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Data Protection Information for the Use of the Website

1. Why is this information required?

The protection of your personal data is of paramount importance to us. Making data processing transparent is one of the core principles of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force on May 25, 2018. Your data will be processed by us in the context of filling vacancies in accordance with the GDPR and other applicable data protection laws. Data processing includes the collection, storage, use, modification and deletion of the data.

2. Who is responsible for your data?

Deutsche Post AG (Charles-de-Gaulle-Strasse 20, 53113 Bonn) is the parent company of Deutsche Post DHL Group. It operates this website and makes it available to its affiliates to post job vacancies.

3. Who is responsible for data protection?

Contact details of the Data Protection Officer:
Deutsche Post AG
53250 Bonn

Relevant Supervisory Authority:
Data processing related to postal and telecommunications services:
The Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Husarenstrasse 30
53117 Bonn

Other data processing by the person responsible:
The Data Protection Commissioner for North Rhine-Westphalia
Kavalleriestrasse 2-4
40213 Düsseldorf

4. What do we use your data for?

Your data may be processed:

  • to make visiting our websites/apps as user-friendly as possible,
  • to inform you in case of job alerts according to your search criteria (category, location) and to provide you with the vacancies available at our affiliate companies,
  • to send/inform you of - in as far as is permissible - suitable promotions,
  • in accordance with our legal obligations (e.g. the Code of Criminal Procedure, the German Foreign Trade and Payments Act),
  • within the scope of our security interest (e.g. for the purpose of detecting criminal offences),
  • for the purpose of compiling statistics, and
  • for the purposes of quality assurance, process optimization and planning security.

Further details, including type of data, processing purpose and legal basis, can be found below, next to the respective products. In the event of a job application, we collect additional data. Data protection information for applicants can be found here.

5. Group Data Protection Policy

The Group Data Protection Policy (DPDHL) regulates the group-wide standards of data processing, paying particular attention to so-called third country transfers, which is the transfer of personal data to countries outside of the EU that are deemed not to have an adequate level of data protection. Should you wish to learn more about the Group Data Protection Policy, please use this link:

Group Data Protection Policy Summary (PDF)

6. How is the data processed during a website visit?

Personal Data

Personal Data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as “data subject”); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Using our website

DPAG ensures the data of users of our website is protected. For security reasons, our web servers always save the connection data of the computer connecting to our site, a list of the websites that you visit when on our website, the date and duration of your visit, the identification data of the type of browser and operating system used, as well as the website through which you linked to our site. Other personal data such as your name, address, telephone number or email address will not be recorded, unless you provide this data at your own discretion, for instance as part of a job application. The data protection information for applicants can be found here.

The legal basis for the processing of the aforementioned data categories is Article 6 (1) lit. f EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For these reasons, and in particular to guarantee security and a smooth connection establishment, do we have a legitimate interest in the processing of this data.

In addition, we also use cookies and tracking tools. Further information about this can be found here.

Use of Web Tracking

We use tracking software to determine how many users visit our website and how often. We do not use this software to collect individual personal information or individual IP addresses. The data are used exclusively in anonymous and summarized form for statistical purposes and to improve the website.

Use of Cookies

"Cookies" are small files that enable us to save specific user-related information on your PC whilst you are visiting our website. Cookies help us to determine user frequency and the number of users to our Internet site and assist us in tailoring our offers to make them as convenient and efficient for you as possible.

On the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, we firstly use "session cookies" to optimize our website and to ensure comfortable and undisturbed use. These cookies are stored exclusively for the duration of your visit to our website. They are automatically deleted once you close your browser. In addition, we also use "persistent cookies" in order to capture information about visitors that repeatedly access one of our websites. The purpose of using these cookies is to be able to offer you optimal user guidance as well as to "recognize" you and to be able to present you with a varied website and new content when using the site repeatedly. When you visit our website, a cookie banner informs you that by using our website you agree to the use of cookies. The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies for analytical purposes is Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR, if user consent has been received. You do, of course, have the option to disable the storage of cookies (see Cookie Handling).

An individual profile of your user behavior is not being created. The content of a permanent cookie is limited to an identification number. Name, email address, IP address, etc. are not stored.

Cookie Table and Cookie Categories

Cookies can be categorized into the following three groups. Please note that cookies can belong to more than one category.

Strictly necessary: These cookies are essential in order for you to be able to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.

Performance: These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. With this, no information is collected that could identify a visitor. All information that such cookies collect are aggregated and therefore anonymous. They merely serve to improve how a website works.

Functionality: These cookies enable the website to remember the choices you make and provide you with improved, more personalized features. Such cookies may, for example, be used to remember changes to text size, fonts and language. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for, such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Below is a list of the cookies we use and their function:

Cookie Name Other information
Session-Cookie Apstr
  • Allows the website to track movements across individual pages, so you don't have to re-enter information you've already entered. Session cookies allow you to move quickly, easily and efficiently through multiple pages without having to re-authenticate each time.
Language Cookie portalLanguage-jobs
  • This cookie is needed to display the selected language of the website correctly.
Apply URL Cookie Apstr
  • This cookie is used to track the query strings at the end of a job application URL.
  • This cookie is used to track the website visited just before to track where the user originated from (for example, Google, Yahoo, TalentBrew).
Viewed Jobs Cookie viewedJobs
  • This cookie stores the user ID and the ID of the job that was last viewed or "saved". This data is needed for the "Last viewed jobs" module on Job Watch and Job World.
Search Form Cookie searchFormCookie
  • This cookie stores the location that the user entered during their last job search.
Google Analytics Cookies _ga
  • Google Analytics 360 First-Party Cookie (Premium) to track site interactions while complying with all GDPR standards for data collection and analysis. No collection of personal data.
  • More information on data protection at Google
  • To prevent Google Analytics from tracking all websites, visit Browser add-on to disable Google Analytics.
Other Analytics Cookies SearchVisitorId
  • SessionID and VisitorID are randomly assigned IDs to understand the behavior of TalentBrew visitors at user and session levels and serve as a dimension that may be used for data comparison. No other personal information is used other than this random ID string.
Consent Tracking Cookies BannerDisplayed
  • Measures to comply with the GDPR. Tracking the acceptance or rejection of cookie tracking in TalentBrew.
Functional Cookies isMobile
  • This cookie determines which platform should be displayed to the user. Mobile (tablet) or desktop. Works with responsive web design to provide the best possible user experience.

7. Change of the Data Protection Declaration

We regularly review our data protection declaration.

DPAG reserves the right to change its data protection declaration at any time with or without prior notice. Please inform yourself at regular intervals regarding any possible changes. By using the websites of DHL, you agree to this Data Protection Policy.