Privacy Policy

The minabot app only allows an approximate location of friends that depends on many external factors that we have no control over. The minabot app is not designed to prevent emergencies but can only support the user's communication. For the Internet access of a terminal, the user is responsible and must carry any additional costs themselves.


We, the team of MinaBot Software, SchloƟstr 41a, 12165 Berlin, Germany (see imprint), e-mail address:, process your personal data when you use our apps or website. The processing of your personal data takes place in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation ("DSGVO") and the German Data Protection Act in its current version.

In this Privacy Policy, we want to give you information about us, the nature, scopeand purpose of data collection and use, and provide you with insights into the processing of your personal information.

Which data do we store?

The web pages of MinaBot Software collect a series of general data and information each time the website is accessed by an affected person or an automated system. This general data and information is stored in the log files of the server. It is possible to record the browser types and versions used, the operating system used by the accessing system, the website from which an accessing system accesses our website (so-called referrers), the sub-web pages accessed via an accessing system on our website, the date and time the time of access to the website, an Internet Protocol address (IP address), the accessing system's Internet service provider and other similar data and information used in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.

When using this general data and information, MinaBot Software does not draw conclusions about the data subject. Rather, this information is needed in order to correctly deliver the contents of our website, to optimize the content of our website and to advertise it, to ensure the long-term functioning of our information technology systems and the technology of our website, and to prosecute the law enforcement agencies in the event of a cyberattack to provide information. Therefore, MinaBot Software evaluates this anonymously collected data and information both statistically and with the aim of increasing dataprotection and data security in our company in order to ultimately ensure the best possible level of protection for the personal data processed by us. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by an affected person. Specifically, we use the following techniques to collect data or store the following data:


The internet pages of MinaBot Software use cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored and stored on a computer system via an Internet browser.

Many cookies contain a so-called cookie ID. A cookie ID is a unique identifier of the cookie. It consists of a string through which Internet pages and servers can be assigned to the specific Internet browser in which the cookie was stored. This allows visited websites and servers to distinguish the individual's browser from other internet browsers that contain other cookies. A particular web browser can be recognized and identified by the unique cookie ID.

By using cookies, MinaBot Software can provide users of this website with more user-friendly services that would not be possible without the cookie setting.

The data subject can prevent the setting of cookies through our website at any time by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently contradict the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies can be deleted at any time via an internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all common internet browsers. If the data subject deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be fully usable.

IP addresses

The IP addresses of users are recorded for security and auditing purposes. This is to prevent abuse of the service. The data is processed and used to prevent and combat fake profiles, unlawful acts and spam, as well as to ensure the integrity and stability of our Mina App. For this we store the collected data for up to 90 days in full form. The legal basis for this processing of personal data is Art. 6 I f) EU GDPR.

The IP address is also passed to advertisers for advertising. This transfer is technical and can not be prevented. When selecting its advertising partners, MinaBot Software has ensured that your privacy is protected by contractual and statutory provisions.

Location Data

The offer of MinaBot Software includes so-called location-based services, with which the user is presented with special offers tailored to the respective location. As a result, the user can be displayed in particular other users who are in the vicinity. In order to be able to offer these functions within the Mina App, Minacollects location data using GPS of the terminal used and location data via nearby radio access nodes.

Before the first survey of location data, the user must allow the survey of location data. The processing of the location data then takes place in accordance with this privacy policy. If the location survey is active, the site will be regularly transferred to MinaBot Software upon permission, where it will be processed and used.

The user can adapt this function at any time in the settings of the operating system on his terminal, i. allow the collection of the location data or revoke their use.

The location data are processed by the MinaBot Software also for advertising purposes, provided the user has not objected to the use in the app settings.


In order to improve the performance of the websites and the MinaBot SoftwareApp and to be able to offer the best possible services, analyzes of visitor behavior are carried out. For this purpose, MinaBot Software uses analysis methods with which visits to the website or the Mina Appcan be analyzed. Furthermore, third-party tracking tools are used to analyze the reach of different advertising campaigns and marketing campaigns. When using third-party tools, personal data may also be transmitted.

The purpose of data processing, apart from troubleshooting, is above all the optimization of services with regard to the needs of users. In addition, MinaBot Software uses the web analysis process to obtain key figures on the number of visitors and their distribution over time, on popular content and on visitors' length of stay. The datawill be processed and used to prevent and combat fake profiles, unlawful acts and spam and to ensure the security of the Mina App. To conduct the analysis, user data is transmitted to various third parties. The following analysis and tracking providers are currently being used at MinaBot Software.

Google Analytics

The MinaBot Software uses "Google Analytics", an offer from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereafter: "Google"). The MinaBot Software points out that in the use of Google Analytics to the IP masking function "gat. AnonymizeIp" has been extended to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses.

Google Analytics uses cookies that are stored on the device and that enable an analysis of the use of The information generated by the cookie about your use of is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, by activating IP anonymization, Google's IP address will be truncated within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. On behalf of MinaBot Software, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of our service, to compile reports on activities and to provide other services related to the use to the operator.

