Terms of Use


The blog website https://blog.zhdk.ch/immersivearts/ (also reachable via: www.immersive-arts.ch)  is an independent subsite of Zurich University of the Arts (known in German as the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, ZHdK), and more particularly of the ZHdK unit Immersive Arts Space
For corrections, questions, and suggestions concerning this website please send an email to: immersive.arts@zhdk.ch
Zurich University of the Arts, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, P.O.Box, CH-8031 Zurich, Immersive Arts Space

Intellectual Property

Digital contents are subject to a protective right under applicable intellectual property law, in particular copyright. All images and video representations on the blog website  https://blog.zhdk.ch/immersivearts/ (also reachable via: www.immersive-arts.ch) were made in the course of activities of the Immersive Arts Space, ZHdK, which is to be identified as the owner of these rights. The specific copyright credits are stated in the captions of the images or videos.

Data protection

1) Legal Basis
As an institution under public law, the Zurich University of the Arts refers to the cantonal law on information and data protection (IDG).

2) Declaration of Consent
By making use of the website you declare your acceptance of this data protection declaration.

3) Personal Data
With regard to the blog website https://blog.zhdk.ch/immersivearts/ (also reachable via: www.immersive-arts.ch), personal data is generated when users send an email to immersive.arts@zhdk.ch or register for an event of the Immersive Arts Space. Other methods of contact such as comments, posts or uploads are not implemented. 
By voluntarily entering and transmitting personal data (name, email address) as a result of contacting us via email or registering for an event, you consent to the processing, storage and use of this data for the purpose to send you news and event information. We will not pass the data on to third parties. You can unsubscribe from the newsletters at any time and the contact data will be deleted from our servers. You can unsubscribe by sending an e-mail with the subject „unsubscribe“ to: immersive.arts@zhdk.ch.

4) Cookies
Cookies are used on the website to store certain settings of your browser as well as data about exchange and improve the user-friendliness and security of our website. After closing the internet browser temporary cookies are automatically deleted and permanent cookies remain stored on your computer or mobile device. These cookies are used in order to record visitors’ behavior on the website and to compile statistical information about the use of the website.
By adjusting the settings in your internet browser you can deactivate the storage of such cookies at any time and in this way prevent the permanent use of cookies. Please note that this may possibly result in individual functions of our website not working properly. You can also delete already stored cookies by means of your browser or other software programs.

5) Access Data
Every time you visit our website the following information about the access is automatically recorded:
– IP address of the requesting computer or mobile device
– website from which our website was accessed (referrer)
– date and time of the website visit
– the contents accessed
– the amount of data transferred
– the browser used
– the operating system used
This information is stored as log files on the servers of the ZHdK in Switzerland (Zurich and Winterthur) for the purposes of technical processes and for statistical analysis of access. This analysis is made for the sole purpose of improving the ZHdK online services and the technology that backs them (see clause 8). To protect the security of your data during transfer, we use the most technically up-to-date encryption method (currently via HTTPS with the integration of a SSL Certificate).  

6) Web Analysis Software
This blog website uses the analysis software WP Statistics, which is a WordPress plugin, in order to evaluate the use of the website. The Immersive Arts Space does not transfer this information to third parties.  For more information please refer to  https://wp-statistics.com/privacy-and-policy/

7) Embedded Content from Third Parties
This website incorporates embedded video content from the third-party provider Vimeo. Since the user’s IP address is required for the transfer and depiction of these contents, this information can be saved in cookies on the users’ device and can contain technical information about the browser and operating system, referring websites, time of visit as well as further details about the use of our online offers. In addition, third-party providers can process such information further, in particular when the web-site visitor is at the same time registered on the platform of the respective third-party provider.
ZHdK has no influence on the manner of data transfer and has a legitimate interest in the incorporation of these external contents. For more information, please refer to: Vimeo, Inc., 330 West 34th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA → Privacy Policy on Vimeo
In the presentation of specific projects, we may also embed or link to trailers, teasers or excerpts from the “YouTube” platform of the third-party provider Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. → YouTube privacy policy

8) Rights of website visitors
Website visitors have the right to request information about the personal data stored about them and its use at any time, as well as a right to rectification, data portability, blocking or erasure of this data. If consent to the use of personal data has been given, this can be revoked at any time. A revocation does not affect the validity of data processing operations that took place in the past. Contact address for information, correction or deletion requests: immersive.arts@zhdk.ch

9) Supervisory authority
For requests for information and suggestions regarding security and data protection, you can also write to the Data Protection Officer of the Canton of Zurich, Beckenhofstrasse 23, P.O. Box, 8090 Zurich, Switzerland (www.datenschutz.ch).

10) Changes to this privacy policy

This Privacy Policy may be amended with immediate effect and without notice in the course of the further development of the website and the implementation of new technologies and amendments to the law.

11) Contact information

Zurich University of the Arts, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, P.O. Box, CH-8031 Zurich
If you have any questions about this website, please send an e-mail to: immersive.arts@zhdk.ch
This document was last updated on March 20, 2024