Data Privacy Statement
of ZIEGLER (Schweiz) AG 

(Status 01.03.2018)

The protection of your personal data is of particular importance to us. We therefore process your data solely on the basis of the legal provisions (GDPR). In this data privacy statement we inform you about the most important aspects of data processing on our website.

§ 1 Object of data protection

The subject of data protection is personal data. These are particulars concerning personal or material relationships to an identified or identifiable natural person, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, but also usage data, such as the IP address of your computer. If you contact us via the form on the website or by e-mail, we store the data you provide for six months for the purpose of processing the request and in the event of further queries. We do not pass on these data without your informed consent.

§ 2 Automatic anonymous data collection, processing and use

We automatically collect, process or use non-personal information, which is transferred to us by your browser (cookies). This information includes:
- browser type and version,
- operating system,
- referrer URL (source of a link),
- IP address (host name of the computer used),
- time of the server request.

With most web browsers it is possible by using the Settings function in the menu bar to select a setting, which ensures that in the future your browser does not accept cookies or deactivates cookies already received. However, if you adjust these settings you may impair individual functions on the Internet site. If you nevertheless want to reduce the use of cookies, this is how to ensure that each computer and each browser, with which you work, has the desired security level.

§ 3 Reasons for the collection, processing and use of personal data

In principle the collection, application or use of personal data is not required for the use of the Internet site. Data are collected, processed or used only insofar as you have voluntarily provided your personal data. This may be required in the following cases:

(1) Registration

Prior registration is required in order to conclude a contract. For this purpose it is necessary to provide personal data. In this process the following personal data are requested:
- surname, forename
- address
- e-mail address
- telephone
- age
- sex


(2) Newsletter

If you would like to receive our newsletter, we need a functioning e-mail address allocated to you, as well as other personal data, which make it possible for us to verify that you are the holder of the e-mail address provided. You can revoke your consent at any time to the storage of the personal data, the e-mail address and their use for the despatch of the newsletter.

(a) Disclosure of data to third parties
If you have registered for the newsletter from ZIEGLER (Schweiz) AG, we use the data you provided when you registered for the purpose of despatching the ZIEGLER newsletter. Your data are not disclosed to third parties.

(b) Newsletter registration
When you register for our free newsletter, we inform you on a regular basis about new products, services and logistics-related topics. Once you have registered, you will receive an e-mail with a link for confirmation; when you click on this you conclude the registration. If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter, you may at any time cancel your registration by clicking on the de-registration link contained in every mailing.

(3) Contract process

For this, it may be necessary to pass on your personal data to companies that we use to provide the service or execute the contract. These companies may be, for example, forwarding agents, warehouse operators or other service providers (e.g. parcel services). Except to the extent required to transact the course of business we do not disclose data to third parties.

(4) Disclosure to third parties and disclosure to state institutions and government agencies

In other cases data is disclosed to third parties only if you have given your prior consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future.
We disclose data to state institutions and government agencies entitled to the information only in compliance with our statutory duties or by virtue of a court decision.

(5) Data transfer abroad

As a matter of principle we do not transfer abroad any data collected


(6) Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses text files, known as cookies, which are stored on your computer and allow the use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is normally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google uses this information on behalf of the operator of this website, in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to perform other services connected to the use of the website and of the Internet for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by Google Analytics from your browser shall not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent your computer storing cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser software; however, we should like to make you aware that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. Moreover, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and by your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the plug-in available from the following link: ( In the light of the discussion about the use of analysis tools with full IP addresses we should like to advise you that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension, "_anonymizeIp()" and therefore IP addresses are further processed only in abbreviated form, in order to exclude any direct reference to a particular individual.

(7) Use of telemedia

We collect and use personal data, if it is required to facilitate the use of telemedia (usage data). These usage data include in particular characteristics for identifying the customer, information on the start and end and the extent of the respective use and information about the telemedia used by the customer.

(8) Use of usage data for invoicing

We use usage data once the usage process has ended, if the data are required for invoicing the customer. In this process we collate usage data for a customer on the use of various telemedia, if this is required for the invoice. To comply with retention periods required by existing statutes, Articles of Association or under contract the service provider may block data.

(9) Disclosure of the data to third parties

We transfer to other service providers or third parties accounting data, if this is required for the transfer of the remuneration and for invoicing the customer. If we have concluded a contract with a third party on the collection of the remuneration, we are authorised to transfer accounting data to this third party, if this is required for this purpose. Anonymised usage data may be transferred to another service provider for market research purposes.

(10) Entitlement to information

The customer always has the right to require information about data stored concerning his person, including when the information relates to the origin of these data, the recipients or categories of recipients, to whom these data have been disclosed and to the purpose of storage of the data.

(11) Erasure and blocking

We undertake to erase the personal data, which is processed for our own purposes, as soon as they are no longer required to fulfil the purpose, for which they were stored. Instead of being erased data may be blocked, if erasure conflicts with retention periods under statute, Articles of Association or contract, there is reason to suppose that erasure would prejudice interests of the data subject, which are worthy of protection, or if the particular type of storage makes erasure impossible or possible only at disproportionately high cost. Furthermore, you can at any time require that data collected by us be blocked, rectified or erased. Your data are also erased, when you withdraw your consent to the collection, processing and use of personal data. If you withdraw your consent during an on-going business transaction, the data shall be erased immediately after the transaction has been concluded. More extensive statutory obligations on erasure or blocking remain unaffected thereby.

(12) Technical and organisational measures

We undertake to take the technical and organisational measures, which are required to ensure compliance with the provisions on data protection, provided that the cost is in reasonable proportion to the desired protection of the data. In the case of communication by e-mail we cannot guarantee complete data security and therefore we recommend that you send confidential information by post.

(13) The identity of the controller within the meaning of the data protection legislation is:

ZIEGLER (Schweiz) AG
Registered Office
Salinenstrasse 61
4133 Pratteln


(18) Revocation

The customer may at any time revoke his consent to the collection, processing or use of his data with effect for the future. The revocation must be addressed to:

ZIEGLER (Schweiz) AG
Registered Office
Salinenstrasse 61
4133 Pratteln
T: +41 61 695 84 84
F:+41 61 695 84 85