Privacy Policy

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using our website.

We at Edelstahl Maurer AG are pleased that you are visiting our website and showing an interest in our company, products and services. The protection of your personal data is very important to us and we want to ensure that you feel secure and comfortable when visiting our website.

We collect and process your personal data in connection with your use of this website exclusively in accordance with the following principles and the applicable legal data protection regulations.

By using this website, you accept this Privacy Policy.

1. Purpose of the data processing

We process your personal data exclusively for the following purposes:

  • Provision and operation of the website;
  • Responding to queries, and managing services;
  • Analysis of the use of this website;
  • Other purposes listed in this Privacy Policy.

2. Use of service providers

We may use service providers, both within and outside of Switzerland, for the operation of this website, for responding to queries, etc. (this may be companies of the group or other third parties).These service providers process your personal data exclusively on our behalf for the purposes listed above and in compliance with the required security measures.However, we would like to point out that data protection laws outside of Switzerland may not necessarily match the level of protection that Swiss laws grant with respect to data privacy.

3. Sharing personal data with third parties

We do not share your personal data with any third party to be used for its own purposes,unless required to do so by law, in order to comply with regulatory obligations or at the request of an authority.In addition, we are permitted to share your personal data with third parties if you have given us your prior consent to do so or if this is otherwise specified in this Privacy Policy.

4. Provision of this website and creation of log files

4.1. Description and scope of the data processing

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information about the computer system of the accessing device.

We collect the following data:

  1. The URL accessed on our website
  2. Information on the browser type and version
  3. The operating system of the user
  4. The Internet service provider of the user
  5. The IP address of the user
  6. Date and time of the access
  7. Websites that are accessed by the user’s system via our website
  8. Websites from which the user’s system accesses our website

Furthermore, this data is stored in the log files of our system.This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user.

4.2. Purpose of the data processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by our system is necessary in order to deliver our website to the computer of the user.To do so, the user’s IP address must be stored for the duration of the session.

This data is stored in log files in order to ensure the functionality of the website.Furthermore, we use this data to optimise our website and to ensure that our IT systems are secure.We do not analyse the data for marketing purposes within this context.

4.3. Duration of the data storage

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required in order to achieve the purpose for which it was collected.This is the case as soon as the respective session ends, in the event of data being collected for the purpose of delivering the website.

4.4. Option to opt out and delete the data

The collection of data for the provision of this website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of our website.Therefore, the user does not have the option to opt out.

5. E-mail contact

5.1. Description and scope of the data processing

You can contact us via the e-mail address provided.In this case, the personal data of the user transmitted by the e-mail will be stored.

This data will not be shared with any third party within this context.The data will only be used to process the conversation.

5.2. Purpose of the data processing

The personal data will be processed solely in order to handle the contact request.This also constitutes the required legitimate interest in the data processing.

5.3. Duration of the data storage

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required in order to achieve the purpose for which it was collected.

6. Google Maps

Our website uses Google Maps services (e.g. in-screen or via interfaces/API).Therefore, Google LLC, USA, may process information about your actual location.Google uses different positioning technologies, such as IP addresses, GPS and other sensors that provide Google with information, e.g. about nearby devices, Wi-Fi access points or radio towers.

For the purpose and scope of the further processing and use of your data by Google, as well as your rights and setting options in this regard to protect your privacy, please refer to the data privacy statement of Google at

7. Security

We have implemented appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data against loss, destruction and manipulation, as well as access, modification or dissemination by unauthorised persons.Particularly sensitive data is encrypted (SSL) when transmitted via the Internet.Unfortunately, there is no 100% guarantee for security of data transmissions via the Internet; therefore, we cannot guarantee the security of any personal data you transmit to or from our website. Any transmission of your personal data is at your own risk.

8. Links

This Privacy Policy does not apply to websites that are linked or referred to in any other way via our website (“third-part websites”).We are not responsible and have no influence on the compliance of third-party websites with data protection and safety regulations.Therefore, please refer to the privacy policies of the respective third-party websites.

9. Changes

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time.Therefore, we recommend that you check this Policy at regular intervals.

Any changes to this Privacy Policy shall be effective from the time of publication on our website.

The last line of this Privacy Policy states the date of the last update.

10. Rights of the data subject

10.1. Personal data

Personal data means all information that refers to a specific or identifiable natural person or corporate body, e.g. name, telephone number, postal and e-mail address.

We only process data that you automatically and/or explicitly share with us when using this website.

10.2. Right of access

You can request a confirmation from the controller with regard to whether we process any personal data about you.

If we do process such data, you can request information from the controller about the following:

  1. The purposes for which the personal data is processed;
  2. The categories of the personal data being processed;
  3. The planned duration of the storage of the personal data about you;
  4. The existence of a right to rectification and erasure of the respective data concerning you, of the right to restriction of processing of this data by the controller or the right to object to this processing;
  5. The existence of the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

10.3. Right to rectification

You have the right to have personal data about you rectified and/or completed by the controller, if this data is inaccurate or incomplete.The controller shall immediately rectify this data.

10.4. Right to erasure

a) Statutory erasure obligation

You can request the immediate erasure of the respective personal data by the controller, and the controller is obligated to immediately delete this data if one the following reasons is applicable:

  1. The personal data concerning you is no longer required for the purposes for which it was collected or processed in any other way.
  2. You withdraw your consent on which the processing was based, and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
  3. The personal data concerning you was processed unlawfully.

b) Exceptions

The right to erasure is not applicable if the processing of data is required

  1. To exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
  2. To fulfil a legal obligation;
  3. For the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

10.5. Right to object

If the processing of your personal data is based on legitimate interests pursuant to point (f) of Article 6(1), 1 lit. of the GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data pursuant to Article 21 of the GDPR, on grounds relating to your particular situation or if the objection is against direct marketing.In the latter case, you have a general right to object, which we will implement without requiring you to specify a particular situation.

11. Contact information

If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data or if you would like to obtain information on whether we process data about you, please contact us at:

Edelstahl Maurer AG
Mr Emanuel Maurer
Weidenstrasse 4
4147 Aesch BL

Last update:June 2018