Data Protection


  • Usage data: When USERS access the WEBSITE, IPMA records usage date (log files) of an impersonal nature. This anonymous information is evaluated for statistical purposes.


  • Google Analytics: This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.


  • Personal data: IPMA saves and processes the USER’s personal information solely for the purposes for which the USER originally provided such data. Personal information is not passed on to third parties. Personal information will not be linked to usage data or to any other data acquired by IPMA.


IPMA is a international federation of project management associations. By using the WEBSITE and its services, the USER agrees to his or her data being provided to other members of the group and processed by them. This may be done not only to satisfy the purpose designated by IPMA, but also for group accounting and reporting, for optimising IT services and for marketing purposes. In doing so, IPMA guarantees that it will comply with the principles of Swiss data protection law or ensure an equivalent level of protection outside of Switzerland. Regardless of whether IPMA itself or other group members store and/or process the USER’s data, their employees may not examine or process the data unless this is necessary to perform their duties.