1. General

Messeagentur Z3 is committed to protecting the privacy of our users. This privacy policy explains when and how personal information is collected, used, disclosed and protected with respect to our web site located at www.messeagentur-z3.ch (the “Site”). By using the Site, you consent to the privacy practices described in this Policy, as modified from time to time by us. Please carefully review this policy so you understand our data privacy practices.

2. Personal Information

Personal information is information that specifically identifies an individual such as a name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other account number, and information about that individual’s activities when directly linked to that person such as information about his or her use of the Site. Personal information also includes demographic information such as date of birth, gender, geographic area and preferences when such information is linked to other personal information that identifies you.

3. Personal Information We Collect

We collect personal information in several ways when you visit our web site. For example, we collect personal information when you: (1) fill out a form; and (2) contact us by e-mail or live chat for any reason (3) sign up for a newsletter. When you visit our web site, some information is also automatically collected, such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, your computer’s operating system, the browser type, the address of a referring web site, and the time and date of your visit and purchases. We treat this information as personal information if we combine it with or link it to any of the identifying information mentioned above.

4. How We Use Personal Information

We use personal information to process your requests and provide you with service or to inform you about other products or services we think will be of interest. When we use personal information in our marketing efforts, we provide you with options and do not disclose the information to third parties except as described in this Policy. Personal information provided online may be linked together or merged with other personal information so that we may better understand your needs and inform you about our products or services. We also use your personal information to send you informational e-mails, including without limitation newsletters, surveys, events, products and services, etc.

5. Security

Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. We have put into place reasonable security measures to protect personal information while it is under our control. All personal information relating to our users is stored in a secure environment separate from our web site.

6. Control of Personal Information

We give you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and to view, correct or delete your personal information. We do not sell, rent or share personal information with third parties without your prior consent except in the limited circumstances described in this Policy. We may share personal information with third-party vendors who assist us in performing functions necessary to operate our business. These functions may include, without limitation, website hosting, credit card transaction processing and data entry. We limit the information shared with our third-party vendors to that which we believe is necessary to carry out those functions. In addition, we may disclose personal information in the good faith belief that we are lawfully authorized to do so, or that doing so is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process or authorities, respond to any claims, or to protect the rights, property or personal safety of Messeagentur Z3, our users, our employees or the public. Information about our users, including personal information, may be disclosed or transferred as part of, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets or acquisition.

7. Cookies, IP Addresses and URLs

Automatically Collected Information: We automatically receive certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, when you visit the Site, we automatically collect your IP address and the type of browser you use. Information may be automatically collected through the use of “cookies.” We also collect various types of “clickstream” information which is information about your browsing behaviour, such as IP address information, entry and exit points for the Site, search terms, Web site addresses you visit, page views, and impressions. Cookies: Cookies are small text files placed on your hard drive by a web site when you visit. These files identify your computer and record your preferences and other data about your visit so that when you return to the site, the site knows who you are and can personalize your visit. Most browsers automatically accept cookies as the default setting. You can modify the setting to reject cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the sites you visit by editing browser options. We may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser to enable you to receive customized content or services. Any cookies made available to shopping carts or other tracking information sent to third parties will reflect only de-identified demographic or other data linked to data you have voluntarily submitted to us, will be encrypted, and will not be used to identify you individually. If you decide not to accept our cookies, you will still be able to access those parts of our site available to the general public but you may not be able to login or use the site’s features or services and you may have a less satisfactory experience.

8. Links to Other Web Sites

Our web site may contain links to other web sites. Any personal information you provide on the linked pages is provided directly to that third party and is subject to that third party’s privacy policy. Except as described above, we are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of web sites to which we link. Links from our web site to third parties or to other sites are provided for your convenience. We encourage you to learn about their privacy and security practices and policies before providing them with personal information.

9. Policy Changes

We reserve the right to change this Policy at any time. We may use personal information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in this privacy policy. If our privacy practices change we will post the policy changes to our web site and notify you by indicating the date the privacy policy was last updated. We encourage you to check back at our web site periodically if you are concerned about how your information is used.