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Privacy Policy and Cookie

Effective Date: May 30, 2024

1. Introduction

Welcome to IMPRESSO, a professional networking app owned and operated by Xobaedi Sàrl ("IMPRESSO," "we," "us," or "our"), a registered company in Switzerland. This Privacy and Cookies Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your information when you use our mobile application ("App") and website ( (collectively, the "Service"). By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

2. Data Controller Information

Xobaedi Sàrl is the data controller responsible for your personal data. Our contact details are:

3. Information Collection and Use

We collect various types of information to provide and improve our Service:

  • Personal Data: Information that identifies you as an individual, such as your name, email address, phone number, profile photo, address, and location.

  • Verification Data: Documents and information provided for identity verification, such as passport, national ID, or driver’s license.

  • Professional Data: Details about your career, including your resume, job history, skills, and professional achievements.

  • Educational Data: Information about your educational background, including degrees, certificates, and institutions attended.

  • Interaction Data: Information about your interactions with other users, including messages, connections, and meetup details.

  • Usage Data: Information about your use of the Service, including app usage patterns, features used, and interaction with our bot.

  • Technical Data: Information about your device and internet connection, including IP address, device type, and operating system.


4. Legal Basis for Processing

We process your personal data based on the following legal grounds:

  • Consent: When you have given explicit consent for us to process your data.

  • Contract: When the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with you.

  • Legal Obligation: When we are required to comply with a legal obligation.

  • Legitimate Interests: When the processing is necessary for our legitimate interests, and these interests do not override your data protection rights.


5. How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect for various purposes, including:

  • Providing and Improving the Service: To operate, maintain, and improve our services, including profile validation, meetups, job search, and professional networking.

  • Verification: To verify your identity and validate your educational and professional credentials using peer-to-peer methods.

  • Personalization: To personalize your experience on the Service, including suggesting connections, meetups, and relevant content.

  • Communication: To communicate with you about your account, updates, and promotional offers.

  • Safety and Security: To protect the safety and security of our users, including monitoring for fraudulent activity and enforcing our terms and policies.

  • Research and Analytics: To conduct research and analysis to improve our services and understand user trends.

  • Legal Compliance: To comply with legal obligations and protect our rights and interests.

  • Tracking and Monitoring: To track and monitor user chats for potential abuse or misuse, and to monitor how users interact with the app to improve functionality and user experience.


6. Sharing Your Information

We may share your information with third parties in the following circumstances:

  • With Your Consent: When you give us explicit consent to share your information.

  • Service Providers: With third-party vendors, consultants, and other service providers who perform services on our behalf.

  • Legal Requirements: When required by law, regulation, or legal process, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of IMPRESSO, our users, or others.

  • Business Transfers: In connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets.


7. Data Security

We take the security of your information seriously and implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect it from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, no security measures are completely foolproof, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.


8. Data Retention

We retain your information for as long as necessary to provide our services, comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. When your information is no longer needed, we will securely delete or anonymize it.


9. Your Rights

Depending on your location, particularly if you are in the European Union, you may have certain rights regarding your personal information, including:

  • Access: The right to access the personal information we hold about you.

  • Correction: The right to correct or update your personal information.

  • Deletion: The right to request the deletion of your personal information.

  • Restriction: The right to restrict how we process your personal information.

  • Objection: The right to object to our processing of your personal information.

  • Portability: The right to receive your personal information in a portable format.

  • Right to Withdraw Consent: The right to withdraw your consent at any time, where we are relying on consent to process your personal data.

  • Right to Lodge a Complaint: The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe our processing of your personal data violates applicable law.

To exercise these rights, please contact us at We will respond to your request in accordance with applicable laws.


10. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to collect and use data about your use of the Service. Cookies are small data files stored on your device that help us improve your experience on the Service. We use cookies for various purposes, including:

  • Essential Cookies: Necessary for the operation of the Service.

  • Performance Cookies: To analyze how users interact with the Service and improve its performance.

  • Functional Cookies: To remember your preferences and enhance your experience.

  • Advertising Cookies: To deliver relevant advertisements and track their effectiveness.

You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings. However, disabling cookies may affect the functionality of the Service.

11. Location Services

We use location data to:

  • Confirm the validity of the user's location.

  • Promote users to other users nearby.

  • Promote meetup locations and venues nearby.

12. Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction. If you are located outside Switzerland and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Switzerland and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer. IMPRESSO will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

13. Disclosure Of Data

IMPRESSO may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation.

  • Protect and defend the rights or property of IMPRESSO.

  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service.

  • Protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public.

  • Protect against legal liability.

14. Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Hence using the IMPRESSO App or Website we take no responsibility for any potential loss, theft, or hacking of your personal data; this includes any potential breach of our servers and databases or of our partners.

15. Request Account Closure and Data Deletion

If you'd like to delete your account, please submit a request form through this URL: or send us an email using the contact information provided in this document. Please use the same email address you registered with us. If you used your APPLE ID to sign up and did not provide us with your email, you are requested to verify your email address with us using the IMPRESSO App so that we can know that it is really you. After 30 days of your account deletion request confirmation, your account and all your information will be permanently deleted, and you won't be able to retrieve your information. During those 30 days, the content remains subject to IMPRESSO’s Terms and Conditions and is not accessible to you or to other users. It may take up to 90 days to complete the deletion process after it begins. Copies of your content may remain after the 90 days in backup storage that we use to recover in the event of a disaster, software error, or other data loss event. We may also keep your information for reasons like legal issues, terms violations, or harm prevention efforts. Please note that if you have given access to your data to other users, such as recruiters, these accesses will continue to be accessible to these users even after your request to delete or close your account has been confirmed as per IMPRESSO’s Terms and Conditions. This access will continue to be available until the allocated time of the access runs out.

16. Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), provide the Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services, or assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

17. Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service:

  • Google Analytics: Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page.

  • Yandex Metrica: Yandex.Metrica is a free web analytics tool. For more information on the privacy practices of Yandex, please visit the Yandex Metrica Privacy Policy web page.

  • Facebook Pixel: The Facebook pixel is an analytics tool that allows you to measure the effectiveness of your advertising by understanding the actions people take on your website. You can use pixel data to make sure your ads are being shown to the right people and to build advertising audiences. For more information, you can visit their Privacy Policy page here.

18. Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

19. Children's Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children"). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

20. Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

21. Advertising

We have advertising on the App. However, no personal data, such as your name, is shared with any third parties. Advertisers may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect information about your use of the Service to deliver relevant advertisements and track their effectiveness.

22. Use Outside of Switzerland

IMPRESSO is developed and intended for use in Switzerland. However, it is available globally through distribution platforms such as the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Use of the App outside of Switzerland may carry certain risks, and IMPRESSO does not accept any liability for any use that may violate local laws or regulations. It is the responsibility of the user to ensure that the use of the App complies with the laws and regulations applicable in their location. If you believe that the App does not comply with your local laws, you should stop using it and remove it from your device.

23. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

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