Data privacy policy

Privacy Policy

Below, you will find information about the collection of personal data if you apply via the unsolicited online application form (available at www.we-online.com). We explain what personal data are collected within the scope of your use of the site, how and for what purposes these data are collected, processed and used and what your rights are in this respect. Protecting your personal data is important to us.
Personal data are all data that relate to you personally, such as your name, postal address or email address as well as information from the application documents you send us and technical data that can be assigned to you, such as your assigned IP address.
With regard to automatic data processing on our website, the use of cookies, web analysis tools and social plugins and reCAPTCHA, please refer to our General Privacy Policy.


I. Identity of the Data Protection Controller

In accordance with data protection regulations, the responsible body for the collection and processing of your personal data when submitting an unsolicited job application via the contact form on the website www.we-online.com:

Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG
Max- Eyth- Straße 1
74638 Waldenburg

II. Contact details of the Data Protection Officer

If you have questions, concerns or suggestions as regards data protection concerning the website www.we-online.com, please contact our Data Protection Officer:

Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG
Data Protection Officer
Max-Eyth-Straße 1
74638 Waldenburg
Germany
Email: data-protection@we-online.com
Phone: +49 7942 9450
You may exercise your rights as a data subject with our Data Protection Officer. You can find more detailed information regarding this in Section V.

III. Applicant's data

1. Personal data that are processed within the scope of the application process

The following data or categories of data are processed:
  • Master data:
    • Name, phone number, email address;
    • If stated by the applicant in his or her CV: address, date, place and country of birth and, if applicable, name at birth, nationality, marital status
  • Job-related data, which location, entry level, area and entry date the application is to be considered for and your salary expectations.
  • Other data that you provide us with voluntarily in the application process by uploading them or sending them to the controller by other means, such as in the comments field of the form, your application letter, CV or certificates (such as education, career, outside interests).
  • Communication data: data about the content of the communication and other data that arise within the scope of communication with you (e.g., during a phone call from us, when the contact form is used).
  • Data protection declarations:
    • Declarations of consent to process personal data;
    • Declaration to revoke declarations made by you; declaration to oppose processing of personal data;
  • Declarations to assert your rights to access, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability, including the information that you provide to us when you assert your rights.
  • The following usage data are processed for all visitors to the website, also those who do not complete the application process: IP address, the accessed website, date and time of the access (see our General Website Privacy Policy). Those usage data are saved independantly from the applicant's data and are not connected with the application process.

2. Scope of processing personal data, purposes and legal bases

Purpose / justified interest Processed data, data category Legal bases
Using the website for a job application / initiate a contract, including communication with the data subject Master data, job-related data, communication data, application number, other data you provide us with voluntarily in the application process by uploading them or sending them to us by other means, such as in your application letter, CV or certificates Article 6 (1) lit. b GDPR, Section 26 (1) BDSG
Initial approach of a potential candidate by Würth Elektronik, including communication with the person concerned. master data, communication data, application number, data that you have yourself made public on professionally oriented social media platforms, other data that you voluntarily provide to us in the further application process by uploading it or sending it to us in another way, such as in your letter of application, curriculum vitae or certificates. initial approach Art. 6 (1) lit f, further communication  Art. 6 (1) lit a, b GDPR
Storage by the controller for 12 months from receipt of the application for consideration by other departments if the application for the advertised position is unsuccessful. Master data, job-related data, communication data, application number, other data you provide us with voluntarily in the application process by uploading them or sending them to us by other means, such as in your application letter, CV or certificates Article 6 (1) lit. a GDPR
Transfer to other companies in the Würth Elektronik Group and storage there for 12 months to consider you also for suitable positions there. Master data, job-related data, application number, other data you provide us with voluntarily in the application process by uploading them or sending them to us by other means, such as in your application letter, CV or certificates Article 6 (1) lit. a GDPR
After the conclusion of an employment contract, data will be stored in the personnel records of the person concerned. These data will be used as a basis for the subsequent professional development of the person concerned (e.g., recognising training, development options/requirements depending on prior knowledge, promotion opportunities depending on existing qualifications, etc.). Master data, job-related data, other data you provide us with voluntarily in the application process by uploading them or sending them to us by other means, such as in your application letter, CV or certificates Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR
After the conclusion of an employment contract, data will be stored in the personnel records of the person concerned also to control misuse. Master data, job-related data, other data you provide us with voluntarily in the application process by uploading them or sending them to us by other means, such as in your application letter, CV or certificates Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR
Based on the application process, mutual legal claims may arise (e.g., pre-contract claims, General Equal Treatment Act claims). The collected data are required to assert, exercise or defend these (potential) legal claims. Master data, communication data, usage data Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR
Consent management (management of data protection and integrity declarations of consent and revocation). Master data, data protection declarations Article 6 (1) lit. c GDPR
Data subject rights management (processor of inquiries from data subjects about access, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability to fulfil the data protection rights of the data subjects). All data and categories of data that are the subject of the respective inquiry. Article 6 (1) lit. c GDPR


