Based on Article 13 of the Federal Constitution and the provisions of federal data protection legislation, everyone has the right to the protection of their privacy, as well as to protection from misuse of their personal details. The Federal Authorities comply with these provisions. Personal data is treated as strictly confidential and is neither passed on nor sold to third parties.
In close cooperation with our hosting provider, we make every effort to protect the databases as well as possible from outside access, data loss, misuse or falsification.
When you access our websites, the following data is stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser request and general information on the operating system and browser.
This usage data forms the basis for statistical, impersonal evaluations for the purpose of tracking trends so that the Federal Authorities can improve the information on offer. Under the Federal Act on the Surveillance of Post and Telecommunications, there is a statutory duty to store data on all connections made in the past six months.
When you choose to make contact with us, your e-mail address will be stored in a separate database not connected with the anonymous log files. You may delete your registration at any time.
The Federal Office for the Environment FOEN has enabled IP anonymisation on this website. This means that the IP addresses transferred by Google Analytics to its server in order to monitor the use made by visitors to the FOEN site are automatically and immediately shortened by deleting the last three numbers of the IP address.
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the site, to compile reports on site activity for the website owner and to provide other services in relation with activity on the site and internet use. Google may release this information to third parties, including the owner of this website, if there is a legal obligation to do so or if such third parties process data on behalf of Google. Google will not link your IP address with any other data held by Google.
By using this internet site, you expressly agree to the processing of your non-personal data by Google according to the terms and purposes described above.