We are very glad to welcome you to the website of Pouch Partners AG, a part of the Capri Sun AG for Switzerland (hereinafter call Pouch Partners Website). By this Declaration, we wish to emphasize the protection of your personal data. In the following paragraphs, you will see which general and personal data we collect in operating the Pouch Partners Website, and how we process and use these data.
This Data Protection Declaration applies to this and all other websites which make reference to this Data Protection Declaration. Under certain circumstances, other data-protection provisions may apply to other companies affiliated with Pouch Partners AG. We, therefore, ask you to please carefully read the data-protection declarations on all websites of Capri Sun AG which you visit.
1. General treatment of your data
1.1. We comply strictly with the data-protection legislation in force.
1.2. As a principle, we do not collect or save any of your personal data when you visit the Pouch Partners Website unless we have expressly asked you for personal data in advance and you have agreed to this storage. Thus, for example, in the case of a competition you will be asked for your name and address so that, should you win, we can get into contact with you.
1.3. Otherwise during your visit to the Pouch Partners Website our server only saves anonymous data, which is generally collected for technical purposes when websites are accessed: the name of your internet browser, the name of your internet service provider, the IP address under which your computer’s internet connection is found, the name of your operating system, the web pages which you visit when you are with us, and the date and length of your visit. These data are saved temporarily in log files and subsequently deleted automatically. This storage serves, should a problem arise, to carry out an analysis of the activity which may be leading to the disruption.
2. Which data do we collect and why? With the aid of the data collected, we wish to provide you with an unvarying personal service. We use your data exclusively as described in this Declaration or when collecting them. Any subsequent change to their intended use will be subject to your express agreement unless the change is legitimized elsewhere through current statutory regulations.
We process data supplied to us voluntarily, such as: Form of address, title, sex, first name, surname, company, job, street and house number, postcode and town or city, e-mail address, and telephone number, for the following purposes, among others: • To process product orders and deliveries; • To inform you about product announcements and special offers etc. In some cases, this may include information from other companies and business partners, provided their products add benefit to our products; • To tailor information precisely to your needs. We can then, for example, provide you with information about the products that interest you; • So that we can contact you, respond to customer inquiries, and advise you regarding dispatch and invoicing issues; • To carry out voluntary customer surveys so that we can continually improve our services and products; • To process inquiries about vacancies, online applications; • To fulfill contractual obligations; • To process the contact and registration form; • To enter competitions; • To receive our newsletter.
3. Orders and registration for events
Our Pouch Partners Website contains order forms for you to fill in where necessary, to request information, products, and services. Payment information may also be collected via these forms, such as your bank details or credit card numbers. These data will be used exclusively for issuing the invoice and handling the payment for the transaction in question. This processing may involve passing your data on to Third Parties, such as banks, credit card companies or other financial institutions or credit providers, which will carry out the transaction
4. Passing on personal data
Information which you provide on our Pouch Partners website may, therefore, be transmitted to a server in this country or another one. In this process, your privacy is protected worldwide, since we operate all our websites in accordance with the data-protection guidelines set out here. We process your data within our company worldwide, in order to handle your enquiries and to improve our services and products further. If needed, information will also be passed on to our business partners, service providers, Third Parties or subcontractors. This may be necessary in order to supply a service or transaction which you desire, such as order handling, credit-card payments, for purposes of customer service, or to tell you about products or services.
When passing on personal data to Third Parties we restrict ourselves to such information as is necessary to supply the services in question. The external provider involved may only use this personal data for the supply of the service requested or for execution of the required transaction.
Your personal data will not be passed on, sold or supplied to Third Parties for marketing purposes without your prior permission. Our company may be forced to disclose your data and related information upon demand by a court of law or official body. We likewise reserve the right to use your data to bring claims at law, or to defend ourselves against such claims.
In case of a takeover or merger with another company, it may be necessary to disclose or pass on personal data to potential or actual purchasers. In such a case, we shall endeavour to maintain a high degree of data protection.
In conformity with current law, we reserve the right to store and pass on personal and other data in order to reveal and combat illegal activities and attempted frauds or any breach of the terms and conditions of use.
5. Security of personal data
We consider the protection of your personal data to be an important matter. In order to protect personal data effectively against unauthorized access, misuse or disclosure, we use current security procedures and security technologies. These include the use of secure-server technology to prevent misuse.
