Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

Platinion GmbH is pleased about your interest in our company. We place a great emphasis on maintaining your privacy. Platinion is strongly committed to protecting your personal rights and personal information that you may transmit while accessing and using the material on this Web site. In the following, we would like to inform you of the scope and coverage of our data privacy duties. Platinion may, at its discretion, amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be made available on this page so that you can always remain informed of the information we collect and how we use it.

2. Collection, processing and use of personal data

We collect and retain the personal information you send us

  • by e-mail or postal mail;
  • over our website, especially in the framework of our application form;
  • in the context of recruiting events; and
  • in order to compile your candidate profile.

With your application, you indicate your interest in working for Platinion or an affiliated company, and beyond your application, you provide us with personal information to aid your placement within Platinion.

In the course of the application process, your information will be used within Platinion by the HR department and others within Platinion with a valid interest – including especially the managers involved in the application process – to match your profile with available positions. In addition, we will review your information in deciding whether to include you in our talent pool.

3. E-mail addresses

We do not share e-mail addresses with any third party or send unsolicited e-mails to any of the addresses we collect.

4. Security

Platinion uses technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against manipulation, loss, destruction, or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continually improved in accordance with the latest technological advancements.

5. Cookies

Platinion uses cookies in the context of the three-page online application to temporarily store your form entries. Cookies are small files which are downloaded onto your computer and are saved in your browser. Cookies cannot be read by third parties, e.g., other Web sites. This temporarily saved data is deleted when you close your browser (so-called “session cookies”). Most browsers automatically accept session cookies. If session cookies are deactivated in your browser settings, the online application will not work.

6. Usage data

Usage data is data that you do not actively provide, but can be passively collected, e.g., while you are surfing a Web site. On visiting our online service, we save the IP address of the inquiring computer, the client file request (file name and URL), the HTTP response code, the Web site from which you accessed us as well as the date and duration of your visit. Data is stored without the inclusion of personal data to detect faults or misuse of our Web site. In the case of misuse, Platinion reserves the right to take legal action. Your usage data will not be used for any other purpose or passed on to third parties.

Platinion also analyzes usage data to continuously optimize the site based on the interest of our visitors.

7. Information on correction and deletion of personal data

You are entitled to obtain information about the data that you provide to Platinion via this Web site or that Platinion has stored about you. You may of course at any time request that we correct inaccurate data or delete stored data. In this event, please contact us–preferably via e-mail–using the contact details listed in section 9 below.

8. Usage of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Analytics uses so called cookies, or text files that are stored on the user’s computer and serve to analyse how he uses the website. The data the cookie generates for this analysis are generally transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. IP anonymisation is activated on this webpage. In other words, Google first abridges users’ IP addresses within the member states of the European Union and other signatories to the EEA agreement. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abridged there. Acting for the operator of this website, Google uses these details to evaluate how visitors use this website, to compile reports on website activities, and to provide the website operator with other services associated with the use of this website and the internet. The IP address Google Analytics transmits from your browser is not merged with other Google data. You can suppress cookies in your browser’s settings, but the user may then be unable to use the full extent of all functions this website can provide. Moreover, users can prevent their web use details (including their IP address) from being generated by the cookie and from being transmitted to and processed by Google. To do so, download and install the browser plugin available at the following link:

9. Contact

If you have any further questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy, from time to time, without further notice.

Platinion GmbH, Im Mediapark 5c, 50670 Cologne
Tel.: +49 (0)221 58958-0
Fax: +49 (0)221 5892051