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Kägi Söhne AG
Loretostrasse 52
9620 Lichtensteig
Domicile in Lichtensteig SG (Switzerland)

CEO: Raymond Nef

Contact:
Phone: +41 71 987 70 10
Fax: +41 71 987 70 19
E-Mail: info@kaegi.com

Commercial Registry of canton St. Gallen, company number CHE-101-771.046
Company tax number: CHE-101-771.046 MWST

Sales tax identification number Germany: DE181377128

EU Contact
Kägi Söhne GmbH 
Richtergasse 7 / Top 1 
A-1070 Wien

Terms of Use / Disclaimer

1. Online content

Kägi Söhne AG in no way guarantees the topicality, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims against Kägi Söhne AG in relation to material or non-material damage that has been caused by the use or non-use of the featured information or by the use of erroneous or incomplete information shall be excluded as a matter of principle, insofar as there is no proof of deliberate fault or gross negligence on the part of Kägi Söhne AG. All offers are subject to confirmation and non-binding. Kägi Söhne AG expressly reserves the right to change, supplement or delete sections of web pages or all online content or to temporarily or permanently discontinue publication without prior notification.

2. References and links

In the case of direct or indirect references to external websites ("hyperlinks") lying outside the sphere of responsibility of Kägi Söhne AG, an obligation to assume liability would only take effect where Kägi Söhne AG had knowledge of the content and it would be technically feasible and reasonable for it to prevent use in the case of unlawful content. Kägi Söhne AG hereby expressly states that no illegal content was identifiable on the linked sites when the links were set up. Kägi Söhne AG has no influence whatsoever on the current and future composition, content or authorship of the linked/referenced sites. It hereby expressly distances itself from any content on any linked/referenced sites that was altered after the links were set up. This statement applies to all links and references set up within its own website and to external entries in visitors’ books, discussion forums, link directories and mailing lists set up by Kägi Söhne AG and in any other types of databases to whose content write access is possible. Sole liability for illegal, erroneous or incomplete content, and in particular for damages arising from the use or non-use of such provided information, shall be borne by the provider of the site to which reference is made, and not by the party that merely refers to the respective publication via links.

3. Copyright and trademark law

Kägi Söhne AG makes every effort to respect the copyright of the images, graphics, audio materials, video sequences and texts used in all publications, as well as to use images, graphics, audio materials, video sequences and texts it has produced itself, or to avail itself of graphics, audio materials, video sequences and texts that are in the public domain. All of the brands and trademarks mentioned and, if applicable, protected by third parties within the website are unconditionally subject to the provisions of the applicable trademark law and the rights of ownership of the respective registered owners. The mere mention of such brands and trademarks is no reason to conclude that these are not protected by the rights of third parties! Kägi Söhne AG retains the sole copyright for the published materials created by itself. Any reproduction or use of such graphics, audio materials, video sequences and texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the express approval of Kägi Söhne AG.

4. Legal validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer must be considered an integral part of the website from which reference is made to this page. Should any section or individual wording within this text not or no longer comply in part or in full with applicable legislation, then the content and validity of the remaining sections of the document shall remain unaffected.

Data protection

Data protection statement for the processing of personal data relating to a data subject located in the European Union

Section 1 Information on the controller and the data protection officer

(1) In the following, we provide information about the collection of personal data when using the website www.kaegi.com (hereinafter referred to as “the Platform”). Personal data is all data that can be linked to you personally, for example your name, address, email addresses, or your user behaviour on websites.

(2) The controller under data protection law is Kägi Söhne AG, Loretostrasse 52, 9620 Lichtensteig, Switzerland.

(3) The representative of Kägi Söhne AG in the European Union is: Kägi Söhne GmbH, Richtergasse 7 / Top 1, 1070 Wien (Austria), datenschutz@kaegi.com. 

