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Data protection declaration

Last updated: May 24, 2018

Data protection without compromise, this has been the case at Swobbl since the company was founded. For this reason we consider the principle of data economy as important cornerstones and store necessary data for the shortest possible time. From modern encryption methods to minimal data collection, we take all necessary technical and organizational measures to protect your data. The collection, processing, storage and protection of data is carried out in accordance with the applicable legal regulations and ordinances (including the DSGVO).

1. General

The Swobbl services are designed to leave as little metadata as possible on the servers. All services are based on the principles of "Privacy by Design" and "Privacy by Default". For these reasons it is not necessary to provide personal data. The identification of a user is done via the login via Swobbl-ID or optionally via a cookie (keep logged in function), which is also based on the Swobbl-ID and checksums. If you voluntarily enter an alternative e-mail address or your name in the Mail & Cloud Service, you declare that you are at least 16 years of age according to Art. 8 (DSGVO) or that you have the consent of your legal guardian. By using Swobbl, you agree to the collection, processing and use of your data as described below.

2 Purpose of data collection and data processing

Swobbl collects and uses data to operate its own services. This enables the delivery of the correct language, the transmission and reception of emails, the storage of the data transmitted to the Swobbl services for the mail & cloud service and the general operation of the services. The data will be processed on our own server infrastructure in Switzerland and will never be passed on to third parties. The only exceptions are necessary data for sending mail, sharing data in the cloud service and payment data for the business processing of the Swobbl storage space and service extension.

3. Scope and duration of data collection and data processing

The following inventory data is collected through the use of Swobbl:

I. Temporary data

Temporary data is collected briefly and stored in a "session cookie" (see cookies):

II. Data of the Swobbl-ID

When using the Swobbl-ID the following data is collected and stored.

Add-on for the Swobbl Cloud

The registration of the last login, as well as the connections to the cloud service enables the user to keep track of the access to his services. This data is only output to the user.

III. search engine data

The above-mentioned temporary data is collected for the operation of the Swobbl search engine. Furthermore, the following data is collected and stored:

IV. Mail Data

For the operation of the mail service, the following data is collected in addition to the data of the Swobbl-ID:

Furthermore, the following data is forwarded to the receiving mail server in the case of an e-mail transmission:

V. Cloud Data

In addition to the data of the Swobbl-ID, the following data is collected for the operation of the cloud service:

All uploaded data in the cloud service is extensively encrypted and is only available for the user or via created shares.

4. passing on data to third parties

Swobbl does not pass on any data to third parties. Furthermore, we do not use any analysis software and only use Shariff buttons (secure social media buttons) for the company blog. However, some functionalities require data to be passed on to third parties:

5. Cookies

Swobbl uses cookies in various places. They serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, we would like to point this out, that then all functions of this website may not be fully functional. We also declare that at no time do we use cookies to collect or store information about our users. Furthermore, we do not use cookies to track our users on the Internet. We use the following types of cookies:

6. right to information, correction, blocking, deletion and objection

You have the right to receive information about your personal data stored by Swobbl at any time. Furthermore, you have the right to correct, block or delete your personal data, provided that the legally prescribed data storage for business transactions does not conflict. We are working on a system to provide you in the future with your data information directly via the customer center.

Until then, please contact our support at

7. responsible authority

If you have any questions about data protection at Swobbl, please contact us directly.

The responsible party in terms of data protection at Swobbl:

Swobbl UG (haftungsbeschraenkt)
Data Protection Officer
Saentisblick 8
88719 Stetten

8. Safety information

We endeavour to store your personal data by using all technical and organisational means in such a way that they are not accessible to third parties. We cannot guarantee complete data security when communicating by e-mail or transferring forms on this website, so we recommend that you send confidential information by post.

9. Change of the data protection regulations

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration in order to meet changes in legal requirements or to implement or map new functions in the data protection declaration. The linked data protection declaration is always valid under data protection declaration