Privacy policy on websites

I. Name and address of the data controller and the data protection officer

The data controllers defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are:

Kisling AG
Motorenstrasse 102
CH-8620 Wetzikon

Telefon: +41 58 272 01 01
E-Mail: info(at)kisling.com

and

Kisling Deutschland GmbH
Salzstrasse 15
DE-74676 Niedernhall

Telefon: +49 8171 99982 30
E-Mail: info_de(at)kisling.com

The company's data protection officer of Kisling AG and Kisling Deutschland GmbH can be contacted at the above postal address, to the attention of the data protection officer, or at the email dpo@kisling.com.

II. General information on data processing

1. Scope of the processing of personal data

The processing of personal data of our users is limited to those data that are necessary for the provision of a functional website as well as our contents and services. The processing of personal data of our users is only carried out for the purposes agreed with them or if there is another legal basis (as defined by the GDPR). We only collect personal data that is required for the implementation and processing of our tasks and services or that you have provided to us voluntarily.

2. Your rights (data subject rights)

You have the right to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can request information about the processing purposes, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be shared, the planned retention period, your right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, data transfer, the origin of your data in the case it has not been collected by us, and the existence of any automated decision-making, including profiling.

You also have the right to revoke the consent to use your personal data at any time.

If you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data by us is in conflict with the applicable data protection regulations, you have the possibility to complain to your competent supervisory authority.

III. Description and scope of data processing

1. Provision of the website

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the system of the accessing computer. The following data is collected:

• Information about the type of browser and the version used

• the user's operating system

• the user's Internet service provider

• the IP address of the user

• date and time of access

• Internet pages from which the user's system accesses our website

We store this information for a maximum of 30 days. The storage required for data security reasons and to ensure the stability and operational security of our system.

We analyse the use of our website with the following web analysis tool:

Google Analytics (http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html)

This serves exclusively to optimise the website in terms of user-friendliness and to provide useful information about our services. This data is not merged with other personal data sources or passed on to third parties.

The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data and the log files is Article 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

No person-related evaluation takes place. The analyses are based on anonymised data records.

The statistical evaluations are kept for 14 months.

2. Cookies

We use cookies on our website to make our service more user-friendly. Cookies are small files that are automatically created by your browser and stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website. The cookies remain stored until you delete them. This allows us to recognise your browser the next time you visit.

If you do not wish store cookies, you can set up your browser so that it alerts when our website wishes to store a cookie, giving you the option to allow or deny the cookie. However, we would like to point out that deactivating cookies means that you will not be able to use all the functions of our website.

The legal basis for the data processed by cookies is Article 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. The cookies remain valid for two years and are then deleted by your browser.

3. Contact form

If you fill out a contact form or send us an email or other electronic message, your details will only be stored for the purpose of processing the enquiry, possible related further questions and will only be used within the scope of the enquiry.

The legal basis for processing your request is Article 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. We will delete your email address after we have dealt with your request.

4. Newsletter

If you register for our newsletter, we will immediately send an email containing a hyperlink to the email address you provided. By clicking on this link, you confirm your newsletter registration (double opt-in procedure). If the registration confirmation is not received within 14 days, we will delete the email address from our temporary list, and the registration will be revoked.

By confirming the newsletter registration, you give your consent to the storage of your email address, including the date of registration, IP address as well as the list name of the desired newsletter. We use your email address and the personal data collected at the same time, such as first name, surname, function and company, only for the administration and sending of the newsletter you requested, at the periodicity specified during registration.

Our newsletters do not contain any obvious or hidden counters, third-party advertising or links to external sites that are not directly related to the content of our newsletter.

Each newsletter contains a note on how you can unsubscribe from the newsletter.

5. Downloads (e.g. documents)

We do not require you to provide any personal information in order for you to download documents from our website.

IV. Data security

We use the widespread HTTPS procedure (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure) in connection with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. You can see whether an individual page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form by the closed display of the key or lock symbol in the address bar of your browser.

In addition, we apply further appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.