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Vanguard Investments Switzerland GmbH

Cookie policy

Vanguard Investments Switzerland GmbH and its affiliated companies ("Vanguard," "we", or "us") use cookies on our websites (the “Sites”). This cookie policy provides information on how cookies are used on our Sites and how we manage them.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or other device when you visit a website. They are used to help you navigate websites efficiently and perform certain functions. They can also help us to better understand how our Sites are being used so we can make ongoing improvements to them.

How we use cookies

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to customise content and advertising, provide social media features and to see how our visitors move through our Sites. We use this information to make decisions about ways to improve the services we offer you. We may engage third party tracking and advertising providers such as those named below to act on our behalf to track and analyse your usage of our Sites through the use of cookies. These third parties collect, and share with us, usage information about visits to our Sites and, sometimes by correlating this information with other information (e.g. your IP address), measure and research the effectiveness of our advertisements, track page usage, help us target our recommendations and advertising, and track use of our recommendations and advertisements. Please review the cookie and privacy policies of these third-party providers to understand how they may use cookies and your information. We are not responsible for the contents, operations, or security of other websites.

We use the following four categories of cookies on our Site:

Type of cookies

Who serves the cookies




How to refuse

Essential/Strictly necessary cookies

Strictly necessary cookies are essential for our site to function, to make this digital service work for you and allow you to access secure areas of the website and to select funds for investment.


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Used to handle (Security risk) brute-force attack. A temporary token obtained on the website that enables the user to submit a contact form and prevents cross-site scripting which is a security vulnerability.


These cookies cannot be turned off individually, but you can change your browser setting to refuse all cookies if you do not wish to accept them.

Performance and Analytics

Performance cookies are used to measure browsing activity, in order to learn about how you use our Site. For example, which pages you go to most frequently, how you link to our Site and whether you have any issues or error messages from web pages.



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Some of these cookies do collect information that identifies you. We use this information to improve how our website works and to provide you with a better online experience. These cookies are used by digital analytics technologies to help us to understand Site traffic sources, user browsing behaviour & drive design change.

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Session – 2 years

You can choose whether to accept or reject cookies when you first visit our Site or follow the instructions below under the heading “How to control your cookie settings”

Functionality cookies

Functional cookies allow us to remember certain selections or preferences you have made in order for us to tailor our Site to you.



These cookies enable the Site to test new website designs and provide personalised experiences based on user browsing activity.


You can choose whether to accept or reject cookies when you first visit our Site or follow the instructions below under the heading “How to control your cookie settings”

You can control whether or not these cookies are used, but preventing them may mean we can't offer you some services or promotions. It's also possible that preventing these cookies stops us remembering that you didn't want a specific service

Targeting or advertising cookies

Targeting or advertising cookies are used to deliver adverts relevant to you. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.


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These cookies enable us to provide more relevant advertising when you visit external websites. These cookies will be set by any social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content. This could potentially impact content and messages you see on other websites you visit. Please visit the respective Social Media sites for details of their cookie policies.

1 year

You can choose whether to accept or reject cookies when you first visit our Site or follow the instructions below under the heading “How to control your cookie settings”

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Session – 2 years

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Session – 6 months

How to control your cookie settings

You can choose whether to accept or reject  cookies when you first visit our Site or follow the instructions below under the heading “How to control your cookie settings” Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. If you’re having trouble finding how to disable cookies, please check the 'Help' functionality on your browser to understand how it handles cookies. Please note that by disabling cookies you may not benefit from some of the features of our Sites.

You can find out more information about cookies, including information about how to manage and delete cookies, please visit if you are located in the European Union.

Contact us by email at

Our postal address: 
Vanguard Investments Switzerland GmbH
Data Protection Officer
Bleicherweg 30
CH-8002 Zurich


July 2021