This data privacy statement explains which of your personal data we record and store on this website as well as the purposes for which we do this and the legal basis.

This website may include links not covered by this data privacy statement.

K+S Minerals and Agriculture GmbH is pleased to welcome you to our website

Thank you for your interest in our company, its products and services. The protection of your privacy in the processing of personal data is an important concern for us which we respect in all of our business relationships. Our data processing is based on the principles of lawfulness, purpose linkage, accuracy, data minimization and storage limitation, transparency and the protection of confidentiality and integrity.

Personal data

Logging of access to the website

As soon as you open this website, we collect the personal data your browser transfers to our server. This is the following data:

  •     the IP address;
  •     Date and time you retrieve it;
  •     The region (not the address) from which the IP address accesses the website;
  •     Browser language,
  •     browser type (e. g. Chrome, Firefox, Safari) and version;
  •     Operating system;
  •     Device type (e.g. mobile device, desktop computer, tablet);
  •     Browsing behavior on the website (e.g. when was the website visited, which parts of the website were clicked, how much time was spent on the website);
  •     The website from which the request came.

We process and store this data to ensure the site works properly, to improve its content and to create statistical analyses, based on the aggregated data on surfing. We also process and store this data in order to analyse the technical operation of the site and ensure that our information technology systems are secure.Our legitimate interest in data processing pursuant to Article 6(1) letter f GDPR is thus the necessity to display this website to you and ensure that it is stable and secure.


Use of cookies

The legal basis for the use of cookies or other web-tracking technologies and the use of the information thus collected is regarding to the required cookies in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR the preservation of our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website and the user-friendly design of your page visit. For the use of functional and advertising cookies, we obtain your consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR by the settings you make under "Cookies and Related Technologies on This Site".


Cookies are only stored for as long as is needed for their respective purpose.


Pseudonymized usage profiles with Piwik Pro (without cookies)

 We use the web analytics software PIWIK PRO Analytics Suite from Piwik PRO GmbH, Kurfürstendamm 21, 10719 Berlin ("Piwik PRO") on our website to analyze visitor flows and user behavior.

The information collected includes, for example, the visitor's IP address, operating system, browser ID, browsing activity and other information. You can find a detailed list in PIWIK's Help Center.

We calculate metrics such as bounce rate, page views, sessions and the like to understand how our website is used.

We host our solution on Microsoft Azure within the EU, and store the data for 25 months.

The legal basis for our data processing is our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 para 1 lit f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest is to analyze user flows and visitor behavior to improve our website, as described above.

You can object to our data processing at any time and thus prevent the actions you take on our website from being analyzed and linked. This will protect your privacy, but will also prevent us from learning from your actions and improving usability for you and other users. 

Linked pages

Links to websites and third-party content

Our website includes links to other pages on the Internet. We have no influence on the form of the pages linked to from our website and are not responsible for their content. We recommend you read the data privacy policies of such third-party websites carefully.

Data storage

Length of time for which your data is stored

We only store your data for as long as is necessary for the respective purposes, specifically either as described in the data privacy statement or required by law. After it has fulfilled the purpose, the data concerned is deleted in accordance with the applicable provisions of data protection law.

Data safety

Measures for the security of your data

We implement technical and organizational security measures to protect your data managed by us against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are constantly being improved as technology develops.


Contact details of the controller for data processing and of the data protection officer

K+S Minerals and Agriculture GmbH, Bertha-von-Suttner-Straße 7, 34131 Kassel, Germany, Telephone +49 561 9301 0 is the controller.

You can contact the data protection officer of the  K+S Minerals and Agriculture GmbH as follows: K+S Minerals and Agriculture GmbH, Data Protection Officer, Bertha-von-Suttner-Str. 7, 34131 Kassel, Germany, Telephone +49 561 9301 2404, dataprivacy [at] k-plus-s [dot] com

Your rights

Your rights with regard to the processing of your data

In respect of the processing of your personal data, the applicable data protection legislation grants you vis-à-vis us extensive rights of access and intervention. These are:

  • Right to access: You have a right to access information about your personal data processed by us.
  • Right to rectification: You have a right to rectification without undue delay of inaccurate data concerning you and/or completion of your incomplete data stored by us.
  • Right to erasure: You have the right to demand your personal data be deleted if the prerequisites of Article 17(1) GDPR are fulfilled.
  • Right to restriction of processing: You have the right to demand the restriction of processing of your personal data if the prerequisites of Article 18(1) GDPR are fulfilled.
  • Right to notification: If you have asserted the right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing vis-à-vis us, we are obliged to inform all recipients to whom the relevant personal data was disclosed of this rectification, erasure or restriction of processing unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. You have the right to be notified about these recipients.
  • Right to data portability: You have the right to receive in a structured, standard and machine-readable format your personal data, which you have provided to us, or demand it be transmitted to another controller insofar as that is technically feasible.
  • Right to withdrawal of consent granted: At any time you have the right to withdraw consent that was once granted to the processing of data with effect for the future. If such consent is withdrawn, the data concerned is deleted without undue delay. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent before the withdrawal.
  • Right to complain: You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, for example with  the Data Protection Officer of the Federal State of Hessen , regarding our processing of your data.
  • Right to object: if as part of the weighing of interests your personal data is processed on the basis of our overriding legitimate interest, you have the right at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to object to this processing with effect for the future.

Amendments of the data privacy information

We reserve the right to amend this data privacy statement at any time. We therefore recommend that you review the data privacy statement regularly.

Status: 2024-03-18