Data Privacy Statement

The following ist to inform users about the collection of personal informatio when using our website. Personal information incudes all information related to an individual, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavioer, etc.. We have implemented extensive technical and operational protective measures in order to safeguard your information from accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction, or access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are reviewed regularly and updated to the most advaned technical levels.

1. Data Controller

Data controller, pursuant to Article 4, paragraph 7 of the EU Genereal Data Protection Regulation. (GDPR): Magmapool Sales & Marketing Service AG, Bahnallee 11 – 13 D-56410 Montabaur, (refer to our imprint).

2. Contacting the Data Protection Officer

You may contact our data protection officer by e-mail at or at our mailing address by adding “ATTN: Data Protection Officer”.

3. Your Rights

You have the following rights regarding your personal information:

3.1 General Rights

You have the right to disclosure, correction, deletion, limitation of and objection to processing, and to the transfer of data. Insofar as a data procedure is based on your consent, you have the right to revoke consent at any time.

3.2 Your rights concerning data processing in accordance with ligitimate interests

In accordance with Article 21, paragraph 1 of the GDPR, you have the right to revoke consent to the processing of your personal Information pursuant to Article 6, paragraph 1e (data processing in the public interest) or pursuant to Article 6, paragraph 1f (data processing in accordance with legitimate reasons) of the GDPR, at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation. This also applies to profilling which may be based on legitimate regulations. In the case of revocation of consent, we will discontinue the processing of yout personal information unless we can establish compelling and legitimate grounds which outweigh your interests, rights, and liberties, or if processing serves the assertion, exercise, or defense of legal rights.

3.3 Rights Concerning Direct Marketing

Insofar as we should process your personal information in relation to irect marketing, you have the right, in accordance with Article 21, paragraph 2 of the GDPR, to object to any such processing. This also appliees to profilling, insofar as it is conducted in association with such direct marketing.

In the event of your objection to processing in association with direct marketing, we will discontinue the processing of your personal information for these purposes.

3.4 Right to File a Grievance with a Regulatory Authority

In addition, you have the right to file a grievance concerning the processing your personal information by us to an appropriate data protection authority.

4. Collection of Personal Information When Visiting Our Website

In the case of your visiting our website for mere informational purpose, i.e., if you do not register or otherwise provide additional information, we collect only the information provided to our server through your web browser. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following information which is required for technical reasonst in order to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security. The legal basis for this is Article 6, paragraph 1f of the GDPR:

  • IP address date, and time of the inquiry
  • time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • subject of the request (specific pages)
  • access status / HTTP status code
  • volume of data transferred
  • website from which the request comes
  • browser, operating system and its interface, language, and version of browser software

5. Contact by E-Mail or Contact Form

When you make contact with us through e-mail or via the contact form, the information you provide (your e-mail address, your name, and, possibly, telephone number) will be saved in order to answer your questions. If we request information in our contact form that is not required for establishing contact with the user, we alwys designate these fields as optional. This information serves in precisely determining your request and to improve processing your request. Providing this information occurs expressly on a voluntary basis and with your consent, Article 6, paragraph 1a of the GDPR. Insofar as this pertains to information related to communication channels  (for example, your e-mail address, telephone number), you further consent to being contacted via these channels, if necessary, in order to answer your inquiries. Naturally, you can revoke your declaration of consent for the future at any time.

All information associated with these circumstances will be deleted by us when it is no longer required to be stored or we will limit processing of same, in the event lawful obligations exist for us to retain it.

6. Commentary Function and Use of Our Web Portal

We provide you with the opportunity to leave us comments. Registration is not required for this. The legal basis for storage of the information you provide is Article 6, paragraph 1a of the GDPR. In addition to comments, you have the option of providing the following information:

  • name
  • e-mail address

There is no obligation to provide the above-mentioned information, and the provision of such is purely voluntary. In the interest of minimizing data storage, we do not store your e-mail address in association with the commentary function. Magmapool, however, retains the right to delete comments from the portal without providing reasons.

7. Applications for Employment

You may submit an electronic application, (in particular by e-mail) for employment with our company. Needless to say, we will use the information you provide solely to process your application and will not share it with third parties. Please be aware that unencrypted e-mails are not access-protected.

If you have applied for a specific position and it is already filled or we consider you equally or better qualified for another position, we will happily forward your application within our company. Please inform us if you do not consent to the forwarding of your application.

Your personal information will be deleted immediatly uppon completion of the application process or after a period of no longer than six months, respectively, insofar as you have not expressly declared consent for longer storage of your information or a contract has been concluded. The legal basis for this can be found in Article 6, paragraphs 1a, 1b and 1f of the GDPR, as well as § 26 BDSG (German Federal Data Protection Act).

