DATA PRIVACY STATEMENT

 

GENERAL INFORMATION 

The following notices give an overview of how the personal data of visitors to our website is used. "Personal data" may refer to any personally identifying data. Detailed information about data privacy can be found in the data privacy statement on this page.

 

1. COLLECTION OF DATA ON THIS WEBSITE

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
Data collection is managed by our website operator. Their contact details can be found at the bottom of the footer of this website.

How is data collected?
Your data can be collected if you notify us directly, e.g. through a contact form on this website.
Other data is also collected automatically through our IT systems if you visit this website. This may include technical data (e.g. browser, operating system or time of website visit). This data is collected automatically as soon as you visit our website.

What is the data used for?
Some of the collected data is used to guarantee error-free functioning of our website. Other data can be used to analyse user behaviour.

What are your rights with respect to your data?
You have the right to be informed about the origin, recipients and intended purpose of data collected about you, at any time and free of charge. You also have the right to demand correction, suspension or deletion of your data. To request this, or if you have further questions about data privacy, contact us at the address in the footer of this website. Apart from this, you also have the right to file a complaint with the responsible regulatory authority.

Tools for data analysis and third party tools
Your browsing behaviour during your visit to our website can be statistically analysed. For this purpose, we mainly utilise cookies, as well as other analysis software. Behaviour analysis usually takes place anonymously and cannot be traced back to you as a user. You can reject this procedure, or prevent it by not using certain tools. For more detailed information and your options if you wish to object, see the following data privacy statement.

 

2. GENERAL AND MANDATORY INFORMATION ABOUT DATA PRIVACY

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and according the legal regulations concerning data privacy and this data privacy statement.
Various kinds of personal data will be collected during your visit to this website. "Personal data" refers to any information by which you can be personally identified. This data privacy statement explains what data is collected and what it is used for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.
We advise that data transfer via the internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) may have security flaws. Protecting data completely from being accessed by third parties is not possible.


NOTE CONCERNING THE RESPONSIBLE ORGANISATION

The organisation responsible for data processing on this website is the YMCA/YWCA Zurich, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland.

 

REVOKE YOUR CONSENT TO DATA COLLECTION

Many data collection practices are only possible with your explicit consent. Once issued,  this consent can be revoked at any time. In order to do this, you need only send us a message by e-mail. This does not effect the legality of data collection that has occurred until the retraction of consent. 


RIGHT TO DATA TRANSFERABILITY

We are obligated to surrender information that was collected and processed automatically, based on your explicit consent or in accordance with a contract, to you upon your request. You have the right to request that data be surrendered to your or to a third party in an established machine-readable format. Should you request the direct transferral of data to other responsible persons, this request will only be carried out if it is technically feasible.

SSL AND TLS ENCRYPTION

For safety reasons and to protect the transfer of sensitive information, e.g. orders and requests sent to us via this website, this site uses SSL and TLS encryption. You can identify encrypted websites by the lock symbol in the URL bar of your browser window, and by the URL address starting with "https://" instead of "http://". The activation of SSL and TLS encryption prevents third parties from reading information you send to us via this website.

 

INFORMATION, SUSPENSION, DELETION

You have the right to be informed about the origin, recipients and intended purpose of data collected about you, at any time and free of charge. You also have the right to demand correction, suspension or deletion of your data. To request this, or if you have further questions about data privacy, contact us at the address in the footer of this website. Apart from this, you also have the right to file a complaint with the responsible regulatory authority.

 

OBJECTION TO PROMOTIONAL E-MAILS

We hereby object to the use of any contact details published on this website to deliver unsolicited promotional e-mails and other advertisement. The website operators explicitly reserve their right to take legal action in the case of unsolicited promotions and spam mail.

 

3. DATA COLLECTION ON OUR WEBSITE

COOKIES

This website uses cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies are used to make our offers more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies used on this website are so-called "session cookies". These are deleted automatically after your visit to our website. Other cookies may be saved on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser if you visit our website again.

