Mandatory information
for applicants

In the following section, we inform applicants in accordance with the applicable General Data Protection Regulation, in conjunction with the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) regarding how we and our affiliated companies process their personal data, as well as the rights to which applicants are entitled.

1. Who is responsible for data processing?

The controller responsible for data processing is:

RLT Ruhrmann Tieben & Partner mbB
Auditing Firm
Tax Advising Firm

Huyssenallee 44
45128 Essen
Phone: 0201 24 51 50

RLT Family Office GmbH

RLT IT- und Systemprüfung GmbH
Auditing Firm

RLT corporate finance solutions GmbH

RLT tax & business solutions GmbH
Tax Advising Firm

(hereinafter also referred to as the companies)

2. How can I contact the Data Protection Officer?

We have appointed a Data Protection Officer, who is available via e-mail at, or by mail via the address indicated under 1. Please add the notice “Data protection – personal/confidential” to any letters.

3. What personal data is processed?

The company processes the data provided by the applicant during the application process (such as in the CV, references, and contact details). Processing is carried out in order to select among applicants. Without the data, we will not be able to carry out the application process with you.

4. For what reasons is the data processed, and what is the legal basis for processing?

Personal data is processed exclusively for the purpose of the application process and any resulting employment relationship. The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 clause a, b or f GDPR.

5. Is personal data transmitted, and if so, to whom?

During the application process, data is transmitted internally to offices relevant and involved in the process. Data may be transmitted within the corporate group if other companies are involved in fulfilling tasks related to the application process.

6. Is personal data transmitted to third countries?

Personal data is not transmitted to third countries.

7. How long will personal data be stored?

Data is stored in accordance with the statutory retention periods, and deleted promptly after the end of the application process. If we receive consent from an applicant to store their application for a longer period of time, then we will store the application data. Applicants can revoke the consent they have granted at any time. Regardless of the retention periods, we ensure at all times that only authorized employees have access to the data. This applies to both paper files and digital data in IT systems. Paper-based files are destroyed, and the data in IT systems is deleted in accordance with data protection law a reasonable amount of time after the end of the statutory retention period.

8. What rights do data subjects have?

Under data protection law, applicants are considered data subjects whose data is being processed. In this respect, the rights of data subjects must be ensured under certain provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

8.1. information
8.2. rectification
8.3. Deletion / right to be forgotten
8.4. Restriction
8.5. objection
8.6. Right to data portability
8.7. Revocation of consent
8.8. Right to submit complaints to a supervisory authority

9. Are applicants obligated to provide data?

Applicants must provide necessary data and information with their application, in order to take part in the application process.

10. Is data used for automated decision-making or profiling?

No technologies that would facilitate profiling according to Art. 4 no. 4 GDPR or automated decision-making according to Art. 22 GDPR are used during the application process.