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Responsible for the processing of personal data on this website is:

Elfin Engineering & Solutions GmbH (hereinafter Elfin)
Im Mediapark 6B

50670 Cologne


Tel: +49 (0) 221 95491710
Fax: +49 (0) 221 95491712


Contact details of Elfin Engineering & Solutions GmbH data protection officer:

Elfin Engineering & Solutions GmbH
Data Protection Officer

Im Mediapark 6B

50670 Cologne

Tel: +49 (0) 221 95491710
Fax: +49 (0) 221 95491712



The operators of these website pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy. We use your data to improve and protect our websites.

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. From our side regarding personal data (for example name, address or E-Mail addresses, etc.), it is inputted on a free will basis. This data will be treated confidentially and will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent. Consent to the processing of personal data can always be revoked.

We use service providers for the hosting and maintenance of our website. With the help of contracts, we ensure that our processors are obliged to comply with legal requirements.

Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating by e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. Therefore, complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.



Third party Cookies / Google Analytics

Elfin uses so called “cookies” integrated from Google Analytics. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install:

Our site also uses the following cookies:

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.),

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. 

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

These only become active, after the Cookie Notice has been accepted or you actively consent by continuing to use our website by scrolling or clicking on a link on our site. The function of the cookies is to store information from where the user originated (directing webpage), and to store whether the user has accepted the cookie notice.


How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.


Informational use

From the use of Google Analytics, we obtain certain technical information transmitted by your browser (for example the browser type and version, the operating system you are using, the pages on our website which you visit, for how long you remain on different pages and pages you have previously visited). We only use this information for statistical purposes.

Personal data of careers website visitors

All processing of personal data of careers website visitors is based on our legitimate interest to facilitate recruitment.

What we collect

As part of our recruitment process, we collect and store the personal data that is provided to us by candidates who apply for positions on our career site. For those we present offers to, we will require additional personal information that is required by law in order to finalize an offer contract. This includes information required to confirm their identity.

Why we collect it

- To learn more about the behaviour of the visitors of our careers website to improve our recruitment process and this website.
- To improve and monitor the performance of this website.
- To facilitate recruitment.

We also use metrics from previous applications to look at information around our recruitment processes, but this is statistical (and so anonymous) information that does not include any personal details.

Who has access to it?

All members of the Elfin hiring team have access to the information submitted via our career site. All team members are given per-role access only, after having undertaken specific training which includes dealing with confidential data. Should we wish to consider someone for a different position, we would ask for their consent before sharing any details with any other company members, clients, or hiring teams.

How long is the application information stored?

We keep applicant information on our database for a period of 48 months. At the end of the 48 months, or if the applicant requests us to do so earlier, all of the information associated with the application will be deleted. Should any personal data be kept longer than the stated 48-month period, it will only be done so with explicit consent from the applicant. If an applicant has any questions about this or would like to request modification or deletion of their information they can contact us at or follow the links provided.

Additional notices for visitors accepting our Privacy Policy for the purpose of application.

Once consented, you are agreeing to our terms of data use:

1) Data storage in Elfin's database

2) Data transfer (as needed) to our clients and business partners

3) Partial editing of personal information e.g. Transfer information into company CV template to ensure uniform and unbiased applications to our clients.

More details of which you can find in this PDF.


E-mail contact

When you contact us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), we store your details for processing the enquiry and in the event that follow-up questions arise. We only store and use further personal data if you give your consent or if this is legally permissible without special consent.


What are your data protection rights?

Elfin would like to make sure you are fully aware of all your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request Elfin for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Elfin correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Elfin to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Elfin erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Elfin restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Elfin’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Elfin transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at:


Address: Elfin Engineering & Solutions GmbH, Subbelrather Straße 15a, 50823 Cologne, Germany
Tel: +49 (0) 221 95491710
Fax: +49 (0) 221 95491712


Privacy policy disclaimer

If the opportunity for the input of personal or business data (email addresses, name, addresses) is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily. The use and payment of all offered services are permitted – if and so far technically possible and reasonable – without specification of any personal data or under specification of anonymized data or an alias. The use of published postal addresses, telephone or fax numbers and email addresses for marketing purposes is prohibited, offenders sending unwanted spam messages will be punished.


Legal validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.


Changes to our privacy policy

Our Company keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 18. March 2022.

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