Privacy Statement

1. Preamble

We appreciate your visit to our website www.1291group.com (hereinafter “Website”) and thank you for your interest in our company and services. Protecting your privacy when using our web pages is important to us. In the following, we inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website.

2. Data Controller

The controller in charge for data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is 1291 Group Ltd., with its registered office in Switzerland, Hottingerstrasse 21, 8032 Zurich.

You can reach the Data Protection Officer, Dr. iur. Daniel Koller, by post to the above mentioned correspondence address with the remark “FAO Data Protection Officer”, by email dpo@1291group.com, or by phone + 423. 262 10 30.

3. Personal data

This Privacy Policy sets out our principles regarding the protection of your data, in particular information such as name, address, date of birth, e-mail address, user behavior, IP address, etc. referring to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as “personal data”).

This privacy policy applies only to this website and not to third party websites, products and services, (even though you may be directed to third party content through a link from our website, in which case we assume no responsibility for the content of any website, products or services of a third party.)

4. Purpose & general legal basis

Our website aims to inform you about our company, team and services provided. You can also contact us by sending an email to our general email account info@1291group.com. The information provided, such as name, telephone number, email address, will be stored by us just for answering your request. The personal data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required, unless their further processing and storage – for a limited time – is necessary for other legal purposes.

5. Data Collection when you visit our website

In general, you can visit our website without disclosing to us who you are. Our web servers automatically save information transmitted to us by your web browser when using the website for purely informational purposes. The information collected is technically required to display our website to you and to ensure stability and safety. The following data is collected:

  • IP address
  • Type of web browser, its language and version
  • Operating system
  • Domain name of your Internet service provider
  • the website from which you visit us
  • the websites you visit as well as
  • the date and duration of the visit and the amount of data transferred.

Additional personal data will only be collected if you contact us via email. By submitting an email you agree with the processing and storage of the data disclosed therein for the purpose described in Section 4.

6. Cookies

We use cookies on our website to make the use of our services more comfortable for you. These are small files that automatically creates your browser and that are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when visiting our site. This will allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can adjust your browser settings to inform you when cookies are set and to permit cookies on a case-by-case basis, to reject cookies under certain circumstances, or as a general rule, as well as to automatically delete cookies when you have closed your browser. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

7. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (hereinafter “Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies (see section 6). 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, we have enabled IP anonymization by default, your IP address will therefore be abridged by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other States Parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. A full IP address will be transmitted to Google’s servers in the United States and abbreviated there only in exceptional cases.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide other services related to website usage and internet usage to the website operator.

The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full. In addition, you can prevent Google from collecting and processing the data (including your IP address) related to your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link. The current link is https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()” and therefore IP addresses are only shortened further in order to rule out a direct personal relationship. Insofar as the data collected about you is assigned a personal reference, it will be immediately excluded and the personal data will be deleted immediately.

We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. With the statistics we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal information is transferred to the US, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 para. 1 p.1 GDPR.

Third-party information (processor within the meaning of Art. 28 GDPR):

8. E-mails sent to 1291

We point out that – subject to explicit agreement and configuration – emails are sent to us unencrypted.

If you wish to submit confidential or sensitive information, please contact the appropriate department in advance to arrange a secure way for data transmission.

9. Access to personal data to third parties

Your data will not be sold, rented or made available to third parties in any manner other than those shown here. The transmission of personal data to governmental institutions and authorities take place only within the limits of mandatory regulations.

10. Management and security of personal data

1291 takes the protection of your personal data very seriously, 1291 uses appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data managed by us against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

Despite our technical and organizational measures to protect your data, we cannot guarantee absolute security. By using our website and our services, you acknowledge that we do make no representations or warranties with respect to the protection of your data and assume no liability in the event of accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Despite that we certainly comply with our reporting obligations within the GDPR.

11. Changes

We regularly update this privacy policy according to the applicable data protection regulations. The revised version comes into force with publication on this website.

12. Rights of the data subject and contact

Every data subject has the right to access (Art. 15 GDPR), the right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR), the right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR), the right to restrict processing (Art. 18 GDPR), the right of object (Art. 21 GDPR), and if applicable, the right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR).

Please address any request to exercise above mentioned rights to our data protection officer (DPO) in accordance with Section 2.

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