1. SCOPE AND APPLICABILITY
i-sky GmbH with domicile at Steineggstrasse 59, 8852 Altendorf, Switzerland (registration number CHE-114.158.530) (hereinafter referred to as "i-sky" or the "Company") owns and operates this website (https://www.gatesocial.com) (hereinafter referred to as the "Website").
2. DATA THE COMPANY COLLECTS FROM THE USER
The Company collects the following data from the User of the Website: The browser type and version, general information regarding the operating system, the current date and time (the "Anonymous Data"). The Anonymous Data is used to anonymously analyze the usage of the Website and for anonymous statistical purposes only.
The Company collects the personal data from the User that the User has provided to the Company voluntarily by entering such data in respective input fields on the Website, and data relating to the User's interests and preferences obtained and interpreted from the User's actions on the Website (collectively, "Personal Data"). Such Personal Data includes in particular the Registration Information and the Content (both as defined in the Terms and Conditions), and the User's reactions to and interactions with other Users and the Content posted or uploaded by such other Users.
3. USAGE OF PERSONAL DATA BY THE COMPANY
The Company uses the Personal Data for the following purposes:
- Internal record keeping.
- Improvement of the products and services of the Company.
- Customization of the Website (including the selection of advertisements displayed to the User on the Website) according to the interests and preferences of the User.
- The Company may send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which the Company thinks the User may find interesting based on its usage of the Website using the email address which the User has provided.
- From time to time, the Company may also use the Personal Data to contact the User for market research purposes.
If the User does not want the Personal Data to be used for marketing purposes by the Company, the User may notify the Company accordingly at any time, and the Company will then stop using the Personal Data for such purposes.
4. CONTROL OVER PERSONAL DATA
The User has the right to request information about what Personal Data the Company has saved in relation to such User. The User may also request that such Personal Data is corrected or deleted and the User may at any point opt out of the Company using Personal Data for direct marketing purposes.
5.1. In General
The information generated by the Cookie about the Users use of the Website (including the IP address of the User) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area . Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.
Google will use this information on behalf of the Company for the purpose of evaluating the Users' use of the Website, compiling reports on Website activity for the Company and providing other services relating to Website activity and internet usage to the Company.
5.2. GOOGLE ANALYTICS BROWSER OPT-OUT
Additional information about the Google Analytics Opt-out Brower Add-on can be obtained at the following address: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
The Website provides functionality to share Website pages with friends via e-mail. In case this feature is used, the e-mail addresses entered into the respective form by the User are temporarily saved on the Company's servers and used to send e-mails to the addresses entered by the User. After the e-mails have been sent, the respective addresses are deleted. By entering addresses into the respective form, the User warrants that he is authorized to do so and agrees to hold the Company harmless from any third party claims arising as a consequence of the Company's use of the addresses as described herein.
7. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
8. DATA STORAGE
The Company will store the Personal Data on a server located in Switzerland.
9.1. In General
A cookie is a small file which is placed on the hard drive of the User's computer or device, provided that the User has set his/her browser to accept cookies.
Cookies help the Company to analyse its Website traffic. Furthermore, cookies let the Company know that it is the User who is visiting the Website. Cookies allow the Website to respond to the User as an individual. The Website is programmed so that it tailors itself to the needs, likes and dislikes of the User by gathering and remembering information about the Users interests and preferences, all of which is done by using cookies.
Overall, cookies help the Company to provide the User with a better Website, by enabling the Company to monitor which pages the User finds useful and interesting and which the User does not.
A cookie in no way gives the Company access to the computer of or any information about the User, other than the data the User chooses to share with the Company.
Most of the cookies the Company uses on its website are deleted upon the end of the session, while some of the cookies (so-called persistent cookies) remain on the User's computer or device to allow the Website to identify the User upon his next visit (e.g. for automatic login).
The User can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but the User can modify his browser setting to decline cookies if he prefers to do so. Declining cookies may however prevent the User from taking full advantage of the Website.
9.2. GOOGLE ANALYTICS COOKIES
As stated above, the Company collects standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns by using Google Analytics cookies. The Company does this to improve the Website. This information does not comprise any Personal Data. Data used for analytics purposes may however be associated with Personal Data gathered from this Website or otherwise.
More information about Google Analytics cookies can be obtained here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
As a Swiss entity, the Company is subject to Swiss data protection law and is as such obli-gated to safeguard the data of the Users.
11. CONTACT DETAILS