Data Privacy

markecy Ltd. Liab. Co, CH-3626 Hünibach, Switzerland (01.08.2015)

Usage Instructions and Data Privacy Conditions

1. General

We provide a flat share brokerage platform under the name of roomtake.

When using our website, the following conditions apply. If the user does not agree to them, they should immediately leave the website.

When the user uses the services of markecy or opens an account, the terms of use of markecy also apply.

The information on this website has been carefully prepared. At the same time, markecy cannot accept any liability for their accuracy.

The information about the individual offers, including the listed prices, are not a binding offer. They are not binding for markecy or the customers.

markecy accepts no liability for the (full or partial) malfunction of this website, inaccessibility and the use of the website under any legal title. All users of the website are personally responsible for taking sufficient precautions to protect themselves against malware of all kinds.

2. Copyright and other intellectual property rights

The entire content of the website is protected by copyright and can only be used within the precise scope of the applicable legal provisions. Users of markecy receive no rights associated with copyrighted content or content protected in any other way (such as trademarks etc.).

3. Links

As a service for the users of markecy, the website may contain links to third-party websites. markecy has not checked these websites. The operators of these websites are solely responsible for the content of these websites. markecy accepts no responsibility for adherence to the data protection provisions, further legal regulations and content by these third parties.

4. Data privacy statement

markecy Ltd. liab. Co is subject to Swiss data privacy regulations.

4.1 What data will be collected

We collect specific data about customers and anonymous data regarding the surfing behaviour of customers on our platform.

4.2 Anonymous data about the surfing behaviour of customers, statistics

Every visit to our ticket brokerage platform is automatically recorded by the system. The data collected does not contain any information which could be used to trace back to a specific or identifiable person. The data includes, among other things, the following:
The current IP address of the customer and
the browser used and
the operating system used and
the pages visited and
the linking pages (e.g. information about searches using search engines) and
date and time and length of the access.

We will use this data in detail for internal purposes and will in particular use them to improve our services, website and order processing.

4.3 Cookies

To support customers during their visit to our platform, keep the entire ordering process simple and maintain the customer’s temporary login for the secure customer area, technology based on sessions and which involves cookies is used on the server. The customer is not required to keep cookies activated in their browser at any time. To deactivate the cookies, the customer should consult their browser software. The visit to the website and orders can also be carried out with no activated cookies. However, if the cookies are not activated, the overall service on all websites operated by markecy cannot be guaranteed.

The customer will find more information on Wikipedia under HTTP-Cookies.

4.4 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 analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating 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. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

4.5 Abandoning an order or search query

4.5.1 The collected data in detail

We collect the following required personal data for each order to provide our services. Without this information, we would not be able to process the registration: Gender, surname, first name, email address, date of birth and telephone number.

For placing an room offer you additionally have to indicate the following: Address of the flat, earliest start of rental, room and flat size.

During your visit, the above mentioned data (Section 4.2) will also be anonymously recorded, so that they cannot be automatically be allocated to a specific individual. This data contains, inter alia, access statistics for our server environment.

If the customer uses the services, they hereby expressly recognise this data protection statement and the terms of use of markecy as contractual content.

4.5.2 Data storage

The data is stored in a secure database environment in Switzerland and Germany. Passwords are saved electronically using one-way encoding.

4.5.3 Use

We use the data available to us for the provision of our services and to improve these services.

4.5.4 Circulation

The personal data will not be sold, leased, gifted, published or otherwise made accessible to third parties. The following are excluded:

  • for a purpose which is directly associated with the purpose for which the data was originally gathered, e.g. transfer to the service provider so that they can correctly provide the requested services, or
  • transfer to third parties due to a legal obligation, official or court order as long as this is required to justify or assert legal claims or to protect justifiable interests. Both markecy and the service provided are entitled to this right.

4.5.5 Data security

The data is processed according to the current technical standards. The customer is solely responsible for the secure entry of the data, for ensuring that the data is not tapped by third parties, is stolen between the customer and markecy Ltd. liab. Co or made accessible in any other way.

4.5.6 Text message payments

Text mesage payments are processed through the enterprise Getunik and the corresponding telecommunication companies.

It may be the case that markecy or the payment service provider is required to release the available data due to legal requirements or an official order.

4.5.7 Message sent through roomtake

markecy endeavours to reach and maintain a high quality of the site. That is why markecy is allowed to have a look at conversations in case of suspicion of misuse. This allows markecy to limit the misuse and harassment on roomtake.

4.6 Newsletters and other information from markecy

It may be the case that markecy will inform you of offers and activities which may be of interest to you in the future. The customer expressly confirms that it agrees to this service. This information will always contain instructions on how to unsubscribe. The service can also be cancelled by sending an email to info@roomtake.ch.

4.7 Personality profile

Processing the gathered data may result in the creation of so-called personality profiles (irrespective of the nature and scope of the data). A personality profile may be created if the assessment of significant aspects of the customer’s personality is possible by processing the data. markecy is permitted to use such data within the scope of this data privacy statement. When the customer places an order or opens an account, they expressly grant markecy the right to process all personality profiles within the scope of this data privacy statement.