Privacy Policy

Scope of application

This Privacy Policy outlines the types of information Qortex GmbH collects from individuals, how this data is used and the general privacy principles it follows in handling that information. We primarily process personal data that we obtain from our clients and other business partners in the context of our business relationships with them or data is collected from users when operating our websites and other applications.

Qortex GmbH reserves the right to make any changes to this privacy policy which complies with the applicable laws.
Therefore, please read this Privacy Policy periodically, especially before you submit any personal information.

Access Data / Server-Logfiles

For statistical and security purposes, our web space provider collects data on each access to our sites (so-called server log files). The access data includes: name of the retrieved web page, files, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, message about successful retrieval, browser type and version, user’s operating system, referrer URL (previously visited page), IP address and the provider.

Log data is used for statistical and security purposes. However, the provider reserves the right to subsequently review the log data if there is proof or a justified suspicion that illegal activities have been committed.

Payment processing

If you purchase services (memberships, etc.) on this website, you may elect to pay with credit card, in which case your payment will be processed by a specialised third party. Your payment data (e.g. credit card details, including personal data) will be processed by the third party (payment processor).

Account setup and management

If you create an account on the website to access the servcies, you may need to provide certain personal data in order to create the account and manage your subscriptions.

Processing and handling of personal data

This Policy applies to all personal information received by Qortex GmbH in any format.  For purpose of this Policy, “personal information” means any information or set of information that identifies or could be used by or on behalf of Qortex GmbH to identify an individual.

This may include the name, email address or phone number but also data about preferences, website activity or other information provided to Qortex GmbH can include personal data.
Among other things, we collect and process your data in order to ensure the provision of services to you and to communicate with you. Your personal data will only be disclosed to third parties if this is necessary to provide you with a service, for legitimate business purposes, or if you have previously authorized it.

Your personal data will be deleted if you make use of your right of withdrawal and if the data for the purpose of registration are no longer needed, as far as it isn’t excluded by statutory storage obligation.

We ask for your consent to process your Personal Information in relation to certain services, while in other cases, we process your personal information where we need to do so:

  • to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations;
  • for our legitimate interests in:
    • responding to your queries;
    • providing services and/or (marketing) information to you;
    • organising events;
    • carrying out surveys in order to obtain feedback on our services and/or events;
    • managing comments and contributions in the blog;
    • our other internal business purposes, including but not limited to IT security.

Cookies

When users visit the website, one or more cookies may be stored on their computer. A cookie is a small file that contains a specific string and can identifie your browser. With the help of cookies we can improve the quality of our web service.

As a user you can disable the storage of cookies directly in your browser or restrict them to certain websites or can be set to be notified before a cookie is stored. You can delete cookies from your computer’s hard drive at any time using the privacy features of your browser. In this case, the features and usability of the offer could be limited. Please check the help section and preferences of your browser to learn more about adjusting the settings regarding cookies.

If cookies are used, a Cookie banner will pop up and you can refer to the Cookie Policy document for more information.

Integration of third party content and services

It is possible that content and services from third parties, such as videos from YouTube are included in our website. By viewing such videos, the third party may place additional Cookies on your computer.

Rights of the persons concerned

Anyone may ask Qortex GmbH for information as to whether personal data about him are being processed. There is a right to oppose and restrict processing and, where applicable, the right to data portability. Incorrect data may be rectified. In addition, erasure of the personal data may be requested, save in cases where statutory or regulatory requirements (e.g. statutory storage obligations for data relevant to the business) or technical obstacles prevent this. Erasure of data may create a situation in which Qortex GmbH can no longer provide certain services. In addition, in certain cases there is a right of appeal to an appropriate authority. When Qortex GmbH processes personal data on the basis of consent, that consent can be withdrawn at any time. To help us to answer your question, please send us a suitable, understandable notification. We will examine and respond to requests within a reasonable time limit.

Contact information:

Qortex GmbH
c/o Impact Hub Zürich
Sihlquai 131
8005 Zürich
Switzerland

Mail: info@qortex.ch

End of the Privacy Policy.