Data protection

This data protection declaration informs you how KAQTU Design AG ("KAQTU"), Bahnhofstrasse 12, 8340 Hinwil from Switzerland (entered in the commercial register of the canton of Zurich, under the number
CHE-250.058.356 handles data) that is processed about you, whether when using our websites and mobile applications (hereinafter also “website” or “digital offers”) or offline.

We are responsible for the processing of your personal data and the compatibility of data processing with applicable law.In doing so, we comply with the data protection regulations of Switzerland and the EU.

You hereby acknowledge that KAQTU is the owner of the data collection, consisting of the personal data collected from you and other customers.

1.Scope and purpose of collecting, processing and using personal data

We collect data during use of the website and other personal, telephone or digital interactions.

In order to place orders on the website and to be delivered with the services you have requested, you can order as a guest or register an online account.We also collect personal data from you when you make a stationary purchase in a shop or place an order over the phone.In connection with your visit or purchase, we store the following data in our customer database:

  • Information about the ordered products & services

  • Information on the customer, customer, interested party, supplier (personal data)

  • Data on your order, purchase and payment behavior

We process the above data primarily to carry out the purchase orservice contract, to deliver the purchased goods, to process the payment of the purchase price, to optimize our internet offer, to ensure the functionality of our offer as well as for internal statistical and advertising purposes.

You hereby acknowledge that the personal data will be included in our customer database.

In connection with your purchases, please also note our GTC .

By "personal data" KAQTU understands information that relates to a specific or identifiable person.KAQTU understands "processing" to mean any handling of personal data, regardless of the means and procedures used, in particular the procurement, storage, use, editing, disclosure, archiving or destruction of personal data.

For certain data manipulations, e.g.Bin the case of KAQTU social media appearances, there are further provisions (e.g.BGeneral Terms and Conditions or Terms of Use).

Depending on which products and services KAQTU may provide for you, it can process different personal data.KAQTU processes as little personal data as necessary.

KAQTU processes customer data, data from visitors, interested parties and suppliers.By this she understands the following data types in particular:

  • Master and inventory data such as e.g.BName, address, date of birth, about completed transactions or about third parties such as life partners and other people in the same household who are also affected by data processing.

  • Data about the housing situation, the residents and their preferences, provided that these contribute to the fulfillment of the service provision

  • Payment data

  • Technical data, such asBinternal and external identifiers, business numbers, IP addresses, records of access or changes.

  • If applicable, recordings of telephone calls between you and KAQTU, marketing data such as e.g.BNeeds, desires, preferences, usage time, activities on the website

2.Procurement and processing of personal data when conducting credit checks

If we make advance payments, e.g.Bin the case of a purchase on account, we may obtain a credit check from a credit agency on the basis of mathematical-statistical processes to protect our legitimate interests.For this purpose, we transmit the personal data required for a credit check to a credit agency and use the information received about the statistical probability of a payment default for a balanced decision on the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship.The credit report can contain probability values ​​(score values), which were calculated on the basis of scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical methods and which include address data, among other things, in their calculation.Your legitimate interests will be taken into account in accordance with the statutory provisions.

3.Use of your data for advertising purposes

a.Newsletter, print or SMS advertising

You will only receive a newsletter, print or SMS advertising from us if you expressly request it, i.Hwhen you have consented to receive advertising either on our website, when making a physical purchase in a store, when ordering over the phone or when entering competitions.

We are entitled to commission third parties with the technical processing of advertising measures and to pass on your data for this purpose.

b.Cookies, Tracking, Retargeting and Remarketing

What do we mean by cookies?

Cookies in the web environment orin apps (hereinafter "cookies") are small text files that are stored on your device.In this way, the website orApp certain inputs and settings (eg.Blogin, language, usage, preferences and statistics) over a certain period of time, in particular to optimize user experience, security and analysis.

Which cookies do we use and for what purpose?

We use the following types of cookies for the following purposes:

  • Necessary cookies: These cookies are technically necessary for the functioning of the website and for the provision of the offer (e.g.Busing the shopping cart or continuing to surf on subpages).

  • Statistical cookies: These cookies collect information about the technical behavior of users on the website (e.g.BFrequency of use of the website or subpages, security of the offer, error messages, loading times of the website, display of the website with different web browsers).

  • Preferences cookies: These cookies improve the user experience when using the website by allowing individual settings to be made and saved (e.g.BSaving settings such as the selected language).

  • marketing orTracking cookies: These cookies are used to show you content tailored to your interests within KAQTU websites.

In addition to our own cookies, we also use third-party cookies.Please note that it is not possible for third-party providers to identify users due to the technical and/or organizational measures used.

Prevent the use of cookies orDelete cookies?

You can opt out of the use of cookies at any time by deleting the cookies set by the KAQTU Design AG website.Excluded from this are the necessary cookies; the website does not work without technical cookies.

4.Disclosure of data to third parties

We only pass on your personal data if you have given your express consent, if there is a legal obligation to do so or if this is necessary to enforce our rights, in particular to enforce claims arising from the contractual relationship.

In addition, we pass on your data to third parties insofar as this is necessary for the use of the website and the execution of the contract.The use of the data passed on for this purpose by third parties is strictly limited to the stated purposes.

If you decide to pay by credit card, you will be redirected to the payment provider's application.With regard to the processing of your credit card information by these third parties, we ask that you also read the general terms and conditions and the data protection declaration of your credit card issuer.

5.Transmission of personal data abroad

KAQTU is entitled to transfer your personal data to third-party companies abroad if this is necessary for the purposes mentioned above.Of course, the legal regulations for the transfer of personal data to third parties are complied with.They are obligated to data protection to the same extent as the providers themselves.If the level of data protection in a country does not correspond to Swiss or EU data protection law, we will contractually ensure that the protection of your personal data is equivalent to that in Switzerland or the EU.corresponds to that of the European Economic Area (EEA) at all times.

6.Right to information, deletion, correction and storage of data

You can request information about your personal data stored by us at any time.view and change them by logging on to our website with your login data.A formal request for information must be made in writing.You can request at any time that your data orYour user profile is deleted or corrected.We would like to point out that in this case we also reserve the right to demand proof of identity and that if your data is deleted it will not be possible to use our services, or not to the full extent.

You can revoke your consent to certain data processing at any time with effect for the future.

Please note that legal retention periods apply to certain data.This data must be stored by us until the deadline expires.If you have requested their deletion, we block this data in our system and use it exclusively to fulfill legal obligations.

7.Data Security

We use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data stored by us against manipulation, partial or complete loss and against unauthorized access by third parties.Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

If you register with us as a customer, access to your customer account is only possible after entering your personal password.You should always keep your payment information confidential and log out of your online account after your session and close the browser window when you have finished communicating with us, especially if you share the computer with others.

We also take internal data protection very seriously.Our employees and the service companies commissioned by us have been sworn to secrecy and to compliance with data protection regulations.

8.Modification of this privacy policy

We reserve the right to adapt the data protection declaration to new circumstances from time to time.Corresponding changes apply with effect for the time after the changes have been published.Consequently, we recommend that you consult this data protection declaration regularly.

9.Contact person

If you have any questions about data protection on our website, would like to request information or would like to request the deletion of your data, please contact us.

The above rights all relate to the requirements of the GDPR Article Art.6 para.1 lit.A to and including f.
updated: 25.November 2020