Data protection information
Thank you for visiting our homepage. The information listed here is intended to inform you about the handling of data protection in our company and to show you that we take the legal regulations seriously and comply with them.
1. Subject of data protection
Data protection is intended to protect personal data and thus the individual’s right to deal with his or her data in a self-determined manner. Personal data includes, for example: Name, postal address, e-mail address or telephone number, but also usage data such as your IP address if applicable. In other words, individual data that can be used to identify a person or establish a connection to a person.
2. Scope of data collection and data processing on this homepage
Our aim is to bring qualified employees and companies into contact for successful cooperation. You can find out more about our range of services on our website.
a) Scope of data collection and data processing during registration as a candidate
The data you enter will be sent to us via an SSL-encrypted connection. The data is stored on our servers in compliance with data protection regulations.
We collect your personal data directly from you and from other sources, such as when you apply for a job via a job board, directly via our website, via social media such as LinkedIn and Twitter, or when you provide us with your personal data at a job fair or an advertising, networking or training event. In the course of your registration as a candidate, we collect your personal data directly from you, from your CV, via reference providers (previous employers or reference providers from the area of your education). Our customers may request additional personal data about you in connection with their job offers and requirements. Among other things, we collect the following types of personal data:
- your identity (your full name, any previous names, proof of name changes), sex, date of birth and marital status)
- Proof of your work entitlement, which may include a photograph, as well as nationality, place of birth, driving licence, etc. (according to the legal regulations)
- Your contact information, including your email address, home address, and phone numbers
- Your job search criteria, preferences and expectations
- Your professional career and education;
- Your qualifications, skills, expertise
- Your current salary (salary and fringe benefits) as well as your desired salary
- Information on reference sources (previous employers or reference sources from the area of your training);
- Reference letters and certificates
- Any other information contained in your resume or information you wish to provide to us;
- Profile information, including your personal information, interests, preferences, project status, etc.
- Information about your health and/or legal/criminal history will only be processed if it is relevant to your application and in compliance with the law.
- As part of the provision of recruitment services to you, our recruiters will send you e-mails with job offers that match your job search criteria and preferences. From time to time, you will also receive job offers that our recruiters may consider to be of interest to you.
- If you provide us with data on third parties, we assume that they have given you their consent to the disclosure of their data and that this consent also includes the collection, processing and transfer of this data by Robert Half to the same extent as that of your data.
Our customers and suppliers
If you are a customer or supplier/service provider, we collect and process data about persons in your company in order to be able to contact them or to provide our services and to receive goods and services. As a rule, we only process the name and business contact data of the persons concerned.
b) Scope of data collection and data processing when accessing the website
It is not necessary for you to disclose personal data yourself in order to access our website. For organisational, technical and statistical reasons, the following data is collected and stored without personally identifying the user of the site:
- Names of the pages visited
- Browser type and operating system used
- Date and time of access
- Name of the search engine used
- the IP address assigned to your computer at the time the call was made
This data is evaluated anonymously and is used to optimize our Internet presence and to make our Internet offers more attractive. This anonymous data is stored separately from personal information on secure systems and does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person.
c) Scope of data collection and data processing when using our website and the offers on it
You can contact us via the contact details provided on the homepage. If you contact us by e-mail, we would like to point out that the transmission via the Internet can be viewed by third parties.
If you wish to register in our “candidate pool”, we will only collect your personal data with your consent – irrespective of permission in accordance with § 28 Para. 1 BDSG. This includes the following data
- First and last name
- Address details
- Phone number
- Email address
d) Scope of data processing
With your consent, your information will be used by us to provide you with our service, process your questions and concerns, and notify you of changes to our website. In addition, we will inform you about interesting job offers and send them to you on request.
Further processing and transmission of your data will only take place in the following exceptional cases:
- Prevention / clarification of criminal offences
- Safeguarding the interests and security of the Internet portals of NiK Personalberatung and their users
- insofar as we are obliged to do so by law or by court order
3. Use of data for specific purposes
Your data will only be collected and processed for the purposes described above. They will be deleted or blocked within the statutory periods or as soon as you request this.
Our employees are bound to data secrecy according to § 5 BDSG. Service companies which we commission to provide our services are obliged by us to secrecy and to comply with data protection regulations.
4. Social Networks / Tracking
Each time you access our website, various data is collected and stored on servers. The following data are affected
- Visited pages
- Operating System
- Browser type (version)
- Date / Time
- Internet Service Provider
No conclusions are drawn about your person. If you do not wish such cookies to be stored, you can prevent this by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Details can be found in the operating instructions of your browser.
b) Use of Google Analytics
Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.
If you do not wish Google Analytics to collect the data generated by your use of this website, you can install the browser plugin (opt-out cookie) available at the following link.
c) Social Media
Our website contains links to social media such as Xing, Twitter or LinkedIn and can be clicked in the form of small logo buttons. After clicking such a button you will be redirected to the website of the respective provider. Already when opening such websites, user information can be transferred to the respective provider.
