Data protection

Data protection information for the website

We, Wanzl GmbH & Co. KGaA, provide our website under the web address www.wanzl.com. As an applicant, you can also access our careers website and our application forms here. We process personal data in connection with the operation of our website and as part of our application procedures.

The protection of your personal data is important to us. We only process personal data in accordance with the applicable data protection requirements, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Data Protection Act (BDSG).

This web version of our data protection information provides you with an overview of the following information:

  • Information about the controller responsible for processing your personal data and the controller’s data protection officer (Section A).
  • Information about the processing of your personal data in connection with our website (Section B).
  • Information about the processing of your personal data as an applicant to our company (Section C).
  • Information about the use of cookies or similar technologies (Section D).
  • Information about your rights in relation to the processing of your personal data (Section E).
  • Information on the specialist terms from the area of data protection legislation used in our data protection information (Section F).

You can find detailed information on this in our detailed data protection information. In the following sections, we also draw your attention to the fact that you can find further details of our more detailed data protection information by clicking on the relevant information.

 

 

A. Information about the controller

 

I. Name and contact details of the controller

Wanzl GmbH & Co. KGaA
Rudolf-Wanzl-Strasse 4
89340 Leipheim
Germany
E-mail: info@wanzl.com
Phone: +49 (0) 8221/729-0

 

II. Contact details of the controller’s Data Protection Officer

Wanzl GmbH & Co. KGaA
For the attention of the Data Protection Officer
Rudolf-Wanzl-Strasse 4
89340 Leipheim
Germany                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
E-mail: inquiry.india@wanzl.com
Phone: +49 (0) 8221/729-0

 

 

B. Information about the processing of personal data in connection with our website

 

I. Use of our website for information purposes

If you use the website purely for information purposes, the browser on your terminal device will, for technical reasons, send certain information (such as your IP address) to the web server of our website. We process this information in order to provide the content you have accessed on our website (including, where applicable, the external YouTube plug-in embedded in certain pages of our website) and to ensure the security of the IT infrastructure used for the provision of our website.

For the provision of the search functions of our website, we process data that you enter in search forms on our website in order to provide you with search results for search terms you enter.

For the provision of the data privacy settings functions for our website (e.g. for granting or withdrawing consent for the use of certain cookie-based technologies), information about your data privacy settings is stored in cookies (Section D) on your terminal device. The cookies and the information stored therein can be read during a visit to our website in order to take into account your privacy settings when using our website.

You can find detailed information on this in our detailed data protection information (Section B.I. therein). There you will find more information about

  • Categories of personal data processed
  • The sources from which the personal data in the respective categories originate,
  • The duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration,
  • The possible obligation to provide personal data and the possible consequences of not providing it,
  • The purposes for which personal data are to be processed,
  • The legal basis for the processing (where the processing is based on a balancing of interests pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, you will also receive information on the legitimate interests pursued by us or third parties),
  • The existence of automated decision making, including profiling, and, in such cases, information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing on you; and
  • The recipients or categories of recipients of the personal data and, where applicable, the transfer of personal data to third countries and/or international organisations (in which case you will also be informed of the existence or otherwise of an adequacy decision by the European Commission or of the appropriate safeguards for such transfers and how to obtain a copy).

 

II.                Use of web analytics technologies

If you have given your consent to this, we use web analytics technologies.

Web analytics enables information about the activities of users of our website to be collected and evaluated. The information obtained helps us to improve our website and better achieve the objectives of our website (e.g. increasing page visits).

When you visit our website, the web analytics tool used collects information about your use of our website and stores it in a terminal device-related profile. In order to be able to assign this information to your terminal device, your terminal device is assigned a unique ID that is linked to the terminal device-related profile. This ID is stored in cookies (see Section D) on your terminal device. When you visit our website, your terminal device can be recognised by the ID assigned to it.

You can find detailed information on this in our detailed data protection information (Section B.II. therein). There you will find more information about

  • Categories of personal data processed
  • The sources from which the personal data in the respective categories originate,
  • The duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration,
  • The possible obligation to provide personal data and the possible consequences of not providing it,
  • The purposes for which personal data are to be processed,
  • The legal basis for the processing (where the processing is based on a balancing of interests pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, you will also receive information on the legitimate interests pursued by us or third parties),
  • The existence of automated decision making, including profiling, and, in such cases, information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing on you; and
  • The recipients or categories of recipients of the personal data and, where applicable, the transfer of personal data to third countries and/or international organisations (in which case you will also be informed of the existence or otherwise of an adequacy decision by the European Commission or of the appropriate safeguards for such transfers and how to obtain a copy).

