Privacy Notice


When you use this website and its features, we (Rhône Avocat·e·s) protect and process your personal data in accordance with this privacy statement and in accordance with Swiss laws and any other applicable data protection laws.

Personal data

We collect certain personal data when you use this website. For example, by using cookies and similar technologies, we may process your IP address, your geographical location as indicated by your IP address, the content you access, the website from which the request originated, the search terms you enter on this website, information about the type of device you use to access this website, the operating system and your browser type.

We also process limited personal data as part of our newsletter campaigns (seethe “Newsletter” section).

Purposes and legal basis of processing

We process your personal data for the following purposes:

  • to operate and improve this website and the other platforms we use (see the “Cookies and Google Analytics” section for more information), which is in our legitimate interests;
  • to send you our newsletters and other information that may be of interest to you, based on your subscription/consent or our legitimate interest; this includes analysing our newsletter campaigns, which is in our legitimate interest (see the “Newsletter” section for more information);
  • to comply with legal obligations to which we are subject; and
  • to manage risk and to assert and defend claims in legal disputes and official proceedings which are in our legitimate interests (or, where applicable, those of a third party).

Recipients of personal data

We may disclose your personal data, for the purposes set out above, to the following categories of recipients, who may be located in Switzerland or abroad:

  • to our external service providers who process personal data on our behalf, for example, marketing, analytics, telecommunications and IT service providers; and
  • to third parties and authorities if such disclosure is necessary to comply with legal obligations.
  • If the recipients are located in jurisdictions without adequate legal data protection, any transfer abroad takes place on the basis of appropriate safeguards, in particular the EU standard contractual clauses (available at or certifications obtained by recipients (such as self-certification under the Privacy Shield by US-based recipients; see

Cookies and Google Analytics

Cookies are text files placed on your device to help analyse how users use a website. After the browser session, most of the cookies we use are deleted from your hard drive (“session cookies”). Other cookies remain on your computer (“permanent cookies”) and allow them to be recognised the next time you visit our website. This allows us to improve your access to our website. You can prevent the storage of permanent cookies by choosing a “disable cookies” option in your browser settings.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer, to enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the event of activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, compile reports on website activity and provide us with other services relating to website and internet usage. The IP address sent by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by correctly configuring your browser software. In this case, however, please note that you may not be able to make full use of all the functions offered by this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection and processing by Google of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from the following link:

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “anonymizeIP()”, the IP addresses being truncated before further processing in order to exclude any direct association with persons.


On this website, you can subscribe to our newsletter by providing us with limited personal data as requested in the relevant registration form. For verification purposes, we will send you a confirmation email immediately after completing the registration process.

During this process, we may also store your IP address and the date and time of registration. The personal data collected as part of your registration will be used to send you our newsletter. Our newsletters contain tracking pixels which enable the recording of log files for the statistical analysis of our newsletter campaigns. We can see if and when an email was opened, and which links in the email were activated. This personal data may be passed on to our campaign service provider who will only process the data on our behalf and for other purposes only in an anonymised form.

You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time by clicking on the link at the bottom of each newsletter.

Social plug-ins

No social plug-ins are used on this site.

Yours rights

We delete your personal data when all processing purposes have been fulfilled. Where we are obliged by legal provisions to retain your personal data, we will delete it after the end of the applicable retention period. You have the right to request access to the data we hold about you, including the right to request the correction of incorrect personal data, its restriction and its deletion. Additionally, and subject to applicable law, you may have the right to data portability and to lodge a complaint with the relevant data protection supervisory authority if you believe that our processing of your personal data violates applicable data protection laws.

For any questions or requests, please contact us at:
Rhône Avocat·e·s,
Rue du Rhône 100,
1204 Geneva,

Last updated: December 2022