Legal Notice and Privacy Policy

Date: 20 December 2021

 

Confederation Centre (“we”, “us”, or “our”) operates the confederationcentre.ch website. (the “service”).
This page tells you about our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our service and the choices you have associated with that data. We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the service, you consent to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

 

Definitions

Personal data
Personal data means data about a living individual who can be identified from that data (or from that data together with other information in our possession or likely to come into our possession).

 

Usage data
Usage data is automatically collected data, either generated by the use of the service or by the service infrastructure itself (e.g. the duration of a page visit).

 

Cookies
Cookies are small data files stored on a user’s device.

 

Data controller
Data controller means a person who (alone or together with others) determines the purposes and manner in which personal data is or will be processed.
For the confederationcentre.ch website. Confederation Centre is the controller of your data.

 

Data Processor (or service providers)
Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any person (other than an employee of the Data Controller) who processes data on behalf of the Data Controller.

We may use the services of various service providers to process your data more efficiently.

 

Purpose of the data

The data subject is any living person who is the subject of personal data.

User

The user is the person who uses our service. The user is the person concerned, who is the subject of personal data.

 

Collection and use of information

We collect different types of information for various purposes, in order to provide and improve our service to you.

 

Types of data collected

Personal Data When using our service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”).
Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
– Email address
– First and last name
– Telephone number
– Cookies and Usage Data

We may use your personal information to contact you, at your request, with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You can choose not to receive some or all of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send you or by contacting us.

 

Usage data

We may also collect information about how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s IP address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our service you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifications and other diagnostic data.

 

Tracking and Cookie Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track activity on our service and retain certain information.
Cookies are files containing a small amount of data that may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies used are beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse our service.
You can set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some parts of our service.

 

Examples of cookies we use:

– Session cookies. We use first session cookies and third party session cookies to operate our Service.
– Preference cookies. We use preference cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.

 

Use of data

The Confederation Centre uses the data collected for a variety of purposes:
– To provide and maintain our service
– To inform you of changes to our service
– To allow you to participate in the interactive features of our service when you choose to do so
– To provide customer support
– To conduct analysis or collect valuable information to improve our service.
– To monitor the use of our service
– To detect, prevent and resolve technical problems
– To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other products, services and events we offer that are similar to those you have already purchased or enquired about, unless you have opted out of receiving such information.

 

Data retention

Confederation Centre will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy. We will retain and use your personal data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes and enforce our legal agreements and policies.
Confederation Centre will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis. Usage data is generally retained for the life of the website.

 

Transfer of data

Your information, including personal data, may be transferred to and stored on computers located outside your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where data protection laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside of Switzerland and choose to provide us with information, please note that we transfer data, including personal data, to and process it in the country. Other service providers (see “Service Providers”) may hold your data in other jurisdictions
– please consult their privacy policies for further information.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy, followed by your submission of such information, constitutes your consent to such transfer.
Confederation Centre will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy and no transfer of your personal data will take place to any organisation or country unless adequate controls are in place, including the security of your data and other personal information.

 

Dissemination of data

Disclosure by law enforcement
In certain circumstances, Confederation Centre may be required to disclose your personal data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests from public authorities (for example, a court or government agency).

 

Legal requirements

Confederation Centre may disclose your personal data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
– To comply with a legal obligation
– Protect and defend the rights or property of Confederation Centre
– Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in relation to the service
– To protect the personal safety of users of the service or the public
– To protect against civil liability

 

Data security

The security of your data is important to us, but please remember that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. Although we endeavour to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
The methods and procedures we use to protect personal data have been chosen based on an assessment of the importance of the personal data and the risk to the individual. This assessment was carried out as part of our Privacy Impact Assessment and is reviewed annually.

 

Your rights

Confederation Centre aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your personal data.
If you wish to amend your personal data, please contact us to make the necessary changes.
If you wish to be informed of the personal data we hold about you and would like it deleted from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances you have the right to:
– Access and receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you (Right of Access)
– To rectify personal data held about you which is inaccurate (Right of rectification)
– To request the deletion of your personal data (Right to erasure)
– To object at any time to the processing of personal data for purposes such as direct marketing (Right to object)

You have the right to the transfer of the information you provide to Confederation Centre. You may request a copy of your personal data in a commonly used electronic format so that you can manage and move it.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
We will inform you if it is not possible to continue using our service without processing your personal data. For example, if it is not possible to use a website that includes a login system that uses cookies to verify your identity and keep you logged in.

 

Service providers and links to other sites

We may use third party companies and individuals to provide our service (“service providers”), to provide the service on our behalf, to provide services related to the service, or to help us analyze how our service is used.
These third parties only have access to your personal data to perform these tasks on our behalf and are required not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Our service may also contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be redirected to the third party site. We strongly advise you to check the privacy policy of each site you visit.
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party sites or services. Please click on the links below to read their respective privacy policies. These services include:

 

Children’s privacy

Our service is not intended for persons under the age of 13 (“children”).
If you are a parent or guardian and you know that your children have provided us with personal data, please contact us. If we learn that we have collected personal data from children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to delete that information from our servers.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update our privacy policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new privacy policy on this page.
We will notify you, before the change takes effect, by email and/or by a visible notice on our service and will update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.
We recommend that you periodically review this Privacy Policy for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when posted on this page.

 

Name and address of the controller

The controller of the processing for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other applicable data protection laws in the EU Member States and other data protection provisions is :
Confederation Centre – info@confederationcentre.ch

6, 10, Rue de la Confédération 8, 1204 Geneva, Switzerland
info@confederationcentre.ch

Contact us
If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us:
– By email: info@confederationcentre.ch