Data protection declaration

For Dike Verlag AG (hereinafter Dike) the privacy of the users of its website is important. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data.


So-called cookies are used on our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Cookies are used to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure, and do not damage your device. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit to our website. Other cookies are stored on your device unless you delete them. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. However, when cookies are deactivated, the functionality of our website may be restricted. cookies, which are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions requested by you (e.g. shopping basket function), are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for technically error-free and optimized provision of his services.

Google Analytics

Our website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. These are text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of the use of our website. Google evaluates the use of our website in order to compile reports on the website activities and to provide Dike with further services connected with the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google complies with the data protection provisions of the "Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield" agreement and has registered with the US Department of Commerce for the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield (information on the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield can be found at Our website uses the "demographic features" function of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be generated that contain information about the age, gender and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-related advertising by Google and from visitor data from third-party providers. This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can disable this feature at any time from your Google Account ad settings or opt out of Google Analytics' collection of your information.  See Google's privacy policy at


Our website uses Google reCAPTCHA. Provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. reCAPTCHA checks whether the data entry on our website (e.g. in a contact form) is done by a person or by an automated program. For this purpose, reCAPTCHA automatically analyzes the visitor's behavior as soon as the visitor enters the website. For analysis reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. IP address, time the visitor stays on the website or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis is forwarded to Google. The reCAPTCHA analyses run completely in the background. Visitors are not advised that an analysis is taking place. For more information, please see Google's privacy policy at and

Google Web Fonts

Our website uses so-called web fonts provided by Google to uniformly display fonts. Your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. To do this, the browser you are using must connect to Google's servers. This gives Google knowledge that our website has been accessed via your IP address. If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font is used by your computer. For more information about Google Web Fonts, please see and the Google Privacy Policy:

Google Maps

Our website uses the map service Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. If you use the functions of Google Maps, your IP address is stored by Google and usually transferred to a Google server in the USA. Dike has no influence on this data transmission. For more information, please see Google's privacy policy:


Plugins from Twitter are integrated on our website. The provider is Twitter Inc, 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter, your visit to our website is linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. Data is also transmitted to Twitter. For more information see the Twitter Privacy Policy at


Our website uses AddThis to make it easier for visitors to bookmark and share interesting content on the social web. The use of AddThis results in the use of cookies. The data generated (such as time of use or browser language) is transferred to AddThis LLC in the USA and processed there. Dike does not process the data concerned. You can object to the future use of your data by using opt-out cookies. For more information, see the AddThis privacy policy at

Datatrans payment interface

Dike's payments can be processed via the interface of Datatrans' e-payment platform. The provider of Datatrans is Datatrans AG in Zurich. Datatrans meets the current security standards, in particular the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) as well as the new European security standards PSD2 and strong customer authentication (SKA). Further information can be found in the data protection declaration of Datatrans at


If you wish to subscribe to a newsletter offered on our website, we require an e-mail address and other information from you which allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter ("double opt-in" procedure). If you would like to register as a registered customer for a newsletter, you can give us your consent at the time of registration or later via the registration function in your customer profile. With the newsletter you will regularly receive recommendations and offers that might be of interest to you. To this end, we collect and process personal data concerning your usage behaviour on our website, your orders from us and how you use our newsletter (e.g. whether you open the newsletter or which web URL links you click on). We evaluate this data for statistical purposes in order to better tailor the content of the newsletter to your interests. The processing of the personal data entered in the newsletter registration form is based on your consent, which you can revoke at any time for the future. The revocation takes place either via the "Unsubscribe" link in the newsletter, by unsubscribing in your customer profile or by sending a personal e-mail to Dike. We use the personal data collected from you for designing the content and sending the newsletter. It is not passed on to third parties for their own (advertising) purposes. We store the personal data you have provided to us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter until you unsubscribe from the newsletter.

Data transfer

We may pass on your personal data to third parties if this is necessary in the context of contract processing (e.g. to the company entrusted with the delivery of the goods or to the bank entrusted with the payment processing) or to make use of necessary technical or organisational services. Such third parties are contractually obliged to process your personal data exclusively on our behalf and according to our instructions and to ensure the security of your personal data by means of suitable technical and organisational measures. Your personal data will only be transferred to other countries if data protection comparable with Swiss law exists there or if appropriate precautions have been taken (Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield or contractual guarantees). Finally, we may disclose your personal data if we are legally obliged to do so.

The content of Dike's website has been carefully checked prior to its inclusion, but no liability can be accepted for its completeness and correctness. Despite thorough examination of the contents, Dike cannot accept any responsibility for the contents of direct or indirect external links. The operators of the linked pages are solely responsible for their content. Dike assumes no liability for direct or indirect damages, which are based on information and contents of the linked pages.