Subject matter of data protection
The subject matter of data protection is personal data. Pursuant to Section 3 (1) Federal Data Protection Act, these are individual details about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or determinable individual. These include specifically details allowing to draw conclusions as to your identity (such as name, mailing address, email address, or telephone number).
Collection and processing of your data
Each time you access our website, our web server performs a standard recording of the following data in a log file, unless you object thereto:
- IP address assigned to you by your Internet service provider,
- description of the type of browser used,
- the web page accessed from among the pages provided on our website,
- the website you use to access ours,
- and the date and duration of your visit.
We use these data for the sole purpose of optimizing the services we offer. The stored data are anonymized so that we are not able to identify you personally as a user. There is no other use of your data, in particular no disclosure to third parties.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, i.e. text files that are saved on your computer, allowing an analysis of how you use the website. The information about your use of this website generated by the cookie is transmitted to a Google server in the US and saved there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address is abbreviated before transmission among member states of the European Union or other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA Agreement). Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the US and abbreviated there. Google will use this information in order to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activities for the website operator and to perform further services that are related to the website use and the Internet use. Google will in no case connect your IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics with other data of Google. You can avoid the installation of cookies by adjusting the according settings of your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you might not be able to use all functions of this website to the full extent. Furthermore, you can block the registration of the data created by the cookie (including your IP address) and related to your use of this website and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: Browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics (BETA)
Right to information and revocation right
Upon request, we will gladly provide you free of charge and as soon as possible with the information as to whether we stored any of your personal data and what these are. You are entitled to have us block, rectify or erase your data stored by us at any time.
You may, of course, at any time object to the anonymized data storage or revoke the permission previously granted for the collection and use of your data. For this purpose, please refer to the contact information provided under Legal.