Data protection for applicants

We are pleased that you wish to apply for a job with us. In the following, we would like to explain how we process your personal data that you submit to us as part of the application process.

Definitions: Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter data subject). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person. Processing means any operation or set of operations which is performed upon personal data, whether or not by automatic means, such as collection, recording, organization, filing, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction. Controller is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data. Data subject is the employee.
Who is responsible for processing your personal data? We, TeraVolt GmbH, Lagerstraße 34 a, 20357 Hamburg, Germany, are the responsible party. You can reach our data protection officer at data protection
What data do we process? As part of the application process, we collect and process personal data provided to us by you, namely contact and address information, your application picture, information about your career to date, your schooling and professional training.
The purpose of the processing is to carry out the application process and the selection of the applicant.
On what legal basis do we process your data? The legal basis is Article 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, namely the implementation of pre-contractual measures.
We receive the data from you. If we do not collect the personal data directly from you, we will additionally inform you of the source of the personal data and, if applicable, whether it comes from publicly accessible sources.

Will your data be transferred to third parties? As part of the application process, data may be transferred to service providers, group companies, as well as affiliated companies. Data is only ever passed on to third parties within the legally permissible framework and to the extent necessary to carry out the application process.
Data is transferred to third countries outside the European Union. This is done on the basis of contractual regulations provided for by law, which are intended to ensure adequate protection of your data and which you can view on request.

Storage period: we only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purpose of the processing or for as long as the storage is subject to a statutory retention period. In the event that we are unable to offer you a position as a result of the application process, we will return your submitted documents to you and delete the data collected in our systems six months after the end of the application process. If necessary, despite a rejection in a specific application process, you will receive an invitation to join a so-called "talent pool" for future job postings at TeraVolt. In the event of your consent, your application data will be stored for a maximum of 12 further months in each case.
Your rights: you have the right to a) request information about the processing of your data, b) receive a copy of your personal data, c) correct your data. If your personal data is incomplete, you have the right, taking into account the processing purposes, to complete the data, to have your data deleted or blocked, to have the processing restricted, to object to the processing of your data, to revoke your consent to the processing of your data for the future and to complain to the competent supervisory authority about unlawful data processing. Unless expressly stated at the time of collection, the provision of data is not required or obligatory. Such an obligation may result from legal or contractual regulations.
Date: Hamburg, May 15, 2018