Privacy Statement

This policy describes the management of our Website in regard to processing activities concerning your personal data when visiting us at the following web page:
 (the “Website”)

Specifically, it regards the content of our Website only and it does not concern any other web site that might be visited by users by clicking on external links which may be present on the Website.

Certain services or pieces of information offered on the portal may be subject to a different privacy policy. In such instances, a separate privacy policy will be posted.

"You" in this Privacy Statement means you as an individual.

"We" or "us" in this Privacy Statement means, in relation to your personal data, the Data Controller.


 "Personal data" means information about you. 

When you visit this Website we may collect personal data either:

directly where you are asked to provide data. If you use any "Sign in" feature of the Website you may need to provide contact information as well as information about the page you are on or the content you are viewing; or
indirectly, such as using cookies (as described below) or to track your use of certain pages of the Website (e.g. your internet protocol address) and other technical means to monitor your use of the Website.

We do not seek to collect sensitive data through the Website.


We may process and use personal data collected via this Website for the following purposes:

  • to administer the Website; and
  • to provide information, products and services to you at your request - for example to permit you to make purchases through the Website, to fulfil your request to subscribe to the Website and/or our Job Alerts newsletter and to properly respond to your feedback and questions.


Cookies are pieces of information sent by a web server to a user’s computer, which are stored therein.

In order to know which cookie are used on this Website, please visit the section 8 below, if you want to refuse the use of any cookie, please correct the settings of your internet browser (in this regard, you can find details on how to undertake this action on the website of your browser).

Furthermore, in this case, please be reminded that the web navigation and the readability of the contents of this Website could be compromised.


You are entitled to request access to all your personal data collected by us, correct it, to object to the processing of it and to lodge a complaint.

For any further information about the processing activities carried out by the Data Controller, and/or the exercise of your rights, you may contact the Data Controller at the e-mail addresses,,,,


The Website is located on a server in Zurich, Switzerland.  There is no disclosure of personal data to third parties.


We will keep your personal data only as long as it is reasonably necessary for the purposes described in this Privacy Statement.


Datwyler It Services AG with registered office in Gotthardstrasse 31, Altdorf -  6460 -  Switzerland,  is the Data Controller of your personal data (“Data Controller”).


Our websites use cookies to improve your online experience.

With this policy the Data Controller hereby provides the following information on the use of cookies on its Website

8.1 What is a cookie?

When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies.

A cookie is a file that contains data (a string of letters and numbers); this file is transmitted from a web server to a web browser when you visit a website, and is then saved by the browser. The respective ID is then transmitted back again every time the browser requests a page from the server.

The information retrieved by cookies might be about you, your preferences, your device or used to make the site work as you expect it to.

Cookies do not usually contain any information allowing you to be personally identified, but they can give you a more personalized and enjoying web experience. It is, however, possible that we may link personal details that we have saved about you to the details stored in the cookies, and link them to these details received.

You may find more information about the use of cookies on websites at

8.2 Different kinds of cookies

Cookies can be installed by the operator of the website the user is visiting (“first party cookies”) or by other websites (“third party cookies”):

First-party cookies – these files are set by the web server of our Website and have the same domain.

Third-party cookies - when you use our Website, cookies from third-party providers may be transmitted to you. If you visit a website that has embedded content, such as YouTube videos for example, these websites may transmit cookies to you. We do not monitor the settings of such cookies. We recommend that you ask for more information about these cookies on the websites of such third-party providers, and find out the corresponding options for managing them.

There are cookies which can be permanently stored in the user’s device until their expiration or deletion by the user (“permanent cookies”) or cookies that can be automatically eliminated any time the Website browsing session ends or when the browser is closed (“session cookies”).

Session cookies – these are temporary files that are only activated during your visit to our website. Normally your browser deletes such cookies as soon as you close it.

Persistent cookies – these files are active also after the browser session ends. By way of example, when you register on a website and then later come back and visit it again, the website has learned who you are and displays personalized contents. Such behavior is made possible by persistent cookies.

