PRIVACY POLICY AND DATA PROTECTION NOTICE

1. General statement

In compliance with the recommendations of the GDPR and the Swiss federal law on data protection LFPD, we publish this notice to inform any visitor or user of our services through the link https://www.giti-edu.ch who accesses our web pages, our forms and all the links that refer outside our digital space to reassure him that we respect his privacy and we do what is in our capacity to protect it. This concerns all personal data. How we use them. How we harvest them, what we do with them. By the same token, what are the rights of our visitors.

The privacy of visitors to our website is very important to us, and we are committed to protecting it. This policy details what we do with your personal information.

This Privacy Policy explains our policies and practices regarding how we collect, use and disclose the personal data we collect on our digital platforms or during our events. We recommend that you read this Privacy Policy carefully as it contains important information about your personal data.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about this. What you need to be aware of

2. What kind of data do we collect and how is it collected?

Personal data is information relating to any identified or identifiable natural person. They include, for example, the name, address and gender of a person as well as any other data such as electronic data. We may collect personal data directly from you when you register for one of our courses or when you contact us for information.

2.1 Data collected directly

We collect data:
When you enroll in one of our programs;
When you subscribe to our newsletter via our website;
When you contact us via our contact form posted on our website through your mobile, pc or any other electronic device.

This data may include, among other things:
Your identity (surname, first name, gender, image, etc.);
Your contact details (postal address(es), e-mail(s), telephone number(s);
Your personal status (title);
Your professional and academic status (profession, title, etc.);
Your financial situation (in the case of the award of scholarships);
And certain payment data (such as bank details for the purposes of payment of benefits, scholarship or support payments);
other information that you may provide by filling in forms or by corresponding with us (including your comments or other types of communications with us).

This information is necessary to answer and process your request. Failure to provide them may delay or make it impossible to process your request.

We strive to ensure that the personal data we hold is accurate at all times. We therefore encourage ourselves to update your data in case any changes occur. We may also ask you to update your data from time to time.

We recommend that you only provide the data requested or necessary for your request, and that you do not provide us with sensitive data relating to race, origin. ethnicity, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, and data concerning health, sex life or sexual orientation.

2.2 Data collected indirectly

We may collect data when you use our site, including your IP address or other browsing data (including browser, operating system, device model), through cookies or technologies. similar placed on your device. Some cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of our site and others are used for analytical purposes which help us to provide you with more personalized services.

We may also collect data about you from third parties (parent or guardian).

2.3 Cookies

These are data packets generated by web browsers (a sort of identifier) on Internet pages, with the aim of storing the individual data of users and visitors. Cookies are used to store connection data (IP address..), browsing behavior, settings and actions in web applications which is sent back to the web server. They remain valid until the expiration date (end of session) or deleted by the user.

Consenting to our use of cookies when you first visit our website enables us to use cookies each time you visit our site.

Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features of our website. Most browsers allow you to refuse or accept cookies. You choose.

3. Use of your personal data

We collect and use your personal data in reliance on one or more of the following legal bases: we have obtained your prior consent (for example when you subscribe to our newsletter). Please note that with this particular legal basis you have the right to revoke your consent at any time.

We use your personal data for the following procedure:
process your application for one of our programs;
perform checks to identify you and verify your identity;
send you notification (with your prior consent) or invitations to one of our events;
respond to your questions, requests and suggestions;
manage the events you have registered for and/or participated in;
monitor and improve our Digital Platforms;
carry out opinion polls and statistical studies in the context of Eduqua.or internal administrative tasks;
provide information to regulators when required by law;
any other personal information you provide to us.

4. Our goal

Personalize our website for you;
Enable your use of the services offered on our website;
Provide you with the services purchased on our site;
Send you statements, invoices and payment reminders, and collect your payments;
Send you non-marketing commercial communications;
Send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;
Send you our newsletter by email, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time of your wish to no longer receive our newsletter);

Send you marketing communications relating to our.
Constitute statistical information about our users for us to third parties (without these third parties being able to identify an individual user with this information);
Deal with inquiries and complaints relating to our website made by or about you;
Maintain the security of our website and prevent fraud;

Verifying compliance with the terms and conditions that govern the use of our website (including monitoring private messages sent through our website's private messaging service) and other uses.

Before disclosing personal information about another person to us, you must obtain that person's consent to the disclosure and processing of that personal information under the terms of this policy.

5. Use of your personal information

If you submit personal information to our website for the purpose of publishing it, we will publish it and may use that information in accordance with the permissions you grant us. Your privacy settings can be used to limit the publication of your information on our website and can be adjusted in your privacy settings on the website.

Without your express consent, we will not provide your personal information to third parties for their direct marketing or that of other third parties.

6. Security of your personal information

We take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

We store all personal information you provide to us on secure servers (password and firewall protected). All electronic financial transactions carried out through our website will be protected by encryption technologies. Our site and all forms are protected by encryption, SSL, WebFence, Norton, ..

You also acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and that we cannot guarantee the security of your data sent by you over the internet. You are therefore responsible for the confidentiality of the passwords you use to access our website and the reliability of the gateway platforms you use.

7. Your rights

You have the right to expressly express your agreement or disagreement to the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
Accept or refuse cookies.
You can delete cookies already stored on your computer.
Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the use of many websites.
Our website contains hypertext links leading to third-party websites.
We have no control over those sites, and are not responsible for their privacy policies or practices.

8. Transfer and Disclosure of Information:

We may only disclose your personal data to third parties who undertake to respect confidentiality and are not authorized to use your personal data for any other purpose. We also require them to apply appropriate security measures to protect your personal data. You can ask us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; the transfer of such information is subject to the following conditions:

The presentation of sufficient proof of your identity for administrative purposes.
Payment of administrative costs depending on the type of service requested by you.

9. How long do we keep your data?

Your personal data is processed for the period necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, to comply with legal and regulatory obligations and for the duration of any period necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of rights. legal. We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.