This Privacy Statement explains how and why SIX BBS Ltd. (“SIX”) processes personal data of visitors to this website (hereinafter “User”). *

What’s the purpose of this Privacy Statement?

Data protection is first and foremost the protection of the individual – SIX therefore attaches high priority to compliance with the applicable laws and to the protection of the privacy and the private sphere of the individuals concerned in order to comply national and international legal requirements. The basic principle is that a high level of data protection and security must be guaranteed wherever personal data is processed.

The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to provide you with full information about the nature and extent of the data processing and to enable you to exercise your rights and obtain information about the storage of your data.


Who is responsible?

The legal entities listed below is are controller of your personal data and responsible for processing your data.

Hardturmstrasse 201
8005 Zürich

Below you will find our EU representative:

EU representative: SIX Financial Information Deutschland GmbH in Frankfurt (Theodor-Heuss-Allee 108, D-60486 Frankfurt am Main).


Why do we process personal data and what categories?

SIX processes personal data where

  • The user visits websites of SIX,
  • takes part in a competition.

SIX processes the users personal data for the following reasons:

  • technical management as well as research and further development of websites,
  • user information on the services and products rendered by SIX, provided the User has given their consent for this,
  • selecting competition winners and awarding prizes,
  • management of data subject right requests

SIX processes in general the personal data such as name, gender, address, e-mail address, telephone that the user expressly and actively makes available to us. This also applies if the user takes part in events of SIX (online or in person). The web server of SIX automatically records details of the user's visit such as IP address, browser type and version, operating system used, originating website, pages accessed, date, length of visit.


What is the legal basis?

By processing personal data according to this Privacy Statement, SIX is able to improve the quality of its products and services. Depending from the processing purpose, the legal basis for the processing of the User’s personal data will be one of the following:

  • necessary for taking steps to enter into or executing a contract with the User for the services or products requested or for carrying out our obligations under such a contract,
  • user’s consent,
  • necessary for the legitimate interests of SIX.

Examples of the ”legitimate interests of SIX” referred to above are:

  • pursuing certain of the above mentioned purposes,
  • exercising SIX’ rights, including the freedom to conduct a business and right to property,
  • meeting our accountability and regulatory requirements,

in each case provided such interests are not overridden by the User’s privacy interests.


Where do we transfer your personal data to?

The User authorizes SIX to transmit Personal Data to employees, agents or other third parties within or outside the country where the User lives in order to provide services and for the purposes indicated above. Data transfer can take place to the following countries: Germany, Liechtenstein, Spain, Switzerland Employees, agents and other third parties which have access to Personal Data are required by SIX to ensure compliance with all applicable data protection provisions. Any person who authorizes SIX to access their Personal Data as defined in this Privacy Statement will be made aware of the data security and data protection implications. When Personal Data of the User are transferred to other countries, SIX will ensure data protection by granting the protection level required by the applicable law, e.g. by adopting EU Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) or similar safeguards.

SIX reserves the right to disclose Personal Data to regulatory and supervisory authorities, as well as, pursuant to this Privacy Statement, to Analysis Service Providers. In so doing, SIX will comply at all times with applicable regulations, laws, court orders or official requests.


How do we protect your personal data?

SIX protects Personal Data with appropriate physical, electronic and process-related security measures, such as firewalls, personal passwords, encoding and authentication technologies. Personal Data collected via a website owned by SIX will be encrypted during transmission using SSL Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology, which currently provides the best-available security for data transfers.


How long do we keep your personal data?

SIX will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which they were collected or to comply with legal or regulatory requirements. Data collected in the context of a competition will be deleted latest 60 days after the conclusion of the competition.


What rights do you have in relation to personal data?

Users whose personal data is processed within the scope of this Privacy Statement have the following rights:

  • to receive information on whether SIX may save Personal Data and what form this Personal Data may take (which categories of data, recipients or categories of recipients, retention periods for Personal Data or criteria governing retention periods);
  • to receive a copy of the personal data
  • to request the rectification of personal data if it is incorrect
  • to request the deletion of personal data
  • to request restrictions on processing personal data
  • to receive personal data in a structured, accessible and machine-readable format (if available)
  • to submit an objection to processing, especially for the purpose of direct advertising

The rights specified above may be denied or restricted if the interests, rights and freedoms of third parties take precedence or if processing is necessary to establish, exercise or defend legal claims of SIX.

Queries in relation to processing personal data are to be directed to the Data Protection Officers of SIX:

To exercise your rights with regards to data protection please use this link.

You can also direct your queries to:

Data Protection Officer
Hardturmstrasse 201
8005 Zurich

Users have also the right to make a complaint to the data protection authority responsible for them or in the place where they think an issue in relation to the Data has arisen.


Links to other page

The websites of SIX may contain hyperlinks to other websites which are not operated or monitored by SIX. Third-party websites are not subject to this Privacy Statement. SIX is not responsible for their content or how they handle Personal Data.


How can you withdraw your consent?

Anyone affected by the processing of personal data can withdraw their consent to this effect at any time. You can unsubscribe from our newsletters by using the dedicated link. In all other cases please contact the Data Protection Officer of SIX at 


What about Cookies and Web analysis?

The websites of SIX uses cookies, tags, pixels, and third party tools to enhance your experience and provide valuable insights.

You can read more about our cookies and web analysis in our Cookie Policy.


Updates to this Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement was last updated on [21.10.2023]. SIX may amend the Privacy Statement unilaterally at any time. The most recent version is published online by SIX.


* Legal or contractual duties to maintain confidentiality to which SIX is subject in relation to the User's personal data are not affected by this Privacy Statement. The websites of SIX may contain hyperlinks to other websites which are not operated or monitored by SIX. Third-party websites are not subject to this Privacy Statement. SIX is not responsible for their content or how they handle personal data.