Data processing & Data protection

Data processing

ISP respects the private and personal sphere of the user and processes the user's personal data, insofar as personal data is to be recorded at the time of a visit on our website, in accordance with the currently valid legal provisions.

When the user visits the ISP website, no personal data (e.g. name, address, telephone number etc.) are recorded without the user's consent. Only personal data that is provided to ISP by the user may be stored. The user will only be asked to enter personal data if he wishes to use the interactive services on the website.

However, ISP points out that personal data or personality profiles (e.g. client profile, investment profile) requiring special protection ("Personal Data") may be collected and processed using applications, forms or questionnaires completed by a user or on the basis of agreements that a user concludes with ISP or when users substantiate or maintain a client relationship with ISP. In particular, ISP collects and processes Personal Data for the following purposes: (i) Complying with statutory obligations, (ii) maintaining the client relationship, especially in respect of providing and marketing services and investments in products and assets by clients, and (iii) improving the quality of products and services. Personal Data will be passed on to ISP Group companies, to third-party service providers when outsourcing services or to authorities and courts in Switzerland and abroad subject to user's consent, or without users' consent insofar as ISP is authorised or obliged to do so on account of statutory or regulatory provisions.

ISP also gathers and analyses anonymous data relating to use of their website, e.g. the number of visits to the site, pages visited, duration of sessions, IP addresses etc. in order to assess the benefit provided by the site. However, data recorded in this way is used exclusively for statistical purposes and it is not forwarded to third parties outside ISP.

ISP also draws attention to the fact that when a user accesses this website, cookies (strings of information sent by a website and stored on the user's computer) can be stored or accessed temporarily on the user's computer. This allows ISP to identify the computer accessing the website and thus to provide navigation shortcuts for the user's benefit. Only a minimum of information is recorded in the cookies used by ISP. By modifying Internet browser settings the user can prevent cookies from being placed on his computer. Depending on the browser settings selected, blocked cookies may reduce the functionality of the website or prevent access to it. ISP accepts no liability for such a restriction of the website.

Possible conflicts of interest

The ISP Group and/or their board members, managers or staff may have invested in financial products in the past or they may be currently investing in financial products or invest in financial products in the future about which the ISP website contains information. Furthermore, it is possible that these natural persons and legal entities have rendered, are rendering or will render in the future services for the issuers of such financial products, for example in investment banking, corporate finance or market-making or that they may have previously participated in their management, that they may be doing so now, or that they may do so in the future as either board members or as managers.

Applicable law/place of jurisdiction

Access to and use of the ISP website as well as this important legal information is subject to Swiss law. The place of jurisdiction is Zurich.

Data Protection Declaration

ISP Securities AG takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and strictly observes data protection rules. Personal data are collected on this website
only to the extent that is technically necessary. Under no circumstances will we pass the data collected on to third parties without the consent of those concerned. The following declaration provides you with an overview of how we ensure this protection, what type of data is collected, and for what purpose.

Data processing on this website

ISP Securities AG collects and automatically saves in its server log files some of the information normally transmitted by the browser, provided that your browser makes such information available. Such data cannot be assigned by ISP Securities AG to specific individuals. The pooling of this data with other data sources does not take place.

Cookies

Occasionally, visits to our internet site will lead to cookies being copied onto your computer, i.e. small text files which are stored by your browser. They help to make the service we provide more user-friendly, effective and safe. Passwords are not copied into cookies. Most of the cookies we use are so-called 'session cookies' and are automatically reset when you log out. If you end the session by closing your browser, the cookie will be preserved for a while and will then either be overwritten or deleted by the client. Our cookies will not do any damage to your computer and contain no viruses.

Webtracking

On this website data are collected and stored through web-controlling technologies
in an anonymous form and solely for the purpose of optimisation measures. User profiles are created under a pseudonym from this data. Cookies may also be used for this purpose which collect and store data solely in a pseudonym form. The data are not utilised to personally identify the visitor of this website and will not be collated with data via the bearer of the pseudonym. No personal data are stored.

According to the law this also includes the so called IP-address of the user. The IP-address will be made unrecogniseable and will not enable any inferences to be made about the visitor of the website.

Collection, processing and use of your personal data

We will ask you to provide your name, address and e-mail address in an order form, so that we can send you the publications or newsletters offered on our website, or which you have ordered. These data will be stored and used exclusively for mailing purposes. They will not be passed on to third parties. By entering your data (name, address, email address) into the form, you will give us your consent to store the data and use them so that we can provide the information requested. The personal data which you supply to subscribe to the newsletter will be stored until you cancel your subscription.

Right to obtain information

You have the right to be informed on the personal data stored, on the receiver of such data, and the purpose of processing your data at any time. The data protection officer of ISP Securities AG will provide you with information on the data stored.

Further information

We greatly appreciate your confidence in us. Therefore we wish to be available at all times to answer questions on the processing and use of your personal data. If you wish to receive information not offered by this declaration, or if you wish to receive more detailed information on a particular point, please get in touch with the ISP data protection officer at any time.

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