OPEN DAY 10.12.22

from 10am to 2pm
Families are welcome to visit the school.

Charte de cookies

The website (hereinafter referred to as “EB”) is published by Brechbühl School, the registered head office of which is on Toepffer 3 street, 1206 Geneva.
The purpose of this Charter is to inform you about the deposit and the use of cookies when browsing our website and the means available to you to configure how cookies work. Our Charter may be updated at any time by us, and these changes will take effect immediately. We invite you to refer to it regularly in order to take note of its latest available version. By continuing to use our website after reading this Charter, you accept the use of cookies on the browser according to our Charter, unless you have disabled them.


1. What is a cookie?

A « cookie » or « tracker » is a file of limited size, generally consisting of letters and numbers, created and stored in your browser’s memory on your device’s hard disk (computer, tablet, smartphone) when going on a website, reading an email, installing or using a software or mobile application, subject to the choices you have expressed regarding cookies, and which you can change at any time.


2. What are cookies used for?

Cookies allow the temporary storage of information relative to your browsing, Cookies have an essential role and allow us in particular: 

  • to improve the functioning of the website
  • to facilitate, but also improve and personalize your browsing on our website
  • to offer you the content that best suits your interests


3. What cookies do we use?

The precise details of the data we collect through cookies vary depending on specific needs, but the main data we generally collect on our website are as follow:

Audience measurement cookies. When you visit the website for the first time, a banner informs you of the presence of these cookies and asks you to indicate your choice.  They are only deposited if you accept them. The data collected by these cookies are kept for a maximum period of 24 months.

Nom du cookie Fournisseur du cookie Durée d’expiration Responsable traitement Base juridique
_ga Google (To access Google’s Privacy Policy, click here) 24 months Brechbühl School Unique identifier of the cookie, IP address, information about the material and activities carried out (dates of the first and last visit of the user/duration of the visit/times of arrival and departure etc.

The Google Analytics service used on our website makes it possible to count visitors and identify how they use the website. It is a statistical tool that allows Brechbühl School to improve its website by considering the needs of visitors.
Data generated by these cookies concerns:

  • your use of the website, such as the pages you have visited;
  • your IP address in order to determine the city where you are connecting from. This data is anonymized immediately after localization and is not communicated to Google.

Cookies embedded in third-party applications on our Site
We may include on our website applications for third parties, which allow you to share content from our website with other people or to let those other people know about your browsing or opinions about content on our website. This is particularly the case with the « Share » and « Like » buttons from social networks such as « Facebook », « Twitter», etc. The social network is likely to identify you with this button, even if you have not used it when browsing our website. This type of application button may allow the concerned social media platform to track your navigation on our website, by the sole fact that your account was activated on your browser (open session) during your navigation on our website.

We do not have any control on the process used by social media to collect information related to your navigation on our website and associated to your personal data they have. We recommend that you consult the conditions of use of your data on these social media platforms to know the purposes of use, in particular advertising, and the navigation information they can collect through these application buttons. It is important to ensure that the terms of use of these social media platforms can allow you to regulate and restrict the use of your data by these social media platforms, particularly by setting up your usage accounts with the latter.


4. Consent

When visiting our website for the first time, you are offered to accept or refuse the use of certain cookies. If you do not want cookies to be installed or to be read on your terminal equipment, a refusal cookie will be placed on your device so that EB records information through which you opposed the use of cookies.
Likewise, when you accept the deposit of cookies, a consent cookie is installed.
Refusal or consent cookies should remain on your terminal equipment.


5. Cookies management

You can always manage and modify the use of cookies according to the possibilities recalled below:
directly on our website, in the module provided for this purpose or from your browser software.
Warning: the considering of your refusal to install a cookie is based on the deposit of a cookie. Therefore, if you deactivate all cookies on your terminal or if you change terminals, we will no longer know that you have chosen this option.

Gestion des cookies sur notre site


A module displayed on the bottom left of our website allows you to choose the cookies you want to accept, and those you want to refuse on our website.
At any time, you can access this module and modify your preferences.
By default, your choice is kept for 6 months, after which you will be asked to reiterate your choice via our module.

Cookies management on your browser software

You can configure your browser software so that cookies are stored on your terminal equipment or are rejected, either systematically or according to their issuer.
You can also regularly delete cookies on your terminal via your browser.
However, do not forget to configure the browsers on your different terminals (tablets, smartphones, computers, …)
To manage your cookies and choices, the configuration of each browser is different. It is described in the help menu of your browser, which allows you to know how to change your cookie choices.
For example:

  • for Internet Explorer™: ; 
  • for Safari™: ;
  • for Chrome™: ;
  • for Firefox™: ;
  • for Opera™:

However, we draw your attention to the fact that by setting your browser to refuse cookies, certain features, pages and spaces of the site, which require the use of cookies, will not be accessible, which we cannot be responsible for.
To learn more about how to configure your browser software, we invite you to visit the website of the National commission of computing and liberties:


6. Protection of personal data

In the context of the use of cookies and other trackers as described on this page, EB may process personal data about you as a data controller.
Cookies and other third-party trackers on the website depend on external data controllers who are likely, if you chose to accept these cookies, to process personal data concerning you.
The issuance and use of these cookies and other trackers by third parties are subject to their own privacy policy. For more information about these treatments, you can refer to their privacy policy.


Collected data is essential to achieve the objectives pursued by each cookie. They are only intended for the authorized services of EB and/or of the company issuing the third-party cookies.
The different categories of collected and processed data as part of the website can be transmitted to service providers locates outside the European Union such as the United States.
These data transfers are governed by a cross-border flow agreement established in accordance with the standard contractual clauses of data controllers to subcontractors issued by the European Commission and currently in force.
The personal data collected via cookies are never kept longer than necessary to achieve the purpose of the cookie or tracker, and in any case, no more than 13 months.
For more information, including on exercising your rights, please refer to our Privacy Policy

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