Cookies: personalised surfing

A “cookie” is a small text file which a web-server (e.g. the Art of Technology AG web-server) sends to your browser when you visit a website. Cookies are simple text files (not executable programmes) and pose no risk to your computer. No personal data is stored in the cookies used by Art of Technology AG.

So-called “session cookies” expire at the end of the browser session and can capture your activities during the browser session. In contrast to these, there are “permanent cookies” which are saved on your device and are able to capture your settings or activities on multiple websites. The cookies on the Art of Technology AG website are used to ensure convenient browsing and collect statistics on use. Besides so-called “session cookies” which are deleted when you end your browser session, we use permanent cookies with a lifetime of one week.

It depends on your browser’s settings as to whether the cookie file is stored or rejected. If the file is stored, our web-server can recognise your device. You can set your browser either to receive our cookies or use our website without cookie functionality. Your browser may already be set to display a warning whenever it receives a cookie. As the identification cookie must be resent every time an individual page on our website is opened, this warning may be disruptive. We therefore recommend that you set your browser to always accept cookies from the Art of Technology AG website. You can change this setting for individual websites.

You can find more information on the use of cookies and on how to deactivate cookies at or

Data Protection

Rights to Privacy: Art of Technology AG complies with the provisions of Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the data protection regulations of the Federal Government (Federal Act on Data Protection Act, FDAP) where every person is entitled to protection of their privacy as well as protection against misuse of their personal data. Personal data is kept strictly confidential and is not be sold or passed on to third parties. In close cooperation with our hosting providers, we endeavor to protect the databases as far as possible against unauthorized access, loss, misuse or counterfeiting.

Privacy Policy for the use of Twitter: Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on this website. These features are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. Thereby u.a. Transfer data such as IP address, browser type, visited domains, visited pages, mobile service providers, device and application IDs and search terms to Twitter. We as the provider of this website are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Twitter. Due to continuous updating of the privacy policy of Twitter, we refer you to the latest version of the Twitter Privacy Policy. You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the Account Settings. If you have any questions, regarding the use of Twitter and their privacy policy please contact them at

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 analyse how users 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. You can prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie, and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: Download Plugin.