Privacy Settings

The Federal Office of Food Safety is committed to user privacy and handles your personal data with the utmost care. This privacy statement provides an overview of how your data is used and what measures we take to protect it.

In order to constantly improve the functionality and navigation of our website so that it continues to provide a useful and effective source of information for our visitors, we count the visits to our website using Piwik, a web analytics open-source software. Piwik uses "cookies", which are text files placed on the user's computer to help us analyse how visitors use our website. When visiting one of our sites, we may store the date and time of the page view, information regarding the visitor's browser as well as the IP address which is anonymised prior to being processed. All data is collected in strictly pseudonymous form and for statistical purposes only.

Right to object:

In accordance with the applicable regulations, you have the right to object to the collection, processing and use of the aforementioned data for the intended purposes by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.
In the event that you object to the processing of your data for the aforementioned use, an opt-out cookie is set on your computer. This contains the information that you have objected to the creation of profiles.

This specific AGES cookie is called "piwik_ignore" and is set by "". As long as data storage is objected to, this cookie must not be deleted. Should you come to use a different computer or a different browser, you must complete the deactivation process again.

Created: 28.03.2014

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