Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. Please note the following points in our Privacy Policy.

Use of information

As a rule, you can visit our website without disclosing any personal information. We only capture and internally analyse anonymised, non-personal usage data such as your IP address, referring page, browser, date, time, etc. in order to identify trends and improve our website. We do not use this information to identify you. To protect your privacy, the last IP octet in your IP address is anonymised using the Google Analytics function. 

No sharing of information

We do not sell or share the above information with third parties, except for external service providers who process data that is absolutely required for this purpose on our behalf. These service providers specifically include:

  •  Google Inc. (Google Analytics, visitor statistics)

According to their privacy policies, these providers comply with all data privacy and data security requirements.

The Google Terms of Service also apply due to the use of Google Analytics on this website.

"This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).  Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above."

Cookies

Cookies are used in some cases (see Google Analytics and Google Adwords). You can configure your browser so that it displays a warning on your monitor before saving a cookie. You can also set your browser to reject cookies. However, this means that you will not be able to use certain services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy can be changed at any time. Please consult this Privacy Policy regularly.

Legal basis

The Swiss Federal Data Protection Act (DPA) forms the basis for this Privacy Policy. 

(Last updated 27 January 2012)