Privacy Policy

Privacy statement

Thank you for your interest in our company and for visiting our website. 

Due to our core activities in the area of information technology and customer relation management protecting your data is a high priority for us. 

The way in that we use your data when you visit our website is provided below. We collect, use and save your personal data exclusively in the purview of the stipulations of the Swiss Law on Data Protection (DSG).

Collection and processing of data

Every access of our internet site and every time a file on this website is retrieved, the events are logged.  This storage is used for internal system related and statistical purposes. 

The following are logged, e.g.:

  • Name of the retrieved file,
  • Date and time of the retrieval,
  • Transferred data set,
  • Notification of successful retrieval,
  • Web browser and accessing domain. 

 In addition, the IP address of the querying machine is logged. 

Further personal data is collected, if the user of the website and/or the customer voluntarily provides details, e.g. in the scope of a query or registration or conclusion of a contract or through his browser settings. 

Cookies

Our internet site uses cookies. A cookie is a text file that is sent on visiting an internet page and is cached on the hard disk of the user of the website and/or the customer. When the corresponding server of our website is called again by the user of the website and/or customer, the browser of the user of the website and/or customer returns the cookie received earlier back to the server again. The server can evaluate the information received through this procedure in various ways. E.g. cookies can be used to guide the display of advertisements or simplify navigation on an internet page. If the user of the website and/or customer wants to block cookies, he can do so by locally changing his settings in the internet browser used on his computer, i.e. the program used or opening and displaying internet pages (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera or Safari). 

Use and disclosure of personal data  

The personal data provided by a user to our website is used to answer queries of the user of the website and/or customer, to process contracts concluded by the user of the website and/or customer and for technical administration. We disclose or otherwise transfer personal data to third parties only when this is necessary for the process of contract processing or for invoicing purposes or the use of the website and/or customer has approved the same in advance. The user of the website and/or customer has the right to revoke an issued consent at any time, with future effect.

The saved personal data is deleted when the user of the website and/or customer revokes the consent for storage, when its knowledge is no longer necessary for fulfilling the purpose fulfilled by the storage or when the storage is not permitted for other legal reasons. Data for invoicing and accounting purposes shall not be affected by a demand for deletion. 

Right to information

On written request, we shall inform the user of the website and/or the customer about the data saved for his person. The request should be directed to the address provided in the imprint of our website. 

The use of services for analysing and tracking websites 

Our internet site uses services for analysis and for user friendly operation of our website, e.g.:

Analysis service Google Analytics, 
LeadLab Service “WiredMinds”, 
Chat function of “Zopim”. 

Additional information on the respective services is provided below: 

Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics:

This web analytics service is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: Google).

This analytics tool functions based on cookies. A cookie is a text file sent on visiting an internet page and cached on the hard disk of the user of the website to enable analysis of your use of the website. The information saved through the cookies is usually transferred to a server of Google in the USA and then saved there.

As part of the IP anonymisation, your IP address is shortened beforehand by Google within a member state of the EU or any other contractual state of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Google will use the transferred information on our behalf to create a report about the usage of the website. The IP address transferred in the scope of Google Analytics shall not be merged with other Google data. If you want to suppress the use of cookies, you can do so by changing your settings locally in the internet browser used on your computer (e.g. Safari, Internet Explorer, Opera, Firefox etc.), i.e. the program used to open and display internet pages. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection and processing of your data by Google   through cookies by downloading and installing the following link for a browser plugin offered by Google: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout;

Google AdWords Conversion Tracking

This website uses Google AdWords Conversion Tracking, a web analytics service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdWords Conversion Tracking also uses “cookies” that are saved on your computer and that enable analysis of your use of the website. The information about your use of this website generated through the cookie shall be transferred to a server of Google in the USA and saved there. Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website to consolidate reports about the website activities for the website operator and to provide other services connected with the use of the website and internet usage. Google will also transfer this information to third parties, insofar as required by law, or insofar as this data is processed by third parties on behalf of Google. Google shall in no case link the data with other data of Google. You can generally prevent the use of cookies, by disallowing cookies through your browser. 

