Privacy Statement for Job Applicants

As part of the recruitment process through this online portal (“Webpage”, “Website” “Webportal”) RHI Magnesita GmbH, Kranichberggasse 6, 1120 Vienna, Austria (“RHI Magnesita” or “we”), will process your personal data. This process is in line with the applicable international and national data protection laws. You must confirm that have read and accepted this Privacy Statement (“Statement”) before accessing the Webpage. The Webpage may be offered in both mobile and desktop versions.

Data Controller
The controller of your account data on the Webpage is RHI Magnesita. Kindly note that RHI Magnesita is part of a group of companies (companies that own or control us, or that are controlled by us). The group company that is evaluating your job application or is offering the job position you have applied to will also act as a data controller.

This Statement and the Webpage are offered in English and, based on our discretion or local legal requirements, in other local languages. As a rule, the English version prevails, unless otherwise provided.

Legal bases and processing purposes
The processing of your personal data is necessary for the performance of the services offered on the Webpage. To this end we shall set up your account on the Webpage, share our job positions, enable you to submit your job applications and to exchange communication with us.  

In addition, your data may be processed to fulfill our legal and regulatory obligations or based on our legitimate interests, as described in this Statement.

To optimize the quality of the Webpage services, you have the option to set up customized job alerts and subscribe to our news and career events. This is based on your consent, and you have the option to unsubscribe.

The Webpage may also offer you the free option to apply for one of our job positions or to share our job positions via third-party websites or mobile applications, such as career networks or other communication channels.

Processed personal data

The following categories of personal data may be processed on the Webpage:

Account data
email address 
country / region    

Account IT data
subscription to our job alerts and career events, submitted job applications, IP address, account logs, log-ins, device type, language used, external sources used (e.g. professional networks, job boards), etc.

Job application documents
CV and addition documents necessary for the job positions or sent by you, such as cover letter, professional qualifications, passport or ID copy, etc.

Written communication
emails or text messages including in chat format or similar,  (and possible attachments) sent to us via the contact details provided on the Webpage.

Data received by other sources (if applicable for the job application)
Data sources shared by you or publicly accessible such as internet or online processional networks.
Data from third parties, such as recruitment agencies, for the purpose of evaluating or processing the application further.

The Webpage process data collected through cookies as be provided in the dedicated Cookie Statement.

Security Measures                                                   
We have adopted the due technical and organization measures to protection your data. For instance, data are processed in strict confidence and mainly in pseudonymized format, access is granted only on a need-to-know basis and to persons that are subject to confidentiality agreements. We share the data with external third parties only if this is necessary to provide the services on the Webpage or is required by applicable laws.

Third parties accessing the data
The personal data may be shared in full or in part with the staff of our group companies responsible for selection, recruiting, the hiring managers, support functions and IT security. Your data may be accessed also by our sub-processor(s) engaged by us to maintain and operate the Webpage. Your data may be also shared with governmental and regulatory bodies if required by applicable laws. We do not sell your personal data.

The Webpage may offer the option to apply for a job position by using your professional network account (e.g. Linkedin). In addition, you may have the option to share our job positions via third party websites and mobile applications such as social media, career networks or other communication channels such as email address. If you choose to engage these services, some of your data may be shared with these parties. We encourage you to read their privacy terms in advance. 

Place of data processing
Your personal data will be primarily processed within the EU/EEA countries where our datacenters are located. However, we are using the services of third-party providers to operate the Website, and in exceptional cases they may be access your personal data outside the EU/EEA, for global support services.

If you are based outside the EU/EEA, the data shall be shared with our staff located in your country of residence or region to process your job application. If you are applying for a job position that is located outside your country of residence, your data shall be shared with our staff located in that country or region to process your application.

If required by applicable national laws the data may be stored in full or in part in your country of residence.

The data of EU based applicants are processed in non-EU/EEA countries based on an adequacy decision of the European Commission, or contractual measures such as EU-U.S. Privacy Shield or EU Standard Contractual Clauses. In all cases, the processing of your data is subject to necessary contractual arrangements and due safety measures.

Automated decision making
As a rule, we do not make decisions, including profiling, on your job application based solely on automated processing. The selection process has always a human intervention.

Kindly note that for some specific job positions, a fully automated decision applies during the pre-selection phase. This is done by way of standard questions that should be responded by the candidate while submitting the job application. This solution is necessary to establish at the very early phase of the selection whether you have the necessary requirements for the position such as specific qualifications, geographical mobility, etc. 

Storage period of the data
If you have created an account and not applied for a job position on the Webpage, your data shall be deleted (or fully anonymized) within 30 days following your request for closure of the account.

If you apply for a job position via the Webpage, your data are retained for the duration of the selection process and one additional year following the closure of the selection process. During this period, we may also contact you for new job positions. This is based on our legitimate interest and general retention periods provided by law for this type of services. If you require the deletion of your data before the expire of this term, your request shall be evaluated based on the retention periods set in applicable national laws.  

