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Data protection

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This usage data forms the basis for anonymous statistical analyses, enabling trends to be identified that Eawag can use to improve its offer. According to the Federal Act on the Surveillance of Postal and Telecommunications Traffic (SPTA), communications data must be retained for six months.

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