Data Protection and Copyrights

 

Copyrights

The copyrights and all other rights regarding content, pictures, photos or other files on the website belong exclusively to the company Elephant Cross GmbH or the specifically named copyright owner. Reproduction of any elements requires the prior written consent of the copyright owners.

Data protection

On the basis of Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the Federal Data Protection Act (Datenschutzgesetz, DSG), every person has the right to protect their privacy as well as protection against the misuse of their personal data. We comply with these provisions. Personal data is strictly confidential and not sold to third parties. Third parties only receive data which is absolutely required to fulfil our client’s order, especially in the area of shipping the goods to our clients and/or payments.

In close cooperation with our hosting providers, we endeavor to protect the databases as well as possible against third-party access, loss, and misuse or counterfeiting.

When accessing our websites, the following data are stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser request, and general information about the operating system resp. Browser. The usage of this data forms the basis for statistical, anonymous evaluations, so that trends can be identified, by means of which we can improve our product offering accordingly. Additionally the data required for the order process is stored (order details, dispatch address and contact details, etc.)

Cookies

This site uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are permanently or temporarily stored on your computer when you visit this website. The purpose of the cookies is in particular the analysis of the use of this website for statistical evaluation as well as for continuous improvements.

In your browser, you can disable all or part of cookies at any time. If cookies are deactivated, you will no longer be able to access all the functions of this website.

Privacy Policy for using Social Network Icons

On our pages, plugins from the social networks Facebook as Instagram are integrated. You can recognize the plugins on the Facebook or Instagram logo on our site.

When you visit our pages, the share icon creates a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook / Instagram server. Facebook / Instagram gets the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook / Instagram Share button while you are logged in to your Facebook / Instagram account, you can add the content of our pages to your profile. This allows Facebook / Instagram to associate the visit of our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that as a provider of the pages we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Facebook / Instagram. For more information, see Facebook’s Privacy Statement at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ and information regarding Instagram under https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388

If you do not want Facebook / Instagram to associate the visit of our sites with your Facebook / Instagram user account, please log out of your Facebook / Instagram user account.

Privacy Policy for using Google Adsense

This website uses Google AdSense, a Google Inc. (“Google”) advertising service. Google AdSense uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called Web Beacons (invisible graphics). Through these web beacons, information such as visitor traffic on these pages can be evaluated.

The information about the use of this website (including your IP address) and delivery of advertising formats generated by cookies and web beacons are transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google may pass on this information to contractual partners of Google. However, Google will not merge your IP address with any other of your data.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the collected data by Google in the manner described.

Privacy Policy for using Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the case of the activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be previously abridged by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators, and to provide other services related to web usage and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties, provided this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the data about you by Google in the manner described above and for the purpose set out above.