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Privacy Policy


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 by K+S Polska for the sole purpose of 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.

 

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.

 

All personal data relating to our website is collected, processed and used according to the applicable provisions for the protection of personal data only for the purpose of the services you commissioned and to process your inquiries. We commission service providers to process your inquiries and use of our services. The service providers are contractually obliged to comply with this privacy policy.

2. Use of cookies

The website uses cookies. Cookies are small files placed on your device when you use such device to visit a website (“cookies”). Cookies allow a website to recognize a user’s device, are used by website owners to operate their websites more efficiently and provide analytic information. Cookies are used to understand how the site or service is being used, to help you navigate between pages efficiently, to help remember your preferences, and generally to improve your browsing experience.

2a. Types of cookies used

The website only uses “technical cookies”, they can be defined as cookies used only for “carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or by user to provide the service”.

They are not used for other purposes and are normally directly installed by the operator or manager of the website. They include:

  • navigation or session cookies, which guarantee normal navigation and use of the website;
  • analytical cookies, similar to technical cookies, used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate form, about the number of users and how they visit the site;
  • functional cookies, which allow the user to browse in accordance with a set of selected criteria (for example the language) in order to improve the service.

2b. Cookies controlled by third parties

In order to provide targeted services or advertising content, K+S Polska may use external site cookies (so called "third party cookies"); Such cookies are not managed directly by K+S Polska, but are installed through the K+S Polska site by third-party companies that handle online profiling.

Use of such cookies requires the prior acquisition of your informed consent. Such consent may be revoked at any time by disabling of cookies by the methods described in the following paragraph "How to control cookies". Concerning Google Analytics, also see the “Website analysis tools” section.

To receive the information you need and decide whether to authorize the installation and use of third party cookies, click on the links below.


Third Party Services List:

Google and YouTube:

https://www.google.com/intl/pl/policies/privacy/

https://www.google.com/intl/pl/policies/technologies/cookies/

https://www.google.com/intl/pl/policies/technologies/managing/

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation

https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/

 

3. How to control cookies

The procedures for handling cookies differ depending on the browser you are using. You can manage cookie preferences directly within your browser and prevent, for example, third parties from installing them. You can also delete cookies that you have installed in the past, including cookies that may be saved by this site. It's important to note that disabling all cookies, the operation of this site may be compromised.

If you do not know the type and version of browser you are using, you can click "Help" in the browser window at the top, from which you can access all the information you need.

You can find information about how to manage cookies in your browser at the following addresses:

Google Chrome:

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=pl

Mozilla Firefox:

https://support.mozilla.org/pl/kb/W%C5%82%C4%85czanie%20i%20wy%C5%82%C4%85czanie%20obs%C5%82ugi%20ciasteczek

Apple Safari:

https://support.apple.com/pl-pl/HT201265

https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=fr_FR&viewlocale=pl_PL

Microsoft Internet Explorer:

https://support.microsoft.com/pl-pl/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

4. Website analysis tools

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies as well. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States, where the information is immediately anonymized (see below). Google uses the information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google does not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=pl.

Please note that this website initializes Google Analytics with the setting “gat._anonymizeIp();”. This guarantees anonymized data collection by masking the last part of your IP address.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html.

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.

6. Duration of data storage

K+S Polska stores your data only as long as absolutely necessary for respective purposes as set out in this privacy policy or as required by law. After the purpose has been fulfilled, corresponding data is deleted according to applicable data protection requirements.

7. 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.

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 dataprivacy@k-plus-s.com for the purpose of the services you commissioned, to process your inquiries and to optimize the functionality and content of our website.

If you wish to review, correct, update or delete your personal information, withdraw your consent to the use of your personal information or have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy please contact our Data Protection Officer:

K+S Polska sp. z o.o.
Privacy Policy
Phone: +48 61 628 09 51

email: politkaprywatnosci@k-plus-s.com

9. Changes to Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Therefore, we recommend you check the Privacy Policy regularly.

 

As of December 2017