Privacy Policy

An Overview of Data Protection

General

The following gives a simple overview of what personal information we collect and store. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. We align ourselves to the statutory requirements imposed by the General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016:679 (GDPR). We hold data for customers of MACD, potential customers, partner companies, and other contacts such as people applying for a job.

Data Collection on Our Website

Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?

The data collected on this website is processed by the website operator. The contact details can be found in the legal terms.

 

How do we collect your data?

Some data is collected when you provide it to us. Other data is collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. This data is primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.


What do we use your data for?

Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website and can be used to analyse how visitors use the site. We also store data that is relevant to our business relationship with you.

 

What information do we store?

We currently hold general information as part of our business relationship with you such as your name, e-mail address, job title, company, telephone number and in some cases general personal information that we have gathered in the course of doing business together. We will also make and store notes following meetings.
This could, for example, be data you entered on a contact form or when you give us your business card or apply for a job.
We store information that we have gathered as part of our business relationship - we do not electronically search for personal information about you.
We only collect and use personal information lawfully and in ways one would reasonably expect.

 

Who do we share the information with?

We will only transfer your data to another party if there is a legitimate reason to do so, such as fulfilling our contract with you, or where we have received your consent.

 

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal terms if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the relevant regulatory authorities.

Data Protection

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy. If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens. Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via e-mail communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

Cookies

Some of our web pages use cookies. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies." They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device's memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognise your browser when you next visit the site. You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Server Log Files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

This data will not be combined with data from other sources.

Newsletter Data

If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid e-mail address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. We will not pass it on to third parties. You can revoke consent to the storage of your data and e-mail address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. through the 'unsubscribe' link in the newsletter. The data provided when registering for the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your subscription when said data will be deleted. Data we have stored for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses for the members area) remain unaffected.

SSL or TLS Encryption

This site uses TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator.

Information, Blocking, Deletion

As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.

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