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Privacy statement

This Privacy Policy applies to our Avobis Group website and the services it provides. The following information does not refer to external websites of other providers that are linked from our site or - vice versa - from which our website is linked.

The use of our website "www.avobis.ch" is basically possible without any indication of personal data. However, if you wish to make use of special services of our company via our website, it may be necessary to process personal data. If the processing of personal data is necessary and there is no legal basis for such processing, we generally obtain the consent of the person concerned.

By means of this data protection declaration, we would like to inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the personal data collected, used and processed by us.

As the data controller, the Avobis Group has implemented numerous technical and organisational measures to ensure that the personal data processed via this website is protected as completely as possible. Nevertheless, Internet-based data transmissions can in principle have security gaps, so that absolute protection cannot be guaranteed. For this reason, you are also free to transmit personal data to us by alternative means, such as telephone.


Name and address of the data controller

As we have our head office in Switzerland and our website is operated from there, the collection, processing and use of your personal data takes place in principle in Switzerland, unless otherwise stated in this data protection declaration. Responsible in the sense of the data protection regulation: "Avobis Group, Brandschenkestrasse 38, 8001 Zurich".


Safety and security

All data is stored and secured in Switzerland.


Cookies

Our website "www.avobis.ch" uses cookies. Cookies are text files which are stored on a computer system via an Internet browser. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser during your next visit.


How you can prevent the storage of cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by our website at any time by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Furthermore, cookies that have already been set can be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all common Internet browsers. Please note that if you deactivate the setting of cookies, all functions of our website may no longer be fully usable.


Server log files

When you visit our website "www.avobis.ch", the following data is transmitted via your browser and temporarily stored in a log file:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page)
  • Pages / Files viewed
  • Date and time of the server request
  • Internet protocol address (IP address)

How to contact us via our website

If you send us enquiries by contact form or by e-mail, your details will be stored on the enquiry form including the contact data you provided there for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up enquiries. We also do not pass on this data without your consent.

Since communication by e-mail does not take place via a secure data connection, please refrain from sending confidential information about it.


Subscribe to our newsletter

For our newsletter dispatch we use the so-called "Double-Opt-In-Procedure". This means that we will only send you the newsletter after you have expressly confirmed that you want us to activate the newsletter service. We will send you a notification via e-mail, where you confirm by clicking on a link that you would like to receive the newsletter.

The "Avobis Group" informs its customers and business partners at regular intervals by means of a newsletter about the company's offers. In principle, you can only receive our company newsletter if (1) you have a valid e-mail address and (2) you have registered to receive the newsletter.

If you register for the newsletter dispatch for the first time, for legal reasons a confirmation mail is sent in the "Double-Opt-In-Procedure". By completing this separate "double opt-in procedure", you have given your consent for the newsletter subscription.

Should you no longer wish to receive newsletters from us at a later date, you can revoke your consent at any time. A message in text form to the mentioned contact data is sufficient for this. Of course you will also find a unsubscribe link in every newsletter.


Newsletter Tracking

The "Avobis Group" newsletters contain so-called tracking pixels. A pixel-code is a miniature graphic that is embedded in e-mails that are sent in HTML format to enable log file recording and analysis. This allows statistical evaluation of the success or failure of online marketing campaigns. The embedded pixel-code allows us to determine if and when an email was opened by an individual and which links in the email were accessed by that individual.

Such personal data collected via the pixel-code contained in the newsletters are stored and evaluated by us in order to optimise the newsletter dispatch and to adapt the content of future newsletters even better to the interests of our target group. This personal data will not be passed on to third parties.


Data protection for applications and in the application process

The "Avobis Group" collects and processes the personal data of applicants for the purpose of handling the application process. Processing is often carried out electronically (e-mail).

If an employment contract is concluded with an applicant, the transferred data is stored for the purpose of processing the employment relationship in compliance with the statutory provisions. If no employment contract is concluded with the applicant, the application documents will be automatically deleted two months after notification of the rejection decision.


Facebook

On our website "www.avobis.ch" plug-ins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated.

When you visit our website, the plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. If you click the Facebook button on our website while logged into your Facebook account, you can see the content of our pages and link to them, for example, on your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate the visitor to our website with your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the page, we do not have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Facebook.

Further information on this can be found in Facebook's privacy policy here. If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.


Facebook Pixel

On our website "www.avobis.ch" we use the Facebook pixel of Facebook, a social media network of the company Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 Ireland.

Facebook Custom Audience is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects the activity of this Application with the Facebook advertising network. Users can opt out of Facebook's use of cookies for ads personalization by visiting this opt-out page.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out.


Hotjar

Hotjar is an analytics service provided by Hotjar Ltd. Hotjar honors generic Do Not Track headers. This means your browser can tell its script not to collect any of your data. This is a setting that is available in all major browsers. Find Hotjar’s opt-out information here.

Place of processing: Malta – Privacy PolicyOpt Out.

 


LinkedIn

On our website "www.avobis.ch" functions of the social media network LinkedIn of the company LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA are used.

By accessing pages that use such functions, data (IP address, browser data, date and time, cookies) is transmitted to LinkedIn, stored and evaluated. If you have a LinkedIn account and are logged in, this information will be associated with your personal account and the information stored in it. The privacy policy, what information LinkedIn collects and how they use it can be found here.


Google Analytics (with anonymization function)

Our website "www.avobis.ch" uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc.,1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the "cookies" about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

We have activated the IP anonymisation function on our website "www.avobis.ch". As a result, your IP address is shortened by Google from being transmitted to the USA within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

The purpose of the Google Analytics component is to analyse the flow of visitors to our website "www.avobis.ch". Google uses the data and information obtained, among other things, to evaluate the use of our website, to compile online reports for us showing the activities on our website and to provide other services in connection with the use of our website.

You can prevent the setting of cookies by our website, as described above, at any time by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies.

It is also possible to object to and prevent the collection of data generated by Google Analytics and relating to the use of this website and the processing of this data by Google.

To do this, you must download and install a browser add-on under the link. This browser add-on informs Google Analytics via JavaScript that no data and information on visits to Internet pages may be transmitted to Google Analytics. The installation of the browser add-on is considered a contradiction by Google. If the data subject's information technology system is later deleted, formatted or re-installed, you must re-install the browser add-on to disable Google Analytics. If the browser add-on is uninstalled or deactivated by you or another person within your control, there is a possibility of reinstalling or reactivating the browser add-on.

For more information and to review Google's current privacy policies, please visit https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html


SSL encryption

Our website "www.avobis.ch" uses SSL encryption for reasons of security and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests you send to us as a site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.


Information for children and parents

Our website "www.avobis.ch" is aimed at a growing audience. It is forbidden for minors, especially children under the age of 13, to transmit personal data about themselves to us or to register for a service. If we discover that such data has been transmitted to us, it will be deleted from our database. The parent (or legal guardian) of the child may contact us and request deletion or unsubscription. We need a copy of an official document that identifies you as a parent or guardian.


Right to information, deletion, blocking

You have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint for this and other questions on the subject of personal data.


Changes

Sometimes it may be necessary to adapt the content of this privacy policy. We therefore reserve the right to change these at any time. The amended version of the data protection declaration will also be published here. If you visit our website again, you should therefore read the data protection declaration again.

Status: 2019

 

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