Privacy policy

Applicable legislation and jurisdiction in law

In case a legal relation is generated between the user of this website and CO- Working, this relation is governed by the Swiss law. The court of Lugano shall have sole jurisdiction in any dispute with regard to the present terms and condi- tions of use, notwithstanding the fact that CO- Working may choose another court that has jurisdiction regarding a si- milar dispute in accordance with an applicable item of legislation.

EU Regulation 2016/679 – GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

CO- Working (hereafter “CW”) cares about the personal data provided by the user of its website (hereafter “Website).

The Website is open to the public and can be visited without registration. However, users will be requested to provide some personal data in case they want to purchase the products or access the freemium content offered on the Websi- te. Said personal data are collected inasmuch necessary or propaedeutic for the formation of contract agreements. In such a case, when a user decides to buy products or access freemium content on the Website, CW will duly inform the user pursuant to sec.13 of EU Regulation 2016/679 (hereafter “GDPR”).

Personal data protection

Pursuant to GDPR requirements, CW declares that:

1. Data Controller

The Data Controller of your personal data is CO- Working, Switzerland public company, registered office: Barbengo (TI) Switzerland, Street Cantonale n. 2, 6917, in the person of his legal representative, Simone Biaggi; email: info@cowor-

The Data Protection Officer (DPO) conferred by you is Simone Biaggi, domiciled in Lugaggia (TI) Switzerland, Via Lugano, 6953; email address

Any communication concerning your data shall be addressed in writing to the DPO either via e-mail or certified post.

2. Types of data

No registration is required to access the Website. However, some of the services offered on the Website do require the user to provide his/her personal data (i.e. in order to purchase the products offered on the Website or to download ebooks, as well as to contact CW or to request information, etc.)

Pursuant to GDPR article 13, whenever CW collects a user’s personal data, said user will be duly informed on the how his/her data will be used and for which purpose. When needed, CW will require the user’s specific consent for using the user’s personal data. For example, the user may be requested to provide his first and last names, email address, postal address, telephone number and other information through an electronic form in order to use some of CW’s services. In such a case, CW will only use said personal data for the purpose(s) described in the legal notices accepted by the user upon submitting the form.
All the data concerning the navigation on and the connection to the Website (as the URI-Uniform Resource Identifiers of the user’s requests, the request timestamp, the method used to post the request to the server, the size of the file returned by the server and the server response code (successful request, error etc.) and other parameters about the user’s operating system and software) are collected anonymously as statistical records to control the Website service status and usage and are deleted after elaboration. Should the Website be subject to hacking attacks, said data may be used to track responsibilities, otherwise they will be cancelled as soon as the services they were collected for will have been provided.

For the Website navigation data, read also the cookie policy available on the Website

3. Data provision discretionality

The provision of personal data by the user is elective (i.e. in order to receive commercial offers or information). Howe- ver, failing to provide one’s personal data can in some case exclude a user from accessing particular services and fulfill his/her requests.

Should a user decide to register to the Website, he/she shall communicate only his/her personal data. If the user deci- des to transmits third party’s data, the user declares that he/she has obtained said third party’s authorisation to tran- smit the third party’s personal data to CW for them to be processed according to this privacy policy.

4. Data processing and communication

All data collected by CW can be processed both on electronic or paper format. CW guarantees that personal data will be processed licitly, respecting the correctness of the personal data submitted through the Website, according to cur- rent regulations and respecting the data subject’s privacy.

All the personal data collected are transmitted through protected connection so to exclude it may be exposed to inter- ception by third parties. The Website safety is guaranteed and certified by a leader internet security provider.
User’s personal data will not be shared or transmitted to third parties unless the data subject has agreed so by submit- ting specific privacy agreements that may be presented to him from time to time.

5. Links to other websites

This privacy policy is valid only for the Website and not for other websites that may be linked from the Website. CW de- clines any responsibility for the destination, use and processing of personal data which the data subject may decide to transmit to any third party or on any website linked from the Website.

6. Data processing location and communication

Personal data provided for the services offered on the Website will be processed at CW registered office (as defined above in 1) by the Data Processors.
In same cases, personal data may be processed at CW’s providers’ premises, for instance when said providers need to process such data to manage and maintain the Website or to allow or facilitate the services offered by CW. These provi- ders are nominated Data Processor by CW pursuant to GDPR article 28. Additionally, personal data may be momenta- rily transferred abroad, even outside the European Union, but solely for the purposes mentioned above, according the guarantees of GDPR article 46, section 3, letter a. (Subject to the authorisation from the competent supervisory autho- rity, the appropriate safeguards referred to in paragraph 1 may also be provided for, in particular, by … a)contractual clauses between the controller or processor and the controller, processor or the recipient of the personal data in the third country or international organisation) and according to the provisions of GDPR article 49, section 1, letter b (“In the absence of … appropriate safeguards pursuant to Article 46, including binding corporate rules, a transfer or a set of transfers of personal data to a third country or an international organisation shall take place only on … … … b) the tran- sfer is necessary for the performance of a contract between the data subject and the controller or the implementation of pre-contractual measures taken at the data subject’s request”).

We ask the users to read all the privacy statements published on the Website, especially those on registration and pur- chase forms, as in those documents we specify which subjects can collect personal data.

7. Data Subject Rights

You may, at any moment, request to the Data Controller:
– access to your personal data;
– changes to your personal data;
– cancellation of your personal data;
– limitations to the use of your personal data;
You also may oppose the processing of your data and request their portability (you can ask for all of your data in CO-working database to be transmitted to you in a structured, commonly used and electronic format in order to tran- sfer those to a third party).
Additionally, you have the right to file a claim on how we handle your data to the Italian Data Protection Authority.

8. Applicable law

Swiss law is exclusively applicable to these terms of use. The competent forum is Lugano, in implementation of EU Re- gulation 2016/679 (GDPR) The law requires that the processing of personal data is based on the principles of lawful- ness, correctness and transparency and that the data are processed in such a way as to guarantee adequate security of the same.

9. Revision Clause

CW reserves the right to change and/or update this Privacy Policy in full or in part at any moment, in any way and at its sole discretion without prior notice whenever so required by the applicable law and regulations on data protection. Any change or update to this Privacy Policy will be notified to users in the Website homepage and will be applicable and binding upon publication on the Website.

Users are therefore invited to access this section regularly to verify the most recent version of this Privacy Policy.