Data protection

Security and confidentiality

Rychiger AG takes the protection of your personal data seriously. We handle all personal data as confidential, and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations and this Privacy Policy.

1. Data protection

Rychiger AG takes the protection of your personal data seriously. We handle all personal data as confidential, and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations and this Privacy Policy. Our website can be accessed and used without disclosing personal data. Where personal data (for example your name, residential address or e-mail address) is collected through our pages, the submission of such information is always voluntary. Unless we have obtained your explicit consent, your personal data shall not be made available to third parties. Please bear in mind that data transmission via the internet (e.g. in e-mail communication) is not always secure. Total protection of data from third-party access is not possible.

 

2. Collection of personal data

As a rule, we only request you to submit personal data where this is required to provide a real service to you.

Our website can be accessed and used without disclosing personal data. When you access our web pages, we collect and store certain non-personal data such as the name of your internet service provider, the page from which you accessed our website, or the name of the file you called up. This information is used exclusively to improve our website and does not enable us to identify you as a person.

Personal data such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, delivery address, etc. is only collected and stored, if you submit these details voluntarily, for instance when placing an order, uploading a picture or subscribing to our newsletter, and when you contact us through an online channel such as e-mail.

We only send you our newsletter or other mailings following your explicit prior consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time without giving a reason.

 

3. Use of personal data

1.    Mandatory and non-mandatory fields in online forms

Where we require your personal details in order to provide you with a service, the submission of certain information is mandatory. The relevant fields are marked with an asterisk, and we cannot process your request unless you complete these fields.

All other fields are non-mandatory and may be left blank. Should you enter information in non-mandatory fields, we will use this data for statistical analyses and to improve our website and services.

2.    Use of personal data for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes

Personal data that you make available to us is used exclusively for the purpose for which you submitted it, such as for instance the handling of a query, the fulfillment of an order or subscription to our newsletter.

3.    Use of personal data for other purposes, including marketing and advertising

Should you have given your explicit consent to the use of your personal data for marketing and advertising purposes, we shall use your details to send you promotional material about new products, services and offers, by e-mail.

If you do not wish to receive such information, simply contact us to withdraw your consent by clicking the Contact button.

 

4. Disclosure of personal data to third parties

We do not make your personal data available to third parties, unless we have obtained your explicit consent, or are legally obliged or entitled to do so.

The transfer of personal data to a third party is often necessary for the fulfillment a contract. The third parties to which we disclose your personal data are of course obliged to protect your data and to use it only for the purpose for which we make it available to them. In addition, they are obliged to handle your data in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the applicable statutory regulations.

 

5. Transfer of personal data to third countries

We are entitled to transfer your personal data to third parties (processors) in third countries, provided that this is appropriate for the processing of data in accordance with this Privacy Policy. These third parties are bound by the same data privacy rules as we are. Where the level of data protection in a country does not meet Swiss standards, we enter into binding contracts with processors to ensure that the protection of your personal data meets Swiss requirements.

 

6. Right of disclosure, deletion and blocking

You have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection. In addition, you are entitled to request that your data is corrected, blocked or deleted. These services are provided free of charge. For such requests, and for any other queries in relation with data protection, contact us at any time by clicking the Contact button.

 

7. Data security

We use up-to-date data security and encryption technology. All personal data submitted through our website is transmitted in an encrypted format. We protect our website and associated systems by implementing technical and organizational measures aimed at preventing unauthorized access to data. We also safeguard your data against loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorized distribution.

 

8. Cookies

To make our website more attractive and make certain functions available to users, we use cookies on some of our pages. Cookies are small text files. They contain configuration data and are stored on your device.

Certain cookies are automatically deleted the moment you close your browser window (session cookies). Other cookies remain stored on your device for longer and enable our website to recognize your device when you next visit our website (persistent cookies). The information about your use of our website contained in cookies is never disclosed to third parties. You can delete cookies stored on your device at any time. You can also configure your browser settings so that no cookies are stored, or that you are notified every time a website attempts to place a cookie on your device. In your browser settings, you also have the option to reject certain types of cookies while accepting others. If cookies are disabled in your browser, certain functions of our website might no longer be available to you. For more information about cookies, see www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy, www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads or www.meine-cookies.org. Please note that rejecting cookies might require you to set a permanent cookie on your device.

