Privacy policy

VYN GmbH, Turnerstrasse 8, 4058 Basel, Switzerland, is the operator of the website [, hereinafter “Website”] and responsible for the products and content placed on the Website as well as the use of personal data of the customer or visitor (hereinafter “visitor”).

VYN GmbH respects the privacy rights of all visitors and the protection of their data.


Each visitor to the Website may, at her/his option, provide VYN GmbH with personal information, in order for VYN GmbH to better understand visitors’ expectations, and to provide information on VYN GmbH products or services to visitors who have opted for receiving such information. If the visitor has notified VYN GmbH that she/he does wish to receive any details of VYN GmbH products or services, VYN GmbH may contact the visitor by email, telephone or post to provide the visitor with details of VYN GmbH products or services or any other information, which VYN GmbH believes may be of interest.

When the visitor purchases something from the Website, as part of the buying and selling process, VYN GmbH collects the personal information given by the visitor such as the name, address, and email address.

When the visitor browses the Website, VYN GmbH automatically receives visitor’s computer internet protocol (IP) address. This enables VYN GmbH to learn more about visitor’s browser and operating systems.


When the visitor provides VYN GmbH with personal information to complete a transaction, verify her/his credit card, places an order, arranges for a delivery or returns a purchase, creates an account, signs up for the newsletter, VYN GmbH implies that the visitor consents to VYN GmbH collecting it and using it for that specific reason.

If VYN GmbH asks for the visitor’s personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, VYN GmbH will either ask the visitor directly for her/his expressed consent or provide the visitor with an opportunity to decline.

The visitor may withdraw her/his consent to share, use, or disclose personal information, by contacting VYN at or writing to VYN GmbH, Turnerstrasse 8, 4058 Basel, Switzerland.


VYN GMBH may disclose the visitor’s personal information if required by law to do so or if the visitor violates VYN GmbH Terms and Conditions.


The Website is hosted on SQUARESPACE Inc., which provides the online e-commerce platform that allows VYN GmbH to sell its products and services to its visitors via the Website.

The visitor’s data is stored through Square Space’s data storage, databases, and the general Square Space application.

If the visitor chooses a direct payment gateway to complete her/his purchase, then Square Space stores her/his credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). The purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete the purchase transaction. Upon completion of the purchase, purchase transaction information is deleted.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help to ensure the secure handling of credit card information by the Website and its service providers.

Shopify’s operates according to its own Terms of Service ( and Privacy Policy (


In general, the third-party providers engaged by VYN GmbH will only collect, use, and disclose the visitor’s information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to VYN GmbH. 

Certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies with respect to the information VYN GmbH is required to provide to them for the visitor’s purchase-related transactions.

If the visitor requires to know more about the handling of her/his personal data by these providers, it is recommended that the visitor reads the respective privacy policies ( 

Certain providers and/or its facilities may be located in a different jurisdiction than either the visitor or VYN GmbH. Proceeding with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, the visitor’s information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located (e.g. if the visitor is located in Switzerland and her/his transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then the visitor’s personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act). 

Upon leave of the Website, the visitor is redirected to a third-party website or application, which is no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or the Website’s Terms and Conditions.

Clicking on links of the Website, the visitor may be directed away from the Website. VYN GmbH is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourages the visitor to read their respective privacy statements.


To protect the visitor’s personal information, VYN GmbH takes reasonable precautions and follows industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed.

If the visitor provides VYN GmbH with her/his credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption.  Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, VYN GmbH follows all PCI-DSS requirements and implements in addition generally accepted industry standards.



Here is a list of cookies that are used by the Website:

_session_id, unique token, sessional, allows Shopify to store information about visitor’s session (referrer, landing page, etc).

_squarespace_visit, no data held, persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, used by the Website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits

 _squarespace_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single visitor.

 cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, stores information about the contents of visitor’s cart.

 _secure_session_id, unique token, sessional

 storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password. Used to determine if the current visitor has access.   



VYN GmbH reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time and without prior notice. In case of material changes to this Policy, VYN GmbH will notify in this Privacy Policy that it has been updated.



If the visitor would like to access, correct, amend or delete any personal information VYN GmbH may have, register a complaint, or request more information, VYN GmbH can be contacted at or by mail at

Turnerstrasse 8
4058 Basel

Please exit the Website immediately if you do not accept this Privacy Policy or are accessing the Website in a country or other territory where use of the Website is not permitted.

By visiting the Website, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy as well as in the Terms and Conditions.


This Private Policy was last updated in May 2020. 

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