Data Privacy Notice

February 2023

Protecting the security and privacy of your personal data is important to INVENTRIX. Therefore, INVENTRIX (for further company details, please see the “Corporate Information” below) processes personal data in compliance with applicable laws on data protection and data security.

1. Processing of personal data related to your use of our websites, applications and online platforms

Categories of personal data processed, purpose of the processing and legal basis

When visiting INVENTRIX’ websites, applications or online tools (each a “INVENTRIX Online Offering”), INVENTRIX may process the following personal data about you:

We process your personal data for the following purposes:

The legal basis for INVENTRIX processing data about you is that such processing is necessary for the purposes of:


In some cases, we may ask if you consent to the relevant use of your personal data. In such cases, the legal basis for INVENTRIX processing that data about you may (in addition or instead) be that you have consented (Article 6 (1) (a) General Data Protection Regulation).

Cookies

We may use cookies within INVENTRIX Online Offerings. You can find information on INVENTRIX’ use of cookies in our Cookie Policy. The Cookie Policy also provides information on how to block and object to the use of cookies and the processing of data collected by cookies.

Links to other websites

This Privacy Notice applies only to INVENTRIX Online Offerings and not to other websites or applications operated by third parties. We may provide links to other websites and applications which we believe may be of interest to you. INVENTRIX is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites or applications.

2. Processing of personal data related to your business relationship with INVENTRIX

Categories of personal data processed, purpose of the processing and legal basis

In the context of the business relationship with INVENTRIX, INVENTRIX may process the following categories of personal data of consumers and contact persons at (prospective) customers, suppliers, vendors and partners (each a “Business Partner”):

INVENTRIX may process the personal data for the following purposes:

The legal basis for INVENTRIX processing data about you is that such processing is necessary for the purposes of:

Generally the legitimate interest pursued by INVENTRIX in relation to our use of your personal data is the efficient performance or management of our business relationship with you.

In some cases, we may ask if you consent to the relevant use of your personal data. In such cases, the legal basis for INVENTRIX processing that data about you may (in addition or instead) be that you have consented (Article 6 (1) (a) General Data Protection Regulation).

3. Processing for personal data for customer satisfaction surveys and for direct marketing

Where and as permitted under applicable law, INVENTRIX may process your contact information for direct marketing purposes (e.g. trade show invitations, newsletters) and to carry out customer satisfactions surveys, in each case also by e-mail. You may object to the processing of your contact data for these purposes at any time by writing to privacy@inventrix.eu or by using the opt-out mechanism provided in the respective communication you received.

4. Transfer and disclosure of personal data

INVENTRIX may transfer your personal data to:

Sometimes the recipients to whom INVENTRIX transfers your personal data are located in countries in which applicable laws do not offer the same level of data protection as the laws of your home country.

In such cases, INVENTRIX takes measures to implement appropriate and suitable safeguards for the protection of your personal data. In particular:

Personal data published by you on INVENTRIX Online Offerings (such as chat rooms or forums) may be globally accessible to other registered user of the respective INVENTRIX Online Offering.

5. Retention periods

Unless indicated otherwise at the time of the collection of your personal data (e.g. within a form completed by you), we erase your personal data if the retention of that personal data is no longer necessary (i) for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed, or (ii) to comply with legal obligations (such as retention obligations under tax or commercial laws).

6. Withdrawal of consent

In case you declared your consent for the processing of certain personal data by INVENTRIX, you have the right to withdraw the consent at any time with future effect, i.e. the withdrawal of the consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on the consent before its withdrawal. If the consent is withdrawn, INVENTRIX may only further process the personal data where there is another legal ground for the processing.

7. Your rights

Under applicable data protection law you may have the right to:

Further background information and explanations related to the rights described above are available on the European Commissions’ website “Rights for citizens”.

8. Data privacy contact

The INVENTRIX Data Protection Organization provides support with any data privacy related questions, comments, concerns or complaints or in case you wish to exercise any of your data privacy related rights.

The INVENTRIX Data Privacy Organization may be contacted at: privacy@inventrix.eu

The INVENTRIX Data Privacy Organization will always use best efforts to address and settle any requests or complaints you bring to its attention. Besides contacting the INVENTRIX Data Privacy Organization, you always have the right to approach the competent data protection authority with your request or complaint.

A list and contact details of local data protection authorities is available here.