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Disclaimer for this website

The information and opinions provided on this website are strictly for informational purposes only and not intended in any way to constitute or form part of a distribution offer and/or any offer or solicitation to buy or the invitation or solicitation of an offer to sell any product and/or services offered by Dalyan Foundation (Dalyan), which includes any of its subsidiaries, holding companies and/or associates or affiliates and must not be relied upon as such.

Dalyan does not give any representation or warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information provided on this website, nor as to the appropriateness of the information for any use which any recipient may choose to make of it. Dalyan accepts no responsibility and/or obligation whatsoever for updating any part of the information. Neither Dalyan nor any of its directors and/or employees accepts any liability for any error, omission or misrepresentation in relation to the information or for any loss, damage, cost or expense (whether direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise) suffered by the recipient of this information or any other person as a result of any use of this website or reliance upon any information or statement of any kind contained herein. The information and opinions on this website are subject to change without notice.

Disclaimer for emails and electronic communication

Communication by email or other means of electronic communication is neither secure nor confidential. Responsibility or liability for any breach of confidentiality attributable to such communication is excluded. The receipt of emails will not be continuously monitored and confirmed. The receipt of emails may be delayed due to the absence of the recipient or for technical or operational reasons. Time-critical or important messages must be sent by mail or courier.




We are committed to protecting your personal data and privacy. This Privacy Policy and our terms of use (together, this “Privacy Policy”) demonstrate our commitment to ensure your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal datawhen you use our website or communicate with us.

This Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand what information we may gather when you visit our website, how we may use it, what we do to protect it, and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our website. When accessing ourwebsite or communicating with usvia the contact form on ourwebsite, via email or other channels, you consent to this Privacy Policy. In case you do not agree to any part of this Privacy Policy, you must inform usand discontinue using ourwebsite and ourservices.

Unless otherwise indicated below, this Privacy Policy applies to any website of Dalyan that references this Privacy Policy, as well as any data we may collect across partnered and unaffiliated sites, if any. For purposes of this Agreement, “Service” refers to our service which can be accessed by visiting our website and our other services as requested by you.


By accessing our Service, you accept our Privacy Policy, and you consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of information as described in this Privacy Policy. In addition, by using our Service, or services across partnered and unaffiliated sites, you are accepting the policies and practices described in this Privacy Policy. Each time you visit our website, or use the Service, and any time you voluntarily provide us with information, you agree that you are consenting to our collection, use and disclosure of the information that you provide, and you are consenting to receive emails or otherwise be contacted, as described in this Privacy Policy. Whether or not you register or create any kind of account with us, this Privacy Policy applies to all users of our website and of the Service.

Information that can be collected if you visit our website or if you contact us

Our website may collect “Non-Personal Information”. “Non-Personal Information” includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and your mouse clicks. We may also track information provided to us by your browser or by any mobile application when you view or use the Service, such as the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use, the device from which you connected to the Service, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you.  We use this information for, among other things, the operation of the Service, to maintain the quality of the Service and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Service. We track this information using cookies, or small text files which include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to a user’s browser from the servers of our website host and are stored on the user’s computer hard drive. Sending a cookie to a user’s browser enables us to collect Non-Personal Information about that user and keep a record of the user’s preferences when utilizing our Services, both on a singular and aggregate basis.  Both persistent and session cookies may be used; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser help file directions. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Service may not work properly.

“Personal Information” is collected only if you submit such Personal Information in any contact form on our website or provide such information to us otherwise. “Personal Information” includes information, either on its own or together with other information, that can reasonably be used to personally identify you.  We regularly receive personal data as part of our professional activities. we may collect your Personal Information:

  • as part of our customer onboarding procedure;
  • when you or your organization seek advice or employment from us;
  • when you or your organization offer or provide services to us as vendor;
  • when you browse or interact with our website(s) or use any of our online Services;
  • when you email us or provide such data to us in other circumstances.

Ordinarily, you will have provided any such data to us. But in some cases, we may collect data about you from a third-party source, such as government or credit reporting agencies, an information or service provider or from public records.

Personal Information that we may collect and use may include:

  • Basic information, such as your name, your employer, your title or position;
  • Contact information, such as your physical address, email address and phone number(s);
  • Financial information, such as bank account details;
  • Technical information, such as your IP address and other information collected from your visits to our website or in relation to materials and communications we send to you electronically;
  • Information you provide to us for the purpose of attending meetings and events;
  • Identification and background information provided by you or collected by us as part of our customer onboarding process;
  • Personal information provided to us by or on behalf of our customers or employees or generated by us in the course of providing services and employment, which may include special categories of data;
  • Details of your visits to our office; and
  • Any other information which you may provide to us.

