K+S Polska is delighted to welcome you to our website www.ks-polska.com. Thank you for your interest in our company and the products and services we offer. K+S Polska is extremely careful about protecting your personal data and is concerned about guaranteeing your right to informed self-determination. You are reminded that the statement reported below is made only for this website and not also for the other websites which may be linked in it. The processing of data is based on principles of correctness, lawfulness, transparency, protection of the confidentiality, and of the user rights.
This privacy statement explains what personal information we collect from you through this website (www.ks-polska.com) and how it is used by us.
1. Access logging and data usage
The data, which in any case is anonymous, is processed and stored by K+S Polska for the purpose of ensuring the functionality of the website, improving the content of the website, of preparing statistical analysis, drawing upon the aggregate data regarding browsing of the website, and carrying out analysis of the technical operation of the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.
Our legitimate interest in data processing pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR lies in these purposes.
What happens when you use our website?
Each time you access the website, that means, every time a file is retrieved or attempted to retrieve a file on this server, data about this operation is stored in a log-file.
The following data record is stored for each retrieval:
- the IP address;
- the region (not the address) from which the IP address is accessing the website;
- browser language, browser type (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Safari) and operating system;
- device type (e.g., mobile device, desktop computer, tablet);
- browsing behaviour on the website (e.g., when was the website visited, which sections of the website have been clicked, amount of time spent on the website);
- the website which linked our page.
When and why do we collect, process and use data from you?
Personal data (i.e., name, address, telephone number, email address, gender, age, country of residence) is only collected if you provide them on your own initiative, for example:
- within the framework of a registration (e.g., sweepstakes, newsletters, webinars);
- when participating in online promotion activities;
- in the case of a request or feedback via a contact page;
- to process: your orders, the services, marketing information, service updates, promotional offers you request, and for customer support;
- in your online application.
Cookies are only stored for as long as is needed for their respective purpose.
Use of Google Maps
This website uses Google Maps API, a map service of Google Inc. (“Google”), to display an interactive map and to create route maps. Google Maps is operated by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland.
When you access Google Maps, information about your use of this website (including your IP address) may be sent to a Google server in the United States and stored there. We have no influence and therefore cannot assume any responsibility for the further processing and use of the data by Google.
Use of Google Web Fonts
Our website uses the “web fonts” provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland for the uniform display of fonts. As soon as you visit a page, your browser will load the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, your browser must connect to the Google servers. This transmits the information that our website was accessed via your IP address to Google. We use Google Web Fonts so that our website is displayed consistently and appealingly on different devices. This is our legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If you use a browser that does not support web fonts, our website will be displayed with a standard font of your computer.
Further information about Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google's data privacy statement: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
3. How to control cookies
You can switch your browser settings 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.
You can also deactivate cookies using the methods described in the “Help” function of your browser and deleted cookies that were set in the past.
If you do not know the type and version of the browser you are using, click on “Help” at the top of the browser window to find the information you need.
Please note that if you deactivate cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website.
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
4. Links to third-party websites and contents
From the website you may be directed to third-party websites through links. We do not control these websites and take no responsibility for any content displayed on these third-party websites or respective data protection standards. We kindly advise you to read the privacy policies of such third-party websites carefully.
5. Duration of data storage
6. Safety of stored data
The submission and storage of data is never entirely secure. However, K+S Polska uses its best efforts to ensure the highest technical level to secure personal data and to protect it from any unauthorized access and abuse.
7. Contact form
Our website includes email addresses and contact forms enabling you to contact our company quickly by electronic means and to communicate with us directly. If you contact us by email or using a contact form, the personal data you transfer to us is automatically stored. Such personal data transferred by you to us on a voluntary basis is used for the purposes of processing your enquiry or contacting you. You can see from the respective contact form which data is collected for that form. We also store the IP address issued by your Internet Service Provider (ISP) of the computer system you are using when you register, as well as the time and data of registration. It is necessary to collect this data in order to be able to check the (possible) misuse of your email address at a later point in time and thus protect ourselves in law.
This personal data is not passed onto third parties.
The legal basis for the processing of data is your consent pursuant to Article 6(1) letter a GDPR. If you contact us with the aim of concluding a contract, Article 6(1) letter b GDPR is an additional legal basis for the processing. Once your enquiry has been processed, your data is deleted. This is the case when it can be seen from the circumstances that the matter in hand has been fully dealt with, unless deletion of the data conflicts with statutory obligations to retain data.
8. Contact details of data controller/processor / Review of personal information
K+S Polska sp. z o.o. with registered office at ul. 28 Czerwca 1956r Nr. 404 in 61-441 Poznan, website www.ks-polska.com, is the data controller.
The data concerning the users will be also collected and processed by K+S Aktiengesellschaft, as data processor, with registered office at Bertha-von-Suttner-Str. 7, 34131 Kassel, Germany, website www.k-plus-s.com, email address email@example.com for the purpose of the services you commissioned, to process your inquiries and to optimize the functionality and content of our website.
In accordance with the applicable data protection laws you have the right to review, having corrected, updated or deleted your personal information, having restricted the processing as well as the right to object to our data processing, and the right to data portability. You also have the right to withdraw your consent to the use of your personal information, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
K+S Polska sp. z o.o.
Phone: +48 61 628 09 51
Status: May 2018