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ANDRITZ Group Recruiting Data Privacy Statement

Data protection

This Privacy Statement will provide you with information on the data processing activities of the ANDRITZ company offering the position you are interested in (“ANDRITZ”) with respect to certain personal data about job applicants. The company name and contact details of ANDRITZ (along with those of the other companies of the ANDRITZ Group) are set out on our Group web site: www.andritz.com/group-en/about-us/andritz-worldwide

The data you submit will be used by ANDRITZ exclusively for the purposes stated here. ANDRITZ is committed to compliance with the data protection laws applicable in the countries where ANDRITZ does business and applies generally recognized technological safety standards to protect all data used by ANDRITZ as part of the applicants' database in order to ensure the best possible protection against misuse, loss, or forgery. In addition, only certain employees of ANDRITZ (restricted exclusively to persons involved in the respective application process) are authorized to access any of the personal data you have provided in order to ensure that this data remains confidential.  

This processing activity allows ANDRITZ to manage the job application process, assess and confirm an applicant’s suitability for employment and evaluation to whom to offer a job. ANDRITZ uses the following legal grounds to obtain and use your personal data:  
(i) (intended) contract: We process the data you share with us in the recruitment process at your request, prior to entering into a potential employment contract with you.  
(ii) Consent: There might be some cases where we will ask you for permission before we process your data.  
(iii) Obligation: In some cases, ANDRITZ needs to process data to ensure that it is complying with its legal obligations.  
(iv) Legitimate interests: In some cases, we have a prevailing legitimate interest in processing your personal data to manage the job application process and to exercise and/or defend legal claims in that context.  


Categories of personal data

ANDRITZ may process the following categories of personal data for the purposes of evaluation, processing and coordination of your application within the ANDRITZ Group:  

  • Data used for registration (email address and password) 
  • Personal data provided by 3rd party platforms (profile information from head-hunters and in job boards used for quick apply method) 
  • Name and place of residency 
  • Personal contact information for contacting you (home address, mobile or home telephone number, personal email address) 
  • General resume information (for job suitability matching) 
  • Prior application history and work experience – including information on those positions such as position titles, job descriptions, salary and locations (for job suitability matching) 
  • Educational background and supporting certificates / documentation (for job suitability matching) 
  • Any other personal data that you provide to us in the specific context of your job application to ANDRITZ 
  • System profile visibility (with your consent, searchable by recruiters within the ANDRITZ Group, and others involved exclusively for the purpose of the recruitment process) 
  • Talent Community notifications (for the purpose of informing candidates on new job openings, career opportunities in their selected field) 

ANDRITZ will not ask you to provide sensitive information (including information on racial or ethnic origins, political opinions, religious or philosophical convictions, trade union membership, health, or sexual practices).  

Processing of your data

All personal data related to your job application will be stored for 6 months from the end of the job application process. For job applications in the United States of America, your data will be stored for a maximum of three years after the date of last user activity.  

Notwithstanding the above, with your consent, the data provided will remain within our applicants' database for future application processes, also if you are not accepted for the post (such permission also being subject to withdrawal by you at any time).  

ANDRITZ will not store your personal data longer than is necessary for the purpose of data processing. 

If the recruitment process leads to an employment relationship with ANDRITZ, the data you provided will become part of your personnel file and will be used for the purpose of executing your employment contract with ANDRITZ.  

We do not use automated individual decision-making that would produce legal effects for you or would similarly significantly affect you.  

Use of your data

In the event that your application is initially rejected, your job application data may also be made available to other ANDRITZ Group companies, provided you give your consent during the application phase.  

All ANDRITZ Group companies and their Human Resources managers are expressly bound to maintain confidentiality.  

Disclosure of your data

With your consent, ANDRITZ may disclose your personal data to other ANDRITZ Group companies. All these companies are listed on our Group web site (www.andritz.com/group-en/about-us/andritz-worldwide). 

ANDRITZ may also disclose your personal data to recipients outside the ANDRITZ Group. These are service providers, who prepare and manage this data on behalf of and for the stated purposes of ANDRITZ. The list of our current service providers is accessible upon request.  

Some of the recipients referred to above are located in or process personal data outside of your country. The level of data protection in another country may not be equivalent to that in your country. However, we only transfer your personal data to countries where the EU Commission has decided that they have an adequate level of data protection or we take measures to ensure that all recipients provide an adequate level of data protection. We do this for example by entering into appropriate data transfer agreements based on Standard Contractual Clauses (2010/87/EC and/or 2004/915/EC). These are accessible upon request (see the contact details below). 


Your rights

You have the right to review the personal data you provided to ANDRITZ in relation to your registered candidate profile and job application. You have the right to correct, change or remove your data within the system related to the ANDRITZ recruitment process free of charge. 

You have the right to request from ANDRITZ access to and information about your personal data that is being processed.  

You have the right for your personal data to be corrected or deleted. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data by ANDRITZ. 

You have the right to data portability. Upon your request ANDRITZ will digitally transfer your personal data to you or a third party of your determination. 

You have the right to withdraw any consent to the processing of your personal data previously granted at any time free of charge (withdrawing your consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before your withdrawal).  

You have the right at any time to file a complaint with the responsible supervising authority.  

Exercising your rights (incl. withdrawal of your consent)

If you wish to exercise any of the above-mentioned rights, please log into your account that you created in the process of submitting your application and subsequently:  

  • change / delete your data (right of data correction/deletion) 
  • view / retrieve your data (right of access, right of data portability)  
  • delete your account (withdrawal of your consent).  

Or alternatively and for objecting to the processing of your personal data, please contact careersinfo@andritz.com from your registered email address.  


Contact details

The company name and contact details of ANDRITZ (along with those of the other companies of the ANDRITZ Group) are set out on our Group web site: www.andritz.com/group-en/about-us/andritz-worldwide

For general questions on data protection, please send an email to: 
dataprotection@andritz.com  

If you want to make use of your rights as mentioned above, please contact careersinfo@andritz.com from your registered email address. 

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