The responsible body in the sense of the data protection laws is:
Swiss Gemmological Society
c/o BDO SA
Visiting the website
When you visit our website, we or our web hosting provider record the IP address of the device you are using, the date and time of access, the name and URL of the file accessed, the website from which access is made (referrer URL) and the browser you are using. This data is stored for a maximum of 6 months.
This data collection serves to ensure a smooth connection and a comfortable use of our website as well as the evaluation of system security and stability. These purposes justify our legitimate interest in data processing and, where necessary, constitute the legal basis for this.
These cookies are necessary for the operation of the website and therefore cannot be deselected.
Your data subject rights
You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided:
If you have given us consent, you can revoke this at any time with effect for the future.
You can lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority responsible for you at any time. Your competent supervisory authority depends on the canton of your residence, your work or the alleged violation.
Purposes of data processing by the controller and third partiese
the processing is necessary to protect legitimate interests and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in the non-disclosure of your data.
Deletion or blocking of data
We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. We therefore only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or as stipulated by the various storage periods provided for by law. After the respective purpose has ceased to exist or these periods have expired, the corresponding data is routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.
Collection of general information when visiting our website
When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected by means of a cookie. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider and the like. This is exclusively information that does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person.
This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the contents of websites requested by you and is compulsory when using the Internet. In particular, it is processed for the following purposes:
The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest from the aforementioned data collection purposes. We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Recipients of the data are only the responsible body and, if applicable, order processors.
Anonymous information of this kind may be statistically evaluated by us in order to optimise our website and the technology behind it.
In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption procedures (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.
Changes to our data protection policy
We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with the current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection statement will then apply to your next visit.
Questions about data protectionz
If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an e-mail.