Data Protection and Data Security
Collection and processing of personal data
Any personal data that is collected on the webpages of AGCO GmbH are only processed and used for the specific purposes for which they have been collected. Provided you have given your consent, your personal data may also be sent to regional sales partners to fulfill the purpose. Collected data is also used in anonymous form for market analyses. The responsible party for data collection in this sense is AGCO GmbH, whose address is listed at the end of this statement.
Lawmakers have issued various regulations, according to which we are obligated to store personal data for a certain period of time. In regard to your job application, we ensure that the data will be automatically deleted from our systems after the purpose, for which we store your data, no longer applies. Other routines have also been created that guarantee that the data is deleted after the purpose for collection of the data no longer applies or after expiration of the underlying retention period.
If your application for a specific, advertised position was rejected, we will delete your data according to the legal regulations, at the latest six months after sending out the rejection. If you are accepted for the job, we will incorporate your data in the personnel administration process, where they are maintained, stored and protected according to the legal regulations.
To guard your data against manipulation, loss or destruction, AGCO GmbH implements technical and organizational measures, which are continually improved to keep up with technical progress.
Etracker / Cookies
The webpages of AGCO GmbH use technology from etracker GmbH (www.etracker.com) to collect and store data for the purpose of marketing and optimization. Among other things, this data may be used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used to do this. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of the browser of visitors to the page. Cookies permit the internet browser to be recognised again. The data tracked with the etracker technology will not be used to personally identify the visitor to the website and will not be merged with personally identifiable information about the bearer of the pseudonym without explicit consent of the user. You can opt out of future data collection and storage at any time.
Use of the "Add this" bookmarking service
Through the integration of the previously mentioned plug-in, your browser connects to the Facebook servers. The contents of this plug-in are sent directly from Facebook to your browser and are integrated into the webpage there. We therefore do not have any influence on the scope of the data that Facebook collects with the aid of this plug-in and will therefore inform you according to the best of our knowledge:
Through the integration of the plug-in, Facebook is informed that you have called up the particular page on our website. If you are logged into Facebook, Facebook can allocate this visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plug-in, for example, by pressing the Like button or adding a comment, the particular information is sent directly to Facebook from your browser and saved there. If you are not a member of Facebook, it is still possible that Facebook can determine and save your IP address.
For information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and subsequent processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as your corresponding rights and setting options for controlling privacy, please refer to Facebook's privacy information: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you are a member of Facebook and do not want Facebook to collect data via our webpages and link them to your member data at Facebook, you must log out of Facebook before using our website.
It is also possible to block the Facebook Social plug-in with add-ons for your browser, for example with “Facebook Blocker".
Some webpages of AGCO GmbH use Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files that are saved on your computer and allow your use of the website to be analyzed. The information about your use of this website created by the cookie (including your IP address, which, however, have been anonymized using the _anonymizelp() method, so that you can no longer be linked with a certain connection) is sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google uses this information to analyze your use of the website, to create reports about the website activities for the owners of the website and to provide further services linked with the website use and the internet use. If necessary, Google may also send this information to third parties, as far as this is required by law or as far as third parties have been commissioned by Google to process this data. In no case will Google link your IP address with other data from Google. You can prevent installation of the cookies with the appropriate settings in your browser software; please note that if you disable cookies, you might not be able to use all the functions on these webpages to their fullest. By using these webpages, you agree to allow Google to process the collected data in the previously described manner and for the previously mentioned purpose.
You can opt out of the future collection of data through Google Analytics, by installing an opt-out add-on (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de) in your browser.
Right of access to information
According to Section 34 of the German Federal Data Protection Act, you have the right to receive information, at no charge, about personal data stored at AGCO GmbH. Furthermore, according to Section 35 of the German Federal Data Protection Act, you also have the right to have unauthorized data deleted or blocked and to have inaccurate data corrected. If you have any questions or suggests concerning "Data protection at AGCO GmbH", please contact the data protection department per post or e-mail.
datenschutz( at )AGCOcorp( . )com