Valid from 23 May 2018

Privacy Policy

I. General information

We, the SinoJobs GmbH, Münchener Str. 26, 60329 Frankfurt (further information are available in the imprint) are the local website operator (Art. 13 par. 1 GDPR). We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

If you use this website or our service, various personal data are collected. Personal information is information that personally identifies you. We collect, store and use personal information solely for the purpose and to the extent that you permit us to make the agreed use of the portal available at

Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. With regard to the transfer process, we have no influence


II. Compulsory information and exact description:

A. Required information

1. Type of data and group of persons
a. Types of processed data:

  • Inventory data (e.g. names, addresses).
  • Contact details (e.g. e-mail).
  • Content data (e.g. text input).
  • Usage data (e.g. access times).
  • Meta / communication data (e.g. IP addresses).

b. Categories of persons
Visitors and users of the portal

1. Legal basis of our data collection (Art. 13 par. 1 c GDPR)
When registering on our site, we collect the data for the provision of our later services (Art. 6 par. 1 b GDPR).

As part of the registration, we collect the following data:

  • Name
  • Residence (country)
  • Nationality
  • Mail address
  • Language preference

After registration, you can deposit further personal data on our site:

  • curriculum vitae
  • application documents

It is up to you to decide whether to add confidential information to your profile. Please do not include personal information in your profile if you do not want this information to be publicly available.

After registration or after logging in, we collect, process and use your personal data entered during the registration or later only insofar as they are necessary for the establishment, content or modification of our contract with you (stock data). We only collect, process and use personal data on the use of our portal (usage data) insofar as this is necessary to enable or bill you for the use of our service. The use of the inventory and usage data is based on the fulfillment of our contract or pre-contractual measures (Art. 6 par. 1 b GDPR)

Data whose information is voluntary will be marked as such. This data collection then takes place on the basis of their consent (Art. 6 par. 1 a GDPR).

As part of the registration, the information provided by the user for the processing of contracts and their processing are processed in accordance with. Art. 6 par. 1 b GDPR. User information can be stored in a Customer Relationship Management System ("CRM System") or comparable request organization.

In all cases in which we transfer personal data to third parties (companies), we ask for your consent. (Art. 6 par. 1 a GDPR).

Based on our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 par. 1 GDPR) we use Google Analytics.

Furthermore, we store and analyze data on user behavior in accordance with Art. 6 para. GDPR.

The dispatch of our newsletter takes place on the basis of a consent of the recipients according to Art. 6 par. 1 and Art. 7 GDPR in connection with german fair trade law (UWG) § 7 Abs. 2 Nr. 3 UWG or on the basis of the legal permission according to § 7 Abs. 3 UWG. The logging of the registration process is based on our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 par. 1 GDPR.


2. Duration of storage

As long as your account is active on our portal, we retain the data you provide to enable our services. Even if you use our portal only if you are looking for a new job every few years, we will keep your information. Your profile will remain active until you close your account. The storage of the data is based on Art. 6 par. 1 b GDPR (processing of data for the performance of a contract).

After deleting the account from your side, we retain the data for a period of 30 days or for the duration of the legal retention periods. (Art. 17 par. 3 B GDPR)


3. Right to information
At any time you have the right to obtain free information about the origin, recipient and purpose of the personal data stored about you (Art. 13 par. 2 b GDPR).

You also have the right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of these data (Art. 13 par. 2 b GDPR). Furthermore, you can revoke this consent at any time for information that is collected on the basis of their consent (Art. 13 par. 2 b GDPR).

You can always contact us for any questions about data protection. Furthermore, you have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority (Art. 13 par. 2 d GDPR).


4. Obligation to provide personal data

The mandatory information in the registration and in the further registration as an applicant is based on the contract performance. In the case of a lack of provision, we are unable to provide such that our service can be performed in accordance with the contract. For all voluntary disclosures, a lack of provision may have a negative impact on their application process, but the lack of provision does not result in us being unable to provide our services (Art. 13 par. 2 GDPR).


5. Data portability
You have the right to receive the data that we process on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract, to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of the data to another person in charge, this will only be done if technically feasible (Art. 20 GDPR).


6. Cooperation with contract (data) processors and third parties
If we share or reveal information with other persons and / or businesses, e.g. Contractors or third parties, transmit data to them or otherwise give them access to the data, this is done exclusively


  • on the basis of a legal permission (for example, if a transmission of the data in accordance with Art. 6 par. 1 b GDPR is required to fulfill the contract),
  • if you have agreed or
  • due to a legal obligation to do so or
  • based on our legitimate interests (such as the use of agents, web hosts, etc.).

Insofar as we entrust third parties with the processing of data on the basis of a so-called "contract processing contract", the transfer is made on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR.

B. Detailed Description

1. Visit our site without your own input
Various data is collected automatically when visiting the website through our IT systems. These are above all technical data (for example Internet browser, operating system or time of the page request). The collection of this data is automatic as soon as you enter our website. Part of the data is collected to ensure a flawless provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior. We do not collect this data with personal data. The data remain for us technical data without personal reference.

