This Privacy Statement contains information about the personal data of job applicants we, Daikin Chemical Europe GmbH, Am Wehrhahn 50, 40211 Düsseldorf, Germany, collect, process and use for the job application process.

We take protection of your personal data very seriously. Therefore, we process your personal data in compliance with the applicable data protection rules, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR").

Processing of Personal Data for Job Applications

We process only such personal data as provided to us by the Applicant. The personal data submitted is only processed for the purpose of the job application.

We process personal data solely for the evaluation a potential future employment of the applicant. (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR). The personal data is only distributed to the relevant personnel involved in the process.

We do not use your personal data for automated decisions or profiling.

Transfer to Third Parties

We will not transmit your personal data without consent to any third parties, except where we are entitled or obliged by law, receive an official request by a court or authority or where we engage external data processors who support us in the performance of our goods and services, and act only on our behalf. When parts of the data processing are outsourced to external service providers, we conclude data processing agreements according to Art. 28 GDPR.

For positions in top management, and only with your explicit consent, we may transfer your data to Daikin Industries Limited. We have concluded data transfer agreements with standard clauses with our Affiliates. Furthermore, the data that is being transferred is subject to appropriate technical and organisational data protection measures.

Data Storage Term

Your personal data will be stored locally with limited access, and only for the period necessary to conduct the process. After the end of the application process, all data will be deleted. For the defence against claims based on AGG we may store the documents for 3 months after the end of the process, 6 months after end of the process, at the latest, all data will be finally deleted in a data protection compliant manner.


Technical and organisational security measures are being used in order to protect your personal data from being manipulated, lost, destructed or accessed by unauthorised persons. When personal data is collected, such data will be encrypted in transit to prevent misuse of the data by any third parties. Our security measures are continuously reviewed or improved in light of the technological development.

Your rights

You may request from us access to (Art. 15 GDPR), rectification of (Art. 16 GDPR), or erasure of (Art. 17 GDPR) your personal data in compliance with the applicable statutory provisions. Where the deletion of your personal data is not possible due to contractual or statutory requirements, in particular retention obligations based on fiscal or commercial law, personal data will be blocked (Art. 18 GDPR). In this case, further processing of your personal data is restricted. Furthermore, you have a right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR). Where the processing of your personal data is based on legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR, you may object to such processing (Art. 21 GDPR). You can find further information regarding the right to object below.

In case you gave your consent to the transfer of your personal data to third parties you may withdraw your consent anytime by notifying us of the withdrawal (see below). In this case, we will no longer process your personal data. The withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

To exercise the aforementioned rights and/or to obtain further information, you can contact us using the "Request Form for Data Protection Related Rights", or under the following address:

Daikin Chemical Europe GmbH
Am Wehrhahn 50
40211 Düsseldorf

You can contact our data protection officer under the following address:

Data Protection Officer of Daikin Chemical Europe GmbH:
Masafumi Yamamoto,
Daikin Industries, Ltd.,
Osaka Umeda Twin Towers South, 1-13-1,
Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka, 530-0001,

Please take into account that we may require a proof of your identity if you exercise the aforementioned rights.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority If you take the view that the processing of your personal data as laid down in this Privacy Statement infringes on the rules provided by the GDPR, you are entitled to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular the EU Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement (Art. 77 GDPR). Such complaint is without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy.

Right to object

You have the right to object (Art. 21 GDPR), on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of your personal data which is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR, including profiling based on those provisions. We will no longer process the personal data unless we demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

May 2018
Daikin Chemical Europe GmbH