1. Who is the owner of the AVA Biochem Website?
The AVA Biochem Website is owned by AVA Biochem AG:
AVA Biochem AG
+41 41 727 09 70
Authorized representative: Peter Achermann
2. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file stored by your browser on your IT device (such as a PC, tablet, smartphone, etc.) allowing websites to recognize the device. Cookies may be used for the purpose of preparing statistics, such as measuring website use and enhancing the content of the website.
A cookie is a passive file, which means it cannot collect information from your computer or spread computer virus or other malware.
Some cookies are stored on your IT device only temporarily and they expire when you close your browser (session cookies). Other cookies are stored for a longer period of time (persistent cookies). When you revisit a website, new session cookies will be stored on your device, whereas persistent cookies will typically be renewed.
3. Which cookies do we use on the AVA Biochem Website?
We use the following types of cookies on the AVA Biochem Website:
- a persistent cookie for the purpose of remembering your language preferences. Such cookie is stored for about 365 days.
- a session cookie for the purpose of distributing web traffic to several servers to improve response times and thus your visit. The cookie expires when you close your browser.
Furthermore, we use third-party cookies on the AVA Biochem Website. We may use Google Analytics or similar services on our website. These are services provided by third parties, which may be located in any country worldwide (in the case of Google Analytics Google LLC is in the U.S., www.google.com) and which allow us to measure and evaluate the use of our website (on an anonymized basis; e.g. entered search terms, frequency of page views, use of website functions). For this purpose, permanent cookies are used, which are set by the service provider. The service provider does not receive (and does not retain) any personal data from us, but the service provider may track your use of the website, combine this information with data from other websites you have visited and which are also tracked by the respective service provider, and may use this information for its own purposes (e.g., controlling advertisements). If you have registered with the service provider, the service provider will also know your identity. In this case, the processing of your personal data by the service provider will be conducted in accordance with its data protection regulations. The service provider only provides us with data on the use of the respective website (but not with any personal information on you).
4. How can you delete cookies or how can you prevent the placement of cookies?
Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or that a warning message will al-ways appear when a new cookie arrives. Your choice of web browser determines how you delete cookies or prevent them from being placed on your IT device.
If you work on a PC, you can use the short cut [CTRL]+[SHIFT]+[Delete] to delete cookies. If this does not work, or if you use, for example, a MAC computer, click on the relevant hyperlink below to select your browser and learn more about its configuration:
Please note that deactivating cookies may prevent you from using all the features of the AVA Biochem Website.
AVA Biochem AG, August 21, 2019