Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to all websites (The "Sites") operated by the AFS Foundation.

By using these Sites, you agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy. Whenever you submit information via these Sites, you consent to the collection, use, retension and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

You may visit our Sites freely without being required to provide any personal details. A few non-personal items of usage data, such as your IP address, the website you last visited, which browser you are using, date and time, the pages you visit, etc., are recorded so that we can identify trends (site traffic statistics). The data is anonymized, evaluated and used for organizational purposes only. It cannot be traced to you.

When you fill the contact form, we ask you to knowingly and voluntarily provide personal information such as your name, address, e-mail and the type of information that you are interested in, so that we can process your request. This information is exclusively used for the purpose of processing your request and we do not sell your personal information to third parties, nor do we share it with them.

If you opt to sign up for our interactive member’s area, you must provide your name, user name and an e-mail address.

Be aware that data transfer via the internet can be intercepted, read and/or altered by unauthorized third parties or exposed to technical failure. The AFS Foundation is not responsible for such interceptions.

These Sites contains links to other sites which lie outside the scope of responsibility of the AFS Foundation. Access to and use of such websites occurs entirely at the user’s own risk. The AFS Foundation expressly states that it has no influence whatsoever over the content of any linked site and does not accept any liability in respect of the content of such websites.

This Privacy Policy is governed by and construed in accordance with Swiss laws without reference to principles of conflicts of law. Any dispute under this Privacy Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland.

If you have any questions or comments about the information on this Website, please contact us as follows:

AFS Foundation
Zimmerbergstrasse 13
CH-8800 Thalwil (Switzerland)

Any change to this Policy changes will be posted on these Sites without notice. Please check periodically. This information was last updated on July 25, 2008.