Processing of personal data when visiting SBP website
When Users interact with SBP through the Website, SBP receives personal data related to them. SBP is committed to protecting their privacy and the confidentiality of their data. Therefore, SBP ensures appropriate security as well as compliance with the relevant principles laid out in the Swiss law and, if applicable, in the EU law (especially the General Data Protection Regulation).
The Website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security and privacy reasons. An encrypted connection can be recognised through the browser’s address bar being changed to “https://”, and the lock icon in the address bar. If the encryption is enabled, the data Users submit to SBP cannot be read by third parties.
b) Informative Use of the Website
In the case of mere informational use of the Website, i.e. if the User does not provide SBP with any information or personal data, SBP only collects the personal data that the User’s browser transmits to SBP server.
When Users visit the Website, SBP collects the following information that is technically necessary to display the Website and to ensure its stability and safety:
- IP address;
- Date and time of request;
- Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT);
- Content of the request (concrete page); access status/HTTP status code;
- Each transferred amount of data, and the website from which the request comes;
- Browser – operating system and its surface;
- Language and version of the browser software;
- The operating system used.
c) Registered Account
Users may access areas of the Website that require registration by creating an account. Users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their passwords or other account identifiers and for all activities that occur under their account.
SBP collects Users contact details to provide the service, including first and last name, username, e-mail address, Institution / Company, address, IP address and date of registration.
If Users no longer wish to have a registered account, they may terminate their account by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
d) Participation in events
When Users fill out the form to participate in events referenced on the Website, the information Users provide is used to respond to their request. The collected information depends on the third party used for the event registration. For more information about the collected data, please consult the third-party website indicated in the registration form.
In the event Users register to receive the SBP newsletter, SBP collects Users contact details to provide the service, including first and last name, e-mail address, role, city, organization, IP address and date of registration.
This storage serves as proof if a third party has misused the User’s e-mail address and has signed up to receive the newsletter without the User’s knowledge. It also serves to keep Users apprised about SBP activity and events.
At any time, Users have the right to unsubscribe from further receiving this service, either through the link that appears in the newsletter or by sending an email to email@example.com.
f) Use for Other Purposes
Where SBP considers using personal data for other purposes that the ones listed above, SBP ensures that it notifies Users first. Users have the right to withhold or withdraw, at any time, their consent when such a consent was given for the use of their personal data for purposes other than those listed under point b). Users can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to this end.
SBP uses Google reCAPTCHA (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA”) on the Website. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “Google”).