Data Protection

Data Privacy Notice

1 Data Protection

The protection of your privacy and specifically data protection are important to us. In order for you to correspond with us via the internet, it is necessary for us to collect your personal data. Below you will find out what information we will collect if necessary, and how we will handle it.

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 the protection of their privacy and to protection against misuse of their personal data. We comply with these requirements. Personal data are treated as strictly confidential and are not sold or passed on to third parties.

2 Responsible authority

If you have any questions about data protection on our website, require further details or want to request that your data are deleted, please get in touch with our data protection contact:

AOC Secretaries
c/o Swissport International Ltd.
P.O Box
CH-8058 Zürich Airport

3 Data Collection

The following data are collected and recorded on this website:

Personal data
We will not collect any personal data via our website without your consent. Only you decide whether or not you want to disclose details such as name, address, telephone number, etc.

We require your personal data in order to answer your query or to process your request (e.g. membership application to the AOC). The personal data that are passed on to the individual responsible for their processing are determined by the input form in question.

Technical data
Technical data are automatically recorded on our IT systems when you visit our website. These are primarily technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of page view). These data are recorded automatically, as soon as you arrive on our website. The following data are stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser request and general information transferred regarding the operating system and browser. These usage data form the basis for statistical, anonymous analyses.

Analytics and third-party tools
When visiting our website, statistical analyses may be made of your surfing behavior. This happens primarily using cookies and analytics. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous, i.e. we will not be able to identify you from this data (See section 7).

4 Your rights

You can exercise the following rights at any time by contacting our responsible authority for data protection (see section «2 Responsible authority»):

  • The right to be informed about our collection and use of personal data
  • The right to rectification if any personal data we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete
  • The right to ask us to delete any personal data we hold about you
  • The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data
  • The right to object to us using your personal data for particular purposes
  • The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation)

You can revoke your permission to collect, process and use your personal data at any time.

5 Use of your data

The personal data entered by the affected person are collected and stored exclusively for internal use and for our own purposes. .

We use your personal data exclusively in order to provide you with information and services which you have requested.

6 Data security

In order to protect the security of your data during transfer, we employ state-of-the-art encryption processes (SSL) using HTTPS.

In close collaboration with our hosting providers we endeavor to protect the databases as well as possible from unauthorized access, losses, misuse or forgery.

7 Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer, to enable analysis of website usage by you. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. In case of activated IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, compile reports about website activities, and provide us with further services related to website and Internet usage. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google.

You can prevent storage of cookies by appropriately setting your browser software. With the use of this website you declare yourself in agreement with the elaboration of your data obtained by Google, according to the manner and purpose described above.