Privacy Policy

Responsible party
1. Our data protection policies
Thank you for your interest in our company and products. The protection and the security of your personal data are of prime importance to Grit International and its subsidiaries and service providers. Grit International acts in strict compliance with the applicable data protection policies and data protection legislation so that you can feel safe when visiting our website. It is important to us that you always know what personal data is being recorded when you visit our website (via direct access or because you were forwarded to it by other digital information channels such as the Grit International app) and use our services and offers and the purposes for which use this data. The following sections contain the relevant information on this and describe the measures we take to protect your personal data from tampering, loss, destruction or unlawful use. We have also taken technical and organizational measures which ensure that the data protection regulations are observed by us as well as by our service providers.
2. Responsible party
Grit International, Europaallee 35, 8004 Zurich, Kanton Zurich, Switzerland Hereinafter referred to as “Grit International or avoria,” “we” or “us.”
3. Collection and use of personal data
Personal data means data which can enable conclusions to be made about your identity, i.e. name, address, telephone number or E-mail address (“personal data”). We will only collect, process or use your personal data to the extent permissible by law or authorized by you. The data which you send us in connection with your visit to our website primarily depends on the browser used and its settings. If your settings allow, we will use cookies and similar tools to enable you an optimal surfing experience on our website. This includes information such as the region in which you are located, the language you have selected and the products and services which you prefer. This way, we can recognize you on your next visit. You can also visit our websites completely anonymously. We may need additional personal data from you to provide services and process requests. This data is combined with the above-mentioned data from your visit to the website in order to offer you content and services which are tailored to your needs as accurately as possible. This includes your name and address, as well as usage data such as user name, password and IP address.Various contact forms are available on our website which can be used for automated communication. If a user makes use of this option, the personal data entered in the entry mask will be sent to us and saved by us. The personal data from the contact form is transferred in encrypted form. Additional data such as IP address and time of sending will be transferred when the data is sent. Your consent to the processing of the personal data will be obtained and this data privacy statement will be referred to before the data is sent. You may also contact us by way of the specified E-mail addresses as an alternative. The data is used exclusively for the purposes stated or associated with the form in question.
4. Our justifications for processing your data
4.1. Fulfilment of a contract
This is especially the case if you make an order, consult product warranty topics or visit product specifications pages. The minimum statements necessary to fulfil the contract are marked with an asterisk (“*”); without the minimum contractual or statutory statements, we will not be able to process your order. Other statements may be helpful for us and you, but are voluntary. Without your further consent, we will only use the personal data you provide to process your order. However, for the avoidance of doubt,statutory data retention obligations (see next section) will require us to retain that information until the statute of limitation or the statutory period of retention is reached. In the case of a contact request, we will only use your personal data to process your request and provide an offer to you.
4.2. Statutory provision
Commercial and/or fiscal law obligates us to save certain information such as your address, payment and order data for a period of up to eleven years and beyond (depending on the countries relevant for this process) until statutory obligations are fulfilled. In Switzerland this obligation is normally fulfilled ten years after the end of the business year the last entries were made based on the information. In other European countries this might be lower, often around seven years.
4.3. Your consent
We ask prospective customers for their express consent and agreement with this data privacy statement for advertising purposes, i.e. providing information about products or services in electronic form or by telephone, news, company information, invitations to trade fairs or events (hereinafter “product and service information”) as well as electronic or telephone customer analyses, surveys on customer satisfaction, contests and promotional letters. This can be done by such means as creating application forms via our website. After receiving your consent, we will save your E-mail address for the purpose specified upon creation, including product and service information. We may verify your identity by means of a double-opt-in process. Your rights to disclosure and revocation of your consent can be found in the following Section 11.
4.4. In case of potential employment
If you apply for one of our job offers, training opportunities, or an internship, we will use your information exclusively to process your application. As soon as your data is no longer needed, it will be deleted or destroyed.
4.5. Further legitimate interests of Grit International
Grit International has a justified interest in operating a website upon which prospective customers receive information about Grit International products and offers. Grit International has a legitimate interest in finding out which information and offers are most interesting. Furthermore, Grit International has a legitimate interest in protecting its website and organization from abuse and other unauthorized use of this website. For further details, see the following Section 8.
5. Information exchange within the Grit International Group, its distributors and with service providers.
Grit International shares personal data collected within the Group or distributors for the purpose of providing information on products and services. You will find a list of distributors and legal entities of the Grit International Group on the website. Furthermore, Grit International may exchange information necessary for fulfilling a contract within its Group and distributors.In the scope of fulfilling contracts, processing requests or other purposes specified in Section 3, Grit International may call in third parties (such as specialists for technical support, service providers for handling requests, or communication partners) which may view data, but only if necessary to render the service in question. Grit International ensures that third parties only process personal data in compliance with the requirements of the applicable data protection legislation. This may lead to the data collected being sent to countries which, in the view of the EU and/or Switzerland, do not have an adequate level of data protection legislation. However, in cases in which this takes place, Grit International has implemented suitable guarantees to ensure sufficient protection of the personal data. You may request further information on this at the contact address specified in Section 10.
