Information in accordance with Art. 13 and Art. 21

Information in accordance with Art. 13 and Art. 21 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Dear Applicant,

You will find information below in accordance with Art. 13 GDPR on the processing of your data and in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR on your rights under data protection law.

Who is the data controller and who can you contact?

Yokohama Europe GmbH

Monschauer Straße 12

40549 Düsseldorf

You can contact the responsible data protection officer at:


Why do we process data and what is the legal basis for this?

Data processing takes place for the purposes of the employment relationship. Processing of your data is necessary under Art. 6 (1) point (b) GDPR for the conclusion and the performance of the contract with you. In addition, data processing is necessary under Art. 6 (1) point (f) GDPR for the legitimate interests that we pursue. Our legitimate interests exist in connection with compliance with mutual obligations arising from the application process between you and us.


What type of data do we process?

We process the following categories of data: - personal data (first and family name, data of birth, address, school leaving qualifications)

- communication data (landline number, mobile number, fax number, email address)

- report data (from third parties, e.g. credit agencies or from public records)

- data on assessment and evaluation in the application process

- data on training education (school, vocational training, alternative / military service, university, doctorate)

- data on the previous career, training certificates and references

- information on other qualifications (e.g. language skills, PC skills, voluntary activities)

- application photo

- information on your salary requirement

- application history

Other unstructured data uploaded by applicants.


Who do we transfer your data to?

We use personal data that you transmit solely for processing your application for the vacancy. Only those persons who are involved in the application process acquire knowledge of your personal data. All employees who are entrusted with data processing are obliged to safeguard the confidentiality of your data. We do not pass your personal data to third parties.


Are data transmitted to a third country or to an international organisation?

Within the Yokohama Group your application data can also be transmitted to a country outside the EU, if this is necessary for decision making in the framework of the application process. If service providers in a third country are used in the framework of job processing, they are obliged to comply with the data protection level in the EU.


How long do we store your data?

Applicant data of rejected applicants are erased after 3 months, so that the data are available within the two-month objection period in accordance with section 15 (4) General Equal Opportunities Act (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungs-gesetz - AGG). Applicant data will be blocked in this retention period. Data from applicants who are employed are taken over in the personnel file.

Is there an obligation to provide data?

The processing of the collected data is necessary for the conclusion and performance of the contract between us and you. If we are unable to process the data, we cannot comply with our contractual obligations to you. This is the reason why we cannot employ you if you object to the processing of the data.


What data protection rights do you have?

Subject to the existence of the statutory requirements you have the following rights in accordance with Articles 15 to 22 GDPR:

Right to information, rectification, erasure, restriction ofprocessing, data portability. In addition, under Art. 13 (2) point (b) in conjunction with Art. 21 GDPR you have a right to object to processing, based on Art. 6 (1) point (f) GDPR.

Send your objection to the following email address:

In accordance with Art. 77 General Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the data supervisory authority if you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data is illegal.