Please note that the following text is only a translation intended for better understanding. The English version may contain translation errors, only the German privacy policy is applicable and decisive.

This privacy policy informs users of this website about the form, scope and extent and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by DLS Limousine-Service GmbH..

The legal basis for this privacy policy are the European General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as “GDPR”), which came into effect on May 25, 2018, the Data Protection Act of the Federal Republic of Germany (BDSG), the Data Protection Act of North Rhine-Westphalia ( DSG NRW) and the German Telecommunication Media Act (TMG).

We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

1. Responsible person in charge and data protection officer according to data protection law 

Responsible within the meaning of the GDPR, other data protection laws in the Member States of the European Union and other provisions of data protection is our company:

DLS Limousine-Service GmbH
INTERLINE Düsseldorf/ Cologne
Responsible: Frank Bewerunge
Königsberger Straße 234A
40231 Düsseldorf
Phone.: +49 (0)211 210-205
Fax: +49 (0)211 210-20666

A company data protection officer has not been appointed. If you have any questions about data protection, please feel free to contact us.

2. Collection and storage of personal data and purpose of their use.

The use of our website normally is possible without providing personal data. If personal data, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses and / or user behavior are collected on our pages, we always do this, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis.

If you contact us via telephone or e-mail, the personal data transmitted will be stored and used solely for handling your inquiry.

Data that are subject to the legal obligation to keep records will be stored for 10 years. At any rate, we will not pass on your personal data to others without your consent.

Only authorized persons in our company have access to your data and only as far as necessary. Our employees are bound by legal obligations and if necessary additional confidentiality statements. Your data are not used for advertising purposes. If you receive advertising from DLS Limousine-Service GmbH in individual cases, we have received the data from another source.

If you send an e-mail to us, it will be stored. Your data are protected against unauthorized access by third parties according to the state of the art.

Please note that data transmission on the Internet, for example when communicating by e-mail, especially when sent unencrypted, may have vulnerabilities. Gapless protection of data against third parties is not feasible. For protected communication you are free to use PGP/GnuPG/OpenPGP. If required, the public key will be transmitted to you.

a) While using our website

When you open our website, your browser automatically sends information to our server. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file.

The following information is collected and stored until autopurge:

  • IP address of your computer
  • Date and time of access
  • Time difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request (specific page)
  • http status code
  • Amount of data transferred at a time
  • Website the demand comes from
  • your browser
  • your operating system, interface and access provider
  • language and version of browser software
  • name and URL of the data file called up
  • Referrer URL

The pre-mentioned data are handled by us for the following purposes:

  • ensuring a fluent connection buildup
  • ensuring a comfortable use of our website
  • to evaluate system safety and system dependability
  • for other administrative purposes

The legal basis for the data collection is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is based on the pre-mentioned purposes. We do not use the data to draw conclusions about you personally.

b) Newsletters

(1) If you would like to receive our newsletter and have explicitly consented (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. A GDPR), we do not only need an e-mail address but also further information to check if you are the owner of the e-mail address and that you have consented to receive the newsletter. Other data are not collected. We use this data exclusively for sending our newsletter on a regular basis and do not pass on your data to third parties.

You are free to disconfirm your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter whenever you want, for example by using the unsubscribe-link at the end of each newsletter. As an alternative you can send the revocation by e-mail, by fax or by post.

(2) If you purchase services from DLS Limousine-Service GmbH/ INTERLINE Düsseldorf/ Cologne and provide us with your e-mail address, we may use it to send you a newsletter. It only contains information and direct advertising for INTERLINE services similar or comparable to those purchased by you.

Your data are only used for sending the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.

Legal basis for sending the newsletter after the sale of services is § 7 Abs. 3 UWG

Your e-mail address is only used to submit the newsletter.

Your data are deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve this purpose.

Your e-mail address is only stored for the time of your subscription.

The subscription can be cancelled at any time. There is an unsubscribe-link at the end of each newsletter.

c) When using our contact form

For quick inquiry and booking and other questions we povide a contact form on our website.

In this context we need a contact name, a phone number and an e-mail address, see mandatory information marked with a red asterisk symbol in the contact form). Mandatory information is required to be handle your request. Further information in the contact form is voluntary.

