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Privacy Notice


Last modified: 21 June 2022


DEKRAMERICAS S. de R.L. de C.V. (“DEKRA” or “we” or “us”) respect your privacy and value our relationship with you. This notice (the “Privacy Notice”) describes the types of information we may collect from or about you, or that you may provide when you visit our website: (our "Website"). This Privacy Notice also describes our practices for accessing, using, maintaining, handling, storing, transferring, protecting and disclosing that information, including domestic and international remissions and transfers of your Personal Data to third parties. Finally, this Privacy Notice describes the rights and choices available to you regarding such information.

This Privacy Notice is not intended to override the terms of any contract you have with us, nor any rights you might have under applicable data privacy laws.

For the purposes of this Privacy Notice, capitalized terms used here that are not defined shall have the meaning given to them in the Federal Law on Protection of Personal Data Held by Private Parties (Ley Federal de Protección de Datos Personales en Posesión de los Particulares) and/or its Regulation (Reglamento de la Ley Federal de Protección de Datos Personales en Posesión de los Particulares) (together, the “Data Protection Legislation”). Pursuant to the Data Protection Legislation, “Personal Data” means any information concerning an identified or identifiable natural person.

This Privacy Notice applies to information we collect:

This does not apply to information collected by any third party, including through any application or content that may link to or be accessible from our Website.

Please read this Privacy Notice carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you object to the policies and practices explained in this document, you must immediately leave the Website. By accessing or using our Website, you agree to this Privacy Notice. This Privacy Notice may change from time to time. Your continued use of our Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check this Privacy Notice periodically for updates.

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

Types of Information. The type of information we collect about you and the purposes for which we collect it may depend on your relationship with us and how you use our services. We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, our current and prospective employees, and our third-party providers, whether it be printed, digital and/or from public websites, including information:

Additionally, if you are an employee of DEKRA, you expressly consent to the collection and processing of the following information:

How We Collect Personal Information. The information we collect on or through our Website may include:

Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to receive materials from our Website, subscribing to our mailing list, requesting further services, applying for jobs, making online purchases through our Website or completing surveys through our Website. We may also ask you for information when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us, and when you report a problem with our Website.

Usage Details, IP Addresses, Cookies and Other Technologies. As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may automatically collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:

The information we collect automatically is statistical data. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling us to:

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

We do not collect Personal Information automatically, but we may tie automatically collected information to Personal Information about you that we collect from other sources or that you provide to us.

Children Under the Age of 18. Our Website is not intended for children under 18 years of age and we do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under 18. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any Personal Data on our Website. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Data from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that Personal Data. If you believe we have collected Personal Data from a child under the age of 18, please contact us as described at the end of this Privacy Notice.

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information:

If you are a current or future employee of DEKRA, we may collect and process your Personal Data for:

Disclosure of Your Information

De-identified or aggregated Information. We may disclose aggregated information about you, and information that cannot identify you in any individual capacity, without restriction.

Personal Information. We may disclose Personal Data that we collect or you provide, either through remissions or transfers, as applicable to each case and in the understanding however that such disclosures shall be made in full compliance with the Data Protection Legislation and none of your rights nor the integrity of your Personal Data shall be harmed with such disclosures:

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

Consent of the Data Subject

You, as the owner of the Personal Data (the “Data Subject”), acknowledge that this Privacy Notice has been made available to you by us and that you have read, familiarized yourself with and understood its terms, to which you expressly provide your consent with respect to the collection, treatment and processing of your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Notice.

You may revoke your consent at any time by contacting us using the contact information at the end of this Privacy Notice.

Where we collect Sensitive Personal Data for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice, whether in written, printed or electronic format, you provide your express consent in accordance with the Data Protection Legislation. If you do not object to the terms of this Privacy Notice with 5 business days of it being made available to you, we will consider that you have accepted and consented to its terms.

Consent to Transfer of Personal Data to Countries Outside Mexico

The Website is controlled by DEKRA from the United States of America. By using and accessing our Website or by virtue of any contract you have entered into with us, you agree and consent to the transfer, storage and processing of your Personal Data within Mexican territory and to countries outside of Mexico, and that the protection of such information may be different than required under the laws of your residence or location.

Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology.

However, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. Please note that e-mails and other communications you send to us through our Website are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

Exercising your Access, Rectification, Cancellation and Opposition Rights

You have the right to exercise the rights afforded to you by the Data Protection Legislation at any time with respect to your Personal Data. This includes the right to access, modify and delete your Personal Data, as well as to object to the handling of your Personal Data, or revoke the consent given for such effect (“ARCO Rights”), via the procedures we have put in place for such purposes.

You may not exercise your ARCO Rights if such requests could affect or restrict compliance with any contractual or commercial relationship you have with us.

All ARCO Rights request are free of charge, but you will be responsible for any costs incurred in mailing a request or any photocopies required in submitting a request. If you decide to revoke your access request within 12 months of submitting it, you will cover costs equivalent to 1.5 days of the minimum daily salary in Mexico City (UMA) in accordance with Article 35 of the Data Protection Law, unless there have been substantial modifications to this Privacy Notice that motivate such access requests.

We will respond to ARCO Rights requests only in accordance with the Data Protection Legislation and may refuse to comply with ARCO Rights requests if justified pursuant to Article 34 of the Data Protection Law.

To exercise your ARCO Rights, you must send an e-mail to the person responsible for data handling at DEKRA at the following e-mail address: . You may also send us a printed request, signed by the owner of the Personal Data, to the address shown at the bottom of this Privacy Notice, expressing as succinctly and as clearly as possibly, the nature of the request, as well as the name and address (or other means of contact) of the enacting party, the documents that accredit their personality (or its agent), and any other document necessary yo locate the Personal Data in question.

Changes to Our Privacy Notice

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Notice at any time, which shall come into effect, 5 (five) business days after the notice of change sent to your contact information (e-mail, webpage account). The date the Privacy Notice was last revised is identified at the top of the page. Regardless, you are responsible for periodically visiting our Website and this Privacy Notice to check for any changes. Unless you oppose to any change or modification to the Privacy Notice, our understanding will be that you have understood and accepted the terms of this Privacy Notice and give express consent to the treatment of your Personal Data according to its terms.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

DEKRA North America, Inc.
1945 The Exchange SE, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30339 USA
Attn: Legal Department

Or by email at:

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