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Privacy and Security



1. Privacy statement

This is the privacy statement of Malstrom Audio, here after referred to as ‘Malstrom', regarding the website Malstrom respects your privacy and acts in accordance with applicable data protection laws based on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR or AGV).


In the case of questions that do not answer this privacy statement, contact the owner Daniel Mulder via


2. Data processing when visiting our website

When visiting our website, the following data are automatically sent to our server and temporarily stored by us:


IP address

date and time of the server request

name and URL of the called website

domain name of the last visited website (Referral URL)

browser, operating system and access provider


The legitimate interests for this are:


the optimization of the connection structure

the user-friendliness of our website

the safety and stability of the system

security / criminal prosecution in the event of a cyber attack


Our website uses cookies, tracking tools, targeting procedures and social media plug-ins. These are described in more detail below.


3. Data processing at registration

Data provided via the Malstrom registration form will only be used for internal permanent storage in a password-protected account. The IP address, the date and the time of the registration are also stored.


4. Data processing during the ordering process

The information provided via the registration form will be processed during the ordering process in order to be able to process orders. For this the following data processing is necessary:


Your e-mail address is used for communication about your order and its handling.


For the execution of the purchase agreement, the order details are passed on to the relevant supplier of Malstrom and, if applicable, to a carrier.


Depending on the chosen payment method (Paypal or credit card), it may be necessary to pass on data to our payment service provider or credit institution.


We use Paypal ( for all payments.


5. Further data processing

We also collect data that you communicate to us by telephone, e-mail or via our online forms.


In addition, when using the platform, we collect data that you leave behind (search requests made), which the relevant internet service provider (among other things, the IP address of your computer) and / or that is generated via e-tracking. These can contain personal or company-related data or make conclusions about this possible.


During your visit to Malstrom, your browser will provide us with anonymous data without registration or login (eg browser type, operating system and visited websites). This data is not used to identify you or your organization. They are automatically stored in server log files and are used to ensure and improve the user-friendliness and performance of the platform.


6. Data processing for advertising purposes

The processing of data for advertising purposes is a legitimate interest for Malstrom. If you are registered with us, we process your contact details and inform you about products, services and relevant news, independent of a subscription to our newsletter.


You can object to the future processing of your data for advertising purposes for the relevant communication channel free of charge by e-mail or post at any time. The relevant contact address for the relevant communication channel is blocked for further commercial data processing on the basis of your contradiction.


7. Email campaigns

We only send e-mail campaigns (eg newsletters) with the consent of the recipient. The information provided during registration will only be used for e-mail campaigns about: new and / or interesting products, Malstrom (eg functionalities), webinars, competitions and events. We endeavor to pursue advertising purposes of Malstrom and third parties (our suppliers and manufacturers).


For registration we use the so-called 'double-opt-in-procedure', where you receive a so-called confirmation email from your e-mail address asking you to verify your registration.


We will log your registration for the newsletter. The data will only be used for sending the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties. Your consent can be withdrawn at any time by clicking on the cancellation link at the end of each newsletter.


8. Third party websites

Malstrom has no influence on the content of third-party websites that can be reached via Malstrom and on the nature and manner in which these websites are managed. Malstrom is not responsible for that data security, nor for the content of these websites.


9. Recipients outside the EU / EEA

With the exception of the following processing on our websites, we will not pass your details on to recipients outside the EU / EEA.


10. Cookies

Malstrom uses cookies. These small (temporary) text files are placed on your computer when you visit our website.


Thanks to cookies, you do not have to enter or download the same information each time you return to Malstrom. In addition, they help Livestock to see how you use our sites and how Malstrom can become better and more customer-friendly. Malstrom also uses cookies for marketing purposes.


You are free to disable cookies. Keep in mind that the website does not work optimally. 


11. Videos

For the integration of videos, Malstrom uses the services of:


Youtube (


When you open a video on our website, a connection to the server of the third party concerned is established and information about the use is sent to it. It is also possible that cookies are stored on your computer, in particular the Google Analytics tracker.


If you are logged in to an account with a third party, you will make it possible for this party to assign your surfing behavior to your personal profile.


Malstrom has no influence on and no knowledge of the content and use of the data collected by third parties. More information on this can be found in the privacy statement of the respective party.


You can prevent Google from collecting and processing user data by downloading and installing the following browser plug-in:


12. Social Media Plugins

Malstrom uses the social media plugins of:


Google+ (

Google Maps (

Twitter (

LinkedIn (

Instagram (


When you visit our website and use the existing plug-ins and / or activate this per click, a connection to the server of the third party concerned is established and information is sent to it.


If you are logged in to an account with a third party, you will make it possible for this party to assign your surfing behavior to your personal profile.

Malstrom has no influence or knowledge of the content and use of the data collected by third parties. More information on this can be found in the privacy statement of the respective party.


13. Removal of personal data

Data that we store as soon as the relevant authorization no longer exists, especially after the goal has been reached, will be blocked for further use and will be deleted after the expiration of fiscal and commercial retention periods, unless you have expressly agreed to the further use of your data. or contractually something else has been agreed.


14. Data security

Malstrom takes the security of personal information very seriously and uses adequate technical and organizational measures to protect your data against unintentional or unlawful removal, exchange, access, manipulation or loss, as well as against other misuse.


Your data is protected by SSL (Secure Socket Layer) security. A standard that is also used, for example, in internet banking. You can recognize a secure SSL connection at the https: // ... or at the lock symbol in the address bar of your browser.


17. Rights

Right of inspection. You have the right to request an overview of the processing purposes, the type of personal data, the recipients to whom your data are / are provided, the planned storage period and the origin of your data, if these have not been collected directly from you.


Right to correction. You have the right to correct erroneous and / or incomplete information about yourself. Right to removal ('The right to be forgotten'). You have the right to have your personal data deleted.


Right to data portability. You have the right to request that the information you provide is provided to you or to another responsible person in a customary machine-readable format.


Right of objection. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.


Right to restriction. You have the right to obtain the limitation of the data processing if: you dispute the accuracy of the personal data; the processing is unlawful and you object to the erasure of personal data and you request instead the limitation of their use; the personal data is no longer necessary for the processing purposes, but you need it for the establishment, exercise or substantiation of a legal claim; you object to the processing in accordance with Article 21 (1) of the GDPR, pending the answer to the question whether the justified grounds of Malstrom outweigh the legitimate grounds of yours.


Right of appeal. The general right of objection applies to all processing purposes described here that are processed on the grounds of legitimate interests (Article 6 (1) of the GDPR). In contrast to the data processing, which is described under 'Data processing for advertising purposes', we are only obliged to execute the notice of objection if you submit reasons of great importance that arise from a particular situation.


Malstrom reserves the right to change this privacy statement at any time.


Valid since 28.11.2022

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