Your privacy is essential to Kieger AG (“Kieger”). Kieger and its appointed agents employ reasonable means and procedures, within the limits laid out under this Privacy Statement («Statement») and applicable laws and regulations, in order for your personal data collected, processed and used during your visits to the Kieger Website or otherwise to be kept secured.
If you do not agree with this Statement, please do not proceed to visiting this web page. You should note that this Statement may be amended and updated from time to time. Kieger therefore asks you to consult it on a regular basis.
Kieger is committed to safeguarding the personal data it collects from individuals who visit the Kieger Website and otherwise. Accordingly, Kieger has prepared this Statement to describe what type of data, when and how such data will be collected from users of the Kieger Website and the purposes for which Kieger may collect, share or disclose the data. Please read it carefully to learn more about your data protection rights and whom to contact in relation to your personal data in case of queries or concerns.
The Website may contain links to other websites. Please note that Kieger has no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and you should check the privacy policies of any such websites before accessing them.
Kieger typically collects or obtains personal data directly from you, your authorized representatives or third parties in the following situations:
The following types of personal data may be collected by us, whether through direct interaction with us or through third parties. The nature of our relationship with you will determine the categories of personal data that we might ask for or that you will provide to us. This is information we collect from you or generate about you or information we obtain from other sources.
Kindly note also that when you visit the Kieger Website, the Kieger web server automatically records your IP address, the website from which you visit the Kieger Website, the type of browser software used, the Kieger web pages you actually visit including the date and duration.
Personal data that we typically collect in the course of our business activities are the following:
We may also collect and process sensitive personal data, thus only with the consent of the data subject, unless the data has been transferred to us indirectly and for lawful purposes. Examples of sensitive personal data we receive may include:
Third party data: We also process personal data that you provide to us about any individual on whose behalf you act (or who works with a company on whose behalf you act) or who is otherwise related to you, for example investment beneficiaries, beneficial owners, family members, representatives, attorneys, co-workers, etc. By providing us with their personal data, you confirm that this personal data is accurate and that you have provided these persons with the information set out in this Privacy Statement, and we may assume that you are authorised to make such disclosure.
Location-based data: We may process location-based data, for example when you use the location search function on our website.
Kieger will rely on one or more of the following lawful bases for processing personal data:
Kieger will use your personal data within the scope of its activities and/or the fulfilment of its contractual or statutory obligations.
If you contact Kieger and Kieger obtains your personal data, Kieger may use them as follows:
We retain personal information in order to provide our continuous services to you, to meet any of our contractual obligations, to stay in touch with you, and comply with applicable laws and regulations and professional obligations to which we are subject. We retain personal data for as long as it is used for the purpose for which it was collected or for a period of time to which we are obliged by applicable laws and regulations or contractual agreements.
Your data will only be stored in Switzerland and/or within the European Economic Area (“the EEA”).
In order to keep your personal data secure, Kieger has put in place appropriate physical, technical and organizational safeguards to protect your personal data from misuse, loss, interference, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. We use safeguards such as firewalls, intrusion detection, anti-virus technology and password log-in to prevent unauthorized access. The effectiveness of these safeguards is periodically tested. We also have appropriate controls and mechanisms in place to detect, respond and recover in case of adverse events.
Access to and the use of personal data is restricted to authorized personnel and regulated to prevent misuse or unlawful disclosure of such data. Persons who have access to the data are obliged to maintain the confidentiality of the data accessed.
Your personal data can also be shared with trusted third parties that are not part of Kieger for the purpose of providing efficient and high-quality services and products or that provide technical or organisational services on behalf of Kieger. We may further share personal data with third parties, for example in the context of reasonable anti money laundering, KYC or our investor due diligence requirements or those of third parties.
These third-party service providers are contractually bound to process your personal data exclusively on Kieger's behalf and as instructed by Kieger, and to guarantee that the appropriate technical or organisational security measures are in place to guarantee your personal data is protected.
Such third parties may include:
If a service provider is located in a country that does not ensure a level of personal data protection comparable with that found in Switzerland, Kieger enter contractual agreements with these providers to ensure compliance with Swiss standards of data protection. In doing so, Kieger use standard contractual clauses issued by the European Commission and/or the Swiss transborder data flow agreement issued by the FDPIC.
Your personal data shall not otherwise be passed on, transmitted or sold to third parties outside the Kieger group unless you have expressly consented to it.
This notwithstanding, Kieger may disclose personal data for legal reasons; for example, to law enforcement agencies for the purpose of prosecuting and detecting illegal activities or to tax authorities.
As a data subject, you have the following rights under the DPA and/or GDPR:
If you have any cause for complaint about Kieger's use of your personal data, please use the contact information below and Kieger will do its best to solve the problem for you. If Kieger is unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Officer ("FDPIC") and/or any competent EEA supervisory authority (as the case may be).
If you have any questions about the Website or this Policy, please contact Kieger by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
This Statement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Swiss law. Any disputes concerning this Statement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts in Zurich, Switzerland, at the seat of Kieger, unless applicable mandatory data protection law states otherwise.
This Privacy Statement was last updated on June 8, 2022.
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