The data protection regulations define the handling of data by HRS with regard to its collection, use and association.
HRS bases its data handling on the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


HRS expressly guarantees to comply with Swiss data protection regulations and the EU General Data Protection Regulation. HRS undertakes to provide state-of-the-art security for systems, programs, etc. which it owns and controls. HRS takes appropriate technical and organisational measures to secure the website and associated systems against data loss, destruction, access, alteration or dissemination by unauthorised persons.
Users acknowledge and accept that HRS stores data arising from the use of the websites and evaluates, processes and passes it on to third parties in Switzerland and abroad for statistical, analytical, advertising and marketing purposes.

  • Data is used to analyse trends and user behaviour and above all to provide you with the best possible service.
  • The information collected may be used for marketing, advertising or communication.
  • Data may be used to improve your user experience through customisation.
  • Unless stated otherwise, the collected data will not be sold to third parties.
  • Personal data may be disclosed to authorities in Germany or abroad as part of civil, administrative or criminal proceedings on condition that a final and enforceable judgment, order or legal obligation exists.


Data that you send to HRS via the forms on the website is encrypted and cannot be viewed by third parties. A normal e-mail which you send to HRS (e.g. to: frauenfeld@hrs.ch) via Outlook is not encrypted and may be read by third parties under certain circumstances.

Data processing is based on the legal provisions of articles 6(1)(a) (consent) and/or 6(1)(f) (legitimate interest) of the GDPR.

When you access our website, the access data is stored in a log file. This applies to the following access data:

  • IP addresses
  • The date and time of the access
  • The duration of the visit
  • The name of the loaded file
  • The access status
  • The page from which access took place
  • The visitor's domain/country
  • The web browser used
  • The operating system used

If analytical and/or online marketing tools are used on this website, the following additional data is collected:

  • User behaviour on the website
  • Demographic characteristics and interests
  • Surfing behaviour
  • Search queries
  • etc.

We may also collect additional personal data, such as use behaviour and interests, during login or through action taken by you and involving personal details (e.g. forms).


When you visit our website, a small file called a cookie is stored in the memory of your computer. This tracking technology is primarily used for the precise determination of visitor numbers. The information that HRS receives and stores via cookies during normal visits to the website is used exclusively within HRS or its affiliated companies to optimise the website and the user experience.
This website also uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "Google"). Google Analytics also employs cookies, which are text files that enable the use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about the user's use of this website (including his IP address) is transmitted to Google servers in the United States, where it is stored. Google uses this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or if such third parties process the data on Google's behalf. Under no circumstances is the user's IP address associated with other Google data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, it should be noted that you may then not be able to use all the functions of this website. Information on how Google uses the collected data can be found at the following address: https://www.google.ch/policies/privacy/partners.
Furthermore, HRS does not seek to use the information and personal data obtained on the basis of Google Analytics for personal identification purposes, except to defend against attacks that constitute criminal offences, attacks that seek to prevent or impair the functionality of our website, enquiries from law-enforcement authorities as well as for marketing purposes and to improve the services offered by HRS.


Newsletters are sent to our customers. Interested parties and non-customers can only receive the HRS Newsletter by explicit request. By subscribing to the newsletter, the user consents only to the use of his e-mail address and the stated interests for sending the newsletter. The use and sending of our marketing e-mails (newsletters, invitations, special offers, e-mail surveys) involves the use of the Selligent e-mail marketing solution. The personal data collected during registration for the newsletter is stored on Selligent computers. Selligent is subject to contractual confidentiality and data protection obligations.
Each of our newsletters offers a possibility to unsubscribe from the newsletter. Your e-mail address is used only to send you our information. We do not give your address to third parties.
Any clicking on hyperlinks in e-mails and on webpages is recorded.


This website uses features of the Selligent Marketing Cloud, which is operated by Selligent SA. Selligent SA is a European company based in Belgium. Selligent Marketing Cloud is used to send marketing e-mail campaigns. You can unsubscribe from the mailing list whenever you receive an e-mail. Selligent Marketing Cloud also uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Selligent SA server in Belgium, where is it stored. As described above, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website and the processing of this data by deactivating the setting of cookies or deleting the set cookies in the browser.


By using the HRS website, the user expressly consents to the processing of data collected about him/her in the manner and for the purposes set out above.


This user agreement for the www.hrs.ch website is governed by Swiss law to the exclusion of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and Swiss private international law. The jurisdiction is Frauenfeld subject to any mandatory legal jurisdictions.

Frauenfeld, 26 April 2019, HRS Real Estate AG