Data Protection Declaration
We collect, use and store your personal data exclusively within the framework of the provisions of the applicable data protection laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. Below we inform you of the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data. 

1. Data controller
The operator of the website under the domain www.smartjobr.com and therefore the data controller is:
Smartjobr GmbH
Vossstr. 9
30161 Hanover

2. The collection and processing of general data
Each access to our website and each retrieval of a file on this website or in our Smartjobr app will be logged. The storage serves internal system-related and statistical purposes. The following will be logged: the name of the accessed file, the time and date of the access, the volume of data transferred, a successful access report, the web browser, the requesting domain and the type of the requesting mobile end device and its software version. In addition, the IP addresses of the requesting computers/mobile end devices will be logged. Further personal data will only be recorded if you as the user of the website and/or the customer/user of the app provide information voluntarily, for example in connection with an enquiry or registration or for the purpose of concluding a contract or via the settings of your browser or your mobile end device. 

3. Collected personal data
Personal data in the meaning of these data protection provisions is individual information on your personal or factual circumstances. It includes, in particular, your name, your email address, your telephone number and possibly your address, if you have provided us with it. 
The personal data also includes information on your use of our website. In this context we collect personal data from you as follows: information on your visits to our website or our Smartjobr app, for example the volume of the data transfer, the location from which you retrieve data from our website as well as other connection data and sources that you access. This generally occurs through the use of log files and cookies. You will find more detailed information on log files and cookies below. 

4. Intended use
We use your personal data for the following purposes: 
1. In order to provide you with the online services that you require.
2. To ensure that our website is presented to you in as effective and interesting a way as possible. 
3. In order to fulfil our obligations under any contracts concluded between you and us. 
4. In order to inform you of any changes to our services. 

5. Information on your computer and cookies
Each time you access our website or our app we collect the following information through your computer/the mobile end device used by you – the IP address of your computer/the mobile end device, the request of your browser and the time of that request. We also record the status and the transferred volume of data in connection with that request, and we collect product and version information on the browser used and the operating system of your computer, as well as the mobile end device used on which you use our app and its software version. We also record the website from which our site has been accessed. The IP address of your computer/the mobile end device will only be stored for the period of your use of the website or the app and will then be promptly deleted or anonymised through abbreviation. The other data will be stored for a limit period of time. We use that data for the operation of our website and our app, particularly in order to identify and eliminate errors in the website or the app, to establish the capacity utilisation of the website or the app and to carry out adjustments or improvements. 

We may also collect information on your use of our website through the use of so-called “browser cookies”. These are small files which are stored on your data carrier and store certain settings and data to be exchanged with our system via your browser. As a rule, a cookie contains the name of the domain from which the cookie data was sent, information on the age of the cookie and an alphanumeric identifier. Cookies enable our systems to recognise the user’s device and make any presets immediately available. As soon as a user accesses the platform, a cookie will be transmitted to the hard drive of the computer of the respective user. Cookies help us to improve our website and provide you with a better service which is more closely tailored to your needs. They enable us to recognise your computer if you return to our website and thus store information on your preferred activities on the website so that we can orient our website towards your individual interests. 

In the cookies used by us only the data explained above concerning your use of the website is stored. This occurs not by attribution to you personally but through the allocation of an identification number to the cookie (“cookie ID”). The cookie ID will not be combined with your name, your IP address or similar data which would make it possible to attribute the cookie to you. If you do not wish browser cookies to be used, you can set your browser so that storage of cookies is not accepted. But please note that if you do so you may not be able to use our website to the full extent or even at all.

6. Data backup
All information that you transmit to us will be stored on servers within the European Union. Unfortunately, transferring information via the Internet is not completely secure, so we cannot guarantee the security of the data transmitted to our website via the Internet. However, we protect our website and other systems through technical and organisational measures against loss, destruction, accessing, alteration or dissemination of your data by unauthorised persons. In particular, we will transfer your personal data securely following encryption. We use for this purpose the coding systems SSL (Secure Socket Layer) or TLS (Transport Layer Security). 

7. Passing on/provision of your personal data
We will not provide your personal data to third parties unless you have agreed to the passing on/provision of data or if we are authorised or obliged to disclose data on the basis of provisions of law and/or official or court orders. In particular, your data may be provided for the purposes of concluding or performing contracts, in order to provide information for the purposes of criminal prosecution, for the purpose of averting hazards or for the enforcement of intellectual property rights. 
If we do not provide your data in such circumstances this may, for example, make it impossible to render contractual services or lead to extraordinary termination of the respective contract, claims for costs or compensation for losses (including through third parties) and/or fines or even criminal sanctions due to legal violations related to failure to provide the data, for you and/or us. 

8. Data protection and websites of other third parties
The website may contain, among other things, hyperlinks to and from websites of other third parties. If you follow a hyperlink to one of those websites, please note that in this context too we cannot accept any responsibility or provide any guarantee for third-party content or data protection provisions. Please therefore make sure of the respective applicable data protection provisions before you provide personal data to those third-party websites.

