Privacy Notice

We respect your (hereinafter also referred to as User) privacy. PEGGELL GmbH (hereinafter Peggell, we, us or our) is committed to maintaining a strong privacy protection and to collecting, processing and using your personal data in accordance with the law. If you have any questions about privacy protection, please contact us at the contact information indicated below in section 2.

1. Overview on data protection

You can use our website peggell.com in principle without providing your personal data, unless you wish to make use of our offer in our online shop.

The processing of personal data (name and surname, delivery and payment address, telephone number or e-mail address) is carried out in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and all other data protection laws that may apply to Peggell in an individual case. This Privacy Notice is designed to inform you about the nature, purpose and scope of the personal data we collect, use and process.  

2. Data Controller

The controller of your personal data is Peggell. Peggell is responsible for the collection, processing and use of personal data within the meaning of the GDPR and other individually applicable data protection laws and can be contacted using the following contact details: 

PEGGELL GmbH
Ruostelstrasse 30, 8835 Feusisberg (Switzerland)
E-mail: [email protected]

3. Use of cookies and other web-tracking tools

The following information refers to and is valid for our website peggell.com:

3.1. Cookies

To simplify the use of our service, to make it more secure and to improve the quality of our service, we use so called cookies. Cookies are small text files which include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to a User’s browser from our servers and are stored in the User’s computer hard drive. We use permanent cookies and session cookies. Permanent cookies enable, e.g., an automatic login, if this is expressly requested by the User during registration. Session cookies store, e.g., your selected language code or the login information within a visit session on our website. Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your visit to our website, while permanent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them. With cookies we collect information about the usage of our service, such as the articles clicked on during a session. For logged-in Users, this allows us to generate better and more relevant search results, provided cookies are allowed by you. You may refuse the use of cookies at any time or have a warning displayed each time before accepting a cookie, by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Note, however, that the deactivation of cookies may affect the functionality of our website.

Cookies that are necessary to perform the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions requested by the User (e.g. shopping cart function) will be stored on the basis of art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, respectively the corresponding individually applicable data protection provision. We have a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the technically correct and optimized provision of our online service. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies to analyze your surfing behavior) are stored, such cookies will be addressed separately in this privacy policy.

3.2. Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information in so called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operation system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

as well as other similar data and information, which serve to advert danger in the event of attacks on our information technology systems. This data is not merged with other data sources. This information is required 

  • to display the content of our website correctly
  • to optimize the content of our website
  • to ensure the long-term functionality of our information technology systems and the technology of our website, and
  • to provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for prosecution in the event of a cyber attack.

This data and information collected anonymously is used for statistical purposes and is evaluated with the aim of improving data protection and data security at Peggell, in order to ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data we process.

This data is processed by us on the basis of art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, respectively the corresponding individually applicable data protection provision, which permits us to process data for the performance of a contract or pre-contractual measures. 

3.3. Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics by Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA to analyze the activities on our website, so that the data collected is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA or another third country and stored there. The IP addresses will be anonymized using the IP anonymization function, so that the data cannot be associated. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and anonymized there. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data from Google. Google Analytics uses “cookies” to analyze your use of our website (see section 3.1 above). You can object the collection and processing of this data by Google Analytics by setting an opt-out cookie. This prevents the future collection of your data when visiting our website. You can find further information here. Further information on the handling of user data by Google Analytics can be found in Google’s privacy policy

The storage of Google Analytics cookies is based on art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, respectively the corresponding individually applicable data protection provision.

3.4. Facebook Pixel

We use the analysis tool Facebook Pixel of the social network Facebook from Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA, or if you are a resident of the EU, Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland (hereinafter referred to as Facebook). By means of Facebook Pixel, it is possible for Facebook to determine you as a visitor to our online services as a target group for the display of ads (so-called Facebook-Ads). As a result, our Facebook-Ads are only displayed to Facebook users who have also shown an interest in our online services or who exhibit certain characteristics transmitted by us to Facebook, such as interest in certain topics or products. Furthermore, using Facebook Pixel, the effectiveness of Facebook-Ads can be tracked for statistical and market research purposes.

The processing of data by Facebook complies with Facebook’s data policy. General information about Facebook-Ads can be found in Facebook’s Data Policy. Further information on Facebook Pixel and how it works can be found in Facebook’s help area

Where Facebook acts as a data processor for the processing of data, we have concluded a data processing agreement with Facebook in which we oblige Facebook to protect our user’s data and not to disclose it to third parties. 

