Privacy Policy

Effective as of February 2016

This privacy policy (“Policy”) describes how we collect and use personal data. “Personal data” means information relating to you or another identifiable individual. The Policy applies to use of our devices, software, website and services (collectively “Services”). If you do not agree with this Policy, do not use our products and Services, or provide us with your personal data.

Additional privacy information or updates to this Policy may be provided by notice to you. If there is a conflict between such notices and this Policy, the notices shall apply first.

What information do we collect?

Information you provide directly to us. When you use our Services, we may ask for information relating to you. We also maintain records of your consents, preferences and settings relating to permissions for marketing and sharing of personal data.

Use of products and services. When you access our Services online, our web servers automatically create records of your visit, pages visited, the links and features used or the content viewed or requested. See our Cookie Policy for further details.

We may collect device information, product and service activations, including log information, and information stored in cookies on your device. Location-based information, your use of third-party services, and how you interact with content offered through our Services, such as the pages you visited, may also be collected.

Information from third-party sources. We may receive information about you from publicly and commercially available sources (as permitted by law). We also may receive information about you from third-party social networking services when you choose to connect with those services.

You can “opt out” and choose not to provide us with certain types of information. We do not use this information to identify you personally without your consent.

Where your consent is required, we will ask for you to “opt in” to the data send.

Why do we collect personal data? We may use information we collect for various purposes, including the following examples:

  • to communicate with you;
  • to provide information about our products and Services;
  • to ensure the functionality and security of our products and Services;
  • to identify you to prevent and investigate fraud and other misuses;
  • to provide customized content;
  • to provide personalized and more relevant advertising and direct marketing;
  • to understand the way people use our information, products and Services;
  • to comply with our legal obligations;
  • such other purposes with your consent.

To whom might we disclose information?

We will not disclose, sell, lease, rent or otherwise disclose your personal data to third parties for their own independent marketing or business purposes without your consent.

We may disclose your information to the following entities: affiliates, business partners, service providers, other parties when required by law, or as necessary to protect our Services in connection with transactions (such as part of a merger or transfer, or in the event of a bankruptcy) and other parties.

We may conduct joint marketing and other communications with our partners. These authorized third parties are not permitted to use your personal data for any other purposes. We require them to act consistently with this Policy and to use appropriate security measures to protect your personal data.

We may be obligated by mandatory law to disclose your personal data to certain regulatory authorities, courts or other such third parties.

International data transfers

Our Services may be provided using servers located in various countries around the world. The data that we collect from you may therefore be transferred to, stored at or otherwise processed in, and therefore subject to the laws of, a jurisdiction outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”), including Switzerland and other countries that have different laws concerning data protection and rights of privacy. By using or participating in any Service and/or providing us with your information, you consent to the collection, transfer, storage and processing of your information outside of the EEA.

Data protection: What steps are taken to protect your information?

Privacy and security are key considerations in the creation and delivery of our Services to you. We have put in place reasonable physical and technical measures to safeguard the information we collect and to delete incorrect or unnecessary personal data. We enforce our internal privacy policies and guidelines.

Do we use cookies and web beacons?

We use cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies to operate and improve our Services. Please visit our Cookie Policy to find out more about how we use cookies and how you can disable cookies.

Social network plugins

We may enable you to share certain materials on our Services with others through social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and others. These third parties may collect or receive certain information about your use of our Services, through the use of cookies, beacons and similar technologies. We have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin. Even if you are not logged in to your social network account, it may be possible that the plugin transmits your IP address to social network operators. Please consider this when using our Services. If you do not want these networking sites to connect the data concerning your use of our Services, then please log off the social network before using our Services and clear any personable identifiable information from your browser, computer or mobile device first.

What are your rights?

You have a right to obtain the personal data we hold about you and to keep it. You have a right to ensure it is correct, and to have incomplete, incorrect, unnecessary or outdated personal data deleted or updated. You are entitled to “opt out” from information sends and subscriptions, and to request us that we stop processing your data. If you wish us to delete your data or stop processing your information, please contact us, but be advised that this may adversely interfere with the functions of our site and provision of Services to you.

Contact Us

Any questions concerning our Services, this site, demands or notices shall be in writing by email to us at Legal@equiis.com. You may also contact us at the following address:

Equiis Technologies Switzerland AG,
Attention: Legal Department
Technoparkstrasse 1, 8005 Zürich,  Schweiz