Privacy Policy

This privacy policy of Swiss Finance Council is applicable to all information that may be collected by Swiss Finance Council during your use of this website. Please read this information carefully before accessing any part of this Site.

1. Our Commitment to Your Privacy

Swiss Finance Council recognizes and respects the privacy of users of this site. To better protect your privacy, we are providing this policy to explain our online information practices and the way that we may collect and use information obtained from you. Swiss Finance Council may update this policy from time to time with or without notice to you. You may review the current version of the policy by clicking on the “Privacy Policy” link at the bottom of every page on this site. If we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time you provided it to us, we will notify you by amending this policy.

2. Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of children is especially important. Swiss Finance Council neither intends to nor knowingly collects or maintains personally identifiable information from children under 14. This site is not directed at children under 14 years of age, and children under 14 years of age should not use this site to submit any personally identifiable information about themselves.

3. Description of the Type of Information We Collect

Personally identifiable information is information that can be used to identify or contact a specific individual, such as a name, address, telephone number, email address and other similar information. Generally, Swiss Finance Council may gather personally identifiable information about users of this site when it aggregates information gathered by tracking the usage of certain features available on this site. When using or accessing this site, a user may provide personally identifiable information in connection withsending us e-mails and/or requesting to be contacted. The types of personally identifiable information that Swiss Finance Council may gather include name, address, phone number, title, company name, email address, user IDs and passwords, and billing and transaction information.

4. How We Use Personally Identifiable Information

The personally identifiable information Swiss Finance Council collects from and about a user may be used to provide email based newslettersor other information and materials to a user as the user may request and to notify a user from time to time about the activities, initiatives and/or positions of the Swiss Finance Council.

5. Cookies and Log File

A cookie is a piece of data stored on your hard drive containing information about you. Swiss Finance Council may use cookies on this site to provide better navigation for you on this site. Additionally, you may still use this site even if you reject the cookie. Cookies, however, may be used by some of the web sites to which we link. Therefore, please review the links section of this policy below. In addition, we may use your Internet Protocol address to analyze trends, administer this Site and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order to improve this site. We will not link any Internet Protocol addresses that we may collect to any personally-identifiable information. We may use third parties to monitor traffic, statistics, advertisement click-through and other activities on this site. Such third parties may use cookies, log files, beacons and other monitoring technologies to compile anonymous aggregate statistics on this site’s visitors.

6. With Whom We Share Information

Swiss Finance Council may provide personally identifiable information we collect about a user to third parties. Swiss Finance Council may disclose information about a user if we have a good faith belief that we are required to do so by law or legal process, to respond to claims, or to protect the rights, property or safety of Swiss Finance Council or others.

7. Links

On this site, you may have the opportunity to follow a link from or to other websites maintained by third parties. Because these other websites may not be hosted or controlled by Swiss Finance Council, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites. The privacy policies of other websites may differ from Swiss Finance Council, and we encourage you to review the privacy policies of the websites to which we may link. This policy only applies to information collected and maintained by Swiss Finance Council, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

8. Opt-Out

Except as expressly stated in this policy, a user may opt out of having Swiss Finance Council share personally identifiable information with third parties as described herein by notifying Swiss Finance Council at in writing as provided below of your desire to opt-out.

9. Correcting or Retrieving Your Information

Users of this site may request a copy of their personally identifiable information and request changes thereto by notifying Swiss Finance Council at or in writing as provided here.

10. Effective Date

The effective date of this policy is November 27, 2013.

11. Contact Information

For questions or feedback, please contact the webmaster via email to or by post to the address provided here.

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