Swiss Society
for Endangered Languages

Legal notice

Gesellschaft für Bedrohte Sprachen, Swiss Society for Endangered Languages, Société Suisse pour Langues en Danger, Società Svizzera per Lingue in Pericolo, Societad Svizra per Linguas Periclitadas, 2012.

The Swiss Society for Endangered Languages is an association according to Art. 60ff. of the Swiss Civil Code with its registered office in Zurich, Affolternstrasse 56, c/o Department for Comparative Language Science, University of Zurich.

Email: endangered.languages AT

Privacy Policy

According to Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the data protection provisions of the federal government (Data Protection Act, DSG), every person is entitled to protection of their privacy as well as protection against misuse of their personal data. We declare that we treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

We strive to protect our databases from unauthorized access, loss, misuse, or alteration. However, complete protection of data against access by third parties during data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating by email) is not possible.

By using this website, you agree to the collection, processing, and use of data as described below. This website can generally be visited without registration. Data such as pages accessed or names of files accessed, date, and time are stored on the server for statistical purposes, without these data being directly related to your person.

Processing of Personal Data

Personal data includes all information that relates to an identified or identifiable person. Processing includes any handling of personal data, regardless of the means and procedures used, in particular the storage, transmission, procurement, deletion, retention, modification, destruction, and use of personal data. As part of our activities as members of the Swiss Society for Endangered Languages, we collect and store the following contact details of affected individuals: name, address, and email address.

We process personal data for the duration necessary for the respective purpose or purposes. In the case of longer-term retention obligations due to legal and other obligations to which we are subject, we restrict processing accordingly.

We store personal data only for the necessary duration required for the respective purpose or purposes. If we are obligated to retain data for a longer period due to legal or other obligations, we restrict processing accordingly.