Privacy policy

(Effective from: October 28, 2014)

This data privacy statement explains, how, respectively, what personal data (according to the Federal Act on Data Protection) and/or other person related data (complete: „person related data“) is being collected, respectively used during access by website users on public websites (www.industrialmarketing.ch, www.industrialmarketing.de and www.industrialmarketing.center (together „Websites“).
 

Data collection and processing

Visiting the websites does not require neither an identification through the user of the website nor an entry of any personal data. Due to technical reasons however, when accessing the websites, the internet browser transmits automatically the following log data to the webserver:

  • Date of Access
  • Time of access
  • URL of the referring (previously visited) Website (Referrer URL)
  • Requested data
  • Transmitted data volume
  • Response, whether request was successful
  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system and version
  • Hostname of the accessing computer (IP-address)

The log data is being saved by the hosting service provider of Industrial marketing according to legal regulations. The stored data is being used for the purpose of tracing illegal access attempts and accesses on the webservers. An additional usage of log data takes place solely due to statistical purposes in anonymous form. Search keywords, which have been entered on the search engines by the individual users are only being used for search queries.

To identify spam the websites use the WordPress-plugin Akismet.
 

Social media plugins

Social media-plugins are being used on the websites.
 

Disclosure of data to a third party

Industrialmarketing only shares personalized data if (a) the person concerned explicitly agreed to do so, (b) if required by a legal obligation or (c) if required to enforce the rights of industrialmarketing, particularly to enforce demands arising from the contract.
 

Information, deletion and correction

According to the Federal Act on Data Protection, users of the website have the right, by sending a written request, to receive the information that has been saved about the user while browsing the website free of charge. Furthermore, the user has the right according to the Federal Act on Data Protection to have false data about him to be corrected as well as to have his personal data deleted. Information, however, can only be disclosed and requests for blocking or deletion can only get processed by Industrialmarketing when sufficient identification has been provided and after Industrialmarketing has been provided in writing with the IP address that has been used while accessing the website.
 

Changes of privacy policy

Industrialmarketing reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time and therefore recommends the website users to read the privacy policy periodically, particularly before additional personalized data is being transmitted. The date of validity of the privacy policy is stated on top of this page.