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Electronic Suisse Privacy Policy

DATE OF LAST MODIFICATION

27 November 2020

Electronic Suisse respects your right to privacy. This Privacy Policy explains who we are, how we collect, share and use your personal data and how you can exercise your privacy rights.

This Privacy Policy covers the operations of Electronic Suisse (operating under the name Catering Consulting) which in this Privacy Policy is referred to as " Electronic-Suisse ".

If you have any questions or concerns about our use of your personal information, please contact us using the details provided at the end of this Privacy Policy.

We recommend that you read this Privacy Policy in full to be fully informed. If you only want to access a particular section of this Privacy Policy, you can click on the relevant link below to go to the section of interest.

What does Electronic-Suisse do?

Electronic-Suisse is an authorized distributor of electrical components and other products, headquartered in Switzerland, but with subsidiaries or affiliates in other countries of the world.

For more information about Electronic-Suisse, please visit the " Electronic-Suisse " section on our website.

What personal information does Electronic-Suisse collect and why?

The personal information we may collect about you falls broadly into the following categories:

    • Information provided voluntarily

Some parts of our website may ask you to voluntarily provide personal information. For example, we may ask you to provide your contact details to register an account with us, to fulfill an order you have placed with us, to subscribe to our newsletters or for our other marketing communications and / or to send us requests for information. We also collect your credit card information when you make a purchase from us. The personal data that is requested of you and the reasons why you are asked to provide it will be explicit when we ask you to provide your personal data (unless it is evident from the context).

If you leave comments on the website, information associated with those comments, such as your username and post time, may be saved. Information is also collected from our online chat customer support service (such as chat login details and chat communications, which we monitor for quality control purposes).

If the website allows users to post contributions and you decide to post one that appears to you, your name may appear on the website in connection with your contribution.

    • Information we automatically collect

When you visit our website, we and our third party service providers or partners may automatically collect certain information from your device. In some states and countries, including those of the European Economic Area, this information may be considered personal under applicable data protection laws.

Specifically, the information collected automatically may include the IP address, the type of device, the unique identification numbers of the device, the type of browser, the operating system, the date and time of your visit, the referral website, search engine requests that led you to our website, approximate geolocation (e.g. country or location level) and other technical information. They may also include information on how the device interacted with our website, including the pages accessed and the links chosen.

The collection of this information allows us to better understand the visitors who arrive on our website, their origin and the contents of interest to them. This information is used for our internal analyzes, to improve the quality and relevance of our website and services for our visitors, as well as its security.

Some of this information is necessary for the website to function properly and may be collected using cookies and similar tracking technologies, as explained more fully below in " Cookies and similar tracking technologies ".

    • Information we obtain from third party sources

Our site

Web may contain links to third-party websites, embedded content that originates from or relates to third-party sites and services, and buttons from third-party sites and services (such as social media sharing buttons). From time to time, we may receive personal information about you from third party sources.

These sources may include, without limitation, third party web analytics services and social media platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. From these third parties we may receive information, for example, about your web activity, how you interact with our website, its services and aggregate analytics. We use them to improve our website and services, to provide information and advertising and to be able to analyze aggregate click statistics and trends.

With whom does Electronic-Suisse share my personal information?

We may disclose your personal information to the following categories of recipients:

  • to our related and affiliated companies and to our third party suppliers, partners and service providers (for example, to facilitate the delivery or shipment of the products ordered, to provide functionality or to help improve the security of our website and our services, to provide advertising and web analytics services, or for order fulfillment or for market research purposes), or to anyone who otherwise processes personal data for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy or made known to the user at the time of personal data collection. For example, we use the services of our partners and third-party service provider to allow us to detect devices connected to fraud and other types of information security vulnerabilities to improve the security of our website and other Internet pages;
  • to any competent law enforcement body, regulatory body, government agency, court or other third party where we believe disclosure is necessary (i) for a matter of law or regulation applicable, (ii) to exercise, establish or defend our legal rights, (iii) in the context of a lawsuit or investigation, or (iv) to protect your vital interests or those of any other person;
  • to credit reference agencies for the purpose of checking the identity and creditworthiness at the time of the order and periodically if you have an account open with us;
  • to a prospective buyer or acquired (and its agents and advisors) in connection with any actual or proposed purchase, merger or acquisition of any part of our business, or as part of the reorganization, of the bankruptcy or change of control of ownership, provided that we inform the recipient that they must use your personal information only for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy;
  • to any other person with your consent to the disclosure.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data (for EEA visitors only)

If you are a visitor from the European Economic Area, our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described above will depend on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it.

However, we generally collect personal information from you (i) only if we need it to perform a contract with you, (ii) if the processing is in our legitimate interests and your rights do not prevail, or ( iii) if we have your consent to do so.

If you have any questions or need further information regarding the legal basis on which we collect and use your personal information, please contact us using the contact details provided below in " Contact ".

Cookies, similar tracking technologies and third party service providers

We use cookies, web beacons, pixel tags and similar tracking technologies (collectively " Cookies ") to collect and use personal information about you, as well as to serve you advertising based on your interests. For more information on the types of cookies we use, why and how you can control cookies, please see our Cookie Policy .

