Biotechnet Switzerland (“We”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and to developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience.
This policy (together with our terms of website use and any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By using our website www.biotechnet.ch (“our site”) you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Biotechnet Switzerland at Hofackerstrasse 30, 4132 Muttenz is both the data controller and data processor. Enquiries relating to data protection in reference to our activities may be sent to us at email@example.com.
We may collect and process the following data about you:
We may also collect information about your computer hardware and software including, where available, your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses. This information is used by us for the operation of the site, to maintain the quality of the site and to provide general statistics regarding the use of our site.
2. Accuracy of personal data
We will take reasonable steps to create an accurate record of any personal data you have submitted. However, we do not assume responsibility for confirming the ongoing accuracy of your personal data. You can update your personal data by emailing us.
Our website includes a newsletter sign up form, which is linked to Hubspot. Our newsletter sign up and other contact forms are protected by Google reCaptcha. Google reCaptcha and Hubspot are services provided by third parties, which may be located in any country. Although such service providers do not receive personal data from us, they may track your use of the website, combine this information with data from other websites you have visited, and use this information for their own purposes (e.g. to manage advertising). If you have registered with the service provider concerned, the service provider will also know your identity. The service provider concerned will then be responsible for processing your personal data in accordance with the applicable data protection provisions. Service providers only provide information on how a particular website is used (but not any personal details).
We do not use plugins from social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn, Xing or Instagram on our websites.
4. Where we store your data
The data we collect from you is stored on servers provided by Raskin Apps. Raskin Apps has access to the log files and the data entered into the contact forms. The log files are automatically deleted after a month. A backup of our website is stored on Google Drive.
5. Security of your information
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
We will not sell, rent or lease your information to third parties. However, we may share your information with trusted third parties to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to us, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
6. Use of your information
We may use information held about you in any of the following ways:
You will have the option to unsubscribe via a link in all such messages or by contacting us.
7. Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal information to any member of the Biotechnet Switzerland management team and its board members.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
8. Your rights under the applicable data protection law:
You can exercise your rights at any time by contacting us.
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Our site is operated by Biotechnet Switzerland (“We”). We have our registered office at Hofackerstrasse 30, 4132 Muttenz. Our VAT number is CHE-112.835.271 MWST.
2. Accessing our site
Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable, if for any reason, our site is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.
3. Prohibited uses
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:
You also agree:
4. Interactive services
We may from time to time provide interactive services on our site, including, without limitation: news groups; forums; communities; and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or a group (the “interactive services”).
Where we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical). However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our site, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.
Where we do moderate an interactive service, we will provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should a concern or difficulty arise.
5. Content standards
You must comply to these content standards, they apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.
Contributions must not:
6. Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights on our site and of the material published on it with the exception of material that is be uploaded by our members and partners e.g. in person, group, platform and member listings, and their events, news and projects. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organization to material posted on our site. You must not modify the digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. You must acknowledge us (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on any extracts or pages downloaded.
You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.
7. Reliance on information posted
Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our sites, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
8. Our site changes regularly
We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our sites, or close them indefinitely. Any of the material on our sites may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
9. Our liability
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy or completeness. To the extent permitted by law, we and third parties connected to us, hereby expressly exclude:
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
10. Information about you and your visits to our site
11. Membership applications concluded through our site
Membership applications concluded through our site or as a result of visits made by you are governed by the terms of the Statutes of Biotechnet Switzerland.
12. Uploading material to our site
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our site, or to contact other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out above. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.
Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.
We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out above.
13. Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any websites linked to it.
14. Linking to our site
You may link to our home page or other pages in our site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. Our site must not be framed on any other site.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out above.
15. Links from our site
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the content of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
16. Jurisdiction and applicable law
The Swiss courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
18. Suspension and termination
19. Your concerns
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact us.
Thank you for visiting our site.
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