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Privacy policy

Privacy policy for website visitors


§ 1 Principles 

  1. Thank you for visiting the website of Messer Slovenija d.o.o. (hereinafter: "Messer") and for showing your interest in our company and our products. Below, we want to briefly show you the scope, manner and purpose for which we process your Personal Data, how we protect your Personal Data and what it means for you if you use our online offers. 

    Personal Data are any information that permits a conclusion to you personally, e.g. your name, address, email addresses, phone numbers or user behaviour. Purely technical data that can be associated with you are to be viewed as Personal Data as well.

  2. The controller in accordance with Article 4 para. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is: 
    Messer Slovenija d.o.o.
    Jugoval ulica 20
    Info.si@messergroup.com
    00386 2 669 03 00
    00386 2 661 60 41

    Also see: http://www.messer.si/kontakt

  3. You can contact our data protection officer at:

    ana.reisman@messergroup.com 

    or

    Messer Slovenija d.o.o.
    – Data protection –
    Jugoval ulica 20

  4. When you contact us by email or through a contact form, the complete data disclosed by you (your email address, possibly your first and last name and phone number) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions. The information within the context of contacting is processed based on Article 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The authorisation permits processing of Personal Data in the scope of "legitimate interest" of the controller, provided that your fundamental rights, fundamental freedoms or interests are not overriding. Our legitimate interest is in processing your contact. You may object to his processing activities at any time if there are any reasons in your special situation that oppose processing activities. An email to the data protection officer is enough for this. 

  5. If we use any charged service providers for individual functions of our offer, or if we want to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail below about the respective processes. We will also indicate the specified criteria for the respective storage duration in this context.

  6. Processing of your Personal Data shall in principle take place by Messer Information Services GmbH, a subsidiary of Messer Group GmbH (hereinafter: "MIS"), which we charged with contract processing. MIS has been carefully selected and charged for this, furthermore is bound to the instructions of Messer and subject to regular control.

§ 2 Your rights

  1. You have the following rights towards us regarding the Personal Data concerning you:

    • Right to information,

    • Right to rectification or erasure,

    • Right to restriction of processing,

    • Right to objection to processing,

    • Right to data portability.

  2. You have the right to be informed by us at any time about the data stored regarding you, as well as their origin, recipients, their origin, recipients or categories of recipients to whom these data are passed on and the purpose of storage. If you ask us, your contact at Messer or our data protection officer in writing to rectify your Personal Data, not to use them any further or to delete them, we will, of course, do this without delay. 

  3. We will further inform you that provision of your Personal Data on this website is generally neither required by law nor by contract. You are not obligated to indicate any Personal Data on this website, except if we state this for individual cases in this data protection statement. Nevertheless, provision of the functions of this website and execution of an order will require processing of your Personal Data.

  4. You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about processing of your Personal Data by us.

§ 3 Collection of Personal Data during a visit to our website

  1. If you use our website for information only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise transmit any information to us, we will only collect the Personal Data your browser transmits to our server. If you want to view our website, we will collect the following data that we require technically in order to show you our website, administrate it and to ensure its stability and security. The legal basis for this processing shall be Article 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The authorisation permits processing of Personal Data in the scope of "legitimate interest" of the controller, provided that your fundamental rights, fundamental freedoms or interests are not overriding. Our legitimate interest is in easier administration and the ability to recognise and prosecute hacking. You may object to his processing activities at any time if there are any reasons in your special situation that oppose processing activities. An email to the data protection officer is enough for this.

    Automatically collected Personal Data:

    • Internet protocol address,

    • Date and time of the query,

    • Time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT),

    • The search term if you come to our page via a search engine,

    • Files that you have downloaded from our page (e.g. PDF or Word documents),

    • Content of the request (specific page),

    • Access status /HTTP-status code,

    • The respective data volume transferred,

    • Website sending the request,

    • Browser,

    • Operating system and its interface

    • Language and version of the browser software.

    The server log files with the above data will be deleted automatically after 30 days. We reserve the right to store the server log files for longer if there are any facts that suggest that there has been an unauthorised access (such as attempted hacking or a DDOS attack).

