Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how Besso Ltd. (also "Besso AG," "Besso SA," "Besso," "we," "us," or "our") collects, uses, shares, and protects your personal information.

1. Who we are

Besso Ltd. is a Swiss limited company, incorporated and registered in Switzerland. We provide a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that empowers businesses to screen their value chains for trade compliance and optimize operations within given constraints.

2. Our Commitment To Privacy And Security

At Besso, we recognize the importance of privacy and security to our customers. We strive to protect your personal information through state-of-the-art cybersecurity measures. We adhere to stringent data protection principles and comply with applicable data protection laws, including the Swiss Data Protection Act (DSG), EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

3. What Information We Collect

We may collect personal information when you interact with our platform, services, or customer support. This can include your name, contact details, job title, company name, and any other information you provide. We also collect information automatically about how you use our services, like your IP address and other device information.

4. Cookies And Tracking Technologies

Besso uses cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience on our website and platform. Cookies are small files stored on your device that allow us to understand user behavior, remember user preferences, and facilitate effective site administration. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings, but please note that disabling cookies may affect the functionality of the Besso service. We may also employ web beacons, pixel tags, or other tracking technologies to monitor the activity on our website and gather data about our users.

5. How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect for various purposes, including:

6. How We Share Your Information

We do not sell your personal data to third parties. However, we may share your information with third-party service providers who assist us in providing our services, such as hosting services and customer support tools. These providers are contractually bound to use the data only for the provision of the contracted service, and they must comply with our stringent data security requirements.

7. How We Protect Your Information

We implement robust technical and organizational measures to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. These measures include encryption of data in transit and at rest, regular security assessments, stringent access controls, and strict data minimization practices. Data is stored securely in Swiss data centers, which are renowned for their robust data protection environment.

8. Your Rights

Depending on your location and the applicable data protection laws, you may have certain rights regarding your personal information, including the right to access, correct, delete, or restrict its use. You may also have the right to object to certain uses of your information and to withdraw any consent you have given us. We respect these rights and will provide you with reasonable access and ability to update, correct, or delete your personal information.

9. Policy For Users Outside Of Switzerland

Besso's services are globally accessible. If you are accessing our platform from outside Switzerland, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in Switzerland where our servers are located and our central database is operated. The data protection and other laws of Switzerland and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country. By using our services, you understand that your information may be transferred to our facilities and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this policy.

10. social media plugins

Our website may use social media plugins (like LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.) to allow you to share content with your social network. These plugins, when activated, transmit data to the social network including your IP address, the pages you are viewing, and more. This data transmission is governed by the privacy policy of the respective social network. Please refer to these policies for more information. Note that Besso does not control and is not responsible for the data collection by these social networks.

11. Profiling and automated decision-making

In our continuous pursuit of better user experience and service delivery, Besso may employ profiling and automated decision-making strategies. Profiling involves automated processing of personal data to evaluate certain aspects related to an individual, in particular, to analyze or predict aspects concerning personal preferences or interests. Automated decision-making refers to decisions made without human intervention. We will always respect your rights in relation to automated decisions and provide an opportunity for you to express your point of view in cases where automated decisions may have legal effects or similarly significantly affect you. You have the right to opt-out of this processing or request human intervention where applicable.

12. international transfers

As a global company, we may transfer your information to countries outside of your own, especially to our Swiss data centers. We ensure that any such transfers comply with applicable data protection laws and are subject to appropriate safeguards, including standard contractual clauses where necessary.

13. children's privacy

Our services are not intended for individuals under the age of 16, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from them. If we discover that we have inadvertently collected personal information from an individual under 16, we will promptly delete it.

14. Changes to this policy

We may periodically update this privacy policy. If we make significant changes, we will notify you through our services or by other means, such as email.

15. how to contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or our data practices, please contact us at