Last updated on 17 August 2023
3.1 What is personal data?
Personal data (hereinafter also referred to as "§") is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes, for example, name, address, date of birth, e-mail address or telephone number. Data about personal preferences such as leisure activities or memberships also count as personal data.
3.2 What are personal data requiring special protection?
Data on religious, ideological, political or trade union views or activities; data on health and, where applicable, information on administrative or criminal prosecutions and sanctions as well as data on social assistance measures are considered to be particularly sensitive personal data. Where necessary and appropriate, we may request and process particularly sensitive personal data. In this case, their processing is subject to stricter confidentiality.
3.3 What is the processing of personal data?
Processing is any handling of personal data, regardless of the means and procedures used, in particular the acquisition, storage, retention, use, modification, disclosure, archiving, deletion or destruction of data.
3.4 What is the disclosure of personal data?
This is the transmission or making available of personal data, e.g. publication or disclosure to a third party.
If you have any questions or concerns about the protection of your data by us, you can
us by e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Responsible for data processing carried out through this
data protection officer
First and foremost, we process personal data that you provide to us or that we collect when operating our website. We may also receive personal data about you from third parties. These may be the following categories:
If you have given us consent to process your personal data for specific purposes, we will process your data within the scope of this consent unless we have another justification. You can revoke your consent at any time by sending an e-mail to the address given in the imprint. Data processing that has already taken place is not affected by this.
We may need to use the services of third parties or affiliated companies and commission them to process your data (so-called processors). Categories of recipients are namely:
We ensure that data is only shared with your explicit consent, unless this is
addition, we ensure that these third parties and our affiliated companies comply with
requirements of data
protection and treat your personal data confidentially.
We may also be required to disclose your personal data to public authorities.
b. Disclosure to partners and cooperating companies
We partly cooperate with different companies and partners who place their offers on our website. It is recognizable for you that it is a third-party offer (marked as "advertising"). If you make use of such an offer, we transmit your personal data to the corresponding partner or cooperation company (e.g. name, function, communication, etc.) whose offer you wish to take advantage of, provided that you have expressly consented to this beforehand. These partners and cooperation companies are independently responsible for the personal data received. After the data has been transmitted, the data protection regulations of the respective partner apply.
c. Visiting our social media channels
We have embedded links to our social media channels on our website. This is apparent to you in each case (typically via corresponding icons). If you click on the icons, you will be redirected to our social media channels.
In this case, the social media providers learn that you are accessing their platform from our website. The social media providers can use the data collected in this way for their own purposes. We would like to point out that we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by the operators.
d. Transfer abroad
Under certain circumstances, your personal data may be transferred to companies abroad in the course of order processing. These companies are obligated to data protection to the same extent as we are. The transfer may take place worldwide.
If the level of data protection does not correspond to that in Switzerland, we carry out a prior risk assessment and ensure contractually that the same level of protection is guaranteed as in Switzerland (for example, by means of the new standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission or other legally prescribed measures). If our risk assessment is negative, we take additional technical measures to protect your data. You can access the EU Commission's standard contractual clauses at the following link.
We store personal data only for as long as is necessary to fulfill the individual
purposes for which
the data was
Data that we store when you visit our website is kept for twelve months. An exception is made for analysis and tracking data, which may be kept longer.
We store contract data for longer, as we are obliged to do so by legal regulations. In particular, we must retain business communications, concluded contracts and accounting records for up to 10 years. As far as we no longer need such data from you to perform the services, the data will be blocked and we will only use it for accounting and tax purposes.
We will keep your information secure and take all reasonable steps to protect your
misuse or alteration.
Our contractual partners and employees who have access to your data are obliged to comply with data protection regulations. In some cases, it will be necessary for us to pass on your inquiries to companies affiliated with us. In these cases, too, your data will be treated confidentially.
Within our website, we use the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) procedure in conjunction with the highest encryption level supported by your browser.
a. Right to information
You can request information about the data we have stored about you at any time. We ask you to send your request for information together with proof of identity to email@example.com. You also have the right to receive your data in a common file format if we process your data automatically and if
We may restrict or refuse to provide information or data if this conflicts with our legal
obligations, our own
legitimate interests, public interests or the interests of a third party.
