unyer (a Swiss Verein) based in Zurich, Switzerland, is a global association of law firms providing legal services to clients worldwide through its member firms and affiliates, including Fidal, KWR, Luther and Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati (“Member Firms”). These Member Firms are legally independent of each other. unyer itself does not provide any legal or other advisory services to clients.
Personal data collected by unyer will be collected and processed in accordance with the data protection regulations applicable in Switzerland, in particular the provisions of the Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the principles set out below.
The following privacy statement gives information about the nature, scope and purpose of personal data collection via this website, the processing of this personal data and the relevant rights of users. Personal data means any information which relates to an identified or identifiable person.
II. COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA
We primarily process personal data that we receive directly during the use of our website (www.unyer.com) and/or the data supplied in this context (such as IP address, device specifications and settings, etc.). Data is processed for the purposes of analysing internet traffic on our website and to improve its functionality. When you use the website, personal data may also be collected using cookies and Google Analytics.
Personal data will also be collected on registering for the newsletter and when you contact us by email. On registering for the newsletter, you must provide your contact details (first name, last name and email address). You can unsubscribe from the newsletter and have your data deleted from the relevant list at any time. This personal information is of course subject to the obligation of professional secrecy.
It is also possible that we will receive and/or collect data from business partners or other persons involved. We also extract data from sources which are available to the public, such as public registers, the press or generally on the internet. To some extent we also receive data from authorities, (arbitration) courts and other third parties, such as contractual and business partners or counterparties.
III. PURPOSE OF THE DATA PROCESSING AND LEGAL BASIS
We process the personal data collected if and insofar as this is necessary to operate the website, for operational security, to analyse use of this website, to send out the newsletter and to fulfill our statutory obligations. We also process the data collected for communication purposes or for sending out invitations to client events or workshops.
B) Tracking and other technologies associated with use of our website also use Google Analytics on our website. This is a third-party service which we can use to measure and evaluate use of the website (non-personal). Permanent cookies set by the service provider are also used for this purpose. The service provider does not receive any personal data from us (and does not keep any IP addresses) but can track your use of the website, combine this information with data from other websites which you have visited and which are also tracked by the service provider, and use this knowledge for its own purposes (e.g. managing advertising). Google Analytics sends us information about the number of visitors to the website, where visitors log in from and how long they stay on our website. If you have registered with the service provider itself, the service provider also knows you. Processing of your personal data by the service provider will then be the responsibility of the service provider in accordance with its data protection provisions. The service provider informs us only about how our website is being used (no personal data about you).
V. Social plugins
When a website is accessed on which one or more plugins are integrated, the browser establishes a direct connection with the servers of the social networks. The button is sent by the social networks direct to the browser and is then embedded in the website. As a result of integrating the buttons, the social networks receive the information that the website in question has been accessed. If the user is logged in to the social networks at the time of their visit, the social networks can assign the visit to the user’s account. If the button is clicked, the information in question is sent direct from the browser to the social network and stored there. The purpose and extent of data collection, further processing and use of the data by the social networks together with the user’s rights in this respect and the configuration options for protection of the user’s privacy can be found in the data protection provisions of the respective social networks. The user can prevent the social networks from collecting data about the websites visited by logging out before visiting the website.
VI. DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES AND CROSS-BORDER DATA TRANSFER
unyer is authorised to commission data processors on a mandate basis at home and abroad to process personal data and to inform them of the personal data collected by unyer for this purpose, provided that they contractually undertake to process the personal data only on behalf and for the purposes of unyer and to comply with this data protection declaration and the applicable data protection law. These are especially auxiliary staff (such as lawyers and law firms and experts consulted at home and abroad) and other business partners.
Furthermore, subject to any statutory duty or official order or court order, the personal data will be disclosed to third parties only with your consent.
VII. DATA SECURITY
We take reasonable technical and organisational measures to protect clients’ personal data, particularly to protect it from unauthorized access by third parties and misuse. These security measures will be adapted to the current state of the art.
VIII. STORAGE PERIOD
Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the personal data collected by us will be stored only for as long as this is necessary for the processing of the contractual relationship or for the purposes otherwise pursued with the processing and/or there is a statutory duty to retain it or an overriding private or public interest in doing so. As soon as the personal data collected by us is no longer necessary for the above purposes, it will in principle and if possible be deleted or anonymized.
IX. RIGHTS OF THE DATA SUBJECT
Under the data protection law applicable to you, you have at all times the right to information, to have inaccurate personal data corrected and to have your personal data blocked and deleted unless this is precluded by any statutory duty to retain it or the personal data is needed for contractual performance. You also have the right to have certain personal data released for transfer to another location (so-called data portability).
Furthermore, consent to the collection and processing of data can be revoked at any time with effect for the future.
Requests for information, correction and deletion and revocation of consent to the data processing and a request for data transfer can be sent by post or email at any time to the below mentioned contact address.
X. DATA CONTROLLER
unyer is responsible for the data processing described here. Data protection law concerns and questions relating to this privacy statement may be sent to the following contact address at any time:
Silvia C. Bauer: + 49 221 99370
By using this website you agree to the collection and processing of your personal data in accordance with this privacy statement.
Please note that we may adapt, supplement or update this privacy statement at any time at our own discretion and without notice. The most recent version published on our website applies. By continuing to use this website, you acknowledge and agree to any modifications.
This privacy statement does not apply to websites of third-party operators which can be accessed via this website. We have no influence on data processing by these third-party providers and we decline any responsibility or liability whatsoever in connection with such websites.
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