Tavernier Tschanz is committed to protecting the privacy and security of the personal information that is provided to us or collected by us during the course of our business (the “Personal Data“). We protect and process your Personal Data in compliance with the Swiss Data Protection Act and any other applicable data protection laws and regulations including, to the extent applicable, the European General Data Protection Regulation.
2. Personal Data Processed
We process your Personal Data (such as, but not limited to, name, email and postal address, telephone number, language, job title, business affiliations, and content of the communication) as follows:
3. Purposes for Processing Personal Data
We use Personal Data for the purposes of operating this Website, managing our relationship with you, providing our legal services, complying with our obligations to identify and verify the identity of our clients, as well as communicating with you, including to send you newsletters and invitations to events, training programmes or lectures, to maintain our list of contacts and/or to provide you with any other information you may request from us. We do not monitor your behavior, track your physical location or subject you to profiling or automated decision-making.
4. Legal Basis of Processing Personal Data
We only process your Personal Data to the extent that such processing is allowed by applicable laws and regulations. We will therefore process your Personal Data when:
5. Cookies and Social Plug-Ins
We use plugins for the social network LinkedIn, which you can recognize by the logo which is placed on this Website. If you interact with this social network, the relevant information will be forwarded and your visit recognized by it. Tavernier Tschanz has no influence over the scope of Personal Data that this social network collects using the plugins and you should refer to its individual policies for more details.
6. Recipients of Personal Data
Personal Data will only be used by us and our technology suppliers (who are obliged to protect your Personal Data to the same extent as we are). We do not sell, disclose or otherwise transfer your Personal Data to third parties except when you have consented to us doing so or as we are required under applicable laws or regulations (for instance to comply with anti-money laundering).
7. How Long We Keep Personal Data
Personal Data will be retained for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which they were collected. In particular, Personal Data relating to communications will be saved for as long as you are a business contact to us. We will further retain your personal data to comply with any applicable legal or regulatory retention obligations.
8. Protecting Personal Data
Tavernier Tschanz takes great care to ensure the security of Personal Data. We restrict the use and access to your Personal Data to those who have an absolute need-to-know to provide you with access to this Website, render legal services and/or communicate with you. Our partners and technology suppliers who may have access to your Personal Data are bound by confidentiality obligations.
We maintain technical and organizational measures to preserve the confidentiality of your Personal Data (in electronic and physical form), in particular to protect your Personal Data against improper use, accidental loss, destruction, falsification, manipulation and unlawful disclosure.
9. Your Rights
If you have any questions or would like to exercise your rights, please contact us in writing.