 

9. Consent

When you consent to the use of your data by Rychiger AG, you agree to the following terms:

I have understood the Privacy Policy and entitle Rychiger AG to send me information about products, services, trade fair events, etc. I further agree to the use of my data for market research purposes (also in conjunction with other data collected by Rychiger AG), and associated advertising.

I am aware that I can revoke my consent at any time with immediate effect by using the contact form.

 

10. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service from Google Inc. (hereafter referred to as Google). Google Analytics uses cookies to evaluate the use of a website. The data about your visit to our website that is collected in cookies is sent to a server operated by Google in the USA and stored there.

We use the "anonymizeIp" code, which ensures that your IP address is anonymized (IP masking).

On behalf of the website provider, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address obtained through Google Analytics with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent Google's collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

For more information regarding data use and data protection, visit https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or https://policies.google.com/?hl=en .

If you have consented to Google's linking your Internet and app browsing history to your Google Account and if information from your Google Account is used to personalize ads you view on the web, Google will temporarily link your personal data with Google Analytics data in order to form target groups for cross-device remarketing. For this purpose, Google Analytics first collects your Google-authenticated ID linked to your Google account (i.e. your personal data) from our website. Subsequently, Google Analytics temporarily links your ID to your Google Analytics data to optimize our target groups.

If you do not agree to this, you can opt out by changing the settings in the "My Account" area of your Google account accordingly.

This website makes use of the Demographics function of Google Analytics. This function is used to generates reports containing information on the age, gender and interests of visitors to our web pages. The Demographics function evaluates data collected through interest-based Google advertising, and visitor data from third parties. This data cannot be traced to you as a person. You can disable this function at any time through the ad settings in your Google Account, or generally prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics as outlined in the section 8 "Cookies".

 

11. Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager is a tag management system made available by Google to website providers. Google Tag Manager does not collect personal data, as the data managed in tags is specified by us and includes only use data relating to the downloading of documents made available to the public on our website.

  

12. Data collection by third parties in connection with user-based online advertising

We use information stored in cookies to analyze the use of our website. Through various analytics tools, we are able to link historic user-specific data with new data, in order to analyze, aggregate, pseudonymize and anonymize user behavior across our offerings. To improve our data base, we might use public data and data obtained from third parties in this process. The results of such analyses might be used in conjunction with user behavior analyses by other companies. In this context, we process primarily pseudonymized or anonymized data.

We are entitled to enter into contracts with third parties for the technical management of our promotional activities, and to make your personal data available to these parties for this purpose.

You can revoke your consent to this at any time, as outlined in section 8. "Cookies". To revoke your consent to the use of cookies from our ad server ONE by AOL, click optout.aboutads.info. For information about the privacy policy and the technology used by AppNexus, and how you can opt out of cookies, visit https://www.appnexus.com/en/company/platform-privacy-policy-de.

 

13. External links

Our website contains links to web pages of third parties (external links). The content of these web pages is outside our control, and responsibility for their content rests solely with the publisher of the linked web pages. At the time of linking, the linked web pages have been reviewed by Rychiger AG with regard potential infringements of rights of third parties, and no such infringements were identified. Please note that Rychiger AG has no influence whatsoever on the current and future design, content or authorship of the linked pages.

 

14. Newsletter

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, you need to submit your e-mail address and other information that enables us to check that you are the owner of the specified e-mail account and agree to receiving the newsletter. The above data is used exclusively for the transmission of the requested information and is not disclosed to a third party.

You can at any time unsubscribe from our newsletter and thus revoke your consent to the storage and processing of your personal data by clicking the "Unsubscribe" link included in our newsletter.

 

15. Amendment of Privacy Policy

In the event of amendments to our Privacy Policy, the new policy shall apply to all future contacts with Rychiger AG. Previously collected and stored data remains subject to the Privacy Policy in place at the time of collection, unless this is deemed illegal.

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