Data protection

1. Data protection

Based on Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the data protection provisions of the Swiss Confederation (Data Protection Act, DSG), every person has the right to protection of his or her privacy and to protection against misuse of his or her personal data. Maocial complies with these provisions. Personal data is treated as strictly confidential and is not sold to third parties. Maocial reserves the right to pass on the data insofar as it serves to position the registered person for a marketing campaign, event or other relevant request.

In cooperation with the hosting provider, Maocial strives to protect the databases from unauthorized access, loss, misuse or falsification.

When you visit the Maocial website, the following data is stored in log files:

  • IP address

  • date, time

  • Browser request and general information transmitted about the operating system or browser.

This usage data forms the basis for statistical, anonymous evaluations so that trends can be identified in order to continuously improve the Maocial offering.  It is also used to optimize advertising activities.


2. Registration on the pages

Through the registration forms on Maocial’s pages, the user has the opportunity to register by submitting personal data to Maocial. The purpose of the registration is to include the persons in the Maocial Influencer Network (internal database) and to place them in suitable Influencer Marketing campaigns, Influencer Events or other orders.
By completing the registration, the user agrees to Maocial using and storing the data internally. The data will not be sold to third parties and will only be used to place the person for matching requests or orders.

3. Contact options through the pages

As soon as a user contacts Maocial by a contact form, by e-mail or through social media, the information transmitted by the user is automatically stored.


4. Privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will shorten the IP address beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google uses the information to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for the website operator and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. The IP address transmitted by the user within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

The installation of cookies can be prevented by the corresponding setting in the browser software. However, Maocial points out to visitors that not all functions can be fully used without the use of cookies. By using this website, the user consents to the processing of data collected by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.