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Oeko-Institut is a leading European research and consultancy institute working for a sustainable future. Founded in 1977, the institute develops principles and strategies for realising the vision of sustainable development globally, nationally and locally. Oeko-Institut employs around 190 staff, including around 130 researchers at three locations in Germany – Freiburg, Darmstadt and Berlin.

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Application documents at the Öko-Institut e.V. are treated confidentially and in accordance with data protection regulations. We process your application data in order to be able to assess whether you have the suitability and professional performance for the position for which you are applying (Article 6 para. 1 letter b DS-GVO). The information you provide will remain with us and will not be passed on to third parties. Exceptions to this are the cases in which we work together with order processors (agencies) within the scope of application procedures. In these cases, we conclude a commissioned processing agreement with the agencies in accordance with Art. 28 DS-GVO.

Recipients of the personal data contained in the application documents are the respective responsible personnel managers, as well as the People & Development department. Your application documents will be deleted once the procedure has been completed. We will only use your contact data to contact you and inform you about the progress of the application process.

In the event of the conclusion of an employment relationship, a traineeship, an internship or any other contractual relationship, the data will initially continue to be stored and transferred to the personnel file. Otherwise, the application procedure ends for you with the receipt of a rejection. If we are interested in keeping your application for a possible future similar position, we will obtain consent from you (Art. 6 para. 1 a DS-GVO). In this case, we specify the period for which we want to keep your application (maximum 2 years). After that, the documents will be deleted.

You can revoke any consent you have given us at any time. You can object to the processing of your personal data at any time. In particular, you have the option to withdraw your application at any time. For further information about your rights, please read our privacy notice here.