This website (hereinafter the “Website“) is provided by matchmycolor GmbH (hereinafter “us” or “we”). For further information regarding the provider of the Website, please refer to our Imprint.

This Privacy Statement describes the ways in which we, matchmycoloer GmbH, collect, hold and use information about visitors of the Website. BY VISITING OUR WEBSITE, YOU CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION AND PROCESS OF INFORMATION AS SPECIFIED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY. Your Personal Information will always be processed in accordance with the Privacy Policy that was in effect at the time of collection.

1.  Handling of personal data

In the following we wish to provide you with information on how we handle your personal data when you use our Website. If not indicated otherwise herein, we handle your personal data as such handling is required to make available the functionalities of the Website requested by you (Art. 6(1)(b) General Data Protection Regulation).

1.1   Using our Website

1.1.1    Accessing our Website

When you access our Website, your browser will transfer certain data to our web server. This is necessary for technical reasons to make available to you the requested information. To facilitate your access to the Website, the following data are collected, briefly stored and used:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of access
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of request (specific site)
  • Status of access/HTTP status code
  • Transferred volume of data
  • Website requesting Access
  • Browser, language settings, version of browser software operating system and surface

Moreover, we will store the above listed data for a limited period of time to protect our legitimate interests in order to be able to initiate a tracking of personal data in the event of actual or attempted unauthorized access to our servers (Art. 6(1)(f) General Data Protection Regulation).

1.2    Setting of cookies

1.2.1   What are cookies?

This Website uses so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the memory of your terminal via your browser. They store certain information (e.g. your preferred language or site settings) which your browser may (depending on the lifespan of the cookie) retransmit to us upon your next visit to our Website.

1.2.2   What cookies do we use?

The Website uses two types of cookies. A “temporal cookie” is sent to your browser so that our systems remember your requests and can keeps track of the pages you view. It will be automatically deleted when you leave the Website. Two “permanent cookies” are sent to your browser. One is used to remember the layout you have chosen for navigation around the Website, the other remembers your user ID.

1.2.3    Subject to your consent

We only use cookies if we have obtained your prior consent (Art. 6(1)(a) General Data Protection Regulation). When first accessing our Website, you will be asked via a banner to give us your consent to use cookies. Once your consent is provided, we will place a cookie on your computer and the banner will not appear again as long as the cookie is active.

1.2.4    How to prevent the setting of cookies

You may use our Website without any cookies being placed. You can at any time configure or completely deactivate the use of cookies in your browser. This may, however, result in a restriction in functionality or negatively affect the user-friendliness of our Website.

1.3    Website Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States ("Google"). Google analyzes your use of this website on our behalf. For this we use u.a. Cookies that are described in detail in the cookie table above. The information collected by Google about your use of this website (eg the referring URL, pages visited, your used web browser, your language setting, your operating system used or your screen resolution) are transmitted to a Google server in the USA, stored there, analyzed and the result made available to us in anonymous form. Your usage data will not be linked to your full IP address. We've activated Google's IP anonymization feature to delete the last octet (type IPv4) or the last 80 bits (type IPv6) of your IP address. Google is also certified in the EU-US Privacy Shield, so that data on Google in the US has an adequate level of privacy. You may opt-out of your consent to web analytics at any time by either downloading and installing Google's available browser plug-in. This prevents web analysis only as long as you use a browser on which you have installed the plugin. For more information about Google Analytics, please read the Google Analytics Terms of Service, the Google Analytics Security and Privacy Policy, and the Google Privacy Policy.

1.4.    Use of contact forms

You can contact us directly via the Contact Us form available on our Website. In particular, you may provide us with the following information:

  • Name, surname and title
  • Country
  • Contact data (e.g. e-mail address, phone number)
  • Message

We collect, process and use the information provided by you via the contact form exclusively for the processing of your specific request.

2.   Links to other sites

This Privacy Statement applies only to the Website, and not to websites owned or operated by third parties. We may provide links to other websites which we believe may be of interest to the visitors of the Website. 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 websites other than the Website, and this Privacy Statement is not intended to be applicable to any website other than the Website.

3.   Transfer of data for commissioned processing

To some extent we will use specialized service providers to process your personal data. We have carefully selected these service providers and we monitor these service providers regularly. Based on the applicable data processor agreements, these service providers will only process personal data upon our instruction and in accordance with our directives.

4.   Processing of data outside the EU / the EEA

Your personal data may in part also be processed in countries outside the European Union (“EU”) or the European Economic Area (“EEA”), which may have a lower data protection level than the member countries of the EU or EEA. In such cases, we will ensure that the level of protection provided for your personal data is sufficient, e.g. by executing specific agreements with our partners, or we will ask for your explicit consent to such processing.

2.  Information regarding your rights

The following rights are in general available to you according to applicable data privacy laws:

  •  Right of information about your personal data stored by us;
  •  Right to request the correction, deletion or restricted processing of your personal data;
  •  Right to object to a processing for reasons of our own legitimate interest, public interest, or profiling, unless we are able to proof that compelling, warranted reasons superseding your interests, rights and freedom exist, or that such processing is done for purposes of the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims;
  •  Right to data portability;
  •  Right to file a complaint with a data protection authority;
  •  You may at any time revoke your consent for the future to the collection, processing and use of your personal data. For further information please refer to the chapters above describing the processing of personal data based on your consent.

If you wish to exercise your rights, please address your request as indicated below.

3.  Contact

For any questions you may have with respect to data privacy, please contact us at the following address:

matchmycolor GmbH
Data Privacy
Gartenstrasse 95
4052 Basel
Switzerland

4.  Amendment of Privacy Statement

We may update our Privacy Statement from time to time, which we will publish on our Website. Any amendment to the Privacy Statement shall become effective upon publication on our Website. We therefore invite you to regularly visit the Website to keep yourself informed on possible amendments.

Published: May 25th, 2018