As of: 01.09.2020
“Responsible Party” in accordance with Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR is
Tech Punk GmbH
Represented by managing director Leonard Eisenberg
Telephone: +49 (0)30 23 59 308 - 0
(hereinafter "we" or ”Tech Punk”).
Our data protection officer can be contacted as follows:
Please provide the name of the company to which your inquiry relates when contacting the data protection officer! Please refrain from providing sensitive information e.g. a copy of your identification document.
Personal data is only gathered and processed by us to the extent permissible by applicable laws pertaining to the protection of personal data, or if you have provided us with permission to do so.
Personal data is processed by us only to the extent permissible by applicable data protection laws or if you have given us permission to process your data.
“Personal data” is all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This especially includes name, address, email address, date of birth and telephone number.
1. Standard date recorded when visiting our website
Visiting our website is possible without registration or logging in. We do, however, collect data by default from every visitor to the website which is transferred from your browser to our server to ensure that it is technically possible to access our website. For security and stability reasons, our web server automatically logs each access to our website.
The following data is collected
This information is saved independently of any data you have provided to us, particularly that provided through our website during registration. No linkage of this data with any other data occurs. Your information is evaluated for statistical purposes and saved on our servers for a period of 7 days. The legal basis for processing your IP address is Article 6, Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR. Its collection is necessary to guarantee the security and stability of our website.
2. Processing of additional personal data
The provision of further (additional) personal data is voluntary. You shall not be subjected to any adverse consequences if you do not provide us with additional personal data.
However, we do require certain personal information for specific services which we provide through our website. For example, in order to make your registration possible. In these instances, we are unable to provide you with the service you require without the necessary personal data.
a) Contact form
We have integrated contact forms into our website. You can use a contact form to get in touch with us by electronic means and to send us an inquiry. If you complete such a form and send us your data via the respective interface, the data provided by you in the applicable contact form will be transmitted to us. We collect and process your personal data exclusively for the purpose of answering your (contact) inquiry and typically save them on our web server for 30 days, but for no longer than necessary than the time taken to process your inquiry.
The legal basis for processing your personal data transmitted to us when sending your contact inquiry is Article 6 Paragraph. 1 Sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR. In the event that your inquiry aims to bring about and/or form the basis of a contract with us, the legal basis for processing your personal data for the purpose of answering your inquiry is Article 6, Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. b) GDPR.
b) Registration via our website
You have the option to register via our website and thereafter make use of our job placement and career consultation service based on the contractual arrangement which has been created. For this purpose, you must complete one of the registration forms on our website. It is necessary for you to provide the personal data required for creating, implementing and concluding the agreement during the registration process. On the one hand, this includes your name, your telephone number and email address. Furthermore, you must also provide us with your application documents / your CV. We also process your IP address and the time and date of your registration. We process your personal data if and to the extent necessary for forming the basis of, implementing and concluding the agreement, whose object is (voluntary) career consultation and placement services provided by Tech Punk GmbH. The legal basis for the processing of your personal data for the aforementioned purpose is Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. b) GDPR.
We save our personal data for as long as required for the implementation and conclusion of the contractual relationship concluded with you during the registration process. Furthermore, we also refer to the legal obligations to preserve records, described in further detail in § 4.
Provided that both you and the company are interested in pursuing an employment application process, we shall forward your CV to the applicable company. The legal basis for forwarding your CV is Article 6, Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. b) GDPR.
c) Arrange a career consultation via our website
You have the option on our website of arranging a consultation appointment with selected employees or contact persons at Tech Punk GmbH. Once you have decided on the preferred contact person and time zone, you can select a date and time for a conversation with a specific employee. You can then provide your name, your email address and telephone number or Skype name via the “enter information” window and transmit this information to us by clicking on the “Finish” button.
The legal basis for processing your personal data is Article 6, Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR because we have a legitimate interest in processing your personal data for the purpose of arranging and implementing the consultation appointment which you have requested.
The recipient of the personal data which you have provided for the purpose of arranging a consultation appointment is the service provider we use for coordinating appointments and managing electronic calendars.
d) Callback service
You have the option to use our “callback service” via the input window on our website and discuss your matter by telephone with one of our staff. You need to provide your name and telephone number in the appropriate entry field and activate the “callback service” by clicking on the “send” button. We process the data provided in the entry field together with the Job ID and the time and date on which you clicked on the “send” button for the purpose of calling you back and discussing your matter. The legal basis for processing your personal data is Article 6, Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR because we have a legitimate interest in processing your personal data for the purpose of calling you back, as requested by you.
The recipients of the personal data you have made available are web and communications service providers.
e) Information on current vacancies
On our website, you have the opportunity to sign up for notifications on companies’ new vacancies. For this purpose, you will need to provide your name and email address via the “Vacancy info” input window and select a specific specialist field. After clicking on the “Submit” button, we will process the personal data you provided in the input window as well as the time and date on which you activated the button, so that you may be sent information regarding vacancies. The legal basis for processing your personal data is Article 6, Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR because we have a legitimate interest in processing your data for the purpose of fulfilling your request to be sent relevant job vacancies.
The recipients of the personal data you have made available are web and communications service providers.
f) Registering a vacancy from a company
Companies have the option to register open vacancies with us. It is necessary that you complete the form on our website for successful registration of your vacancy, in particular by providing your name and contact details, and by uploading the position description. We process the personal data provided by you during registration in order to contact you and conclude a recruitment contract. After successful completion of the contract, we then process your personal data for the purpose of creating and publishing the position you have registered. The legal basis for processing your personal data is Article 6, Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR because we have a legitimate interest in the personal data you provide in the registration form.
Your personal data is essentially stored only for as long as required in order to fulfil the purpose stipulated in § 3. Additional information regarding how long your data is retained can also be found in individual bullet points in the foregoing § 3.
Furthermore, requirements to store data may arise from legal provisions, especially those pertaining to archiving obligations. We are therefore obliged, through various commercial and tax provisions, to retain or store certain data from you for a period of up to ten years. However, we will in these cases block your data from access so that it can only be used for archival purposes. The legal basis for processing your personal data in this case is Article 6, Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. c) GDPR.
Below is a schedule of our cookie consent tool:
All of our systems in which personal data is stored are password protected and accessible only to a limited number of persons. The processing and use of data takes place solely in the Federal Republic of Germany, in a member state of the European Union or in another signatory state of the European Economic Area Agreement.
We do not forward your personal data to any third parties unless we are legally authorized to do so, you have provided us with the appropriate permission or if we are legally required to forward data to state institutions and/or authorities due to mandatory legal requirements or orders from courts or other government authorities. Further information regarding the recipients or categories of recipients of personal data can be found in the applicable bullet point in § 3.
a) Hosting and Sending of Emails
Furthermore, we engage service providers for the sending of email and hosting of our website. The hosting services we engage serve to ensure fulfillment of the following services: Infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, memory space and database services, email sending, security services as well as technical maintenance services which we use for the purpose of operating our online offering. Here we or our hosting service provider process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta and communication data of customers, persons interested in our services and visitors to our online presence based on our legitimate interest in an efficient and safe availability of our online offering (Article 6, Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR in connection with Article 28 GDPR).
b) Cooperation with Google
To operate our website we make use of various services from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “Google”) or Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
We have integrated various “social media buttons” in our website, particularly those from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Xing. By using the “social media buttons” we pursue the objective of making our website more user-friendly.
We have built the “social media buttons” into our website as links. By clicking on one of these buttons, you will arrive at our online presence in the applicable social network. If you do not click on any of our social media buttons, you will not, when using our website, pass any data to the operators of these social networks. Your information will only be transmitted to the respective operator of the social network if you have clicked on one of our “social media buttons” and are thus forwarded to our online presence in the applicable social network.
Please be advised that data transfer to the USA may take place, depending on the provider of the plug-in. All the aforementioned providers have, however, subjected themselves to the requirements of the EU-US Privacy Shield (https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework) whose purpose is to ensure data protection.
We do not have any influence whatsoever on the collection and processing of your personal data undertaken by the respective providers. We likewise have no knowledge whatsoever regarding the intended purpose of this data processing, its retention duration or its scope. Whether the plug-in provider deletes data or anonymizes the data is likewise not known to us and lies entirely outside our area of influence.
Should you already be logged into the provider’s website via a user profile or should you subsequently log in, the provider will be able to attribute your website visit and the actions you have undertaken by activating the plug-in (e.g. the share) to your user profile with the respective provider. Even if you do not have a user profile with the provider of the respective plug-in, there is still the possibility that your IP address will be recorded and saved or that your visit to us will be registered. The purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and usage of data by the providers, as well as your related rights and settings options for protecting your privacy sphere, can be found in the applicable providers’ data protection provisions.
Below you can find the addresses of the providers Facebook, Twitter, Xing, LinkedIn and Google together with the associated data protection notices for the usage of the individual services.
Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Deutschland
Data Protection Notice: https://privacy.xing.com/de/datenschutzerklaerung
LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland
Data Protection Notice: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?trk=uno-reg-guest-home-privacy-policy
Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
Data Protection Notice: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de
Please note that by clicking on one of the social media plug-ins you leave the protection and area of responsibility of our website and, by activating the plug-in, trigger the data collection and processing by YouTube which lies entirely outside our control.
You have the following rights from us in relation to the personal data affecting you:
If you are of the opinion that we have not processed your personal data in accordance with the provisions specified herein and/or with applicable data protection laws, you can at any time make a complaint about how we have processed your personal data to the competent data protection authority (Article 77 GDPR).
In accordance with Article 21, Paragraph 1 GDPR you have the right, for reasons resulting from your own specific situation, to object to the processing of data affecting you which result from Article 6, Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. e) or lit. f). You can address your objection to the responsible party (see § 1) or to our data protection officer (see § 2). In case of an objection we will no longer use your personal data for the designated purpose and will delete it from our system unless we can prove legitimate reasons for processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.