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Notes on data protection

I. Processing of personal data

Teijin Carbon Europe GmbH attaches great importance to the protection of personal data. We therefore process your data exclusively on the basis of the applicable statutory provisions within the framework of the General Data Protection Regulation, the Federal Data Protection Act and other statutory data protection provisions.

1. Scope of the processing of personal data

As a matter of principle, we collect and use personal data of our users only to the extent that this is necessary for the provision of a functional website as well as our content and services. The collection and use of personal data of our users is regularly only carried out with the consent of the user. An exception applies in those cases where it is not possible to obtain prior consent for actual reasons and the processing of the data is permitted by legal regulations.

2. Name and address of the controller

The controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection provisions is the:

Teijin Carbon Europe GmbH
Kasinostraße 19-21
42103 Wuppertal, Germany

Phone: +49 2452 97705-0

3. Data protection officer

External data protection officer of
VUV Beratungs- und Service GmbH
Theaterstr. 55, 52062 Aachen
Phone: +49 241 474 33.88 Fax +49 241 474 33.44

4. Web host

Service provider for hosting:
Mittwald CM Service GmbH & Co. KG
Königsberger Street 4-6, 32339 Espelkamp, Germany
Phone: +49 5772 293 100

5. Legal basis for the processing of personal data

Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing operations involving personal data, Article 6 (1) (a) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as the legal basis for the processing of personal data.

When processing personal data that is necessary for the performance of a contract, Art. 6 (1) lit. b DS-GVO serves as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures.

Insofar as the processing of personal data is necessary for the fulfillment of a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 (1) lit. c DS-GVO serves as the legal basis.

If the processing is necessary to protect a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the former interest, Art. 6 (1) lit. f DS-GVO serves as the legal basis for the processing.

6. The security of your data

The data you provide is protected by appropriate technical and organizational means with the aim of securing your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction, access by unauthorized persons or unauthorized disclosure to third parties. Our security measures are continuously monitored and improved in accordance with technological developments and organizational possibilities.

II. Provision of the website and creation of log files

1. Description and scope of data processing

Each time you visit our website, our web server automatically stores data such as

  • the address (URL) of the accessed website
  • Browser and browser version
  • the operating system used
  • the address (URL) of the previously visited page (referrer URL)
  • the hostname and IP address of the device from which access is made
  • Date and time

in files (web server log files).

The data collected is only used for statistical evaluations and to improve the website. However, the website operator reserves the right to check the server log files retrospectively if there are concrete indications of illegal use.

2. Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data and the log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DS-GVO.

3. Purpose of data processing

The storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, we use the data to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.

These purposes are also our legitimate interest in data processing according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DS-GVO.

4. Duration of storage

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected, but at the latest after 7 days.

5. Possibility of objection and elimination

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility of objection on the part of the user.

III. Cookies

1. Description and scope of data processing

It may happen that we use so-called cookies in some areas of our Internet offer. Cookies are small data elements that an Internet server can send to your computer. When a user calls up a website, a cookie may be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is called up again.

We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser can be identified even after a page change.

During your visit to our website, a cookie only identifies your computer. If you wish to decide individually whether to accept or reject a cookie, you can configure this via your Internet browser.

2. Legal basis

The use of technically mandatory cookies, i.e. those without which our website would not function properly, is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DS-GVO and serves to protect our legitimate interests in a functional and optimized presentation of our offer as well as the security and stability of our website, which are overriding in the context of a balancing of interests.

Insofar as we want to use cookies that are not absolutely necessary for the operation of this website and insofar as they are not covered by our legitimate interests in an optimal presentation of our offer and the security and stability of our website pursuant to Art. 6 (1) p. 1 lit. f DS-GVO, we require your prior consent, Art. 6 (1) lit. a DS-GVO.

We obtain this consent via a so-called cookie banner when you visit our website for the first time. Here you have the option to allow or prohibit us from using the cookies listed below. We would like to point out that you may not be able to use all the functions of our website if you do not give your cookie consent for all cookies that are not necessary. The presentation of the website may also suffer as a result.

You can revoke your consent to the use of the various cookies at any time with effect for the future.

