use of the site), screen size, device type (unique device identifier), browser information, location (country only), and language preference for viewing our site. Hotjar stores this information on our behalf in a pseudonymous user profile. Hotjar is contractually prohibited from selling the information it collects on our behalf. For more information, see the "About Hotjar" section of Hotjar's help page. For more information about Appzi, see the Appzi help pages: Appzi


Our website may use features of the LinkedIn Corporation network (2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). Each time one of our pages with LinkedIn features is accessed, a connection is made to LinkedIn's servers. LinkedIn is notified that you have visited our website by your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn "Recommend" button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn may associate your visit to our website with you and your user account. Please note that we, as the provider of these pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn. For more information, please see LinkedIn's privacy policy at: 


Our pages may use Google +1 functions, which belong to Google Inc. at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. You can use the Google +1 button to share information worldwide. Google and our partners may provide you and other users with personalized content via the Google +1 button. Google stores both the information that you have provided for a content and information about the page that you viewed when you clicked +1. Your +1s may appear as references with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results, your Google profile, or other websites and online ads. Google collects information about your +1 activities to enhance its services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you must have a globally visible, public Google profile that includes at least your chosen name. This name is used across all Google services. In some cases, it may replace another name you've used when sharing content through your Google account. Your Google profile identity may be visible to users who have your email address or other identifying information. In addition to the aforementioned uses, the information you provide will be handled in accordance with Google's privacy policy. Google may publish summarized statistics about users' +1 activities or share them with partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or affiliated websites.


Our website may use functions of the XING AG network, located at Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Whenever a user accesses one of our pages containing Xing functions, a connection to Xing servers is established. We do not store any personal data during this process. Specifically, we do not store IP addresses or evaluate usage behavior. For more information on data protection and the Xing share button, please refer to Xing's privacy policy at


Our website utilizes plugins from YouTube, a site operated by Google, or our website has set links to YouTube. YouTube, LLC, located at 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA, is the operator of these pages. When you visit one of our pages that is equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established, which informs the YouTube server of the pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can track your browsing behavior and associate it with your personal profile. To prevent this, log out of your YouTube account. We use YouTube to enhance the visual appeal of our online content. This is a legitimate interest under Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. For more details on how user data is handled, please refer to YouTube's privacy policy at:

The use of IP addresses is based on legitimate interest in accordance with the GDPR

Our data processing complies with the legal provisions of the GDPR. Our goal is to enhance our website and offerings while maintaining the privacy of our users. Therefore, user data is automatically pseudonymized before it is received by us.


This website utilizes Brevo's services for optimization, secure form submission, and newsletter distribution. Brevo is a service offered by the Brevo group of companies, formerly known as Sendinblue.

By using Brevo, we can guarantee efficient and reliable processing of your data, especially when it comes to transmitting data from contact forms and providing our newsletter.

Brevo is committed to upholding the highest standards of data protection. For more information on Brevo's data protection practices, please refer to the Privacy Policy: General Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Anti-Spam Policy.

Your rights

In principle, you have the right to information, correction, deletion, restriction, data portability, revocation, and objection. If you believe that your data has been processed in violation of data protection laws or if your data protection rights have been violated in any other way, you can file a complaint with the local supervisory authority.

Our contact details are as follows:

Hajnal U. 19
9012 Györ

You can also reach us by email at
datenschutz [@at-sign]