Privacy & Cookies Policy

IoT Lab respects and is committed to protecting your personal information. Our privacy policies reflect current global principles and standards on handling personal information, including Swiss and European norms on personal data protection, – notice and choice of data use, data access and integrity, security and enforcement/oversight. Below are some of the highlights of our Online Privacy Statement.

Personal Information

We avoid collecting unnecessary personal data. Personal information is limited to very specific reasons, such as processing your order, providing you with a newsletter subscription, personalizing your experience, or in connection with a job application. We will inform you of the purpose for collecting personal information when we collect it from you and keep it to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or for legitimate purposes.

We may exceptionally combine the information we collect from you with information obtained from other sources to help us improve its overall accuracy and completeness, and to help us better tailor our interactions with you. We may also collect information relating to your use of our websites through the use of various technologies, including cookies.

Notice and Your Choices of Data Use

We will use your personal information for the purpose it was collected and will not use it for a different purpose without first asking for your permission.

By principle, we do not share personal information with any third party, public or private. If for any not foreseen reason this should be the considered, we would ask your permission before we share your personal information with third parties for any purpose other than the reason you provided it or as otherwise stated in our Online Privacy Statement.

For information relating to your use of our websites, you may turn off cookies in your browser.

Data Access and Integrity

To update your personal information and communication preference, or get more information on personal data you provided to us, contact us through our contact form on IoT Lab website.

Data Security

We are committed to protecting your personal information against unauthorized use or disclosure.

Cookies Policy

When someone visits our website, we may collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be upfront about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. We use the term ‘cookies’ in this policy to refer to all files that store information in this way.

There are many functions cookies serve. For example, they can help us to remember your username and preferences, analyze how well our website is performing, or even allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.

Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you click to ‘remember me’ when logging in, a cookie will store your username. Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user’s general location.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

Use of cookies by the IES

Use of Cookies on our site is minimal. We use session cookies which are necessary to enable you to move around the site and to provide certain features; for example, remembering your region, currency and time zone settings so we can customize content. Also, if you choose to click ‘remember me’ when logging in, a cookie will be used to recognize you and retrieve your username.

If you do wish to disable our cookies then please follow the instructions for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Firefox. Please be advised that if you do choose to disable cookies, you will find that certain sections of our website do not work properly.

Google Analytics Cookies

These cookies can be used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We can use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. Those cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. You can find more information on Google privacy policy on its website. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

YouTube Cookies

We link to and embed videos from our official YouTube channel. YouTube uses various technologies to collect and store information when you visit them, which may include one or more cookies or anonymous identifiers sent to your device. YouTube uses cookies to help maintain the integrity of video statistics, prevent fraud and to improve their site experience, among other things. YouTube also use cookies and anonymous identifiers when you interact with services that they offer to their partners, such as advertising services or Google features that may appear on other sites. YouTube is owned by Google and YouTube and Google share the same cookie technology in determining user interests. You can read more about using the cookie technology that Google uses to serve ads in the Google Ads Privacy Centre. Google offers an Ads Preference Manager and Advertising Cookie opt-out plugin that covers both Google and YouTube.

Addthis Cookies

We can use the AddThis social bookmarking button on our blog ( to allow easy sharing of pages to websites such as Facebook and Twitter. A cookie is used to record if a user has used the ‘Addthis’ share button. It stores information about which pages you have shared but does not store any other personal information. AddThis collect non-personally identifiable information from many of the websites in which AddThis is enabled, and use that information to deliver targeted advertising on those websites as well as other websites you may visit. To opt out of data collection by Addthis please visit