Privacy Notice for the Switzerland's Best Managed Companies Programme

Last revised: November 2020

This statement covers your participation in Switzerland's Best Managed Companies Programme managed by Deloitte AG, a company registered in Switzerland, using a technical solution provided by RealtimeBoard, Inc. dba Miro. Deloitte AG is committed to protecting your information by handling it responsibly and safeguarding it using appropriate technical, administrative and physical security measures.

 

Your information

Information collected by Deloitte AG and the other Programme partners (collectively, "Switzerland’s Best Managed Companies" and also referred to below as "we", "us", or "our") is used to evaluate eligibility and candidacy for, and to support the activities, administration, and analysis of the Switzerland's Best Managed Companies Programme (the "Programme").

Information collected as part of the Programme, including but not limited to contact information of participants, information supporting an organization’s candidacy and evaluation, and information collected through Programme events (“Participant Information”) may be processed by Switzerland's Best Managed Companies, its partners, or other service providers in order to support the activities, administration and analysis of the Programme.

Participant Information may also be used to identify and inform you by using electronic messaging and other forms of communications, about services, information, and events when Switzerland's Best Managed Companies believe these communications and opportunities will interest you, and for research and development purposes.

Participant Information may be aggregated and Deloitte AG may use, disclose, or make public that information as part of research and advice, including benchmarking, provided that such Participant Information will be anonymised and not subject to association with the participant.

Participant Information collected by or provided to Switzerland’s Best Managed Companies may be used, processed, disclosed and stored outside of Switzerland. Participant Information may also be shared with third parties that provide administrative, technical, or support services to Switzerland's Best Managed Companies.

Participant Information may also be shared with other Deloitte entities, including but not limited to Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its member firms and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates (including Deloitte AG), provided that such transfer is permissible under data protection legislation.

Participants agree that Switzerland's Best Managed Companies may incorporate a link to their corporate website into www.bestmanagedcompanies.ch if they are successful.

Information security
Steps to safeguard information provided to Switzerland’s Best Managed Companies including, but not limited to participant information include password-protecting access to participant profiles on our website, as well as technological and organizational measures to protect information against loss of and unauthorized access to your information. Where Switzerland’s Best Managed Companies works with third parties, we take measures to ensure your information receives an appropriate level of protection, including contractual safeguards in agreements with Programme partners and members of the Switzerland’s Best Managed Companies Jury. Information may be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory or other government agencies or third parties, where necessary or desirable to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests or in support of the administration of the Programme or to otherwise provide infrastructure support to Deloitte.

Your choices
Switzerland's Best Managed Companies respects the choices of participants and their identified contacts. Individuals may review, update and correct their personal information, and request removal from our mailing list or partner mailing lists at any time. However, certain elements of the Programme regarding application status and Programme updates will require system-generated messages to be sent. Programme participants cannot opt out from receiving these messages without withdrawing from the Programme.

Retention

We will hold your personal data for the longest of the following periods: (i) as long as is necessary for the relevant activity within the Switzerland’s Best Managed Companies event held in May 2021, and to keep contact with you (ii) any retention period that is required by law.

Updates to the Privacy Notice
Switzerland’s Best Managed Companies may update this Privacy Notice from time to time, in our sole discretion, by placement of an updated Privacy Notice on this website, with the date of the most recent update at the bottom of this page. Participants are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Notice from time to time, so as to be aware of any changes.

Contact us

If you wish to exercise any of the rights relating to your personal data, or if you have any questions, please contact Switzerland's Best Managed Companies Programme if you have questions or concerns about our handling of your information at +41 58 279 60 00, or by email at bestmanagedcompanies@deloitte.ch For more details on these rights and on how Deloitte handles and shares your information, please check the general Deloitte Switzerland Privacy Statement: https://www2.deloitte.com/ch/en/footerlinks1/privacy.html

By submitting an application, documents, or information to Switzerland's Best Managed Companies, you consent to the collection, use, transfer and disclosure of such information in accordance with this Privacy Notice, including sharing of your information with Programme partners.