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Imprint and Legal Notices

General Terms and Conditions

Kick Foundation maintains this website for general information purposes only. Kick Foundation reserves the right to delete, modify or supplement the content of this site at any time and without stating reasons. Kick Foundation endeavours to provide up-to-date and correct information on its website. However, it does not guarantee the correctness, up-to-dateness and completeness of the content and data published here. Kick Foundation is not liable for any direct or indirect damage resulting from the use of its website or from the information provided here. Rights and obligations between Kick Foundation and users of its website or third parties are excluded.

This website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy applies exclusively to our website. Kick Foundation has no influence whatsoever on the information accessible via external links to other websites and therefore declines any liability for the content of these sites.

This website is protected by copyright, including all texts and images. Any use outside the limits of copyright law is not permitted without the consent of Kick Foundation. The dissemination of information from this website in return for payment is prohibited.


Data Privacy Statement

A. Introduction

At Kick Foundation we take protecting your personal information during your use of our website very seriously and we are committed to taking all reasonable steps to ensure your information is safe and to comply with the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP). This Privacy and Cookies Policy relates to our use of any personal information we may collect from you while you are using any pages of our website

We may update this Privacy and Cookies Policy from time to time to reflect changes in the law and/or our privacy practices, without notification in case of minor changes. Any changes to our Privacy and Cookies Policy will become effective immediately, when we post the revised Privacy and Cookies Policy on our website.

By using our website you are indicating that you consent to our use of your personal information as described in this Privacy and Cookies Policy.


B. Data Collection and Use of Collected Data

1. Personal information

In principle, you can visit our website without having to provide any personal information. When you visit our website, our servers temporarily store each access in a log file. The following technical data is collected and stored until automatic deletion after seven months at the latest:

- IP address of the requesting computer;

- Date and time of access;

- Internet page from which the access was made, if necessary with the search word used;

- Name and URL of the file accessed;

- performed search queries;

- the operating system of your computer (provided by the user agent);

- Browser used by you (provided by the user agent);

- device type in case of accesses by cell phones;

- transmission protocol used.

The collection and processing of this data is used for system security and stability and for error and performance analysis as well as for internal statistical purposes and enables us to optimize our Internet offering.

2. Google Analytics

Kick Foundation might use Google Analytics to collect data about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (these are data about your browser, your general location as determined from your IP address and provided by your browser, the site from which you come, and the links followed when leaving the site). Kick Foundation does not collect sensitive data such as health data of individuals. Kick Foundation might use your data for statistical and analytical purposes in order to administer the website or improve our products and services. This is done through the third-party Google Analytics (Google Inc.) which is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilises the data collected to track and examine the use of this website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.

Kick Foundation never shares your personal information with third parties beyond third parties performing services on our behalf.


3. Social Media Plugins

On the Kick Foundation website, you will find links to social media networks, specifically LinkedIn and Twitter. You can recognize the linking by the provider's logo. Clicking on the link opens the corresponding social media page to which this data protection declaration does not apply. For details of the provision applicable there, please refer to the corresponding data protection statements on the provider's website. Before calling up the corresponding link, no personal information is transmitted to the respective providers. Your calling up of the linked page is at the same time the basis for the data processing by the respective providers. We have no influence on the data processing operations, nor are we aware of the full extent of the data collection, the purposes of the processing and the storage periods. We also have no information on the deletion of data by the plug-in providers.


C. Data Retention

Kick Foundation stores your personal information for as long as we deem it necessary or legally required. This is in relation to the personal data that you provide when contacting the foundation. You have the right to access the personal data we store about you.
You can contact us at any moment to request your data be modified or deleted. If you would like to access, review, correct, update or have your personal information deleted from our records, please contact Kick Foundation at Once your identity is confirmed, we will deal with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.

D. Cookies Policy

1. What are Cookies?

Cookies are pieces of information that a website places on your device when you visit a website. Most websites you visit will use cookies in order to improve your user experience by enabling that website ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (session cookie) or for repeat visits (persistent cookie). Cookies may also be set by the website you are visiting (first party cookies) or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing (third party cookies). The cookies are essential to the effective operation of our website. Cookies make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier. More information about cookies can be found on websites like:


2. Third Party Cookies
Most notably we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service which uses ‘cookies’. Each of these services sets its own cookies. Google uses this information for tracking how you use the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. We embed videos from our official YouTube and Vimeo channel using a privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally – identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. Kick Foundation doesn’t have direct access to those cookies and the use of those third-party cookies is governed solely by the respective service provider’s Privacy statement.
See, for example, Google’s privacy policy.


3. Cookie Acceptance and Effect of Clicking Agree on our Cookie Banner
By using our websites you consent to our use of cookies policy as updated from time to time and the cookies we use will be stored on your device, unless this functionality is rejected or disabled by your browser.
The first time you visit our website our Cookie Banner will appear, notifying you of the fact that Kick Foundation uses cookies. If you click on the “ACCEPT” button in this, we will use a cookie to record this fact so that the Cookie Banner will not show up on your screen next time you visit our website from your device (using the same browser).


4. Turning Off Cookies and Ramifications Thereof
You can manage the cookies stored on your device as well as stop cookies from being installed on your browser. For more information on how to manage cookies usage on your device, please visit Please note that if you prefer to block some or all of the cookies Kick Foundation uses, you might lose some of our website’s functionality.


E. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy and Cookies Policy please contact us at:

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