Privacy Policy

Legal notice

The Faerus Ltd's website (this "Website") is operated and owned by Faerus Ltd. By consulting the Website, you agree to the below regulations.

It is for general information purposes only. It should not be relied upon as legal advice nor as a substitute for legal counsel.

Users of the Website should seek specific legal advice before taking any actions with respect to the matters discussed therein. Faerus Ltd shall not be held liable with respect to actions taken, or not taken, based on the contents of this Website.

Faerus Ltd is not engaged in rendering legal services or advice by providing the information and materials on this Website. Neither receipt of information presented on this Website, nor any email or other electronic communication is to be considered as creating an attorney-client relationship or as rendering of legal advice for any specific matter.

While we have made every attempt to ensure that the information contained in this website is accurate, Faerus Ltd is not responsible and accepts no liability for any inaccuracies, errors or omissions in the content of this Website or for the results of its use. Faerus Ltd does not endorse, and is not responsible for the contents of any website referred to by or accessible from the Website. Potential links are provided for informational purposes only and are accessed at the user's own risk.

All materials, including photographs, designs, and publications that are part of this website are protected by copyright and/or other intellectual property rights and all rights remain reserved to the rights owner. The unauthorized reproduction, distribution or retransmission of the material contained on the Website is prohibited.

Please note that email communication is neither safe nor confidential and may be subject to technical or operational interferences. Moreover, we cannot represent you until we ensure that doing so does not create a conflict of interest. Accordingly, you should not send us any confidential information by email until you speak with one of our lawyers. Faerus Ltd cannot guarantee a timely reaction to instructions received via email and does not accept any liability for the infringement of confidentiality and/or the attorney-client privilege due to email communication.

This Website, and access to this Website, are governed by the substantive laws of Switzerland. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Website or your use of this Website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Geneva, Switzerland.

Privacy policy


Faerus Ltd is committed to protecting the privacy and security of the personal information that is provided to us or collected by us during the course of our business (the "Personal Data"). We protect and process your Personal Data in compliance with the Swiss Data Protection Act and any other applicable data protection laws and regulations including, to the extent applicable, the European General Data Protection Regulation.

This privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy") explains how we collect and use your Personal Data and your rights in relation thereto.

We process your Personal Data (such as, but not limited to, name, email and postal address, telephone number, language, job title, business affiliations, and content of the communication) as follows:

  • We process the Personal Data you provide to us when communicating with us. The Personal Data may relate to you, as well as to your employees, representatives and/or agents;
  • When providing our legal services, we collect and process Personal Data about our clients, counterparties and/or third parties;
  • We collect certain Personal Data (such as, but not limited to, your IP address, your geographic location, the search terms you enter on this Website and your browser type) when you visit this Website by using cookies;
  • In some instances, we will collect Personal Data from publicly available sources, such as, but not limited to, online media or employer websites, for the purpose of confirming the information you provided to us or obtaining further information to enable us to effectively communicate with you.

Purposes for processing Personal Data

We use Personal Data for the purposes of operating this Website, managing our relationship with you, providing our legal services, complying with our obligations to identify and verify the identity of our clients, as well as communicating with you, including to send you newsletters and invitations to events, training programs or lectures, to maintain our list of contacts and/or to provide you with any other information you may request from us. We do not monitor your behavior, track your physical location, or subject you to profiling or automated decision-making.

Legal basis of processing Personal Data

We only process your Personal Data to the extent that such processing is allowed by applicable laws and regulations. We will therefore process your Personal Data when:

  • you have given your consent;
  • it is necessary for the performance of a contract with you;
  • it is necessary to comply with a legal obligation that we are subject to;
  • we have legitimate interests in communicating with you, as a business contact, about our operations and our events; or
  • there are any other grounds for lawful processing of your Personal Data under the applicable laws and regulations.

Protecting Personal Data

Faerus Ltd takes great care to ensure the security of Personal Data. We restrict the use and access to your Personal Data to those who have an absolute need-to-know to provide you with access to this Website, render legal services and/or communicate with you. We maintain technical and organizational measures to preserve the confidentiality of your Personal Data (in electronic and physical form), in particular to protect your Personal Data against improper use, accidental loss, destruction, falsification, manipulation and unlawful disclosure.

Google analytics

Google Analytics is run by Google LLC in the US and provides us with information about how visitors use our website. Google uses cookies as part of the process to collect anonymous information, such as the number of visitors to the website, where they are from, the pages they visit and the length of time they have spent on our website. We generally do not share your personal data with Google (not even IP addresses). Google can however follow your use of the website, combine this information with other websites you visited that Google also follows, and use this information for their own gain (e.g. advertising). If you are registered with Google, Google also knows you. The processing of your personal information by Google then takes place under the responsibility of Google and in accordance their own privacy policies.

Cookies and Social Plug-Ins

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device when you use this Website. Cookies are used to help analyze how users use this Website and improve it by providing statistical information about the interaction of users with this Website, the number of visitors to this Website and similar information. Most cookies are deleted when you close your browser or after a short time. Other cookies remain on your device and permit recognition next time you visit this Website. You may change your browser settings to delete and block cookies. If you decide to disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain functions of this Website. By continuing to use this Website without changing your settings, you consent to our use of cookies.

We use plugins for the social network LinkedIn, which you can recognize by the logo which is placed on this Website. If you interact with this social network, the relevant information will be forwarded, and your visit recognized by it. Faerus Ltd has no influence over the scope of Personal Data that this social network collects using the plugins and you should refer to its individual policies for more details.

Recipients of Personal Data

As a rule, Personal Data will only be used by us and our technology suppliers (who are obliged to protect your Personal Data to the same extent as we are).

However, if necessary or useful for us to provide our services or for other purposes defined in this privacy policy, we may share your personal information collected in the course of providing legal services with additional third parties (such as advisors, related parties, courts, authorities, counterparties and other persons) in Switzerland, the EU or other countries if required or useful for providing our services. Further, we may share your personal information with third parties where:

  • you have consented to us doing so (where necessary) or the organization that you work for has obtained your consent for us to do so (where necessary);
  • we are under a legal, regulatory or professional obligation to do so (for example, to comply with anti-money laundering or sanctions requirements); or
  • it is necessary in connection with legal proceedings or in order to exercise or defend legal rights.

We may use third parties who provide services on our behalf and may share your information with them.

Duration of the retention of Personal Data

Personal Data will be retained for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which they were collected. Personal Data relating to communications will be saved for as long as you are a business contact to us. We will further retain your personal data to comply with any applicable legal or regulatory retention obligations.

Your rights

We welcome your inquiries and comments on this Privacy Policy. You have rights that you can exercise under certain circumstances regarding the Personal Data we process. You have the right to be informed by us on any processing of your Personal Data to verify the lawfulness of processing. You have the right to request access to your Personal Data. If you are affected by incorrect or incomplete Personal Data, you may request rectification or completion of any relevant data. To the extent allowed by applicable law, you may request the deletion of your Personal Data or a temporary restriction of processing in certain instances and you may also object to the processing or withdraw your consent for the specific processing of your Personal Data at any time, in which case we may however not be in a position to provide any related services. Subject to the applicable laws and regulations, you may have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection supervisory authority if you believe that our processing of your Personal Data infringes on applicable data protection laws and regulations.

If you have any questions or would like to exercise your rights, please contact us in writing (


Faerus Ltd reserves the right to update this Privacy Policy to reflect any changes to the way we process your Personal Data or to comply with any legislative amendment. Any changes we make to our Privacy Policy will be posted on this Website.

December 2020