You can visit our website without telling us who you are. In order to be able to display our websites, you are only obliged to provide the data transmitted by your browser to our server (see "Log files"). Further personal data will only be stored if you voluntarily enter it on the website or use corresponding functions, e.g. when filling our contact form.
You can enter your personal data on our website to contact us. Only the information entered in the fields marked with an asterisk are mandatory data. Providing further data may be helpful for the processing of your request but is not mandatory (voluntary data). With your consent, these data are used and stored exclusively for the purpose of processing your message (Art. 6 para. sentence 1 a GDPR). The data is not used for other purposes or transmitted to third parties unless you agree expressly (consent).
You can apply to us in writing or directly via our website. You must enter data in the mandatory fields marked with an asterisk. Providing further personal data may be helpful for the processing of your application but is not mandatory (voluntary data). The legal basis for data processing in principle is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 b GDPR, initiation of an employment relationship (§ 26 BDSG = only for applications in Germany). You have the option of sending us your application documents such as CV, proof of qualification, etc. confidentially by post. Alternatively, you can also send these documents directly with the online application via the Internet by submitting the relevant files to us via the website. Please note that, for technical reasons, confidentiality cannot be guaranteed during electronic transmission if you send application documents via the Internet. Your data will be treated strictly confidential in our company and will only be used and stored for the purpose of processing your application. The data is not used for other purposes or transmitted to third parties besides of the necessity for the execution of the application process unless you agree expressly (consent according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit a DSGVO). The same applies to the transfer of the data to a US-based group company, which may be required to complete the application process for individual positions. Such consent may be revoked by you at any time at our Data Protection Officer as well as Human Resources department. Application documents are stored for the duration of the employment relationship in compliance with legal retention periods. In the event of a negative reply, we will delete your application documents no later than six months after the rejection or send the non-electronic documents back by post.
You have the possibility to register as our supplier via our website. Only the information entered in the fields marked with an asterisk are mandatory data. Providing further data may be helpful for the processing of your registration but is not mandatory (voluntary data). These data are used and stored exclusively for the purpose of registration as supplier and the initiation or execution of a contractual relationship (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 b GDPR; voluntary information Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 a GDPR). The data is not used for other purposes or transmitted to third parties unless you agree expressly (consent). After complete processing of the contract, we will delete your data upon expiry of the retention periods according to tax and commercial law, or if you revoke your consent.
Cookies are very small text files used by websites, which are stored on your computer by your browser and through which the party placing the cookie (us in this case), receives certain information. Cookies cannot run programs or transfer viruses to your computer.
Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include session cookies in particular. These store a session ID, which assigns various requests made by your browser during the joint session. This allows your computer to be recognised when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. In contrast to transient cookies, deletion does not occur automatically when the browser is closed. You can delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.
Cookies, which are absolutely necessary in order to provide a service expressly requested by the user ("necessary cookies"), are processed by us within the framework of our legitimate interest in the provision and operation of the website on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO. We currently use the following cookies, which are required for the operation of the website:
- Designation: PHPSESSID; Purpose: Storage of form data in a PHP session; Duration: until end of session
- Name: gw-cookie-notice; Purpose: To store the user's consent to cookies, to hide the cookie banner after the user's consent, to set cookies after the cookie has been accepted; Duration: permanent.
We also use the Google reCAPTCHA tool. Cookies are also set. You will find further information on this in the further course of this data protection declaration.
There is a storage of or access to further information on your end device, which is not absolutely necessary in order to provide a service expressly requested by the user. Storage or access will only take place if you give your consent. Details on the type of information, purpose of processing, storage period of the information and possible recipients of the data will be provided in the further course of this data protection declaration.
You can set your browser so that cookies are generally not accepted or only certain cookies are saved or not saved. You can find out more about this in the help system of your browser. If your browser rejects all cookies, it is possible that not all functions of this website can be used.
Each time you access our site, we collect the following information about your computer: The IP address of your computer, the request from your computer and the time of the request. In addition, the status and the quantity of data transmitted within the scope of the request is collected, as well as the product and version number of the browser you are using and your computer’s operating system. We also record the website from which you access our website. In this context, the IP address from your computer is only stored while you are accessing our website and immediately erased after that or is shortened in order to anonymise it. All other data is stored for a limited period. We use this data in connection with the operation of our website, in particular in order to discover and resolve any errors in the website, in order to determine the website’s utilisation and in order to perform modifications or improvements (legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 f GDPR).
We use Google reCAPTCHA from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to prevent spam. The legal Basis for use is Article 6 (1) f (lawfulness of processing), as there is a legitimate interest in protection this website from bots and spam.
With the use of reCAPTCHA Google processes in particular the data mentioned under "Logfiles".
Furthermore, the following cookies are processed:
- Designation: rc::a; Purpose: Results of robot testing by reCAPTCHA; Storage period: permanent
- Designation: rc::b; Purpose: Results of robot testing by reCAPTCHA; Storage period: permanent
- Designation: rc::c; Purpose: Results of robot testing by reCAPTCHA; Storage period: permanent
- Designation: NID; Purpose: Distinctness of users in robot testing by reCAPTCHA; Storage period: 6 months
In addition, the following information is stored in the local storage during inactivity:
- Designation: _c;;i; Purpose: storage when the user is inactive; storage duration: permanent
- Designation: dml;;ssv; Purpose: Storage in case of inactivity of the user; Storage duration: permanent
Google (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) may have access to personal data. Google is certified according to EU-US-Privacy-Shield. Further information can be found at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.
- Designation: _gat; Purpose: Reduction of queries to the Google server; Storage time: 1 minute
- Designation: _ga; Purpose: Analysis of website visits and optimization of the website; Storage period: 24 months
- Designation: gid; Purpose: Distinctness of users within the framework of tracking by Google Analytics; Storage period: 1 day
Instead of using a browser plugin, you may prevent the processing of your data by clicking the following link. By doing so, a so-called „Opt-Out-Cookie“ will be set in order to prevent data processing in your current browser.
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This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()". This means that IP addresses are shortened for further processing in order to exclude direct personal references.
We use Google Analytics to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. The statistics obtained allow us to improve our services and make them more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is your consent pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DSGVO.
Further information on the use of data by Google, setting and objection options can be found on the Google website: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de&ref_topic=2919631
If third-party content such as videos from YouTube or map material from Google Maps is displayed on our website, your IP address and the information described under "Log files" must be transmitted to the third-party provider in order to provide and display such content in your browser. We have no influence on how the third-party provider processes the data. If you are logged in to the third-party with a user account, the third-party may associate your user behaviour with your user account. If necessary, the third-party provider stores your data as user profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or the customised design of its website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles. To exercise this right, you must address the respective plug-in provider.
- Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA; policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites. Google is certified according to EU-US-Privacy-Shield.
- Youtube, LL.C., 901 Cherry Avenue, Second Floor, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites. YouTube is certified according to EU-US-Privacy-Shield.
If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time with effect for the future.
In the event that we process your personal data based on a balance of interests, you may object to the data processing. When exercising such objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and either stop or adjust data processing, or we will point out to you the compelling reasons worthy of protection, on the basis of which we will continue processing the data.
You can object to the processing of your personal data for purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time.
You can send us your revocation or objection under the contact details under "Responsible".
You have the following rights towards us with regard to personal data concerning you:
- right to information;
- right to correction or deletion;
- right to restrict processing;
- right to object to processing;
- right to data portability.
In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.