This Data Protection Statement is currently valid and is dated May 2018. By accessing public information on the website of Swiss Shield ("website"), you declare that you have understood and agree with the Data Protection Statement.
Swiss Shield takes the protection of your personal data seriously and complies with the provisions of data protection legislation. In the following we provide an overview of how we ensure the protection of your personal data and what type of data are recorded for what purpose. Data are personal data if they can clearly be assigned to a particular natural person.
Processing of personal data on this website
The provider of these web pages collects and automatically saves information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. This includes:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the computer establishing access
- Time of the server access request
- IP address
The data listed are processed by us for the following purposes:
- To ensure that the website connection is established smoothly
- To ensure convenient use of our website
- To evaluate system safety and stability
- Other administrative purposes
Contact by e-mail
If you contact us by email, we save the data you give us (your email address, and your name and phone number, where applicable) so that we can respond to your query. These data are provided exclusively on a voluntary basis and with your consent. If these data include information regarding communication channels (e.g., e-mail address, telephone number), then you also consent to us contacting you via these communication channels in order to respond to your query. You can of course withdraw your consent at any point in the future. You can demand that your personal data be deleted at any time. Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected by this.
You can prevent cookies being saved by appropriately setting your browser software. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to fully use all of the website functions. Furthermore, you can prevent the storage of the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google, as well as its processing by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via this link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Use of web fonts
This site uses web fonts provided by Monotype GmbH (https://www.fonts.com /) to display fonts uniformly. When you access a site, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. To this end, your browser must establish a connection to the servers of Monotype. Monotype is thus informed that this site was accessed via your IP address. Web fonts are used to ensure an individual, uniform and attractive presentation of our online offer. If your browser does not support web fonts, then a standard font is used from your computer. You can find additional legal information provided by Monotype at: www.fonts.com/info/legal.
This website uses Google Maps, a product from Google Inc. By using this website, you declare your consent to the logging, processing and use of the automatically collected data by Google Inc, its representatives and third parties. You can find the Google Maps terms of service under "Google Maps/Google Earth Additional Terms of Service": www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html.