Données Personnelles

Mis à jour le  07/10/2022

1. Identity and contact details of the controller

The site https://www.sword-technologies.ch/ (hereinafter the « Site ») is set up by Sword Technologies, whose head office is located at Route de Crassier 7, 1262 Eysins Switzerland registered with the RCS of Switzerland under the number CHE-116.214.576.
Sword Technologies processes personal data about you collected through this Site during your visit (hereinafter the « Data ») as data controller.
If you have any questions about the collection and processing of your Data by Sword Technologies, you can contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) by e-mail at privacy@sword-group.com.

2. Information about the processing of personal data

2.1. Purpose

The Data we collect and process about you allow us to:

  • Answer your requests of information and to process your applications via the forms available on our Site;
  • Ensure the proper functioning and security of the Site.

2.2. Legal basis

Your consent is required for processing your Personal data in order to send the newsletter, respond to your inquiries and your application.
Data processing for the purposes of the operation and security of the Site is based on our legitimate interest to ensure the security of the website.

2.3. Data retention Periods

The Data retention period concerning the procedures managed by Sword Technologies:

Procedures  Data retention for information collected for the procedure 
Information request made to a department  3 years after the request has been closed
Advice request from a department manager  3 years after the request has been closed
Contact of the data protection officer (DPO) Civil year during which the request was made + 5 years
Notification of infringement of personal data Duration of existence of the file in question + 1 year
Contact of the communication department 6 months after receipt of the request

At the end of the above retention periods, we will delete your Data. Prior to the expiration of these periods, we may contact you again to determine whether you agree to a longer retention of your Data, in which case the periods set forth above will begin to run again.

2.4. Mandatory or optional nature of the Data

The Data that are essential for Sword Technologies to achieve the purposes described above are indicated by an asterisk on the forms. If you do not fill in these mandatory fields, we will not be able to provide you with the requested services or, if applicable, to process your application.
Data not marked with an asterisk is optional; it allows us to get to know you better and to improve the services we offer you.

3. Recipients of the Data

In order to provide our services, we may transmit or give access to your Data to our following departments and Data processors:

  • The communication and marketing department of Sword Technologies, for the management of the Site;
  • Sword entities if you apply to a new position within the Group;
  • Our processor in charge of the management of the Site and for the analysis of the traffic on the Site;
  • Our Data processor ensuring the evolutionary and technical maintenance of the Site;
  • Our Data processor ensuring the hosting of the Site.

Sword Technologies may communicate your Data to third parties in cases where such disclosure is authorized and required by law or court order, or if such communication is necessary to protect and defend its rights.

Your Data will not be transferred or made accessible to any third party without your prior consent except your application which may be shared between Sword entities. With the exception of the latter case, Sword Technologies does not transfer your Data to any country outside the European Union.

In the event of transfers of your Data to third countries, Sword undertakes to control the flow of data by means of appropriate safeguards, a copy of which can be obtained by writing to privacy@sword-group.com

4. Cookies

Browsing on this Site results in the deposit of cookies. Cookies are small text files saved on your terminal, which contain a certain amount of data about your browsing (e.g. date, time and number of visits, source of arrival, preferences).

We use cookies to:

  • Ensure the proper functioning of the Site;
  • Analyze in an anonymous way for us the frequentation of the pages (number of visits, activity of the visitors, frequency of return) and the performances of the Site; to this end, other cookies may be deposited on your terminal by Google. These cookies, also called third party cookies, are governed by Google’s own personal data protection policy, which can be accessed by clicking on the following link: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=fr&gl=fr

The cookies are kept for a maximum of 13 months. This period is not extended by your new visits.

The deposit of cookies on your terminal assumes the collection of your consent. Thus, as soon as you arrive on our Site, an information banner indicates that we use this technology. We can’t depose third party cookies without your prior consent. . You can configure cookies at any time by clicking on the following link in the footer of the Site : Setting cookies

The erasure of functional cookies, which are necessary for the provision of content by Sword Technologies, may prevent you from accessing certain content on the Site.

Sword Technologies declines all responsibility for the consequences related to the degraded functioning of its Site resulting from the impossibility of recording or consulting the cookies necessary for the functioning of the Site, and whose deposit you would have refused or requested the deletion.

You may also choose at any time to express and modify your wishes and settings of your browser regarding the use of cookies so that cookies are saved on your terminal or, on the contrary, that they are rejected, either systematically or according to their sender. You can also configure your browser so that you are offered the option of accepting or refusing cookies before a cookie is likely to be saved on your terminal.

This setting will not prevent the display of advertisements on the websites you visit, but it will block the technologies that allow ads to be adapted to your interests.