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Data Protection

Data protection declaration
We process personal data, which are collected and processed when you visit this site, in compliance with all relevant data protection law regulations.
With this data protection declaration, we would like to explain to you which data we collect on our website for which purposes and on what legal basis this is done. In addition, we inform you about your rights and whom you can contact if you have any questions about data protection or any complaints.

Controller
HLS Ingenieurbüro GmbH
Bgm.-Wegele-Str. 4
86167 Augsburg
Germany
Phone +49 (0)821 7007-0
Fax +49 (0)821 7007-199
www.hls-group.com

General information
Personal data
Personal data are individual details about the personal or factual circumstances of a certain or determinable natural person. This includes information such as your correct name, your address, your phone number, your position and your firm. Information, which cannot be linked to your real identity - for example, the number of users of a site - are not personal data.

Collection and processing of personal data
Server logging
Each visit to the pages of this web site is recorded and stored in the so-called server log files. These data are used solely for technical analysis of the server use.
Specifically, the following data are collected:

  • Requesting host address (IP address)
  • Date and time of the call
  • Name of the called file
  • HTTP status code
  • Transmitted data quantity
  • Internet page from which the file is requested
  • Browser/operating system/interface

Purpose of the collection
These data are collected on the one hand to enable the connection setup and use of the website and on the other hand for the purpose of system security, technical administration of the network infrastructure and optimisation of the internet site. The IP address is only evaluated in case of attacks on the network infrastructure.
The data are not passed on to third parties, neither free of charge nor for a fee.

Legal basis of the collection
The processing is required to safeguard the legitimate interests of the controller (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR).

Possibility to object
As these data are absolutely necessary to provide the website, there is no possibility to object.

Data exchange and passing on of personal data to third parties
We use various service providers to enable us to offer our website on the internet. When selecting our service providers we pay strict attention to ensuring that they also comply with the legal provisions on data protection and conclude relevant order processing agreements with them (Art. 28 GDPR).

Cookies
A “cookie” is a small text file, which is created when you visit our website and is stored on your computer. Cookies help us to know whether you have already visited our website. A cookie can only contain information, which we send to your computer – it cannot be used to read out private data. If you accept the cookies on our pages, we do not have any access to your personal information, but with the help of the cookies we can identify your computer.

Cookies in use
We use “session cookies” and “persistent cookies” as well as cookies of third parties. A “session cookie” is a cookie that is automatically deleted when you close your browser. A “persistent cookie” on the other hand remains on your terminal device until a defined expiry date of the cookie. Through these cookies, web pages remember your information and settings the next time you visit.
We use the following cookies:
 

Legal basis of this data collection and use
Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR (consent by means of a cookie banner),
alternatively Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR (legitimate interests of the controller)

Possibility of objecting to session cookies
You can change the settings of your browser so that cookies are either completely blocked, or you are informed as soon as a cookie is set. You can therefore immediately decide whether you want to block cookies or not. However, by rejecting all cookies, use of certain functions of our website can be limited. You will find information about how to change the settings of the browser on your computer or mobile device so that cookies are blocked in the relevant Help menu of your browser or on the website of the software manufacturer.

Possibility of objecting to persistent cookies
You can change the settings of your browser so that cookies are either completely blocked, or you are informed as soon as a cookie is set. You can therefore immediately decide whether you want to block cookies or not. However, by rejecting all cookies, use of certain functions of our website can be limited. You will find information about how to change the settings of the browser on your computer or mobile device so that cookies are blocked in the relevant Help menu of your browser or on the website of the software manufacturer.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files stored on the computer of the user and which enable analysis of the user’s use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about the user’s use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it is stored.
Google will use this information on behalf of the operator, to evaluate use of the website by the users, to compile reports about the website activities and to provide further services to the website operator related to use of the website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not merged with other data of Google. Google will possibly transfer this information to third parties, if this is required by law or if third parties process these data on behalf of Google. Google’s terms and conditions for Google Analytics can be found under the following link:
http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html
You can prevent storage of the cookies by making a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, you may then possibly not be able to fully use all functions of this website.
You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link. The current link is:
"http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.“
Further information on data protection in relation to Google Analytics can be found, for example, in the Google Analytics help (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de).
By using this website, you declare that you consent to the processing of the data about you collected by Google in the way described above and for the previously named purpose.
Online applications
Purpose of the data collection
If you would like to apply for a job with us online, we require information about you. We assure you that your details will be handled confidentially. The collected data are solely used for the purpose of selecting applicants and if necessary are forwarded to and are used by positions within our company.
Legal basis of the collection: Art. 88 GDPR EU General Data Protection Regulation) in conjunction with § 26 BDSG-new (German Federal Data Protection Law)

Application information
We search for the best applicants, regardless of ethnic origin, gender, religion or ideology, disability, age or sexual identity. We therefore do not require any information about these from you.

Processing and deletion of your application
You can change your application at any time or have it deleted and ask us to help you to do so, by contacting our personnel department. Personal data are then deleted according to the respective applicable legal regulations. This does not apply if legal provisions exclude the deletion or further storage is required for the purpose of evidence or if you have agreed to longer storage. Personal data are deleted following completion of the application procedure or 6 months after the end of the application procedure at the latest.
If you sign an employment agreement, your data can be copied into your personnel file for the purposes of the usual organisational and administration process, in compliance with the relevant legal regulations. You naturally have the right to withdraw your application at any time.

Social Media Buttons
Our website uses the respective buttons of the following companies:

  • YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno CA 94066, USA
  • XING, XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg

These social media buttons merely provide links to the respective providers. As long as these buttons are not clicked, there is no transmission to these providers.
If you click these buttons, you are forwarded to the website of the respective provider. Depending on whether you were registered with the respective provider when clicking, your data are processed according to the data use guidelines of this provider and are possibly used to form a profile, which is not within our area of responsibility.
Further information on the data use guidelines of the individual providers can be found under the following links:

If you do not want these companies to collect data about you, you should not click these buttons.

Google Maps
This website uses the Google Maps product of Google Inc. By using this website, you declare your consent to the collection, processing and use of the automatically collected data by Google Inc., its representatives and third parties.
The conditions of use for Google Maps can be found under “Google Maps conditions of use”.
Data collection by means of forms
If you use forms offered on this website to contact us, we only use the collected data to process your enquiry. Your data is not used for any other use.

Legal basis of this data collection and use:
Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR

Security
We take all necessary technical and organisation security measures to protect your personal data from loss and misuse. This means that your data is stored in a secure operating environment, which is not accessible to the public.
If you want to contact us by email, we point out to you that the confidentiality of the transmitted information is not guaranteed. The content of emails can be viewed by third parties. We therefore recommend that you only send us confidential information by post.

Server location
The systems of our hosting partner are located within the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Your rights / rights to information, object, to deletion, correction, complaint
According to the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG-new), you have a right to free-of-charge information about your personal data that is stored, their origin and recipient, and the data processing purpose and if applicable the right to correct, block, delete and the data portability of these data.
To do this, contact the above-named address. If you have any questions, you can also contact our data protection officer at the following email address.
In case of complaints, you can contact the competent supervisory authority directly.

More security on the internet
If you would like information about how to move securely on the internet, we recommend that you visit the www.klicksafe.de site, an EU initiative for more security on the internet.

Contact details for the data protection officer
E-mail: datenschutz@hls-group.com

Contact details for the competent supervisory authority
Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht
Postfach 606
91511 Ansbach
Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 981 53 1300
Fax: +49 (0) 981 53 98 1300
E-mail: poststelle@lda.bayern.de