PRIVACY POLICY DIGITAL COUNSELS

1. The protection of your personal information is very important to us.

 DigitalCounsels AG welcomes your visit to digitalcounsels.com and your interest in our services. Privacy is very important to us and we want you to be able to visit our pages without any worries. We therefore ensure that your data, which are collected, processed and used during your visit to digitalcounsels.com, are protected. In particular, we undertake to comply with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (DSG) when collecting and processing your personal data. Please note and note, however, that we can not fully guarantee the confidentiality, integrity, authenticity and availability of personal information.

2. What personal data do we process? In order to use our website and the services available through it, you provide us with the necessary personal information (for example, by creating the user account and submitting forms for the purchase of legal products). These are, in particular, the following personal data / information: first name, name, gender, address, e-mail. In addition, you may provide other personal information regarding legal products (details of previous employers, economic income, net rental information). Further data will be collected in connection with your visit to our website (see section 5).

3. How do we handle your personal information? We process your personal data, in particular in the context of the settlement of legal relationships with you. For this you will find information in our terms and conditions and possibly in other contracts concluded with you.

In doing so, we take care to fully comply with the provisions of the DSG when handling your personal data; as follows:

by implementing technical and organizational measures that aim to protect your personal data from unauthorized processing (such as encryption techniques);

through the use of your personal data exclusively for the legal relationship with you, the operation of our website, the creation of a user account and the sending of the newsletter or for statistical purposes to improve the quality of the services offered on the website;

by storing / storing your personal data for the period in which you use our website and the services. If you delete your account or request deletion, your personal information stored in it will usually be deleted in the foreseeable future. An exception is the retention of anonymised statistical data for the further development of our services;

through our promise not to disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent and consent (where we may disclose personal information to companies we use to fulfill our services).

We also reserve the right to keep your personal information available if there is a suspicion of unauthorized activity on the website (for example, fraudulent use of legal products). In this case, we are also entitled to forward your personal data to the authorities without your consent.

By using our website and the services accessible through it you take note of our handling of your data and agree with it.

4. When do we share your personal information and how do third parties handle your personal information?

We promise you in principle not to pass on your personal data to third parties without your consent and consent. By using our website and our services, you give us your consent to the disclosure in the following cases:

We may forward all data that you have stored in your user account to lawyers in our network. You can access various third-party services on our website as needed. If you wish a third-party service and trigger the contacting of the third-party provider on digitalcounsels.com, we are deemed to be authorized to provide the third party with the required data with your consent (usually personal data including date of birth and contact details).

We may disclose your personal information to service providers in Switzerland and abroad for the purpose of providing their services. For example, we may use hosting providers to provide our services. If such service providers are located in a country that does not have equivalent data protection, digitalCounsels ensures that they are obliged by appropriate guarantees or contracts to comply with data protection.

We do our best to ensure that third parties also treat your personal information confidentially but can not guarantee it.

5. Use of cookies and Google Analytics, collecting the IP address

On our website, we use cookies and other tracking systems to evaluate your use of them and to optimize our services for you.

5.1. Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored permanently or temporarily when you visit our website in your computer. The purpose of the cookies is in particular the analysis of the use of this website for statistical evaluation and for continuous improvement, but also for the automatic login of registered users, if the user so wishes when registering, as well as for the display of content and advertising according to the interests of the user , In your browser, you can deactivate all or part of the cookies in the settings at any time (for example, via the privacy settings). If cookies are disabled, you may not have access to all features of our website.

5.2. Google Analytics

On our website we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” (text files), which are stored on the customer’s computer and which allows an analysis of the use of the website by the customer. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website (including the customer’s IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website by the customer, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will in no case associate the customer’s IP address with other Google data. The customer can prevent the installation of the cookies by a corresponding setting of his browser software; however, we point out that in this case the customer may not be able to use all features of this website. By using this website, the customer agrees to the processing of the data collected about him by Google in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose.

5.3. Social logins and plugins

Our website uses social plugins, e.g. from Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest or WhatsApp (in the mobile version). The plugins are labeled with the provider’s logo, e.g. as a like or share button. When you visit a page on our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the provider’s computers. The content of the plugin is transmitted from the offering side directly to your browser and incorporated by this in the page in question. By integrating the plugins, the provider receives the information that you have accessed our website. If you are simultaneously logged in to the provider, the provider can assign the visit to your profile. If you interact with the plugins – for example, press the “Like” button or leave a comment – the corresponding information is transmitted directly from your browser to the provider and stored there.

If you do not want the provider to collect data about you through our website, you must log out of the provider before visiting our website. Even in the logged-out state, providers use the social plug-ins to anonymously collect data and set a cookie. If you log in to the provider at a later date, these data can be assigned to your profile.

Will a login via a social login service – e.g. Facebook Connect – offered, are exchanged between the provider and our Internet site data. For example, on Facebook Connect, this can be data from your public Facebook profile. By using such login services, you agree to the appropriate data transfer.

Purpose and extent of the data collection and the further processing of your data by the provider as well as your related rights and settings options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of the provider.  

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php  

Google+: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacy/plusone/  

Twitter: http://twitter.com/privacy  

Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/privacy-policy  

WhatsApp: https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#privacy-policy  

Linedin: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

If you do not want providers to collect information about you through these cookies, you can choose to block third-party cookies in your browser settings. Then the browser does not send cookies to the server for embedded content from other providers. With this setting, other features of our site may not work.

5.4. Recording further information

In addition, we collect the IP addresses of the users when registering on our website in order to be able to answer inquiries from the competent Swiss authorities in the event of detection of unauthorized actions while using the website and the services accessible via it. The IP address also includes information on the duration and frequency of the visits and the pages visited.

6. Right of Access, Right to Information and Deletion

You may access, update or correct your personal information at any time by logging into your account. In addition, you can at any time in writing (letter, fax, e-mail) to request information about the personal information we hold. For a sufficient identification about your identity we inform you the log-in for your user account, through which you can carry out the desired action yourself.

You are also entitled to request in writing (letter, fax, e-mail) the deletion of the data stored in your user account at any time. We undertake to confirm the order and to comply with the request for deletion of the data within a reasonable period of time (usually within ten working days). Reserved are legal provisions and orders issued by governmental authorities (such as courts) that require us to store and maintain this personal information, and any further processing of personal data under this Privacy Policy.

7. Updates and changes to the privacy policy

This Privacy Policy must be adapted over time to new or amended legal requirements. We make sure that your personal data and your personality continue to be protected in accordance with the current legal requirements and always publish the latest version on digitalcounsels.com. We therefore recommend that you regularly check the privacy policy on digitalcounsels.com.

8. Agreement with the privacy policy

By accessing digitalcounsels.com and using our services, you declare your acknowledgment and agreement with this privacy policy. If you disagree with this statement, we ask that you stop using digitalcounsels.com and the services provided through it.

Questions about privacy? Do you still have questions about privacy or how to handle your data on digitalcounsels.com?

Please contact us via e-mail: datenschutz@digitalcounsels.com.

As of: 18 May 2017

Please also note: Terms of use.