Privacy policy


Purpose of policy

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you as follows:

  • Identity Data includes first name, maiden name, last name, username or similar identifier; marital status; title; date of birth; gender; data contained on a passport, photocard driving license or other identity card; and data contained in photographs, videos and CCTV images.
  • Contact Data includes home address and billing address (if different), email address and telephone numbers.
  • Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.
  • Profile Data includes your username and password, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses.
  • We also collect, use and share Aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated Data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. However, if we combine or connect Aggregated Data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this policy.We do not collect any special categories of personal data about you or any information about criminal convictions and offences via our website, other than pursuant to the terms of the SevenSprings recruitment privacy policy (which also describes how such data is used by us).How is your personal data collected? We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:
    • Direct interactions. You may give us your Identity and Contact Data in using our website. This includes personal data you provide when you:
      • subscribe to our publications;
      • request marketing material to be sent to you;
      • enter a competition, promotion or survey; 
      • complete one of our enquiry forms;
      • provide us with feedback; or
      • use the Events or Careers facilities on our website.
    • Automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with our website, we may automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies. Please see our cookie policy for further details.
    • Third parties. We may receive Technical Data about you from Google Analytics.

    How we use your personal data 

    We will only use your personal data where the law allows us to, including in the following circumstances:

    • To provide and improve our services to you and our clients.
    • To fulfil our legal and regulatory obligations.
    • To manage our relationship with you and our clients.
    • To market our services.
    • For the purposes of recruitment.
    • To provide and improve this website.
    • To compile anonymous statistics (for example, regarding web usage).
    • For other legitimate business purposes.

    Change of purpose

    We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to receive an explanation as to how processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact our Privacy Officer at:

    Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent where this is required or permitted by law.

    Disclosure of your personal data 

    We do not sell, distribute or otherwise make personal data commercially available to any party, except as described in this policy or with your prior permission.

    We may have to share your personal data with:

    • Other SEVENSPRINGS Entities (defined as SEVENSPRINGS TECHNOLOGY AG and persons, bodies corporate or partnerships controlled (directly or indirectly) by it). 
    • Our auditors, insurers or a competent governmental or regulatory body.
    • Third parties to whom we may choose to sell, transfer or merge parts of our business or our assets.  Alternatively, we may seek to acquire other businesses or merge with them.  Any new owners of our business may use your personal data in the same way as set out in this privacy policy.
    • Third party service providers.
    • Another third party if our client lawfully instructs us to do so.

    Protection of your personal data 

    We take the security of the personal data we hold seriously. Policies and procedures are in place to safeguard it from loss, misuse and improper disclosure.

    We also have procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so. 

    All our third-party service providers and other SEVENSPRINGS Entities are required to take appropriate security measures to protect your personal information in line with our policies.  We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal information for their own purposes.  We only permit them to process your personal information for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

    To the extent that the processing of personal data involves the transfer of such data to a territory that does not provide an adequate level of protection, we shall implement appropriate safeguards in accordance with applicable data protection legislation. You may request details of any safeguards implemented from our Privacy Officer at:

    For how long will we use your personal data? 

    We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, regulatory or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider:

    • the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the data;
    • the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of the data;
    • the purposes for which we process the data; and
    • the applicable legal requirements.

    If you have opted out of receiving future publications from us, your contact details will remain on our opt-out list to prevent you from receiving any further publications from us.

    Your legal rights 

    We assume responsibility for keeping an accurate record of personal data once you have submitted the information. Please inform us of any changes to your information.

    You are entitled to:

    • Request access to your personal data.
    • Request the correction or erasure of your personal data.
    • Object to the processing of your personal data.
    • Request a restriction of processing of your personal data.
    • Request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party.
    • Withdraw consent at any time, where we are relying on consent to process your personal data.

    To exercise any of the above rights please contact our Privacy Officer at:

    We may need to request specific information from you to help us to confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.


    Our website uses cookies. For more information please see our cookie policy.

    Third party websites and social media platforms 

    We are not responsible for the privacy policies of third party websites or social media platforms to which links may be provided via our website.  You should check the privacy policy of the relevant third party before providing any information.

    You may wish to participate in the various social media platforms hosted by us.  However, we do not accept any responsibility for any personal information that you share on such platforms that is subsequently used, misused or otherwise appropriated by another user.  


    If you are concerned about an alleged breach of privacy law or any other regulation by us please contact our Privacy Officer who will ensure that your complaint is investigated.

    You also have the right to complain to the Information Swiss Data Protection authorities for data protection issues.


  • Usage Data includes information about how you use our website, products and services.
  • Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving marketing material from us and your communication preferences.


SEVENSPRINGS TECHNOLOGY AG website cookie policy Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to enhance your experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. We use the following cookies:
  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed, so we can deliver a more personalized service to you in the future.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
Cookie Name Purpose
_mkto_trk This targeting cookie allows us to collect information about how you use our website.
SC_ANALYTICS_SESSION_COOKIE Sitecore Analytics  This performance cookie allows us to understand how our website is being used and to deliver content via widgets that we think will be especially relevant to you within a single session.
SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE Sitecore Analytics This functionality cookie allows us to identify when you return to our website in order to personalize our content for you to improve your experience.
_utm Google Analytics This analytical cookie is used to track the number of times a visitor has been to the site.
_utmb/c Google Analytics These analytical/performance cookies are used to track how long a visit lasts, from entering to leaving the site.
_utmz Google Analytics These analytical/performance cookies track where visitors come from to arrive at the site, including which keywords were used in a search engine and which link was clicked on.
ASP.NET_SessionId,_utmc Website functionality This strictly necessary cookie is used for customizing some elements of functionality in the website. It is usually only set in response to actions carried out by a visitor to the website.
ceg.s Crazy Egg Analytics This analytical cookie tracks visitor sessions.
ceg.u Crazy Egg Analytics This analytical cookie tracks visitors on the website to see how they move around the site.
_ceir Crazy Egg Analytics This functionality cookie tracks whether a visitor has visited the site before.
_ga Google Analytics This functionality cookie allows us to determine unique users across multiple browsing sessions but not devices.
_gat_UA-8708595-1 Google Analytics This analytics/performance cookie limits the amount of data recorded by Google on the website.
_gid Google Analytics This analytics/performance based cookie is used to distinguish users.
_gat / _dc_gtm Google Analytics / Google Tag Manager This analytics/performance based cookie limits the throttle requests per user, to ensure genuine users are not impacted in terms of performance when visiting the site.
cb-enabled Cookies enabled This strictly necessary cookie relates to the cookie alert notice displayed when you visit this website. It is used to record when a visitor has dismissed the notice, preventing it from appearing within the same session.
Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks, social networks and providers of external services such as web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. You should check the privacy policy of the relevant third-party sites before providing any information. You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.
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