UniDistance.ch / FernUni.ch cookie policy

This page informs users about the cookies used on the website www.unidistance.chwww.fernuni.ch and the respective sub-domains.

We use cookies or similar technologies to optimise your user experience and generate statistics on website visits.

Some (if not all) of the cookies described below may be stored in your browser. To manage how cookies are used, you can reject the use of certain cookies at any time by adjusting your Google personalisation settings at g.co/privacytools.

You can also manage cookies in your browser (please note that certain browsers for mobile devices may not offer this visibility). For instance, if you use Google Chrome, you can access settings by going to  chrome://settings/cookies.


Cookies used for functionality allow users to interact with a service or website to access its fundamental features. Features considered fundamental to a service include preferences (such as choice of language), product optimisations that help maintain and improve that service and the retention of information relating to users’ sessions (such as the content of a shopping basket).

Some cookies are used to maintain users’ preferences.

Some cookies are used to maintain and enhance the user experience during a specific browser session.

Security-related cookies are used to authenticate users, prevent fraud and protect users interacting with a service.


Cookies used for analytics help collect data that serves a better understanding on how users interact with a particular service. These insights enable services to improve content quality and build better features that enhance the user experience.

Some cookies enable website managers to better understand how users engage with their offerings. For example, Google Analytics is a Google product that allows website and app owners to understand the behaviour of people using a service. Google Analytics uses cookies to gather information and generate statistics reports on website visit frequency, without disclosing visitor identities to Google.


Some cookies are used to gauge the performance of campaigns and advertising as well as conversion rates for Google ads on websites you consult. Cookies that assess conversion rates are not used to personalise ads.

Services used on this website

Google Tag Manager

This type of service helps the owner to manage any tags or scripts required by this website in a centralised manner.
As a result, user data flows through these services, potentially resulting in the retention of this data.

Google Analytics

The services contained in this section allow the owner to monitor and analyse web traffic and can be used to track user behaviour.


This website may include YouTube videos. YouTube does not sell its users’ information. This information is used to personalise YouTube services for viewers, in particular to provide recommendations, personalise search results and deliver relevant ads.

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LinkedIn is a social media platform on which we share content and run advertising campaigns. We use cookies to measure the effectiveness of our campaigns.

Google Maps

Our website may use Google Maps. This service is intended to make it easier for you to find us when you travel to our offices.

Google Maps uses information on the following points:

  • devices or applications used
  • parallel activities on Google services (searches, interactions with ads, etc.)
  • geographic location
  • websites visited that use Google services

Google Search Console

Google Search Console is used to monitor and adjust our website’s ranking as well as to detect any potential errors. This tool also facilitates the timely dereferencing of content in the event we should receive a request to do so.


HubSpot is a hosting platform for websites, blogs and e-mail. It is used on our website to host blog posts and to send you information by e-mail when you have expressly requested it by clicking on the "Inform me" button and filling out the appropriate form in which you give us your e-mail address so that we can send you this information.


Snapchat is a social media platform on which run advertising campaigns. We use cookies to measure the effectiveness of our campaigns.

Whenever the above-mentioned services are used via this website, Google’s Privacy Policy applies.

Data processing

By filling in forms on this website, writing e-mails to us or ringing the telephone numbers indicated on this website, you accept our Privacy Policy.

Data Owner

UniDistance Suisse / FernUni Schweiz
Schinerstrasse 18
3900 Brig

Data Protection Officer

Samah Posse

UniDistance is the data controller for the personal data covered by its Privacy Policy.
Should you have any questions about the way your personal data is handled or about exercising your rights in this regard, our Data Protection Officer will be happy to help.

Since the use of third-party trackers via this website cannot be fully controlled by the owner, any specific reference to third-party trackers should be considered indicative. For complete information, please consult the privacy policies of the respective third-party services mentioned above.