privacy policy.

Lombard Odier takes the private nature of the personal data of any person very seriously. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how Lombard Odier treats the information Lombard Odier collects when you access and use the Site. Please read this Privacy Policy very carefully before using the Site. All terms not defined herein are defined in the Legal Information of the Site accessible at Legal information page.

 

Type of data collected

Lombard Odier collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the operating system, the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each request to the Site. Lombard Odier’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how a person uses the Site. These data can be collected with the help of analytics tools. Such technologies can tell Lombard Odier things like how a person arrived on the Site, if this person visited the Site before, how long this person stays on the Site, and which pages this person visits. In particular, the Site uses Google analytics. TO learn more about it, visit http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.

Lombard Odier also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Lombard Odier does not use such information to identify any particular person, however, and does not disclose such information pursuant to this Privacy Policy.

Collection of personal data

Certain ways to interact with the Site require Lombard Odier to gather personal data, i.e. all information relating to an identified or identifiable person. The amount and type of information, that Lombard Odier gathers, depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, Lombard Odier asks for registration of certain online products and/or services to provide with a username, an email address, your name, your company name, and your address. In each case, Lombard Odier collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the person's interaction with the Site, e.g. to provide the online products and/or services. A person can always refuse to supply personal data, with the caveat that it may prevent such person from engaging in certain Site-related activities.

Protection of personal data

Lombard Odier discloses personal data only to those of its employees and affiliated corporate entities of its group that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Lombard Odier’s behalf or to provide products and/or services available on the Site, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees and affiliated corporate entities may be located outside of your home country, in countries not ensuring adequately protection of personal data, and by using the Site, you expressly consent to the communication of and the transfer abroad of such personal data to them.

In particular, this Site server is physically located in Switzerland. For the persons outside Switzerland, please note that any personal data transferred to the Site will be transferred out of the person’s country of origin or residence, and into Switzerland. You expressly consent to such transfer through the use of the Site. You also warrant that you have the right to transfer such information outside the country where they are originated from and into Switzerland.

Other than to its employees and affiliated corporate entities or as described above, Lombard Odier discloses personal data only when required to do so by law, or when Lombard Odier believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Lombard Odier, third parties or the public at large. Lombard Odier takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of personal data.

You should also be aware that if you publish information onto the Site, such information becomes public information. Such disclosures may also increase your chances of receiving unwanted communications.

Links to third party sites

This Privacy Policy only applies to information collected by Lombard Odier. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Lombard Odier does not own or control. The Site contains links to third party websites. Any information a person provides to, or that is collected by, third-party sites may be subject to the privacy policies of those sites, if any. Lombard Odier encourages each person to read such privacy policies of any third-party sites that such person visits. It is the sole responsibility of such third parties to adhere to any applicable legal or other applicable restrictions on the disclosure of a person’s personal data, and Lombard Odier and its affiliated corporate entities shall not be liable for wrongful use or disclosure of any person’s personal data by any third party.

Security

All personal data described above is stored on secured database servers with restricted access.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file, typically a string of information of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when a person accesses certain websites. Cookies are then sent back to originating website on each subsequent visit. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a person's device.

Lombard Odier uses cookies to help Lombard Odier identify and track your usage of the Site, and your Site access preferences. Any person who does not wish to have cookies placed on its computer should set its browsers to refuse cookies before using the Site, with the drawback that certain features of the Site may not function properly without the help of cookies.

Types of Cookies used by Lombard Odier

Lombard Odier uses several types of cookies. Some are essential, while others you can opt out of or block. Opting out or blocking some cookies may affect the functionality of the online products and/or services, and of the Site.

The below explanations shall help each person to make informed choices about the information a person provides to Lombard Odier and third parties when a person visits the Site.

Why and how Lombard Odier uses cookies

There are broadly four reasons why a cookie might be stored on your device when visiting the Site:

  • cookies that make the Site works properly for you and enable you to make use of the secure online products and/or services that Lombard Odier provides;
  • cookies that collect data about your use of the Site which is then anonymized and used to help Lombard Odier improve online products and/or services;
  • cookies that remember your preferences and make the Site easier for you to use;
  • cookies that are placed by third party services Lombard Odier makes use of to enhance the information Lombard Odier presents online. Lombard Odier has no control over these third party cookies.

These cookies are placed on your device either by Lombard Odier or by the third parties whose services we use as part of the Site.

Some cookies are retained in your browser for only as long as you visit the Site, while others persist for a longer specified or unspecified period.

How to block cookies

You can restrict or block cookies which are set during your use of the Site by changing your browser's settings. For more detailed information, see http://www.allaboutcookies.org/. Some pages may not work if you completely disable cookies, but many third party cookies can be safely blocked.

Check information in your browser's help section for specific instructions on how to manage cookies.

Strictly necessary cookies

Some cookies Lombard Odier places on your browser ensure that the Site, the online products and/or services, deliver you information and products and/or services securely and optimally. You must accept these cookies to be able to make use of Lombard Odier’s online systems.

Functionality cookies

Some cookies enable websites to remember choices persons make, for example, user name, and language or text size. These cookies are known as "functionality cookies" and help to improve a person's experience of a website by providing a more personalized service.

Performance cookies

Lombard Odier uses a number of tools that monitor your behavior on the Site to help Lombard Odier improve and customize the provided information and online products and/or services. In particular the Site uses the Cookie Google Analytics which collects information and reports website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google.

You can opt out of providing Lombard Odier with this information if you wish, with no impact on your experience of the Site. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics when using the Site: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Third party cookies

The Site, some online products and/or services use third party services or software. Many of these services may set cookies on your device.

You can block or remove cookies yourself by altering the settings of your browser. Blocking these cookies is unlikely to impact on your experience of the Site.

Cookies set across the Site

Strictly necessary cookies

Cookie Cookie name(s) Data stored When does it expire? Description
LOSSPI authentication cookie (session cookie) LOCookie Encrypted and signed username, timestamp and authentication type. After 1 hour Authentication token to access the applicative servers.
Cookie Google Analytics lombardodier.com Visitor’s identification, determine the start and end of a session, determine the provenance of visitor 30 minutes Cookie Google Analytics first party type

 

Privacy Policy changes

Lombard Odier may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Lombard Odier 's sole discretion. If Lombard Odier does, then Lombard Odier will post the amended policy on the Site. In all cases, use of information Lombard Odier collects is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is collected.

Review and Access

Upon request, Lombard Odier will provide each person with a summary of the information Lombard Odier collects about such person. Unless otherwise required by mandatory applicable law, you will have the opportunity to correct, update, modify or delete this information by sending an e-mail to contact@lombardodier.com.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

This Privacy Policy and all matters arising out of or relating to this Privacy Policy shall be governed by the substantive laws of Switzerland, without regards to principles of conflicts of laws thereof.

Any controversy, claim or dispute arising out of or in relation with this Privacy Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the ordinary courts of the Canton of Geneva with the exception of an appeal to the Swiss Supreme Court.

Contact

For any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact Lombard Odier at contact@lombardodier.com.