Privacy Statement

(valid as of Aug 01, 2017)

This privacy statement describes how and what person data (in accordance with the Swiss Federal Law on Data Protection [“DSG”]) and/or other personally identifiable information (comprehensively “personal data”) will be collected or used while accessing the public websites, and (hereinafter “the Websites”) .

Collection of data

When you access the Websites your internet browser will automatically submit the following log data to the webserver:

  • Date of access
  • Time of access
  • URL of the referring website (referrer URL)
  • File retrieved
  • Volume of data transferred
  • Message whether or not the retrieval was successful
  • Browser type and version.
  • Operating system and version.
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Such log data will be stored in a log file for data security purposes and used for purposes of tracking illegal attempts to access the Webserver. A use beyond such purposes will solely be made for statistical purposes in anonymous form.

Search terms entered into the search field on the Websites are exclusively used to carry out the search query and will be stored together with the log data.

The Websites use the WordPress plugin Akismet to identify spam.

Disclosure of data to third parties

SWISS COFFEE ALLIANCE will only disclose personal data collected through the websites to third parties, (a) if the person concerned has expressly consented, (b) based on a legal obligation or (c) if necessary for the enforcement of rights of SWISS COFFEE ALLIANCE, in particular to enforce claims arising from a contractual relationship.

Social Media Plugins

The Web Sites do not contain or use social media plugins.

Access, Deletion and Correction

If you wish to access or update the personal data you submit through our Websites, or to make any inquiries about the processing of such data, please contact SWISS COFFEE ALLIANCE as described below. We provide individuals with access to their personal data where we believe appropriate, including in situations where you are entitled to access and review your personal data under applicable data protection and privacy laws.

Revisions to this Privacy Statement

SWISS COFFEE ALLIANCE reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement from time to time and, therefore, recommends to check the Privacy Statement frequently, particularly before submitting additional personal information via the Websites.

All revisions to this Privacy Statement will be posted on the Web Sites via a link from the homepage. We also display the effective date of the Privacy Statement on the top of this webpage.