What personal information is collected?
Micronas collects personal information from website users at various pages on its website or in response to requests by Micronas for visitors or customers to provide us with personal information, or requests for registration, information, training and/or support from visitors or customers. "Personal information" includes data that you directly provide such as User IDs and passwords, names, addresses, company, department, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers and other contact information, which can be used to identify or contact a specific person or that person's affiliated company or entity. In addition we may ask you to submit resumes and other information for purposes of seeking employment with Micronas (see also "What about submitted Online Application"). "Personal information" also includes data automatically collected or processed such as cookies, Internet domain or IP address (see also "How is personal information collected").
How is personal information collected?
Some areas of this website may require you to submit personal information in order for you to benefit from the specified features. Personal information may be provided by users of our website when registering for services, contests, offers; answering surveys; purchasing items; providing feedback regarding Micronas goods and services; submitting information for employment opportunities.
Where can I review or change my personal information?
You can review or change the personal information that you have submitted on our limited access websites when registering. In order to view or correct your personal information saved by Micronas via the online application form please send an e-Mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .
How is personal information used or disclosed?
Personal information provided to Micronas will be used by Micronas as follows to: perform the request or service selected by the website user, conduct market analyses, work with third party partners and service providers, contact site visitors, convey offers, conduct marketing activities (including co-marketing activities with third parties), and/or conduct Micronas' business.
All personal information will be collected and stored on a database system in Germany and will be treated in accordance with the German Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz) and the ruling of the EU Commission on Safe Harbour Principles.
How are "cookies" and IP addresses used by Micronas?
Cookies" are small pieces of information placed on a user's hard drive by a web page server. Cookies are common in the industry and they are used at most major sites for record-keeping purposes, tracking web traffic patterns, promotions, better delivery of service and products to the user, enabling the user to more easily navigate a website in the future, and sharing of aggregate site statistics only with third parties acting as a service partner for Micronas. The stored information can be retrieved by the same Micronas server that created the cookie. This allows Micronas to personalize, monitor, or regulate the use of this site, and also permits Micronas to automate the access and data-entry functions of the site (e.g., login information), or downloads you may make while visiting the site, and to tailor the appearance or presentation of the site to your preferences or interests. In addition, cookies allow Micronas to track usage of the site (e.g., to determine which areas of the site are useful or popular) and permit us to improve and update the website effectively.
You may set your browser to notify you when receiving a cookie, giving you the opportunity to accept or decline the cookie. However, if you elect not to accept cookies, some parts of the Web site may not function properly or permit access.
An IP address is an internet address that identifies a user's computer terminal. Micronas may collect and use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track users' movements while visiting our website, and gather demographic information for aggregate use. As a general rule, Micronas does not link your IP addresses to your personal information.
What is Google Analytics?
What about submitted Online Applications?
We have created an online application form that allows submission of employment applications in order to assist prospective applicants in submitting applications, resumes and other information for purposes of seeking employment with Micronas, and to assist us in collecting these applications. The online application form is ready to use, prior registration is not needed. All personal information in your application and all attachments which you enter on these pages will be collected, processed and used by Micronas only for the purposes of storing, assessing, classifying and passing on your application internally. By using this online application form to submit personal information, you are authorizing us to use "personal information" contained in your submission in the manner we deem necessary or advisable for purposes of processing your request to be considered for employment. By "personal information" we mean the information that can be used by someone to identify or contact you, such as your name, e-mail address, or mailing address as well as employment related data such as your experience and qualifications. In addition, if you provide us with references, and we decide to contact such references, we may disclose personal information in connection with such contacts.
Your personal information will initially be available only to the respective managers and personnel staff at Micronas. These persons are permitted to use the information only for the purposes for which you provided the information and to determine your qualifications for Micronas employment and for no other purpose. In addition, we presume that we may use this information to notify you of new job opportunities or other developments at Micronas. If you do not wish to receive this additional information, please send an e-mail to that effect to email@example.com. Your personal information will be then automatically deleted six months after closing of the recruiting process for the position applied. Due to the nature of the Internet and the structure of the website, we may receive more applications than we wish to review, we may receive applications which do not meet the requirements for positions that are available, and we may receive applications at points where no positions are currently available. Accordingly, there is no assurance that we will process or review materials you submit seeking employment with Micronas, and we expressly disclaim any obligation to engage in such processing or review.
Of course, you may feel free to send a written application instead of using the online application form.
How can I revoke my consent?
You may wish to revoke your consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information. In addition, you have the right to demand that any or all personal information be frozen or deleted. In this case we no longer have permission and will cease to use your personal information for the purpose(s) intended by Micronas. In order to revoke your consent, please contact us as described below.
We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information as you transmit your information from your computer to our site and to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this site may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Moreover, where you use passwords, ID numbers, or other special access features on this site, it is your responsibility to safeguard them. We recommend you, not to divulge your password to anyone and to change your password often and use a password which is a combination of letters and numbers, at minimum 7 characters are required.
How to contact us
79108 Freiburg, Germany
ATTN: Micronas Data Privacy Protection Officer