Von Roll® - Data privacy statement

Von Roll recognizes the importance of protecting your privacy when you access our website.  

We set a high value on the protection of your personal data. As a result, this data privacy statement is designed to inform you about when we save your data and how we use it.

1. Collection and storage of personal data

a. When visiting our website

When our website is visited, our servers temporarily save details of each time access occurs in a log file.

In the process, the following data is recorded without any action on your part, and saved by us for a maximum of 25 months before being manually deleted:

  • the IP address of the accessing computer;
  • the date and time of access;
  • the name and URL of the retrieved file;
  • the website used to achieve access;
  • your computer's operating system and the browser you use;
  • the name of your internet access provider.

The collection and processing of this data is performed for statistical purposes.

Moreover, we use cookies and web analysis services (see points 3. and 4., below) when our website is visited.

b. When submitting a job application to our website (application form, unsolicited application)

When a job application is submitted to our website, we collect the following data from you:

  • Title
  • Surname
  • First name
  • Nationality
  • Residential address
  • Email address
  • Application documents and attachment

You may also provide the following data voluntarily:

  • Telephone no.
  • Date of birth

This data is collected in order to process your application and to contact you as required.

The data is saved for the duration of the application process and for a maximum period of six months.

c. When subscribing to our newsletter

Provided that you have expressly agreed to this, we use your email address to send you our newsletter on a regular basis.

The newsletter will be sent to the email address provided by you during the online registration process.

You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time via a link printed at the end of the same.

2. Transfer of personal data to third parties

In the event that you apply for a position at a Von Roll subsidiary via our portal, we will forward your application documents to the respective subsidiary for response and processing purposes.

In addition, we will not pass your data to third parties, unless this is required by law or you have expressly agreed to the same. 

3. Cookies Policy

The Von Roll Holding AG and its subsidiaries (hereafter referred as “Von Roll”) use cookies on their websites (www.vonroll.com, www.vonrollgroup.com )  (the "Service"). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data with a unique identifier that are sent from a webpage to the web browser of your computer, tablet, or cell phone (all referred to here as "device") and stored by that end device. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies.

Each website can send its own cookie to your web browser if your browser settings allow it. This is mainly used to recognize the user during his or her visit. Similar technologies are used in e-mails to record whether the e-mail has been read or whether and which links have been clicked. On your device, you can review and change your browser settings, as well as the individual cookies it accepts. You can also delete existing ones.

 If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive the cookies on our website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time:

Link with information about cookie settings:

Browser Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=de_CH&viewlocale=en_US 
Browser Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Browser Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
Browser Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

If you choose to change your settings or block cookies altogether, you will not be able to take full advantage of some important features on our website.

How Von Roll uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

On the websites of Von Roll, cookies store the information about your online preferences. This allows us to tailor our content to suit your needs. We can see, for example, whether you are visiting us for the first time, or whether you have already visited us in the past.

With the help of cookies, we optimize your user experience. We use this kind of information to improve the services we make available to our users, such as an optimized display on their devices. We may also use cookies to support targeted advertising.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service: - Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

Third-party cookies embedded in content of our website

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service.

During your visits to our websites, you may notice some cookies that are related to third-party vendors. For example, we integrate content from social media and third-party websites. That includes but is not limited to providers such as  Linkedin, Youtube, Xing or Facebook. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check with the respective third party for more information.

We can also use Google Analytics to collect data about user behavior. For more information about Google's use of your data, please see the Google page "How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps".

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Cookies used on websites of Von Roll:

  • Strictly necessary cookies
    are essential for you to move around the website and use all its features. Without those, access to services would be restricted (example: age gate).
  • Functional cookies
    allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced functionality and personal features. In other words, they help us personalize our website.

 Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can your find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:

4. Web analysis services

We use the web analysis service Google Analytics for the demand‚Äźresponsive design and continuous optimization of our web pages.

In this context, anonymized usage profiles are created and cookies used, as a result of which information regarding your use of this website is generated, such as:

  • Browser type/version;
  • Operating system used;
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page);
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address);
  • Time of the server inquiry;
  • Geosegmentation;
  • Language;
  • Time zone;
  • Connection type

This information is used to perform statistical evaluations. In no event is the IP address connected to other data related to the user. The IP addresses are anonymized in order to prevent classification (IP masking).

5. Evaluation of search queries

In the event that you use the search function on our website, we evaluate the resulting data in order to ascertain whether the search function is working correctly and whether improvements are required.

6. Security

We avail ourselves of appropriate technical and organizational security measures in order to protect your data against manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continually improved in line with technological developments.

This data privacy statement is dated November 27, 2015 and currently valid.

It can be retrieved on our website and printed out at all times.