Pursuant to Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution, the Federal Data Protection Act (Datenschutzgesetz, DSG), and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), every person is entitled to privacy protection and protection against misuse of their personal data. We comply with these regulations. Personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will not be sold or passed on to third parties. In close cooperation with our hosting providers, we try to protect the databases from unauthorized access, loss, misuse or falsification.
Cookies are small text files that are stored permanently or temporarily on your computer when you visit one of our websites. The purpose of cookies is to enhance the user experience, to enable certain features on our websites and to analyse the use of our websites for statistical evaluation and for continuous improvements. We do not allow third parties to collect or process personal information through our websites using cookies without your active consent. You can completely or partially deactivate cookies in your browser settings at any time. If cookies are deactivated, not all functions on our websites may be available to you.
Individual users may register on one of our websites. Personal data provided as part of the registration process will be stored along with the IP address and the date and time of the registration. This data is collected and stored exclusively for internal use, for the purposes of fulfilling agreements (e.g. orders) with the users and for purposes of complying with legal requirements. At any time, registered users are entitled to modify or request correction of their personal data, to receive comprehensive information about the personal data stored about them and to have such personal data deleted completely.
We do offer registered users the opportunity to leave individual comments on blog posts or products on our websites. Comments are moderated and are subject to approval by the administrators of our websites. Once approved, comments will be visible publicly along with the registered user name of the authors and the date and time the comment was created. Along with the comments, we do store the IP address of the device used for creating the comment. This data is collected and stored exclusively for the purposes of complying with legal requirements. At any time, users will be entitled to modify or delete their comments or to request modification or deletion of any of their comments.
We send newsletters to inform our customers and business partners about new offerings, events and other relevant topics. These newsletters can be received only if a user provides a valid e-mail address, actively subscribes to the newsletter and authorizes the registration by following the instructions sent in the registration confirmation e-mail. Personal data provided as part of the subscription process will be stored along with the IP address and the date and time of the subscription. This data is collected and stored exclusively for the purposes of sending newsletters and for purposes of complying with legal requirements. At any time, subscribers can unsubscribe from any of our newsletters.
When accessing our websites, we do store usage data, such as IP address, operating system, browser, date, time, or requested content. This usage data forms the basis for statistical, anonymous evaluations, so that trends can be identified and used to improve our offerings accordingly. We do not share such data with third parties and we do not use such data to identify individuals.
Social Network plugins (e.g. “Like Button”)
Plugins of the various social networks are integrated on our pages. You can recognise these plugins by their respective logos or buttons on our site. When you visit our pages, the plugin may establish a direct connection between your browser and the social network’s server. The server receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the social network button while logged in to your social network account, you can link the contents of our pages to your profile. This allows the social network to associate visiting our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of these pages, do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by the social network. For more information, please refer to the privacy statement of your social network. If you do not want the social network to associate visiting our pages with your social network account, please log out of your social network account.