Information about job applications at Hammelmann GmbH according to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


Below, you will find our data protection-related information for job applications at Hammelmann GmbH.


1. Responsible for processing personal data:

Hammelmann GmbH
Carl-Zeiss-Straße 6-8
59302 Oelde


2. Name and address of the data protection officer

The Data Protection Officer of the controller is:

Werner Krabus

Hammelmann GmbH

Carl-Zeiss-Str. 6-8
59302 Oelde

Phone: +49 (0) 2522 / 76 - 0

Any data subject may, at any time, contact our Data Protection Officer directly with all questions and suggestions concerning data protection.


Description and scope of data processing

When you decide to apply for a job at Hammelmann GmbH, you make your personal data available to us voluntarily. In particular, this data can be:

  • Contact data (first and last name, e-mail address, phone number, etc.)
  • Address (street, house number, ZIP code, location, state, etc.)
  • Date and place of birth, nationality
  • (Work) references
  • Information about general skills (driver's license, language skills, etc.)
  • Resumé
  • Photograph (optional)

The legal basis for the collection and processing of data is Art. 6 Para. 1 1 lit b in conjunction with § 26 Para. 1 of the newest version of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).


4. Purpose of data processing

The purpose of personal data processing is to process the application and to carry out the recruitment process. Personal data is processed by the business unit that publishes the job advertisement to which the application was submitted. Personal data may only be accessed by authorized people in the business unit that is to employ the candidate, who are responsible for the employment procedure, as well as people who are in charge of administering the procedure (HR business unit, employee representatives).


5. Duration of storage

We store the answers and information that you supplied in the course of the application procedure for a period of six months. After this time, we only store the results in anonymized form, i.e. without your personal data, for statistical evaluations. This statistical data record does not make it possible to draw any conclusions about a natural person and is the basis of statistical evaluations.


If you are employed permanently, your personal data will be passed on to the responsible departments.


6. Your rights

It is important for Hammelmann GmbH to make our processes as fair and transparent as possible. This means that it is important for people who are affected to be able to exercise their right to opt out if the respective legal conditions apply, in addition to excercising the following rights:

  • The right to information, Art. 15 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation
  • The right to authorization, Art. 16 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation
  • The right to deletion ("the right to be forgotten"), Art. 17 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation
  • The right to limitation of processing, Art. 18 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation
  • The right to data portability, Art. 20 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation
  • The right to opt out, Art. 21 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation

To exercise your right you can e-mail To identify yourself, please include the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your regular mail address
  • Your e-mail address

Please note that if you opt out, we cannot consider your application.

In accordance with Art. 77 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation in conjunction with § 19 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), you have the additional right to complain to a regulatory agency.

You can also address your complaint to the regulatory agency that is responsible for Hammelmann GmbH.

The regulatory agency that is responsible for Hammelmann GmbH is:

Data Protection And Freedom of Information Officer for the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
Postfach 20 04 44, 
40102 Düsseldorf 


Kavalleriestraße 2-4, 
40213 Düsseldorf

Phone: 02 11 / 384 24 - 0
Fax: 02 11 / 384 24 - 10

If you have any data protection questions or suggestions in our application management system, please contact:

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