Section 2 Information regarding the type and purposes of processing and the recipients of personal data

(1) We process various types of personal data for various purposes via the platform:

(a) Collection of personal data during informational use of the platform

  • In the event of purely informational use of the platform (i.e. if you do not register to the platform, take part in competitions, or otherwise transfer information to us), we collect a range of technical data that is also considered personal in log files:
  • Your IP address
  • The date and time of the query
  • The time difference in relation to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • The content of the request (specific page)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • The volume of data transferred in each case
  • The website from which the request is received
  • Your browser
  • Your operating system and its user interface
  • The language version of your browser software.
  • The server log files with the data specified above are automatically deleted after 30 days. We reserve the right to store the server log files for longer in the event of circumstances that give rise to suspicion of unauthorised access (such as an attempt at hacking or a DOS attack).
  • In addition, cookies are stored on your computer when you use this website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive in such a way that they are allocated to the browser you use, and through which the body that sets a cookie (so in this case, us) receives certain information. Cookies are not able to execute any programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They are used to make the website more user friendly and more effective overall.
  • We use cookies to enable us to identify you the next time you visit the site, provided that you have an account with us. Otherwise, you would need to log in again for each visit.
  • This website uses cookies to the following extent: Transient cookies (temporary use). Transient cookies are deleted automatically when you close the browser. In particular, this includes session cookies. These save what is referred to as a session ID, via which various requests from your browser can be allocated to the shared session. This enables your computer to be recognised again when you return to the website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
  • This stored information is stored separately from any other information you may have given us. In particular, the data from cookies is not linked with your other data.
  • The data is processed based on point (g) of Article 6(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our interest in the statistical evaluation of visits to our platform overrides the interests of users whose IP address is time-limited and processed without being allocated to a certain person.

(b) Making contact using the contact form

  • On the platform, we offer you the opportunity to contact us using a contact form. To this end, we process the personal data that you provide us with; the mandatory information is your name, email address, and complete postal address.
  • We use the personal data you provide in this context exclusively in order to respond to your request/query (point (a) of Article 6(1) GDPR).

(c) Registering for the newsletter

  • We use the double opt-in procedure for newsletter registration via the platform. This means that, after you state your name, email address, country, and preferred language, we send a confirmation email to the email address provided, asking you to confirm that you would like us to send you the newsletter. If you do not confirm this within 30 days, your registration will be automatically deleted; in this case, we will erase the personal data you have provided in the context of subscribing to the newsletter. If you confirm consent to receive the newsletter, we will store your email address until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Storage exclusively serves the purpose of being able to send you the newsletter (point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR).
  • The mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your name, email address, country, and preferred language. All other information is voluntary. This data is fully erased in the event that you withdraw consent.
  • You may withdraw consent to receiving the newsletter at any time. You can withdraw consent by clicking the link provided in every newsletter email, by sending an email to info@kaegi.com or by sending a message to the contact details provided in Section 1 Para. 2 or Section 1 Para. 3.

(d) Competitions

  • If you would like to take part in competitions, you must provide the following personal data:
  • Your full name
  • Your date of birth
  • Your email address
  • Where applicable, additional personal data will be collected for participation in the competition.
  • Your personal data is processed based on point (b) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR.
  • If you have won a competition, we also collect your post address in order to send prizes; we do not use this for any reasons other than sending the prize.

(2) We transfer your personal data only to companies that process data on our behalf in order to achieve the purposes of processing, and to the extent that legal requirements for this are fulfilled.

Section 3 Duration of storage

We retain your personal data in principle only for as long as it is necessary for the purposes for which it has been collected pursuant to this data protection statement. However, it may be that we are legally required to store certain data over a longer period of time In this case, we ensure that your personal data is treated confidentially beyond the entire timeframe pursuant to this data protection statement. 

Section 4 Your rights

(1) You have the right to request from us – at any time and free of charge – access to the personal data we have stored concerning you, as well as its origin, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom this personal data is transferred, and the purpose of storage.

