Website Privacy Policy (GDPR)


jwc GmbH (“jwc”) respects your concerns about privacy. This Website Privacy Policy applies to personal information we collect on the jwc website, how we use the information, with whom we share it, and the choices available to users of our Site regarding our use of the information. We also describe the measures we take to protect the security of the information and how users can contact us about our privacy practices.

Information We Collect

The types of personal information users of our Site may submit include (but are not limited to):

– Contact information (such as name, postal address, telephone number, and email address)

– For Jwc job applicants, personal information contained in a résumé, C.V., application and/or our recruitment template, employment history, education history, references, transcripts, and, where legally permissible, ethnicity, race, gender, disability status, etc.

– Other personal information found in content that users provide (including through surveys).

 

Information We Collect by Automated Means

When you visit our Site, we may collect certain information by automated means, using technologies such as cookies, web server logs, web beacons, JavaScript, etc. Our Site is not designed to respond to “do not track” signals from browsers. We do not knowingly allow other parties to collect personal information about our visitors’ online activities over time and across third-party web site when visitors use our Site.

In conjunction with gathering information through cookies, our web servers may log information such as your device type, operating system type, browser type, domain, and other system settings, as well as the language your system uses, and the country and time zone where your device is located. The web server logs also may record information such as the address of the web page that referred you to our Site and the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. They also may log information about your interaction with the Site, such as which pages you visit. To control which web servers collect information by automated means, we may place tags on our web pages called “web beacons,” which are small files that link web pages to particular web servers and their cookies. We also may send instructions to your device using JavaScript or other computer languages to gather the sorts of information described above and other details about your interactions with the Site.

We may use third-party web analytics services on our Site, such as those of Google Analytics. These service providers help us analyze how users use the Site. The information collected for this purpose (including your IP address and other information collected by automated means) will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers. To learn more about opting out of these activities, click here.

Providers of other third-party plug-ins on our Site, such as social sharing tools, may use automated means to collect information regarding your use of the Site and your interactions with the plug-ins. This information is subject to the privacy policies or notices of the plug-in providers and is not subject to this Website Privacy Policy. We are not responsible for these providers’ information practices.

How We Use the Information We Collect

We may use the information described above to:

– Provide our products and services

– Communicate with you about, and administer your participation in, special events, programs, offers, surveys, and market research

– Respond to your inquiries

– Perform data analyses (including anonymization and aggregation of personal information)

– Operate, evaluate, and improve our business (including developing new products and services; enhancing and improving our products, services, website and mobile apps; managing our communications; analyzing our products and services; and performing accounting, auditing and other internal functions)

– Protect against, identify, and prevent fraud and other unlawful activity, claims and other liabilities and enforce relevant industry standards, and our policies

execute any agreement we may have concluded with you; or

meet our legal obligations, such as to comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements.

In addition, where required by applicable law, we may seek your consent (which we obtain when you provide your information or use or subscribe to a particular service) to:

– Send you promotional materials or other communications

– Process employment applications, including by assessing qualifications, verifying information, conducting reference or other employment-related checks, and notifying you of future opportunities that might be of interest to you

– For information collected through automated means: (i) customize our users’ visits to our Site, (ii) deliver content tailored to our users’ interests and the manner in which our users browse our Site, and (iii) manage our Site and other aspects of our business. For residents of the European Union or Switzerland:

 

Information We Share 

We do not sell any personal information we collect about you. We may share personal information with service providers in connection with the operation of this Website and our company, including hosting, and the provision of our services.

In addition, we may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities or other government entities, and (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity. We also reserve the right to transfer personal information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution, or liquidation).

 

Your Rights and Choices

We offer you certain choices in connection with the personal information we collect from you. To update your preferences, ask us to remove your information from our mailing lists or submit a request, please contact us as described below in the section “How to Contact Us” of this Website Privacy Policy. To the extent provided by the law of your jurisdiction, you may request access to the personal information we maintain about you or request that we correct, amend, delete, block, or move the information by contacting us as indicated below. Where provided by law, you may withdraw any consent you previously provided to us or object at any time on legitimate grounds to the processing of your personal information, and we will apply your preferences going forward.

 

Data Transfers

We may transfer the personal information we collect about you to recipients in countries other than the country in which the information originally was collected. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information.

 

How We Protect Personal Information 

We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information you provide on the Site against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure, or use.

Your information will be retained for as long as necessary for the purpose(s) for which it was collected and as required by applicable laws or regulations.

If you have any questions or comments about this Website Privacy Policy, you can contact us as indicated below.

Links to Other Website and Apps 

Our Site may provide links to other website or apps for your convenience and information. These websites may operate independently from us. Linked site and apps may have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly suggest you review. To the extent any linked website are not owned or controlled by us, we are not responsible for the website’ or apps’ content, any use of the website or apps, or the privacy practices of the website or apps..

Updates to Our Website Privacy Notice 

This Website Privacy Policy may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our personal information practices. We will post a prominent notice on our Site to notify you of any significant changes to our Website Privacy Policy and indicate at the top of the notice when it was most recently updated.

How to Contact Us 

If you have any questions with regards to this policy or would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, please contact us by email at data-privacy@jwc.eu.com

You also may write to: jwc GmbH, Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 65, 50668 Cologne, Germany