Protecting the individual’s privacy on the Internet is crucial to the future of Internet-based business and the move toward a true Internet economy. SwissSalary would like to use this Privacy Policy statement to emphasize its commitment to protecting the privacy. Information below describes SwissSalary’s personal data handling practices in terms of this or any associated websites and products of SwissSalary Ltd.

The present Privacy Policy statement applies to this and all other websites referring to this Privacy Policy statement.

Consent


With the use of this website, you agree to the acquisition, management, storage and use of your data described below. Any modifications to this Privacy Policy statement will be posted on this page so that you will always know what information SwissSalary Ltd. collects, and how it is being used.

If you disagree with this Privacy Policy statement, please refrain from visiting other pages of the SwissSalary website.

From time to time, as may be required by applicable law, we may also seek your explicit consent to process certain data and information collected on this website or volunteered by you.

Data Acquisition

 

SwissSalary Ltd. would like to better understand your wishes and interests, and provide an optimal service to you. Therefore, SwissSalary Ltd. collects and uses personal data in the manner described below.

When you use SwissSalary Ltd. products, download a software update or contact us, we may collect the required data, particularly personal data to identify a person, i.e. name, address, telephone number, email address, IP address, version number, license number or some information about contact preferences.

Where appropriate, we collect and store (e.g. by means of data from SwissSalary cookies) details regarding how you use our services, search queries being among other things. This information allows us to improve the relevance of results provided by our services.

We may further collect and process any information and data that you volunteer to us, e.g. when you register for events like training sessions, subscribe to newsletters, participate in online surveys or discussion groups, or when make purchases.

Use of Data

The collected data (personal data) generally helps SwissSalary Ltd. to develop, provide and improve products and services, and to improve communication with customers. We only use such information as long as it helps to process your order professionally and maintain relations with customers, as well as for other specified purposes.

Occasionally, we may use personal information to send important messages, for example, to notify the Customers about updates and new SwissSalary products or about changes to our Terms and Conditions and guidelines.

SwissSalary Ltd. may combine such data with other information for the purposes of provision or improvement of our products, services and content.

We treat your data as confidential and will not disclose it to third parties. If necessary, we do however reserve the right to edit data for the purpose of operational management of your mandate by service providers in Switzerland or in EU countries. Appropriate data protection shall be guaranteed by complying with the data privacy laws applicable in Switzerland, the EU and each country, as well as by means of suitable contractual arrangements with our service providers.

SwissSalary Ltd. will keep your personal data only for as long as it is required for service provision or if we are required to do so by law.

Use of SwissSalary Cloud Products in Particular


We make every effort to ensure the most user-friendly and streamlined design of our SwissSalary Cloud products. Therefore, we use software that allows us to retrieve personal information like IP address, UID company number, version number, license number electronically right from user accounts to actively inform the Customer of the respective update versions, and advise which areas of payroll accounting must be or can be updated based on this data. You may decide for yourself whether this software may be stored in your account or not. Please keep in mind that the use of certain features of our SwissSalary Cloud Products may be limited or blocked if you decline this software. Therefore, we recommend the setting accepted by our software to make its use easier.

IP Addresses and Cookies


We may collect information about your computer, if available, including your IP address, operating system and type of browser for the purposes of system administration and provision of relevant information in aggregate form to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing activities and patterns, and it discloses neither your identity nor identity of any other individual.

We use cookies to deliver personalized content, to save you having to re-enter your password repeatedly, to keep track of your shopping cart, and to tailor our information offerings to how you and others use the site.


Personal Data Protection


SwissSalary places great importance on the security of your personal and other data. The collection of your personal data is protected at all times by the appropriate technical and organizational measures to prevent its loss and misuse. It is stored in a secure operating environment that is not accessible by the general public.

SwissSalary online services protect your personal data during transmission using encryption methods like Transport Layer Security (TLS). Access to your personal data stored by SwissSalary computer systems is restricted by physical security measures. If we use third-party storage media, data in SwissSalary Direct and SwissSalary 365 is stored in encrypted form.

Moreover, all our employees are required to observe data protection and confidentiality.

Right of Access



In accordance with the data protection act, you have the right to find out whether we store your personal information, and if so which exactly. In addition, you have the right to correct any inaccurate details. To prevent this information from being acquired by third parties, the request must be made in writing with a copy of the relevant person’s identity document attached.

Links to Other Websites


Our website may contain links to third-party websites. SwissSalary Ltd. does not accept any responsibility for the data protection measures or the content of such external websites.

Data Storage


SwissSalary Ltd. stores personal data only as long as it is required by the purpose of their acquisition or by legal regulations.

Protection of Underage Users’ Data


The SwissSalary website does not aim at collecting personal information from anyone under 18 years. Persons under 18 must obtain their parents’ or guardians’ permission prior to transmitting any personal information via the SwissSalary websites.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

 

We reserve the right to change our safety and data protection measures as far as it becomes necessary due to technological progress. In this case, we shall also adjust our data protection guidelines accordingly. Therefore, please be sure to note the current version of our data protection statement.

Information and Contacts


SwissSalary Ltd. asks for your support for keeping your information we hold about you up to date. Please email us at info@swisssalary.ch and communicate to us your changes.

If you have any questions relating to this Privacy Policy or if you wish to inspect the information we hold about you, please contact us at info@swisssalary.ch.

Applicable Law/Jurisdiction


These Terms of Use are exclusively subject to the laws of Switzerland. The place of jurisdiction is Muri (BE). However, we reserve the right to commence proceedings against you for breach of these terms in the place of your residence.

Last update: June 2016