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One of the most beautiful and imaginative ideas is the naming of stars,
A gift of the highest symbolic power.
International Star Registry - The Original since 1979

Data Protection

1. Information about the collection of personal data and contact information of the person responsible

1.1 We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. In the following we inform you about the handling of your personal information when using our website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified.


1.2 The person responsible for the data processing on this website in terms of the data protection regulation (General Data Protection Regulation) is:


Name: International Star Registry AG
Address: Chamerstr. 174, 6300 Zug
Email: info@sterntaufe.ch
Telephone: +41 41 748 22 77

The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data alone or jointly with others.


1.3 For security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or requests to the person responsible), this website uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can see an encrypted connection to the string "https://" and the lock icon in your protocol.


2. Data collection when you visit our website
When you use our website for information purposes, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called "server log files"). When you call our website, we collect the following data that are technically necessary for us to display the Web page:


  • our visited Web page

  • date and time at the time of the access

  • quantity of the sent data in byte

  • source/reference, by which you arrived on the page

  • used browser

  • used operating system

  • IP address


The processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR based on our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way. We reserve the right however to check the server log files, later concrete evidence should point to an illegal use.



3. Cookies
In order to make your visit to our website more attractive, and to enable you to use certain functions, we use so-called cookies on certain pages. These are small text files that are stored on your end device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the browser session, that is, after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable us and our partner companies to recognise your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). Used cookies, collect and process certain user information, such as browser - and location data, as well as IP address values in individual size. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie in question. Partly, the cookies serve to simplify the order process (e.g. saving the contents of a virtual shopping cart for a later visit to the web page) by storing settings. If personal data is also processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR to the implementation of the contract or in accordance with article 6 paragraph 1 lit. to preserve our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the Web site and a customer-friendly and efficient design of the page visit f GDPR.
We work with advertising partners, who help us to make our Internet offer for you interesting circumstances. For this purpose also cookies are stored in this case when you visit our website by partner companies on your hard drive (third-party cookies). You can set your browser so that you are informed about the use of cookies and decide individually on whether to accept them or to deactivate the acceptance of cookies, just in certain cases or completely. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the Help menu of each browser, which explain how to modify your cookie settings. You can find these for the respective browser at the following links: Internet Explorer, Edge, Firefox, Chrome, Safari or Opera.


Please note that for non-acceptance of cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.


4. Contact
Personal data collected within the framework of the contact with us (e.g., via contact form or email).  Which data is collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. This data is stored solely for the purpose of answering your request for contact and the associated technical administration and use. Legal basis for the data processing is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f, GDPR). If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1). 1 lit. b, GDPR). Your data will be deleted after final processing of your inquiry; this is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been conclusively clarified and provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary.


5. Data processing when opening a customer account and for contract processing
pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, personal data will continue to be collected and processed if you inform us of this for the execution of a contract or when opening a customer account. The type of data that is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. It is possible to delete your customer account at any time and can be done by sending a message to the above-mentioned address of the responsible person. We store and use the data communicated by you to fulfilment of contractual obligations. After complete processing of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be blocked in consideration of tax and commercial retention periods and deleted after expiry of these periods, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or a legally permitted further use of data has been reserved by our site, about which we will inform you accordingly below


6. Use of your data for direct marketing (newsletter)
If you subscribe to our email newsletter, we will send you regular information about our offers. The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your email address. Another possible information is voluntary and is used to personally talk to you. We use the so-called opt-in procedure for sending the newsletter. This means that we only be sent an email newsletter, if you have explicitly confirmed that you consent to the sending of newsletters. With your registration you give us your consent for the use of your personal data according to Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a GDPR. When you register for the newsletter, we store your IP address entered by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration so that we can trace any possible misuse of your email address at a later point in time. The data collected by us when registering for the newsletter will be used exclusively for the purposes of advertising in the form of the newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time via the link provided in the newsletter or by an appropriate message to us. After your cancellation, your email address will be deleted from our newsletter distribution list immediately, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data in excess thereof, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration.


7. Data processing for order processing
To process your order we work together with the following service provider(s), which support us wholly or partly in the execution of concluded contracts. Certain personal data is transferred to these service providers in accordance with the following information. The personal data collected by us will be passed on to the transport company commissioned with delivery within the framework of implementing the contract, as far as this is necessary for delivering the goods. We will pass on your payment data to the commissioned credit institution within the framework of payment processing, if this is necessary for payment processing. If payment service provider are used, we inform thereof hereinafter referred to explicitly. The legal basis for the transmission of the data section is Article 6 1 lit. b, GDPR).


