Privacy Policy

Processing of personal data on layer‑

The servers of layer‑ process the fol­low­ing tech­ni­cal data, which is col­lect­ed when you vis­it the site:

  • IP address,
  • time of access,
  • web­site vis­it­ed and files accessed,
  • the web brows­er used and
  • (rarely) oper­at­ing sys­tem used.

In order for this web­site to func­tion cor­rect­ly, cook­ies are used (e.g. for the lan­guage selec­tion EN/DE). These cook­ies are tech­ni­cal in nature and do not rep­re­sent per­son­al data.

You have the option to delete and pro­hib­it indi­vid­ual or all cook­ies via your brows­er set­tings. It may be that the func­tion­al­i­ty of layer‑ is lim­it­ed afterwards.

This tech­ni­cal data is not per­son­al data with­in the mean­ing of Swiss data pro­tec­tion law. The afore­men­tioned access data does not relate to a spe­cif­ic or iden­ti­fi­able per­son and is not tracked for analy­sis purposes.

The prin­ci­ple of data econ­o­my is fol­lowed for all access data and cook­ies, as far as it is tech­ni­cal­ly rea­son­able and possible.

Note on data protection plugins

Transport Security

Für das pri­vatere Sur­fen im Inter­net empfehlen wir Ihnen die Benutzung von Fire­fox mit fol­gen­den Plu­g­ins:, uBlock ori­gin (Fire­fox / Chrome) und für erfahrene Anwen­der uBlock matrix (Fire­fox / Chrome).

layer‑ uses TLS/SSL to trans­fer data from your brows­er to LAYER 8’s servers and vice ver­sa. This trans­mis­sion path is encrypt­ed and con­sid­ered secure.

Communication by e‑mail

Vertrauliche Kommunikation über Messenger

If you com­mu­ni­cate with us by ordi­nary email, the con­tent includ­ing attach­ments is not trans­mit­ted encrypt­ed and can be viewed by third par­ties and pos­si­bly manip­u­lat­ed. By using email, you acknowl­edge this fact. The trans­mis­sion of con­fi­den­tial or per­son­al data by email is at your own risk.
If you want or need to com­mu­ni­cate with us con­fi­den­tial­ly, please use email encryp­tion, the mes­sen­ger Sig­nal or Ele­ment. To use Sig­nal, save our phone num­ber (041 511 5008) on your smart­phone in the con­tact list. Then install Sig­nal for “Lin­ux / Win­dows / Mac”, “Android” or “iPhone”. After­wards you can call us encrypt­ed or send encrypt­ed text messages.

Secure upload of data

To send us data in a secure way, please con­tact us. You will then receive access to a secure inter­face to be able to trans­mit the data securely.