Privacy

  1. Experteer is particularly concerned about keeping user data secure and protected. Experteer undertakes to comply with the legal data protection provisions and the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) and the Teleservices Data Protection Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG) in particular.
  2. We herewith notify you in accordance with § 33 (1) BDSG that Experteer saves and electronically processes user data in machine-readable form. Personal data is collected, saved, processed and used as part of the contractual provision of services. Personal data is data that contains details on personal or material circumstances of a specific or specifiable user. User-uploaded application documents (e.g., cover letter, resume) are stored for 1-year. All such data is saved electronically. Data is also recorded when Internet pages are called up.
  3. The user is solely responsible for ensuring the confidentiality of his or her log in or access information (email address and password).
  4. Upon request, Experteer will provide the user with all the information on the data saved relating to the user, free of charge.
  5. Experteer does not pass on any personal individual data to third parties. An exception is, of course, the publication of the profile in which the user entered data for this purpose and the publication of which the user has agreed to by creating his profile. Also included in this exception are user-initiated forwarding of application documents to the contacted recruiter (headhunter and/or HR managers/corporate recruiters). The user can individually determine at any time to which group of persons his profile is to be displayed in full or anonymously, and whether to forward application documents. Experteer is not responsible for the confidentiality of user data and application documents which users provide/forward to recruiters (headhunters and/or HR managers/corporate recruiters).
  6. The personal settings entered by a user will be saved. This guarantees that all users get the same settings for each new session (i.e. each time they log on again). Experteer uses so called cookies for this. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. We may use session ID cookies and persistent cookies to enhance our service to you. For the session ID cookie, once you close your browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions.
  7. If a user accesses the services of Experteer via a partner site (affiliate), the anonymised data is saved in a cookie. These cookies do not contain personal user data but are only used to maintain the partner program.
  8. Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by 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. Google Analytics uses among others the so-called ‘DoubleClick-Cookie‘, which, based on a user’s prior visits, helps aligning, optimizing and shifting the ads on our website. The cookie stores information such as the IP address, the browser type and the operating system of the computer, as well as the URL of the referring site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. To block the generation and processing of your user profile (including your IP address) by Google, go to the following link, then download and install the available browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
  9. The user consents to Experteer using his anonymised user data for the purposes of consulting, advertising, market research and for improving and designing the service in a demand-oriented manner. In accordance with § 15 Abs. 3 TMG, any user can object to the pseudonymous user data being transmitted to third parties for the purposes of consulting, advertising and market research as well as to an anonymised usage profile being created. The right of objection can be exercised by sending an E-mail to .
  10. The user gives their express consent to receive e-mail newsletters. These newsletters are an integral part of the service and regularly inform the user about current, labor-market relevant topics and news regarding Experteer and offers from its partners. In addition, member-specific messages are sent. A newsletter may be canceled at any time by using the link supplied at the end of each newsletter or in the user’s account under "My Account" / "e-mails from Experteer".
  11. By registering, the user declares his consent for his data to be used in accordance with the provisions above.
  12. You are entitled to view the personal data we have saved in relation to you at any time and free of charge. This information is provided in writing. Please send the written request for information together with a copy of your identification card to Experteer GmbH, Lenbachplatz 3, D-80333 München, Germany.
  13. The "Public directory of procedures in accordance with § 4e of the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG)" can be called up here.