Validity date 25 August 2023 

Mibelle AG, Biochemistry, Bolimattstrasse 1, CH-5033 Buchs AG (hereinafter “we” or “us”) is responsible for the collection and processing of your data as they relate to cookies used on this website. We use cookies as described in this Cookie Policy (hereinafter “Policy”). 

Further information about the processing of your personal data and how to contact us can be found in our Privacy Notice.  

We reserve the right to adapt this Policy at any time. The current Policy as published on our website applies. 

1. What is a Cookie? 

A cookie is a small file of information, typically consisting of letters and numbers, that stores information about a user’s online activity. They are generated by the website a user visits and is sent to their computer’s browser. The information stored might be about you, your preferences or your device settings and is typically used to make the site work as you expect it to. Depending on your chosen settings, we can use these cookies to recognise you as a user of the website, to customise content, to improve the performance of the website and to enhance its usability. These cookies may be placed by us or by a third party on our behalf. 

2. Categories of cookies that we use 

Depending on their function and purpose, the cookies we use can be divided into the following categories: 

  • Essential cookies ("Strictly Necessary Cookies"): These cookies are necessary for the basic functionality of the website like page navigation. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. They do not require user consent and cannot be objected to.  
  • Functional Cookies ("Functional Cookies"): These cookies serve a variety of purposes related to the presentation, functionality and performance of a website and, in particular, to enhance visitors' experience and enjoyment of the website. They allow a website to remember information already provided (e.g. username, location or language selection) and provide visitors with improved, more personalised functionalities. Functional cookies are used, for example, to remember things like your login details. These cookies cannot track your movement on other websites.  
  • Performance cookies ("Performance Cookies"): These cookies are used to collect information about how a website is used - for example, how visitors came to our website, which pages a visitor opens most often, how they navigated our website during their visit and whether they received error messages from a page. We may also use these cookies to provide us with certain statistical and analytical information, such as how many visitors have come to our website. These cookies are used to monitor the level of activity on the website and to improve the performance of the website.  
  • Advertising cookies ("Targeting Cookies"): These allow us or a third party provider to serve ads on our website or on third party websites with products that the user likes, so that the ads the user sees may be more relevant to the user's preferences or interests (sometimes called "targeting cookies"). They can also be used to evaluate the effectiveness of advertising and sales promotions. 

You can manage your preferences related to the use of non-essential cookies on our website by visiting this link.

Furthermore, you can configure your browser settings so that no cookies are stored on your computer. Please note that complete deactivation of cookies may mean that you cannot use all the functions of our website. 

By continuing to use our website and/or agreeing to this Policy, you consent to cookies being used by us and thus to personal usage data being collected, stored and used, even beyond the end of the browser session. You can revoke this consent at any time by activating the browser setting to refuse third-party cookies. 

3. List of cookies 


Below is a full list of the cookies that we use on this website, including information about their purpose and expiry. 


Strictly Necessary Cookies


Description:This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor.
Lifespan:a year
Description:This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust. It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down. It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user. The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information.
Lifespan:a year
Performance Cookies
Lifespan:2 years
Description:This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.
Lifespan:a few seconds
Description:This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited._gid
Lifespan:a day
Description:This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners._ga
Lifespan:2 years
Description:General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written in JSP. Usually used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server.
Functional Cookies
Description:These cookies are used by the Vimeo video player on websites.
Lifespan:2 years
Description:The __cf_bm cookie is a cookie necessary to support Cloudflare Bot Management, currently in private beta. As part of our bot management service, this cookie helps manage incoming traffic that matches criteria associated with bots. This is a CloudFoundry cookie
Lifespan:a few seconds


Targeting Cookies


Description:This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
Lifespan:16 years
Description:Stored from Youtube
Description:This cookie is set by Youtube to keep track of user preferences for Youtube videos embedded in sites;it can also determine whether the website visitor is using the new or old version of the Youtube interface.
Lifespan:6 months


4. Tags 

When your browser loads our website, tags instruct the browser to connect to the server of a third-party marketing or analytics service provider to collect data.  

Tags are the basis for online marketing and analytics. In particular, they can: 

  • Instruct web browser to collect data; 
  • Set cookies; 
  • Extend target groups to several websites; 
  • Integrate third-party content into a website (e.g. social media widgets, video players, ads, etc.). 

Tags can capture any action or event on a website or device. This can include the following: 

  • User context: Implicit information such as the IP address, the type of web browser you use or how you were referred to the website (e.g. via a search, a click on an ad, etc.). 
  • User profile: Anonymous data stored in cookies, such as a profile ID or targeting criteria. 
  • User behaviour: Data such as the products, content or ads you viewed, links clicked, time spent on the page, etc.  

5. Web analytics and advertising 

a. Google Analytics 

We use the Google Analytics website analysis service on its website, which is operated by Google Ads, operated by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. Google uses cookies to collect data about your use of this website. The tracking data are transferred to Google servers in the USA and stored there. Your IP address will also be transmitted but will be anonymized by Google before it is stored so that it can no longer be assigned to you. Google uses the _anonymizeIp() method for this purpose. 

Google uses this information to evaluate the use of our website, to compile reports and to provide us with other services related to the use of the website and the internet.  

