Thomas Bergen is the appointed data protection officer at Hope Now.
Hope Now respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. To this end, we only collect, process and store data on visitors to our website that is essential for the proper functioning of our website and all attendant communications. The processing of your personal data will always comply with the applicable data protection legislation and will be done so solely for the purposes for which you provided this information.
Information we may collect from you/contact via our website
We may collect and process the following information about you:
- information that you provide by filling out forms on our website, by subscribing to our newsletter or registering for an event;
- non-personal data in connection with your use of our website such as your IP address, browser type, and the date and time of your visit;
- Should you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
How we may use the data we collect
In principle, users do not have to provide personal information in order to access the Hope Now website.
Non-personal user data such as your IP address, browser type, and the date and time of the visit contain no information that allows us to identify you. We store and evaluate this data in a non-personally identifiable way.
We may use this non-personal data:
- to ensure that the content of our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your device (computer, smartphone or tablet);
- to gain insights into visitor traffic and behaviour for the purposes of analysing and improving our website.
Any personal data you share with us is collected and processed in strict compliance with the applicable laws and regulations, and in principle only with your explicit consent.
Hope Now newsletter
The mailing of the Hope Now newsletter is subject to the “double opt in” process, i.e. we will only send the newsletter to the email address you have provided if you have explicitly stated that you wish us to activate this service. We will then send you a verification email asking you to confirm your decision by clicking on the link provided therein. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time; every newsletter features an unsubscribe link.
Disclosure of data
Your personal data will be neither sold nor disclosed to third parties.
Most browsers allow users to restrict or block cookies from being stored on their devices. However, this may affect your overall user experience when visiting our site.
Our website contains plug-ins from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. When you visit our site, the Facebook plug-in creates a direct link between your browser and Facebook servers. This means that Facebook receives a notification that you visited our site via your IP address, which in turn allows the social network to connect your visit to your Facebook account. Information received in this way can be used by us for the display of Facebook ads or for tracking functionalities. Please note that as the site provider we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted and how Facebook uses it. Please consult the Facebook privacy statement for more information.
Information without obligation
At Hope Now, we always do our upmost to ensure that the information which appears on our website is factually correct and up-to-date. However, we make no warranties or representations with respect to this content. All information featured on the Hope Now website is non-binding, and we reserve the right to change or delete content at any time and without prior notice, or temporarily or permanently suspend its publication. Hope Now offers no guarantee (either explicitly or implicitly) that the information provided on the website is factually correct, complete or up-to-date. In particular, Hope Now is not obliged to remove information from the website that is no longer up-to-date or to explicitly mark it as such.
Limitations on liability
All use of the content and information that is provided on the Hope Now website is exclusively at the user’s own risk. Hope Now excludes without limitation all liability for losses or damages of any kind – be they direct, indirect or consequential losses – which may arise as a result of using the Hope Now website or links to the websites of third parties. Hope Now also accepts no liability for any manipulation of an internet user’s IT system by unauthorised persons.
The Hope Now website also contains links or references to third-party websites. We have no control over the content of these sites and therefore accept no responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or legality of their content or for any offers or services contained therein. The providers of third-party websites are alone responsible for any illegal, incorrect or incomplete content, and are solely liable for damages arising from the use or non-use of said websites or their links.
All content on the Hope Now website is protected by copyright. The commercial use of this content by any means of reproduction, distribution or editing is only permitted with prior written consent from Hope Now. All rights of ownership remain with Hope Now.
Lucerne, January 1, 2020