This website is operated by VA Intertrading AG ("we" or "us"). This notice describes how we, as the data protection officer, process your personal data in connection with this website.
1) Which data we process about you
In the course of your visit to this website we will collect the following information: The date and time you visited a page on our website, your IP address, the name and version of your web browser, the web page (URL) you visited before visiting this website, certain cookies (see point 2 below). There is no obligation to actually provide the information that we ask you to provide on our website. However, if you do not do so, you will not be able to use all the features of the Website.
So-called cookies are used on this website. A cookie is a small file that can be stored on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are generally used to provide users with additional functions on a website. For example, they may be used to help you navigate a website, to enable you to continue using a website where you left it and/or to store your preferences and settings when you return to the website. Cookies cannot access, read or modify other data on your computer.
Most of the cookies on this website are so-called session cookies. They are automatically deleted when you leave our website. Persistent cookies, on the other hand, remain on your computer until you manually delete them from your browser. We use such persistent cookies to recognize you the next time you visit our website.
If you want to control cookies on your computer, you can select your browser settings so that you receive a notification when a website wants to save cookies. You can also block or delete cookies if they have already been stored on your computer. If you would like to know more about how to take these steps, please use the "Help" function in your browser.
Please note that blocking or deleting cookies may affect your online experience and prevent you from using this site to its full extent.
3) Purposes of data processing
We will process your personal data for the following purposes:
> to make this website available to you and to further improve and develop this website;
> to compile usage statistics;
> to detect, prevent and investigate attacks on our website;
4) Legal basis of processing
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is our overriding legitimate interest (pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit f EU Data Protection Basic Regulation), which consists in achieving the purposes set out in point 3 above.
5) Storage of personal data
In the course of the transmission of a form (contact form or application form) your personal data, such as name, e-mail address or other personal data, will be used for the specified purpose. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your consent.
6) Application form
If you send us your application using the application form, your details from the form, including the contact details you provided, as well as your application documents, will be stored for the purpose of processing your application. These will not be passed on to third parties and will be deleted at the latest 6 months after the position has been filled.
7) Duration of storage
In principle, we will store your data for a period of three months. We will only store your data for a longer period of time if this is necessary to investigate any detected attacks on our website.
8) Your rights in connection with personal data
You may, among other things (subject to applicable law), (i) verify whether and what personal information we hold about you and obtain copies thereof, (ii) request that we correct, amend or delete your personal information that is inaccurate or not processed in a lawful manner, (iii) request that we do so, restrict the processing of your personal data, and (iv) in certain circumstances, object to the processing of your personal data or revoke the consent previously given for processing, (v) require data transferability, (vi) know the identity of third parties to whom your personal data will be transferred, and (vii) lodge a complaint with the appropriate authority.
9) Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. We process your data on the basis of our overriding legitimate interest in providing easy-to-use website access statistics in a cost-effective manner (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit f Basic Data Protection Ordinance).
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address and the URLs of the web pages you visit) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. We do not store any of your data collected in connection with Google Analytics.
This website uses the IP anonymisation option offered by Google Analytics. Your IP address will therefore be shortened/anonymised by Google as soon as Google receives your IP address. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data by Google.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting your data in connection with Google Analytics by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:
You can also prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data on this website by clicking on the link below. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent your data from being collected in the future when you visit this website:
10) TLS encryption with https
We use https to transmit data securely over the Internet. Through the use of TLS (Transport Layer Security), an encryption protocol for secure data transmission on the Internet, we can ensure the protection of confidential data. You can recognize the use of this data transmission security by the small lock symbol in the upper left corner of the browser and the use of the https scheme (instead of http) as part of our Internet address.
On our website we use functions of the social media network LinkedIn of the company LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
By accessing pages that use such functions, data (IP address, browser data, date and time, cookies) is transmitted to LinkedIn, stored and evaluated.
If you have a LinkedIn account and are logged in, this information will be associated with your personal account and the information stored in it.
On our website we use functions of the social media network XING of the company XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.
By accessing pages that use such functions, data (IP address, browser data, date and time, cookies) is transmitted to XING, stored and evaluated.
If you have an XING account and are logged in, this data will be assigned to your personal account and the data stored in it.
13) Our contact details
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact us.
Data Protection Coordinator of VA Intertrading AG: