Privacy statement

The Ventoo Privacy Policy was last updated on September 23th, 2019.

Ventoo is committed to the protection of personal rights. The Privacy Policy explains how Ventoo collects, uses, discloses and stores personal information. This privacy statement also explains how you can prevent cookies from being set and prevent data from being collected by third parties on the websites and web applications of Ventoo.

What personal information does Ventoo collect?

Ventoo collects personal information about you through interactions with you, your organization and/or company and external data sources.

The following personal data will be collected:

  • When you visit a Ventoo website or web application, create a Ventoo user account, order or use a product, use Ventoo software, attend a workshop, contact us through one of our websites, software products or social networking sites, participate in an online survey or apply for a job with Ventoo, we may collect a variety of information, including organizational or company names, personal names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, device IDs, IP addresses, location information, credit card information and social networking profile information. Ventoo may also collect additional information about you, your organization or your business from other external data sources such as commercial registers, business information agencies and credit rating agencies.
  • If you create user accounts for your colleagues in your organization or company, invite others to join the Ventoo services, Ventoo can collect the information you provide about them. This includes organizational or company names, personal names, addresses, telephone numbers or e-mail addresses.
  • In some jurisdictions, the purchase of certain products such as telephone or communication services from Ventoo requires the collection of a proof of address or identification documents issued by a government authority.

How does Ventoo use personal information?

The use of websites or web applications, products, workshops and online content requires your consent for the processing of personal data in accordance with the purposes described in this Privacy Policy and to comply with legal obligations.

In particular, Ventoo will use the personal data collected for the following:

  • Create, develop, deliver and improve products, content and advertising.
  • To improve account, network and data security for the benefit of all users, for example by scanning content that you upload or send for potentially harmful content.
  • To verify identities and to prevent fraud.
  • To check the creditworthiness of a customer or contractual partner when purchasing our products.
  • To send important notices of purchases, invoices or changes to the terms and conditions.
  • For accounting, auditing, contract management, candidate recruitment, data analysis and research purposes within Ventoo.
  • To comply with legal requirements.

When and why does Ventoo share personal information?

To use our websites or web applications, products, workshops or online content, your consent to the sharing of personal data is required.

In particular, we share your personal data to:

  • Fulfill a transaction or offer a product that you have requested or authorized.
  • To enable the organization or company that orders products from Ventoo or is a contractual partner of Ventoo to manage said products and/or to have access to interaction and diagnostic data.
  • Comply with applicable law if Ventoo is required to disclose information to, for example, law enforcement or other government agencies.
  • To ensure the security of our products and to prevent or stop attacks on computer systems or networks operated by us, our customer organizations or companies, and partners.
  • To collaborate with third party vendors that you or your organization or company have requested or authorized.

In addition to cases where Ventoo shares personal information with others, Ventoo transfers personal information to companies that perform services such as information processing, managing and maintaining customer information, order processing, delivering, billing or providing products on behalf of Ventoo. These companies are required to protect your personal information, comply with applicable laws in Switzerland and the European Union and may be located outside of Switzerland or the European Union.

How to prevent the usage of Cookies and data collection by third parties

We leverage services of third parties to analyze the use of our websites and web applications and to advertise. Generally, the information collected about the use of our websites or web applications is transmitted to third party servers with the use of cookies. Depending on the third-party provider, these servers may be located abroad.

We also use so-called re-targeting technologies for our online advertising. This enables us to reach users of our websites and web applications on third party websites or applications with advertisements. Thereby, the placement of advertisements is based on cookies stored in your browser, a device ID and an analysis of your usage history.

To prevent the use of cookies, you must adjust your browser settings. To stop cookies from being stored, you can click on below links to access instructions related to your browser:

To prevent data collection by third parties on the websites and web applications of Ventoo, you will find a list of all services used below. In addition to the name, purpose and address of the services used, you find a link to the privacy policy of each third party and a link to opt-out from their data collection.

Name Purpose Address More
Google Analytics Usage measurement,
Google Inc.
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043
Privacy Policy
Google Ads Advertising Google Inc.
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043
Privacy Policy
LinkedIn Advertising LinkedIn Corporation
1000 W. Maude Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Privacy Policy
Hotjar Usage measurement Hotjar Limited
St Julian’s Business Centre,
3, Elia Zammit Street
St Julians STJ 1000, Malta
Privacy Policy
Permaleads Advertising Permagroup GmbH
Mainaustrasse 30
8008 Zürich
Privacy Policy
OneSignal Notifications,
2850 S Delaware St Suite 201
San Mateo, CA 94403
Privacy Policy

Who to contact if you have any questions about privacy at Ventoo

If you have any questions or concerns about privacy at Ventoo, you can contact the Ventoo Privacy Officer. You can reach the office at:

Ventoo Inc.
Privacy Office
Raeffelstrasse 24
8045 Zurich


Your request will usually be answered within seven days. This is done by addressing the issue at hand, requesting further information from you if needed, or pointing out that a response will take more time.

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