Who we are

Our website address is: http://www.katrin-affolter.ch. Katrin Affolter is the owner of this website.


What personal data we collect and why we collect it


How your information may be used:

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain the Website;
  • To identify you as a user of the Website;
  • To improve the Website and your experience while on the Website;
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what personally identifiable information we may collect and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this Website.


Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment.


Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.



When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, but nothing more.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

All comments are reviewed by an administrator before they are published on the Website. We reserve the right not to publish inappropriate or unlawful content.


Embedded content from other websites

We may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. Website administrators can also see and edit this information.


What rights you have over your data

If you leaft any comments, you can request that we erase them.


Third-Party Use of Personal Information

The Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider's use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.


The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

  • Hostpoint – This is the webhoster of this Website. They automatically track IP-addresses, date and time, protocol information, error messages, and user-agent string in log files. Please refere to Hospoint's information page for further, more detailed information.
  • Logaholic – This service creates graphic reports using the log files (see above).
  • Google Web Fonts – This service provides us with web fonts to generate a consistent layout for all users. When calling, the browsser will store the web fonts in to the cache. Google Web Fonts may capture your IP address, please refer to Google Web Fonts privacy policy for further information.
  • Gravatar – For comments, an anonymized string created from your email address may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. Please refere to Gravatar's privacy policy for further information.


Publicly Visible Information

If you leave a comment on this Website, certain information may be publicly visible. You will be asked to leave a name (or pseudonym) and you have the option to add an email address. Your email address will never be available publicly.

Users of this Website may see your name.


Senstive Personal Information

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your acctual addres, social security number, etc.


How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information.


Outside Web Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware this Website is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other sites. Please be aware, once you leave our site users should read the privacy of each and every website that collects personal information. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this Website.


Changes to this Privacy Policy

We have the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.


Contact Information

At any time, please contact us at info@katrin-affolter.ch for questions related to this Privacy Policy.


This policy was last updated March 27, 2023