 

III. Use of online contact forms, including our product configurator

On our website, we offer you the opportunity to contact us via contact forms, for example to ask questions about products or requests via the product configurator. We process the information you provide in the contact forms in order to process your request. If necessary, we may also store and use the information for evidentiary purposes for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims or to fulfil legal, in particular commercial and tax law, retention obligations.

If you use the contact form on our website, the browser on your terminal device will, for technical reasons, send certain information such as your IP address to the web server of our website. We process this information in order to provide the contact forms on our website and to guarantee the security of the IT infrastructure used for the provision of the forms.

For the provision of the contact forms on our website, information on the respective contact form session is stored in cookies (see Section D) on your terminal device. The cookies and the information stored in them can be read during the use of the contact forms in order to keep the respective contact form session open.

You can find detailed information on this in our detailed data protection information (Section B.III. therein). There you will find more information about

  • Categories of personal data processed
  • The sources from which the personal data in the respective categories originate,
  • The duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration,
  • The possible obligation to provide personal data and the possible consequences of not providing it,
  • The purposes for which personal data are to be processed,
  • The legal basis for the processing (where the processing is based on a balancing of interests pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, you will also receive information on the legitimate interests pursued by us or third parties),
  • The existence of automated decision making, including profiling, and, in such cases, information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing on you; and
  • The recipients or categories of recipients of the personal data and, where applicable, the transfer of personal data to third countries and/or international organisations (in which case you will also be informed of the existence or otherwise of an adequacy decision by the European Commission or of the appropriate safeguards for such transfers and how to obtain a copy).

 

IV. Use of the e-mail newsletter

On our website, we offer you the option of subscribing to our e-mail newsletter. When you register for the e-mail newsletter, certain information is collected, such as your email address. We process this information to confirm your subscription and to provide the e-mail newsletter. If applicable, we may also store this information for evidential purposes for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.

When you use the form to subscribe to and unsubscribe from our newsletter on our website, your terminal device sends certain information such as your IP address to the web server of our website for technical reasons. We process this information in order to provide the newsletter subscription and unsubscribe form on our website and to ensure the security of the IT infrastructure used for the provision of the newsletter subscription and unsubscribe form.

You can find detailed information on this in our detailed data protection information (Section B.IV. therein). There you will find more information about

  • Categories of personal data processed
  • The sources from which the personal data in the respective categories originate,
  • The duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration,
  • The possible obligation to provide personal data and the possible consequences of not providing it,
  • The purposes for which personal data are to be processed,
  • The legal basis for the processing (where the processing is based on a balancing of interests pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, you will also receive information on the legitimate interests pursued by us or third parties),
  • The existence of automated decision making, including profiling, and, in such cases, information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing on you; and
  • The recipients or categories of recipients of the personal data and, where applicable, the transfer of personal data to third countries and/or international organisations (in which case you will also be informed of the existence or otherwise of an adequacy decision by the European Commission or of the appropriate safeguards for such transfers and how to obtain a copy).

 

V. Use of our careers web page, including our online application forms

On our careers page, we offer you the opportunity to find out more about us as an employer and about our vacancies. There you can also submit applications via application forms.

We process the information provided by you in the application forms to receive your application in order to be able to process it further. You can find information about the processing of your personal data in our application process in Section C.

When you use our careers page, including the application forms on our careers page, certain information is sent from your terminal device to the web server of our careers page, for example your IP address, for technical reasons. We process this information in order to provide our careers page, including application forms on our careers page, and to ensure the security of the IT infrastructure used for the provision of the careers page, as well as for the remedy of technical errors.

For the provision of the job filter function on our careers page as well as the application forms on our careers page, information on the respective session is stored in cookies (Section D) on your terminal device. The cookies and the information stored in them can be read during the use of the job filter function or the application forms in order to keep the respective session open.

You can find detailed information on this in our detailed data protection information (Section B.V. therein). There you will find more information about

  • Categories of personal data processed
  • The sources from which the personal data in the respective categories originate,
  • The duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration,
  • The possible obligation to provide personal data and the possible consequences of not providing it,
  • The purposes for which personal data are to be processed,
  • The legal basis for the processing (where the processing is based on a balancing of interests pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, you will also receive information on the legitimate interests pursued by us or third parties),
  • The existence of automated decision making, including profiling, and, in such cases, information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing on you; and
  • The recipients or categories of recipients of the personal data and, where applicable, the transfer of personal data to third countries and/or international organisations (in which case you will also be informed of the existence or otherwise of an adequacy decision by the European Commission or of the appropriate safeguards for such transfers and how to obtain a copy).

 

 

C. Information on the processing of our applicants’ personal data

 

As a (potential) employer, we process personal data of applicants who apply to us via our careers page (Section B.V) or by other means.

