Company information

We are the forty2 Consulting GmbH (“we”, or “us”), a Swiss company registered at Seefeldstrasse 69, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland. We are the data controller responsible for the processing of personal data through the website.

 

Consent, terms and conditions of use

Please read the following terms and conditions carefully.

By accessing the website of forty2.ch (www.forty2.ch, “forty2 Consulting GmbH”), you are declaring that you understand and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of use and legal information set out below in respect of the website of Forty2 and all elements contained therein. If you do not wish to be bound by the terms and conditions specified below, access to the website of Forty2 is expressly prohibited.

Ownership of the website, contents and copyrighted material

All elements and content included in the website of Forty2, and in particular elements that are protected by copyright and/or other rights, are the exclusive and comprehensive property of Forty2 or its licensers, provided no information stating otherwise is mentioned. Such elements and content are available for browsing purposes only. Information may (in addition to any technically necessary temporary cached copy) be downloaded, printed and reproduced in any form provided the source is stated in full. Any other act or behavior not explicitly mentioned herein, including without limitation the modification, publication or public display of any element or content included in the website of Forty2, requires the prior consent of Forty2. The downloading or copying of the website of Forty2 does not confer any rights in respect of the software, elements or content of the website of Forty2.

Prohibition of use as point of contact for legal documents and declarations

Under no circumstances may the e-mail addresses featured on the website of Forty2 be used as an addressee or point of contact for documents, notifications or any declaration of a legal nature in respect of Forty2 or its employees.

No representations, warranties and guarantees

While Forty2 takes reasonable steps to ensure the reliability or accuracy of the information or content it presents on its website, neither Forty2 nor any third-party information or content provider can extend any representations, warranties or guaranties, either express or implied, with regard to the accuracy, reliability, completeness or up-to-date nature of any information or content on the website of Forty2. Any representations, warranties or guarantees, either express or implied, regarding the website of Forty2, its reliability or accuracy and the information and content published on the website are fully disclaimed. The information and content published on the website are provided by Forty2 exclusively for informational purposes only and are not to be reused for commercial purposes. They may change at any time without notice.

Exclusion of liability

To the fullest extent permitted by law, Forty2 excludes any liability for any loss or damage (including indirect and consequential loss or damage) resulting from or in any way relating to the website of Forty2, the accessing of the website or of individual elements thereof, the use of the website or its elements, or a user being unable to access or prevented from accessing the website or its elements.

Links to other websites

The website of Forty2 may include links to third-party websites. Forty2 has not verified all content and elements of such linked websites and, consequently, assumes no liability at all in relation to such websites.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions are governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Switzerland, without regard to the conflict of law provisions thereof. Any dispute arising out of or in relation to these terms and conditions shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Zurich, Switzerland.


 

 

Privacy notice

Last modified 01 JUNE 2020

This privacy notice informs you how we collect, use, share, retain and protect personal data received through the Forty2.ch website (“website”) and our branded social media pages (such as our LinkedIn pages) (“social media”). Our website and social media are hereinafter jointly referred to as “online platform”.

We may occasionally update this privacy notice. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy notice to be informed of how we use your information.

  1. WHO WE ARE

We are the Forty2 Consulting GmbH (“we”, or “us”), a Swiss company registered at Seefeldstrasse 69, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland. We are the data controller responsible for the processing of personal data through our online platform.

  1. HOW WE OBTAIN PERSONAL DATA

We may collect and receive personal data through our online platform. Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

We collect personal data that you choose to voluntarily provide to us for your use of our online platform.

  1. THE TYPES OF PERSONAL DATA WE MAY OBTAIN

We may collect and receive the following personal data from you:

  • Name and contact details (such as name, address, email, username, phone numbers);
  • Personal data of individuals included in your uploaded content (such as name and email address).

We may collect other types of personal data if required under applicable law or if necessary, for the purposes listed below.

  1. PURPOSES AND LEGAL BASES FOR PROCESSING

We may collect and process your personal data for the purposes and on the legal bases identified in the following:

Providing our online platform and delivering the services you have requested:
We may process your personal data to perform our contract with you for the use of our online platform and to fulfill our obligations under the applicable terms and conditions; if we have not entered into a contract with you, we base the processing of your personal data on our legitimate interest to operate and administer our online platform and to provide you with content you access and request.

Identifying customer opportunities:
We may process your personal data to assess new potential customer opportunities to the extent you have provided your prior consent.

Displaying personalized content and ads:
We may process your personal data to conduct marketing research, advertise to you, provide personalized information about us on and off our online platform and to provide other personalized content based upon your activities and interests to the extent you have provided your prior consent.

Managing our relationship with you:
We may process your personal data to send you marketing information, product recommendations and other non-transactional communications about us and our partners, including information about our products, promotions or events to the extent you have provided your prior consent.

Managing your event registrations and attendance:
We may process your personal data to plan and host events or webinars for which you have registered or that you attend, including sending related communications to you, to perform our contract with you.

Complying with legal obligations:
We may process your personal data when cooperating with public and government authorities, courts or regulators in accordance with our legal obligations under applicable laws to the extent this requires the processing or disclosure of personal data to protect our rights or is necessary for our legitimate interest in protecting against misuse or abuse of our online platform, protecting personal property or safety, pursuing remedies available to us and limiting our damages, complying with judicial proceedings, court orders or legal processes, respond to lawful requests, or for auditing purposes.

  1. HOW WE MAY SHARE PERSONAL DATA

We may share the personal data we collect and receive on a need to know basis with the following parties:

  1. Other affiliates of the Forty2 group or its agents;
  2. Third-party providers that perform services for us;
  3. Event sponsors (only if you attend an event or webinar organized by us. Refer to section 4 “Managing your event registrations and attendance”);
  4. Other users of the online platform if you choose to share your messages;
  5. Competent public authorities or other third parties (if required by law or reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property and safety of ourselves or others).

We may also transfer your personal data in the event that we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets on a need to know basis. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to direct the transferee to use personal data you have provided to us in a manner that is consistent with applicable law and this privacy notice.

We do not sell, rent or trade your personal data.

  1. DATA TRANSFERS OUTSIDE THE EEA

We may transfer the personal data we obtain to third parties in countries outside of Switzerland and the European Economic Area (EEA). The laws in those countries may not offer an adequate level of data protection.

When we transfer your personal data outside of Switzerland or the EEA, we will protect your personal data as described in this privacy notice and in accordance with applicable laws, such as by entering into the European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses for the transfer of personal data to a processor located outside of Switzerland or the EEA.

  1. LINKS

Our online platform may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. Pay attention when you leave our website and read the privacy notices of any other site that collects personal data. Your data protection and privacy rights under these third-party platforms will be governed by their respective privacy practices.

  1. USE OF COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES

We collect certain personal data by using cookies and similar technologies when you visit the website.

Cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive or mobile device when you visit the website. Cookies hold information that may be accessible by the party that places the cookie, which is either the website itself (first part cookie) or a third party (see section 8.2 THIRD-PARTY COOKIES).

We use both session-based and persistent cookies on our website. Session-based cookies exist only during a single session and disappear from your device when you close your browser or turn off the device. Persistent cookies remain on your device after you close your browser or turn your device off.

To change your cookie settings and preferences for our website, click the “Cookie Preferences” link in the footer of the page. You can also control the use of cookies on your device but choosing to disable cookies on your device may limit your ability to use some features on our website.

8.1 THE PURPOSE OF SETTING THE COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES

We categorize our website cookies and similar technologies as follows:

  1. Strictly Necessary Cookies (Category 1)
    These cookies are absolutely necessary for you to browse the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.
  2. Performance Cookies (Category 2)
    These cookies gather website statistical data to analyze how our users use the website, such as which pages are visited, how long pages were visited, and the paths taken by visitors to our website as they move from page to page.
  3. Functional Cookies (Category 3)
    These cookies facilitate the operation and improve the functions of the website. For example, we store your language settings in functional cookies.
  4. Targeting Cookies (Category 4)
    These cookies may be set to personalize content and ads. We may process your personal data to conduct marketing research, advertise to you, provide personalized information about us on and off our websites and to provide other personalized content based upon your activities and interests.
  1. HOW WE PROTECT PERSONAL DATA

We maintain appropriate technical and organizational security safeguards designed to protect your personal data against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use. However, due the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and us or the personal information stored is absolutely secure. We will notify you of any data breach that is likely to have unfavorable consequences for your privacy in accordance with applicable law.

  1. HOW LONG WE RETAIN PERSONAL DATA

We retain personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collect or receive the personal data, except if required otherwise by applicable law. Typically, we will retain most of the personal data for the duration of your use of the online platform, or until you have removed your account, unless a longer applicable statutory retention period applies.
After expiry of the applicable retention periods, your personal data will be deleted. If there is any data that we are unable, for technical reasons, to delete entirely from our systems, we will implement appropriate measures to prevent any further use of such data.

  1. YOUR RIGHTS

You have the following rights in relation to your personal data:

  • The right to obtain, at reasonable intervals and free of charge, information on whether your personal data are being processed and to receive the personal data that is being processed in an intelligible form;
  • The right to have your personal data rectified, blocked or deleted if your personal data are incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, irrelevant, outdated or processed unlawfully;
  • The right to withdraw your consent at any time;
  • The right to transfer your personal data to another controller, to the extent possible;
  • The right to object on legitimate grounds to the processing of your personal data.

To exercise these rights, please contact us using our contact details set out below. We may request you to provide a copy of your ID card or otherwise evidence your identity. We will respond to your request within the applicable statutory term.

  1. HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any comments or inquiries about the information in this privacy notice, if you would like us to update your personal data, or if you want to exercise your rights, please contact us by email at info@forty2.ch.

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