How we use the information

Personal Information: We only use your Personal Information in connection with our ordinary professional activities (including the fulfilment of our legal or regulatory obligations). We process the Personal Information you provide to us when communicating with us (such as the name, email and postal address, phone number, language preference, job title, business affiliations, and content of the communication). The Personal Information may relate to you as well as to your employees and agents. In some instances, we will supplement the Personal Information by information we retrieve from public sources, such as online media or employer websites, for the purpose of confirming your current professional position or obtaining further information to enable us to effectively communicate with you. We use Personal Information for the purposes of providing advice or other services and managing our relationship with you, as well as communicating with you, whether in connection with the provision or procurement of goods and services or as your employer or former employer, including processing payments, accounting, auditing, billing and collection and related support services, to send you newsletters and invitations, to maintain our list of contacts or to provide you with other information you may request from us. Personal Information will only be used by us and our technology suppliers (who are obliged to protect your Personal Information to the same extent as we are).

We do not sell or otherwise transfer your Personal Information to third parties (except as we may be required under applicable law). We may also need to transfer personal data to third parties, including third parties based outside Switzerland or the EU, for example (but not limited to) subcontractors, other counsel and accountants and third parties involved in your matters.

Personal Information will be saved until it is no longer reasonably required for the permitted uses or you withdraw your consent, if we are not legally required or otherwise permitted to continue to hold such data. In particular, we may retain your Personal Information for an additional period of time to the extent that deletion would require us to overwrite our automated disaster recovery backup systems or to the extent that we deem it necessary to assert or defend legal claims during any relevant retention period.

Non-Personal Information: In general, we use Non-Personal Information to help us improve the Service and customize the user experience. We also aggregate Non-Personal Information in order to track trends and analyse use patterns of the Service. This Privacy Policy does not limit in any way our use or disclosure of Non-Personal Information and we reserve the right to use and disclose such Non-Personal Information to our technology suppliers at our sole discretion.

How we protect information

We restrict the use and access to your Personal Information to those who have an absolute need-to-know.

We implement reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices in order to protect your Personal Information and ensure that such Personal Information is not accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.  However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such precautions. By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

Our website is hosted by Hostpoint AG, Neue Jonastrasse 60, 8640 Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland (“Hostpoint”).  Your information, including Personal Information, if provided by you through our website, may be stored through Hostpoint’s servers.  By using the Service, you consent to Hostpoint’s collection, disclosure, storage, and use of your Personal Information in accordance with Hostpoint’s privacy policy available at  

Links to other websites

As part of the Service, we may provide links to or compatibility with other websites or applications. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those websites or the information or content they contain. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us through the Service. Therefore, this Privacy Policy does not apply to your use of a third-party website accessed by selecting a link via our Service. To the extent that you access or use the Service through or on another website or application, then the privacy policy of that other website or application will apply to your access or use of that site or application. We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of other websites before proceeding to use them.

Age of consent

By using the Service, you represent that you are at least 18 years of age.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy and our terms of use at any time. If we decide to change this Privacy Policy, we will post these changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it. Any such modifications become effective upon your continued access to or use of the Service five (5) days after we first post the changes on the website or otherwise provide you with notice of such modifications. It is your sole responsibility to check this website from time to time to view any such changes to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to any changes, if and when such changes may be made to this Privacy Policy, you must cease access to our website.

Your rights regarding our use of your Personal Information

When processing Personal Information for the purposes described herein, we rely on your consent to this Privacy Policy, our legitimate interests in communicating with you, as a business contact, about our operations, our performance of a contract, or another ground for lawful processing of your Personal Information under the applicable laws and regulations.

You have the right to restrict our processing of your Personal Information as well as the right to lodge a complaint with supervisory authorities regarding the processing of your Personal Information. You have the right at any time to prevent us from contacting you for marketing purposes. Please note that notwithstanding the promotional preferences you indicate by either unsubscribing or opting out, we may continue to send you administrative emails including, for example, updates to this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, or wish to withdraw your consent for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your Personal Information, please contact us by sending an email to


Last Updated: This Privacy Policy was last updated on 1. October 2019