We process data from our applicants for the following purposes:

  • Implementation of the application procedure, in particular examining applications, establishing contact with the applicant and conducting interviews to evaluate and select suitable applicants.
  • Involvement of the Works Council in the recruitment process to fulfil legal obligations
  • Reimbursement of application costs
  • If we do not hire an applicant: Consideration of the applicant for future job offers, in particular storing personal data generated during the application process, checking the applicant’s suitability for future job offers and contacting the applicant to initiate an application process
  • Storage for a transitional period for evidential purposes for the possible assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.
  • Assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims, including cooperation with external lawyers
  • Cooperation with supervisory authorities, courts and other public bodies to fulfil legal obligations
  • Storage of data for the fulfilment of legal, in particular commercial and tax law, retention obligations
  • You can find detailed information on this in our detailed data protection information (Section C therein). There you will find more information about
  • Categories of personal data processed
  • The sources from which the personal data in the respective categories originate,
  • The duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration,
  • The possible obligation to provide personal data and the possible consequences of not providing it,
  • The purposes for which personal data are to be processed,
  • The legal basis for the processing (where the processing is based on a balancing of interests pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, you will also receive information on the legitimate interests pursued by us or third parties),
  • The existence of automated decision making, including profiling, and, in such cases, information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing on you; and
  • The recipients or categories of recipients of the personal data and, where applicable, the transfer of personal data to third countries and/or international organisations (in which case you will also be informed of the existence or otherwise of an adequacy decision by the European Commission or of the appropriate safeguards for such transfers and how to obtain a copy).

 

 

D. Information about the use of cookies or similar technologies

 

We use cookies in connection with our website and the offers provided on our website. We use the processing and storage functions of the browser of your terminal device and collect information from the browser memory of your terminal device.

You will find more detailed information on this below.

I. General information about cookies

Cookies are small text files containing information that can be placed on the user's terminal device via the browser when a website is visited. The cookie and the information stored in it can be retrieved when that website is accessed again using the same terminal device.

You can find detailed information on how to distinguish between first-party and third-party cookies, transient and persistent cookies, and opt-in and opt-out cookies in our detailed data protection information (Section D.I therein).

 

II. Management of the cookies used on our website

If consent is required for the use of certain cookies, we will only use these cookies if you have given your consent in advance.

When you first visit our website, we display a pop-up for cookie settings. In the cookie settings, you can give consent to the use of cookies requiring consent and the processing of your personal data that this allows.

In the cookie settings, you can revoke your consent at any time or give it again.

You can find detailed information on granting and withdrawing consent to the use of cookies via the cookie settings of our website as well as on the management of cookies via browser settings in our detailed data protection information (Section D.II therein).

 

III. Cookies used on our website

Cookies are used on our website for the purposes described in Section B where reference is made to cookies.

You can find detailed information on this in our detailed data protection information (Section D.III. therein). We will inform you of the specific name of each cookie, whether it is a first-party or third-party cookie, the purpose and content of the cookie, the duration of the cookie and whether the cookie requires your consent.

 

 

E. Information about the data subject’s rights

 

As a data subject, you have the following rights with respect to the processing of your personal data:

  • Right of access (Art. 15 of the GDPR)
  • Right to rectification (Art. 16 of the GDPR)
  • Right to erasure (“right to be forgotten”) (Art. 17 of the GDPR)
  • Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 of the GDPR)
  • Right to data portability (Art. 20 of the GDPR)
  • Right to object (Art. 21 of the GDPR)
  • Right to withdraw consent (Art. 7 (3) GDPR)
  • In order to exercise your rights, you may contact us using the contact information mentioned under Section A.

Information about any particular modalities and mechanisms that will make the exercise of your rights easier for you, in particular the exercise of your rights to data portability and objection can be found in the information on the processing of personal data in Section B and C of this data protection information.

 

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Art. 77 of the GDPR).

You can find detailed information on the individual rights mentioned above in our detailed data protection information (Section E therein).

 

 

F. Information on the technical terms of the General Data Protection Regulation used in this Data Protection Information

 

The technical terms used in this Data Protection Information have the meanings defined in the General Data Protection Regulation.

The full scope of the definitions of terms can be found in Article 4 of the GDPR, which can be found under the following link: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/DE/TXT/HTML/?uri=CELEX:32016R0679.

You can find detailed information on the most important technical terms of the General Data Protection Regulation that form the basis of this data protection information in our detailed data protection information (Section F therein)

 

 

G. Status and amendments to this data protection information

 

This data protection information is dated 6 June 2024.

Due to technical developments and/or due to changed legal and/or official requirements, it may be necessary to adapt this data protection information.

The latest data protection information can be accessed at any time at https://www.wanzl.com/en_IN/Data-protection.