Data Privacy

The following statement provides you with an overview of what type of data is collected and how it is used and shared, the security measures Interpool takes to protect your data, and how you can exercise your rights.

Name and contact details of the person responsible:

interpool Personal GmbH
Represented by the managing directors Dr. Jan-Marek Pfau and Rüdiger Bechstein
Berliner Allee 24
13088 Berlin

Contact to the data protection officer

If you have any questions regarding data protection and your rights as a data subject, you can contact the interpool data protection officer at:

Phone: 030 40 50 416 – 12

1 Collection, use and storage of personal data when visiting the interpool website

When you use Interpool’s online offer, Interpool collects various data from you.

1.1 General data collected when visiting the website

When you visit the Interpool websites, you transmit data to our web server (out of technical necessity) via your internet browser. The following data is recorded during an ongoing connection for communication between your internet browser and our web server:

  •   Date and time of the request
  •   Name of the requested file
  •   Page from which the file was requested
  •   access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
  •   Web browser and operating system used
  •   complete IP address of the requesting computer
  •   amount of data transferred

For reasons of technical security, in particular to defend against attempted attacks on our web server, this data is stored by us for a short period of time. It is not possible for us to draw conclusions about individual persons on the basis of this data.

The legal basis for the storage is § 15 TMG.

1.2 Reach measurement & cookies

This website uses cookies for pseudonymized reach measurement. Cookies are small files that are stored on your terminal device. Your browser accesses these files. The use of cookies allows us to better understand how our website is used in order to improve the content and structure of the website in the long term.

If you use our job portal (, we additionally use a cookie to track from which job portal (e.g. LinkedIn) or from which job advertisement (e.g. at Stepstone) your application comes.

If you do not want cookies to be stored on your terminal device, you can object to the use of these files. In addition, common browsers offer the setting option to not allow cookies.

1.3 Further data collection on the website

Further personal information is only collected if you provide it voluntarily, for example in the context of a contact request.

1.4 Visiting the Interpool websites

The data stored during a mere visit to the Interpool websites will not be passed on to third parties.

2. Collection, use and storage of personal data in the application process

2.1 For what purpose is my data processed when I send an application to interpool?

During the application process, data is processed exclusively for the purpose of carrying out this process. With your application, you declare your consent that your data may be viewed and processed by our employees. You also agree that, in the event of a successful preselection, we may forward your data to the customer for whose vacancy you have applied through us, and that your data may then be viewed and processed by the employees there for the purpose of the application procedure.

Your data will not be forwarded to companies other than the one you have applied for, or only with your express positive consent, which we will obtain separately if necessary.

Should we or our customer agree to work with you at the end of the application process, your personal data that came to our attention during the application process will subsequently also be processed for the purpose of implementing your employment relationship.

2.2 Which of my personal data is collected?

As part of the application process, we only process data that is required for its implementation or data that you voluntarily and actively provide to us.

In particular, this includes your name, address and contact details, your curriculum vitae, your school, university or training certificates, your references and other information and documents relating to your qualifications.

In certain cases, we request references. For this purpose, we will contact you separately and ask you to name persons who would like to provide us with information about your professional achievements.

Furthermore, in the context of selection procedures, we take interview and observation notes with which we assess your fit to the position for which you have applied.

2.3 Is the processing of my data obligatory?

You are under no obligation to provide us with your personal data. However, we would like to point out that the application procedure cannot be carried out without processing your personal data.

2.4 Who is responsible for processing my data under data protection law?

interpool Personal GmbH, Berliner Allee 24 in 13088 Berlin, Germany, is responsible under data protection law for processing your personal data as part of the application process.

2.5 Who receives my data as part of the application process?

The processing of your application is software-supported. For this purpose, we primarily use the software solution recruitee. You can find more information about this at

2.6 What is the legal basis for processing my personal data?

Our authorization to process your personal data as part of the application process is derived from Section 26 (1) sentence 1 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

You can revoke your consent to the storage and processing of your personal data at any time.

2.7 How long will my data be stored?

Your personal data will only be stored for as long as is necessary to carry out the application process.

If we or our customer are unable to reach an agreement with you on cooperation at the end of the application process, your data will be deleted no later than six months after rejection, unless you reapply for a position with us.

In the event of a subsequent collaboration, your personal data already processed in the application process will also generally only be stored for as long as is necessary for your employment relationship.

We are obliged to delete personal data immediately if one of the following reasons applies:

  • The personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or otherwise processed
  • You object to the processing in accordance with the law and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing.
  • The personal data have been processed unlawfully.
  • The erasure of the personal data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation under Union or Member State law to which we are subject.

This does not apply insofar as the processing is necessary:

  • for compliance with a legal obligation that requires processing under Union or Member State law to which we are subject.
  • For the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.

3. E-mail contact

If you contact Interpool via an e-mail address provided on the Interpool website, the data you send will be processed and stored so that your request can be processed. This is done in accordance with Article 6 lit. b) DSGVO.

4. What rights do I have regarding the processing of my data?

4.1 Information

You have the right at any time to information about the data stored with regard to your person, its origin and recipient, as well as the purpose of the data processing. For this purpose, please contact the Interpool data protection officer (§ 1).

4.2 Revocation of consent

You may revoke the consent you have given for Interpool to use your personal data at any time. To do so, please contact the Interpool Personal GmbH data protection officer.

4.3 Your further rights

You have the right to rectification or erasure or to restriction of the processing of your personal data, a right to object to processing for the future and a right to data portability.

As a data subject, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your place of residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes data protection legislation.

4.4 Competent supervisory authority

You can also contact the Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information for complaints.

Friedrichstr. 219
10969 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 13889-0
Fax: +49 30 2155050