Data protection declaration

update: september 20, 2023

This data protection policy statement for the website is intended to inform you of the rights and freedoms you may assert with regard to our use of your personal data.

This data protection declaration has been drawn up in accordance with Swiss data protection laws, in particular the Federal Data Protection Act (nLPD). The competent data protection authority in Switzerland is the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC).

User information

In accordance with legal provisions, the Fraternité Sacerdotale Saint-Pierre informs you of the processing of personal data that it implements. It informs you of the following:
– the identity of the data controller,
– the purpose of the processing for which the data is intended,
– data recipients.

Identity of the data controller

The secretary of the Fondation Fraternité Sacerdotale Saint-Pierre, Chemin du Schoenberg 8, 1700 Fribourg, Switzerland, is responsible for processing personal data. This processing is carried out in accordance with the Swiss Federal Data Protection Act.

Your rights

In accordance with data protection legislation, you have the right to access, question, modify and rectify information concerning you. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for legitimate reasons, as well as the right to object to this data being used for commercial canvassing purposes in accordance with applicable regulations. On written request to the address below and by providing your first and last name, your e-mail address and a copy of an official identity document (identity card or passport), we will inform you of the data we have stored about you.

Processed data and purpose of data processing

From time to time, we may require certain personal information as described below in order to:
– keep our list of benefactors up to date,
– call you back or manage your information or service requests.

Communication data

When you contact us by e-mail, telephone, letter or any other means of communication, we collect the data exchanged between you and us, including your contact details.

Name and postal address

Your first and last name are stored so that we know who you are and can contact you. We may also need your postal address in certain cases (e.g. to send you thank-you letters, printed newsletters, etc.).

E-mail address

We store your e-mail address in order to contact you in this way. These contacts are normally used exclusively to meet the specific needs for which you request us or to keep you informed of our activities.

Phone number

We store your telephone number to contact you – not systematically and only if necessary.

We do not collect this basic data exhaustively for all contacts. Detailed data collection depends in particular on the purpose of the processing. Data is treated as strictly confidential and is neither passed on nor sold to third parties.

Cookie policy

We use cookies to help you navigate the website efficiently and to perform certain functions. Detailed information on all cookies can be found under each consent category below.

With the exception of cookies categorized as “necessary”, you can choose to activate or deactivate some or all of these cookies using the CookieYes window, but deactivating some of them may affect your browsing experience. A detailed list of cookies is available in the CookieYes window, also accessible via the blue round symbol at the bottom left of pages.

Necessary cookies are crucial to the website’s basic functions and it will not function as intended without them. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable data.

Functional cookies enable certain functionalities to be carried out, such as sharing website content on social media platforms, collecting comments and other third-party functionalities.

Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc. No cookies of this kind are used on

Performance cookies are used to understand and analyze the website’s key performance indicators, enabling us to provide visitors with a better user experience. No such cookies are used on

Advertising cookies are used to provide visitors with personalized ads based on previously visited pages and to analyze campaign effectiveness. No cookies of this kind are used on

Services potentially used on this site

– PayPal
– Font Awesome
– YouTube
– Google Fonts
– Google Maps

When using these sites or services, the data protection policy of each also applies, and in particular the PayPal Privacy Policy, the Font Awesome Privacy Policy and the Google Services Privacy Policy.

Online donations with PayPal

On our site, you can make a donation or payment online in a simple and secure way. The transaction is transmitted via Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to Paypal.

Our website includes a PayPal module. PayPal is a payment service provider. Payments are made via accounts, which are the virtual equivalent of private or business accounts. PayPal also offers the possibility of making virtual payments with a credit card if the user does not have an account. An account is identified by an e-mail address and does not have a traditional account number. PayPal enables online payments to be made to and received from third parties. In addition, PayPal acts as an agent and offers protection services to the buyer.

PayPal’s European operating company is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. & Cie. S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, 2449 Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

When you use these payment methods, the personal data required to process the payment is transmitted to PayPal. As a rule, the personal data transmitted is limited to the following: first name, surname, address, e-mail address, IP address, telephone number, cell phone number and other data required to process the payment. Personal data relating to your order is necessary for the execution of the sales contract.

The purpose of transmitting data is to process the payment and to prevent fraud. We pass on data to PayPal if there is a legitimate interest in doing so. If necessary, PayPal will forward the personal data received to economic intelligence companies in accordance with its data protection declaration. This transmission serves to verify identity and creditworthiness. PayPal also passes on personal data to associated companies or service providers or to subsidiaries, insofar as this is necessary to meet contractual obligations or insofar as the data must be processed within the framework of the contract. The data subject may revoke his/her consent to PayPal’s use of his/her personal data at any time. Such revocation has no effect on the personal data that must be processed, used or transmitted for the (contractual) execution of the payment.

The transmission of data to PayPal described in this paragraph only takes place when you expressly choose this payment method to make a donation to the Fraternité Sacerdotale Saint-Pierre.

Using Google Maps and WP Go Maps

The website uses Google Maps and Google Maps API to present the list of houses and apostolates of the Fraternité Sacerdotale Saint-Pierre on an interactive map using the WordPress WP Go Maps extension. Google Maps is developed by Google Inc. Google Maps is developed by Google Inc. By using the website, you consent to Google, its agents or third parties collecting, processing and using automatically collected data and data entered by you, for the purposes of displaying the map, geocoding addresses and calculating and displaying routes.

For more information on the data transferred when using Google Maps, please consult the Google Services Privacy Policy . In addition to the IP address, this includes data such as the GPS data of the device used and search behavior.

Some of WP Go Maps’ visual components use third-party libraries that are loaded onto the network. Currently, these libraries are Google Maps, Open Street Map, jQuery DataTables and FontAwesome. When loading resources over a network, the third-party server will receive your IP address and user agent string, among other details. Please refer to the respective libraries’ privacy policies for details of how they use data and the process for exercising your rights under data protection regulations.

Using Google Fonts

For consistent font representation, this site uses fonts supplied by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required fonts into its cache in order to display text and fonts correctly.

To do this, your browser must establish a direct connection with Google’s servers. Google will be informed of your access to the website via your IP address.

Using Font Awesome

The site also uses icons for the uniform display of image symbols, some of which are provided by Font Awesome, Inc. When you open a page, your browser loads the required fonts into its cache in order to display text and fonts correctly.

To do this, your browser must establish a direct connection with Font Awesome’s servers. Font Awesome is thus informed of access to the website via your IP address.

Image rights

Our website contains photographs taken on various occasions, some of which show people. Out of respect for your privacy, we can immediately remove photos from our site if you wish. Simply contact us at the address below, providing your first and last name, your e-mail address and a copy of an official form of identification (identity card or passport), and telling us the name and location of the photo to be removed.

Data owner and legal representative

Fondation Fraternité Sacerdotale Saint-Pierre
Chemin du Schoenberg 8
1700 Fribourg, Switzerland
Tel +41 26 488 00 37

Data Protection Officer

General Secretary, Data processing manager
Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter
Chemin du Schoenberg 8
1700 Fribourg, Switzerland
Tel +41 26 488 00 37