Privacy statement

1. Introduction

Hallwag Kümmerly+Frey AG respects your privacy, your personal rights and the protection of your private data. This Online Privacy Statement is intended to inform you about the protection of your personal data.

2. Data

Data collected automatically
You can visit our website without having to enter any personal data. Only the name of your Internet provider, the IP address, the browser used including operating system, date and time and the pages called up by your visit are transmitted. This data is stored for organisational, technical and legal reasons. They can be evaluated in anonymous form for statistical purposes. As a user you remain anonymous.
Personal data
However, for certain services, answering individual questions or sending information material, we need more information (e.g. name, address, e-mail address, telephone number), which you must provide to us yourself when making an enquiry.

Purpose of personal data
We use personal data transmitted by you in order to answer your enquiries or process your orders. In order to process your enquiries or orders, it is sometimes necessary to transfer your personal data to third parties (e.g. sales partners). These data are used exclusively for the fulfilment of the obligations or tasks incumbent upon the recipient and are in no case sold or passed on to third parties.

Storage of personal data
Personal data will only be stored for as long as is necessary for the provision of the services and as long as there is no statutory or legal obligation for a longer storage period.

3. Cookies

Cookies are used when you visit our website. Cookies are small text files that are sent from the web server to your browser and stored on your hard drive. The text files are stored on your hard disk. No personal data related to the user is stored.
Cookies serve to provide information when you visit our website again, among other things so that our server recognises you.
You can change your browser’s settings so that it does not accept cookies. As a result, some services may only be used to a limited extent and we cannot guarantee the complete range of functions of the website.

4. Links

External links offered on our websites are not part of this data protection declaration. These must be ensured by the respective provider of the external site.
Hallwag Kümmerly+Frey AG is not responsible for any content linked or referred to from its pages - unless Hallwag Kümmerly+Frey AG has full knowledge of illegal content and would be able to prevent the visitors of its site from viewing those pages. At the time the links were created, no illegal content was discernible on the corresponding pages. We have no influence on the current and future design, content or authorship of the linked pages. Therefore, we hereby distance ourselves from all contents of all linked pages. For illegal, incorrect or incomplete content, in particular for damages arising from the use or non-use of information provided on external sites, the provider of the site to which reference is made is solely liable, not the party who refers to the respective publication via links.

5. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics also uses cookies (see paragraph 3), which enable an analysis of the use of the website.
The information generated by Google's cookies about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with other Google data. Here, too, you can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly.
By using our websites, you agree to the processing of data collected about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out herein and to these terms and conditions. Further information can be found under the following link: Google Analytics Terms and Conditions.
You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookies and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: Browser Add On for deactivating Google Analytics


6. Social Plugins

We use social plugins on our website. These are recognizable by the logo of the respective social network.
If you call up a page on our website that contains an activated plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of the corresponding provider.
The content of the plugin is selected by the respective provider directly in your browser and integrated into the page via an interface. This means that certain information is transmitted to the third party provider and stored by it.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing of your data by the provider as well as your rights in this regard and setting options to protect your privacy can be found in the data protection information of the respective provider.

For example:

7. Website content

Hallwag Kümmerly+Frey AG accepts no liability for the correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided and cannot guarantee that it is up-to-date. Liability claims against Hallwag Kümmerly+Frey AG relating to material or immaterial damage caused by the use or non-use of the information provided or by the use of incorrect or incomplete information shall be excluded as a matter of principle insofar as there is no demonstrable fault of an intentional or grossly negligent nature on the part of the provider. In particular, Hallwag Kümmerly+Frey AG does not guarantee that the accessible content is free of harmful elements (viruses, worms, Trojan horses, etc.). Liability for damages suffered by users or third parties as a result of the use of these websites is excluded to the extent permitted by law.

8. Deletion of data

A user account can be deleted at any time if necessary. To delete the user account, the following steps must be followed: Log in under your user profile at Then open your settings and select the "Delete Account" function.  After selecting "Delete account" you have to confirm the definite deletion again. After confirmation, the user account and the associated data are deleted.

9. Intellectual property

All content of Hallwag Kümmerly+Frey AG websites are protected by copyright. This content may not be used for any other purpose without notice to the contrary and without the written permission of the provider. The complete or partial reproduction, electronic or conventional transmission, modification or use of the contents for public, private or commercial purposes requires the written consent of Hallwag Kümmerly+Frey AG.

10. Right of objection

You have the right at any time to request information about your data stored by us, free of charge. Should your data be stored incorrectly or improperly, we will correct, block or delete it.
You can revoke your consent to the use of your personal data at any time.
Please contact us with any requests for information, questions or complaints regarding data protection:
Hallwag Kümmerly+Frey AG, Grubenstrasse 109, CH-3322 Schönbühl, Tel. +41 31 850 31 31

11. Data protection representative in the EU

The data protection representative in the European Union is:
MAIRDUMONT GmbH & Co. KG, Data Protection Officer, Marco-Polo-Str. 1, D-73760 Ostfildern (Kemnat) Tel.: +49 7 11 / 45 02 - 0

12. Applicable law and place of jurisdiction

If parts or individual formulations of this text should not, no longer or not completely correspond to the applicable legal situation, the content and validity of the remaining parts shall remain unaffected. Insofar as a legal relationship is established between Hallwag Kümmerly+Frey AG and the users of its websites, this shall be subject to Swiss law subject to mandatory statutory provisions. The ordinary courts at the registered office of the Company shall have exclusive jurisdiction for any legal disputes.

13. Changes in data protection

We reserve the right at any time to amend or change this declaration as well as the security and data protection measures. Amendments will be supplemented with a current version in the Privacy Statement.

Schönbühl, 13.6.2018


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