BBR VT is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using our Website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Information we collect
You are able to browse our Website without providing us your personal information. We do not collect personal information when you browse our Website, however, when you access our Website we may collect certain information, including information about your computer’s browser type, operating system and IP address, as well as your access date and time and your referring and exiting URLs. In this situation, if you choose to withhold any information requested by us, it may not be possible for you to gain access to certain parts of the Website and for us to respond to your query.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- operate and maintain our Website;
- understand and analyze the usage trends and preferences of our visitors and users,
- improve and enhance our products and services;
- respond to queries or provide support to users of our services;
- enforce our terms and conditions and protect our rights, privacy, safety, networks, systems and property, or those of other persons;
- prevention, detection or investigation of a crime or other breach of law or requirement, loss prevention or fraud and to comply with requests from courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies, and other public and government authorities, including where they are outside your country of residence;
- exercise our rights, and to defend ourselves from claims and to comply with laws and regulations that apply to us or third parties with whom we work.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for administrative purposes such as customer service, address any violations concerning our services and Website. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
We process personal information about you on the basis that it is:
- in our or a third parties’ legitimate interests;
- where you give us your consent: we only ask for your consent in relation to specific uses of personal information where we need to and, if we need it, we will collect it separately and make it clear that we are asking for consent;
- for compliance with a legal obligation.
We may disclose information we have about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or pursuant to legal process, (ii) in response to a request from law enforcement authorities or other government officials, including to meet national security requirements, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is reasonably necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss in connection with an investigation of suspected or illegal activity.
We will not rent or sell your personal identifiable information to third parties.
Do Not Track Signals
BBR VT does not track its users over time or across third party websites to provide targeted advertising and therefore does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals.
Information storage and security
Your information may be stored and processed in the United States, Europe or any other country in which BBR VT or its service providers maintain facilities. Nevertheless, please note that we will not transfer information to any country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as Switzerland.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to the Website or to us.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our Website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better experience when visiting and navigating our Website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Website.
Links to other Website
Our Website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over those other websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. Thus, we do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party sites listed on our Website, you do so at your own risk.
Controlling your personal information
You have the right to request access to, correction or deletion of the information BBR VT has on you. You can do this by contacting us at the below mentioned email address. We will provide you with a copy of the data we process about you and send such copy electronically, unless you request us otherwise. In such case an administrative fee may apply.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to email@example.com.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Any data that is no longer needed for the purposes specified herein will be deleted.
Disclaimer of liability
The information contained on the Website is provided for informational purposes only and shall not constitute professional advice.
While we try to ensure that the information contained in this Website is accurate, BBR VT does not provide any warranties with regards to its correctness, completeness, suitability or otherwise. BBR VT shall not be liable or otherwise responsible for any damage, errors or omissions which may arise as a result of any inaccuracy or incompleteness in the information contained on this Website, or for the results obtained from the use of this information or the Website. Moreover, BBR VT does not assume any responsibility for the external sites or content linked to this Website or which are linked to from it or referred to.
BBR VT shall not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential losses or damages resulting from or in connection with access to, use of or queries to the BBR VT Website or its links with other web sites, even if BBR VT has previously been informed of the possibility of such losses.
No guarantee is provided as to the accuracy of the information disseminated via the Website. In addition, BBR VT guarantees neither the reliability nor the completeness of the information contained on its Website. Information made available on the Website may be amended at any time without prior notice.
In particular, BBR VT shall not be liable for losses caused by transmission errors, technical faults and interruptions, breakdowns or unlawful interference with the user's data processing system or the generally accessible systems and transmission networks. Nor shall BBR VT be liable for losses resulting from breakdowns, interruptions or overloads occurring to any data processing systems.
If certain links are activated on the Website, the user may under certain circumstances leave the Website. BBR VT assumes no responsibility for the contents, products or services offered or other information or offers contained on these linked web sites.
Copyright and Trademarks
The documents and other works available on the Website are protected by copyright and all rights remain reserved to the rights’ owner.
It is not allowed to copy, publish or otherwise use any of the information provided on the Website without prior written permission of BBR VT. If you wish to publish content from our Websites, please contact us using this email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
If nothing else is indicated, all published company or brand names are registered trademarks or otherwise protected intellectual rights of BBR VT.
This legal and privacy statement is governed by Swiss law. Zurich shall be the exclusive place of jurisdiction for any dispute arising in connection with the Website and shall be under the sole jurisdiction of the Swiss courts.
BBR VT may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 June 2018.