Please refer to the respective data protection regulations of the providers for information on the handling of your personal data when using these web pages.
d) Newsletter Data „Sterngucker“
If you would like to subscribe to the „Sterngucker“ offered on this website, we will need from you an e-mail address as well as information that allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and consent to the receipt of the „Sterngucker“. No further data shall be collected or shall be collected only on a voluntary basis. We shall use such data only for the sending of the requested information and shall not share such data with any third parties.
The processing of the information entered into the „Sterngucker“ subscription form shall occur exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR). You may revoke the consent you have given to the archiving of data, the e-mail address and the use of this information for the sending of the „Sterngucker“ at any time, for instance by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link in the „Sterngucker“. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data processing transactions that have taken place to date.
The data deposited with us for the purpose of subscribing to the „Sterngucker“ will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter or the newsletter service provider and deleted from the „Sterngucker“ distribution list after you unsubscribe from the „Sterngucker“. Data stored for other purposes with us remain unaffected.
After you unsubscribe from the „Sterngucker“ distribution list, your e-mail address may be stored by us or the newsletter service provider in a blacklist to prevent future mailings. The data from the blacklist is used only for this purpose and not merged with other data. This serves both your interest and our interest in complying with the legal requirements when sending newsletters (legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para.1 lit. f GDPR). The storage in the blacklist is indefinite. You may object to the storage if your interests outweigh our legitimate interest.
This website uses CleverReach for the sending of „Sterngucker“. The provider is the CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstr. 43, 26180 Rastede, Germany. CleverReach is a service that can be used to organize and analyze the sending of newsletters. The data you have entered for the purpose of subscribing to our „Sterngucker“ (e.g. e-mail address) are stored on servers of CleverReach in Germany or in Ireland.
„Sterngucker“ news we send out via CleverReach allow us to analyze the user patterns of our „Sterngucker“ recipients. Among other things, in conjunction with this, it is possible how many recipients actually opened the „Sterngucker“ e-mail and how often which link inside the „Sterngucker“ has been clicked. With the assistance of a tool called Conversion Tracking, we can also determine whether an action that has been predefined in the „Sterngucker“ actually occurred after the link was clicked (e.g. request of candidate profile). For more information on the data analysis services by CleverReach newsletters, please go to:
The data is processed based on your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR). You may revoke any consent you have given at any time by unsubscribing from the newsletter. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data processing transactions that have taken place prior to your revocation.
If you do not want to permit an analysis by CleverReach, you must unsubscribe from the „Sterngucker“. We provide a link for you to do this in every „Sterngucker“ message. Moreover, you can also unsubscribe from the „Sterngucker“ right by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The data deposited with us for the purpose of subscribing to the „Sterngucker“ will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the „Sterngucker“ or the newsletter service provider and deleted from the „Sterngucker“ distribution list after you unsubscribe from the „Sterngucker“. Data stored for other purposes with us remain unaffected.
After you unsubscribe from the „Sterngucker“ distribution list, your e-mail address may be stored by us or the newsletter service provider in a blacklist to prevent future mailings. The data from the blacklist is used only for this purpose and not merged with other data. This serves both your interest and our interest in complying with the legal requirements when sending newsletters (legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR). The storage in the blacklist is indefinite. You may object to the storage if your interests outweigh our legitimate interest.
For more details, please consult the Data Protection Provisions of CleverReach at:
Execution of a contract data processing agreement
We have entered into a contract data processing agreement with the provider of CleverReach and implement the strict provisions of the German data protection agencies to the fullest when using CleverReach.
5. Contact form
The use of the contact form is voluntary. By using this form, you consent to the processing of your request for the purpose of processing it. The legal basis is Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO.
By sending the contact request you agree to the processing of the data for the respective purpose formulated in the request.
6. Application form
You have the option of sending your application by e-mail or using our form on the website. We process the data you send us only for the purpose of job search. After successful placement or completion of the search for potentially interesting employers, your data will be deleted unless you consent to its further use, e.g. for career guidance. The legal basis is Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO.
Your data will only be forwarded to a potential employer after consultation with you. No other data will be passed on to third parties. Exceptions are our consultants, who are mentioned by name and exhaustively on our website.
By sending this form you agree that your data will be stored and processed for the purpose of searching for a suitable activity (job placement).
This data protection declaration does not extend to links offered on our website. When we provide links, we strive to ensure that they also comply with our privacy and security standards. However, we have no control over compliance with data protection and security regulations by other providers. For this reason, please inform yourself on the websites of the other providers about the data protection declarations provided there.
8. Right of information and revocation
You can request information about your data stored with us at any time and without giving reasons, free of charge. You also have the right to block, correct or delete the data collected by us at any time. You can also object to the anonymous or pseudonymous collection and storage of data. You can revoke any consent that you have given us for the collection and use of data without stating reasons.
Please contact us at the following contact address:
NiK Personalberatung e. K.
Am Sudhaus 9
Phone: 0731 15900-0
Fax: 0731 15900-20
We are at your disposal at any time under these contact data for further questions regarding data protection and the processing of your personal data.
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