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Data Privacy

We care about protecting your data

Thank you for visiting this website and for showing interest in our products. The protection of your personal data is important to us, and we want you to feel secure and well taken care of when using our website.

With this data protection declaration we inform you about which personal data we process in connection with our activities and activities including our website. In particular, we provide information about why, how and where we process which personal data. 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 may apply to individual or additional activities and activities.

1. Contact addresses

Responsibility for processing personal data:

HIRT kinetics AG
Bäulerstrasse 20
8152 Glattbrugg

We would like to point out if, in individual cases, there are other persons responsible for processing personal data.

Data protection consultant or data protection consultant

We have the following data protection advisor as a contact point for data subjects and authorities for inquiries relating to data protection:

Felix Röscheisen
HIRT kinetics AG
Bäulerstrasse 20
8152 Glattbrugg

2.1 Terms

Personal data is all information that relates to a specific or identifiable natural person. A data subject is a person about whom we process personal data.

Processing includes any handling of personal data, regardless of the means and procedures used, for example querying, comparing, adapting, archiving, storing, reading out, Disclose, obtain, collect, collect, delete, disclose, organize, organize, store, modify, distribute, combine, destroy and use personal data.

We process personal data in accordance with Swiss data protection law, in particular the Federal Data Protection Act (Data Protection Act, DSG) and the Data Protection Ordinance (Data Protection Ordinance, DSV).

3. Type, scope and purpose

We process the personal data that is necessary in order to be able to carry out our activities in a permanent, user-friendly, secure and reliable manner. Such personal data may in particular 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 and contract and payment data.

We process personal data for the duration that is necessary for the respective purpose(s) or by law. Personal data that no longer needs to be processed will be anonymized or deleted.

We can have personal data processed by third parties. We may process personal data together with third parties or transfer it 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 may waive the need to obtain consent. For example, we may process personal data without consent to fulfill a contract, to comply with legal obligations or to protect overriding interests.

In this context, we particularly process information that a data subject provides when contacting us – for example by post, email, instant messaging, contact form, social media or telephone – or when registering for a user account voluntarily transmitted to us. We can store such information, for example, in an address book, in a customer relationship management system (CRM system) or using comparable tools. If we receive data about other people, the people providing the data are obliged to ensure data protection for these people and to ensure the accuracy of this personal data.

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 activities, if and to the extent that such processing is permitted for legal reasons.

4. Personal data abroad

We process personal data basically in Switzerland. We can also disclose or export 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 as well as elsewhere in the universe</ a>, provided that the local law is in accordance with Decision of the Swiss Federal Council ensures adequate data protection.

We may disclose personal data in countries whose laws do not ensure adequate data protection, provided that adequate data protection is guaranteed for other reasons. Suitable data protection can be guaranteed, for example, through appropriate contractual agreements, on the basis of standard data protection clauses or with other suitable guarantees. As an exception, we can export personal data to countries without adequate or suitable data protection if the special data protection requirements are met, for example the express consent of the data subjects or a direct connection with the conclusion or execution of a contract. Upon request, we will be happy to provide affected persons with information about any guarantees or provide a copy of any guarantees.

5. Rights of data subjects

5.1 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: Affected persons can request information as to whether we process personal data about them 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 personal data as such, but also, among other things, information on the purpose of processing, the duration of storage, any disclosure or export of data to other countries and the origin of the personal data.
  • Correction and restriction: Affected persons can correct incorrect personal data, complete incomplete data and have the processing of their data restricted.
  • Deletion and objection: Affected persons can have their personal data deleted (“right to be forgotten”) and object to the processing of their data with effect for the future.
  • Data release and data transfer: Affected persons can request the release of personal data or the transfer of their 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 inform affected persons of any requirements that need to be met in order to exercise their data protection rights. For example, we may refuse to provide information in whole or in part with reference to trade secrets or the protection of other persons. For example, we can also refuse to delete personal data in whole or in part with reference to legal retention requirements.

We may exceptionally provide for costs for the exercise of the rights. We will inform those affected in advance about any costs.

We are obliged to take appropriate measures to identify data subjects who request information or assert other rights. Those affected are obliged to cooperate.

5.2 Right to complain

Affected persons have the right to enforce their data protection claims through legal action or to lodge a complaint with a responsible data protection supervisory authority.

The data protection supervisory authority for private parties responsible and federal bodies in Switzerland is the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner< /a> (EDÖB).

6. Data security

We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure data security that is appropriate to the respective risk. However, we cannot guarantee absolute data security.

Our website is accessed using transport encryption (SSL / TLS, in particular the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure, abbreviated HTTPS). Most browsers mark transport encryption with a padlock in the address bar.