(2) In addition, you have the right at any time to request that we rectify, erase or restrict the processing of your personal data. You also have the right to data portability. In addition, you have the right to, at any time, lodge complaints regarding individual instances of processing with the supervisory authority relevant to you.

(3) You also have the right to object to our processing of your personal data at any time.

(4) If you have provided us with your consent to use personal data, you may withdraw this consent at any time without stating grounds.

(5) If you would like to assert the rights stated above, please send an email to datenschutz@dannemann.com or write to the address stated under Section 1 Para. 2.

Section 5 Data security

We maintain current technical measures to guarantee data security, and in particular to protect your personal data against risks in the event of data transfers as well as against it becoming known to third parties. These are appropriately adapted to the current state of technological development in each case. 

Section 6 Use of Google Analytics

(1) This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files stored on your computer, to help the website analyse how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In the event IP anonymisation being activated on this website, the IP address will however be truncated by Google in advance within member states of the European Union or in other states that are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there in exceptional circumstances. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to assess the use of the website, collect reports of our website activities, and to provide additional services associated with website and internet usage with respect to the website operator.

(2) The IP address transferred from your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be associated with other data from Google.

(3) You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, please note that you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent in this case.

(4) You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing the data created by the cookie, and data related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

(5) This website uses Google Analytics with the “_anonymizeIp()” extension. This means that the IP addresses are processed in truncated form, which means that it is not possible to relate them directly to an individual.

(6) Google Analytics is used in compliance with the requirements that the German data protection authorities have agreed with Google. Information regarding the third-party provider: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Usage conditions: https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html, data protection overview: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245, as well as the Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Section 7 Use of social media plugins

Social plug-ins (“plugins”) from the Facebook social network, Twitter and Instagram microblogging services, as well as YouTube and Disqus are used on our website. These services are provided by the Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc., Instagram LLC., Disqus Inc. and YouTube LLC companies (“providers”).

Facebook is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). An overview of the Facebook plugins and their appearance is available here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins

Twitter is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (“Twitter”). An overview of the Twitter buttons and their appearance is available here: https://about.twitter.com/en_us/company/brand-resources.html

Instagram is operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”). An overview of the Instagram buttons and their appearance is available here: http://blog.instagram.com/post/36222022872/introducing-instagram-badges

YouTube is operated by YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (“YouTube”).

Disqus is operated by Disqus Inc., 717 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (“Disqus”)

If you access a page on our web presence that contains a plugin of this type, your browser creates a direct connection with the Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Disqus or YouTube servers. The respective provider transfers the content of the plugin directly to your browser, and that content is integrated into the page. Through the integration of plugins, the providers receive information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page on a web presence, even if you do not have a profile or you are not currently logged in. This information (including your IP address) is transferred by your browser directly to a server operated by the respective provider in the USA, and stored there.

If you are logged-in to one of the services, the service providers can directly allocate the visit to our website to your profile on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Disqus or YouTube. If you interact with the plugins, for example using the “like” or “tweet” or Pinterest “Pin it” button, this information is also transferred directly to a server operated by the providers and stored there. The information is also published on the social network, on your Twitter account, and/or your Instagram account, and displayed to your contacts there.

The purpose and scope of data capture and the further processing and use of the data by the providers as well as your associated rights and settings options for the protection of your privacy can be found in the service provider data privacy policies.

Section 8 Amendment

We will also adapt our data protection statement on an ongoing basis in the context of the further technical development of our service offering as well as the legal framework. Amendments to the data protection statement will be published to this end. For this reason, please read the latest version of this data protection statement in each case, at https://www.kaegi.com/en/legal-details. Subject to applicable legal specifications, all amendments to the data protection statement come into effect as soon as the updated data protection statement is published. If we have already collected data concerning you and/or we are subject to a legal obligation to inform, we will also inform you of material amendments to our data protection statement and ask for your approval should this be legally required.

 

24 May 2018