Privacy Policy
of Andreas Messerli AG

Here you will find out how we collect and process your data within the GDPR framework.

  • What personal data do we collect?

    «Personal data» is information relating to you or what we as Andreas Messerli AG («Messerli» or «we») are otherwise able to connect to you. The personal data that we collect contains the following details: title, name, postal address, email address, telephone and fax number, country of residence and language.

  • How do we collect your personal data?

    We collect personal data that you have transmitted to us voluntarily, for example when you

    • Communicate with us via email or other channels of communication
    • When you ask us to send you announcements, newsletters or other (marketing) information
    • When you register for an event.
    • When you have an enquiry about our services or order services from us

    In certain cases, we expand your personal data using information that we have found out from other sources, such as publicly available search engines, sector-specific newsletters, social media platforms and via your employer’s website in order to determine/confirm your current job role.

  • For what purpose do we process your personal data?

    We require your personal data for communication purposes, for example:

    • To send you newsletters, information about products and services, as well as other information about Messerli
    • To send you invitations to events, courses, conferences and lectures
    • To maintain our contact database.
  • Why do we process your personal data – and for what justifiable reason?

    As outlined above, we process your personal data for communication purposes. This is based on our legitimate interests to remain in contact with you as a business partner and to communicate with you to keep you informed of activities and events. Our understanding is that our legitimate interests are in compliance with the regulation and your rights.

  • Where are your personal data stored?

    Messerli is a Swiss company. Your personal data are processed in Switzerland and are stored on servers in Switzerland. To distribute our newsletter, we store your data in MailChimp. The MailChimp servers are located in the United States. MailChimp accepts the Privacy Shield regulations and is able to receive European data legally. For certain online forms, we use OptinMonster. OptinMonster stores the data you enter on servers in the United States.

  • For how long do we store your personal data?

    Your personal data are stored for the duration of the purposes specified here while you are a business partner of Messerli. You can be removed from our database at any time should you no longer wish to receive information from us. If you take this decision, we will no longer send you any such information.

  • Distribution to third parties

    Messerli passes your personal data on to MailChimp in order to send you:

    • Newsletters, information about products and services, as well as other information about Messerli
    • Invitations to events, courses, conferences and lectures relating to Messerli.
  • Data security

    Messerli has taken appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data against loss and unauthorised access.

  • Your rights

    You have the right to know what personal data we process about you and can request a copy. You also have the right to demand that incorrect personal data about you be corrected and – in certain cases – you may ask us to delete your personal data. You can also refuse to accept the processing of certain personal data and can demand that the data processing be limited. Please note that the limiting or deletion of your personal data may lead to us being unable to send you any communications and invitations, as described above. In addition, you also have the right to receive your personal data on a computer-readable data storage medium and to pass these on to a third party. Should you disagree with our data processing, you can report this to the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) and/or the responsible supervisory bodies in the EU.

  • How can you contact us?

    Should you have any questions about how we process your personal data, please contact us as follows: