Privacy Policy

The protection of privacy is very important to us. The following points of the following Privacy Policy and our Cookie Policy are to be observed.

Use of information

Based on Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the data protection regulations of the Federal Government (Data Protection Act, DSG), every person is entitled to protection of their privacy and to protection against misuse of their personal data. World Carving Session ("we") complies with these terms. Personal data will be kept strictly confidential and will not be sold or passed on to third parties.

If you decide to provide us with personal information, we reserve the right to use this information for our own marketing purposes.

As far as on our sides personal data (for example name, address or email addresses) are raised, this takes place as far as possible always on freiwilliger basis. The use of the offers and services is, as far as possible, always accessible without providing personal data.

Please also note our cookie policy, which is part of the privacy policy.

We reserve the right to make the data available to third parties, if this is legitimate and necessary, so that we can provide our service.

  • Service providers we engage to provide services such as hosting and support or payment processing. These service providers have no right to use your data for their own purposes, which is outside the agreed services.
  • any third party, if required by us by a court or administrative order or the law
  • To any emergency organization that requires disclosure of data
  • To other third parties for the purpose of overriding legitimate interests, to the extent permitted by applicable laws and regulations.

In close cooperation with our hosting providers, we endeavor to protect the databases as far as possible against unauthorized access, loss, misuse or counterfeiting.

When accessing our web pages, the following data is stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser request and general transmitted information about the operating system resp. Browser. These usage data form the basis for statistical, anonymous evaluations, so that trends can be identified, with which we can improve our offers accordingly.

The privacy policy applies to all websites of World Carving Session (hereinafter referred to as the "Provider", "we"). We do not grant compliance with the data protection regulations for providers of foreign websites to which there is a link from the provider websites.

Data we may collect from you while browsing our website may be the following:

1. Newsletter registration:

Your email address, which is required to send you our newsletter. This registration is voluntary. With your registration, you also agree that the performance measurement is included. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.

We currently do not use a newsletter registration tool on this website nor do we send out newsletters.

2. If you communicate with us via a contact form:

Here you also voluntarily provide us with the data. Our forms contain mandatory fields such as name, address, email address, telephone number, message, etc., so that we can answer your request, your request, your complaint and the like related to you.

In the case of a purchase through appropriate forms, we also collect the detailed data that belong to this purchase, including means of payment, billing address, etc., so that we can properly process and deliver your order.

Consent to the processing of your data for these purposes may be revoked at any time by sending an e-mail to info@worldcarvingsession.com.

Data Storage

We retain information you provide us with as long as the purpose requires. Your email address, for example, as long as the purpose requires, so long as you have subscribed to our newsletter.

In addition, we retain data to the extent that there is a legal retention obligation or until any related claims are time-barred. For example, data related to the ordering and delivery of products or services.

Google Analytics data retention is stored as a standard 26 months.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; However, please be aware that in this case you may not be able to fully use all the features of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

We also refer to the following further privacy policy for social media services, which also uses our website:

Tips for each Google product:
policies.google.com/technologies/product-privacy

Preventing the trekking by Google Analytics:
tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Use of cookies on Google:
policies.google.com/technologies/cookies

Privacy & Advertising Tools from Google:
policies.google.com/technologies/ads

Ad settings:
adssettings.google.com/authenticated

Google fonts, privacy:
policies.google.com/privacy, Terms of Service: policies.google.com/terms, opt out: adssettings.google.com/authenticated

YouTube Terms of Service:
www.youtube.com/static

Google Maps:
You can find the terms of use of Google Maps under "Terms of Use of Google Maps" (Link: www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html)) or the terms of use of Google (Link: policies.google.com/privacy) yourself. In your browser or the setting of your mobile device, you can set various privacy settings, for example, also for location.

Please also check the privacy settings (https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/7021629) of your own Google Account - here you have the ability to tell Google exactly what data it's allowed to collect once it's connected to your Google Account are registered.

Social Media Guidelines

As far as we are present on a social media site (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) and you visit our site: be sure to first familiarize yourself with the settings on social media platforms with which you influence, such as data from the operators of such platforms processed and made available to third parties. These platforms are subject to the privacy practices and policies of the respective operators.

Privacy policy for the use of Facebook and Instagram plugins (like button)
On our pages plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated. The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the "like" button on websites. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit Webites, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited the website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook "Like-Button" while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of the website to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate the visit to the website with your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the data transmitted and their use by Facebook. For more information, see the Facebook Privacy Policy at www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ and Instagram at https://de-de.facebook.com/help/instagram/155833707900388/
If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to websites with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Privacy Policy for the use of Twitter
On our pages are NOT functions of the service Twitter included. These features are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. Thereby u.a. Transfer data such as IP address, browser type, visited domains, visited pages, mobile service providers, device and application IDs and search terms to Twitter.

We point out that we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Twitter. Due to continuous updating of the privacy policy of Twitter, we point to the latest version at (http://twitter.com/privacy).

You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings at twitter.com/account/settings. If you have any questions, please contact privacy@twitter.com.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Adsense
This website does NOT use Google AdSense, a service for integrating advertisements of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google AdSense uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allows an analysis of the use of the website visited.

Google AdSense also uses web beacons (invisible graphics). These web beacons can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on the pages of the websites visited.

The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the use of the visited website (including your IP address) and the delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information may be shared by Google with Google affiliates. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data you have stored.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; However, please be aware that in this case you may not be able to fully use all the features of this website. By using the website you visit, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google +1
Use the Google +1 button to publish information worldwide. The Google +1 button will provide you and other users with personalized content from Google and its affiliates. Google stores both the information that you have + 1'd for a content and information about the page that you viewed when you clicked +1. Your + 1's may appear as clues along with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the web.

Google records information about your + 1 activity to improve Google's services to you and others.

To use the Google + 1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that has at least the name chosen for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace a different name you used when sharing content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google Profile may be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information from you.

In addition to the uses outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policy (https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en).

Google may publish summarized statistics on users' + 1 activity or share those statistics with our users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or affiliate websites.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

This Privacy Policy is governed by Swiss law to the exclusion of the provisions of the rules of private international law. The judgments in 8340 Hinwil are exclusively for the assessment and dispute arising in connection with this Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. The version published on our website applies.

Privacy Statement World Carving Session, December 2018

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