Data Privacy

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Sight and Life collects your personal data when you subscribe to the newsletter or visit our website. We respect your privacy and therefore we have created this Privacy Policy to disclose Sight and Life’s personal data collection, use and storage practices.

This privacy policy (V3) has last been modified on 3/29/2023.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

Sight and Life Foundation’s legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:

  • Sight and Life Foundation needs to perform a contract with you
  • You have given Sight and Life Foundation permission to do so
  • Processing your personal information is in Sight and Life Foundation legitimate interests
  • Sight and Life Foundation needs to comply with the law

Sight and Life Foundation will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you
  • The right of rectification
  • The right to object
  • The right of restriction
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to withdraw consent

Log Files

Sight and Life follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of Sight and Life.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks use technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Sight and Life, which are sent directly to the user’s browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit. 

We collect such data both directly from you and indirectly from third party processors that we use to acquire and process your data.

Note that Sight and Life has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

A list of these third parties with links to their privacy policies can be found below. Specifically, the data we collect is as follows:

Newsletter Sign-up

When you use the website sign-up form for the newsletter your email address is not stored on Sight and Life’s website but is forwarded to MailChimp whom we use for email marketing services. Your email address will remain in MailChimp’s database for as long as we continue to use their services for email marketing or until you specifically request removal from the list. You can ‘unsubscribe’ using the link shown at the foot of every Mailchimp based correspondence that you receive from Sight and Life.

Webinar Sign-up

If you register for an event using ZOOM the registration is directly with them and Sight and Life does not hold the data.

Other Registrations

We may offer registration for other events/activities/specific information via the website e.g. a webinar or conference event. If you register for such an activity your registration data (e.g. name and email) will be held on our website until the activity has ceased and there is no further need to contact you in. After such time the details will be deleted from the website.


This website uses a number of third party service providers that use cookies: text files stored on your computer that enable your use of the website to be analyzed such as Google Analytics. The information generated by the cookies regarding your use of this website (including your anonymized IP address) is transferred to, processed and stored on their servers.

You can prevent cookies from being installed by altering the settings of your browser software. We would point out, however, that this may prevent you from making full use of the website’s functions. By using this website you agree that the data about you collected by the third party service providers may be processed as described above and for the purpose described above.

Web contact form and email

If you contact us using the contact form on the website the data is collated into an email and sent to us through the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). No data is stored by the website.

Emails sent to us using any of our email addresses ( also use the POP3 protocol.

To protect your information, we use an industry standard security protocol called Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to encrypt the transmission of sensitive information between you and our website.

Your email message will be read by designated Sight and Life staff and may be forwarded to other mailboxes if this is required in order for us to be able to address your request. We will not collect any personal data from you we do not need, to provide and oversee this service to you.

Data processing

This website is hosted by data center. All online transactions are done on a secure server. This means that information entered on the transaction page is encrypted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) before transmission.

Any personal data collected is primarily processed by the designated Sight and Life’s operations and communications staff. Data may also be viewed by Sight and Life’s Board and Working Group members and staff at our IT support company.

Your personal data is not shared with or sold to third parties for marketing purposes. However, we may share your information with our third party suppliers if that is required for us to provide you services that you have requested or subscribed to, and we will disclose your information if it is required for us to do so by law. If you are under 16 years of age you MUST obtain parental consent before submitting any details via this website.

Third Party Privacy Policies

Sight and Life's Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

Sight and Life uses the following third parties:

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

Children's Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Sight and Life does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only

Our Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in Sight and Life. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

If you have any questions or comments about the Sight and Life privacy preferences, please contact our Privacy Officer at the contact details listed below.

You also have the right to request information about the collection and use of your personal information at Sight and Life at any time. Upon your request, Sight and Life will check handing out a copy, a correction and/or a deletion of the processed data. We kindly ask you to give us your name and address, so that we can verify your identity before handing out the requested data or before implementing the data processing you require.

Sight and Life
Building 241/313
Wurmisweg 576
4303 Kaiseraugst