Who we are
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Information submitted through the contact forms on our site are sent to our company email, hosted by Gmail. Google adheres to the EU “Privacy Shield” policy and you can find more information about this here. We keep these submissions for hiring and customer service purposes only. They are never used for marketing purposes or shared with any third parties.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Our site uses also the following cookies:
- Google Analytics cookies – these are set for monitoring and tracking visitors behavior on the website.
- WordPress logged-in cookies – these are used by WordPress to authenticate logged-in visitors, password authentication, and user verification.
- Plugin cookies – this is used by our plugins (Module Manager, and Contact Forms) to properly provide functionality based on user status.
- Wordfence cookies – this is used by the Wordfence plugin to provide brute force security in logins by monitoring user cookies.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. YouTube videos, images, articles, animations, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
On this site, the only analytics gathering service we use is Google Analytics, as explained in the Cookies section above.
Who we share your data with
We don’t share your data with third-parties in a way as to reveal any of your personal information like email, name, etc. Any contact messages received through this website related to hiring and customer service are also never used for marketing purposes or shared with any third parties.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you, using our contact form.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
Chemin des Lys 14
1010 Lausanne – Switzerland
How we protect your data
We use measures to protect your users’ data. This includes technical measures such as encryption; security measures such as two-factor authentication; and measures such as staff training in data protection. We also comply with the RGDP / GDPR.