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Privacy Agreement
Data Protection Declaration Pursuant to GDPR

The party responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the Member States as well as other provisions of data protection law is:Mineon Handel GmbH

What is personal data?
Personal data is information that can be assigned to your person. This includes, for example, your name, your address, your telephone number and your e-mail address.

1. Protecting your data

We want you to know that the security of your personal data is important to us and for you to feel secure about how your data is being protected while browsing our internet sites.

We want you to be fully informed about the personal data we are collecting and when, and how we use it and to assure you that we have taken technical and organisational measures to ensure that data protection provisions are upheld by both us and also any of our external service providers.

We intend to follow the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). While the GDPR is a data privacy law implemented across all EU member states, which we will fully comply with where applicable, the Company has taken the decision to apply many of the principles of the regulation across the whole global business as a standard of best practice. In addition, we will follow all applicable local laws and regulations.

 2. Personal Data

Generally user information is collected in two ways; information given to us by a user in order to permit the use of services offered by our Sites, and information collected through the use of services offered through our Sites.

Under GDPR, personal data includes the information relating to your identity. You do not have to disclose personal data in order to use all of our internet sites. However, in certain circumstances we will need your name and address, as well as other details, in order to be able to provide you with the services you require.

Details required to provide services may occur, for example when a user wants to access or benefit from the services offered through a Site. Use of services, such as CAD downloads, product configuration, or sample requests requires registration by the user which requires personally-identifying information to complete the registration. Users who do not log on to the Site or choose not to register will be identified by their IP address.

Details required to provide services may occur, for example if you want us to send you information and goods you have ordered, or in order to answer individual queries. Where this is necessary, we will draw your attention to this accordingly. In addition, we only store and process data that you have voluntarily or automatically made available to us and it will be used only for specific purposes which we will inform you of.

In as far as you request services from us, as a rule we  will only collect data such as is needed to supply the service. Any information provided by you is done voluntarily. Processing of personal data will only be carried out for the purpose of providing the service you have asked for, and for the maintenance of our own legitimate business interests.

3. Specific use

In accordance with the provisions of the GDPR, we will only collect, process and use the data you make available to us for the purposes communicated to you. Information about children is not knowingly solicited, collected, or used by the organisation. We will not sell or lease your data to third parties with whom we have no service relationship with under any circumstances but the Company may be required to disclose your personal information to third parties in the event that an administrative or court order exists, if it is required for contractual performance or credit protection, if you have given your express consent, and/or to enforce the Terms of Use of this Site.

Both our own employees and the service providers working on our behalf are bound by a duty of confidentiality and to comply with the provisions of the GDPR where applicable. We will not share or sell personal data to any service provider for their use; however, third parties who provide us with services, may use the information in marketing, product development or other business purposes solely for the benefit of us. Additionally, product inquiries may be passed on to third parties with whom we have contractual relationships in order to best respond to a user's product or service inquiry.

In order to access certain areas of some of our websites, and/or request materials, we may ask you to register by providing such information. When you register, you will select a USERNAME and PASSWORD, which we recommend you keep private to ensure that no one can use them in your place. Upon occasion, we may contact you to inquire about your satisfaction with our products and services.

4. Data transfer

Personal data may be stored and processed in other countries within the EU and outside of the EU (including the United States) for specific business purposes.

If you are located in the European Economic Area (EEA): Some non-EEA countries are recognised by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection according to EEA standards.

We implement technical and organisational measures in order to protect any unlawful access or use of your data for any data transfers from the EEA to countries not considered adequate by the European Commission. This also applies to any vendor with whom we share personal data in order to fulfil your request for data and/or services.

5. Data Deletion and Storage Period

The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage ceases to apply. However, data may continue to be stored if this has been provided for by European or national legislators in EU regulations, laws or other provisions to which the responsible party is subject. The data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the aforementioned standards expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for conclusion or fulfilment of a contract.

6. Data that is collected automatically

The following data will be collected for organisational and technical reasons when you use our internet sites: the names of the pages called up, of the browser being used and of the operating system, date and time of access, the search engines used, the names of downloaded files and your IP address.

We analyse this technical data anonymously and only for statistical purposes, in order to continually optimise our internet presence and to make our online services even more attractive. We will not use any automatically collected information for identification purposes.

7. The use of cookies

When you visit one of our websites, information may be saved on your computer as a "cookie". If you are accessing any of our sites from an IP address with cookie requirements you will see a message informing you that we use cookies and will be able to see more information by clicking on “show details”.

Cookies are small text files which are sent to your browser by a web server and are saved on your computer’s hard disk. This information means you will be automatically recognised next time you visit our website, so you will find our site easier to navigate. Cookies allow us, for example, to adapt a web site to your interests. Some cookies serve essential functions required for the proper function of the website and others collect aggregate and non-personal information, unrelated to a single, personally identifiable user.  Information collected in this way is used by the Company in order to understand the number of users accessing our Site and what information about our services and products is of interest to Site visitors. Information provided by users will be used solely to permit the Company to assess use of its Site, to provide service and user support and otherwise enhance customer service.

Of course, you can visit our website without the use of cookies. If you don’t want us to be able to recognise your computer, you can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard disk by choosing "Do not accept cookies" in your browser settings. To find out how this works, please read the instructions given for your browser. If, however, you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use all the available functions of our website.

8.Use of Cookies,Description and Scope of Data Processing

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the Internet browser or by the Internet browser on the user’s computer system. If a user visits a website, then a cookie may be stored on the user’s operating on.

9. Security

We implement technical and organisational measures in order to protect any unlawful access or use of your data.

All our employees and all third parties involved with data processing are bound by an undertaking to handle personal data confidentially.

In the event of personal data being collected and processed, the information shall be transferred in encrypted form, to prevent misuse of the data by third parties. Our security measures are being continually revised in line with technological developments.

All third party contracts in which personal data is shared are properly reviewed to ensure safeguarding of data.

10. General information on external links

Where appropriate, you will find links on our websites to third party internet sites for your information. We have no influence on the content or the design of external pages that are operated by third parties. The content of this privacy statement will not be effective for third party pages. We will only work with third parties that can guarantee GDPR standards. For this reason, please contact the relevant provider for information about their provided data privacy statement.

11. Changes to the data protection regulations

We reserve the right to change these security and data protection measures. In this case, we will also adjust our data privacy notice accordingly.  Use of the Services following these changes signifies acceptance of the revised privacy notice.

12. Your rights regarding your personal data

Depending on your citizenship and/or any local laws, you may have the right to request access to the personal data held on you.

We recognise the rights granted to EU data subjects under GDPR. Those rights include:

  - The right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data;

  - The right to access your personal data and if technically possible to have this transferred to another controller;

  - The right to have inaccurate personal data rectified, or completed if it is incomplete;

  - The right to restrict, or object to processing

  - The right to request erasure of your personal data (in certain circumstances);

  - The right to lodge a complaint with any supervisory authority.

 13. Contact Information

If you have any further questions about this policy, your rights or about the processing of your personal details, you can contact our data privacy specialists directly at Info@mineon.de.