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VW Passat B8 Owner's Manual ➜ Black Box (Event Data Recorder)

mobile phone, a USB stick or an MP3 player. As long  
as this data is stored in the vehicle, it can be deleted  
at any time.  
legal, contractual agreement or consent, personal  
data is only collected, processed and used to make  
the services available.  
This data is only passed on to third parties at your  
request, based on the settings you have selected  
(especially in the context of using online services).  
You can activate and deactivate services and  
functions (some of which are paid for) and in some  
cases also the entire data connection in the vehicle. HE  
except special functions and services prescribed by  
law, p. eg emergency call systems.  
Integration of mobile telephone devices If  
the vehicle is equipped with the corresponding  
equipment, you can connect your mobile telephone  
device or other mobile terminal, if they have the  
corresponding function, to the vehicle so that you can  
control them with the controls integrated into it. tea.  
In this case, the image and sound of the mobile phone  
device can be viewed and heard via the infotainment  
system. At the same time, certain information is  
transmitted to your mobile phone device. For example,  
depending on the type of integration, position data and  
other general vehicle information. In this regard, please  
inform yourself about the display of applications in the  
infotainment system.  
Thirdparty services  
If there is the possibility of using online services  
from other providers, these providers are solely  
responsible for said services, and these services are  
subject to the data protection and use conditions of  
said providers. Volkswagen has no influence on the  
content exchanged within the framework of these  
For this reason, ask the provider in question about  
the type, scope and purpose of the collection and  
use of personal data in the context of the services  
it provides.  
This makes it possible to use certain applications  
installed on the mobile wireless device, e.g. for  
example, navigation or music playback.  
There is no further interaction between the mobile  
wireless device and the vehicle, especially no active  
access to vehicle data.  
The provider of the application used determines the  
type of processing to which the data is subsequently  
subjected. Depending on the application in question  
and the operating system of your mobile phone  
device, you may or may not make settings in this regard.  
Failure to use the diagnostic connection socket as  
intended can cause malfunctions and result in  
accidents and serious injuries.  
Never consult the memory yourself  
incidents through the connection socket for  
· Only have specialized workshops consult the  
incident memory through the connection socket  
for diagnosis. Volkswagen recommends going to  
a Volkswagen dealer for this.  
online services  
If the vehicle has a connection to a wireless network,  
this makes it possible to exchange data between the  
vehicle and other systems. The connection to the  
wireless network takes place via the vehicle's own  
transmitter and receiver unit or via a mobile terminal  
of yours, eg. For example, a mobile phone device.  
Via this connection you can use online functions such  
as online services and applications (apps) from  
Volkswagen or other providers.  
Black box (Event Data  
This vehicle is equipped with a black box. The main  
function of a black box is to record data in case of  
accidents that occur under special circumstances or  
Manufacturer's own services  
in case of accident-like situations, e.g. For example,  
In the case of Volkswagen online services, the  
corresponding functions and the data protection  
information related to them are described or located  
in an appropriate place, e.g. For example, in an own  
description of services or on an Internet page.  
Personal data may be used for the provision of online  
services. The data exchange takes place via a secure  
connection, e.g. For example, using the manufacturer's  
IT systems provided for this purpose. Unless you  
have permission  
in the event of an airbag deployment or collision with  
an obstacle on the road. These dates  
They help to analyze how the vehicle systems have  
performed. The black box records data on gait  
dynamics and the restraint system for a short period  
of time of 10 seconds or less, e.g. eg:  
— how various vehicle systems have performed  
Information for the client  
— if the driver and the front passenger were wearing  
anonymously, that is, without the possibility of drawing  
do the seat belt,  
conclusions about the vehicle in particular, nor about the  
owner of the vehicle or its lessee in the case of leasing.  
— how hard the driver applied the brake or accelerator,  
— how fast the vehicle was traveling.  
These data help to better understand the circumstances  
of situations where accidents have occurred and  
injuries have occurred.  
Stickers and signs  
In the engine compartment and on other vehicle  
components, there are stickers and signs from the  
factory with important information for the operation of  
the vehicle.  
Data from driver assistance systems is also recorded.  
In addition to the information on whether the systems  
were on, off, only partially available or inactive, it can  
also be checked whether these functions controlled,  
accelerated or braked the vehicle in the situations  
mentioned above. Depending on the equipment, these  
— Never remove these stickers and signs and protect  
cure keep them readable.  
systems and functions can include, e.g. eg:  
— If any part of the vehicle that bears a sticker or sign  
is replaced, the specialized workshop must place an  
identical sticker or sign on the new parts in the same  
— Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) — Lane  
Departure Assist (Lane As  
Safety certificate A safety  
certificate attached to the driver's door pillar informs  
you that all necessary safety standards and the  
regulations of the road safety authorities of the country  
concerned were met at the time of production. . It may  
also include the month and year of production, as well  
as the vehicle's chassis number. Observe the  
instructions in the instruction manual.  
— the assisted parking system (Park Assist) — the  
parking aid — the emergency braking functions (Front  
Black box data is only recorded if a special situation  
such as an accident occurs.  
Under normal driving conditions, no recording is  
made. No audio or video data from the passenger  
compartment or from around the vehicle is stored. Nor  
are personal data, such as name, sex, age or place of  
the accident, recorded at any time. However, third  
parties, such as police and judicial authorities, can link  
the contents of the black box with other data sources  
using specific means to do so and associate them with  
someone during the investigation of an accident.  
Improper use of the vehicle increases the risk of  
accidents and injuries.  
· Observe the legal provisions.  
· Observe the instruction manual.  
Improper use of the vehicle can cause damage to it.  
To consult the data from the black box it is necessary to  
have special equipment, to have access to the connection  
socket for vehicle diagnosis required by law (“on-board  
diagnosis”) and that the ignition be switched on.  
· Observe the legal provisions.  
· Carry out maintenance work as prescribed.  
Volkswagen will not access, consult or process the black  
box data unless the owner of the vehicle (or in the case  
of leasing, the lessor) gives his consent, or unless there  
are contractual or legal provisions in this regard.  
air conditioning fluids  
Air conditioning refrigerant There  
Due to the legal obligation to observe the product,  
Volkswagen is authorized to use the data for field  
analysis and for the purpose of research and quality  
improvement of vehicle safety systems. For research  
purposes, Volks wagen makes available to third parties  
the data of  
is a sticker in the engine compartment with information  
on the type and amount of refrigerant used in the  
vehicle's air conditioning. The sticker is located at the  
front of the engine compartment, near the refrigerant  
filler neck.  
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Stickers and signs  

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