Privacy Policy

Data privacy

At Unia, we take data privacy very seriously. It is up to you which personal details you wish to share with us. Please note, however, that visiting our website and reading our Newsletter automatically provides us with information on the use of our online media by visitors. The data collected in this way are not sold or disclosed for any other reasons to third parties. Should we be legally required to disclose information, we are legally obliged to cooperate unreservedly. We use such analysed data only for the purpose of improving our online offerings and optimising them for our users.

Cookies uses cookies at various locations in this website. These cookies serve to make our website more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files which your browser stores and copies onto your computer. Most of the cookies we use are "session cookies" which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Cookies cause no damage and contain no viruses.

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 analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of unia.swuss is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. 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.

Transmission of Newsletter

Unia sends out a newsletter containing information on current campaigns and trade union issues. If you subscribe to the Newsletter, please note that e-mails are generally transmitted unencrypted, and there is a risk that such data may be intercepted and viewed by third parties. Unia does not send newsletters containing sensitive data.


To receive the Newsletter, we require the express consent of the e-mail recipient. This can be done by inserting a tick in the relevant field of the form (e.g. application to join) A double opt-in is required for a standard newsletter registration. This means that the registration must be confirmed a second time.

Correct sender

Unia sends its newsletters with clear sender details. The newsletter must also contain the full details of the sender (including address and e-mail address for feedback and contact).

Opting-out policy

You may unsubscribe from the Newsletter at any time. At the end of every Newsletter there is a direct link which you can use to unsubscribe simply and automatically.