Privacy Policy

General information

AST-Technology respects the protection of your personal data. In this Privacy Notice we inform you about which personal data we collect whenever you use our ARC-AST App ("app") and our website https://www.ast-technology.com ("website"), how we use and disclose your personal data and how your personal data are protected. This Privacy Notice is for your information purposes only. If and to the extent that we require your consent for the processing of your personal data, we will explicitly ask for your consent aside from this Privacy Notice.

The data controller is

AST-Technology SA
Les champs blancs, 67
CH-1279 Chavannes de Bogis

If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, you may contact us at any time by sending us an email (ast-technology@ast-technology.com).

What is ARC-AST App and how can I use ARC-AST App?

ARC-AST App is a digital tool to evaluate the oxidation rate of graphite electrodes during EAF or LMF operations. With ARC-AST you have the possibility to measure your oxidation rate and consequently improve your Graphite electrodes consumption.

If you like, you can also visit our web site and or our social network pages.

When does ARC-AST collect personal data about me?

We do not collect any personal data about you through ARC-AST App :

Collection and processing of data in connection with the ARC-AST App

(a) Downloading and using ARC-AST App in general

Whenever you access and download our ARC-AST App, we do not collect any specific data from you.

Only Aggregated data such as Number of downloads, provided by the Store are available to us.

Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the collection and processing of data described above depends on the personal data in question and the specific context in which we collect them.

The legal basis for processing the personal data you provide to us in the course of using our app and its services and functionalities is to fulfill our contractual obligations to you. Furthermore we process personal data on the basis of our legitimate interest, e.g. for the purpose of direct marketing or for analyzing user behavior so as to make our app more user-friendly and optimize it.

If you separately agree to share your location data with us in order to view location-specific promotions and offers (e.g. supermarkets, discounters, drugstores) or if you separately agree, with our help, to have your shopping items delivered to your home and therefore provide your contact details with us and agree to share these with our supermarket partners, the legal basis for processing is your consent.

The data that are collected automatically when you use our website are processed on the basis of our legitimate interest to maintain our website and understand how our website is used in order to be able to improve our offer on our website.

If you have questions about the legal basis for processing your personal data or if you need further information, please get in touch with us using our contact data under the heading

"How to contact us".

Data storage, duration of storage

We store do not store any personal data.

Your rights

If you want information about your personal data, access your personal data or have them rectified, updated or deleted, you may get in touch with us at any time using the contact information indicated under the heading "How to contact us".

If you are domiciled in the European Union you may also object to the processing of your personal data, ask us to limit the processing of your personal data or demand the transfer of your personal data. These rights may also be exercised by getting in touch with us using the contact information indicated under the heading "How to contact us".

You have the right to file a complaint about the collection and use of your personal data with any data protection authority. For further information please contact your local data protection authority. (Contact information of the data protection authorities in the European Economic Area, in Switzerland and in some non-European countries (e.g. the USA and Canada)

can be found here.

How to contact us

If you have questions or concerns regarding the use of your personal data, you may raise them at any time by contacting us at ast-technology@ast-technology.com.