Privacy Policy pursuant to Art. 13 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the RHEINMETALL “CV Matching Tool“ on the website www.rheinmetall.com

This privacy policy applies exclusively to the "CV Matching Tool" available on this website. For the other data processing on the website, the general privacy policy of www.rheinmetall.com in its currently valid version applies additionally.


Controller and contact information

Rheinmetall AG
Rheinmetall Platz 1
40476 Düsseldorf


Data Protection Officer and contact information

You may reach the Data Protection Officer of Rheinmetall AG
via e-mail to @ dsb-rhag@rheinmetall.com or via postal mail to

Rheinmetall AG
- Datenschutzbeauftragter -
Rheinmetall Platz 1
40476 Düsseldorf

Purposes and legal basis

The purpose of the data processing is to suggest suitable jobs/vacancies to you based on your CV with the help of the "CV Matching Tool". If you wish, you can have the results of the CV matching sent (once) to your e-mail address without it being stored.

The legal basis for the data processing is your consent given by you in accordance with Article 6 (1) letter a GDPR.

In addition, when visiting the website and using the "CV Matching Tool", log data (i. a. IP address) is generated, the purpose of which is the secure operation of the website and the "CV Matching Tool".

The legal basis for the processing of this log data is Article 6 (1) letter f GDPR (legitimate interest). Rheinmetall is also obliged to operate this IT application securely in accordance with Articles 24 and 32 GDPR. Further information on this can be found in the general privacy policy for the website www.rheinmetall.com

Categories of personal data

In connection with the use of the CV Matching Tool, Rheinmetall processes the data you provide in your uploaded CV (or other uploaded documents).

Your CV and IP address (from log data) will not be merged. This is neither intended nor technically implemented.

Legitimate interests

In order to prevent unauthorized third parties from accessing computer systems and information (including personal data) and to maintain data security, Rheinmetall has a legitimate interest in processing log data.

Further information on this can be found in the general privacy policy for the website www.rheinmetall.com .

Recipients or categories of recipients

Rheinmetall uses various IT service providers to operate its websites and the associated services.

Data transfer outside EU

Processing takes place exclusively in the EU/EEA. No transfer of personal data to third countries is intended in the future.


Retention periods

Your data will be deleted immediately after your CV has been processed and suitable jobs/vacancies have been presented to you. A permanent storage does not take place.​​​​​​​



Cookies are placed when using the "CV Matching Tool". Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer and enable, for example, individualization/adaptation of the website to your preferences, automatic recognition on your next visit and proper functioning of the website.

When using the "CV Matching Tool", necessary cookies are used, i.e. cookies that are in fact necessary for the use and functioning of the service. This includes a session cookie (JSESSIONID). The session cookie contains a so-called session ID (session identifier), which is used to assign several requests of a visitor on a website to a uniform session.

The use of these necessary function cookies is based on our legitimate interest (ensuring the functionality of our website and the CV Matching Tool) in accordance with Art. 6 (1) letter f GDPR. These cookies are automatically deleted after you close your browser.

If you upload your CV via Dropbox, various cookies are also used to set up the interface to your Dropbox. These cookies are set by the service provider Dropbox Inc. based in the USA and have different expiration dates of 1 to 5 years, unless they are deleted manually or by your browser settings beforehand. You can find more information about Dropbox's use of cookies below and on this website: help.dropbox.com/de-de/accounts-billing/securtiy/cookies

Rights of data subjects

You have the following rights regarding the processing of your personal by us:

Right of access (Article 15 GDPR), Right of rectification (Article 16 GDPR), Right of erasure (Article 17 GDPR), Right of restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR), Right of data portability (Article 20 GDPR). You also have the right to object in accordance with Article 21 GDPR.

Please address requests to exercise your rights by e-mail to​​​​​​​ @ datenschutz-im-bewerbungsprozess@rheinmetall.com or by postal mail to

Rheinmetall Recruiting Center
Hammfelddamm 7
41460 Neuss
with the subject "Data protection complaint".

Withdrawal of consent

Since the data processing for the use of the "CV Matching Tool" is based on your consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent pursuant to Article 7 (3) sentence 1 GDPR.

However, because your data is not stored permanently and is deleted immediately after matching jobs/vacancies have been identified and presented to you, such a withdrawal is unnecessary and has no further effect.

Right to lodge a complaint

You have the right to complain about the processing of your personal data by Rheinmetall. You can reach the responsible data protection officer for this purpose using the contact details above.

The contact details of the data protection authorities can be found under the following link:

Obligation to provide personal data

Without the provision and processing of your personal data (uploading your CV) it is not possible to use the "CV Matching Tool".

Data sources

We collect your personal data directly from you.

Automated decision-making

No automated decision-making takes place in the context of this data processing.

Status of this privacy policy

11. December 2020

Overview of cookies that are used when uploading your CV or other documents via Dropbox by the provider Dropbox Inc:

These cookies are only set when you use the upload via Dropbox. These cookies are not used for the regular upload of documents (without Dropbox).
Cookie Source Expiration Purpose
bjar dropbox.com 3 years File Sharing
blid dropbox.com 3 years File Sharing
db-help-center-uid dropbox.com 3 years File Sharing
dropins_chooser_navigation_cursor dropbox.com 1 year File Sharing
gvc dropbox.com 5 years File Sharing
jar dropbox.com 3 years File Sharing
last_active_role dropbox.com 3 years File Sharing
lid dropbox.com 3 years File Sharing
locale dropbox.com 5 years File Sharing
preauth dropbox.com 1 year File Sharing
t dropbox.com 3 years File Sharing
__Host-js_csrf dropbox.com 3 years File Sharing
__Host-ss dropbox.com 3 years File Sharing
You can delete these cookies at any time manually or by setting your browser accordingly.
You can find more information about Dropbox's use of cookies on the following website:

Additional note on data transfer to the USA: By voluntarily using Dropbox, you also expressly consent pursuant to Art. 49 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR that your data collected by Dropbox Inc. may also be transferred to Dropbox servers in the USA. The USA has been classified by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) as a country with an insufficient level of data protection according to EU standards.

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