This Privacy Statement represents the online privacy policy applicable to and the activities of Maxton Industrial Co., Ltd and subsidiaries (“MAXTON”).

Maxton Industrial Co., Ltd is the controller of the personal data processed when you use the website and may be contacted if you have any questions relating to this Privacy Statement.

1 How and why we use personal data

1.1 When you visit the website is the general website for MAXTON. When you visit the website, we collect data through cookies as described in section 4 below. The data we collect through cookies consists of data relating to your device, IP-address and your use of the website. We use the data collected through cookies for the purposes of offering you the best user experience and for improving the website content by tracking usage patterns and recording preferences. See further information in section 4 below on how to accept and reject cookies by adjusting the settings in your browser.  

1.2 When you subscribe to our newsletter

When you subscribe to receive a newsletter, we collect your e-mail address in order to be able to send you the requested newsletter. The purpose of the newsletter is to provide you with news, press releases and other relevant information from MAXTON. In order to subscribe, you must provide your consent prior to receiving the newsletter. Your consent is the legal basis for processing your e-mail address. You can withdraw your consent to stop receiving newsletters from us at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of the newsletter that you receive.

1.3 When you contact us

When you contact us, for example for media, investor or finance relations, or for website feedback, we can collect personal data about you. The personal data can concern your name, e-mail address and other information you wish to provide us with to respond to your comment or enquiry. If you register to one of our events, we can collect information about your name, contact information and, if applicable, dietary preferences or similar information.  

The legal basis for this processing is that the processing is necessary for fulfilling a contract with you or for taking steps prior to entering into contract, or that it is in our legitimate interest to meet your request and to improve our business and services and these interests are not overridden by your rights to data protection.

1.4 Customer, supplier and partner management and support

MAXTON processes business-related data on customers, suppliers and partners, and their employees, to support and manage customer, supplier or partner relationships (internal/external), to provide products and services to third parties, for business operation and protection of business interests and security (e.g. information security, logging, conduction of audits and controls, surveys, analysis, reports and managing of daily operations and transactions/possible transactions involving MAXTON). The legal basis for this processing is MAXTON’s legitimate business interests in ensuring good management of and support for customers, suppliers, partners and third parties, to comply with legal obligations and in some occasions consent.

1.5 Background checks, Integrity Due Diligence, security clearance data

MAXTON collects personal information concerning our business partners and their employees and visitors at our premises for the purposes of e.g. due diligence against anti-corruption and export control legislation.

Due Diligence of business partners (including self-assessment and background check) and processing of security clearance applications. We collect personal data concerning visitors to be able to process requests for visits on our premises. Such personal data can include name, gender, age, roles in companies and information available in public available sources. The legal basis for processing this information is MAXTON’s legal obligations, including under the Security Act, and our legitimate interests in maintaining secure premises, facilities, services, equipment and processes.

1.6 Compliance with legal obligations and information relating to legal proceedings

MAXTON may process personal data necessary to comply with legal obligations, for example tax and accounting information and information relating to legal proceedings. The purpose and legal basis for this processing is MAXTON’s legal obligations and MAXTON’s legitimate interests in the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

2 Sharing of personal data

We may share your personal data within MAXTON when necessary to fulfil a request from you or for entering into an employment contract with you or in other circumstances where sharing is necessary in order to meet your inquiry.

We do not share your personal data with third parties except where such sharing is necessary to provide services. We use external third-party service providers for example for operating the job application portal (see section 1.4) and the whistleblowing channel (see section 1.5), for website hosting, for processing transactions and for performing statistical analysis of our services. We will only share your personal data with the service providers to the extent it is necessary for them to deliver the services.

In the event that we sell or buy any business or asset, we may disclose your personal data to such prospective buyers or sellers. Moreover, MAXTON may share your personal data with public authorities or governments if required by mandatory law.

3 Transfers of personal data

MAXTON will not transfer personal data to a third country outside of China that does not provide adequate protection of personal data unless appropriate safeguards are adduced or the transfer otherwise takes place in accordance with applicable data protection legislation.

4 Cookies

A browser cookie is a small data file transmitting information to the user’s browser, with as purpose to authenticate or identify the user. A cookie cannot collect information from the user’s computer or carry any viruses.

Cookies are normally stored on your PC and may contain information such as registration data, user preferences and enabling basic website functionalities. When a server receives a request from a browser that has a cookie, the server is then able to use the information stored in the cookie. For example, the server might be able to customize what is sent back to the user, or keep a log of particular user’s requests.

Cookie usage

Any personal information with which we are provided is used exclusively to help us help you!

Cookies on

MAXTON uses several cookies, that enable the user to experience the information provided in the best way, and to help us maximize the user-friendliness of our web. Additional cookies from third parties may occur, for example enabling streaming of YouTube movies, PDF readers, Adobe Flash functionalities etc.

By using the MAXTONwebsite, you approve that we can set cookies in your browser. Note, cookies can always be deleted and or disabled. Please refer to your browser’s help file to determine the browser’s settings.

Be aware of the following, several webpages will not have optimal functionality if cookies are deleted or blocked in settings.

5 Security of processing

We will process your personal data securely and will apply and maintain appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, in particular where the processing involves the transmission of data over a network, and against all other unlawful forms of processing.

6 Privacy Statements of third parties

This Privacy Statement addresses the collection, use and disclosure of personal data by MAXTON. This Privacy Statement does not address or govern the privacy practices adopted by third parties on third party websites or in relation to third party services that may be accessible through use of the website.

Although we try only to link to websites that share our high standards for privacy, we are not in any way responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by third party websites or third party services. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the privacy policies applicable to such websites or services prior to providing them with your personal data.

7 Your rights as a data subject

You have a right to information about MAXTON’s processing of personal data concerning you and to receive a copy of the personal data being processed. You also have the right to have inaccurate or incomplete personal data concerning you rectified or completed. Under certain circumstances, you can request erasure of your personal data or that the processing of the personal data restricted. You may also have a right to object to the processing, including if the processing is for direct marketing purposes. In some instances, you can have a right to receive the personal data concerning you in a machine readable format and to have it transmitted to another controller (data portability). Subject to certain exceptions, you also have a right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you.

To exercise your rights as a data subject, please contact our Corporate Privacy Officer by using email;

8 Complaints to MAXTON

You have a right to file a complaint to MAXTON regarding compliance with the MAXTON BCR or violations of your rights under applicable data protection law. You may file a complaint to the Corporate Privacy Officer (see contact information in section 12 below), or through the general contact section of MAXTON’s company website by using email:

You will receive the result of the complaint handling within four (4) weeks after we receive the complaint. If, due to the complexity of the complaint, a response cannot be given within the four (4) weeks period, you will be informed accordingly and provided with an estimate for the timescale within which a response will be provided.

9 Governing law and jurisdiction

The website is governed in accordance with Chinese legislation, and the Henan District Court shall be the legal venue with exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising from your use of this website.

10 Changes to this Privacy Statement

We may update this Privacy Statement from time to time. If such updates are minor and do not have a material meaning for your rights or the way we use personal data, we may make such changes without posting a specific notice on our website. We encourage you to review this Private Statement on a regular basis to familiarize yourself with the latest updates.

If we make material changes to this Privacy Statement that may affect your rights or the way we use personal data, we will provide a specific notice on our website.

11 How to contact us

If you have any questions or comments relating to this Privacy Statement or want to exercise your rights, please contact our Corporate Privacy Officer at

If you have unresolved concerns, you also have the right to complain to the data protection authority competent to resolve such concerns according to the applicable law.