Infineon Group Privacy Policy for the Infineon Application Portal, as of: September 2017

1. General information

1.1 Infineon is pleased that you are interested in the Infineon Group. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. Personal data are details of your personal or factual circumstances.

1.2 Responsible body within the meaning of the Federal Data Protection Act is:

Infineon Technologies AG
Am Campeon 1-15
85579 Neubiberg

 Represented by the Executive Board

 1.3 If you have any questions about data protection, please contact the Data Protection Officer at the following e-mail address: or at:

Infineon Technologies AG
Abteilung BC DPC
Am Campeon 1-15
85579 Neubiberg

In the following we explain how we collect, store, process and use your data.


2. Collection and processing of personal data

2.1 We process and use only the data that you provide to us yourself. We do not collect data from other sources.

2.2 You can give your consent to the storage and processing of data at the end of the data protection declaration or in the Applicant Portal separately.

2.3 The data provided by you will be processed exclusively for the processing of your application, in case of an employment relationship also for the employment relationship and in anonymous form for statistical purposes. Processing for purposes other than those mentioned above will not be carried out.

2.4 You can open an applicant account in the application portal and add, update, change or delete your details at any time.

2.5 The technical environment of the application portal ( is provided and operated by an external service provider (Haufe-Lexware GmbH & Co. KG in Germany). Access to your data by the external service provider is not intended. Irrespective of this, the Service Provider is obliged to comply with applicable data protection regulations.

2.6 You have the opportunity to apply for an advertised position, to make your application documents available for other positions or to submit an unsolicited application.


3. Recipient of your personal data

3.1 Your personal data will only be passed on to the responsible employees and decision-makers of the responsible personnel department and the specialist department. The employees of the Infineon Group are obliged to maintain confidentiality and protect all personal data.

3.2 In the case of unsolicited applications and applications that are to be used for other positions within the Group, the documents will also be forwarded to the positions of the Infineon Group for which the applications are intended.

3.3 In order to process the documents, it may be necessary to transmit the data to positions in other countries. We assure you that the relevant data protection regulations are adhered to.

3.4 You may revoke the transfer of your documents and further processing at any time. In the event of a revocation, your documents and personal data can no longer be considered for the current application procedure or other applications.


4. Data transfer to third parties and / or countries outside the EU

4.1 Third parties are persons or entities outside the Infineon Group who do not process personal data on Infineon's instructions.

4.2 No personal data will be passed on to third parties unless required by law to be passed on or unless disclosure is necessary for contractual reasons (e. g. travel bookings) or in the interest of the party concerned (participant whose personal data are to be processed).

4.3 The advertised position or the decision-maker(s) for filling the position may be located in a country outside the EU and the EEA in individual cases.

4.4 In the case of a transfer to recipients in third countries (for EU citizens this are countries outside the EU and the EEA, for non-EU and EEA citizens outside this are all other countries), the transfer will only take place if the EU Commission has established an appropriate level of data protection for this third country or Infineon has agreed on appropriate contractual guarantees with the recipient to ensure an adequate level of data protection. Irrespective of the EU Commission's findings, Infineon agrees with all recipients of personal data transmitted by Infineon to provide a guarantee of an appropriate level of data protection and checks compliance with the agreed measures.


5. Duration of storage and processing of personal data

5.1 Your personal data will be stored for the duration of the application process. If your application for an advertised position cannot be considered, we will automatically delete your data after 6 months after we have informed you of the rejection. We will inform you about the deletion before the expiry of this period. This period is necessary to guarantee your legal claims in the event of a rejection and to give us the opportunity to process the claims brought in.

5.2 If you want Infineon to take your application documents into account for further job advertisements after the 6 month deadline, you must register on the Applicant Portal and consent to further processing.


6. The rights of the applicant to his/her personal data

6.1 You have the right to request information from Infineon about the personal data that we have stored about you. In addition, you have the right to demand that the data be corrected, deleted, restricted, refused to be processed and that you or a third party named by you be transferred the stored data in a suitable form. You may exercise your rights by telephonic mail, e-mail or in writing. You can correct and delete your data yourself in the applicant portal.

6.2 You can send your enquiries by e-mail to the following address:

6.3 However, we ask for your understanding that, in order to protect you against queries or inquiries by unauthorised third parties, we will only provide information in writing to the address you have entered on the applicant portal.


7. Right of appeal

7.1 If your request cannot or will not be dealt with within one month of receipt of the request, you have the right to file a complaint with the Data Protection Authority or a court of law.

7.2 The responsible supervisory authority for Infineon Technologies AG is the

Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht (BayLDA)
Promenade 27
91522 Ansbach


8. General Terms and Conditions of Use for the application portal

8.1 The Infineon Applicant Portal is only available to registered users.

8.2 Choose a user name and a secure password during registration.

8.3 Make sure that your data, in particular your password, is not accessible to third parties.

8.4 Make sure that you provide correct information when registering. If your data should change, please update it immediately. Make sure that the e-mail address you provide to Infineon is always valid.

