General, No Offer and No Solicitation
Porterhouse Group AG ("Porterhouse") maintains this website (the "Site") for general information purposes only. The materials contained in the Site do not constitute professional advice. Nothing on this Site is intended to constitute an offer or solicitation to buy or sell investments of any description in any jurisdiction, nor to recommend any investment service or transaction. Porterhouse further reserves the right to delete, modify or supplement the content of this Site at any time for any reason without notification to anyone.
No Warranty and No Liability
Although Porterhouse is making reasonable efforts to include up-to-date and accurate information in this Site, it makes no representations, warranties or assurance as to the accuracy, currency, completeness, fitness fora particular purpose or non-infringement of the information provided. Porterhouse shall not be liable for any direct or indirect damages, loss or injury resulting from your access to, use or inability to access this Site, or from your reliance on any information provided at this Site. In particular, Porterhouse shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect your computer and software equipment, loss of data or other property on account of your access.
This Site may contain third party information and links to third parties. Porterhouse does not express any opinion on the content of such third party information and sites, nor does it assume responsibility for its contents. Your access to and use of any of such sites is at your own risk. A link contained on this Site does not mean that Porterhouse endorses or accept any responsibility for the content or the use of such other website. Porterhouse expressly disclaims any liability for third party information and sites and it shall not be liable for any direct or indirect damages, loss or injury resulting from your access to, use or inability to access such sites, or from your reliance on any information provided at those sites.
The content of this Site is the property of Porterhouse and you should assume that everything made available on the Site is protected by Swiss and international intellectual property law. The trademarks, logos, service marks, trade names, tradedress and products featured in this Site are protected as well. The images of people or places displayed on the Site are either the property of, or used with permission by Porterhouse. No use of any of the forgoing maybe made without the prior written authorization of Porterhouse and nothing on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right in or to any of the forgoing. In particular, any downloading or otherwise copying from the Site will not transfer title toany software or material to you.
Permission is given to download or print out a hard copy of individual pages and/or sections of the Site for personal use only, provided that you do not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices. The reproduction, modification, permanent storage, retransmission (by electronic means, linking into other sites, or otherwise), distribution and/or any commercial use of the contents of the Site is prohibited without the prior written consent of Porterhouse.
Governing Law, Jurisdiction
You agree that the laws of Switzerland, without regard to conflicts of law principles thereof, will apply to all matters relating to the use of the Site. In case of a dispute, you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Zurich, Switzerland.
Protecting your privacy
This privacy statement (the “Statement”) relates to www.porterhouse.ch, Porterhouse Group AG, with registered office in Switzerland, Adligenswilerstrasse 24, 6006 Lucerne, Switzerland, registered in the Commercial Register of the Canton of Lucerne under CHE-294.684.820 (“Porterhouse”). Porterhouse is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.
So please read this Statement carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
Who is responsible for processing your personal data?
Porterhouse is controller regarding the processing of your personal data. Porterhouse processes your personal data only for the purposes and means, as further explained in this Statement. When processing your personal data, Porterhouse is committed to complying with applicable law, including applicable privacy legislation.
Why do we collect personal data about you and what do we do with it?
Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, such as a name, an e-mail address or telephone number. We may collect and process the following personal data from you:
- information that you email to us using firstname.lastname@example.org, information that you provide using our contact form or which you provide when contacting us by telephone, such as contact details and e-mail address. The legal basis for this data processing is your consent or, in so far as not provided, our legitimate interest in processing your email inquiry and providing services or information requested by you (art. 6 par. 1 sub a and fGDPR). Please note that you may always withdraw your consent;
- details of your visits to our website, including but not limited to traffic data, location data and other communication data and the resources that you access. This data is collected and processed for the purpose of allowing you to use our website (establishing a connection), ensuring system security and stability in the long term, allowing our website and your connection to be optimised, as well as for internal statistical purposes. Your IP address will be evaluated for clarification and defence purposes only in the event of an attack on our websites network infrastructure or in case we suspect unauthorised or abusive use of the website. It may further be used in criminal proceedings to identify individuals and in the context of civil and criminal proceedings against such individuals, as necessary and required. The legal basis for this data processing is our legitimate interest to process your data for these purposes (art. 6 par. 1 sub f GDPR); and
- we may also use the personal data and other information you provide in connection with your use of our website to help us improve the content and functionality of the website and to better understand our users. The legal basis for this data processing consists in our legitimate interest to process the data for these purposes (art. 6 par. 1 sub f GDPR).
We use the personal data you provide in accordance with this Statement. If you provide personal data for a certain reason, we may use your personal data for that reason. For instance, if you contact us by email, we will use your personal data to answer your question or resolve your problem. If we intend to use your personal data in any manner that is not consistent with this Statement, you will be informed about that before or at the moment the personal data is collected.
