Privacy Policy and Legal Notice

The operator of this website and responsible body with regard to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Stiftung Fotomuseum Winterthru, Grüzenstrasse 44+45, CH-8400 Winterthur, +41 52 234 60 10,

Data Protection Policy for Using Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses so called cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to enable an analysis of how you use the site. We use this information in order to enable smooth browsing of our website, ensure constant and optimal systems security, optimise our website and for statistical purposes. The information about your use of the website (including your IP address) generated by the cookie will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the operators of the website and providing other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with any other data held by Google Inc. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.


If you have subscribed to our newsletter, we use the contact details you have supplied for sending you information on services provided by Stiftung Fotomuseum Winterthur and the Center for Photography by e-mail, in particular in the form of regular newsletters. The newsletters are sent via third-party provider MailChimp. You can revoke your permission to send you these newsletters at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in one of our e-mails. Data is processed with your consent, pursuant to art. 6 paragraph 1a GDPR.

Rights of Data Subjects, Right to Lodge a Complaint, Right to Object

In addition to your right to revoke any consent you have given us, you also have a right of access to information pursuant to art. 15 GDPR, to rectification pursuant to art. 16 GDPR, to erasure pursuant to art. 17 GDPR, to restriction of processing pursuant to art. 18 GDPR, the right to object pursuant to art. 21 GDPR as well as the right to data portability pursuant to art. 20 GDPR. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority pursuant to art. 77 GDPR.

The general right to object pursuant to art. 21 paragraph 1 GDPR applies to all data processing as outlined in this data protection policy carried out on the basis of art. 6 paragraph 1f GDPR. The data subject shall have the right to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes pursuant to art. 89 paragraph 1, unless there are compelling reasons for processing the data in the public interest.

External Links

We are not responsible for the content of external websites to which we provide links. For illegal, erroneous or incomplete content and in particular for damages resulting from using or not using such information, only the provider of the linked pages is liable towards you. Under no circumstances can we be held liable for damages and consequential damages of any kind resulting from the use of those pages.

Changes to Data Protection Policy

We reserve the right to amend this data protection policy at any time in adherence with applicable data protection regulations.

Legal Notice

All copyrights are reserved. All reproductions as well as any other use without permission – with the exception of individual and private retrieval of the works – is prohibited.

January 2021 / Stiftung Fotomuseum Winterthur