Vella (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://www.vella-advisory.com/ website (the “Service”).
This policy informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.
This personal data policy is subject to Swiss Law. Where applicable, the legal provisions of the European Union (EU), particularly the EU General Data Protection Regulation, will be considered.
We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
Types of Data Collected
While using our Service and our Contact form, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
– Email address
– First name and last name
– Phone number
– Cookies and Usage Data
We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Tracking & Cookies Data
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
– Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
– Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
– Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. («Google»). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and that make it possible to analyse your use of the website (including your IP address). The information provided by the cookies concerning your use of the website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will first be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Treaty on the European Economic Area.
It is only in exceptional cases that the full IP address will be transferred to a US Google server and abbreviated there. Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports concerning website activities for the website operator and to render other services associated with website use and Internet usage. If necessary, Google will also transmit this information to third parties if this is required by law or if such third parties process the data on behalf of Google. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data.
You can prevent the installation of cookies through the appropriate setting on your browser software. However, we wish to notify you that in this case you may not be able to fully utilise all functions of this website. By using this website you declare your agreement with the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the aforementioned manner and for the aforementioned purpose. More information about how Google Analytics can be found here: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
Use of Data
Vella uses the collected data for various purposes:
– To provide and maintain the Service
– To notify you about changes to our Service
– To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
– To provide customer care and support
– To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
– To monitor the usage of the Service
– To detect, prevent and address technical issues
Transfer Of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your Canton, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside Switzerland and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Switzerland and process it there.
Disclosure of Data
Vella may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
– To comply with a legal obligation
– To protect and defend the rights or property of Vella
– To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
– To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
– To protect against legal liability
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Links to Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.