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    From the start (2010) until its conclusion (2022), the NCCR TransCure advanced the frontiers of membrane transporter and ion channel research by combining the expertise in physiology, structural biology and chemistry.


Privacy Policy

Data protection

Protecting your privacy is a matter of prime importance to us. Below are some of the points covered by our Privacy Policy.


The NCCR Transcure's Privacy Policy applies to all websites operated by NCCR Transcure (hereinafter referred to as NCCR Transcure websites). The NCCR Transcure cannot guarantee that external websites accessible by links from NCCR Transcure websites comply with the NCCR Transcure's data protection requirements.

Use of information.

You may visit our websites freely without being required to provide any personal details. A few non-personal items of usage data, such as your IP address, the website you last visited, which browser you are using, date and time, etc., are recorded so that we can identify trends and improve our online services ("Google Analytics", "WebTrends On Demand"). The data is anonymized. It cannot be traced to you and is not used to attempt to derive information about you.

To improve the quality of our service, we ask you on some pages to voluntarily provide information such as your name, address telephone number, e-mail and address and the type of information and services that you are interested in.

When ordering or purchasing certain services and products online - e.g. a travel card - you are required to provide certain items of personal information so that we can process your request.


In certain cases, we use what are known as "cookies". You can configure your browser to display a warning before cookies are saved. You can also choose to dispense with personal cookies and the advantages that they offer. If you do so, however, you will not be able to use certain services.

Advertising and Privacy.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and would like to know your options in relation to·not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Google Advertising Cookie and Privacy Policies.

    * Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our websites.

    * Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads based on your visit to our websites and other sites on the Internet.

    * You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policyNew window.

E-mails / E-newsletters.

NCCR Transcure will only send you e-mails or e-newsletters with your express permission. You can unsubscribe from e-mails or e-newsletters at any time.

NCCR Transcure may use information about what you read and click on to tailor the offers in these e-mails to best suit your requirements. If you also have an NCCR Transcure Ticket Shop account registered to the same e-mail address, the user information stored there (first name and surname, gender, address, date of birth) may be used to complete or correct your NCCR Transcure newsletter profile.

Please remember that any unencrypted data can be read or modified by unauthorized third parties.

Storage and security of your data.

NCCR Transcure takes reasonable precautions and uses appropriate security technology to protect your data. Data are only stored for as long as necessary. As a rule they are deleted after six months.

Changes in this Privacy Policy.

NCCR Transcure reserves the right to modify its Privacy Policy at any time. Please consult this policy regularly.

Legal basis.

This Privacy Policy is based on the Federal Law on Data Protection.