Privacy Policy

1. Declaration

This privacy policy informs you about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data on our website (hereinafter “website”) by Galleria Berno Sacchetti AG (hereinafter “we” or “us”) and provides information about the rights to which you are entitled. These rights are governed by the applicable data protection laws.

Personal data refers to all information relating to an identified or identifiable person. If you provide us with the personal data of other persons (e.g. family members, data of work colleagues), please ensure that these persons are aware of this privacy policy and only provide us with their correct personal data if you are authorised to do so.

This Privacy Policy is in accordance with the Swiss Data Protection Act and the revised Swiss Data Protection Act as well as the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

2. person responsible for data processing

The controller for data processing on this website and contact for data protection matters is

CCAA – Centro Di Cultura e D’Arte Ascona
c/o Galleria Berno Sacchetti AG
Via Beato P. Berno 14
CH-6612 Ascona

Contact person: Pelin Karamustafaoglu
Phone: +41 91 791 20 79

3 Collection and processing of personal data

We process the personal data that we receive from our customers and other business partners as part of our business relationship with them and other persons involved or that we collect from their users when operating our websites, apps and other applications.

4 Purpose of the data processing

We use the personal data we collect to conclude and process our contracts with our customers and business partners and to optimise our website. We also process personal data from you and other persons, where permitted, in order to guarantee and further develop our offers, services and websites, apps and other platforms on which we are present, for advertising and marketing purposes and for market and opinion research.

If you have given us your consent to process your personal data for specific purposes (for example, when you register to receive newsletters), we will process your personal data within the scope of and based on this consent, unless we have another legal basis and require one. Consent that has been given can be revoked at any time, but this has no effect on data processing that has already taken place.

5 Technologies in connection with the use of our website

5.1 Log files

Our website is hosted by “Hoster-Firma”, “Adresse Hoster-Firma”.

In order to optimise and maintain our website, we log any technical errors that may occur when our website is accessed. Furthermore, when you use this website, information is automatically collected that the browser on your end device transmits to our host provider. These are IP address and operating system of your end device, browser type, version, language; date and time of the server request; file accessed; the website from which the access was made (referrer URL); the status code (e.g. 404); the transmission protocol used (e.g. HTTP/2).

This data is collected and stored by our host provider in order to optimise processes and procedures, in particular in connection with the use of our website and the security and stability of the computer system.

Further information can be found in the privacy policy of the “hosting company” under “Hoster_URL_Data_Protection”.

5.2 Contact form

If you use our contact form, your details from the enquiry form will be processed by us to process the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. As a rule, we require the following information: First and last name, company, e-mail address, address, telephone number, subject, message content.

We use the data you provide to answer your enquiry.

5.3 Cookies

We use cookies and similar technologies on our website. Cookies are small files that are stored on your end device and saved by your browser. Some of the cookies we use are automatically deleted when you leave our website (session cookies). Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them or until they expire (permanent cookies). These cookies make it possible to recognise your browser the next time you visit our website.

You can set your browser so that you are informed in advance about the setting of cookies and can decide in individual cases whether you want to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general or that cookies are completely prevented. This may restrict certain functionalities of the website. Cookies that are required for the electronic communication process or functions requested by you or that optimise your user experience are stored.

5.4 E-mail newsletter

We offer a newsletter to which you can subscribe. When you register for the newsletter, we collect at least your e-mail address. Our external newsletter service provider may collect additional data; please refer to their privacy policy (see section 9 below). We use your email address to send you the newsletter by email.

5.5 Newsletter analytics

We use an analytics service to measure the reach of our newsletter. We measure how often the newsletter is opened and which links the recipient follows. If you do not want this, you must set your browser or email programme accordingly.

5.6 Account registration

If you open an account on our website, the information you enter will be saved. We collect the following information: First and last name, company, e-mail address, address, telephone number. We use the data to provide you with the account.

6. external services

On our website, we use various external services from third-party providers such as Google Analytics or comparable services with which we can measure and analyse the use of the website (non-personalised). Permanent cookies are also used for this purpose, which are set by the respective service provider. If you have registered with the service provider yourself, the service provider will also recognise you. The processing of your personal data by the service provider is then the responsibility of the service provider in accordance with its data protection provisions. The service provider only informs us how our respective website is used (no information about you personally). Below we explain in detail which services are involved, what we use them for and what data is collected:

“Product name” from “Provider name and address”. “Product name”: Description of how the product works. The privacy policy of this service provider can be found under “URL”.

7. social media plug-ins

We use so-called plug-ins from social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc. on our website. This is visible to you in each case (typically via corresponding icons). We have configured these elements so that they are deactivated by default. If you activate them (by clicking on them), the operators of the respective social networks can register that you are on our website and where. They can use this information for their own purposes. The processing of your personal data is then the responsibility of this operator in accordance with its data protection provisions. We do not receive any information about you from them.

8. links

Our website contains links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the content and data protection precautions on external websites that you can reach via the links. Please inform yourself about data protection directly on the respective websites.

9 Disclosure of data to third parties

In order to provide you with the information on our website, we work together with various service providers, in particular IT service providers, to offer you a modern website. They only use your data to process your order for us.

Data will only be transferred to bodies outside Switzerland and the European Union (third country) without your consent if this is required under the respective contract, to fulfil legal obligations or to protect our legitimate interests.

10. storage of personal data

We process and store your personal data for as long as is necessary for the fulfilment of our contractual and legal obligations or otherwise for the purposes pursued with the processing and in accordance with the statutory retention and documentation obligations. As soon as your personal data is no longer required for the fulfilment of the aforementioned purposes, it will be deleted or anonymised as far as possible.

11 Data security

We take appropriate technical and organisational security precautions to protect your personal data from unauthorised access and misuse.

12 Profiling

We process your personal data partly automatically with the aim of evaluating certain personal aspects (profiling). We use profiling in particular to provide you with targeted information and advice about products. In doing so, we use analysis tools that enable us to provide needs-based communication and advertising, including market and opinion research.

13 Your rights

You have the right to information, correction, deletion, the right to restrict or object to our data processing within the scope of the data protection law applicable to you and to the extent provided for therein, as well as the right to the disclosure of your data for transfer to another organisation if there is a corresponding legal basis. To the extent provided for by the data protection law applicable to you, you can request information free of charge about the data stored relating to you, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing. Should you incur costs, we will inform you in advance.

The exercise of such rights generally requires that you provide clear proof of your identity (e.g. a copy of your ID if your identity is otherwise not clear or cannot be verified). To assert your rights, you can contact us at the address given in section 2 above.

You can revoke your consent to the processing of your data at any time with effect for the future. All you need to do is send us an informal email.

You are entitled to enforce your claims in court or to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority. The Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner is responsible for Switzerland (

14 Updating and amending this privacy policy

We may amend or adapt this privacy policy at any time without prior notice. The current version published on our website shall apply. If the privacy policy is part of an agreement with you, we will inform you of the change by e-mail or other suitable means in the event of an update. The current privacy policy can be accessed at “Domain”.