Data processing for these purposes takes place in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR, based your voluntary consent. Data submitted by use of our contact form are deleted automatically after service completion.

d) For order handling

We also need your personal data for purchase order processing. We collect and store your data voluntarily provides when placing an order, for instance by filling in an order form. For example:

  • First and last name
  • address
  • e-mail address 
  • Invoice data
  • purchase history
  • payment data

Without your explicit consent, we only store and use these data to provide our services and for the fulfilment of our contract with you.

The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR; you submit your data on the basis of the contractual relationship with DLS Limousine-Service GmbH.

Data not required for advertising purposes are stored only for the contractual warranty period, the statutory term of guarantee. After this period, we store the data for the time periods determined by law. (ten years from the formation of the contract), the data are only processed in context with tax inspections, company audits or criminal investigations initiated.

e) When opening a customer account

For the greatest possible convenience when ordering, there is the option to store your personal data permanently in a password-protected customer account voluntarily.

We collect and store your personal data provided voluntarily by filling in our entry form while opening a customer account.

After setting up the customer account, no new data entry is required.

Without your explicit consent, your data, such as name, address, e-mail address, purchase history and payment data, are only stored and used to provide our services and for the fulfilment of our contract with you.

You can view the data stored in your customer account and you can adjust the entry any time. You are also free to delete your customer account whenever you want.

When setting up a customer account you are asked to create a password of your choice. To access your customer account you always log in with your e-mail address and your password.

3. Circulation of data

We do not pass on your personal data to third parties except for the purposes mentioned below.

We will only transfer your personal data to third parties if:

  • you have consented explicitly to this in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR,
  • the transfer is necessary for the enforcement, use or defense of legitimate claims (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR) while there are no grounds to believe that you have an antecedent interest in your data not to be passed on,
  • if there is a legal obligation to pass on your data (Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. c) GDPR) and if
  • the data transfer is permitted by law and necessary to process contracts with you (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b) GDPR.

4. Cookies

Our website uses cookies, files that your browser stores on your device when you visit our website. Data of your visit are stored for the purpose of recognition, statistics, improvement of our website and to ensure its functionality. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR.

Our website uses cookies to the following extent:

  • Transient cookies for temporary use
  • Persistent cookies used for a certain period of time

Transient cookies are automatically deleted whenever you leave our website or close your browser. Transient cookies include so-called session IDs, with which your computer can be recognized when you return to our website. These cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

Persistent cookies are deleted automatically within a given time depending on the type of cookie. You are free to delete cookies in the settings of your browser at any time.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. Nonetheless you are free to configurate your browser to prevent the storage of cookies or to warn you before a new cookie is created.

Please note that if the storage of cookies is prevented completely, you may not be able to use certain functions of our website.

Cookies are stored separately from any other data transferred to us. Cookie data are not linked with your other data.

5. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics provided by Google Inc.(https:/, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. In this connection pseudonymized usage profiles and cookies are created. Google Analytics uses so-called & quot; Cookies & quot. These are text files stored on your computer rendering an analysis of your use of the website possible. Information about your use of our website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there, especially:

  • your browser type and version
  • your operating system
  • the referrer URL (the site you visited last)
  • host name your computer (IP address)
  • time of the server inqiry

This information is used for website evaluation, the analysis of website activity and to provide other services, as market research or improvement of the user-oriented design of our website. This information may also be passed on to third parties if there is a legal obligation to do so or in the case of commissioned data processing. Your IP address is not brought together with other Google data. The IP address is masked so that an assignment is not possible (IP masking).

a) IP anonymization

On this website the IP anonymization function is activated. Within the European Union your IP address is shortened by Google before it is transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

Commissioned by the operator of this website, Google uses the information to evaluate the use of our website and website activity and to provide other services in connection with web- and internet usage for the maintainer of the website. The IP address transmitted by Google Analytics is not brought together with other Google data.

b) Browser Plugin

You are free to prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings of your browser. Please note that if the storage of cookies is prevented completely, you may not be able to use certain functions of our website.