Data protection declaration for the use of WiredMinds:

Products and services of WiredMinds (www.wiredminds.de) are used on this website for the purpose of marketing and optimisation. Data is collected, processed and saved, and a usage profile is created from it under a pseudonym. The usage profiles are completely anonymised where possible and useful. Cookies can be used for this process. Cookies are small text files saved in the internet browser of the visitor and that serve to recognise the internet browser. The data that is collected, which may also contain personal data, is transferred to WiredMinds or collected directly by WiredMinds. WiredMinds is permitted to use information that is left behind by visits to the web pages, to create anonymised usage profiles. The data acquired during this process shall not be used to personally identify visitors to the website without separately issued consent of the concerned and shall not be merged with personal data through the carrier of the pseudonym. Insofar as IP addresses are collected, these shall be anonymised directly after they are collected by deleting the last number block. The data collection, processing and storage can be objected to at any time with future effect.

To deactivate data collection through Wiredminds, please click on this link. (http://wm.wiredminds.de/track/cookie_mgr.php?mode=dont_track_ask&websitesel=02c03e17ed477447&lang=de). 

Data protection declaration for the use of Zopim:

We use a chat program by the firm Zopim Technologies Pte Ltd, 8 Prince George's Park, Extension Block Singapore 118407 to improve communication with visitors to our pages. 

You can directly contact Zopim in case of questions about products, the website or the company Zopim. The user can see whether someone is online at that time to provide a direct response via Zopim. All visitors to our pages are recorded with their IP address and the page visited at that time for this purpose. The IP address is anonymised. 

Zopim uses cookies. The information about the usage of our website (including your anonymised IP address) is generated through the cookie, transferred to a server of Zopim in the USA and saved there. The information is visible only for the moment it stays on a specific page and is not saved. Chats that are conducted are logged and saved. You can prevent the installation of cookies through a corresponding setting of your browser software; please note that in this case not all functions of the website would be usable in their complete scope. 

With the use of this website, you declare your consent to the processing of data collected about you through Zopim in the way and manner described earlier and the purpose stated earlier. 

Use of the Facebook "Like- Button"

Our internet presence uses the Facebook "Like- Button" of the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, US, hereinafter called "Facebook" in short. The Facebook "Like- Button" is marked with the Facebook logo, an "f". 

When you access a web page of our website that contains the Facebook "Like-Button”, your browser creates a direct connection with the servers of Facebook. The content of the plugin is transferred directly from Facebook to your browser and integrated by it on the web page.

With the integration of the plugin, Facebook receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged in to Facebook, it can link the visit to your Facebook-account.  If you use the "Like-Button" or submit a comment, the corresponding information shall be transferred from your browser directly to Facebook and saved there.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and further processing and use of the data by  Facebook as well as your rights in this regard and options for settings to protect your privacy can be referred from the data protection guidelines of Facebook.

If you don’t want Facebook to collect data about you through our website, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website. 

Use of the LinkedIn "Share- Button"

Plugins of the social network LinkedIn of the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “LinkedIn” ) are integrated in our pages. The LinkedIn-Plugins can be identified by the LinkedIn logo or the “Recommend-Button” om our page.

When you visit our pages, a direct connection is created through the plugin between your browser and the LinkedIn server. Through this link, LinkedIn receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address.

If you click on the LinkedIn “Recommend-Button” while you are logged in to your LinkedIn-account, you can like the contents of our pages with your LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn can link your visit to our pages to your user account.

Please note, that we as providers of the pages receive no knowledge of the content of the transferred data as well as their use by LinkedIn.

For details about the collection of data (Purpose, scope, other processing, and usage) as well as your rights and the settings options, please refer to the data protection guidelines of LinkedIn. LinkedIn provides these guidelines at www.linkedin.com/static. 

Data protection declaration for the use of XING-Plugins (XING Share-Button): 

The "XING Share-Button" is used on this website. On accessing this internet site a connection is formed shortly through your browser with the servers of XING AG ("XING"), with which the "XING Share-Button"-functions (particularly the calculation/display of the counter value) are provided. XING does not save any of your personal data through the call of this internet site. XING particularly does not save any IP addresses. There is also no evaluation of your usage behaviours through the use of cookies related to the "XING Share-Button". The respective current data protection information about the "XING Share-Button" and additional information can be referred from the following pages: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection