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Privacy policy

The municipality of Zermatt (hereinafter «EWG») handles personal data confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy. Personal data are disclosed to third parties only on the basis of legal or regulatory requirements.

Site notice

Einwohnergemeinde Zermatt
Kirchplatz 3
Postfach 345
CH-3920 Zermatt

Data protection

Unencrypted data sent via the Internet are open to the risk of being read or modified by unauthorised third parties.

Server logfiles

Der Provider der Seiten erhebt und speichert Informa­tionen in so genannten Server-Log-Files, die Ihr Browser auto­matisch an uns über­mittelt. Dies sind:

  • Browser type/version
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of computer used for access
  • Time of server request
  • Your IP addressDiese 

These data are anonymous and therefore cannot be traced back to individuals. In Switzerland, the Federal Act on the Surveillance of Post and Telecommunications (SPTA) stipulates a legal obligation to retain connection data for the previous six months. Further personal data are only collected if you provide this information voluntarily.

Contact form

If you send us an enquiry using the contact form, the information you provide, including the contact details you enter on the form, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of any follow-up questions, and will only be shared with third parties with your consent.

Google Analytics, cookies and social media buttons

Die Webseite der EWG verwendet keine Analyse-Tools von Dritten (wie z.B. Google Analytics). Cookies und Social Media Buttons (z.B. Facebook, Twitter, etc.) kommen nicht zum Einsatz.

Links and embedded third-party content

Links to third-party websites and embedded third-party content are outside the responsibility of EWG. In the case of linked websites, compliance with data protection regulations is entirely the responsibility of the third party concerned.

Right to information

You have the right to be informed of the personal data about you that is being stored. You can contact us in writing at the address provided in the site notice to obtain this information, and to ask any further questions you may have relating to personal data.