The use of Google Analytics takes place only if the user explicitly agrees to the setting of cookies. The data is stored for 26 months. The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 I lit. a) GDPR. For more information, please visit

Furthermore, the user can prevent through a browser plug-in that the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) is sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following link takes you to the appropriate plugin:

eXTReMe Tracking

The MinaBot Software uses "eXTReMe Tracking", an offer eXTReMe digital, Herengracht 155, 1015 BH Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

eXTReMe Tracking places a cookie on the information technology system of the person concerned. What cookies are, has already been explained above. Each time one of the individual pages of this website is called up and an eXTReMe tracking component has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned is automatically led by the eXTReMe tracking component to transmit data for marketing and optimization purposes to-eXTReMe Tracking. As part of this technical process, eXTReMe Tracking gains knowledge of data that is subsequently used to create pseudonymous usage profiles The usage profiles obtained in this way are used to analyze the behavior of the person concerned who accessed the internet pages of MinaBot Software and are evaluated with the aim of improving and optimizing the website. The data collected viathe eXTReMe Tracking component will not be used to identify the data subject without first obtaining the specific and explicit consent of the data subject. These data are not combined with personal data or other data containing the same pseudonym. The affected person can prevent the setting of cookies through our website, as shown above, at any time by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently contradict the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the Internet browserused would also prevent eXTReMe Tracking from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the person concerned. In addition, cookies already set by eXTReMe Tracking can be deleted at any time via the Internet browser or other software programs. Furthermore, it is possible for the data subject to object to the collection of data generated by the eXTReMe tracking cookie and to the processing of this data by eXTReMe Tracking and to prevent such data related to the use of this website. To do this,the data subject must send an email to, as per the link The applicable eXTReMe Tracking Privacy Policy is available at


In addition, MinaBot Software processes personal data that you make available to us as a user of the app, eg. B. by using our app.

The user must provide MinaBot Software with certain information in order to register:

  • We'll get information about your friends on Facebook if you explicitly allow us to access it. We use this information to make friend suggestions in the products, but do not store them
  • E-mail address or phone number

If the user sets up his Minaaccount via Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA), MinaBot Software will receive the following information:

  • First and last name, e-mail address

We'll get information about your friends on Facebook if you explicitly allow us to access it. We use this information to make friend suggestions in the products, but do not store them.

Certain information is optional and may be added or deleted afterwards, such as:

  • Job
  • Date of Birth
  • General Information
  • Hobbys
  • Profile Picture

If you explicitly allow us to access your phonebook, we will compare the e-mail addresses of your contacts with the e-mail addresses of registered users of Minaand show you a list of friend suggestions. We do not store this information. The following information is also stored by us so that we can operate our service.

  • Sent friend requests
  • Accepted friend requests
  • Sent and accepted messages
  • News
  • Location information
  • Last updated GPS signal
  • Online status
  • Receiving set
  • Operating system version number

Payment and subscription information

We use payment providers (egApple, Google, PayPal) to process payments. Although we do not store any credit card information ourselves, we register a Payment ID that is assigned by and can be assigned by a particular person, as well as the duration of your subscription, the price, the currency, VAT (based on country information) and payment provider.

What authorization does our app need?

Any permissions requested by the app have the distinct purpose of making a specific feature available to you within the Mina App. Any data processed through these permissions will also serve to provide Minafeatures or improve your experience of use.

  • In-app purchases: To provide in-app purchases of premium features
  • Identity: Administration of your Minauser account
  • Contacts: Add others to your groups
  • Location: To share your location with your group members
  • SMS: Send the invitation SMS to your group members
  • Photos: Send pictures and create your profile picture
  • WLAN: Information, if you have an active internet connection
  • Device ID: verification of your phone number at registration
  • Memory: For storing pictures

How long do we save?

We save your information as long as you are a registered user of the Mina App. In addition, we only store data if required by law (due to warranty, statute of limitations or retention periods) or otherwise.

If the storage purpose is omitted or if a storage period prescribed by the European directives and regulations or any other relevant legislator expires, the personal data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.

We store location data for up to 14 days. The legal basis for this processing of personal data is Art. 6 I lit. b) or f) EU-GDPR.

How safe is my data?

We take all reasonable technical and organizational measures to ensure the security of the app, the data transmission and our servers (technical data protection). In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, as well as to ensure the accuracy of the data and the legitimate use of the data, we have established appropriate technical and organizational procedures to safeguard and protect the data collected by the Mina App.

The transmission of data to our server backend takes place via a secure TLS / SSL encryption through the use of anHTTPS protocol.This gives a transport encryption.

Which rights do you have?

Withdrawal of Consent: Your consent -in those cases where consent to processing is required -may be withdrawn at any time with effect for the future. The lawfulness of the data processing on the basis of the consent before the cancellation remains unaffected. In certain cases, we may process your information after you revoke your consent, when we have a different legal basis, or when your revocation was limited to certain processing activities.

