• Privacy policy

Data Privacy Statement

The company responsible within the meaning of the data protection laws, notably of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:

Partzsch
Oswald-Greiner-Str. 3
04720 Döbeln

Data protection officer
Iris Jakob

Telephone: +49 3431 – 6021 227
E-mail:

Your rights as data subjects

You as a data subject may exercise the following rights using the contact details of our data protection officer specified below:

  • Right to access your data stored with us and to obtain information about their processing (Art. 15 of the GDPR);
  • Right to rectification of inaccurate personal data (Art. 16 of the GDPR);
  • Right to erasure of your data stored with us (Art. 17 of the GDPR);
  • Right to restriction of processing if we are not yet allowed to erase your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 of the GDPR);
  • Right to object to processing of your data stored with us (Art. 21 of the GDPR), and
  • Right to data portability if you gave your consent to processing of your personal data or concluded a contract or agreement with us (Art. 20 of the GDPR).

If you gave your consent to processing of your personal data, you may withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority at any time, e.g. with the competent data protection supervisory authority of the appropriate federal state of your place of residence or with the competent authority acting for us as the responsible board.

A list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with the corresponding addresses can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Gathering general information when visiting our website

Data processing type and purpose:

When you access our website, i.e. when you do not sign up or otherwise transfer information, information of general nature is gathered automatically. This information (server log files) refers e.g. to the type of web browser, your operating system, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address, and similar data.

In particular, such information is processed for the following purposes:

  • To ensure that the connection to our website is built up without undue problems;
  • To ensure that you can use our website without undue problems;
  • Evaluation of the system security and stability, and
  • For further administrative purposes.

We will not use your data to draw conclusions in respect of your person. Information of this nature may be evaluated by us statistically where necessary to optimise our Internet presence and the underlying technology.

Legal basis:

Your personal data are processed in accordance with Art. 6, Para. 1, lit. f of the GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.

Recipients:

Recipients of the data can be technical service providers acting as processors in the field of operation and maintenance of our website.

Duration of storage:

The data will be deleted if they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were gathered. This always applies to data required to deploy the website when the appropriate session is finished.

Statutory or contractual requirements pertaining to the provision of personal data:

It is neither prescribed by law nor required by any contract or agreement to provide the aforementioned personal data. Without specifying your IP address, however, it is not guaranteed that you can use our services fully and properly. Furthermore, individual services may not be available or limited. For this reason, you have not the right to object.

Cookies

Data processing type and purpose:

As many other websites, we also use so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or the like) when you visit our website.

Thus, we receive certain data, such as about the browser you are using, the operating system installed on your machine, and your IP address.

Cookies cannot be used to start programs or transmit viruses to a computer. The information provided by way of the cookies makes navigation easier for you and allows you to display our websites correctly.

In no case will the data collected by us be transmitted to third parties or linked to your personal data without your consent.

You can principally also visit our website without cookies. Internet browsers are always set such that they accept cookies. You may always deactivate the use of cookies by way of the settings of your browser. Please use the help functions of your Internet browser to learn how you can change these settings. Please note that individual functions provided by our website might not function if you have disabled the use of cookies.

Duration of storage and cookies used:

If you give us your consent to use cookies and set your browser accordingly, the following cookies may be used on our websites:

  • Session-based technical cookies; they are automatically deleted at the end of your browser session
  • Google Analytics cookies

Insofar as such cookies can (also) pertain to personal data, we will inform you in the subsequent sections.

You can choose to delete either individual or all cookies. Furthermore, you will receive information and guidelines on how to clear, remove, delete, block or disable cookies in advance. Depending on the provider you have chosen for your browser, you will find the required information at:

Newsletters

Data processing type and purpose:

We regularly send out newsletters via e-mail to users and other interested persons who have subscribed. We use the mailing list provider Campaign Monitor (404/3-5 Stapleton Ave, Sutherland NSW 2232, Sydney, Australia) to send out our e-mail newsletters. By subscribing to our newsletter, the data (your name, company, e-mail address) you specified when subscribing are transferred to Campaign Monitor and stored there. The service provider Campaign Monitor has its registered offices in Australia, and the data are processed on servers / computing centres in the USA. After you have signed up, you receive an e-mail from Campaign Monitor with a confirmation link requesting you to click to confirm the validity of your e-mail address (double opt-in). Campaign Monitor provides comprehensive possibilities of tracking how many users opened and read the newsletters. Such tracking analyses are always group-related and only used with your express consent to individual analysis of the newsletter recipients. Further information about Campaign Monitor and the data privacy at Campaign Monitor can be found at: http://www.campaignmonitor.com/privacy/.

Legal basis:

In accordance with your express consent (Art. 6, Para. 1, lit. a of the GDPR), we will send our newsletters or similar information via e-mail to your e-mail address at regular intervals.

