Privacy policy

Weihrich Informatik GmbH (hereinafter Weihrich Informatik, we, or us) collects and processes personal data in the course of its business activities. Various personal data is also collected when you use our websites(; In this privacy policy, we explain how we collect and process personal data. Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

This privacy policy is subject to Swiss law. The collection and processing is governed in particular by the Swiss Data Protection Act(DSG). The provisions of the European Union(EU), in particular the EU General Data ProtectionRegulation (GDPR), are only taken into account to the extent applicable.

We may amend this privacy policy at any time without prior notice. The current version published on our website applies.


1. person responsible for data processing

Weihrich Informatik GmbH, Alleestrasse 20, 8280 Kreuzlingen is responsible for the data processing described below. Further information can be found in the legal notice on our website.


2. recorded data

When collecting and processing personal data, we comply with the legal requirements of the applicable data protection laws. The processing of personal data is governed by the FADP. Insofar as the GDPR is applicable, Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b and f of the GDPR constitute the legal basis for the processing.


3. collection and processing of personal data

3.1. Generally

We collect and process personal data that we receive in the course of our business activities and business relationships with customers, business partners and other persons.

We may also process personal data that is publicly known or accessible from public sources if this is necessary for the business activities of Weihrich Informatik.

As part of our business relationship, you must provide the personal data that is necessary for the establishment and implementation of a business relationship and the fulfillment of the associated contractual obligations. Without this data, we will generally not be able to enter into or perform a contract with you (or the entity or person you represent). The website cannot be used either if certain information for securing data traffic (such as IP address) is not disclosed.


3.2. General recording on websites

Our website collects a range of general data each time it is accessed. This general data and information is stored in the server log files. The following data is recorded:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Time zone difference to GMT time zone
  • Content of the request
  • Access status/http status code
  • Amount of data transferred in each case
  • Website from which the request originates
  • Browser (incl. language and version)
  • Operating system
  • [weitere?]

When using this general data, no assignment to a specific person takes place. The collection of this data is technically necessary in order to display our website to you and to ensure its stability and security.


3.3. Contact us

If you contact us via the contact form or the e-mail addresses provided, we will always treat the data you provide in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations. The data you provide will be used to process your request.

We store the data you enter in the contact form until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed and no further contact can be made). Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.


4. SSL or TLS encryption

This website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.


5. cookies

Our website uses so-called cookies, which are small text files that are stored on your computer and can be retrieved from there. Cookies are used to enable you to log in to our services and to personalize the website for you. For this purpose, our website is supported by cookies that collect information about your IP address, the time and duration of your visit, the number of your visits, the use of forms, your search settings, your display view, your settings for favorites on our website. The storage duration of cookies varies.

You can prevent the setting of cookies by our website at any time by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Furthermore, cookies that have already been set can be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all common Internet browsers. If the data subject deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be fully usable.


6. third-party services on the website

6.1. Google Maps

We use a plug-in of the internet service Google Maps on our website. The operator of Google Maps is Google Inc. When you use Google Maps on our website, information about the use of this website (incl. IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and also stored on this server. We have no knowledge of the exact content of the data transmitted, nor of its use by Google. Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. If you deactivate Javascript in your browser, you prevent the execution of Google Maps. However, you will not be able to use the map display on our website. By using Google Maps, you consent to the described collection and processing of information by Google Inc. You can find out more about the privacy policy and terms of use for Google Maps here:


6.2. Google Ads

This website uses Google Conversion Tracking. If you have reached our website via an advertisement placed by Google, Google Ads will set a cookie on your computer. The cookie for conversion tracking is set when a user clicks on an ad placed by Google. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can recognize that the user has clicked on the ad and has been redirected to this page. Each Google Ads customer receives a different cookie. Cookies can therefore not be tracked across the websites of Ads customers. The information obtained using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for Ads customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers find out the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not receive any information that can be used to personally identify users.

If you do not wish to participate in tracking, you can refuse the setting of a cookie required for this – for example, by using a browser setting that generally deactivates the automatic setting of cookies or by setting your browser to block cookies from the domain “”””.

Please note that you may not delete the opt-out cookies as long as you do not want measurement data to be recorded. If you have deleted all your cookies in the browser, you must set the respective opt-out cookie again.


