Landis+Gyr Recruitment System Privacy Statement

By using this website, you confirm having read and understood this Statement, and consent to the collection and use of information as set forth herein.

Your privacy is important to Landis+Gyr AG, as well as to Landis+Gyr AG’s subsidiaries and branches (“Landis+Gyr”). This Privacy Statement describes the kinds of information we collect from you while visiting our website and how it is used. Our Privacy Statement is subject to change at any time and updates will be available to you on our website. We encourage you to periodically review this page for any updates. The terms of this Privacy Statement are without prejudice to any contractual terms you may enter into with us, which will take precedence over these terms.

1. Personal Data

The term "Personal Data" as used in this Privacy Statement refers to information such as your name, birth date, e-mail address, mailing address, or telephone number that can be used to identify you, or a combination of data that may be used to identify you. Generally, we will only process your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Statement. However, we reserve the right to conduct additional processing to the extent permitted or required by law, or in support of any legal or criminal investigation. The next sections explain how and when we collect Personal Data from you.

2. Use of Personal Data

You may access this website without any form of registration, allowing you to visit our site without providing any Personal Data.  However, some services may require you to provide us with Personal Data. In these situations, if you choose to withhold any Personal Data requested by us, it may not be possible for you to gain access to certain parts of the site and for us to appropriately process your application.

We collect such Personal Data in order to enable you to create an account, set up a profile and/or apply for a job on the Portal, as well as to inform you about new job posting notifications and send information about career opportunities.

3. Non-disclosure of Personal Data

We will not sell, share, or otherwise distribute your Personal Data to third parties except as provided in this Privacy Statement. We may disclose your Personal Data to other Landis+Gyr affiliates worldwide that agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Statement. Personal Data may also be transferred to third parties who act for or on our behalf, for further processing in accordance with the purpose(s) for which the data were originally collected or may otherwise be lawfully processed, such as third party recruitment agencies or technical support. These third parties have contracted with us to only use Personal Data for the agreed upon purpose, and not to sell your Personal Information to third parties, and not to disclose it to third parties except as may be required by law.

Also, Personal Data may be disclosed to a third party if we are required to do so because of an applicable law, court order or governmental regulation, or if such disclosure is otherwise necessary in support of any criminal or other legal investigation or proceeding here or abroad.

4. Right of access, correction and removal

Whenever we process Personal Data, we take steps to ensure that your Personal Data is kept accurate and up-to date for the purposes for which it was collected. You have the ability to object to the processing of your Personal Data. If you wish to contact us regarding our use of your Personal Data or object to the processing of your Personal Data, please submit a request to the Landis+Gyr Data Protection Officer at Landis+Gyr AG by completing this form or contact us by post at Landis+Gyr AG, Alte Steinhauserstrasse 18, 6330 Cham, Switzerland. You also have the right to file a complaint with your local data protection Supervisory Authority if you deem the data processing is not compliant with applicable data protection law.

You have a variety of options to manage the data we store about you.

  • You can delete your entire account at any time.
  • You can delete all or selected information in your profile.
  • You can withdraw an application.

All three options will lead to the deletion of the personal data as described above, except to the extent we are required by law to keep the respective data. You can also correct your data by logging into the tool.

5. Security and confidentiality

Within Landis+Gyr your personal data will be transmitted and stored in a protected environment. To ensure the security and confidentiality of Personal Data that we collect online, we use data networks protected, inter alia, by industry standard firewall and password protection. In the course of handling your Personal Data, we take measures designed to protect that information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.

6. Data transfers

Landis+Gyr is a global group of companies and has databases in different countries, some of which are operated by its local subsidiaries, and some of which are operated by third parties on behalf of the local Landis+Gyr affiliate. We may transfer your data to one of the Group's databases outside your country of domicile, potentially including countries which may not offer an adequate level of protection for your Personal Data compared with that provided in your country.

However, Landis+Gyr has implemented legal safeguards to ensure effective levels of data protection, in particular relating to transfers of personal information outside the EEA and Switzerland.

7. "Cookies" Policy

Like most companies, Landis+Gyr uses cookies and similar technologies (“cookies”) on our websites to facilitate and improve your online experience.  A "cookie" is a small piece of information which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are sent back to our website to allow us to recognize your device.

We may collect and process information about your visit to this website, such as the pages you visit, the website you came from and some of the searches you perform. Such information is used by us to help improve the contents of the site and to compile aggregate statistics about individuals using our site for internal, market research purposes. In doing this, we may install cookies that collect the domain name of the user, your internet service provider, your operating system, and the date and time of access.

You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, this will enable you to decide if you want to accept it or not. If you do not accept then you may not be able to use all functionality of your browser software.

Unless you disable the cookies on our website, by using our website you agree to our use of those cookies.

8. Personal information on Minors

This website is not directed to minors under the age of 16 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from minors under the age of 16 for use on websites controlled by Landis+Gyr. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of 16, we will delete the information from our records.

9. Links to other sites

You may use Personal Data about you stored on third party databases in order to create a profile on the Portal, such as from LinkedIn. This Privacy Statement applies only to this website, and not to websites owned by third parties. With respect to the handling of your Personal Data by such third parties, please refer to their respective privacy policies.

10. Contact us

To exercise your rights, or if you have any queries in relation to your Personal Data, you should contact us and submit a request to the Landis+Gyr Data Protection Officer at Landis+Gyr AG by completing this form. Alternatively, or if you have any questions or complaints regarding this Privacy Statement, or if you would like to make recommendations or comments to improve the quality of this Privacy Statement, please contact the Company by post at Landis+Gyr AG, Alte Steinhauserstrasse 18, 6330 Cham, Switzerland.