Definitions of the terms used (e.g. «personal data» or «processing») can be found in Art. 4 GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).
Personal information is information that allows you, to identify your person or that can be used to track your identity. For example, the name, e-mail address, or phone number.
Rights of the user
As a user, you have the right to receive free information about the nature, extent and use of the personal information that has been stored about you.
The user also has the right to correct incorrect data or to block or delete his personal data, as long as this request is not precluded by a statutory retention requirement.
Personal data for the provision of services
We collect the personal data relevant to the provision of services. The data transmitted to us or entrusted to us will be stored in compliance with the appropriate precautionary measures, ie data protection and data security. The data will only be forwarded to third parties for further processing if you have agreed to this procedure within the framework of a current order. The data will only be stored at TaxLevel for as long as necessary for the intended purpose.
A user who leaves a comment on our blog must be identifiable. Therefore, the IP address is stored. This is for our own safety, should anyone publish copyrighted content in such comments.
At irregular intervals we inform you about news by means of an e-mail newsletter. For this we need a valid e-mail address, which you have to announce when subscribing to the newsletter and therefore agree to the newsletter reception.
Use of services of third parties
The provision of the on-line material may involve the use of third-party services, content or components (e.g., YouTube videos, maps from Google Maps, RSS feeds, Google AdWords, etc.). For this to work, the third party must obtain the IP address of the user.
We endeavor to use only those providers who use the IP address only for the purpose of providing their services. However, we can’t control if the provider stores the IP address, e.g. only for statistical purposes.
Unencrypted e-mail traffic carries the risk that unauthorized persons may be able to view, modify or delete data. If you are using e-mail communication with us, you agree to the risks of this method of communication and understand that TaxLevel uses this method, with or without encryption.
Due to our legitimate interests, TaxLevel web services use for the optimization and analysis of the online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR the «Google Analytics» service offered by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). The service (Google Analytics) uses «cookies» – text files that are stored on your device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the US and stored there.
Google LLC complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active
On this website accesses the IP anonymization «anonymizeIP». The IP address of the users is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area and in the other contracting states of the agreement. Only in individual cases, the IP address is initially transferred unabridged to the United States to a Google server and shortened there. This reduction eliminates the personal reference of your IP address. 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 user’s IP address provided by the browser will not be combined with other data stored by Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to fully use all the functions of our web services. You may also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie (including your IP address) and processing Google’s data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Questions about privacy / contact
For questions about data protection, please contact us:
8903 Birmensdorf ZH