Data protection


This privacy policy applies to the processing of personal data by SOS Children's Villages (Liechtenstein) e.V. ("SOS Children's Villages" or "we") in the context of the website ( For websites of other providers to which reference is made, e.g. via links, the data protection notices and declarations there apply. The processing of personal data by us is carried out exclusively in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") and the Liechtenstein Data Protection Act ("DSG").

Name and address of the controller

The controller within the meaning of the GDPR is

SOS Children's Villages (Liechtenstein) e.V.
Zollstrasse 13
9494 Schaan
Telephone: +423 222 01 01

Collection and use of your data Our processing of our users' personal data is limited to the data required to provide a functional website and our content and services. Personal data is only processed for the purposes agreed with you or if there is another legal basis (within the meaning of the GDPR). We only collect personal data that is actually required for the performance and processing of our tasks and services or that has been provided to us voluntarily.

Your rights (rights of data subjects)

You have the right to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can request information about the purposes of processing, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, data portability - provided that data portability does not involve disproportionate effort -, the origin of your data if it was not collected by us, and the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling.

You also have the right to withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data at any time.

If you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data by us is contrary to the applicable data protection regulations, you have the option of complaining to the data protection authority.

Description and scope of data processing

Data collection when visiting our website

Every time you visit the website website, data and information are automatically collected by the computer system of the accessing computer. The following data is collected:

  • Full IP address of the requesting computer;

  • Date and time of access;

  • Name of the requested file;

  • Page from which the file was requested;

  • Access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.);

  • Web browser and operating system used;

  • Amount of data transferred.

It is not possible for us to draw conclusions about individual persons from this data. This collected information is stored for a maximum period of three months. The data is stored for reasons of data security - in particular to defend against attempted attacks on our web server - and to ensure the stability and operational security of the system.

Data processing in connection with our website is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.

Data security

When you visit our website, we use the widely used SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in conjunction with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. You can tell whether an individual page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form by the closed representation of the key or lock symbol in the address bar of your browser.

In addition, we use further suitable technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

General exclusion of liability

We are in no way liable for any direct or indirect damage or consequential damage arising from the use of software, information and materials from our websites or from access via links to other websites. We do not guarantee that information, software, documents or other data accessible via one of the websites are free from viruses or other harmful components.

Exclusion of liability for links and their content

Links to other websites or resources may be provided via our website. As we have no control over these websites, we cannot accept any liability for their availability, nor can we endorse or accept any responsibility or liability for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such websites or resources. Further, we do not accept any direct or indirect responsibility or liability for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available through any externally linked website or resource.


This website uses the open source web analysis service Matomo. Matomo uses technologies that enable the cross-page recognition of the user to analyze user behavior (e.g. cookies or device fingerprinting). The information collected by Matomo about the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymized before it is stored.

With the help of Matomo, we are able to collect and analyze data about the use of our website by website visitors. This allows us to find out, among other things, when which pages were accessed and from which region. We also record various log files (e.g. IP address, referrer, browser and operating system used) and can measure whether our website visitors perform certain actions (e.g. clicks, purchases, etc.).

The use of this analysis tool is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising. If a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. Consent can be revoked at any time.


IP anonymization

We use IP anonymization for the analysis with Matomo. Your IP address is shortened before the analysis so that it can no longer be clearly assigned to you.



We host Matomo with the following third-party provider:


Im alten Riest 153

9494 Schaan


Applicable version

This Privacy Policy is currently valid and is dated August 2020. Due to the further development of our website or due to changes in legal or regulatory requirements, it may become necessary to amend this Privacy Policy. The current privacy policy can be accessed and printed out on our website at any time.