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Privacy Policy

We are committed to safeguarding your privacy. Below is a comprehensive explanation of how we handle your data.

Every person is entitled by law to have his or her privacy respected and their personal data protected from abuse. We comply with these regulations. Personal data is handled with the strictest confidentiality and will not be sold or passed on to third parties. In close cooperation with our hosting providers, we strive to protect our databases as far as possible against unauthorized access, loss, misuse or falsification.

The following Privacy Policy applies to the entire website of SFIAR.

Handling of personal data

Personal data is any information that can be used to identify a person, in other words, any data that can be used to trace an individual's identity. Names, e-mail addresses or telephone numbers are examples of this information. Personal data also includes information about preferences, hobbies, memberships or the websites a person views.

We collect, use or share personal data only where permitted by law or where the user consents to the collection of data. If such data is collected, it may be processed as appropriate by analytics and tracking services.


If you contact us via a webform on the website or by e-mail, your data will be stored in order to process your inquiry and answer any follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.

Newsletter Subscription

Registrations for our newsletter are managed via the web service «iContact». The terms and conditions of «iContact» apply:

Access data / server log files

Our web provider «CYON» collects data (server log files) every time a page is accessed on our website. This access data includes the name of the web page requested, the date and time of the request, browser type/version, operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page) and the host name of the requesting computer (IP address).

The provider uses this log data solely for statistical analyses for the purpose of operating, safeguarding and optimizing the site.


Cookies are small files that allow us to store specific information about your device (PC, smartphone, etc.) on your device while you are using our website. Cookies are used to make websites more user-friendly and improve the user experience (by saving user credentials, for example). They are also used to collect statistics about website activity. This information is analyzed in order to optimize the site. We use cookies to make our site more user-friendly. Some cookies are stored on your device until you delete them. They allow us to recognize your browser when you return.

Users can control the use of cookies. Most browsers give you the option of restricting cookies or disabling them altogether. However, please note that disabling cookies can restrict the functionality and user-friendliness of this website.

For instructions on deleting cookies in the most commonly used browsers, see:

Alternatively, you can disable third-party cookies by visiting the opt-out page of the Network Advertising Initiative at

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will usually be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

However, if IP anonymization is enabled on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand within the member states of the European Union, or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened. IP anonymization is enabled on this website. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the operator of this website as well as providing the website operator with other services relating to website activity and Internet usage.

The IP address transmitted by your browser within the context of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser settings accordingly. However, if you do so, you may not be able to make full use of all of the functions of the website. You can prevent Google’s collection of the data generated by these cookies and data connected with the use of the website (including your IP address) as well as Google's processing of such data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link:

Your rights and our contact details

By law, you have the right of access, right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability, withdrawal of consent and the right to object. If you have any questions not answered by this Privacy Policy, you can contact us at any time at the following address:

Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR)
c/o Bern University of Applied Sciences
School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL
Länggasse 85, CH-3052 Zollikofen
Tel.: +41 (0)31 910 21 91

Changes to this Privacy Policy

SFIAR reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time. Such changes will be valid for the future. Please read the Privacy Policy on a regular basis to learn about any changes.

Last updated: July 2023

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