  2. Furthermore, we use cookies in order to put individual queries you have transmitted to our website into a shared context. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard disc associated with the browser you use and through which the party that sets the cookie (we, in this case) will receive certain information. Cookies cannot execute any programs or transfer any viruses to your computer. They only serve to make the internet offer as a whole more user-compatible and effective. The legal basis for this processing shall be Article 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The authorisation permits processing of Personal Data in the scope of "legitimate interest" of the controller, provided that your fundamental rights, fundamental freedoms or interests are not overriding. Our legitimate interest consists of analysis of use of our website.

  3. Use of cookies:

    • This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and function of which are explained below:
      - Transient cookies (see b)
      - Persistent cookies (see c)
      - Third-party cookies (see d)
    • Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. This in particular includes the session cookies. They store a session ID with which various queries of the browser can be assigned to a shared session. This makes it possible to recognise your computer when you return to our website. The session cookies will be deleted when you log out or close the browser.
    • Persistent cookies are deleted automatically after a specified duration that may differ depending on cookie. You may delete the cookies in the safety settings of your browser at any time.
    • You may configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, e.g., refuse the acceptance of third-party cookies (cookies of third-party providers, such as YouTube) or all cookies. Please note that you may not be able to use all functions of this website.
    • Use of HTML5 storage objects can be prevented by using your browser in private mode. We also recommend regularly deleting your cookies and browser history manually.

§ 4 Objection to or withdrawal of consent to processing of your data

  1. If you have consented to processing of your data, you can withdraw this consent at any time. This withdrawal will influence the admissibility of processing of your Personal Data after you have issued it towards us.

  2. As far as we base processing of your Personal Data on consideration of interests, you may object to processing. This is the case if processing in particular is not required for meeting a contract with you, which is presented by us in the following description of the functions. When exercising such an objection, please present the reasons why we should not process your Personal Data as performed by us. In case of your justified objection, we will review the situation and shall either cease processing activities or adjust it, or explain our mandatory grounds to be protected to you based on which we continue to process the data.

§ 5 Use of Piwik

  1. This website uses the web analysis service Piwik in order to analyse use of our website and regularly improve it. The statistics acquired enable us to improve our offer and to make it more interesting for you as the user. The legal basis for using Piwik is Article 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The authorisation permits processing of Personal Data in the scope of "legitimate interest" of the controller, provided that your fundamental rights, fundamental freedoms or interests are not overriding. Our legitimate interest consists of analysis of use of our website. You may object to his processing activities at any time if there are any reasons in your special situation that oppose processing activities. An email to the data protection officer is enough for this.

  2. For this evaluation, cookies (for more details, see § 3) are stored on your computer. The controller stores the information collected in this manner only on its server in the EU. The evaluation can be set by erasing existing cookies and preventing storage of cookies. If you prevent the storage of cookies, please note that you may be unable to fully use this website. You can prevent the storage of cookies by making the settings in your browser. You can prevent use of Piwik by removing the following check mark and thus activating the opt-out plug-in: 

  3. This website uses Piwik in a partially anonymised form. This causes internet protocol addresses to be abbreviated before further processing; direct reference to a person can be prevented by this. The IP address transmitted by your browser by Piwik will not be combined with any other data collected by us. The person reference is directly removed by partially deleting the internet protocol addresses, so that only statistical data will be stored.

    The program Piwik is an open-source project. Information of the third-party provider for data protection can be found at http://piwik.org/privacy/policy.

§ 6 Links

  • The websites of Messer partially contain links or references to other websites. We review these direct links with the reasonable care. We are, however, not responsible for contents of website that we link to. We are also not responsible for the contents of website that refer to us.

§ 7 Questions and comments

  • We take data protection very seriously. If you have any questions or suggestions on data protection at Messer, you may email our data protection officer under the email address indicated in § 1.

  • We reserve adjusting and updating this data protection statement on demand. Updates of this data protection statement will be published on our website. Changes shall apply from the time of their publication on our website. We therefore recommend that you visit this page at regular intervals in order to learn about any updates that were made.

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Version: 1.1

Ruše (Slovenia), 8 June 2018