We take the privacy of our customers and visitors seriously. We commit to respect the privacy of information we receive from you, and to be transparent about our data practices.
This notice explains the privacy practices for the website www.dh-ch.ch operated by DHCH, Switzerland. It describes what type of information we collect from visitors to the website, how we use it, and how visitors can control what type of information is being collected.
This policy does not cover information that is being shared as part of the usage of other products and services by DHCH.
Information we collect and how we use it
You can configure what kind of cookies should be stored on your device when accessing our websites by updating your Cookie Settings.
Each time a visitor accesses our website, our systems automatically collect access data about the request. This includes information such as the type of operating system, browser version, IP adress and time and date of the request.
This data is neccessary to ensure secure and functional operation of our websites. It is used to analyze and improve the security and stability of our systems. It may also be used to investigate or prevent a violation of the law or our Terms and Conditions, and to investigate or protect against fraudulent, harmful or unauthorized activity. Futhermore we may statistically analyze this data to infer common usage patterns and to improve the user experience of visitors to our website.
All of this data is stored in either anonymous or pseudonymous form, and does not allow to identify a specific or identifiable natural person. All data from server logs is stored independently from other data collected through our website.
For the purpose of locating, identifying and rectifying potential programming errors or other technological problems that may prevent the intended display of contents or break core functionalities of our website, we may collect information about such errors with so called error logs. On occurence of such technological problems we may record information such as the type of operating system, browser version, actions that provoked the problem and time and date of the occurence.
All of this data is stored in either anonymous or pseudonymous form, and does not allow to identify a specific or identifiable natural person. All data from error logs is stored independently from other data collected through our website.
Sharing of information and 3rd Party Services
We do not sell any data collected from visitors of our website. We use different 3rd party service providers which will in general only collect, use and disclose information to the extent neccessary for the service they provide to us,
You can opt-out from the collection and use of your data through Google Analytics on our website by disabling the use of Performance Cookies in our Cookie Settings.
To completely prevent the collection and use of your data through Google Analytics on any website by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available from Google here.
On certain pages of our website we may use Google Maps, a web service provided by Google LLC, which allows website operators to display interactive geographic information. When accessing these pages information about your website visit and interaction with the maps service may be collected and used by Google. If you are logged in to a Google account, Google may connect this information to this account.
On certain pages of our website we may embedd videos from Youtube through a service provided by Youtube LLC, a subsidiary of Google LLC. When accessing these pages information about your website visit and interaction with the video service may be collected and used by Youtube. If you are logged in to a Youtube account, Youtube may connect this information to this account.
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Last updated: December 3, 2019