Privacy Policy

SKUANI AG undertakes the protection of the privacy of its users and treats the personal data in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act. Should you have any questions or suggestions relating to this policy, please write to privacy@skuani.com.

Skuani AG
Bleicherweg 66
8002 Zürich
info(at)skuani.com

  1. Using your data

    Although SKUANI complies with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act, it cannot guarantee the comprehensive confidentiality, integrity, authenticity or availability of personal data. The user acknowledges and agrees that personal data can also be retrieved in countries in which there is no legislation which guarantees appropriate data security.

    When a user accesses personal data (also in the case of access from abroad) and in its processing, the user concerned is responsible for compliance with data security. The storage of data on data carriers, etc., is to be done so that there is restricted access to it, printouts are to be handled confidentially, unneeded personal data are to be deleted immediately, etc.

    SKUANI collects information about you or your company at various points on the Web site. This includes in particular

    • Login (username, password, etc)
    • Personal details (surname, first name, etc)
    • Contact details (telephone, e-mail, etc)
    • Address (street, postcode, town etc.)
    • Requirements or expertise
    • Payment information (Deposit Credit Card, etc.)

    SKUANI uses your information for the following purposes

    • Personalization of the content and the image of SKUANI
    • Creation and maintenance of user profiles
    • Delivery of information
    • Matching of offers and requests
    • Creation of reporting and statistics

    SKUANI reserves the right to market all information in aggregated form (e.g. as statistics or reports) or to pass this on to third parties. In this context measures are taken to ensure that individual persons cannot be identified.

    Personal data collected or stored is as a rule used only to carry out the services known to the user. If the data is used in any other way, such as to bring the user's attention to further products and services, the user can exclude the use of his data for any purposes other than the originally desired services (opting out). No personal data is provided to third parties.

  2. Tracking

    To improve its service offering, SKUANI collects tracking data which provides information about its users' surfing habits. Such tracking data does not allow any inference as to individual users; no individual can be directly identified based on this data.

    SKUANI employs the following tracking system

    • Google Analytics (including Universal Analytics), a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”)

    These tracking systems use cookies, text files which are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of the website's utilization. The information generated through the cookies about the utilization of SKUANI (including the user's IP address) is transferred to and stored on a central server. In this regard, information is prepared in order to evaluate your utilization of SKUANI, to generate reports about the website activities of SKUANI and further to create services connected with the use of the website and the Internet. If appropriate, this information will be passed on to third parties to the extent this is prescribed by law or to the extent that third parties process the data under contract. In no case will your IP address be placed in connection with other data. You can prevent the installation of cookies with the appropriate settings on your web browser; we point out, however, that in this case you might not be able to use all SKUANI functions to their full capabilities. By accepting the GTCB of SKUANI, you declare that you agree with the processing of data collected from you in the described way and for the specified purposes.

    SKUANI reserves the right, if required, to employ other tracking systems than those named in the section on tracking data for the specified purpose.

  3. E-mail newsletters

    Newsletters are sent to our customers and interested parties only upon their express request.

    In every newsletter we offer the ability to correct, update or remove any information provided by the recipient. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or our promotional e-mails can remove their name from our distribution list by using the «Unsubscribe» link.

  4. Use of cookies

    To optimize our Web site and to summon a page, we use cookies. These cookies are completely anonymous and contain no personal information about you. Cookies are also used to show information and ads that correspond to your interests, mainly for the following purposes:

    • For identifying regular users for statistical purposes
    • For automatic login of registered users providing the user has expressly requested this facility when registering
    • To insert information and ads that fit your interests.
    • To create anonymous user groups by interest (cluster).
    • For statistical analyses, which are used to tailor our offer to the interests of our users.

    Cookies are used to establish the interests of users, e.g.:

    • Popularity of individual articles
    • Frequency of use (number of pages viewed in a day)

    You can prevent the acceptance of cookies by changing the setting on your browser. However, when you do this, you cannot use all the functions of the Web site.

    Third parties may use Google cookies to place ads on SKUANI’s website.

    Through the use of DART-cookies, the ads shown to users are based on their visits to SKUANI and other internet sites using Google searches.

    Users can deactivate the use of DART-cookies by accessing Google’s data protection provisions of its ad and content network.

    Universal Analytics also enables user date to be stored without using cookies. You can find out how to deactivate Google Analytics here. https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

  5. Data maintenance

    You can at any time update your profile via the corresponding website, delete it or even unsubscribe from SKUANI. Updates are implemented at the latest within three working days.

    Your information can be processed by you alone. SKUANI simply reserves the right to delete accounts with obviously false entries (e.g. Mickey Mouse) as well as the resetting of passwords at your specific request.

  6. Technical information

    SKUANI also uses log files which are evaluated for the purpose of analyzing user behavior. Client profiling is, however, carried out exclusively for registered users.

    The SKUANI site can contain links to other sites. SKUANI assumes no liability for the conduct of their operators and content suppliers as well as the privacy policies of these websites.

  7. Data security

    Great importance is attached to data security at SKUANI. SKUANI takes the necessary technical precautions to ensure that your data is transferred and stored securely. SKUANI uses secure servers in order to increase the data security and, where necessary, standard encryption technologies (e.g. SSL). The platform for SKUANI’s hosting is carried out in our data centers.

  8. The right to information, correction and deletion of personal data

    Every customer has the right to request information about which of his date is being processed. Every customer can request corrections and the deletion of his personal data at info(at)skuani.ch.

  9. Protection of personal data
    Personal data is protected against unauthorized processing by means of appropriate technical and organizational measures.
  10. Misuse of services

    In the event that services are misused, in particular if there is suspicion of a criminal offence, data can be evaluated for the purpose of investigating the circumstances and, on a reasoned request, be passed along to the responsible authorities or to third parties affected by the misuse.

  11. Changes to this policy

    Although SKUANI reserves the right to amend current practices at any time, it undertakes to publish such changes on its website immediately.

  12. Final provisions
    These conditions of the use and disclaimer were last updated on 31. December, 2015.

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