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Data protection statement

This data protection policy explains how the employees of gysin rechtsanwälte (hereinafter also referred to as "we" or "us") collect and process personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is understood to be all information that relates to an identified or identifiable person. This data protection declaration provides information in particular on the type, scope and purpose of data processing when you visit our website and informs you of your rights. Insofar as we collect and process personal data, we comply with the requirements of the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP).
Please note that this data protection declaration is not an exhaustive description and that other declarations relating to data protection may also regulate specific matters.


1. Responsible person

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the protection of your data by us, you can contact us at any time by e-mail at or by telephone on 061 515 00 30.
The person responsible for the data processing described in this privacy statement is Andrea Gysin, gysin rechtsanwälte, Hirzbodenweg 95, P.O. Box, 4052 Basel.

2. Collection and processing of personal data

The website can be used without disclosing personal data. However, the server of our website temporarily stores information about user accesses. When you access our website, the following data is stored: IP address, date and time of your visit, browser type and version, operating system used, the website from which the access is made (referrer URL) and the host name of the accessing computer.
We use this collected data to guarantee the functionality of the website, to ensure a smooth connection, the comfortable use of the website, to evaluate the system security and stability and for other administrative purposes. The aforementioned data also form the basis for statistical and anonymous evaluations, which we can use to identify trends and improve our offering accordingly. 
If you contact us via the contact form provided on our website, the personal data provided in the input form will be collected (first and last name, e-mail address, telephone number). Use of this form is taken as giving consent. The purpose of this data processing is to contact you and to process your request. 

3. Cookies, Tracking and Third-Party Services

3.1 Cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are data records that are stored on the operating system of your device with the help of the browser when you access our website. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser on your next visit. This allows us to save certain settings (such as language settings or location information) so that you do not have to re-enter them when you visit the website again.
We use cookies so that we can make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. The use of cookies and the related processing of your data is based on our legitimate interests in the aforementioned purposes.

The cookies are stored on your computer. You therefore have full control over the use of cookies. You can delete them completely or disable or restrict their transmission by changing the settings in your browser. If cookies for our website are deactivated, it may no longer be possible to use all the functions of the website in full.

3.2 Google Maps

We use the map service Google Maps on our website. We do this so that you can easily find the places indicated on our website, in particular the location of our office premises.
Google Maps is an online mapping service provided by the US company Google LLC. This data is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We have no influence on this data transmission. It is possible that Google can use this data for its own purposes to draw conclusions about the identities of visitors. For more information, please visit

3.3 Social media plug-ins

We use social media plug-ins (especially LinkedIn) on our website to share our articles on social networks. The responsibility for data protection-compliant operation lies with the provider. Your data is only transferred to the provider if you are logged into the platform with your profile. We have neither influence nor access to cookies of this provider. You are therefore referred to the provider's privacy policy. For more information, please visit

4. Data transfer to third parties

Your personal data will only be disclosed to third parties if you expressly consent, if there is a legal obligation or permission, or if the disclosure is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims or the disclosure of data is necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you.

5. Duration of storage of your data

Your data will generally be deleted or anonymised as soon as they are no longer required for the purposes mentioned above.

6. Data security

We take the necessary technical and organisational measures to protect your data. These measures are continuously reviewed and adapted according to the current state of technological developments.

7. Your rights

You have the right to obtain information about your personal data processed by us or to request the restriction of data processing. Furthermore, you are entitled to demand the correction or deletion of your data. You also have the right to revoke your consent to data processing or to object to the processing of your data. Last but not least, you can demand the surrender of your personal data. Please note that these rights are subject to conditions and exceptions. To the extent permitted or required by law, we may refuse requests to exercise these rights. For example, we may or must retain or otherwise continue to process the personal data despite a request to delete the personal data or restrict processing for legal reasons. If you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data violates data protection regulations, you can report this to us or to the competent supervisory authority. The competent data protection authority in Switzerland is the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (

8. modification of this privacy policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time. We will publish any changes on the website. The current version published on our website shall apply in each case.

This data protection policy is a translation of the German version. Only the German version is legally binding.

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