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Data Protection Notice


Continental AG processes your data within the scope of using your application process in accordance with the applicable statutory provisions.

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1. General Information
Personal data that you enter will be processed by Continental AG for the purpose(s) stated below. Insofar it is necessary for the fulfilment of the purpose, the data may also be transferred to third parties affiliated with Continental AG within the meaning of §§ 15 ff. (German) Stock Corporation Act and in accordance with the Binding Corporate Rules of Continental.

2. Processing of Data
Your data will be processed exclusively on the basis of the following data protection regulations (legal basis):
Data Processing (Purpose)Legal BasisDuration of Storage
Contact / Interaction with Continental
(e.g. contact form, etc.)
Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) EU GDPR (consent)

Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) EU GDPR (performance of contract)

Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c) EU GDPR (legal obligation)
Your data will be processed with your consent until revocation, otherwise deleted after final processing of your request, provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary. We assume final processing if it can be deduced from the circumstances that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified.
Newsletter / advertising and marketing approaches / customer surveysArt. 6 para. 1 lit. a) EU GDPR (consent)Processed upon your consent, until your revocation or omission of purpose.
Provision of technical supportIn compliance with the applicable data protection regulation (e.g. your consent). On a basis of a Data Processing Agreement or, if the provider is based outside EU, on the basis of the EU standard contractual clausesContinental AG only stores personal data relating to users of its services if consent for this has been provided.
Application process purposesIn compliance with the applicable data protection regulation (e.g. your consent) and internal Data Protection Rules (Binding Corporate Rules). On a basis of a Data processing Agreement or, if the provider is based outside EU, on the basis of the EU standard contractual clausesYour data in Kenexa is erased once processing of the application process has been concluded, provided that this erasure does not conflict with any statutory duties to retain records.
As an exception, all applicant data, which is processed for the purpose to carry out the individual assessments and provide the assessment result reports to Continental will be kept anonymized by service provider Aon Assessment GmbH.

To ensure the above-mentioned data processing, we transmit data to the following service providers (hereinafter referred to as SERVICES):
Service ProviderAddress / Location
Infinite Computer Solutions Inc.2600 Tower Oaks Blvd Suite 700 Rockville MD 20852 USA
Milch & Zucker Talent Acquisition & Talent Management Company AGFriedrich-List-Straße 23, 35398 Gießen, Germany
Broadbean Technology Ltd40 Marsh Wall London E14 9 TP United Kingdom
Contur GmbHGroßer Kolonnenweg 23, 30163 Hannover Germany
LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited CompanyWilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2 Ireland
Aon Assessment GmbHGroßer Burstah 18-32, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
Indeed Ireland Operations, Ltd.124 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

SERVICE PROVIDER will collect and process your personal data on our behalf (based on an adequate data processing agreement / if SERVICE PROVIDER is located outside the EU on the basis of EU standard contractual clauses).

3. Rights of the data subject(s)
It might be necessary to check according to local law whether additional country-specific regulations / rights of affected persons have to be considered.
We draw your attention to the fact that, as a data subject, you have the following rights in connection with the processing of your personal data in accordance to the EU - General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR):

  • Right to revoke your consent at any time acc. Art. 7 para. 3 EU GDPR
  • Right to be informed acc. Art. 13 and Art. 14 EU GDPR
  • Right of access by the data subject acc. Art. 15 EU GDPR
  • Right to rectification acc. Art. 16 EU GDPR
  • Right to erasure acc. Art. 17 EU – GDPR
  • Right to restriction of processing acc. Art. 18 EU GDPR
  • Right to data portability acc. Art. 20 EU GDPR
  • Right to object at any time acc. Art. 21 EU - GDPR
  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority acc. Art. 77 EU GDPR

In case of compelling reasons for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or serve the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims, the processing of personal data necessary for this purpose can take place despite your objection or request for deletion.

