Privacy Policy

I Basic Information

  1) Information on the collection of personal data

The protection of your privacy when using our websites is very important to us, and we therefore use your personal data in accordance with applicable data protection regulations. Personal data is all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail address, user behavior. Below we inform you about how we handle your personal data.

The controller pursuant to Art. 4 (7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is

Rail Power Systems GmbH Garmischer Str. 35, 81373 Munich.

You can reach the data protection officer of Rail Power Systems GmbH at or at our postal address with the addition "the data protection officer".

If we use contracted service providers for individual functions of our offer or would like to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail below about the respective processes. We will also state the specified criteria for the storage period.

If you are under the age of 16, please obtain the permission of a parent/legal guardian before providing us with personal data.


II Collection of personal data when visiting our website

  1) Stability and security of the website

You can use our website without telling us who you are. If you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. This following data is technically necessary for us and ensures the stability and security of the website (legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR - legitimate interest):

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request (specific page)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • amount of data transferred in each case
  • Website from which the request originates
  • browser
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Language and version of the browser software

  2) General information on the use of cookies

This website does not use cookies.

  3) Contact by e-mail, contact form

When you contact us by e-mail or via the contact form, the personal data you provide, such as your e-mail address, will be processed to respond to your request.

We process the information for contacting you on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR - for the performance of a contract or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures, and, if applicable, on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR - Legitimate interest.

We delete the data arising in this context after storage is no longer necessary, or restrict processing if there are statutory retention obligations or other reasonable legal reasons to store the data longer.


III Applications

Personal data that we collect and process as part of an application is protected against unauthorized access and manipulation by technical and organizational measures.

We collect and process your personal data in order to be able to offer advertised positions and carry out the selection process. The legal basis for the collection and processing of applicant data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR, Art. 88 para. 1 GDPR in conjunction with Section 26 BDSG (German Data Protection Act).

The data you submit will be stored and used exclusively for purposes related to the recording and processing of your interest in employment or training in our company. If your application is successful, the data and files you submit may be used further in the context of the employment relationship. If your application for a job offer is not successful, your personal data will be deleted after 6 months. Any further storage for the purpose of later consideration for vacant positions will only take place if you have given us your express consent to do so.

You have the option of withdrawing your application in whole or in part at any time. You can also request that all or some of your submitted data and files be deleted from our applicant database or changed at any time.

All you need to do is send an e-mail to the HR department ( Your data and files submitted as part of your application will not be passed on to third parties unless we have your express consent or an official order to do so.


IV Our presence on social networks

We have various presences on social media platforms. We operate these sites with the following providers:

1. LinkedIn

LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland

LinkedIn Datenschutzrichtlinie

2. Xing

New Work SE, Am Strandkai 1, 20457 Hamburg, Deutschland, Tel.: +49 40 419 131-0, Fax: +49 40 419 131-11, E-Mail:

Datenschutz bei XING

3. YouTube

Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland

So werden Nutzerdaten auf YouTube geschützt - Wie funktioniert YouTube?

4. Vimeo, Inc., 330 West 34th Street, 10th Floor, New York, New York 10001, USA

Datenschutzerklärung auf Vimeo

5. Kununu

New Work SE, Am Strandkai 1, 20457 Hamburg, Deutschland, Tel.: +49 40 419 131-0, Fax: +49 40 419 131-11, E-Mail:

Datenschutz bei XING

6. Instagram

Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, Merrion Road, Dublin 4, D04 X2K5, Irland

Meta-Datenschutzrichtlinie – So erfasst und verwendet Meta Nutzerdaten | Privacy Center | Verwalte deine Privatsphäre auf Facebook, auf Instagram und im Messenger | Facebook Privacy

7. Facebook

Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, Merrion Road, Dublin 4, D04 X2K5, Irland

Meta-Datenschutzrichtlinie – So erfasst und verwendet Meta Nutzerdaten | Privacy Center | Verwalte deine Privatsphäre auf Facebook, auf Instagram und im Messenger | Facebook Privacy


V  Your rights

In accordance with the provisions of the GDPR, you can assert the following rights against us

  • Right of access pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR
  • Right to rectification in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR
  • Right to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR
  • Right to erasure / right to be forgotten pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR: Under certain circumstances, statutory provisions, in particular with regard to data for billing and accounting purposes, may prevent erasure.
  • Right to data portability pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR
  • Right to object pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR

If the processing of your personal data is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future. The legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation remains unaffected.

To assert one of your rights listed above or to contact our data protection officer, you can contact us at any time using the contact details given under 1).

If you are of the opinion that we are processing your personal data in an unlawful manner, please also contact us using the contact details provided under 1).

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority.


VI  Storage duration

The criterion for the duration of the storage of personal data is the respective statutory retention period. After this period has expired, the corresponding data is routinely deleted, provided there are  no legal reasonable aspects which allows a longer storage.


VII  Place of processing

We process your data exclusively in Germany.


VIII Disclosure of your personal data

We only pass on your personal data to recipients that require your data to fulfill our tasks. For this purpose, it may be necessary for service providers to support us. In doing so, we observe the data protection regulations. Your personal data may be passed on to the following recipients in particular:


  • IT service providers
  • Service providers for data destruction
  • Authorities, offices, banks
  • Other service providers


IX  Security measures

Insofar as we forward data to our service providers within the scope of the services described here, they are bound by contractual provisions with us on the subject of data protection in addition to the mandatory statutory provisions. We use security measures that we continuously optimize in accordance with technical and legal developments in order to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized third parties in the best possible way.

X  Links to other Websites

Our online offer contains links to other websites. However, this data protection declaration does not extend to other providers. We have no influence on whether their operators comply with data protection regulations and therefore accept no responsibility for the accuracy, currency and completeness of the information provided there. The RPS website may contain hyperlinks to websites that are owned and operated by third parties. These third-party websites have their own privacy policies, they probably use cookies, and we recommend that you review them. The policies of these websites govern the use of personal data that you submit during your visits to the website in question, which may also be accessed through cookies.


XI Contact

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy and cookie policy, please contact us using the contact details of the controller provided in this statement (see section 1). Further information and contact options can be found in our legal notice.


Status: December 2023