Privacy Policy

This privacy policy notice describes the methods used to collect and manage your personal data. It also describes the rights you have and control you can exercise in relation to it.

A transnational professional practice

Eptalex® is a transnational professional practice, structured as a Swiss Verein, and operating through member firms, independently constituted and regulated in accordance with the laws and regulations of each of their jurisdictions. Eptalex® does not itself provide legal or other client services. For more detail the Legal Notice is available here

The terms "Eptalex®" and ''the Firm/Firms" mean one or more Law Firms ("we"/"us"/"our").  Any reference to "Partner" means the partner, member, consultant or employee with equivalent standing and qualifications in at least one Firm.

Any reference to an Eptalex® "location" means any office, associate office, facility, associate firm, or entity with a special alliance with our international professional firm (tax and legal).

Personal data is collected by each member of Eptalex®. 

If you are a European Union data subject and you have any questions about Eptalex use of your personal data, please use the following contacts: [email protected]

Data collection and processing

We may collect the following personal data:

  • Attendance records: to record your attendance at our offices for security purposes;
  • Business information: to identify you regarding matters on which you instruct us which involve you;
  • Contact information: your name, position, role, company or organisation, telephone (including mobile phone number where provided), email and postal address;
  • Criminal record data: where allowed by any applicable national law and where it is opportune to do so, such as existence of prior criminal offences (or confirmation of clean criminal record);
  • Events data: attendance at and provision of feedback forms in relation to our events;
  • Information in connection with investigations or proceedings: to conduct the investigation or proceedings, if so required;
  • Information from open sources/public domain: e.g. LinkedIn and similar professional networks, directories or internet publications;
  • Online data: in case you access this website and our technology services, information about your visit including URL clickstream to, through and from our website (including date and time), information about your network, such as for instance, information about devices, nodes, configurations, connection speeds and network application performance; pages viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, duration of visits and interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, mouse-overs) and whether you click on particular links or open our emails. Eptalex® reminds that personal data regarding your online activities across third party websites or online services are not collected;
  • Social media: posts, Likes, tweets and other interactions with our social media presence;
  • Special categories of personal data: such as disability or similar requirements for events and meetings.  If you decide to not provide this information, we may not be able to respond to your particular needs or preferences;
  • Subscriptions/preferences: in case you subscribe to receive legal briefings, updates or newsletters as well as consent preferences to allow us to identify which materials you are interested in receiving;
  • Supplier data: contact details and other information about you or your company or organisation where you provide services to Eptalex®;
  • Technical information: in case you access this website and our technology services being IP address, browser type and version (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Bing etc.), time zone setting, browser plugin types and versions, operating system you are using (e.g. Vista, Windows XP, MacOS, etc), device type, hardware model, MAC address, unique identifiers and mobile network information.


All data included the above listed categories may be provided to us by you, your employer, the company or organisation who is our client or screening providers who assist us with our legal obligations to conduct under anti-money laundering, sanctions screening and regulatory checks.


Your communications with us

Eptalex® may also collect data from the correspondence between you and us. We would like to advise you to not send us confidential information until it has been confirmed in writing that we represent or act for you or your company or organisation.  Unsolicited emails from non-clients do not establish a lawyer-client relationship.  They may not be privileged and, therefore, may be disclosed to others.