VEKA appreciates your visit to our careers page and your interest in our company. We take the protection of your private data very seriously and want you to feel comfortable when visiting our website. The protection of your privacy when processing personal data is an important concern for us, which we take into account in our business processes. We process data that is collected when you visit our site in accordance with the GDPR. If you have any further questions regarding the handling of your personal data, please do not hesitate to contact our data protection officer.

Data protection information for applicants

Dear applicant
In connection with your application to us, we process personal data about you. The handling of this so-called "personal data" is regulated by special legal provisions. These regulations include in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).
The VEKA Group attaches great importance to the responsible handling of your personal data. In this data protection information, we explain to you which personal data is processed in connection with your application.
Responsible in the sense of (GDPR):
Diesel Street 8
D-48324 Sendenhorst
Telephone: +49(0)2526 29-0
Fax: +49(0)2526 29-3710
Contact details of our data protection officers:
- Data Protection Officer -
Diesel Street 8
D-48324 Sendenhorst
Processing based on your consent
Your personal data is processed on the basis of your consent pursuant to Article 6 (1) a GDPR. We collect the data that you provide to us as part of your application. As a rule, this is the following data:
- Your cover letter
- Your contact details
- Your curriculum vitae
- Your references
- Your photograph, if applicable
Processing due to legal requirements
We process your personal data, among other things, so that we can form a picture of you as part of the application process. The legal basis for this is Article 88 GDPR and Section 26 BDSG. 
In addition, we process your data if this is necessary to fulfil legal obligations, for example, to check your identity in the context of a possible request for information on your part. Furthermore, the disclosure of personal data may become necessary in the context of official or judicial measures for the purpose of gathering evidence, criminal prosecution or the enforcement of civil claims, for example in the case of a legal dispute regarding a claim under the General Equal Treatment Act. 
Disclosure of your data
We pass on your personal data within our company to the departments that need this data to process the application procedure. These are usually heads of department in whose area the advertised position is vacant. The data remains in the applicant management itself and is not stored elsewhere. The data is passed on by assigning an access password. In addition, the order processors we use are given access to your data, with whom we have previously concluded a corresponding contract in accordance with Article 28 GDPR. Data will not be transferred to a third country outside the European Union, which is also not a contracting state of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Processing storage and deletion of your data
Your data will be processed during the application process.
If you have not given separate consent, we will retain your data for six months after the end of the application procedure in order to be able to respond to any claims for damages arising from the General Equal Treatment Act. After six months, we delete your data permanently.
If you have given your consent for us to retain your data for a longer period, we will delete your data permanently after 24 months. 
Automated decisions
We do not use any purely automated (i.e. only controlled by an IT system) decision-making processes in accordance with Article 22 of the GDPR.

Your rights
In accordance with Articles 15 to 21 GDPR, you have the right to
Information as to whether and, if so, which personal data concerning you we process, as well as its origin and the purpose of the processing,
information about the recipients and the storage period of your data 
Correction of your incorrect or incomplete personal data, its deletion as well as restriction of the processing of the personal data concerning you if the accuracy is doubtful.
Pursuant to Article 21 (1) GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of personal data concerning you, which we carry out on the basis of Article 6 (1) (e) or (f) GDPR, on grounds arising from your particular situation at any time.
You have a right to data portability vis-à-vis us under the conditions of Article 20 GDPR.
If the processing of personal data concerning you is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. This does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.
If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Data protection declaration
VEKA AG, as the operator of these pages, takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the EU Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR), the local legislation applicable in your country, the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG). This data protection declaration explains the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of data of visitors and users of the VEKA AG website. If you have any questions regarding data protection, you can reach our data protection officer by e-mail at
or at the address given below.

Duty to inform according to Art. 13 GDPR
Person responsible within the meaning of Article 4 No. 7 EU-GDPR:
Diesel Street 8
48324 Sendenhorst
Contact details of our data protection officers:
Dieselstrasse 8
48324 Sendenhorst
Use of the website:
Our offer is expressly not directed at minors. All data received and processed within this online offer will be treated confidentially in accordance with the EU-GDPR and will not be passed on to third parties.

Surfing our website without providing personal data
Outside the password-protected partner area of VEKA AG, it is possible to use our website without providing personal data. We will then only know your IP address, the name of the website or file accessed and the time of access or retrieval, the domains via which you accessed our website, the volume of data transferred and whether the access or retrieval was successful. The data is used exclusively for the administration and optimisation of the website and to process your enquiries. The IP address can be a personal data, because under certain conditions it is possible to find out the identity of the owner of the used internet access by information of the respective internet provider. We only evaluate the IP address in the event of attacks on our Internet infrastructure. In this case, we have a legitimate interest iSv. Art. 6 para. 1 f) GDPR in the processing of the IP address. This legitimate interest results from the need to ward off the attack on the internet infrastructure, to determine the origin of the attack in order to be able to take criminal and civil action against the person responsible, as well as to effectively prevent further attacks. The IP address is deleted when we can exclude that no attack on our internet infrastructure has occurred from it. This happens regularly after seven days. Furthermore, we record the domains from which our web visitors come. We also analyse this data to identify trends and compile statistics, but we delete the data afterwards. This site also uses "cookies" and in some areas "Active X Controls" are used. In addition, this site contains links to other websites. The owner of this site is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. If you have any questions or comments about our privacy practices, please contact us at You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Surfing on our website with the provision of personal data
Insofar as you provide us with personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail address) on our website voluntarily or in the context of registering for the VEKA AG partner area, this data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent or legal permission. If you register for the partner area of VEKA AG, a contract is concluded between us for the storage and provision of the respective profile. In this case, we process your data on the basis of Article 6 b) of the EU-GDPR for the fulfilment of a contract existing between us or according to Article 6 a) EU-GDPR on the basis of the consent given by you. The processing is carried out for the fulfilment of contractual services, the processing of payments, the delivery of contractually ordered products and services, the transmission of your address data to logistics companies for the delivery of goods, as well as for sending interesting information about products and promotions. Your data will be passed on within our company to the persons involved in the processing of the contract or the decision-making process. Any further disclosure to third parties that is not covered by legal requirements will only take place with your express consent. There is no automated decision-making. We process your data only as long as it is necessary for the fulfilment of our contract or applicable legal provisions or due to the reason for your data transfer. As a matter of principle, we do not independently delete the personal data you have deposited in the VEKA AG partner area. However, you have the option of changing individual data in your profile at any time. A complete deletion of the personal data stored within the scope of your profile is carried out upon request by e-mail (stating your user name) to , insofar as the further storage of this data is not permitted on the basis of another permissible circumstance. Business documents will be stored in accordance with the statutory retention periods and subsequently deleted in accordance with data protection regulations.

Use of external service providers
We work with service providers who process certain data on our behalf. This is done exclusively in accordance with the applicable data protection law. In particular, we have concluded data processing agreements on behalf of our service providers that meet the requirements of Article 28 of the EU Data Protection Regulation. There is no transfer of data to unsafe third countries or to supranational or intergovernmental bodies.

Your rights:
In accordance with the GDPR, you have the following rights:

+ Right to information about the processing of your data
You have the right to request information from us as to whether and, if so, which of your personal data is processed at VEKA AG. You have the right to the following information: The purposes of processing, the categories of your personal data that are processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, if possible the planned duration for which your personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration; if your personal data has not been collected from you, any available information about the origin of the data, the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, pursuant to Article 22 of the EU GDPR and, at least in such cases, meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for you. We will provide you with a copy of the personal data that is the subject of the processing. If we have reasonable doubts about the identity of the person requesting information, we will request additional information to confirm the identity of the data subject.
+ Right to rectification
You have the right to request that we correct any inaccurate personal data relating to you without undue delay. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data, including by means of a supplementary declaration.
+ Right to erasure
Your personal data will be deleted if you assert a right to deletion in writing and this does not conflict with statutory retention rights or obligations. In addition, we always delete your personal data if the data is no longer required to fulfil the purpose for which it was stored or if its storage is inadmissible for other legal reasons, and the deletion does not conflict with the legal retention periods.
+ Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to request a restriction in the processing of your personal data if the accuracy of the personal data is not given, for the period of time that allows VEKA AG to verify the accuracy of the personal data. If the processing is unlawful and you refuse the erasure of the personal data and instead request the restriction of the use of the personal data from us, we will follow your request. Data will also not be erased if we need it for the assertion, exercise or defence of our own legal claims, or you have objected to the processing in accordance with Article 21(1) EU GDPR, as long as it has not yet been determined whether the legitimate grounds of VEKA AG outweigh your grounds.
+ Right to object to processing
You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data which is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 of the EU-GDPR. The VEKA AG shall no longer process the personal data in the event of the objection, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.
+ Right to data portability
You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format and to transfer this data to another controller without hindrance from us. The prerequisite is that the processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6 or Art. 9 of the EU-GDPRor on a contract and the processing is carried out with the help of automated processes. You also have the right to have the personal data transferred directly from VEKA AG to another controller, insofar as this is technically feasible.
+ Right to revoke your consent with effect for the future
You may revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. There are no costs for a revocation, an objection or information. Please send your revocation by e-mail to .
+ Right to complain to the data protection supervisory authority
If you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data violates applicable data protection regulations, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority responsible for your federal state at any time in accordance with Article 77 EU-GDPR.

Updating this privacy policy
From time to time it may be necessary to update this data protection declaration, for example due to new legal or official requirements or new offers on our website. We will then inform you here. In general, we recommend that you check this privacy policy regularly to see if there have been any changes. You can see whether changes have been made, among other things, by the fact that the status indicated at the very bottom of this document has been updated.
Printing and saving this privacy policy
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