You can object to the collection of your data by Facebook Pixel and the use of your data to display Facebook-Ads using the opt-out option. The corresponding settings can be found on Facebook under “Ads” and the “Ad settings for personalized ads“. Furthermore, you can object to the use of cookies that are used for reach measurement and advertising purposes via the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out of Interest-site and additionally the US website aboutads.info or the European website youronlinechoices.com.

The use of Facebook Pixel and the storage of the corresponding cookies is based on art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR respectively the corresponding individually applicable data protection provision, and our legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both our website and our advertising. 

3.5. Contact form

You may contact us, for example, via the contact form, e-mail, telephone or social media. If you contact us, your personal data will be processed for the purpose of handling the contact request. The personal data that is transmitted in this process depends on the respective input mask that is used for contacting us or on the additional data that you transmit to us. The personal data you transmit to us is collected and stored exclusively for internal use for our own purposes. We may transfer the data to processors who will process the data on our behalf. Neither Peggell nor any data processors may transfer the data to other third parties unless there is a legal obligation to pass it on or the passing on serves the purpose of criminal prosecution. 

This data is processed by us on the basis of art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, respectively the corresponding individually applicable data protection provision, which permits us to process data for the performance of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

The data transmitted to us will be stored by us until you request its deletion, revoke your consent to store it, or the purpose for storing the data no longer applies, e.g. after we have completed processing your request. Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.

4. Marketing and Mailchimp

We use your contact information to inform you via e-mail and/or other electronic notifications by means of a newsletter about our online services only with your consent or statutory permission. 

The use of your data for marketing purposes, market research and/or the prevention of criminal offenses is based on your consent (if provided) (art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR in conjunction with art. 7 GDPR, respectively the corresponding individually applicable data protection provision), and our legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both advertising of our services and the prevention of criminal offenses (art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, respectively the corresponding individually applicable data protection provision).

You can at any time unsubscribe from our newsletter, i.e. revoke your consent, by clicking on the corresponding link at the end of our newsletter.

4.1. Mailchimp

We use Mailchimp for sending newsletters and promotional e-mails. Mailchimp is owned and operated by The Rocket Science Group LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA. Your e-mail address, your name and company name (if you disclose them) and the use of the newsletter will be stored on Mailchimp’s servers in the USA. Mailchimp uses this information to send and evaluate the newsletter on our behalf. Furthermore, according to its own information, Mailchimp may use this data to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. to technically optimize the sending and display of the newsletters or for economic purposes to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, Mailchimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write to them itself or to pass them on to third parties. Further information on the handling of user data by Mailchimp can be found in Mailchimp’s privacy policy.

5. Data security

We protect your information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration or destruction by implementing various organizational and technological security measures according to the current state of art. The security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

6. Rights

6.1. Information, supplementation and correction

You may revert at any time by e-mail to [email protected] for requesting information about the personal data we store about you, request that your data be supplemented or that inaccurate personal data be corrected. 

6.2. Revocation of consent 

Some data processing activities are only possible with your explicit consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation. Upon revocation, we will immediately cease the processing of your personal data, unless there are legitimate grounds for the processing that override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims. 

6.3. Deletion

You can request the deletion of the personal data we have stored about you by sending an e-mail to [email protected]. We will delete the stored personal data about you immediately and irrevocably as soon as all existing contracts and other legal relationships with you have been completely settled and insofar as we are not required by statute to store your personal data or the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.

6.4. Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority

Irrespective of any other administrative and/or judicial remedies, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority in the event of data protection violations. 

6.5. Right to data transfer

You have the right to receive your personal data, which we process based on your consent or in performance of a contract, in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format to you or a third party, provided that the data is available in such a format. 

7. Duration of data processing

We will store your personal data for the duration of the contractual relationship and permanently and irrevocably delete or anonymize it if

  • the contractual relationship ends (for details, please refer to the General Terms and Conditions of PEGGELL GmbH),
  • you delete individual data or your account yourself,
  • the data is not necessary for the performance of a contract, 
  • there is no legal obligation to retain the data, or
  • the processing is not necessary for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.

Please note that for technical and/or organizational reasons it may take several days to delete or anonymize your data irrevocably and permanently. Insofar we anonymize your personal data instead of deleting it, we will ensure that your data no longer has any personal reference to you after anonymization. 

8. EU-Representative

We have appointed the following EU representative:

Muster GmbH
Musterstrasse 6
12345 Musterstadt

9. Changes to our Privacy Notice

Due to the constant further development of electronic data processing, we reserve the right to change this Privacy Notice at any time. We will notify you in writing of any changes to this Privacy Notice here on our website and/or in your account or to a contact address provided by you.