6.3. Google Remarketing

This website uses the remarketing function of Google Inc. This function is used to present interest-based advertising to website visitors within the Google advertising network. A so-called “cookie” is stored in the browser of the website visitor, which makes it possible to recognize the visitor when he or she visits websites that belong to the Google advertising network. On these websites, the visitor may be shown advertising that relates to content that the visitor has previously accessed on websites that use Google’s remarketing function.

According to its own information, Google does not collect any personal data during this process. However, if you do not wish to use Google’s remarketing function, you can deactivate it by making the appropriate settings at Alternatively, you can deactivate the use of cookies for interest-based advertising via the advertising network initiative by following the instructions at


6.4. Google reCAPTCHA

This website uses the reCAPTCHA service from Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street Dublin 4, Ireland “Google”). The query is used to distinguish whether the input is made by a human or by automated, machine processing. The query includes the transmission of the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service to Google. For this purpose, your input will be transmitted to Google and used there. However, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of reCaptcha will not be merged with other Google data. Your data may also be transferred to the USA.

At Google, the European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC; apply to the transfer of personal data from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom to the USA. By clicking on the query, you consent to the processing of your data.

Further information on Google reCAPTCHA and the associated data protection provisions can be found at:


6.5. Google Analytics

Our Internet pages use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies that enable an analysis of the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is transmitted in anonymized form to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Thanks to anonymization, this data cannot be assigned to a specific person. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on user activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. The legal basis is Art. 13 para. 1 DSG or Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f of the GDPR.

You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:

At Google, the standard contractual clauses of the European Commission (Standard Contractual Clauses, SCC; ) apply to the transfer of data for online advertising and personal data originating from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Further information on data processing by Google can be found in Google’s privacy policy:


6.6. Google WebFonts

We use so-called web fonts provided by Google on this website for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to Google’s servers. This gives Google knowledge that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This constitutes an overriding private or legitimate interest.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.

Further information on Google Web Fonts can be found at and in Google’s privacy policy:


6.7. Google TagManager

The Google Tag Manager is a solution with which we can manage so-called website tags via an interface and thus, for example, integrate Google Analytics and other Google marketing services into our online offering. The Tag Manager itself, which implements the tags, does not process any personal user data. With regard to the processing of users’ personal data, we refer to the following information on Google services. Usage guidelines:


6.8. Facebook

Plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated on our pages. You can recognize the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our site. You can find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here:

When you visit our pages, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server via the plug-in. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate your visit to our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Facebook.

Further information on this can be found in Facebook’s privacy policy at The following contract addendum applies to the transfer of European data: It applies to the extent that Facebook Ireland, as your processor, processes European data in accordance with the Terms of Use for Covered Products and transfers of such data from the EU, EEA, UK or Switzerland to Facebook, Inc. take place.


6.9. Twitter

Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our pages. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc, 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. Data such as IP address, browser type, domains accessed, pages visited, mobile phone provider, device and application IDs and search terms are transmitted to Twitter.

We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Twitter. You can change your data protection settings on Twitter in the account settings at If you have any questions, please contact

Due to ongoing updates to Twitter’s privacy policy, we refer you to the current version at Twitter complies with the standard contractual clauses approved by the EU Commission when transferring data to the USA.


6.10. Instagram

Plug-ins of the social network Instagram, 1601 Willow Rd, Menlo Park CA 94025, USA of Facebook Inc. are integrated on our pages. integrated. With the functions for embedding Instagram content (embed function), we can display images and videos.

When you access websites that use such functions, data (IP address, browser data, date, time, cookies) is transmitted to Instagram, stored and analyzed.

If you have an Instagram account and are logged in, this data will be assigned to your personal account and the data stored in it. You can prevent this by logging out.

The privacy policy, what information Instagram collects and how they use it can be found at The standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission apply to the transfer of European data, insofar as Facebook Ireland Inc. processes European data as a processor in accordance with the terms of use for covered products and transfers such data from the EU, the EEA, the United Kingdom or Switzerland to Facebook Inc. take place.


6.11. LinkedIn

Plug-ins of the social network LinkedIn of LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “LinkedIn”) are integrated on our website. You can recognize the LinkedIn plug-ins by the LinkedIn logo or the “Recommend” button on our site. When you visit our pages, a direct connection is established between your browser and the LinkedIn server via the plug-in. LinkedIn receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the LinkedIn “Recommend button” while you are logged into your LinkedIn account, you can link the content of our pages to your LinkedIn profile. This allows LinkedIn to associate your visit to our pages with your user account.

We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn. Details on data collection (purpose, scope, further processing, use) as well as your rights and setting options can be found in LinkedIn’s privacy policy.

You can find this information at:

LinkedIn’s services require a data flow from the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland to the United States (US) and back. To ensure that personal data is protected when it is transferred to countries outside the EU, EEA and Switzerland, the data is processed in accordance with the European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC).


6.12. Youtube

This website uses plug-ins from the YouTube page of Google LLC, D/B/A YouTube, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. This tells the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.

If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. Further information on the handling of user data can be found in YouTube’s privacy policy at:

At Google, the European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC; apply to the transfer of data for online advertising and personal data originating from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.


7. processing purposes

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 the delivery of IT merchandise and the provision of IT services for our customers and the purchase of products and services from our suppliers and subcontractors, as well as to comply with our legal obligations in Switzerland and abroad. If you work for such a customer or business partner, you may of course also be affected in this function with your personal data.

In addition, we also process personal data of you and other persons for the following purposes, to the extent permitted and deemed appropriate, in which we (and sometimes third parties) have a legitimate interest corresponding to the purpose:

  • Offering and further developing our products, services and websites, apps and other platforms
  • Advertising and marketing (including the organization of events), unless you have objected to the use of your data (if we send you advertising from us as an existing customer, you can object to this at any time, we will then put you on a blacklist against further advertising mailings)
  • Improving the security and availability of systems


8. data transfer

In the course of our business activities and for the purposes set out in para. 3, to the extent permitted and deemed appropriate by us, to third parties, either because they process them for us or because they wish to use them for their own purposes. This relates in particular to the following positions (all joint recipients):

  • Service providers from us such as Microsoft, Barracuda, Veeam, Studerus, Boll, Swisscom
  • Dealers, suppliers, subcontractors and other business partners
  • Customers
  • Authorities

Some of these recipients are in Germany, but they can be anywhere in the world. In particular, you must expect your data to be transferred to all countries in which Weihrich Informatik is represented as well as to other countries in Europe and the USA where the service providers we use are located (e.g. [Microsoft], [Amazon], Veeam, Barracuda). These recipients are subject to the same strict data protection regulations.

If a recipient is located in a country without adequate legal data protection, we contractually oblige the recipient to comply with the applicable data protection law (we use the revised standard contractual clauses of the European Commission, which can be found here: are retrievable), unless it is already subject to a legally recognized set of rules to ensure data protection and we cannot rely on an exemption provision. An exception may apply in particular in the case of legal proceedings abroad, but also in cases of overriding public interests or if the processing of a contract requires such disclosure, if you have given your consent or if the data in question has been made generally accessible by you and you have not objected to its processing.


9. storage period

We process and store your personal data for as long as is necessary for the fulfillment of our contractual and legal obligations or otherwise for the purposes pursued with the processing, i.e., for example, for the duration of the entire business relationship (from the initiation, execution to the termination of a contract) as well as beyond that in accordance with the statutory retention and documentation obligations. It is possible that personal data may be retained for the period in which claims can be asserted against our company and insofar as we are otherwise legally obliged to do so or legitimate business interests require this (e.g. for evidence and documentation purposes). As soon as your personal data is no longer required for the above-mentioned purposes, it will be deleted or anonymized as far as possible. For operational data (e.g. system protocols, logs), shorter retention periods of twelve months or less generally apply.


10. data security

We take appropriate technical and organizational security precautions to protect your personal data from unauthorized access and misuse, such as issuing instructions, training, IT and network security solutions, access controls and restrictions, encryption of data carriers and transmissions, pseudonymization and controls.


11. your rights

You have the following rights vis-à-vis us with regard to your personal data:

  • Right to information
  • Right to rectification or erasure
  • Right to restriction of processing
  • Right to object to processing

If data processing on our website is based on your consent, you can revoke this consent at any time for the future without giving reasons. The revocation must be sent to the address In order to process your requests to exercise your rights, it may be necessary for you to identify yourself so that we can clearly identify you.

In Switzerland, there is no right of appeal to a supervisory authority. If the EU GDPR applies, there is a right of appeal to the competent data protection supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 EU GDPR.


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