Privacy policy of card2brain

These privacy statements are intended to inform you on how card2brain processes and saves your personal data. They amend the General Terms and Conditions of card2brain.

Important!
Public sets of flashcards are automatically displayed in the library. Other users can study, rate and comment on them.
On public sets you have to respect copyright law. Guidelines explaining how to deal with copyright law you find here: https://card2brain.ch/faq/copyright
Private sets of flashcards are only shown to you and people you invited as co-authors or fellow learners.
If rights of third parties are manifestly infringed, card2brain is entitled to pass on the author's last name, first name, and the e-mail address to the contesting party even without legal decision.

card2brain submits to the following principles when protecting your personal data:

  • card2brain collects, processes and uses your data subject to the Swiss Data Protection Act.
  • card2brain will not submit your data for the attention of third parties for the purpose of advertisement or marketing.
  • To register, you have to specify a valid e-mail address, your last name and first name.
  • It is up to you to decide which pieces of information you want to make accessible and for whom on the basis of your privacy settings.
  • When you delete your account, your data will be removed irrevocably from the card2brain database.
  • card2brain analyses your visits anonymously by means of Google Analytics. This is carried out in such a way that no conclusion on your personal surfing behaviour whatsoever can be drawn.

Privacy settings

In the "settings", you can configure whether card2brain may make your personal data accessible to others and if so, in what way.

  • You can make information accessible for the following persons and groups:
    • for you only
    • for logged on users only
    • for anybody (including search engines)
  • Thereby, you can protect the following pieces of information:
    • your name
    • your profile
    • which sets of flashcards you are learning
    • your study progress
  • The profile contains especially the following pieces of information:
    • your name
    • since when you are in
    • your own sets of flashcards
  • If you have shared your sets of flashcards, your profile page will additionally show
    • the sets of flashcards, you are currently studying
    • your own sets of flashcards
  • Depending on your privacy settings, your name will figure amongst the "students" and "co-authors" on the sets of flashcards.

Google Analytics

card2brain uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. These are text files that are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of the usage of a website. The information on the usage of card2brain generated by the cookie is transmitted onto a server in the USA belonging to Google and saved there. Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of card2brain, assemble reports on the website activities for the operators of the website and provide further services connected to website usage, Internet use and use of apps. Google will also pass this information on to third parties if this is legally required or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will not in any case connect your IP address with other data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. As you use card2brain, you accept that Google will process data collected about you in the previously described way and for the matters mentioned before.