Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA

Annual Report 2014



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Linked Internet sites
FINMA does not monitor any of the websites linked to the FINMA site and accepts no liability for their content or any services they offer. Users visit such sites at their own risk.

Data protection
FINMA treats the data provided to it in the strictest confidence and protects users’ interests. Personal data are neither sold nor forwarded to third parties. FINMA takes appropriate steps to protect its databases against unauthorised access, loss, misuse or falsification.

The FINMA website can in principle be accessed without providing any personal details. The web servers operated by FINMA’s hosting provider record impersonal usage data for each visit. The log files provide information on the IP address, the number of times the FINMA homepage is accessed, the browser used and its operating system, the domain of the user’s Internet provider and an overview of all the files requested by the user. The internal government hosting provider prepares these anonymous data for FINMA to enable it to identify trends and therefore improve its web offering accordingly. The usage data are not linked to personal data.

If a user registers with the FINMA website by providing his/her e-mail address, FINMA records this in a separate database. There is no link between the data from the log files referred to above and the registered e-mail address. Registration can be cancelled at any time, in which case the e-mail address is deleted automatically and irrevocably from the database.

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