Privacy policy

We welcome you as a visitor of our website and would like to thank you for your interest in our company, our products, and our online presence.

As part of your visit, we want to inform you about the ways your personal data might be processed.

Mutable Instruments SARL, 15 rue Henri Bocquillon, 75015 Paris, France considers the protection of your personal data during your visit an important matter. We treat personal data collected during your visit of our website confidentially and only use it in accordance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.

Our website may contain links to third-party providers to which this Privacy Policy does not apply, unless otherwise stated hereinafter.

Personal data

Personal data is information that can be used to learn about your identity. For example, this includes your name, address, postal address, and phone number. Information that cannot be associated with your identity, such as the number of users on a website, is not considered personal data.

Obtaining, saving, and processing of personal data

As part of your visit, we might save the name of your internet service provider, the browser type used, the website from which you visit ours, the areas of our website which you visit, and the date and duration of your visit. No other personal information is collected. This allows you to use our website without having to disclose your identity, unless you decide to do so.

If you visit special areas of our website, additional personal data may be collected. For example, if you contact us or in case of you engaging in our Mutable Instruments community.

If you use our contact form, we collect your email address (to reply to you), your website or blog (if you decide to give us this information), as well as the data that you provide about yourself in the message itself. We only use this information to reply to your question and delete your personal data afterwards.

Our community requires you to sign up (create an account) and log in to participate. To sign up, we require your email address, a user name as chosen by you, and your full name (you can create an account without entering this information).

We only use your personal data for the technical administration of our website, replying to a question you asked us, or engaging with you as part of our Mutable Instruments community to the extent required for each such case.

Unless stated otherwise hereinafter, we will never transfer your personal data to third parties without your consent, especially not with regard to marketing purposes. For our contact form and our community we make use of Formspree and Discourse. Under the following link you can learn more about Formspree’s privacy policy (contact form). The privacy policy of Discourse (community) can be found here.

We will transfer your personal data to authorities entitled to request such information to the extent that this is required by law or due to a competent court’s order.

Data access

We ensure that only the Mutable Instruments staff has access to your data, which requires such access. In addition, we ensure that internally there is a high awareness regarding the protection of your personal data to protect your privacy. Never will your personal data collected by us be used by us for private purposes.

Facebook

Our Facebook page serves the purpose of making you better acquainted with our company and with our products. The following only applies in case you visit us on Facebook:

When you visit our Facebook page, we collect your personal data on the basis of a legitimate interest.

As part of the Page Insights Controller Addendum, Facebook has agreed to accept and share responsibility for the data collected and used in conjunction with the Facebook page. Further details on the Page Insights Controller Addendum can be found under the following link.

As part of the processing of your personal data by Facebook, it is possible that processing activities are performed outside of the European Union. However, for such cases Facebook is bound by the rights and obligations according to the EU-US Privacy Shield. For more information, please visit: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active. Companies that have committed to the requirements of the Privacy Shield pledge that they will observe and comply with the data protection standard upheld by the European Union.

It is possible that Facebook uses its user data for market research and / or advertising purposes. Facebook might create user profiles for such activities, based on the behavior of the users and their interests. Based on these profiles, it is possible for Facebook to place advertisements on or outside of Facebook. Facebook uses cookies, which are stored on the users’ devices, for these purposes. These cookies save user behavior and also the interests of the individual user. Such user profiles can also include additional Facebook data, particularly if the user has a Facebook account. Further details on this can be found in the Facebook Privacy Policy.

Should you have any further questions regarding our Facebook page or do you want to exercise your rights according to European data protection law, please use the contact form on this website. Alternatively, you can also contact Facebook directly.

Security

We implement reasonable technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data against manipulation, loss, destruction, access by unauthorized parties, as well as unauthorized disclosure.

We are continuously improving and adapting our security measures to keep up with technological developments.

Information, correction, deletion, restricted processing, objection

You have the right to obtain information about our processing of your personal data. Furthermore, you have the right to have your personal data deleted, object to the (further) processing of your personal data, and have incorrect data corrected. You can also choose to restrict our use of your personal data. Please note: If country-specific, legal retention periods are applicable, the data will be blocked prior to deletion for a period as required by the respective legal regulation.

Supervisory authority

Should the processing of your personal data violate applicable law, you have the right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority (for example, the French CNIL).

Contact information

You can contact us by making use of our contact form regarding suggestions and complaints involving the handling of your personal data.

Version: February 2019.