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Privacy Policy

1. Who is responsible?

Data processing for the purposes of this website falls under the responsibility of Platinion GmbH, Im Mediapark 5C, 50670 Cologne, Germany, phone: +49 (0)221 58958-0, e-mail: info@platinion.com (“Platinion”).

2. For what purposes do we collect personal data?

Our website serves first and foremost to present our company. There are also parts of the website in which we ask you to share your personal data with us, for instance to

  • provide you with further information if you write to us through our contact form or directly by e-mail;
  • process your application if you register through our online application form;
  • download publications.

3. What data do we collect automatically?

If you visit our website, your IP address will be registered automatically, together with information on which of our pages you visited for how long and which browser you used to access them.

We are not able to connect this information with a specific individual; instead, we use this data for purely statistical purposes to continuously improve our website and adapt it to your needs.

4. Who do we share your personal data with?

Personal data that you share with us or that we collect automatically is transmitted exclusively within our organization, and only to such individuals or groups that require access to it in the course of their activities. Your applications are thus forwarded to our human resources department, while the data collected automatically for statistical purposes is transmitted to our marketing department.

For technical reasons, it may additionally be necessary to grant access to third parties. These are exclusively third parties who operate as our identified contract data processors. We pay strict attention to ensuring a relevant contractual basis with all of these third parties.

Beyond that, we will disclose your data only where we are legally required to do so. We will never sell, rent, or lease your personal data to third parties, nor draw commercial benefit from them in any other way.

5. Will your data be transmitted outside the EU?

We will not transmit your personal data to insecure third countries.

6. How long do we store your personal data?

When it comes to the storage of your personal data, we adhere strictly to the legal requirements. If you have authorized a longer data retention period, we will save your data until the end of that period or until we receive your revocation.

7. What information rights do you have regarding your personal data?

We will of course be happy to provide you with information about which of your personal data we have saved upon request. If you would like to correct or delete this data, please contact our data protection officer (see contact details below).

8. How safe is your data?

We use industry-standard technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data against loss, misuse, manipulation, or deletion by third parties; however, we cannot guarantee that no unauthorized individuals will access your personal data.

9. What are cookies and how do we use them?

Cookies are small files that are saved in the browser on your computer and cannot be read by third parties such as other websites. We use cookies to temporarily store the information you enter into forms. The temporarily stored data is deleted as soon as you close your browser (so-called “session cookies”).

10. Links to other websites

We assume no responsibility for the data privacy practices or content of websites not operated by Platinion which we may link to from our website.

11. Involvement of Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies that are saved on users’ computers and enable their use of a website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about the use of that website by users is generally transmitted to a Google server in the United States, where it is stored. We have activated IP anonymization on this website, so that users’ IP addresses are abbreviated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting parties of the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyze the use of this website by users to compile a report on the website activities and provide other services connected with the website usage and internet usage to the operators of the website. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be connected with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of these cookies through a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, this option informs users that they may in that case potentially not be able to fully use all functions of this website. Users can furthermore prevent Google’s collection of data generated by the cookie and processing of the data relating to their use of the website by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link. The current link is http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

You can prevent Google Analytics from capturing your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set that prevents your data from being captured when visiting this website.

12. Contact

If you have any further questions about how we handle your personal data, please contact us directly. We reserve the right to amend this data privacy statement from time to time without further notice.

Data protection officer Ms. Roswitha Wahler Platinion GmbH; Erika-Mann-Straße 9; 80636 Munich; Germany

Tel.: +49 (89) 545455339 Fax: +49 (89) 51082900 E-Mail: datenschutz@platinion.com

Additional information on data privacy for the use of the online application form

With your application, you signal your interest in employment with Platinion and provide us with your personal information for the purposes of staffing within Platinion.

In the course of the application process, your data will therefore be used by our human resources department and other individuals with a legitimate interest, in particular by the managers involved in the application process within Platinion to check your profile against the job openings. In addition, we will consider whether to offer you inclusion in our Talent Pool. You will be informed by e-mail of your inclusion in our Talent Pool and will have the opportunity to object to such inclusion.

We would be pleased to save your data beyond the application process to be able to consider you again in potential future application rounds.

You may revoke your authorization of such data storage at any time. To do so, please contact out data protection officer.

Additional information on data privacy for the use of the online applicant portal

You have the option of creating a user account to track the status of your application throughout the application process. To do so, we will need your e-mail address, a password, and your consent to our data privacy policy. The data and attachments will remain stored after your application process to facilitate future applications on your part. You may of course delete your data, attachments, or user account at any time yourself or ask us to do so.