Data protection declaration

1. General information

1.1. Open and transparent interaction is also important to WILCO AG in the field of data protection. WILCO AG, Rigackerstrasse 11, 5610 Wohlen is the responsible body for the collection, processing and use of your personal data pursuant to the Data Protection Act. WILCO AG takes your privacy very seriously and handles your personal information confidentially and in accordance with legal stipulations. To this end, WILCO AG takes a variety of precautions, such as the implementation of technical and organizational security measures (such as encryption technologies, employee awareness, and training and the appointment of a data protection officer). As modifications to this privacy policy may be made through new technologies and the continued evolution of this site, we encourage you to review our privacy policy at regular intervals.

1.2. With regard to the terms used, e.g., ‘personal data’ or ‘processing’ we refer to the definitions in Article 4 GDPR.

1.3. If you wish to object to WILCO AG’s collection, processing or use of your personal data in accordance with this privacy policy as a whole for individual measures, you can raise your objection by e-mail, fax or letter to the following address: datenschutz[at]

1.4. Responsible body
The responsible entity pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

Rigackerstrasse 11
5610 Wohlen
Telephone: +41 56 618 43 43
E-mail address: datenschutz[at]

2. Provision of the website

2.1. The description and scope for data processing
When visiting our website and every time you download documents, our system collects automated data and information from the computer system belonging to the computer making the request. The data is stored in the Server Logfiles of our system.

The following data is logged here:

- Visited website
- Time of access
- Amount of data sent in bytes
- Source/reference directing you to the page
- Browser used
- Operating system used
- Used IP address

We have a legitimate interest in processing the data, particularly for planning or product development, business statistics (such as identifying metrics for using services, developing new ideas or assessing or improving and reviewing existing products, services, processes, and technologies). If data must be retained for purposes of proof, it is excluded from deletion until the incident has been completely processed.

2.2. Use of cookies
We use cookies to analyse website usage and to draw conclusions for further optimization. If you continue browsing on this website, you agree to our terms and conditions and use of cookies.

You can use your browser settings to delete individual cookies or the entire cookie portfolio. In addition, you will receive information and instructions on how to delete these cookies or block their storage in advance. Depending on your browser, you will find the information required under the following links:

- Mozilla Firefox:
- Internet Explorer:
- Google Chrome:
- Opera:
- Safari:

2.3. Use of SalesViewer® technology

This website uses SalesViewer® technology from SalesViewer® GmbH on the basis of the website operator’s legitimate interests (Section 6 paragraph 1 lit.f GDPR) in order to collect and save data on marketing, market research and optimisation purposes.

In order to do this, a javascript based code, which serves to capture company-related data and according website usage. The data captured using this technology are encrypted in a non-retrievable one-way function (so-called hashing). The data is immediately pseudonymised and is not used to identify website visitors personally

The data stored by Salesviewer will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and there are no legal obligations to retain them.

The data recording and storage can be repealed at any time with immediate effect for the future, by clicking on in order to prevent SalesViewer® from recording your data. In this case, an opt-out cookie for this website is saved on your device. If you delete the cookies in the browser, you will need to click on this link again.

3. Contact

3.1. The data you entered in the contact form will be stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. This requires a valid e-mail address and your name. This serves to assign the request and the subsequent answering of the corresponding request. By providing the contact form, we would like to make it easy for you to contact us. Your information will be stored to process the request and for possible follow-up questions. If no contractual relationship is established, personal data will be deleted after processing the contact request when it is no longer needed. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties unless the law requires disclosure.

3.2. In the case of submitting application documents, the data will be processed on the basis of the Data Protection Law. The provision of personal data is necessary for the assessment of the suitability for the vacancy and thus for a possible conclusion of the contract. Failure to provide the data would mean that the application for the vacancy could not be considered. The personal data is passed on to the following recipients:

- to the responsible personnel in the human resources department,
- to the supervisor of the position to which you are applying.

3.3. The data will be stored until the application process is completed.

3.4. Please note that data transmission via the internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

4. Data Protection

4.1. In order to best protect your transmitted data, we use SSL encryption as the website operator. You can recognize such encrypted connections by the prefix "https: //" in the page link in the browser’s address bar. Unencrypted pages are identified by "http: //".

4.2. Any data that you submit to this website - such as inquiries or logins - cannot be read by third parties thanks to SSL encryption.

5. Rights

5.1. The duration of the storage of people’s data is determined by legal storage obligations or for the purpose of the respective data processing. In accordance with applicable law, you can always ask us in writing whether we keep personal data, and if so, what personal data is kept. A corresponding message will be sent to you immediately.

5.2. You have the right of full disclosure according to 16 GDPR, the limitation of processing according to Article 18 GDPR, deletion according to Article 17 GDPR, right to data transferability according to Article 20 GDPR and the right of revocation. Basically, according to Art. 21 GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of personal data by us. In addition, there is a right of appeal to a competent data protection supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR).