You can withdraw your consent to saving your personal data and their use for the purpose of sending the newsletter at any time with effect for the future. An appropriate link can be found in every newsletter. Furthermore, you can also unsubscribe at any time, either directly on this website or by notifying us of your withdrawal by using the e-mail address specified at the end of this data privacy statement.

Recipients:

Recipients of the data are data processors, for example.

Duration of storage:

The data provided or collected in this context are only processed as long as your consent is provided. Then they will be deleted.

Statutory or contractual requirements pertaining to the provision of personal data:

You provide your personal data voluntarily and solely on the basis of an express statement of consent. Without your consent, we are unfortunately unable to send you our newsletter.

Contact form

Data processing type and purpose:

The data you entered are saved to facilitate individual communication with you. To this end, you must specify a valid e-mail address and your name, enabling us to assign and respond to your inquiry. Any further details can be specified as an option.

Legal basis:

The data you entered in the contact form are processed for the purposes of legitimate interests (Art. 6, Para. 1, lit. f of the GDPR).

By providing the contact form, we want to facilitate an uncomplicated means for you to contact us. The data submitted by you will be stored for the purposes of processing your inquiry and for the case if you subsequently have any further questions regarding the same topic.

If you contact us to request an offer or quotation, the data you entered in the contact form will be processed in order to take steps prior to entering into a contract (Art. 6, Para. 1, lit. b of the GDPR).

Recipients:

Recipients of the data are data processors, for example.

Duration of storage:

The data are deleted six months after processing of your inquiry at the latest.

If a contract or agreement is concluded, we are subject to the legal retention periods in accordance with the German Commercial Code (HGB) and will delete your data after expiry of the periods specified therein.

Statutory or contractual requirements pertaining to the provision of personal data:

Your personal data are provided on a voluntary basis. However, we cannot process your inquiry if you do not specify your name, your e-mail address and the reason of your inquiry.

Use of Google Analytics

Data processing type and purpose:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter referred to as "Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and which your browser saves to analyse the use of our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In case IP anonymisation is activated on these websites, your IP address will be truncated by Google within the area of Member States of the European Union or in other countries which are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of the website for the purposes of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them with other services relating to website use and Internet usage. The IP address transferred by your browser during the use of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

The purposes of data processing are to evaluate the use of our website and to compile reports on activities thereon. Other related services will then be provided based on the use of the website and the Internet.

Legal basis:

Your data are processed in accordance with the user's consent (Art. 6, Para. 1, lit. a of the GDPR).

Recipients:

Recipient of the data is Google as the processor. To this end, we concluded the appropriate data processing agreement with Google.

Duration of storage:

The data are deleted once they are no longer required for our recording purposes.

Transfer of personal data to a third country:

Google processes your data in the USA and has subjected itself to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Statutory or contractual requirements pertaining to the provision of personal data:

You provide your personal data voluntarily and solely on the basis of an express statement of your consent. If you prevent the access, the website may not function properly or its functions may be limited.

Withdrawal of your consent:

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the acquisition of the data created by the cookie and referred to the use of our website by you (incl. your IP address) and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in which is available at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

In addition or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you may prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our web pages by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie will then be installed on your device. This will prevent Google Analytics from collecting data for this website and for this browser in future as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

Profiling:

The tracking tool Google Analytics is used to evaluate the browsing behaviour of the website visitors and to analyse their interests. To this end, we generate a pseudonymous user profile.

Use of Google Maps

Data processing type and purpose:

We use the offer from Google Maps on our website. Google Maps is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as "Google"). Thus, we can display interactive maps directly on our website, allowing you a convenient use of the maps function.

For more information about the data processing practices of Google, see https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB. There you can review, manage and adjust your privacy settings in the Google privacy controls.

Detailed instructions on managing your own data in connection with Google products can be found here.

Legal basis:

Legal basis for embedding Google Maps and the corresponding data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6, Para. 1, lit. a of the GDPR).

Recipients:

With your visit to our website, Google receives information that you called the appropriate subsite of our website. This is performed irrespectively of whether or not Google provides a user account via which you are logged in. If you are logged in with Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account.

If you do not wish such an assignment to Google in your profile, you must log out from Google before activating the button. Google saves your data as usage profiles and uses them for advertising, market research and/or design of its website to meet the demands of the users. Such an analysis is performed notably (even for users not logged in) to be able to furnish advertising tailored to the user's needs and to inform other social network users of your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the generation of such usage profiles; to exercise this right, contact Google.

Duration of storage:

We do not collect personal data by embedding Google Maps.

Transfer of personal data to a third country:

Google processes your data in the USA and has subjected itself to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Withdrawal of your consent:

If you do not wish that Google collects, processes or uses data about you through your visit of our website, then you can deactivate JavaScript in the settings of your browser. In such a case, however, you cannot use our website or only with limitations.

Statutory or contractual requirements pertaining to the provision of personal data:

You provide your personal data voluntarily and solely on the basis of an express statement of consent. If you prevent the access, the website may not function properly or its functions may be limited.

