The website www.tourismdata.ch (hereinafter referred to as the “website”) is subject to Swiss data protection law, in particular pursuant to the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection (DSG) as well as any applicable foreign data protection law, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union (EU). The EU recognizes that Swiss data protection law ensures adequate data protection.
1. User Consent
Please note that by visiting and using our website, you give your consent to the processing of your personal data within the framework of this declaration and the applicable data protection principles.
2. Access data/ Server log files
The web host collects data about accesses to this website and stores them as “server log files”. The following data is logged in this way:
• Visited website
• Time of the server request
• Amount of data sent in bytes
• Source/reference from which you reached the page
• Browser type and browser version
• Operating system used
• IP address
The data collected is only used for analysis and to improve the web server. These data will not be combined with data from other sources. The data is stored on servers located in Switzerland.
3. Analytical Tools
Our website uses the website analysis service Google Analytics provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
The Google Analytics service is used to optimize the website. The service uses “cookies” – text files that are stored on your terminal device. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address, which is, however, anonymised by Google before being stored so that it can no longer be assigned to you) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Google observes the data protection regulations of the “Swiss and EU-USA Privacy Shield“ agreement and thus has an adequate level of data protection. Google uses the information it collects to evaluate the use of our website for us, create reports about this for us, and execute other services for us in this regard. Find out more at https://support.google.com/analytics/topic/2919631?hl=en&ref_topic=1008008&sjid=6191686978307930928-EU
You can deactivate Google Analytics by simply clicking on the following link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Cookies are small text files that are permanently or temporarily stored on your computer when you visit this website. The purpose of the cookies is in particular to analyse the use of this website for evaluation as well as for continuous improvements.
If you wish to restrict or block cookies stored on your device, you can do this via your browser settings. Information on this can be found in the help function of your browser.
5. References and links
The www.tourismdata.ch website contains links to websites operated by third parties which might be of interest to you. When activating these links, you might leave the www.tourismdata.ch website or summaries of third-party websites may be displayed within the context of www.tourismdata.ch website. References and links to third party websites lie outside the scope of responsibility of the authorities involved in the tourismdata.ch website. Access and use of such websites occurs entirely at the user’s own risk. Responsibility for information and services of linked sites rests entirely with the relevant third party. No liability can be accepted in respect of the content of such websites.
6. Contact Form
When you contact us via e-mail or the contact form, we use the contact details you voluntarily provided, including:
– Fist name, last name
– E-mail address
Contacting us via e-mail and providing us with this information is always voluntary. These data are collected and processed by us solely for the following purposes:
• providing a competent response to your inquiry;
• providing a competent response to your request for a service
7. Right to information and contact
For information on the personal data collected about you and to correct, supplement, delete or block your personal data, you can contact us at the following address:
Institute of Tourism and Mobility
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Postfach, 6002 Luzern