Information about data processing

V2 (022024)

Julius Blum GmbH uses the onlyfy one service (by XING) to process job applications. This Privacy Policy will inform you about the processing of your data by the onlyfy one service and by Julius Blum GmbH.

Shared responsibility

With regard to interaction within the company account of Julius Blum GmbH, Julius Blum GmbH and New Work SE have shared responsibility pursuant to Article 26 GDPR, as they jointly determine the purposes and means of processing pursuant to Article 4 (7) GDPR. The current version of the agreement on shared responsibility pursuant to Article 26 GDPR, which New Work SE concludes with companies that use onlyfy one, can be viewed here to gain information on the key aspects of the agreement.

Data processing by New Work SE

onlyfy one is part of the extensive XING service operated by New Work SE, which pursues the aim of improving and simplifying users’ working lives with a variety of applications (onlyfy one, as well as the XING social and jobs network, kununu, etc.), and creates a more fulfilling working world of work for individuals while boosting the performance of companies. As part of the extensive XING service, onlyfy one is an online platform on which or through which talent and companies meet.

With regard to data processing for which New Work SE is solely responsible or is responsible within the scope of the shared responsibility with Julius Blum GmbH, detailed information is available in the XING Privacy Policy at You will also find contact details for New Work SE, as well as for the New Work SE data protection officer there.

Job applications with onlyfy one

When submitting an application, you enter into a user relationship with New Work SE for the purpose of processing applications. In addition, you will receive support and New Work SE can present you with other opportunities in support of your career. A public profile will not be automatically created for you on the XING social and jobs network. The legal basis for New Work SE processing your data is, in particular, Article 6 (1)(b) GDPR (processing necessary for the performance of a contract).

Pausing your online application

You can pause the creation of your online application at any time and continue at a later point. Cookies are used for this purpose. The data you provide to create the user account, as well as any uploaded documents, are recorded in the company account of Julius Blum GmbH in onlyfy one. The data remains recorded even if an application is paused and/or not completed. In this case, your application is flagged as incomplete and the data remains visible to Julius Blum GmbH only.

Visibility of your data

The data you have provided as part of the online application can be read, edited, or updated in your candidate profile at any time.

Notes on the special functions of onlyfy one

Calendar function

If the calendar function is used, your data is processed during and for the purpose of setting appointments within the application process. The legal basis is Article 6 (1)(f) GDPR. The calendar function is provided by an IT service provider (Cronofy Ltd., United Kingdom). The United Kingdom is classified as a secure third country based on the adequacy decision of the European Commission. Further information on data protection at Cronofy is available here: and

WhatsApp application

If you use the apply using WhatsApp function, your consent, which can be withdrawn at any time, forms the legal basis for communication (Article 6 (1)(a) GDPR). When applying via WhatsApp, all required applicant information is requested during a WhatsApp chat. The data is then sent directly to onlyfy one through a service provider, and is processed further there as part of and for the purpose of the normal application process.

The apply via WhatsApp function is provided by an IT service provider (PitchYou) that can gain access to your data for this purpose. More information is available here: Candidate data from apply via WhatsApp are transferred to onlyfy one via an interface. Immediately after this transfer, candidate data are deleted from the apply via WhatsApp infrastructure in PitchYou. Further processing then takes place exclusively in onlyfy one.

Please note that you use your personal WhatsApp account for applications, and therefore we cannot rule out that messages will be transferred, to the USA in particular. WhatsApp data protection information, such as its processing or exercising of data protection rights with regard to WhatsApp is available here:

Subject to your consent, your application will be sent from WhatsApp via the PitchYou infrastructure to onlyfy one. You have the right to withdraw your consent to this at any time. Either way, your application data will be deleted from the PitchYou infrastructure once transferred to onlyfy one, meaning that PitchYou will not process your data any further.

Applicability of the Swiss Federal Data Protection Act (FADP)

The FADP applies to circumstances which have an impact on Switzerland, even if said circumstances are initiated outside of Switzerland. Correspondingly, this privacy policy applies to information in line with the EU GDPR and the FADP. Here, EU GDPR terminology is used in favour of FADP terminology. However, FADP terminology is used if the FADP applies and the terminology differs from EU GDPR terminology in a given language. The About this site section on XING contains the name and address of our representative in Switzerland.

Declaration of consent to the use of personal data in the application process (as of: November 2020)


We are pleased that you are interested in Blum as an employer. In order to process your application, we need to collect personal data from you. We therefore ask you to read this declaration of consent carefully.

We, the company Julius Blum GmbH, Industriestrasse 1, 6973 Höchst, Austria, operate the websites and and collect the personal data you enter via the applicant management tool from New Work SE. Further processing is carried out either directly via New Work SE or with applications within the company.   


Purpose of processing:

We process your personal data exclusively in order to process your application, to carry out the application process and to get in contact with you.


Which data do we process?

The data related to your application can be general data about you (such as your name, address, date of birth, social security number and contact details), your educational and professional background as well as other information you send us with your application. This also includes data that you import from social media such as LinkedIn, Xing, etc. in your application. We also store notes and records made during the application process.


Who has access to your data?

Your personal data is only processed by selected employees who are directly involved in the application process.


Storage period:

We only store your personal data until the application process is completed. Should we unfortunately not be able to offer you a position with us, we will delete the data after 6 months from the date of rejection. Before this period expires, we will ask you whether we can keep your data for a further 24 (twenty-four) months in order to hold on to your application for further consideration further job vacancies. If you refuse or do not respond, we will delete your data.


The websites mentioned above use so-called cookies, device identifiers and similar technologies (collectively referred to as "cookies"). These cookies are used to simplify and make the portals easier and more efficient for the applicants and to improve the websites continuously. On the webpages of Julius Blum GmbH we use cookies from Google Analytics. Thereby, your IP address is anonymized. You can find the corresponding data protection declaration from Google here:
The privacy and cookie policy for the website can be found under:



By clicking the checkbox you confirm that you have read and understood the contents of this declaration of consent and that you agree that we may use your personal data as wellas the cookies mentioned for the purposes mentioned.

Your rights:

You may revoke this declaration of consent at any time. To do so, send a message to the e-mail address or by ordinary mail to Julius Blum GmbH, Industriestrasse 1, 6973 Höchst, Austria. However, we will thereafter not be able to send you any further information about vacancies in our company.


You want to know what personal data we have collected from you? Then contact us and we will tell you. You can also correct incorrect data or have your personal data deleted by us. You also have the right, depending on the individual case, to restrict the processing and transmission of the data (data portability). To do this, send a message to the address mentioned in the previous paragraph.


You are of the opinion that the use of your personal data violates the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or the Austrian Data Protection Act (DSG)?  Then you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority, the Austrian Data Protection Authority, Barichgasse 40-42, 1030 Vienna, Austria, e-mail address