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Privacy Policy

Data protection is very important to the International Human Rights Forum Lucerne (IHRF) and the protection of your privacy is very important to us. To ensure that you feel secure when visiting our website and registering for the International Human Rights Forum Lucerne (IHRF), we strictly observe the legal provisions when processing your personal data. It is our personal concern to protect and keep safe all personal data that you entrust to us.

In our privacy policy you will learn everything about how we use and process your personal data. If you have any questions about the use of your personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us.

1. Responsible Authority

The responsible authority for the collection, processing and use of your personal data is the International Human Rights Forum Lucerne (hereinafter IHRF). The IHRF is available for all questions regarding data protection under the following contact data:

  • Postally under: Centre for Human Rights Education, Sentimatt 1, 6003 Lucerne
  • e-mail: ihrf@phlu.ch

You can obtain information about your data stored by us at any time and exercise your right to correct, block or delete your data. If you wish to object to the collection, processing or use of your data by the IHRF as a whole or for individual measures, you can send your objection by e-mail or letter to the contact data mentioned above.

2. What types of personal information is collected by the IHRF?

Personal data is information about the factual or personal circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. This includes, for example, your name, your telephone number, your address, as well as all inventory data that you give us when registering for the IHRF. In order to offer you an optimal service and to manage your registration to the IHRF correctly, we collect the above mentioned data. In addition, we collect information from your computer. This can be your IP address, the browser you are using and your language settings.

3. Why does the IHRF collect and use your personal data?

The main reason why we ask you for your personal data is of a practical nature, namely to administer and maintain your registration for the International Human Rights Forum Lucerne (IHRF). This way we can ensure that you receive the best possible service. We use your personal data to contact you or to inform you about the latest developments of the IHRF.

Data will not be passed on to third parties.

4. Collection, processing and use of personal data

4.1 Data that you give us when registering

The following data must be provided when making a registration on our website:

  • First name and surname
  • Address incl. country
  • e-mail address
  • Telephone number
  • Workshop Preferences

For your registration to the IHRF we need your correct name and address data. We need your e-mail address so that we can send you the registration confirmation and send you further information about your registration and the IHRF as well as to be able to communicate with you in general.

4.2 Use of your data for advertising purposes

In addition to processing your data to process your registration for the IHRF, we also use your data for the following purposes: to permanently improve your experience at the IHRF and to make it customer-friendly and individual for you; to communicate with you about your registration.

We use existing information for this, such as confirmations of receipt and reading of e-mails, information about the device you are using, your connection to the Internet, operating system and platform, date and time of your visit to our website and information that we have received from you.

You can object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time, either as a whole or for individual measures. A message in text form to the contact data specified under number 1 is sufficient for this.

IHRF Newsletter

We use your e-mail address to send the newsletter. We send you newsletters to provide you with information on human rights and the IHRF. You can of course unsubscribe from this newsletter quickly and easily at any time. You can object to the receipt of the newsletter at any time by sending us a message in text form to the contact data specified under number 1 or by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

5. Use of cookies

During your visit to our website, so-called cookies are stored on your computer. They store the data requested by you on your computer, so that the use of our website is made easier for you. When you return to the website, the stored data will be displayed again. To enable cookies to be stored, you must allow them in your Internet software. Cookies do not contain any personal data. Only pseudonymous data is collected under a user ID. This includes, for example, data on which pages you have visited. These pseudonymous data will never be combined with your personal data. Their sole purpose is to address you with suitable offers that might actually be of interest to you.

6. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. Google Analytics uses methods that enable an analysis of your use of the website, such as cookies, text files that are stored on your computer. The collection and storage of data can be revoked at any time with effect for the future by installing a deactivation add-on for browsers. When Google Analytics is used by this website, IP addresses are only shortened and thus processed anonymously in order to exclude the possibility of personal contact.

The information generated by cookies about your use of this website is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 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.

7. Secure data transmission

Your personal data is transmitted securely by encryption.

Furthermore, we protect our website and other systems by technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons.