Thank you for visiting our website. We take data protection very seriously and strive to protect your personal data within the framework of our website offer.
Within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 1 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we define personal data as all data relating to the personal and factual circumstances of a natural person. Personal data collected on our website is used exclusively for our own purposes.
This website is hosted by the external service provider domainfactory GmbH, Oskar-Messter-Str. 33, 85737 Ismaning, Germany. The personal data collected on this website is stored on the host’s servers. This may include IP addresses, contact requests, meta and communication data, contract data, contact data, names, website accesses and other data generated via a website.
The host is used for the purpose of fulfilling contracts with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR) and in the interest of a secure, fast and efficient provision of our online offer by a professional provider (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR).
Our host will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfill its service obligations and follow our instructions regarding this data.
To ensure compliance with data protection, we have concluded an data processing agreement with our host.
Responsible for the data processing within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR is
Wester Mineralien GmbH
Tel.: +49 (228) – 987200
Data protection officer is
The legal basis for our data processing within the EU General Data Protection Regulation results from Art. 6 GDPR. In detail, depending on the situation in which we process your data, different legal bases may arise.
Consent: If your consent for processing operations of personal data has been obtained, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR is the legal basis for data processing. Consent given can be revoked with effect for the future at any time.
Contract: If data has been collected for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, the legal basis is Art. 6 para lit. 1 b) GDPR. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary for the performance of pre-contractual measures.
Statutory duty: If the processing of data is necessary for the fulfilment of a statutory duty to which our company is subject, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c) GDPR serves as the legal basis.
Vital interests: If your or another natural person’s vital interests make the processing of data necessary, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d) GDPR is the legal basis.
Legitimate interest: If the processing is necessary to protect a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the first mentioned interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR serves as legal basis for the processing. Our company’s legitimate interest consists in carrying out our business activities.
Employment relationship: According to Art. 88 GDPR in conjunction with section 26 of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), personal data of employees shall be processed for the purposes of the employment relationship if it is necessary for the establishment of an employment, its implementation or termination or for the exercise or fulfilment of the right and obligations of the employee’s representation of interests resulting from a law or collective agreement, a company agreement or a service agreement.
Within the context of us processing data, your personal data will be processed. Towards our company, you are entitled to the rights given in the third chapter of the GDPR.
We only store your personal data as long as necessary and permissible for the purpose for which the data was collected, unless legal retention periods prevent deletion, or you have given us your express consent to continue storing your personal data.
If certain data is subject to statutory retention periods, we store them until the corresponding retention periods have expired.
If you have given us your express consent to continue storing certain data, we will retain your data until you revoke your consent. The following e-mail address can be used for revocation: email@example.com
In some cases, we may transfer your personal data to a service provider headquartered in a so-called third country, a country outside the EU/EEA.
In these cases, we ensure that the requirements imposed by the GDPR pursuant to Art. 44 ff. GDPR regarding the transfer to a third country are fulfilled.
The contact forms available on our website enable you to send us any data. This data will be forwarded by e-mail from our web server to our company’s e-mail box.
When sending a message, the following data is stored:
Please note that communication via the contact form is not encrypted. Please use a secure communication channel to ensure confidential communication in your own interest. For this purpose, you can use one of the e-mail addresses provided as an alternative means of contact.
By sending your message, you agree that we may process your personal data for the purpose of handling your contact request. You can object to the processing at any time and without giving reasons. However, please note that in the event of your revocation we will no longer be able to deal with your request.
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) a) GDPR if it is a contact request.
If the contact is established in connection with the initiation or implementation of a contract, the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.
Within the context of the use of our internet offer, the connection information is stored in the server log files.
Such information includes:
The web server logs are processed exclusively for security purposes. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit f) GDPR, the legitimate interest of the person responsible.
We only use the log data for statistical evaluations for the purpose of the operation, security and optimization of the offer. However, we reserve the right to subsequently check the log data if there is a justified suspicion of unlawful use due to concrete indications.
All personal data processed by us within the scope of the establishment, implementation or termination of the employment relationship shall be processed in accordance with the statutory data protection provisions.
According to Art. 88 GDPR in conjunction with section 26 of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), personal data of employees shall be processed for the purposes of the employment relationship if it is necessary for the decision on the establishment of an employment relationship or, after the establishment of an employment relationship, for its implementation or termination or for the exercise or fulfilment of the rights and obligations of the employee’s representation of interests resulting from a law or collective agreement, a company agreement or a service agreement.
The data is processed for the duration of the employment relationship. Any further processing will only take place if we are obliged to store the personal data of our employees due to other legal regulations or if you have given us your consent to do so or if this is legally permissible.
If your application is not successful, we will delete your personal data after 7 months at latest.
If you have given us your consent to also use your personal data to contact you about other positions that may be of interest to you during the application process, we will store your personal data until you revoke your consent. Please send your revocation to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the event of a revocation, the stored data will be deleted immediately.
Cookies are text files that are stored on your terminal device. Cookies can be read, transferred and changed by the website when you call up the website.
We use both so-called “first-party cookies”, i.e., cookies that are controlled by the company that operates the domain on which the cookies are set, and so-called “third-party cookies”. The latter are controlled by third parties and help us to analyse the impact of our website content and the interests of our visitors, to measure the performance of our website or to serve tailored advertising and other content on our website or other websites.
Tracking pixels are tiny graphic files and are used to retrieve data from your end device, such as your device type, operating system, IP address or the time of your visit.
Local storage objects (LSO) work similarly to cookies. However, information is stored locally in the browser.
If the cookies and other technologies are technically necessary for the operation of the website, the legal basis for the use of these and the associated processing of your personal data is our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit f) GDPR. Our legitimate interests here lie in particular in being able to provide you with a technically optimized website that is user-friendly and tailored to you needs, as well as ensuring the security of our systems.