7.1 Use of Saferpay

If you have opted for the Saferpay payment method, the payment is processed via the payment service provider SIX Payment Services AG, Hardturmstrasse 201, 8005 Zurich, Switzerland, to which we pass on your information provided during the order process together with the information about your order (name, e-mail address, address, account number, bank code, credit card number, invoice amount, currency and transaction number, if applicable). Your data will only be passed on for the purpose of payment processing with the payment service provider SIX Payment Services AG. Further information can be found in Saferpay's privacy policy.


7.1 Using PayPal
When paying via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if available - "Purchase on account" or "Installment" via PayPal we give your payment details within the framework of the payment on the PayPal (Europe) S.a.r.l.. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereafter "PayPal"), further. The data is passed on in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR and only insofar as this is necessary for payment processing. PayPal reserves the right to conduct a credit check for the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" via PayPal. For this purpose, your payment data will be processed, if necessary, in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of PayPal's legitimate interest in determining your solvency. PayPal uses the result of the credit check with respect to the statistical probability of debt default for the purpose of deciding on providing the respective payment method. The credit information may contain probability values ​​(so-called. score values). When score values are ​​included in the results of the credit check, they are based on a scientifically recognised mathematical and statistical method. The calculation of the score values includes, but is not limited to, address data. Please refer to the Privacy Policy of PayPal for further information on data protection law, including the credit agencies used. You can object to this processing of your data at any time by sending a message to PayPal. However, PayPal may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary for contractual payment processing.


7.3 Credit assessment

Purchase on account with installment facility (POWERPAY)


MF Group / POWERPAY offers the payment method "purchase on account" as an external payment service provider. With the order invoice you can easily pay your online purchase by invoice. If you choose not to pay within the specified time frame, you will receive a monthly invoice with an order overview in the following month.


When the purchase contract is concluded, POWERPAY will take over the resulting invoice claim and process the corresponding payment modalities. When purchasing on account, you accept the POWERPAY GTC in addition to our GTC. (powerpay.ch/en/agb).


8. partner networks

We work together with other online stores to better reach customers and to show them other offers that are interesting for them. If you came to our site through one of our partner networks and you place an order, we are contractually obligated to report this order to the partner network. This means that the order number and the order total - but never personal data such as address, e-mail or telephone number - are transmitted to the respective partner network. We currently work with partner networks of the following companies:


8.1 "Profity", adfocus GmbH, Theilerstrasse 7, 6300 Zug, Switzerland, info@profity.ch


8.2 "Kauftipp", Hulbee AG, Bucherstrasse 2, 9322 Egnach, Switzerland, info@hulbee.com



9. Web analysis services


9.1 Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, mountain view, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files stored on your computer. These enable the analysis of your website use. Cookie-generated information about your use of this website is usually transmitted to and stored in a Google server in the USA. This website uses Google Analytics exclusively with the extension "_anonymizeIp()", which ensures an anonymisation of the IP address by shortening and excludes a direct personal relationship. Your IP address will be truncated by Google within the Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened in exceptional cases. In these exceptional cases, this processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our legitimate interest in statistical analysis of user behaviour for optimisation and marketing purposes. On our behalf, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, for compiling reports on website activity, and for providing us other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not conflated with other Google data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please be advised that if you opt out of using cookies, you may not be able to use all the features of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to the usage of the website (incl. your IP address) and the processing of the data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin. As an alternative to the browser-plugin or within browsers on mobile devices click on the following link to set an opt-out cookie, future preventing the acquisition by Google Analytics within this Web site (this opt-out cookie works only in this browser and only for this domain, delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again): disable Google Analytics Google LLC is headquartered in the United States certified for the U.S. European Data Protection Convention "Privacy Shield", which the compliance with the EU data protection guarantees. This website also uses Google Analytics for a device-independent analysis of visitor streams, which is carried out via a user ID. You can disable the device cross-analysis of your use in your account under "My data", "personal data". For more information about how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google's privacy policy.


9.2 Google AdWords

This website uses Google AdWords, an analysis service of Google, and within Google AdWords the conversion tracking. Google AdWords stores a cookie for conversion tracking on your computer's hard drive (so-called "conversion cookie") when you click on an ad placed by Google. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages on our website, Google and we can recognize that you clicked on the ad and were redirected to that page. The information obtained through conversion cookies is used to compile statistics for AdWords customers who use conversion tracking. These statistics tell us the total number of users who clicked on the ad served by Google and visited a page with a conversion tracking tag.


In addition to Conversion Tracking, we also use the features:

  • Remarketing

  • Target groups with common interests

  • user-defined target groups with common interests

  • ready-buying target groups

  • similar audiences

  • demographic and geographical focus


With Google's remarketing function we reach users who have already visited our website. This way we can present our advertising to target groups who are already interested in our products or services. In addition, AdWords uses user behavior on websites in Google's advertising network ("display network") over the last 30 days and contextual search engine to identify common interests and characteristics of our website users. AdWords then uses this information to find new potential customers for marketing purposes whose interests and characteristics are similar to those of users of our website. The target group specific remarketing is done by combined use of cookies, such as Google Analytics cookies and Google DoubleClick cookies. For further information on terms of use and data protection in the context of Google Adwords, please click here.

9.3 ClickTale
This website uses ClickTale, a web analytics service provided by ClickTale Ltd. ("ClickTale"). ClickTale enables an analysis of user behaviour on our website (e.g. mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling, activities with form fields). We use this anonymous information to further develop our services for you and to improve user-friendliness.  For this purpose, the data on your website usage, including your IP address, is transmitted to a ClickTale server outside Germany and stored there. Once your IP address has been geolocated, it will be deleted again. ClickTale uses the anonymous data to evaluate user behaviour on our website and to present it in reports.  In addition, this information may be transferred to third parties where required by law or where third parties process this data on behalf of ClickTale. By using this website, you consent to the processing of the data collected about you by ClickTale in the manner and for the purpose described above. You can deactivate ClickTale at any time with effect for the future. For further information on data collection by ClickTale, please refer to ClickTale's terms of use.


9.4 Facebook Pixel

This website uses the pixel function of Facebook Custom Audience. The Facebook pixel is offered by the social network Facebook. Facebook is registered in Europe as Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland. The Facebook pixel is integrated into this website with the function "advanced matching". It initiates the processing of personal data by Facebook and enables the identification of the user via a so-called tracking procedure on numerous websites and thus target group-oriented advertising. When you visit our website, the Facebook pixel stores a cookie, i.e. a small text file, on your device. If you are logged in to Facebook at the same time or subsequently log in to Facebook, your visit to this website is noted in your Facebook profile. The personal data is stored and processed by Facebook so that it can be linked to the respective user profile and used for market research and advertising purposes. However, the pixel and the "advanced matching" function also collect data such as the name and e-mail address of non-facebook users who are not logged on to a Facebook account during a visit to this website. Facebook processes the data in accordance with the Facebook Data Usage Policy. For more information and details about Facebook pixels and how they work, please visit the Facebook Help Center.


10. Tools and miscellaneous


10.1 LiveZilla

This website uses technologies of LiveZilla GmbH, Byk-Gulden-Strasse 18, 78224 Singen, to collect and store anonymized data for the purpose of web analysis and to operate the live chat system to answer live support requests. From this anonymized data, user profiles can be created under a pseudonym. Cookies could be used for this purpose. These are small text files that are stored locally on the computer of the site visitor and thus (could) enable recognition when visiting our website again. The pseudonymized user profiles are not merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without the express consent of the person concerned, which must be given separately. It is technically ensured that IP addresses are automatically made anonymous. By configuring your browser (e.g. cookie handling) you can generally object to the web analysis.


10.2 Social Plugin von Facebook

On our site, so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network Facebook are used, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are marked with a Facebook logo or the words “Social plugin from Facebook” or “Facebook social plugin”. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins and what they look like here. When you visit a page of our website containing a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook’s servers. The content of the plugin is transferred from Facebook directly to your browser, which then embeds it into the page. By integrating the plugin, Facebook receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a Facebook account or are not currently logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to a Facebook server in the USA and stored there. If you are logged into Facebook, it can directly link your visit to our site to your Facebook profile. If you interact with the plugins, for example by pressing the “like” button or making a comment, this information is also transmitted directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information is also posted on your Facebook profile and displayed to your Facebook friends. Please see Facebook’s privacy policies for the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by Facebook, as well as your rights and settings options for protecting your privacy. If you do not want Facebook to link the data collected on our website to your Facebook account, you should log out of Facebook before visiting our website. You can also completely prevent the loading of the Facebook plugins with add-ons to your browser, for example “Facebook Blocker”.

