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Data protection
With this data protection declaration we inform which personal data we collect in connection with our activities and operations, including ours
Edit website. In particular, we provide information about why, how and where
which personal data we process. We also provide information about the rights of people whose data we process.
Additional data protection declarations and other legal documents such as general terms and conditions (GTC),
Terms of use or conditions of participation apply.
We are subject to Swiss data protection law and any applicable foreign data protection law, in particular that of the European Union (EU).
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The European Commission recognizes that
Swiss data protection law ensures adequate data protection.

1. Contact addresses
Responsibility for processing personal data:
Mareille Merck
We would like to point out if, in individual cases, there are other persons responsible for processing
personal data is available.

2. Terms and legal bases

2.1 Terms
Personal data is all information that relates to a specific or identifiable natural person
refer person. A data subject is a person about whom we process personal data.
Processing includes all handling of personal data, regardless of the means and procedures used, for example querying, comparing, adapting, archiving, storing, reading, disclosing, procuring, recording, collecting, deleting, disclosing, organizing,
Organizing, storing, modifying, distributing, combining, destroying and using
Personal data.
The European Economic Area (EEA) includes the member states of the European
Union (EU) as well as the Principality of Liechtenstein, Iceland and Norway. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) describes the processing of personal data as processing
of personal data.

2.2 Legal basis
We process personal data in accordance with Swiss data protection law
in particular the Federal Act on Data Protection (Data Protection Act, DSG) and the Ordinance on Data Protection (Data Protection Ordinance, DSV).
We process – if and to the extent that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies
is – personal data in accordance with at least one of the following legal bases:
• Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR for the necessary processing of personal data for fulfillment
a contract with the data subject and to carry out pre-contractual measures.
• Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR for the necessary processing of personal data to protect the legitimate interests of us or third parties, unless the fundamental freedoms
and fundamental rights and interests of the data subject prevail. Legitimate interests include, in particular, our interest in carrying out our activities and activities in a permanent, user-friendly, secure and reliable manner and in being able to communicate about them, ensuring information security, protecting against misuse, and enforcing
own legal claims and compliance with Swiss law.
• Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Letter c GDPR for the necessary processing of personal data for fulfillment
a legal obligation to which we are subject under any applicable law of member states in the European Economic Area (EEA).
• Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Letter e GDPR for the necessary processing of personal data to carry out a task that is in the public interest.
• Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR for the processing of personal data with the consent of the person concerned.
• Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Letter d GDPR for the necessary processing of personal data in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person.

3. Nature, scope and purpose
We process the personal data that is necessary to be able to carry out our activities in a permanent, user-friendly, secure and reliable manner. Such personal data can particularly fall into the categories of inventory and contact data, browser and
Device data, content data, meta or edge data and usage data, location data, sales data as well as contract and payment data are included.
We process personal data for the period that is necessary for the respective purpose(s) or by law. Personal data will no longer be processed
is necessary will be anonymized or deleted.
We may have personal data processed by third parties. We may process personal data jointly with third parties or transmit them to third parties. Such third parties are in particular specialized providers whose services we use. We also guarantee data protection for such third parties.
We generally only process personal data with the consent of the person concerned.
If and to the extent that processing is permitted for other legal reasons, we can
refrain from obtaining consent. For example, we may collect personal data
edit without consent, to fulfill a contract, to comply with legal obligations
to comply or to protect overriding interests.
We also process personal data that we receive from third parties, obtain from publicly available sources or collect in the exercise of our activities and operations,
if and to the extent that such processing is permitted for legal reasons.

4. Communication
We process data in order to be able to communicate with third parties. We edit in this
In particular, data that a data subject transmits when contacting us,
for example by post or email. We may store such data in an address book or
save with comparable tools.
Third parties who transmit data about other people are obliged to ensure data protection against such data subjects. This requires, among other things, accuracy
of the transmitted personal data can be ensured.

5. Data security
We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure that the respective situation is met
Risk to ensure appropriate data security. With our measures we guarantee in particular the confidentiality, availability, traceability and integrity of the data
processed personal data, but without being able to guarantee absolute data security.
Access to our website and our other online presence is carried out using transport encryption (SSL / TLS, in particular with the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure, abbreviated HTTPS). Most browsers mark transport encryption with a small padlock in the address bar.
Our digital communication – like basically all digital communication – is subject to
mass surveillance without cause or suspicion by security authorities in Switzerland,
in the rest of Europe, in the United States of America (USA) and in other countries.
We have no direct influence on the corresponding processing of personal data
by secret services, police departments and other security authorities. We can
Nor can we rule out the possibility that individual affected people will be specifically monitored.

