Data Privacy

  1. Collection of personal data

You can visit the Website and obtain information without revealing any personal data. We only request personal data during the submission process when you want to apply for the Life Grant.

We collect and process your personal data carefully, only for the purposes described in this data protection declaration and only to the extent that is necessary for these purposes. We only store your personal data insofar and as long as is required for us to perform our or your obligations connected to the Life Grant or to the extent that we are required to do so by law.


We also collect data to analyse the use of the Website in general, to gain insights into how to improve our website. We also collect and process this data using cookies. You can find information on how cookies work and your options in this respect in our Cookie Policy.



  1. Data processing

When you apply for the grant, you will be asked for personal information, in particular your surname, first name, telephone number, e-mail address and banking details. Such data will only be shared with stakeholders involved in the announcement and processing of the Life Grant and the evaluation of submitted applications.

The applicant names and project name of the winning team may be published in print and electronic media.



  1. Data security

We protect your personal data by taking suitable security measures and using secure servers. We have taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the Website from loss, destruction or manipulation, as well as from access, modification or dissemination by unauthorized individuals.




In some places on our site, we use a technology called “cookies”. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer or other access device, which we use for the following purposes:


  • Making your experience more efficient, faster and easier: by remembering your preferences, like preferred language, display and other settings, maintaining your session, and for authentication purposes. This helps us to provide you with a better user experience. These cookies are also referred to as Session-Id cookies, authentication cookies, and User Interface customization cookies
  • Gain useful knowledge about how the site is used: by collecting information about the number of visitors and other uses. This helps us improve our sites. These cookies are also referred to as analytics cookies. For this purpose, we use Google analytics which means that Google will also have access to this information (including your IP address). Google Analytics is Google’s free web analytics tool that mainly helps website owners to understand how their visitors engage with their website. It collects information anonymously and reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. For more information on Google analytics, please click on the following link

Your web browser can be set to manage cookies and even to reject them. Do bear in mind that if you set your browser to automatically reject cookies, your user experience when visiting websites will not be the same: your preferences may not be remembered, some functionality may be lost and you may not be able to access certain areas or features of the sites.


For more information about cookies, types of cookies and how to manage cookies, including how to block them and delete them, please visit



  1. Amendments

We reserve the right to amend this Data Protection & Cookie Policy at any time. Amendments shall apply as soon as they are published on this Website.



  1. Contact for data protection

If you have any questions regarding this Data Protection & Cookie Policy, please contact us via:


Pomcany’s Marketing AG
Aargauerstrasse 250
CH-8048 Zürich

Telefon +41 44 496 10 17
Telefax +41 44 496 10 11


Last update: October 6, 2015