Privacy Policy

The protection of privacy is an important concern for us. Your data will be treated confidentially and in accordance with the provisions of Swiss data protection law. Please note the following. 

“Personal data” is all information that relates to a specific or identifiable person. This may include but are not limited to contact details such as name, telephone number, address or email address.

Responsible body and contact details
Responsible for data processing on this website is:

Ombudsstelle Kinderrechte Schweiz 
Theaterstrasse 29
8400 Winterthur

If you have data protection concerns in relation to our website, you can contact us at the above address or via email.

Processing of data
We process personal data that we receive as part of our work with our users, donors and other business partners of these as well as other involved persons, or collected from users in the course of operating our website and digital services.
We process this data confidentially and in accordance with the data protection regulations of Switzerland (DSG). Any transmitted data are processed and/or stored exclusively for the use as intended. 

The Ombuds Office Children’s Rights Switzerland takes appropriate technical and organisational security precautions for the protection of personal data. However, the Ombuds Office Children’s Rights Switzerland cannot guarantee the security of the data that you transmit to our website. Any data transfer is therefore at your own risk.

As far as legally permissible, your personal data will be stored for as long as is necessary for the respective purpose and/or to comply with legal documentation or retention requirements.

Our newsletters are dispatched via email through the provider Mailchimp. By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to the transmission of your email address to Mailchimp in the USA and the processing by Mailchimp of information on your use of the newsletter. You can revoke your consent at any time. An unsubscribe link can be found at the bottom of all newsletter emails.

Liability for links
Our website also contains links to external third-party websites over whose content we have no influence and for which we cannot assume any responsibility. The respective provider or operator of the websites is at all times responsible for the content of linked sites. 

Google Analytics
To identify trends and for the improvement of our online offer, usage data such as your IP address, the last page visited, browser used, date, time, etc. are evaluated anonymously. To this end, the website makes use of the product “Google Analytics”,
a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google uses this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for the website operator and for the provision of other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will under no circumstances associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Changes to this Privacy Policy 
This Privacy Policy may be changed and updated by us from time to time. The current version published on our website applies.