C&A Foundation Website Users Privacy and Cookies Statement

Introduction: This Privacy and Cookies Statement explains how C&A Foundation collects personal data from you through its website. Please read the statement carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data. It may be amended from time to time.

C&A Foundation, Zug and all of its affiliated legal entities (together “C&A Foundation”), is the controller of your personal data. C&A Foundation, Zug is an international charitable foundation under Swiss law, registered with the Commercial Register of Canton Zug under company number CHE-452.321.620 and located at Grafenauweg 10, 6300 Zug, Switzerland.

Information we collect from you: C&A Foundation may collect and process information that you send to us through email or via the contact form on our website. We may keep a record of any correspondence. We also collect details of your visits to our website and resources you access. 

Our use of your personal data: In case you provide us with your personal data for a specific reason, we may use your personal data in connection with that reason (for example, to answer your email). We may also use your personal data to help us improve the content and functionality of our website. We may also use personal data to better understand our users. The grounds for processing are either to fulfill certain contractual or legal obligations, our legitimate interest (to the extent it does not outweigh your privacy interests) or your consent.

Disclosure of your personal data: We may share your personal data with third parties when they are involved in dealing with your enquiry. We may also share your personal data to comply with a regulatory request or legal requirements. We enter into GDPR-compliant data processing agreements with these third party processors. We do not undertake marketing activities for third parties nor do we provide information to third parties for their own marketing purposes. We will endeavor to process your personal data solely within the European Union (EU). If we need to transfer your personal data outside the EU, we will take appropriate measures to provide an adequate level of protection.

How we protect your personal data: C&A Foundation cares about the security of your personal data. We have taken appropriate technical and organisational measures to prevent loss or unlawful processing of personal data. For example, your personal data can only be viewed by staff authorized to view it on the grounds of their role. Still, we cannot ensure the security of your personal data as transmitted through the website. Any information you submit on our website is sent at your own risk. Once we have received the information, we follow strict procedures to protect your personal data in accordance with the C&A Foundation Data Privacy Policy and C&A Foundation Data Retention Policy.

How long do we retain personal data: We will not keep your personal data for longer than is necessary for the purposes for which we use it. We are required by law to keep some data for a certain period of time.

Cookies: This website uses web analytics software hosted by C&A Foundation. We use cookies (text files which are stored locally on your computer) to help analyse how people use our website. The usage data collected is anonymized and stored on a server in The Netherlands. C&A Foundation will use this information to make reports about the usage of the website for internal use. This information will only be shared with third parties when legally required. Collected data will not be cross referenced with data from other websites or sources that C&A Foundation has access to.

Opt out: You can opt out from being tracked. We honor the setting from your web browser when you choose not to be tracked using the "Do not track header". When you enable this setting in your browser, your visit to our website will not be recorded. If you only don't want to be tracked by this website, then you can indicate your preference below. Data about your visit will then not be stored. This opt-out will place a cookie on your machine that indicates that you don't want to be tracked.

YouTube tracking: Some pages contain embedded videos from YouTube. When opening such a page information about your visit will be transmitted to the American company Google which owns YouTube. This can be used to track your visits across different websites. Google can share this information with third parties when legally required or when third parties are processing this information for Google. C&A Foundation has no access and is not involved in the processing this data. The information transferred to Google can be stored for an undetermined amount of time on servers in the United States.

Other websites: This Privacy and Cookies Statement relates only to C&A Foundation’s website. Our website may from time to time contain links to third party websites. If you follow such links please note that these websites may have their own policies. In your own interest we strongly recommend that you check the policies of third party websites before submitting any personal data. We do not accept any responsibility for third party websites or policies.

Your rights with regard to your personal data: You are entitled, under certain circumstances, to access any personal data processed by us or to have it corrected or deleted or restrict its processing. You may also be able to request a transfer of your personal data. To submit a request to us in this respect, please send an email to privacy@candafoundation.org.  If you have any questions about this Privacy and Cookies Statement, or if you want to lodge a complaint, please send an email to privacy@candafoundation.org