Privacy Policy


1. General

We, the Carcoustics Group (hereinafter “Carcoustics”), take the protection of your personal data very seriously and observe the pertinent applicable provisions regarding data privacy. The following policy statement provides an overview of how we ensure this protection and how we handle your data in the course of the application process.

2. Personal Data

Personal data are individual pieces of information relating to personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. These include details such as your name, your address, your CV details, your qualifications as well as your hobbies, e.g. the course of your online application (hereinafter: “data”). In your own interest, please ensure that you only enter correct data.

3. Collection, Processing and Use of the Data

We will collect, process and use your data only if permitted by a legal provision or if you have given your consent. We will collect, process and use your data to the extent necessary in each case for the following purposes:

3.1 Contacting

If you post an inquiry using our contact form Carcoustics needs your name, your home country, your e-mail address and your query as compulsory information. This information will exclusively be used by Carcoustics for the handling of your request.

3.2 Jobs / Carreer

Carcoustics requires your data for the purpose of processing your application and handling the application process. We only collect the data that are actually required. Initially, your data will be forwarded for further processing to our HR Department, where they will be checked. Subsequently, the HR Department will pass your data on to the sections within Carcoustics, which are involved in the selection process and which will then use your data accordingly. If your application is successful, we may transfer your data into your personnel file on completion of the application process. All data will of course be treated confidentially.
If you have applied for a specific position at Carcoustics and this has already been filled, or if we also consider you equally well or even better suited to a different position, we shall gladly pass your application on to other companies within the Group – assuming that you have given us permission to do so. This may involve your data being transferred to companies domiciled in countries outside Europe, whose privacy standards may not necessarily match European stipulations.

Companies constituting the Group:

  • Carcoustics International GmbH
  • Carcoustics Shared Services GmbH
  • Carcoustics Deutschland GmbH
  • Carcoustics TechConsult GmbH
  • Carcoustics Haldensleben GmbH
  • Carcoustics Austria Ges.m.b.H.
  • TechCenter Aluforming Austria GmbH
  • Carcoustics Belgium N.V.
  • Carcoustics France S.A.R.L.
  • Carcoustics Novaky s.r.o.
  • Carcoustics Senec s.r.o.
  • Carcoustics Espana S.A.
  • Carcoustics Industrial de Mexico S DE RL DE CV
  • Carcoustics USA Inc.
  • Carcoustics Tech Center North America Inc
  • Carcoustics Automotive Parts (Langfang) CO., LTD.

4. Data Deletion

We only archive your data to the extent that it is permitted by law. If you have given your consent, we may store your data (in particular your CV transmitted during the application process and your certificates) for longer so that we can consider you for future vacancies and get in touch with you again.

5. Declarations of Consent

You can revoke any consent you have given us at any time with future effect. An e-mail sent to the address stated in section 10 will suffice. We shall then discontinue using your data for the purposes for which you originally gave your consent.

6. Data Security

There are suitable technical and organizational measures in place to ensure that your data are handled in line with the legal provisions – confidentiality and security being key criteria. The data that you provide t when contacting us or in the course of your online application will be transmitted through encoded messages (256-bit encoding).

7. Data Collection, etc. of Log Data when Visiting this Website

When you visit the website, Carcoustics automatically collects, processes and uses data that your browser transmits to us in its server log files. These data comprise the following:

  • browser type/version
  • operating system used
  • referrer URL (the previously visited web page)
  • host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • time of server request

Carcoustics analyses these data on an anonymous basis purely for statistical purposes. The data will not be merged with data from other sources.

7.1 Cookies

Cookies are used in some places of these web pages. Their purpose is to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files, which are saved on your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. These are deleted automatically when you end your visit. “Persistent cookies” are used to record information about computers from which people regularly visit our web pages. They allow us to offer optimum user guidance, to recognise you and to design our web pages to make them customer-friendly. Cookies do not do any damage on your computer and do not contain viruses.
You can also visit our web pages without cookies. But to do so you would have to deactivate the storing of cookies in your browser, restrict it to certain websites or set up your browser in such a way that it alerts you as soon as a cookie is set. Please note that in that case you may be restricted in your use of the web pages and the services offered therein.

8. Deployment of the web analysis tool Piwik

On our websites, we deploy the web analysis service “Piwik”. Piwik uses cookies enabling an analysis of the use of the websites. For this purpose the usage information generated by the cookie (including your abbreviated IP address) is transferred to our server and stored for usage analysis purposes. This serves for the optimization and user-friendly design of our websites. Your IP address will be anonymized immediately during this process so that you as a user remain anonymous to us. The information generated by the cookie regarding the use of this website will not be transmitted to third parties. As stipulated under clause 7 you may prevent the use of cookies by using the respective setting of your browser software.
If you do not agree to the storage and analysis of your session data you may additionally raise an objection against the storage and use subsequently at any time by mouse click. In this case a so-called opt out cookie will be placed on your browser with the result that Piwik will not collect any session data. Attention: The deletion of cookies will also lead to the deletion of the opt-out cookie which may then possibly be activated by you again.
Possibility of objection
You may decide at this point if a unique web-analytics cookie is placed on your browser in order to enable the operator of the website to collect and analyse various statistical data. If you decide to opt against it please click the following link in order to place the Piwik deactivation cookie on your browser:
Your visit of this website is actually tracked by Piwik Web Analysis. Click here to prevent your session from being tracked.

9. Your Rights

You have the right to request information from us about the personal data we store regarding your person, their origins and recipients as well as the purpose of the storage. In addition, you have the right to demand the correction, blocking and deletion of your data in line with the provisions of the applicable law.
Please address your request for information, correction, etc. to our Data Protection Officer. This can be done in an e-mail sent to the address stated in section 10.

10. Further Information and Contact Details

Your trust is important to us. And we will therefore be happy to respond to any queries relating to the processing of your personal data. Of you have any questions that this Privacy Policy did not answer or if you would like more detailed information on a particular point, please contact the Data Protection Officer at any time.
You can reach the Data Protection Officer at the following contact address: dsb@carcoustics.com.

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