Data protection

The protection of your data is a paramount to the MMFA. We strictly obbey the terms and conditions as required by the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 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. The following declaration will give you a survey on how we guarantee data protection and 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 visit our website and thank you for your interest. Below we inform you 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 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), Mittelstr. 50, 33602 Bielefeld, Germany, Tel .: +49 521 96533-14, Fax: +49 521 965 33-11, E-Mail: info@mmfa.eu. 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 string “https: //” and the lock icon in your browser bar.

2. Contact 

We offer a contact form on our website. When using our contact form, you may be asked to provide personal details. The use of this form is voluntary.
The personal details provided by you are used by the MMFA Multilayer Modular Flooring Association for the purposes of fulfilling your contact request, and are stored, processed and deleted in accordance with the applicable data protection provisions.

You can revoke your consent at any time. Following receipt of your revocation, we will delete your personal details.
Please send your revocation to the following e-mail address: info(a)eplf.com or give us a call: +49 (0)521 96533-14

If writing by post, please use the following address:
MMFA
Multilayer Modular Flooring Association
Mittelstr. 50
33602 Bielefeld (Germany)

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

2. Data processing on this website

In the case of merely informative use of our website, 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:

– Our visited website
– Date and time at the time of access
– Amount of data sent in bytes
– Source / reference from which you came to the site
– Browser used
– Operating system used
– Used IP address (if necessary: in anonymous form)

The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 paragraph. 1 GDPR based on our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. A transfer or other use of the data does not take place. However, we reserve the right to retrospectively check the serverlogfiles should concrete evidence point to unlawful use.

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

3. Cookies

This web presence uses cookies in several places. These serve as a tool in order to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files which are archived on your computer and saved in your browser. Most of the cookies used by us are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically after your visit. Cookies will not harm your computer and they do not contain any viruses.

Please note that you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide on their acceptance or can exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the Help menu of each browser, which explains how to change your cookie settings. These can be found for the respective browser under the following links:

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer …
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en/kb/cookies-allow-and-dispose
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en

Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=en_US
Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/en/cookies.html
Please note that if you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.

4. Contacting

In the context of contacting us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), personal data is collected. Which data is collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. These data are stored and used exclusively for the purpose of responding to your request or for establishing contact and for the associated technical administration. The legal basis for processing data is our legitimate interest in responding to your request in accordance with Art. 6 (1) point f GDPR. If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) point b GDPR. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your enquiry; this is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified, provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary.

5. Web Analysis Services

– Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, which are text files stored on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website (including the shortened IP address) is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
This website uses Google Analytics exclusively with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”, which ensures an anonymization of the IP address by shortening it and excludes a direct personal relationship. As a result of the extension, your IP address will previously be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. In these exceptional cases, processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) point f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes.
On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, we should point out that in that case you might not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You may permanently refuse Google to collect data generated by cookies regarding the use of the website (including your IP address) and to process them. You can download and install the browser plugin available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
As an alternative to the browser plug-in or for browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link in order to set an opt-out cookie which disables Google Analytics to collect data on this website in the future (this opt-out cookie only functions for this browser and this domain. If you delete your cookies on this browser, you must click again on this link):
Disable Google Analytics
Google LLC, based in the United States, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.
More information on how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in Google’s privacy policy at: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

6. Rights of the Data Subject

6.1 The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive rights of data subjects (rights of information and intervention) vis-à-vis the data controller with regard to the processing of your personal data, about which we inform you below :
– Right of access by the data subject pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR
– Right to rectification pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR
– Right to erase (“right to be forgotten”) pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR
– Right to restriction of processing pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR
– Right to data portability pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR
– Right to withdraw a given consent pursuant to Art. 7 (3) GDPR
– Right to lodge a complaint pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR

6.2 RIGHT TO OBJECT
IF, WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF A CONSIDERATION OF INTERESTS, WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA ON THE BASIS OF OUR PREDOMINANT LEGITIMATE INTEREST, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO OBJECT TO THIS PROCESSING WITH EFFECT FOR THE FUTURE ON THE GROUNDS THAT ARISE FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION.
IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP PROCESSING THE DATA CONCERNED. HOWEVER, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO FURTHER PROCESSING IF WE CAN PROVE COMPELLING REASONS WORTHY OF PROTECTION FOR PROCESSING WHICH OUTWEIGH YOUR INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING SERVES TO ASSERT, EXERCISE OR DEFEND LEGAL CLAIMS.
IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA WHICH ARE USED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES. YOU MAY EXERCISE THE OBJECTION AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.
IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP PROCESSING THE DATA CONCERNED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES.

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8. 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 they are 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

Your confidence is important to us. We want to be accountable anytime regarding the processing of your personal data. If you have further questions on topics that are not covered by the data confidentiality statement, or if you wish further information on a specific issue, please feel free to contact us anytime at: info(at)mmfa.eu or by phone or post (please see contact data above).