Data protection

The following texts form the basis for the modular data protection policy on the website. 

1. Data protection policy

Thank you for visiting our websites. The following section contains information on how we process your data in accordance with Art. 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


The body named in the Legal notice is the controller with respect to the collection and processing of data as described below.

Usage data

When you visit our websites, usage data is temporarily logged on our web server for statistical purposes in order to improve the quality of our websites. This data record comprises

  • the page from which the file was requested,
  • the name of the file,
  • the date and time of the request,
  • the volume of data transferred,
  • the access status (file transferred, file not found),
  • a description of the type of web browser used,
  • the IP address of the requesting computer, shortened so that the respective individual cannot be identified.

This log data is only stored in anonymous form.

2. Data transfer to third parties

We do not transfer your personal data to third parties.

3. Cookies

Our websites use cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device and read. A distinction is made between session cookies, which are erased as soon as you close your browser, and permanent cookies, which continue to be stored after an individual session ends. Cookies may contain data that can be used to identify the device used. However, some cookies only include information on certain settings that do not constitute personal data.

We use session cookies on our websites. Processing is performed on the basis of Art. 6 (1) of GDPR and in the interests of enabling and optimising user guidance and adapting the presentation of our websites.

You can set your browser to inform you about the placement of cookies. This makes the use of cookies transparent for you. You can also erase cookies and prevent the placement of new cookies at any time via the corresponding browser setting. Please note that this may result in our websites not being displayed optimally or certain functions being technically unavailable to you.

4. User rights

Your rights as a user

1. Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR):

You have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed and, where that is the case, the right of access to the personal data and the information listed in Art. 15 GDPR.

2. Right to rectification and erasure (Art. 16 and 17 GDPR):

You have the right to obtain without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you and, where applicable, the completion of incomplete personal data.

You also have the right to obtain the erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay where one of the grounds set out in Art. 17 GDPR applies, e.g. where the data is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or processed.

3. Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR):

You have the right to obtain restriction of processing when one of the conditions set out in Art. 18 GDPR applies, e.g. when you have objected to processing pending verification.

4. Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR):

In certain cases listed in Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and the right to obtain the transmission of this data to a third party. 

5. Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR):

Where data is collected on the basis of Art. 6 (1) f GDPR (data processing for the purposes of legitimate interests), you have the right to object to the processing of this data at any time on grounds relating to your particular situation. We shall no longer process the personal data unless compelling legitimate grounds for the processing can be demonstrated which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject or processing serves the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

6. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

In accordance with Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes the provisions of data protection law. In particular, you may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in the Member State of your habitual residence, place or work or place of the alleged infringement.

5. Contact details of the data protection officer

Please contact our data protection officer if you require information or have any suggestions concerning data protection:

Dr. Uwe Schläger

datenschutz nord GmbH



Tel.: +49 (0) 421 69 66 32 0

6.  Online applications

We process your personal data in accordance with the applicable data protection provisions of section 26 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). We process the data you provide as part of your online application solely for the purpose of candidate selection. The data is not processed for any other purpose.

The extent of the data you wish to transmit to us as part of your online application is determined by you. Online applications are transmitted electronically to our HR department and processed as quickly as possible. Transmission is encrypted. Applications are typically forwarded to the heads of the responsible departments within our company. Your data is not otherwise passed on to anyone else. The information you provide is treated with confidentiality. If your application is unsuccessful, your documents will be erased after six months.

If you wish for your application to be considered for other or future job advertisements, please state this on the application. We will then process your data on the basis of Art. 6 (1) a GDPR.


Last update: 27/04/2018 - 08:45