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the website for ‘Bernhardt SwissTrust Appraisal’,
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Privacy & Cookies ‘Use Policies’

*Policy is effective from 01/01/2019


This statement discloses the Privacy Policy for Bernhardt SwissTrust Appraisal’s website, It will clarify the specific uses and protections we afford any and all information that is given when using this website.

Bernhardt SwissTrust Appraisal” is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Bernhardt SwissTrust Appraisal” may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. We advise checking this page intermittently for policy, minor and sometimes major changes to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

If you are a current client of ours, have done property transactions with us, or associates we have teamed with, opted in and/or subscribed to our BS Newsletter, BS YouTube channels, our social channels, email campaign, direct marketing, you will receive email notification prior to the changes taking place and being implemented.

If for any reason and at any time you are not completely satisfied with the policy, current or proposed changes, simply leave the site immediately. You may request removal from any of the “Bernhardt SwissTrust Appraisal” marketing efforts. To do so, navigate to or locate the source of the active campaign’s entry points and the removal link will be readily available.

This policy is effective from 01/01/2019

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
  • We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:

Michael Payne
Bernhardt SwissTrust Appraisal
5319 SW Westgate Dr #221
Portland, OR 97221

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Cookies Policy

A cookie is a small text file that is sent by the web server of the website you visit to your web browser and is stored on your computer. Cookies provide a number of functions in order to make websites and services work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of websites and services (e.g. cookies can distinguish you from other users of the site and identify if you have previously visited or registered with a website).

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 has introduced requirements to provide website users with access to information.

Our cookie policy will change from time to time, so please review this page periodically.

We use cookies on our websites (Website) and also where you use our services (Service) on a third party website. Where our Service is hosted on a third party website, such third party may also use cookies, over which we have no control. Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. We recommend that you view the cookie policy for those sites for more information on the cookies they use and how they use them, we are not responsible or liable for any cookies used by any third parties.

We collect information about users visiting our Website and using our Service by analysing site traffic which includes the use of cookies.

The information collected by cookies and other tracking methods on our Website and Service is anonymous and does not contain any sensitive information such as your name, address or any payment details nor does it contain any information that can personally identify you.

You may delete and block all cookies from our Website and Service but some parts subsequently will not work.

By continuing to use our Website and Service you are agreeing to our use of cookies unless you expressly state otherwise.

Adjusting your browsers cookie settings

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can alter your browser settings to prevent automatic acceptance or you can manually delete your cookie history whenever you wish.

Below is a list of popular web browsers and how you can adjust the cookie settings together with links for additional information:

Additional information on cookies

More information on cookies can be found here:

Google analytics – further information

We use Google Analytics, a Web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how users use the Website and Service. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the Website and Service (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Website and Service, to produce reports for us on Website and Service activities, and to provide additional services associated with the use of the Internet and our Website and Service. Google may also pass on this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where third parties process this data on Google’s behalf. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

In addition this website utilises Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting which allows us to use aggregated user data (such as age, gender and interests) to better understand our audience and provide more relevant and targeted communications and content.

We also utilise Google Analytics UserId functionality that allows us to identify the type of device through which you access the Website and Service (smartphone; PC; etc) and track a user across multiple devices. This functionality does not incorporate any personally identifiable data.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser as more fully explained below. Furthermore, you can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads.

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