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 Minex 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 Minex 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
45966 Gladbeck, Germany
2. Collection of personal data when visiting our website
2.1 You can use virtually the whole of the Internet service of Minex 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 Minex GmbH, technical access data is automatically recorded and evaluated by the Internet servers (web servers) of Minex 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 agree to the storage and analysis of this data from your visit, then you can give your consent to such processing by clicking on the mouse when you access the website. Your selection will be saved for future sessions.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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: 12.01.2022