The following information provides a clear overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is all data which can identify your personally. Detailed information on the subject of data protection is provided here.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for data acquisition on this website? Data processing on this website takes place through the website operator whose contact data you will find on this website under “About Us”.
How do we collect your data?
Your data is available through the information you provide. This may be data from a contact form, for example. Other data is automatically collected by our IT system when you visit the website.
This is primarily technical data (internet browser, operating system, time of day of the visit, for example). This data is collected automatically when you enter the website.
How do we use your data?
Some of the data is gathered to guarantee error-free use of the website; other data may be used to analyze user behavior.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right to obtain information regarding origin, recipient and purpose of your stored data at any time. You also have the right to demand correction, blocking or removal of this data. More on this and other questions regarding data protection can be sent to our address provided under “About US” at any time. Moreover you have the right to complain to the proper authorities.
Furthermore you have the right to demand restriction of processing of your personal data under certain circumstances. You can find details in the privacy statement under “right to restriction of processing”.
General Information and Mandatory Information
The operator of this website takes the protection of your privacy very seriously. We treat personal data with confidentiality and in accordance with the legal data protection laws and this privacy statement.
When you use this website, several types of personal data are collected. Personal data is data which identifies you personally. The present privacy statement explains which data we collect and how it is used; it also explains how and for what purpose.
We must point out that data collection via the internet (as in email communications, for example) may be subject to security breaches. 100% percent data protection from third party access is not possible.
Information on the responsible office
The office responsible for data processing on this website is :
Phone: +41 41 790 90 61
Responsible is the natural or legal person who decides, alone or together with others, the aim and means of processing personal data (such as names, email addresses, etc.).
Recall of your consent to data processing
Many data processing actions are possible with your explicit permission only. You may recall your consent at any time; this can be done through an informal notice via email. The legitimacy of data processing up to the time of cancellation will be unaffected.
The right to object to data collection in exceptional cases and to protect against direct marketing
(Art. 21 DSGVO)
When data processing occurs on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. e or f DSGVO you are entitled to object to processing of your personal data for personal reasons at any time; this includes profiling based upon these regulations. The respective legal basis of processing can be found in this privacy statement. If you object, we will no longer process your respective personal data, unless we are able to show proof of compelling reasons for such processing which supersedes your interests, rights and freedom, or such processing serves as a validation, execution or defense of legal claims (Objections acc. to Art. 1 para. 1 DSGVO).
If your personal data is processed for direct marketing purposes you have the right to object to processing of your personal data for such marketing; this includes profiling inasmuch as it is linked to direct marketing. If you object, your personal data will no longer be used for purposes of direct marketing from then on (Right to Object acc. to Art. 21, para. 2 DSGVO).
Right of Appeal to the Responsible Governing Authority
In case of violation of the DSGVO regulation, the concerned party has the right to appeal to the governing body, particularly in the Member State of his or her usual residence, workplace or the place of the alleged violation. This right of appeal is upheld regardless of other administrative or judicial remedies.
The right to data transfer
You have the right to transfer data we process automatically on the basis of your consent or by contractual fulfillment to you or a third party in regular computerized format. If you request such direct transfer of data to a third party this will be done inasmuch as it can be technologically executed.
SSL – or TLS Coding
For security reasons and for the protection of confidential content this page uses SSL or TLS coding for the transfer of confidential content such as orders or inquiries which you have sent to us as the website operator. A coded connection can be recognized by an address change from http:// to https:// and the lock symbol in your browser space.
When SSL or TLS coding is activated the data you are sending us cannot be read by a third party.
Origin, blocking, removal and correction.
You have the right, within the scope of the valid legal regulations, to be informed anytime free of charge of your personal data stored, the origin and recipient of that data and the purpose of data processing, and where applicable the possible right to correction, blocking or removal of this data. For more on this or any further questions regarding personal data you may contact us anytime at the address shown under “About Us”.
The right to limit processing
You have the right to demand limitation of processing of your personal data. To do so you may contact us anytime at the address shown under “About Us”. The right to restriction or limitation of processing includes the following:
If you challenge the accuracy of your personal data stored by us we will usually need time to check this. As to the duration of this examination you have the right to demand limitation of processing of your personal data.
If processing of your personal data occurs or occurred illegally, you can demand a limitation of data processing, rather than deletion.
If you no longer need your personal data but still need it to exercise, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to demand a limitation of processing of your personal data, rather than deletion.
If you have filed an appeal according to Art. 21 Para. 1 DSGVO, it requires an evaluation of your versus our interests. As long as it is not clear whose interest outweighs the other, you have the right to demand a limitation of processing of your personal data.
If you have limited the processing of your personal data, such data - aside from storage - may be processed only with your consent, or to assert, execute or defend legal claims, or to protect the rights of another natural or legal entity, or for reasons of significant public interest of the European Union or one of its member states.
Objection to advertisement emails
This represents an objection to the use of contact data published under the mandatory “About Us” to send unsolicited advertisements and informational material. The website operators explicitly reserve legal rights in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising material, such as spam emails.
1 Data collection on our website
Web pages tend to use so-called cookies, which do not cause any harm to the computer system and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make the offer more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files which are deposited in your computer and stored in your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are “session cookies”, which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored in your system until you delete them. These cookies make it possible for our system to recognize your browser during your next visit.
Cookies which are necessary to carry out the electronic communication processes or to prepare certain desired functions (such as your basket function) are stored on the basis of Art 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator is entitled to store cookies for technologically error-free and optimized delivery of his services. If other cookies (for example cookies to analyze surfing behavior) are stored, these will be addressed separately in the privacy statement.
