Privacy Policy

The following provisions inform you about our privacy policy regarding personal data that you provide to us via the website www.bmglaw.ch (the "Site").

BMG Avocats is responsible for the processing of personal data collected via the Site.

If you have any questions about this, you can contact us by post, email or telephone:

BMG Lawyers
8C, avenue de Champel
P.O. Box 385
CH - 1211 Geneva 12

Email : bmglaw@bmglaw.ch
Telephone: +41 22 839 49 49
Personal data collected
During a visit to the Site, anonymous user data is collected (IP address, date, browser information) and recorded in accordance with current legislation.

When you contact us by email or via the contact form available on the Site, you provide us with information about yourself, such as your name, your first name, your address, your email address or your telephone number. We store this data on a server for the time necessary to process your request, subject to a longer period required by law.
Uses of your personal data
We use the personal data you send us by email or via the contact form available on the Site to respond to your requests.

We use your email address to send you newsletters. You can unsubscribe from our newsletters at any time by using the link at the bottom of each newsletter or by sending us an email to bmglaw@bmglaw.ch.

We treat your personal data confidentially and do not pass it on to third parties. However, we may pass on your personal data to service providers who assist us in the operation of the Site (e.g. for data storage, e-mail management, or server hosting). These service providers are contractually obliged to protect your data and to treat it as confidential.

Finally, we use anonymised personal data for statistical purposes.
Right of access to your personal data
In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law on Data Protection, you may at any time ask us, by sending an email to bmglaw@bmglaw.ch, whether personal data concerning you and collected via the Site are processed by BMG Avocats, obtain the communication of this data and, if necessary, their update or correction.
Cookie policy
When you visit the Site, we use cookies to collect navigational data such as your browser type, the IP address used to access the Site, the date of your visit, the last page visited, or the actions you have taken.

A cookie is a small text file that your browser places on your computer, tablet, smartphone, etc. Cookies help website owners to improve the efficiency of their site and to obtain information about how their site is used.

The Site uses the following types of cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are necessary for the functioning of a website.

Functional cookies. They are used to recognise the user when they return to a website, and to remember their preferences, for example their choice of language.

Analytics/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around a website when they use it. This helps to improve the operation of the site, for example by ensuring that users can easily find what they are looking for.

You can delete or reject cookies by adjusting your browser settings. Each browser has its own procedure, and we suggest that you consult your browser vendor's website. If you delete or reject cookies, it may affect the way the Site works for you.

Links to third party sites and applications
The Site may contain links to third party websites and applications. Clicking on these links or activating these connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third party sites and are not responsible for their privacy policies.
Applicable law and jurisdiction
This privacy policy is governed by Swiss law. In the event of a dispute, only the courts of the Canton of Geneva shall have jurisdiction.

September 2022