Further information can be found in Google's data protection declaration: 

b. Google Ads 

We use the following tools for advertising purposes: Google Ads, operated by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. 

Google Ads Conversion Tracking uses a cookie to measure performance after you click on an AdWords ad. As for Google Remarketing, cookies are used to collect the browsing behaviour of website visitors for marketing purposes in an anonymous form and to adapt advertising offers to your interests. Under no circumstances will personal data be collected or stored by these technologies, which could reveal your identity. The cookie from DoubleClick by Google (Pixel TAG) is also used to enable remarketing for products such as AdWords in the Google Display Network. Cookies are used to store information such as the time of your visit, whether it is your first visit and information about the websites that have referred you to this website. 

6. Social Media and other Plug-ins 

We use the social plug-ins listed below on our website to make our company better known. The responsibility for data protection compliance is ensured by the respective providers.  

If you use the services of these social networks independently of, or in connection with our website, the respective social networks evaluate your use of the plug-in. In this case, information about the plug-in is forwarded to the social networks.  

a. Facebook 

Our website uses plug-ins from the social network Facebook, which is offered by Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland. The Facebook plug-ins are marked with a Facebook logo or the addition "Like" or "Share". An overview of the Facebook plug-ins and their appearance can be found at: 

When you call up a page of our website that contains such a plug-in, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plug-in is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and integrated into the page. 

Through this integration, Facebook receives the information that your browser has called up the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a Facebook profile or are not currently logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a Facebook server in the USA and stored there. 

If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can directly assign your visit to our website to your Facebook profile. If you interact with the plug-ins, e.g. by clicking the "Like" button, this information is also transmitted directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information is also published on your Facebook profile and displayed to your Facebook friends. 

For the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to Facebook's privacy policy: 

b. Instagram

Our website uses the plug-in of the social network Instagram, which is offered by Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland. 

The data is only sent to the social media provider when the user activates the social media plug-ins by clicking on the selected plug-in. The user can therefore choose when to activate them. In this case, Facebook may establish a direct connection to the user during your visit to the website, which allows Facebook to know the user's visit and analyze the corresponding information. The further processing of personal data is the responsibility of Facebook in accordance with data protection laws and the privacy policy published on their website ( Please read the privacy statements of your social networks carefully for detailed information about the collection and transfer of personal data, your rights, and how to achieve satisfactory privacy settings.

c. X/Twitter 

Plug-ins of the short message network X Corp., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA, are integrated on our website (“Twitter). You can recognise the Twitter plug-ins  by the Twitter logo and the addition “Twitter". When you call up a page of our website that contains such a plug-in, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Twitter server. Twitter thereby receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Twitter button while you are logged into your Twitter account, you can link the content of our pages on your Twitter profile. This enables Twitter to assign the visit to our pages to your user account.  

We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Twitter. You can find more information on this here: 

d. LinkedIn 

Plug-ins of the social network LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA, are installed on our website. You can recognise the LinkedIn plug-in ("LinkedIn Recommended" button) by the LinkedIn logo. If you call up a page of our website that contains such a plug-in, a direct connection is established between your browser and the LinkedIn server. LinkedIn thereby receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn button while you are logged into your LinkedIn account, you can link the content of our pages on your LinkedIn profile. This enables LinkedIn to assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn. You can find further information at:  

e. Xing

Our website uses the plug-in of the social network XING, offered by Xing AG, Am Strandkai 1, 20457 Hamburg, Germany. 

When a user accesses XING features from our pages, your browser establishes a direct connection to the XING servers. XING does not save any of your personal data when you access the website. XING does not store IP addresses, nor are cookies used with regard to the share button. When using the XING features please refer to their privacy policy:


f. Pardot / Salesforce

We use the analysis tool Pardot from Inc., Salesforce Tower, 415 Mission Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, on our website. Pardot is a software module for tracking and analysing the use of a website by website visitors.

Pardot sets a maximum of two cookies. These are a "Visitor Cookie" and a "Pardot App Session Cookie". The "Visitor Cookie" generates an identification number that is used to recognize the browser of the website visitor. The identification number is a generated numerical code that has no meaning outside of Pardot Services. The "Pardot App Session Cookie" is only set when a customer logs into the Pardot App as a user. The Pardot cookies record your click path and uses it to create an individual user profile using a pseudonym. This allows us to analyse the use of our website and improve it regularly.

The cookies are stored for a maximum of 360 days and the user data for a maximum of 5 years. The deletion of the profile data can be requested by the user at any time. The legal basis for the use of Pardot is your consent according to Art. 6 para. 1 sent. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Insofar as Pardot processes personal data, the processing is carried out exclusively on our behalf and according to our instructions. For this purpose, we have concluded a data processing agreement with, Inc. to ensure compliance with the GDPR. When using Pardot, a data transfer to the USA cannot be ruled out. Inc. has had Binding Corporate Rules approved by the European Data Protection Board since 2015, which ensure a level of data protection that complies with the GDPR. For more information, see:

Salesforce’s Processor Binding Corporate Rules for the Processing of Personal Data


European Data Protection Board Binding Corporate Rules

Furthermore, Standard Contractual Clauses have been concluded in addition to the data processing agreement. For further information on data processing, please refer to the privacy policy of inc. at:

Salesforce Privacy Policy

You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future within the cookie settings. In addition, you may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.