Data protection

1. Identity of the person(s) responsible

This electronic Applicant Page is run by the HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA, Rixbecker Str. 75, 59552 Lippstadt, simultaneously also acting as the operator for other companies belonging to the HELLA Group. Responsibility is borne in principle by the company of the HELLA Group whose name is stated in each individual job advertisement.

Any personal data, including data arising from all attachments/enclosures (hereinafter abbreviated to "data"), which you enter and update, will be saved and used by the HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA or the Group company concerned, as the case might be, for the purposes of your application/potential hiring in accordance with Art. 6 (1) a) and b) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

In order to make your general data (candidate profile) also available outside your current job advertisement, the following viewing options are provided:

2. Recipients of the data

Your data is encrypted and saved in a computer center in the European Economic Area. Your information will not be sold or otherwise made available to other, unauthorized third parties. HELLA ensures that the information is only shared within the HELLA Group, which is always limited to the scope required in this process. If you voluntarily supply us with specific kinds of personal data (e.g. a photo of you, religious affiliation, racial or ethic heritage, etc.), then you hereby expressly consent that this data, too, can be treated in exactly the same way. This information shall not be shared with third countries.

2.1 The members of staff within HELLA, who are involved in the filling of job vacancies, have access to your stored data. So that our operations are correctly and appropriately managed, carefully selected staff from HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA in Germany also have access to your data. The data cannot be used by these members of staff for their own purposes. These members of staff shall undertake to uphold data confidentiality. Moreover, an acceptable level of data protection is guaranteed at all times.

2.2 HELLA has commissioned Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. as the data processing company. This company was tasked with implementing legally binding security measures to ensure the confidentiality and security of your data. The company was also tasked with ensuring that personal data is collected, processed and used only in accordance with our instructions and the agreement.

Your data is protected against unauthorized access in the following ways: encrypted transfer, encrypted saving, a role-based concept and an authorization concept, a data backup concept and physical protective measures for the server.

3. Correctness of the specifications

You, for your part, ensure that all the personal data submitted at the time of your application is truthful, correct, unambiguous and current.

4. Information, correction, deletion, processing restriction, objection

You can view your data via the application at any time. You have the right to obtain information on your data in written or electronic form and the right to request that HELLA transfer this data. Furthermore, you have the right at all times to have any personal data deleted, you have the right to object to the processing of data, to restrict processing and you also have the right to have incorrect data rectified. (Please note: Whenever country-specific, legal retention periods are to take effect or if the data and application documents continue to be needed by the applicant to avert, where necessary, any asserted claims, then the data/documentation will be blocked prior to deletion for a period laid down by the particular country.) You can withdraw your consent to the processing of your data at any time. In such cases, please send an e-mail to this address: Processing shall remain lawful until this point in time. Should the processing of your data contravene applicable law, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
Varying retention periods for records relating to job advertisements of individual countries can be found in the country-specific supplements. Should altered legal requirements necessitate a change in the retention period in the future, this will be adjusted without prior warning. If you do not have your general data (your application file) deleted ahead of schedule, the data will remain stored for six (6) months after the last activity on your career site or after the status rejection.

5. Provision of personal data

Data is provided if job candidates are being reviewed or when concluding a contract at HELLA and providing subsequent support for this contract. If consent is not granted for data storage, your application cannot be processed further.

6. Automatic decision making and profiling

There shall be no automatic decision making and profiling.

7. E-mail address for your contact:

8. Data administration

As a result of the nature of the Internet and of computer systems, HELLA gives no guarantee and assumes no liability for the availability of the HELLA website, for the accuracy and freedom from error of the information stated on it and also no guarantee for the freedom from intellectual property rights or any other kind of rights of third parties.

9. Exclusion of liability

Moreover, all liability on the part of HELLA is excluded provided that no compelling legal liability exists, such as, for example, malicious intent, gross negligence, injury to life, limb or health of a person.

10. Cookies (small text files)

The application places cookies (small text files) on your PC. These are session-related. They contain no personal data and are deleted after the session.

11. E-mail address for questions about data protection

Feel free to send any questions about data protection to our data protection officer at

Country-specific supplements (relevant only for applications in the respective country):

Differing retention periods:

United States, Romania: data is stored for twelve (12) months.

Germany: Data of employed students is stored for thirty-six (36) months (minimum wage law).

Declaration of consent for data protection purposes

In order for you to be able to continue with the application process, we require your consent to the following points. It is possible for you to revoke this declaration of consent under data protection law at any time by writing to the above-mentioned email address.

1. You consent to the transmission of data within the HELLA Group to those persons involved in job advertisements and you agree to the viewing options of these persons as described above.

2. If you voluntarily supply us with specific kinds of personal data (e.g. by providing such details in the attachments/enclosures sent to us), then you hereby expressly consent that this data, too, can be treated in exactly the same way as described in this document.

3. You agree to the storing of your data in accordance with the general or with the country-specific periods described above.

By selecting the button "Yes" "I am in agreement with your data protection statement", you are consenting to the above-mentioned points. Your consent will then be saved.

Should you not wish to consent, your application will not be stored and not processed within the HELLA Group.