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Privacy Policy


Commitment to User Privacy

Dec is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit most pages on our site without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request. This document aims to give a clear explanation of Dec’s data processing practices. If you have any questions or concerns relating to Dec’s site or would like to find out more about how we collect, store or use your personal data, please contact us.

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CH-1024 Ecublens
Tel. +41 21 694 20 40

About Dec

Founded in 1987, Dec is a Swiss-based leading global provider of process systems to the pharmaceutical, chemical, food and cosmetic industries. Dec provides standard and customized solutions in all areas of solids handling including transferring, discharging, filling, dosing, blending, sampling, micronizing and containment technology.  Dec Group has a global presence with subsidiaries in: Switzerland, Germany, England, Ireland, Poland, India, China, USA.

How we Collect Data & Primary Purpose

During your visit to - and interaction with - our Dec website, we can collect a variety of information. This data falls into these categories:

  • Contact data when provided through an enquiry form

  • Technical data includes browser type and version, location, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access the Dec Group website.

  • Aggregated data through a web analytical service called Google Analytics which provides statistical or demographic data. Aggregated data however is not considered personal data in law as this data does not directly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate usage data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website page or which days have more visitors.

The personal information you provide is being collected for legitimate business purposes.  We also collect your data to keep you informed about new products and providing the best possible service to you. Whenever we process data for these purposes we will ensure that we always keep your personal data rights in high regard and take account of these rights.

We will only collect the personal information that is necessary for the purposes mentioned above. It includes the following but not limited to:

Full Name & Job Title / Company Name & Address / Phone & Fax Number / Email Address:

Use of Cookies


Dec uses cookies for many important reasons, such as:

  • To provide a great experience for our visitors and customers

  • To identify our registered members

  • To monitor and analyze the performance, operation and effectiveness of our website

  • To ensure our website is secure and safe to use

Information Sharing: Who We Intend to Share Information With and Why

We do not rent or sell our customer e-mail lists and data. We may share your personal information with professional partner organizations in order to supply the requested services to you. If you do not consent to share your personal information with third party organizations please email

Links to Other Websites

Dec’s website may contain some links to other sites. Please be aware that Dec is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. This privacy statement applies solely to the information collected by Dec.


Dec takes precautions to protect your information. When website users submit information over the internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. The servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment.

Correcting, Updating or Removing Your Personal Information

Dec will make every attempt to keep your personal data accurate, complete and up to date. If your personal information is incorrect, changes or if you no longer wish to receive information from Dec, we will endeavor to correct, update or remove your information as swiftly as possible. This can be done by e-mailing

Direct Marketing

If you no longer wish to receive newsletters or promotional materials, you may opt-out of receiving these communications. You can do it by following the unsubscribe link placed in the footer of the promotional email or, if by post, by returning the letter to us with “unsubscribe” marked upon it. Or you can simply contact and ask to be unsubscribed.

Notification of Changes

Dec reserves the right to amend the privacy notice. In such case the ‘last updated’ date will be amended accordingly and you will be informed via statement prominently displayed on the website.

GDPR Compliance

Dec respects your right to privacy. We ensure all data is managed lawfully, fairly and transparently. You can email us at to request your personal data or any information related to privacy.

Data Storage and Retention

The personal data we hold is stored on Dec servers and on the servers of web design management services located in the USA. Dec retains data for the duration of the customer’s business relationship with Dec.

Dec will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

May 20, 2018

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