9. Contact form
If you send us contact requests by our contact form, your data from the request form, including the contact details specified by you in it, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the request and for any follow-up queries. We will not pass that data on to third parties without your prior consent.

10. Newsletter
With our newsletter we inform you about our company and our offers. 

If you would like to receive the newsletter, we will need you to provide us with a valid email address and information enabling us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address or that its owner has agreed to receive the newsletter. After your subscription registration we shall send you an email containing a validation link to the email address specified by you. You will receive our newsletter once you have clicked on the validation link contained in the email. We will only use that data provided by you to send the newsletter and will not pass it on to any third parties. 

When you subscribe for the newsletter we store your IP address and the date of the subscription. That storage serves the sole purpose of providing proof in the event that a third party misuses an email address and subscribes for the newsletter without the knowledge of the authorised person.

You can revoke at any time your consent to the storage of the data and the email address and the use thereof to send the newsletter. You can do this through a link in the newsletters themselves or by sending a notification to the contact details under “Your rights and contacts”. 

11. Amendments to these data protection provisions
We reserve the right to change these data protection provisions at any time with effect for the future. A current version is available on the website. Please regularly visit the website and find out about the applicable data protection provisions. 

12. Use of Google Analytics
Our website uses the web analysis service Google Analytics, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). That analysis tool functions on the basis of cookies. A cookie is a text file which is sent when you visit a website and is temporarily stored on the user’s hard drive to enable analysis of the use of the website by you. The information stored by the cookie will generally be transferred to and stored on a Google server in the USA. As part of the IP anonymisation, Google will first abbreviate your IP address within a Member State of the European Union or another contracting state of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. On our behalf Google will use the transferred information in order to prepare a report on the use of the website. The IP address transmitted within the framework of Google Analytics will not be combined with any other Google data. If you would like to prevent the use of cookies, you can do so by locally making changes to the settings of the Internet browser used on your computer (e.g. Safari, Internet Explorer, Opera, Firefox, etc.), i.e. the programme used to open and display websites. You can also prevent the recording and processing of your data through the cookie by Google by downloading and installing a browser plug-in provided by Google via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

13. Use of Twitter
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated into our website. They are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the “Retweet” function, the websites visited by you will be connected to your Twitter account and reported to other users. In this process data will also be transferred to Twitter. We advise you that as the provider of the website we will not receive any information on the content of the transferred data or its use by Twitter. You can find further information on this in Twitter’s privacy policy at http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can adjust your privacy settings at Twitter in the account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.

14. Use of Facebook
Our website uses the Facebook “Share” functionality of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The Facebook functionalities are marked with the Facebook logo, an "f" symbol. 

If you click on the Facebook button while you are logged in to your Facebook account, content of our website or the link to our website can be linked to your Facebook profile. This will enable Facebook to attribute your visit to our site to your user account. We explicitly advise you that as the provider of the site we will not receive any information on the content of the data transferred or its use by Facebook. 

The purpose and scope of the collection of data and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook and your rights in this respect and setting options with regard to the protection of your privacy are described in Facebook’s Data Policy.

15. Use of Branch.io
Our app uses Branch Metrics, whose operator is Branch Metrics Inc., 2443 Ash Street, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA. That service is an open-source solution which makes it possible to generate, with appropriate software development kits (SDKs), targeted smart links to content within an app for web, iOS and Android operating systems. The service also permits users to share content through social media platforms connected to the service. As part of the provision of the service and its functions Branch Metrics collects data. The purpose and scope of the collection and processing of data by Branch Metrics and your rights in this respect are detailed in Branch Metrics’ privacy policy at URL https://branch.io/policies/#privacy.

16. Use of Google Firebase
Our app uses the service Google Firebase, operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). This service operated by Google Inc. serves the purpose of improving the app and correcting errors in it. The data recorded for this purpose is provided to us in anonymised form. Whether a crash has occurred, what lines of code caused the crash and the type and operating system of the affected mobile end device will be recorded. That data will be used exclusively for the purpose of reproducing errors in the app and enabling them to be eliminated in the course of future further development. No personal data will be transmitted. Google’s privacy policy can be accessed here: https://firebase.google.com/terms/data-processing-terms

17. Your rights and contacts
You can view your personal data, for example, at any time free of charge and where appropriate request its correction and/or, if the data storage is not required for the purpose of the performance of the contract, under articles of association or by law, deletion or blocking or both. We recommend that before you assert any claim for deletion against us you back up your data yourself as appropriate. You may also be entitled to rights to limitation of the processing, to object to the processing and to data portability, as provided for in Articles 15–21 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If the processing is based on your separate consent, you can withdraw that consent at any time with effect for the future.

For the above-mentioned purposes and/or in order to receive more detailed information in this respect, please contact us by email at info@smartjobr.com or using the contact and address details specified in the legal notice for this website.

If you have any questions, comments or enquiries with regard to the collection, processing and use of your personal data by us, please contact us, as described above, through the contact details specified in the legal notice for this website. If you consider that the processing of your personal data through/by us occurs unlawfully, regardless of that you are also entitled as an affected person to submit a complaint under Article 77 GDPR to one of the supervisory authorities competent also under that provision of law. 
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