General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

This document defines the Data Protection and Privacy of the website.
MENDES S.A. – Via S. Balestra, 10, 6900 Lugano Switzerland

What is the Data Protection and Privacy Policy?

This Data Protection and Privacy Policy governs the confidentiality of this website and the users who choose to use it. The policy defines the different areas in which user privacy is concerned, and summarizes the obligations and requirements of users, of website and its owners. Furthermore, the way in which this site processes, stores and protects users’ data and information will also be detailed.
For any questions relating to this policy, please contact our data protection officer at
Any request sent regarding our privacy policy or the way we treat your data will be processed within 30 days.

Data collection

We collect your data directly from your or your organization’s website. We may collect the following data:

  • Contact information, including name, company, physical address (es) and e-mail address.
  • No other information relating to surveys and / or invitations to events and / or sales activities are collected.

The site does not collect non-public personal information. It automatically collects (if available) information about the browser, the operating system, the websites visited before and after visiting this website, the IP address of the visitor.

This data is combined to calculate the number of visitors to this website, the number of visitors per page, the domain name of the Internet service provider. The publisher can use this data as a whole to understand how visitors use the website in order to improve related services. These data are not shared with other companies.

What do we do with the information we collect

We need this information to understand your needs, provide you with a better service, and also for the following reasons:

  • Archiving of internal records.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services such as participation to events and interest in certain tools on our website.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new events, news or other information that we believe may be of interest to you using the email address provided.
  • We can use the information to personalize the website based on your interests.

Our commitment to data security cares about your data protection. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy and to ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place reasonable procedures including physical, electronic and management protections, to safeguard and protect the information we collect online.

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Links to other websites

Our website may contain links that allow you to easily find other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, please be aware that we no longer have any control over this other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and confidentiality of the information provided during the visit of these sites and such sites are not necessarily governed by this privacy statement. Therefore, it is necessary to pay attention and consult the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your computer to help the website provide a better experience to the user. In general, cookies are used to store user preferences, store information for example for shopping carts and provide tracking data anonymously to third-party applications such as Google Analytics. In general, cookies will improve your browsing experience. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this website as well as on other websites. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We advise you to consult the “Help” section of your browser or consult “Information on cookies” on internet, which offers recommendations for all modern browsers.

Changes to this statement

Any updates of the terms of the privacy statement and data protection will be posted here and the revision data will be updated in this document, so that you always know which information is collected online, how we use them and what your choices are. The use of the website following the publication of the changes to this Privacy Policy implies the acceptance of the changes.

Your acceptance of the terms

By using the website, you give your consent to this Data Protection and Privacy Statement.

How to contact

If you have comments or questions about this Data Protection and Privacy Statement, you can send an email to our data protection officer at