Dear visitors of HOCH.REIN Website,
1. Usage Data
When you visit our website, so called “usage data” is stored on our webserver. The data are stored as a record for statistical purposes, to improve the quality of our website. This data set consists of
Our company processes the data of contact persons of our clients, stakeholders, suppliers and other business partners for communication via email, telephone, telefax and post. The legal basis for this processing is Art 6 Para 1 f) GDPR. The legitimate interests from our company’s perspective is to carry out or begin a business relationship with our clients, stakeholders, suppliers and other business partners, for which we must make personal contact with the contact persons.
3.2. Recipients / Categories of Recipient:
We will not transfer your data from hoch.rein GmbH to any third parties. As an exception to this, data is processed on our request by sub-processors. Our service providers have been carefully selected by us, are audited by us, and are subject to the contractual obligations of Art 28 GDPR
3.3. Storage Duration / Criteria for Determining the Storage Duration:
Personal data are stored for the purpose of carrying out the business relationship for as long as there is a legitimate interest in doing so.
4. Data Processing for Marketing Purposes
4.1. Purpose for the Data Processing / Legal Basis:
We use personal data for marketing purposes, particularly for advertising via email, telephone and post. The purpose of data processing in the context of marketing measures is to inform data subjects of our products and services. The legal basis for sending advertisements by post is Art 6 Para 1 f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in sending clients and stakeholders information regarding our products and services. The legal basis for marketing measures by email or telephone is generally a declaration of consent that you have given us. Marketing measures for existing clients are subject to further special requirements.
We will not transfer your data from hoch.rein GmbH to any third parties. As an exception to this, data are processed on our request by sub-processors. Our service providers have been carefully selected by us, are audited by us, and are subject to the contractual obligations of Art 28 GDPR.
4.3. Storage Duration / Criteria for Determining the Storage Duration:
If you opt out of marketing initiatives, your data will be immediately locked and subsequently deleted, provided they are not also used for other purposes.
6. Google Analytics
6.1. Purpose for the Data Processing / Legal Basis:
For the needs-based layout of our website, we create pseudonymised user profiles with the help of Google Analytics. Google Analytics use so called “cookies”, or text data, that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of the use of our website. The data that is generated by the cookie regarding your use of our website is, generally, transferred to a Google server in the USA and is stored there. As we have activated IP-anonymisation on this website, your IP addresses are abbreviated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states party to European Economic Area agreement. In exceptional circumstances, the full IP-address could be transferred to the Google servers in the USA and to be abbreviated there. Google will use this
information to assess your use of our website, to assemble reports on website activity, and to provide us with other services connected to the use of our website and the use of connected internet services. The legal basis for the data processing is Art 6 Para 1 f) GDPR. We have a
legitimate interest in gathering information on the use of our website.
6.2. Storage Duration / Criteria for Determining the Storage Duration:
We do not store any personally identifiable user profiles.
7. Google Webfonts
To optically improve the display of information on this site, Google Webfonts (http://www.google.com/webfonts/) are used. The webfonts are transferred when the page is called up into the cache of the browser in order to be able to use it for the presentation. If the browser does not support Google Web fonts or prohibits access, the text will be displayed in a standard font. When the page is accessed, no cookies are set for the website visitor. The data submitted in connection with the page view is sent to resourcespecific domains such as fonts.googleapis.com or fonts.gstatic.com. You will not be associated with any information collected or used in connection with the parallel use of authenticated Google services such as Gmail. The legal basis for the data transmission to Google is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. The operator of the homepage has a legitimate interest in the use of Google Webfonts for visually enhanced presentation.
In order to protect your data against unauthorized access, we implement an encryption process on most sites. The details transmitted from your device to our service, and vice versa, are secured using a 256 Bit SSLencryption (Secure Socket Layer). This is demonstrated by the symbol of the lock on the status strip of your browser, and as the address line begins with https://. We only do not encrypt information that is publicly available.
The HOCH.REIN Group is constantly looking for qualified and motivated employees and would like to inform you about the way we collect and process your personal data when you apply for one of our open positions. Please note that applications sent to us by e‑mail are transmitted to us unencrypted. Therefore, please use the fields provided by us below the respective job offer. The data transmission will then be encrypted according to the current state of the art.
9.1 Purpose of data processing, legal basis/ mode of operation:
We collect and process personal data which we require for the application process and applicant selection. In particular, this includes your contact details, such as your name and address, as well as all data related to the application, such as your CV, references and qualifications. If you submit an application for reimbursement of travel expenses, we may also need your bank details. The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 88 GDPR in conjunction with § 26 (1) (1) Federal Data Protection Act (hereinafter BDSG) respectively Art. 6 (1) (1) b GDPR.
In the further process, your CV will be digitized and the data will be stored in an applicant database. Your original documents will be converted to PDF documents and also saved to your record. Your original files will be deleted. All documents sent with your application (cover letter, CV, references and other supporting documents) and the information contained therein will be saved. If you still send us your application documents in person or by mail, we first digitize them and then also record them in our applicant management system. We will return the original documents to you immediately.
If you voluntarily provide us with additional personal data (e.g. in a field marked as voluntary or optional below the job offer), we process this on the basis of your revocable consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (1) a, Art. 7 GDPR in conjunction with § 26 (2) BDSG.
If you are not hired, but your application is still of interest to us, we will ask you whether we may continue to keep your application for future vacancies within the HOCH.REIN Group. This longer retention is based on your revocable consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (1) a, Art. 7 GDPR in conjunction with § 26 (2) BDSG. Participation in our talent pool is voluntary. If you choose not to consent, this will not impact any ongoing application processes. We will then obtain your consent separately.
9.2 Recipients/categories of recipients:
Needless to say, we treat all your data confidentially. Without separate consent, your data can only be viewed by the recruiter responsible for the position to be filled and responsible supervisors within the HOCH.REIN Group or the HOCH.REIN company which you are applying for. In addition, we do not transfer your application data to third parties outside the HOCH.REIN Group.
If necessary, we appoint data processors who are strictly bound by documented instructions and who support us e.g. in the areas of IT or the archiving and destruction of documents, and with whom separate data protection agreements have been signed.
As a matter of principle, your data will not be transferred to countries outside the EU.
9.3 Data erasure:
If you are hired, your transmitted data may be stored by us in your personnel file for the purpose of the usual organizational and administrative process in compliance with the relevant legal provisions.
If you are not hired, the data you submitted will usually be deleted after 90 days (or after 6 months at the latest) after completion of the application process or after receiving a rejection of your application. We also erase your data if you withdraw your consent.
10. No Obligation to Provide Personal Data
Provided that the previous sections have not stated otherwise, the provision of personal data is neither legally nor contractually required, nor is it necessary to conclude a contract. You are under no obligation to provide personal data, provided there is no requirement to the contrary. If you do not make your personal data available to us, the result will be that we cannot answer your contact request, or that you cannot take part in an application process or another event.
11. Your Rights as a Data Subject
In accordance with Art 15 GDPR, you have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you, free of charge. Furthermore, when the legal requirements have been met, you have a right to the correction (Art 16 GDPR), deletion (Art 17 GDPR) and restriction of the processing (Art 18 GDPR) of your personal data. If the data processing occurs on the basis of Art 6 Para 1 e) or f) GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your data under Art 21 GDPR.
12. Contact Details of our Data Protection Officer
Our company data protection officer is available for you for further information on the topic of data protection:
Dr. iur. Christian Borchers
datenschutz süd GmbH
Controller as defined by Art. 4 No. 7 DSGVO
97509 Kolitzheim, Deutschland
+49 (0) 9381 71087–0