Privacy Policy

Key to Metals AG Privacy Policy

The Total Materia Application collects personal data from its users.

Policy Summary

Personal data may be collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

  • Device permissions for personal data access
    • Personal data: phone permission and storage permission

Full Privacy Policy

Key to Metals AG in further text is the Data Controller or owner of the Total Materia Application

Types of Data Collected

Among the types of personal data that this Application collects, by itself or through third parties, includes: Phone permission and storage permission.

Other personal data collected may be described in other sections of this privacy policy or by dedicated explanation text contextually with the data collection. The personal data may be freely provided by the User, or collected automatically when using this Application.

Any use of cookies - or of other tracking tools - by this Application or by the owners of third party services used by this Application, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify Users and remember their preferences, for the sole purpose of providing the service required by the User.

Failure to provide certain personal data may determine the inability of this Application to provide its services.

Users are responsible for any personal data of third parties obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the data to the owner.

Mode and location of processing the data

Methods of processing

The Data Controller processes the data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the data.

The data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as data processors by the owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.


The data is processed at the Data Controller’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.

Use of collected data

The data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Device permissions for personal data access.

The personal data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.

Device permissions for personal data access

This Application requests certain permissions from Users that allow it to access the User's device data as described below.

By default, these permissions must be granted by the User before the respective information can be accessed. Once the permission has been given, it can be revoked by the User at any time. In order to revoke these permissions, Users may refer to the device settings or contact the Owner for support at the contact details provided in this policy.

The exact procedure for controlling app permissions may be dependent on the User's device and software.

Please note that the revoking of such permissions might impact the proper functioning of this Application.

If User grants any of the permissions listed below, the respective personal data may be processed (i.e. accessed to, modified or removed) by this Application.

Phone permission

Used for accessing a host of typical features associated with telephony. This enables, for instance, read-only access to the “phone state”, which means it enables access to the phone number of the device, current mobile network information, or the status of any ongoing calls.

Storage permission

Used for accessing shared external storage, including the reading and adding of any items.

Detailed information on the processing of personal data

Personal data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

  • Providing a secure and individual user registration process
  • Device permissions for personal data access

Additional information about data collection and processing

The User's personal data will be collected during the registration process through the application.

Detailed information on the storage permission

Storage permission is used for accessing the local database on the device and providing text translations in the application.

Legal action

The User's personal data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related services. The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User's personal data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of personal data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (system logs) or use for this purpose other personal data (such as IP address information).

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of personal data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the end of this policy.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the end of the policy. If a User objects to any of the changes to the policy, the User must cease using this Application but cannot request that the Data Controller remove the personal data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all personal data the Data Controller has stored about any User.

Information about this privacy policy

The Data Controller is responsible for this privacy policy.

Definitions and legal references

Latest update: March 30, 2017

Key to Metals AG
Doldertal 32
8032 Zürich

Phone: +41 44 586 49 59
Fax: +41 43 508 00 99