MLAP is delighted at your visit to this website and at your interest in our company its products and services (=MLAP).
We take the protection of your personal data seriously and want you to feel secure when visiting our website. The protection of your privacy when processing personal data is important to MLAP and this is evident in our business practices. Personal data are collected, processed and used in strict compliance with the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Services Act (TMG).
Please exercise great care in respect of your personal data and please note that in principle MLAP will not send you any emails asking you to disclose your password.
General principles and procedures
We save customer data as required to process your purchase order, provide services and to conduct payment transactions. This includes your address and the data required for certain types of payment. The relevant order data (item, quantity, price, etc.) are filed with your address. We have an arrangement with Schober Information Group Deutschland GmbH, a data services company, which checks your invoice address and - where it differs - the address you specify for delivery (street, postal code, town/city), in order to minimise delays in supplying your order and to safeguard our legitimate interests. Free news and information about current products and offers will only be sent to you with your consent.
MLAP uses data to stay in contact with customers, and we will send you - on request - information about our current offers and prices. We will also send you information about promotions and offers strictly subject to your prior agreement (double opt-in process). Of course you can notify MLAP at any time that you wish to withdraw your consent for your data to be used for advertising, market research or polling. You can use the relevant contact options or unsubscribe functions in advertising literature (e.g. newsletter).
Data are collected on this website by Webtrekk Q3, a web analysis service provided by Webtrekk GmbH, and saved in order to generate usage profiles under pseudonyms. The data are not used to personally identify visitors to this website. These usage profiles are used to analyse the way in which visitors use the website and evaluated in order to improve the design of our website and to tailor our service to the requirements. Cookies can be used for this purpose. These are small text files which are stored on the computer of the website visitor and allow recognition on return to our website. The pseudonymous usage profiles are not associated with data which would reveal the identify of the person behind the pseudonym without the express and separate consent of the relevant party.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies" which are text files placed on your computer enabling an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website will generally be transmitted to Google servers in the USA and stored there. If you enable the IP address anonymity function on this website, however, then your IP address will be abbreviated beforehand by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states covered by the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website traffic, and to provide other services for the website operator relating to the use of the website and the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
You may prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note, however, that in this case you may not be able to use the full range of functions on this website. You may also prevent Google from tracking and processing the data generated by the cookies relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by clicking on the following link and downloading and installing the browser plug-in provided: (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de)
SSL data encryption is an encryption process used on the World Wide Web to protect your data. It is a means of encoding all the data traffic between your browser and the server so that nobody can access your data. SSL stands for "Secure Socket Layer".
Any other encryption processes proposed by the web browser will not be accepted or answered.
Collection and processing of personal data/deletion of data
When you visit the MLAP website, we do not generally ask for your personal data. The only information recorded is the current IP address of your PC, date, time, browser type, PC operating system, and the parts of the site which you visited. It is not possible for this information to be traced back to you. The data automatically recorded in log files during your visit to our website are only logged for statistical and security purposes.
We will only require other personal data, e.g. name, address, telephone number or email address, if you contact us directly, perhaps in connection with an order, for example, or if you want to subscribe to a newsletter or log into a closed user group. In these cases the data are collected subject to your authorisation, and you can also decide which data you wish to disclose to MLAP apart from the information which is needed for the order contract.
How to arrange for the deletion of your data held by MLAP
You can ask for your data held at MLAP to be corrected, deleted or blocked at any time.
How to withdraw consent for access to your personal data
Please contact the MLAP data protection officer in respect of such matters:
email address: email@example.com
Postal address: MLAP GmbH, Datenschutz, Meitnerstr. 9, 70563 Stuttgart
Please note that it takes some time to process your cancellation for technical reasons and you may still receive news from MLAP during this time.
We will also provide information on request about your personal data held by MLAP and you will not be charged for this service.
Of course you can also view our website without cookies. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can prevent cookies from being saved on your hard drive by selecting "Do not accept cookies" in your browser settings. Please refer to the information provided by the browser vendor for details on how to do this. You can also delete the cookies at any time from your system folder.
Deactivation process in Internet Explorer:
- Open the "Tools" menu and select "Internet Options".
- Click on the "Privacy" tab.
- Slide the control on the left-hand side of the box all the way to the top ("Block All Cookies").
- Click "OK" to confirm the setting.
Deactivation process in Google Chrome:
- Click on the Chrome menu.
