Privacy policy

Privacy Statement

Last revised: September 2023

This privacy statement applies to Sea Trade Internaional sa with registered office address at viale Giuseppe Cattori 3, Switzerland.

Sea Trade Internaional sa is committed to protecting your information by handling it responsibly and safeguarding it using appropriate technical, administrative and physical security measures.

The privacy notice below explains what information we gather about you, what we use it for and who we share it with. It also sets out your rights and who you can contact for more information or queries.

If you are an employee of Sea Trade Internaional sa, please refer to the relevant Employee Fair Processing Notice and the Confidentiality.

Information about you that we process

We may process information about you that: (i) you provide to us, (ii) that we obtain from third parties or (iii) that is publicly available. This information may include your name, age, gender, date of birth and contact details. It may also include ‘sensitive’ or ‘special categories’ of personal data, such as dietary requirements or mobility information.

How we use information about you

We collect and process information about you and/or your business to enable us, Sea Trade Internaional sa, to:

When we send you information we think you might be interested in, you have the right to unsubscribe at any time by contacting us, or by following the unsubscribe instructions in our communications.

Sharing and transferring your information

We may share information about you across the Seatram Group, and with some third parties.

We may transfer some information about you to countries outside Switzerland and the European Economic Area that have less stringent data protection laws. When we do this, we will make sure your information remains adequately protected.

Your rights

Your rights under data protection laws include the right to:

  1. request copies of your data;

  2. request correction of your data;

  3. request erasure of your data;

  4. object to us processing your data; and

  5. ask us to restrict the processing.

If you have any questions or comments about privacy issues, or wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please write to Data Protection Officer Sea Trade International sa, viale Giuseppe Cattori 3, Switzerland, or email

In this statement:

Data Protection Legislation” means (i) the Swiss Federal Law on Data Protection (LDP) and (ii) the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR); together with all other applicable legislation relating to privacy or data protection and including any statute or statutory provision which amends, extends, consolidates or replaces the same.

Processing” means any operation performed on information about you, including to collect, disclose, record, organise, structure, store, alter, use, transfer, destroy or otherwise make available.

  1. Who this privacy statement applies to and what it covers

    This privacy statement applies to Sea Trade International sa. We are committed to protecting your privacy and handling your information openly and transparently. This privacy statement explains how we will collect, handle, store and protect information about you when:

  2. What personal data we collect

    We may collect, record and use your personal data in physical and electronic form, and will hold, use and otherwise process that data in line with the Data Protection Legislation and as set out in this statement.

    When we provide services to you or our clients and perform due diligence checks in connection with our services (or discuss possible services we might provide), we will process personal data about you. We may also collect personal data from you when you use this Website.

    We may process your data because:

We may also process personal data relating to ethnic or racial origin (for example, any multicultural networks you belong to), or about your political opinions (inferred from information you give us about political associations you belong to or have donated to).

We will typically seek separate permission from you in writing to process these special categories of personal data.

If you choose not to provide, or object to us processing, the information we collect (see section 11 below), we may not be able to process your instructions or continue to provide some or all of our services to you or our client.

  1. Personal data provided by or about third parties

    When our client or another third party gives us personal data about you, we make sure they have complied with the relevant privacy laws and regulations. This may include, for example, that the client or other third party has informed you of the processing, and has obtained any necessary permission for us to process that information as described in this privacy statement.

    If any information you give us relates to a third party (such as a spouse, financial dependent, or joint account holder), by providing us with such personal data you confirm that, in line with the above provisions, you have obtained any necessary permission to use it or are otherwise permitted to give it to us.

  2. How we use your personal data

    We process information about you and/or your business to enable us and other members of the Sea Trade to provide our services to you or our clients, and to meet our legal or regulatory obligations.

    Some of your personal data may be used for other business purposes. Below are some examples.

    Use of personal data to provide services to our clients

    We will use your personal data to provide you or our clients or other third parties with services, and this includes using your personal data in correspondence relating to those services. That correspondence may be with:

  3. The legal grounds we use for processing personal data

    We are required by law to set out in this privacy statement the legal grounds on which we rely in order to process your personal data. We rely on one or more of the following lawful grounds:

  4. Sharing your personal data

    In connection with any of the purposes outlined in the “How we use your personal data?” section above, we may disclose details about you to:

  5. Transferring your personal data

    Information we hold about you may be transferred to other countries, which may include countries outside Switzerland and the European Economic Area (“EEA”):

  6. Protecting your personal data

    We use a range of measures to ensure we keep your personal data secure, accurate and up to date. These include:

  7. How long we keep your personal data for

    We seek to ensure that we only keep your personal data for the longest of:

  8. Your rights

    You have various rights in relation to your personal data. In particular, you have a right to:

  9. Sending you marketing information

    We and other members of the Sea Trade / Seatram Group may use your information from time to time to inform you by letter, telephone, email and other electronic methods about products and services (including those of third parties) that may be of interest to you.

    You may, at any time, ask us and/or other members of the Sea Trade / Seatram Group not to send marketing information to you by following the unsubscribe instructions in communications from us, or contacting us in the way described in section 13 below.

  10. Contact

    If you wish to exercise any of the rights relating to your information set out above, or if you have any questions or comments about privacy issues, or you wish to raise a complaint about how we are using your information, you can contact us in the following ways:

  11. Changes to this privacy statement

We may modify or amend this privacy statement from time to time.

When we make changes to this privacy statement, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page. The modified or amended privacy statement will apply from that date. We encourage you to review this statement periodically to remain informed about how we are protecting your information.