In addition, we require from each of our staff a commitment to comply with data protection law and duty of non-disclosure.
6 . Cookies of our web server
6.1. Our web server uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small electronic text files which are stored on your computer, provided the settings of your internet browser so allow it. Cookies are a very widespread technology, which is used by many websites. Cookies, being text files, cannot do any harm in your computer.
6.2. Our web server uses the following cookies in detail:
6.2.1. At the start of your visit to the Pouch Partners Website, our web server places a cookie on your computer, to distinguish your access from access transactions by other users taking place at the same time. This cookie will be automatically deleted as soon as you close your internet browser.
6.2.2. If you enter information in a window which appears on the Pouch Partners Website, our web server will likewise save a cookie on your computer as required, so that this window will not be displayed to you again on your next visit. A cookie of this kind also deletes itself after a certain period.
6.3. Most internet browsers are so configured as to accept cookies.
6.4. If you wish to prevent the storage of cookies by our web server generally in future, you can do this through cookie deactivation in your internet browser’s settings.
Please note, however: if you have deactivated cookies in your web browser, it may be that you cannot visit or use all pages on the Pouch Partners website and their functions without impairment.
7. Links with social networks
7.1. At times the Pouch Partners Website contains on some pages special programs (so-called “plug-ins”), which make it possible to create a link with social networks such as Facebook, Google+ or Twitter. You will recognize each of these plug-ins by the button which contains a logo referring to the social network.
7.2. These plug-ins only become active once you have clicked on them. You will see when they have been activated because the appearance of the plug-in will change. Following activation, the plug-ins collect, process, and use data as follows:
7.2.1. As soon as you have activated a plug-in, it creates a short link between your internet browser and the server of the social network in question, and the content of the plug-in is transmitted from there to your internet browser.
If at the same time you are logged into the social network whose plug-in you activate on a page of the Pouch Partners Website, information from your visit to the Pouch Partners Website may be passed to your user account at the social network in question and saved, processed, and used by the social network’s operator.
If you use a plug-in, e.g. by clicking the plug-in button again after activation, or send a text via the plug-in, information about this will be transmitted from your internet browser to the operator of the social network in question and saved by the latter.
If you maintain a user account at a social network and, after activating a plug-in, wish to avoid information about your visit to the Pouch Partners Website being linked with your user account at the social network in question, you must log out from the social network before activating the plug-in.
7.2.2. The following applies especially to plug-ins of Facebook: At places our website uses plug-ins of the social network facebook.com, such as the “Like” button. These plug-ins are supplied and operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (hereinafter called “Facebook”) and are marked with a Facebook logo, e.g. the white “f” on a blue tile.
You can find at www.facebook.com/help/ which information is transmitted when using Facebook plug-ins. You can further find at www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ how Facebook processes and uses your data, which you have divulged as a user of facebook.com, and how far you can restrict their publication.
7.2.3. The following applies especially to plug-ins of Google+: Our website may use social plug-ins from the Google+ network (www.plus.google.com), in particular, the Google+1 button. These plug-ins are supplied and operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter called “Google”). The Google+1 button is marked by an italic “+1” beneath a colour band.
You can find at www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html which information is transmitted to Google when using the Google+1 button, how Google processes and uses your data which you have divulged as a user of Google+, and how far you can restrict their publication.
7.2.4. The following applies especially to plug-ins of Twitter: Our website may use social plug-ins from the social network Twitter, which are supplied and operated by Twitter, Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA (hereinafter called “Twitter”). You can recognise these plug-ins from the use of a Twitter logo. You will find an overview of the Twitter logos at: twitter.com/about/resources/logos.
You can find at twitter.com/privacy how Twitter processes and uses your data, which you have divulged as a user of Twitter, and how far you can restrict their publication.
7.3. The Pouch Partners Website contains links to the Fan Page of Capri Sun on the social network www.facebook.com. You can only use the Fan Page if you have a Facebook user account and are logged into it. You can find at www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ how Facebook processes and uses your data, which you have divulged as a user of facebook.com, and how far you can restrict their publication.
8. Google Analytics web-analysis service
8.1. The Pouch Partners Website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter called “Google”).
8.2. Google Analytics stores a permanent cookie on your computer if the settings of your internet browser so allow. This permanent cookie can be read again on your next visit to the Pouch Partners Website. To prevent this, you can delete the permanent cookie in your internet browser’s settings, following your visit to the Pouch Partners Website. Google Analytics makes it possible to analyse your use of the Pouch Partners Website.
