The regulatory basis for this policy is the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection or “FADP” (Bundesgesetz über den Datenschutz, “DSG”). Protections under Regulation (EU) 2016/679, General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) may also apply where the user is a citizen of an EU member state.
1. General information on the collection, processing and usage of your personal data
In the following sections we inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data is all information that could be used to identify you. Examples of personal data are name, address and e-mail address.
By contacting Xwiss by e-mail or through a contact form on this website, the information that you provide will be stored by us to answer your questions and provide updates on developments at Xwiss. We will retain your data for as long as you “opt in” to maintain contact with us. We will delete your personal data should you “opt out” or unsubscribe from Xwiss updates, although we may retain personal data and restrict processing if legal retention requirements exist.
2. Your rights in relation to personal data
3. Security and cross-border transfer of personal data
Xwiss undertakes appropriate physical, technical and organizational measures for the security of your personal data. Personal data will be retained by a service provider with infrastructure resident in Switzerland or an EU member state. You expressly consent to your personal data being held in said location. You also warrant that you have the right to transfer such personal data outside your country of origin or residence and into Switzerland or an EU member state.
6. Collection of personal data when visiting our website
The amount and type of information that Xwiss collects depends on the nature of the interaction:
a) In the case of a simple visit to our website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide Xwiss with information, Xwiss capture your location as indicated by your IP address. We then aggregate your location data with that of other website visitors to obtain an indication of the geographic distribution of our visitors. We use Cloudflare tools to analyse this data.
b) If you send an email to our firstname.lastname@example.org correspondence email address, we will retain your email address to facilitate any required ongoing dialogue in response to your query. Should you opt in to updates from Xwiss, we will also send you updates on an aperiodic basis with regard to developments at Xwiss.
c) If you complete a contact form on our website, we will retain the information provided in that form for the purposes indicated by the form.
7. Other functions on our website
In addition to the informational use of our website, Xwiss may offer additional services that you can use if you are interested. To do this, you will generally need to provide other personal data that we use to provide the service and for which the previously mentioned data processing principles apply.
8. Third party providers and links to third party websites
Our website may contain links to third party websites. Any information a person provides to, or that is collected by, third-party websites is subject to the privacy policies of those websites. It is the sole responsibility of such third parties to adhere to any applicable legal or regulatory restrictions regarding the disclosure of a person’s personal data. Xwiss and its affiliated corporate entities shall not be liable for wrongful use or disclosure of any person’s personal data by any third party.
9. Contact information
In writing: Xwiss AG, General-Guisan-Strasse 6, 6300 Zug, Switzerland
10. Applicable law and jurisdiction
In case of discrepancy, the English language version shall prevail.
Last update October 2019