2.Data of registered users
a. Create user accounts
In order to be able to use the functions of this portal through the mere purpose of viewing the content published there, employers and interested parties must create an employer account or applicant account (hereafter also a user account). This requires the input of personal data, such as First and last name, e-mail or address.

b. Create and publish employer profiles and job ads
Employers can use the created employer account to publish their profile and job advertisements via the portal. All personal data contained in the respective employer profile and in the job advertisement will be made available to the public via the portal. By clicking on the respective field marked with the word "publish" you agree to this publication and if necessary publish them at the same time. Be sure not to include any personal information in your employer profile or job advertisement that you do not want to be published.
The data relevant to the billing of these job advertisements we solely save for the purpose of billing and separate them securely from the rest of our business. The same applies to an employer profile you have created. We deactivate or delete this as soon as you send us this request by e-mail.

c. Creating and publishing CVs
Interested parties can use the created user account to create a CV and make this data available to the employers registered in the portal and checked for their existence by us. The data are only accessible to these verified employers and only password-protected. If you are interested, you can decide whether to make the anonymized CV available to the registered employers. By ticking the box marked "Publish CV", you agree to this limited distribution of your resume data. Be careful not to include sensitive information on your resume that you do not want to disseminate.

You can edit and delete your CV at any time via your user account, thus immediately blocking the accessibility of your resume to third parties. 

d. Newsletter
To subscribe to our newsletter (Jobletter or Careerletter) you have to create an applicant-account and by enabling the checkbox "Jobs by eMail". With the weekly "SinoJobs Jobletter" you give the consent to the transmission of the newsletter, we do not give your e-mail address to third parties. Your e-mail address will be deleted from the newsletter mailing list as soon as you unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can do this at any time by deactivating the corresponding field in the user account or by clicking on the link "SinoJobs Jobletter / Careerletter Unsubscribe" located at the end of the newsletter.

f. Delete the user account
The interested party can delete his data entered in the applicant's account at any time there and also permanently delete the applicant's account by clicking on the "Delete applicant account" button. This means that all data of the prospective customer is deleted from us or in the portal system, including the e-mail for the subscription to the newsletter.

The employer can have his employer account deleted at any time by sending an e-mail to us. As a result, we immediately delete the employer profile and the employers' job profile in the portal system using the employer account. Only the relevant data for the billing we save until the end of the billing purpose under blocking and separation for the rest of the business. 

3. Protection of the data of visitors of the portal
We use security protection measures, such as HTTPS, to protect your personal information. We regularly check our systems for potential weaknesses. Despite our actions, we are unable to provide any guarantee that data will not be accessed or that they will not be disclosed, altered or destroyed as a result of a security breach.

4. Cookies
On our portal we use cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your computer and improve the functionality of our portal, for example, to automatically complete a repeated input in the text field. In addition, we can use cookies to evaluate the use of our website (see also section 4. a. and 4. b.).
In most cases, the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies" and these are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. However, we do not associate these cookies with your personal information. Other cookies remain stored on your device (whether mobile or not) until you delete the cookies. This allows us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser to

  • be informed about the setting of cookies and
  • allow cookies only in individual cases
  • to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general
  • as well as the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser.

You will find instructions here, among others:

By deactivating the cookies by you, the functionality of our portal may be limited.

Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions that you wish to use (eg. shopping cart function) are processed on the basis of Art. 6 par. 1 f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically correct and optimized provision of its services. Insofar as other cookies (such as cookies for analyzing your surfing behavior) are stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy. "Third-party cookie" offers cookies from providers other than the person responsible for the online offer (see 4. a). Our own cookies are called "First-party cookies".

4.1 Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. 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. Since we have activated the IP anonymization on this website, your computer assigned to the material time IP address will truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to 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. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. The IP address provided by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google or our data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, the ease of use of this website may suffer. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. Your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading the plug-in available at the following link and install : 

For more information about Google's privacy practices, please visit 

We point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp ();” in order to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP-Masking).

4.2 Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking

This website uses Google AdWords. AdWords is an online advertising program of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States ("Google").

As part of Google AdWords, we use the so-called conversion tracking. When you click on an ad served by Google, a conversion tracking cookie is set. Cookies are small text files that the Internet browser stores on the user's computer. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for the personal identification of the users. If the user visits certain pages on this website and the cookie has not expired yet, Google and we may recognize that the user has clicked on the ad and has been redirected to this page.

Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. The cookies can not be tracked through the websites of advertisers. The information gathered using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers are told the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, they do not receive any information that personally identifies users. If you do not want to participate in tracking, you can opt-out of this by easily disabling the Google Conversion Tracking cookie through its Internet browser under User Preferences. You will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.

The storage of "conversion cookies" and the use of this tracking tool are based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.

More information about Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking can be found in the Google Privacy Policy:

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and cookies only in individual cases allow, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

5. Amendment of the privacy policy

Our services on the portal are dynamic and we often introduce new features. Therefore, new information may need to be collected. When we collect or substantially change any new personal information about how we use your information, we will notify you and, if necessary, also modify this Privacy Policy.


For further questions and information about data protection and the data stored about you, please contact:

SinoJobs GmbH

Herr Julian Busch

Münchener Str. 3660329 Frankfurt, Germany

Telefon: +49 271 3769 170


Please note, only the German version of this translation is legally binding.