Privacy Notice

Hymne (hereinafter “,” “we”), a company located at Rue du Bois Melly 2, 1205 Geneva, is the data controller for your personal data collected under this privacy notice.

For any questions regarding your personal data, you can contact us at any time by email at

We respect your privacy and are committed to full transparency regarding how we collect, use, and share your personal data, in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act (NLPD) of September 1, 2023.

This privacy notice informs you how we process the personal data we collect from you, that you provide to us, or that we may collect from other sources. This includes various ways you interact with us, whether in person, by email, or through our website ( or our social media pages.

This privacy notice aims to: List the personal data we collect from you;Explain the purpose of processing this data and specify on what legal bases we process it;Identify with whom this data is shared and if it is transferred abroad;State the security measures we take in connection with this data;Inform you about your rights regarding your personal data and how you can exercise them.

1. Our Privacy Notice

By interacting with us or providing us with your personal data, you agree to the rules described in this privacy notice. If you do not agree with these rules, please do not use or visit our website or provide us with your personal data.

We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy notice, which will be effective upon publication on our website. Please check our website regularly for any changes.

2. What Personal Data Do We Collect?

When you interact with us, for example, via our website, our social media accounts, by email, or when you visit our physical premises or events, we may collect your personal data.

We only collect personal data that you provide to us, that results from your actions on our website, and/or that we need to offer or improve our services, or based on another legitimate interest:

Contact and identification information, such as name, first name, phone number, physical and email address, as well as communication metadata such as your IP address, timestamp, browser (including language and version), and geolocation;

Identification information, such as username, account ID, as well as authentication information such as passwords and responses to security questions;

Information about personal characteristics, such as photos, date of birth, and gender;

Transactional information, such as payment details (e.g., credit card or bank account numbers) and billing address;

Information from your social media accounts, such as profiles, photos, videos, stories, comments, and other content generated by you where our brands and/or services are mentioned or appear, when you authorize a third-party social network to share your personal data with us or when you use a social network feature integrated into our websites;

Professional information such as employer’s name, position within the company, professional contact information, information related to professional activities, curriculum vitae.

We collect this data directly from you, especially when you enter it via the form on our website, or when you communicate it to us in another way.

We also use cookies and other tracking technologies (e.g., pixels, web beacons, and APIs) that collect certain types of information when you interact with us on our website or through our social media pages, such as IP addresses, location, device or browsing preferences, operating system, source, visit duration, pages viewed, etc. For more information, please refer to our cookie management tab (located at the bottom left of the homepage of the website).

3. Why Do We Collect Your Personal Data and on What Legal Bases?

We collect and use your personal data to: Provide you with our services;Perform transactions related to our service offering;Offer you relevant communication and information services;Optimize your user experience on our website;Ensure the security and maintenance of our website;Keep records of our activities to comply with our financial or legal obligations.

We process your data on a pre-contractual and/or contractual basis during all your interactions with Hymne related to our service offering, including your prior contacts with us or your inquiries. Your contact, identification, authentication, transactional, professional, and some information about your personal characteristics are processed on this basis. Note that the sending of regular mailings to members related to the goals and activities of the association is done on the same basis.

Some personal information, such as your photo or other information from your social media accounts, may be collected if you agree to share it with us, based on your consent. Please note that you can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us at For cookie-related consent questions, please refer to our cookie management tab.

It is in our legitimate interest to process some of your information to ensure the security of our premises and computer systems. Note that in this case, you have the right to object to the processing by contacting us at

Finally, we have legal obligations under national and international law. To fulfill our obligations, we process your personal data for compliance purposes, to comply with our financial or legal obligations.

4. With Whom Do We Share Your Personal Data and Is It Transferred Abroad?

We do not sell your personal data.

We may share your personal data with some of our service providers and/or contractual partners (e.g., our IT hosting company, communication agency, IT and information security partners, mailing editing and distribution services, payment service provider) or with authorities.

As much as possible, we ensure that we only share your data with providers located in Switzerland, the European Union, or in territories with an adequacy decision (e.g., the United Kingdom).

Our financial transaction platform is myPOS, a company operating in the United Kingdom and the European Economic Area (EEA). You can find more information about their privacy policy here.

Additionally, our website uses Google Analytics and other tools offered in the Google plugin suite, such as reCaptcha, as well as web beacons, pixels, and APIs. Please note that by accepting these cookies, you agree to your personal data being transferred to the United States. However, you can refuse them by using our cookie management tab.

We may also use plugins on our website that link to social media platforms. The use by the third-party platform of information collected from you (or as authorized by you) is governed by its own privacy notice and your settings on the service. If you do not want a third-party social network to attribute data collected through our website to your account on that social network, you must log out of the relevant social network site before visiting our website.

5. How Are Your Personal Data Stored, Secured, and Retained?

We take all reasonable technical and organizational precautions to secure your personal data against loss, unauthorized access, and other violations. This data will not be shared with third parties, except as provided in this privacy notice.

When personal information we collect is no longer required for a given purpose or based on a legal requirement, we destroy or anonymize it. We also commit not to retain your personal data if you show no interest in our services for a defined period after your last contact with us.

6. Your Rights – How to Access Your Personal Data and Request Its Correction

You can exercise your rights by simply contacting us at

You can request access to your personal data, as well as correction or updating.

If the processing is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw it at any time by contacting us at

If the processing is based on legitimate interest, you have the right to object to the processing.

To help us process your request, please provide us with your complete contact details so that we can securely identify you.

You can also limit the use of tracking technologies, such as cookies, by configuring your browser to warn you before accepting them, or you can simply set it to refuse them.

If you believe that we are not respecting your rights or our obligations, you can file a complaint directly with the data protection authorities in Switzerland.

The privacy notice and all questions arising from or related to it are governed by Swiss law. You agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Hymne’s registered office.

Hymne – November 2023