Privacy

 

INFORMATION

SAGANÀ Association, Rue Fendt 1, CH-1201 Geneva, are the operator of the website www.sagana.org and of the services offered thereon, and are therefore responsible for the collection, processing and utilisation of your personal data and the compliance of our data processing with the applicable data protection laws. We are committed to dealing responsibly with your personal data.. Please note that the information provided in the following may be reviewed from time to time. We recommend that you consult this data privacy statement regularly.

During your use of our website www.sagana.org your personal data will be collected and used by us in the following scope and for the following purposes:

1. Scope and purpose of the collection, processing and utilisation of personal data

a. when you access our website

When our website run by Squarespace is visited, the following data is recorded without you needing to do anything and stored by us until it is automatically deleted after no more than twelve months:

– the IP address of the requesting computer,
– date and time of access,
– the name and URL of the retrieved data,
– the website from which our site was accessed,
– your computer’s operating system and the browser used by you.

This data is collected and processed to enable the use of our website (connection), particularly to guarantee permanent system security and stability and to enable us to optimise our Internet offering as well as for internal statistical purposes. The IP address will be evaluated only in the event of attacks on the web infrastructure of www.sagana.org and for statistical purposes.

b. when you inquire or register a member account

Entering personal data to create your member account on our website is for the most part voluntary. However, there is some data that is compulsory and you must provide it truthfully.

This includes

– your e-mail address, which is also your user name,
– address (full postal address with postcode and name of town or city)
– (main) telephone number
– first name
– surname
– password ( for member registration)

We require this data to allow us to process and administer our website, to check the input data for plausibility, i.e. to establish, structure in terms of content, process and amend the contractual relationship we enter into with you, via your user account.

c. while you are using the portal as a registered user

While registered users are using the portal, we collect data for statistical reasons and to enable the portal to function smoothly. In particular, the following data is collected:

– type, frequency and intensity of use of the website
– the length of your membership
– frequency of purchasing
– your shopping basket, minimum and maximum in CHF and the number of packages

d. when you purchase products / subscriptions

If you wish to buy a product or sign up for a subscription on our website, we require various data to enable us to process the contract of sale. You must provide us with the following details:

– your real surname and first name
– your postal address (street and number, building name, flat number, postcode, town or city, country)
– e-mail address
– payment information
– login data (chosen by customer)

Any further information beyond the above-mentioned details is voluntary.

If you are registered and hold a user account, we store your data in the user account for your next purchase. Please note, that while we enable you to make recurring payments as comfortably as possible, no credit card data is saved on our website run by Squarespace.

2. Passing on data to third parties

We only pass on your data if you have expressly agreed to do so, if we are required by law to do so or if it is necessary for the assertion of our rights, in particular for the assertion of claims arising from the contractual relationship. Beyond this, we will only pass your data on to third parties to the extent that this is necessary for processing the contract. For this purpose, we forward the necessary data to shipping or distribution companies, banks and other service providers. These service providers use your data only for the purpose of processing your order and not for any other purpose.

3. Transmission of personal data abroad

SAGANÀ Association, Rue Fendt 1, CH-1201 Geneva is entitled to transfer your data to third companies based abroad to the extent necessary to process your order. These third companies are obliged to maintain data privacy to the same extent as the offer or itself. If the level of data privacy in any country is not commensurate with what pertains in Switzerland, we ensure by means of a contract that your personal data is protected at all times at a level commensurate with that in Switzerland.

5. Right to information, deletion and correction

You may at any time request information about your personal data that we have stored or access and amend it by logging in to our website with your log-in data. You may also at any time delete or correct your data or user profile. Please note that by law certain kinds of data must be kept for a certain period of time. It is only in order to fulfill statutory requirements.

6. Data security

When you register with us as a customer, access to your customer account is only possible using your personal password. You should keep your payment information confidential at all times and close the browser window when you have finished communicating with us, especially if the computer is also used by other people.

7. Cookies

Cookies, among other things, help to make your visit to our website simpler, more pleasant and more logically structured. Cookies are information data which your web browser automatically stores on your computer’s hard disc when you visit our website. Cookies do not do any damage to your computer’s hard disc and they do not transmit any of your personal data to us.

We use cookies, for instance, to be able to identify you as a registered user without you needing to log in every time. Use does not mean that we receive new personal data about you as an online visitor. Most Internet browsers accept cookies automatically. You may, however, configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or so that you receive a warning whenever you receive a new cookie. Deactivating cookies may mean that you cannot use all of the functions of our portal.

8. Tracking tools

We use the web analysis service Google Analytics to continuously streamline and optimise our sites for users. For this purpose, pseudonymised user profiles are created and small text files are used that are stored on your computer (‘cookies’). The information produced by the cookie about your use of this website can provide insights such as:

– browser type, capabilities and version
– screen resolution
– language
– operating system used
– referrer URL (the site previously visited)
– host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
– network name and/or name of the internet service provider
– time of server request (including the local time zone)
– geographic location (country, region, city, postal code)
– pages visited
– the time spent on pages
– actions taken on pages

is transmitted to servers of Google Inc. in the USA and stored there. This information is used to evaluate the use of our website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services connected with the use of the website and Internet use for purposes of market research and to enable these Internet sites to be made more user-friendly. If necessary, this information is also transmitted to third parties to the extent that this is prescribed by law or if third parties process the data for us. In no event is the IP address ever brought into association with other data relating to the user. IP addresses are anonymised to prevent them from being matched (IP masking).

Users may configure their browsers to prevent cookies from being installed. However, we would point out that in this case it may not be possible to use all of the functions of this website to the full extent.

You can find more information about the web analysis service we use on the website of Google Analytics. You can find instructions for preventing your data being processed by the web analysis service at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

9. Contact

If you have any questions please get in touch with our contact person by sending an e-mail to info@sagana.org.

www.sagana.org

Status per: January 2019