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Privacy policy

Share Spaces GmbH’s privacy policy consists of information about how iShare Spaces collects, uses, and discloses information about you.

We value your privacy and we at iShare Spaces follow crucial steps

We use a third-party service for the creation of this marketplace. The collected personal information is not stored by us as our marketplace is hosted by an external third party.
iShare Spaces operates the marketplace and blog (“website”, “platform”, “blog”) on domains (iShareSpaces.ch & iShareSpaces.com) & it is iShare Spaces’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any personal data we may collect while operating our websites.
We only ask for your personal information which is necessarily needed for operating and managing our marketplace. The collected information is not meant for sharing with anyone unless it is legally required, it is for our marketplace development and/or it is for protecting our rights.

Use of personal details

Personal details are collected for communication purposes and to make the use of services possible. Details can be used for communication between service providers and users (“guests & hosts”) and for direct communication between users. Some personal details are visible on the profile page of the user, but those details are voluntary (except name).

We use your personal information to offer our services, matched individually to your needs and to continuously improve them. We use your personal information specifically to administer the legal relationship between you and us, to transact any orders, to provide support to you, and to improve the websites as well as our services.

In addition, we can use the information collected on the websites for non-personal statistical purposes (such as pages visited, time spent on a specific website or all websites, number of visits, date and time of visit).

We may collect the following user information

  • Personal details: Name, email address, phone number, street address
  • Account details: username, password (stored in encrypted format)
  • Identity of an individual and/ or a business
  • Proof of space ownership and/or permission of space use
  • The description text that the user may write about him/herself
  • The offers and requests the user has posted to the service
  • The given and received feedback and badges
  • Statistical data about service usage, e.g. number times the user has logged into

Information transmitted to us in general

You are free to decide not to provide any specific personal information to us through the websites, for as long as you do not register as a user and subscribe to our marketplace. We only collect personal information from you that you transmit to us as part of the use of the Services or when you browse through websites, or information that you transmit to us in another form. You specifically provide us with personal information at the time you register for a User Account on isharespaces.ch, when you contact us via our websites or via E-mail, react to newsletters or mailings, become our paying Customer or order a service for a fee.

Transfers of the information outside Switzerland, EU and the European Economic Area (EEA)

Information may be stored to a server(s) that may be located inside or outside Switzerland, EU and the European Economic Area (EEA).

Security

The information is stored on third party’s (hosting companies’, service providers’) servers. The access to the information is restricted with passwords and physical access to the computers is restricted by the server hosting company.

Use of Cookies

iShare Spaces uses Google Analytics for analysing this platform, Google Analytics is a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “Cookies” (text files) that are stored on the customers’ computers and allow an analysis of the use of the website by the customers. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including the client IP address) is transmitted and saved to Google servers/data centres which are globally located. Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website by the customer, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and providing other with website and internet related services. Google may also transfer this information to third parties, unless required by law or where such third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate the customer’s IP address with other data held by Google. The customer can refuse the use of cookies by changing the settings of his browser software; iShare Spaces points out, however, that the customer may not use all features of this website in this case. By using this website, the customer consents to the processing of data about him by Google in the manner described above and for the purposes set out above.

Controlling your information

iShare Spaces discloses personal data only to those of its employees and affiliated organisations that need that data to process it on iShare Spaces’s behalf or to provide services available at iShare Spaces’s website. iShare Spaces may disclose your personal data to its subcontractors or other such parties outside Switzerland and EEA who assist iShare Spaces in providing the iShare Spaces’ service. Such disclosure is made in accordance with the applicable laws, rules and regulations. iShare Spaces will not rent or sell personal data to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organisations, as described above, iShare Spaces discloses personal data only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when iShare Spaces believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of iShare Spaces third parties or the public at large.

Privacy Policy Changes

iShare Spaces may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in iShare Spaces’s sole discretion. iShare Spaces encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change

If you are a registered user of iShare Spaces marketplace and have supplied your email address, iShare Spaces may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with iShare Spaces and our new listings & related promotions. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users

Regular sources of information

Personal details are given by the user on registration to the service or when using it later.

Regular handovers of the information

The information may be handed over for research purposes and the researchers may not publish any research results so that identifying information would be revealed or that any specific user could be detected.

Information considering users of iShare Spaces community may be handed over to the client who has founded that community or to the community administrators appointed by that client.

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