Data Privacy Declaration LCD-Explorer App

Data Privacy Declaration LCD-Explorer App


General information

Thank you for your interest in the LCD Explorer-App (“EMD Performance Materials App”) of Merck KGaA, Frankfurter Strasse 250, 64293 Darmstadt, Germany, hereinafter referred to as “the Company”. We take data protection and privacy issues very seriously and comply with the applicable national and European data protection regulations. Therefore, we would like to inform you with this declaration about data protection measures and which data we may store and how we use this data.

EMD Performance Materials App

EMD Performance Materials App

The EMD Performance Materials App is an application that is operated by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. The EMD Performance Materials App is installed by the technical providers iTunes and Google Play Store according to their conditions.

Is my contact or telephone connection data accessed?

Is my contact or telephone connection data accessed?

No data of your contacts or telephone connections are collected.

Will my photos/videos or other device data be accessed?

Will my photos/videos or other device data be accessed?

There is no access to your photos/videos or other device data.

Is my location data accessed?

Is my location data accessed?

No data of your location will be collected.

Which connection data is collected automatically?

Which connection data is collected automatically?

You can use the EMD Performance Materials App without having to provide any personal information. 

Is other personal data collected and processed?

Is other personal data collected and processed?

We collect and process your personal data only if you request certain services and we need your data for this purpose or if you have voluntarily given us your express consent. The legal basis for processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 b GDPR and Art. 6 Para. 1 a GDPR.

You can do this, for example, by completing a registration form or sending us an email, ordering products or services, submitting inquiries to us, requesting materials or registering. Unless otherwise required by law, we will only use your personal data for the purposes for which you have given your consent.

For special services such as newsletters, sweepstakes, etc. the respective special data protection provisions apply.

Which web analysis tools are used?

Which web analysis tools are used?

The EMD Performance Materials App uses no web analysis tools.

Which cookies are used?

Which cookies are used?

We use no cookies on our EMD Performance Materials App.

Social media plugins

Social media plugins

We use no social media plugins on our EMD Performance Materials App.

Will my data be transferred to third parties, e. g. authorities?

Will my data be transferred to third parties, e. g. authorities?

At Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, those bodies within Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, receive your data that are
required to fulfill our contractual and legal obligations. Some data must be disclosed under strict contractual and legal requirements:

  • Due to legal obligation:

In certain cases, we are required by law to transfer data to a requesting public authority.

Upon submission of a court order, we are obliged pursuant to § 101 of the German Copyright Act to provide owners of copyright and ancillary copyrights with information about customers who are alleged to have offered copyright-protected works on internet file-sharing sites. In these cases, our information contains the user ID of an IP address allocated at the time requested and, if known, the name and address of the customer.

In other respects, personal data will only be transferred to state institutions and public authorities within the framework of mandatory national legal provisions or if disclosure is necessary in the event of attacks on the network infrastructure for legal or criminal prosecution. The legal basis for processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 c GDPR or § 24 Para. 2 No. 1 German Federal Data Protection Act.

 

  • To external service providers for data processing:

When service providers get access to our customers' personal data, this usually takes place in the course of so-called order processing of personal data. This is expressly provided for by law. In this case, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, remains responsible for the protection of your data – in addition, the processor may also be responsible. The service provider works strictly in accordance with our instructions, which we ensure by means of strict contractual regulations, technical and organizational measures and supplementary controls.

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, works with service suppliers as processors. These are subsidiary companies of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and service providers for IT services (e. g. for technical-administrative tasks and for usage analysis), telecommunications, consulting and advisory services as well as sales and marketing.

The data protection regulations for instruction-bound order processing of personal data are complied with.

 

  • To subsidiary companies of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany:

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Grmany, may transfer your personal data to the subsidiary companies of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in order to carry out a business relationship with you or for the purposes of legitimate interests.

If data are transferred abroad, they are based within the EU or the EEA or in a country which, according to the decision of the EU Commission, has an appropriate level of data protection. In the case of data transfers to subsidiary companies of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany domiciled in other countries, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt Germany, ensures by way of guarantees that the data-importing subsidiary company of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany has been obligated to an appropriate level of data protection.

Beyond this, we do not transfer data to third parties unless you have given your express consent, the transfer is obviously necessary for the provision of an offer or service requested by you or this is provided for by law. We also do not intend to transfer your data beyond this to a third country or international organization.

How long will my data be stored?

How long will my data be stored?

We store data for as long as it is legally necessary or necessary for the provision of the service requested by you, or as long as it has been agreed upon in a declaration of consent.

Does the app send push notifications?

Does the app send push notifications?

The EMD Performance Materials App uses no push notifications.

Do I have a right to information and rectification of my stored data?

Do I have a right to information and rectification of my stored data?

What other rights do I have with regard to my stored data?

You may at any time and free of charge request information about the scope, origin and recipients of the stored data as well as the purpose of the storage; in addition, you have the right to rectification, erasure or restriction of the processing of your data in accordance with data protection regulations, a right to object to the processing as well as a right to data portability. Please note that there is a right of appeal to a supervisory authority.

Can I withdraw my consent to the use of my data?

Can I withdraw my consent to the use of my data?

You have the right to withdraw your consent to the use of your data at any time. Just send a message to the below contact address.

The data processing performed on the basis of your consent is legal until the time of withdrawal.

Who is my contact person if I have questions about data protection?

Who is my contact person if I have questions about data protection?

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact the Group Data Protection Officer of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany at any time:

Merck KGaA
Group Data Protection Officer
Frankfurter Strasse 250
64293 Darmstadt
privacy@emdgroup.com

How long is this data privacy declaration valid?

How long is this data privacy declaration valid?

This data privacy declaration is up-to-date and dates from February 2018. We reserve the right to amend the data privacy declaration at any time with effect for the future, in particular to adapt it to a further development of the website or the implementation of new technologies.

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