Privacy policy

When you visit Atopia Therapeutics SA website at (the “Website”), a banner at the bottom of your screen informs you that your browsing data may be stored in files known as cookies. This cookie policy helps you understand the provisions we make for browsing on our Website. In particular, it gives you information about all the cookies collected on our Website and their purpose (part 1), and explains how to manage them (part 2).

Atopia Therapeutics SA is committed to the protection of personal data and privacy of the users of its website  the “Website”).

To this end, Atopia Therapeutics SA undertakes to process such personal data in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations, in particular the European General Data Protection Regulation n° 2016/679 of April 27, 2016 (known as the “GDPR”), and the Swiss Data Protection Act (FADP).

This Privacy Policy sets out how Atopia Therapeutics SA, acting as “Data Controller” in the meaning of the aforementioned texts, collects and processes your information in connection with your use of the Website. We intend to inform you of the legal basis and purposes of the processing, your rights and our relating obligations.

If you have any questions about this policy or about how Atopia Therapeutics SA processes your personal data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) at:

1. What is personal data?

Personal data refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (referred to as a “Data Subject”). In the context of the access, consultation, navigation and use of the Website, the Data Subjects are the users visiting this Website (the “Users”). The personal data concerned by this Privacy Policy are therefore all data relating to the Users, insofar as they are identified or identifiable, for example by means of the IP address of their terminal.

2. How are your personal data processed?

Atopia Therapeutics SA collects personal data when you use the contact email:

2.1 Categories of data collected

When you use the contact email, we collect the following data which can include personal data:

your email address, last name, first name ;

the subject of your e-mail ;

your message ;

if applicable, the attachments to support your request.

2.2 Legal basis

This data processing can be based on the legitimate interest pursued by Atopia Therapeutics SA.

When you choose to share sensitive data with Atopia Therapeutics SA, an explicit consent will be required.

2.3 Purpose

These data are collected and processed for the following purposes:
– managing the response to your applications for a job with,
– answering any question concerning our activity.

3. How is the security of your personal data ensured?

Atopia Therapeutics SA takes the appropriate technical and organizational measures to preserve the security of the User’s personal data, in particular, with respect to its confidentiality, integrity and availability, especially with respect to sensitive data that may be collected.

In case of personal data breach, we will inform you, as well as the relevant national data protection authority, in accordance with the applicable regulation.

4. With whom is your personal data shared?

The personal data collected and processed as set forth in Article 2 above may be used by Atopia Therapeutics SA’s authorized employees.

They may also be shared with third parties, in particular with Atopia Therapeutics SA’s service providers (e.g. IT service providers, hosting providers, consultants, etc.) or business partners, court officials, financial auditors, etc., being stated that each of these third parties are bound by data protection and confidentiality obligations in order to protect your personal data.

5. Do we transfer your personal data outside the Switzerland?

Your personal data may be transferred to countries outside the Switzerland. In the event that the recipient country does not ensure a level of data protection equivalent to that of the Switzerland, Atopia Therapeutics SA undertakes to take all appropriate guarantees such as, as the case may be, either on the basis of an adequacy decision or on the basis of binding corporate rules or standard contractual clauses.

6. For how long is your personal data kept?

Your personal data will be stored only for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected or to comply with legal or regulatory requirements.

The retention periods for your personal data include the following:

As far as our contact emails are concerned, we keep your personal data for at maximum five (5) years from our last contact with you:

two (2) years if you contact Atopia Therapeutics SA as an individual;

five (5) years if you contact Atopia Therapeutics SA on behalf of your professional organization.

7. What are your rights concerning your personal data ?

In accordance with applicable laws and regulations, Users have the rights listed below with respect to the processing of their personal data:

  • Right of access: you may request access to your personal data processed by Atopia Therapeutics SA, which will provide you with a copy of the same;
  • Right to portability: you may request that your personal data be transmitted in a reusable format that allows them to be used in another database;
  • Right of rectification: you may request the rectification of your personal data if they prove to be inaccurate, incomplete or obsolete;
  • Right to erasure (“right to be forgotten”): you may request, under certain conditions, to have your personal data erased or deleted, unless Atopia Therapeutics SA has a legitimate interest in keeping them;
  • Right of opposition: you may oppose any processing of your personal data;
  • Right of limitation of treatment: you may request the right to that the processing of your personal data be temporarily suspended.
  • Right to withdraw consent: if you give your consent to process your personal data, you have the right to withdraw such consent to the future processing of your personal data;
  • Right to define post-mortem instructions: you may request to leave instructions regarding the fate of your personal data after death;
  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority: You have the right to file a complaint regarding the treatments implemented by Atopia Therapeutics SA with the competent national data protection authority.

