Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (the Privacy Policy) applies to the processing of personal data by Bestmile SA (CHE‑356.366.302), Av. de Rhodanie 58, 1007, Lausanne, Switzerland (Bestmile) in connection with the website accessible at https://bestmile.com/ (the Website).

By accessing and using the Website, you expressly agree that Bestmile processes your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Bestmile reserves the right to amend the Privacy Policy at any time at its sole discretion in order to adapt it to any new commercial or technological practice or change in the law. Should this occur Bestmile will inform you by any appropriate means (including via email and/or the Website, e.g. banners, pop-ups or other notification mechanisms). If you do not accept the amendments thus made by Bestmile, your sole remedy is to no longer access and/or use the Website.

1. Introduction

Bestmile recognizes the importance of your privacy and of transparency in its processing of your personal data.

The Privacy Policy explains (i) which personal data are collected when you access and use the Website, (ii) the manner and the purposes for which Bestmile processes the personal data, and (iii) the measures which Bestmile takes in order to protect such personal data.

2. Data collection

Bestmile collects the personal data which you provide.

2.1      
Bestmile collects, directly or indirectly via its partners, the personal data you provide with Bestmile and/or its partners through web forms or email, or in your use of the Website, for example, when you subscribe to Bestmile’s newsletter or apply for a job opportunity within Bestmile’s group.

2.2      
Such information includes your name, company name, if applicable, date of birth, gender, address, email, telephone numbers, resume, personal webpage(s), social networks profiles, or data repositories addresses, and any other information which Bestmile and/or its partners may request from you

Certain personal data are also collected in an automated manner.

2.3      
Bestmile may also automatically collect personal data when you access and use the Website, including by means of tools and other active elements contained in or through third-party plugins/websites, and cookies and other analytics tools, such as the IP address or other user identifications on your devices, visiting date on the Website, information about your Web browser, the data contained in your device, the data contained in third party services (e.g. social plug-ins), your preferences, the internet sites that you visit before and after the Website, the links displayed on the Website which you select or other information related to your interaction with the Website, including your navigation details on the Website.

You can define certain authorizations and settings related to the automated collection of your personal data.

2.4      
You may define certain authorizations related to data collection, in particular in connection with your device’s right to access data contained in your device, according to the available functionalities. You may also define certain settings for the automated collection of your personal data on your web browser. For more detailed information, please consult the chapter on cookies below.

3. Processing Methods

Bestmile may process your personal data by automated means but takes appropriate security measures in this respect.

3.1      
Bestmile takes the appropriate technical and organizational security measures to prevent the unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, alteration or destruction of your personal data. Data processing is carried out with computers or computer tools, and in compliance with the purposes indicated in this Privacy Policy.

3.2      
Bestmile does not use any individual decision-making based solely on automated processing including profiling mechanisms on the Website.

4. Purposes of Data Processing

Bestmile processes your personal data to operate the Website.

4.1      
Your personal data are collected so that Bestmile may operate the Website in accordance with the circumstances, or in the manner expressly indicated when the personal data concerned are collected. For example, Bestmile allows you to navigate on and use the Website or to re-engage you accessing and using the Website.

Bestmile may process your personal data to provide you with its newsletter and provide you further news and updates.

4.2       
For example, by subscribing to Bestmile’s newsletter, Bestmile will provide you with email alerts on Bestmile products and/or services or provide you with further news and updates related to Bestmile and its business activities, products and/or services. You may withdraw your consent at any time.

Bestmile may process your personal data to provide you with job opportunities within Bestmile’s group.

4.3      
In a certain section of the Website, Bestmile via its partners may process your personal date to allow you consulting and applying for job opportunities within Bestmile’s group. Your personal data is processed for the recruitment process and, based on your consent, is kept up to two years after submission to Bestmile to allow you to re-apply for job opportunities within Bestmile’s group, unless required otherwise by contrary applicable laws and regulations or Bestmile’s legitimate interest.

Bestmile may process your personal data for targeted marketing and advertising purposes.

4.4     
Bestmile may use your personal data, in particular the contact details as well as other indications and data collected in accordance with this Privacy Policy, for targeted marketing and advertising purposes, namely to provide you with targeted marketing and advertising tailored to your preferences. In such context, Bestmile may use automated marketing and advertising solutions. You may withdraw your consent at any time.

