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Privacy policy

Information to employees

Identity and contact details of the data controller

In accordance with data protection legislation (in particular the Federal Data Protection Act, DPA, and the Federal Ordinance on Data Protection, DPO), the personal data of applicants will be processed by:

Azienda Elettrica Ticinese (AET), El Stradún 74, 6513 Monte Carasso (Data Controller).


Purposes of the processing

Personal data will be processed for the following main purposes:

  • Register and update employment contracts and personnel files
  • Process pay rolls and provide social declarations
  • Evaluate staff performance
  • Develop AET staff
  • Communicate to employees
  • Communicate with insurance companies (e.g. SUVA), respectively manage other insurance contracts
  • Planning the organisational structure and resources
  • Manage IT resources, IT security, user accounts, authorisations, messaging systems and telephones Record user data of AET information systems (data from Windows system / user PCs, etc.).
  • Record telephone calls concerning employees active in the area of commerce, production and electrical grid management, for the purpose of proof of communication.
  • Manage the website and intranet
  • Manage the operation of the infrastructure
  • Manage the governance and legal structure of AET
  • Comply with compliance obligations related to internal rules or regulations (e.g. declarations of confidentiality)
  • Perform internal and external audits
  • Manage the vehicle fleet
  • Manage security and access to buildings
  • Organise internal or external events
  • Pay the monthly dues to the trade union (in the case of a collective labour agreement)
  • Handle intra-company communications concerning e.g. recruitment or jubilees


Profiling / Automated individual decisions

No profiling techniques are used and no automated individual decisions are made.


Categories of recipients of personal data and transmission of personal data abroad

AET does not disclose data to third parties, except in the context of software maintenance by external consultants, who may be based in Switzerland, Italy or Germany, and who offer adequate security guarantees.

Transfers only take place to countries and companies that provide an adequate level of protection.


Data retention period

Depending on the specific processing and in accordance with the DPA and legal obligations, employee data is stored for a maximum of 10 years after the end of the employment contract.


Contact e-mail address and how to exercise the rights of data subjects

The rights of the data subject may be exercised by sending an e-mail to


Right to lodge a complaint with the Federal Data Protection Commissioner

The data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the Federal Data Protection Commissioner.


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