The website of Markus Hans Group (in the following termed “Markus Hans Gruppe”) is subject to Swiss data protection law, in particular in accordance with the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), and if need be, applicable foreign data protection law such as, for example, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union (EU). The EU acknowledges that the Swiss data protection law guarantees adequate data protection.
Access to our website takes place by means of transport encryption (SSL/TLS).
We are very pleased about your interest in our company. Data protection has a very high priority for us. The use of our Internet site is principally possible without any provision of personal data. If a person concerned would like to make use of special services of our company via our Internet site, processing of personal data may become necessary. If the processing of personal data is necessary and if there is no legal basis for such processing, we generally seek a consent from the person concerned.
The processing of personal data, for example the name, address, e-mail address or telephone number of a person concerned is always conducted in accordance with the legal data protection requirements. By means of this data protection declaration, our company would like to inform the public about the type, scope and purpose of the personal data collected, used and processed by us. Furthermore, persons concerned are informed about their vested rights by means of this data protection declaration.
Markus Hans Group has implemented numerous technical and organisational measures, to ensure a most effective protection of the personal da processed via this Internet site. Nevertheless, Internet-based data transmission can principally show security breaches, so that an absolute protection cannot be guaranteed. For this reason, each person concerned is free to transmit personal data via alternative routes, for example by telephone.
1. Name and Address of the Person Responsible
The person responsible in the meaning of the laws (hereinafter termed “Operator”) is the
Markus Hans Group
CH-6203 Sempach Station
Tel.: 041 462 72 00
1.1 Contact Data for Data Protection Issues
If you have questions about data protection, please contact
2. General Information about Data Processing
When visiting our website, we initially only collect and use the data mentioned in Section 3. In addition, we process personal data of our users principally only in as far as this is necessary to provide a functioning website, as well as our contents and services. The collection and use of personal data of our users is done regularly only after permission from the user. An exception applies in cases where prior obtaining of a permission is not possible for factual grounds and the processing of the data is permitted through legal provisions.
2.2 Legal Basis for the Processing of Personal Data
Insofar as we seek permission from the person concerned for the processing operations of personal data, the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), resp. if and as far as applicable, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serve as legal basis for the processing of personal data.
When processing personal data which are necessary for the fulfilment of a contract whose contractual party is the person concerned, the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), resp. if and as far as applicable, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR serve as legal basis. This also applies to processing operations which are required to conduct precontractual measures.
Insofar as the processing of personal data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation, which our company is subject to, the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), resp. if and as far as applicable, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR serve as legal basis.
the processing is necessary for the preservation of a legitimate interest of our company or a third party, and if the interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms of the party concerned do not predominate the first stated interest, the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), resp. if and as far as applicable, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR serve as legal basis for processing.
2.3 Data Deletion and Storage Period
The personal data of the person concerned are deleted or blocked, as soon as the purpose of the storage lapses. A storage can also be carried out, when this was provided by the European or national legislator in regulations of European Union law, laws or other provisions which the person responsible is subject to. Blocking or deletion of the data also occurs when a storage period prescribed by the stated standards expires, unless necessity for further storage of the data for conclusion of a contract or performance of a contract exists.
3. Provision of the Website and Preparation of Logfiles
3.1 Description, Purpose and Scope of Data Processing
With each calling of our website, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.
The following data are collected herewith:
Information about the browser type and the version used
Operating system of the user
Internet service provider of the user
IP address of the user
Date and time of the access
Websites, from which the system of the user reaches our website
Websites, which are called by the user’s system via our website
The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable provision of the website to the computer of the user. For this purpose, the user’s IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session.
The log files contain IP addresses or other data which allow assignment to a user. For instance, this could be the case when the link to the website from which the user reaches the website, or the link to the website, to which the user switches, contains personal data.
The data are also stored in the log files of our system. Storage of these data together with other personal data of the users does not take place.
The storage in log files is conducted to secure the functionality of the website. Moreover, the data serve us for optimisation of the website and to secure the safety of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.
3.2 Legal Basis for Data Processing
The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data and the log files is the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), resp. if and as far as applicable, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
3.3 Duration of the Storage
The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose of their collection. Technical server log files are automatically deleted after 365 days.
3.4 Possibility to Object and for Removal
The collection of the data for provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility to object on the part of the user.
The person concerned can prevent the setting of cookies by our website at any time by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used and therewith object to the setting of cookies permanently. Furthermore, already set cookies can be deleted via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all common Internet browsers. If the person concerned deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, it may be that not all functions of our website can be used in full scope.