Server Log data files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log data files which your browser transfers to us automatically. These include:
browser type and browser version
operating system used
host name of the accessing computer
time of the server request
This type of data is not linked to other data sources.
The collection of this data occurs on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in a technologically error-free presentation and optimization of his website – for which these server log files are used.
If you send us requests via the contact form your data from that form will be stored in our system, including the contact information required to process your request, and for any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your consent.
Processing of the information entered into the contact form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent. You may cancel your consent at anytime; sending us an informal notice via email is sufficient. The legitimacy of the data processing procedures up until such cancellation remains unaffected by the cancellation.
The information you entered into the contact form remains in our system until you demand deletion, cancel your consent to have it stored, or if there is no longer a need for storage (after processing your request, for example). Mandatory legal provisions, particularly storage periods, remain unaffected.
Inquiries via email, phone or fax
When you contact us via email, phone or fax, your inquiry including all entered personal data (name, request) is stored and processed in our system to handle your request. We do not share this information without your consent.
Processing of this information takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO inasmuch as your inquiry has to do with fulfilling a contract or is required to carrying out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, processing is based upon your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO) and/or our legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO), since we have a legitimate interest in effectively processing the requests we receive.
Social Media Plugins with Shariff
Our pages use social media plugins (for ex.: facebook , twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, XING, LinkedIn, Tumblr).
Plugins can generally be identified by the respective social media logo. To guarantee data protection on our website we use these plugins only together with the so-called “Shariff” solution. This use prevents plugins integrated in our website from transferring data to the respective vendor when you first enter the site.
Only when you activate the respective plugin by clicking the appropriate button, a direct connection to the vendor’s server is activated (agreement). As soon as you activate the plugin, the respective vendor receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you are logged into your respective social media account (facebook, for example) at the same time, the respective vendor can assign the visit to our pages with your user account.
Activating a plugin represents a consent in the sense of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. Such consent can be cancelled for future use.
Facebook Plugins (Like & Share button)
On our pages the plugins of social network Facebook, Vendor Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Meno Park, California 94025, USA is integrated. Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the “Like Button” (“I like it”) on our page. An overview of Facebook plugins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=de_DE.
When you visit our pages a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plugin. This way Facebook receives the information that you have visited our page with your IP address. When you click the “Like” button on Facebook while you are logged into your Facebook account you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. Thus Facebook can assign your visit to our pages with your user account. We must point out that we as the website owner do not know the content of the transmitted data, or how it is used by Facebook. Further information can be found in Facebook’s privacy statement at https://de-de.facebook.com/privacy/explanation
If you do not want Facebook to assign your visit of our pages to your facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
The use of Facebook plugins occurs on the basis of Art. 6 Para.1 lit.f DSGVO. A website operator has a legitimate interest in the most comprehensive exposure and visibility on social media.
Our pages have a link to Twitter functions. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103 USA. Using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function causes the websites you visit to be linked to your Twitter account and is made known to other users, while transferring data to Twitter. We point out that we, as the website operator do not know the content of the transmitted data and its use by Twitter. Further information can be found in Twitter’s privacy statement https://twitter.com/de/privacy
The use of Twitter plugins occurs on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. A website operator has a legitimate interest in the most comprehensive exposure and visibility on social media.
You can change your Twitter privacy settings in the account settings under
Our pages are linked to the Instagram functions. These functions are offered and integrated by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 USA.
When you log into your Instagram account you can click the Instagram button and link the content to our pages to your Instagram profile. Hence Instagram can assign your visit to our pages with your user account. We point out that we as the website operator do not know the content of the transmitted data or its use by Instagram.
The use of Instagram plugins occurs on the basis of Art. 6, Para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the most comprehensive exposure and visibility on social media.
Further information can be found in Instagram’s privacy statement https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy
If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on our website we need your email address and information that allows us to check that you are the owner of the stated email address and that you agree to receiving the newsletter. Additional data is not collected, or is on a voluntary basis only. This data is used exclusively for sending the requested information and we do not share it with a third party.
Processing the data entered into the newsletter registration form occurs only on the basis of your consent. You can cancel your consent to store the data, email address and its use for sending the newsletter at any time, via the “sign out” link in the newsletter, for example. The legitimacy of the already completed data processing procedures remains unaffected by the cancellation.
The data you provided us to receive the newsletter is stored in out newsletter up until cancelled and is deleted after you have opted out of the newsletter. Any data which is stored in our system for other purposes remains unaffected by this.
3 Plugins and Tools
YouTube with extended Data protection
Our website uses plugins from the YouTube website. Operator of the site is YouTube, LLC, 902 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
We use YouTube in extended data protection mode. This mode, according to YouTube, means that YouTube does not store any information about its visitors before they watch a video. The transfer of data to YouTube partners through the extended data protection mode is not necessarily excluded. Regardless of whether you watch a video, YouTube establishes a connection to Goggle’s double-click network.
As soon as you start a YouTube video on our website a connection to YouTube servers is established, notifying the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited. When you are logged out of your YouTube account you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Furthermore YouTube can store various cookies in your browser after starting a video. With these cookies YouTube can obtain information about the visitors of our site. This information may be used to collect video statistics, for example, to improve user-friendliness and to prevent attempted fraud. The cookies remain in your terminal until you delete them.
In some cases, starting a YouTube video may result in other data processing actions over which we have no influence.
The use of YouTube is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
More information regarding You Tube’s data protection can be found under:
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