We do not sell, rent or lease personal data.
We may automatically collect information about your visits, such as browsing patterns. Information collected in this way does not reveal your contact details or any type of personal data. This information is only used in aggregate form to analyse, manage and develop our website, and is not linked to any individual.
Most of the cookies we use are "session cookies". They will be automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser during your next visit.
The page provider collects and stores information automatically in server log files, which your browser automatically sends us. Those are :
Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. “Cookies” are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. You can find out more about the way cookies work here : www.cookiecentral.com.
Non-registered visitors of our websites are sent anonymous cookies to keep track of their browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile. In addition, any visitor who has clicked on a labgene.ch advertisement on another site that links to our website will be sent anonymous cookies that will allow us to analyse advertising effectiveness and manage our relationship with affiliate sites.
While you do not need to allow your browser to accept cookies in order to browse much of our website or to access many of our services, you must have cookies enabled if you wish to shop online at our store or access any areas reserved for registered users. Most browsers allow you to turn off the cookie function. If you want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your browser.
Cookies on our website cannot be used by themselves to identify you and you have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, some interactive features of our website may not work if cookies are disabled. Cookies can be disabled in your browser by following the instructions found here : www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies.
We collect and process personal data for the following necessary purposes :
To undertake analysis of how our site is used, we use Google Analytics to see statistics in relation to our website use, for the following purposes :
These statistics are only available to Labgene Scientific. We keep the aggregate data indefinitely, and use this aggregate data to report internally, to our board, and to our funders. For instance, we will report to our board that an investigation report was downloaded X number of times.
E-mails received through info[at]labgene.ch are reviewed by one staff member, sent onwards when necessary to other staff members, and deleted as quickly as possible. We do not disclose the names of senders to others outside of Labgene Scientific, i.e. third parties, without your permission.
Information we receive by post is collected by one staff member, reviewed, and sent onwards when necessary to other staff members. These items are destroyed as soon as possible. We use our best efforts to prevent disclosure of the names of senders to third parties, consistent with our legal obligations and we endeavour to keep files secure. If the content of messages is shared with third parties, we de-identify the messages as much as possible.
Telephone calls received on our numbers are serviced by our phone and internet provider, Sunrise, using a SIP service, and are beyond our control. As a result, the traffic data for these calls may be retained in accordance with various laws and a voluntary code of practice for the retention of communications data.
Labgene Scientific offers an electronic newsletter to which you may voluntarily subscribe and unsubscribe at any time. Your e-mail address will be used solely for sending e-mails, exclusively from our source, concerning Labgene's products and promotions. Neither your e-mail address nor your identity will be sold, leased, rented or disclosed to third parties.
You may remove yourself from the electronic newsletter's mailing list at any time by following instructions for unsubscribing found at the end of every newsletter.
Registration for our newsletter is completed as part of a double opt-in process. This means you will receive an email after registering in which you will be asked to confirm your registration. This confirmation is required so that nobody can register with email addresses that do not belong to them.
The newsletter registrations are recorded in order to be able to verify the registration process in accordance with legal requirements. This includes storing the time of registration and confirmation and the IP address. The changes to your data that is held by MailPro are also recorded.