3. Duration of storage

Personal data from applicants will be stored only for the time required to achieve the purpose of the storage.
If no position is currently available for your unsolicited application, your personal data will be deleted six (6) months after you have been notified that your application was unsuccessful.
If you have given your consent that your personal data may be stored by the controller or by another company in the Würth Elektronik Group for future interesting vacancies, your personal data will not be deleted until 12 months after receipt of your application.
It may also happen that personal data are kept for the time during which claims can be asserted.
Legal storage obligations will be taken into account. At the latest when these times expire, personal data are generally erased.

4. Provision of personal data

Within the scope of the application process and its execution, personal data that are required for the decision to establish an employment relationship or that the controller is legally obliged to collect must be provided. Generally, no employment contract can be concluded without these data.

5. Recipients or categories of recipients of personal data

In the Group company (controller), only entities that need the applicant’s data to fulfil the aforementioned purpose, especially the contractual obligations, have access to these data.
If you have consented, the controller will pass your personal data to other companies in the Würth Elektronik Group in the European Union and in Switzerland that may be able to offer you a suitable position.

6. Sending personal data to third countries

If we send personal data to companies in the Würth Elektronik Group outside the European Union, we will send these data only if the EU Commission has confirmed that the third country has an appropriate level of data protection or that there are other data protection guarantees (e.g., binding company-internal data protection regulations or ER standard contractual clauses). You can request from us an overview of the recipients in third countries and a copy of the specifically agreed regulations to ensure an appropriate level of data protection. Please use the above contact details for this.


IV. Data security

The personal data collected and stored by us will be handled confidentially and protected by appropriate technical and organisational measures against loss and modification as well as unauthorised access by third parties.

V. Rights of the data subjects

Insofar as the legal conditions laid out in Articles 15 et seq. GDPR are in effect, you have the following rights (data subject rights) with respect to your personal data stored by us:
  • You have the right to obtain confirmation from the controller at any time as to whether personal data and which categories of personal data are stored by us, for what purposes the data are being processed and the recipients or categories of recipients who may gain access to these data. In addition, you may request information from us about your personal data as laid out in Article 15 GDPR (right of access).
  • In accordance with the statutory requirements, you also have a right to rectification (Article 16 GDPR), a right to erasure (Article 17 GDPR) and a right on restriction of processing (blocking) (Article 18 GDPR) of your personal data.
  • Furthermore, in accordance with Article 20 GDPR you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. You may transmit these personal data or have them transmitted to another controller (right to data portability).
  • You are also entitled to revoke your consent at any time.
  • In addition, if all legal requirements have been fulfilled pursuant to Article 21 GDPR, you have the right to object to data processing that is based on the legitimate interests of the controller or a third party pursuant to Article 6 (1). lit. f) GDPR.
To exercise your rights as a data subject, you can contact us at data-protection@we-online.com at any time or send a letter to the address listed in Item 1.
Furthermore, according to Article 77 (1) GDPR you also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State where you reside or work or where the alleged violation takes place if you believe that the processing of your personal data is in violation of the GDPR.