Data protection

Please note: Only the German version of the data protection is legally binding.

Based on Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the provisions of Swiss data protection legislation (Datenschutzgesetz, DSG), every person is entitled to have their privacy respected and to be protected from misuse of their personal data. We comply with these provisions. Personal data is handled strictly confidential and is neither sold nor passed on to third parties.

In close cooperation with our hosting providers we strive to protect databases from unauthorized access, loss, misuse or falsification in the best possible manner.

The following log data is recorded in log files when you visit our website: IP address, date, time, browser request and general information on the operating system or browser used. Site usage data is used for statistical, anonymous analyses for the purpose of analyzing trends, enabling us to improve the services provided accordingly.

Data protection policy for the use of Google AdSense

This website uses Google AdSense, a service for the integration of advertisements from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer to analyze your use of the website. Google AdSense furthermore uses so called web beacons (invisible graphics). Those web beacons make it possible to analyze information such as visitor traffic on this site.

The information on the use of this website (incl. your IP address) generated by cookies and web beacons as well as the presentation of advertisements will be passed on to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google may pass this information on to its business partners. Google will however not link your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Although you can adjust the settings of your browser to prevent the installation of cookies, we’d like to point out that by doing so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you agree that the data about you collected by Google may be processed as described above and for the purpose described above.

Data protection policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of the Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer to analyze your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website will be passed on to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in case you’ve switched on IP anonymization on this website Google will shorten your IP address beforehand, but only in Member States of the European Union and other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

The complete IP address is only exceptionally passed on to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to produce reports on website activities for their website operators, and to provide other services related to the use of the website and of the Internet. As far as this is required by law, or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google, Google will possibly pass this information on to third parties. Google will however not link the IP address transmitted by your browser with any other data held by Google.

Although you can adjust the settings of your browser to prevent the installation of cookies, we’d like to point out that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you agree that the data about you collected by Google may be processed as described above and for the purpose described above.