6. Personal data abroad
We generally process personal data in Switzerland and the European Economic Area (EEA). We can also export or transfer personal data to other countries, in particular in order to process it or have it processed there.
We may transfer personal data to all states and territories on earth and elsewhere in the world
Universe, provided that the local law is in accordance with the decision of the Swiss Federal Republic 4
desrats ensures adequate data protection and – if and to the extent that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is applicable – in accordance with the decision of the European Commission
adequate data protection is guaranteed.
We may transfer personal data to countries whose laws do not ensure adequate data protection, provided that data protection is guaranteed for other reasons, in particular on the basis of standard data protection clauses or with other appropriate guarantees.
Exceptionally, we may transfer personal data to states without reasonable or appropriate jurisdiction
Export data protection if the special data protection requirements are met
are met, for example the express consent of the data subjects or a
direct connection with the conclusion or execution of a contract. We
Upon request, affected persons will be happy to provide information about any guarantees or provide a copy of any guarantees.

7. Rights of data subjects

7.1 Data protection claims
We grant data subjects all claims in accordance with applicable data protection law. Data subjects have the following rights in particular:
• Information: Data subjects can request information as to whether we have personal data about them
edit, and if so, what personal data is involved. Affected persons also receive the information necessary to assert their data protection claims and to ensure transparency. This includes the processed ones
Personal data as such, but also information about the purpose of processing
Duration of storage, any disclosure or export of
Data to other countries and the origin of the personal data.
• Correction and restriction: Data subjects can correct incorrect personal data, complete incomplete data and have the processing of their data restricted.
• Deletion and objection: Affected persons can have personal data deleted
(“Right to be forgotten”) and object to the processing of your data with effect for the future.
• Data release and data transmission: Affected persons can request the release
of personal data or the transfer of your data to another person responsible
We may suspend, restrict or refuse to exercise the rights of data subjects to the extent permitted by law. We can only contact affected people at most
indicate the requirements that must be met in order to exercise your data protection claims. For example, we can provide the information with reference to trade secrets or
deny the protection of other people in whole or in part. For example, we can too
the deletion of personal data with reference to legal retention obligations
or partially refuse.
We may, in exceptional circumstances, provide for costs for the exercise of the rights. We will inform those affected in advance about any costs.
We are obliged to inform data subjects who request information or exercise other rights
to identify them with appropriate measures. Those affected are obliged to cooperate.

7.2 Legal protection
Affected persons have the right to enforce their data protection claims legally or to file a report or complaint with a responsible data protection supervisory authority.
The data protection supervisory authority for complaints by data subjects against private persons responsible and federal bodies in Switzerland is the Federal Data Protection and Data Protection Authority
Public Relations Officer (EDÖB).
Possible data protection supervisory authorities for complaints from data subjects – if
and to the extent that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is applicable - are members of the
European Data Protection Board (EDPB) organized. In some member states in the European Economic Area (EEA), the data protection supervisory authorities are structured federally,
especially in Germany.

8. Use of the Website

8.1 Cookies
We may use cookies. For cookies – our own cookies (first-party cookies) as well
Cookies from third parties whose services we use (third-party cookies) are Da 6
that are stored in the browser. Such stored data does not have to be limited to traditional cookies in text form.
Cookies can be stored in the browser temporarily as “session cookies” or for a certain period of time as so-called permanent cookies. “Session cookies” are automatically deleted when the browser is closed. Permanent cookies have a specific storage period. In particular, cookies make it possible to recognize a browser the next time you visit our website and thereby, for example, extend our reach
website to measure. However, permanent cookies can also be used for online marketing, for example.
Cookies can be deactivated in whole or in part at any time in the browser settings
to be deleted. Without cookies, our website may no longer function in its entirety
available. We actively request – at least if and to the extent necessary – your express consent to the use of cookies.

8.2 Logging
We may log at least the following information for every access to our website and our other online presence, provided that it is transmitted to our digital infrastructure during such access: date and time including time zone, IP address, access status (HTTP status code), operating system including user interface and version,
Browser including language and version, individual sub-pages of our website accessed including amount of data transferred, last accessed in the same browser window
Website (referrer or referrer).
We log such information, which can also represent personal data, in log files.
The information is necessary to ensure that our online presence is permanent, user-friendly and reliable. The information is also required to ensure data security
to be able to guarantee this – also through third parties or with the help of third parties.

8.3 Web beacons
We may incorporate web beacons into our online presence. Web beacons are also known as web beacons. Web beacons - including those from third parties whose services we use - are involved
These are usually small, invisible images or scripts written in JavaScript
are automatically retrieved when accessing our online presence. With tracking pixels you can
at least the same information as recorded in log files.

9. Notifications and Communications
We send notifications and communications via email and other communication channels such as instant messaging or SMS.

9.1 Success and reach measurement
Notifications and communications may contain web links or web beacons that collect,
whether an individual message was opened and which web links were clicked. Such web links and web beacons may affect the use of notifications and messages
also record personal information. We need this statistical recording of usage for
the success and reach measurement in order to receive notifications and messages based on the
To be able to send the recipients' needs and reading habits effectively and in a user-friendly manner, permanently, securely and reliably.

9.2 Consent and objection
In principle, you must expressly consent to the use of your email address and your other contact addresses, unless the use is prohibited by other legal reasons
reasons permissible. If possible, we use the “double opt-in” procedure to obtain consent, which means that you will receive an email with a web link that you must click on to confirm so that there is no misuse by unauthorized third parties .
We may log such consent, including IP address and date and time, for evidentiary and security reasons.
In principle, you can object to receiving notifications and messages such as newsletters at any time. With such an objection you can at the same time object to the statistical recording of usage for success and reach measurement. Necessary notifications and communications in connection with our activities and operations remain reserved.

10. Social media
We are present on social media platforms and other online platforms to communicate with interested parties and provide information about our activities and activities
to be able to. In connection with such platforms, personal data can also be processed outside of Switzerland and the European Economic Area (EEA).
The General Terms and Conditions (GTC) and terms of use as well as data protection declarations and other provisions of the individual operators of such platforms also apply. These provisions provide information in particular about the rights of data subjects directly vis-à-vis the respective platform, for example the right to
Information counts.
We are responsible for our social media presence on Facebook, including so-called page insights, if and to the extent that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is applicable
is – jointly responsible with Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (Ireland). Meta Platforms Ireland Limited is part of the Meta companies (including in the USA). The page insights provide information about how visitors interact with our Facebook presence. We use Page Insights to inform our social media presence
on Facebook to be able to provide it effectively and in a user-friendly manner.
Further information about the type, scope and purpose of data processing, information about the rights of data subjects as well as the contact details of Facebook and Facebook's data protection officer can be found in Facebook's data protection declaration. We
have concluded the so-called “additional for those responsible” with Facebook and with it
In particular, we agree that Facebook is responsible for ensuring the rights of data subjects. For the so-called Page Insights, the relevant information can be found on the page “Information about Page Insights” including “Information about Page Insights data”.

11. Third Party Services
We use services from specialized third parties in order to be able to carry out our activities in a long-term, user-friendly, safe and reliable manner. Such services allow us, among other things, to embed functions and content into our website. In such a case
When embedded, the services used record the users' IP addresses at least temporarily for technically compelling reasons.
For necessary security-related, statistical and technical purposes, third parties may
Services we use, process data in connection with our activities and operations in aggregated, anonymized or pseudonymized form. This includes, for example, performance or usage data in order to be able to offer the respective service.
We particularly use:
• Google services: Providers: Google LLC (USA) / Google Ireland Limited (Ireland)
for users in the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland;
General information on data protection: «Data protection and security principles», data protection declaration, «Google is committed to complying with applicable data protection laws», «Guide to data protection in Google products», «How we collect data from websites
or use apps on or in which our services are used” (information from
Google), “Types of cookies and other technologies used by Google”, “Personalized advertising” (activation / deactivation / settings).
11.1 Digital infrastructure
We use services from specialized third parties in order to be able to use the necessary digital infrastructure in connection with our activities and operations. These include, for example, hosting and storage services from selected providers.
We particularly use:
• Wix: website builder and other infrastructure; Providers: Ltd. (Israel)
together with Ltd. (USA) / Inc. (USA) / Luxembourg S.à r.l.
(Luxembourg); Data protection information: Data protection declaration, «Data protection & Security", "Wix Help Center 'Privacy'" including Cookie Policy.
11.2 Social Media Features and Social Media Content
We use third-party services and plugins to embed functions and content from social media platforms and to enable the sharing of content on social media platforms and other ways.
We particularly use:
• Instagram platform: Embedding Instagram content; Providers: Meta Platforms
Ireland Limited (Ireland) and other meta-companies (including in the USA); Data protection information: Data protection declaration (Instagram), data protection declaration (Facebook).
11.3 Digital audio and video content
We use services from specialized third parties to enable direct playback of digital audio and video content such as music or podcasts.
We particularly use:
• YouTube: video platform; Provider: Google; YouTube-specific information: “Data protection and security center”, “My data on YouTube”.

12. Final provisions
We created this data protection declaration using the data protection generator from Data Protection Partner.
We can adapt and supplement this data protection declaration at any time. We'll be over
inform such adjustments and additions in an appropriate form, in particular by
Publication of the current data protection declaration on our website.

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