We collect and process data solely for purposes defined in advance, which may result from technical necessity, contractual stipulations, or express user requests. Furthermore, we will only use your data if you have given your advance consent for us to do so. Some of our online services, such as our applicant portal, are available only to registered users who have logged in as such. This registration is used to manage your ability to access and use the respective functions. We will request the personal data that is collected and stored when you log in as part of the respective online service.
Dräger collects your data for the following purposes:
The following section applies to the processing of your application-related data on our careers website.
Are you interested in registering as an applicant on Dräger’s careers website? Then you need to create a user account first. A user account consists of at least the following information:
- first name
- last name
- e-mail address and telephone number
We are required to maintain records of your user account. We will retain these records for a period of six months after which you will be asked to consent to the data processing again. Your account will then be retained for additional six months once you have given your consent. If your account’s retention period is about to expire and you are still in the middle of applying for a position at Dräger the period will be extended until your application process has been completed.
We will save information you give us through the careers’ website as part of your application along with your name for up to three months after the application process has been completed. After that, the results will be saved only in anonymized form for statistical evaluation. It is not possible to draw any conclusions regarding your person based on this statistical data.
Identification of rejected applicants
Was your application to work at Dräger unsuccessful? In this case, we will save a data set to identify you in case you apply again for the same position at Dräger. However, this data set does not contain your entire professional qualifications.
The identification data set contains the following information:
• last name
• first name
• date of birth
• e-mail address
• applicant number
The identification data set will be permanently deleted no later than three months after the end of the application process.
Application at multiple Group companies at the same time
Have you applied for multiple positions at different Dräger companies at the same time? In that case, the respective HR departments to which you directly submitted your application may be informed that you have filed multiple applications at the same time.
Accessibility of applicant data
Have you applied for a specific position (direct application)? Then your data will be made accessible to the department advertising the job as well as the appropriate HR department.
With your consent, we will include your application data in a talent pool for a period of six months. In this talent pool, we store your contact and application data to find potentially suitable candidates for vacant positions. In such a case, we will contact you from us.
Security in handling personal data
Your data will be automatically encrypted during transmission. The steps we take to secure your data are always in line with the latest technology.
Online test for trainees (Germany)
To assess your aptitude as part of our application process for trainees, Dräger will process the following personal applicant data as part of an online test:
- personal master data (e.g., first and last name, address, date of birth)
- communication data (e.g., e-mail address, telephone number)
- data on personal structure and cognitive abilities based on answers given during the online test
This data will be deleted after completion of the application process. The aforementioned time limits for the deletion of data nevertheless also apply to the applicant’s user account.
The legal basis for the processing of this data is the following declaration of consent given by you within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR:
Processing of personal data: Yes, I agree that Dräger processes my personal data for processing my application in accordance with the data protection declaration.
Have you signed up for one of our newsletters or stated your interest in information from Dräger in another context (e.g., when filling out a contact form)? If this is the case, we are then able to use your e-mail address to send you information (e.g., invitations to events, webinars, or product information) on the basis of your interests. You may object to the use of your data at any time if you are no longer interested in our information. To do so, simply click the “Cancel” link in the respective newsletter.
The legal basis for the processing of this data is the declaration of consent given by you within the meaning of Article 6 (1) a) GDPR.
Have you used one of our contact forms to request information about products and services from Dräger? Generally speaking, we use the data you state in the form to process your request. You can also give us your separate consent before sending your contact request if you are also interested in additional information, such as invitations to events, webinars, or product information.
The legal basis for the processing of this data is the declaration of consent given by you within the meaning of Article 6 (1) b) GDPR .
Provision of goods or services
When you order goods or services from Dräger, we use the personal data you provide to us to process your order or deliver the requested goods. We may also use the personal data you provided to carry out the necessary steps prior to concluding the contract, answer your related questions, send shipping and billing information and processing or providing of customer feedback and support.
The legal basis for the processing of this data is the performance of a contract or the planned conclusion of a contract within the meaning of Article 6 (1) b) GDPR.
Depending on which payment service provider you select in the order process, we will pass on the payment data collected for this purpose to payment service providers commissioned by us or to the selected payment service for the processing of payments. In some cases, the selected payment service providers may also collect this data from you themselves, if you open an account there. In this case, you must log on to the payment service provider with your access data during the ordering process. In this respect, the data protection declaration of the respective payment service provider applies.
Customer satisfaction surveys
Have you recently purchased a Dräger product, sent in a repair or made a request for a service? We are very interested in finding out whether you were satisfied with the service we provided and whether we can do anything differently in the future. We therefore use the contact data shared in this context to contact a group of customers selected at random following our interaction with them. To contact customers, Dräger may sometimes use external service providers with whom corresponding data protection agreements are in place.
The legal basis for the processing of this data is our legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is derived from the following purposes of data collection: determining the satisfaction of current Dräger customers following the purchase or repair of a Dräger product. Since you are already a Dräger customer at that time, we presume that you agree to us contacting you to find out whether you are satisfied with us.
We aim to continue making our website better for you. To do so, we use various web analysis tools that provide us with answers to specific questions, such as: Which of our pages have you visited? Which links have you clicked? You can find a list of these tools under “What tools does Dräger use for analysis and marketing?”
The legal basis for the processing of this data is Article 6 (1) f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is derived from the following purposes of data collection: ensuring a smooth connection, ensuring the convenient use of our website and/or application, and the analysis of system security and stability.