Privacy Statement

The following data protection statement informs visitors to this website in a transparent manner on how personal information is gathered for the purposes of processing and analysis.

Please read this Data Protection Statement carefully before you transfer your personal information. By accessing this website and its links, you declare to have understood the following information and agree to the conditions. If you do not agree with the Data Protection Statement, please do not access this website and stop transferring your personal data.

Swisscontact reserves the right to revise the Data Protection Statement at any time. The latest version at the time you are accessing this website shall apply.

Web analysis

We use the web analysis tool Google Analytics to analyze non-personal usage data (connection data), which helps us to recognize trends and improve our online offer. This means that the data are not only processed by Swisscontact but also by Google on our behalf. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about your web activities, and provide additional services associated with website and Internet usage. Google may forward this information to third parties, provided that this is legally mandated or if third parties are to process these data on behalf of Google. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data by Google.

Google Analytics Terms of Service

Collection and processing of content data

When you register on online portals, complete surveys, sign up for newsletters, or execute other transactions on our website, you transmit personal information about yourself, such as name, address, and email address (“content data”). By transmitting this information you agree to your personal data being saved and processed for the indicated purpose when the data are recorded.


Sharing data

Swisscontact will not share your personal data with third parties without your express consent. However, we reserve the right to share your data with third parties if mandated by law, court orders, or regulatory requirements.

Saving data

We will save your personal data in compliance with the Data Protection Act only as long as required for the indicated purpose. Connection data are subject to a legal retention period of six months. Users can request their content data be deleted at any time by sending an e-mail to These data will remain saved as long as the user does not make use of his or her right to data deletion.