You can also prevent the collection and processing of cookie-generated data (including your IP address) by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available here:

c) Objecting to data recording

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link: ( Thus an opt-out cookie is set, which prevents the collection of your data while visiting our website in the future:

Google Analytics opt-out. More information about Google Analytics handling user data can be found in the Google privacy policy:

d) Commissioned data processing

We have concluded a contract with Google concerning order data processing. We implement the strict German data protection legislation when using Google Analytics.

e) Demographic features in Google Analytics

This website uses the "demographic characteristics" function provided by Google Analytics. This makes it possible analyse the age, gender and interests of users visiting our website. The data are obtained from Google advertising and visitor data from other providers.

These data cannot be matched with a specific person. You are free to deactivate this function anytime by use of the ad settings in your Google account. For other methods to prevent data-collection by Google Analytics see Article 9.

6. Google Webfonts

a) Extend of the processing of personal data

We use Google web fonts of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA and its representative in the Union Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, D04 E5W5, Dublin, Ireland (hereinafter: Google). This means that web fonts are transmitted to the browser cache with every page view. This is necessary to display of the Google typeface in Google Maps visually . If your browser does not support web fonts or averts the access, the text is shown in a standard font. During the page view Google does not store any cookies on your computer. Data transferred while viewing the page are sent to resource-specific domains as or . Thus personal data, e.g. about user activity, can be stored and evaluated, (e.g. which pages have visited and where you clicked on). The same applies to device and browser information (e.g. IP address and operating system).
In doing so, data may be transferred to Google servers in the USA. Google has accepted the Privacy Shield Agreement between the European Union and the USA and has certified itself. Google commited itself to oblige the standards and regulations of European data protection law. For more information see:
These data are nor merged with other data that are collected as a result of the parallel use of Google services such as Gmail.
For further information about the collection and storage of data by Google see :

b) Objective of data processing

Google web fonts are used to improve the appearance of our texts. If your browser does not support this function, a standard font is used.

c) Legislative basis for processing personal data

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para.1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interests are the purposes referred to in article 2 of our privacy policy.

d) Duration of data storage

Your personal data are stored for as long as is necessary to achieve the aims described in this privacy policy or as required by finance and tax law.

e) Options to object data collection

You can avert the collection and processing by Google in different ways. You can prevent third-party cookies from being stored by making use of the "Do Not Track" function of your browser, by deactivating script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker, e.g. NoScript ( or Ghostery (
To deactivate Google's use of your personal data visit:
For more information on objection and removal options see:

7. Bing Universal Event Tracking (UET)

Our website uses Bing Ads technologies. They allow the collection and storage of data to create pseudonymised user profiles. This is a service provided by Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA. This service makes it possible to track the activities of users accessing our website via Bing Ads. If you visit at our site via a Bing ad a cookie is stored on your computer. A Bing UET tag, a code, is installed on our website. Together with the cookie it can store non-personal data about your use of our website, e.g. the period of time spent there, sections of the website you visited and the ad which lead you to the site. Data about your identity are not collected.

The information collected is transmitted to Microsoft servers in the USA and stored there for a maximum of 180 days. You can prevent the collection and procession of these data by deactivating cookies. Please not that his may reduce the functionality of the website.

If you use multiple electronic devices, Microsoft may be able to track your user behavior by cross-device tracking. This enables Microsoft to display personalized advertising on its websites and apps. To deactivate cross-device tracking visit

For more information visit Bing Ads ( and Microsoft (

8. Social Media

Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR allows for the use of plug-ins, links and buttons to social media websites for the purpose of advertising and information. When you visit our website, data are transferred to social media providers possibly also to other countries.

These social media providers store and process these data; if you are logged in to the provider at the same time, he might gain knowledge of your visit to our website. Social media providers use these data for marketing, advertising and other purposes, such as creating user profiles.


Our company also uses a website of the social network Facebook, which refers to our website The provider is Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA.

If you visit our Facebook page, your browser is automatically connected to the Facebook server. As a result Facebook is informed about your visit and your IP address. If you are logged in and click the Facebook "Like" button you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. Thus Facebook can match the visit of our page with your user account.

We would like to point out that as provider of this site we are not informed about the transmitted data or about their use by Facebook.

