Imprint & Privacy Policy

The responsible entity in terms of data protection laws, and specifically for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:

TreeSolution Security Awareness AG
Thomas Schlienger
Boesch 23
6331 Huenenberg

UID: CHE-112.657.621 MWST

General information

Based onArticle 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the data protection regulations of the Federal Government (Data Protection Act, DSG) every person is entitled to protection of her/his privacy and protection against misuse of her/his personal data.  The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

In cooperation with our hosting providers we endeavour to protect our databases as far as possible from unauthorized access, loss, misuse or counterfeiting.

We point out that there may be security gaps in the transmission of data in the Internet(e.g. in email communications). Complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

By using this website, you consent to the collection, processing and use of data as described below.  This website can be visited without registration.  This data such as pages visited, or the names of the files retrieved, dates and times are stored on the server for statistical purposes, without this data being directly related to your person.  Personal data, including names, addresses or e-mail addresses, are collected as far as possible on a voluntary basis.  Such data will not be passed on to third parties without your consent.

Processing of personal data

Personal data is any information relating to a specific or identifiable person.  A data subject is a person whose personal information is processed.  Processing includes all dealings with personal information, regardless of the means and procedures used, including, but not limited to, storing, posting, obtaining, deleting, storing, modifying, destroying and using personal data.

We process personal data in accordance with Swiss data protection law.  Moreover, insofar as the EU GDPR is applicable, we process personal data in accordance with the following rules of Art. 6 para. 1 of the GDPR:

  • lit. a) Processing of personal data with the consent of the data subject.
  • lit. b) Processing of personal data to fulfil a contract with the data subject as well as to carry out corresponding pre-contractual measures.
  • lit. c) Processing of personal data to fulfil a legal obligation to which we are subject in accordance with any applicable law of the EU or according to any applicable law of a country in which the GDPR is full your partially applicable.
  • lit. d) Processing of personal data to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person.
  • lit. f) Processing of personal data in order to safeguard our legitimate interests or those of third parties, unless the fundamental freedom and fundamental rights and interests of the data subject prevail.  Justifiable interests include our business interest in being able to provide our website, information security, the enforcement of our own legal claims and compliance with Swiss law.

We process personal information for the duration necessary for the purpose or purposes.  For longer-term storage obligations due to legal and other obligations to which we are subject, we restrict the processing accordingly.

Privacy policy for cookies

This website uses cookies. These are small text files that make it possible to store user-specific information on the user's device while using the website.  Cookies make it possible, among other things, to determine the frequency of use and the number of users of the pages, to analyse page usage behaviour, but also to make our offer more customer-friendly.  Cookies are stored at the end of a browser session and can be recalled when the page is visited again.  If you do not want this, you should set your Internet browser to refuse to accept cookies.

Privacy policy for SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as requests you send to us as the site operator.  You can recognize an encrypted connection by the change in the address line of the browser from "http://" to"https://" and the padlock symbol in your browser line.

If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Data protection statement for server log files

Information which your browser automatically transmits to us as the provider of this website is automatically collected and stored in so-called server log files. This information comprises:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of server request

This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. A merge of this data with other data sources will not be done.  We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively, if we become aware of specific indications for illegal use.

Data protection statement for contact form

If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions.  We will not share this information without your consent.

Privacy policy for newsletter data

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on this website, we will need an e-mail address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the given e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter.  Further data is not collected.  We use this data exclusively for the delivery of the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

The consent granted for the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time, for example via the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.

Privacy policy for right to information, deletion, blocking

You have the right to free information on your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For further information on personal data you can contact us at any time at the address given in the relevant section of the website.

Paid services

To provide paid services, we ask for additional data, such as payment details for your order.  We store this data in our systems until the legal retention periods have expired.

Google AdWords

This website uses Google Conversion Tracking. If you have reached our website via an advertisement sent by Google, Google AdWords will set a cookie on your computer.  The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on a Google-served ad.  These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification.  If the user visits certain pages on our website and the cookie has not expired, we and Google may recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page.  Each Google AdWords advertiser receives a different cookie.  Cookies cannot be tracked through AdWords advertisers' websites. The information gathered using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking.  Advertisers are told the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page.  However, they do not receive information that personally identifies users.

If you do not want to participate in the tracking, you can refuse the required setting of a cookie - for example via a browser setting that generally disables the automatic setting of cookies or sets your browser to block cookies from the domain "".

Please note that you cannot delete the opt-out cookies if you do not want to record measurement data.  If you have deleted all your cookies in the browser, you must set the respective opt-out cookie again.

Google Analytics privacy policy

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA94043, United States. To disable Google Analytics, Google provides a browser plug-in at Google Analytics uses cookies. These are small text files that make it possible to store specific user-related information on the user's device. These allow an analysis of the use of our website offer by Google. The information collected by the cookie about the use of our sites (including your IP address) is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Please note that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "gat._anonymizeIp ();" in order to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-calledIP-Masking). If the anonymization is active, Google truncates IP addresses within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the agreement in the European Economic Area, and therefore no identification of your identity is possible. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google complies with the privacy policy of the Privacy Shield Agreement, is registered with the Department of Commerce's Privacy Shield Program, and uses the information we collect to evaluate the use of our web sites, to report on them, and to provide other related services to us. Learn more at

Privacy policy of SalesViewer® technology

This website uses SalesViewer® technology from SalesViewer® GmbH on the basis of the website operator’s legitimate interests (Section 6 paragraph 1 lit.f GDPR) in order to collect and save data on marketing, market research and optimisation purposes.

