Data Protection


Continental AG processes your data within the scope of using your application process in accordance with the applicable statutory provisions.

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1. General Information
Personal data that you enter will be processed by Continental AG for the purpose(s) stated below. Insofar it is necessary for the fulfilment of the purpose, the data may also be transferred to third parties affiliated with Continental AG within the meaning of §§ 15 ff. (German) Stock Corporation Act and in accordance with the Binding Corporate Rules of Continental.

2. Processing of Data
Your data will be processed exclusively on the basis of the following data protection regulations (legal basis):

Data Processing (Purpose)Legal BasisDuration of Storage
Contact / Interaction with Continental
(e.g. contact form, etc.)
Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) EU GDPR (consent)

Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) EU GDPR (performance of contract)

Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c) EU GDPR (legal obligation)
Your data will be processed with your consent until revocation, otherwise deleted after final processing of your request, provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary. We assume final processing if it can be deduced from the circumstances that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified.
Newsletter / advertising and marketing approaches / customer surveysArt. 6 para. 1 lit. a) EU GDPR (consent)Processed upon your consent, until your revocation or omission of purpose.
Provision of technical supportIn compliance with the applicable data protection regulation (e.g. your consent). On a basis of a Data Processing Agreement or, if the provider is based outside EU, on the basis of the EU standard contractual clausesContinental AG only stores personal data relating to users of its services if consent for this has been provided.
Application process purposesIn compliance with the applicable data protection regulation (e.g. your consent) and internal Data Protection Rules (Binding Corporate Rules). On a basis of a Data processing Agreement or, if the provider is based outside EU, on the basis of the EU standard contractual clausesYour data in Kenexa is erased once processing of the application process has been concluded, provided that this erasure does not conflict with any statutory duties to retain records.
As an exception, all applicant data, which is processed for the purpose to carry out the individual assessments and provide the assessment result reports to Continental will be kept anonymized by service provider Aon Assessment GmbH.

To ensure the above-mentioned data processing, we transmit data to the following service providers (hereinafter referred to as SERVICES):

Service ProviderAddress / Location
Infinite Computer Solutions Inc.2600 Tower Oaks Blvd Suite 700 Rockville MD 20852 USA
Broadbean Technology Ltd40 Marsh Wall London E14 9 TP United Kingdom
Contur GmbHGroßer Kolonnenweg 23, 30163 Hannover Germany
LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited CompanyWilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2 Ireland
Aon Assessment GmbHGroßer Burstah 18-32, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
Indeed Ireland Operations, Ltd.124 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

SERVICE PROVIDER will collect and process your personal data on our behalf (based on an adequate data processing agreement / if SERVICE PROVIDER is located outside the EU on the basis of EU standard contractual clauses).

3. Rights of the data subject(s)
It might be necessary to check according to local law whether additional country-specific regulations / rights of affected persons have to be considered.
We draw your attention to the fact that, as a data subject, you have the following rights in connection with the processing of your personal data in accordance to the EU - General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR):

  • Right to revoke your consent at any time acc. Art. 7 para. 3 EU GDPR
  • Right to be informed acc. Art. 13 and Art. 14 EU GDPR
  • Right of access by the data subject acc. Art. 15 EU GDPR
  • Right to rectification acc. Art. 16 EU GDPR
  • Right to erasure acc. Art. 17 EU – GDPR
  • Right to restriction of processing acc. Art. 18 EU GDPR
  • Right to data portability acc. Art. 20 EU GDPR
  • Right to object at any time acc. Art. 21 EU - GDPR
  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority acc. Art. 77 EU GDPR

In case of compelling reasons for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or serve the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims, the processing of personal data necessary for this purpose can take place despite your objection or request for deletion.

If you have any questions in this regard, feel free to contact our data protection officer:

Please send your revocation or requests regarding the exercise of the above listed rights in writing or by email to:
Continental AG
Vahrenwalder Str. 9, D-30165 Hannover
Our Contact Form

4. Protection of stored Data
Our company and Infinite Computer Solutions Inc., Broadbean, Contur GmbH, LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Aon Assessment GmbH, Indeed Ireland Operations, Ltd. use technical and organizational security measures to protect the personal data you provide to us from manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. The security measures are continuously improved and adapted according to the state of the art. Unencrypted data can possibly be viewed by third parties. For this reason, we would like to point out that no secure transmission can be guaranteed with regard to data transmission via the Internet (e.g. when communicating by unencrypted e-mail). Sensitive data should therefore either not be transmitted at all or only via a secure connection (SSL). You can determine the SSL status of the connection by looking at the address line of your browser ("https").

When you visit our website / web app, information can be stored on your computer in the form of a so-called cookie (small text files). Technically necessary cookies are only used to ensure the operation of the website.

Indeed Webtracking (this applies for Germany only):
This website uses a web analysis tool from Indeed Ireland Operations, Ltd., 124 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, Ireland. To analyse the use of the website, certain user data provided by your provider is collected and analyzed by Indeed. Continental receives a statistical report of the number of forwarded potential applicants. To collate this user data, Indeed may deploy one or several cookies. The IP address allocated to your device at the time and a browser-specific identifier is communicated to Indeed. The legal basis of transmission is article 6 para. 1 f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the evaluation of the attractiveness of our job advertisements and the optimization of efficiency of them. Indeed gives further information at:

No use of social plugins or the two-click solution. Sharing is exclusively from links to social networks on our website:

Sharing function in social networks:
When you use the “Share” function on our website, no personal data is transferred to the respective social media service. If you share content on our website with your personal profile, we have no control over the content and scope of the data collected by the networks. In this respect, the terms of use and privacy policy of the respective social network apply.

Usage of social Plugins with double-klick solution:
Usage of social media Plug-Ins:
We use so-called social plugins from various social networks on our website. A social plugin is a button that allows you to share and communicate messages from our website with other users of the respective social network. The following social plugins are used on our website: