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Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting your privacy. To the “Bedretto Underground Laboratory for Geoenergies” the protection not only of your personal but the safety and security of all data that is handled within this project is important. As part of this effort, we process personal data in accordance with the Swiss Data Protection Law and, where applicable, with EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).


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For analysing the use of Bedretto Lab web pages as well as potential errors, the Bedretto Underground Laboratory for Geoenergies logs http requests including IP addresses, browser versions and referrer URLs. This allows us to follow which web pages and ressources are looged at, without identifiying individual users or recognizing them individually on return. Web logs are stored confidentially and not shared with any other institution or company.

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