The EU Cookie Law – Applicable in Switzerland
The EU Cookie Law came into effect on 26 May 2012 and all EU countries, as well as Switzerland, are required to follow it. The law states that all websites must make their visitors aware of all non-essential Cookies that may be left on their electronic device.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files of data sent from a website and stored on a visitors web browser whilst they are using a website. If the same visitor browses the same website again in the future, the data stored in the Cookie, which is on their device from previous visits, can be retrieved by the website to notify the site owner of that visitors previous activity.
This site is using Google Analytics Cookies to gather visitor information for marketing purposes. This may included where a visitor comes from, what they searched for, which pages they read and how many times they visited. This information is anonymous and cannot be used to identify an individual person. This information cannot reveal a visitors name, address, telephone number, email address, or any sensitive personal data. No personal information is gathered from this website’s visitors via Google Analytics Cookies.
Can I opt out?
Most of the well-known Internet browsers give visitors the option to delete Cookies or receive a warning that cookies are being installed. If you as a visitor do not want information to be collected through Cookies there are simple procedures by which most browsers allow the blocking or denial of Cookies. Your Internet browser should have instructions or help pages to inform you of these procedures. Read more about Cookies here.