- Select "Settings".
- Click on "Show advanced settings".
- Click on "Content settings" in the "Privacy" section.
- You can change the settings for cookies in the "Cookies" section.
Limitations on use and distribution of personal data
MLAP has appropriate technical and organisational security measures in place to protect your data from accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised parties. The security measures are upgraded regularly in line with technological developments.
We are legally required in certain cases to forward your personal data to third parties. Your data can also be passed on with your consent.
If personal data are required to investigate a case of misuse, for litigation purposes or criminal proceedings, they are sent to the law enforcement agencies and, in certain circumstances, to injured third parties. This shall apply even if the owner and user relationship has already ended or the contract has been processed and terminated and there are legitimate and documented reasons to suspect a case of misuse or a grievance inflicted on a third party.
Right of access and public register of processing information
On request, MLAP will notify you in writing in compliance with the law whether it has any of your personal data stored in its system and, if so, which data. We make every effort to ensure that the data are correct and up to date but if our records are incorrect we will correct the relevant information at your request. We have summarised the content in our public register of processing information in accordance with art. 4e of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).
If you have any questions or comments on the subject of data protection at MLAP, please use the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public register of processing information
In art. 4g of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) the legislator stipulates that the company data protection officer must make the following information publicly available as set out in art. 4e BDSG:
Information on the responsible party (art. 4e sentence 1 nos. 1-3 BDSG):
1. Name of the responsible party:
2. Head of responsible party and data processing:
Authorised data processing manager:
3. Address of the responsible party:
MLAP GmbH, Meitnerstr. 9, 70563 Stuttgart
Information on the automated processing procedures (art. 4e sentence 1 nos. 4-8 BDSG)
4. Purpose of collecting, processing and using data
The company trades products and provides services in the consumer electronics sector.
Data may only be collected, processed and used for the purposes stated above.
The primary purposes for which data are collected, processed and used are to trade MLAP products and services and to arrange contracts with customers and suppliers. Secondary purposes are accessory and support operations, such as marketing, distribution, recruitment, personnel management, sales prospect management, public relations/financial communications and the discharge of statutory duties. Personal data are collected, saved and processed for internal purposes and on behalf of the affiliated companies under the terms of the service agreements from MLAP.
5. Description of the groups of people and the relevant data or data categories
Customer data or details of our customers' contact persons, if these are required for the purposes specified in paragraph 4. Personal data of employees (internal and external) which are usually required to fulfil employment and service contracts. Personal data of suppliers and service providers which are required to fulfil contractual obligations. Personal data of prospective customers and users, who contact MLAP or who log on to closed user groups.
Itemised list of data as required for the purposes specified in paragraph 4:
5.1 Groups of people:
- Employees, trainees, work experience students, assistants
- Temporary agency staff
- Former employees, pensioners
- Relatives of employees
- Job applicants
- Persons employed by customers, suppliers, public authorities, prospective customers, non-customers, business partners and other bodies
5.2 Data categories:
- Data of employees and former employees (personal data for personnel management, personnel administration, payroll, master data, billing data, entry data, time data, emergency contact data, performance data)
- Data of relatives of employees (general address detailsonly)
- Data of job applicants (data from application papers, interviews, candidate evaluations)
- Customer data (details about product deliveries, services rendered, contracts, expiry of contracts, address data, customer service, image data, credit data, billing data)
- Data of suppliers (products, services, contracts, inquiries, billing and performance data)
- Data of public sector employees (general contact details only)
- Data of prospective customers (address data and credit data)
- Data of other business partners and agencies (address data, contract data, billing data and performance data)
6. Recipients or categories of recipients to whom data can be sent
Public bodies and authorities strictly subject to overriding mandatory statutory provisions.
External service providers, contractors as per article 11 of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) in connection with the processing of order data. Internal bodies with reference to the MLAP organisational chart.
Data are transferred only for the purposes set out in paragraph 4.
7. Prescribed terms for deletion of data
When the various legal obligations cease to apply and the statutory retention periods have expired, the relevant data shall be deleted or blocked. In other cases the data shall be deleted when the purposes listed in paragraph 4 cease to apply.
Any data to which the above terms do not apply shall be deleted when the purposes set out in paragraph 5 cease to exist.
8. Organised transfer to third countries
Personal data are not transferred to third countries, nor are there any plans to do so.