Privacy Policy

Our privacy statement:

Curicum appreciates your interest in working with us. By creating a candidate profile or submitting a specific application, you provide us with personal information about you. We are aware that this requires trust, and it is our aim as a premium company to meet the high expectations you place in us. With this privacy notice, we would like to explain to you how your personal information will be processed by us.

In the following sections we will give you detailed information how we keep your data privacy, so please read carefully the full privacy policy by scrolling down and accept the consent statement at the end. Who is responsible for the processing of my data, who is the data protection officer and how do you use my data?

This electronic job application site is run, also for other legal entities belonging to the Curicum GmbH, under the responsibility of:

Curicum Personalberatung GmbH
Obermeiers Feld 2-4
33104 Paderborn
Telephone: +49 5254 930 690

You can reach our data protection officer under the above address or under:

Any personal data including all data in attachments you load into the system (collectively referred to hereinafter as “data”) is stored and processed by Curicum. 

Curicum provides the data to the responsible cu Curicum ricum legal entity, who autonomously and exclusively use the data for the purpose of handling your application for recruitment, staffing and employment reasons only.

Also, you will only be asked to provide special categories of personal data (sensitive data) if this is required by law in the country in which you are applying for a position.


1. Which data categories do you use and where do they come from?

Only the data you provide yourself in the system will be used for recruiting reasons only.

2. For which purposes and based on which legal basis are my data processed?

Your application and any additional information you provide will be added to the company’s resume database and will be used only for the purpose of reviewing your skills and interests against job openings at Curicum. We process your personal data based on the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO), the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) as well as all other relevant laws.

3. Data access

Only the relevant persons required to fill open positions within Curicum have access to your stored data.

To ensure proper operation of the system, selected employees of Curicum in Germany have access to the data. In addition, selected employees of subcontractors of Curicum have access to the data in order to fulfil their administrative and support duties. An appropriate level of data protection is furthermore ensured.

You have the possibility to select the Curicum legal entities you want to share your personal data with during your application process by defining your “preference” section. Irrespective of this, Curicum System Administrators, as responsible party for this electronic job application site, will always have access to your personal data.

4. Data security

Your data is protected against unauthorized access, manipulation, loss, destruction and unauthorized disclosure through adequate security measures, in particular by way of encrypted transmission and storage, a role and authorization concept, a data backup concept and physical security measures for the servers.

5. Where is my data been stored?

The data will be stored in encrypted form in a data centre located in the European Union (Germany).

6. Who is responsible for the accuracy of my data?

You are responsible for ensuring that the personal data you provide is truthful, correct, non-ambiguous and up-to-date. You have access to your own data and are able to update and rectify them, if necessary. You are responsible to only provide recruiting relevant information.

7. Data retention and deletion

You can send us a personal notification indicating that you wish to be deleted from our servers and we will accommodate you in the fastest possible manner.

Note: Where country-specific legal retention periods apply, the data or documents are exempt from deletion for a defined country-specific period.

In the event of future legal obligations requiring changed retention periods, they will be adapted without prior notice.

8. Which data protection rights can I as an affected person assert?

You are able to request information regarding the data saved concerning yourself under the above-mentioned address. Moreover, you are under certain conditions entitled to demand the correction or deletion of your data. You may also be entitled to demand the limitation of the processing of your data, i.e. to mark the stored personal data with the objective to limit the future processing. Eventually, you may also be entitled to demand the surrender of data provided by yourself in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You may assert also those rights at any time under the above-mentioned address.

Apart from that, you have the right of appeal to a data protection supervisory authority if you think that a processing of the personal data concerning yourself by us violates any applicable data privacy legislation.

9. Cookies

The application places cookies on your PC. Those cookies are necessary in order to keep the system running. These are session-related and will be deleted at the end of the session. Cookies are small files which are temporarily installed on your hard drive.

You can prevent cookies from being saved on your hard drive by selecting the appropriate setting on your browser – simply follow your particular browser’s instructions. Deactivating cookies mean that you cannot access the Curicum Recruiting System.

10. Data availability

Due to the nature of the internet and of computer systems, Curicum does not accept any liability for the availability of the Curicum career page and the online recruiting system.

To be able to continue the application process you need to give your consent to the following term:

I agree to the processing of my data, which may include trans-border processing, within Curicum to the relevant persons in accordance with the corresponding job posting and the visibility options I have for my candidate data as described in detail above.

By clicking the “I Accept” button, you agree to the above term.
Your consent will be saved. You are entitled to at any time and without giving reasons object to this use of your data by deactivating/ deleting your account with all open submissions yourself.

If you do not agree to the above terms, your registration/application will not be saved and processed within the Curicum GmbH.

Updated: September 2019



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