Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

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Information about the gathering of personal data

Below we inform about the processing of personal data in the context of the use of the website


The party responsible in accordance with Art. 4 (7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO) is the echion Corporate Communication AG, Curt-Frenzel-Str. 10, 86167 Augsburg,

Data Protection Officer

You can reach our data protection officer at

Provision of the website and log files

While using our website, the following data is transmitted to us via your internet browser, which is technically necessary for us to display our website to you, to optimize the website and to ensure stability and security:

  • requesting IP address
  • date and time of request
  • time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • contents of request (concrete page)
  • access status/HTTP-status code
  • amount of data transferred at a time
  • website, from which the request originates
  • browser type and version used
  • operating system and its surface
  • language and version of browser software

This data is deleted after 30 days at the latest. The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) p. 1 lit. f DS-GVO. Being operator of the website our legitimate interests as the responsible website operator arise from the above purposes.


We use your personal data to fill vacancies and, in individual cases with your consent, to include you in the echion applicant pool.

We process private contact data (first and last name, address, telephone, e-mail), curriculum vitae (incl. application photo, school, further education and training, previous employers), references (school, training and work references) as part of the application process.).

The legal basis for processing the data is Art. 6 (1) p. 1 lit. b DS-GVO, respectively § 26 BDSG. In the case of inclusion in the applicant pool the legal basis is your consent (Art. 6 (1 lit. a DS-GVO).

Your application data will only be forwarded internally to the departments involved in filling the vacancy.

The data will be deleted 6 months after completion of the application process. If you consented to the inclusion of your application data in the echion applicant pool your data will be deleted 1 year after the completion of the application process.

There is neither a legal nor a contractual obligation to provide the personal data. Failure to provide the personal data would mean that you cannot be considered in the application process.

Contact / contact form

When you contact us by e-mail or via contact form the data you provide  will be processed by us in order to deal with your request. the data you provide  will be processed by us in order to deal with your request. The legal basis is Art. 6 (1) p. 1 lit f. DS-GVO. Our legitimate interest is to enable you to contact our company in an uncomplicated and quick manner and to answer your request.

If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DS-GVO is also the legal basis for data processing. In this context, we use your data, in particular the e-mail address, for direct advertising of our products and services based on Art. 6 (1) p. 1 lit. f DSGVO. You can object to the use of your data for the purpose of direct advertising at any time with effect for the future.

Web Analytics Platform Matomo

What is Matomo
Matomo is an Open Source Web Analytics platform. We use the web analytics platform to measure, collect, analyze and report visitor data in order to understand and optimize our website.

What is Matomo used for

Matomo is used by us to analyze the behavior of website visitors to identify potential pitfalls; pages not found, problems with search engine indexing, which content is most popular. Once the data is processed (e.g., the number of visitors who reach a page not found, only display one page), Matomo creates reports that allow us to take measures to improve our offering, e.g., change the layout of the pages, publish new content . We process the following personal data with Matomo:


  • anonymized IP address
  • screen resolution
  • date and time of request
  • title of the page viewed
  • URL of the page displayed
  • referrer (URL of the page, which was displayed before the current page)
  • time in the local user’s local time zone
  • files clicked and downloaded
  • clicks to external links
  • page creation time
  • page generation time (the time it takes for web pages to be generated by the web server and then downloaded by the user)
  • main language of browser used
  • user agent of the browser. Through the user agent, Matomo uses a universal device detection library to detect the browser, operating system, device used (desktop, tablet, mobile, TV, cars, console, etc.), make and model

Legal Basis

Matomo stores cookies and reads information from your device based on your consent in accordance with §25 Abs. 1 TTDSG. The processing of personal data with Matomo is only done with express consent (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DS-GVO). Storage period: The personal data collected via Matomo is automatically deleted after a period of 1 day. Aggregated data is automatically deleted after a period of 24 months.
Possibility of Objection
Matomo does not create profiles and respects your browser’s do-not-track setting. If you would like us to not process your personal data with Matomo when visiting our website, you can opt out at any time. There are no consequences for the use of our website. You can object to the tracking of your personal data by objecting to processing in our cookie settings at the top of this page.

Technically necessary cookies

Borlabs Cookie Consent Tool

Our website uses Borlabs Cookie Consent technology to obtain your consent to store certain cookies in your browser and to document this consent in a privacy-compliant manner. The provider of this technology is Borlabs – Benjamin A. Bornschein, Rübenkamp 32, 22305 Hamburg (hereinafter Borlabs).

When you enter our website, a Borlabs cookie is stored in your browser, in which the consents you have given or the revocation of these consents are stored. This data is not shared with the Borlabs cookie provider.

The collected data is stored until you request us to delete it or delete the Borlabs cookie yourself, or until the purpose for storing the data no longer applies. Details on the data processing of Borlabs Cookie can be found at

The use of Borlabs Cookie Consent Technology is based on our interest as website operators to obtain the legally required consent for the use of cookies. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Polylang Cookie

For the multilingualism of our website we use the program Polylang. Polylang is a product of WP SYNTEX, 28, rue Jean Sebastien Bach, 38090 Villefontaine, France. Cookies from Polylang are set exclusively to recognize and record the language used or chosen by the user. These cookies remain stored for one year and are then deleted. For more information on privacy compliance, click here:

The use of the Polylang coockie is based on our interest as website operator to offer our users a comfortable website. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO.


Our website uses the plugin „Elementor“ of supplier Elementor LTD, Tuval Street 40, 5252247 Ramat Gan, Israel. Elementor is a website and page builder. Elementor does not process any personal data. Our legal basis for using Elementor is §25 Abs. 2 Nr. 2 TTDSG.

Your rights

To execute your rights please contact us by e-mail at or by mail at echion Corporate Communication AG, Curt-Frenzel-Str. 10, 86167 Augsburg, Germany.

Your rights regarding to our processing of your personal data include:

  • Right to information
  • Right to correction or deletion
  • Right to restriction the processing
  • Right to object the processing
  • Right to data portability

Note on the revocation of consent

A person concerned has the right to revoke his or her declaration of consent under data protection law at any time by contacting us. The legitimacy of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation is not affected by this.

Note on complaining to a supervisory authority

Additionally, you have the right to file a complaint to the data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us. The data protection supervisory authority responsible for us is the „Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht“ in Ansbach, Germany.