who we are

Our website address is: https://alvetia.ch.


This website and its content is provided by a private person without commercial interests.

The responsible body within the meaning of the data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:

Benjamin Thut, G20L
c/o Alte Kanti Aarau
Bahnhofstrasse 91
5000 Aarau

Email: [email protected]


When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as the visitor's IP address and browser user-agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also known as a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The privacy policy of the Gravatar service can be found here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After your comment is approved, your profile picture will be visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Website visitors can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site, you can choose to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience, so you don't have to re-enter your details when you leave another comment. These cookies have a lifespan of one year.

When you visit our login page, we set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set several cookies to remember your login information and your screen display options. Login cookies have a lifespan of two days and screen options cookies have a lifespan of one year. If you select «Keep me signed in», your login will remain in place for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie contains no personal data and only shows the post ID of the article you are currently editing. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this website may contain embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly as if the visitor had visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to this website.

Who we share your information with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we keep your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata will be stored indefinitely. This allows us to automatically recognize and approve all follow-up comments instead of keeping them in a moderation queue.

For users who register on our website (if any), we also store the personally identifiable information they provide in their user profile. All users can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also view and edit this information.

What rights you have to your data

If you have an account on this website or have left comments, you can request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal information we hold about you. This does not apply to data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where your data is sent to

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

MailPoet Newsletters & Emails

If you have subscribed to our newsletter, or are a member of our site (you can login) or if you have made a purchase on our site, there is a good chance that you will receive emails from us.

We will only send you emails that you have signed up for or that relate to the services that we have provided to you.

In order to send you emails, we use the name and email address that you provide to us. Our website also logs the IP address you used when registering for the service to prevent abuse of the system.

This website may send emails via the MailPoet delivery service send. This service allows us to track opens and clicks on our emails. We use this information to improve the content of our newsletters.

Except for email address, no identifiable information is tracked outside of this website.

MailPoet creates and stores two cookies when you use WooCommerce and MailPoet together. These cookies are:

Cookie name: mailpoet_revenue_trackingCookie expiration: 14 days. Cookie description: The purpose of this cookie is to track which newsletter sent from your website earned a click and subsequent purchase in your WooCommerce store.

Cookie name: mailpoet_abandoned_cart_trackingCookie Expiration: 3,650 days. Cookie description: The purpose of this cookie is to track a user who has abandoned their cart on your WooCommerce store, in order to then be able to send them an abandoned cart newsletter from MailPoet.Note: the user must be logged in and a verified be a subscriber.

We collect information about you during the ordering process in our shop.

What we collect and store

While you visit our website, we track:

  • Products you've viewed: We use these products to show you products you've viewed recently, for example.
  • Location, IP address and browser type: We use this for purposes such as estimating taxes and shipping
  • Shipping address: we will ask you to enter this so we can, for example, estimate shipping before you place an order and send you the order!

We also use cookies to track the contents of the shopping cart while you are browsing our website.

When you shop with us, we ask you to provide information such as your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details, and optional account information such as a username and password. We use this information for the following purposes:

  • Send you information about your account and your order
  • Responding to your requests, including refunds and complaints
  •  payments transact  and fraud impede
  • Set up your account for our shop
  • Compliance with legal obligations that we have, such as B. the calculation of taxes
  • Improve our shop offer
  • Send you marketing messages when you choose to receive them

If you create an account we will store your name, address, email address and phone number which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.

We generally retain information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are under no legal obligation to continue to retain it. For example, we store order information for XXX years for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, your e-mail address and your billing and delivery address.

We also save comments or ratings if you leave them.

Who on our team has access

Members of our team have access to the information you provide to us. For example, both administrators and shop managers can access access the following:

  • Order information, e.g. B. what was purchased, when it was purchased and where to send it, and
  • Customer information such as your name, email address, and billing and shipping information.

Our team members have access to this information to fulfill orders, process refunds and provide you with support.

What we share with others

We share information with third parties that help us deliver our orders and store services to you; For example-


We accept payments through PayPal. When processing payments, some of your information will be shared with PayPal, including information needed to process or support the payment, such as: B. the purchase amount and billing information.

For more information, see the PayPal Privacy Policy.



If you use this site, several actions (e.g. commenting) trigger the sending of e-mails. They contain information about you linked to your email address. Which data is part of these emails depends on the action taken. These e-mails are stored and are accessible as a log for website administration.

Really Simple SSL and Really Simple SSL Add-ons do not process any personal data, so the GDPR does not apply to these plugins or the use of these plugins on your website. You can find our privacy policy here.

This website uses caching to provide faster response time and better user experience. Caching may save a copy of each webpage that is viewed on this website. All cache files are temporary and will never be accessed by any third party unless required to obtain technical support from the cache plugin vendor. Cache files expire on a schedule set by the site administrator, but can easily be deleted by the administrator before their natural expiration if needed. We may use QUIC.cloud services to temporarily process and cache your data. For more information see at https://quic.cloud/privacy-policy/.


Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this website may contain embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly as if the visitor had visited the other website.


These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional tracking services from third partiesand record your interaction with that embedded content, including your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to this website.


Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter: "Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Due to the activation of IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google 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 sent 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 the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

The purpose of the data processing is to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on activities on the website. Based on the use of the website and the Internet, further related services are then to be provided.

How we protect your data

SSL encryption

In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.


We can adjust this data protection declaration at any time without prior notice. The current version published on our website applies.

Questions to the data protection officer

If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an e-mail or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization listed at the beginning of the data protection declaration.

Aarau, 06.11.2022

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