Legal notice and personal data protection policy

The Capvest Group is concerned about the protection and confidentiality of personal data and is committed to ensuring the best level of protection for your personal data in accordance with the regulations in force on the protection of personal data, applicable in Europe (RGPD).

The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you of the practical measures and commitments taken by the Capvest Group to ensure that your personal data is respected and protected when you are using our services.

It applies to all services (web applications, mobile applications, contact services, etc.) published and provided by the Capvest Group from the various sites and applications.

It concerns all visitors to our sites and users of our services.

The terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to the Capvest Group and the services we provide.

The terms “you” and “your” refer to all users of our services or visitors to our sites or applications.

The policy applies in addition to the provisions of the General Terms of Use of the Services and the General Terms of Sale of the Services, if they exist.

1 – Collected data

The Capvest Group only collect personal data that is strictly necessary for the purposes detailed above. In addition to the information necessary to establish a relationship (such as your first and last name, email address, etc.), only information relating to your expertise, skills or professional prospects will be requested.

The data you provide to us

The data that we process are first of all the data that you provide to us via our application forms. This includes your identification data, your contact data and data concerning your professional experience (position sought, skills, etc.).

The compulsory nature of the data collected is indicated at the time of collection by a message. The data is only required if it is necessary for us to process your request in order to respond to your request in a meaningful way.

If the mandatory data is not filled in, we will not be able to provide you with the service you require.

We never ask sensitive information (racial or ethnic information, political opinions, religious or philosophical opinions, trade union membership, health, sexual orientation).

We do not recommend that you provide such information when using our services. However, if you choose to include sensitive information in your CV or free texts, it will be transmitted, as is, under your sole responsibility and at your sole initiative, to our clients with whom you wish to be put in contact.

Data on the use of our services

We also profile you based on your use and navigation of our sites and applications. This includes your IP address or the devices you use to connect to our sites, your browsing data, cookie data (see Cookies section below), your history of connections, the messages we send to you and the links you click, the number of pages you view, the number of times you visit our sites, and your activity on our sites and the frequency with which you return (see Third-Party Data section below).

Third-party data

We receive personal data about you when you use the contact forms on our site. Our goal is to better understand how our sites and applications are used and to measure our audience and the effectiveness of our services in order to better tailor them to your needs.

We do not collect any third-party data that you may write or post on third-party partner sites.

2 – Recipients of data collected

Your personal data will only be used by identified and authorized persons for the purposes described in this privacy policy.

The Capvest Group undertakes never to transmit your personal data to third-party for reasons unrelated to these purposes.

Thus, your data will only be passed on to the categories of persons listed below:

  • The authorized departments of the Capvest Group (technical implementation team and customer relations team)
  • Our technical service providers: hosting, extraction service for unformatted data, email sending service, audit and IT security service provider.

3 – Security of the data collected

The Capvest Group is committed to an appropriate security policy, which translates into a logical and physical security policy and security measures specifically adapted to our activities. Various audits are carried out within our infrastructures.

The Capvest Group’s teams are aware of the RGPD, and the protection of personal data is taken into account throughout the design and operation of applications.

Thus, the following principles govern the development of sites and applications, both in terms of technical infrastructure (secure redundant hosting, security and access control policy), and from an application point of view (development of sites and applications):

  • Secure data collection
  • Storage guaranteeing, data integrity and confidentiality
  • Securing development environments
  • Securing access to data
  • Regular training of our technical teams
  • Voluntary limitation of subcontracting (infrastructure, services and development) and intervention on anonymized test data sets

4 – Your rights

In accordance with the regulations, you have a right of access, rectification, deletion, opposition and a right to portability in relation to all data concerning you.

You also have the right to limit the processing of your personal data. Everyone also has the right not to be subject to individual decision-making based exclusively on automated processing such as profiling. If you have consented to the processing of personal data, you may withdraw your consent at any time.

You may exercise these rights, free of charge, except for those related to the transmission of the solicitation, by contacting the following addresses

  • By email:
  • By post: Capvest Advisors SA, Place Longemalle 7, 1204 Geneva

5 – Contact

For all requests concerning the personal data protection policy implemented by the Capvest Group, you may contact the following address: Capvest Advisors SA, Place Longemalle 7, 1204 Geneva.

6 – Cookie management policy

For the sake of clarity, we specify how the Capvest Group’s websites and applications use cookies. We do not use any third-party cookies that are not related to the purposes of our sites and applications. During your visits, cookies are placed on your computer, tablet or smartphone. The information below will enable you to better understand how cookies work and how to use the current tools to set them.

What is a cookie?

The use of cookies is common on the Internet. A cookie is a small text file containing information, which is stored on your equipment (e.g. computer, tablet or mobile phone) and which allows you to enjoy a better user experience. We use two types of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies. A persistent cookie allows us to identify you as an existing user so that you can return to or view our services without having to re-enter your user ID. Once you log in, a persistent cookie remains in your browser and will be read by us when you return to one of our sites. Session cookies exist only for the duration of the session (usually the duration of a website visit or browser session).

Targeting cookies

We may use cookies to display targeted offers both on our applications and outside of them when you browse another site. We may also use a cookie to track whether a user has subsequently visited the website (e.g. to complete a form) after viewing Capvest Group content (e.g. an advert). The purpose of this cookie is to measure our audience and our ability to convert your visit into a relationship, either by visiting our sites and applications or by having visited them.

Cookies in this category allow us to count the number of visitors to our website and to visualize the path followed by the user. This allows us to adjust and improve the functioning of our site and to optimize it to make the information you are looking for more accessible.

How to manage cookies?

It is possible that after your first visit to this website we may change the cookies we use. This cookie policy will inform you of the origin of the cookies that are placed on our site, the purposes for which they are used and how to disable them. We therefore invite you to consult it periodically.

You have several options for managing cookies. Any settings you make may affect your Internet browsing and your access to certain services requiring the use of cookies. You can choose at any time to express and modify your wishes regarding cookies, either by deactivating them on your web browser or by refusing the creation of cookies:

Setting up your browser

For Chrome:

For Internet Explorer:

For Firefox:

For Opera:

Opt-out links for audience measurement cookies (statistics)

For cookies set by Google Analytics:

Opt-out links for sharing cookies

For cookies set by Facebook:

For cookies set by Twitter:

For more information on cookies, you can visit the CNIL website at this address:

7 – Update of the data protection policy

Our privacy policy may be modified or amended at any time. In the event of a change, the new privacy policy will be notified at the time of login to the application.