1 Data Protection Statement

This privacy policy explains the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by RENTSCH PARTNER AG (hereinafter referred to as "we" or "us") on our website www.rentschpartner.ch (hereinafter referred to as the "Website") and the rights to which you are entitled. These rights are governed by the applicable data protection laws.

Please note that further data will be collected from you before the conclusion and/or during execution of a possible contract. We will inform you about this separately.

2 Data Controller

The data controller for this Website and your contact for matters relating to data protection is:

RENTSCH PARTNER LTD.
Bellerivestrasse 203
P.O. Box
8034 Zurich
Switzerland
Telephone: +41 44 225 70 70
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

3 Data Collection on our Website

3.1 Log files

Our Website is based on the Open Source Joomla CMS and is hosted by Hostpoint (Hostpoint AG, Neue Jonastrasse 60, 8640 Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland, see www.hostpoint.ch). You can find additional information on this topic at: https://www.joomla.org/about-joomla.html.

In order to optimize and maintain our website, we log technical errors that may occur when accessing our website. Furthermore, when you use our Website, information is automatically collected which the browser of your terminal device transmits to our host provider, the information consisting of:

  • the IP address and operating system of your terminal device,
  • the Web browser type, version, and language,
  • the date and time of the server request,
  • the website from which the access was made (referrer URL),
  • the status code (for example, error messages), and
  • the transmission protocol used (e.g. HTTPS/1.1).

This data is collected and stored by our host provider in order to optimize processes and procedures, in particular in connection with the use of our website and system security and stability.

Further information can be found in Hostpoint AG's Privacy Policy at https://www.hostpoint.ch/en/hostpoint/contact-gc.html#datenschutz.

In case the GDPR is applicable, the legal basis for processing is Article 6 (1) (b) and (f) GDPR.

3.2 Contact form

When you use our contact form, your information from the contact form is used to process the query and also used in case there are follow-up questions.

We typically require the following information:

  • first and last name
  • company
  • email address
  • subject
  • message content

We use the data you provide in order to answer your query. In case the GDPR is applicable, the legal basis for processing is Article 6 (1) (a), (b), and (f) GDPR.

3.3 Cookies

We use cookies on our Website. Cookies are small files that are placed on your device and stored by your web browser. Most of the cookies that we use are automatically deleted when you leave our Website. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser the next time you visit our Website.

You can adjust the settings in your browser so that you are notified in advance about the setting of cookies, and can decide on a case-by-case basis whether you will exclude acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general, or that cookies are completely blocked. This can restrict the Website's functionality.

Cookies that are required for the electronic communication process or functions you request, or which optimize your user experience, are based upon Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, in case the GDPR is applicable.

4 Analysis Tools and Tracking

4.1 Google Analytics

Our Website uses Google Analytics (Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). Google Analytics uses cookies that allow your use of the Website to be analyzed.

We have activated the IP anonymization function. This means that Google will abbreviate your IP address, usually prior to transmission to the USA. In exceptional cases, the complete IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. The information generated by cookies about your use of this Website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google uses the collected information on our behalf to analyze the use of our Website, to prepare reports on Website activity, and to provide us with other services associated with the use of the Website. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google. You can find the Privacy Policy of Google under https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&gl=ZZ.

In case the GDPR is applicable, the legal basis for processing is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

You can prevent the transmission of these data to Google and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available through the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

4.2 Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps services from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA to display interactive maps and to create directions. The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and an easy retrievability of the locations indicated by us on the Website.

If you call up a page of our Website that contains Google Maps, your browser establishes a direct connection with the servers of Google. By using Google Maps, information about your use of this Website, including your IP address and the (start) address entered as part of the route planner function, are automatically transmitted to Google in the USA.

In case the GDPR is applicable, the legal basis for processing is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

We have no influence on the further processing and use of the data by Google and can therefore assume no responsibility for this. For the purpose and scope of data collection, the further processing, the use of the data by Google, your rights in this regard, and setting options to protect your privacy, please refer to Google's Privacy Policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&gl=ZZ.

If you do not want Google to collect, process or to use data about you via our Website, you can deactivate JavaScript in your browser settings or adjust the corresponding settings in your Google account via https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated. In this case, however, you will not be able to use the map display.

4.3 Google ReCaptcha

We have integrated the function "ReCaptcha" form of the provider Google (Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to recognize bots when entering data in our contact form. This serves primarily to differentiate whether the input is made by an individual or whether it is misused by mechanical and automated processing.

The service includes sending the IP address and other data required for the ReCaptcha service to Google.

Google's Privacy Policy can be found at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&gl=ZZ.

In case the GDPR is applicable, the legal basis for processing is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

4.4 Webfonts

We are using fonts of the provider Monotype GmbH, Horexstrasse 30, 61352 Bad Homburg, Germany on our Website. When you access our Website, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly. For this purpose, the browser you are using connects to the servers of Monotype. Monotype becomes aware that our Website has been accessed via your IP address. Linotype web fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online services.

In case the GDPR is applicable, the legal basis for processing is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

More information can be found in Monotype's Privacy Policy at https://www.linotype.com/2061-18846/privacy-statement.html.

5 Links

On our Website you will find links to third-party sites. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of external websites that you may access through these links. Please check the privacy policy directly on the respective websites.

6 Passing on data to third parties

In order to be able to offer you the information on our Website, we cooperate with various service providers, namely with IT service providers, in order to have a modern Website at our disposal. They only process data on our behalf and according to respective data processing agreements.

Without your consent, we only transmit data to locations outside Switzerland and the European Union (third countries) if this is required under the respective contract, to fulfil legal obligations or to safeguard our legitimate interests.

7 Your Rights

To the extent provided by the data protection laws that apply to you, you can demand at no charge information concerning stored data that relates to you, its origin and recipient, and the purpose of the data processing. Pursuant to the statutory requirements, you are also entitled to a right of correction, deletion, restriction, or objection to the processing of these data, and to the surrender of these data for transmission to another location.

At any time, you may revoke any consent granted with effect for the future. An informal notice to us via email is sufficient for this purpose.

Please note that the foregoing rights are subject to legal restrictions and may interfere with or render impossible the provision of our services.

You have the right to enforce your claims through the courts or to file a complaint with the competent data protection authority. For Switzerland, the competent authority is the Federal Data Protection and Information Officer (Eidgenössischer Datenschutz- und Öffentlichkeitsbeauftragter) (https://www.edoeb.admin.ch/edoeb/en/home.html).

8 Updates and Amendments to this Data Protection Statement

We can amend or adapt this Data Protection Statement at any time. The current Data Protection Statement can be found at www.rentschpartner.ch.

Zurich, 30 November 2018, Version 1.0