Privacy policy

Data protection

Based on Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the Federal Act on Data Protection (Datenschutzgesetz, DSG), every person has the right to privacy as well as protection against the misuse of their personal data. We shall comply with these regulations. Personal data will be strictly confidential and will not be sold or passed on to third parties.

In close cooperation with our hosting providers, we endeavour to protect the databases as well as possible against third-party access, loss, misuse or counterfeiting.

When accessing our websites, the following data is stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser request and general information on the operating system resp. browser. This usage data forms the basis for statistical, anonymous evaluations which help to identify trends, on the basis on which we can improve our offers accordingly.

Privacy policy for the usage of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of website usage through you. This information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is normally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if the IP anonymisation on this website is activated, your Google IP address will be first shortened within Member States of the European Union or in other signatory States of the agreement on the European Economic Area.

It is only in exceptional cases that the full IP address is transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information to evaluate your website, to compline reports on website activity for website operators, and to provide other services related to website and internet usage. If necessary, Google will transfer this information to third parties, provided that this is required by law or if third parties process this data on Google’s behalf. The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; we would point out that in this case you may not be able to fully use all website functions. By using this website, you agree to the processing of your data by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

How do I prevent the use of cookies and web analytics tools?

The use of cookies can be managed via the browser functions (settings or add-ons).

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can instruct your browser not to accept any cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from a website you visit. You can also delete cookies on your computer or mobile device using the feature for doing so in your browser.

To enable or disable cookies in your web browser:

Check which web browser you are using and then select the relevant link below. On the page you are taken to, you will find instructions on how to enable or disable cookies in your web browser.

If you choose not to accept our cookies or cookies and tools from our partner companies, you will not be able to see certain information on our websites or use some features that improve your visit.

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