Data Privacy Statement

This data privacy statement applies to Numeus Research AG, Zug (hereinafter “Numeus Research“).

Should, with regard to data protection questions, there be any inconsistency between this data privacy statement and any other applicable contract terms or general terms and conditions of Numeus Research, the provisions of this data privacy statement shall prevail.

Data protection is of particular importance to Numeus Research. Therefore we process Personal Data in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations.

In this data privacy statement, we will provide you as well as data subjects with comprehensive information about our data processing methods. Furthermore, by means of this data privacy statement, you respectively the data subjects will be informed of the rights of the data subjects.

1. Collection and Processing of Personal Data

1.1. What is Personal Data?

"Personal Data" (hereinafter “Personal Data“) means personal information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual as defined under applicable Data Privacy Legislation (and in particular the European General Data Protection Regulations 2016). It does not include data where the identity of the individual has been removed.

When, in this data privacy statement, we refer to the processing of Personal Data, we mean any form of handling of Personal Data. This includes, for example the collection, storage, management, use, transmission, disclosure or deletion of Personal Data.

1.2. How do we collect Personal Data?

We collect Personal Data, which is transmitted to us in particular in the following constellations: in connection with the initiation of a contractual relationship; in connection with the provision of our mandate services; if you (or your organs / employees) communicate with us via email or other communication channels; if you ask us to send you notifications, newsletters (client alerts) or other (marketing) information; if you register for an event; and via our website or the secured cloud server.

In certain cases, we supplement Personal Data with information that we have gathered from publicly available sources (such as the internet).

When collecting and processing Personal Data, we comply with the legal requirements of the applicable data protection laws.

1.3. Which Personal Data do we collect and for which purposes?

The Personal Data collected is also manifold. Within the scope described above, we collect in particular the following Personal Data entered automatically or manually:

Data regarding a person: name and first name(s); date of birth and age; gender; home address; marital status; place of origin / citizenship(s); invoice address; credit card and account information; language preferences; telephone number(s); fax number(s); email address(es); company/s; position(s) and function(s); business relationship.

Data relating to client activities: Contract data (including contract date, contract type, contract content; parties to the contract; contract term; contract value; claims asserted under the contract); Session data with regard to visits to our website (including duration and frequency of visits, language and country defaults, information about browser and computer operating system, Internet Protocol addresses, search terms and search results, ratings submitted); Communications via telephone, fax, email, voicemail, text messaging (SMS), picture messaging (MMS), video messaging, instant messaging etc.

We process Personal Data for various purposes. These purposes can be structured in different groups. In particular, we may process all or some of the Personal Data for one or more of the following purposes:

We will only process Personal Data for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes. Numeus Research does not sell, rent, or lease your Personal Data.

1.4. With whom do we share your Personal Data

We may disclose Personal Data to third parties, in order to receive technical, organizational or other services which we need to meet the said purposes or our other business activities. Our service providers are contractually obliged to process the Personal Data exclusively on our behalf and in accordance with our instructions. We also oblige our service providers to comply with technical and organizational measures to ensure the protection of Personal Data.

We may also disclose Personal Data if we consider this as necessary to comply with the applicable laws and regulations, in court proceedings, at the request of the competent courts and authorities, or for the fulfillment of other legal obligations or in order to protect and defend our rights and our property respectively.

1.5. How long do we keep Personal Data?

We will retain your Personal Data for as long as we believe it necessary or desirable to fulfil our business purposes or to comply with applicable law, audit requirements, regulatory requests or orders from competent courts. As soon as your Personal Data is no longer required for the above-mentioned purposes, it will be deleted or anonymized, as far as possible. In general, shorter retention periods, of no more than twelve months, apply for operational data (e.g. system logs).

Transfer of Personal Data

We may transfer your Personal Data for the performance of our tasks or involve third parties in order to process orders. We may transfer your Personal Data to recipients abroad, including in countries that do not provide the same level of protection as Swiss Law.

3. Cookies / Tracking and other Techniques Regarding the use of our website

3.1. How do we use cookies?

Our website may use so-called cookies, small text files that are stored on your computer and can be accessed from there. Cookies are used to enable you to register for our services and to personalize our website for you. For this purpose, cookies collect information about your IP address, the time and duration of your visit, the number of visits, the use of forms, your search settings, your view mode and your favorites on our website. The storage duration of the cookies varies.

You can prevent cookies from being stored by our internet site at any time by adjusting your internet browser accordingly, thereby permanently deactivating the storage of cookies. In addition, cookies that have already been stored can be deleted at any time via your internet browser. If you deactivate the storage of cookies, it may prevent you from making full use of the functions on our website.

3.2. How do we use log files?

Every time you access our website, certain usage data is transmitted to us by your internet browser for technical reasons, and stored in protocol files, the so called log files. The usage data in question is the following: date and time our website is accessed; name of the website accessed; IP address of your computer or mobile device; address of the website from which you accessed our website; volume of data transferred; as well as name and version of your browser.

Analysis of the log files helps us to further improve our internet products and make them more user friendly, to find and remove errors more quickly, and to control server capacities. Using log files, we can, for instance, determine the time when the use of our internet products is particularly popular and make appropriate data volumes available to guarantee you optimum usage.

3.3. How do we use web analysis tools?

In order to constantly improve and optimize our internet offering, we use so-called tracking technologies. Web analysis tools provide us with statistics and graphics which provide us with information about the use of our website. This involves data about the use of a website being transferred to the server used. Depending on the provider of a web analysis tool, these servers may be located abroad.

For the most frequently used web analysis tool, Google Analytics, these data are transferred including shortened IP addresses, which prevents the identification of individual devices. Google complies with the data protection rules of the "Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield” Framework and is registered with the “Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield” program of the US Department of Commerce (information about the “Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield” may be found under https://www.privacyshield.gov/Swiss-US-Privacy-Shield-FAQs). The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. Transfer of these data by Google to third parties may only take place on the basis of legal regulations or as part of contractual data processing.

You may prevent the recording of the data generated by cookies and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) at Google, as well as the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout). You will find more detailed information about Google Analytics and data protection at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en or https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

4. Rights relating to Personal Data

You have rights of access, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability, to revoke your consent and to object. If you believe that the processing of your data violates the data protection laws, you can report this to us or the relevant supervisory authority. You have the right to object to our data processing that is based on our legitimate interest or that occurs for direct marketing purposes.

5. Amendments to this Data Protection Statement

You have rights of access, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability, to revoke your consent and to object. If you believe that the processing of your data violates the data protection laws, you can report this to us or the relevant supervisory authority. You have the right to object to our data processing that is based on our legitimate interest or that occurs for direct marketing purposes.

6. Technology Provider Contact Details

If data subjects would like to assert their rights with respect to their personal data, have questions or concerns regarding the processing of personal data or have other questions in connection with data protection, they may contact us as follows:

Numeus Research AG
c/o LacMont AG, Landis + Gyr-Strasse 1
6300 Zug Switzerland

hello@numeus.xyz

We will answer respectively deal with questions or concerns as soon as possible after receipt.

Please note that we may not provide information on processed personal data if this is prohibited by mandatory law.