Swiss Message Deposit (Swiss Message Bank)
Swiss Message Deposit is committed to your right to privacy and recognizes your need for appropriate protection and management of any personal identifiable information you provide us. In this policy, we describe how we collect, use and handle the information retained when you use our Services.
Capitalized terms not specifically defined herein shall have the meaning ascribed to them under our Terms of Service.
1. Protect Your Privacy
Swiss Message Deposit’s Services are intended mainly for the creation, safekeeping and delivery of Messages. Our service allows our Users to share Messages with others. Messages deposited on our system may contain sensitive and highly private information. Subject to our Terms, Swiss Message Deposit will not review or restrict what you create or choose to share via the Services. Swiss Message deposit shall in no event be liable for content of any voice messages and you are solely responsible to protect your privacy by what you decide to voluntary deposit for a defined recipient.
2. Information Collection
The following information is collected in order to provide the Services and to understand the Users' needs, including the improvement and protection of the Services:
We collect information from and about the devices you use to access our Services. This includes data such as IP addresses, the type of browser and device you use, the web page you visited before coming to our Site, and identifiers associated with your devices. Your devices (depending on their settings) may also transmit location information to the Services.
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we may transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and tell us how and when pages in our site are visited and by how many people. Swiss Message Deposit cookies do not collect Personal Information; however, we may combine the general information collected through cookies with other Personal Information in connection with our collection of Individual Site Usage Information (as described above). If you do not wish to have your Individual Site Usage Information collected, most browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your browser software) allowing you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. Please be aware that disabling cookies may reduce your ability to access certain portions of the Swiss Message Deposit website, and that by disabling cookies, you are agreeing not to access those portions of the Swiss Message Deposit website. In addition, we may also record the pages you visit on the website through the use of pixel tags (also called “clear gifs” or “beacons”).
We also use technologies like cookies and pixel tags to provide, analyze, improve, protect and monitor our Services. For example, cookies help us with things like remembering your username for your next visit, understanding how you are interacting with our Services, and improving them based on that information. This information is non-personal information, anonymous, does not identified you as an individual or lead us back to any of our Users (except under specific circumstances described in this policy). You can visit our Site without cookies by programing your browser to block cookies, but please be aware that some features of the Site may not function properly and that such blocking may prevent us from providing some or all of the Services to you. Check the browsers help menu to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
3. Personally, Identifiable Information
We may ask you to provide personally identifiable information for various reasons and at various times and accordingly we will collect only personally identified information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by you. For example, as a part of your registration process, you may provide us with personal information such as your name, contact information, including email address and phone number, gender, date of birth, occupation, marital status, etc. We may also collect personal information and data if you submit it to us in other contexts by using the Services, for example, information regarding third parties, such as Recipients of messages.
4. Use of Information
The information collected via the System, including personally identifiable information, is used mainly in the following ways:
To optimize the content we display and to provide you with a more personalized experience by serving you materials more relevant to your preferences.
To analyze traffic and click stream patterns, demographics of our users base, interests and use of the Services, for general business analytics and in order to constantly improve and maintain our Services and for developing new features and services.
To help prevent fraudulent use of our services and ensuring the technical functioning of our network.To send you special offers, promotions and marketing information, from us and our affiliates or from third parties we believe whose products and services may be of interest to you, by using any of the contact details and methods you provided us with. You may choose at any time to opt-out and to not receive these communications.
5. Sharing of Information
We may share non-personally identifiable information, aggregate information regarding Site and System usage with our affiliates, partners and advertisers.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, Swiss Message Deposit reserves the right to disclose to law enforcement, regulatory or other government agencies and third parties, any information provided by you and/or gathered by us, including without limitation, personally identifiable information (including message recipient personal details), as well as voice messages, in the event we believe that such disclosure is reasonably necessary for the purposes of: (a) complying with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or government request; (b) protecting any person from death or serious bodily injury; (c) preventing, detecting, counter measuring or otherwise addressing potential fraud or abuse or security or technical issues of Swiss Message Deposit or our Users; or (d) protecting the rights, property or safety of Swiss Message Deposit, including its subsidiaries, partners, affiliates or the public.
6. Information Security
Swiss Message Deposit takes appropriate steps to ensure data privacy and security including through various hardware and software methodologies. However, due to the open communication nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and the Swiss Message Deposit website, and the Swiss Message Deposit website and you, will be free from unauthorized access by third parties. Users of the Swiss Message Deposit website do so at their own risk with respect to such communications.
We follow generally accepted standards and take appropriate security measures to protect information submitted to us against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. Among others, when you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on the Site or System, we encrypt the transmission of that information using). Secure Socket Layer technology (SSLHowever, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Please contact us if you have any questions about security on our Site or Application.
7. International Transfer of Information
To provide you with the Services, we may store, process and transmit information in locations around the world - including those outside your country, as well as cloud services. Information may also be stored locally on the devices you use to access the Services. To facilitate Swiss Message Deposit’s global Services, we may also transfer and access information from around the world. Therefore, please note that any information you share via the Services may be transferred out of your country or residence and you provide your consent to such transfer through your use of the Services.
8. Minor's Privacy Protection