Privacy Statement


This privacy statement applies to Obermatt Institute which controls and makes use of visitor information collected via this website. If you as a visitor choose to register or submit information to this website, you agree to the use of such data in accordance with this privacy statement.

Please note that this site contains links to other sites. Obermatt Institute has no responsibility for these third-party websites.

Information Collection

As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use the website. The site collects only personally identifiable information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address and telephone and fax numbers.In any case, your data will not be sold or transferred to third parties.

Cookies and Web Beacons

To ensure that our website is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation within the site, we or our service provider(s) may use cookies (small text files stored in a users browser) or web beacons (electronic images that allow the website to count visitors who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies) to collect aggregate data. We may use such devices to track information on our systems and identify categories of visitors by items such as IP address, domain, browser type, and pages visited.

Obermatt uses the services of technology companies that have committed to comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO). The privacy policies of these companies can be found here:

Google Analytics

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on the user's computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about users' use of this website is generally transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, the IP address of users will be shortened by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to and truncated by Google on servers in the United States. IP anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating the use of the website by users, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage for website operators.

The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data stored by Google. Users may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on their browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. In addition, users can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to their use of the website (including your IP address) as well as Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: Plugin.

Information Use

Personal information is used only for limited purposes. We may use the information you submit to create a personal profile to customize our response to further requests or inquiries. We will ensure that our marketing activities comply with applicable law, and implement procedures to obtain necessary consents before sending you an email containing information about Obermatt Institute service offerings.

You may at any time request that we discontinue sending you such materials.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

Although we may provide visitors information to service providers that handle information on our behalf, we will usually not share the information with third parties. We have European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant data processing agreements with our Internet service providers, including Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud.

Data Protection

We have in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all information provided by visitors from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction.

Data Protection Officer

Data Protection Officer according to the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Obermatt Institute Chairman Dr. Hermann J. Stern, who can be contacted at Obermatt Headquarters.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Obermatt Institute reserves the right to modify or amend this privacy statement at any time and for any reason. Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract or agreement between Obermatt Institute and any user visiting the website or providing identifying information of any kind.