Student Mentor Foundation Lucerne operates within the scope of its Foundation purpose the platform By using the services of you acknowledge the validity of the following Privacy Policy:


This Privacy Policy applies to all websites of The protection of personal information is important to complies with the valid provisions of the Swiss and European data protection laws. observes the principle of data economy and ensures the appropriate security of your information.

No guarantees for compliance with data protection provisions are given for websites of third parties to which the websites of refer or are linked.

Purpose of the Processing of Information offers housing for students at universities, colleges and other educational institutions. Your information is exclusively processed within the scope of the offered services. The processing assists in particular with the fulfillment of contracts, usual pre-contractual activities and measures as well as the enforcement of law.

Basis for Processing

Under «processing» is understood every handling of personal information. Included under this is for example the setting up, modification of as well as the elimination of a data file. The processing of your personal information is done within the scope of valid laws (Swiss Fed. Act on Data Protection, regulations thereto). processes personal information on the following basis:

  • with consent of the person involved;
  • based on the necessity of the processing to fulfill a contract with the person involved;
  • for carrying out measures in respect to the execution of the contract;
  • to fulfill a legal obligation under which is subject pursuant to possibly applicable law;
  • in order to protect interests essential to the person involved or another individual (e.g. emergency situations);
  • to safeguard justified interests of or third parties provided the basic rights and interests of the person involved are not prevailing.

Duration of Processing

Your personal information will be processed for as long as the purpose of the recording of your information makes it necessary. Legal periods regarding storage can lead to the situation that your personal information, respectively excerpts from it, must be stored even several years after the termination of the contractual relationship between you and follows the principle of data economy and deletes your information automatically as soon as there is no longer any need to hold it further.

Accessible information on the servers of

The server of processes the following technical data which comes up each time by a site visit by you:

  • IP address,
  • time of access,
  • visited webpage and files called up thereby,
  • web browser used and
  • (seldom) used operating system.

Involved with this technical data is not personal information within the meaning of the data protection law. The mentioned access information does not relate to a specific or determinable person and is also not kept track of for analysis purposes.

The principle of data economy is also monitored for this access information provided it makes sense technically and is possible.


So that the website of correctly functions, Cookies are used. These Cookies are of a technical nature and contain no personal information.

You have in general the possibility to delete and prohibit Cookies by means of the settings in your browser. It can be that due to this, the functionality of is limited. optimizes in addition with the help of Cookies the use of the website and uses Cookies for measuring purpose. Google Analytics is used for this.

Explanation to Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. («Google»). Google Analytics uses so-called «Cookies», text files that are saved on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by a Cookie regarding your use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to a server of Google in the USA and saved there. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about website activities for the website operator and to provide additional services connected with the website and Internet use. Google will also eventually transfer this information to third parties provided this is legally allowed or to the extent that third parties process this information on behalf of Google. Google will in no event link your IP address with other data at Google.

More information to Google Analytics is found at here.

Note to Privacy Plugins

For secure and private surfing in the Internet, recommends you use the following plugins for Firefox or Chrome:, ghostery and ABP (Adblock Plus)

Transport Security uses TLS/SSL for transferring of information from your browser to the server and back. These transfer means are encoded and considered secure. The secure transfer is done specifically during the use of the reservation platform and the entering of user information to

In the event that you communicate with by normal E-mail, the information will not be encoded and can be viewed by third parties and possibly be manipulated. By using E-mail you acknowledge this situation. The transmission of confidential or personal information by E-mail is at your own risk.

Your Rights regarding Personal Information

Data protection law gives you in particular the following rights:

  • information about whether data about you will be processed;
  • information about which data will be processed;
  • to receive information in transferable form;
  • to access, correct or delete your information;
  • to revoke your consent to process;
  • to avail yourself of any rights to object.

Contact for your Concerns regarding Personal Information

Student Mentor Foundation Lucerne
Frau Ulla Lauener-Rölli, Managing Director
Steinhofstrasse 15a
6005 Lucerne
+41 41 317 22 10

Modification of Privacy Statement reserves the right to at any time update this Privacy Policy without prior notice.

Status of Privacy Policy: September 2018

Last Modification: September 2018