Privacy Policy

Our website is subject to Swiss law concerning data protection, in particular according to the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP). We consider the protection of your privacy to be extremely important and therefore are informing you in detail as follows concerning our handling of your personal data on this website.

You can visit our website without leaving any personal details. We automatically collect and store certain information in our server logs that do not allow us to draw any direct conclusions about you. These include, but are not limited to, the names of the pages accessed, including the date and time of the retrieval, the amount of data transmitted, and the Internet provider through which retrieval occurs. We use this information solely to ensure the uninterrupted accessibility of our website and to improve our website.



When you contact us, we collect personal information, for example through our contact form, and when you voluntarily provide us with information such as your name, email address or telephone number. What personal data is collected depends upon the information requested.



We collect personal information when you sign up through our website for an email newsletter that we may send you periodically based on your indications. Which personal data is collected results from the desired specifications. Email recipients may opt out at any time by following the “unsubscribe” instructions included in the email received. For the distribution of the newsletter we can commission third parties in Switzerland and forward necessary personal data.



We use cookies for our website. Cookies are small data files that are automatically sent to your browser from a Web server and stored permanently or temporarily on your computer’s hard drive. The purpose of cookies is in particular the statistical evaluation of the use of our website for improvements. You can disable cookies in your browser at any time completely, or merely for our website. If cookies are disabled, you may not have access to all features of our website.


Google Analytics

For our website we use Google Analytics, a service of the US-American Google Inc. (“Google”). Among other things, Google Analytics uses cookies that allow a statistical evaluation of the use of our website. Google Analytics usually transmits cookies and other information about your visit to our website to Google servers in the United States of America (USA) and processes or saves them. Google uses this data to evaluate the use of our website on our behalf and to provide other services in this context.

The utilised IP addresses are abbreviated before processing or storage by Google in order to improve the protection of your privacy.

You can prevent the transfer of your data as well as the processing and storage of your data to Google by obtaining and installing the corresponding opt-out browser add-on from Google under this web link.

For an even fuller protection of your privacy, you can also use appropriate browser extensions such as Ghostery.

You can find more information about privacy at Google here.


Right to Information

In accordance with Swiss data privacy laws, you have a right to generally free information about the personal data that we process or store about you. The Kunst Museum Winterthur will respond to all legitimate requests for information and where applicable, to correct, amend, or delete your personal data. If you wish to make such a request or if you have questions or comments about this Data Privacy Policy, please click on «Contact» below to send us your questions and suggestions.