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Privacy Policy – Prior Version – b-science.net GmbH (LLC)

  • Data collection & use

  • Cookies with a validity of up to 30 days are created locally on the user computer. No third party cookies are created.
  • Search and machine learning user data is collected to the extent needed to provide service functionality. No exchange of this data between users from different organizations may occur. If the user has explicitly provided permission (opt-in), we may employ this data in anonymized form to improve service and machine learning quality.
  • Information necessary for order processing is collected.
  • Messages and other information sent by users through our website are processed only for their intended purpose.
  • To assure high quality & information security, we collect logging data.
  • Users can request to review, transfer or delete all their information within 30 days. We will comply fully except if there are legal restrictions.
  • Data confidentiality & security

  • We protect user data against unauthorized processing through adequate technical and organizational measures according to Article 7 of the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection.
  • We will not forward user data to third parties except for:
    1) IT partners that are legally bound to protect confidentiality, for the purpose of providing our services.
    • Our services are hosted at a data center in Ireland operated by a leading US-based cloud service provider.
    • The cloud service provider has committed not to export data outside of Ireland to the extent legally possible.
    • Cloud-based IT security providers may receive data necessary for IT security protection.
    2) Distribution partners in the jurisdiction where the user is based that are legally bound to protect confidentiality.
    • Data is shared to the extent necessary for order processing and to forward reviews/reports.
    • No search or machine learning data is shared.
    3) Authorities if there is a legal requirement to do so, or if the user committed an IT security breach.
  • Sensitive user data is transmitted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) or similar encryption methods.
  • We cannot provide a guarantee to our customers that a data loss or breach will never occur.
  • Changes to the privacy policy

  • Users are informed via e-mail or on our Blog about changes to the privacy policy with at least 30 days advance notice before they enter into force.
  • By continued use of our services, the user accepts any changes to the privacy policy.
  • Version: published January 6th, 2020. Effective date: March 1st, 2020 until May 11th, 2022.