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    Data protection

    1. Name and address of the responsible person and the data protection officer

    The responsible person in terms of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:

    HeiQ Materials AG
    Rütistrasse 12, 8952 Schlieren, Switzerland
    Tel.: +41 56 250 68 50

    The company data protection officer of HeiQ Materials AG, Nico Schweizer, can be reached at the above address or at

    2. data processing in general

    2.1 Scope of the processing of personal data

    The processing of personal data is limited to the data necessary for the operation of a functional website and the provision of content and services. The processing of personal data of our users is based on the agreed purposes or on a legal basis (GDPR). We only collect personal data that is necessary for the performance and processing of our tasks and services or that you provide to us voluntarily.

    2. your rights (rights of data subjects)

    You have the right to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you have the right to request information about the purpose of the processing, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients who have access to your data or to whom your data has been disclosed, the storage periods of the personal data, whether there is a right to rectification/correction, erasure, restriction or objection, the transfer of data , the source of your data if it was not collected by us and whether we use technologies for automatic decision-making, including profiling.

    In addition, you have the right to withdraw previously given consent to use your personal data at any time.

    If you believe that the processing of your personal data does not comply with or contradicts applicable data protection laws, you have the possibility to file a complaint with the data protection authority.

    3 Description and scope of data processing

    Provision of the website / visitor and usage data:

    Our system automatically collects data and information about the computer used by the user each time he visits our website.

    The following data is collected:

    • Information about the type and version of the Internet browser used to access the website.
    • Operating system
    • Internet service provider
    • IP address
    • Date and time of the respective access
    • Website from which the user was redirected to our site

    The above data is stored for a maximum period of 365 days. This storage is done for security reasons to ensure the stability and integrity of our systems.

    We analyse the use of our website with the tool Google Analytics. This analysis is solely for the purpose of optimising the website in terms of user-friendliness and providing useful information about our services. A combination of the data with other personal data sources or a transfer to third parties is excluded.

    No analysis of personal data takes place. All analyses are based on anonymised data records.

    The statistical evaluations are stored for 365 days.

    4. Data security

    We use common encryption technology in conjunction with the highest encryption levels supported by your browser. If a page on our website has been/will be transmitted in encrypted form, you will recognize this by the lock symbol in the address bar of your browser.

    In addition, we use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.