Collection and processing of personal data
When visiting this website, data is automatically stored in log files for 6 months and then automatically deleted (see also "Cookies" and "Social plug-ins"). In particular, this includes your IP address, or the IP address of your Internet service provider, the homepage (website from which you accessed our website), the browser type, the operating system and platform, the pages visited under www.axpo.com, as well as the time and date of access (referred to as "connection data"). Connection data provides information on how users use this website; it is used for statistical purposes and to implement internal measures to improve security and quality.
When registering on online portals, filling out surveys, subscribing to newsletters or other interactions on our website, you transmit information about yourself to us, e.g. name, address, email address (“content data”). By transmitting this data you agree that your personal data may be retained and processed for the analytic purposes described in this policy
It is possible to subscribe to newsletters on our website. When subscribing to a newsletter, the data provided is only used for mailing purposes, in so far as you have not agreed to the use of data in other contexts. You can cancel your subscription at any time via the unsubscribe option provided in the newsletter.
Data privacy in job applications and the application process
Persons in charge of processing job applications collect and process the personal data of job applicants. Processing can also take place electronically. In particular, this is the case when an applicant provides the respective job application documentation electronically, for example via email to the responsible individual. If an employment contract is concluded with the applicant, the data provided is retained for the purpose of processing the employment relationship in compli-ance with legal provisions. If no employment contract is concluded with the applicant, the application documents are automatically deleted six months after notification of the rejection decision, in so far as no other justifiable interests contrary to deletion exist on the part of the individual in charge of processing.
Rights to access, correct and contest
When we process your personal data, we strive to ensure that your data is used for the intended purpose and that it is correct and up-to-date through adequate measures. You have the right at any time to request written information at no cost regarding the personal data we have processed on you. Requests for information can be sent in writing to our postal address with a copy of your identity card or passport.
You also have the right to request the correction of inaccuracies as well as the restriction of processing the respective personal data. You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data in so far as we are not obligated or authorised to keep this data based on the valid laws and provisions. To exercise these rights please contact the Data Protection Officer.
Data transmission to Axpo Holding AG website takes place over an open, cross-border network that is accessible to anyone. Transmission is not encrypted. Therefore the loss of transmitted data, viewing by third parties, or tracing the contact to Axpo Holding AG cannot be ruled out. Consequently your data could be disclosed or modified. Furthermore, data sent on the Internet can be transmitted across national boundaries, and hence through countries that do not have the same strict data privacy requirements as Switzerland, even when the sender and receiver are located in Switzerland. Axpo Holding AG does not assume liability for any direct or indirect damages resulting from data transmission between website visitors and Axpo Holding AG.
However, Axpo Holding AG has implemented security measures to protect data against unauthorised access and to ensure the authenticity of the website, data integrity, and the confidentiality of data transmitted over our private network (Intranet).
Access to personal data is restricted to those employees who require such information. They are under an obligation to respect the confidentiality of personal data.
We retain your personal data in compliance with the Data Protection Act as long as needed for the purposes described here. The Federal Mail and Telecommunications Monitoring Act stipulates a legal retention obligation for connection data received over the last six months. The user can request that his/her content data be deleted by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Data transfer abroad
The Axpo Group produces, trades and sells energy in Switzerland, Europe and the USA. We can transmit your data to a database belonging to the Axpo Group outside your country of residence, and that may be located in a country that does not have the same strict data privacy requirements as your country of residence.
In order to guarantee the protection of your data, Axpo has implemented binding company rules and a set of internal rules and tools based on European data protection laws to protect privacy when personal information from the European Union (EU) and Switzerland, as well as non-European countries, is transmitted. This set of agreements requires Axpo subsidiaries to observe the strict regulations of the EU data protection ordinance.
It is not absolutely necessary to accept cookies in order to use the portal, but it makes Internet surfing easier. You can block or delete cookies in your web browser, however this may impair some of this portal’s functions.
You are free to control and/or delete cookies. Find out how to do this under: aboutcookies.org. You can delete all the cookies on your computer and set most browsers so that they will not accept cookies. However, you may then have to manually adjust certain settings each time you ac-cess a particular web page, and take into account the impairment of some functions.
This website contains social plug-ins, such as the Facebook "Like" button. When the website is accessed, these plug-ins automatically transfer your data (IP address, date and time of the visit, etc.) to the respective provider independent of whether you clicked the button or are a member of this social network.
The “Google Analytics” and "Siteimprove" web analysis tools are used for the anonymous analysis of non-personal user data (connection data) to identify trends and enhance our online offering. As a result, not only Axpo Holding AG processes this data. Google also processes this data on behalf of Axpo. Google uses this information to analyse your use of the website, to generate reports on website activities, and to provide additional services in connection with the website and Internet usage. Google may also provide this information to third parties insofar as this is legally pre-scribed or when third parties process this data on behalf of Google. The IP address transmitted to Google Analytics from your browser is not combined with other Google data. (See the Google Analytics terms and conditions below).
The content or websites of third parties - including third-party websites that are linked to this website or display these in frames (displayed in frames on this website) are outside our sphere of influence. Axpo is not liable for the correctness, completeness or legality of the contents and links contained on such websites, nor for any offers, services or similar. The use of third-party contents or websites is the responsibility of the user.
If you have additional questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact the Axpo Data Protection Officer. For security reasons, Axpo may implement appropriate measures to verify your identity.