Privacy policy

Scope of applicability
The privacy policy applies to this website and this domain

General data protection standard
We only process personal data collected during your visit to our website in accordance with the legal provisions and observe the data protection laws in the countries where avasis does business.

Consent
By using this website, you consent to the storage and use of your data as described below. Should there be any changes to this data protection declaration, they will be announced on this page.

Automated data collection and processing through the browser
avasis wants to continuously improve its internet offer. For this purpose, your data will be collected in the manner described below and in accordance with the applicable data protection law:

When you visit our website, we record your IP address, the date and time of the page view, the page or the name of the accessed file, as well as standard information that your browser transmits, such as language settings and website of origin.

Data collection and processing of voluntarily provided data
In addition, we collect and process data that you voluntarily provide to us, for example, when you register for events or courses, contact us via the various contact forms, or send us files via upload button. This data is used to process your inquiry, for market or opinion research, and for advertising by mail and email by avasis or its sales partners. Furthermore, the transmission of contact data via contact forms means that you are recognizable to us when you visit our website. No other use takes place.

Cookies
Cookies are small files that are stored on users’ computers. Different information can be stored within the cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after the visit of an online service. As temporary cookies, or Session cookies or transient cookies are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online service and closes his or her browser. For example, such a cookie may contain information about a shopping cart in an online store or it may store a login jam. Cookies are described as “permanent” or “persistent” if they remain stored even after the browser is closed. For example, the login status can be saved if users visit the site after several days. Likewise, the interests of the users can be stored in such a cookie, which is used for range measurement or marketing purposes. Third party cookies are cookies that are offered by providers other than the person responsible for the online service (otherwise, cookies by that website are called first-party cookies).

We can use temporary and permanent cookies and explain this in our privacy policy.

If users do not want cookies to be stored on their computer, they are asked to deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of their browser. Stored cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. Deactivating cookies may lead to functional limitations of this online service.

A general objection to the use of cookies for online marketing purposes for a variety of services, especially in regard to tracking, can be declared in the US at http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or in the EU at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ . Furthermore, the storage of cookies can be achieved by deactivating them in the browser settings. Please note that some of the functions of this website may then not be available.

Privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases will the  full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not  merged with other Google data.

You can prevent installation of cookies by adjusting your browser  software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner  and for the purposes  set out above.

Users may also refuse the transfer of data generated by the cookie and related to their use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and prevent the processing of such data and Google  by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Further information  on Google’s use of data for advertising purposes, as well as configuration and opt-out options, can be found on Google’s websites:

https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners/ (“Data usage by Google when you use websites or apps of our partners”), https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads (“Data usage for advertising purposes”), https://www.google.com/settings/ads (“Manage information that Google uses to  serve ads to you”) and https://www.google.com/ads/preferences/ (“Determine which ads Google shows you”).

“Addthis” bookmarking service
This website contains “Addthis” plugins that allow you to set bookmarks or share interesting website content. When you use “Addthis”, it uses cookies. The generated data (such as time of use or browser language) is transferred to Add This LLC in the USA and processed there. For more information on data processing by Add This LLC and the data protection maintained by Add This LLC, please see www.addthis.com/privacy. This website contains in particular information on the type of processed data and the purpose for which it is used. The data in question is not processed by us. By using the Addthis field you agree to the processing of data by Add This LLC to the extent specified on the website www.addthis.com. You can object to the use of your data at any time by using an opt-out cookie. Further details can also be found on the aforementioned Add This LLC website.

Forwarding of personal data
We provide our distribution partners who provide end customer support with information that indicates problems of end customers when using avasis products. This is done in the interest of our customers. This information may include personal data . When we share personal information with third parties, we limit it to information that is necessary to provide the service . The respective third party provider may only use this personal data to provide the requested service.

Avasis may be forced to disclose your personal data if ordered to do so by a court or governmental authority. In addition, we reserve the right to use your data to assert or defend against legal claims.

Security of personal data
In order to effectively protect your data from unauthorized access, misuse, or disclosure, avasis uses standard security procedures and technologies. In addition, our employees are contractually bound to data protection and confidentiality.

Links to other websites
Our website contains links to websites of third parties. avasis is not responsible for the data protection regulations or the content of third party websites.

Newsletter
The following information will outline the content of our newsletter as well as the registration, dispatch, and statistical evaluation procedure and your right to objection. By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to receiving it and to the procedures described. Content of the newsletter We only send newsletters, emails and other electronic notifications containing advertising information (hereinafter referred to as “newsletters”) with the consent of the recipients or with legal permission. If, in the course of registering for the newsletter, its contents are specifically described, they are decisive for the consent of the users. In addition, our newsletter contains information about our services and us.

Double-opt-in and logging: The registration to our newsletter uses a so-called double-opt-in procedure. This means that after registration you will receive an email asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that nobody can register with foreign email addresses. The newsletter registrations are logged to provide proof of the registration process according to the legal requirements. This includes storage of the registration and confirmation time as well as the IP address. Changes to your data stored by the shipping service provider are also logged.

Registration data: To subscribe to the newsletter, all you have to do is enter your email address.

Germany: The dispatch of the newsletter and the associated measurement of success is based on the consent of the recipients in accordance with Art. 6 (1)(a), Art. 7 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in conjunction with 7 (2)(3) of the UWG (Unfair Competition Act) or on the basis of the legal permission in accordance with 7 (3) UWG.

The logging of the registration procedure is based on our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 (1)(f) DSGVO. Our interest is based on providing a user-friendly and secure newsletter system, which serves our business interests as well as the expectations of the users and allows us to prove their consent

Cancellation/revocation: You can cancel receiving our newsletter at any time by revoking your consent. A link to cancel the newsletter can be found at the end of each newsletter. In order to be able to prove a previously given consent, we may store the unsubscribed email addresses for up to three years based on our legitimate interests before we delete them for the purpose of sending the newsletter. The processing of this data is limited to the purpose of a potential defense against claims. An individual request for deletion is possible at any time, provided that at the same time the former existence of a consent is confirmed.

Information
If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to provide you with information free of charge at any time about your personal data received and stored within the website. Please send your request to:

 

avasis AG
Datenschutz
Patrick Holenstein
Gemperenstrasse 26
9442 Berneck
Switzerland

info@avasis.biz

In addition, you have the right to correct, block, and delete your personal data in accordance with the statutory provisions.

Last revised on April 18, 2018