This Privacy Notice explains what personal data is collected by the specific service you are requesting, for what purposes, how it is processed, and how we keep it secure.
The MetaNetX data controller's contact details are:
Marco Pagni, MetaNetX Principal Investigator
Vital-IT, SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.
The SIB Data Protection Officer's contact details are:
Tel: +41 21 692 40 50
SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Quartier Sorge - Batiment Genopode, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.
Processing your personal data is necessary for our legitimate interests in providing services to you, to help improve our resources and for the purposes of day-to-day running of the MetaNetX resource and underlying infrastructure.
The personal data collected from the services listed below is as follows:
Website and API
The data controller will use your personal data for the following purposes:
Personal data will only be disclosed to authorized staff of MetaNetX.
Your personal data are stored internally and not exposed to third parties or countries.
IP addresses are removed from log files or anonymized before being stored in case they are needed.
There are no personal data transfers to international organisations outside of MetaNetX.
MetaNetX uses Google Analytics as a third-party analytics service to collect information about website performance and how users navigate through and use our site to help us design better interfaces. We do not use Google Analytics to track you individually or collect personal data.
Personal data send to Google Analytics are anonymized upstream.
Any personal data directly obtained from you will be retained as long as the service is live, even if you stop using the service. We will keep the personal data for the minimum amount of time possible to ensure legal compliance and to facilitate internal and external audits if they arise.
Most data are kept maximum 24 months (26 months for Google Analytics statistics).
Only Help desk data are kept longer.
The user is informed that cookies may be stored on the hard drive of his/her/its computer to record information about his/her/its visits to this portal.
Cookies are used to identify the user and to facilitate and customize this portal's use by memorizing certain parameters. Cookies are used, in particular, to obtain information on the visits to the pages of this portal and the date and time of consultation.
You have the right to:
Requests and objections can be sent to our helpdesk to .
It must be clarified that rights 4 and 5 are only available whenever the processing of your personal data is not necessary to: