Data Privacy Statement

The Barragan Foundation is a non-profit institution based in Switzerland. It does not pursue any commercial activities. The Barragan Foundation takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. This notice is intended to inform you about the type of personal data that is collected when you use the website, as well as how we process, store and protect that data. The use of our website is subject to the privacy policy stated below.

Provider of the website and data controller

This website is a service provided by the Barragan Foundation, Kluenenfeldstrasse 22, 4127 Birsfelden, Switzerland (hereinafter “Barragan Foundation”). Where relevant, the Barragan Foundation is the data controller.


Please address any requests for information, objections to the processing of your data, or questions you might have to: Barragan Foundation, Kluenenfeldstrasse 22, 4127 Birsfelden, Switzerland; or send an e-mail to

Collection and storage of personal data

As with every website, our server automatically collects the following information and temporarily saves it in server log files, which are transmitted by your browser unless you have deactivated this function:

  • IP address of the computer transmitting the request
  • client’s file request
  • http response code
  • volume of data transmitted
  • website from which you access our website (referrer URL)
  • date and time of the server request
  • type, version and language of your browser
  • operating system on the computer transmitting the request

Our server log files are not evaluated based on personal use. At no time can the provider allocate this data to specific persons. This data is not combined with other data sources.

Purpose and legal basis of data processing

Data processing is carried out in particular to analyse the Internet traffic on our website and thus improve its functional features. The processing of personal data is necessary to protect our legitimate interests.

Usage analysis by Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service offered by Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter “Google”). Google Analytics uses text files called cookies, which are saved on your computer to facilitate analysis of your use of our website. The information collected by the cookies relates to your operating system, browser and IP address, the website you accessed previously (referrer URL), and the date and time of your visit to our website. The information generated by cookies regarding your use of this website is usually transmitted to and saved on a Google server in the United States. If and when IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will nevertheless truncate your IP address for transmission among member states of the European Union or to other member states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will your full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and then truncated there. At the request of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide the provider of the website with other services relating to website activity and Internet use. The IP address transmitted from your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.

You can object to Google’s collection of data generated by cookies relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as to its dissemination of the data. To do this, download and install the browser plug-in available under the following link:

We use Google Analytics to analyse and regularly enhance the use of our website. The statistics derived through this allow us to improve our offerings and make them more interesting for you, the user. The legal basis for such processing is to protect our legitimate interests.

Information regarding the third-party provider: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; terms of use, overview of data protection, privacy policy.

Use of YouTube plug-ins

Plug-ins of, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”), are integrated in our website. When you access pages of our website which contain such a plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers is established, whereby the plug-in is displayed on the website via message to your browser. In this way information as to which of our Web pages you have visited is transmitted to the YouTube server. YouTube is in principle responsible for the collection and processing of personal user data on YouTube. Please note that YouTube can collect and process certain data even if you do not have your own YouTube account. Further information on data processing by YouTube can be found in their privacy policy. It is conceivable that some of the information collected will also be processed outside the European Union by YouTube and Google based in the USA.

YouTube users can use their settings to influence the extent to which their user behaviour may be recorded. You can object to the use for advertising purposes here: You can also prevent your information from being processed by means of the cookies used by YouTube and Google, by not allowing cookies from third-party providers or those from YouTube and Google in your own browser settings.

We do not pass on any personal data ourselves. The legal basis for processing user data is to protect our legitimate interests.

Your rights

Subject to the fulfilment of the relevant legal requirements, you are entitled to the following rights:

  • Information
  • Rectification
  • Deletion
  • Restriction of processing
  • Notification
  • Data portability

Furthermore, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of user data based on your consent or our legitimate interests.

Last update: 25 February 2021