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FINMA seeks to ensure that the information it publishes is correct, up-to-date, reliable and complete. It cannot, however, provide any guarantee for this. Information about legal issues, particularly on the “Frequently Asked Questions” (FAQs) web page, does not constitute any legal advice or opinion on the part of FINMA.

FINMA expressly reserves the right to make full or partial changes to the content of this website, to remove it or to temporarily suspend its publication at any time and without prior notice.

FINMA accepts no liability for losses or consequential losses of any kind which are associated in any way with accessing, using or searching its website or the information published on it.

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Data protection

FINMA treats all personal data received via its website confidentially. Together with its hosting provider, FINMA endeavours to protect its databases to the best of its ability against unauthorised access, loss, misuse or falsification.

When accessing the FINMA website, in particular the following data is stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser query and general information about the operating system or browser used. FINMA uses this usage data to carry out anonymous statistical analyses, thus enabling it to identify trends and improve its offering accordingly. In addition, the data entered by visitors while using the FINMA website (e.g. in input fields or when registering for the “MyFINMA” personal section of the website) is processed.
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