Last Updated: 11 November 2023

Who we are

Ukrainian Women in Switzerland is the non-profit association (“Association”, “Ukrainian Women in Switzerland association”, “we”) and the founder of the Ukrainian School in Geneva (École ukrainienne à Genève). Your support towards our initiatives can contribute to making a difference for Ukrainian community residing in French-speaking Switzerland and the students of the school. We respect the privacy of our users (“you”, “user”) . This Privacy Notice explains how we collect, use, disclose and safeguard your information when you visit our website (“website”) or when you submit information to us or we collect your information through other means.

Please read this Privacy Notice carefully. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Notice, please do not access this website.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Notice at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Privacy Notice. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Privacy Notice on this website, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification. You are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Notice to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, to have accepted, and will be subject to, the revised Privacy Notice by your continued use of this website after the date of such revised Privacy Notice is posted.

What information is collected

We may collect various types of information about you:

  • Information necessary to engage with you to support the Ukrainian Women in Switzerland association, precisely in providing financial support towards our educational and cultural initiatives for the Ukrainian community in French-speaking Switzerland and students of École ukrainienne à Genève (such as your name and contact details);
  • Information necessary for your participation in the Association’s activities;
  • Information needed to provide you with information or email alerts;
  • Information you provide in Google forms or surveys;
  • Information about your attendance at our educational and cultural events;
  • Information shared with us during communications related to the Association’s activities;
  • Information about your support of the Association and/or École ukrainienne à Genève;
  • Information required to verify your identity;
  • Information about your experiences at our activities or with regard to our communications.

Why information is collected

We collect your data only to enable the Ukrainian Women in Switzerland association’s cultural and educational activities, precisely to organize events for the Ukrainian community in French-speaking Switzerland. We do not have any commercial purposes of using your data.

Where and how information is collected from

You may provide us with information directly (e.g. filling in a form; making a call to us; registering to receive the Ukrainian Women in Switzerland association’s letters or email alerts; or submitting content to us). We may collect information automatically (e.g. when you make donations directly to our bank account). We may acquire information from third parties (e.g. publicly-available information on social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram).

How long the information about you will be kept

We will retain information about you for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes for which the information was collected and/or as needed to conduct our activities and to meet regulatory, legal and accounting requirements. After that, we will delete it. The period will vary depending on the purposes for which the information was collected. Note that in some circumstances, you have the right to request us to delete the information.

Who information is shared with

We may share the information about you with other organizations and physical persons who provide support for the Ukrainian Women in Switzerland association’s cultural and educational activities. Precisely, we may need to provide your information to persons who help organize cultural and educational events.  We may also share your information with professional advisers in order to enable them to assist us in our activities.

How do we protect information about you

We implement basic technical and organizational measures to protect personal information that we hold from unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction. However, we are limited in resources to use encryption and other technologies that can assist in securing the information you provide.

What rights users have over their data

You may have some or all of the following rights in respect of information about you that we hold:

  • Request us to give you access to it
  • Request us to rectify it, update it, or erase it
  • Request us to restrict our using it
  • Object to our using it
  • Withdraw your consent to our using it.


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Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Our contact details

If you have any questions, concerns or feedback relating to this Privacy Notice, please contact us at:
Association Ukrainian Women of Switzerland

Email :

rue Henri-Frederic Amiel 8 | CH1203 | Geneva, Switzerland