Data protection information for applications

Description and scope of data processing

This data protection information informs you of how we handle personal data which you transmit to us in the course of your application by email, upload or by post. When applying by email, please bear in mind that, depending on the settings of your mail server, your data may be transmitted without encryption.

This careers website is operated by Sunny Cars GmbH and GmbH together within the meaning of Article 26 GDPR.

Direct contact

At we offer the option to contact the careers department directly via a secure connection (“contact”). It is not mandatory to enter your name in order to respond to your inquiry. However, we welcome your input, as we are used to communicating with each other in a personal manner.

The following data will be processed by us when you contact us:

  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Subject
  • Your message or questions to Sunny Cars

If you are applying for a specific position, you can also provide the following information:

  • Position you are applying for
  • Channel through which you became aware of us
  • Your salary expectations
  • Your notice period

A secure upload option for files is available on the form for you to submit your actual application documents. The transmission of your application documents is encrypted in accordance with the currently recognized state of the art.

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • References, certificates, etc.

Other possibilities

If there is no other option, you can send us your application documents by post or e-mail. Please note that when applying by e-mail, you may be transmitting your data unencrypted over the Internet. In the case of a postal application, we may scan your application documents in order to forward them internally.

Forwarding of application data

Your application data will be reviewed by the HR department after receipt of your application. Suitable applications are then forwarded internally to the internal departments and specialist departments responsible for the specific application process. Within the company, only those persons have access to your data who need it for the proper course of the application process.

This data will not be processed for any other purpose or passed on to third parties.

If you cannot be considered for the position currently advertised, it is possible to pass on your application for other possible positions to the relevant specialist managers or Sunny Cars Group or to store it for a longer period of time. We will obtain your express prior consent for this.

Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. Personal data may be processed if this is necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures or for the performance of a contract.

If you have given us your consent (e.g. for longer-term storage), the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Should the data be required for legal prosecution after completion of the application process, data processing may be carried out on the basis of the requirements of Art. 6 GDPR, in particular to safeguard legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our interest then lies in the assertion of or defense against claims.

Purpose of data processing

The personal data that you provide to us as part of your application will be used exclusively for the purposes of the application process.

As part of your application, we only use data that originates directly and personally from you (information from the application) and use it exclusively for the purpose of carrying out the selection process and filling the advertised position.

Duration of storage

If we have not agreed a longer period via a consent given by you, your application documents will be deleted a maximum of six months after completion of the application process. This applies equally to written and electronic applications.

If you consent to longer-term storage in our applicant pool, the data will be deleted after a maximum of 12 months.

If you have been accepted for a position as part of the application process, the data will be transferred from the applicant data system to our personnel information system.

Right to object and right to rectification

It is of course possible to withdraw an application. In this case, all related data will be deleted by us immediately, unless a storage period prescribed by law prevents this.

If you have given us your consent and would like to withdraw it, please let us know via "Contact" by e-mail or post.

For all questions and suggestions regarding data protection, please contact Sunny Cars GmbH or our data protection officer Dr. Kohfeldt directly ( or by post to Sunny Cars GmbH, Marketing Department, Paul-Gerhardt-Allee 42, 81245 Munich, Germany.

Further information on data protection when using our website can be found in our privacy policy.