8. Use of Social Plugins

This website uses social plugins from the following providers:

  • Facebook (provider: Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA)
  • Twitter (provider: Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107 USA)
  • Google+ (provider: Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA).
  • LinkedIn (provider: LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland)
  • XING (provider: XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany)

These plugins normally collect your data by default and transmit this data to the servers of the respective providers. In order to guarantee the protection of your privacy, we have taken technical measures to ensure that your data cannot be collected without your consent by the providers of the respective plugins. When a page with integrated plugins is viewed, they will initially be deactivated. The plugins are only activated when the respective symbol is clicked on. By clicking on this symbol, your give your consent for your data to be transmitted to the respective provider. The legal basis for this can be found in Article 6, paragraphs 1a and 1f of the GDPR.

After they have been activated, the plugins also collect personal data, such as your ip address, and send it to the servers of the respective providers, where it is then stored. In addition, activated social plugins set a cookie with a unique identifier when the web page in uestion is viewed. As a result, the providers can also create profiles of your user behavior. This occurs even if you are not a member of the social network of the respective provider. If you are a member of the provider’s social network, and if you are logged into the social network at the time you visit this website, your data and information pertaining to your visit to this website can be linked to your profile on the social network. We have no say regarding the exact scope of the data pertaining to you that the respective provider collects. Additional information regarding the scope, type, and purpose of data processing, and regarding the rights and setting options to protect your data privacy, can be found in the data privacy statements of the respective social networtk providers. These may be retrieved at the following addresses:

9. Use of Cookies

Cookies are stored on your computer while using our website. Cookies are small text files that are saved on your hard drive. These are assigned to the browser you are using and certain information is streamed to their location. Cookies cannot execute programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They are intended to make the services provided on the Internet more user-friendly and effective.

This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and operating methods of which will be explained:

9.1 Transient Cookies

These cookies are deleted automatically if the browser is closed. This includes session cookies in particular. These save a so-called session ID which allows various requests from your browser to be assigned to the collective session. This permits your computer to be recognized again if you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted if you logout or close the browser.

9.2 Persistent Cookies

These cookies are automatically deleted after a predetermined time, which can vary, depending on each cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.

9.3 Preventing Acceptance of Cookies

If you wish, you can configure your browse to prevent acceptance of, for example, third party cookies or all cookies. Please note that your may not be able to use all functions of this website.

9.4 Legal Basis and Storage Period

The legal basis for the possible processing of personal information and their storage periods vary, and they are presented in the following sections.

10. Website Analysis

We use various services, which are presented below, for analysis and optimization of our website. This allows us to, for example, analyze how many users visit our site, which information is most requested, or how users find our website. Among other uses, we collect data about the web page from which a user finds a particular web page (so-called referrer), which subpages of the website are accessed, or how frequently and for how long a subpage is viewed. This helps us to improve our website and design it to be more user-friendly. The information collected is not used to identify individual users. Only anonymous or, at most, pseudonymous information is collected. The legal basisfor this is Article 6, paragraph 1f of the GDPR.

10.1 Matomo (formerly Piwik)

This website uses the web analysis service Matomo (formerly Piwik) to analyze the use of our website and regularly improve it. With the statistics gathered, we can improve our offering and design it to be more interesting to the user. The legal basis for this can be found in Article 6, paragraph 1f of the GDPR.

Cookies are stored on your computer for this evaluation. You can stop this evaluation by deleting existing cookies and by preventing the acceptance of cookies. Please note that you may not be able to use alle functions of this website if you prevent acceptance of the cookies. Acceptance of cookies may be prevented in your browser settings. Prevention of the use of Matomo is possible by removing the check mark, thus activating the opt-out plugin, at the following page: Matomo Opt-Out

This website uses Matomo with the “AnonymizeIP” extension. With the extension, IP addresses are further processed in a shortened form, thus eliminating the possibility of direct reference of an individual. The IP address transmitted by your browser through Matomo is not combined with other information collected by us.

The Matomo program is an open source project. Information from the third party service concerning data protection can be found under:

11. Data Transmission

As a general rule, your data will not be transmitted to third parties unless we are legally obligated to do so, or the transfor of the data is necessary in order to fulfill the contract, or you have expressly given your prior consent for the transfer of your data.

We attach great significance to ensuring your information is processed within the EU / EEA. However, it is possible that we may user service providers that process information outside the EU / EEA. In these cases, before transmitting your personal information, we ensure appropriate protection level comparable to that within the EU is achieved through EU standard contracts or an agreement conerning adequacy, such as the EU Privacy Shield.

12. Data Security

We have implemented extensive technical and operational protective measures in order to safeguard your information from accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction, or access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are reviewed regularly and updated to the most advanced technical levels.

Revised May 2018