Imprint/Data protection

Contact address

Knies Kinderzoo
Oberseestrasse 36
CH-8640 Rapperswil

Authorised representatives

Benjamin Sinniger

Commercial register entry

Registered company name: Gebrüder Knie, Schweizer National-Circus AG Rapperswil
Number: CHE-105.987.616
Commercial Register Office: St. Gallen


The author assumes no liability whatsoever with regard to the correctness, accuracy, up-to-dateness, reliability and completeness of the information.

In no event shall we be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential damages arising out of the use of software, information and material on our website or from access to other websites via links. We do not guarantee that information, software, documents or other data accessible via one of our websites are free of viruses or other harmful components.

All offers are subject to change and non-binding. The author expressly reserves the right to change, supplement or delete individual pages or the entire online offer without prior notice or to discontinue the offer for a certain period of time or even permanently.

Liability for links

References and links to third-party websites are outside our area of responsibility. We decline all responsibility for such websites. Access to and use of these websites is at the visitor's own risk.


The copyright and all other rights to the content, images, photos or other files on the website belong exclusively to the company Gebrüder Knie, Schweizer National-Circus AG Rapperswil or the specifically named rights holders. The written consent of the copyright holders must be obtained in advance for the reproduction of any elements.


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Data protection

Based on Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the data protection provisions of the Confederation (Data Protection Act, DPA), every person has the right to protection of their privacy as well as protection against misuse of their personal data. We comply with these provisions. Personal data is treated as strictly confidential and is neither sold nor passed on to third parties.

In close cooperation with our hosting providers, we strive to protect the databases as well as possible from unauthorised access, loss, misuse or forgery.

When you access our website, the following data is stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser request and general information transmitted about the operating system or browser. This usage data forms the basis for statistical, anonymous evaluations so that trends can be identified, which we can use to improve our offers accordingly.

Purposeful and proportionate

Gebrüder Knie, Schweizer National-Circus AG collects and processes data exclusively for its own purposes in order to provide free and chargeable services and to improve its offers. Data is protected by appropriate measures during transmission (e.g. by means of SSL encryption) and storage. Personal data, e.g. application dossiers, are processed in accordance with legal requirements.


The hosting services of Hostpoint AG, Neue Jonastrasse 60, 8640 Rapperswil-Jona ( used by us serve to provide the following services: Infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services and technical maintenance services, which we use for the purpose of operating this online offer. 


By registering for the newsletter, you expressly agree that we can send you information and statistically evaluate the accesses independently of the person. You can revoke your consent at any time by clicking on the corresponding link in the newsletter or by e-mail.

Embedded content

For the display of videos we use Vimeo and Youtube. For the display of fonts, we integrate web fonts from Google Fonts and Adobe Typekit. We use Google Maps for the maps. These providers can track access to their platform.

Privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. Cookies help to clearly identify account holders and optimise their navigation on the website.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In the event that IP anonymisation is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. Gebrüder Knie, Schweizer National-Circus AG assures that no personal data, such as name or address, is collected or stored in this context. It is not technically possible to spy on your hard drive through cookies, nor is your privacy violated in any other way through the use of cookies. Most browsers accept cookies automatically; however, visitors also have the option of deactivating cookies. Gebrüder Knie, Schweizer National-Circus AG recommends allowing cookies.

Privacy policy for the use of Google Maps

We use the "Google Maps" service on our website, an online map service provided by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy policy:, Opt-Out:

Privacy policy for the use of Youtube

We integrate the videos of the platform "YouTube" of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy policy:, Opt-Out:

Privacy policy for the use of Vimeo

We integrate the videos of the platform "Vimeo" of the provider Vimeo Inc., Attention: Legal Department, 555 West 18th Street New York, New York 10011, USA. Privacy policy:

Social Plugins

We do not use social plugins directly integrated by the provider. You use our social media presences in accordance with the corresponding guidelines of the social media providers.

Rapperswil, 9 May 2018