Maschinenfabrik ALFING KESSLER GmbH

Data protection declaration

In the following, we will explain to you (i) the data we will collect during your visit to our website, (ii) how we will process these data, and (iii) the rights to which you are entitled.

1. Controller

The Controller for purposes of deciding over the rights and means of processing personal data shall be Maschinenfabrik ALFING Kessler GmbH, having its seat in Aalen/Germany. The Controller is represented by its managing directors, Eberhard Funk and Konrad Grimm.

You can reach the Controller via email at info@mafa.alfing.de or via surface mail at
Maschinenfabrik ALFING Kessler GmbH
Auguste-Kessler-Straße 20
73433 Aalen/Germany.

2. Personal data

‘Personal data’ are data about personal or factual circumstances of a determinable or of an undeterminable natural person. Included in such are, e.g., your name, your address, your email address, your date of birth, or your telephone number.

3. Collection and processing of personal data

We will collect personal data of yours only with your explicit consent or to the extent that such is necessary to provide a functioning website.

The personal data transmitted by you with your consent will be used by us only for the purpose of fulfilling your request. The legal basis for the data processing with your consent is Article 6(1)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).

The following information will be transmitted from your browser to us: browser type/version, operating system used, name of the retrieved file, quantity of data transferred, report of successful retrieval, referrer URL (the previously visited site), hostname of the accessing computer (IP address), time the inquiry was made to the server and display resolution. The data transmitted by the browser will be used only for the operation of the website. The legal basis for the data processing for the operation of the website is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.

4. Duration of data storage, data erasure

Personal data are erased whenever knowledge thereof is no longer requisite for the purposes for which they were collected or processed, unless statutory provisions demand storing them for a lengthier period. Personal data are then also erased if the erasure is provided due to statutory provisions.

5. Location of data storage

Personal data shall be stored and processed exclusively in computing centers within the purview of the GDPR.

6. Sharing personal data

Your personal data will be shared or other transferred to third parties only if you have explicitly consented thereto in advance, (ii) such is necessary for fulfilling a contract, (iii) such takes place on the basis of a service within the framework of a processing on behalf of the Controller or (iv) the transfer is required due to legal rules and regulations. Your personal data will not be sold.

7. Your rights

Concerning your personal data, from us you are entitled to the following rights:

  • the right to obtain access (cf. no. 8),
  • the right to data portability (cf. no. 9),
  • the right to erasure (cf. no. 10),
  • the right to withdraw a previously issued consent (cf. no. 11),
  • the right to rectification of your personal data, restriction of the processing of your personal data, as well as to objection against/object to a processing of your personal data.

Additionally, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority concerning any unlawful data collections and data processing. For this purpose, regardless of the competency of any other data protection authorities, you can turn to the Baden-Wuerttemberg state officer for data protection and freedom of information. You can reach him or her via email at poststelle@lfd.bwl.de or via surface mail at: Postfach 10 29 32, D-70025 Stuttgart, Germany.

8. Right of access

You have the right to obtain from us, at any time, access to the stored personal data with respect to your person.

9. Data portability

You have the right to transmit the personal data concerning you to another controller. We will make the data available to you or to the party named by you in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format. To the extent technologically possible, at your wish personal data can also be directly transmitted to another controller.

10. Right to erasure

You have the right to have the personal data that have been stored with us erased.

11. Withdrawal of a consent issued

At any time, you have the right to withdraw, effective for the future, a consent issued to us.

The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent prior to its withdrawal.

12. Email contact

If you contact us through the email address provided by us, then the personal data transmitted with the email will be stored. The legal basis for the processing of the data is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. If the email has the objective of entering into a contract, then the legal basis is also Article 6(1)(b) GDPR. In the case of personal data, these shall be processed exclusively for the purposes intended with the transmission.

13. Application portal

An application portal is set up on our website. On this portal, you can apply for advertised positions and transmit your application documents. In so doing, the personal data provided by you will be transmitted. Required fields are title, first name, surname, birthday, nationality, address and e-mail. Besides that, the following data will be stored: date and time of the transmission.

For sending and processing the data, your consent will be obtained. The legal basis for processing your data in the case of consent is Article 6(1)(a) GDPR; otherwise, it is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.

Your personal data will be erased four months after conclusion of the recruitment procedure for the advertised position, as far as we don’t enter in a contract of employment with you. In case of a speculative application your personal data will be erased four month after transmission of your application, as far as we don’t enter in a contract of employment with you. You shall also have the opportunity to consent to having your personal data stored for a lengthier time period in an applicant pool, and to have it taken into consideration in the recruitment of positions that open up. In this event, the data shall be erased by no later than after twenty-four (24) months after transmission of them to us.

The rights belonging to you and of which you have been advised in this Data Protection Declaration shall not be affected.

14. Use of cookies

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies,” text data files that are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will, as a rule, be transferred to a Google server in the United States of America and stored there. Through activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google beforehand within the Member States of the European Union or in other countries signatory to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transferred to a server in the United States of America and abbreviated only once there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to assess your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activities, and to render, vis-à-vis the website operator, additional services, associated with the use of the website and of the internet.

The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google.

You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly. In this event, it may not be possible for you to use all of the functions of this website to their fullest extent.

You can, moreover, prevent the recording by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address), and prevent the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de). More specific information about the terms and conditions of use are available at www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html, and concerning data protection at: www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

15. External links

Despite careful monitoring of content, we do not assume any liability for external links to outside content, because we have not (i) caused the transfer of this information, (ii) selected the addressees of the transferred information, or (iii) selected or modified the transferred information.

16. Data protection officer

Our data protection officer can be reached at DSB@mafa.alfing.de or via surface mail as follows:
Mr. Wolfgang Schick
Maschinenfabrik ALFING Kessler GmbH
- Datenschutzbeauftragter -
Auguste-Kessler-Straße 20
73433 Aalen/Germany.

17. Miscellaneous

With regard to your rights as described in this data protection declaration, you are welcome to turn to the Controller or to the data protection officer at any time. We are glad to be available to you at any time for questions and advice concerning your personal data.

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