Family and Friends cannot guarantee the security of data transmission on the Internet. In particular, there is a risk of access by third parties when data is transmitted by e-mail.
The use of contact data published in the impressum by third parties for advertising purposes is hereby expressly prohibited. Family and Friends expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited advertising or information material being sent.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When processing personal data, Family and Friends complies with Swiss data protection law.
Only data that is required to achieve and maintain a high level of service and for technical operational security is stored and evaluated.
When visitors post comments on the website, we collect the data displayed in the comment form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and the user agent string (which identifies the browser) to help detect spam.
If you are a registered user and upload photos to this website, you should avoid uploading photos with an EXIF GPS location. Visitors to this website could download photos stored on this website and extract their location information.
When you post a comment on our website, it may be a consent to store your name, email address and website in cookies. This is a convenience feature so that when you post another comment, you don’t have to re-enter all this information. These cookies are stored for one year.
If you have an account and log in to this website, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personally identifiable information and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you sign in, we will set some cookies to store your login information and viewing options. Login cookies expire after two days and display option cookies expire after one year. If you select “Stay logged in” when you sign up, your login will be kept for two weeks. When you log out of your account, the login cookies are deleted.
When you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie is stored in your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal data and only refers to the post ID of the article you just edited. The cookie expires after one day.
Embedded content from other websites
Posts on this website may contain embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly as if the visitor had visited the other website.
With whom we share your information
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long do we store your information
When you post a comment, it is stored indefinitely, including metadata. This allows us to automatically detect and approve follow-up comments instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users who register on our site, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. All users can view, change, or delete their personal information at any time (the username cannot be changed). Administrators of the website can also view and modify this information.
What rights you have to your information
If you have an account on this website or have posted comments, you may request an export of your personal information from us, including any information you have provided to us. In addition, you can request the deletion of all personal data we have stored about you. This does not include data that we are required to retain for administrative, legal or security needs.
Where is your data sent
Visitor comments may be examined by an automated spam detection service.