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.
Online donations are handled via Saferpay, Datatrans and PayPal. Saferpay, Datatrans and PayPal use a system for guaranteeing data security which has several security layers and is based on sophisticated encryption processes.
We do not retain your credit card number.
The address information that you provide during payment is not passed on to other companies. All data remains the property of terre des hommes schweiz and is treated as confidential. We manage your address information ourselves and do not lease or sell any addresses.
If you have any questions about the General Terms and Conditions of Business for online donations, please contact us.

Legal notes on using the website
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.

Data protection and security
You divulge personal information online at your own risk. Data sent over the Internet may be lost or accessed by unauthorised persons. We take appropriate steps to protect personal data during transmission and storage. Unless otherwise stated, data is not passed on to third parties.

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

Privacy policy and data protection
By expressing a general interest in receiving information about terre des hommes schweiz or supporting terre des hommes schweiz financially, you make a decision to provide personal data to terre des hommes schweiz via the Internet address form. On the basis of this information, terre des hommes schweiz will keep you informed in writing or by email about the activities of terre des hommes schweiz. terre des hommes schweiz has its own databases and carries out all database administration itself, except where such work is outsourced.

Your personal data will not be sold or leased to third parties by terre des hommes schweiz or passed on for the purposes of third parties.

You have the right to know whether and which data terre des hommes schweiz possesses about you. You have the option of correcting the data entrusted to terre des hommes schweiz or blocking your address. Please inform terre des hommes schweiz to this effect in writing or by phone.

Use of donations
Using your donations conscientiously is the top priority for terre des hommes schweiz. Transparency is particularly important to us in this context. Your donations are used efficiently and purposefully.
terre des hommes schweiz is ZEWO-certified (ZEWO = Swiss certification centre for charitable organisations) and transparent. We publish a detailed annual report every year.
Data protection is important to us. We never lease or sell addresses.

Data protection on the web

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.

Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity for the website operator and perform other services associated with the use of the website and Internet. Google may also send this information to third parties where this is legally required or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google link your IP address to other data held by Google.

Blocking cookies
You can block the installation of cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser or installing additional software. However, we should point out to you that you may then be unable to make full use of all the functions on this website. By using this website, you are confirming that you agree to the data about you that is collected by Google being used in the manner described above and for the purpose stated above.

Google Analytics Terms and Conditions

Privacy on the Internet

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

Here you can find the information notice "Electronic traces and data protection" produced by the Federal Data Protection Supervisor. You can also learn about the legal principles and the technical options available for protecting your privacy.