6. Storage limitation
Unless indicated otherwise, the personal data will be stored until the purpose is achieved. Grit International may be required to retain data for financial accounting, fiscal or other legal reasons. This period of time depends on the data and countries in question and generally does not amount to more than eleven years. Data used in the scope of web analysis is generally deleted within a few days or is completely anonymized. It is your duty to store your data which you consider to be necessary. We are not obligated to store this data and can delete the data at any time, especially if we have no obligations to retain the data.
7. Automated decision-making
We do not use any automated decision-making (“profiling”) to establish and maintain business relationships.\n We or the service providers (on our behalf) may use web analysis tools, especially tracking technology in order to advise you and provide you with product information in a targeted manner. They enable communication and advertising based on your needs. With this in mind, we refer to the following Section 8.
8. Cookies and web tracking
8.1. Cookies
We use cookies in certain areas in order to make our internet site user-friendly and tailor it optimally to your needs. Cookies are small text files which are saved locally on your hard drive. The information saved will be accessed later to simplify the use of our online offers.
8.2. Web tracking
When you visit our website, cookies will also be used to analyze your usage behavior on our website (web tracking). The data which the cookies create about your usage behavior (search engines and keywords used, your language, country of origin, browser and plug-ins used, the referring site, your dwell time, entrance and exit pages, cancel rates and your IP address) is anonymous and serves purely statistical purposes (data traffic analyses). The data is used separately from your personal data. These two data sets are not merged, so the data about your usage behavior does not allow any conclusions to be made about your identity.
8.3. Google Analytics, AdWords, AdSense and remarketing
This website uses Google web analysis services from Google LLC, Mountain View, California, USA (“Google”). Google web analysis services use “cookies,” text files that are stored on your computer and enable the analysis of your usage of this website. The information about your usage of this website which these cookies collect are generally transmitted to and stored on a Google server based in the USA. If IP-anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google in member states of the European Union or other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will your full IP address be transferred to a server of Google in the US and be abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information to evaluate your personal usage of the website, to compile reports about your website activities and to generate further services in connection with the use of the website or the internet for the operator of the website. Please be advised that on this website, Google Analytics is expanded by the code “anonymizeIp();” in order to ensure that IP addresses are recorded in anonymized form (known as IP masking). Your IP address collected from your browser by Google Analytics will not be matched up with other data of Google. You have the option of preventing cookies from being saved by using the relevant browser software settings. However, please be advised that in this case you might not be able to use all the functions available on this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the data generated by the cookie and the data regarding the use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being transferred to Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: Download browser plug-in\n\nYou can also prevent recording by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents your data from being recorded when you visit this website in the future. Deactivate Google Analytics \n\n More detailed information on conditions of use and data protection can be found at or at
9. Data security
We and our service providers take both technical and organizational security measures to protect the personal data stored from accidental or deliberate tampering, loss, destruction or unauthorized access by third parties. Our data processing processes and security measures are continuously being refined in the course of technical developments. The transfer of personal data is encrypted with SSL technology to prevent unprotected access to your personal data.
10. Further information/ contact person for data protection issues
Should you have any questions about your personal data which Grit International records, saves and uses, we will be glad to provide you with information immediately and free of charge at any time. Please send your message to Grit International AG, Europaallee 35 8004 Zurich Kanton Zurich Switzerland or by E-mail to
11. Right to disclosure and correction
Any natural person residing in the EU, EEA or Switzerland can request disclosure or access to the data processed about your person. We will correct information which is false or no longer accurate. To request, disclosure, editing or correction, please contact us via Grit International AG, Europaallee 35 8004 Zurich Kanton Zurich Switzerland or by E-mail to You may revoke and withdraw consent which you have granted or request data to be deleted. After you have revoked your consent, we will cease to process your data if we are no longer obligated to continue processing the data for other purposes, such as to fulfil statutory retention duties. You may declare that you are revoking your consent by sending a message to Grit International AG, Europaallee 35 8004 Zurich Kanton Zurich Switzerland or by E-mail to Furthermore, every person is entitled to file a complaint to the competent supervisory authority in their country. A list of national data protection authorities can be found here:
12. Additional information
The content of this data privacy statement has to be adapted and updated from time to time. For this reason, we reserve the right to make changes without announcing them in advance. The updated and supplemented version in question will be published at this point. For that reason, we recommend you to read this data privacy statement every time you visit our website.
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