Data protection

Data protection

1. Infor­mation about the collection of personal data and contact infor­mation of the person respon­sible

1.1 We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. In the following we inform you about the handling of your personal infor­mation when using our website. Personal infor­mation is any data with which you could be person­ally identified.

1.2 The person respon­sible for the data processing on this website in terms of the data protection regu­lation (General Data Protection Regu­lation) is:

Name: Fondation pour la protection du climat et la compen­sation de CO₂ (KliK)
Address: Streulis­trasse 19, 8032 Zürich
Email: info(at)
Telephone: +41 44 224 60 00

The person respon­sible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who deter­mines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data alone or jointly with others.

1.3 For secu­rity reasons and to protect the trans­mission of personal data and other confi­dential content (e.g. orders or requests to the person respon­sible), this website uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can see an encrypted connection to the string "https://" and the lock icon in your protocol.

2. Data collection when you visit our website
When you use our website for infor­mation purposes, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with infor­mation, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called "server log files"). When you call our website, we collect the following data that are techni­cally necessary for us to display the Web page:

- our visited Web page
- date and time at the time of the access
- quantity of the sent data in byte
- source/reference, by which you arrived on the page
- used browser
- used oper­ating system
- IP address

The processing takes place in accor­dance with Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR based on our legit­imate interest in improving the stabili­ty and function­ali­ty of our website. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way. We reserve the right however to check the server log files, later concrete ev­idence should point to an illegal use.

3. Cookies
In order to make your visit to our website more attractive, and to enable you to use certain functions, we use so-called cookies on certain pages. These are small text files that are stored on your end device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the browser session, that is, after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable us and our partner companies to recognise your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). Used cookies, collect and process certain user infor­mation, such as browser - and location data, as well as IP address values in indi­vidual size. Persistent cookies are auto­mat­i­cally deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie in question. Partly, the cookies serve to simplify the order process (e.g. saving the contents of a virtual shopping cart for a later visit to the web page) by storing settings. If personal data is also processed by indi­vidual cookies imple­mented by us, the processing is carried out in accor­dance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR to the imple­men­tation of the contract or in accor­dance with article 6 paragraph 1 lit. to preserve our legit­imate interests in the best possible function­ali­ty of the Web site and a customer-friendly and effi­cient design of the page visit f GDPR.
We work with adver­tising partners, who help us to make our Internet offer for you inter­esting circum­stances. For this purpose also cookies are stored in this case when you visit our website by partner companies on your hard drive (third-party cookies). You can set your browser so that you are informed about the use of cookies and decide indi­vid­u­ally on whether to accept them or to deac­tivate the accep­tance of cookies, just in certain cases or completely. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the Help menu of each browser, which explain how to modify your cookie settings. You can find these for the respective browser at the following links: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari or Opera­Opera. Please note that for non-accep­tance of cookies, the function­ali­ty of our website may be limited.

4. Contact
personal data collected within the framework of the contact with us (e.g., via contact form or email).  Which data is collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. This data is stored solely for the purpose of answering your request for contact and the asso­ci­ated technical admin­is­tration and use. Legal basis for the data processing is our legit­imate interest in answering your request in accor­dance with Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f, GDPR). If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the addi­tional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1). 1 lit. b, GDPR). Your data will be deleted after final processing of your inquiry; this is the case if it can be inferred from the circum­stances that the facts in question have been conclu­sively clarified and provided that there are no legal storage oblig­a­tions to the contrary.

5. Use of your data for direct marketing (newsletter)
If you subscribe to our email newsletter, we will send you regular infor­mation about our offers. The manda­tory infor­mation for sending the newsletter is your email address and our name. These infor­mation is used to person­ally talk to you. We use the so-called opt-in procedure for sending the newsletter. This means that we only be sent an email newsletter, if you have explic­itly confirmed that you consent to the sending of newsletters. With your regis­tration you give us your consent for the use of your personal data according to Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a GDPR. When you register for the newsletter, we store your IP address entered by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of regis­tration so that we can trace any possible misuse of your email address at a later point in time. The data collected by us when regis­tering for the newsletter will be used exclu­sively for the purposes of adver­tising in the form of the newsletter. You can unsub­scribe at any time via the link provided in the newsletter or by an appro­priate message to us. After your cancel­lation, your email address will be deleted from our newsletter distri­b­ution list imme­di­ately, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data in excess thereof, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this de­cla­ration.

6. Web analysis services


In order to be able to evaluate our website statis­ti­cally, we use the program AWStats. The program is a free web analysis software. It is used for evalu­ating log files, create the web server on the basis of visitor requests. The program does not use cookie files for the evalu­ation. The statis­tical analysis is carried out via the log files, which also contain IP addresses. This data cannot be used to identify specific people. This infor­mation is not merged with other data sources, and the infor­mation is deleted after it has been statis­ti­cally analysed. Unlike other statistics programs trans­mitted data to a remote server with AWStats. The program is installed on your own hosting package. For example, the transfer of data abroad is avoided because our server is located in Switzerland.

