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Non Necessary

Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.

Privacy policy

Data protection and security are important to the Greater Geneva Bern area (GGBa), who is committed to processing any personal data responsibly, with the user’s consent and in compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidelines. This privacy policy will explain how our organization uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website(s). Greater Geneva Bern area (GGBa) is the responsible entity for the processing of personal data for the and websites.

Collected data and purposes of processing

By personal data, we mean any information relating to an identified physical person or one who can be identified, directly or indirectly. We may collect and process the following personal data from our websites’ visitors for the following purposes :

  • Data relating to your identity, in particular your title, surname, first name, e-mail address, within the scope of the handling requests made through the contact form or when you subscribe to our newsletter(s). Fields that are mandatory for the purposes of processing your requests are marked with an asterisk in our contact forms.
  • Data relating to your navigation, such as date, time of connection and/or navigation, browser type, browser language, IP address, which allows us to deliver a better user experience.


Your personal data may be disclosed to certain partner agencies or representatives of the GGBa, while maintaining the confidentiality and security of personal data and only to an extent necessary for the fulfilment of their mandates. For the purposes of optimizing the quality of our websites’ services and given the international dimension of our organization, transfers of personal data outside your country and/or outside the European Union may be necessary. In this case, the appropriate physical, organizational, procedural and technical measures are in place to ensure the security and confidentiality of personal data.

Storage duration

We ensure that we retain your personal data for no longer than is necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes outlined above or as otherwise stipulated by the applicable law.

Your rights

In accordance with the applicable legislation, you have access, rectification, limitation, opposition and deletion rights to any data relating to you. To do so, you can contact us by phone at +41 21 644 00 90.