Terms of use – Legal Notices

Introduction and Acceptance of Terms of Use

Swiss Mergers and Acquisitions (“Swiss”) offers you a wide range of content, information and resources related to its products and services (“Materials”) via this website. By using this website, you are agreeing to accept and comply with the terms and conditions of use as stated below (“Terms of Use”), which Swiss may update at any time without notice. You should visit this page periodically to review the then-current Terms of Use. Please note that Swiss may, at its sole discretion, terminate your access to this website at any time without notice.

Limited Right to Use

This website is owned and operated by Swiss. Unless otherwise specified, all Materials on this website are the property of Swiss and are protected by the copyright laws of Switzerland and, throughout the world by the applicable copyright laws. You may, view, print and/or download one copy of the Materials from this website on any single computer solely for your personal, informational, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. No Materials published by Swiss on this website, in whole or in part, may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means without prior written permission from Swiss. The use of any such Materials on any other web site or networked computer environment or for any other purpose is strictly prohibited and such unauthorized use may violate copyright, trademark and other similar laws.

Trademarks

The trademarks, service marks and logos of Swiss and others used in this web site (“Trademarks”) are the property of Swiss and their respective owners. You have no right to use any such Trademarks, and nothing contained in this website or the Terms of Use grants any right to use (by implication, waiver, estoppels or otherwise) any Trademarks without the prior written permission of Swiss or the respective owner.

Communications

Except for any disclosure by you for technical support purposes, or as specified in our Privacy Policy, all communications from you to this website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You agree that any and all comments, information, feedback and ideas regarding our company, products or services that you communicate to Swiss (“Feedback”) will be deemed, at the time of communication to Swiss, the property of Swiss, and Swiss shall be entitled to full rights of ownership, including without limitation, unrestricted right to use or disclose such Feedback in any form, medium or technology now known or later developed, and for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to you. You are solely responsible for the content of your communications and their legality under all laws and regulations. You agree not to use this web site to distribute, link to or solicit content that is defamatory, harassing, unlawful, libellous, harmful to minors, threatening, obscene, false, misleading, or infringing a third party intellectual or privacy rights.

Access to Password Protected or Secured Areas

Access to and use of password protected or secured areas of this website is restricted to authorized users only. You will be asked to provide accurate and current information on all registration forms on this website. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any username and password that you choose or is chosen by your web administrator on your behalf, to access this website as well as any activity that occurs under your username/password. You will not misuse or share your username or password, misrepresent your identity or your affiliation with an entity, impersonate any person or entity, or misstate the origin of any Materials you are exposed to through this website.

Monitoring

Although Swiss is not obligated to do so, it will have the right to review your communications on this website to determine whether you comply with our Terms of Use. Swiss will not have any liability or responsibility for the content of any communications you post to this website, or for any errors or violations of any laws or regulations by you. Swiss will comply with any court order in disclosing the identity of any person posting communications on this website. It is advisable that you review our Privacy Policy before posting any such communications. Please note that when you conduct transactions with other companies providing content via this website, you will also be subject to their privacy policies.

Purpose of Transmitted Information

All the information provided, in particular the opinions, mathematical results and technical analyses published on the website, transmitted to you or obtained via the free resources proposed by Swiss, is provided for information purposes only and should in no event be construed as an offer, a piece of advice or a recommendation to buy or sell a particular security or to engage in any transaction whatsoever; nor should the information provided be construed as advice of any other type, for example of a fiscal or legal nature. You are solely responsible for decisions related to such operations (and in particular to investment decisions).

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL SWISS OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS PROFITS OR REVENUES, COSTS OF REPLACEMENT GOODS, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO DATA ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE, DAMAGES RESULTING FROM USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS PRESENTED ON THIS WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY EVEN IF SWISS OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Disclaimer

Swiss assumes no responsibility for accuracy, correctness, timeliness, or content of the Materials provided on this website. You should not assume that the Materials on this website are continuously updated or otherwise contain current information. Swiss is not responsible for supplying content or materials from the website that has expired or has been removed. THE MATERIALS PROVIDED AT THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND ANY WARRANTY (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED), CONDITION OR OTHER TERM OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR TITLE IS HEREBY EXCLUDED.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Swiss harmless from and against any and all third party claims, liabilities, damages, losses or expenses (including reasonable attorneys fees and costs) arising out of, based on or in connection with your access and/or use of this website.