It is possible to configure your browser in order to be informed about the use of cookies, to only accept or to reject them in particular cases, or to automatically delete cookies after leaving a website. If all cookies are deactivated, some functionalities within the website may be limited.

Cookies used for electronic communication and certain other functions (e.g. shopping cart function in an online shop) are saved in accordance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the GDPR), art. 6 para. 1 let. f. The website operator has a legitimate interest in saving cookies to guarantee error-free and optimised provision of its services. If other cookies (e.g. to analyse user browsing behaviour) are used, these are mentioned separately in the data privacy statement.
 

SERVER LOG FILES

  • The provider of this website automatically collects and saves data in server log files, which your browser transmits to us automatically. These include:

  • Browser type and version
    Operating system
    Referrer URL
    Host name of the device accessing the website
    Date and time of the server request
    IP address

This data will not be merged with other data sources. The basis for data processing on this website is given by art. 6, para. 1, let. b of the GDPR, which allows the processing of data in order to fulfil a contract or pre-contractual measures.
 

DATA PROCESSING (PROCESSING OF CUSTOMER AND CONTRACT DATA)

We only collect, process and use personal data that is needed for the foundation, design or amendment of the legal relationship (inventory data). This is conducted in accordance with art. 6, para. 1, let. b of the GDPR, which allows data collection in order to fulfil a contract or precontractual measures. We only collect, process and use personal data about the utilisation of our websites (usage data) if it is necessary to facilitate or bring to account the usage of the service by the user.


DATA TRANSFER  IN CASE OF CONCLUSION OF CONTRACT FOR ONLINE SHOPS, MERCHANTS AND CONSIGNMENT OF GOODS

We only share personal data with third parties in the case that this is necessary for the conclusion of a contract, for example with companies entrusted with shipping goods or the credit institute responsible for processing payments. Further transfer of data does not take place, or may only take place with your express consent. Sharing of data with third parties without your express consent, e.g. for advertising purposes, does not take place.
The legal basis for data processing is given by art. 6, para. 1, let. b of the GDPR, which allows data processing for the purpose of conclusion of contract or pre-contractual measures.

DATA TRANSFER IN CASE OF CONCLUSION OF CONTRACT FOR SERVICES AND DIGITAL CONTENT

We only share personal data with third parties in the case that this is necessary for the conclusion of a contract, for example with the credit institute responsible for processing payments. Further transfer of data does not take place, or may only take place with your express consent. Sharing of data with third parties without your express consent, e.g. for advertising purposes, does not take place.
The legal basis for data processing is given by art. 6, para. 1, let. b of the GDPR, which allows data processing for the purpose of conclusion of contract or pre-contractual measures.

 

4. PLUGINS AND TOOLS

Google Maps / Google Street View

This site utilises Google Maps and Google Street View by Google (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). For use of Google Maps functions, it is necessary to store IP addresses of website visitors. This information is transmitted to one of Google's servers in the USA and stored there. Among other things, Google uses this data for optimisation of Google Maps and Google Street View (e.g. for identification of house numbers and street names).

Further information about Google's data protection rules can be found here:  https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis tool by Google (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA), which utilises cookies. Cookies are text files which are saved on the website visitor's computer and permit analysis of user behaviour on our website. The information collected through use of cookies is generally transmitted to a server in the USA and saved there. Google may share this information with third parties if there is a legal obligation to do so, or if third parties are commissioned to process data. However, Google will not link up your IP address with other information collected about you.

The IP address transmitted from the website visitor's browser through Google Analytics will not be linked to other data collected by Google. Website visitors can block storage of cookies in their browser settings. This may impair website functionality. Deletion of permanent cookies after a website visit will not cause impairment.

Users can prohibit the collection and processing of browsing behaviour data (including IP addresses) by Google though cookies. This can be done by opening the following link to download and install a browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Further information about Google's data protection rules can be found here:  https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/