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Information about the applicant management system

1. General information

We, Thyssengas GmbH, process your personal data in accordance with the respective applicable data protection regulations for the purposes listed below.
This data privacy information defines personal data as all information referring to you personally. In particular, this includes contact data as well as other data provided by you within the framwork of the application process. This also includes technical data which are processed during the operation of this website.

2. Controller

The controller for the processing of your personal data is Thyssengas GmbH, Emil-Moog-Platz 13, 44137 Dortmund, Germany, email:

3. Purposes and legal basis of the processing

The personal data provided by you will be used by us exclusively for the processing of your application. The legal basis for this is the necessity of the data in order to come to a decision regarding entering into an employment relationship (Section 26 of the new version of the German Federal Data Protection Act).

4. Recipients of the data

Only those who are involved in the application process will gain knowledge of your personal data. All of the employees entrusted with the data processing are obligated to safeguard the confidentiality of your data.

Service providers contracted by Thyssengas GmbH are contractually obligated to comply with the security requirements of data protection legislation. Your data will be stored in Germany exclusively.

We will not transfer your personal data to third parties unless you have consented to the data transfer or we are obligated to transfer the data due to statutory provisions and/or regulatory action or court orders.
If you apply via the web portal then an account will be created in our career portal in which you can view and manage your application.

If you decide to be added to the talent pool, the entire company will be able to access your personal data for potential hiring. The talent pool can be joined by agreeing to a recruiter's invitation or proactively using the contact form.

5. Period of storage and erasure of your data

Your data will be automatically erased within six months after the conclusion of the application process. This shall not apply if statutory provisions bar the erasure, if further storage is necessary for the purposes of evidence or if you have expressly consented to a longer period of storage.

6. Data sources

As a general rule, the information will be collected directly from you yourself within the framework of the application process. Data collection by third parties such as career networks will only occur in exceptional cases and only to the necessary extent.

7. Automated decision-making including profiling

Automated decision-making including profiling is not carried out.

8. Children

Children should not sent any personal data to us without the approval of a parent or guardian. We advise all parents and guardians to teach their children about the safe and responsible handling of personal data online. In any event we will not knowingly collect the personal data of children, use it in any way or disclose it to third parties without authorisation.

9. Log files and cookies

For operational and maintenance purposes, Thyssengas and its service providers can collect files which log the interaction taking place via this application (system logs) or use other personal data (e.g. IP address) for this purpose.
When you visit our website, your web browser automatically transmits files for technical reasons. The following data are stored separately from other data which you may send to us under certain circumstances:

• the date and time of the visit,
• the browser type and version,
• the operating system being used,
• the URL of the previously visited website,
• the quantity of data sent,
• IP address of the visitor

These data are stored exclusively for technical reasons and will not be attributed to a specific person at any time. The legal basis for this is Article 6(1) sentence 1(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Cookies are text files, normally consisting of letters and numbers, which are stored on the user's computer when the user visits our website. Through the use of cookies it is possible for us to expand the range of our functions we offer so that our website can be designed to be as comfortable as possible for you.

Such session cookies (transient cookies) only remain on your computer during your visit to our website. Persistent cookies are stored beyond your individual visit and serve to enable us to identify you again during your next visit. Our website can also include third-party cookies. These are cookies which are placed by third-party providers when the contents of our website are viewed.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, please note that if you do so then you may be unable to use all features of this website.
Functional cookies are used exclusively; analytical cookies are not used.

10. Security

All necessary and organisational security measures are taken by us in order to protect your personal data from loss and misuse. Your data are stored in a secure operating environment which is not accessible to the public, for instance. Your data are are encrypted for transmission using transport layer security (TLS). This means that the communication between your computer and our servers is carried out through the use of a recognised encryption procedure.

11. Your rights

11.1 Information, correction, erasure, etc.

We will be happy to provide you with information about whether and what personal data about you is being stored with us and to whom we may have transferred these data. In accordance with the statutory provisions, you can also exercise the right to obtain the correction, erasure, restriction of processing (blocking for specific purposes) as well as data transmission.

11.2 Right to withdraw consent

If you have granted us separate consent to the processing of your personal data, you can withdraw this consent again at any time. The lawfulness of processing of your data already carried out before the withdrawal will remain unaffected by this.

11.3 Questions or complaints

You have the right to contact a supervisory authority if you have any questions or complaints. The supervisory authority responsible for Thyssengas GmbH is the Landesamt für Informationssicherheit und Datenschutz Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia State Office for Information Security and Data Protection) (

12. Contact information

If you have any questions or comments about data protection at Thyssengas GmbH (e.g. for obtaining information about and updating your personal data), please contact ( and use the term "data protection" in the subject line.

The further development of the Internet affects our data protection strategy. We will give notification of changes on this page in due course.

Document last updated: 09.07.2018
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