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Disclaimer for this website
The information and opinions provided on this website are strictly for informational purposes only and not intended in any way to constitute or form part of a distribution offer and/or any offer or solicitation to buy or the invitation or solicitation of an offer to sell any product and/or services offered by Dalyan Foundation (Dalyan), which includes any of its subsidiaries, holding companies and/or associates or affiliates and must not be relied upon as such.
Dalyan does not give any representation or warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information provided on this website, nor as to the appropriateness of the information for any use which any recipient may choose to make of it. Dalyan accepts no responsibility and/or obligation whatsoever for updating any part of the information. Neither Dalyan nor any of its directors and/or employees accepts any liability for any error, omission or misrepresentation in relation to the information or for any loss, damage, cost or expense (whether direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise) suffered by the recipient of this information or any other person as a result of any use of this website or reliance upon any information or statement of any kind contained herein. The information and opinions on this website are subject to change without notice.
Disclaimer for emails and electronic communication
Communication by email or other means of electronic communication is neither secure nor confidential. Responsibility or liability for any breach of confidentiality attributable to such communication is excluded. The receipt of emails will not be continuously monitored and confirmed. The receipt of emails may be delayed due to the absence of the recipient or for technical or operational reasons. Time-critical or important messages must be sent by mail or courier.
Information that can be collected if you visit our website or if you contact us
Our website may collect “Non-Personal Information”. “Non-Personal Information” includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and your mouse clicks. We may also track information provided to us by your browser or by any mobile application when you view or use the Service, such as the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use, the device from which you connected to the Service, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you. We use this information for, among other things, the operation of the Service, to maintain the quality of the Service and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Service. We track this information using cookies, or small text files which include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to a user’s browser from the servers of our website host and are stored on the user’s computer hard drive. Sending a cookie to a user’s browser enables us to collect Non-Personal Information about that user and keep a record of the user’s preferences when utilizing our Services, both on a singular and aggregate basis. Both persistent and session cookies may be used; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser help file directions. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Service may not work properly.
“Personal Information” is collected only if you submit such Personal Information in any contact form on our website or provide such information to us otherwise. “Personal Information” includes information, either on its own or together with other information, that can reasonably be used to personally identify you. We regularly receive personal data as part of our professional activities. we may collect your Personal Information:
- as part of our customer onboarding procedure;
- when you or your organization seek advice or employment from us;
- when you or your organization offer or provide services to us as vendor;
- when you browse or interact with our website(s) or use any of our online Services;
- when you email us or provide such data to us in other circumstances.
Ordinarily, you will have provided any such data to us. But in some cases, we may collect data about you from a third-party source, such as government or credit reporting agencies, an information or service provider or from public records.
Personal Information that we may collect and use may include:
- Basic information, such as your name, your employer, your title or position;
- Contact information, such as your physical address, email address and phone number(s);
- Financial information, such as bank account details;
- Technical information, such as your IP address and other information collected from your visits to our website or in relation to materials and communications we send to you electronically;
- Information you provide to us for the purpose of attending meetings and events;
- Identification and background information provided by you or collected by us as part of our customer onboarding process;
- Personal information provided to us by or on behalf of our customers or employees or generated by us in the course of providing services and employment, which may include special categories of data;
- Details of your visits to our office; and
- Any other information which you may provide to us.
How we use the information
Personal Information: We only use your Personal Information in connection with our ordinary professional activities (including the fulfilment of our legal or regulatory obligations). We process the Personal Information you provide to us when communicating with us (such as the name, email and postal address, phone number, language preference, job title, business affiliations, and content of the communication). The Personal Information may relate to you as well as to your employees and agents. In some instances, we will supplement the Personal Information by information we retrieve from public sources, such as online media or employer websites, for the purpose of confirming your current professional position or obtaining further information to enable us to effectively communicate with you. We use Personal Information for the purposes of providing advice or other services and managing our relationship with you, as well as communicating with you, whether in connection with the provision or procurement of goods and services or as your employer or former employer, including processing payments, accounting, auditing, billing and collection and related support services, to send you newsletters and invitations, to maintain our list of contacts or to provide you with other information you may request from us. Personal Information will only be used by us and our technology suppliers (who are obliged to protect your Personal Information to the same extent as we are).
We do not sell or otherwise transfer your Personal Information to third parties (except as we may be required under applicable law). We may also need to transfer personal data to third parties, including third parties based outside Switzerland or the EU, for example (but not limited to) subcontractors, other counsel and accountants and third parties involved in your matters.
Personal Information will be saved until it is no longer reasonably required for the permitted uses or you withdraw your consent, if we are not legally required or otherwise permitted to continue to hold such data. In particular, we may retain your Personal Information for an additional period of time to the extent that deletion would require us to overwrite our automated disaster recovery backup systems or to the extent that we deem it necessary to assert or defend legal claims during any relevant retention period.
How we protect information
We restrict the use and access to your Personal Information to those who have an absolute need-to-know.
We implement reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices in order to protect your Personal Information and ensure that such Personal Information is not accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such precautions. By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
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Age of consent
By using the Service, you represent that you are at least 18 years of age.
Your rights regarding our use of your Personal Information