Privacy Policy

Preamble (objective, scope, adjustments)

URIMAT SCHWEIZ AG (‘we’) take your privacy seriously and are committed to processing any personal data that we collect (hereinafter referred to generally as ‘data’) exclusively with complete transparency and in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations, and to ensuring the accuracy, confidentiality and security of your data.

This Privacy Policy applies to all data that we collect from you as an individual through our websites

(hereinafter referred to as the ‘website’). By visiting our website, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and to the processing of your data outlined therein. If you do not agree, we would ask you not to use our website. 

This Privacy Policy dates from 1 May 2018. It may be updated from time to time. However, you will be notified of any changes to this Privacy Policy via our website.

1. What constitutes personal data?

The term personal data refers to any information which makes it possible to identify a specific natural or legal person or which relates to an identified or identifiable natural or legal person. This includes information that directly identifies a person (e.g. your first and last name, email address or social security number) and information that identifies a person in conjunction with other information and/or contains information about an identifiable person (such as information about the products you have ordered). Any such information that identifies or could be used to identify you, whether individually or in conjunction with other information, is deemed to be as personal information under the terms of this Privacy Policy.

2. What data do we collect about you?

The data that we may collect about you during your use of our website typically includes:

  • Data that you actively transmit during your use of our website: When you use our website, you can:
    • Sign up for our newsletter, for which your email address is required and which you provide voluntarily during registration and thus with your consent, so that we can send you the desired newsletter.
    • Order products: To fulfil your order, we need the following information:
      • Your name
      • Your company
      • Your address, incl. country
      • Your email address
      • Your telephone number
  • Communicate with us: We obtain other data when you communicate with us via our contact form. In this case, or if you get in contact with us via the website contact form, you are providing us with data voluntarily and thus with your consent.
  • Data that we obtain automatically when you use our website: With the exception of the IP address, this information does not include any personal data. This information includes:
    • Device information, such as your hardware model, operating system version or device identification.
    • Log data: This is data that is collected automatically by the IT systems when you use our website. This includes your IP address as well as information about processes and devices (e.g. system crashes, system activities, browser type, browser language, and the date and time of browser activities).
    • Cookies and similar technologies: Cookies and similar technologies are used to collect and save information for the purposes of identifying your browser or device as well as other information when you visit our website. 

If you would like to learn more about how and to what extent you can prevent the collection of this type of data, please read our cookie policy available at  

3. For what purposes do we collect your data?

Data that you actively provide to us: 
This data is collected for the following purposes:

  • To enable us to send your requested newsletter to you;
  • To enable us to process your order (payment and delivery);
  • To handle your requests and process your concerns, if you get in contact with us directly;
  • To send you information about our products and services.

You can revoke your consent for the processing of your data for these purposes at any time by sending an email to the following address: 
Data that we obtain automatically when you use our website:
This data can be processed for the following purposes:

  • To improve the use and functionality of the website:
  • To understand what services and products you are interested in;
  • To improve and develop services and products;
  • To resolve errors;
  • To provide you with advertising and other information which may correspond better to your actual interests;
  • To identify users who behave in an unlawful manner or violate our rights;

If you would like to learn more about how and to what extent you can prevent the collection of this type of data, please read our cookie policy available at

4. Who do we make your data available to?

We can make your data available to the following people:

  • Service providers who we hire to provide us with services, such as for hosting and support of our website or for payment processing. In order to provide their services, these service providers may be given access to your data and may obtain, store or otherwise process it on our behalf. However, our agreements with these service providers do not allow them to use your data for their own purposes, including for their own marketing purposes. In accordance with the applicable legal requirements, we require these third parties to take reasonable steps to adequately protect your data and to process it only in accordance with our instructions.
  • Any third party, insofar as a court or official order or the law requires us to do so.
  • To any organisation in emergency situations that require the disclosure of data. 
  • To affiliated companies: We are part of an international group of companies in which certain tasks are performed centrally by one or more companies for the whole or part of the group. We therefore reserve the right to make your data available to companies directly or indirectly associated with us for all the purposes described above in question 3 ‘For what purposes do we collect your data?’ If we make data available to associated companies, we ask these companies to make a commitment that they will only process the data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
  • We also reserve the right to share your data with other third parties for other overriding legitimate interests (where permitted by applicable laws and regulations). For example, we may disclose data to law enforcement agencies in order to investigate illegal conduct, or we may use data in court or in debt collection proceedings to enforce our rights.

5. Where is your data stored?

We take steps to ensure that the data covered by this Privacy Policy is processed in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy and the requirements of applicable law, wherever the data is located.

Your data is stored in Switzerland and is generally also processed in Switzerland. However, depending on the service provider, it is possible that your data may be processed outside of Switzerland.

If we transfer your data from Switzerland to other countries outside the European Economic Area, we will do so exclusively in accordance with applicable data protection law by concluding appropriate data transfer agreements and standard clauses with the recipients concerned.

6. How do we protect your data?

We are committed to ensuring the security of your data. 

We use various technologies and procedures to adequately protect your data from unauthorised access, use, modification or disclosure, depending on the sensitivity of the information. 

We are also contractually obliged to ensure that the recipients of your data (see above) also process your data in a secure manner in order to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of your data.

7. For how long do we store your data?

We store the data that you actively transmit to us for as long as required according to the purpose (e.g. your email address for as long as you are subscribed to a newsletter) and beyond this insofar as there is a legal obligation to store the data or we retain data until any related claims have lapsed (e.g. data in connection with orders and delivery of products or services). 

In relation to data that is automatically collected during your use of our website, please see the information regarding storage duration in our cookie policy available at

8. Social media and other websites

If we are involved on a social media channel, e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc., and you visit our site, please familiarise yourself first with the settings on the social media platforms which enable you to determine how data is processed by the operators of these platforms and made available to third parties. 

For these platforms, the privacy practices and policies of the relevant operators apply. We therefore recommend that you consult the relevant privacy policy, terms of use and other information about how your data is processed on these social media platforms. 

Our website may contain links to the websites of third parties, such as through social media feeds. When you follow these links, you are leaving our website. We reject any responsibility or liability for the processing of your data by the organisations concerned. For more information and details, please consult the privacy policy of each website you visit. 

9. What rights do you have relating to your data?

You have the right to (i) request information about what categories of personal data we process about you, for what purposes, to whom we make such data available and how long we store such data, (ii) request that incorrect data about you be amended, (iii) request that we limit or stop processing of your data, and (iv) request that we provide you with your data in a format that enables data migration. 
If you would like to make such a request or if you have a question regarding the processing of your data or regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at:

In rare cases, we may need to reject such requests in whole or in part, to the extent permitted by the applicable laws. In such cases, we will inform you of the reasons for this rejection. 

You have the right to object to our processing of your data to the supervisory authority. If you reside in Switzerland, please contact:

Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner
Feldeggweg 1
3003 Bern

For more information, please visit If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area, please contact the supervisory authority in your country.

10. Person responsible and deputy in the EEA

Responsible for the data collected through this website is URIMAT Schweiz AG, Etzelstrasse 39, 8634 Hombrechtikon, Switzerland; Phone: +41 (0)55 251 52 30; Email:

For the European Economic Area, we have designated the following representative for data protection matters: URIMAT Deutschland AG, Industriestraße 4, 56414 Hundsangen, Germany; Phone: +49 (0)64 35 90 99 60; Email: