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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

As of May 2018

This privacy policy explains to you the nature, scope and purpose of your and your personal data processing (hereinafter referred to as "data").

1. Who is responsible for the data processing and to whom can I contact

Responsible in the sense of the basic data protection regulation is:

Rehder / Partner GmbH
Methfesselstr. 74
D-20257 Hamburg

Authorized Managing Directors: Jan Rehder, Constance Post

Contact details:
Tel .: +49 (0) 40 881 00 01
Fax .: +49 (0) 40 881 37 68
E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you wish to object to the collection, processing or use of your data in accordance with data protection regulations as a whole or for individual measures, you should address your objection to the above-mentioned address or by e-mail to the above-mentioned e-mail address.

2. On which legal basis we process your data

First of all, we will inform you of the legal basis of our data processing in accordance with article 13 GDPR. If the legal basis in this privacy policy is not expressly stated, the following applies: If you have given your consent to the processing of your personal data, the legal basis is article 6 para. 1 lit. a and article 7 GDPR if the processing for the fulfillment of our services and the execution of contractual measures as well as the response to inquiries is the legal basis article 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if processing takes place to fulfill our legal obligations, the legal basis is article 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR and processing takes place to safeguard our legitimate interests, the legal basis is article 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If processing of personal data is required to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person, article 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR as legal basis.

If processing takes place on the basis of your consent, you can withdraw it at any time with effect for the future. You can send your cancellation by post to the above address or by e-mail to the above e-mail address.

If, in the course of our processing, we disclose data to other persons and companies (contract processors or third parties), transmit data to them or otherwise grant access to the data, this is done exclusively on the basis of a legal permission (e.g. if a transmission of the data to third parties, as to payment service providers, pursuant to article 6 (1) (b) GDPR is required to fulfill the contract), you have consented to a legal obligation or based on our legitimate interests (e.g. the use of agents, web hosts, etc. in accordance with article 6 paragraph 1 letter C GDPR).

In the event that we commission third parties to process data, this is done on the basis of article 28 GDPR. (so-called "order processing").

3. What data is processed


We use cookies on our website. This is done in order to assign inquiries and requirements of the prospective customer. Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer system. By using cookies, we are able to measure the frequency of page views and general navigation. We point out that some of these cookies are transferred from our server to your computer system, which are mostly so-called "session cookies". "Session cookies" are characterized by the fact that they are automatically deleted from your hard disk after the end of the browser session. Other cookies remain on your computer system and allow us to recognize your computer system on your next visit (so-called persistent cookies). If your browser allows it, you can reject cookies at any time. Please note that certain functions of this website may not be used or can only be used to a limited extent if your browser is set in such a way that no cookies are accepted.


The hosting services we use are for the purpose of providing the following services: Infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage and database services, security and technical maintenance services we use to operate this online service. For this purpose, we or our hosting provider process your data in accordance with our legitimate interests in an efficient and secure provision of this online offer.

Collection of access data and log files

We, or our hosting provider, collects on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of article 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR Data on every access to the server on which this service is located (so-called server log files). The access data include the date and time of retrieval, name of the retrieved web page, the amount of data transmitted, the message about successful retrieval, the browser type and version, the operating system of the user, the previously visited page (so-called "referrer URL"), the IP address and the requesting provider. Logfile information is stored for a maximum of 7 days and then deleted. Data whose further retention is required for evidential purposes shall be exempted from the cancellation until final clarification of the incident.

Contact (contact form)

When contacting us (for example, by contact form, e-mail, telephone or via social media) the information of the user to process the contact request and its processing in accordance with. article 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR in conjunction with the consent you granted in accordance with article 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR processed. In addition, we use your data based on our legitimate interests in accordance with. article 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR in conjunction with the consent you granted in accordance with article 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR to inform you about similar products or services from our product range by post. You can revoke this consent at any time without giving any reason. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
The following categories of data are processed by us when contacting us, depending on the respective form of contact:

  • Contact Form: Your contact details (such as name, address, e-mail address and phone number), the subject and content of your message, the time of your request and your IP address.
  • E-Mail: Your e-mail address, the content of your e-mail and the time of the request
  • Phone: your name, phone number, the time and reason of your call

We will not share this information without your consent.
The information you provide when you contact us (for example, via our contact form) will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage, or delete the data storage purpose (for example, after your request has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions - especially retention periods - remain unaffected.

Handling applicant data

We offer you the opportunity to apply to us (e.g. by e-mail, by post or via the online application form). In the following we will inform you about the scope, purpose and use of your personal data collected as part of the application process. We assure you that the collection, processing and use of your data takes place in accordance with the applicable data protection law and all other statutory provisions and that your data will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.
Scope and Purpose of Data Collection

If you send us an application, we will process your associated personal data (e.g. contact and communication data, application documents, notes from job interviews, etc.) insofar as this is necessary to make a decision on the establishment of an employment relationship. The legal basis for this is § 26 BDSG under German law (initiation of an employment relationship), Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR (general contract initiation) and - if you have given your consent - Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR. The consent can be revoked at any time. Within our company, your personal data will only be passed on to people who are involved in processing your application.

If the application is successful, the data you submit will be stored in our data processing systems on the basis of Section 26 BDSG and Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR for the purpose of carrying out the employment relationship.

Retention period of the data

If we cannot offer you a position in our company or you withdraw your application, we reserve the right to store the data you have transmitted on the basis of our legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR) for up to 6 months with us after the end of the application process (rejection or withdrawal of the application). The data will then be deleted and the physical application documents will be destroyed. The storage serves in particular as evidence in the event of a legal dispute. If it is apparent that the data will be required after the 6-month period has expired (e.g. due to an impending or pending legal dispute), it will only be deleted if the purpose for further storage no longer applies.

A longer storage can also take place if you have given your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) or if statutory storage obligations prevent the deletion.

4. How safe is my data

Data provided via the contact form will be encrypted and transmitted for security purposes using the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method. SSL is a proven encryption system that is used worldwide and that allows your browser to automatically encrypt your data before sending it to us. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from "http://" to "https://" and the lock symbol in your browser line.

5. What rights do I have as an affected person?

You can always

  • Get information about the data stored or processed by us
  • request rectification or deletion of your data
  • require restriction of the processing of your data
  • object to the processing of your data
  • demand the transferability of your data
  • Submit a complaint to the Data Protection Inspectorate. Your competent supervisory authority is that of your place of residence. A list of regulators can be found here: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html

6. How long will my data be stored?

The data processed by us are deleted or limited in their processing in accordance with articles 17 and 18 GDPR. As soon as the data are no longer required for their intended purpose and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory storage requirements, the data stored with us will be deleted. Unless the data is deleted because it is required for other and legitimate purposes, its processing will be restricted. Than the data is blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example for data that must be kept for commercial or tax reasons. According to legal requirements in Germany, the storage takes place in particular for 6 years according to § 257 paragraph 1 HGB as well as for 10 years according to § 147 paragraph 1 AO.

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