PRIVACY POLICY

Privacy Notice of KDX Europe Composites R&D Center GmbH

KDX Europe Composites R&D Center GmbH takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and strictly complies with all applicable data protection laws and regulations, in particular with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) and the German Telecommunication Media Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG). Please find below information on the collection and use of your personal data when using our website. You may access this policy at any time on our website.

  1. DATA CONTROLLER
    Service provider and data controller within the meaning of the data protection law is KDX Europe Composites R&D Center GmbH, Am Weiglfeld 15, 83629 Weyarn, Germany, +49 8020 / 9083 100, info@kdx-erd.com. You may contact our external data protection officer by email under datenschutz@kdx-erd.com.
  1. YOUR RIGHTS
    2.1 You may at any time request information about the data which we hold about you as well as about their origin, recipients or categories of recipients to which this data is forwarded and about the retention purpose.
    2.2 You may request an immediate correction of incorrect personal data related to you or a restriction of processing. Taking into account the processing purposes, you are also entitled to request a completion of incomplete personal data – also by means of a supplementary declaration.
    2.3 You may request that personal data about you is immediately erased. We are, inter alia, obliged to erase such data if it is no longer required for the purpose for which it was collected or otherwise processed or if you withdraw your consent.
    2.4 You are entitled to receive the respective personal data provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format and you are entitled to transmit such data to other data controllers without restriction if the processing was based on your consent or if the data was processed by means of automated procedures.
    2.5 You may withdraw your consent to the use of your data at any time.
    2.6 You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data where we process your personal data on the basis of legitimate interests.
    2.7 Please send any requests for information, data subject access requests or objections to the data processing by email to the address specified under clause 1.
    2.8 In case of data protection violations, you have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority with respect to data protection issues is the Bavarian State Office for Data Protection Supervision (Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht) (address and contact: https://www.lda.bayern.de/de/impressum.html).
  1. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA IN CASE OF USE FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES, COOKIES
    3.1 If the website is used for information purposes only, i.e. if you do not contact us beyond using our website or otherwise transmit information to us, we collect usage data which is automatically transmitted by your browser in order to enable you to visit the website. Such storage of data exclusively serves system-related and statistical purposes (on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR).
    3.2 Moreover, cookies are stored on your computer when using the website. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your hard drive allocated to the browser used by you which provide the party placing the cookie (in this case us) with certain information. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our services more user-friendly, effective and secure. For the most part, the cookies that we use are “session cookies”. These cookies are deleted automatically at the end of your visit of our website. Other cookies remain on your terminal device until being deleted. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.
    3.3 Cookies required to perform the electronic communications procedure are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies in order to be able to provide our services in a defect-free and optimised way. If other cookies (e.g. cookies for analysing your browsing behaviour) are stored, such cookies are separately mentioned in this privacy policy.
    3.4 You may configure your browser settings as needed and may, for example, object to the acceptance of cookies. However, please note that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of the website.
    3.5 This information will be stored separately from any other data which we may hold about you. In particular, the cookie data will not be linked to your other data.
  1. COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA WHEN CONTACTING U
    Your personal data (e.g. your name, phone number and email address) is collected and processed if you explicitly provide us with such data for contact purposes. The use of this personal data exclusively serves the purpose of processing your request and is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) and lit. f) GDPR.
  1. COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA IN CASE OF APPLICATIONS
    We furthermore collect personal data when you apply for a position with us. The processing of this personal data by us is required for the performance of the recruiting process, including setting up an electronic job applicant file, managing your application, organising interviews – in short, the processing is necessary for us to enter into an employment contract with you. The processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR, Sec. 26 BDSG.
  1. RECIPIENTS/CATEGORIES OF RECIPIENTS OF PERSONAL DATA
    We involve service providers in the performance of services by way of order processing, in particular with respect to the provision, maintenance and servicing of IT systems for the operation of the website.
  1. RETENTION PERIOD OF PERSONAL DATA
    If your data is no longer needed, it will be erased after expiry of the period for which it is obligatory to preserve records pursuant to tax and commercial law (this can be up to ten years in case of invoices). Applicant data will be erased six months after the end of the application process.
  1. USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS
    This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” which are text files stored on your computer to help the website analyse how you use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. If the IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, Google will shorten your IP address within member states of the European Union and other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports about website activities and providing other services associated with the use of the website and the Internet to the website operator. Google will not combine the IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics with any other data held by Google. You may prevent cookies from being stored by selecting the respective settings on your browser software; however, please note that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. In addition to that, you may prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookies and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as from processing such data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=deDisable Google analytics.

    Further information on the terms of use or data protection can be found at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics has been extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (“IP masking”).
    The data processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in analysing the use of our website for optimisation purposes.

  1. USE OF GOOGLE MAPS
    This website uses Google Maps API to illustrate geographic information. When using Google Maps, Google also collects, processes and uses data about the use of the map functions by visitors. For further information on data processing by Google, please refer to Google’s privacy statement (https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de). You may also change your personal data protection settings in Google’s data protection centre. The data processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR (legitimate interest, i.e. facilitating contact).