10.3 Google Maps

On our website we use Google Maps (API) from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Maps is a web service for displaying interactive (country) maps in order to display geographical information visually. Using this service will show you our location and make it easier for you to find us. Already when you call those bases, the map of Google maps is included in that, information is about your use of our Web site (such as Your IP-address) transferred to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. This is done regardless of whether Google provides an account that you are logged in, or if no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google saves your data (even for users who are not logged in) as usage profiles and evaluates them. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit.f GDPR on the basis of Google's legitimate interests in the insertion of personalised advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact Google to exercise this right. Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the us-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU. If you do not agree to the future transmission of your data to Google in the context of the use of Google Maps, it is also possible to completely deactivate the Google Maps web service by switching off the JavaScript application in your browser. Google maps and hence the map display on this website may not be used. The terms and conditions of Google can be found here; the additional terms and conditions for Google maps can be found here. For detailed information on data protection in connection with the use of Google maps on the Internet page of Google or here.

10.4 Google Web Fonts
This site uses web fonts provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google") to uniformly display fonts. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly. When you call up a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser makes a direct connection with Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1)(f) DSGVO. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer. Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the us-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU. For more information about Google Web Fonts, please see here and the Google Privacy Policy here.

11. Rights of the affected parties

The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive rights of data subjects (rights of information and intervention) vis-a-vis the data controller with regard to the processing of your personal data, about which we inform you below:

  • Right to information in accordance with article 15 GDPR: in particular, a right to receive information, have your personal data processed by us, the purposes of the processing, the categories of processed personal data, the recipients or categories of recipients; to which your data were disclosed or are the existence of a right to correction, cancellation, constraint processing, object to the processing, the planned storage period or the criteria for the determination of the storage period, complaint to a supervisor, the origin of your data, if it is not collected by us when you, the existence of an automated decision making including profiling, and any meaningful information about the involved logic and the specific scope and the intended effects of such processing, as well as your right to be informed as to which guarantees exist in accordance with article 46 GDPR in forwarding your data to third countries;

  • Right of rectification in accordance with article 16 GDPR: you have the right incorrect data relating to you for immediate rectification and/or completion of your incomplete data stored by us.

  • Right to cancellation in accordance with article 17 GDPR: you have the right to require the deletion of your personal data when the conditions of article 17 para. 1 GDPR. This right however in particular then does not exist, if the processing to the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, to comply with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to claim, exercise or defence of legal claims is required;

  • The Right to restrict the processing pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR: You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data as long as the accuracy of your data contested is verified, if you refuse to delete your data due to inadmissible data processing and instead request the restriction of the processing of your data, if you need your data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, after we no longer need this data after the purpose has been achieved or if you have filed an objection for reasons of your particular situation, as long as it has not yet been determined whether our legitimate reasons predominate;

  • If you have exercised your right to have the responsible party correct, delete or limit the processing, this party is obliged to inform all recipients to whom the personal data that concerns you has been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction on processing, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. It is your right to have the responsible party inform you regarding such recipients.

  • You have the right to receive the personal data you have provided to us in a structured, current and machine-readable format or to request its transfer to another responsible person, insofar as this is technically feasible.

  • Right to revoke consents granted in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR: You have the right to revoke consent to the processing of data at any time with effect for future for the future. In the event of revocation, we will delete the data concerned without delay, unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its revocation.

  • Right of appeal under Art. 77 GDPR: If you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is contrary to the GDPR, you have the right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State where you reside, work or suspected infringement, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy.


12. Right of objection

When we process your personal data in the framework of interests as a result of our overriding legitimate interest, have you at any time right for reasons arising from your particular situation to the processing to file an opposition with effect for the future. If you exercise your right of objection, we end the processing the affected data. We will however continue processing the data if we have demonstrably compelling reasons for processing which are in need of protection and which outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. If your personal data are processed by us in order to participate in direct marketing, you have the right at any time object to the processing of personal data relating to you for the purpose of such advertising. You can object as described above. If you exercise your right of objection, we end the processing the affected data.


13. Duration of the retention of personal data
The duration of the retention of personal data shall be determined on the basis of the respective statutory retention period (e.g., trade and tax retention periods). After the deadline, the data are routinely deleted when they are no longer necessary for the performance of the contract or contract and/or continues on our part no legitimate interest in the further storage.


Zug, October 01, 2019