You can revoke your consent to the setting of all cookies that are not technically necessary for the operation of the website or for security reasons at any time with effect for the future by clicking on this link or changing your cookie settings. You also have the option to send us your revocation by e-mail to the e-mail address mentioned above under the controller or to our data protection officer.

3. Purpose of data processing

Which data is processed by a cookie and for what purpose depends on the respective cookie. You can find details on this under the respective IT services or tools in the further course of our data protection information that use the respective cookie. You can also find detailed information in the privacy notices or cookie policies of the respective providers. As a rule, the following personal data may be affected:

  • IP address (usually anonymous)
  • the called website
  • the website from which the user arrived at the page accessed on our website (referrer)
  • the subpages that are accessed from the website
  • Time and duration of the visit to the website
  • Frequency of website visits
  • Sequence of the page call

4. Are there other recipients of the personal data besides the data controller?

If third party IT services or tools are used, the cookies used are usually stored and processed by the respective third party, and these third parties may in turn use service providers to assist them in the provision of their services, and in this context may also receive the data collected by the cookie.

5. Duration of storage, possibility of objection and elimination

Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal device and allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). You can view the duration of storage in the cookie settings of your web browser. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually whether you want to accept them or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You can find this for each browser at the following links: (these are examples of the links to common "German" browser settings).

Internet Explorer™:
Microsoft Edge™:
Opera™ :

If cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be limited.

We also use cookies on our website that enable an analysis of the user's surfing behavior. In this way, the following data can be transmitted:

  • Search terms entered
  • frequency of page views

The user data collected in this way is pseudonymized by technical precautions. Therefore, an assignment of the data to the calling user is no longer possible. The data is not stored together with other personal data of the users.

A list of the cookies used can be found below under the Cookie Reference Table of this Privacy Policy.

You can find more information about the storage period in the cookie reference table.

IV. General information on data transfer outside the European Union/European Economic Area (EEA) and to the USA.

Some of the applications we use also process your data outside the European Union/European Economic Area, e.g. in the USA. We will inform you of this in more detail at the relevant points below. This is associated with various risks for the legality and security of data processing. With the EU-U.S. adequacy decision adopted in July 2023 and the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework, the European Commission has declared the level of data protection in the USA to be sufficient, provided that appropriate safeguards are in place. This means that all data transfers to companies that have self-certified under the EU-U.S. Privacy Framework can be considered compliant with data protection requirements without the need for additional measures. Through their certification, US companies undertake to comply with detailed data protection obligations. Certification is carried out by the U.S. Department of Commerce, which has published a corresponding list. Further information on the certified companies can be found here:

US companies that are not listed there still require additional guarantees, such as the conclusion of EU standard contractual clauses or binding corporate rules, in order to ensure an adequate level of data protection in the USA. Through these clauses, the companies undertake to comply with the European level of data protection when processing your data, even if the data is stored, processed or managed in the USA. You can find more information on the EU standard contractual clauses here:

Data processed by us may also be transferred to other countries; however, your personal data will only be transferred to third parties outside the EEA if these third parties

(a) located in a country that has been certified by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of protection for personal data
(b) are bound by the “standard contractual clauses” approved by the European Commission, or by another form of data transfer approved by the European Commission) that ensures the protection of your personal data in accordance with the GDPR, or
(c) you have given us your express consent to do so.

V. Statistics, marketing and advertising cookies

1. Web analysis

This website uses the web analysis tool "Matomo" from the provider InnoCraft Ltd (150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand). The purpose of its use is the "needs-based design" of this website, which is carried out on the basis of a weighing of interests. The web analysis also enables us to detect and correct website errors, e.g. due to broken links. Matomo uses cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie in the pseudonymous user profile is not used to personally identify the visitor to this website and is not merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. If you do not agree with the storage and analysis of this data from your visit, then you can object to the storage and use below by clicking at any time. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be placed in your browser, which means that Matomo will not collect any session data. Please note that the complete deletion of your cookies means that the opt-out cookie is also deleted and may have to be reactivated by you.

For more information on Matomo's terms of use and privacy notices, please visit:

2. Remarketing

We use the remarketing function within the Google Ads service. The remarketing function allows us to present users of our website with advertisements based on their interests on other websites within the Google advertising network (in Google Search or on YouTube, so-called "Google Ads" or on other websites). For this purpose, the interaction of the users on our website is analyzed, e.g. which offers the user was interested in, in order to be able to display targeted advertising to the users on other sites even after they have visited our website. For this purpose, Google stores a number in the browsers of users who visit certain Google services or websites in the Google display network. This number, known as a "cookie", is used to record the visits of these users. This number is used to uniquely identify a web browser on a specific end device and not to identify a person; personal data is not stored.

You can prevent participation in this tracking process in various ways:

  • a) by adjusting your browser software settings accordingly, in particular, the suppression of third-party cookies will result in you not receiving ads from third-party providers;
  • b) by installing the plug-in provided by Google at the following link:;
  • c) by deactivating the interest-based ads of the providers that are part of the self-regulatory campaign "About Ads" via the link, whereby this setting will be deleted if you delete your cookies;
  • d) by permanent deactivation in your browsers Firefox, Internetexplorer or Google Chrome under the link,
  • e) by means of the corresponding cookies setting. Please note that in this case you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

3. Hubspot

We use services from Hubspot on our website for our online marketing activities. This is an integrated software solution that we use to cover various aspects of our online marketing, such as for the following purposes:

  • Content management (blog),
  • Social media publishing & reporting,
  • Reporting (e.g. traffic sources, hits, etc. ...),
  • Landing pages and contact forms

We use the integrated software to enable technically flawless communication with you and for our online activities. Our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) of the German Data Protection Act (DS-GVO), which forms the legal basis for the use of Hubspot, is based on technically flawless communication with you. For tracking as part of our marketing activities, the legal basis is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a, in that you give us your consent as part of the cookie banner. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, the legal basis may be the initiation or conclusion of a contract, provided that the communication is directed towards the purchase of our products (Art. 6 para 1 lit. b DS-GVO).

The services of Hubspot are offered by a provider from the United States. The processing of personal data takes place in a so-called "third country". We use Hubspot on the basis of the EU standard contractual clauses. The scope of data collection and storage by Hubspot and Hubspot's privacy policy can be found at

Duration of storage:

We process your data only as long as they are needed to achieve the aforementioned purpose. In the present case, this means in principle until the end of the communication with you, unless the data is required beyond this for the fulfillment of contractual obligations or there is a legal obligation to retain the data beyond this point in time. For the duration of the storage of technically unnecessary cookies, see above under III. cookies.

VI. Functional cookies and functionality enhancement cookies

1. Google maps

This website uses the map service Google Maps via an API. In order to use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

Google Maps is used to make it easier to find the places we indicate on the website.

If you use the Google Maps service by clicking on it, Google will collect and store your data. Before using the map service, please inform yourself about the type and scope of the data collection there and the further processing and use of the data by Google as the provider of the map service, as well as about your rights and setting options for protecting your privacy, which you can find out about in Google's data protection information

The map service is started by active action of the website visitor and is considered by us as consent (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DS-GVO to the transmission of data to Google.

VII. Presence in social networks

Our presence in social networks serves the interest of Teijin Carbon Europe GmbH in an effective external presence and public relations work. The presences also enable us to present our company and our products more widely. This also improves our recruitment of specialist personnel and the competitiveness of Teijin Carbon Europe GmbH.

In addition to content that you yourself link to or post on our social media presences, Teijin Carbon Europe GmbH may collect data on Facebook and Instagram Insights fan pages. The purpose of collecting this data is to improve the web content and offers on our social media pages. Please note that we have no influence on the Insights data settings. The settings are controlled by the social media provider. We only receive aggregated Insights data from the social media provider. Detailed information on Insights data can be found in the privacy policies of the individual providers (see below).

The meta pixel and similar technologies can be used to identify our website visitors as a potential target group for advertisements (so-called “meta ads”). These ads are then displayed to users on meta platforms (Facebook, Instagram) and within the audience network of Meta and its partner services who have either already shown an interest in our online offering or our company or who have certain characteristics that we transmit to Meta (so-called “custom audiences”).
The Meta pixel helps us to ensure that the Meta ads match the potential interests of users. It also enables us to track the effectiveness of the ads for statistical and market research purposes by allowing us to see whether users have been redirected to our website after clicking on a Meta ad (so-called “conversion measurement”).

