Privacy policy

Avadis values your privacy and attaches great importance to data protection. For this reason, Avadis processes personal data only in accordance with the applicable data protection law, in particular the Swiss Federal Law on Data Protection of 19 June 1992 and, where relevant, the EU Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) which came into force on 25 May 2018. 

Scope and purpose of data collection

The use of this website is generally possible without providing personal data. However, we do process personal data that you voluntarily provide us with, for example by filling out the contact form or sending us an e-mail. We use the data received from you solely for administrative and communication purposes. Under no circumstances will the collected data be disclosed, sold or otherwise passed on to third parties. Nevertheless, certain of our service providers may have access to certain personal data, especially for the maintenance and servicing of our IT systems. We keep the personal data for as long as necessary for the purposes for which they are processed. If you apply for a job at Avadis, you must provide us with personal information and, if necessary, particularly sensitive personal data. By applying to us, you give your express consent to the use of this information. We use this information to review your application and to carry out the application process. The data will be kept for as long as necessary for the recruitment process. In the event of a rejection, the data will be deleted promptly.

Data security 

The website www.avadis.ch is operated with a valid SSL certificate. Thanks to SSL certificates, the confidentiality of online traffic is maintained despite the public nature of the Internet and connections to the www.avadis.ch website are encrypted via HTTPS. Avadis has also taken appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your data from loss and unauthorised access. The measures taken are regularly checked for their effectiveness and adjusted if necessary.

Server log files 

Avadis automatically collects and stores information in its server log files that your browser sends to us. These are: Browser type/version, operating system used, referrer URL (the previously visited page), host name of the accessing computer (IP address) and time of the server request. This data is not merged with other data sources.

Cookies

This website uses cookies. The creation of cookies offers the possibility of intermediate storage of data and serves to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses.

You can select a setting in your browser that notifies you when cookies are set and only allows cookies in individual cases, generally excludes the acceptance of cookies for certain cases and activates the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies, you may no longer be able to use all the functions of this website.

Cookies from third-party companies may also be stored on your device when you visit our website. These cookies enable us and you to use certain services provided by the third-party company. If cookies are used by third-party companies or for analytical purposes, we will notify you separately as part of this privacy policy.

Web beacons

Single pixel gifs, so-called web beacons, are automatically placed in every newsletter. These are invisible graphic files that are associated with the user ID of the respective e-mail recipient. For each newsletter sent, the web beacons provide information about which recipients have opened the newsletter, when the newsletter was opened and whether certain links within the newsletter were clicked on. This data is used for statistical, anonymous evaluations and to optimise the content and structure of the newsletter.

In order to prevent the use of web beacons in our newsletters, you must set up your mail program so that no HTML is displayed in messages.

Google Analytics

In order to recognise trends and to improve our online offer, this website uses the product "Google Analytics", a web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, and Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland.

Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site for the purpose of optimising the website. This involves the collection of information about the browser, operating system, access time and – due to the activation of the anonymisation function – the anonymised IP address. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website will be transmitted in anonymised form to and stored by Google on servers in the United States and/or Ireland. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the manner and for the purpose described above You can object to the collection of data by Google Analytics with effect for the future by installing a deactivation add-on for your browser: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de (opens in a new window).

Your rights

You have the right to request information about your personal data stored by Avadis. In addition, you have the right to correct and delete relevant data, the right to demand a restriction of data processing and the right to revoke any consent you may have given to the processing of personal data. To exercise these rights, please use the contact details given below.

Data protection officer and contact

Avadis Vorsorge AG (Zollstrasse 42, P.O. Box 1077, 8005 Zurich) is responsible for the data collected and compiled. If you have any questions regarding the storage and processing of personal data, please contact us by e-mail at datenschutz@avadis.ch. It is also possible to contact us by post at the following address:

Avadis Vorsorge AG
Data protection officer
Zollstrasse 42
P.O. Box 1077
8005 Zurich

Up-to-dateness and amendment of this privacy policy 

Avadis reserves the right to amend or supplement this data protection declaration at any time if necessary. This privacy policy is current as of February 2022.