Data Protection, Liability, Copyright
Data collection and processing
This website is hosted by Cyon GmbH, whose servers are all located in Switzerland. The following log data is recorded: your current IP address, operating system and browser type (user agent), date and time of your visit and the pages viewed. Any personal information that is entered (such as email address, name, company), in order, for example, to download the “SafetyCheck” and “ErgoCheck” smartphone apps, is done so entirely at the user’s discretion. Log and personal data will be used exclusively to ensure and guard against any threats to system security as well as for anonymised statistical evaluations. By registering you further agree for your personal data to be passed on to the Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz (FHNW) for use in a study. Participation in the study is entirely voluntary. Please note that unencrypted data in the internet is not secure. Any data that is transmitted is at risk of being read or altered by a third party.
“SafetyCheck” and “ErgoCheck” smartphone apps
It is necessary to register in order to download the “SafetyCheck” and “ErgoCheck” smartphone apps. The registration data will be used by the FCOS exclusively to ensure and guard against any threats to system security as well as for anonymised statistical evaluations. By registering you further agree for your personal data to be passed on to the Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz (FHNW) in connection with a study. Participation in the study is entirely voluntary. The use of individual app functions does not involve the collection of any personal data and the apps do not have any access to your data.
Data security and third parties
We have taken the appropriate technical and organisational security measures in order to safeguard your data against accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorised persons. We pass on your data only with your express consent, if legally required to do so, or if necessary to enforce our rights. We may also be required to pass on your data to an external supplier where necessary to fulfil the contract (maintenance of FCOS Checkbox and the smartphone apps). These suppliers use your data solely to fulfil the contract and not for any other purposes.
Our services and third party services
The FCOS and Google can make use of this information in order to analyse your use of this website, to compile reports about website activities and to provide further services related to the use of the website and the internet. The FCOS has no control over which information is used or processed by individual providers. If necessary, such information may be passed on to further third parties within Switzerland or abroad. It may be that data security is not adequately enforced in other countries.
Depending on the browser and software installed, this data processing (in particular installation of cookies) can be limited or prevented. Detailed information on how to manage the relevant data protection/privacy settings can be found on the website for your browser software or in certain cases on the website of the respective provider (e.g. Flash cookies on the Adobe Systems website). You can also prevent the generation of data related to the use of the website (including your IP address) by cookies as well as its processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data provided by you in the manner described above and for the purposes described above.
Limitation of liability
The FCOS disclaims all liability for any loss or damage, including direct, indirect, secondary or resulting damage that may occur as a result of using or accessing this website or through the use of the “SafetyCheck” or “ErgoCheck” smartphone apps. The FCOS also disclaims liability for any manipulation of visitors’ computer systems by unauthorised third parties. The content provided on this website is for information purposes only. The FCOS makes no representations in regard to the suitability, reliability, accessibility, accuracy and completeness of the information contained on this website and the “SafetyCheck” and “ErgoCheck” smartphone apps.
Despite careful monitoring of the content, we do not take liability for the content of external links. The providers of the linked pages are exclusively responsible for their content.
© Copyright FCOS, 2015
The content of this website as well as the content of the “SafetyCheck” and “ErgoCheck” smartphone apps are copyright protected and may only be used as set out in the terms and conditions here. Apart from this authorised use, no further rights to materials protected by copyright are transferred – either by the FCOS or by third parties. The complete or partial reproduction or modification of the content on this website as well as the content of the “SafetyCheck” and “ErgoCheck” smartphone apps require the permission of the FCOS.