Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to Swiss Law. Where applicable, the legal provisions of the European Union (EU), particularly the EU General Data Protection Regulation, will be taken into account.

When you use our internet site, a variety of personal data is collected. Personal data is data that identifies you personally. The following Privacy Policy explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how this happens and for what purpose.

1. Scope and Data Controller

This Policy applies to the internet site www.21lectures.com. Please note that we may refer to other websites that are subject to different data protection rules.

Name and address of the data controller:

21 Lectures AG
Poststrasse 22
CH-6300 Zug

info@21lectures.com

2. Your rights

You have the following rights against us regarding your personal data:

  • Right to information
  • Right to rectification or erasure
  • Right to restriction of processing
  • Right to object to processing

Insofar as data processing on our internet site is based on your consent, you can withdraw consent at any time with effect for the future, without giving reasons. Withdrawal must be sent to the data controller at the address indicated in Clause 1 of this Policy.

In order to process your enquiries regarding the exercise of your rights, it may be necessary for you to provide identification so that we can be sure of your identity.

In Switzerland, there is no right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. Where the GDPR applies, there is a right to complain to the competent data protection supervisory authority.

3. SSL and TLS Encryption

For reasons of security and to safeguard the transfer of confidential material, such as your enquiries, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line in the browser changes from «http://» to «https://» and by the padlock symbol in your browser.

 4. Squarespace

 Our Site is hosted by Squarespace. Personal Information hosted by or through Squarespace is subject to their privacy policy which may or may not contain terms as protective as this Privacy Policy. By using our Site, you are agreeing to be bound by Squarespace’s privacy policy, which can be found at https://www.squarespace.com/privacy.

5. General Data Collection

Our internet site collects a range of general data each time you visit. This general data and information is stored in log files on the server. The following data is collected:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of access
  • Time zone difference in relation to GMT
  • Content of request - Access status/http status code
  • Amount of data transferred
  • Website from which the request originates
  • Browser (incl. language and version)
  • Operating system

The use of this general data does not result in the identification of a specific person. The collection of this data is necessary for technical reasons so that we can show you our internet site and in order to ensure its stability and security.

6. Contact Form

When you send us enquiries via the contact form, we store your information contained in the enquiry form including the contact details which you enter, to enable us to process your enquiry and to answer any follow-up questions. We do not disclose this data to third parties without your consent.

We store the data which you enter into the contact form until you ask us to delete it or withdraw your consent to storage, or until the reason for storing the data no longer applies (e.g. once your enquiry has been dealt with). Mandatory statutory provisions - particularly retention periods - remain unaffected.

7. Cookies

Our internet site uses what are known as cookies, small text files that are stored on your computer and can be accessed from there. Cookies are used to enable you to register for our services and to personalise our website for you. For this purpose, cookies collect information about your IP address, the time and duration of your visit, the number of visits, the use of forms, your search settings, your view mode and your favourites on our website.

Most of the cookies used by us are «session cookies». They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end-user device until you delete them.

You can prevent cookies from being stored by our internet site at any time by adjusting your internet browser accordingly, thereby permanently deactivating the storage of cookies. In addition, cookies that have already been stored can be deleted at any time via your internet browser. If you deactivate the storage of cookies, it may prevent you from making full use of the functions on our internet site.

8. Analytics information

 Squarespace uses analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for our Site. These tools collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including the web pages you visit, your browser add-ons, and other information that assists us in improving our Site. We may collect and use this analytics information together with your Personal Information and stitch together session data from user visits to build a broader profile of our individual users so that we can serve you better.

9. Newsletter

You can consent to receive our newsletter via which we inform you of interesting developments. Please use the relevant web form to register. Mandatory details are indicated as such; other information is optional. You can withdraw your consent to receipt of the newsletter at any time thereby cancelling the newsletter. You can indicate your withdrawal of consent by clicking on the link provided in every newsletter email or by sending a message to the data controller's contact details shown in Clause 1 of this Policy.In addition, we may send you our newsletter as part of our business or contractual relationship with you. You can cancel the newsletter at any time by clicking on the link provided in every newsletter email or by sending a message to the data controller's contact details shown in Clause 1 of this Policy.