Privacy and Cookie Policy

Here you will find information on the Corporate Governance Committee's privacy and cookie policies.


Privacy Policy

This privacy policy informs you about the processing of personal data via the website of the Corporate Governance Committee and/or online. This privacy policy must be read in conjunction with the cookie policy below.

This privacy policy may be modified, so we advise you to regularly consult this policy. This version of the privacy policy was last modified on 28 May 2018.

The Corporate Governance Committee collects personal data via its website.

  • We process personal data for the technical and functional management of our website and to make it user-friendly. By using your data we can monitor how our website is used and improve its content and layout. These data also enable us to adequately secure our website.
  • We process your personal data when you want to be kept informed of our activities by signing up to the newsletter. We also use this information to inform you about subjects that may interest you.
  • If you ask us a question over the phone, via the contact form on the website or by email, we will process your personal data to answer your question.

The data of users of the website held by the Corporate Governance Committee are not passed on to third parties.

The Corporate Governance Committee takes reasonable security measures to protect your personal data from destruction, loss, alteration or other unauthorised processing. The Corporate Governance Committee does not store your personal data for any longer than is necessary for the purposes for which they were stored. You have the right to request, free of charge, access to the personal data processed by the Corporate Governance Committee, the correction or deletion of your data, or to limit the processing thereof.

When your personal data are processed with your consent, you can withdraw this consent at any time. This does not affect the legality of such processing prior to the withdrawal of your consent.

You can address any requests concerning the aforementioned rights either by email to or by post to the above address.


Cookie Policy

The cookie policy informs you about the Corporate Governance Committee's use of cookies on this website. This cookie policy must be read in conjunction with the above privacy policy.

This cookie policy may be modified, so we advise you to regularly consult this policy. This version of the cookie policy was last modified on 28 May 2018.

When you visit our website, we automatically collect information through the use of cookies. Cookies are small, simple text files that your computer or mobile device stores when you use our website. They ensure that you are recognised should you return to our website.

The cookies used on the Corporate Governance Committee website are listed below:

  • The '__utma' cookie determines the first visit to the website via a particular browser (2 years after installation).
  • The '__utmb' cookie is used to create and maintain a user session on the website (30 minutes after installation).
  • The '__utmc' cookie creates a time stamp when a user leaves the website (until you close your browser).
  • The '__utmt' cookie does not contain user information but prevents too many requests from being made to Google DoubleClick (10 minutes after installation).
  • The '__utmz' cookie keeps track of which channel the user used to reach the website (such as a direct referral link, a website search, an ad campaign or an email link) (6 months after installation).
  • The 'has_js' cookie records whether your browser has JavaScript enabled (until you close your browser).

Unless you have changed your browser settings to disable cookies, the website will use cookies as soon as you access it. By using the Corporate Governance Committee website, you agree to us storing cookies on your device.

You can change your cookie preferences at any time using your browser settings.

Please note that if you disable cookies, certain parts of the website or certain graphic elements will be unusable, inaccessible, invisible or of poor quality.