Google An­alytics
This website uses Google An­alytics, a Web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, mountain view, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google An­alytics uses "cookies", which are text files stored on your computer. These enable the analysis of your website use. Cookie-gener­ated infor­mation about your use of this website is usually trans­mitted to and stored in a Google server in the USA. This website uses Google An­alytics exclu­sively with the extension "_anonymizeIp()", which ensures an anonymi­sation of the IP address by short­ening and excludes a direct personal rela­tionship. Your IP address will be truncated by Google within the Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be trans­ferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened in excep­tional cases. In these excep­tional cases, this processing is carried out in accor­dance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our legit­imate interest in statis­tical analysis of user behaviour for opti­mi­sation and marketing purposes. On our behalf, Google will use this infor­mation for the purpose of evalu­ating your use of the website, for compiling reports on website activi­ty, and for providing us other services relating to website activi­ty and internet usage. The IP address trans­mitted by your browser as part of Google An­alytics is not conflated with other Google data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appro­priate settings on your browser. However, please be advised that if you opt out of using cookies, you may not be able to use all the features of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data gener­ated by the cookie and related to the usage of the website (incl. your IP address) and the processing of the data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugindownloading and installing the browser plugin. As an alter­native to the browser-plugin or within browsers on mobile devices click on the following link to set an opt-out cookie, future preventing the acqui­sition by Google An­alytics within this Web site (this opt-out cookie works only in this browser and only for this domain, delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again): disable Google An­alytics. Google LLC is headquar­tered in the United States certified for the U.S. European Data Protection Convention "Privacy Shield", which the compliance with the EU data protection guarantees. This website also uses Google An­alytics for a device-inde­pendent analysis of visitor streams, which is carried out via a user ID. You can disable the device cross-analysis of your use in your account under "My data", "personal data". For more infor­mation about how Google An­alytics handles user data, see Google's privacy policyGoogle's privacy policy.

7. Rights of the affected parties

The applic­able data protection law grants you compre­hensive rights of data subjects (rights of infor­mation and inter­vention) vis-a-vis the data controller with regard to the processing of your personal data, about which we inform you below:

  • Right to infor­mation in accor­dance with article 15 GDPR: in partic­ular, a right to receive infor­mation, have your personal data processed by us, the purposes of the processing, the cate­gories of processed personal data, the recip­ients or cate­gories of recip­ients; to which your data were disclosed or are the exis­tence of a right to correction, cancel­lation, constraint processing, object to the processing, the planned storage period or the criteria for the deter­mi­nation of the storage period, complaint to a super­visor, the origin of your data, if it is not collected by us when you, the exis­tence of an auto­mated decision making including profiling, and any meaningful infor­mation about the involved logic and the specific scope and the intended effects of such processing, as well as your right to be informed as to which guarantees exist in accor­dance with article 46 GDPR in forwarding your data to third countries;

  • Right of recti­fi­cation in accor­dance with article 16 GDPR: you have the right incorrect data relating to you for imme­diate recti­fi­cation and/or completion of your incom­plete data stored by us.

  • Right to cancel­lation in accor­dance with article 17 GDPR: you have the right to require the deletion of your personal data when the condi­tions of article 17 para. 1 GDPR. This right however in partic­ular then does not exist, if the processing to the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and infor­mation, to comply with a legal oblig­ation, for reasons of public interest or to claim, exercise or defence of legal claims is required;

  • The Right to restrict the processing pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR: You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data as long as the accu­racy of your data contested is verified, if you refuse to delete your data due to inad­mis­sible data processing and instead request the restriction of the processing of your data, if you need your data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, after we no longer need this data after the purpose has been achieved or if you have filed an objection for reasons of your partic­ular situ­ation, as long as it has not yet been deter­mined whether our legit­imate reasons predom­inate;

  • If you have exer­cised your right to have the respon­sible party correct, delete or limit the processing, this party is obliged to inform all recip­ients to whom the personal data that concerns you has been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction on processing, unless this proves impos­sible or involves a dispro­por­tionate effort. It is your right to have the respon­sible party inform you regarding such recip­ients.

  • You have the right to receive the personal data you have provided to us in a struc­tured, current and machine-readable format or to request its transfer to another respon­sible person, insofar as this is techni­cally feasible.

  • Right to revoke consents granted in accor­dance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR: You have the right to revoke consent to the processing of data at any time with effect for future for the future. In the event of revo­cation, we will delete the data concerned without delay, unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its revo­cation.

  • Right of appeal under Art. 77 GDPR: If you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is contrary to the GDPR, you have the right of appeal to a super­vi­sory authori­ty, in partic­ular in the Member State where you reside, work or suspected infringement, without prejudice to any other admin­is­trative or judicial remedy.

8. Right of objection

When we process your personal data in the framework of interests as a result of our overriding legit­imate interest, have you at any time right for reasons arising from your partic­ular situ­ation to the processing to file an oppo­sition with effect for the future. If you exercise your right of objection, we end the processing the affected data. We will however continue processing the data if we have demon­strably compelling reasons for processing which are in need of protection and which outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. If your personal data are processed by us in order to partic­ipate in direct marketing, you have the right at any time object to the processing of personal data relating to you for the purpose of such adver­tising. You can object as described above. If you exercise your right of objection, we end the processing the affected data.

9. Duration of the retention of personal data
The duration of the retention of personal data shall be deter­mined on the basis of the respective statu­tory retention period (e.g., trade and tax retention periods). After the deadline, the data are routinely deleted when they are no longer necessary for the perfor­mance of the contract or contract and/or continues on our part no legit­imate interest in the further storage.

The original German version is binding.

Zurich, 23 May 2018

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