Unless other information is provided, the provision of your personal data is not legally or contractually prescribed. Thus, unless otherwise stated you are not required to provide any personal data. The precise scope of your personal data processing may vary depending on the services used thus not all the processing listed in this statement may be applicable.
Users of our site are subject to the provisions of the Swiss Data Protection Act (“DSG”), in particular Articles 12 and 13 DSG.
The responsible controller is:
T +41 41 511 91 00
F +41 41 511 91 10
Categories of affected persons
- Visitors of our Websites
The above-mentioned persons are also referred to as «users».
Purpose of processing
The purposes of processing personal data on our websites include:
- Providing the online offering, its features and content
- Answering contact requests and communicating with users
- Evaluating applicants and entering into employment agreements
- Safety precautions
Generally, for the processing of personal data the legal basis is our legitimate interests in the fulfillment of our business processes and the targeted information of potential customers. Furthermore, based on our legitimate interests, we process users' data for spam detection.
When contacting us (e.g., e-mail, telephone), the information of the user is processed in order to fulfill the contact request.
In rarer cases we process personal data to fulfill our legal obligations.
In the event that vital interests of the data subject or any other natural person require the processing of personal data, we process them in accordance with the DSG.
In individual cases, we obtain your consent for processing.
Duration of data storage
The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the processing is fulfilled, or the storing is no longer required. Personal data is also kept for the pereiod in which claims against our company can be asserted.
In addition, storage may take place if laws or other regulations require specific storage periods. Corresponding duties of proof and retention arise, from the Swiss Law of Obligations (OR) and other applicable laws. The storage of personal usage data and cookies incl. IP addresses are limited to the period necessary for the fulfillment of the purpose for which they are being collected.
Transfers to third countries
In most cases, your personal data will only be processed within Switzerland and the EU. If, however, for individual applications, processing takes place in non-EU foreign countries, a transfer is carried out in accordance with the requirements in Art. 6 DSG. This includes that the processing is e.g. on the basis of reasonable guarantees, such as the officially recognized level of data protection (for example, the US Privacy Shield) or compliance with officially recognized special contractual obligations (so-called "standard contractual clauses").
Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted through your internet browser and stored in log data (server log files). This stored data includes, for example the name of the page viewed, the date and time of retrieval, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider as well as IP addresses. This data is processed under our legitimate interests in ensuring seamless operation of our website and online tools.
In order to enable our services, we use external processors. These are bound to our instructions based on data processing agreements and ensure the safety of your data through appropriate technical and organizational measures. These processors include IT and hosting providers as well as other parties which process personal data to enable our service offering and efficient business administration.
We embed the fonts ("Google Fonts") of Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland. This is done on the basis of our legitimate interests in the optimal presentation of the website and the associated economic operation of our online offer.
In our website, we use Google Maps for the representation of our location as well as for the creation of a driving description. This is a service of Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, hereinafter referred to as "Google".
By being certified under the "EU-US Privacy Shield", Google ensures that the EU's data protection requirements are also observed when processing data in the USA.
Our legitimate interest lies in optimizing the functionality of our website. Google's connection to our site, enables Google to determine from which website your request has been sent and to which IP address the directions are to be transmitted.
Rights of the data subject
As a data subject you have the following rights under the DSG:
Right to information
You may ask the person responsible for a confirmation as to whether personal data concerning you is being processed. If such processing is carried out, you may request information from the person responsible on the data stored about you. This includes:
- All data about you in the data collection including the information available on the source of the data;
- The purpose and, where appropriate, the legal basis of the processing, as well as the categories of the personal data processed, those involved in the collection and the data recipient.
Right to lodge a complaint
Notwithstanding your foregoing rights, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with a regulatory agency. The supervisory authority responsible is:
Eidgenössischer Datenschutz- und Öffentlichkeitsbeauftragter