Collegium Helveticum

Data Protection


The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Your data is treated confidentially and processed in line with data protection law and the provisions of this privacy policy. Generally speaking, it is possible to use this website without providing personal data. Where the site does collect personal data (such as your name or email address), as far as possible this is done on a voluntary basis. Some of this data is shared with third parties, in line with the terms of this privacy policy. Please note that transmitting data over the internet (for instance, by sending an email) is subject to security vulnerabilities. It is not possible to guarantee absolute protection of your data from access by third parties.


This website uses no cookies. Third-party services, however, may set cookies.

Hosting provider and server log files

The provider of this website automatically collects and saves information in server log files, which are automatically sent to us by your browser. These files contain the following information:

  • IP address
  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the device on which you access our website
  • Time of server request

This data cannot be directly linked to specific individuals and is not combined with other data sources. We reserve the right to review this data if we have specific grounds to suspect illegal use. This data and all data on our website is stored by our hosting provider cyon GmbH, Brunngässlein 12, 4052 Basel, Switzerland, whose privacy policy can be found here.

SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security purposes and to protect any confidential information that you submit (such as enquiries). You can tell that a connection is secure when the start of the URL changes from http:// to https:// and the padlock symbol appears in your browser address bar. When SSL encryption is activated, any data you send us will be secure from access by third parties.

Google Maps

This website uses the Google Maps API to visualise geographic information. Google collects, processes and uses data about how visitors to our site use the map functions. Detailed information about how Google handles your data can be found in the Google Safety Centre, where you can also adjust your personal privacy settings. Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy policy, opt-out.


Our website uses plug-ins from YouTube, a site operated by Google. YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit a page with a YouTube plug-in, a connection will be established to the YouTube servers and YouTube will be informed of which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, this will allow YouTube to directly link your browsing behaviour to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. More information about how YouTube handles user data can be found in their privacy policy.

Rights to access, block, or erase data

You have the right to request information about what personal data concerning you we have stored, the source and recipients of that information, and the purposes for which it is processed; this right can be exercised at any time free of charge. You also have the right to rectification, blocking, or erasure of this data. If you have any questions about this or any other issues relating to personal data, you can contact us at any time using the address given in the site notice.