With this privacy policy, www.winklerwine.ch GmbH (hereinafter referred to as wIncl. wines) on how personal data is collected and processed. This is not an exhaustive description. Personal data refers to all information relating to an identified or identifiable person.

If personal data of other persons (e.g. family members, data of work colleagues, etc.) is made available, it must be ensured that these persons are aware of this privacy policy. Such personal data may only be disclosed if there is authorisation to do so and if this personal data is correct.

This privacy policy is aligned with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Although the GDPR is a regulation of the European Union, it is also relevant in Switzerland. The Swiss Data Protection Act (DSG) is strongly influenced by EU law and companies outside the European Union or the EEA must comply with the GDPR under certain circumstances.

1. responsible person

Responsible for data processing is winkler winesc/o Adrian Winkler, Aeschweg 9, 5630 Muri AG, Switzerland. In the event of data protection concerns, the data protection officer of the winkler wines can be contacted: Adrian Winkler, Aeschweg 9, 5630 Muri AG, Switzerland, Tel.: 079 665 97 49, ww@winklerweine.ch.

2. collection and processing of personal data

First and foremost, personal data is processed that is provided by customers and other business partners as part of the business relationship with them and other persons involved or that is collected from their users when operating the website and other applications.

3. purposes of data processing

The personal data collected is primarily used to conclude and process contracts with customers and business partners, for example to draw customers' attention to new products in the range or to publicise events.

In addition, personal data is also processed, where permitted and deemed appropriate, for the following purposes, in which winkler wines has a legitimate interest corresponding to the purpose:

- Offering and further development of the offering, the services and website and other platforms on which winkler wines is present;

- Examination and optimisation of procedures for needs analysis for the purpose of direct customer contact and collection of personal data from publicly accessible sources for the purpose of customer acquisition;

- Advertising and marketing (including the organisation of events), unless the use of the data has been objected to (if existing customers receive advertising, they can object to this at any time);

- Assertion of legal claims and defence in connection with legal disputes and official proceedings;

- Guarantees of operation, in particular of IT, the website and other platforms;

If consent has been given for the processing of personal data for specific purposes, the personal data will be processed within the scope of and based on this consent. Consent that has been granted can be revoked at any time, but this has no effect on data processing that has already taken place.

Cookies / tracking and other technologies in connection with the use of our website

winkler wines typically uses "cookies" and similar technologies on the website to identify the user's browser or device. A cookie is a small file that is sent to the computer or automatically stored on the computer or mobile device by the web browser used when the website is visited. When this website is accessed again, the user can be recognised, even if it is not known who the user is. In addition to cookies that are only used during a session and are deleted after the website visit ("session cookies"), cookies can also be used to store user settings and other information for a certain period of time (e.g. two years) ("permanent cookies"). However, the browser can be set to reject cookies, save them for one session only or otherwise delete them prematurely. Most browsers are preset to accept cookies. Permanent cookies are used on the website to save user settings (e.g. language, autologin). If cookies are blocked, certain functionalities (e.g. language selection, shopping basket, ordering processes) may no longer work.

By using our website and agreeing to receive newsletters and other marketing e-mails, you consent to the use of these techniques. If this is not desired, the browser or e-mail programme can be set accordingly.

4. data transfer and data transmission abroad

winkler wines only passes on personal data to third parties if express consent has been given, if there is a legal obligation or permission to do so, if the transfer is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims or if the transfer of data is necessary for the processing of the contractual relationship.

5. duration of storage of personal data

winkler wines processes and stores the personal data for as long as is necessary for the fulfilment of contractual and legal obligations or otherwise for the purposes pursued with the processing, i.e. for the duration of the entire business relationship (from the initiation, processing to the termination of a contract) and beyond in accordance with the statutory retention and documentation obligations. It is possible that personal data may be stored for the period in which claims against winkler wines can be asserted and insofar as winkler wines is otherwise legally obliged to do so or legitimate business interests require this (e.g. for evidence and documentation purposes). As soon as the personal data is no longer required for the above-mentioned purposes, it is generally deleted or anonymised as far as possible. Shorter retention periods of twelve months or less generally apply to operational data (e.g. system logs, logs).

6. data security

winkler wines takes appropriate technical and organisational security precautions to protect personal data from unauthorised access and misuse, such as issuing instructions, training, IT and network security solutions, access controls, and
-restrictions, encryption of data carriers and transmissions, pseudonymisation, controls.

7. obligation to provide personal data

As part of the business relationship, the personal data required for the establishment and implementation of a business relationship and the fulfilment of the associated contractual obligations must be provided. Without this data winkler wines will generally not be able to conclude or fulfil a contract. The website cannot be used either if certain information to secure data traffic (such as IP address) is not disclosed.

8. profiling and automated decision-making

For the establishment and implementation of the business relationship and also otherwise uses winkler winesno fully automated decision-making (see Art. 22 GDPR). Should winkler winesIf we use such procedures in individual cases, we will inform you separately if this is required by law and inform you accordingly about the associated rights.

9 Rights of the data subject

The user or customer has the right to information, correction, deletion, the right to restrict data processing and otherwise to object to data processing and to the disclosure of certain personal data for the purpose of transfer to another body (so-called data portability) within the framework of the applicable data protection law and insofar as provided therein (as in the case of the GDPR). winkler wines reserves the right to assert the restrictions provided for by law, for example if it is obliged to store or process certain data, has an overriding interest in doing so or requires it for the assertion of claims. If costs are incurred as a result winkler wines inform you of this in advance. Information on the possibility of withdrawing consent has already been provided in section 3. It should be noted that the exercise of these rights may conflict with contractual agreements and this may have consequences such as the premature cancellation of the contract or cost consequences.

The exercise of such rights generally requires that the user or customer clearly proves their identity (e.g. by means of a copy of an ID card, where the identity is otherwise not clear or cannot be verified). To assert these rights winkler winesat the address given in section 1.

Every data subject also has the right to enforce their claims in court or to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority. The competent data protection authority in Switzerland is the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (http://www.edoeb.admin.ch).

10. changes

winkler wines may amend this privacy policy at any time without prior notice. The current version published on the website shall apply. If the privacy policy is part of an agreement with the customer, the customer will be informed of any changes by email or other suitable means in the event of an update.