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Data protection

The operators of these webpages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with applicable statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

Responsible party for data processing
Chairman of the Management Board, Mr Ingo Aschmann
Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße 16 
18055 Rostock, Germany 
Phone +49 (0) 381 456780 

Data Protection Officer
Great Oak Datenschutz GmbH & Co. KG 
Florian Hankeln 
Grubenstraße 20 
18055 Rostock, Germany  
Phone +49 (0) 381 36768190 

Purposes of data processing
Purpose A: Logging of website visits based on IP addresses in order to evaluate the number of visitors and the webpages visited
Purpose B: Logging of system events associated with the IP address for the purpose of Troubleshooting
Purpose C: Title, first name, family name, address, telephone number, email address, advertised position, starting date, motivation, application documents – and if desired, date of birth – for the purpose of an on-line job application
Purpose D: Google Maps is used to enable users to more easily find and visualise our Offices
Purpose E: Matomo (formerly Piwik) is used to analyse visitors’ use of the website. For this purpose, Matomo records customer data, based on page views, relating to the technical characteristics and activities of website visitors. The data collection is pseudonymised. The results are prepared by Matomo and visually presented.

Legal basis for data processing
Processing of data for Purposes A, B, D and E is on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) of EU GDPR regulations. Processing of data for Purpose C is based on the voluntary consent of the concerned person in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) of EU GDPR regulations.

Authorised interests of the data processing entity
In relation to Purpose A: The website is intended to attract new clients and to provide information to interested parties. In this regard, data is collected in order to enable the website’s effectiveness to be assessed and the website to be optimised based on this data.
In relation to Purpose B: To ensure the ongoing technical availability of the website, system events are saved and evaluated. In order to be able to recognise and prevent intentionally caused events, all events are saved together with IP addresses.
In relation to Purpose D: In order to provide a map service in an economical way, we offer the free map service of Google Maps.
In relation to Purpose E: The website serves to attract new contract partners and to provide information to interested parties. For this purpose, it is important to adapt the site to optimally meet visitors’ needs and to maximise its reach. Data is collected to enable the effectiveness of these measures to be assessed.

Recipients of the data
Access to the data by our data processing partner JAC Systeme GmbH for hosting, operation and development of this website is possible at any time.
Furthermore, data is forwarded to:
Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Duration of data storage
Purpose A: 12 months
Purpose B: 6 months
Purpose C: 6 months with consent for extension
Purpose D: Permanent
Purpose E: 12 months

Rights of users
As the data subject you are entitled to the following protection rights free of Charge:
a) You can withdraw your voluntary consent at any time (right to withdraw consent).
b) You can request an overview of all data about you stored by us at any time (right of Access).
c) For data which is not subject to any statutory or contractual retention obligation, you can request deletion at any time free of charge (right to erasure).
d) You can limit your consent to data processing to specific areas at any time (right to restriction of processing).
e) In the case of data processing that serves the public interest or legitimate interests of the processor, you can object at any time, presenting reasons based on your particular circumstances (right to object).
f) You have the right to correct at any time any data you have saved incorrectly (right to rectification).
g) You have the right to receive personal data concerning you in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to have it provided to another person or entity (right to data portability).

Right to lodge a complaint
Each data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority of his or her country or to the supervisory authority responsible for the operator of this website. The following supervisory authority is responsible for the operator of this Website:
The Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information,
Lennéstrasse 1, Schloss Schwerin
19053 Schwerin
Phone: +49 3 85/594 94-0

Google Maps
This website uses the mapping service Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transfer.
For more information on how to handle user data, please refer to Google's Privacy Policy:

Matomo (formerly Piwik)
This website uses Matomo, an open-source software for the statistical analysis of webpage visits. Matomo uses so-called "cookies" – text files that are stored on your computer and that facilitate analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is stored on the server of the provider in Germany. The IP address is anonymised immediately after processing and prior to its storage. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, please be aware that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Website.

Further information
We endeavour to store your personal data in such a way, considering all technical and organisational possibilities, that it is not accessible to third parties. When communicating by email, complete data security cannot be guaranteed, so we recommend that you send confidential information by post.
Our employees and the companies we have contracted to provide relevant services are obligated to maintain confidentiality and to comply with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act and other occupational data protection regulations.

Data privacy statement relating to the use of Xing:
Our website uses functionalities of the XING network. The supplier is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time one of our pages containing Xing functionalities is visited, a connection is made to Xing servers. As far as we are aware, personal data is not saved in this process, and in particular, no IP addresses are saved and usage behavior is not analysed. Further information about data privacy and the Xing share button can be found in the Xing data privacy statement at: