Privacy Policy

We consider data protection as an indicator of the quality of our online offering. The protection of your personal data and privacy are both very important to us. We are therefore happy to comply with our information obligations according to Art. 12 ff. of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Below, you will find information on the collection, processing and use of personal data on our website. Personal data relates to all information that can be used directly or indirectly to identify you as a natural person (e.g. IP address, name, email address).


1. Who is responsible for data protection at scope solutions ag and how can they be contacted?

Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted as follows:

Swiss Fair Trade
Missionsstrasse 21
4055 Basel

T: +41 61 260 21 60

2. Which data do we process?

When you visit our website, your browser transmits information to our server, which we collect automatically. Specifically, this relates to the following data:

  • IP address
  • Browser type, plus its language and version
  • Operating system
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • Date and time of your visit, plus time zone
  • Details of the request and the website from which it is made
  • Quantity of transferred data
  • Internet service provider

3. For which purpose do we collect your data and on which legal grounds?

Your data is processed in order to allow access to our website and to ensure stable and comfortable use. Additionally, the processed data is also used for statistical purposes. Data processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller (Art. 6, para. 1, letter f), GDPR). Our legitimate interests are justified by the aforementioned reasons. In addition, data that you provide voluntarily (for example, as part of an inquiry) is also stored based on Art. 6, para. 1, section 1, letter a) of the GDPR.

4. How long do we store your data?

Your data will be erased when it is no longer required for the purposes for which it was collected. This is the case when your visit to our website is finished or once a contractually agreed business relationship has ended.

5. Who receives your data?

Personal data collected and processed during your visit to our website is not passed on to third parties, except when this is necessary for compliance with legal obligations or when required as part of legal or criminal investigations. Access to your data is possible for only a few, specially authorized persons who are concerned with the technical or editorial supervision of the servers.

6. Which rights do you have?

All data subjects have the right to access the data (Art. 15, GDPR). You have the right to obtain from us information on whether your personal data is being processed, and, if so, which data. Through the right to rectification (Art. 16, GDPR), you have the right to obtain without undue delay the rectification of objectively inaccurate personal data. Through the right to erasure (Art. 17, GDPR), you have the right to have your personal data erased by us without undue delay when one of the grounds listed under Art. 17 of the GDPR applies. You have the right to request restriction of processing (Art. 18, GDPR) when one of the grounds in Art. 18 of the GDPR applies. This is the case if you should contest the accuracy of your stored personal data, for example. Through the right to withdraw consent (Art. 7, para. 3, GDPR), you can withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. In this context, please note that withdrawal of consent shall not apply to the past. Provided we have stored your personal data in line with Art. 6, para. 1, letter f) of the GDPR, you have the right to object based on Art. 21 of the GDPR. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the State Commissioner for Data Protection for Lower Saxony (Art. 77, GDPR).

7. Cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Cookies do not cause any harm. We use cookies to make your visit to our website as efficient and user-friendly as possible. scope solutions ag uses three session cookies that end at the end of your session, in other words when you leave the website or, at the latest, after deleting your browsing history or restarting your system. You can restrict or deactivate the use of cookies by making the corresponding settings in your browser. However, please note that some features of our website may not function properly or not function at all in this case.

8. Contact form

If you should have any inquiries, you can send these to us via the contact form provided on our website. The data sent as part of this inquiry (company, email address, name, phone number) is stored for the purposes of answering your questions. Data processing for the purposes of contacting you is made based on your given voluntary consent in line with Art. 6, para. 1, section 1, letter a) of the GDPR. Your data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required and there are no applicable legal retention obligations. Your consent is voluntary and can be withdrawn at any time with a simple notification by email to

9. Google Fonts

In order to ensure fonts are displayed uniformly, this website uses web fonts provided by Google. When a page is accessed, your browser loads the required fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly. To do this, your browser has to connect to the Google servers. As a result, Google becomes aware that our website has been called up via your IP address. The use of Google Fonts is made in the interests of a uniform and attractive representation of our online offering. This is considered a legitimate interest in line with Art. 6, para. 1, letter f) of the GDPR. If your browser does not support Google Fonts, a standard font is used by your computer. Further information on Google Fonts can be found at and in the Google privacy policy at:

10. SSL and TLS encryption

This website uses SSL and TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of confidential data when transmitted, for example when sending an inquiry or opening a support ticket with us as the website operator. You can see whether an encrypted connection is in place by looking for the padlock symbol in the browser and by “https://” instead of “http://” in the address bar. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you send to us cannot be read by third parties. Note: If you delete your cookies, the opt-out cookie is also deleted and will then have to be activated again accordingly.

11. Privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer to help analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is normally transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. If IP anonymization has been activated on this website, Google will first truncate your IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only sent to and shortened by Google servers in the US in exceptional cases. Google uses this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process this data on behalf of Google. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the data about you collected by Google as described above and for the purpose specified above.


Source: SwissAnwalt