Declaration of consent under data protection legislation for applicants to companies in the Körber Group


We like to inform you how we use and safeguard your personal data, and what aspects you and we need to consider in this regard.

The personal data you have provided us on these web pages as part of your application, incl. all attachments, will exclusively be used by the companies of the Körber Group for the purpose of processing, storing, evaluating, assigning and sharing your application in connection with your interest in a current or future job in a company of the Körber Group. Your data will only be transferred to companies of the Körber Group located outside the EEA (European Economic Area) or outside countries that are recognized as "safe third-party states" in terms of data protection legislation, if you have applied to such a company or if you have previously permitted the transfer of your data.

We have instructed a service provider to process your application. The service provider, softgarden GmbH, has been audited by our company and is obliged to guarantee the security of your data by confidentiality and data protection agreements.

If your application proves successful, we may use the specified data for personnel administration purposes during the course of your employment.

After completion of the application process, the Körber Group will store the data you have provided in the application form for up to 6 months for being able to respond to any questions that may arise concerning your application. After this period, your data will anonymized (attachments and personal data will be deleted) for the purpose of anonymized statistical evaluations. After further 12 months, the anonymized data will be completely deleted.

You may at any time request complete deletion of your data from our database. We will do this without delay. You can also do this by yourself if you have an account (login / registration).

We reserve the right to check your application documents for offensive or illegal content, or to have this check performed by third parties on our behalf, and to delete the documents and/or to block your access to the server. 

Your data input and data transmission via the Internet are encrypted. Please note that even protected communication via the Internet cannot fully exclude the risk of unauthorized third parties becoming aware of and manipulating the data. Due to the nature of the Internet, we neither offer any guarantee that the application documents will reach us correctly and completely (despite the fact that we take account of technical and organizational measures), nor guarantee the absence of faults as part of data transmission outside our systems.

When you access our web sites, our web servers automatically store the communications data of the requesting computer, the web pages that you visit on our sites, the data and duration of the visit, the identification data of the browser and operating system type used, your IP address as well as the website from which you navigate to our site. This data is stored for data protection reasons as well as for statistical purposes. No additional personal data such as your name, address, phone number or e-mail address is recorded, unless you enter this information by yourself as part of the application process. 

If you are a minor (applicants under 18 years), you declare by your confirmation that your parents have approved your application.

If you have further questions about the procedure, please contact our data protection staff members. We wish you all the best with your application. Please note that it is also possible to submit your application by post.

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