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ABOUT ASCOM

Ascom is a global solutions provider with comprehensive technological know-how in mission-critical wireless communication. The company focuses on the areas of Wireless Solutions (high-value, customer-specific communications solutions) and Network Testing (a global market leader in testing and optimization solutions for mobile networks) division. Ascom Group is headquartered in Switzerland, has subsidiaries in 17 countries, business activities in more than 130 countries, and employs around 1,600 people worldwide. Ascom registered shares (ASCN) are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich.

SAFE HARBOR PRIVACY POLICYSafe harbor

Ascom Network Testing Inc., a member of the Ascom Holding AG group of companies (“Ascom”), as part of its privacy efforts has self certified that it complies with the safe harbor frameworks of the U.S. Department of Commerce with the European Commission and with the government of Switzerland regarding the collection, use, retention and transfer of personal information.  Specifically, Ascom has certified that it adheres to the following privacy principles:  notice, choice transfer, security, data integrity, access and enforcement. Ascom strives to collect, use and disclose personal information in a manner consistent with the laws of the countries in which it does business, but it also has a tradition of upholding the highest ethical standards in its business practices. This Safe Harbor Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) sets forth the privacy principles Ascom follows with respect to handling of personal information from the European Economic Area (EEA) (which includes the twenty-seven member states of the European Union (EU) plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and from Switzerland to the United States.

IMPORTANT LEGAL INFORMATION

Persons who access information on the website of Ascom Holding AG or other companies of the Ascom Group ("Ascom Website") agree to the following terms and conditions:

The information published and opinions expressed are provided by Ascom for personal use and for information purposes only and are subject to change without notice. Ascom makes no representation (neither explicit nor implicit) that the information and opinions expressed on the Ascom Website are accurate, complete or up to date. In particular, nothing contained on the Ascom Website constitutes financial, legal, tax or other advice. Any third party information published on the Ascom Website has not been approved by Ascom and may differ from Ascom's views.

No information published on the Ascom Website constitutes a solicitation or offer, or recommendation to buy any products, to effect any transactions or to conclude any legal act of any kind whatsoever.

Ascom disclaims, without limitation, all liability for any loss or damage of any kind, including any direct, indirect or consequential damages, which might be incurred through the use of or access to the Ascom Website, or any links to third-party websites.

Some links on the Ascom Website lead to third party websites. Ascom does not assume any responsibility regarding the accuracy, completeness and legality of the contents of such websites.

The entire content of this Ascom Website is copyright protected with all rights reserved. All property rights shall remain with Ascom. The terms and conditions for the use of the Ascom Website shall be deemed to be accepted, if a user downloads or otherwise copies any content from the Ascom Website.

PRIVACY POLICY

Data protection and data security have a high priority for the Ascom Group. This privacy statement explains what kind of information is collected during your visit on the Ascom Website and how this information is used. This privacy statement does not apply to websites of companies which do not belong to the Ascom Group, even if they are connected with a link to this or any other website of the Ascom Group.

Use of Cookies for Automatic Collection of Information

Ascom uses cookies within the legal framework to track visitor preferences and to improve the design of the Ascom Website accordingly.

Cookies are small pieces of information to identify that you visited the Ascom Website at an earlier date. Cookies are stored on the hard drive of your computer and on your browser.

Ascom analyses the visits on the Ascom Website with the aim to better understand our customers' needs and, based on these, to continually improve the online platform. For this reason the IP address of a visitor’s internet access is stored on a standard basis. The IP address is not linked to a specific person. The anonymous, aggregate data is evaluated for statistical purposes only. For error analysis data from individual uses of the Ascom Website is stored. This information is used solely for correcting errors and will be deleted afterwards.

Personal data collected during a visit to the Ascom Website is processed exclusively in accordance with the legal requirements of the country in which the respective entity is headquartered.

Customer's Decision

You can either set your browser to receive our cookies or use our website without the cookie function. Please be aware that the latter could restrict the use of the Ascom Website and therefore not all functions might be available.  

Collection and Processing of Additional Personal Data

Furthermore, Ascom only stores your personal information if you provide it on a voluntary basis (for example, during registration or online job application).

If you request information on products and services through Ascom's Website, you will be asked to provide personal information. For example, you need to register with us if you want to access information reserved to closed user groups (Extranets). When you register, Ascom will ask for your name and contact details, and will provide you with a username and password that you will need to log in during future visits. Ascom may decide to use your account information and your browsing preferences to offer you products and services by telephone, regular mail, or e-mail.

With respect to job applications, Ascom undertakes to use the personal data for staff recruitment purposes only. By transmitting the data to Ascom, the candidate agrees to allow Ascom to store and process this data. In case a candidate does not take up employment with Ascom, the data will be deleted afterwards. The candidate will not be informed about the deletion of the data.

Use and Processing of Personal Data

We do not collect or use personal data for any purpose other than indicated in this privacy statement. Ascom does not collect information about the visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organisations. We will not disclose any data to government agencies except where required by law.

Security

We have taken extensive technical and operational precautions to protect the personal data retained by us against unauthorized access and misuse. Our security procedures are revised regularly and adapted to reflect technological progress.

All employees with access to personal data are legally and contractually obliged to ensure confidentiality.

Freedom of Information

Upon written request, Ascom will inform you on the personal data stored of you (e.g., name, address).

Contact

Should you wish any data to be corrected or deleted, or have any other questions or suggestions on data protection, please contact webmaster@ascom.ch.