Data Protection Policy for the Online-Application

1. Name and address of the responsible controller

The responsible controller as defined in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other national data protection laws of the EU member states as well as other data protection-related provisions is:

Universität Münster / University of Münster
represented by its Rector, Prof Dr Johannes Wessels,
Schlossplatz 2, 48149 Münster, Germany
Tel.: + 49 251 83-0

2. Name and address of the data protection officer

The data protection officer appointed by the responsible controller is:

Nina Meyer-Pachur
Schlossplatz 2, 48149 Münster, Germany
Tel.: + 49 251 83-22446

3. Data processing in connection to the Online Application

  1. Scope of data processing

We process the following data in connection to the Online Application:

  1. first and last name
  2. date of birth
  3. email address and phone number
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Letter of motivation
  6. Reports/certificates
  1. Purpose of processing

The processing of your personal data mentioned above serves the purpose of the application procedure. According to Art. 88 Para. 1 DSGVO in conjunction with § 18 DSG NRW, data processing is permitted, inter alia, for the decision on the establishment of an employment relationship.

Legal basis for processing personal data

The legal basis for processing your personal data as listed above is provided by your explicit consent granted to the University of Münster in accordance with Art. 6 (1, 1 a) GDPR.

  1. Further recipients of your personal data

Your personal data shall not be forwarded to any further recipients at or outside the University of Münster.

  1. Duration of storage of personal data

The personal data listed above is only stored for as long as it is required for the abovementioned purposes. We will delete your data upon withdrawal of consent.

4. Your rights as a data subject

You have the right to information about your personal data processed by the University of Münster (Art. 15 GDPR), the right to rectification of personal data (Art. 16 GDPR), the right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR), the right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR) and the right to withdrawal of consent (Art. 7 (3) GDPR).

You also have the right to raise an objection with the supervisory authority. The responsible supervisory authority is: Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen, Postfach 20 04 44, 40102 Düsseldorf, Germany, tel.: +49 211 38424-0, email:

By granting your consent, you permit the University of Münster to collect the personal data indicated in 3a) and process it for the purposes indicated in 3b).

You have the right to withdraw your consent by notifying the responsible controller at any time. All processing of personal data performed prior to withdrawal remains lawful irrespective of your withdrawal.