Cookie Policy

1. Introduction

Vontobel Holding AG and any of its affiliates (“Vontobel”, “us” or “we”) appreciates highly your visit to this website and your interest in our services and products. Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our website. It is a major concern for Vontobel that your personal data is treated in a responsible manner and in compliance with legal requirements. To this end, we take a number of precautions, such as implementing robust technical and organizational security measures (e.g., password encryptions, firewalls, authentication technologies, access management, employee awareness-raising and training, appointment of a Data Protection Officer (DPO)).

On this page you can learn everything about the use of cookies on Vontobel websites. Please also consult and read our Terms and Conditions of Use as well as our Data Privacy Policy for further information.

2. What are cookies?

Cookies are little pieces of data that are stored in a small text file on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They allow web developers to build websites that are user friendly, secure and effective. Some cookies are only persistent during your session on the website, others are used to store your settings and preferences when you switch between websites or allow data about the usage of a website to be collected for statistical purposes.

3. What types of cookies do we use?

To make your experience on our websites as interactive, relevant and secure as possible we use cookies and similar technologies such as pixels, web beacons or device fingerprints on all our websites. The technologies employed can be distinguish between the following categories:

3.1. Functional Cookies
These cookies are required for the basic functions of our websites. They make it easier for you to access content. Among other things, we use these cookies to store your domicile and language settings. Functional cookies cannot be deactivated.

3.2. Analytics Cookies
These cookies enable us to analyze and improve our websites to provide a user experience based service.

3.3. Marketing Cookies
We use these cookies to display advertisements tailored to your interests, both inside and outside the Vontobel websites.

When accessing a Vontobel website you have the option to accept the use of cookies or customize your cookie settings according to your preferences. Where by you consent to the use of cookies for the above defined purposes.
 

4. What type of analytics do we use?

On our websites we use various web analytics services from third parties such as webtrends, an analytics service provided by webtrends Inc., Google Analytics, a network of services provided by Google Inc. or Siteimprove, a site optimization service provided by Siteimprove A/S.

The information obtained by these third parties does not link to your personal information. The following types of anonymized information is collected by these systems, in particular:

  • Client host name or masked IP of the accessing device;
  • the URL directing visitors from and to Vontobel websites;
  • the time of the visit;
  • browser types and versions;
  • brand of devices or operating systems; and
  • other device specific information, such as screen sizes.
     

5. How you can control cookies and withdraw your consent?

Vontobel websites offer you the option to customize and change your cookie settings according to your preferences at any time. Your consent to collect and store personal data can be withdrawn with future effect. Use the following link to change your settings:

Customize cookie settings

Additionally, you can limit the usage of cookies for our websites by adjusting the settings of your browser software accordingly. Depending on your browser, you can set a warning before you accept cookies, or set  refuse as default.

Please refer to the “help” button (or similar) on your browser to learn more. Unwanted preexisting cookies on your computer or mobile device can be deleted by using the features specific to your browser. To learn more, please check which web browser you are using and follow the appropriate link below (last updated: 22nd May 2018):

Google Chrome
Firefox
Internet Explorer
Safari
 

6. Contact

Please let us know, if we do not meet your expectations with respect to the processing of personal data or you wish to complain about our data protection practices; this gives us the opportunity to examine your issue and make improvements, where necessary. In any of these cases, please send us a clear request in writing, to the entity or one of the Data Protection Officers named bellow:

Vontobel Holding AG
Gotthardstrasse 43
8022 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone: +41 58 283 59 00
E-mail: vontobelgroup@vontobel.com

Additionally you can contact our corporate Swiss, EU and/or Group Data Protection Officer (DPO):

Swiss DPO: dpo.ch@vontobel.com
EU DPO: dpo.de@vontobel.com
Group DPO: dpo.vontobelgroup@vontobel.com
 

7. Changes to this Cookie Policy

We reserve the right to amend this Cookie Policy without giving prior notification. We therefore advise you to check this website on a regular basis. This Cookie Policy was last updated on 22nd of May 2018.