Privacy Policy

Personal data (usually referred to just as “data” below) will only be processed by us to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents, and the services offered there.

Per Art. 4 No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the “GDPR”), “processing” refers to any operation or set of operations such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation, alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, or otherwise making available, alignment, or combination, restriction, erasure, or destruction performed on personal data, whether by automated means or not.

The following privacy policy is intended to inform you in particular about the type, scope, purpose, duration, and legal basis for the processing of such data either under our own control or in conjunction with others. We also inform you below about the third-party components we use to optimize our website and improve the user experience which may result in said third parties also processing data they collect and control.

Our privacy policy is structured as follows:

I. Information about us as controllers of your data
II. The rights of users and data subjects
III. Information about the data processing

I. Information about us as controllers of your data

The party responsible for this website (the “controller”) for purposes of data protection law is:

Alfred E. Tiefenbacher (GmbH & Co. KG)
Van-der-Smissen-Strasse 1
22767 Hamburg
Germany

Telephone: +49 (0) 40 – 44 18 09 – 0
Email: info@aet.eu

The controller’s data protection officer is:

Mr. Christian Peter

ALFRED E. TIEFENBACHER (GmbH & Co. KG)
Van-der-Smissen-Strasse 1
22767 Hamburg
Germany
Mail: datenschutz@aet.eu

II. The rights of users and data subjects

With regard to the data processing to be described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right

  • to confirmation of whether data concerning them is being processed, information about the data being processed, further information about the nature of the data processing, and copies of the data (cf. also Art. 15 GDPR);
  • to correct or complete incorrect or incomplete data (cf. also Art. 16 GDPR);
  • to the immediate deletion of data concerning them (cf. also Art. 17 DSGVO), or, alternatively, if further processing is necessary as stipulated in Art. 17 Para. 3 GDPR, to restrict said processing per Art. 18 GDPR;
  • to receive copies of the data concerning them and/or provided by them and to have the same transmitted to other providers/controllers (cf. also Art. 20 GDPR);
  • to file complaints with the supervisory authority if they believe that data concerning them is being processed by the controller in breach of data protection provisions (see also Art. 77 GDPR).

In addition, the controller is obliged to inform all recipients to whom it discloses data of any such corrections, deletions, or restrictions placed on processing the same per Art. 16, 17 Para. 1, 18 GDPR. However, this obligation does not apply if such notification is impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. Nevertheless, users have a right to information about these recipients.

Likewise, under Art. 21 GDPR, users and data subjects have the right to object to the controller’s future processing of their data pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. In particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising is permissible.

III. Information about the data processing

Your data processed when using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose for its storage ceases to apply, provided the deletion of the same is not in breach of any statutory storage obligations or unless otherwise stipulated below.

Cookies

a) Session cookies

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies stored on your computer by your browser. These cookies process certain specific information about you, such as your browser, location data, or IP address.

This processing makes our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure, allowing us, for example, to display our website in different languages or to offer a shopping cart function.

The legal basis for such processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR, insofar as these cookies are used to collect data to initiate or process contractual relationships.

If the processing does not serve to initiate or process a contract, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our website. The legal basis is then Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

When you close your browser, these session cookies are deleted.

b) Third-party cookies

If necessary, our website may also use cookies from companies with whom we cooperate for the purpose of advertising, analyzing, or improving the features of our website.

Please refer to the following information for details, in particular for the legal basis and purpose of such third-party collection and processing of data collected through cookies.

c) Disabling cookies

You can refuse the use of cookies by changing the settings on your browser. Likewise, you can use the browser to delete cookies that have already been stored. However, the steps and measures required vary, depending on the browser you use. If you have any questions, please use the help function or consult the documentation for your browser or contact its maker for support. Browser settings cannot prevent so-called flash cookies from being set. Instead, you will need to change the setting of your Flash player. The steps and measures required for this also depend on the Flash player you are using. If you have any questions, please use the help function or consult the documentation for your Flash player or contact its maker for support.

If you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, not all of the functions on our site may be fully usable.

Online job applications I Publication of job advertisements

Data protection information on the processing of applicant data 

What personal data do we collect and where does it come from?

We process the following personal data as part of the application process:

  • Your master data (e.g. first name, last name, name affixes, dates of birth, etc.)
  • Contact data (e.g. private address, mobile/telephone number, e-mail address)
  • Further data from the application documents (e.g. skills and abilities)
  • Work permit / residence title, if applicable
  • if relevant to the advertised position or required by law: health suitability

Your personal data will generally be collected directly from you as part of the application process, in particular from the application documents and interviews. You are responsible for the accuracy of the data you provide.

In addition, we may process personal data that we have permissibly obtained from publicly accessible sources (e.g. professional networks).

For what purposes and on what legal basis is data processed?

