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Privacy Policy

The internet platform www.ayio.ch is a human to human platform where people can serve and be served.

The internet platform AYIO is operated by AYIO Inc. 415 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA

1. Acceptance of the data protection policy

Upon a user’s registration, all users of the internet platform indicate their acceptance of the current data protection policy and the general contractual terms (GCT) issued by AYIO

2. Location of data

AYIO stores personal data on database servers located in USA & Germany.

3. Personal data

AYIO stores and collects personal data only when such has been made available by the users themselves or has been automatically collected by cookies. This relates in particular to data such as name, first name, address, email, phone number, home address, credit card and bank account details.

Data transmitted to AYIO is only used to process and perform the contractual agreements for services offered through the platform. Access to personal data is restricted to employees of AYIO and third parties who AYIO engages to perform AYIO’s contractual services in order to run the platform. The users hereby give consent for their data to be disclosed to these types of third parties. AYIO shall thus ensure that the valid data protection provisions are respected by any third parties that have been appointed.

4. Users’ rights

Users of the internet platform can at any time ask AYIO to transmit them with a copy of any personal files that relate to them and provides any information on the way this data is being used. Users can also correct, edit and if there is no running deal on the platform also delete personal data.

AYIO is entitled to request a processing fee for any activities that may arise with the support in repot, edit, modify or delete personal user data.

5. Cookies

When users visit the internet platform, information can be automatically stored as part ‘cookies’ or similar files on their computers. Such data can help AYIO in different ways to become for example familiar with the visitor’s preferences. Subsequently AYIO gains the ability to improve the internet platform AYIO. Most browsers enable users to delete cookies, prevent them from being installed or generate a warning before a cookie is installed. Further information regarding this can be found in the browsers’ instructions. AYIO only uses information that has been automatically saved for statistical purposes and generally does not associate this with any personal data that has been entrusted to AYIO on the platform.

AYIO occasionally uses web analytics services in order to analyse the use of the internet platform in general and to identify factors that will help to improve the services offered. The web analytics services use cookies to collect data. The information that is generated for example IP address, date, time and browser type) can be transmitted in an anonymous form to a server operated by the web analytics service either in Switzerland or abroad as well as processed and stored there. The installation of cookies can be prevented as mentioned above.

The following web analytics services can be occasionally used by AYIO

Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics are web analytics services operated by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files that are stored on the user’s computer and permit the analysis of use of the internet platform. The information on the use of this internet platform (including the user’s IP Address) gathered by the cookie is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website in order to generate reports on website activity for the website provider and to perform additional services related to the use of the website and internet use. Google may also pass this information on to third parties in so far as is prescribed by law or where third parties are processing the data on behalf of Google. Google will never associate your IP address with any other Google data. Users can prevent the installation of cookies by using the appropriate setting on their browser software, however, AYIO advises users that doing so may mean that it is not possible to use all functions of the internet platform to their full extent. By using this internet platform, users consent to the processing of the data collected by Google about you in the manner described above and for the purposes previously mentioned. Information on the "Opt-Out Plug-in" can be found here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout Information on Google data protection guidelines can be found here: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/technologies and on Google Tag Manager here: https://www.google.de/tagmanager/use-policy.html. Plug-ins created by the social media site Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, United States. are installed on the internet platform You can recognize the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or “Like button”. You can find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When users visit our internet platform, the plug-in will establish a direct connection between the user’s browser and the Facebook server. Facebook consequently receives information indicating that the user has visited the internet platform with his IP address. If users click on the Facebook “Like” button while logged into their Facebook accounts, they can link the content of the internet platform to their Facebook profiles. This therefore enables Facebook to associate this visit to the internet platform with the respective user account. AYIO advises users that AYIO does not have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Facebook. Users can refer to further information on this subject in the Facebook privacy policy at https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

Functions of the Google +1 service are integrated into the internet platform. The service provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Users can publish information worldwide using the Google +1 icon. Users receive personalised content from Google and our partners via the Google +1 icon. Google saves both information that the users have set to receive as +1 content and information on the pages that the users have viewed when they click on +1. +1 ratings can be inserted as references together with the profile name and photo of the user in Google services, such as in search results or in the user’s Google profile or in other locations on the website and advertisements on the internet. Google records information on users’ +1 activities in order to be able to improve Google services for users and others. In order to be able to use the Google +1 icon, you need an internationally visible, public Google profile that must at least contain the name selected for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. The identity of the Google profile can be shown to users who know your email address or have access to other identifying information about the user. In addition to the purposes of use listed above, the information provided by the user will be used according to the relevant Google data protection policies. Google may publish pooled statistics on users’ +1 activities and/or pass these on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or affiliated websites. Please see Google’s data privacy statements relating to the “+1 icon” for the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Google, as well as your rights and setting options to protect your privacy. Go to: https://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html and refer to the FAQs available at https://developers.google.com/+/web/+1button/.

6. Changes to the Data Protection Declaration

AYIO is entitled to amend this data protection declaration at its own discretion. The users will be notified of these changes on AYIO internet platform www.ayio.ch