Data protection

The protection of your data is a paramount to the MMFA. We comply with the rules of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). Personal data will only be collected on this website to the extent required for technical processing. Personal data will in no case be circulated or sold to third parties for any reasons. We explain below how we guarantee data protection, what kind of data will be collected and for what purpose.

1. Information about the collection of personal data and contact details of the person responsible

1.1 We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. Below you will find information about the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data that allows you to be personally identified.

1.2 The person responsible for the data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is MMFA Verband der mehrschichtig modularen Fußbodenbeläge e. V. (Multilayer Modular Flooring Association), Registered Address: Mittelstraße 50 – 33602 Bielefeld – Germany, (Brussels Office: Rue Defacqz 52, 1050 Brussels, Belgium), Tel: +32 (0)2 788 3169, Fax: +32 (0)2 645 7999, e-mail: The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who, alone or in concert with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.

1.3 For reasons of security and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (for example, orders or inquiries to the person responsible), this website uses an SSL or Internet connection. TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the url “https: //” and the lock icon in your browser bar.

2. Data processing on this website

If you only use our website for information purposes, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called “server log files”). When you visit our website, we collect the following information that is technically necessary for us to display the website:

– Browser type/version
– Operating system
– Referred URL (the previous visited page, i.e. source/reference from which you arrived to the MMFA website)
– Host name of the accessing computer (if necessary, IP address in anonymous form)
– Date and time of the server request
– Amount of data sent in bytes

MMFA is not able to allocate this data to specific visitors. There will be no merging of this data with any other data sources, and the data will be deleted after statistic analysis.

The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) of the GDPR based on our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. The collected data is not transferred. However, we reserve the right to retrospectively check the server log files should there be any concrete evidence point to unlawful use.

3. Contact

When you contact us via our website’s contact form of by e-mail, personal data is collected. Using our form Using our contact form is voluntary. The personal information you provide will only be used by MMFA to contact you or reply to your request, and will be stored and processed in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations. The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required.

The legal basis for processing data is our legitimate interest in responding to your request in accordance with Art. 6 (1) point f of the GDPR. If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract with MMFA, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) point b of the GDPR. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your request; unless we are required by law to keep them.

You can revoke your consent at any time. Following receipt of your revocation, your personal data will be deleted. Please send your revocation to the following e-mail address: info(a) or give us a call: +32 (0)2 788 3169.

If writing by post, please use the following address:
Multilayer Modular Flooring Association
Rue Defacqz 52
1050 Brussels (Belgium)

You also have a right of appeal to your national data protection authority.

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5. Rights of the Data Subject

5.1 The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive data protection rights (information and intervention rights) vis-à-vis the person responsible for the processing of your personal data.

You may at any time obtain information on the processing performed, the rectification of inaccurate data we may hold, the erasure of data or the restriction of the processing. You may also exercise your right to data portability or object to the processing of your personal data.

In such cases, please email us at info(at) or write to us at Multilayer Modular Flooring Association, Rue Defacqz 52, 1050 Brussels (Belgium).We will promptly address your request. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Belgian supervisory authority (currently, the Commission for the protection of privacy).

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7. Duration of Storage of Personal Data

The duration of the storage of personal data is determined by the respective legal retention period (e.g. commercial and tax retention periods). After expiry of this period, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted, provided that it is no longer necessary for the performance or initiation of the contract and/or there is no longer any legitimate interest on our part in the further storage.

Further information

If you have further questions on topics that are not covered by this data protection statement, or if you wish to have further information on a specific issue, please feel free to contact us anytime at: info(at) or by phone or post (please see contact details above).