As you might see, cookies are used for several purposes, in order to ensure the correct functioning of the Website and offer a better and more efficient browsing experience. Please fine here below further details on the types of cookies we may use on our Website.

8.3 What types of cookies our website use?

On this Website, we makes use of different kinds of cookies.

Below you may find a list of the cookies that are most commonly used and an explanation of how they are each used.

First Party Cookies

Cookie: @@History/@@scroll|#
Duration: Persistent
Purpose: Unclassified

Duration: Session
Purpose: Preserves users states across page requests.

Cookie: __atuvc
Duration: 1 year
Purpose: Updates the counter of a web site's social sharing features.

Cookie: __atuvs
Duration: Session
Purpose: Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing service, Add This.

Cookie: at-lojson-cache-#
Duration: Persistent
Purpose: Used by the social sharing platform. Add This.

Cookie: cookie_j2w
Duration: Session
Purpose: Unclassified

Third Party Cookies

Cookie: ANON_ID
Duration: 3 months
Purpose: Collects data on user visits to the web site, such as what pages have been accessed . The registered data is used to categorise the user's interest and demo graphic profiles in terms of resales for targeted marketing .

Cookie: bkdc
Duration: 179 days
Purpose: Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited web sites, and what ads the user has clicked , with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user's movement on web sites that use the same ad network.

Cookie: bku
Duration: 1 year
Purpose: Unclassified

Cookie: bku
Duration: 179 days 
Purpose: Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited web sites, and what ads the user has clicked , with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user's movement on web sites that use the same ad network.

Cookie: bt2
Duration: 255 days
Purpose: Used by the social sharing platform Add This to keep a record of parts of the site that has been visited in order to recommend other parts of the site

Cookie: di2
Duration: 1 year 
Purpose: Unclassified

Cookie: loc
Duration: 1 year 
Purpose: Geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level).

Cookie: mus
Duration: 1 year 
Purpose: Unclassified

Cookie: ouid
Duration: 1 year 
Purpose: Unclassified

Cookie: SEUNCY
Duration: 179 days
Purpose: Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device for return visits.

Cookie: TapAd_DID
Duration: 2 months
Purpose: Used to determine what type of devices (smartphones, tab lets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user.

Cookie: TapAd_TS
Duration: 2 months
Purpose: Used to determine what type of devices (smartphones, tab lets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user.

Cookie: uid
Duration: 1 year
Purpose: Creates a unique, machine-generated user ID. Add This, which is owned by Clearspring Technologies, uses the user ID to make it possible for the user to share content across social networks and provide detailed statistics to various providers.

Cookie: uvc
Duration: 1 year
Purpose: Detects how often the social sharing service, Add This, encounters the same u ser.

Cookie: vc
Duration: 1 year
Purpose: Used by the social sharing platform Add This

Cookie: xtc
Duration: 1 year
Purpose: Used by the social sharing platform Add This

Cookie: _ga
Duration: 2 years
Purpose: Used for Google Universal Analytics tracking.

Cookie: _gat
Duration: session
Purpose: Google does not provide information for the is cookie. 

Cookie: CheckConnectionTempCookie#
Duration: Session
Purpose: Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.

Cookie: NID 
Duration: 6 months
Purpose: Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.

Cookie: GAPS
Duration: 2 years
Purpose: Used by Google to identify the user when sharing content with a Google +1 button

Cookie: Uuid2
Duration: 3 months
Purpose: Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.

Cookie Name: Cookie_3rdparty
Duration: Session
Purpose: Unclassified

8.4 How does the website use cookies?

We use the information that we obtain from your use of the cookies for the following purposes:

  • To manage the Website;
  • To recognise your computer when you visit our Website;
  • To improve the user-friendliness of the Website;
  • To analyse how the Website is used;

By way of example, when you add items to your order form, but then decide not to make any purchases during your visit, we save the reference number of the order form in a cookie in order to improve the user-friendliness, so that you can call up the form again on your next visit.

