Who Operates This Website?
The website and all its contents are operated by engageability LLC
Responsible for data protection, in accordance with the statutory provisions of the Swiss Data Protection Act (DPA) and the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:
What Personal Information Do We Collect and Why?
Upon visiting this website, general information is automatically generated and stored in a server log file. This information includes details such as the web browser you are using, your operating system, the name of your Internet service provider, your IP address, and the like.
The purposes for which this is done are as follows:
- To ensure the error-free construction of the website
- To facilitate the seamless use of the website
- To evaluate the security and stability of the system
- For further administrative purposes
No inferences shall be made about your identity based on this data. This information is solely used for statistical analyses aimed at improving the website and the technology behind it.
Duration of Storage
Data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the original purpose. Typically, this occurs when the respective session has ended.
Comments on the Website
Should you leave comments on our website, the information displayed in the comment form as well as your IP address and your browser’s user agent string will be captured to assist us in identifying undesirable messages.
As a registered user who uploads photos to the website, we recommend not uploading images with embedded GPS location data. Other visitors may download these images and extract the location information.
For personalized communication with you, we store the information you provide. A valid email address and your name are essential for processing your inquiry. All other details are optional.
Cookies and Web Storage
When you write a comment, this could be interpreted as consent to store your name, email address, and website in cookies. This feature is for your convenience, so you do not have to re-enter all the data for further comments. These cookies will remain for one year.
If you have a user account and log into this website, we will set a temporary cookie to ensure that your browser accepts cookies. This cookie stores no personal information and is deleted when you close your browser. Upon login, additional cookies will be set to save your login information and screen settings. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select the “Remember Me” option, your login will be maintained for two weeks. Logging out will remove the login cookies.
When editing or publishing an article, an additional cookie will be stored, which only saves the ID of the post being edited. This cookie will be deleted after one day.
Use of Google Web Fonts
Content from Third Parties
Our website may also contain embedded elements such as videos, images, or other content. These elements behave as if you have visited the original website. These third-party websites may collect information about you, set cookies, and integrate additional third-party tracking tools.
Additionally, they may track your interactions with the embedded content, especially if you have an account there and are logged in.
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies,” text files stored on your computer, to enable an analysis of your use of our website. The data generated by these cookies concerning your use of the website is generally transferred to Google servers in the USA and stored there.
However, IP anonymization is activated on this website, which means that Google will shorten your IP address beforehand within the European Union or in other member states of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will evaluate this data on behalf of the website operator to create reports on website activities and to provide additional services related to the use of the website and the internet. Your IP address will not be associated with any other data held by Google in this process.
Use of Twitter
Our pages may include features from Twitter. These services are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. Data such as IP address, browser type, visited domains, visited pages, mobile phone providers, device and application IDs, and search terms are transmitted to Twitter. We point out that we, as the provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and its use by Twitter.
Use of Google AdSense
This website may use Google AdSense, a service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses “cookies” and web beacons to analyze the use of the website. The information generated by cookies and web beacons is transferred to Google servers in the USA and stored there. Google may share this information with its contract partners. However, your IP address will not be merged with any other data stored by you.
Use of Google Maps
This website may use Google Maps by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. This allows us to display interactive maps directly on the website and enables convenient use of the map function. Further information can be found in Google’s privacy notes, where you can also adjust your privacy settings.
Embedded YouTube Videos
Storage of Your Data
If you leave a comment on our website, it will be stored indefinitely, along with metadata. This allows us to automatically recognize and approve follow-up comments. For users who register on our website, we store the personal information provided in their profiles. All users can view, change, or delete their personal information at any time (although usernames cannot be changed). Administrators can also view and edit this information.
Your Rights to Your Data
If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request an export of your personal data from us.
Additionally, you can request the deletion of all personal data that we have stored about you. This does not apply to data that we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security-related reasons.
Transfer of Your Data
Comments from visitors may be analyzed by an automated service for spam detection.
For Questions on Data Protection, Please Contact:
Social Plugins and Google Ads
We may use social media plugins and possibly Google Ads on our website. These plugins can send personal data to the service providers and be used by them. We use a two-click solution to prevent unintentional or unconscious collection and transmission of your data. The collection and transmission only takes place after activating the respective plugin by a click.
Our website may also use Google Conversion Tracking. If you arrive at our website by clicking on a Google ad, Google sets a cookie for conversion tracking. This cookie helps us and Google to analyze click behavior and create conversion statistics. However, the information is not personal and cannot be used to identify the user.
How We Protect Your Data
To ensure the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods such as SSL encryption over HTTPS. This encryption ensures that your data cannot be intercepted or manipulated by third parties.
Contact the Data Protection Officer