Privacy Policy

Effective as of: Mar 5, 2024

Your privacy is extremely important to us. With this notice, we explain to you our online information practices.

1. Personal data actively provided by you

If you fill out one of the contact forms on our website, you will be asked to provide the following personal data: name, email address, organization. DuraMon processes such personal data for the purpose of providing our services to you. Providing such personal data is voluntary. However, without providing such personal data, you will not be able to send us a message with your inquiry.
If you register for the newsletter, you will be asked to provide your email address. We will use your email address for regularly sending you our newsletters. Providing your email address is voluntary. However, without providing your email address you will not receive newsletters.

2. Passively collected information

In addition to the personal data that you actively provide, our website may automatically collect, process, and store certain information:

Website analytics – such as how often a user uses the website, aggregated usage, performance data. We use website analytics to allow us to better understand the functionality and use of our website. The legal basis for this data processing is our legitimate interest, in particular analysis of trends, usage and activities in connection with our website.  The legal basis for this data processing is our legitimate interest, in particular analysis of trends, usage, and activities in connection with our website. We employ Google Analytics as our primary web analytics tool to help us understand how our visitors engage with our website.

Cookies and Similar Technologies -  We use cookies and similar technologies to enhance your experience on our website. Cookies are small text files stored on your device that help us improve site functionality, understand user preferences, and provide content tailored to your interests. We utilize various types of cookies, including:
- Essential Cookies: Necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems.
- Performance Cookies: Allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site.
- Functionality Cookies: Enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization.
- Targeting Cookies: May be set through our site by our advertising partners to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites.
You have the right to accept or reject cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Use of External Providers or Third-Party Services - DuraMon integrates services from third-party providers such as (f.ex. Do you use YouTube for the Vlog Content?) to provide you with relevant content and multimedia experiences. When you interact with content provided by these services, they may collect information about your activities in accordance with their privacy policies. We encourage you to review these policies to understand how your data is handled.

(We also use cookies on the Website. For more information about cookies, please read our Cookie Notice available under xxx.)

3. Sale of personal data

DuraMon does not sell any personal data.

4. Recipients

4.1. Transfer to service providers

DuraMon may engage external service providers, who act as a data processor of DuraMon, to provide certain services to DuraMon such as website service providers, marketing service providers, or IT support service providers. When providing such services, the external service providers may have access to and/or may process your personal data.
Those external service providers will be subject to contractual obligations to implement appropriate technical and organizational security measures to safeguard the personal data and to process the personal data only as instructed and in accordance with applicable data protection law.

4.2. Other recipients

DuraMon may transfer your personal data to law enforcement agencies, governmental authorities, legal counsel and external consultants in compliance with applicable data protection law. The legal basis for such processing is compliance with a legal obligation to which DuraMon is subject to or are legitimate interests, such as exercise or defense of legal claims.
The updated list of data processors and third parties that we share data with is available upon request (see contact details specified below).

5. International transfers of personal data

The personal data that we collect or receive about you may be transferred to and processed by recipients which are located outside Switzerland in a country that is not recognized by the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) as providing an adequate level of data protection. The access is limited to recipients with a need to know. To the extent your personal data are transferred to countries that do not provide for an adequate level of data protection from a Swiss law perspective, we will base the respective transfer on appropriate safeguards, such as standard data protection clauses adopted by the FDPIC. Further information is available upon request (see contact details specified below).

5.1. Links to social media profiles

On our website we may use hyperlinks to social media profiles in social networks. When you actively click on a link to such profile, your browser establishes a direct connection with servers of the respective social media network, whereby the provider obtains knowledge of your visit. If you are simultaneously logged in to the respective social network, the provider can assign the visit to the profile to your user account. For more information on the processing of personal data, please refer to the privacy policy of the respective social media network. The purpose of linking our website to social media profiles is to increase the visibility of our website. Clicking on a social media link takes place based on your voluntary decision.

6. What rights do you have and how can you assert your rights?

If you have declared your consent for any personal data processing activities, you can request a withdrawal of this consent (see contact details specified below) at any time with future effect. Such a withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of the processing prior to the consent withdrawal.
In addition, you can request (see contact details specified below): access to your personal data, rectification of your personal data, and restriction of processing of your personal data.

7. How long do we keep your personal data?

Your personal data will be retained as long as necessary to provide you with the services requested. When DuraMon no longer needs to use your personal data to comply with contractual or statutory obligations or the data is no longer necessary for our legitimate interests and no other legal basis for processing the data applies, we will remove it from our systems and records and/or take steps to properly anonymize it so that you can no longer be identified from it, unless we have to keep your information, including personal data, to comply with legal or regulatory obligations to which DuraMon is subject.

8. Contact us

If you have concerns or questions regarding this Website Data Protection Notice, please contact us as follows:

DuraMon AG

c/o ETH Zürich, Institut f. Baustoffe (IfB)
Laura-Hezner-Weg 7, 8093 Zürich