Privacy Policy

Edison Solutions GmbH
understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. We respect and value the privacy of all of our clients and partners and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here.

If you do not agree to our processing of your data in the manner outlined in the Policy, please do not submit any personal data to us.

What information and personal data do we collect?

We collect information about you when you complete and submit a form on our website, or when you engage with us to find out more about our services, or when you place an order for our services or agree for us to be your representative for recruitment purpose. We may collect some or all of the following personal data (this may vary according to your relationship with us):
Email address
Telephone number
Business/Company name
Job title
Payment information
Information about your preferences and interests

Upon your consent

For matching your details with job vacancies, to assist us in finding you the position that most suits you;
For keeping you informed of our services, news and wider developments in your chosen field;
For compiling salary and other surveys of our candidates.

How do we use that data and information?
Under the EU GDPR, we will always have a lawful basis for using your data. This may be because the data is necessary for negotiations with respect to potential business relations with you or the company you represent, our performance of a contract with you or the company you represent, because you have consented to our use of your personal data, or because it is in our legitimate business interests to use it. Your personal data may be stored, processed and used for one or all of the following purposes:
Supplying our services to you and/or the company you represent. Your personal details are required in order for us to enter into a contract with you and/or the company you represent.
Personalising and tailoring our services for you and/or the company you represent.
Communicating with you. This may include responding to emails or calls from you, or website forms you have completed and submitted.
For matching your details with job vacancies, to assist us in finding you the position that most suits you
For compiling salary and other surveys of our candidates
To provide our recruitment services to you and to facilitate the recruitment process
To assess data about you against vacancies which we judge may be suitable for
To send your information to clients in order to apply for jobs or to assess your eligibility for jobs
To enable you to submit your resume, apply online for jobs or to subscribe to alerts about jobs we think may be of interest to you
To market our full range of recruitment services to you (search, temporary, and recruitment process outsourcing services)
To enable us to develop and market other products and services and where you have consented to being contacted for such purposes
To improve our customer service and to make our services more valuable to you (including tailoring our website when you log on to enrich your personal online experience)
To answer your questions
To third parties we have retained to provide services that you or our client have requested such as references, qualifications services, verification of the details you have provided from third party sources
To third parties who perform functions on our behalf which you will be separately and in advance notified about and and who also provide services to us, such as professional advisors, IT consultants carrying out testing and development work on our business systems, research and mailing houses and outsourcing partners
To regulatory or law enforcement agencies if we believe in good faith that we are required by law to disclose it in connection with the detection of crime, the collection of taxes or duties, in order to comply with any applicable law or order of a court of competent jurisdiction, or in connection with legal proceedings
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us or between us and our clients

From time to time we may seek your consent to process, use or disclose your information for any other purpose not listed above.
Otherwise we will not share any of your personal data with any third parties for any purposes, subject to one important exception.
In some limited circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain personal data, which might include yours, if we are involved in legal proceedings or complying with legal obligations, a court order, or the instructions of a government authority.
You have the right to object to certain uses of your personal data including the use of your personal data for direct marketing.
We reserve the right to transfer your information to a third party in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of our company provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of this Privacy Policy and provided that the third party only uses your Personal Data for the purposes that you provided it to us. You will be notified in the event of any such transfer and you will be afforded an opportunity to opt-out.


With your permission and/or where permitted by law, we may also use your personal data for marketing purposes. This may include contacting you from time to time by email, telephone, text message and post with information, news, and offers on our products and services.We will never send you any unlawful marketing or spam.
We will always seek your express consent before sending you marketing messages. And at any time, you are free to opt out of these messages.

How do you store my data?
We will only store your data in Germany. This means that it will be fully protected under the GDPR.

The personal information that you provide to us (including sensitive personal information) may be accessible by clients. Some of these clients are located outside of the EU. Accordingly your personal information will be sent to or be capable of being accessed from outside the EU. When we transfer your personal information outside the EU we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Privacy Policy. Each time we will seek your additional consent for such transfer.
Unless we explain otherwise to you, no personal data will be retained for any longer than it is necessary in light of the purpose for which that data is collected, held, and processed as mentioned above, we’ll hold Your personal data based on the following criteria:
For as long as we have reasonable business needs, such as managing our negotiations, relationship with you and performing transactions between us and you/the company you represent
For as long as we provide services to you and then for as long as someone could bring a claim against us; and/or
Retention periods in line with legal and regulatory requirements or guidance.

How do you access your information and data?
If you want to know what personal data we have about you, of if you’d like to update your personal data in any way, you can ask us for details via the contact information provided below. For your convenience we will then send you a form to complete.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We regularly review our privacy policy and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated in May 2018.

How to contact us
To contact us about anything to do with your personal data and data protection,
please use the following details:

Email address:
Address: Friedrichstrasse 68, 10117  Berlin
Edison Solutions GmbH
Registered number: HRB174652
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