Legal notes


General Logistics Systems
Germany GmbH & Co. OHG

GLS Germany-Straße 1 - 7
36286 Neuenstein

+49 (0)6677 646 907 000

Legal representatives:
Personally liable partners:
GLS Beteiligungs GmbH, represented by Saadi Al-Soudani, Eberhard Fritze and Martin Seidenberg
General Logistics Systems B.V., represented by James Rietkerk

Commercial registry number:

Bad Hersfeld district court HRA 863

VAT identification number:

DE 812802911

Information about online dispute resolution for consumers:

The EU Commission has set up an Internet platform for online resolution of disputes (ODR platform). The ODR platform serves as a point of contact for extrajudicial resolution of disputes relating to contractual obligations arising from online purchase/service contracts. The customer can reach the ODR platform via the following link:

Alternative dispute resolution: GLS Germany does not take part in dispute resolution processes in front of a consumer arbitration board.

Privacy Policy

of the GLS career website

Controllers of the data processing:

General Logistics Systems
Germany GmbH & Co. OHG,
GLS IT Services GmbH,
GLS Verwaltungs- und Service GmbH

GLS-Germany-Str. 1-7
36286 Neuenstein

Dörrwiese 2
36286 Neuenstein

OverNight Service GmbH
Pinkertweg 49
22113 Hamburg
(Hereinafter: “The controllers”)

1. General Information

By registering with one of the above mentioned companies via this website, you provide this company with your personal data for the purpose of your application. The controller uses and manages your data to find a suitable job for you. Your data will be saved and processed by the systems of our software partner Haufe-Umantis AG.

2. Protection of personal data

The controllers take data protection and privacy seriously. For that reason, personal data exclusively is processed in accordance of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

Personal data comprises particulars on personal or factual circumstances of a specific or determinable individual. (Data subject, here: Applicant). The controllers and the software partner Haufe-Umantis AG have taken the necessary organizational and technical measures to ensure the confidentiality of your application. All employees of the human resources department, as well as our software partner are obliged trough their employment contract to maintain secrecy about personal data. Due to a pre-activated SSL-encryption, the transfer of your data between our systems is protected. When it comes to data processing we always ensure the observance of current technical and data protection standards.

3. Usage of your personal data

During the application process, we will store personal data, such as first name, last name, address, e-mail address and telephone in our applicant database. In addition to that we will also record the application documents you handed in (e.g. CV, letter of motivation, qualifications etc.).
The storage of the data is necessary for contract negotiations according to Art. 6 (1) b GDPR.
This data is only stored, evaluated, processed or given to an intern entity in the context of your application. The only entities who have access to this data are the employees of the human resources department and those or are involved in the selection process. By no means your personal data will be given to an external entity or will be processed for a different purpose. In exceptional cases, the controller may be obliged by law to pass on data. (Prosecution, etc.) We may also use your data for our statistics (Reporting). It is not possible to trace this data back to a single person.

4. Rights of the data subject

As data subject you have the right to,

•    obtain the controller confirmation as to whether or not and which personal data concerning him or her are being processed (Right of access by the data subject acc. to Art. 15 GDPR)
•    obtain from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her (Right to rectification acc. to Art. 16 GDPR)
•    obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay (Right to erasure acc. to Art. 17 GDPR)
•    obtain from the controller restriction of processing (Right to restriction of processing acc. to Art. 18 GDPR)
•    receive the personal data concerning him or her, which he or she has provided to a controller (Right to data portability acc. to Art. 20 GDPR)
•    object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her. The controller shall no longer process the personal data unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims (Right to object acc. to Art. 21 GDPR)

The right of access and the right to erasure are limited by §§34 and 35 BDSG.

Withdrawal of consent

At any time you have the right to withdraw your consent in data processing. This also applies to consent given even before the GDPR. The withdrawal is only effective for the future and does not affect the legality of the data processed until the withdrawal.

To exercise your right of for withdrawal of your consent, please contact:

GLS Germany GmbH & Co. OHG
HR Recruiting & Development
GLS Germany-Str. 1-7
36286 Neuenstein

Please note, that we may ask you for a proof of identity in order to protect your personal information from unauthorized access or alteration.

If you note any violation against our data protection regulations, please communicate your concerns to us. Furthermore, in such cases, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

(Art. 77 GDPR in conjunction with §19 BDSG)

Supervisory authority:

Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Husarenstr. 30
53117 Bonn

5. Duration of data storage and erasure

If you start a job for one of the controllers, your personal data, or at least an excerpt, will be added to your personal file.

In cases where your application is rejected after reviewing, your data will be saved for about 3 months after the application process is finished and then will be deleted (Account and Application). There will be no notification about the erasure.

If we are not able to offer you a suitable job at the time of your application, we will, with your consent, assign your application to the talent pool of the controller. In this case you will receive a notification. If you disagree or are no longer interested in a job, you have the possibility to delete your account and application on your own and at any time. The data will be saved up to 12 months, if your application was assigned to the talent pool.

6. Data processing on our website

•    Logging of IP addresses

Each time a user accesses the GLS career website, data is recorded in a log file. The following data is temporarily recorded:

•    Date and time of request
•    IP address or DNS name of the requesting computer
•    requested page (URL)
•    HTTP answer code
•    Client operating system and version
•    Browser and version

The log file data is anonymously analysed for statistical purposes. Statistical reports are used to evaluate the usage of the GLS websites. In particular, the order in which the pages are visited and the path taken between pages is shown. This is intended to give GLS Germany an indication how the usability of the website can be improved further.

•    Cookies

For the usage of this website it may be necessary for our servers or third parties (e.g. YouTube) to set cookies. Cookies are small text files stored on your hard drive, that are associated with your browser and that provide certain information to the website or body that sets the cookie. Cookies cannot run computer programs or transmit viruses. They just help us to make our online offer more user-friendly an effective. These cookies are used for the technical administration of the website. Every visitor can configure his/her browser to refuse cookies. In this case no data will be saved on the visitor's computer. It may be that you cannot use all functions of the website to the full extend when cookies are disabled. To find out more details about the cookies you can check our Cookie-Policy.

•    Google Analytics

The GLS Germany website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies. The information about your use of this web site, generated by the cookie (incl. your IP address), is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there.

The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize its website. Due to that the legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 (1) f GDPR. We are using Google Analytics to analyze and improve the use of our website. These statistics help us make our services more interesting and efficient. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has the EU-US Privacy Shield certification:

The GLS website uses the Google Analytics extension „gat._anonymizeIp();“. This ensures anonymized registration of IP addresses ("IP masking"). If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address is shortened before transmission in member states of the European Union or other contractual states of the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

Google, on behalf of the website operator, will use this information in order to analyzeanalyse your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activities for the website operator and to perform further services that are connected with the website use and the internet use. Google will in no case connect your IP address with other data of Google. Further information about how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in the Google Privacy Policy:

You can avoid the installation of cookies by adjusting the according settings of your browser software; however we would like to point out that in this case you might not be able to use all functions of this web site to the full extent. Furthermore you can block the registration of the data created by the Cookie (incl. your IP address) and related to your use of this website and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under:

By clicking on the following link, you can prevent the data collection by Google Analytics. An opt-out cookie will be set, that prevents the data collection on future visits to this website: block Google Analytics

Information about the third party supplier:

Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001
Terms and conditions:
Privacy Policy:

•    Share Buttons

On our Website you can find some, so called Share Buttons (e.g. Facebook, Twitter und WhatsApp). Those Buttons can be seen as a kind of bookmark that allows users to share our job advertisements with the respective service. On our website the share buttons are integrated by the privacy-friendly „Shariff-solution“ of and serve as a link to the corresponding services. After clicking on the integrated graphic, you will be redirected to the respective provider’s website. Only then user information will be transmitted to the provider. Please refer to the provider’s policy, for further information on how they deal with your personal data.

•    Social Media Links

This website includes links to the social media accounts of GLS Germany (e.g. Xing, Twitter, YouTube, Kununu and Facebook). Please note, that by using those links the data processing is not done by GLS. In this case the providers are responsible for the data processing. Refer to the provider’s privacy policy, for further information. 

7. Contact details Data Protection Officers:

For General Logistics Systems Germany GmbH & Co. OHG, GLS IT Services GmbH und
GLS Verwaltungs- und Service GmbH:

Company Data Protection Officer
Christian Klöpfel
c/o GLS IT Services GmbH
GLS Germany-Straße 1-7
36286 Neuenstein

For DER KURIER GmbH & Co. KG und OverNight Service GmbH :

Company Data Protection Officer
Marco Schmitka
c/o DER KURIER GmbH & Co. KG
Dörrwiese 2
36286 Neuenstein

8. Updating this privacy information

The controllers are entitled to update this information by publishing the amended information on this website. Developing and optimizing our services is a continuous process. So we might add new services or functions from time to time. If this affects the way your personal data is processed, we will inform you in our privacy policy.

This information was last updated on June 06, 2018

Go to the data protection declaration of the applicant management system.

Liability disclaimer


The content of these Web pages has been put together with the utmost care. Nevertheless, GLS Germany accepts no liability for the information provided being correct, complete or up to date.


The layout of these Web pages and their elements are protected by copyright and partially by trademark. Uses that go beyond visiting the Web pages require the consent of GLS Germany.

In particular, downloading, republication, retransmission, reproduction or other use of the image material on these Web pages as an independent file is forbidden, unless it is expressly permitted in direct connection with the image material.

External links

To make access to further information simpler for users, GLS Germany has linked to the Web pages of external providers on a small scale. As GLS Germany has no influence on the development of the linked Web pages, GLS Germany cannot accept any responsibility for the information provided on them.