Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last updated: 6.06.2024

Your privacy is important to us. This privacy policy explains what information we collect, how we use and protect it, and your choices regarding how this information is used. Patouch|Fingerwägg is responsible for data processing.

If you have any additional questions or concerns regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at info@patouch.ch.

Information we collect

We collect information when you register on our site, make a donation, leave a comment, or subscribe to our newsletter. This information may include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, or other relevant information. These data are kept in our files exclusively for internal use. We use and retain your data only as long as necessary or technically required to achieve the intended purposes, comply with legal retention periods, and meet our legitimate interests in documentation. The data are then deleted or anonymized.

Use of information

The data are used exclusively to the extent necessary to fulfill the mission and projects of Patouch|Fingerwägg. We may use the information we collect in various ways, including to:

  • Personalize your experience and respond to your individual needs
  • Provide better support
  • Process your requests promptly
  • Send you emails twice a year containing the latest information, news, and project updates from the association

Information protection

We ensure adequate data security through appropriate organizational and technical measures.

Disclosure to third parties

We do not sell, trade, or transfer your personally identifiable information to third parties. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website or carrying out our projects and various prevention actions, as long as they agree to keep this information confidential. These trusted third parties are located exclusively in Switzerland. Data are transferred to them only under a subcontracting agreement.


We use cookies to improve the user experience on our site. Cookies are small text files placed on your device that help provide a better user experience. These cookies help us ensure the website functions correctly, make it more secure, offer a better user experience, understand how the website performs, and analyze what works and what needs improvement. You can choose to configure your browser to refuse all cookies or to alert you when a cookie is sent. However, if you do so, some parts of our site may not function properly.

Like most online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function properly and do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our website are primarily to understand how the website performs, how you interact with our website, to ensure the security of our services, to provide relevant content to you, and overall to provide you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

We use different types of cookies:

  • Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to experience all the features of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log in, make a donation securely.
  • Statistics: These cookies store information such as the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. These data help us understand and analyze the performance of the website and areas for improvement.
  • Functional: These are the cookies that facilitate certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content such as videos or sharing website content on social media platforms.
  • Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences, like language preferences, so that you have a better and more efficient experience on future visits to the website.


By using our site www.patouch.ch or www.patouch.org (www.fingerwägg.ch or www.fingerwaegg.org), you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will update the modification date on this page. We will also inform you through a newsletter to which you can freely subscribe by clicking this link: www.patouch.ch/newsletter

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, you can contact us at the following address: info@patouch.ch.