You may exercise your above rights at any time by contacting our Data Protection Officer at the following address: as well as by regular mail at Atopia Therapeutics SA, Data Protection Officer (DPO), 15, avenue de Sécheron, 1202 Geneva Switzerland

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

Atopia Therapeutics SA may amend the terms of this Privacy Policy at any time and all such changes will take effect once they have been posted on this page of the Website. Therefore, we advise you to periodically revisit this page for updates.

Updated : April 2024

1.2 Third-party cookies

Some of our pages display content from external providers. To view this third-party content, you first have to accept their specific terms and conditions. This includes their cookie policies, which we have no control over.

But if you do not view this content, no third-party cookies are installed on your device.

The use and installation of such third-party cookies are subject to their own privacy policies, to which you will find a link below. This cookie family may include audience measurement cookies (mainly from Google Analytics), advertising cookies (which Atopia Therapeutics SA does not use), as well as social network cookies (usually from social media websites, however which Atopia Therapeutics SA does not use).

    • Audience measurement cookies provide statistics about the number of visits to and use of certain elements of the Website (such as the content/pages visited). These data help improve the ergonomics of our Website. An audience measurement tool is used on this Website Google Analytics, whose cookie policy may be consulted by clicking on the following link:
    • Social network cookies are issued and managed by the respective editors of the social networks. Subject to your consent, these cookies allow you to easily share some of the content published on the Website, especially via the use of social network application sharing buttons.

To help you understand what data is identified by the cookies, see below for a list of the third-parties cookies which are used on the Website.

2.1 Cookies exempt from consent

Depending on the type of cookie (strictly necessary or essential cookie), your consent to the installation and reading of cookies on your device may be obligatory.

Indeed, certain cookies are exempt from prior consent insofar as they are strictly necessary for the functioning of the Website, or if they have the sole purpose of enabling or facilitating electronic communication. This mainly applies to session ID, authentication, and load-balancing session cookies, as well as user interface customization cookies.

Atopia Therapeutics SA does not use cookies exempt from consent for the Website.


2.2 Cookies requiring your prior consent

Other than strictly necessary or essential cookies, other types of cookies are known as non-necessary or non-essential cookies. These cookies are not necessary for a website for its basic functionality. If these cookies are disabled, the website will still function smoothly and the user can access its services. These often have a different purpose that is unrelated to the functionalities of the website.

They mostly include third-party cookies, i.e. cookies used by a service, tool, or website other than the website the user visits. Another party that uses these cookies often has their own purpose or they are in a contractual or technical agreement with the website the user visits. For e.g. When you search for a product on an e-commerce store, you will likely receive ads about it on another, unrelated website. Such cookies track and monitor your online behavior for targeted advertising, marketing research, or third-party analytics.

At your first visit of the Website a banner giving brief information about the installation of cookies appears at the bottom of your screen. You are considered to have consented to the installation of cookies after having clicked on the “Accept” button on the right-hand side of the banner.


2.3 Removing cookies from your device

You can delete all cookies that are already on your device by clearing the browsing history of your browser. This will remove all cookies from all websites you have visited. Be aware though that you may also lose some saved information (e.g. saved login details, site preferences).


2.4 Managing site-specific cookies

For more detailed control over site-specific cookies, check the privacy and cookie settings in your preferred browser (Mozilla, Firefox, etc…)


2.5 Blocking cookies

You can set most modern browsers to prevent any cookies being placed on your device, but you may then have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site/page. And some services and functionalities may not work properly at all (e.g. profile logging-in).



Atopia Therapeutics SA reserves the right to amend this Cookies Policy. For this reason, Atopia Therapeutics SA invites you to regularly consult the Website and read this Cookie Policy.


 Updated : April 2024