Privacy Policy

Protection of your data is a very serious matter for us. We strictly adhere to the rules of the German Telecommunications Telemedia Data Protection Act (TTDSG) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the EU.

In the following we inform you in detail about the kind, the extent and the purpose of data collection and the use of your personal data as well as about the processing of your data in states beyond the scope of the above mentioned directives.


1. Collection and use of personal data

Visiting our Internet Site

You can visit our site without having to release any personal data. Our servers automatically store access data as server log without personal reference. This data is used exclusively for the improvement of our service and does not allow any conclusion to your person.

We store these protocols of our web servers and, if necessary, firewall for a maximum of 7 days.

The following data can be temporarily stored in the server log:

  • browser type and browser version
  • used operating system
  • referrer URL
  • time and date of server request
  • IP address
  • accessed files and pages
  • visitor's country of origin


Contact by means of the contact form

We use your personal data (name, telephone number and e-mail address) only for the fulfilment and processing of your request and will not forward the data to third parties. From the data entered in the contact form, an e-mail is generated via our servers to a central mailbox of the HR department of the respective country. Several CHT employees have access to this mailbox. The recipients are expressly instructed to deal with the matter in a timely manner, if necssary the mail with your data will be forwarded to other CHT employees. After your request has been fulfiled, your data will be deleted from our mail system.

We do not store the incoming form data on our web servers. We do not transfer the data to any other systems, unless this is necessary for the purpose of processing (e.g. for sending documents).

Our website also sends a copy of your contact request to the e-mail address you entered.

Tax and commercial law obligations to retain data may require us to store it within backup processes.


HR and Application Data

For the application process the CHT Group uses the cloud based software workday (

Depending on the vacant position and the location, your applicant data is only visible to authorised employees of the HR-department. In addition, the responsible managers of the department that fills the vacancy have access to the application data.

Workday sends an automatic confirmation of receipt to the applicant by e-mail.

We store the data from your application for the duration of the application process and use it to determine your suitability for the intended job. If you are accepted, we transfer the data necessary for the organization of the employment relationship to the data-protected personnel file. If the application process is completed and it is clear that no employment relationship will be established with us, we will delete this data promptly, but no later than six months after the position has been awarded.

We store data of candidates who appear suitable for other current or future positions within a candidate pool. For this purpose, however, we will contact you again separately and ask for your consent.

If you have applied to us on your own initiative, we will delete your data as soon as we have been able to assess that no employment relationship will come about, but after six months at the latest. You have the possibility to withdraw your unsolicited application at any time or to grant us the right of extended storage.

Applications (direct or unsolicited) can be withdrawn at any time by e-mail to hr[at] You can also request the deletion of all personal data from our system at any time.

2. Analysis services

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files which are stored on your computer and allow for an analysis of your use of the website. The information about the use of this website generated by the cookie is normally transferred to a Google server in the USA and is stored there. In case of activating the IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address from Google will be abbreviated within the member countries of the European Union or in other contract countries of the agreement on the European economic area. Only in exceptional cases the IP address is transferred to a server of Google in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for means of evaluating your use of the website, for compiling reports about the website activities and for furnishing further services using the website and the internet to the website owner. Within the scope of Google analytics, the IP address which was transferred from your browser will not be brought together with other Google data.

More information on terms of use and private policy can be found under

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This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "anonymizeIP()", so that the IP addresses are processed only in abbreviated form to exclude any direct personal reference.


3. Inclusion of third party services and contents

YouTube in advanced privacy mode

We use YouTube to integrate videos.

YouTube is operated by YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA, a subsidiary of Google Inc, Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

The integration of the Youtube videos is done with a YouTube plugin via IFRAME technology. The preview offered in the still image does not require any cookies. However, to view the actual video, the visitors must first allow marketing cookies within their cookie settings. This establishes a connection to the YouTube servers. In the process, the YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.

For more information about the processing of user data, please see YouTube's privacy policy:




4. Use of Cookies

5. Providing information, correction, blocking and deletion

According to the GDPR of the EU and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), you have a right to free information about your stored data and, if necessary, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data.


6. Contact for data protection

If you have any questions regarding the collection and use of your personal data, information, correction, blocking or deletion of data, please contact our data protection officer:

Data Protection Officer

c/o TÜV SÜD Akademie GmbH
Westendstraße 160
80339 München


7. Data security

We protect our website and other systems by technical and organisational measures against loss, damage, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorised persons.