Privacy Agreement

Data privacy statement for the LEONI recruiting portal 

Thank you for your interest in applying for a job at one of the LEONI group companies. For all companies of the LEONI group,  LEONI AG offers a recruiting solution including the portal you have accessed. More information on LEONI and contact data of the responsible LEONI group company (hereinafter referred to as LEONI), which provides the job offering, can be found at

LEONI processes your personal data only with your explicit consent for the purpose of staff recruitment. In the following text we explain by whom and under which circumstances your personal data related to a job application (hereinafter referred to as “Data”) might be processed at LEONI. 

Which data is gathered, processed and stored? 

Data of you is only gathered related to a job application submitted by you. The recruiting solution includes all data submitted either by using the job application form or by attaching additional documents to a job application. During the processing of an application, additional recruitment relevant data to such submitted by you might be added by employees of LEONI. In addition, you have the possibility to access your profile during the application process. Therefore administrative data like username and password is also stored.  

How long is the data stored?

Data for an application to a specific job offering will be stored for the duration of the recruitment process and will be kept six months after the decision whether to hire you or not. After this period all data will be erased. As an option, LEONI offers you admittance to our talent pool in order to receive information on vacancies matching your job profile. The data will be stored as long as you are registered for the talent pool service. With the recruiting portal you have the possibility to maintain your job profile and also to unregister from the talent pool, resulting in deletion of stored data.  

Who has access to the data?

You can choose between an application for a specific job offering or submitting a speculative application. If applying for a specific job offering, your data may be accessed by the responsible manager as well as members of the responsible human resource department of LEONI. If the selection process for a job offering requires involvement of other group companies, you will be informed in advance. 

For a speculative application you may select certain regions which are relevant for you. The data then will be accessible to the corresponding human resource departments in the selected regions.  

Where is the data transferred to?

The global recruiting system is centrally administered by LEONI AG, Germany. For offering the recruiting solution to LEONI group companies, the service of external contractors is used. The data is stored at the contractor’s data center in the Netherlands. The contractor is committed to ensure compliance with the data protection standards of the European Union. 

Depending on your location, selected relevant regions for speculative applications or in the case of group relations of a vacancy, your data might be transferred to LEONI companies in foreign countries. Please note that those might have less extensive data protection regulations than your home country.   

How is the data protected?  

LEONI takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and relies on professional technical measures to ensure this. For example data transfer is always encrypted, access to data centers is strictly limited and access to your data is only granted to persons who are directly involved in the job application process or in the maintenance of associated IT systems. All external contractors and especially the supplier of the recruiting solution are selected with due care and contractually committed to comply with the strict regulations of the German, respectively the European Data Privacy Act. 

Please note that in terms of data privacy legislation, the company you apply to is responsible for the correct handling of your data and is your contact for all inquiries. For further information please contact the Data Protection Officer via email or by mail to LEONI AG, Data Protection Officer, Marienstr. 7, D-90402 Nürnberg. 

Yes, I agree to the use of my data by LEONI to process my application in due consideration of the above made statements. I also agree that LEONI will provide me a user account for the recruiting system. I am aware that I may remove my consent to process my data or to use the recruiting system any time with effect for the future while no additional costs except those for the notice will occur.