Privacy Statement

Bienenprodukte Meier, Waldrüti 6, 5504 Othmarsingen, is owner and operator of the websites and and the related services that are running on them. Therefore we are responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data and are ensuring the data processing is in-line with the applicable data protection law.
Your trust is important to us, that's why we take the topic of data protection seriously and pay attention to appropriate security. We continuously observe the statutory provisions of the Federal Act on Data Protection (DSG), the Ordinance to the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), the Telecommunications Act (FMG) and other applicable data protection provisions under Swiss or EU law, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Please note the information below in order to better understand what personal information we collect from you and for what purpose we use it.
Visiting our website:
You can visit our websites without providing any personal information. Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted through your Internet browser and stored in log data (server log files). This stored data includes e.g. Name of the called page, date and time of the visit, amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. This data is solely intended to guarantee the error-free operation of our website and to improve our offer. A classification of this data to a specific person is not possible.

Privacy policy for SSL/TLS encryption:
This website uses SSL/TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Data Collection when using our online contact form:
When using the contact form, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, telephone and the message text) only to the extent that you have provided. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact. By submitting your message, you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent.
You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legitimacy of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation. We only use your e-mail address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted, unless you have consented to the further processing and use.
Opening a customer account:
When opening a customer account, we collect your personal data to the extent indicated there. The purpose of data processing is to improve your shopping experience and simplify order processing. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legitimacy of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation. Your customer account will be deleted afterwards. You can also delete your customer account yourself by logging in with your username and password and selecting the function «Delete Account» in «My Account» and confirming the deletion with your password.
Data collection when writing a review comment:
When reviewing/commenting on an article, we collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, rating, commentary text) only in the scope provided by you. The purpose of the processing is to allow reviews and comments. By submitting the review you consent to the processing of the transmitted data. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time by notifying us without affecting the legitimacy of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until receiving the revocation. Your personal data will be deleted afterwards.
When your review and rating is published, only the first name you provided and the first letter of your last name are published, e.g. «Hans M.» and not the entire name.
Collection, processing and use of personal data for orders:
When ordering, we collect and use your personal data only to the extent necessary to fulfill and process your order and to process your requests. The provision of the data is required for the conclusion of the contract. Without providing the personal data no contract can be completed. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO and is required to fulfill a contract with you. A transfer of your data to third parties without your explicit consent is not performed. Excluded from this are only our service partners, which we use to settle the contractual relationship. In addition to the recipients named in the respective clauses of this privacy policy, these are, for example, recipients of the following categories: shipping service providers and our website hosting company. In all cases, we strictly adhere to the legal requirements. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.

Use of payment service providers:
Bienenprodukte Meier uses the services of PayPal and Stripe. All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal privacy policy. You can find this under All Stripe transactions are subject to the Stripe privacy policy. You can find this under No PayPal login data and no credit card numbers are stored in our database.

Use of the e-mail address for sending newsletters:
Regardless of the contract, we use your e-mail address exclusively for our own advertising purposes for the purpose of sending out our newsletter, if you have expressly consented to this. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legitimacy of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent until receiving your revocation. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by notifying us. Your e-mail address will then be removed from the mailing list. The newsletter information will not be shared with any third parties.
Bienenprodukte Doris & Albert Meier has in recent years refrained from sending newsletters. News will be announced via the Facebook fan page or directly on the website.

Using YouTube:
We use on our website the function for embedding YouTube videos from YouTube LLC. (901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; "YouTube"). YouTube is a joint venture with Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). The function displays videos stored on

YouTube in an iFrame on the website. The option "Advanced Privacy Mode" is activated. This means that YouTube does not store any information about the visitors to the website. Only when you watch a video is information about it sent to YouTube and stored there.

For more information about YouTube's and Google's collection and use of this information, your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please see the YouTube privacy policy (

Cookies help in many ways to make your visit to our website easier, more enjoyable and more user friendly. Cookies are information files that are automatically saved by your web browser to your computer's hard drive when you visit our website. We use cookies for example to provide you the shopping cart functionality across multiple pages and to save your data input temporarily, so that you don’t need to re-enter the parameters. Cookies may be added to allow you to register as a registered user without needing to re-authenticate when visiting a different page on our website. Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically. You can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer when you receive a new cookie. On the following pages you can see how to configure the cookies for the most common browsers:Please note that the deactivation of cookies prevents you to use all functions of our website.

Google AdWords:
This website uses Google Conversion Tracking. If you have reached our website via an ad placed by Google, Google AdWords will set a cookie on your computer. The cookie for conversion tracking is set when a user clicks on an ad placed by Google. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies can therefore not be tracked across AdWords customers' websites. The information obtained using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers learn the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page tagged with a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not receive any information that can be used to personally identify users.
If you do not wish to participate in the tracking, you can refuse the setting of a cookie required for this - for example, by means of a browser setting that generally deactivates the automatic setting of cookies or by setting your browser so that cookies from the domain "" are blocked.
Please note that you may not delete the opt-out cookies as long as you do not want any measurement data to be recorded. If you have deleted all your cookies in the browser, you must set the respective opt-out cookie again.

Google Analytics:
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited. If the data controller on this website is located outside the European Economic Area or Switzerland, then Google Analytics data processing is carried out by Google LLC. Google LLC and Google Ireland Limited are hereinafter referred to as "Google".
The statistics obtained enable us to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. This website also uses Google Analytics for a cross-device analysis of visitor flows, which is carried out via a user ID. If you have a Google user account, you can deactivate the cross-device analysis of your usage in the settings there under "My data", "Personal data".
The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DS-GVO. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "_anonymizeIp();" to ensure anonymized collection of IP addresses. This means that IP addresses are processed in abbreviated form, which means that they cannot be linked to a specific person. If the data collected about you is related to a person, this is immediately excluded and the personal data is deleted immediately.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield,
Google Analytics uses cookies. 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. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: Disable Google Analytics.
In addition, you can also prevent the use of Google Analytics by clicking on this link: Disable Google Analytics. This will save a so-called opt-out cookie on your data carrier, which prevents the processing of personal data by Google Analytics. Please note that if you delete all cookies on your terminal device, these opt-out cookies will also be deleted, i.e. you will have to set the opt-out cookies again if you wish to continue to prevent this form of data collection. The opt-out cookies are set per browser and computer/end device and must therefore be activated separately for each browser, computer or other end device.

Online presence in social media:
Bienenprodukte Doris & Albert Meier maintains an online presence within several social networks and platforms in order to communicate with customers, prospects and users actively and to inform them about our news. This currently affects the following platforms: Facebook Fan Page, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, Xing and Flickr Photos. When visiting the respective networks and platforms, the terms and conditions as well as the data processing guidelines from the respective platform applies. Unless otherwise stated in our Privacy Policy, we process users' data as long as they communicate with us within social networks and platforms, e.g. write posts on our online presence or send us messages.
Duration of storage:
After completion of the contract, the data is initially stored for the duration of the warranty period, then taking into account statutory, in particular tax and commercial retention periods.
Right to information, correction and deletion and limitation of processing:
You have the right to receive information about the personal data that we store about you on request. In addition, you have the right to correct inaccurate data and the right to delete your personal data, as far as there is no statutory storage obligation or an authorization requirement that allows us to process the data.
You can reach us for the aforementioned purposes via the e-mail address We may, at our sole discretion, require proof of identity to process your requests
Right of appeal to the supervisory authority:
According to Art. 77 GDPR you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is not legal.

Version: 10.12.2020
Individual parts of this privacy policy originate from: SwissAnwalt