Privacy Statement


BGPartner Ltd values your privacy. This Privacy Statement demonstrates our commitment to protect and respect your personal data when we provide our services or when you visit our website.

The responsible controller of your personal data is BGPartner Ltd, Genferstrasse 21, 8027 Zurich, Switzerland. References in this Statement to “BGPartner“, “we” or “us” are references to BGPartner Ltd.

Personal data we process

The personal data we process about you may include:

  • your name and contact details (such as name, postal address, phone number or email address), information about the company you work for, your position or title and your relationship to a person, and other basic information;
  • financial information, such as bank account details;
  • personal information provided to us by or on behalf of our clients or generated by us in the course or providing services to clients;
  • identification and background information provided by you or collected as part of our on-boarding process;
  • information provided to us for the purposes of attending meetings, seminars and events;
  • information, such as, your IP address and other information collected from your visits to our website or in relation to materials and communications we send to you electronically;
  • any other personal information relating to you which you may provide to us.

How we process your personal data

We process your personal data:

  • to communicate with you, including to send you updates to our services and invitations to events;
  • to administer our relationship with you and with our other clients;
  • to provide and improve our services to you and our other clients, including personal data of others provided to us or collected by us on behalf of our clients, for example processing identification and background information as part of our onboarding, finance, administration and marketing processes;
  • to provide and improve our website, including monitoring and evaluating its use;
  • to carry out anti-money laundering, conflict and reputational checks;
  • to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations, including exercise and defense of legal claims.

Purposes for processing your personal data

We process your personal data for the above-mentioned purposes on the following basis:

  • to perform a contract, such as engaging with an individual to provide legal advice or other services;
  • to comply with legal and regulatory obligations;
  • to exercise or defend legal claims or proceedings;
  • to safeguard legitimate interests including the interests set out above;
  • and/or based on consent.

Data collection on our website

When you visit our website, we automatically collect and store log files and device information for a limited time. That information includes, among other things, details about how you use our website, IP address, access dates and times, hardware and software information, device information and similar information. We process such data insofar as this is necessary for us to be able to operate, maintain and improve our website.

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, USA, which shows how our websites are used. Google Analytics does this based on your consent you provided us in the cookie-banner by using small text files called “cookies” on your computer or other device. Cookies collect information about the number of visitors to the website, the pages visited and the time spent on the website. This information is aggregated and not personally identifiable. This integration of Google Analytics generally anonymizes IP addresses by shortening within the EU/EEA.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Note, however, that this may affect your experience of our website. To find out more about cookies, including how to manage, reject and delete cookies, visit

We may use your name and email address(es) to send you notifications, updates, invitations to events and other information by email. We will not use your personal data without your consent, unless we have obtained your contact details in connection with our services and you have not explicitly opted out of receiving such marketing communications. If you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from us, you may unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the relevant link at the bottom of the relevant email or by contacting us at or at the address details provided on our website.

Who we share your personal data with

We may share your personal data with trusted third parties including:

  • suppliers to whom we outsource certain support services;
  • IT service providers;
  • accountants / auditors;
  • third parties engaged in the course of the services we provide to clients, with their prior consent, for example other law firms and technology service providers such as data room services;
  • third parties involved in hosting or organising events.

For the purposes set out in this Statement and where necessary, we may share personal data with courts, regulatory authorities, government agencies and law enforcement agencies. We may also be required to disclose your personal data to comply with legal or regulatory requirements.

Countries we transfer your personal data to

As a principle, we process your personal data in our scope of responsibility only in Switzerland and within the European Union. However, we may also transfer your personal data to recipients (namely counterparties, partner law firms, technology service providers or authorities) abroad, including in countries that do not provide the same level of data protection as Swiss law. If the level of data protection does not correspond to the one in Switzerland, we carry out a prior risk assessment and implement safeguards (e.g. such as the EU Standard Contractual Clauses). We also transfer personal data to countries without the same level of data protection if the data subject has explicitly consented to such transfer and/or if such a transfer is necessary to fulfil a contract with the person(s) concerned, to fulfil a contract in the interest of the person(s) concerned or to exercise or defend legal claims.

Protecting your personal data / data security

We use various technical and organisational measures to help protect your personal data from unauthorised access, use, disclosure, alteration or destruction. When visiting our website, the SSL encryption method is applied.


If you apply for a position at BGPartner Ltd by mail or via the e-mail address provided on our website, you must provide us with personal data. With your application, you give us your express consent to use and check this information with a view to employment. We will not disclose the corresponding personal data to any third party.

Social Media

YouTube Plugin

YouTube Plugins are integrated on our website. The provider is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. You can recognize the plugins from Youtube by the corresponding logo on our website. The YouTube plugin establishes a connection to the YouTube servers. In the process, the YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube user account. For more information, please see YouTube's privacy policy at

Google Maps

Our website uses the map service Google Maps via an application programming interface (API). The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. If you use the functions of Google Maps, your IP address will be saved by Google and is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA. We have no influence on this transmission of data. For more information, please refer to Google's privacy policy (

Retaining your personal data

We retain your personal data for as long as it is necessary for the purposes for which the data is collected, and as long as we have a legitimate interest in keeping personal data, for example to enforce or defend claims or for archiving and IT security purposes. We also retain your personal data as long as it is subject to a legal retention obligation.

Your rights

You are entitled to ask for details of the personal data we hold about you and how we process it and to receive a copy of your personal data. You may also have your data rectified or deleted, restrict our processing of that information, and object to the processing of your personal data. You may also choose to withdraw your consent. Please note that even after you have chosen to withdraw your consent we may be able to continue to process your personal data to the extent required or permitted by law. You may also lodge a complaint in relation to our processing of your personal data with a local supervisory authority, in Switzerland with the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner.


All requests, questions or comments regarding this privacy statement or our handling of your personal data should be addressed at

Updates to this Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement was updated in March 2024. We reserve the right to amend it from to time to reflect changing legal requirements or our processing practices. Any amendment will be included in a new version of this Privacy Statement, posted on our website and will be effective upon posting.