With reference to the cookie containing your cookie consent, the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 c) the fulfillment of a legal obligation, as we are legally obliged to obtain your consent for cookies that are not technically necessary.
When you first access our website or one of its subpages, you will be informed about the cookies and other technologies used on the website within the context of a so-called cookie banner and will be given the opportunity to select for yourself which of the cookies and other technologies requiring your consent you would like to give your consent to.
Via the cookie banner you also have the option to find out about the individual functions of the cookies at any time by clicking on the “cookies” button or to view our detailed data protection declaration by clicking on the “data protection declaration” button.
Once you have given your consent, you can revoke it any time and change your settings regarding cookies requiring consent and other technologies at any time by clicking on the small icon at the bottom left of the screen.
We use the Consent Management Platform (CPM) Cookiebot by Usercentrics GmbH, Sendlinger Straße 7, 80331, Munich, to obtain and manage the consent of website users. The processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) c) GDPR.
We employ Cookiebot to set and store your cookie preferences. In this context, the following data are processed:
Usercentrics also provides us with aggregate information about end user choices regarding the types of cookies accepted.
The consent data is stored along with the anonymized IP address, browser, website URL, data and time of consent, and a unique encrypted number for a period of 12 months. After 12 months, the consent data is automatically deleted, and the remaining data is then only used for aggregate statistical information.
This website uses Google Universal Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies“ which are text files stored on your computer to help the website analyze how user use their site. The information about your use of this website, generated by the cookie, is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
The IP addresses are being anoymised. This means that your IP address is shortened beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use
this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. In addition, Google’s own processing, which is not further defined by Google, is provided for the provision and protection of the analytics service. However, we have not shared any data with Google for its own processing using the data sharing settings.
The legal basis for us collecting data with the Google Analytics software is your consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent with effect for the future at any time using the procedure described above.
Your data will be deleted automatically after 14 months Data whose retention period has been reached, will be deleted automatically once a month.
For more information, please visit the following website: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.
As part of our social media presence, we maintain a company page on the following social media platforms:
If you visit our company page on one of these social media platforms, your personal data may be processed.
We use the services of LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company (“LinkedIn”), Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland to present our company and to search for new employees.
If you visit our LinkedIn page and respond to our content, your personal data such as your username, the content published by you on LinkedIn and your responses to content published by our company may be processed by us in such a way that we respond to them or mention your account or your content in content published by us.
Users can object to certain kind of data processing by LinkedIn. Options for that can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/a1338610/widerspruch-gegen-die-datenverarbeitung-einschrankung-der-datenverarbeitung?lang=en.
Regarding the data collected in the context of our job offers, LinkedIn acts as a processor. In this regard, we have concluded an agreement in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR.
LinkedIn provides us with statistics for our website in form of anonymized company page analytics which help us gain insights into the performance of our company page. LinkedIn processes your data shared with LinkedIn when you visit, follow or interact with our site. We have established a separate agreement with LinkedIn for this purpose. It can be found here: https://legal.linkedin.com/pages-joint-controller-addendum. LinkedIn has agreed to assume responsibility regarding this processing and obligations regarding the guarantee of data subjects’ rights. More information can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/a547077/linkedin-page-analytics-overview?lang=en.
This processing of personal data serves our legitimate interest in communication via the medium LinkedIn and the optimization of our offer on this medium. The legal basis for processing this data is our overriding legitimate interest in this processing pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.
LinkedIn is responsible for the further processing of personal data in the context of the use of LinkedIn.
Among other things, LinkedIn processes the data you voluntarily provide when using you LinkedIn account, such as your name, username, e-mail address and telephone number.
If you publish and share content on LinkedIn, LinkedIn can evaluate it to find out which topics you are interested in and to send you information about similar content and, if applicable, advertising.
In addition to that, LinkedIn also collects so-called log data such as your IP address, your browser type, the operating system you use, information about the website you previously visited and the pages you accessed, your location, your mobile phone provider, the end device you use, the search terms you used and cookie information. Please note that this data is also processed by LinkedIn if you do not have a LinkedIn account.
If you have a LinkedIn account, you may have the option the restrict the processing of your personal data by LinkedIn within the framework of the settings for your LinkedIn account.
We have no knowledge of and no influence on the scope and nature of the data processing and the further processing and use of your personal data by LinkedIn.
More information on data processing by LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.
We expressly point out that the use of LinkedIn may result in the transfer of personal data to a country outside the EU/EEA (a so-called third country) where the level of protection of the GDPR regarding personal data cannot be guaranteed. You can also find our job offers at www.wester-mineralien.de/mehr/karriere.
As part of the search for employees, we use the services of Indeed Ireland Operations Limited, 124 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland.
For the data that you share with us as part of the application process, Indeed acts as a processor for us. Accordingly, an agreement within the meaning of Art. 28 GDPR has been concluded with Indeed.
More information concerning our use of application data you can find under “Application”.
In addition, Indeed provides us with aggregated statistics about user interactions with our job ads. We use these results to improve our job ads.
Indeed is responsible for the further processing of personal data in the context of the use of Indeed. For more information about Indeed’s processing of your personal data, please visit https://hrtechprivacy.com/de/brands/about-indeed#privacypolicy. More information about exercising your rights with Indeed can be found here: https://de.indeed.com/legal/privacyfaq#L.
We expressly point out that the use of Indeed may result in the transfer of personal data to a country outside the EU/EEA (a so-called third country) where the level of protection of the GDPR regarding personal data cannot be guaranteed. You can also find our job offers at www.wester-mineralien.de/mehr/karriere.