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.
The company of the Würth-Elektronik Group to which you apply is responsible for the collection and processing of your personal data in accordance with data protection law. The contact details of the individual companies of the Würth-Elektronik Group can be found here.
I. Identity of the Data Protection Controller
Where the term "responsible person" is used in the following, it refers to the Group company for whose position you wish to apply.
II. Contact details of the Data Protection OfficerIf you have any questions, concerns or suggestions concerning data protection in relation to our website, you can contact the data protection officer of the respective company of the Würth-Elektronik Group at any time.
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 processThe 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.
- Data on how you became aware of the job offer.
- 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.
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, Data on how you became aware of the job offer, 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, Data on how you became aware of the job offer, 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, Data on how you became aware of the job offer, 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, Data on how you became aware of the job offer, 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, Data on how you became aware of the job offer, 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|
Personal data from applicants will be stored only for the time required to achieve the purpose of the storage.
3. Duration of 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 you have been notified that your application was unsuccessful.
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 dataWithin 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 dataIn 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 countriesIf 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.
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.
IV. Data security
V. Rights of the data subjectsInsofar 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.
- With regard to the automated individual decision, you also have the right under Art. 22 para. 3 GDPR to have a person intervene on the part of the person responsible, to present his or her point of view and to challenge the decision.
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.