Data Security

Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in SCHOTT We take the protection of your personal information very seriously and want you to feel secured while browsing our website.

Below we want to inform you about how we use and record the information you provide us while applying

1. Collecting and processing of non-personal Data
When you visit our web site, the assigned web servers will save automatically the connection data of the requesting computer for security purposes. The web pages that you visit, the date and duration of the visit, the identification number of the browser and the operating systems used as well as the website from which you are visiting us will temporary be stored. This information will be anonymous and merely used for statistical purposes only, in order to update the content and functionality of the website and make it more attractive to the user.

2. Collecting and processing of personal Data
Any personal data*) beyond what is being mentioned in paragraph number 1, which are given by you during the application process, will not be recorded.
*) Personal data includes any items of information about personal or material relations to an identified or identifiable individual. This includes information such as your real name, your address, your telephone number and your date of birth. Information that is not directly linked to your real identity is not personal data.

3. Usage and Transfer of personal data
The personal data that you provide in our online application system will only be saved for exclusive use by SCHOTT for application processing and job filling purposes. SCHOTT saves and process the Information according to the Data security agreement.
Vacancies will be filled out in SCHOTT Corporation through cooperation between the human resource and the corresponding department. The responsible staff members from both departments may belong to different legal entities in SCHOTT Corporation. Therefore, it might be the case that the data will be exchanged.
Accordingly, the company try to take all security precautions, in order save your data from manipulation, loss, destruction, and against access by unauthorized persons or by unauthorized disclosure. Our security standards will always be updated according to the state of the art technology.

3.1 Applying to a posted position
In order to apply for a specific job posting, you will provide us with your personal data. These data will only be accessed and processed by SCHOTT workers, who are responsible for filling this vacancy. This means that only the employees of the human resource department as well as those of the concerned department that the vacancy is pertained to, will have access to your documents. If the co-workers from the Human Resource department would like to consider your application in another vacancy, they will receive the approval to forward it to the other relevant departments. All our co-workers as well as involved third parties, that are responsible for the data and application processing, have to comply with the Federal law of data security.

3.2 Unsolicited application
In contrast to applying for a published job posting (see figure number 3.1), when you apply through the unsolicited application process, your personal data will be matched against different job postings. Therefore, your data might be evaluated by the co-workers of the human resource department as well as many other involved departments.

3.3 Selection in a candidate pool
In the case that your qualifications did not match any of the job postings after completing the recruitment process, there is a probability that we will invite you per e-mail to our recruitment pool. Only when you accept the invitation by verifying the link, your personal data and documents will be saved in our system and matched against a new job posting.

3.4 Informed consent
By submitting your application, you confirm that you agree with the above mentioned application procedures regarding your data access, storage and usage. For more details regarding personal data usage and processing, please refer to figure number 3.1 as well as 3.2.

3.5 Retrieval and deletion of your personal data
You have the right to change and verify your personal data that are in our online application system. Moreover, you can revoke the agreement of using your personal data at any time. If you received a rejection letter, withdraw your application or cancel your membership in our application pool, your data will be automatically deleted from your system.

4. Use of cookies
As a rule, no cookies are used on our website. Only in exceptional cases session cookies are used, which store data for technical session control in the memory of your browser. The data are not personal and will be deleted at the latest after closing your browser. Therefore, we advise you, that you set up your browser, that it does not allow cookies or that you receive an alert message indicating that you need to allow cookies.

5. Security
In order to protect against your personal data loss and misuse, we are taking all the necessary technical and organizational security measures. Accordingly, your data will be stored in secured organizational settings that are not open to the public access. In some cases your personal data will be encrypted when transferred through the so called Secure Socket Layer (SSL). This means that the communication between your computer and our servers are delivered by a recognized application of an encryption method, if your browser supports SSL.
If you want to contact us via e-mail outside the application management system, please be aware that the confidentiality of any information sent cannot be guaranteed. The contents of e-mails may be viewed by third parties

6. The right of access
With a written inquiry (and a proof of identity) you will be informed, which of your personal data will be saved. When applying to a concrete job posting, please refer to the contact persons in the job posting. If you applied through the unsolicited application process, please contact one of the following locations that your application is addressed to.
Hüttenstraße 1
31073 Grünenplan
Otto-Schott-Straße 13
07745 Jena
Christoph-Dorner-Straße 29
84028 Landshut
Hattenbergstraße 10
55122 Mainz
Erich-Schott-Straße 14
95666 Mitterteich
Industriestraße 3
79379 Müllheim/Baden

7. Contact us
If you have any further inquires about the data security system of SCHOTT AG, please do not hesitate to contact

Dr. Roland Leroux
Hattenbergstraße. 10
55122 Mainz

SCHOTT AG in June 2015