Our digital communication is subject – like all digital communication – to mass surveillance without cause or suspicion as well as other surveillance by security authorities in Switzerland, the rest of Europe, the United States of America (USA) and other countries . We cannot have any direct influence on the appropriate processing of personal data by secret services, police departments and other security authorities.

7. Use of the website

7.1 Cookies

We may use cookies. Cookies – our own cookies (first-party cookies) and cookies from third parties whose services we use (third-party cookies) – are data that are stored in the browser. Such stored data need not be limited to traditional text-based cookies.

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, measure the reach of our website. Permanent cookies can also be used for online marketing, for example.

Cookies can be completely or partially deactivated and deleted in the browser settings at any time. Without cookies, our website may no longer be fully available. We actively request – at least if and to the extent necessary – your express consent to the use of cookies.

For cookies that are used to measure success and reach or for advertising, a general objection (“opt-out”) is required for numerous services via the AdChoices (Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada), the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI), YourAdChoices (Digital Advertising Alliance) or Your Online Choices (European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance , EDAA) possible.

7.2 Server log files

We may collect the following information for each access to our website, provided that it is transmitted by your browser to our server infrastructure or can be determined by our web server: 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, accessed individual sub-page of our website including the amount of data transferred, the last website accessed in the same browser window (referrer).

We store such information, which can also represent personal data, in server log files. The information is necessary in order to provide our website permanently, in a user-friendly and reliable manner, and in order to ensure data security and therefore in particular the protection of personal data – also by third parties or with the help of third parties.

7.3 tracking pixels

We may use web beacons on our website. Web beacons are also known as web beacons. Web beacons – including those from third parties whose services we use – are small, usually invisible images that are automatically retrieved when you visit our website. Web beacons can be used to collect the same information as server log files.

8. Notifications and notifications

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

8.1 Success and reach measurement

Notifications and messages may contain web links or web beacons that record whether an individual message was opened and which web links were clicked. Such web links and web beacons can also record the use of notifications and messages on a personal basis. We need this statistical recording of usage to measure success and reach in order to be able to send notifications and messages based on the needs and reading habits of the recipients effectively and user-friendly as well as permanently, securely and reliably.

You must in principle expressly consent to the use of your email address and your other contact addresses, unless the use is permitted for other legal reasons. 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 provide such consent including IP address as well as date and time for evidence and security reasons.

You can in principle object to receiving notifications and messages such as newsletters at any time. With such an objection, you can also object to the statistical recording of usage for success and reach measurement. Necessary notifications and communications in connection with our activities and activities remain reserved.

8.3 Service provider for notifications and messages

We send notifications and communications using specialized service providers.

We particularly use:

9. Social media

We are present on social media platforms and other online platforms in order to be able to communicate with interested parties and provide information about our activities and activities. In connection with such platforms, personal data can also be processed outside of Switzerland.

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, which includes, for example, the right to information.

10. Third Party Services

We use services from specialized third parties in order to be able to carry out our activities in a permanent, user-friendly, safe and reliable manner. Such services allow us, among other things, to embed functions and content into our website. When embedding in this way, the services used record the IP address at least temporarily for technically compelling reasons -Addresses of the users.

For necessary security-related, statistical and technical purposes, third parties whose services we use may process data related to our activities and activities in aggregated, anonymized or pseudonymized form. This is, for example, performance or usage data in order to be able to offer the respective service.

We particularly use:

10.1 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:

10.2 Contact options

We use services from selected providers in order to be able to communicate better with third parties such as potential and existing customers.

We particularly use:

10.3 Digital audio and video content

We use services from specialized third parties to enable the direct playback of digital audio and video content such as music or podcasts.

We particularly use:

11. Extensions for the website

We use extensions for our website to enable additional functions.

12. Success and reach measurement

We try to determine how our online offering is used. In this context, we can, for example, measure the success and reach of our activities and activities as well as the effect of third-party links to our website. For example, we can also try out and compare how different parts or versions of our online offering are used (“A/B test” method). Based on the results of the success and reach measurement, we can in particular fix errors, strengthen popular content or make improvements to our online offering.

In most cases, the IP addresses< are used to measure success and reach /a> stored by individual users. In this case, IP addresses are basically shortened (“IP masking”) in order to follow the principle of data economy through the corresponding pseudonymization.

Cookies can be used to measure success and reach and user profiles can be created. Any user profiles created include, for example, the individual pages visited or content viewed on our website, information about the size of the screen or browser window and the – at least approximate – location. Basically any user profiles are created exclusively pseudonymously and are not used to identify individual users. Individual third-party services to which users are registered may be able to assign the use of our online offering to the user account or user profile for the respective service.

We particularly use:

13. Final provisions

We have created this data protection declaration with the data protection generator from < a href=”” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer”>Data protection partner created.

We can adapt and supplement this data protection declaration at any time. We will provide information about such adjustments and additions in an appropriate form, in particular by publishing the current data protection declaration on our website.