4.1 Description, Purpose and Scope of Data Processing
The user data collected by technically necessary cookies are not used for the establishment of user profiles.
The following data can be transmitted in this manner:
Entered search terms
Frequency of page visits
Utilisation of website functions
The analysis cookies are used for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its contents. Through the analysis cookies, we find out how the website is used and can thus constantly optimise our range.
4.2 Legal Basis for Data Processing
The legal basis for the processing of personal data with the use of technically necessary cookies is the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), resp. if and as far as applicable, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
4.3 Duration of the Storage, Possibility to Object and for Removal
5. Contact Forms and E-Mail Contact
5.1 Description, Purpose and Scope of Data Processing
On our website you will find contact information, however, there are no contact forms on our website.
5.2 Legal Basis for Data Processing
The legal basis for the processing of data is, with the presence of a corresponding consent from the user, the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), resp. if and as far as applicable, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.
The legal basis for the processing of data which are transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail, is the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), resp. if and as far as applicable, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If the e-mail contact aims at the conclusion of a contract, additional basis for the processing is the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), resp. if and as far as applicable, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.
5.3 Duration of the Storage
The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose of their collection. For the personal data from the input mask of the input form and those which were sent by e-mail this is the case when the respective conversation with the user is ended. The conversation is ended when the circumstances allow the conclusion that the concerned facts of the case have been finally clarified.
The data collected additionally during the sending procedure are deleted at the latest after a period of seven days.
5.4 Possibility to Object and for Removal
user has the possibility to revoke his consent for processing of the personal data at any time. If the user contacts us via e-mail (contact form) he can object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued, and the revocation has to be made by telephone.
All personal data which are stored within the course of the contacting, will be deleted in this case.
6. Registration on this Website
You can register yourself on our website to be able to use additional functions on the site. We use the entered data only for the purpose of using the respective range or service for which you have registered. The mandatory details enquired during registration must be specified in full. Otherwise we will reject the registration.
For important changes, such as with the scope of the range or in the case of technically necessary changes, we use the e-mail address specified during registration to inform you in this manner.
The processing of the data entered during registration is made on the basis of your consent. (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke a consent you made at any time. It suffices to send us an informal communication per e-mail. The legality of the already conducted data process remains unaffected by the revocation.
Data recorded during the registration are stored by us as long as you are registered on our website and are deleted subsequently. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.
7. Rights of the Person concerned
If your personal data are processed, you are the “person concerned” in the meaning of the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), resp. if and as far as applicable, the GDPR and you have the following rights available vis-à-vis us as the party responsible. You can make use of your rights by contacting us and specifying your concern.
7.1 Right to Information
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right to receive information free of charge about the personal data stored about his person at any time from the person responsible for the processing, as well as to receive a copy of these data.
You can request a confirmation from the person responsible whether personal data which concern you, are processed by us.
7.2 Right to Correction
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right to demand the immediate correction of incorrect personal data concerning himself/herself. Furthermore, the person concerned has the right, under consideration of the purposes of the processing, to demand the completion of incomplete personal data - also by means of a supplementary declaration.
7.3 Right to Limitation of Processing
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right to demand from the person responsible the limitation of the processing when one of the prerequisites provided by the legislator in the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), resp. if and as far as applicable in Art. 18 para. 1 GDPR is given.
7.4 Right to Deletion
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right to demand from the person responsible that the personal data concerning himself/herself are deleted immediately, provided one of the reasons stated in the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), resp. if and as far as applicable, in Art. 17 para. 1 GDPR apply.
7.5 Right to Data Portability
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right to receive the personal data concerning himself/herself, which were provided to a responsible person by the person concerned, in a structured, conventional and machine-readable format. The person also has the right, to transmit these data to another person responsible, without hindrance by the person responsible to whom the personal data were provided, if the processing is based on the consent in accordance with the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), resp. if and as far as applicable, in Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a GDPR or on a contract in accordance with Art. 6 para 1 lit. b GDPR and the processing is conducted by means of automated processes.
7.6 Right to Object
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right to object, for reasons which result from their special situation, at any time against the processing of personal data which concern himself/herself, which is carried out on the basis of the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), resp. if and as far as applicable, in Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f GDPR. This also applies to a profiling based on these provisions.
In the case of an objection, the company no longer processes the personal data, unless we can provide compelling legitimate reasons for the processing which outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the person concerned, or the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.
