RepRisk appreciates your visit to our website and your interest in our products and services. Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our site. We take care to protect your personal data collected, processed, and used during visits to our site.
In the course of serving you as an individual client or as someone visiting our website, RepRisk may obtain personal information about you (“personally identifiable information” or PII). PII, as used in Swiss privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Obtaining this information is important to our ability to deliver the highest level of service to you, but we also recognize that you expect us to treat this information appropriately.
This policy describes the types of personal information we may collect about you, the purposes for which we use the information, the circumstances in which we may share the information, and the steps that we take to safeguard the information to protect your privacy.
What kind of information does RepRisk collect?
When you visit the RepRisk Website, our web server automatically records details about your visit (for example your IP address, the website from which you visit us, the type of browser software used, the RepRisk Website pages that you actually visit including the date and the duration of your visit).
We collect personal information only when it is voluntarily offered by you and it is reasonably necessary for the purposes of conducting our business. For example, during the course of our business we may collect your name, address, email address, and contact numbers. If necessary, we may ask to you provide additional information from time to time. We may collect this information from you via webpage, mail, email, telephone, text message, or in person.
Our website also uses Google Analytics and other analytics tools for website analysis. These tools collect data related to the device or browser you are using, your IP address, and on-site activities to measure user interactions on our website, to get a sense of where in the world visitors to our website come from, and to help us maintain, improve, and develop our services. Information may be shared with Google for these purposes.
To protect your privacy, we use Google Analytics’ IP masking feature, so that Google Analytics can use only a portion of your IP address, not the entire IP address. If you do not want Google Analytics to be used in your browser, you can opt out by installing the Google Analytics Browser Add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/Google Analyticsoptout/. For more information on how Google uses data when you use Google’s partners’ sites or apps, please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our website, request a trial registration to our RepRisk ESG Risk Platform; place an order on our Webshop; subscribe to our mailing list to receive our research, publications, newsletters, and more; respond to a survey; or fill out any other form on our website.
For what will RepRisk use your personal data?
- For the purposes of technical administration as well as research and development of the RepRisk Website
- For client and user administration and marketing
- For marketing purposes including direct marketing (for example, to email newsletters) and to inform you about our research, publications and news, and products and services that may be of interest or that you may have signed up to receive
- Facilitate our internal business operations, including assessing and managing risk, and fulfilling our legal and regulatory requirements
- To conduct surveys
How do we protect visitor information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis using Malware Scanning for known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
Your personal information is stored in secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of RepRisk employees who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all login attempts and access to sensitive information is logged. All information transferred from and to our information systems is encrypted using TLS/SSL per default.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order, enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the security and privacy of your personal information.
All payment transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
To whom do we disclose your information collected from the RepRisk Website?
RepRisk is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information. We limit access to your personal information to authorized RepRisk staff, who, like our service providers are held to stringent standards of privacy. We also maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the information against loss, misuse, damage or modification, and unauthorized access or disclosure.
RepRisk uses commercially reasonable best efforts to abide by applicable laws and regulations in its use of personal data. RepRisk does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.
We may disclose your information to governmental agencies or entities, regulatory authorities, or other persons in line with any applicable law, regulations, court order or official request, or under any and for the purposes of any guidelines issued by regulatory or other authorities, or similar processes as either required or permitted by applicable law.
Third-party links: Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Users are able to change their personal information:
- By emailing us at email@example.com
- By calling us at +41 43 300 54 40
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