Data Protection Statement
With this Data Protection Statement we the Al Car AG describe how we collect and further process personal data. This Data Protection Statement is not necessarily a comprehensive description of our data processing. It is possible that other data protection statements (General Terms and Conditions, Conditions of Participation or similar documents) are applicable to specific circumstances.
The term “personal data” in this Data Protection Statement to shall mean any information that identifies, or could reasonably be used to identify any person.
This Data Protection Statement is in line with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Although the GDPR is a regulation of the European Union (EU), it may be relevant for us. The Swiss data protection legislation (FADP) is heavily influenced by the law of the European Union. In addition, companies outside of the European Union or the European Economic Area (EEA) must comply with the GDPR in certain cases.
The responsible person of data processing as described in this data protection statement is Fabian Meier, Member of the Executive Board. You can notify us of any data protection related issue using the following contact details: Al Car AG, Industriestrasse 30, 8302 Kloten or send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Collection and Processing of Personal Data
We primarily process personal data that we obtain from our clients and other business partners as well as other individuals in the context of our business relationships with them or that we collect from users when operating our websites.
Apart from data you provided to us directly, the categories of data we receive about you from third parties include, but are not limited to, data in connection with your use of our websites IP address, MAC address of your smartphone or computers, information regarding your device and settings, cookies, date and time of your visit, sites and content retrieved, applications used, referring website, localization data. In addition, in line with applicable law and where appropriate, we may process your personal data and personal data of third parties for the following purposes, which are in our (or, as the case may be, any third parties’) legitimate interest, such as:
• providing and developing our products, services and websites and other platforms, on which we are active;
• review and optimization of procedures regarding needs assessment for the purpose of direct customer approach as well as obtaining personal data from publicly accessible sources for customer acquisition;
• advertisement and marketing (including organizing events), provided that you have not objected to the use of your data for this purpose (if you are part of our customer base and you receive our advertisement, you may object at any time and we will place you on a blacklist against further advertising mailings);
• asserting legal claims and defense in legal disputes and official proceedings;
• ensuring our operation, including our IT, our websites and other appliances;
If you have given us your consent to process your personal data for certain purposes for example when registering to receive newsletters we will process your personal data within the scope of and based on this consent, unless we have another legal basis, provided that we require one. Consent given can be withdrawn at any time, but this does not affect data processed prior to withdrawal.
3. Cookies / Tracking and Other Techniques Regarding the Use of our Website
By using our websites you agree to our use of such techniques. If you object, you must configure your browser or e-mail program accordingly, should the respective setting not be available.
4. Hosting Provider and Server Log Files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
• IP address
• Browser type and browser version
• operating system used
• Referrer URL
• Host name of the accessing computer
• Time of the server request
5. Google Analytics
We may use Google Analytics or similar services on our website. These are services provided by third parties, which may be located in any country worldwide (in the case of Google Analytics Google LLC is in the U.S., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043 www.google.com) and which allow us to measure and evaluate the use of our website on an anonymized basis. For this purpose, permanent cookies are used, which are set by the service provider. The service provider does not receive (and does not retain) any personal data from us, but the service provider may track your use of the website, combine this information with data from other websites you have visited and which are also tracked by the respective service provider and may use this information for its own purposes (e.g. to controlling of advertisements). If you have registered with the service provider, the service provider will also know your identity. In this case, the processing of your personal data by the service provider will be conducted in accordance with its data protection regulations. The service provider only provides us with data on the use of the respective website (but not any personal information of you).
5.1. IP ANONYMIZATION
We have activated the function IP anonymization on this website. As a result, your IP address will be first transfered to a Googleserver in the USA and truncated there .Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. We have closed a contract data processing agreement with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
5.2. Google Fonts
We use Google Fonts on this website. As far as we know no personal data will be stored by Google. HOwever for technical reasons, your IP address must be sent to Google so that the fonts can be transferred to your browser.
6. Social Media
In addition, we use plug-ins from social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Google+, Pinterest or Instagram on our websites. This is visible for you (typically based on the respective symbols). We have configured these elements to be disabled by default. If you activate them (by clicking on them), the operators of the respective social networks may record that you are on our website and where on our website you are exactly and may use this information for their own purposes. This processing of your personal data lays in the responsibility of the respective operator and occurs according to its data protection regulations. We do not receive any information about you from the respective operator.
7. Using the Chat
You have the possibility to contact us via chat. We use the chat program of LiveChat Inc., One International Place, Suite 1400 Boston, MA 02110-2619 United States of America.
You can use the chat function online and offline if you enter the following date: your first or last name, e-mail address, message. You are responsible for content you with us via chat. We have already informed you of the collection and processing of your personal in section 2. above. Live Chat collects your device information such as device type, operating system type, and application version that it uses for statistical purposes and to enhance chat features. The collection and processing of this data is collective and anonymous. In addition, We have also closed a data processing agreement with LiveChat, Inc.
8. Retention Periods for your Personal Data
We process and retain your personal data as long as required for the performance of our contractual obligation and compliance with legal obligations or other purposes pursued with the processing, i.e. for the duration of the entire business relationship (from the initiation, during the performance of the contract until it is terminated) as well as beyond this duration in accordance with legal retention and documentation obligations. Personal data may be retained for the period during which claims can be asserted against our company or insofar as we are otherwise legally obliged to do so or if legitimate business interests require further retention (e.g., for evidence and documentation purposes). As soon as your personal data are no longer required for the above-mentioned purposes, they will be deleted or anonymized, to the extent possible. In general, shorter retention periods of no more than twelve months apply for operational data (e.g., system logs).
9. Data Security
We have taken appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access and misuse such as IT and network security solutions. This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as the requests you send to us through our website. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.
10. Your Rights
In accordance with and as far as provided by applicable law (as is the case where the GDPR is applicable), you have the right to access, rectification and erasure of your personal data, the right to restriction of processing or to object to our data processing in addition to right to receive certain personal data for transfer to another controller (data portability). Please note, however, that we reserve the right to enforce statutory restrictions on our part, for example if we are obliged to retain or process certain data, have an overriding interest (insofar as we may invoke such interests) or need the data for asserting claims. If exercising certain rights will incur costs on you, we will notify you thereof in advance. We have already informed you of the possibility to withdraw consent in Section 2 above. Please further note that the exercise of these rights may be in conflict with your contractual obligations and this may result in consequences such as premature contract termination or involve costs. If this is the case, we will inform you in advance unless it has already been contractually agreed upon.
In general, exercising these rights requires that you are able to prove your identity (e.g., by a copy of identification documents where your identity is not evident otherwise or can be verified in another way). In order to assert these rights, please contact us at the addresses provided in Section 1 above.
In addition, every data subject has the right to enforce his/her rights in court or to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority. The competent data protection authority of Switzerland is the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (http://www.edoeb.admin.ch).
11. Amendments of this Data Protection Statement
We may amend this Data Protection Statement at any time without prior notice. The current version published on our website shall apply. If the Data Protection Statement is part of an agreement with you, we will notify you by e-mail or other appropriate means in case of an amendment.