Privacy Policy

We are pleased that you visit our website and thank you for your interest! The protection of your privacy when using our website is important to us, so please take the following information about the handling of your data:

General

You can visit our website without giving any details about your person. With each access to our website, usage data are transmitted by the respective Internet browser and stored in log files, the so-called server log files, e.g. Date and time of the retrieval, name of the called page, transferred data volume, and the requesting provider. These data cannot be attributed to a particular person and are used exclusively to ensure trouble-free operation of our website and to improve our offer.
Personal data will be collected if you voluntarily communicate this to us for the execution of a contract or at the opening of a customer account. Which data are collected can be seen in the respective input forms. Deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done by means of a message to the contact option described below. We store and use the data you provide for the processing of the contract. After complete processing of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be blocked with regard to tax and commercial storage periods, after expiry of these periods, unless you have expressly agreed to further use of your data or a legally permitted further data use from our site reserved which we will inform you accordingly.
In the context of the contact with us (for example via contact form or e-mail) personal data are collected, which data is collected in the case of a contact form, can be seen from the respective contact form. These data are stored and used exclusively for the purpose of answering your request or for contacting and the associated technical administration. Your data will be deleted after the final processing of your inquiry, if you so wish and the cancellation does not imply any statutory storage obligations. Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

Cookies

To optimize our web presence, we use cookies. These are small text files stored in your computer’s main memory. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser. These cookies are deleted after you close the browser. Other cookies remain on your computer (long-term cookies) and permit its recognition on your next visit. This allows us to improve your access to our site. You can prevent storage of cookies by choosing a “disable cookies” option in your browser settings. But this can limit the functionality of our Internet offers as a result.

Hosting Provider & Server Log Files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

– IP address
– browser type and browser version
– used operating system
– Referrer URL
– Host name of the accessing computer
– Time of the server request

These data are not directly attributable to specific persons. A merge of this data with other data sources will not be done. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively, if we become aware of specific indications for illegal use.
This data as well as all data of this website are stored by our hosting provider Hadorn AG, Aareweg 198, CH-4618 Boningen, Switzerland, whose privacy policy is here.

SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.

Contact Form

If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, including the IP address, will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter ,
We use this data exclusively for the delivery of the requested information.
The granted consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time, for example via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
The registration for our newsletter takes place in a so-called double opt-in procedure. That After registration, you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that nobody can register with external e-mail addresses.
The registration for the newsletter will be logged in order to prove the registration process according to the legal requirements. This includes the storage of the login and the confirmation time, as well as the IP address. Similarly, the changes to your data stored with MailChimp will be logged.

Transfer of personal data for order processing

2.1 The personal data collected by us shall be passed on to the transport company commissioned with the delivery as far as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods.

2.2 For payment via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or – if offered – “” Purchase on account “” via PayPal, we will send your payment data within the scope of payment processing to the PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. Et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter “PayPal”). PayPal reserves the right to charge credit card payments via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or – if offered – “” purchase on account “” via PayPal. PayPal uses the results of the creditworthiness check with regard to the statistical probability of payment default for the purpose of deciding whether to provide the respective payment method. Credit rating may contain likelihood values (so-called score values). Where scores are included in the results of the credit assessment, these have their basis in a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical method. The calculation of the score values includes, among other things, address data. For further information on the protection of your personal data, including information on the credit bureaus used, please refer to PayPal’s privacy policy: https://www.paypal.com/en/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

4) Social-Plugins

4.1 We use social plug-ins from facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The plug-ins can be recognized by way of the Facebook logo or the supplement “Facebook Social Plug-in”. For example, if you click on the “Like” button or leave a comment, the relevant information is transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook and stored there. Furthermore, Facebook makes your likes public for your Facebook friends. If you are logged into Facebook, it can assign the invocation of our page directly to your Facebook account. Even if you are not logged in or don’t have a Facebook account, your browser sends information (e.g. which web pages you have called up, your IP address) which is then stored by Facebook. For details about handling of your personal data by Facebook and your related rights, please refer to the data privacy policy of Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to map data collected about you via our Web sites to your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before you visit our web pages.

4.2 On the Website, we also use social plugins by Instagram, that are operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA („Instagram“). The plugins are marked by the Instagram logo, e.g., the Instagram camera. You can find the overview of the Instagram plugins and their appearance by clicking this link: http://blog.instagram.com/post/36222022872/introducing-instagram-badges. When you visit a page of our Website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Instagram. The content of the plugin will be transferred from Instagram directly to your browser and implemented directly into the website. Through this implementation Instagram receives information that your browser loaded the respective website of our homepage even if you have no Instagram profile/account or are not logged in on Instagram at the moment. This information (including your IP address) will be sent by your browser directly to a server of Instagram in the USA and stored there. If you are logged in on Instagram at the moment, Instagram is able to attribute the loading of our websites to your Instagram account immediately. If you interact with the plugins, e.g., by clicking on the Instagram button, this information will also be sent directly to an Instagram server and stored there. The information will furthermore be posted on your Instagram account and shown to your contacts on Instagram. The purpose and the extent of the data collection and further processing and use of the data by Instagram as well as your rights in connection with this and the option to modify the settings for protection of your privacy, you can read on the data protection declaration of Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388/.

If you do not want Instagram attributing the data collected on our Website directly to your Instagram account, you must log out from Instagram before visiting our website. You can prevent the loading of the Instagram plugins with certain add-ons for your browser completely, e.g., with the script blocker “NoScript” (http://noscript.net/).

4.3 We use social plugins of the social network Pinterest on our site. This is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (“Pinterest”). When you call up a page containing such a plugin, your browser will set up a direct link to the Pinterest servers. The plugin transmits log data to the Pinterest server in the USA. These log data may contain your IP address, the address of websites visited which also contain Pinterest functions, the type and setting of the browser used, date and time of the request, how you use Pinterest and cookies. Further information about the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Pinterest and the related rights and options for protecting your privacy can be found in the Pinterest privacy policy. https://about.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

4.4 With Twitter and its Retweet functions, we use social plug-ins from Twitter.com, operated by Twitter Inc. 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107. If you use Retweet, the websites visited by you are announced to third parties and associated with your Twitter account. Details about handling of your data by Twitter as well as your rights and setting options for protecting your personal information can be found in Twitter’s data privacy policy: http://twitter.com/privacy

4.5 Our site uses the functions of Google +1. This is provided by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Data collection and transmission: The Google +1 button can be used to publish information worldwide. With the Google +1 button, you and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both information that you have provided for +1 content and information about the site on which you clicked on +1. Your +1 data can be displayed together with your profile name and photo in Google services such as search results or in your Google profile, or at other points on websites and advertisements in the internet. Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve Google services for you and for others. To use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile which must contain at least the name selected for the profile. This name is used for all Google services. In some cases, this name may replace another name that you have used for sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be viewed by users who know their e-mail address or have other information which they can use for identification.
Use of information collected: Besides the purposes described above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with Google’s privacy policy. Google may publish summarized statistics about the +1 activities of its users or make these available to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers or affiliated websites.

 

Web Analysis service

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer to enable analysis of website usage by you. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. In case of activated IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf this website’s owner, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activities, and provide the website’s operator with further services related to website and Internet usage. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google. You can prevent storage of cookies by appropriately setting your browser software; in this case, however, please note that you might not be able to fully use all functions offered by this website. In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “anonymizeIP()”, IP addresses being truncated before further processing in order to rule out direct associations to persons.

Disclosure

According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to free-of-charge information about your stored data, and possibly entitlement to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Inquiries can be directed to our e-mail address. The contact address you will find at Legal Notice.