8.3. The information about your visit to the Pouch Partners Website generated by the cookie specified in Section 8.2 will usually be transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. To protect your privacy, your IP address will be abbreviated prior to this transmission. This abbreviation will be made by Google within the member countries of the European Union or in other countries which are parties to the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, will your full IP address be transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there.
8.4. Google uses, on our instructions, the data transmitted to Google by Google Analytics about your use of the Pouch Partners Website in order to evaluate your use of the Pouch Partners Website, to assemble reports about activity on the Pouch Partners Website, and to supply further services related to the use of the Pouch Partners Website and of the internet. The IP address transmitted from your internet browser for purposes of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data of Google.
8.5. Should you not be in agreement with the procedures and functions of Google Analytics as set out in Section 8.3 or Section 8.4, you can prevent the storage on your computer of the cookies set out in Section 8.2.
As an alternative to deactivating or deleting cookies, you can also download and install the Google add-on for the deactivation of Google Analytics. This add-on is available on the following page: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. It prevents information about your internet surfing from being transmitted to Google Analytics. The add-on is available for the following internet browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, and Opera.
9. Email newsletters
9.1. You can subscribe to email newsletters on the Pouch Partners website. However, we will send email newsletters to your email address only with you express prior consent. You grant us this consent – which may be withdrawn at any time – by entering your email address in the field for agreeing to the newsletter and by confirming the following text by activating a check box:
“Yes, I would like to receive the Pouch Partners newsletter by email so that you can tell me about the latest innovations and campaign. I can unsubscribe from the Pouch Partners newsletter at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.”
9.2. We use a double opt-In process when you subscribe to a newsletter to protect you from other people subscribing to the email newsletter using your email address. This means that after you have subscribed to the newsletter, you will receive an email asking you to re-confirm your subscription. Your newsletter subscription will become active only after you have re-confirmed your subscription.
9.3. You can stop receiving an email newsletter at any time and thus withdraw your consent to receiving the newsletter. To stop receiving the newsletter, please use the unsubscribe link in the email newsletter.
9.4. Our email newsletters may contain “tracking pixels”, which may also be called Clear Gif or Web Beacon. These are transparent individual graphic pixels that are integrated within the email newsletter. Provided the newsletter recipient’s email program allows graphics to be loaded, we can use these tracking pixels to assess how many of our newsletter emails have reached their recipients. This data is anonymous, and we use it for statistical purposes only. It is not associated with you as an individual. Not even your IP address is transmitted to us.
You can disable tracking pixel functions by setting your email program so that it does not load graphics. However, this may result in our email newsletter not being displayed in full.
9.5. We also record statistically how often the addressees of our email newsletter have activated the links in the email newsletter. This is also an anonymous process and this data is not associated with the recipients of our email newsletter. Your IP address is not passed to us when we collect this data.
We hold competitions on the Pouch Partners website from time to time. The personal data that we take from you when you enter a competition is used only for the purpose of the competition – and only with your express prior consent.
You give us this consent – which you may withdraw at any time – by confirming the following text by activating a check box for each competition:
“I agree that Pouch Partners may save and use the details I have provided here for the purposes of the competition. I may withdraw this consent at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. However, should I withdraw my consent, my competition entry will also be withdrawn.”
11. Right to access, rectify, erase, block data
You have the right, at any time and free of charge, to request access to your personal data that we have saved, and the right to block or erase this data.
You have the right to check and rectify all your personal data that we have saved if you are of the opinion that it is obsolete or incorrect.
Please contact us at the email address given here if you have any further questions relating to the issue of personal data.
12. Right to withdraw consent
You have the right to withdraw any consent you have given us to use your personal data with effect for the future. An email sent to the email address specified below is sufficient for this purpose.
13. Data erasure on online applications
The data transmitted for online applications is erased promptly at the end of the application process if your application is rejected. This does not apply if you have consented to your data being stored for a longer period of time or if statutory regulations prohibit erasure. You have the right to withdraw your application at any time; in such a case, please send an email to email@example.com
14. Data retention
Pouch Partners retains personal data only for as long as is needed to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected or as required by law.
15. Access to personal data