Your personal data may be retained for longer periods if required to comply applicable laws or to defend our legal interests. Some data may be also retained in fully anonymized and aggregated format. These terms shall be defined on a case by case bases.

If you like to close your account, you may contact us via the provided contacts on the Webpage. Kindly note that we reserve the right to close your account at any time at our own discretion.

Your rights
You have the right to request at any time whether and which data we process about you on the Webpage. Please note that this information is mostly and already available on your account.

You also have the right to ask deletion of the data, restriction of processing, data transferability and objection to processing. These requests are subject to retention periods and other applicable rules as provided in this Statement.

You also have the option of withdrawing your consent, if processing is based on consent, however the lawfulness of the data processing up to the time of the revocation is not affected. In most cases, you shall have the option to withdraw your consent on the Website, e.g. via opt-out or unsubscribe functions. 

In the above cases and if you have any question on data protection, please contact us via the provided contacts on Webpage or

If you are of the opinion that we have violated your privacy rights in any way, you may complain with the Austrian data protection authority or the data protection authority of your country of residence. In such event, we kindly ask you to contact us first and we shall endeavor to handle your concerns with due care.

Any changes to this Statement shall be published on the Webpage.   

Version: 05/2020

Cookies Statement

We use cookies to make our portal services (“Website”, “Webpage” or “Webportal”) more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that a webserver sends to your internet browser or device when you visit a webpage. As a rule, cookies do not contain personal data and are not merged with such type of data. They manly serve for statistical analyses. Some cookies are deleted automatically when you close the browser. Other cookies remain stored on your device and are deleted after a certain period, which depends on the cookie type or your settings.

You may change the cookies settings in the help function of your browser, the device privacy settings, or dedicated cookies settings toolbar (if available). Note that if you choose to deny some cookies, you will not be able to use to full extent the Webpage functions and services.

Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the Webpage to function and cannot be switched off. They are used based on your actions, for instance to set your privacy preferences, logins, access forms, ensure security, etc. You may block these cookies via your browser, but in this case some parts of the Webpage will not work. These cookies do not store personal data.

Performance/Analytics Cookies
These cookies allow us to monitor the users´ activities on the Webpage in order to improve its performance. For instance, we can identify the most-used functions or the movements on the Webpage. This information is usually anonymous but, in some cases, it may be assigned to specific users and therefore become identifiable. If you reject these cookies, we may not monitor your activities and further improve our Webpage.

Functional Cookies
These cookies allow to offer enhanced user customization, such as to remember your Webpage preferences or share videos. They may be set by us or third parties whose services are provided on the Webpage. If you do not allow these cookies some of these services may not be available.

Marketing/Targeting Cookies
These cookies are set through the Webpage by our advertising partners. They are used by them to profile your preferences and show relevant adverts. These cookies can uniquely identify your browser or device, hence indirectly identify you. If you reject these cookies, you shall receive less targeted advertising.

Cookie Type - Strictly Necessary
Cookie Provider - SAP SuccessFactors RMK
Cookie Name and Lifespan - Rmk0 (cookie expires when session ends)
Further information - Captures user's encrypted e¬mail address, if known. Initially created when¬ever a new user visits site and a session is created. Updated when the user provides us with an e-mail address.

Cookie Provider - SAP SuccessFactors RMK
Cookie Name and Lifespan - Rmk1 (cookie expires when session ends)
Further information - Populates encrypted ID of the user if one exists. Initially created when any user visits site and a session is created. Updated when the user logs in or becomes a member and is assigned a user ID.

Cookie Provider - SAP SuccessFactors RMK
Cookie Name and Lifespan - Rmk4 (cookie expires when session ends)
Further information - Populates the Subscribe box with the user’s e-mail address, in order to avoid the user having to re-enter their e-mail address. Initially created when any user visits site and a session is created. Updated when user modifies their Remember Me preferences.

Cookie Provider - SAP SuccessFactors RMK
Cookie Name and Lifespan - Rmk12 (cookie expires when session ends, if persistent cookies doesn’t expire)
Further information - Indicates if the user has acknowledged the cookies policy banner. If the cookie is not set, then the banner may be presented. If the cookie is set and its value is 1, the banner may be suppressed. This cookie will persist across the user sessions, no matter which type of cookies are enabled sitewide. Created as a persistent cookie when the user acknowledges the cookies policy banner by either reviewing the cookies policy or choose to dismiss the banner.

Cookie Provider - SAP SuccessFactors RMK
Cookie Name and Lifespan - Load Balancer Cookie (cookie expires when the browser session ends)
Further information - Cookie for session stickiness preventing a user from bouncing from one instance to another. Typically is issued by F5 once upon new entry to career site, if prior cookie doesn’t exist.

Version 08/2020