The processing of your request is subject to the statutory processing period of 30 days. However, we may extend this period due to a high volume of requests, for legal or technical reasons, or because we need more detailed information from you. You will be informed of the extension of the deadline in good time, at least in text form.
b. Deletion and correction
You have the possibility to request the deletion or correction of your data at any time. We can reject the request if legal regulations oblige us to store the data for a longer period of time or unchanged, or if a permissible circumstance conflicts with your request. Please note that the exercise of your rights may, under certain circumstances, conflict with contractual agreements and have corresponding effects on the execution of the contract (e.g. premature termination of the contract or cost consequences).
c. Legal action
If you are affected by the processing of personal data, you have the right to enforce your rights in court or to file a report with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in Switzerland is the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner: https://www.edoeb.admin.ch.
What information do we receive and how do we use it? By visiting www.stimit.com, certain data is automatically stored on our servers or on servers of services and products that we obtain and / or have installed, for system administration purposes, for statistical or backup purposes or for tracking purposes. These are:
Why may we process this data?
This data cannot be assigned to a specific person and there is no merging of this data with other data sources. The log files are stored in order to guarantee the functionality of the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. This is our legitimate interest
How can you prevent data collection?
The data is only stored for as long as is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. Accordingly, the data is deleted after the end of each session. The storage of the log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website, you therefore have no possibility to object to this.
How do tracking pixels work?
We may use tracking pixels on our website. Tracking pixels are also known as web beacons. Tracking pixels - also from third parties whose services we use - are small, usually invisible images that are automatically retrieved when you visit our website. Counting pixels can be used to collect the same information as server log files. We use them for the same purposes as log files - you cannot prevent the data collection.
In some cases, your personal data is processed automatically in order to evaluate
Such evaluations are used by us in particular to be able to inform and advise you in a targeted manner about certain services or products of ours. For this purpose, we use evaluation tools, thanks to which we can communicate in a needs-based manner and take appropriate advertising measures, including market and opinion research.
What information do we receive and how do we use it? On our website you can contact us via an electronic contact form. The data you enter in the input mask, such as name, e-mail address, etc., will be transmitted to us and stored.
The data you provide will be used by us to process your request.
Why may we process this data?
The justification is the implementation of pre-contractual measures as well as our legitimate interests in the completion of the request.
What information do we receive and how do we use it? You have the possibility to contact us by e-mail. If you contact us by e-mail, the following data will be processed:
Why may we process this data?
Your information will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and in case of follow-up questions. The justification for this are pre-contractual measures or our legitimate interests in the completion of the request.
We would like to point out that e-mails can be read or changed unauthorized and unnoticed during transmission. The spam filter can reject e-mails if they are identified as spam by certain characteristics.
How does the success and reach measurement work?
Our notifications and communications may contain web links or tracking pixels that record whether an individual communication has been opened and which web links have been clicked. Such web links and tracking pixels may also track the use of notifications and communications on a personal basis.
Why may we process this data? We need this statistical recording of usage for success and reach measurement in order to be able to offer notifications and communications based on the needs and reading habits of the recipients in an effective and user-friendly manner aswell as permanently, securely and reliably.
How do Cookies work?
information do we receive and how do we use it?
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit. This allows us to save certain settings (such as language settings or location information) so that you do not have to re-enter them when you visit the website again.
How can you prevent data collection via cookies?
The cookies are stored on your computer. You therefore have full control over the use of the cookies. You can delete them completely or disable or restrict the transfer by changing the settings in your browser. If cookies for our website are deactivated, it may no longer be possible to use all the functions of the website in full.
How does Google Web Fonts work?
We use so-called web fonts on our website for the uniform display of fonts, which are provided by Google. When you call up one of our pages, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.
What information do you share with us and how is it used?
The browser you use establishes a connection to Google's servers. This enables Google to know that our website has been accessed via your IP address. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.
Why are we allowed to use Google Web Fonts?
Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. For more information on Google Web Fonts, see the Google Web Fonts FAQs: https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq.
reCAPTCHA is used to protect websites from automated malicious activities, such as spam and fraud. It is a type of challenge-response test used in computing to determine whether or not the user is human. It presents the user with a challenge, such as identifying distorted text or selecting certain images, which must be solved in order to prove the user is human.
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