Your right - our obligation
You can count on us to protect the privacy of your personal data... because protecting your privacy when we process your data is a matter of importance to MINERALplus GmbH that is taken into consideration in all of our business processes.
We would therefore like to explain to you on this page the principles we follow when dealing with personal data. You will also find this information and, where applicable, further details on the collection, processing and use of personal data wherever we request such information from you.
1. Information on the collection of personal data
1.1 We at MINERALplus GmbH attach great importance to protecting personal data. Therefore, the company named in the legal notice operates these web pages as the controller within the meaning of Art. 4 No.7 GDPR.
1.2 You can contact our data protection officer at the following address:
Data Protection Officer
Duisburger Str. 170
46535 Dinslaken, Germany
2. Collection of personal data when visiting our website
2.1 You can use virtually the whole of the Internet service of MINERALplus GmbH without us requiring personal data from you. Only a small number of services which you can find on our web pages require the provision of personal data in order for you to be able to use them.
2.2 When you use the Internet service of MINERALplus GmbH, technical access data is automatically recorded and evaluated by the Internet servers (web servers) of MINERALplus GmbH. However, this data cannot be allocated to a specific person; rather, the individual user remains anonymous.
Data recorded includes:
- IP address
- Date and time of enquiry
- Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- Content of the request (concrete page)
- Access status/HTTP status code
- Amount of data transferred
- Website from which the request originates
- Operating system and its user interface
- Language and version of the browser software
This data is transmitted to our web servers when you access individual Internet pages through your Internet browser. The legal basis is Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR.
We use this technical access information to continuously improve the attractiveness and usability of our Internet pages and their content and to identify possible technical issues with our Internet service.
2.3 When contacting us via a contact form, you consent to the data you provide (e.g. your e-mail address, name, telephone number) being stored by us in order to answer your questions. Your data will be deleted once your inquiry has been processed.
2.4 Duration of storage of personal data
We will delete your personal data as soon as they are no longer required for the purposes mentioned above, unless statutory obligations to retain data preclude deletion.
We use so-called cookies for web analysis purposes, in order to make our website more user-friendly and effective. Cookies are text files that are stored on your device.
Two types of cookies can be distinguished: technically required cookies and optional cookies. Technically required cookies are necessary for technical reasons for the operation of the website and its functions. Use of data by means of technically required cookies, if such use enables relating data to a person and thus constitutes processing, is necessary for the aforementioned purposes to safeguard our legitimate interests as well as those of third parties in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.
Optional cookies may contain functions that go beyond the scope of the use of technically required cookies. If links to personal data are established using optional cookies for analysis purposes, the legal basis for your consent is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR. We use these cookies for website analysis. For more information, please refer to the section “Website analysis”.
For more information in this regard, please visit the website of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) at https://www.bsi-fuer-buerger.de/BSIFB/DE/Empfehlungen/EinrichtungSoftware/EinrichtungBrowser/Sicherheitsmassnahmen/Cookies/cookies_node.html.
You can change or withdraw your consent at any time in the Consent Banner on our website.
If you have given your consent, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited (Google). Use of the analytics service includes the Universal Analytics mode. This makes it possible to link data, sessions, and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus analyze a user's activities across devices.
Google Analytics uses so-called cookies: Cookies are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyze how you interact with our site. The information generated by means of the cookies 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 truncated by Google within member states of the European Union (EU) or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before it is transmitted to the USA. We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended to include IP anonymization in order to ensure anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be aggregated with other data of Google.
Purposes of processing:
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and Internet use.
The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 sentence1 lit. a GDPR.
Recipients / categories of recipients:
The recipient of the data collected is Google. Transfer of data to countries outside the European Union (third countries): Personal data is transferred on the basis of the EU Standard Contractual Clauses.
Duration of data storage:
The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user identifiers (e.g. user ID) or advertising IDs are automatically deleted after 14 months. The deletion of data whose retention period has expired takes place automatically once a month.
Rights of data subjects:
You can withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software to prevent the storage of cookies; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser Add-on. Opt-out cookies will prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website. To prevent Universal Analytics from collecting data across different devices, you must opt-out on all systems used.
4. Objection or withdrawal of consent to the processing of your data
4.1 If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you may withdraw this consent at any time. Such withdrawal of consent will affect the lawfulness of the processing of your personal data subsequent to your having communicated your withdrawal of consent to us.
4.2 Where we base the processing of your personal data on the weighing of interests, you may object to the processing. This is the case in particular if the processing is not necessary to fulfill a contract with you, which is set out by us in the description of the functions. When you exercise your right to object to the processing of your personal data, we will ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In case your objection is justified, we will review the situation and either stop or adjust our data processing or demonstrate to you our compelling legitimate grounds on the basis of which we will continue the processing of your personal data.
4.3 Of course, you may object to the processing of your personal data for purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time. You can inform us of your advertising objection by contacting us at datenschutz(at)ep-pm(dot)com
5. Your rights
You have the following rights against us with regard to your personal data:
- the right of access;
- the right to rectification or erasure;
- the right to restriction of processing;
- the right to object to processing;
- the right to data portability.
5.2 Furthermore, you have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data. In North Rhine-Westphalia, the competent data protection supervisory authority is: Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit (State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information) North Rhine-Westphalia, Kavalleriestr. 2 – 4, 40213 Düsseldorf, Germany.
Last updated: 20.07.2021