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Privacy policy

Please read our Privacy Policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personal Information in accordance with our Website https://www.GoGerman.ch/

Our Website follows all legal requirements to protect your privacy. Our Privacy Policy is a legal statement that explains how we may collect Personal Information from you, how we may share your Personal Information, and how you can limit our sharing of your Personal Information.

What Personal Information Do We Collect?

When filling out a form on our Website you may be asked to enter your name, email address, phone number, or other details so that we can provide our services to you.

When Do We Collect Your Personal Information?

We collect Personal Information from you when you register on our site, fill out a form, or enter information on our site.

How Do We Use Your Personal Information?

We may use your Personal Information in the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience on our site
  • To improve our Website in order to better serve you
  • To allow us to better respond to your requests
  • To administer a promotion, survey or other site feature
  • To send periodic emails regarding our services

How Do We Protect Your Personal Information?

Your Personal Information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of people who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

This Website uses SSL/TLS encryption for reasons of security and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as information or requests that you send to us. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of your browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in the address line of your browser.

If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by any third parties.

Do We Use “Cookies”?

Yes. This Website uses cookies. These are small text files that make it possible to store specific user-related information on the user’s electronic device while the user is using the Website.

We use cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We also use trusted third party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings.

If you disable cookies, some features will be disabled. It will turn off some of the features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services might not function properly.

How Can You Opt Out, Remove or Modify Your Personal Information?

You can request to have your Personal Information removed by contacting us on info@GoGerman.ch or by using the contact information we provided on our Contact Page.

Transfer Of Your Personal Information

Your Personal Information may be transferred to – and maintained on – computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction.

We will take all steps necessary to ensure that your Personal Information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Information will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other Personal Information.

Disclosure Of Your Personal Information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personal Information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our Website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your Personal Information when we believe the release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Information may be transferred. We will provide notice before your Personal Information is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your Personal Information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Retention of Your Personal Information

We will retain your Personal Information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), our legal basis for collecting and using your Personal Information, as described in this Privacy Policy, depends on the information we collect and the specific context in which we collect it. We may process your Personal Information because:

  • We need to perform a contract with you
  • You have given us permission to do so
  • The processing is in our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by your rights
  • For payment processing purposes
  • To comply with the law

Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. We aim to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Information.

If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  • The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Information.
  • The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your Personal Information.
  • The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of your Personal Information in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
  • The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where we relied on your consent to process your Personal Information.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

“Do Not Sell My Personal Information” Notice for California consumers under California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

Under the CCPA, California consumers have the right to:

  • Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.
  • Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.
  • Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data, not sell the consumer’s personal data.

If you make a request, we have 30 days to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Website, to provide the service on our behalf, to perform service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Website is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Third-Party Services

This website uses Google Maps for embedding maps, Google Invisible reCAPTCHA for protection against bots and spam and YouTube for embedding videos.

These services of the American Google LLC use among other things cookies, and as a result data is transferred to Google. However, we assume that in this context no personal tracking takes place solely through the use of our Website.

Google is committed to ensuring an appropriate level of data protection in accordance with the American-European and the American-Swiss Privacy Shield.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page.

Google Web Fonts

This site uses web fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform display of fonts. For this purpose, the browser must connect to the servers of Google. This enables Google to know that our website has been accessed via an IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our Website.

If your browser does not support Web Fonts, a standard font from your computer will be used. Further information about Google Web Fonts can be found at Google fonts dev FAQ and in the Google privacy policy.

Google Analytics

Our Website contains links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Website does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children have provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Website, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us on info@GoGerman.ch or by using the contact information we provided on our Contact Page.