In order to do this, a javascript based code, which serves to capture company-related data and according website usage. The data captured using this technology are encrypted in a non-retrievable one-way function (so-called hashing). The data is immediately pseudonymised and is not used to identify website visitors personally

The data stored by Salesviewer will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and there are no legal obligations to retain them.

The data recording and storage can be repealed at any time with immediate effect for the future, by clicking on in order to prevent SalesViewer® from recording your data. In this case, an opt-out cookie for this website is saved on your device. If you delete the cookies in the browser, you will need to click on this link again.

Privacy policy of useDemand LTD

This website uses Demand technology from useDemand LTD on the basis of the website operator’s legitimate interests (Section 6 paragraph 1 lit.f GDPR) in order to collect and save data on marketing, market research and optimisation purposes.

This is done using a javascript-based code that collects and uses business-related data.

The data stored by useDemand LTD will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and there are no legal obligations to retain them.

Warmly privacy policy

This website uses technology from Warmly on the basis of the website operator’s legitimate interests (Section 6 paragraph 1 lit.f GDPR) in order to collect and save data on marketing, market research and optimisation purposes.

This is done using a javascript-based code that collects and uses business-related data.

The data stored by Warmly will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and there are no legal obligations to retain them.

HotJar privacy policy

We useHotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize thisservice and experience.  Hotjar is a technology service that helps usbetter understand our users’ experience (e.g. how much time they spend on whichpages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.)and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback.Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’behavior and their devices. This includes a device's IP address (processed duringyour session and stored in a de-identified form), device screen size, devicetype (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location(country only), and the preferred language used to display our website. Hotjar stores this information on our behalf in a pseudonymized user profile.Hotjar is contractually forbidden to sell any of the data collected on ourbehalf.

For further details, please see the ‘about Hotjar’ section of Hotjar’s support site.

Privacy policy for Facebook

This website uses functions of Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA94304, USA . When you call up our pages with Facebook plug-ins, a connection is established between your browser and the Facebook servers. In the process, data is already transmitted to Facebook. If you have a Facebook account, this data can be linked to it. If you do not wish this data to be associated with yourFacebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting our site.Interactions, in particular the use of a comment function or the clicking of a"Like" or "Share" button, are also passed on to Facebook. You can find out more at

Privacy policy for LinkedIn

We use the marketing services of the social network LinkedIn of LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland ("LinkedIn") within our online offer.

These use cookies, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer. This enables us to analyse your use of the website. For example, we can measure the success of our advertisements and show users products in which they were previously interested.

For example, information on the operating system, the browser, the website you previously visited (referrer URL), which websites the user visited, which offers the user clicked on, and the date and time of your visit to our website are recorded.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transferred pseudonymously to a LinkedIn server in the USA and stored there.LinkedIn therefore does not store the name or email address of the respective user. Rather, the above-mentioned data is only assigned to the person for whom the cookie was generated. This does not apply if the user has allowed LinkedIn to process without pseudonymisation or has a LinkedIn account.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also object to the use of your data directly at LinkedIn:

We use LinkedIn Analytics to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. The statistics obtained enable us to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. All LinkedIn companies have adopted the standard contractual clauses to ensure that the data traffic to the USA and Singapore necessary for the development, implementation and maintenance of the services takes place in a lawful manner. Where we ask users for consent, the legal basis for processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO. Otherwise, the legal basis for the use of LinkedInAnalytics is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Information of the third-party provider: LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company Wilton Place, Dublin 2 Ireland; User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

Privacy policy for YouTube

Functions of the "YouTube" service are integrated on this website."YouTube" is owned by Google Ireland Limited, a company incorporated and operated under the laws of Ireland with its registered office at GordonHouse, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, which operates the services in the European Economic Area and Switzerland.

Your legal agreement with "YouTube" consists of the terms and conditions found at the following link: These terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and YouTube regarding your use of the Services. Google's privacy policy explains how YouTube treats and protects your personal data when you use the service.


The copyright and all other rights to content, images, photos or other files on the website belong exclusively to the operator of this website or the specifically named rights holders. For the reproduction of all files, the written consent of the copyright holder must be obtained in advance.

Anyone who commits a copyright infringement without the consent of the respective copyright holder may be liable to prosecution and may be liable for damages.

General disclaimer

All information on our website has been carefully checked. We endeavour to provide our information service up-to-date, correctly and completely.Nevertheless, the occurrence of errors cannot be completely excluded, which means that we cannot guarantee the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of information and journalistic-editorial content. Liability claims of material or immaterial nature, which were caused by use of the information offered, are excluded, unless there is proven to be intentional or grossly negligent fault.

The publisher may, at its sole discretion and without notice, modify or delete texts and is under no obligation to update any content on this site. Use or access to this website is at the visitor's own risk. The publisher, its clients or partners are not responsible for damages, such as direct, indirect, accidental, pre-specified or consequential damages, which allegedly arose by visiting this website, and therefore assume no liability for this.

The publisher also assumes no responsibility and liability for the content and availability of third-party websites that are accessible via external links on this website. The content of the linked pages is the sole responsibility of their operators. The publisher expressly dissociates itself from all third-party content that may be subject to criminal or liability law or that offends common decency.


We may change this privacy policy at any time without notice. The current version published on our website is the applicable one. If the privacy policy is part of an agreement with you, we will, in the event of an update, notify you of the change by e-mail or by other appropriate means.

Questions to the Privacy Officer

If you have any questions about privacy, please email us or contact the responsible person in our organization listed at the beginning of the privacy policy.

Huenenberg, 21.10.2018
Source: SwissAnwalt