Cookie Notice

Notice regarding Cookies

1. About this Notice regarding Cookies

1.1. This is the notice regarding cookies (“Cookie Notice”) of ST Sportservice GmbH, Wiesenring 11, D-04159 Leipzig, Germany (“Swiss Timing”, “we", “us”, “our”). Swiss Timing is the data controller for the purpose of this Cookie Notice. 

1.2. This Cookie Notice provides information about our use of cookies, pixels and social plug-ins in connection with your use of and interaction with this website or any other online presence administered by us, including without limitation our social media presences and our applications (collectively referred to as “Website”). For information about our processing of personal data obtained in connection with your use of and interaction with this Website please see our Privacy Notice.

1.3. We will post any changes we may make to our Cookie Notice on this Website or communicate them to you by email. 

1.4. The Cookie Notice currently in place dates of June 14, 2018.

2. What are Cookies, which ones do we use and how can you opt-out?

2.1. A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user's computer or mobile device by the user's web browser while the user is browsing. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember stateful information (such as items added in the shopping cart) or to record the user's browsing activity (including clicking particular buttons, logging in, or recording which pages were visited in the past). They can also be used to remember arbitrary pieces of information that the user previously entered into form fields such as names, member federations/companies, functions, email addresses, phone numbers and passwords.

2.2. Like many other websites, we also use cookies on ours. Different cookies have different purposes but also different lifespans. The lifespan of a cookie determines how long a cookie will remain on your computer before it deletes itself.

2.3. Browsers may accept or reject cookies automatically but allow you to change these settings. The help menu on most browsers will tell you how to change your browser setting as to cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies all together. You can also disable or delete cookies you have previously accepted if you wish to. To find out how to manage cookies on the following browsers, follow the provided link:

2.4. We may further give you the opportunity to manage the use of certain cookie categories on this Website directly by making the respective choices, by providing:

  • a link to a third party site dedicated to the management of the cookies used on this Website that allows the management of certain cookie categories;
  • interactive options, for example buttons, integrated into this Cookie Notice, that allow the management of certain cookie categories.

2.5. To further identify, manage and track activated cookies on this Website, you may install a cookie tracker, for example the Ghostery-Add-on.

2.6. On this Website, we may use the following cookies, cookie categories and other technologies, but no spyware, for the indicated purposes and, if applicable, deployed by or with the assistance of the indicated partners:

2.6.1. Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Website and for you to be able to complete services you ask for. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the Website.

2.6.2. Functional cookies. These cookies record information about choices you make on the Website, such as your user name, language or the region you are in. In this way, we are able to personalize your visit to the Website.

2.6.3. Analytical cookies. These cookies allow us to collect information about how visitors use the Website, for example to count visitors and to see how visitors move around the Website. They record your visit to the Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. These cookies do not collect information that identifies you. All information is anonymous. This helps us to improve the way the Website works.

  • We may rely on Google Analytics, a service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to analyze your use of the Website. The information generated by Google Analytics is subject to Google’s privacy and cookie policy and will be transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. Prior to the transfer, it will be anonymized by removing the last octet of your IP address. Google will then process it on our behalf in order to evaluate your use of the Website, to compile reports on Website activity and to provide other services related to Internet usage. Google will not link your IP address with any other data held by Google. Note, however, that if you have enabled Google to associate your web and app browsing history with your Google account, and you have given Google permission to use the information of your Google account to personalize ads, Google may link the analytical cookies, and the information collected with them, with the information from your Google account. You may refuse the use of cookies for the aforesaid purposes by setting your browser accordingly; however, in that case, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Website. You may further opt-out of the collection of your usage data (including your IP address) and its processing by downloading and installing the add-on for your current web browser. For more information about the use of your data by Google, please visit Google’s website. The Google Analytics cookies used on this Website are:

    • _ga: this cookie contains a unique value to distinguish between website visitors and has a lifespan of 2 years;
    • _gid: this cookie contains a unique value to distinguish between website visitors and has a lifespan of 24 hours;
    • _gat: this cookie is used to throttle requests to the server and has a lifespan of 10 minutes

3. On which basis do we process the collected data?

For processing your personal data under the conditions outlined in this Cookie Notice, but with the exception of strictly necessary cookies and functional cookies, we ask for your consent.

4. For how long do we process the collected data?

Your personal data are only processed for as long as needed to achieve the purposes which are described above or up until such time where you withdraw your consent for processing them, unless we or any other third party have an overriding interest in keeping your personal data identifiable or when there is a legal or regulatory obligation or a judicial or administrative order that prevents us from de-identifying.

5. Who has access to the collected data?

5.1. You understand that our use of analytical cookies may imply that the Third Party Providers of those cookies may obtain certain information about you, including about your surfing behavior. We refer to the information provided by these Third Party Providers for more details on how these Third Party Providers use your personal data.

6. To whom do we disclose and transfer the collected data?

For the explained use of cookies and other technologies by or with the assistance of the mentioned partners, we may transfer your personal data to third countries, including to countries that are not considered providing an adequate level of data protection by the relevant regulatory bodies, for example to countries not considered by the European Commission or the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner to be providing such level. In such case, we ensure the appropriate or suitable protection of your personal data by having the recipients adhere to binding contractual obligations in accordance with applicable standards approved by the relevant regulatory bodies or by relying on other safeguards, such as self-certifications, approved by the relevant regulatory bodies. You may contact us for a copy of the contractual and other safeguards in place (see section 8 below).

7. What are your rights?

7.1. You have the right:

  • to request from us access to and rectification or deletion of your personal data processed by us;
  • to request us to restrict the processing of your personal data processed by us, in particular to object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes; and
  • to request from us to provide you or any person or entity you appointed with a digital file of your personal data processed by us (data portability).

7.2. You may withdraw your consent that allows us to process your personal data for the indicated purposes at any time.

7.3. To exercise the above rights, you may contact us as indicated below.

7.4. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority in your jurisdiction.

8. How can you contact us?

For any questions you may have or to exercise your rights, you may contact us as follows:

  • Postal address: ST Sportservice GmbH, Wiesenring 11, 04159 Leipzig, Germany
  • Email-address: dsb(at)st-sportservice(dot)com
  • For the names and contact details of our representatives or DPO respectively within the European Union, please see our EU Representatives List
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