Privacy Policy


This document sets forth the method for collection of the personal data of the users of this website. This notice is governed by EU Regulation 679/2016 to protect the personal data of users who interact with the website www.thepathwayfoundation.org and can be found on the home page of www.thepathwayfoundation.com.
THE PATHWAY FOUNDATION respects the privacy of the visitors to this website and strives to protect their personal data. By accessing and using this website, the user accepts and consents to the collection, processing and transfer of their personal data as described in this policy.
This notice only applies to www.thepathwayfoundation.org and not to websites reached by links contained therein. 

Owner of the Data Collected

THE PATHWAY FOUNDATION with legal headquarters at Via Ariosto, 1, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland.
The user may contact the owner at: info@thepathwayfoundation.org. 

Types of Data Collected


Cookies are small text files sent from the website to the terminal of the interested party (usually to the browser), where they are stored and then retransmitted to the website the next time the same user visits the website.

THE PATHWAY FOUNDATION does not use cookie profiling meant to create profiles of the user in order to send promotional messages according to the preferences shown during navigation of the internet.  This regulation requires the user to be adequately informed about these cookies in order to express his/her consent regarding their use.


Technical Cookies

Technical cookies are those used solely to carry out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the provider of an information service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide that service.

Cookies serve to facilitate and improve the user’s experience of navigating the website.  They are necessary for the transmission of communication to the owner in order to respond to the user’s request.  Cookies do not require the advance consent of the user.

Third party cookies

Google Analytics:
We use information obtained in anonymous form to improve the content of the website and to improve the navigation within the website.  This information allows us to know the number of pages visited, the search engine used, and the keywords utilized. (Analytics Privacy)

Google Maps:
Google employs cookies on any webpage which includes a map provided by Google. We have no control over the cookies utilized by Google which can include information regarding the user’s preferences with regards to Google Maps.

Navigation Data

The computer systems and applications dedicated to the operation of this website collect, during their normal operation, some data, the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This information is not collected to be associated with identified interested parties, but owing to its nature might allow users to be identified through processing and associations with data held by third parties.
The data collected includes IP addresses and domain names of computers used by users connecting to the website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) of requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc..) and other parameters regarding the operating system, browser and computer environment used by the user. When visiting www.thepathwayfoundation.org the user’s internet provider is automatically registered by the server.
This data are processed, for the sole purpose of obtaining statistical information on the use of the website and to monitor its proper operation. The data might be used for ascertaining liability in the case of hypothetical computer crimes committed to damage the website.

Data Voluntarily Provided by the User

The user may voluntarily provide personal data through the compilation of forms in order to send an information request or else through the voluntary sending of electronic mail to the addresses indicated on this website.
In order to receive a response to such a message or request, the user’s email and other data must be utilized.

Optional Consent to Use Data

Except when necessary for navigation, the user is free to provide, or not, the data requested on the forms on the website. However, the lack of consent to collect the data on the form may prevent the response to the request.

Purpose of the Collection of Data

Data are collected solely for the following purposes:

  • to respond to requests for information by the user
  • to create and manage a database of users who send requests
  • to conduct anonymous statistical analysis.

How Data are Collected

THE PATHWAY FOUNDATION will collect your personal data in conformity with all legal and/or ethical requirements.  The personal data are processed with automated tools for the time strictly necessary for achieving the ends for which they are collected. Specific security measures are observed to prevent the loss of data, illegal and improper users and unauthorized access. 

Data Transfer

The information collected on this website may be transferred outside of the European Union, or outside of the country from which it was provided, to our offices in Switzerland, where the law guarantees an adequate protection of personal data.
Data are not communicated or transferred to third parties.

Rights of the Interested Parties

The parties to whom the personal information refer have the right at any time to obtain confirmation of whether or not their data exist and to know their content and origin, check that they are accurate or ask that they be added to, updated or be corrected.
The interested party is entitled to ask that the data processed in infringement of the law be deleted, converted into anonymous form or be blocked, and in any case object to their processing for legitimate reasons.
Requests may be sent to info@thepathwayfoundation.org.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

This document is the privacy policy of this website and may be changed or updated.