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Data Privacy Statement

AlpNet – the Association for the Promotion of Alpine Tourism handles your data with great care.  As a business partner, you can be absolutely sure that your data is treated with the greatest of diligence.  The data collected within the framework of the application of our quotation is used within the valid legal limitations for the purpose of carrying out the performance of our services.

 

Collection and Processing of Data:


Our data base is constantly updated in order to ensure that you only receive information that is of value and relevant to you.  We are always very careful to use only official and legal sources.  The following is valid as far as the website is concerned; general statistical information and data stored in the log-files providing information about the use of the website itself may be collected and analysed for statistical purposes.  This, however, only serves to provide us with relevant information about the use of the website in general by visitors to the site.

 

Data entered by yourself:


For many of our services, we inevitably require some personal data from you – otherwise we would be unable to provide the service.  We nonetheless only require the data necessary for the execution of the relevant service (e.g. name, company, position, department, address, telephone number or email address for a newsletter).  All other information is voluntary.  You can unsubscribe at any time from each of the services provided by clicking on the relevant “unsubscribe“ link in each newsletter or by simply sending an email with your details to: office@the-alps.eu.  Should your details change or need to be corrected, please send an email to: office@the-alps.eu.

Data Protection:


Data received from you as a visitor to our site (e.g. from the registration form) is stored and  protected as appropriate.

 

Exchange of Data:


We guarantee that the personal data of our business associates will not be passed on to marketing or cooperation partners, but will only be used within the AlpNet association to enable us to fulfil our provision of services.

Google Analytics:
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google“). Google Analytics makes use of so-called “Cookies“, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website.  The information provided by the cookies about your use of this website is generally sent to one of Google's servers in the USA and stored there.  Should the IP anonymisation be activated on this website, Google nevertheless abbreviates your IP address within the Member States of the European Union or in other countries contracted to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.  Only in exceptional circumstances is the full IP address sent to one of Google's servers in the USA and then abbreviated.  On behalf of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to produce reports on the website's activities and to provide services associated with the use of the website and the Internet as regards the website operator.  The IP address provided by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not incorporated with other data from Google.  You can block the storage of cookies by using the settings of your browser software;  we would like to point out, however, that it is possible that you will not be able to fully utilise all the functions of this website, if this is the case.  Furthermore, you can block the capture of data by Google obtained from the cookie and from your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link; (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).  Further information on terms of use and data protection can be found at the following link; www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and/or at www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html

By using this website, you implicitly agree that the data obtained by Google about you may be processed by Google in the manner previously described and for the purposes previously stated.

 

Use of Facebook-Plugins:


Plugins from the social network facebook.com are used on this website, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook").  If you call up our Internet pages provided on the web with such a plugin, a connection is established with the Facebook servers and, by notification to your browser, the plugin is represented on the Internet page.  The Facebook server is thus informed which of our Internet pages you have visited.  If you have logged on as a member of Facebook, Facebook files this information in your personal Facebook user account.  If you use the plugin functions (e.g. clicking on the “Like“ button or entering comments), then this data is also filed in your Facebook account which you can only avoid by logging out before using the plugin.  Further information on the collection and use of data by Facebook and on your rights and possibilities for the protection of your personal privacy can be found in the data protection information from Facebook.

 

Legal Disclaimer:


The guidelines described above apply exclusively to the website of AlpNet – Association for the Promotion of Alpine Tourism and do not extend to partners or sites where links are maintained.