Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement


This website is owned and operated by R2T2 Collaboration, a Swiss association, based at Rue de Lausanne, 39 – 1028 Préverenges, Switzerland.  In these Terms and Conditions, R2T2 Collaboration will be referred to as “R2T2” or “we”, and the user of the website located at will be referred to as “user” or “you”. R2T2 is also the organisation that controls the processing of your personal data on the Website.

R2T2 Collaboration is committed to protecting your personal privacy.  This privacy policy explains the kinds of personal information that we collect on the Website, and how we use and protect it. It also tells you what to do if you do not want your personal information collected when you visit the Website, and how you can access, correct, delete or object to future use of personal information you have already provided.


This Privacy Policy applies to information that we collect, hold and process about living individuals (personal data).

The following sections of this Privacy Policy describe the types of personal data we collect on the Website, the purposes for which we use those personal data, with whom we share them, and your rights with respect to your personal data. We also describe the measures we take to protect the security of the personal data we hold, how to contact us about our privacy practices, and how to exercise your rights.

Data that we collect and process

These data are not personal data, but collecting them may allow you to have a user-friendly experience.   

When you visit the Website, we may use Cookies. For further information on the use of Cookies and similar means, please refer to our Cookie Statement.

How we use personal data

Each time we collect personal data from you, we will first inform you how it will be used.  We will use, store and process your personal data only for legitimate purposes.  These purposes may include:

We will not use or process your personal data for any purpose that you have not agreed to in your declaration of consent or through your actions on the Website (e. g. by providing your contact details).

If you sign up for a mission, we will use and process your personal data to the extent necessary to:

In addition, we use information collected online through cookies and other automated means for purposes such as (i) customising our users’ visits to the Website, (ii) delivering content tailored to our users’ interests and the manner in which our users browse the Website, and (iii) managing our operations. For further information on the use of Cookies and similar means, please refer to our Cookie Statement.

If we wish to use your personal data in other ways we will first obtain your consent.

Sharing of Personal Information

We do not sell or otherwise disclose or share your personal data except as described here.

To the extent that you have provided consent and as permitted by applicable law we may share your personal data with service providers who perform services on our behalf based on our instructions. We do not authorise these service providers to use or disclose any personal data except as necessary to perform services on our behalf and/or to comply with legal requirements.

Data Transfers

We may, if necessary, transfer your personal data to recipients in countries other than the country in which the information was originally collected. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you provided the personal data. When we transfer your personal data to other countries, we will protect that information as described in this Privacy Policy. If we transfer personal data to recipients outside the European Union (“EU”) or Switzerland, we will comply with the applicable legal requirements providing adequate protection for the transfer of personal data outside the EU or Switzerland, and make sure they provide the same level of data protection as provided within the EU or Switzerland.

Your Right to Access and Correction

You have the right to (i) access personal data we hold about you and obtain a copy of that personal data, (ii) update or correct inaccuracies in that personal data, (iii) object to our use of your personal data, (iv) request deletion of your personal data from our database and (v) request that we return your personal data to you or to a third party named by you. To exercise these rights, please contact us by To help protect your privacy and maintain security, we will take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to personal data.


We do not knowingly collect personal data from anyone who is under 18 years old.  Students do not need to supply personal data to participate in missions on the Website and are expected to follow the R2T2 Collaboration Rules at all times while participating in missions or using the Website.

Links To Other Websites

The Website may provide links to websites operated by third parties. We are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of websites operated by third parties. 

Updates to our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically.  We will post a prominent notice on the Website to notify you of changes to our Privacy Policy and indicate at the top of the Privacy Policy when it was most recently updated.

How To Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, or if you would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, to exercise your rights of access, rectification, blocking, or deletion, or to object to the processing of your personal data, please contact us by


What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a text file that is placed on your computer by a web server.  Cookies cannot be used to run programs or to deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to your computer.

For more general information on cookies you can visit

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for the reasons set out in the table below.

Cookie type
This cookie is set by Polylang plugin for WordPress powered websites. The cookie stores the language code of the last browsed page.
365 days
The cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
11 months
This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category « Necessary ».
11 months
This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category « Non Necessary ».
11 months
Records the default button state of the corresponding category & the status of CCPA. It works only in coordination with the primary cookie.
1 year
The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
2 years
Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.
1 day
Set by Google to distinguish users.
1 minute
Used to persist session state.
2 years
Keeps track of the cookie consents for on the current domain.
1 year
Used to persist a user’s wp-admin configuration.
1 year
Time at which wp-settings-{user} was set.
1 year

Accepting Cookies

If you accept cookies, the web server supplying the webpage or managing files included in the webpage may store cookies on the device you are using when you look at the Website.  Another way of storing cookies is through JavaScript code contained or referenced in a webpage.

After accepting cookies, each time you request a new webpage, cookies will be used to avoid repeating the entry of information you already provided.  JavaScript code can also read a cookie belonging to its domain and perform an action according to the instructions in the cookie.

Declining Cookies

You can prevent websites from setting cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser.  You can accept or decline cookies, but if you choose to decline cookies on the Website, some parts of the Website may not work properly on your computer.