8.5 Cookies settings Is it safe to activate cookies?

Yes. Cookies are just short data strings that cannot perform any operations by themselves. Cookies cannot be used to retrieve other data from the hard disk, transmit computer viruses or identify and use e-mail addresses. We recommend that you allow the web browsers to accept cookies from our website.

How do I adjust my settings for cookies?

You may set your browser to refuse the use of cookies. But note that if you do this, certain functions of our website will no longer be available to you, making worse your browsing experience.

If you want to refuse the use of any cookie, please correct the settings of each of the internet browsers you use separately (in this regard, you can find details on how to undertake this action on the website of your browser) or change your settings on the following website:

Please find here below more details on how manage your cookies preferences.

a) Banner

When you enter the Website for the first time, whatever page you are landed on, a banner contained a simplified and easy to understand privacy statement appears. By clicking on “I accept” [or similar] you agree to the use of cookies. You may change and manage cookie preferences through this Website and by setting up your browsers settings.

 b) Website

Through the opt-out links indicated in the previous section (when available), it is possible to disable third party cookies.

c) Browsers

If you wish to block or delete the cookies received from any website, you can do this by changing the browser settings by means of the specific function. You can find below the links to the instructions of the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer -
  • Chrome -
  • Firefox -
  • Opera -

We remind that disabling all cookies, including navigation and functionality cookies, may cause Website browsing problems.

Should you opt for blocking all cookies, please find here below some examples of the processing you might have to follow:

  • In Internet Explorer you can block all cookies, by clicking on "Tools", "Internet options”, "Privacy", and then use the slider to select "Block all cookies";
  • In Mozilla Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking on "Tools", and then "Options", and turn off "Accept cookies from sites" in the section "Privacy".

However, please be aware that the blocking of all cookies has a negative effect on the usability of many websites.

Should you wish to delete any cookies that have already been saved on your computer, you might have to follow these steps:

If you are using Internet Explorer, you have to manually delete the cookie files (you will find instructions for this at;
If you are using Mozilla Firefox and you want to delete the cookies, you first have to check that cookies are deleted when you use the option "Remove private data" (you can change this setting by clicking on "Tools", "Options, "Settings" and "Privacy") and click on "Clear your recent history" in the "Tools" menu.

On the other hand, to activate cookies, the instructions here below, which apply to your particular browser, might help you:

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • Select "Internet options" in the "Tools" menu.
  • Click on the tab "Privacy".
  • Under "Settings", click on the button "Standard" (or move the slider manually to "Medium").
  • Click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Go to the "Tools" menu.
  • Select "Options".
  • Select the icon marked "Privacy".
  • Click in the box that allows websites to use cookies (under "Use custom settings for history").
  • Click on OK to save your changes.

Google Chrome

  • In the Customize and Control menu, select "Settings".
  • In the "Advanced settings" (Privacy, Content settings) find the section "Cookies".
  • To allow the use of cookies, you have to select "Allow local data to be set" (or "Activate all cookies").
  • Click on OK.


  • Select Safari > Settings, and click on Privacy.
  • In the field "Block cookies", specify if and when Safari should accept cookies from websites.

8.6 Other websites

We recommend to read the privacy and cookie policy of the websites you may access through the links found on the Website. We remind that your cookie preference settings on this Website will not be saved to other companies’ websites. 

8.7 Disclosure and dissemination

Data acquired through cookies are processed by employees and collaborators of the Data Controller expressly appointed as persons authorized to that aim. Moreover, these data may be processed by third-party companies carrying out technical and organizational tasks on our behalf (e.g.: web service providers). These companies are appointed as data processors. Data acquired through cookies may be transferred abroad but will not under any circumstances be disseminated to unknown persons.

8.8 What about your rights?

You are at any time entitled to ask us for information on the processing of your personal data, access, obtain updating or the erasure of your data, as well as to object to the processing of your data and/or to lodge a compliant before the competent supervisory authority, as better provided for in the Privacy Statement of this Website.