1) Information about the collection of personal data and contact details of the person responsible
1.1 We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. In the following we inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified.
1.2 The person responsible for data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is KB ELEMENTS GmbH, WEIDCHEN. 21, 52353 Duren, Germany, phone: (+49) 02421 9200038, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.
1.3 For security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (eg orders or inquiries to the person responsible), this website uses an SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the character string 'https://' and the lock symbol in your browser line.
2) Data collection when visiting our website
If you only use our website for informational purposes, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called 'server log files'). When you visit our website, we collect the following data that is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:
- Our visited website
- Date and time at the time of access
- Amount of data sent in bytes
- Source/reference from which you came to the page
- Browser used
- Operating system used
- IP address used (if necessary: in anonymous form)
The processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way. However, we reserve the right to subsequently check the server log files if there are concrete indications of illegal use.
In order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your end device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable us or our partner companies (third-party cookies) to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process certain user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values to an individual extent. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period,
If personal data is also processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR either to execute the contract or in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests the best possible functionality of the website and a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.
We may work with advertising partners who help us to make our website more interesting for you. For this purpose, cookies from partner companies are also stored on your hard drive when you visit our website (third-party cookies). If we work together with the aforementioned advertising partners, you will be informed individually and separately about the use of such cookies and the scope of the information collected in each case within the following paragraphs.
Please note that you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually whether to accept them or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. These can be found for the respective browsers under the following links:
Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/microsoft-edge/temporary-allowing-of-cookies-and-website-data-in-microsoft-edge-597f04f2-c0ce-f08c-7c2b-541086362bd2
Please note that if cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be restricted.
When contacting us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), personal data is collected. Which data is collected when using a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. This data is stored and used exclusively for the purpose of answering your request or for establishing contact and the associated technical administration. The legal basis for the processing of this data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Your data will be deleted once your request has been processed. This is the case
5) Site Functionalities
Applications for job advertisements by e-mail
On our website we advertise currently vacant positions in a separate section, for which interested parties can apply by e-mail to the contact address provided.
Inclusion in the application process requires that applicants provide us with all the personal data required for a well-founded and informed assessment and selection together with the application by e-mail.
The required information includes general personal information (name, address, a telephone or electronic contact option) as well as performance-specific evidence of the qualifications required for a position. It may also be necessary to provide health-related information, which must be taken into account in the interest of social protection in the person of the applicant in terms of labor and social law.
Which components an application must contain in individual cases in order to be considered and the form in which these components are to be sent by e-mail can be found in the respective job advertisement.
After receipt of the application sent using the email contact address provided, the applicant data will be stored by us and evaluated exclusively for the purpose of processing the application. For questions that arise in the course of processing, we use either the e-mail address provided by the applicant with his application or a telephone number provided at our discretion.
The legal basis for this processing, including contacting us for queries, is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR (for processing in Germany in conjunction with Section 26 Paragraph 1 BDSG), in the sense of which going through the application process is considered to be the initiation of an employment contract.
Insofar as special categories of personal data within the meaning of Article 9 Paragraph 1 GDPR (e.g. health data such as information on severely disabled status) are requested from applicants as part of the application process, the processing takes place in accordance with Article 9 Paragraph 2 lit. GDPR so that we can exercise our rights under labor law and social security and social protection law and comply with our obligations in this regard.
Cumulatively or alternatively, the processing of the special data categories can also be based on Art. 9 Para. 1 lit health or social care treatment or for the administration of health or social care systems and services.
If the applicant is not selected in the course of the evaluation described above or if an applicant withdraws his application prematurely, his data transmitted by e-mail and all electronic correspondence including the original application e-mail will be deleted after 6 months at the latest after notification. This period is based on our legitimate interest in being able to answer any follow-up questions about the application and, if necessary, in being able to meet our obligations to provide evidence from the regulations on the equal treatment of applicants.
In the event of a successful application, the data provided will be processed on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR (for processing in Germany in conjunction with Section 26 Paragraph 1 BDSG) for the purposes of carrying out the employment relationship.
6) Rights of the data subject
6.1 The applicable data protection law grants you the following data subject rights (rights to information and intervention) vis-à-vis the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data, whereby reference is made to the stated legal basis for the respective exercise requirements:
- Right to information according to Art. 15 GDPR;
- Right to rectification according to Art. 16 GDPR;
- Right to erasure according to Art. 17 GDPR;
- Right to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR;
- Right to information according to Art. 19 GDPR;
- Right to data portability according to Art. 20 GDPR;
- Right to revoke granted consent in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR;
- Right to complain according to Art. 77 GDPR.
6.2 RIGHT TO OBJECT
IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA ON THE BASIS OF A BALANCING OF INTERESTS IN OUR PREVIOUS LEGITIMATE INTERESTS, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO OBJECT TO THIS PROCESSING FOR REASONS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION WITH EFFECT FOR THE FUTURE.
IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA INVOLVED. HOWEVER, FURTHER PROCESSING REMAINS RESERVED IF WE CAN PROVE COMPREHENSIVE REASONS FOR PROCESSING THAT OVERRIDE YOUR INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING IS FOR THE CERTIFICATION, EXERCISE OR DEFENSE OF LEGAL CLAIMS.
IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED BY US FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH ADVERTISING. YOU MAY OBJECT AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.
IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA INVOLVED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES.
7) Duration of storage of personal data
The duration of the storage of personal data is based on the respective legal basis, the processing purpose and - if relevant - also based on the respective statutory retention period (e.g. commercial and tax retention periods).
When processing personal data on the basis of an express consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR, this data is stored until the person concerned revokes his consent.
If there are statutory retention periods for data that are processed as part of legal or similar obligations on the basis of Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR, this data will be routinely deleted after the retention period has expired, provided that it is no longer required to fulfill or initiate a contract and/or we have no legitimate interest in further storage.
When personal data is processed on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his or her right to object under Article 21 (1) GDPR, unless we can provide compelling reasons worthy of protection for processing that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
When processing personal data for the purpose of direct advertising on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his right of objection under Article 21 Paragraph 2 GDPR.
Unless otherwise stated in the other information in this declaration on specific processing situations, stored personal data will be deleted when they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.