VERSION EFFECTIVE AS OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2022
arc investors AG
We only process the personal data necessary to provide our Services, namely the following categories:
We receive personal data from:
We process personal data in accordance with the provisions of the Swiss Data Protection Act (DPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (GDPR):
We process personal data in direct connection with the conclusion and execution of contracts. Such contracts may include in particular: investment advisory contracts. The purposes of data processing are primarily determined by the specific Service. The relevant additional data protection information, in particular the specific processing purposes, can be found in the respective contractual documents, terms and conditions or conditions of participation.
We process personal data where there is a legal or regulatory obligation to do so. Processing purposes include namely:
If you have given us your consent for certain processing purposes, this forms the legal basis of the processing.
We process personal data where this is necessary to protect legitimate private interests of us or of third parties, or to protect legitimate public interests. Examples:
Within our organization, access to your data will be given to those departments that need it to fulfill the processing purposes mentioned above.
We may transfer personal data to any country in the world, in particular to all countries in which we are represented by group companies, branches or other offices and representatives (namely UK).
Personal data may also be transferred to a country without adequate data protection, provided that:
We retain personal data as long as it is necessary for the purpose for which we collected it (i.e. for the duration of the entire business relationship). If the personal data is no longer required to fulfill the purpose, we generally delete it.
In individual cases, there may be a contractual or legal obligation to retain data (e.g. in accordance with the Swiss Code of Obligations, the Value Added Tax Act, the Federal Act on Direct Federal Taxes, the Federal Act on the Harmonization of Direct Taxes of the Cantons and Municipalities, the Federal Act on Stamp Duty, the Withholding Tax Act). We generally store contract-related personal data for the duration of the contractual relationship and for ten years beyond the termination of the contractual relationship. For evidentiary purposes, we may store personal data for the duration of the applicable limitation period, which is usually five or ten years.
You have a right to:
To exercise your rights, please contact the contact point mentioned above. As a rule, the exercise of your rights requires that you can clearly prove your identity. We also draw your attention to the fact that by deleting your personal data Services may no longer be available or used in whole or in part.
We reserve the right to restrict your rights within the framework of the applicable law and, for example, not to provide complete information or not to delete data.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority. In the case of a controller of ours in Switzerland, this is the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (http://www.edoeb.admin.ch).
Note that the internet is generally not a secure environment because it is an open network that can be accessed by anyone. Therefore, we also appeal to your personal responsibility with regard to the handling of your personal data. To the extent permitted by law, we accept no liability for the security of data that you transmit to us via the internet or other electronic channels or for any direct or indirect damage. We ask you to choose other communication channels if this appears necessary or reasonable for security reasons.