Terms of use

Last update: 1 March 2016

Please read the following terms of use of this website of the Pestalozzi Children’s Foundation (hereinafter referred to as “the Foundation”) carefully. By accessing this website, you acknowledge and agree to these terms of use.

1. Liability for contents

The content of our website was created with the utmost care and is updated on a regular basis. We assume no liability for the correctness, completeness or validity of the content. The Foundation reserves the right to modify the content of this website at any time without further notice.

2. Liability for damages, etc.

We hereby preclude all liability claims resulting from or relating to access or use of this website, misuse of the internet connection or technical faults against the Foundation, its employees and their representatives to the maximum extent permitted by law. This liability disclaimer includes all claims by third parties, in particular all direct and indirect damages, costs and expenses resulting from contract or tort law, and other legal frameworks.

3. Liability for links

Our website contains links to websites operated by third parties. We have no influence over the content of these websites. For this reason, we cannot assume any liability for external content. The third-party suppliers or operators are responsible for the content of the linked websites. The information provided on these sites does not necessarily correspond to the opinions of the Foundation. The linked websites were examined for potential breaches of the law at the time the links were established. No illegal content was identified at the time of linking. However, ongoing monitoring of the contents of all linked sites is unreasonable without concrete evidence of unlawful content. If any legal infringements are detected, we shall immediately remove all links to the offending website(s).

4. Copyright

The copyright and all other rights to content, images, photos and other files on this website belong exclusively to the Foundation or the respective owners (individually specified). They are not permitted to be reproduced, edited, distributed or processed in any way beyond the limits of copyright law without the express consent of the Foundation. Downloads and copies of this website are only permissible for private, non-commercial use.

5. Data protection

By subscribing to a newsletter or making a donation, you are deciding to submit personal data to us for this specific purpose.

The Foundation adheres to the regulations stipulated within the scope of Swiss data protection legislation. The Foundation shall not sell, rent or otherwise disclose your address to any third parties, nor make it available for the purposes of third parties. The Foundation does not make data available to external persons or organisations. We are entitled to use address details for additional donation appeals. Your telephone number may be used for inquiries regarding unclear orders or supply shortages.

If you have expressed a general interest in the Foundation or support us financially, we will update you on current topics (by post) unless you explicitly opt out of this service.

We hereby explicitly object to the use of the published contact data by third parties for the purpose of sending advertisements or information materials that were not explicitly requested. The Foundation explicitly reserves the right to initiate legal proceedings if advertising materials are delivered without being requested, e.g. in the form of spam e-mails.

6. Google Analytics

User data such as your IP address, last website visited, browser used, date, time, etc. are anonymised and evaluated for the purpose of analysing trends and improving our online services. This is carried out using the Google Analytics tool.

This website uses Google Analytics, an online analysis service offered by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, text files that are saved on your computer to facilitate the analysis of your use of the website. The information pertaining to your use of this website as generated by the cookie (including your IP address) is transferred to and stored on a Google server located in the USA. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, compose reports regarding website activity for the operators of the website and provide other services related to the use of this website and the internet. Google may also disclose this information to third parties, provided it is required by law or if third parties process the data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances shall Google ever link your IP address to other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies via a setting in your browser software; however, we wish to point out that this may prevent you from being able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. By using this website, you agree to the processing of your personal data by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above.

More information about Google Analytics: http://www.google.ch/analytics/terms/gb.html

7. Request for information

Requests for information regarding the processing of your personal data by the Foundation, in accordance with Article 8 of the Swiss Federal Law on Privacy, can be sent to:

Pestalozzi Children’s Foundation
Kinderdorfstrasse 20
9043 Trogen