5.3. The rights of cancellation and objection are not unrestricted rights. Depending on the individual case, higher-level interests may require further processing. WILCO AG examines each case and communicates the result to you. When personal data is processed for direct marketing, your right to object also extends to direct marketing, including profiling for marketing purposes. You can object to direct marketing at any time by sending a message to WILCO AG.

5.4. Any consent given for the processing of personal data can be revoked at any time vis-à-vis WILCO AG. The revocation is only effective for the future. Any edits made before the cancellation are not affected.

6. Usage Analysis with Google Analytics

6.1. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called ‘cookies,’ that is, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored on Google’s servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will never associate your IP address with other Google data.

6.2. We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. As a result, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or other parties governed by the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. The IP address provided within the Google Analytics framework will not be merged with other Google data.

6.3. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, please note that in this case, you may not be able to use all of the website’s features to the fullest extent. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data by Google in the manner described above and for the purpose stated above, or you use the ability provided by Google to prevent this.

6.4. Google provides an add-on that is available on all major browsers that prohibits Analytics from collecting your data:

6.5. For more information, see data usage by Google Inc.:

7. Newsletter

7.1. Newsletter Data: If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter offered on this website, we will need from you an e-mail address as well as information that allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and consent to the receipt of the newsletter. No further data shall be collected or shall only be collected on a voluntary basis. We shall use such data only for the sending of the requested information and shall not share such data with any third parties.

The processing of the information entered into the newsletter subscription form shall occur exclusively based on your consent. You may revoke the consent you have given to the archiving of data, the e-mail address and the use of this information for the sending of the newsletter at any time, for instance by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data processing transactions that have taken place to date.

The registration to our newsletter is done in a so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after registration you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that no one can register with foreign e-mail addresses.

We shall archive the data you archive with us for the purpose of the newsletter subscription by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Once you cancel your subscription to the newsletter, the data shall be deleted. This shall not affect data we have been archiving for other purposes.

7.2. Rapidmail: This website uses Rapidmail for the sending of newsletters. The provider is the Rapidmail GmbH, Augustinerplatz 2, 79098 Freiburg i.Br., Germany.

Rapidmail services can, among other things, be used to organize and analyse the sending of newsletters. The data you enter for subscribing to the newsletter are archived on Rapidmail servers in Germany.

If you do not want to permit an analysis by Rapidmail, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter. We provide a link for you to do this in every newsletter message. Moreover, you can also unsubscribe from the newsletter right on the website.

7.3. Data analysis by Rapidmail: For analytical purposes, e-mails sent via Rapidmail are tagged with a so-called “Tracking Pixel”, which connects to Rapidmail’s servers once the e-mail is opened. As a result, it is possible to determine whether a newsletter e-mail was actually opened.

With the assistance of Rapidmail we are also able to determine whether and which links in the newsletter message the recipient clicked. All links integrated into the e-mail are so-called Tracking Links that enable us to count your clicks.

For more details on the Rapidmail analysis functions, please follow this link:

8. LinkedIn

This website integrates plug-ins from the LinkedIn network of LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("LinkedIn"). A connection to LinkedIn's servers is established whenever you access any of our pages that contain LinkedIn functionality. LinkedIn is notified that you have visited our sites using your IP address. When you click on the LinkedIn "Recommend" button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn is able to associate your visit to our site with you and your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of these pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn. Details on data collection (purpose, scope, further processing, use) as well as your rights and setting options can be found in the

LinkedIn is certified under Privacy-Shield-Agreement and thus offers a guarantee to comply with the European data protection law:

Data protection declaration:


9. Plugins and Tools YouTube / Facebook

9.1. Our website uses plug-ins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of these pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages which feature a YouTube plugin, a connection is established to the YouTube servers. The YouTube server is then informed about which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used in the interests of making our online presence more attractive. This constitutes a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 clause 1 lit. f) GDPR. You can find further information on the handling of user data in YouTube's data protection declaration at:

9.2. Our website uses plug-ins from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can recognise them by the "Like button" or by the Facebook logo.

Overview of Facebook plugins:

When you visit our Facebook page, the plugin creates a direct connection between your browser and our website. Facebook records, among other things, your IP address and other information that is available on your PC in the form of cookies. This information is used to provide us, as the Facebook page operators, with statistical information about the use of the Facebook page. Facebook provides more information on this under the following link:

If you want to prevent Facebook from being able to associate your visit to our website with your Facebook user account, log out of your Facebook user account before visiting our website. For information about how to manage or delete existing information stored about you, please visit the following Facebook support pages:

Please note that, as the provider of these webpages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to Facebook or of how Facebook uses this data. For more information, please see Facebook's privacy policy on

10. Changes to this privacy policy

Occasionally, we will update this policy to protect your personal information. You should occasionally review these guidelines to stay up to date on how we protect your information and continually improve the content on our site. If we make material changes to the collection, use and/or disclosure of the personal information you provide, we will notify you through a clear and visible reference on this site. By using the website, you agree to the terms of these privacy policies.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy please contact us.