PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy describes how we, Gretz Communications, collect, store and use information about individual visitors to this website. By visiting this website, you consent to the collection and use of information as described in this Privacy Policy. You also acknowledge that Gretz Communications may change, add, remove or otherwise revise this Privacy Policy at any time, in its sole discretion, and without notice. However, we will at all times treat your personal information in accordance with the herein Privacy Policy in force at the time this information was collected. We intend to post changes to our Privacy Policy on this page so that you are fully aware of what types of information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances it may be shared. Our Privacy Policy can be found on our website.

 

1. Obligation to data protection

 

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, "personal information" means information that personally identifies you, including your name, date of birth, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number. In principle, we will only use your personal data as described in this data protection declaration. However, we reserve the right to use this data for additional purposes, insofar as this is legally permitted, or prescribed, or necessary to support legal or criminal investigations. In the following sections, we explain how and when we collect personal information from you.

 

2 Purposes of use of personal data

 

Most of our services do not require registration, so you can visit our website without telling us who you are. However, some services may require you to provide personal information. If, in such a case, you decide not to provide personal data requested by us, you may not use certain areas of the website or we may not be able to respond to a request from you.

 

We collect and use your personal data, for example, to offer you products or services, to invoice you for products and services that you ordered, or to introduce you to products and services that we believe may be of interest to you, or to communicate with you for other purposes for which it is considered necessary that we inform you when we collect your personal data.

 

3 Non-disclosure of personal data

 

We will not sell, share, or otherwise distribute your personal information to third parties.

 

However, your personal data may be disclosed to third parties acting on our behalf and for thepurpose the data was originally collected, or for other legal purposes such as, providing services, evaluating the usefulness of this website, marketing, data management, and technical support. These third parties have contractually obligated us to use personal data only for the agreed purposes, it is not allowed to disclose and deliver personal data to other third parties unless required by law, permitted, or described in this Privacy Policy.

 

Personal data may also be disclosed to third parties is necessary by law, court order, official regulations, or if this is necessary to support criminal or legal investigations or other legal investigations/proceedings, both domestic and abroad.

 

4. Right of access, rectification and opposition

 

When we process your personal data, we take reasonable steps to ensure that your data is accurate and updated for the purposes for which it was collected. We give you the opportunity to object to the processing of your personal data if there is no legitimate business purpose for such processing in accordance with the herein data protection declaration or the applicable law. In the case of electronic direct marketing, we give you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving further marketing materials or to expressly consent to receiving such materials if required by law. If you wish to contact us regarding our use of your personal data or the processing of your personal data, please send us an e-mail to info@gretzcom.ch. If you wish to contact us, please enter the name of the website on which you entered the data and specify the specific data that we should correct, update or delete for you. Please attach on the email copy of your identification document. Requests to delete personal data are subject to all legal and ethical reporting, archiving, storage obligations to which we are subjected.

 

5 Security and confidentiality

 

To ensure the security and confidentiality of the personal information we collect online, we use data networks that are protected by industry standard firewalls and password systems, among other tools. When handling your personal data, we take appropriate measures to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, destruction.

 

6. Cookies and internet tags

 

We may collect and process information about your visit to this website, such as pages you visit, the website from which you came to our website, and searches you perform. We use this information to improve the content of the website and to compile statistics for internal market analysis purposes on individual use of the website. For this purpose, Gretz Communications may install so-called cookies, which register your domain name, your internet provider, your operating system and the date and time of your visit to the website. A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies do not harm your computer. You can set your browser so that a message on the screen indicates the arrival of a cookie, so that you can decide whether or not to install the cookie on your hard drive. However, we would like to point out that you may not be able to use all the functionalities of your browser if you do not accept cookies. We may rely on the assistance of third parties to collect and process the data described in this section.

 

Google Analytics

 

We use Google Analytics to analyze our website. Google Analytics is a web analysis service of Google Inc. (hereinafter: Google). Google Analytics generates detailed statistics about the traffic of a website and its origin and measures conversions and sales. Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, which are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website.

The information obtained by the cookies about your use of the website, including your IP address, is made anonymous by the use of the corresponding settings («_anonymizelp()» or equivalent function) and transmitted to Google servers in the USA. For more information on how IP anonymization works, please visit https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2763052.

Google uses the information obtained by cookies to evaluate your use of the website on our behalf, to generate reports on website activity and to make these reports available to us for analysis purposes.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on the behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with other data stored by Google.

You can prevent the installation and storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly by downloading and installing the browser plug-ins available free of charge under the following link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of any personal data collected about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

 

7. Links to other websites

 

This privacy policy applies only to this website and not to websites owned by third parties. We may provide links to other websites that we think may be of interest to our visitors. We strive to ensure that such websites meet the highest standards. However, due to the nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee the privacy standards of all linked websites or accept liability for their content.

 

8. Contact

 

If you have any questions or complaints regarding the herein Privacy Policy, or if you have any recommendations or comments for the improvement of our Privacy Policy, please email us at info@gretzcom.ch

Gretz Communications AG | Zähringerstrasse 16 | CH-3012 Bern

Phone +41 31 300 30 70 | Fax +41 31 300 30 77  | info@gretzcom.ch