We process your personal data in compliance with the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

Primarily, the data processing serves the selection of applicants or the establishment of the employment relationship. The primary legal basis for this is Article 88 (1) DS-GVO in conjunction with Section 26 (1) BDSG.

Your data will be processed exclusively for filling the specific position for which you have applied.

In addition, the processing of health data may be necessary for the assessment of your ability to work pursuant to Art. 9 (2) h) in conjunction with Section 22 (1) b) BDSG.

How long will your data be stored?

In the event of a rejection, your personal data will be stored for the duration of the application  rocess and deleted six months after completion of the application process. If we are unable to accept you for a specific position, but would like to consider your profile for any subsequent vacancies, we would be happy to include your documents in an applicant pool. We would obtain your consent to this procedure separately by e-mail in due course. After inclusion in the applicant pool, we will store your data for a further 24 months. After that, your data will be deleted. If your application is successful, your data will be stored and processed as employee data.

Who receives your data?

Within our company, only those persons and departments (e.g. specialist department, management, HR department) will receive your personal data that are involved in the decision to hire you.

If we access the support of external service providers as part of the application process, we will obtain separate consent from you before passing on your personal data. We have concluded an order processing agreement with the relevant service providers.

Where is your data stored and how is it secured (data security)?

Our online career portal is technically operated by our service provider Hubdrive GmbH, Beethovenstr. 5, 97080 Würzburg, Germany, which secures your data in a Microsoft data center in the Euro area. The service provider is obligated to comply with data protection in accordance with the German Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO) in conjunction with the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and has up-to-date technical measures to ensure data security, in particular to protect your personal data from risks during data transmissions and from third parties gaining knowledge. These measures are adapted to the current state of the art in each case.

What rights can you assert as a data subject?

You have the rights from Art. 15 – 22 DS-GVO:

  • Right to information (Art. 15 DS-GVO)
  • Right to rectification (Art. 16 DS-GVO)
  • Right to erasure (Art. 17 DS-GVO)
  • Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 DS-GVO)
  • Right to object to processing (Art. 21)
  • Right to data portability (Art. 20 DS-GVO)

Please contact jobs@aet.eu for this purpose

Are you obliged to provide your data?

In order to consider your application, we require from you those personal data that are necessary for the selection of applicants or the decision on the establishment of an employment relationship.

You can revoke your consent to the use of your personal data at any time with effect for the future. An e-mail to jobs@aet.eu is sufficient for this purpose. A revocation will result in the termination of the application process and the immediate deletion of your data.

In all other respects, our general data protection guidelines (https://tiefenbachergroup.com/privacy/) apply.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics on our website. This is a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU’s data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

The Google Analytics service is used to analyze how our website is used. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of our site.

Usage and user-related information, such as IP address, place, time, or frequency of your visits to our website will be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. However, we use Google Analytics with the so-called anonymization function, whereby Google truncates the IP address within the EU or the EEA before it is transmitted to the US.

The data collected in this way is in turn used by Google to provide us with an evaluation of visits to our website and what visitors do once there. This data can also be used to provide other services related to the use of our website and of the internet in general.

Google states that it will not connect your IP address to other data. In addition, Google provides further information with regard to its data protection practices at

https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners,

including options you can exercise to prevent such use of your data.

In addition, Google offers an opt-out add-on at

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

in addition with further information. This add-on can be installed on the most popular browsers and offers you further control over the data that Google collects when you visit our website. The add-on informs Google Analytics’ JavaScript (ga.js) that no information about the website visit should be transmitted to Google Analytics. However, this does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analytics services we may use as detailed herein.

Google-Maps

Our website uses Google Maps to display our location and to provide directions. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU’s data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established whenever our website is accessed.

If you access the Google Maps components integrated into our website, Google will store a cookie on your device via your browser. Your user settings and data are processed to display our location and create a route description. We cannot prevent Google from using servers in the USA.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in optimizing the functionality of our website.

By connecting to Google in this way, Google can determine from which website your request has been sent and to which IP address the directions are transmitted.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

In addition, the use of Google Maps and the information obtained via Google Maps is governed by the Google Terms of Use https://policies.google.com/terms?gl=DE&hl=en and the Terms and Conditions for Google Maps https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html.

Google also offers further information at

https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

https://policies.google.com/privacy

Google reCAPTCHA

Our website uses Google reCAPTCHA to check and prevent automated servers (“bots”) from accessing and interacting with our website. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU’s data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

This service allows Google to determine from which website your request has been sent and from which IP address the reCAPTCHA input box has been used. In addition to your IP address, Google may collect other information necessary to provide and guarantee this service.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the security of our website and in the prevention of unwanted, automated access in the form of spam or similar.

Google offers detailed information at

https://policies.google.com/privacy

concerning the general handling of your user data.