Privacy policy

1. Aim and responsibly

Swiss Food Research Research holds responsibility within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of all member states as well as other regulations under data protection law:

Swiss Food Research
Schmelzbergstrasse 9
CH-8092 Zurich

Mobile: +41 76 799 17 02

The legal basis for data protection can be found in the European Data Protection Basic Regulation (EU-GDPR), the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG-new) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).

2 Basic information on data processing

2.1 We collect, process and use users' personal data only in compliance with the relevant data protection regulations. This means that user data will only be used if required by law or if consent has been given. We only use user data in accordance with the relevant data protection regulations.

2.2 We take organizational, contractual and technical security measures to ensure that the provisions of data protection laws are complied with and to protect the data we administer against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons.

3. collection, processing and use of personal data

3.1 The personal data of the users will be used for the following purposes:
- The performance of our services, support and user services.
- The guarantee of an effective customer service. When contacting us, the details are stored for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event that follow-up questions arise.
- Dispatch of newsletters or other advertising material, provided that the recipient has given us a corresponding consent.

3.2 We forward the data to third parties if this is necessary for the performance of services or billing purposes or otherwise to fulfill our contractual obligations to users.

4. sending information by e-mail and newsletter

4.1 Insofar as we send e-mail messages containing advertising information about us and our services, this is only done with the express consent of the recipient. Users may object to the receipt of e-mail messages at any time. 4.2.

4.2 If you wish to receive the newsletter, we require a valid email address from you and information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address provided or that the owner agrees to receive the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. This data will only be used for sending the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.

4.3 Before the newsletter is sent, the e-mail owner receives a confirmation e-mail in which he must confirm the newsletter registration. Unconfirmed registrations will be automatically deleted within four weeks at the latest. We can refrain from sending a confirmation email if the email address has already been confirmed beforehand.

4.4 You can revoke your consent to the storage of your data, your email address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time.

4.5 Within the framework of registration, we store the user's registration and confirmation time and IP address. We are legally obliged to log the registrations in order to be able to prove a proper registration.

5. collection of access data

5.1 We collect data about each access to the server on which this offer is located (so-called server log files). Access data includes the name of the website accessed, the file, the date and time of access, the amount of data transferred, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.

5.2 We use the protocol data without allocation to the person of the user or other profile creation according to the legal regulations only for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of the offer. However, we reserve the right to subsequently check the log data if there is a justified suspicion of illegal use on the basis of concrete indications.

6. cookies & range measurement

6.1 Cookies are information which are transmitted from our web server or web servers of third parties to the web browser of the user and stored there for later retrieval. Users will be informed about the use of cookies within the scope of pseudonymous range measurement within the scope of this data protection declaration.

6.2 It is also possible to view our website without accepting cookies. If users do not wish 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. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this offer.

7. range measurement: Google Analytics

7.1 We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. "("Google"). Google uses cookies, which are text files placed on the user's computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by users is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

7.2 Google will use this information on our behalf in order to evaluate the use of the website by users, to compile reports on the activities within our online offering and to provide us with other services associated with website use and Internet use.

7.3 We only use Google Analytics with IP anonymisation activated. This means that the IP address of the user is shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. 7.4.

7.4 The IP address transmitted by the user's browser is not merged with other data held by Google. Users may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on their browser, they may also refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on their browser, they may refuse the collection of data by Google relating to their use of the web site, and they may refuse the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available from the following link:

7.5 As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, please click this link to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data from this website in the future (the opt-out only works in the browser and only for this domain). An opt-out cookie will be placed on your device. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again.

8 Information, revocation, changes, corrections and updates

8.1 Users have the right to request information free of charge about the personal data we have stored about them. The contact data can be found in the imprint. 8.2.

8.2 In addition, users have the right to correct incorrect data, revoke consent, block and delete their personal data, insofar as this is not contrary to any legal storage obligation.

9. changes of the data security explanation

9.1 We reserve the right to amend the data protection declaration in order to adapt it to changed legal situations or in the event of changes to the service or data processing.

9.2 Users are therefore requested to inform themselves regularly about its content.