Privacy Policy

The protection of your privacy and your personal data is very important to us. We collect, process and use your personal data as described below in accordance with the applicable data protection laws.

Controller regarding the use of your data is:

HKR GmbH & Co. KG
Johann-Vaillant-Str. 10
93426 Roding

Telephone +49. 9461. 953-159
Fax +49 9461 953-246

For more information regarding the controller, please see the legal notice.

Storage of access data in server log files

You can visit our website without giving any personal information. We only store access data in so-called server log files, such as the name of the requested file, the date and time of the retrieval, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. Such data is evaluated solely to ensure trouble-free operation of the site and to improve our offer; it does not allow us to establish any connections with you as an indvidual.

Data collection when you contact us

We further collect personal that you voluntarily provide to us when contacting us. The type of data we collect is obvious from the data input fields used on our website. We indicate for relevant fields whether the information is voluntary or required to use our services.

We use the information provided by you to process your enquiries. Your personal data will only be used for other purposes if you have given your consent to the use of your personal data, if we are authorized or required to use your personal data for regulatory purposes, or if we reserved the right to use your personal data in accordance with applicable laws and as further described below.

Data usage when registering for a newsletter

If you subscribe to a (future) newsletter, we will use the personal data necessary or separately provided by you to send you our e-mail newsletter as agreed. You may at any time unsubscribe from the newsletter either by sending a message to us or via a dedicated unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

Use of data for postal advertising and your right to object

We are entitled by applicable laws to store your first and last name, postal address and, if applicable, your title and academic degree and use it for our own advertising purposes, in particular for sending offers and information about our goods and services by post. You can object to this use of your data at any time for the future by sending a message to us, without incurring other than the transmission costs according to the basic rates.

Use of cookies

In order to make your visit to our website as attractive as possible and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser ("session cookies"). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit. You can choose your browser settings so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide on their acceptance, or exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general. If you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use certain or all features of our website.

Processing of Applicant Data

If you apply for a job through our website or by e-mail, we will collect the data voluntarily submitted by you. All information that you provide to us is provided voluntarily. The presence and absence of information may be adequately considered by us in evaluating your application. Depending on the requirements for the position offered, we reserve the right to determine certain information as required.

During the application process, we may require you to provide additional information or submit documents that we need to assess your application.

In principle, we do not collect any special categories of personal data, i.e. personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation. This does not apply if the collection is required by law or is mandatory with regard to the job offered. We kindly ask you not to send us any such information, unless unavoidable or we have expressly requested you to submit such information.
In principle, we collect and use only data and information that you provide to us directly. However, we reserve the right to also use information from publicly available sources or to review or contact references specified by you to the extent permitted by law or if you have given your consent. We may store further information in addition to the information provided by you that we receive in the context of any background checks.

The data provided by you will be stored and processed by us solely for the purpose of performing the application process. In particular, we use your information to communicate with you, evaluate your application and, if necessary, prepare and negotiate a job offer.

We generally process your data on the basis of the consent you give us when submitting an application. As long as you participate in an application process, we also process your data based on our legitimate interest in examining and evaluating your application and performing the application process with you.
You have the right to withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data at any time and to terminate the application process.
We generally store your data for the duration of the application process and according to the applicable retention periods.

If your application is successful and we enter into an employment relationship with you, we will save your application as part of your employee file and maintain it in accordance with the applicable laws.

If your application is unsuccessful, such data will be stored for up to twelve months after the application process has ended allowing us to offer you further career opportunities as applicable. Your legal right to request an earlier deletion remains unaffected.
When using your data in connection with our recruiting processes, we do not apply automated decision-making or profiling procedures.


Data security

We protect our website and our other systems and personal data by appropriate technical and organizational measures, in particular against loss, destruction, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure to third parties.

Right to information, our contact details

You have the right to free information on the data stored about you as well as a right to have corrected, blocked or deleted this data. For questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, blocking or deletion of data and withdrawal of any granted consent or objection to a particular use of your data, please contact us directly via the contact details in our legal notice or get in contact with our data protection officer:

By letter to:

HKR GmbH & Co. KG
Johann-Vaillant-Str. 10
93426 Roding

By e-mail

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority. The data protection authority responsible for us is Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht, visitors’ address: Promenade 27 (Schloss), 91522 Ansbach, Germany, postal address: Postbox/Postfach 606, 91511 Ansbach, Germany, for further information please see on the Internet at


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We reserve the right to change this privacy policy from time to time or to adapt it to legal requirements and therefore kindly ask you to check the current privacy policy each time you visit our website.

Last Update: July 2019