Applicable Laws

These Terms of Use are governed by the law in force in Switzerland, and the parties irrevocably submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Luzern and Courts of Appeal from them for determining any dispute concerning the Terms of Use.

General

If you have questions regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact Swiss via our Contact Page.

6045 Meggen, Switzerland

12 June 2012

Privacy Statement – Legal Notices

This Statement is effective as of 25 May 2018.

Your privacy is important to us. This privacy policy states Swiss Mergers and Acquisitions compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

The purpose of this Statement describes how personal data is collected and used by Swiss Mergers and Acquisitions. Our address is Rigiblick, Spissenstrasse 82, Meggen 6045, Switzerland and we are registered at the Register of Commerce – Kanton Luzern, Switzerland – No. CH-100.1.794-792-4

Every registered user agrees to comply with this Privacy Policy.

1. Which personal data do we collect?

We only collect information about you from you directly.

Which personal data we collect, depends on your specific situation or request. For example, you may want to give us your name and contact information to communicate with you, to register your interest in a business opportunity or to do business with us if you are a supplier or a business partner.

2. Why do we need your data?

We use the data we collect to operate our business by putting potential buyers, sellers and business collaborators together.

3. What are the reasons and legal basis for our processing?

Processing personal data must, of course, be done for legitimate reasons only.

We use and share your personal data with your consent. Whenever the processing is based on your consent, you are entitled to withdraw your consent. If you want to do so, please contact our DPO via our contact page.

We use your data as necessary to complete any transaction you have requested or authorised.

We also share personal data with vendors or agents working on our behalf for the purposes described in this statement. For example, companies we have hired to assist in protecting and securing our systems and services may need access to personal data in order to provide those functions. In such cases, these companies must abide by our data privacy and security requirements and are not allowed to use personal data they receive from us for any other purpose.

We may also disclose personal data as part of a corporate transaction such as a merger, sale of assets or the raising of corporate finance.

Finally, we will access, transfer, disclose and retain personal data, including your content when we have a good faith belief that doing so is necessary to:

• comply with applicable law or respond to valid legal process, including from law enforcement or other government agencies;
• protect our users, for example, to prevent spam or attempts to defraud users of our website, or to help prevent the loss of life or serious injury of anyone;
• operate and maintain the security of our platform, including to prevent or stop an attack on our computer systems or networks.

4. Where do we process and store your data?

Personal data collected by us will be stored and processed only by GDPR compliant companies or under the EU-US Privacy shield.

5. How long do we keep your data?

We will retain your data for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with the requested services. If you wish to request the de-activation of your account, please contact us via our contact page We will retain and use your data as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

6. How do we secure your data?

We intend to protect your personal data and to maintain its accuracy. We implement reasonable physical, administrative and technical safeguards to help us protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure. We also require that our suppliers protect such information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.

7. What are your rights?

We adhere to the European and National data protection law applicable in Switzerland, which includes the following rights:

• If the processing of personal data is based on your consent, you have a right to withdraw consent at any time for future processing;
• You have a right to request from us access to and rectification of your personal data.

In certain cases, you may have the ability to view or edit your personal information online. Before we are able to correct any inaccuracies, however, we may ask you to verify your identity and to provide other details to help us to respond to your request:

• You have a right to object to the processing of your personal data, including the right to object to direct marketing;
• You have a right to restrict processing;
• You have a right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority;
• You have a right to erasure, also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’. The broad principle underpinning this right is to enable you to request the deletion or removal of personal data whether there is no compelling reason for its continued processing.

8. Any questions or complaints?

Should you have any questions about the processing of your personal data, about exercising your rights or about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us at via our contact page.

6045 Meggen, Switzerland

18 May 2018