1. This Privacy Policy describes how www.saltynfree.com  (“Website” or “we”) collects, uses, and discloses your personal information when you visit or make a purchase from the website.

2. The operator of the Webshop available viawww.saltynfree.com("Website") is Schatz & Leu GmbH, having its domicile in Zurich, Switzerland. Schatz & Leu GmbH takes data protection seriously.

3.  After reviewing this policy, if you have additional questions, want more information about our privacy practices, or would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at info@saltynfree.com or by mail using the details provided below:Schatz & Leu GmbH, Brandschenkestrasse 178, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland

1. By accessing the Website and ordering from the Webshop you agree to this privacy policy without reservation.

2. After reviewing this policy, if you have additional questions, want more information about our privacy practices, or would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at info@saltynfree.com or by mail using the details provided below:
Schatz & Leu GmbH, Brandschenkestrasse 178, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland

1. Schatz & Leu GmbH respects your private sphere and will not collect any personal data (such as name, address, e-mail address) unless you provide this voluntarily in the course of the ordering process via the Webshop or it is collated in accordance with the provisions of the privacy policy.

2. In the course of the ordering process, you are required to provide the following data:

  • Surname and first name
  • Full address
  • E-mail address

1. During the ordering process, the payment details are encrypted and transmitted to our partner Shopify. You hereby agree that this data for completing the order is transmitted to the Shopify company (head office in [USA]; the "Payment Service Provider"). Schatz & Leu GmbH itself does not know or save any payment details.

2. By selecting a form of payment, you accept any terms and conditions and data privacy statements of the relevant Payment Service Provider and relieve Schatz & Leu GmbH of any liability and guarantee to the extent permissible by law.

1. We use your personal information to provide our services to you, which includes: offering products for sale, processing payments, shipping and fulfillment of your order, and keeping you up to date on new products, services, and offers.

2. Schatz & Leu GmbH shall under no circumstances sell this personal data to third parties or market it in any other way.

1. A cookie is a small amount of information that’s downloaded to your computer or device when you visit our Website. We use a number of different cookies, including functional, performance, advertising, and social media or content cookies. Cookies make your browsing experience better by allowing the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login and region selection). This means you don’t have to re-enter this information each time you return to the site or browse from one page to another. Cookies also provide information on how people use the website, for instance whether it’s their first time visiting or if they are a frequent visitor.

2. We use the following cookies to optimize your experience on our Website and to provide our services.

3. Check the current list of cookies here:  https://www.shopify.com/legal/cookies

When users access the Website, general log-in data is stored in a log file for statistical purposes. This includes the IP address, the date and the time of access, the user ID used, files accessed, access status (OK, partial content, document not found, etc.), referencing website, web browser used and operating system used.

Schatz & Leu GmbH uses this data exclusively for statistical and technical analyses and in an anonymized form, for example to optimize the server infrastructure or to identify the days on which a particularly large number of accesses take place, and to draw conclusions regarding possible improvements to the user interface and functionalities. This data is not analyzed in a person-related manner.

1. This Website uses Google Analytics and Google Remarketing. These are services by Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google uses what are known as ‘cookies’; text files that are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this Website (including your IP address) is transferred to one of Google’s servers in the USA and stored there. The IP address is then saved by Google and the last three digits removed, which means that the IP address can no longer be definitively matched to a user.
2. Google uses this information to analyze your use of the Website, to generate reports relating to Website activity for the Website operators, and in order to provide further services connected to the use of the Website and the Internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties to the extent required by law or where third parties process this data on Google’s behalf.

3. Third-party providers, including Google, place advertisements on websites on the Internet. Third-party providers, including Google, use saved cookies to place advertisements on the basis of a user’s prior visits to this Website.

4. Under no circumstances will Google link your IP address to other Google data. Data collation and storage may be revoked at any time with future effect. You can prevent the use of cookies by Google by making a corresponding setting in your browser software by visitingwww.google.com/privacy/adsand activating the ‘opt-out’ button. Alternatively, you can deactivate the use of cookies by third parties by visiting the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative athttp://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. For further information on the provisions by Google visithttp://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. However, please bear in mind that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this Website in full. By using this Website, you declare your consent to the data collected about you being processed by Google as described above and for the above purpose.

1. Facebook
On the Website, we also use social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Meta Platforms Ireland LTD (Harbour, 4, Grand Canal Quay, Grand Canal Bridge, Dublin, 2, Ireland (“Facebook”)). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin.” For a full list of all social Plugins please seehttp://developers.facebook.com/plugins.

When you visit a page of our Website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. At Salty&Free, we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge: The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like,” or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook.

For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook's privacy policy:http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off Facebook before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the "Facebook Blocker."

2. Instagram
On the Website, we also use social plugins by Instagram, that are operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA („Instagram“). The plugins are marked by the Instagram logo, e.g., the Instagram camera. You can find the overview of the Instagram plugins and their appearance by clicking this link:

When you visit a page of our Website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Instagram. The content of the plugin will be transferred from Instagram directly to your browser and implemented directly into the website. Through this implementation Instagram receives information that your browser loaded the respective website of our homepage even if you have no Instagram profile/account or are not logged in on Instagram at the moment. This information (including your IP address) will be sent by your browser directly to a server of Instagram in the USA and stored there. If you are logged in on Instagram at the moment, Instagram is able to attribute the loading of our websites to your Instagram account immediately. If you interact with the plugins, e.g., by clicking on the Instagram button, this information will also be sent directly to an Instagram server and stored there. The information will furthermore be posted on your Instagram account and shown to your contacts on Instagram.

The purpose and the extent of the data collection and further processing and use of the data by Instagram as well as your rights in connection with this and the option to modify the settings for protection of your privacy, you can read on the data protection declaration of Instagram:https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388/.

If you do not want Instagram attributing the data collected on our Website directly to your Instagram account, you must log out from Instagram before visiting our website. You can prevent the loading of the Instagram plugins with certain add-ons for your browser completely, e.g., with the script blocker “NoScript” (http://noscript.net/).

During the ordering process, your personal data is encrypted. Schatz & Leu GmbH uses technical and organizational measures to secure the Schatz & Leu GmbH website and other systems against loss, destruction, access or alteration of your data or dissemination thereof by unauthorized persons.
You should be aware that data transmitted via the Internet is not secure despite such security measures. As soon as Schatz & Leu GmbH receives the transmitted information, it secures it on its systems in an appropriate manner.

1. You may revoke the use of the relevant personal data for advertising purposes or receipt of the newsletter at any time or revoke your consent with future effect. In this case, Schatz & Leu GmbH will not send you any further e-mails or newsletters. You can contact us at info@saltynfree.com.

2. You may submit a written request to us together with a piece of personal identification (copy of ID-card or passport) to: 

  • inquire what data we have about you, if any; or
  • change/correct any data we have about you; or
  • have us delete any data we have about you (although we may retain any data subject to a legal retention requirement and for the duration of the mandatory retention period); or
  •  express any concern you have about our use of your data. 
    Requests can be submitted by email at info@saltynfree.com.

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons.

Schatz & Leu GmbH Privacy Policy - 2023