Cookie Policy

Last Updated: June 17th, 2018


Welcome!

Why Do We Use Cookies?

What Are Cookies?

GDPR and Your EU Privacy Rights

Cookie Policy Changes and Updates

How can we help? Getting in touch


Welcome!

This Website collects certain information via cookies and other online technologies.

We’re glad you chose to visit an Security Interst Group Switzerland (“SIGS”) site! We care about your privacy and the information you share with us and want you to understand how we are using and protecting the information we collect about you. SIGS is respectful of data privacy and adopts best practice in compliance with applicable privacy law and regulations, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

This Cookie Policy, as well as the Privacy Policy describes SIGS’s policies and practices regarding its use of information collected on this Website and sets forth your privacy rights.

By using this Website and consenting to this Cookie Policy, you agree that SIGS and group undertakings as explained in the Privacy Policy can place cookies as we describe below, and you agree to the collection, sharing, and use of your Personal Data for personalization of advertising or other services.


Why Do We Use Cookies?

Cookies improve your experience. We use cookies to help you access this Website faster and more efficiently. Cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users, so that we can recognize you each time you visit. Cookies also allow us to store user preferences and provide you with a positive experience when you browse this Website, including enabling you to personalize Website settings. Our marketing partners also collect web viewing data to ensure that you are seeing the most relevant advertising.


What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be stored on a User’s computer, tablet or mobile device (“Computer”) when you visit a website. A cookie will typically contain the name of the originating domain, the lifetime of the cookie, and a randomly generated unique number or other value.

Cookies used by SIGS identify you as a unique user by means of a tracking ID. The cookie itself is anonymous and does not contain any Personal Data, except when such information has been supplied by you, such as when you provide your name and email address when completing a registration form.


GDPR and Your EU Privacy Rights

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) creates some new rights for European Union residents and strengthens some existing data protection rights.

To the extent that any cookie placed by SIGS or a third party, as described above, can uniquely identify a computer, or the person using that computer, under GDPR, this is Personal Data. Therefore, the Privacy Policy shall apply to any such Personal Data collected from its Users.


Cookie Policy Changes and Updates

We reserve the right to amend this Cookie Policy from time to time as necessary. We will post a notice on this Website if there are material changes to the Cookie Policy, but you should also check this Website periodically to review the current policy.


How can we help? Getting in touch

Questions, concerns or complaints:

If you have any questions, concerns or complaints about SIGS’s Personal Data practices around cookies or this Cookie Policy, we encourage you to get in touch with our appointed Data Protection Officer (“DPO”).

If you believe you have suffered harm due to a breach of your rights by SIGS under this Cookie Policy, and SIGS has not handled your complaint in a reasonably sufficient manner, any EU resident may also file a complaint with the applicable supervisory authority.