Privacy policy

Privacy policy

ZSoil is a brand owned by GeoDev Sarl. ZSoil Software products are published by GeoDev Sarl.
GeoDev Sarl treats your personal data as confidential and in accordance with statutory regulations. With this privacy policy, we want to inform you about the use (collection, processing and use) of personal data (e.g. your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address).
Through the implementation of the required technical and organisational measures, it is ensured that the protection of the personal data processed via this website is guaranteed. Our website is protected with an SSL certificate. This means that all data connections are encrypted. We would like to draw your attention to the fact that the transmission of data on the Internet is generally subject to security gaps. Full protection against third-party access is therefore not possible. By using our website and its applications (e.g. the contact form or the order form), you provide your consent to communication via e-mail in the knowledge of the described risks.
This privacy policy is exclusively applicable to our website ( We assume no responsibility and accept no liability for links that direct users from our website to third-party websites. Clicking on external links is within your exclusive responsibility.

User consent
Please note that by visiting and using our website, you give your consent to the processing of your personal data within the framework of this policy and in accordance with the applicable data protection principles.

Should you have any questions or messages relating to your personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us. You can reach us as follows:
GeoDev Sarl
PO Box
CH-1001 Lausanne

Access data
Each time you visit our website, a variety of data about the access are recorded, which are stored as “server log files” on servers of Novatrend Services Sarl in Switzerland (see the section “Retention of your personal data”). The following data are recorded in this way:
• Visited website: URL of the accessed file
• Date and time of access
• Used browser
• Used operating system
• Used IP address
The data collected are used solely for statistical analyses and to improve the website. We reserve the right, however, to review the server log files at a later time if there is specific evidence of unlawful use.

Contact form and e-mail
On our website, we offer you the opportunity to contact us via e-mail and/or by using our contact or order form. In this case, the details provided by you are stored for the purpose of processing the enquiry in question. These details are provided exclusively on a voluntary basis and with your consent. Should these details include information on communication channels (e.g. your e-mail address and telephone number), you also consent to us, where applicable, contacting you via the relevant communication channels in order to respond to your concern.

Use of your personal data and disclosure to third parties
Your personal data are processed on our website exclusively within the context of the specific issue outlined in the query or contact made by you as well as to rectify errors or improve our website and, where applicable, for internal statistical purposes. This work may also be performed by third parties on our behalf. In such cases, both the type of processing and the safeguarding of data protection are specified by contract.
Your data are not disclosed to third parties via the website without your explicit consent. This does not apply to our service partners who we require for the handling of your query. In such cases, we strictly observe the requirements of the applicable data protection legislation. The scope of the data transmitted is kept to a minimum.

Our website uses so-called cookies at several points. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. They are used to make our offering more user-friendly and secure. Cookies also allow our systems to recognise your browser and offer you services. Cookies do not contain any personal data. Under certain circumstances, however, it is possible that a cookie may be assigned to a specific user data set.
Our website exclusively uses cookies on an automated basis. We do not trace cookies back to user profiles either to take advantage of the aforementioned benefits for users or to gain personal information.
You have the option to reject cookies or to configure your browser settings in such a way that you are informed each time our website attempts to place a cookie. This may mean, however, that certain services offered by our website are no longer available or can only be used on a restricted basis.
Further information on cookies (including instructions on how they can be blocked) can be found, for example, at

Use of Google Analytics
Our website uses Google reCAPTCHA for protection against bots and spam and Google Analytics for the analysis of website usage by users. Both services are provided by Google Inc. These services use cookies, i.e. text files that are stored on your end device. The information collected via the cookies is, as a rule, sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The IP addresses are anonymised. Only exceptionally is the full IP address sent to a server in the USA and anonymised there. It is only possible to identify the country from which the contact originated. You have the option to prevent the storing of these cookies on your device by changing your browser settings accordingly. If your browser does not allow cookies, there is no guarantee that you can use all of the website’s functions without restrictions.
You can also use a browser plug-in to prevent information collected via cookies (including your IP address) being sent to and used by Google Inc. The relevant plug-in can be found via the following link:
By clicking on the link above, you can download an opt-out cookie that prevents Google Analytics from recording data about you within our website. To do so, your browser must generally allow the storing of cookies Should you delete your cookies regularly, you will need to click on the link again each time you visit our website. Further information on the use of data by Google Inc. can be found here:

Use of YouTube plug-ins
Our website uses plug-ins of the YouTube website owned by Google Inc. The pages are operated by YouTube, LLC. If you visit one of our pages with a YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers will be established. In such cases, the respective YouTube server is informed of which of our sites you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Further information on the handling of user data can be found in the privacy guidelines of YouTube at

Retention of your personal data
Our website is hosted and your personal data is stored by Novatrend Services GmbH, Bahnhofstrasse 18, CH-6340 Baar, Switzerland.
All data that is collected will be stored only as long as is necessary to accomplish the purpose for which it is collected, or as long as is permitted or required by applicable law. For more information on the purpose for which information is collected, please see Use of Data.

User rights: access, rectification, portability
You have the right at all times to access your data stored with us free of charge and to have your data rectified or deleted. Please contact us to this end. Our contact data can be found above under “Contact”.
You also have the right to request for your personal data to be transmitted to a third party, provided that the technical and legal framework permits this.

User rights: withdrawal and erasure
You can withdraw your consent to this privacy policy at any time and request the erasure of your personal data. Please contact us to this end. Our contact data can be found above under “Contact”.
Should you submit an erasure request, we will lock and block your data. Please note, however, that, under certain circumstances, we are obliged under commercial or tax law or for other legal reasons to retain records for a minimum period of 10 financial years. We are therefore unable to either erase or edit the personal data contained in these records. To this extent, your erasure request applies solely to future processing.

Updating and amendment of this privacy policy
We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy at any time. Amendments will be published on our website and apply from the time of their publication. The processing of personal data that were collected under the provisions of an older privacy policy will be performed in accordance with this privacy policy.

As of November 2022