Provided per Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the data protection laws of the Federation (Data Protection Act – DSG), every person has the right to the protection of their privacy and the protection from malfeasance with their personal data. We comply with these stipulations. Personal data is treated with utmost confidentiality and never sold or otherwise transferred to third parties.
In close cooperation with our web hosting providers, we are committed to protect our data banks as much as possible from unauthorised access, loss, misuse or forgery.
When accessing our websites, the following data will be recorded in log files: IP address, date, time, browser requests and generally transmitted information regarding operating systems and browser. This usage information is the basis for anonymous statistical evaluations carried out for us to recognise trends, allowing us to optimise our offers accordingly.
Data protection statement regarding the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like button)
Our website integrates plug-ins from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. On our website, you can recognise the Facebook plug-in by the appearance of the Facebook logo or the “Like” button. You can find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
Data protection statement regarding the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, an internet usage analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are saved on your computer and enable the analysis of your usage of our website. The information on your usage of our website created by the cookie are typically transmitted to and saved on a Google server in the USA. If IP anonymisation is activated for this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google within EU member states or other contract states of the European Economic Area before transmission.
Only in rare cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google uses this information to evaluate your usage of this website, to create reports on your website activities for the providers of this website and to provide further services related to the usage of this website and the internet. Google may also transmit this information to third parties insofar as this is required by legal stipulations or if third parties process the data on behalf of Google. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of the Google Analytics service will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent your browser software from using cookies by selecting its respective setting. However, we would like to inform you that in such a case you may not be able to use all features of our website to the full extent. By using this website, you express your consent to Google’s processing of the data gathered on you in the aforementioned manner and for the aforementioned purpose.
Data protection statement regarding the use of Google +1
You can publish information worldwide by clicking the Google +1 button. Through the Google +1 button you and other users receive personalised contents from Google and its partners. Google records both the information that you have clicked the +1 button for a content element and the information on the website you viewed when clicking the +1 button. Your +1 activities may be published as references together with your profile name and picture in other Google services such as search results or your Google profile or elsewhere on websites or advertising on the internet.
Google records information on your +1 activities in order to improve the Google services for you and other users.
In order to be able to use the Google +1 button, you need to have a globally visible, public Google profile that must contain at least the name selected for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may substitute any other name you may have used when sharing content elements through your Google account. The identity of your Google account may be displayed to users that know our e-mail address or possess other information that identify you.
In addition to the usage purposes stipulated above, the information provided by you will be used in accordance with Google’s valid data protection policy (http://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/). Google may publish aggregated usage statistics about the +1 activities of its users or may transmit such statistics to its users or partners such as publishers, advertisers or connected websites.