To learn more about the purpose and extend of the data collection, processing and use by Facebook and about your your rights and setting options to protect your privacy, please visit:


If you do not want Facebook to match your visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, you should log off.

9. Objection to advertising emails

We hereby object to the use of the contact data published in our imprint to send advertising and information we did not request. In case of contravention, e.g. by sending spam e-mails, we hereby reserve the right to take legal action.

10. Matomo (formerly „Piwik“)

10.1 Extend and way of personal data processing
Our website uses "Matomo" (formerly "Piwik"), a web analytics service provided by InnoCraft Ltd, 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand. Matomo stores cookies on your computer that render the analysis of your user behavior possible. These data are stored on our server only, especially data as:

  • two bytes of the IP address of your system
  • the web page you visited
  • the website which led you to this page (referrer)
  • subpages visited
  • time spent on the website
  • the frequency of page views

Our website uses Matomo with the setting "Anonymize Visitors' IP addresses". Thus IP addresses are shortened to prevent an assignment to personal data; 2 bytes of the IP address are masked (e.g. The IP address transmitted by Matomo is not merged with other data we collect.

10.2 Legal basis for personal data processing
The legal basis for the processing of user data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR respectively § 15 para. 3 TMG.

10.3 Purposes of data processing
Matomo is used to analyze the use of our website, selected functions and offers in order to improve user experience. The statistical evaluation of user behavior is used to improve our offers and make them more interesting.

10.4 Duration of data storage
The aforementiones data are deleted after a storage time of 90 days.

10.5 Objection and elimination
Your visit to this website is currently collected by Matomo web analytics. To opt-out deselect the checkbox below

11. Rights of information, deletion and blocking

According to the GDPR, you have the right to obtain information about your personal data stored by us at any time and free of charge. This includes information about the origin of the data, the recipient and the purpose of data processing. You also have the right of data correction, blocking or deletion

To assert these rights and for further information on personal data, please contact the person in charge named in Article 1 of this Privacy Policy.

Your rights in detail:

  • pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR to obtain information about the personal data we process, especially about the purposes, the category of data and the recipients to whom your data are transferred and disclosed and the planned storage time. You also have the right to receive information about a potential right of correction, deletion, restriction of processing or objection to it, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, if they were not collected by us, the existence of automated decisioning and profiling and information on the details;
  • pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR, to demand the prompt correction of incorrect data or the completion of your data stored by us;
  • pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR, to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless they are needed to exercise certain rights, as freedom of expression or information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for the public benefit or for the enforcement, exercise or defense of legitimate claims
  • pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR, to demand the restriction of data processing, as far as you deny the correctness of the data, the processing is illicit, but you don’t want your data deleted and we no longer need your data while you need the data for the enforcement, exercise or defense of legitimate claims or have objected to the processing according to Art. 21 GDPR;
  • pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR, to receive those personal data you provided to us in a well-structured, established and machine-readable format or to request their transmission to another person in charge;
  • pursuant to Art. 7 (3) GDPR, to revoke your consent whenever you want – so that we are no longer allowed to transfer your data on the basis of your former consent
  • pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR, to turn to a supervisory authority and file a complaint. The appropriate supervisory authority is that of your place of residence, your place of work or our company domicile;
  • pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR to lodge an objection against the processing of your personal data, , as far as the reasons for this result from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. In case of direct advertising, you generally have a right of objection. We will comply with your request automatically and without you giving reasons. You can lodge your objection via telephone, e-mail, fax or postally to our company address, see Article 1 of this Privacy Policy.

12. Data safety

For reasons of safety and to protect the transmission of confidential data, we use state-of-the-art SSL encryption on this website.

You can recognize an encoded connection by the address line changing from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol. If SSL encryption is activated, the data transferred to us cannot be read by third parties.

To protect your data, we and the commissioned service providers, with whom corresponding agreements were concluded, take appropriate steps to restrict access to your data, to prevent modification and data loss and to ensure confidentiality. Our measures meet the current state of the art or are adjusted accordingly.

13. Status and update of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated on July 29, 2019, and we reserve the right to update it in due time to improve and / or adjust data protection. Please note that only the German version of our Privacy Policy is updated regularly.