The terms of use and data protection information of the respective social media provider as the operator of the social network apply. Information on the terms of use and data protection provisions of the individual social media providers are listed below.

We would also like to point out that in the event of requests for information or the assertion of rights by the data subject, it may be more effective to contact the respective third-party provider directly, as only they generally have access to the user's data and can take appropriate measures and provide information. However, in our capacity as “joint controller” with the third-party provider, you also have the right to contact us. We will then forward your request or accusation to the social media provider. We are at your disposal at any time!

After prior information and by clicking twice on a link to one of our presences in social networks, you consent to the transmission of your data to the operator of the respective social network and allow the operator of the social network to process the data in accordance with its data protection regulations and terms of use. 

Insofar as provided by the third-party providers, we have concluded corresponding data protection agreements in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR (joint responsibility) or Art. 28 (commissioned processing) and, in the case of a transfer to third countries outside the EU/EEA, we ensure appropriate safeguards in accordance with the requirements of Art. 46 et seq. GDPR.
The collection of Insights data is based on the legitimate interest of Teijin Carbon Europe GmbH to analyze the success of the measures on our social media presences and to tailor our own offer to the interests of visitors.

The use of meta pixels, cookies and similar technologies on our pages only takes place if you have given your consent. You can revoke or adjust your consent at any time via the cookie settings. 
We work with the following third-party social network providers:
Facebook (Meta, Inc. 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025; EU: Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland) 

Privacy policy:
Privacy settings:
Terms of use:
Cookie Policy:
Shared Responsibility Information:
Information about "Insights" data:
Opt-out: and,

The joint responsibility is limited to the collection by and transfer of data to Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, a company based in the EU. The further processing of the data is the sole responsibility of Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, which in particular concerns the transfer of the data to the parent company Meta Platforms, Inc. in the USA (on the basis of the standard contractual clauses concluded between Meta Platforms Ireland Limited and Meta Platforms, Inc.)
Facebook EU Data Transfer Addendum:

Instagram (Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA) -.

Privacy policy/ Opt-out:
Privacy settings:
Shared Responsibility Information:
Information about "Insights" data:
Cookie Policy:
Terms of use:
Standard contractual clauses:

LinkedIn (LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland)

Privacy policy:
Privacy settings:
Cookie Policy:
Terms of use:
Standard Contractual Clauses:

Twitter (Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA) -

Privacy policy:
Privacy settings:
Cookie Policy:
Terms of use:
Standard Contractual Clauses:

Xing (New Work SE, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany) -

Privacy policy / Opt-out:
Privacy settings:
Cookie Policy:
Terms of use:


We integrate Youtube videos on our website. With the help of a plug-in, interesting video material can be displayed directly on our website. In the process, certain data may be transferred from you to Youtube.

When you visit a page on our website that has a Youtube video embedded, your browser connects to the servers of Youtube. This results in a data transmission. This data is collected, stored and processed on the Youtube servers. Regardless of whether you have a Youtube account or not, Youtube collects data about you. This includes your IP address, technical info about your browser type, operating system or very basic device information. In addition, Youtube stores information about which website you use the Youtube service and what web activities you perform on our website. These web activities include, for example, session duration, bounce rate or on which button you clicked on our website with built-in Youtube function. Youtube may track or store these actions using cookies and similar technologies. Please note that from this point on, you are subject to Youtube's terms of use and privacy information.

If you are logged in to Youtube as a registered member, more data can usually be collected, as more cookies may have already been set in your browser. In addition, your actions on our website are directly linked to your Youtube account. To prevent this, you must log out of Youtube while browsing our website.

Youtube is part of Google and uses servers in the USA and also in other countries. Your data may therefore also be stored on servers in America.

As a basis for data processing for recipients located in third countries outside the European Union or a data transfer there, Youtube or Google uses so-called standard contractual clauses. Through these clauses, Youtube undertakes to comply with the European level of data protection when processing your relevant data, even if the data is stored, processed or managed in the USA.

