Politique de confidentialité

Use of Site

Your privacy is important to us. This policy sets out our practices with respect to the collection, storage, use and disclosure of any personal data collected through this website (the "Site"). Please read this privacy policy carefully. You must not use the Site if you do not accept the terms of this privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy").

Collection and use of personal data

We require that you provide us with certain personal data so that we can contact you and provide services to you. We may also use your personal data to monitor and analyse our activities and to comply with any applicable laws or regulations.

Disclosure of data

We may disclose personal data to any of the following:

  1. any agent or person working for us who may use your personal data for any of the purposes described in this Privacy Policy;
  2. third parties that we subcontract or partner with to offer our services or that process payments that you may make in respect of our services;
  3. any person to whom we have transferred any of our rights or duties under any agreement we may have with you; and
  4. anyone to whom you authorise us to give your personal data.

*We may also disclose any personal data if we are required to, requested by or permitted to do so by a court of law, by any governmental or law enforcement agency (including the police), in connection with legal proceedings, or where required by our website internet service provider. We may also disclose any personal data if we determine it is necessary or desirable to comply with any law or to protect or defend our rights or property.

Your rights

You have certain rights under applicable data protection legislation, which includes the right for you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you. For a copy of your personal data, for any queries relating to our use of your personal data, or to delete your registration to our mailing lists, please contact us via email at info.isdc@unil.ch.

Data Transfers

You consent that we may disclose your personal data to our mailing list provider, which is currently located in the United States of America, in connection with their supplying us  with mailing services. You should be aware that the data protection laws in the United States of America may not provide equivalent protection to data protection laws in the European Union.

Data protection

In close cooperation with our partners, we make every effort to protect the databases from outside access, data loss, misuse or falsification. In case of a breach of our security system, we will contact you at the address you provide us with any relevant information as to the extent of the breach.


E-mails are neither a reliable nor secure means of communication and may not be delivered on time or, in some cases, not delivered at all. If you use e-mails for important messages to us, you should ask for an acknowledgment. In case of doubt, you should contact us by phone (+41 (0)21 692 49 11).  

Web Analytics

Our websites use Google Analytics, an analysis service of Google, Inc. (a corporation with its seat in the United States) in order to evaluate usage and track trends such that we can improve the information on offer. This service uses cookies to collect information (IP address, date, time, browser requests and general information on the operating system and browser) on your use of our websites. Your IP address is rendered anonymous as soon as technically feasible at the earliest possible stage of the collection network.

If you no longer wish your access data to be evaluated by Google Analytics, you may download and install the browser add-on for deactivating Google Analytics at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

If you do not want Google to associate data about the use of our website with your Google account, you must log out from this account prior to visiting our website.

You can disable cookies from your computer system by following the instructions on your browser or at www.allaboutcookies.org.


We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Your continued use of the Site will mean that you accept those changes.