We may use a wide range of third party services to make our website and its services available to you, such as site development and hosting, to help us understand their use, such as Google Analytics, to provide us with information and to offer you advertising relating to our website and our products and services. We could also collect

Web may contain links to third-party websites, embedded content that originates from or relates to third-party sites and services, and buttons from third-party sites and services (such as social media sharing buttons). From time to time, we may receive personal information about you from third party sources.

These sources may include, without limitation, third party web analytics services and social media platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. From these third parties we may receive information, for example, about your web activity, how you interact with our website, its services and aggregate analytics. We use them to improve our website and services, to provide information and advertising and to be able to analyze aggregate click statistics and trends.

With whom does Electronic-Suisse share my personal information?

We may disclose your personal information to the following categories of recipients:

  • to our related and affiliated companies and to our third party suppliers, partners and service providers (for example, to facilitate the delivery or shipment of the products ordered, to provide functionality or to help improve the security of our website and our services, to provide advertising and web analytics services, or for order fulfillment or for market research purposes), or to anyone who otherwise processes personal data for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy or made known to the user at the time of personal data collection. For example, we use the services of our partners and third-party service provider to allow us to detect devices connected to fraud and other types of information security vulnerabilities to improve the security of our website and other Internet pages;
  • to any competent law enforcement body, regulatory body, government agency, court or other third party where we believe disclosure is necessary (i) for a matter of law or regulation applicable, (ii) to exercise, establish or defend our legal rights, (iii) in the context of a lawsuit or investigation, or (iv) to protect your vital interests or those of any other person;
  • to credit reference agencies for the purpose of checking the identity and creditworthiness at the time of the order and periodically if you have an account open with us;
  • to a prospective buyer or acquired (and its agents and advisors) in connection with any actual or proposed purchase, merger or acquisition of any part of our business, or as part of the reorganization, of the bankruptcy or change of control of ownership, provided that we inform the recipient that they must use your personal information only for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy;
  • to any other person with your consent to the disclosure.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data (for EEA visitors only)

If you are a visitor from the European Economic Area, our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described above will depend on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it.

However, we generally collect personal information from you (i) only if we need it to perform a contract with you, (ii) if the processing is in our legitimate interests and your rights do not prevail, or ( iii) if we have your consent to do so.

If you have any questions or need further information regarding the legal basis on which we collect and use your personal information, please contact us using the contact details provided below in " Contact ".

Cookies, similar tracking technologies and third party service providers

We use cookies, web beacons, pixel tags and similar tracking technologies (collectively " Cookies ") to collect and use personal information about you, as well as to serve you advertising based on your interests. For more information on the types of cookies we use, why and how you can control cookies, please see our Cookie Policy .

We may use a wide range of third party services to make our website and its services available to you, such as site development and hosting, to help us understand their use, such as Google Analytics, to provide us with information and to offer you advertising relating to our website and our products and services. We could also collectstored in backup archives), we will keep them securely and isolate them from any further processing until they can be deleted.

Your data protection rights

You have the following data protection rights:

  • If you wish to access, correct, update or request deletion of your personal data, you can do so at any time by contacting us via the details provided below in " Contacts < / a> ".
  • Furthermore, you can object to the processing of your personal data, ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data or request the portability of your personal data. You can exercise these rights by contacting us in one of the ways set out in the " Contact " section below.
  • You have the right to opt out of receiving marketing communications that we send you at any time. You can exercise this right by clicking on the "unsubscribe" button or "opt out" link in the marketing emails we send you. To opt out of other forms of marketing (eg postal or telemarketing), please contact us using the details provided below in " Contact ".
  • Similarly, if we have collected and processed your personal data with your consent, you can withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of any processing we did before the withdrawal, nor of that carried out for legitimate reasons other than consent.
  • You have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority. Details for contacting data protection authorities in the European Economic Area are available here .

We respond to all inquiries received from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

Children

The website does not intend to solicit, collect or process personal information of persons under the age of 16. If you are a parent or guardian, please contact us if you believe that information regarding a child has been collected by us through our website.

Third Party Websites

The Electronic-Suisse website may contain links (links) to other websites. Electronic-Suisse assumes no responsibility for the personal information collected on these third-party websites, nor does Electronic-Suisse control or accept responsibility for the accuracy or content of these other websites.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time, to reflect legal, technical or commercial developments. When we update our Privacy Policy, we will take appropriate steps to notify you, in accordance with the importance of the changes we make. We will obtain your consent to any material changes to the Privacy Policy if and where this is required by applicable data protection laws.

You can see the latest update of this Privacy Policy by checking "Last Modified Date" displayed at the top of the policy.

Contacts

If you have any questions about our use of your personal information, please contact our privacy team and the Data Protection Officer at privacy@electronicsuisse.com .

Our EU representative is Catering Consulting in 7500 St. Moritz, Switzerland. You can also contact us at the following addresses:

  • For other questions, write to us on the Communication Center (special forms to communicate with Electronic Suisse) or contact us at:
  • Telephone: +41 91 25 20 720
  • Email: info@electronicsuisse.com

Calls to Electronic Suisse may be monitored and recorded for quality assurance purposes.

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