Use of Personal Information
We do not collect any personal information unless you voluntarily provide it by sending us email, participating in a survey, or completing an online form. Personal information submitted will not be transferred to any non-affiliated third parties unless otherwise stated at the time of collection. When a user submits personally identifiable information it is used only for the purpose stated at the time of collection.
Consent to Personal Data Processing
By providing data to TASIS, I confirm that pursuant to the provision of Article 4 (11) of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation UE 2016/679) in force as of May 25, 2018, TASIS The American School in Switzerland SA, with its registered seat at CH-6926 Montagnola, Collina d’Oro, Switzerland, Company ID number: CHE-107.913.362 (TASIS) as a data controller, may process my personal data for the purposes of conducting its educational business and for sending School communications. This consent is also considered as the consent to send electronic mail messages under the GDPR provisions. At the same time I agree that the controller may also process my personal data through a data processor under the terms and conditions set out by the GDPR. The consent is provided for the unlimited period until it is revoked. The personal data may be modified or supplemented, and the consent to processing thereof may be revoked by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In such a case, the provided personal data will be updated, blocked, or deleted. Receiving electronic mails or messages from TASIS may be revoked in the same manner at any time.
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Like most standard website servers, we use website statistic packages such as Google Analytics to analyze trends in how our website is accessed and utilized. Information monitored includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, geographic location of visitors (country, city), browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, time spent on pages, and keywords used to find our site via search engines. This information is anonymous and cannot be directly linked to individual users. We may use it to identify high-use or low-use areas of the site, pinpoint problem areas of the site, analyze broad demographic trends in our visitors, and make decisions about how to make it easier for people to find and navigate our website.
This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
This website takes every precaution to protect our users' personal information. Whenever users submit personal information (such as contact info or credit card info) via online forms, registration, or online purchase, upon submission that information is encrypted via the highest level of SSL (Secured Sockets Layer) available. Servers that store personally identifiable information are in a secure environment. Under no circumstances are credit card numbers permanently stored on our website servers.
Posts to discussion forums, discussion boards, comments to blogs, and Alumni Class Notes are viewable by other users. When these areas are not in a password protected area, they may be viewable by the general public. Please be aware of this when posting personal information in these areas.