Data protection information
1.1 Data protection
Kuhn Rikon AG takes data protection and confidentiality very seriously, and adheres to the applicable national and European data protection regulations. Kuhn Rikon would like to briefly explain the most important aspects of its data storage here.
1.2 Data storage
Kuhn Rikon stores the information it receives, e.g. through participation in competitions or if contact is made with Kuhn Rikon in any other way – Kuhn Rikon particularly stores name, address and email address. Kuhn Rikon also records information on areas of interest, by analysing clicks on the website and possible newsletters.
1.3 Data usage
The data is used for market research purposes, and to compile and send personalised, select information or product samples by post, email or to mobile end devices (e.g. SMS).
1.4 Data storage duration
If the entitled party no longer wishes for its data to be used, it can ask for its data to be fully or partly deleted at any time. The contact form on www.kuhnrikon.ch can be used to do this. Kuhn Rikon will then immediately stop sending advertising. The only time data is not deleted is if Kuhn Rikon is legally obliged to store it. In this case, the data is blocked, not deleted.
Cookies are small files which can be stored on a website visitor’s hard drive. The information contained in cookies facilitates navigation and enable Kuhn Rikon’s website to be displayed correctly. The cookies are not intended to identify the Internet user as a person. Anyone wishing to stop cookies from being stored can adjust their browser settings accordingly. The browser manufacturer’s instruction manual provides information on how to do this.
1.6 Forwarding of data to third parties
Kuhn Rikon does not pass customer data onto third parties. User information received by Kuhn Rikon is not sold, leased or exchanged. If Kuhn Rikon assigns certain tasks to other companies (e.g. the sending of product samples), these companies are also obliged to protect user data and use it exclusively for the aforementioned purpose. They are also obliged to handle the data in accordance with this data protection declaration and the applicable legislation.
1.7 Data security
All data is stored on servers which comply with high security standards and are protected from misuse and access by unauthorised persons.
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