Bestmile processes your personal data for statistical and planning purposes.

4.5      
Notably without limitation, Bestmile processes your personal data to improve the Website and for internal analyses and statistics. You may withdraw your consent at any time.

5. Communication to Third Parties

Bestmile may disclose your personal data to third parties in case this is necessary for the proper operation of the Website or as listed below.

5.1      
Bestmile may communicate your personal data to third parties as part of operating the Website. In particular, Flickr, Vimeo, Yoast, BambooHR, HubSpot and Lever.

5.2      
Bestmile may also enable you to use third-party services directly from the Website, namely through social plug-ins of Facebook, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn, in which case you recognize that the third-party operators of these services may access some of your personal data in connection with the Website.

5.3      
Bestmile may also provide you with targeted marketing and advertising tailored to your preferences by using services providers’ tools such as Salesforce, Mailchimp and Hubspot.

5.4      
Bestmile may disclose your personal data to subcontractors such as IT systems providers, cloud service providers, database providers and consultants, e.g. WPEngine Inc.

5.5      
Bestmile may disclose your personal data to any third party to whom Bestmile assigns or transfers any of Bestmile’s rights or obligations.

5.6      
Bestmile may disclose your personal data to competent courts or supervisory or regulatory bodies, when Bestmile shall compellingly disclose your personal data, pursuant to any applicable law, regulation or order.

5.7      
In the above contexts under Sections 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3, the Website may contain links to other websites. Please note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of any company or individual that Bestmile does not control, nor to any other websites that may be linked from the Website. You should carefully review the privacy policies of any other websites that you visit from the Website to learn more about their information and privacy practices. In such contexts, the collection and use of your personal data shall be governed by such other party or website’s privacy policy. Bestmile shall not be held responsible for their privacy practices.

5.8      
Bestmile may transfer some of your personal data, in particular the IP address and/or other user identifications for your devices, to the third-party suppliers of these solutions, who will process this data in accordance with their own internal data protection and privacy policies.

6. International transfer

Your personal data may be disclosed to countries that do not guarantee the same level of data protection and privacy as Switzerland and the European Union.

Bestmile stores and handles your personal data in Switzerland and/or within the European Union. But your personal data may be disclosed and transferred to other states, provinces, countries or other governmental jurisdictions, always in compliance with this Privacy Policy, that do not necessarily guarantee the same level of personal data protection as Switzerland and the European Union or an adequate level. If you transfer your personal data to Bestmile, you specifically agree to such disclosure and international transfer.

7. Cookies and similar technologies

Bestmile uses cookies and other similar technologies in connection with the Website.

7.1      
A cookie is a small data file that Bestmile transfers to and is stored on your electronic device. For example, Bestmile uses cookies or other analytics tools to measure the traffic to and usage of the Website and its distinctive features, and other miscellaneous uses.

7.2      
Bestmile uses diverse types of cookies or other similar technologies some of which are likely to automatically process data directly on your devices and/or to transfer data personal concerning you to Bestmile.

You may manage the cookies and similar technologies via the settings of your browser and/or your devices.

7.3      
If you do not want cookies to be stored on your device, you can configure your cookie settings on the Website at https://bestmile.com your browser or your device to refuse and/or restrict the cookies. Certain cookies are however essential to the functioning of the Website itself and its use may be altered or prevented by refusing these cookies.

7.4      
If you do not refuse or restrict the cookies, you consent to their use and to the processing of your personal data collected in this manner.

7.5      
For more information, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org. Please check the user help sections of your internet browser for specific instructions on the management of cookies.

Why and how Bestmile uses cookies and other similar technologies?

7.6      
These technologies are generally aimed at monitoring and analyzing your interactions with the Website and/or to enable Bestmile to improve the Website and its functionalities, namely through a personalization of the Website and the related services, according to your interactions.

7.7      
Bestmile also uses cookies and similar technologies to measure and monitor the traffic and use of the Website, as well as its performance.

7.8      
Some cookies are retained in your electronic device for only as long as you access and use the Website, while others persist for a longer specified or unspecified period.

Bestmile uses the following cookies and other similar technologies:
Essential (Necessary) cookies

7.9      
Some cookies Bestmile places on your electronic device ensure that the Website delivers you without limitation information securely and optimally. You must accept these cookies to be able to make use of the Website.

