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Tesla Automation GmbH

  • Address: Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 14, 54595 Prüm, Germany
  • Telephone: +49 (0) 6551 680
  • Email:
  • Seat: Prüm
  • Local Court: Wittlich HRB 31368
  • Managing Directors:
    • Lothar Thommes
    • Meriem Allouch
  • VAT ID: DE 1499 34466

Privacy Notice

General introduction:

The protection of your personal data is important to us, and we want you to be secure when visiting our website. In this document, we wish to inform you about the nature, scope and purpose of the processing of your personal data. We would like to point out in advance that this Privacy Notice only refers to our website and does not apply to any third-party websites we may refer to in the form of links

Scope of protection:

The scope of the protection is personal data. Personal data is all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as the “data subject”). This mainly includes information that makes it possible to draw conclusions about your identity (information such as your name, postal address, email address and telephone number).

Technical requirements:

In order to establish a connection to our website, your browser transfers certain data to the web server of our website. This is a technical necessity allowing the information you call up to be made available from the website. To make this possible, your IP address, the date and time of your enquiry and the type of your operating system will be stored and used for a maximum of 180 days. We reserve the right to store this data for a limited time in order to protect our legitimate interests and – in the event of unauthorised access or attempts to cause us deliberate damage by such means – to arrange for personal data to be derived (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR). The data will be retained or passed on by us only for this and for no other purpose without our having to inform you in advance or ask for your permission.


Cookies are pieces of information stored directly on the computer that you are using. When you visit our website, we use essential cookies to provide you with a service requested by you or when this is necessary for the functioning of our website.

Candidate management:

On our website, you can apply in response to the job advertisements we have posted. When you apply, you will be sending us the personal data we need for processing your application. This includes the following personal data:

  • Name, address and contact details;
  • Academic history, degrees, certificates, and extracurricular activities;
  • Date of birth, age, nationality, details of residency and work permit, marital or civil partnership status, gender, language(s) spoken, disability status or other health-related accommodations, photo, hobbies and interests;
  • Driving license, ID card, passport and visa data, as authorized or required by applicable law;
  • Your job application form and accompanying details, cover letters, resume/CV information, previous employment, tasks and responsibilities, references, professional qualifications and other relevant skills;

Furthermore, if we are obliged by applicable law to do so, we may need to verify that you are not on a governmental sanctions or other governmental designation list. Most of the personal data we receive is information that you directly submit to us as part of your application and interview process. We may also receive information from third parties such as online job networks, recruiters, social media sites, or from another employee if the application was submitted through our referral program. If you have submitted your application through a third party, the personal data that you share is processed according to that third party’s privacy policies and procedures.

By granting your consent before the transfer and initiating the transfer by clicking on the “Send” button, you will be consenting to our processing of your personal data for a specific purpose. You can withdraw your consent at any time by sending an email to Your data will be stored as long as such is required for fulfilling the purpose or is required by law.

International data transfers:

We use services whose providers are partly located outside the European Union ("EU"). Where this is the case and the European Commission has not issued an adequacy decision for these countries, we have taken appropriate measures by concluding EU standard contractual clauses to ensure an adequate level of data protection for data transfers outside of the EU.

Further general information:

Modifications of this Privacy Notice

We check the Privacy Notice at regular intervals for compliance with legal provisions, court rulings, statements issued by the supervisory authorities as well as for alignment with emerging trends and the development of the technical standard. In this respect, we reserve the right to modify the Privacy Notice to adapt it to new legal provisions regarding data protection and to other changes in the situation or legal status. Therefore, please always check on the updated Privacy Notice at the outset of using our website.

Who is the controller responsible for data processing? (Article 13 (1) (a, b) GDPR)

The controller responsible for the data processing on our website is Tesla Automation Automation GmbH. For our contact information, please see our Legal Notice:

You can contact our Data Protection Officer at the address:

Tesla Automation GmbH
Data Protection Officer
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 14
54595 Prüm, Germany
E-Mail: DPO

Who will receive your personal data? (Article 13 (1) (e, f) GDPR)

We treat your personal data confidentially and do not pass it on to third parties unless you have given your consent for us to do so or we are under a legal or contractual obligation to do so. In individual cases, we commission processors to process your personal data. We do so in accordance with Article 28 GDPR and on the basis of a data processing agreement.

How long will the data be stored? (Article 13 (2) (a) GDPR)

Legislators have enacted a variety of storage obligations and periods.

In principle, we only store your data as long as deemed necessary by law.

Once these periods expire, the corresponding data is routinely erased if it is no longer required in order to fulfil the contract. We store data that we process on the basis of your consent until you withdraw your consent or as long as the data is required. We will store data that we process based on a legitimate interest as long as there is a legitimate interest.

Commercial or financial data from a closed financial year is erased after a further ten years in accordance with legal regulations, unless longer retention periods are prescribed or are required for legitimate reasons. If data is not subject to specific retention periods, it is erased if the purposes for which it is processed cease to apply.

For what purposes and on what legal basis do we process your personal data? (Article 13 (1) (c, d) GDPR)

We have explained the purposes and legal bases of data processing above. In addition, the following generally applies: if necessary, we process your data to protect our legitimate interests, or those of third parties, in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR – for example, to assert legal claims and defend our case in legal disputes or to ensure our IT operations and security.

Insofar as we have a legitimate interest or have received your written consent for processing your personal data, we process your data for purposes of external communication and for marketing on the basis of Article 6 (1) (a) or (f) GDPR. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

In order to comply with legal requirements, we are permitted or required to process your data and pass it on to third parties, in accordance with Article 6 (1) (c).

We do not use your data in any way for automated decision-making or profiling. We also use cookies to be able to offer you improved service when you use our website and to make it easier for you to use this website (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR).

What rights and obligations do you have? (Article 13 (2) (b, c, d, e) GDPR)

Every data subject has the following rights:

  • According to Article 15 GDPR you have the right of access. This means that you can obtain confirmation from us whether we are processing personal data regarding you.
  • According to Article 16 GDPR , you have the right of rectification. In other words, you can have us rectify any incorrect personal data pertaining to you
  • According to Article 17 GDPR R, you have the right of erasure (“right to be forgotten”). This means that you can demand that we erase your personal data without delay – unless we are unable to erase your data because we must comply with legal retention obligations, for example.
  • According to Article 18 GDPR GDPR, you have the right to restriction of processing. This means that we practically can no longer process your personal data, except for storing it.
  • According to Article 20 GDPR DPR, you have the right to data portability. In other words, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transmit such data to another controller.
  • According to Article 7 (3) GDPR GDPR, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, with effect for the future.
  • According to Article 13 GDPR GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

In addition, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, which we explain in more detail at the end of this document on data protection.

If you wish to exercise your rights, please contact the Data Protection Officer (see above for contact information). You also have the right to lodge a complaint to the data protection supervisory authority competent for us. You can also contact the data protection authority in your place of residence, which will then forward your complaint to the competent authority.

Information about your right to object pursuant to Article 21 of the General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR)

You have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR (data processing on the basis of a balance of interests); this also applies to any profiling based on this provision within the meaning of Article 4 (4) GDPR.

If you object to such processing, we will then no longer process your personal data unless we can prove compelling, legitimate reasons for the processing that override your interests, rights and freedoms or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

The objection can be made without following a particular form and should be addressed to our data protection officer if possible (see above for contact details).