Do we transfer data to recipients outside of Switzerland or the European Economic Area?
Your personal data may be transferred to third parties (contracted service providers) located abroad for the purpose of the data processing described in this Statement. Porterhouse requires any such third-party companies to protect the privacy of individuals to the same extent as we do. If the level of data protection in a country does not correspond to the Swiss or European level, we shall ensure by contract (standard contractual clauses issued by the European Commission) that the protection of your personal data corresponds at all times to that of the European Economic Area, or countries that are ‘white listed’ by the European Union such as Switzerland. If you would like to know to which countries your personal data is transferred, please contact us at email@example.com.
How do we protect your data?
The security of your personal data is important to us. We collect, process and store all data in line with the regulations on personal data processing applicable in Switzerland and the European Union, in particular the Swiss Federal Act (FADP) of 19 June 1992 on data protection, the Ordinance on the Federal Data Protection Act (OFDPA), the updated FADP as passed by the Swiss parliament on 25 September 2020, and the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of 27 April 2016. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal data submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is completely secure. Therefore, although we will do our best to protect your information, we cannot fully ensure the security of the data you transmitted to our website. Any information you submit is sent at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorised access.
We take all reasonable care to prevent access to your personal data by unauthorised persons and to prevent unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction, and damage.
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland, respectively Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA94043-1351, USA (Google). This means that analytical cookies provided by Google are placed on our website. Based on the data collected by these cookies, Google prepares anonymous reports for us on the use of our website. The cookies will, for example, generate your computer's IP address or information on from wherein the world you are accessing the website or on the referrer URL. The cookies we use help us understand how visitors use our website and to generate statistics (e.g. at what time your current visit began, whether you have been to the site before, what site referred you, what the most popular content is, the number of visitors, their geographic location), which also helps us to improve our website.
For a more detailed explanation of what the different cookies do, what information they store and for how long, information is available under the following link: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/cookie-usage
The information generated is transferred to the US and stored on Google servers. The IP-address will be shortened through IP anonymisation (“anonymise IP”) on our website before it is transferred to Google servers in member states of the European Union or other states in the European Economic Area that are party to the agreement, as well as in Switzerland. Pursuant to Google, the anonymised IP address will not be merged with any other data held by Google. In exceptional cases only, the complete IP address may be transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened there. In these cases, we ensure through contractual guarantees that Google complies with a sufficient level of data protection.
Our website uses Google Tag Manager, a service of Google Inc. Google Tag Manager is a solution that allows vendors and marketers to manage website tags through one interface. The Tag Manager tool is a cookie-less domain and does not collect personal information. The tool triggers other tags, which in turn may collect personal information. The Google Tag Manager does not access this information. If disabled at the domain or cookie level, it will remain disabled for all tracking tags implemented with Google Tag Manager. You can prevent tags from being set at any time by disabling cookies.
If you do not wish to receive any cookies at all, you will have to change your computer settings. However, you should be aware that this might limit the extent to which you can use our website or parts of our website.
Your data protection rights
You have the following rights:
Right to information and access to your personal data: You have the right to request access to your personal data stored by us at any time. This provides you with the opportunity to check which personal data we process about you and that the purposes and means of the processing are in accordance with applicable data protection regulations.
Right to object: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time if your personal data is used for purposes other than those necessary for the execution of an agreement or necessary for compliance with a legal obligation.
Right to rectification: You have the right to have inaccurate or incomplete personal data
corrected and to be informed of the correction. We will also inform the recipients of the data about the adjustments made to any incorrect data, unless such notification is impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.
Right to be forgotten: You have the right to have your personal data deleted from our records, provided that we are not required or authorised by applicable law or regulation to further process your data.
Right to restrict processing: You have the right, under certain conditions, to request that the processing of your data is restricted. The right to restrict processing means that we may not (temporarily) process or change your personal data. This is the case if you dispute the correctness of the data, if in your opinion the personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes or if in our opinion the processing of your personal data by Porterhouse is unlawful.
Right to data portability: Where permitted by applicable law or regulation you have the right to receive from us the personal data that you have provided to us, free of charge and in a readable format. This applies to users outside Switzerland with residence in an EU or EEA member country.
Right to withdraw your consent: You can withdraw your consent to certain data processing at any time with effect for the future. The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the legality of the data processing based on your consent carried out until the revocation.
To request information or contact us, please use the contact information listed below. We will respond to your request to access your information within 30 days.
You also have the option to file a complaint with the competent privacy authority.If you need help establishing which authority is competent, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes to this Statement
We regularly review this Statement; any changes will be included in this section of the site. We therefore ask you to consult it on a regular basis.
Questions, comments and requests regarding this Statement are welcome and can be emailed to email@example.com or sent to the following address:
Porterhouse Group AG
Last updated in January 2022