Privacy Policy

Adecco Ressources Humaines SA, Rue des Fontenailles 16, 1007 Lausanne, Switzerland ("Adecco", "we" or "us") is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Policy describes what personal data we collect from you and how we process such personal data.

Personal data we may collect from you

  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • We also collect information of all users of the Website in aggregated form in order to provide us with a better understanding of the users of the Website as a group, but which does not contain personally identifiable information.
  • We may also use the information for direct marketing via e-mail, messaging or telephone, but you may at any time opt-out of receiving future marketing communication.
  • We may also store cookies as set out in more detail below.

How we use personal data

Personal data will be collected and processed by us for the following purposes:

  • To best tailor content and services according to your preferences.
  • To keep you informed by email, telephone and/or mail about our services.
  • To deliver other services – such as newsletters or information on upcoming events – that we may offer you.
  • To help us create, publish, and improve content and services most relevant to you.
  • To ensure that the content and services provided through the Website are presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features when you choose to do so.
  • To further develop and improve the Website, content and our services and systems.

Sharing with third parties

In order to provide the Website and the content and services accessible on the Website, it may sometimes be necessary for us to disclose your personal data to third parties:

  • To suppliers, contractors and agents: From time to time we may engage or employ other companies and individuals to provide content or perform services on our behalf. Examples may include the hosting of Website content or the provision of certain features contained on the Website (e.g. the map that shows the locations of our branches)
  • To other entities belonging to the Adecco Group, including their suppliers, contractors and agents, which may be involved in the provision of the Website or the content.
  • To government or law enforcement authorities if we determine in our sole discretion that we are under an obligation to do so.

Tell a Friend

If you use the 'Tell a Friend' function to forward any information on this Website to a friend, you confirm that you have obtained your friend's approval for using his/her name and email address for such purpose.

IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report such information in aggregated form to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify you or any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general Internet usage by using cookie files which are stored on your device. Cookies help us to improve the Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the storing of cookies. This will remove all details from the cookie. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website or use certain functionalities. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our systems will issue cookies each time you access the Website. Please note that our advertisers and suppliers of third party features may also use cookies, over which we have no control. Consequently, we suggest you check the websites of any such third parties and their privacy policies for more information about their cookies and how you can manage them.

If your computer is shared by other people, we advise that you do not select the 'remember my details' option when a Service offers such option to store certain information entered by you.

Where personal data is stored and processed

The personal data that we collect from you may be stored and processed by us and the third parties mentioned above outside of Switzerland, including in countries which may not provide adequate data protection as defined by Swiss data protection law. By submitting your personal data, you agree to such transfer, storing and processing outside of Switzerland.

Data security

Although we will do our best to protect your data, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of your personal data transmitted to the Website or to any third party; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your personal data, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

How you can access, correct and delete your data

Upon request, Adecco will - in compliance with applicable law - inform you as to whether personal data about you has been collected, and you may contact us to request any correction or deletion of your personal data.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Any changes we may make to our Policy in the future will be posted on this page.