Kern Electronics Switzerland

Privacy policy

1. Foreword

The success of our company is based on the trust of our partners, customers and employees. This also applies in particular to the handling of personal data. We therefore only process your information in compliance with the principles of data protection and if there is a legal basis, for example for the contract processing of service orders.

Kern Elektronik AG complies with the Swiss legal regulations on data protection and follows the principles of the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation


2. Processing of personal data

2.1 Scope and purpose

We primarily collect personal data for administrative purposes and to generate quotations, invoices and delivery bills in our hydrometry business.

The personal data concerned includes the following:

  • Personal data: Company, surname, first name, address, Internet address
  • Contact details: Phone number, e-mail address, language
  • Payment information: Account details, incoming and outgoing payments
  • Access data: Login for customer access to measurement data

2.2 Use of your data

Kern Elektronik AG uses your data and information for the following purposes:

  • Providing services

2.3 Sharing of collected information

Your personal data that you provide to us will not be sold, rented or traded by us. We do, however, share data with third parties to the extent necessary for the performance of contracts or direct marketing.

3. Website

Our website is also networked with third-party functions and systems. In the following, we describe those services that process personal data collected on our behalf on the website and clarify the data processing within our own infrastructure.

3.1 Web Fonts

We integrate a web font from on this website. More information about Google's privacy policy can be found on their website:

3.2 Server records

The server infrastructure of,, collects a series of general access data each time our website is called up, which are stored in so- called log files. The following data is collected: browser type/version, operating system used, referring URL (the website previously visited), host name of the accessing computer (IP address), date and time of the server request, name of the requested file, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval. This data is required to check and ensure the functionality and security of our infrastructure.

3.3 Cookies

Cookies are the technical tool for the above third-party data collection. Cookies are harmless text files that your browser automatically stores on your computer when you visit our website. They enable the identification of a visitor within a predefined period of time. Most Internet browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser at any time so that no cookies are stored on your computer. In principle, our website can also be used without accepting cookies.

3.4 Contact form

You can contact us via a form on this website, the content of which will be sent to us by e- mail. For the processing and answering of your request, certain personal information (company, name, first name, telephone and mail address) is required, whereby we collect data as sparingly as possible. This information will only be stored in the context of your request and will not be used for other purposes without your express consent.

4. Rights of data subjects

You have the right to exercise your data protection rights at any time. Contact us if you wish to exercise any of the following rights:

  • Right to information: You can request information at any time about whether and what data we have stored about you and for what purpose we use it.
  • Right to be forgotten: If the data concerning your person is no longer required for the original purpose, this data will be destroyed.
  • Right to deletion: You can request us to delete your personal data at any time, unless there is another legal obligation to retain the data.
  • Right to object (opt-out): You can request us to stop processing your personal data at any time.

5. Retention period

We retain your data for at least as long as is required by law or in accordance with the purpose of processing. If we process your personal data on the basis of a contractual relationship, this data will be stored at least as long as required by legal and contractual retention obligations.

6. Data security

We protect your personal data by the usual organizational and technical security measures. However, we cannot guarantee that data will not be lost, misused or altered. In such cases, we take the measures required by law and inform affected parties and authorities immediately and transparently.

7. Contact

If you have any questions regarding data protection at Kern Elektronik AG, for information or if you would like to request the deletion of your data, please contact us:

Tempelstrasse 1
CH - 3608 Thun