Impressum

Contact Address

IdentiGEN Switzerland AG

Brandstr. 24

8952 Schlieren – Zürich

Schweiz

switzerland@identigen.com

Authorized Representatives

Thomas Struckmeyer

Data Protection Declaration

Responsible body in regards to the data protection laws, in particular the EU Data Protection Ordinance (DSGVO):

IdentiGEN Switzerland AG

Brandstr. 24

8952 Schlieren – Zürich

Your Rights as Concerned Party

You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided by our data protection officer:

  • Information about your data stored with us and their processing (Art. 15 DSGVO),
  • Correction of inaccurate personal data (Art. 16 DSGVO),
  • Deletion of your data stored with us (Art. 17 DSGVO),
  • Restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 DSGVO),
  • objection to the processing of your data by us (Art. 21 DSGVO) and
  • Data transferability if you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us (Art. 20 DSGVO).

If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time with effect for the future.

You can complain at any time to a supervisory authority, e.g. to the competent supervisory authority of your country of residence or to the authority responsible for us.

A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with addresses can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/addresses_links-node.html.

Collection of General Information when you visit our Website

Nature and purpose of the processing:

When you access our website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide information, general information is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address and similar information. This is exclusively information which does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person.

They are processed in particular for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a trouble-free connection of the website,
  • evaluation of system security and stability as well as
  • Ensuring a smooth use of our website,
  • for other administrative purposes.

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about you personally. Information of this kind may be statistically evaluated by us in order to optimize our Internet presence and the technology behind it.

Legal Basis:

Processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.

Receiver:

The recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as contract processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Storage time:

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose of collection. This is generally the case for the data used to provide the website when the respective session is over.

Provision mandatory or required:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither required by law nor by contract. Without the IP address, however, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. In addition, some services may not be available or may be restricted. For this reason an objection is excluded.

Contact Form

Nature and purpose of the processing:

The data you enter will be stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. To do this, a valid e-mail address and your name are required. This is used to assign the request and then reply to it. The specification of further data is optional.

Legal Basis:

The data entered in the contact form is processed on the basis of a legitimate interest (Art 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO).

By providing the contact form, we would like to make it easy for you to contact us. Your data will be stored for the purpose of processing your inquiry and for possible follow-up questions.

If you contact us to request a quotation, the data entered in the contact form will be processed to carry out pre-contractual measures (Art 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO).

Receiver:

The recipients of the data may be contractors.

Storage time:

Data will be deleted at the latest 6 months after processing the request.

If it comes to a contractual relationship, we are subject to the legal retention periods according to HGB and delete your data after expiry of these periods.

Provision mandatory or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. However, we can only process your request if you provide us with your name, your e-mail address and the reason for the request.

Use of Google Analytics

Nature and purpose of the processing:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter: “Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymisation on these websites, your IP address will previously be reduced by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide the website operator with further services associated with website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

The purposes of data processing are to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on activities on the website. Other related services will then be provided based on the use of the website and the Internet.

Legal Basis:

The data is processed on the basis of the user’s consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).

Legal Basis:

The data is processed on the basis of the user’s consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).

Receiver:

The recipient of the data is Google as a contract processor. We have concluded the corresponding order processing contract with Google for this purpose.

Storage time:

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for our recording purposes.

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. In addition, we have concluded standard data protection clauses with Google for the use of Google Analytics.

Provision mandatory or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely on the basis of your consent. If you prevent access, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

Revocation of consent:

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: Browser Add On to disable Google Analytics.

Profiling:

With the help of the tracking tool Google Analytics the behaviour of the visitors of the website can be evaluated and the interests can be analysed. For this purpose we create a pseudonymous user profile.

Use of script libraries (Google Web Fonts)

Nature and purpose of the processing:

In order to display our contents correctly and graphically appealing across all browsers, we use “Google Web Fonts” from Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter “Google”) to display fonts.

The privacy policy of the library operator Google can be found here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Legal Basis:

Your consent is the legal basis for the integration of Google Web Fonts and the associated data transfer to Google (Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. a DSGVO).

Receiver:

Calling script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the library operator. It is theoretically possible – but currently also unclear if and for what purposes – that the operator collects Google data in this case.

Storage time:

We do not collect any personal data by integrating Google Web Fonts.

Further information about Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Provision mandatory or required:

The provision of personal data is neither required by law nor by contract. However, it is not possible without the correct display of the contents of standard fonts.

Revocation of consent:

The programming language JavaScript is regularly used to display the contents. You can therefore object to the data processing by deactivating the execution of JavaScript in your browser or by installing an integration JavaScript blocker. Please note that this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

SSL encoding

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

Changes to our data protection regulations

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply for your next visit.

Questions to the data protection officer

If you have any questions about data protection, please write us an e-mail or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organisation directly:

The data protection declaration was created with the data protection declaration generator of activeMind AG (version 2018-06-22).