Privacy Policy

Welcome to, through the browsing of our website you agree to our terms and conditions, as well as to our privacy policy.

Data protection declaration

Steffen & Partner llc, Scheuchzerstrasse 64, 8006 Zurich (Switzerland) respects the data protection rights of its online visitors. The protection of your privacy is of the utmost importance to us, it is therefore self-evident that we will collect, process and use your personal data exclusively in accordance with the following principles and in compliance with the applicable data protection laws.

I. Personal data

Personal data is data that we use to uniquely identify a person or to contact a specific person (e.g. name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, etc.).

We only ask for personal data where this is necessary for the provision of our services and/or for the processing of transactions, such as in the procurement of personnel. In the carrying out of our coaching, outplacement, assessment, personality checks and career advice services, a consensual agreement is upon conclusion signed between the parties which will require their consent for the appropriate use of personal data. We collect and process your personal data carefully and only for the purposes described in this privacy policy and only to the extent necessary. We will store your personal data only as far and for so long as it is necessary for the provision of our services or until you request its deletion.

II. Collection and use of information

When accessing our website, various access data (e.g. IP address, date and time of access, name of the file accessed, etc.) is stored. This data is stored without reference to the individual visitor; this infers that the information remains anonymous and therefore your identity will not be revealed. We use this data to continuously improve our website, to provide general analysis and to align our marketing measures to the recognizable needs of the visitors.

It is possible to update your personal data, or have it deleted at any time, to do so, please send an e-mail to us at :

III. Cookies

A "cookie" is a small text file that is transferred to your computer and stored as soon as you access our website.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To enable us to recognize you the next time you visit our website
  • to ensure flawless functionality when using the website
  • so that we can better adapt our website to the needs of our customers.

Most browsers allow cookies by default. You can however set your browser so that no cookies are accepted and stored. If you deactivate cookies, the use of individual functions of our website may be restricted or blocked or the website may not be displayed correctly.

IV. User tracking tools

We use web analysis services to analyze the use of the website in general and to obtain information which will assist us in improving our services.

In particular, but not exclusively, we use the following tools: Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. "("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers. 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. Google may transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google.

We also use the Google Maps map service via an API. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use the functions of Google Maps it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transmission.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing representation of our online offers and to ensure that the locations indicated by us on the website are easy to find. This handling represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

You can find more information on the handling of user data in Google's data protection declaration:

V. Social plugins

We use various integrated tools, including the following: social plugins from XING and LinkedIn. These are social media offers from the Irish company LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company and the German company XING SE. When you visit our website, your browser can establish a direct connection to the servers of the respective social media providers and their platforms and transmit data concerning your visitor behavior to these servers. If you are logged in to one of the social media providers they can assign your visit to the account which you have created there. Steffen & Partner has no influence on the type and extent of data collected and transmitted by social media providers. For all the tools we use, the above notes apply mutatis mutandis.