Privacy Policy

Plasteax is a service owned and developed by Association EA ECCO (operating with the business name EA – Earth action, and name EA in the rest of the document), non-profit organization registered under the Swiss law.

Protecting your data is one of our primary concerns. This Privacy Policy explains how we manage the data we may acquire and collect when you use our website. If you disagree with any of the terms in this Privacy Policy, we recommend that you discontinue using the website or contact us at


Data Processing Related to Our Website

Gathering General Data

Upon visiting our website, we automatically collect general information in the form of server logfiles. This data may encompass:

  • IP address of your computer
  • Operating system of your computer
  • Browser type, version, and language
  • Name of the IP address range
  • Date and time of the server request
  • Referrer URL (web page from which access was made), possibly with search terms used
  • Status code (e.g., error message, debug information)

These data are collected to ensure the functionality, security, and stability of our website, optimize our online presence, and generate internal statistical insights.



A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your browser when you initially visit a website. These files enhance your browsing experience by making it more enjoyable, convenient, and meaningful. Our website employs three types of cookies:

  • Technically necessary cookies: These cookies enable the proper functioning of the website and the delivery of the services and products you request. They do not gather information for marketing purposes or track your internet browsing history.
  • Performance cookies: These cookies are used to analyze how our websites are utilized. All data collected by these cookies is aggregated and thus anonymous. It is solely used to improve the website’s performance.
  • Functional cookies: These cookies allow the website to remember your preferences, such as auto-completing forms or avoiding the need to log in every time you visit. In essence, they contribute to a better and more personalized user experience.

You have the option to opt out of cookies by adjusting your browser settings, but please be aware that this may limit your ability to fully utilize all the features of our website.


Collection of Personal Data

When you subscribe to our newsletter, we may collect personal information such as your name, email address, and any additional details you provide. This information is collected to assist with your inquiries and provide you with exceptional service. Rest assured that we do not share your personal information with third parties unless you explicitly consent or it is legally required. We retain your personal data only for as long as necessary to fulfill the original purpose for which it was collected. 

Similarly, when you fill out a contact form, we may collect personal information like your name, email address, and any other information you provide. This data is collected to respond promptly to your inquiries and deliver top-quality service. You can be confident that we do not disclose your personal information to any third parties unless you provide explicit consent or it is legally mandated. Your personal information will be retained only for the duration necessary to achieve the original purpose for which it was collected.


Data storage and exchange with third parties

Data Storage

We retain your personal data only for the duration necessary for the purposes mentioned earlier and for additional processing in accordance with our legitimate interests. Certain contract-related information may need to be kept for a longer period due to legal obligations. Legal requirements related to accounting, civil matters, and taxes may necessitate the retention of business communications, finalized contracts, and financial records for up to 10 years.

Our hosting server, Infomaniak, stores the data in Switzerland and is dedicated to responsible data handling. You can find further details about their policy on

Data Sharing with Third Parties

We share your personal data with third parties in the following situations: when you have provided explicit consent, when legally mandated, or when it is essential to protect our rights, especially in relation to contractual claims. Additionally, we may disclose your information to third parties when necessary for website functionality and contract fulfillment, whether related to our website or external services.

Links and Social Plugins?

Our website may include links to external websites. Clicking on these links and leaving our site may result in the sharing of your information with the owner of the linked website or application. Furthermore, we utilize social plugins such as Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. It’s important to note that we do not have control over the data collected by these platforms. Therefore, we recommend reviewing the respective privacy policies of these social media platforms before accessing them.

Data Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational security measures to safeguard your personal information stored in our systems from unauthorized access, manipulation, or loss, whether in part or in full. It is crucial to maintain the confidentiality of your access credentials and ensure that you close your browser window after interacting with us, particularly if you share your computer, tablet, or smartphone with others.


Additional information

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a service provided by Google Inc., a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. based in the United States. To protect your data, especially when collected within the EU/EEA or Switzerland, we anonymize your IP addresses using the “anonymizeIP” feature before transmitting them to Google. This means that your browser sends the IP address in a form that cannot be traced back to you. Data from Google Analytics is kept separate from other data collected by Google. In certain situations, the full IP address may be sent to a Google server in the US and then shortened. Rest assured that Google Inc. maintains a high level of data protection, and they guarantee that your IP address will never be combined with other data related to you.

For more details about the web analysis service we use, please visit the Google Analytics website. If you prefer not to have your data processed by this service, you can opt out by visiting the following link:: Google Analytics Opt-out.

Your rights

You have specific rights regarding your personal data, including the right to access, correct, delete, restrict processing, and request data portability. You can inquire about the personal data we have about you, correct any inaccuracies, or request the deletion of your personal data, provided there is no legal obligation to retain it or a legal basis for further processing. Additionally, you can request the transfer of your data, which you provided to us, to a third party of your choice, in a commonly used file format. To exercise these rights, please contact us at We may ask for proof of your identity to handle your request. The scope and specifics of these rights may vary depending on applicable data protection laws. If you have concerns about how we handle your data, you may also have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant data protection authority in your country.


Our website operates under Swiss data protection laws, including the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP) and the Ordinance to the Federal Act on Data Protection (OFADP). These laws govern the collection, use, and storage of personal data, ensuring the protection of your privacy rights. We are fully committed to complying with these laws and maintaining the confidentiality and security of your personal data.

Modification of this privacy policy

We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy at any time. In case of significant changes to this policy, we will notify you of such modifications by posting a notice on our website.



If you have any questions, comments, or requests regarding this privacy policy, please feel free to contact us at 

EA – Earth Action
Chemin des Vignes d’Argent 7
1004 Lausanne