Privacy Policy

Effective date: September 13, 2018

Wellmera AG (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the http://www.wellmera.com website (the “Service”).

We take data protection seriously.

The protection of your privacy in the processing of personal information is an important concern to us. When you visit our website, our web servers will regularly store the IP of your Internet service provider, the website you came from, the pages of our website that you browse, and the date and duration of your visit. This information is a prerequisite for the technical transfer of the website and securing server operations. This data will not be analyzed for personal information.

If you disclose data to us via our contact form, this information will be stored on our servers for the purpose of data backup. Your information will be used exclusively for processing your request. Your personal information will be treated in strict confidence and will not be disclosed to third parties.

Data controller:

Wellmera AG
Corporate Headquarters
Hochbergerstrasse 60B
CH-4057 Basel
Switzerland
data-protection.ch@wellmera.com

Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

Usage Data

We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, this may restrict the functionality and your use of our website and you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

Use of Data

As a general rule, if you use any of our services, we will only collect information that is required for the provision of our service to you. We may ask you for additional information that may be disclosed on a voluntary basis. Whenever we process personal data we will do so to be able to offer you our services or to pursue our business objectives.

We use the collected data for various purposes:

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside Switzerland and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Switzerland and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Wellmera AG will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure Of Data

Legal Requirements

Wellmera AG may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Recruiting management

We collect various types of information in connection with job applications. In particular, this includes your personal information, i.e., contact data and a description of your education, work experience, and skills. In addition, you may submit electronically stored documents such as certificates, diplomas, or cover letters.

We do not require any information from you that may not be processed in accordance with the General Equal Treatment Act (race, ethnic origin, sex, religion or belief, disability, age, or sexual orientation). Please do not submit any information on diseases, pregnancy, ethnic origin, political views, philosophical or religious beliefs, membership in a trade union, physical or mental health, or sexual activities. The same applies to any content that may infringe on third-party rights (e.g., copyrights, press rights, or general third-party rights).

The personal information will only be collected, stored, processed and used for purposes that are related to your interest in a current or future employment with us, or the processing of your application. It will not be disclosed to third parties. In the course of the online recruitment process data such as name, postal address, phone number, email address, etc. will be collected. Basically, this data will be used to contact you in connection with your application.

If your application is successful, the disclosed data may be used for administrative tasks concerning your employment.

Your online application will be exclusively read and processed by our relevant contact persons. All employees assigned with data processing tasks are bound to data secrecy. In no event will third parties take notice of your data.  The processing of personal information will only take place in Switzerland.

If we should be unable to offer you a position, we will retain the information you submitted for up to six months subject to statutory retention periods for the purpose of answering questions regarding your application and our rejection of your application.

In the event you grant your express written consent to the retention and storage of your information, we will be able to consider you for future job opportunities. Otherwise, we will fully delete your application data.

Newsletter

When mailing our newsletter, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure, i.e., we will not send you a newsletter by email unless you have expressly confirmed to us that you wish us to activate the newsletter service. We will send an email notification and ask you to confirm that you wish to receive our newsletter by clicking on the link contained in this email. When you register for our newsletter we will store your IP address and the date of registration. This information is stored as evidence in the event that a third party abuses your email account to register you for this newsletter without your knowledge or consent. In the event that you should decide not to receive any further newsletters from us, you may object at any time without incurring any charges other than the basic rate transmission charges.

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Updates To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

Please contact us at any time if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, wish to find out which personal data we have stored about you or if you wish to have data corrected or deleted. Furthermore, you have the right to restrict the processing (Art. 18 of the GDPR), the right to object the processing (Art. 21 of the GDPR), and the right to data portability (Art. 20 of the GDPR). In these cases, please contact us directly.

Our data protection officer will be glad to answer any questions regarding data protection matters: data-protection.ch@wellmera.com

In the event our data protection officer should be unable to answer your enquiry to your full satisfaction you may complain to the data protection supervisory authority having competence at your place of residence.