Right to information: You have the right to receive a confirmation as to whether your data will be processed by us or not, and, if so, to obtain more accurate information about the data. The more specific information includes, but is not limited to, processing purposes, data categories, potential recipients, or duration of storage.

Right to Correction: You have the right to correct inaccurate data concerning you. If the data processed by us is not correct, we will correct it immediately and inform you about this correction. Note that you can correct many of your data in the settings.

Right to delete: You have the right to delete the data we hold about you. Should you decide to do so, please go to the settings in the app (Settings -> Profile Settings -> Delete Account) and delete your account there. If you can not do so, please contact us via the email address, in which case we will send you an e-mail to confirm this deletion. After this confirmation we will delete your data. Please note that data may still be stored on your mobile phone after deleting your account.

Right to Restrict Processing: In the following cases, you have the right to restrict us from processing your data:

  • You believe that the processing of your data is unlawful, but you do not want to delete it.
  • You need the data to justify, exercise or defend against legal claims.

Or you have objected to the processing.

Right to Data Portability: You have the right to receive a copy of your data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transmit this information unhindered from us to another person in charge.

Right to object: You have the right to object at any time to the processing of data whose legal basis is our legitimate interests, including the creation of profiles based on these provisions. You also have the right to object to the processing of data for direct marketing purposes.

Automated decisions in individual cases including profiling:

Any person concerned by the processing of personal data shall have the right, as granted by the European legislature and the legislature, not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which has a legal effect on it or, in a similar manner, significantly affects it; unless the decision is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between the data subject and the controller, or is permitted by Union or Member State legislation to which the controller is subject, and that legislation is adequate to safeguard rights and freedoms and the legitimate interests of the data subject or with the express consent of the data subject.

If the decision to conclude or fulfill a contract between the person concerned and the person responsible is necessary or if it is made with the express consent of the person concerned, MinaBot Software will take appropriate measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms as well as the legitimate interests of the data subject which includes at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person on the part of the person responsible, to express one's own position and to contest the decision.

Right to file a complaint: You have the right to lodge a complaint with your local regulator if you believe the data processing isin violation of applicable law.

There is also a right of access as to whether personal data has been transmitted to a third country or to an international organization. If that is the case, then the data subject has the right to obtain information about the appropriate guarantees in connection with the transfer.

To exercise your rights, you send a request by e-mail to the e-mail address or by mail to the postal address

Modification of Terms

MinaBot Software will update this privacy policy if necessary. Use of the User Data is subject to the latest version available at . In the case of a change of this declaration over a substantial area (for example change of the permissions, new functions, a new contact person, etc.) the user is informed. If the user continues to access and use our MinaApp after the entry into force of these changes, the user agrees to be legally bound by the revised privacy policy. Significant changes. If we make any material changes, we will notify you directly in our products or otherwise (eg by e-mail) to give you the ability to review the changes before they take effect. Significant changes can z.B. further tracking, profiling and analysis services. If your consent is required, we will ask for it before the changes take effect. If you object to changes, you may need to close your account because it may not work properly.

Who is the contact person for data protection?

For questions regarding the collection, processing or use of personal data, information, corrections, blocking or deletion of data and revocation of granted consent, the user should contact the following e-mail address


The data protection declaration of MinaBot Software is based on the terminology used by the European directive and regulatory authority in the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO). Our privacy policy should be easy to read and understand for the public as well as for our customers and business partners. To ensure this, we would like to explain the terminology used.

We use the following terms in this privacy policy, including but not limited to:

Personal data

Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter the "data subject"). A natural person is considered to be identifiable who, directly or indirectly, in particular by association with an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more special features, expresses the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person can be identified.

Affected person

Affected person is any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data is processed by the controller.


Processing means any process or series of operations related to personal data, such as collecting, collecting, organizing, organizing, storing, adapting or modifying, reading, querying, using, with or without the aid of automated procedures; disclosure by submission, dissemination or other form of provision, reconciliation or association, restriction, erasure or destruction.


Pseudonymisation is the processing of personal data in such a way that personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the need for additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separate and subject to technical and organizational measures to ensure that the personal data not assigned to an identified or identifiable natural person.


By means of a cookie the information and offers on our website can be optimized in the sense of the user. Cookies enable us to recognize the users of our website. The purpose of this recognition is to make it easier for users to use our website. For example, the user of a website that uses cookies need notreenter their credentials each time they visit the website, as this is done by the website and the cookie stored on the user's computer system.


The processor is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the controller.


Recipient is a natural or legal person, agency, agency or other entity to whom Personal Data is disclosed, whether or not it is a third party. However, authorities which may receive personal data under Union or national law in connection with a particular mission are not considered as beneficiaries.


Third is a natural or legal person, public authority, body or body other than the data subject, the controller, the processor and the persons authorized under the direct responsibility of the controller or the processor to process the personal data.


Consent is any voluntarily given and unambiguously expressed in the form of a statement or other unambiguous confirmatory act by the data subject for the particular case, by which the data subject indicates that they consent to the processing of the personal data concerning him / her is.

Last update: 2020, 1st of December