Private policy - PETRA GUT CONTEMPORARY AG

Private policy

PRIVATE POLICY

Based on article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and federal data protection regulations (Data Protection Act) every person has the right to protection of their privacy as well as protection from misuse of their personal data. We comply with these regulations. Personal data is kept strictly confidential and will not be transferred or sold to third parties.

In close co-operation with our hosting providers we aim to protect data bases from access by unauthorised persons, as well as from loss, misuse or forgery.

Personal data is only collected for the purpose of processing and use, if you have voluntarily disclosed this data or with your explicit consent. In these cases, you hereby accept out conditions of use.

 

When visiting our website, certain data is automatically saved to our servers for the purpose of system administration, for statistical or back-up reasons. This includes the name of your internet service provider, at times your IP address, the version of your browser software, the operating system of the computer that accessed our website, the website from which you accessed, websites that you visit via our website and any search terms that you used to find our website. This data may allow to draw conclusions about a website user. However, personal data is not utilised in this context. Exclusively anonymous data is used here. In the event that Gallery & Gallery transfers data to external service providers, technical and organisational measures are in place to guarantee that the transfer occurs in line with legal privacy requirements. 

   

When you disclose personal data to us, we will not use, process or transfer this data beyond the legally permissible purpose or your informed consent. Furthermore, we will only transfer your personal data when so required by official or legal subpoena.

Any changes to our “Privacy Information” will be published on this site. At any time, this will allow you to find out which data we store, how we collect and use it.

COOKIES

To simplify the use of our website, we use so called cookies. “Cookies” refer to pieces of information that are temporarily stored on your computer via your browser and are necessary for the use of our website. The information contained in the cookies serves session management, in particular to improve navigation, and enable a high level of website user friendliness. The cookies used by us do not store any personal information. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. This can be avoided by changing the settings of your browser. You can delete cookies stored on your computer at any time by deleting temporary internet files (browser bar “Internet Options”).

PRIVATE POLICY FOR USE OF FACEBOOK PLUGINS (LIKE BUTTON)

Our sites include plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can identify the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo and the "Like button". You can find an overview of Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you access our sites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server will be established via the plugin. Thus, Facebook receives information that your IP address accessed our site. When you click the Facebook “Like button” while being logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our sites to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign our sites to your user account. We alert you to the fact that as providerof the sites, we have no knowledge on the content of the data transferred nor on its use by Facebook. You can find more information on this in the Facebook privacy policy at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

If you do not wish Facebook to link your access of our sites to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

PRIVATE POLICY FOR USE OF TWITTER

Our sites include Twitter service functions. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. When using Twitter and the function “retweet”, websites you access will be linked to your Twitter account and other users informed of these. This will include the transfer of data to Twitter such as IP address, browser type, accessed domains and sites, mobile phone providers, device and application IDs and search terms.

We alert you to the fact that as provider of the sites, we have no knowledge on the content of the data transferred nor on its use by Twitter. Due to constant updates to the Twitter privacy policy, we refer you to the most current version at http://twitter.com/privacy.

You can change your Twitter privacy settings under account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings. For queries please contact privacy@twitter.com<mailto:privacy@twitter.com>.

PRIVATE POLICY FOR USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics makes use of so called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer which then enable an analysis of the use of the website. The information about your use of the website generated by the cookie is usually transferred to and stored on a Google server in the USA. However, if IP address anonymisation has been activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google for member states within the European Union and in other states parties to the agreement of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IT address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and then shortened. Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, to prepare reports to the website owner on web activities and to deliver further services linked to the use of the website and the internet. Also, Google may transfer the information to third parties as long as this is legally required or if third parties are processing the data on behalf of Google.

In the context of Google Analytics, the IP address transferred by your browser is not combined with other Google data.

You can disable the installation of the cookies with a respective setting of your browser software; however, we alert you to the fact that you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. When using this website you consent to the processing of your data collected by Google in the way and for the purpose as described above.

PRIVATE POLICY FOR USE OF GOOGLE +1

When utilising the Google +1 button, you can publish information internationally. Via the Google +1 button, you and other users receive personalised content from Google and its partners. Google stores information on you entering content for +1, as well as information on the site that you accessed when clicking +1. Your +1 data can be displayed as alerts together with your profile name and your photo as part of Google services, such as search results or your Google profile, and at other places of websites and internet advertising.

Google records information on your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others.

In order to make use of the Google +1 button, you require an internationally visible, public Google profile, which at least contains the selected name of the profile. This name will be used by all Google services. In some cases, this name can replace another name which you used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your email address or who have access of other identifying information about you. 

Apart from the above mentioned purpose of use, the information disclosed by you will be used according to the Google privacy policy (http://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/). Google may publish +1 user activity collated statistics, or may transfer these statistics to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers and linked websites.  

 

LAST UPDATED JANUARY 2015