TCBs and data protection

General Terms and Conditions of Business

We promise that we will use your donation efficiently and purposefully. In the case of online donations, your credit card provider’s terms and conditions for stopping payments apply.
By using and/or downloading information and documents from the terre des hommes schweiz website, you are explicitly agreeing to the following terms:

Disclaimer of liability
Under no circumstances can we accept liability for any direct or indirect damage or consequential damage arising as a result of using our web pages or accessing links to other websites. We offer no guarantee that the information, documents or other data that are accessible via the terre des hommes schweiz website or linked websites are free from viruses or other harmful components.

Changes/additions to the terms and conditions
This page is amended from time to time to comply with the latest legal requirements. We reserve the right to add to our website at any time, and to change or delete information.

Data protection on the web

Handling your personal data
As someone interested in terre des hommes schweiz, a customer, a donor or subscriber to our E-Mail-Newsletter, you give us your personal details by Internet, post or telephone. We then enter these details into our internal, self-managed address database in order to process your donation or your request for information. Protecting your personal details is of the utmost importance to us and it is therefore of concern to everyone who works at terre des hommes schweiz, paid staff, trustees and volunteers alike. terre des hommes schweiz Swiss Intercooperation does not do any business with addresses, does not hire out, sell or exchange any personal details, and complies with applicable data protection guidelines, especially data protection laws and the guidelines of ZEWO and Swissfundraising, the Swiss fundraisers’ association. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website to be carried out. The information about your use of this website (including your IP address) that is generated by the cookie is sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Right to information
If you have any questions about data management systems of terre des hommes schweiz or about the data about you that they contain, or if you wish to change or cancel your contact details, please contact the terre des hommes schweiz donor service directly on +41 61 338 91 33 or send an email to spendenservice(at)

Online donations
We process payment of your online donation using the online donation solution of Raisenow.

Declaration on data protection
This website uses Universal Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Universal Analytics uses what are known as “cookies” to enable analysis of how the website is used. The data the cookies generate about your visits to this website is generally transmitted to, and saved on, a Google server in the United States.
You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting specific options on your browser software; we should nevertheless advise you that you may not be able to fully enjoy all of the website’s functionalities. Since cookies are not the only method of procuring user data, however, erasing the latter will not entirely prevent data collection by the measurement protocol. You can prevent Google from recording the cookie-generated data about how you use the website (including your IP address), and Google’s analysis of such data, by clicking on the following link to download and install the browser add-on.
You will find more details about the terms of service and data protection at or at

Using Google adwords conversion tracking
We use the online advertising service “Google AdWords” and conversion tracking within the scope of Google AdWords. Google Conversion Tracking is an analysis service of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”).
If you click an advertisement run by Google, a cookie for the conversion tracking is saved on your computer. These cookies have a limited validity, do not contain any personal data and thus do not help in personal identification.
If you visit specific webpages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can identify that you have clicked on the advertisement and were forwarded to this page.
Every Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Thus, there is no option that cookies can be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers.
The information that is obtained with the help of the conversion cookie helps to generate conversion statistics for AdWords customers, who have decided on conversion tracking. Here, the customers find out about the total number of users who have clicked on their advertisement and were forwarded to a site provided with a conversion tracking tag. You however do not receive any information which can be used to identify users personally.
If you do not wish to take part in the tracking, you can disagree to this use by not installing the cookies through a corresponding setting of your browser software (deactivation option). You are then not included in the conversion tracking statistics. For additional information as well as for the data protection declaration, please visit the Google Privacy Policy Website.

Use of Facebook plug-ins
We have integrated so-called plugins of the social network facebook. com (hereinafter “Facebook”) into our website. Facebook is a company of Facebook Incorporated, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. A list and the appearance of these Facebook plugins can be viewed at this Internet address.
Each time you call up a page of our website that is provided with such a plugin, the plugin causes the browser you are using to load and display the visual representation of the plugin from the Facebook server. The Facebook server will be informed which particular website of our website you are currently visiting. If you are a Facebook member and logged in to Facebook during your visit to our website, Facebook will use the information sent by the plug-in to identify which specific page of our website you are currently visiting and assign this to your personal Facebook user account. If you now click on one of the plugins, for example by clicking on the “Like” button or by submitting a comment, this will be sent to your personal user account on Facebook and saved there. In addition, the information that you have visited our website is sent to Facebook, regardless of whether or not you are using one of the plug-ins.
If you want to prevent Facebook from transmitting and storing data and browsing behavior about you, you must log out of Facebook before you visit our website. In order to block the collection and transfer of your visitor data through Facebook plugins for the future, you can obtain a browser add-on called “Facebook Blocker” for some Internet browsers. Please do not delete the browser add-on as long as you want to block the Facebook plugins. To learn more about how Facebook collects and uses information about Facebook, your rights to this information, and how you can set your privacy, please visit the following web address.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to revise, amend or otherwise supplement these Privacy Policies at any time. If changes are made, we will publish them immediately on our website. The use of our website is considered as your consent.

Privacy on the Internet

Protecting people’s privacy is not only a legal obligation but also one of our highest concerns.

One the website of the Federal Data Protection Supervisor. you find many more information about your rights concerning data protection. You can also learn about the legal principles and the technical options available for protecting your privacy.


Responsible for this privacy policy:

terre des hommes schweiz
Laufenstrasse 12
4018 Basel