Privacy Policy Statement

Swiss Security Hub AG

Introduction

The owner of this Web site takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data confidentially and comply with the legal regulations on data protection and with this Data Protection Statement.

Normally, using our Web site does not require giving out personal data. Whenever personal data are collected on our pages, such for instance name, postal address, or email address, this is done, whenever possible, voluntarily. These data will not be forwarded to third parties without your explicit consent.

We would point out, that the communication of data over the Internet (e.g. by e-mail) can expose vulnerabilities. Fail-proof protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Server Log Files

Server Log FilesThe provider of the site collects and stores automatically information in so-called “Server Log Files”, that your browser sends automatically to us. They consist of:

  • IP address
  • Type and version of browser
  • The operating system in use
  • Referrer URL
  • Date and time of the request to the server

The collected data are only used for statistic reporting and the improvement of the Web site. The Web site owner reserves the right to further examine the server log files if concrete indications of illegal use should appear.

Cookies

Our Web site uses so-called “Cookies”. These consist of small text files, which are stored in your end device with the aid of the browser. These files do no damage.

We use cookies to make our offer user-friendly. Some cookies stay stored in your end device until you delete them. They allow us to recognize your browser upon the following visit to our site. When you visit our website for the first time, you have the option of accepting or rejecting the use of cookies. In this case, no personal data will be collected.

If you do not wish this to occur, you can configure your browser to inform you whenever a cookie is stored, so that you can decide whether to give your agreement every single time. In the following, we have compiled links to provide you with detailed information on disabling cookies in popular browsers:

  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge/Internet Explorer
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari

If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of our Web site may be limited. Further information can be found in the Cookie Policy of the provider of the website.

Contact us

If you contact us, either through a form on the Web site or per e-mail, any personal data you share with us will be stored for the purpose of serving your request and any possible follow-up thereof. We do not forward these data without your consent. In order to prevent misuse, we use the Double-Opt-In procedure. You will receive an email with which you have to confirm your email address.

Dealing with Comments and Contributions

If you should leave a contribution or a comment on this Web site, your IP address will be stored, for the security of the owner of the Web site: if your text should violate any bylaws, your identity can thus be tracked.

Google reCAPTCHA
In some forms of our website, we use Google reCAPTCHA to check and avoid interactions on our website through automated access, for example through so-called bots. This service is provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.

Through the certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active
Google guarantees that the data protection requirements of the EU will also be complied with when processing data in the USA.

LinkedIn
Our Web site uses functions of the network LinkedIn, provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Whenever one of our pages, containing LinkedIn functions, is retrieved, the functions will establish a connection with LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited our Internet pages with your IP address. If you click on LinkedIn’s “Recommend button”, while you are logged in your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to connect your visit to our Web site to you, and to your user account. We would point out that we, as providers of the pages, do not have any knowledge on the content of the data being transferred, nor of how LinkedIn uses it.

You will find further information in LinkedIn’s Data Protection Statement here: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

XING
Our Web site uses functions of the network XING, provided by XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Deutschland. Whenever one of our pages, containing XING functions, is retrieved, the functions will establish a connection with XING servers. As far as we know, no personal data are stored in this case; especially no IP addresses, nor will your behaviour as a user be evaluated.

You will find further information on data protection and the XING share button, in XING’s Data Protection Statement here: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

YouTube
Our Web site uses plugins of YouTube, operated by Google. The pages are run by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages containing a YouTube plugin, a connection with one of youTube’s server is established, and the server will be informed of which of our pages you have visited.

If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to connect your surfing activities directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

You will find further information on how YouTube deals with user data in their Data Protection Statement: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Newsletter and Blog Subscription

If you wish to receive the newsletter or our blog updates offered on the Web site, we need to obtain your e-mail address from you, together with information that allows us to check that you are the legitimate owner of the provided e-mail address and that you agree with receiving the newsletter. No additional data will be collected. We shall use these data only for sending the required information. In order to prevent misuse, we use the Double-Opt-In procedure. You will receive an email with which you have to confirm your email address.

You can modify or revoke at any time your consent to storing your data and e-mail address, and to using it to send the newsletter, and/or blog update through the “Unsubscribe” link in the mail footer.

Retention Time of your Data

We keep your data only for the time it is legally required, or according to the purpose of processing. We keep analysis data until the analysis is complete. If we store data within a contractual relationship with you, these data will stay stored at least as long as the contractual relationship is pending, and no longer than the expiration of possible claims from our part, or as long as regulatory or contractual retention obligations exist.

Legal Basis

We process your personal data only within the framework of data processing principles and provided a legal basis exists. Where this serves for the initiation and execution of our contract, this legal basis applies. Otherwise, we have an interest in continuously improving our offers and adapting them to your needs. This is a necessity to further develop our offers, to be able to finance them, and to ensure the security of our offers. We assume that our interests prevail. If you have consented to data processing, your consent applies.

Your Rights

You are basically entitled to the right to information, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability, withdrawal, and objection.

If you deem that processing your data violates the data protection regulations, or that your data protection rights have been somehow violated, you can file a complaint by the competent supervisory authority.

If you have questions on the type, scope, place, and purpose of the collection, processing, and use of personal data, on data protection legal provisions, and on our services, or you wish to use them without any form of consent, please address us directly by e-mail Swiss Security Hub is glad to answer any question, discuss alternatives, and provide information.

You can reach our data protection officer via our contact form or under

Swiss Security Hub  AG
Konradshalde 6
8832 Wilen b. Wollerau

Last Update: 15.06.2021