Embedded YouTube videos

Data processing type and purpose:

YouTube videos are embedded on a few of our websites. Operator of the appropriate plug-ins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter referred to as "YouTube"). When you visit a site incorporating a YouTube plug-in, a connection to YouTube servers is established. YouTube is notified of which sites you are visiting. If you are logged in into your YouTube account, YouTube will be able to assign your web browsing behaviour personally to you. You can prevent this by logging out from your YouTube account in advance.

When a YouTube video is started, the provider initiates cookies to collect information about the web browsing behaviour of the appropriate user.

Further information about the purpose and scope of collection and processing of your data by YouTube can be found in the data privacy statement of the appropriate provider. There you will also find further information about your rights and settings for protection of your privacy (https://policies.google.com/privacy). Google processes your data in the USA and has subjected itself to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Legal basis:

Legal basis for embedding YouTube and the corresponding data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6, Para. 1, lit. a of the GDPR).

Recipients:

Calling YouTube will automatically link you to Google.

Duration of storage and withdrawal of your consent:

If you disabled the saving of cookies for Google Ads, you must also reckon with their being disabled when viewing YouTube videos. However, YouTube also stores non-person related usage information in other cookies. To prevent this, block saving of cookies in your browser.

Further information about data privacy in "YouTube" can be found in the data privacy statement of your provider at: https://policies.google.com/?hl=en&gl=en

Transfer of personal data to a third country:

Google processes your data in the USA and has subjected itself to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Statutory or contractual requirements pertaining to the provision of personal data:

You provide your personal data voluntarily and solely on the basis of an express statement of consent. If you prevent the access, the website may not function properly or its functions may be limited.

Social media share plug-ins

Data processing type and purpose:

We offer the possibility of using so-called social media share buttons on our website. To protect your data when implementing, we use Shariff. The share buttons are embedded on the website merely as graphics incorporating a link to the appropriate website of the share button provider. When you click the graphic, you are immediately forwarded to the services of the corresponding providers. Only then will your data be sent to the appropriate provider. If you do not click the graphic, no data exchange between you and the appropriate providers of the social media share buttons is performed. Information about the collection and use of your data in the social networks can be found in the terms and conditions of use of the appropriate providers. Fore more information about Shariff, click: https://www.drupal.org/project/shariff#:~:text=Shariff%20enables%20website%20users%20to,data%20from%20all%20page%20visitors.

We embedded social media buttons of the following companies on our website:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Xing
  • LinkedIn

SSL encryption

To ensure secure transmission of your data, we use state-of-the-art encryption techniques (e.g. SSL) by way of HTTPS.

Objecting to advertising e-mails

We hereby expressly object to the use of contact data published within the framework of our duty to publish a legal notice for the transmission of advertising and information material which is not expressly solicited. The operators of the websites expressly reserve the right to pursue legal steps in the event that unsolicited advertising and information is sent, e.g. in the form of spam e-mails.

Data privacy statement for online applications

Thank you for your interest in our online job posting. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. We therefore would like to inform you in the following on how your data provided to us within the framework of your online application are gathered, processed and used in accordance with the relevant data protection regulations.

Data collection:

  • The following personal application data from you are collected and processed within the framework of your online application:
  • Last name, first name
  • E-mail address
  • Telephone number
  • Application papers (letter of application, curriculum vita, reports, certificates, etc.)

Data processing type and purpose/data transfer:

Your personal application data are collected and processed exclusively for the specific purpose of staffing in our company. Your data are only transferred to the appropriate departments of our company which are responsible for the appropriate application procedure. Your application data will neither be used otherwise, nor transferred to any third parties.

Storage duration of your application data:

Your personal application data will be deleted twelve months after closing of the application procedure. This does not apply if there are any legal regulations which contradict a deletion or further saving is required for the purposes of giving evidence or you have given your express consent to saving your data for longer.

Saving for future job postings:

If we are currently unable to offer you a vacation, but deem your application profile to be interesting for future job offers, we will save your personal application data for twelve months if you give your express consent to such saving and use.

Data security:

To be able to protect your data collected within the framework of your application from manipulations and unauthorised access, we took various technical and organisational measures. In particular, the transfer of your online application will be performed with encryption in accordance with the currently recognised level of technology.

Right of access and withdrawal:

If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing and use of your personal data or if you want to be informed of, rectify or erase data or wish to withdraw given consents, please do not hesitate to contact our data protection officer.

Changes to our data protection regulations

We reserve the right to adapt this data privacy statement to ensure that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data privacy statement, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data privacy statement will then apply to you when revisiting our website.

Questions to the data protection officer

If you have any questions regarding data protection, do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organisation directly:

This data privacy statement was created by way of https://www.activemind.de/en/data-protection/privacy-policy-generator/. (version #2019-04-10).