8.5 You can delete your account in the Applicant Portal at any time. In such a case, Infineon will remove your personal data and data that allow us to identify you personally.

8.6 You are responsible for all content (especially files, images, etc.) that you upload to the Infineon Applicant Portal. You are also responsible for ensuring that no content you upload to the Infineon Applicant Portal infringes upon any personal rights, intellectual property rights, and proprietary or third party rights.

8.7 You are responsible for all transactions and other activities carried out through your account. If and to the extent that you become aware that third parties are misusing your data, inform Infineon immediately in writing or, if necessary, by e-mail ( After receiving such notification, Infineon will block access to your account on the applicant portal. Your account will be deactivated immediately. You can only use the Applicant Portal again once you have registered new.

8.8 You indemnify Infineon and its affiliated companies against all claims for damages by third parties arising from the disclosure of your password to third parties or from the performance of illegal activities by you or third parties for which you are responsible.

8.9 These Terms of Use do not constitute a limitation or exclusion of Infineon's liability under liability laws for injury to life, limb or health, fraudulent concealment of a defect or in the event of intent or gross negligence on the part of Infineon. Infineon's liability in cases of slightly negligent breach of duty that limit material rights or obligations arising from these Terms of Use or any obligation shall be limited to typical, foreseeable damages. In all other cases, Infineon's liability is excluded in accordance with these Terms of Use.

8.10 If you violate these Terms of Use, your authorization to use the Infineon Applicant Portal automatically terminates. In addition, Infineon may, at its sole discretion, terminate your permission to use the Infineon Applicant Portal at any time, even without violating these Terms of Use.

8.11 Infineon may at any time and without giving reasons refuse you the right to access your account on the Applicant Portal by suspending your account. This applies in particular if you have registered false data, violated these Terms of Use or failed to comply with your duty of care regarding your data, in particular your password, or violated applicable laws when accessing or using the Infineon Applicant Portal, infringed the rights of other persons and disseminated content for which you could be prosecuted.


9. Applications used on the website

9.1 Cookies

Infineon uses cookies and the personal information you provide to personalize the online experience for you and improve our offerings. A cookie is a text file stored on your computer to help us analyze your use of the website.

Your browser can recognize you by means of the cookies coming from the Infineon Applicant Portal's server. Infineon, on the other hand, is able to offer you tailor-made offers. All of Infineon's websites that you have to log in to or are tailored to each user use cookies.

9.2 Adobe Analytics (Omniture)

We use Adobe Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Adobe Systems Software Ireland Limited ("Adobe"). Adobe Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.

If the data generated by the cookie about the use of the website is transmitted to an Adobe server, the settings ensure that the IP address is anonymized prior to geolocation and replaced by a generic IP address prior to storage. On behalf of the operator of this website, Adobe will use this data to evaluate the use of the website by the users, to compile reports on website activity and to provide further services associated with the use of the website and the Internet to the website operator.

The IP address provided by your browser as part of Adobe Analytics is not merged with any other Adobe data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. You may also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the Site (including your IP address) by Adobe and the processing of such data by Adobe by downloading and installing the browser plug-in.

9.3 Eloqua

We use Eloqua when registering for our e-mail service. Eloqua's servers are located in Canada. Eloqua will place a persistent cookie on the login page, unless an Eloqua cookie is already present on your device. If you have already used a website that uses Eloqua, you may already have an Eloqua cookie. We may use the Eloqua cookie to analyze your use of our sites so that we can improve them on an ongoing basis. Emails sent through Eloqua use tracking technologies. We primarily use this information to determine which topics are of interest to you by monitoring whether our emails are opened and which links you click on. We will then use this information to improve the e-mails we send you and the services we provide. If you would like to prevent the use of Eloqua cookies on your device in the future, you can do so here.

If you do not want us to recognise your computer (hard disk cookies), you can also set your browser to delete cookies from your computer's hard disk, block all cookies or warn you before a cookie is stored. If you do not accept cookies, you will not be able to use some of our services. Generally speaking, cookies enable us to determine who you are and thus offer you better and more personalized services.

9.4 Quantcast

On our website, we also use the services of Quantcast to collect statistical data on the use of the website and to optimise the offer for you accordingly. Cookies are set here, which forward data to Quantcast. If you do not want to have interest-based advertising displayed, you can prevent this by clicking the opt-out link. Since the opt-out function is also cookie-based, your browser must be set to accept cookies from third parties. If you are using multiple devices or browsers, you must log out individually on each of them. If you delete cookies, you will need to log out again.

Quantcast is a service of Quantcast International Limited, Glandore Bu-siness Centres, Fitzwilliam Hall, Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Quantcast's Privacy Policy can be found here.


10. Changes to the Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy may be modified at irregular intervals to comply with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services, e. g. when adding new offers. The new data protection declaration will then automatically apply to your next visit.