ISL Privacy Policy

Use of Personal Data

We collect and process personal data which you voluntarily provide by sending us an email, applying for a job, accepting an offer of employment, participating in a survey, completing an online form, or enrolling yourself or your children in our school or one of our related services such as the cafeteria or transport.
We create and process personal data files about our current and future students, clients and alumni in order to evaluate and deal with their registration and admission as well as to manage any subsequent contractual relationship with the concerned data subject or their legal representative(s).
We create and process personal data files about job applicants and our current employees for the purposes of recruiting and the management of the subsequent employment relationship.
All personal data collection and analysis is done in compliance with both the applicable Swiss and European data protection laws and the corresponding data are treated confidentially.
We will only share personal data with affiliates for the purposes of conducting the activities and business of the school and provision of related services. The personal data collected will not be disclosed to third parties without the prior consent of the data subject or their legal representative(s).

Consent to Personal Data Processing

By providing data to the International School of Lausanne (hereafter ‘ISL’), you confirm that pursuant to the provision of Article 4 (11) of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation UE 2016/679) in force as of May 25, 2018, ISL, with its registered seat at Chemin de la Grangette 2, Le Mont-sur-Lausanne, 1052 Switzerland, as a data controller, may process and subsequently use or further communicate your personal data for the purposes of conducting its educational business and activities and for sending communications related to the school and its associated services. This consent is also considered as the consent to send electronic mail messages and SMS messages under the GDPR provisions.
At the same time you agree that the controller may also process your personal data through a data processor under the terms and conditions set out by the GDPR. The consent is provided for an unlimited period until it is revoked.
In some circumstances we are legally obliged to share information. For example under a court order or where we cooperate with other European or Swiss supervisory authorities in handling complaints or investigations. We might also share information with other regulatory bodies in order to comply with their, or our, objectives. In these cases we will satisfy ourselves that we have a lawful basis on which to share the information and document our decision making.

Your data protection rights

You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal data.
It is important that the personal data we hold about you are accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes. Thus the personal data may be modified or supplemented, and the consent to processing thereof may be revoked or restricted at any time by sending an email to No charge will be made. In such a case, the provided personal data will be updated, blocked, or deleted immediately. Receiving electronic mails or messages from ISL may be revoked in the same manner at any time. We will not keep personal data longer than is necessary for the purpose or purposes for which they were collected
You further acknowledge that in order for ISL to provide certain services, notably education for your children, some personal information may be required, and that if you choose to revoke consent for the storage and processing of those data, this may entail the cancellation of your contract.


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Log Files

Like most standard website servers, we use website statistic packages such as Google Analytics to analyze trends in how our website is accessed and utilized. Information monitored includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, geographic location of visitors (country, city), browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, time spent on pages, and keywords used to find our site via search engines. This information is anonymous and cannot be directly linked to individual users. We may use it to make decisions about how to make it easier for people to find and navigate our website.


This and other ISL websites may contain links to external sites. This privacy notice does not cover how that organization processes personal information. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites, except those owned and maintained by ISL.


We take every precaution to protect our users' personal information. Whenever users submit personal information (such as contact information) via online forms, registration, or online purchase, upon submission that information is encrypted via the highest level of security available (SSL).

Non-secured Communications

Posts to discussion forums, discussion boards, comments to blogs, and alumni events are viewable by other users.. Please be aware of this when posting personal information in these areas.

Review and Update

We keep our privacy notice under regular review to make sure it is up to date and accurate.
If users have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy and data protection practices, please contact us at

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