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Privacy Policy

The Avelo Privacy Policy was last updated on January 17, 2021.

Avelo is committed to the protection of personal rights. The Privacy Policy explains how Avelo collects, uses, discloses and stores personal information. This privacy statement also explains how you can prevent cookies from being set and prevent data from being collected by third parties on the websites and web applications of Avelo. If you provide us with other people’s personal information, please ensure that those people are aware of this privacy notice. Only provide us with their personal information if you are entitled to do so and if the personal information is accurate. Websites of other providers that can be reached via the Avelo website are not subject to the privacy notice set out here. Avelo assumes no responsibility or liability for the observance of data privacy by third party websites.

What personal information does Avelo collect?
Avelo collects personal information about you through interactions with you, your organization and/or company and external data sources.

We primarily process personal information received from our customers and other business partners in the course of our business relationship with them, or collected from users of our websites, apps and other applications. When you visit a Avelo website or web application, order or use a product, use Avelo software, contact us through one of our websites, software products or social networking sites, participate in an online survey or apply for a job with Avelo, we may collect a variety of information, including organizational or company names, personal names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, device IDs, IP addresses, location information, credit card information and social networking profile information. Avelo may also collect additional information about you, your organization or your business from other external data sources such as commercial registers, business information agencies and credit rating agencies.

How does Avelo use personal information?
The use of websites or web applications, products and online content requires your consent for the processing of personal data in accordance with the purposes described in this Privacy Policy and to comply with legal obligations.
In particular, Avelo will use the personal data collected for the following:

  • Create, develop, deliver and improve products, content and advertising.

  • Communicate with third parties and process their enquiries (e.g. job applications, media enquiries).

  • To conduct market and opinion research and media monitoring.

  • To improve account, network and data security for the benefit of all users, for example by scanning content that you upload or send for potentially harmful content.

  • To verify identities and to prevent fraud.

  • To check the creditworthiness of a customer or contractual partner when purchasing our products.

  • To send important notices of purchases, invoices or changes to the terms and conditions.

  • For accounting, auditing, contract management, candidate recruitment, data analysis and research purposes within Avelo.

  • To comply with legal requirements.

When and why does Avelo share personal information?

To use our websites or web applications, products or online content, your consent to the sharing of personal data is required.
In particular, we share your personal data to:

  • Fulfill a transaction or offer a product that you have requested or authorized.

  • To enable the organization or company that orders products from Avelo or is a contractual partner of Avelo to manage said products and/or to have access to interaction and diagnostic data.

  • Comply with applicable law if Avelo is required to disclose information to, for example, law enforcement or other government agencies.

  • To ensure the security of our products and to prevent or stop attacks on computer systems or networks operated by us, our customer organizations or companies, and partners.

  • To collaborate with third party vendors that you or your organization or company have requested or authorized.

In addition to cases where Avelo shares personal information with others, Avelo transfers personal information to companies that perform services such as information processing, managing and maintaining customer information, order processing, delivering, billing or providing products on behalf of Avelo. These companies are required to protect your personal information, comply with applicable laws in Switzerland and the European Union and may be located outside of Switzerland or the European Union.

How to prevent the usage of Cookies and data collection by third parties
We leverage services of third parties to analyze the use of our websites and web applications and to advertise. Generally, the information collected about the use of our websites or web applications is transmitted to third party servers with the use of cookies. Depending on the third-party provider, these servers may be located abroad.
We also use so-called re-targeting technologies for our online advertising. This enables us to reach users of our websites and web applications on third party websites or applications with advertisements. Thereby, the placement of advertisements is based on cookies stored in your browser, a device ID and an analysis of your usage history.
To prevent the use of cookies, you must adjust your browser settings. To stop cookies from being stored, you can click on below links to access instructions related to your browser:

  • Google Chrome

  • Firefox

  • Safari

  • Microsoft Edge

  • Internet Explorer

To prevent data collection by third parties on the websites and web applications of Avelo, you will find a list of all services used below. In addition to the name, purpose and address of the services used, you find a link to the privacy policy of each third party and a link to opt-out from their data collection.

Privacy Policy
The Rocket Science Group, LLC d/b/a Mailchimp 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000 Atlanta, GA 30308 USA
Hosting, Usage measurement, Inc 500 Terry A. Francois Boulevard 6th Floor San Francisco, CA 94158 USA
LinkedIn Corporation 1000 W. Maude Avenue Sunnyvale, CA 94085 USA
Google Ads
Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043 USA
Google Analytics
Usage measurement, advertising
Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043 USA

By agreeing with this privacy notice the user expressly authorizes Avelo to use collected data for analysis purposes. By registering for the newsletter, the user agrees that Avelo may use the collected personal data for marketing purposes. This particularly includes contacting the user via e-mail. Avelo’s goal is to inform the user in this way about our own products and events, among other things.

Who to contact if you have any questions about privacy at Avelo
Users have at any time and free of charge the right to request information on their personal data stored by Avelo, or to revoke their consent to the processing or storage of their personal data. Avelo commits to delete a user’s personal data within 30 days of receipt of a corresponding request for deletion. If you have any questions or concerns about privacy at Avelo, you can contact us by post and/or email:

Avelo AG
Rütistrasse 16
8952 Schlieren

Your request will usually be answered within 14 days. This is done by addressing the issue at hand, requesting further information from you if needed, or pointing out that a response will take more time.

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