CookieConsent
Type: HTML
Expiry: 1 year
Stored / processed data: data is sent to: Ireland 
Description: Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain.

wordpress_test_cookie
Type: HTML
Expiry: Session
Stored / processed data: data is sent to: United States
Description: Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.

__cfduid hs-analytics.net: from Bestmile using HubSpot
Type: Script tag
Expiry: 1 year
Stored / processed data: data is sent to: United States
Description: Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

__cfduid hs-scripts.com: from Bestmile using HubSpot (hs-scripts.com)
Type: Script tag
Expiry: 1 year
Stored / processed data: data is sent to: United States
Description: Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

Functionality cookies

7.10   
Some cookies enable websites to remember choices persons make, for example, user name, and language or text size. These cookies are known as "functionality cookies" and help to improve a person's experience of a website by providing a more personalized service.

Productivity (Statistics) cookies

7.11   
Bestmile uses a number of tools that monitor your use of the Website to help Bestmile improves and customizes the provided information. In particular, the Website uses the Cookie Google Analytics which collects information and reports website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. You can opt out of providing Bestmile with this information if you wish, with no impact on your experience of the Website. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics when using the Website: see https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

_ga: from Bestmile using Google Analytics
Type: Script tag
Expiry: 2 year
Stored / processed data: data is sent to: United States
Description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site. A statistic cookie to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

_gid: from Bestmile using Google Analytics
Type: Script tag
Expiry: 1 year
Stored / processed data: data is sent to: United States
Description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site. A statistic cookie to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

_gat: from Bestmile using Google Analytics
Type: Script tag
Expiry: 1 year
Stored / processed data: data is sent to: United States
Description: Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. A statistic cookie to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

vuid: from vimeo.com
Type: Script tag
Expiry: 2 year
Stored / processed data: data is sent to: United States
Description: Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.

@@History/@@scroll|#:
Type: HTML
Expiry: Session
Stored / processed data: data is sent to: United States
Description: Remembers users last scroll position on each webpage to assist in backwards navigation.

Third-party cookies

7.12   
The Website uses third party services or software. Many of these services may set cookies on your electronic device. You can block or remove cookies yourselves by altering the settings of your electronic device or browser. Blocking these cookies is unlikely to impact on your experience of the Website.

__ptq.gif: from hubspot.com (Marketing)
Type: HTTP
Expiry: Sessions
Stored / processed data: data is sent to: United States
Description: Sends data to the marketing platform Hubspot about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE: from youtube.com (Marketing)
Type: HTTP
Expiry: 179 days
Stored / processed data: data is sent to: United States
Description: Tries to estimate the users' band width on pages with integrated YouTube videos.

GPS: from youtube.com (Marketing)
Type: HTTP
Expiry: 179 days
Stored / processed data: data is sent to: United States
Description: Registers a unique ID o n mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.

YSC: from youtube.com (Marketing)
Type: HTTP
Expiry: Session
Stored / processed data: data is sent to: United States
Description: Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

PREF: from youtube.com (Marketing)
Type: HTTP
Expiry: 8 months
Stored / processed data: data is sent to: United States
Description: Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.

8. Your rights

You have the right to access your personal data processed by Bestmile and may request without limitation that they be removed, updated, or rectified.

8.1      
Except as otherwise required by law, you are entitled at all times to know if Bestmile is processing personal data concerning you. You may contact Bestmile to know the content of such personal data, verify their accuracy and request that they be supplemented, removed, updated, or rectified. You also have the right to ask Bestmile to cease processing any personal data that may have been obtained in breach of applicable law, and to object to the processing of your personal data for any other legitimate reason.

8.2      
Where Bestmile relies on your consent to process your personal data, Bestmile will seek your freely given and specific consent by providing you with informed and unambiguous indications relating to your personal data. You may revoke at any time such consent.

8.3
You have also the right to request your personal data’s portability, i.e. that the personal data you have provided to Bestmile be returned to you or transferred to the person of your choice, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format without hinderance from Bestmile and subject to its confidentiality obligations.

8.4
If you have any questions or a request in relation to the processing of your personal data by Bestmile, please contact info@Bestmile.com.

Interested in learning more? Request a demo today.
CONTACT US