Privacy Policy

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google, for the analysis of the website. We analyse the data statistically in order to adapt the website to reflect the needs of users on an ongoing basis. However, website users remain anonymous, and SWISSAID does not receive any personal data.

Google Analytics uses cookies. They are small text files which are stored on the computers of visitors, enabling website usage to be analysed (for example, how long users stay on the website, which pages they call up or which PDFs they download).

The information generated by the cookie about the use of the website (including the IP address) is transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. Google uses this information to analyse website usage, to prepare reports about website activities and to provide further services to website operators, such as SWISSAID. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

SWISSAID website users can prevent the installation of cookies, as well as the transfer of the IP address and processing of the information by Google via an appropriate browser setting, whereby the available browser plugin can be downloaded and installed via Further information about terms and conditions of use and about data privacy in Google Analytics can be found at

By using our website, users consent to the processing of the collected data by Google in the manner described and for the purposes specified.

This information also applies to other websites which are operated by SWISSAID under other Internet addresses.


You can request information at any time about your data that we store here. Please email your queries to