Data Protection Information

You can find detailed data protection information in accordance with Articles 12, 13 and 14 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) at On request, we will be pleased to send you this information by post.

Responsible for data processing

Merkur Versicherung AG, Conrad-von-Hötzendorf-Straße 84, 8010 Graz, Austria

Phone: +43 316 8034-0

Email address (general):

If you have any questions about the processing of your data, please contact our Data Protection Officer at the above address, adding “Data Protection Officer” - or by email to:

Categories of processed data

The following data is collected and processed for the automated processing of your application:

First name, surname, email address and, if applicable, address / place, date of birth, salutation, title, telephone number, citizenship, religious affiliation, marital status (if specified).

Additional questions depending on the respective advertisement (e.g. driver's license), curriculum vitae, in particular information on professional experience and training, skills (e.g. Photoshop, MS Office), application photo (if included), qualifications, awards and language skills, cover letter, uploaded files and documents.

We save the written, electronic communication that takes place between you and Merkur Versicherung AG. We also process comments and appraisals that are made about you in the course of your application process.

Your personal data is usually collected directly from you as part of the application process. In certain cases, your personal data will also be collected from other bodies based on legal provisions. We may also have received data from third parties (such as recruiters).

Purposes for processing personal data

The purpose of processing is to carry out a personnel selection process and to examine the possible establishment of an employment relationship with Merkur Versicherung AG or with group companies of the Merkur Group (list at

Legal basis for processing the data

We process the application data you voluntarily and truthfully disclosed by automated means on the basis of your express consent.

This takes place, in particular, in compliance with the Austrian Data Protection Act (DSG) and the General Data Protection Act regulation of the EU (GDPR).

You can withdraw your consent at any time using the above-mentioned contact details for Merkur Versicherung AG. If you withdraw your consent, from this point in time we will no longer process your data for the above-mentioned purposes.

Categories of recipients

If you are applying for a position at a Merkur Versicherung AG group company, we would point out that the data are first transmitted to Merkur Versicherung AG, which forwards them to the relevant group company for further processing.

Storage period (deletion periods)

We store your personal data for 6 months from the rejection of the application.

Rights of data subjects

Provided that the necessary requirements are met, you have the following rights:

Right to information, correction, deletion, right of appeal to the data protection authority and the right to restriction of processing and data portability.

If the processing is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw this at any time. We will then no longer process this data unless there is another reason for lawful processing.

If you believe that we are using your data in an impermissible manner, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Austrian data protection authority.

You can find detailed data protection information in the data protection area at