If you have any questions in this regard, feel free to contact our data protection officer:
Please send your revocation or requests regarding the exercise of the above listed rights in writing or by email to:
Continental AG
Vahrenwalder Str. 9, D-30165 Hannover
Our Contact Form

4. Protection of stored Data
Our company and Infinite Computer Solutions Inc., Milch & Zucker, Broadbean, Contur GmbH, LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Aon Assessment GmbH, Mouseflow ApS, Google Analytics, Indeed Ireland Operations, Ltd. use technical and organizational security measures to protect the personal data you provide to us from manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. The security measures are continuously improved and adapted according to the state of the art. Unencrypted data can possibly be viewed by third parties. For this reason, we would like to point out that no secure transmission can be guaranteed with regard to data transmission via the Internet (e.g. when communicating by unencrypted e-mail). Sensitive data should therefore either not be transmitted at all or only via a secure connection (SSL). You can determine the SSL status of the connection by looking at the address line of your browser ("https").

When you visit our website / web app, information can be stored on your computer in the form of a so-called cookie (small text files). Technically necessary cookies are only used to ensure the operation of the website. Further cookies (e.g. regarding the use of the website) are only set on the basis of your consent (see Cookie Policy). Furthermore, you can also set the acceptance of cookies via your browser settings. However, please note that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website / web app to their full extent.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, in the event that IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. IP anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services to the website operator in connection with the use of the website and the Internet.
The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. Cookies are only set on our site on the basis of your consent. In addition, you can permanently prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:

This website furthermore uses the web analysis tool Mouseflow from Mouseflow ApS, Flaesketorvet 68, 1711 Copenhagen, Denmark (“Mouseflow”). Mouseflow uses cookies on our site that are created only with your consent. These cookies are used for collecting and storing data for marketing and optimization purposes. Anonymized usage profiles can be created on the basis of this data. Mouseflow randomly selects and records individual visits. This results in a record of mouse movements and clicks so that these randomly selected visits can be recreated in order to derive potential website improvements from this. Your IP address is transmitted anonymously. It is thus not possible to determine the identity of an individual website visitor at any time.

Indeed Webtracking (this applies for Germany only):
This website uses a web analysis tool from Indeed Ireland Operations, Ltd., 124 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, Ireland. To analyse the use of the website, certain user data provided by your provider is collected and analyzed by Indeed. Continental receives a statistical report of the number of forwarded potential applicants. To collate this user data, Indeed may deploy one or several cookies. The IP address allocated to your device at the time and a browser-specific identifier is communicated to Indeed. The legal basis of transmission is article 6 para. 1 f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the evaluation of the attractiveness of our job advertisements and the optimization of efficiency of them. Indeed gives further information at:

No use of social plugins or the two-click solution. Sharing is exclusively from links to social networks on our website:

Sharing function in social networks:
When you use the “Share” function on our website, no personal data is transferred to the respective social media service. If you share content on our website with your personal profile, we have no control over the content and scope of the data collected by the networks. In this respect, the terms of use and privacy policy of the respective social network apply.

Usage of social Plugins with double-klick solution:
Usage of social media Plug-Ins:
We use so-called social plugins from various social networks on our website. A social plugin is a button that allows you to share and communicate messages from our website with other users of the respective social network. The following social plugins are used on our website:

This PlugIn is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The operator of the German website is Facebook Ireland Limited, Hanover Reach,5-7 Hanover Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland. These plugins are identified by the Facebook logo. The privacy policy of Facebook can be found here.

This plug-in is powered by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. The PlugIn is identified by the YouTube logo. YouTube's privacy policy can be accessed here.
Display and content of the plugins are transmitted from the networks to the browser and automatically integrated into websites.

If you visit one of our websites with such a plugin, your browser will automatically establish a connection to the server of the corresponding network, regardless of your use these plugins. Through this connection, the information that you have called up at the corresponding website is passed through.
For data protection reasons, the corresponding buttons are deactivated for the time being and are marked with a note. By clicking on this notice, you agree to communicate with the social networks and activate the buttons, which only then establish contact with the networks.
If you are logged in to a social network during a visit to our website, the transmitted data is assigned to your respective user account. This also applies if you interact with a plug-in. If you want to prevent a network from linking information to your user account in this way, please log out of the respective network before clicking on the notice.

Even if you are not a member of a social network, there is a possibility that your data will be saved by them after clicking the hint. We have no influence on the content and scope of the data that the networks collect through plugins, nor on their use. Please inform yourself about this in the privacy policy of the social networks.
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