Privacy Policy

Zalando’s application management system for technical jobs is a service of the Zalando SE.
The protection and legally correct collection, processing, and use of your personal data are important for us. In order for you to feel safe when completing and sending us your online application, we comply with all legal data protection requirements when handling your application. By sending us your application data, you consent to the Zalando SE storing your data.
Please read the following information about our data protection regulations:

1. RESPONSIBLE ENTITY

The entity responsible for collecting, processing, and using your personal data in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act is the Zalando SE, Tamara-Danz-Str. 1, 10243 Berlin, Germany.

2. COLLECTING, PROCESSING, AND USING YOUR PERSONAL DATA

2.1 PERSONAL DATA

Personal data means any information about material or personal circumstances of a specific and identifiable natural person. This includes your name, your telephone number, your address, as well as all application data that you share with us in the course of your application.

2.2 COLLECTING, PROCESSING, AND USING PERSONAL DATA

For the purposes of managing your online application, we will collect, process, and use your personal data that you have disclosed to us via the online application form. With the exception of the mandatory fields marked with asterisks, you decide yourself which data you are willing to enter and share with us. The mandatory fields include your first name and surname, email address, password, and choice of language.
Your data will be transmitted to the HR department in charge and used exclusively for the purposes of the application process. This also includes using the data to contact you. Your data will not be disclosed to any third party or partner company – other than in the context of data processing commissions – without your express consent.
Your data will be transmitted to our HR department in encrypted form. We are also happy to pass on your application to other persons in charge of departments with vacancies or other functional areas that fit your applicant profile. Please notify us if you do not consent to this.
Furthermore, we will use your email address to contact you for the purpose of a survey pertaining your satisfaction with the completed application process.

2.3 FORWARDING OF YOUR APPLICATION DATA TO OTHER COMPANIES OF THE ZALANDO GROUP

Your application data will only be forwarded to other companies of the Zalando Group if you have expressly consented to the forwarding of your application documents, application, or applicant details.

2.4 STORING OF YOUR APPLICATION DATA BY GREENHOUSE

For our application management we use the services of Greenhouse Software Inc., 455 Broadway, New York NY, 10013 USA („Greenhouse“). For this purpose, your data is being stored and processed on servers of Greenhouse, located in the USA. The storage is happening within the framework of a data processing agreement.
Greenhouse was selected with due care and respects applicable data protection rules. Greenhouse complies with the regulations of the “US Safe Harbor Framework” and is registered with the U. S. Department of Commerce’s Safe Harbor Program.

3. LOG FILES

Whenever you access the online application form, your internet browser will transmit user data that is stored in so-called server log files. The stored data includes the following details: The data and time of the visit, the name of the accessed page, your IP address; referrer URL (the URL from which you access the Zalando application site), the amount of data transmitted, as well as product and version details of your browser.
Your IP address will be deleted or made anonymous immediately after the end of visit. To make anonymous means to modify personal data in such a way that details of personal or material circumstances can no longer or only with disproportionate investment of time, cost, and labour be attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person.
We analyse these log files in anonymous form for the purposes of improving the quality and user friendliness of our online application processes and managing our server capacity.

4. DELETING PERSONAL DATA

Your data will usually be deleted automatically three months after the end of the application process. You can always request us to delete your data by sending a mail to: techjobs@zalando.de. Please note that doing so means that you are withdrawing from any still on-going application processes.

5. TALENT POOL

Upon invitation by our recruiting team, you have the option to agree to the storage of your personal data for our talent pool after the completion of the application process. Should you wish to use that option, we will store your application data for a period of 12 months.
After the end of the 12-month period, your application data will be deleted automatically.
You can always request us to delete the stored data by sending a mail to techjobs@zalando.de.

6. WEBANALYSIS (GOOGLE ANALYTICS)

In order to continually improve our online offer we use tracking technologies.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how users interact with our website. The information generated by cookies about your interaction with the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America. To ensure an anonymised gathering of your IP address we expanded Google Analytics with the Code „gat._anonymizeIp();“ (so-called IP masking). Therefore, Google will shorten your IP address in a Member State of the European Union or in another state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, in order to guarantee that your IP address will be gathered only in an abbreviated way to prevent conclusions about your identity. Only in exceptional cases your full IP address will be transmitted to a server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google respects the data protection provisions of the US-Safe-Harbor-Agreement and is registered in the US-trade ministry’s Safe Harbor-Program.
Google will use the gathered information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website and compiling reports on website activity. The IP address transmitted by your browser will not be combined with other data held by Google. Google may only transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your data with any other data held by Google.
By using this website you consent to the processing of data by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above. You can prevent the use of cookies by selecting the respective settings of your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website. Besides you may prevent the collection of your personal data (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the following browser-plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl.

For more information about Google Analytics please visit: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl.

7. APPLICATION VIA LINKEDIN

We offer you the opportunity to apply for jobs via the social sign-in button “Apply with LinkedIn”, provided by the social network LinkedIn, operated by LinkedIn Corp., 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA („LinkedIn“). This service allows you to apply to a job using your LinkedIn profile. If you click this button, you will be referred to LinkedIn, where you are demanded to enter your LinkedIn log-in data. By submitting this data, you permit us to access your LinkedIn profile. Before submitting, you can edit the data of your LinkedIn profile you want to share with us. At no time we will receive any information about your LinkedIn access data.

For information on your privacy at LinkedIn please visit: www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

8. SECURITY

All of your data transmitted to us is encrypted automatically (SSL encryption). Suitable technical and organizational measures are in place to ensure that your personal data is handled confidentially and securely in accordance with the legal requirements.

9. RIGHT TO INFORMATION/ CONTACT

In accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to be informed about all your personal details stored by us and, where applicable, a right to request their amendment, blocking, or deletion.
We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. In order to make sure your personal data is not disclosed to any third party, please send your requests by email or post with proof of identity to:
Zalando SE
Tamara-Danz-Str.1
10243 Berlin
Telefax: +49 (0)30 2759 46 93
E-Mail: datenschutz@zalando.de