Protection des données

The protection of your personal data is very important to us. In accordance with the relevant data protection regulations we inform you in the following about the collection, processing and use of your data in the context of our website.

You can access the website www.algorithmwatch.ch without disclosing your identity. The browser on your end device automatically sends information to our website server (e.g. IP address of the querying computer, date and time of the access, name and URL of the accessed file, browser type and version and also further information sent by the browser (such as your computer’s operating system, the name of your access provider, geographical origin, etc.).

This information, which also includes your ip-address, is temporarily stored in a log file. The following information is collected without any action on your part and deleted automatically after 1 month.

We process these data to ensure trouble-free connection to the website, comfortable use of our website, for evaluating system security and stability and also for further administrative purposes.

Under no circumstances do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.

To improve our online services, we occasionally evaluate how the site is used.

For this purpose, we create visitor statistics by using the web analytics software Matomo. In doing so we don’t collect personal data.

Matomo saves two anonymized identification numbers in your browser (HTTP cookies), in order to differentiate between the different website users. In this context your IP address is used for the analysis, while being shortened in a manner that makes it impossible to link it to you.

You have two further options, should you not agree to us using your visits of our website in order to create these statistics:

  • You can block and delete the cookies which are used by our website using your browser settings;
  • You can disable javascript on our website.