Privacy policy

Collecting and processing personal data

When visiting this website, no personal data is collected in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations.

However, SILK Attorneys at Law processes personal data that we receive in the course of our business relationship with our clients, other business partners or third parties, e.g. contact data such as first name, last name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone numbers, profession and function.

We strictly adhere to the duty of confidentiality and the Swiss Data Protection Act (DSG) as well as other potentially applicable data protection regulations, such as the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Insofar as you have given us consent to process your personal data for special purposes, e.g. when you register to receive newsletters, we process your personal data within this framework and based on your consent. This consent can be revoked at any time, but this has no effect on data processing that has already taken place.

Data processing purposes

We process personal data mainly in connection with our clients’ orders and in order to process contracts with customers and business partners and, where applicable, to comply with our legal obligations.

In addition, we may also process personal data for marketing or information purposes (e.g., organizing events or information sessions, communicating relevant legal news or developments).

Use of Google Analytics:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin.

Data subject rights

Within the scope of the applicable data protection regulations, you have the right to information, correction, deletion, restriction of data processing and to object to data processing, as well as to the surrender of certain personal data for the purpose of transfer.

To exercise these rights, please contact us at the address provided and submit proof of identification. Please note that we may have an overriding interest and therefore may not be able to comply with your request, especially if we have to comply with our legal and professional obligations.


SILK Attorneys at Law
Kuttelgasse 8, CH 8001-Zurich
P.O. Box 2610 CH 8022-Zurich

Tel.:+41 44 215 41 41
Fax:+41 44 215 41 49