More information on data protection at Youtube, the standard contractual clauses as well as the use of cookies can be found above under the general notes on third country transfer as well as under:

We have, as far as provided by the third party provider, concluded corresponding data protection agreements according to Art. 26 DS-GVO (joint responsibility) or Art. 28 (commissioned processing).

VIII. Links and references to other Internet offers

The internet offer of Teijin Carbon Europe GmbH contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the data protection or the content of these other websites. We recommend that Internet users who leave our Internet site inform themselves about the respective data protection information of the other Internet sites they visit.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the providers, as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy, can be found in the providers' data protection notices.

IX. Processing of applicant data

I. Preliminary remarks

Personal data is any information that relates to you as an individual. We process the personal data provided by you and transmitted to us as part of your application, which usually includes:

  • First name, last name, title and title
  • Your contact information: Contact information such as address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, professional position if applicable,
  • Your application data, consisting of your cover letter, resume, and the usual supporting documents and certificates.

The responsible party pursuant to Art. 4 No. 7 DS-GVO for the data processing operations carried out in the course of your application procedure is Teijin Carbon Europe GmbH.

If you have any questions or concerns about privacy, please contact us as follows:


You can reach our external data protection officer as follows:

VUV Beratungs- und Service GmbH
- Data Protection Officer -
Theaterstr. 55, 52064 Aachen

II. General information on the processing of applicant data

In order for us to be able to involve you in application procedures for a specific position, you are required to submit customary and meaningful application documents informing us about your personality profile and qualifications.

As a matter of principle, we only use your application documents to decide whether to fill the position for which you have expressly applied. In the course of the application process, further personal data may be collected from you personally or from generally accessible sources for this information purpose. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 2 letter b in conjunction with. Art. 28 DS-GVO. If the application process does not lead to your employment, we will regularly delete and destroy your applicant data as soon as a period of six months has elapsed after the conclusion of the application process for the position in question. This does not apply if legal provisions prevent deletion, if you have expressly consented to longer storage or if we invoke a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) f) DSGVO.

However, if you submit a speculative application that does not relate to a specific position, we may consult your application documents in the context of filling decisions on all positions under consideration. We will regularly delete and destroy your application data after a period of six months from receipt of your application, but not before all application procedures to which your application documents have been added up to that point have been completed and a period of six months has elapsed since then.

In order to provide us with an overview of our applicant spectrum, we can statistically evaluate information on the applications received. For this purpose, we may retain anonymized data even after deletion of your application documents, which do not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person.

III. Data processing after discontinuation

Should an application procedure lead to a recruitment, we will include your application documents in your personnel file on the basis of Art. 6 (1) sentence 2 lit. b DS-GVO in order to provide information about your personality profile and qualifications for the purpose of implementing the employment relationship. In this case, we will inform you about the further processing purposes and the relevant deletion periods in a separate data protection statement.

IV. Claims under data protection law

Insofar as we process your personal data, you are entitled to various claims under data protection law against our company. You have the right to,

  • Request information about the data stored about you and its origin, the purpose of processing and the recipients or categories of recipients of the data (Art. 15 DS-GVO, § 34 BDSG),
  • under certain conditions, to demand correction, blocking (restriction of processing) or deletion of your personal data from us (Art. 16-18 DS-GVO, § 35 BDSG),
  • request the transfer of your data to another controller (Art. 20 DS-GVO) as well as complain to us or a competent data protection authority about the data processing (Art. 77 DS-GVO).

We will fulfill all of the rights to which you are entitled free of charge and without delay. For this purpose and for all other questions, please contact us directly or our data protection officer using the contact details provided at the beginning.

X. Your rights

You have extensive rights with regard to the processing of your personal data. First of all, you have an extensive right to information and, if necessary, you can demand the correction and/or deletion and/or blocking of your personal data. You can also request a restriction of processing and have a right to object and a right to data portability. If you would like to exercise any of your rights or receive more information about this, please contact us via the following e-mail address:

In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. If you have any questions or comments regarding the collection, processing and use of your personal data by us, please also contact us using the contact details provided.

XI. Scope of application and changes to these data protection provisions

This data protection notice applies to the Internet offering of

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time with effect for the future. A current version is available on the website. Please visit the website regularly and inform yourself about the applicable data protection provisions.