Privacy Policy

1. This Privacy Policy Statement describes the ways in which we, ACUTRONIC Switzerland Ltd, collect, hold and use information about individual persons who visit this Website. By using this Website, you consent to the collection and use of information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. You also acknowledge that ACUTRONIC Switzerland Ltd may periodically change, modify, add or remove or otherwise update this Privacy Policy at its discretion, without prior notification. However, we will always handle your Personal Data in accordance with the Privacy Policy that was in effect at the time of collection. It is our intention to post changes to our Privacy Policy on this page so that you are fully informed concerning the types of information we are gathering, how we use it, and under what circumstances it may be disclosed. Our Privacy Policy is located on our homepage and is also available on any page where Personal Data are requested. At such data collection points, further explanation may be provided, where appropriate, as to the purposes for which the data will be used.

2. Most of our services do not require any form of registration, allowing you to visit our Website without telling us who you are. However, some services may require you to provide us with Personal Data. In these situations, if you choose to withhold any Personal Data requested by us, it may not be possible for you to gain access to certain parts of the Website and for us to respond to your query. The term "Personal Data" as used in this Privacy Policy refers to information such as your name, birth date, e-mail address, mailing address, telephone number or IP address that can be used to identify you.

3. Furthermore, some services may require you to provide us with sensitive Information concerning your product. In these situations, by providing us with such Information, you acknowledge that this information is also subject to this Privacy Policy Statement in matters such as Personal Data.

4. Generally, we will only process your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy. However, we reserve the right, to conduct additional processing to the extent permitted or required by law, or in support of any legal or criminal investigation.

5. We will not sell, share, or otherwise distribute your Personal Data to third parties except as provided in this Privacy Policy. We may disclose your Personal Data to other ACUTRONIC affiliates worldwide that agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Personal Data may also be transferred to third parties who act for or on our behalf, for further processing in accordance with the purpose(s) for which the data was originally collected or may otherwise be lawfully processed, such as services delivery, evaluating the usefulness of this Website, marketing, data management or technical support. These third parties have contracted with us to only use Personal Data for the agreed upon purpose, and not to sell your Personal Data to third parties, and not to disclose it to third parties except as may be required by law, as permitted by us or as stated in this Privacy Policy. Personal Data collected from you may also be transferred to a third party in the event that the business of this Website or a part of it and the customer data connected with it is sold, assigned or transferred, in which case we would require the buyer, assignee or transferee to treat Personal Data in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Also, Personal Data may be disclosed to a third party if we are required to do so because of an applicable law, court order or governmental regulation, or if such disclosure is otherwise necessary in support of any criminal or other legal investigation or proceeding here or abroad.

6. Whenever we process Personal Data, we take reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Data is kept accurate and up-to date for the purposes for which it was collected. We will provide you with the ability to object to the processing of your Personal Data if such processing is not reasonably required for a legitimate business purpose as described in this Privacy Policy or our compliance with law. In the case of electronic direct marketing, we will provide you with a method to opt out of receiving further marketing materials or with a method to opt in if required by law.

7. To ensure the security and confidentiality of Personal Data that we collect online, we use data networks protected, inter alia, by industry standard firewall and password protection. In the course of handling your Personal Data, we take measures reasonably designed to protect that information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.

8. We are part of the ACUTRONIC Group, which has databases in different jurisdictions. We may transfer your Personal Data to one of the Group's databases outside your country of domicile. Even if the country to which the Personal Data is to be transferred does not require us to provide adequate protection for your Personal Data, we will nonetheless seek to ensure that data transfers to ACUTRONIC databases in that country are adequately protected.

9. We may collect and process anonymous information about your visit to this Website, such as some of the pages you visit and some of the searches you perform. Such anonymous information is used by us to help improve the contents of the Website and to compile statistics about individuals using our Website for internal, market research purposes. In doing this, we may install "cookies" that may contain information provided by you and the date and time of access. "Cookies" as used by us cannot be used to discover the identity of an individual user. A "cookie" is a small piece of information, which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a "cookie", this will enable you to decide if you want to accept it or not. If you do not accept the cookie, the Website may not operate properly or as designed.

10. This Privacy Policy applies only to this Website, and not to websites owned by third parties. We may provide links to other websites which we believe may be of interest to our visitors. We aim to ensure that such websites are of the highest standard. However, due to the nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee the privacy standards of websites to which we link or be responsible for the contents of sites other than this one, and this Privacy Policy is not intended to be applicable to any linked, non-ACUTRONIC site.

11. If you have any questions or comments regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us.