If the company processes personal data to operate direct advertising, the person concerned has the right to file an objection, at any time, against the processing of the personal data for the purpose of such advertising. This also applies to profiling, insofar as it is in conjunction with such direct advertising. If the person concerned objects to the processing for purposes of direct advertising, the personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.
7.7 Right to Revocation of the Declaration of Consent under Data Protection Law
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right to revoke a declaration to process personal data at any time.
You have the right to revoke your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time. The legality of the processing conducted on the basis of the declaration of consent until the revocation, is not affected by this.
7.8 Right of Complaint to a Supervisory Authority
Irrespective of another administrative or judicial remedy you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of your place of abode, your workplace or the place of the suspected infringement, when you are of the opinion, that the processing of the personal data affecting you, violates the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), resp. if and as far as applicable, the GDPR.
8. Data Protection Regulations for Google Analytics
9. Data Protection Regulations for Google reCaptcha
We use “Google reCAPTCHA” (in the following termed “reCAPTCHA”) on our websites. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).
reCAPTCHA is used to check whether the data entry on our websites (e.g. in a contact form) is carried out by a person or an automated program. For this purpose, reCAPTCHA analyses the behaviour of the website visitor by means of different characteristics. This analysis starts automatically as soon as the website visitor accesses the website. For the analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. IP address, residence time of the website visitor on the website or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis are forwarded to Google.
The reCAPTCHA analyses run completely in the background. Website visitors are not informed that an analysis is taking place.
Data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting his websites against improper automated spying out and against SPAM.
For further information about Google reCAPTCHA as well as Google’s Data Protection Declaration please see the following links: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html.
10. Data Protection Regulations for YouTube
On our websites, so-called Social Plugins (“Plugins”) from YouTube are integrated. YouTube is an Internet video portal, which enables video publishers to upload video clips free of charge and other users the also free of charge viewing, evaluation and commenting of these. YouTube permits the publication of all types of videos, which is why complete movie and television programs but also music videos, trailers or videos made by other users can be downloaded via the Internet portal.
Operating company of YouTube is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary company of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.
Through every opening of the individual pages of this website, which is operated by the person responsible for the processing and on which a YouTube component (YouTube video) was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned is automatically prompted through the respective YouTube component, to download a presentation of the corresponding YouTube component from YouTube. Further information about YouTube can be retrieved at https://www.youtube.com/yt/about/de/. Within the scope of this technical process, YouTube and Google obtain knowledge about which concrete subpage of our website is visited by the person concerned.
Provided the person concerned is logged into YouTube simultaneously, YouTube recognizes with the calling up of a subpage, which contains a YouTube video, which concrete subpage of our website the person concerned visits. This information is collected by YouTube and Google and assigned to the respective YouTube account of the person concerned.
Via the YouTube component, YouTube and Google always receive an information that the person concerned has visited our website when the person concerned is also logged into YouTube at the time of calling up our website; this takes place independently of whether the person concerned clicks on a YouTube video or not. If such a transmission of this information to YouTube and Google is not wanted by the person concerned, the person can prevent the transmission by logging out of its YouTube account before calling up our website.
The Data Protection Regulations published by YouTube, which are retrievable at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/, provide information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by YouTube and Google.
11. Data Protection Regulations for Google Maps
On our website, the map service Google Maps is used via an API (programming interface). Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the functions of Google Maps it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The operator of this site has no further influence on this data transmission.
The use of Google Maps takes place in the interest of an attractive display of our online offers and an easy retrievability of the locations specified by us on the website. This represents a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
You can find more information about data protection at Google at the following link: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/
12. Data Protection Regulations for Google Web Fonts
This site uses so-called web fonts, which are provided by Google, for a uniform display of fonts. When calling up a site, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display text and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, the browser you use must establish a connection to the Google servers. Through this, Google becomes aware that our website was called up via your IP address. The use of Google web fonts takes place in the interest of a uniform and attractive display of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.
You can find further information at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in the data protection declaration of Google: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
13. Data Protection Regulations for Google Tag Manager
This website uses the “Google Tag Manager”. “Google Tag Manager” is a solution with which marketers can manage website tags via an interface. The tool “Tag Manager” itself (which implements the tags) is a domain without cookies and does not collect personal data. The tool takes care of the forwarding of data and triggering of other tags, which themselves can possibly collect data. “Google Tag Manager” does not access these data. If a deactivation was carried out at domain or cookie level, this remains for all tracking tags which are implemented with “Google Tag Manager”.