Privacy policy - Metal Days

Privacy policy


Welcome to the website, created to promotes and provides information about Metal Days Conference.

All rights of the website are reserved. All information and materials, written or pictorial on the website are within their legally permitted limits the subject of copyright protection or other form of intellectual property protection of partners of the conference whose contents are included on the website

By viewing or using this website, you confirm that you have read these Terms, understand them and accept them in their entirety.



By adhering to proper web design standards and implementing the necessary precautions, the owner of this website will attempt to ensure that the data on this page is precise and up-to-date. At the same time Metal Days maintains the right to change the content of this website or to conclude its updating at any time without prior notice and assumes no responsibility for its restoration. As such, the owner of the website can at any time and without prior notice change services described on this website.



Unless otherwise stated by Metal Days, all brand names and trademarks on this website are registered and protected. That includes all of the logos of the owner and of the related organisations (logos of products and corporate entities) and trademarks. The use of these brands and trademarks is allowed only with the prior permission from the owner of this website.



All texts, pictures and other content contained within this website have been selected and edited by the owner of this website and are meant as informative data. Despite their informative nature, the owner, in the case of cooperating with the data on a business level, is not liable for the thoroughness and accuracy of the published data or for typographical errors.

The owner, any legal entity or individual person who has participated in the creation and development of this website is not liable for any indirect, direct, personal or accidental damages arising because of a user’s misunderstanding or misuse of the contents of this website, except for the direct infliction of damages arising from the intentional deceit by the owner and its collaborators or arising because of their negligence.

This website and its entire content, including patents, brands and trademarks, and author works, is protected by intellectual property regulations. It is strictly prohibited to copy, reproduce, republish, transfer to a remote computer, publish, transmit, distribute for commercial use or use to create derivative works any part of this website without the express prior written permission of the owner of this website.



This website may contain links or references to websites, resources and information from third parties. However, the owner of this website is not acquainted with the content of information on third-party sites and therefore does not assume any liability for that information. Accordingly, a visitor to the site acknowledges and agrees that the owner is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and also shall not be liable for or cannot guarantee any content, services, products or other materials available on third-party websites. Although a third-party website may contain the logo of any of the partners of the Metal Days (or the owner of this website), the content on that website is independent of the project partners and the project partners do not control the content on that website. In this case, a visitor must make their own arrangements for protection against viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other malicious programs and protect their information as they deem most suitable.



By signing up for Newsletter or with registering you acknowledge that the information you provide are requested for processing of personal data in the following extent: first name, surname, company address, business e-mail and phone number. Personal data is to be stored as long as your consent remains effective or as long as required by law. After this time the data will be destroyed. The personal data obtained are not subject to profiling or automated decision-making.

As the conference is steered by 5 partners your consent is a matter of Henkel, Rosler, Mankiewicz, Tiger, Wagner.

Personal data will be provided to a third party (agency supporting the organisation of the event), within EU only. The provision of personal data and your Consent to its processing is voluntary. You may withdraw your Consent anytime by sending a written withdrawal of your Consent to the address of the  e-mail at; such withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of personal data processing before the withdrawal of the Consent. The withdrawal of the Consent will be effective as of the date of delivery.

You have the right to:

  • request insight into your personal data, as well as the right to the rectification and erasure of your personal data or to the restriction of its processing;
  • object to the processing of your personal data;
  • the portability of personal data;
  • lodge a complaint to initiate proceedings with the Office for Personal Data Protection of the Slovak Republic.

With Signing up for Newsletter or registering you provided personal data that is true, up-to-date and your consent is freely given.

We use ActiveCampaign as our marketing automation platform. By signing up for Newsletter or with registering you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to ActiveCampaign for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.



In order to optimise the website in terms of system performance, usability and the provision of useful information about its services, Metal Days automatically collects and stores information in log files on the user’s computer. This information includes data on the user’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, the browser type and language settings, the operating system, the Internet Service Provider (ISP) and the date/time of the visit.

Metal Days uses these data to effectively manage the website in order to find out more about user behaviour across the web pages, to analyse trends and to collect comprehensive demographic information about the users. The collected data may be used for marketing and advertising purposes, as well as for communication (for example, optimising and enhancing the user experience to guarantee more attractive offers and services).

In the event of the usage of data that are not personal data, together with personal data, such data are treated as personal data as long as they are used collectively.

