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Privacy statement

In this data protection declaration, we, Anovum GmbH (hereinafter Anovum we or us), explain how we collect and otherwise process personal data. This is not a final description; other data protection declarations [or general terms and conditions and similar documents] regulate specific matters if necessary. Personal data means all information that relates to a specific or identifiable person. 

If you provide us with the personal data of other people (e.g. family members, data of work colleagues), please ensure that these people are aware of this data protection declaration and only provide us with their personal data if you are permitted to do so and if this personal data is correct.  

This data protection declaration is designed to meet the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the UK General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the Swiss Data Protection Act (“DSG”) and the revised Swiss Data Protection Act (“revDSG”). However, whether and to what extent these laws are applicable depends on the individual case.



1. Controller/data protection officer/representative
The person responsible within the meaning of data protection law is:
Anovum GmbH
Sumatrastrasse 25
8006 Zurich
Phone: +41 44 576 76 70

The data protection officer of the person responsible is:

Anovum GmbH

Data Protection Officer

Sumatrastrasse 25

8006 Zurich




Name and address of the representative in the EU

The EU representative is:

Rickert Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH 

- Anovum GmbH - 

Colmantstraße 15 

53115 Bonn



The UK representative is:

Rickert Services Ltd UK

- Anovum GmbH - 

PO Box 1487



United Kingdom



2. Collection and processing of personal data

We primarily process the personal data we receive from our customers and other business partners as part of our business relationship with them and other people involved or that we collect from their users when operating our websites, apps and other applications. 

Insofar as this is permitted, we also take certain data from publicly accessible sources (e.g. debt collection registers, land registers, commercial registers, press, Internet) or receive such data from other companies within Anovum, from authorities and other third parties. In addition to the data you give us directly, the categories of personal data that we receive from third parties about you, in particular information from public registers, information that we learn in connection with official and judicial proceedings, information in connection with your professional functions and activities (so that we can, for example, conclude and process business with your employer with your help), information about you in correspondence and meetings with third parties, credit reports (insofar as we conduct business with you personally), information about you, persons from us Give your environment (family, consultants, legal representatives, etc.) so that we can conclude or process contracts with you or with your involvement (e.g. references, your address for deliveries, powers of attorney, information on compliance with legal requirements such as combating money laundering and export restrictions , information from banks, insurance companies, sales and other contractual partners about the use or provision of services by you (e.g. payments made, purchases made), information from the media and the internet about you (insofar as this is indicated in the specific case, e.g. as part of an application, press review, marketing/sales, etc.), your addresses and any interests and other socio-demographic data (for marketing), data in connection with the use of the website (e.g. IP address, MAC address of the smartphone or computer, information about your device and settings, date and time of the visit, pages and content accessed, functions used, referring website , location information). 


3. Purposes of data processing and legal bases

We use the personal data we collect primarily to conclude and process our contracts with our customers and business partners, in particular in the context of market research with our customers and the purchase of products and services from our suppliers and subcontractors, as well as to meet our legal obligations comply at home and abroad. If you work for such a customer or business partner, your personal data can, of course, also be affected by this function.

In addition, we process personal data from you and other people, as far as permitted and it seems appropriate to us, for the following purposes in which we (and sometimes third parties) have a legitimate interest corresponding to the purpose: 


  • Offer and further development of our offers and services;

  • Communicating with third parties and processing their inquiries (e.g. job applications, media inquiries);

  • Testing and optimization 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 organization of events), provided that you have not objected to the use of your data (if we send you advertising as an existing customer, you can object to this at any time, we will then put you on a blacklist against further advertising);  

  • Market and opinion research, media monitoring; 

  • Assertion of legal claims and defense in connection with legal disputes and governmental processes; 

  • Prevention and investigation of criminal offenses and other misconduct (e.g. conducting internal investigations, data analysis to combat fraud); 

  • Guarantees of our operations, especially IT, our websites, apps and other platforms.

Suppose you have given us your consent to process your personal data for specific purposes (e.g. when registering to receive newsletters or carrying out a background check). In that case, we will process your personal data within the framework of and based on this consent unless we have another legal basis and need one. A given consent can be revoked at any time, but this does not affect data processing that has already taken place. 


4. Duration of retention of personal data

Unless expressly stated in this data protection declaration, we only process and store your personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfill our contractual and legal obligations or otherwise for the purposes pursued with the processing and in accordance with the statutory retention periods. As soon as your personal data is no longer required for the above purposes or a prescribed retention period expires, your personal data will be deleted or blocked as a matter of principle and as far as possible.


5. Data security 

We take technical and organizational security precautions to protect your personal data against manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments. Access to your personal data is only granted to those employees, service providers or partners who need this access to fulfill a business purpose or to perform their duties.


6. Obligation to provide personal data

As part of our business relationship, you must provide the personal data required to establish and conduct a business relationship and fulfill the associated contractual obligations (as a rule, you do not have a legal obligation to provide us with data). Without this data, we will generally not be able to conclude or process a contract with you (or the body or person you represent). The website cannot be used either if certain information to ensure data traffic (e.g. IP address) is not disclosed.


7. Rights of the data subject 

Within the framework of the data protection law applicable to you and to the extent provided for therein (e.g. in the case of the DSGVO), you have the right to information, correction, deletion, the right to restriction of data processing and otherwise the right to object to our data processing, in particular, that for direct marketing purposes, profiling used for direct advertising and other legitimate interests in the processing and disclosure of specific personal data for the purpose of transmission to another body (so-called data portability). Please note, however, that we reserve the right to assert the statutory restrictions on our part, for example, if we are obliged to store or process certain data, have an overriding interest in this (to the extent that we can invoke this) or you need them for the assertion of require claims. If you incur any costs, we will inform you in advance. We have already informed you about the possibility of revoking your consent in Section 3. Please note that exercising these rights can conflict with contractual agreements, which can have consequences such as premature termination of the contract or financial consequences. In this case, we will inform you in advance where this is not already contractually regulated. 

The exercise of such rights usually requires that you prove your identity (e.g., by a copy of an ID card, where your identity is otherwise unclear or cannot be verified). To assert your rights, you can contact us at the address given in Section 1.

Each data subject also has the right to enforce their court claims or lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority.  Switzerland's competent data protection authority is the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (


8. Changes

We can adjust this data protection declaration at any time without prior notice. The current version published on our website applies. Insofar as the data protection declaration is part of an agreement with you, we will inform you of the change by e-mail or other suitable means in case of an update.

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