Privacy policy


By visiting our site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy and the accompanying terms of service.

Collected information

We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter or fill out a form.
If you desire to have access to certain restricted sections of the site, you will be required to become a registered user, and to submit certain personally identifiable information to us. When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, age, email address, mailing address, phone number, skills, experience or other kind of information. You may enter additional content including your biography, links to your Facebook, Twitter, Github, and LinkedIn profiles, a link to your personal website, a profile image or other content or submissions. This additional content may be viewable by the public. It is your responsibility to ensure that you do not submit anything that you do not want publicly displayed, and that nothing you submit includes proprietary information or information that’s illegal to make public. Your password, phone number, email address and full mailing address will never be publicly displayed.
You may, however, visit our site anonymously, but won’t be able to access the restricted sections of the site.

Use of collected information

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
  • To personalize your experience
  • To improve our website
  • To improve customer service
  • To send periodic emails
The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future non-service related emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

Security

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
We do not store credit card information. Any credit card transactions are transmitted to a secure financial gateway, and we endeavor to protect the security of your payment information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. Credit card information is stored in an encrypted form by our payment gateway provider (PayPal). However, we are unable to guarantee that the security measures we take will not be penetrated or compromised or that your data will remain secure under all circumstances.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Shared information

We are not in the business of selling your information. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. We share some of your information with partners and supporters, especially when these information are useful to award prizes or for promoting the event. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Children

We do not collect any information from anyone under 18 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 18 years old or older. In special circumstances we allow people who are at least 13 years old or older to access certain private areas of the site by attaining due diligence and severe attention.

Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

For more information contact us: legal@hackthecity.ch
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