Privacy Policy

The CHS Alliance (hereinafter “we” or “the Alliance”) is committed to the protection and respect of your privacy. In this policy, we set out how we process your personal data.

For the purpose of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in force from 25 May 2018, the data controller is the CHS Alliance – Chemin de Balexert 7 – 1219 Châtelaine (Switzerland).

1. Information we may collect

The CHS Alliance may collect from you:

Personal data 

This data is suitable to identify you. We do not collect or process data referring to you personally if you have not given us your explicit consent or authorised a third party to transfer it to us. The information you provide to us may include your name, organisation name, address, e-mail address, phone number, photographs and financial information.

We may ask you for information when you register to our events or report a problem with our website. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence. We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research or service improvement purposes and in which you have no obligation to participate.

Statistical data

This includes all information which refers to general statistics, such as page traffic, resources you access and demography. Your identification through this data is not possible.

2. Disclosure of the data we collect

We may disclose your personal data to third parties if this is necessary:

  • To deliver a service you have requested;
  • Under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation;
  • In order to enforce or apply our Statutes and other agreements
  • To protect the rights, property, or safety of the Alliance or others.

We commit to sign agreements with third parties who may store or process your data, requesting them to comply with this Privacy Policy and the GDPR.

3. Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

The Cookies We Set

  • Account related cookies

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

  • Site preferences cookies

We provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page that is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics, which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
  • We use various versions of Google’s reCAPTCHA to determine whether you are a real person and not a robot or spam. ReCAPTCHA collects personal user data to determine whether the actions on our website are made by people. For more information please visit Google’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
  • We use embedded videos from YouTube.

Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

4. Following links to and from our website

Our site may contain links to and from the websites of our members and partners. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

5. Access to your data

You may have access to your data at any time and may amend or delete it. For this, please contact

6. About this policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. The latest version was published on 24 May 2018.

7. Contact

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you at