Privacy policy

Data protection

The General Electric Switzerland pension schemes values your privacy and attaches great importance to data protection. For this reason, the General Electric Switzerland pension schemes processes personal data only in accordance with the applicable data protection law, in particular the Swiss Federal Law on Data Protection of 19 June 1992 and, where relevant, the EU Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) which came into force on 25 May 2018.


Scope and purpose of data collection

The use of this website is generally possible without providing personal data. However, we do process personal data that you voluntarily provide us with, for example by filling out the contact form or sending us an e-mail. We use the data received from you solely for administrative and communication purposes. Under no circumstances will the collected data be disclosed, sold or otherwise passed on to third parties. Nevertheless, certain of our service providers may have access to certain personal data, especially for the maintenance and servicing of our IT systems. We keep the personal data for as long as necessary for the purposes for which they are processed.


Data security

The website https://www.ge-vorsorge.ch is operated with a valid SSL certificate. Thanks to SSL certificates, the confidentiality of online traffic is maintained despite the public nature of the Internet and connections to the website https://www.ge-vorsorge.ch are encrypted via HTTPS.


The General Electric Switzerland pension schemes has also taken appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your data from loss and unauthorised access. The measures taken are regularly checked for their effectiveness and adjusted if necessary.


Server log files

The General Electric Switzerland pension schemes automatically collects and stores information in its server log files that your browser sends to us. These are: Browser type/version, operating system used, referrer URL (the previously visited page), host name of the accessing computer (IP address) and time of the server request. This data is not merged with other data sources.


Cookies

This website uses cookies. The creation of cookies offers the possibility of intermediate storage of data and serves to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. In your browser you can deactivate cookies in the settings at any time, either completely or partially. If cookies are deactivated, you may no longer have access to all the functions of this website.


Google Analytics

In order to recognise trends and to improve our online offer, this website uses the product "Google Analytics", a web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, and Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland. Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States and/or Ireland. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.


Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the manner and for the purpose described above You can object to the collection of data by Google Analytics with effect for the future by installing a deactivation add-on for your browser: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en


Rights

You have the right to request information about your personal data stored by the General Electric Switzerland pension schemes In addition, you have the right to correct and delete relevant data, the right to demand a restriction of data processing and the right to revoke any consent you may have given to the processing of personal data. To exercise these rights, please use the contact details given below.


Data responsible and contact

The General Electric Switzerland pension schemes (c/o Avadis Vorsorge AG, Zollstrasse 42, P.O. Box 1077, 8005 Zurich) is responsible for the data collected and compiled.


If you have any questions regarding the storage and processing of personal data, please contact us by e-mail at datenschutz@avadis.ch. Please note in your e-mail or letter the reference: Website General Electric Switzerland pension schemes.


It is also possible to contact us by post at the following address:


General Electric Switzerland pension schemes
c/o Avadis Vorsorge AG
Data protection officer
Zollstrasse 42
P.O. Box 1077
8005 Z├╝rich


Up-to-dateness and amendment of this privacy policy

The General Electric Switzerland pension schemes reserves the right to amend or supplement this data protection declaration at any time if necessary. This Privacy Policy is current as of