The Declaration on the Protection of Personal Data from these Terms and Conditions applies also to the data gathered from cookies and other comparable techniques.


What is a cookie?

Websites and web pages, e-mails, web services, advertising and interactive applications can use “cookies” for the optimization of services.

A cookie is a small file usually containing a sequence of letters and numbers that is loaded into the user’s terminal equipment (computer, mobile device, etc.; generally referred to in these Terms and Conditions as: “computer”) when visiting the website (Metal Days sends the cookie file from its web server to the hard drive on the user’s computer). For example, this allows the website to identify the user’s devices when a connection between the web server and the web browser is established. The main purpose of a cookie is to enable the web server to provide the user with customised web pages, allowing for a more personal experience during a visit to the website and to better respond to the needs and requirements of individual users. Cookies allow Metal Days to obtain more information about how users use its website and also serve as a means of improving a user’s experience during their visit to a particular web page.


What kinds of cookies are used on the website

The website may use the following types of cookies:

  • Session cookies: these are temporary cookies that are stored in the log file in the user’s browser for the entire duration of the user’s session (that is, for the duration of browsing and are then deleted at the end of the session). These cookies are required for the proper operation of specific applications or functionalities on the website;
  • Persistent cookies: uses these permanent cookies for improving the user experience (for example, for saving information about registration, website language settings and similar). These cookies remain in the cookies file in the user’s browser for a longer period, until they are deleted. The period of time is dependent upon the choice that the user has made in the settings of his Internet browser. Persistent cookies enable information to be transferred to the website’s server each time that someone visits the website. Persistent cookies are also known as tracking cookies;
  • First party cookies: these are cookies from the website that the user seers and may be permanent (persistent) or temporary (session). The website uses these cookies for saving information that it can reuse upon the user’s next visit to the website;
  • Third-party cookies: these cookies are from other partner websites (for example, those that measure web traffic). The third-party page can in this way gather data about the users from different websites and use them for different purposes, from advertising or analytics to improving their products.

Further information about cookies can be found at

Whenever the user’s permission is required for the use or setting of cookies, the owner of the website will request the user’s permission prior to using them or installing them on the user’s device (computer).


Tracking and analysis

For the continuous optimisation of its marketing communications on its website, the owner of the website uses the analytic software Google Analytics by Google Inc., which uses cookies for the purposes of analysing the traffic (counting visitors, identifying browsers and keywords that lead to the web location, problems when navigating). The website, or rather, the owner of the website, notifies the user about the cookies and installs them on the user’s device (computer), as well as gives the user the opportunity to refuse the cookies.

This enables the tracking of online behaviour; at the collection stage, the cookies store information about how users use the site, including the number of pages displayed, where the user comes from (geographic location), the time of visit and the number of visits, in order to improve the website and to ensure a good experience for the user. These data are collected via tracking cookies. The data obtained through cookies are anonymous and are not linked to personally identifiable information. The owner of the website does not share this information with any third party for their independent use. If the user does not accept cookies, no information is saved.


Cookies of the website and external websites/services


Cookie name Purpose Duration Company
__utma Google analytics – website views 2 years Google Inc
__utmb Google analytics – website views 30 minutes Google Inc
__utmc Google analytics – website views one session Google Inc
__utmz Google analytics – website views 6 months Google Inc
PHPSESSID session settings one session Metal Days
cc_analytics Google analytics settings 1 year Google Inc

In compliance with regulations, the technical storage of or access to data is permitted exclusively for sole transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or if it is necessary to ensure the service of the information society that the user explicitly requests. The owner of the website uses the following cookies for these needs, namely its own session cookies and cookies to count the number of visitors to the site; cookies are stored only as long as necessary to achieve their purpose, or at the longest, for the duration of the user’s browsing session and are deleted at the end of the session.


Enabling or disabling of cookies and similar technology

The user is able to accept or reject all cookies on all websites visited, bearing in mind that most browsers automatically accept cookies; or that their use is blocked by changing the settings on your Internet browser. For example, a user using a version of Internet Explorer 8.0, must take the following steps: 1. Select Tools and then Internet Options 2. click the tab Privacy 3. use the slider to select the desired setting. If you as a user wish to change the settings of your browser or delete cookies for other Internet browsers, you must follow the instructions for the specific browser.

If cookies are disabled, some of the features and total functionality of the website may no longer be available or will no longer work properly.