The GDPR is finally here!

To find out more about it, please go directly to the information portal.
Our aim is, and has always been, to respect your privacy. Effective 25 May 2018, our aim is also to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As we are based in Germany, please also refer to the legal framework for data protection here, in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) in English and the  Telemedia Act (TMG) in German only, sorry.
This statement explains Natural Resource Innovations’ policy regarding the personal data you may disclose to us, e.g. in the normal course of business, when contacting us through the contact form.
We do collect personal information from you in the normal course of business in accordance with the provisions of German data protection statutes mentioned above, e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number, etc. For specifics about online data collection, please continue reading.
Please be aware that data transfer via the internet is subject to security risks and, therefore, complete protection against third-party access to transferred data cannot be ensured.

How Long We Keep Your Personal Data & how do we use your information?

By law, we must keep business information/records including contact details for a minimum of 10 years for tax purposes.
In the general course of conducting business, we will keep your basic personal data for longer where we feel it will speed up communication between us, so you do not have to give us the data again.
We use the information to operate, maintain and enhance our services, to provide the services and information that you request, and to respond to comments and questions.
Subject to any legal requirement, we will delete your information where you tell us that you no longer wish to have any contact with NRI GmbH.
For the purposes of our newsletter and emails, we will keep your information until you unsubscribe.

Third Parties

We do use third parties for data storage, our newsletter mailing list, and data analytics. According to their websites, the companies we contract with are, or will be, in compliance with the GDPR as of 25 May 2018. We are not liable for the privacy practices of these sites but do monitor their privacy policies to ensure the policies state that the companies are in compliance with the GDPR.
NRI GmbH will not sell, assign or rent your personal data to any other external organization or individual.


Natural Resource Innovations GmbH has a large network of friends, acquaintances, business partners, vendors, clients, etc. On very rare occasions, we may accept personal contact details from within our network or share personal contact details with others within our network, for the sole purpose of connecting like-minded professionals who also want to bring positive change to their organizations and their lives, maybe even to the world. We will make an effort to contact you in advance of sharing your contact details in these rare instances. If we have not heard back from you but think our trusted contact really could help you, we may email you both via an introductory email.


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Links to Other Sites

Our website and blog may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. When you leave our site please be sure to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personal data about you.
This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by NRI GmbH.

Social Media

Natural Resource Innovations GmbH has a wide and varied social media presence. Clicks, likes and other such information may be collected by these social media sites and reported back to us for analytical purposes. We assume that by engaging with us on social media, you have already agreed to the privacy policies of those websites, including the aggregation and reporting of your activity for analytical purposes.

Your Rights

You are in complete control. You can object or withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data at any time. In some cases, we may not be able to provide your requested service where the information processing is an integral part of the service. We will tell you if this is likely to be the case.
Subject to some legal exceptions, you have the right to:
  • request a copy of the personal information NRI GmbH holds about you;
  • to have any inaccuracies corrected;
  • to have your personal data erased;
  • to place a restriction on our processing of your data;
  • to object to processing; and
  • to request your data to be ported (data portability).
To learn more about these rights please see this UK website, which explains everything in English: ICO website.
Please address any such requests to NRI GmbH through the contact page or by emailing us at with the subject line “Data Privacy Request”.
Last update: 24 May 2018
We will update our privacy policy as the need arises.
Any concerns or queries about this privacy policy should be sent NRI GmbH through the contact page.