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Privacy Policy

Steinhoff International recognizes the importance of the personal data by which you can be identified, such as your name, address, or e-mail address ("Personal Data"). In general, you can visit without revealing any Personal Data. We track the Internet address of people who visit and analyze this data for trends and statistics, but the tracked data does not include your Personal Data. Other Steinhoff International websites may collect your Personal Data in compliance with applicable laws and regulations; please refer to the privacy policy on the specific Steinhoff website to see how your Personal Data is handled. If you do not provide the information we request, you can still visit most of our website but you may be unable to access certain options and services. Some Steinhoff websites send "cookies" to your computer to better serve you with more tailored information when you return to the website. Cookies are identifiers that include unique characters, but unless you input your Personal Data onto our website you cannot be identified and remain anonymous. You can set most browsers to tell you when you are sent a cookie and to refuse to receive it.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to provide accurate and valuable statistics data to our customers. Please visit for more information. We don't store any data related to our use of Google Analytics. We also do not use cookies to provide Google Analytics statistics to our customers.

Google Maps API

We are using Google Maps API to provide users with location information ( We do not collect or store data based on our Google Maps API integration. We neither use cookies with Google Maps API. By using you are bound by Google's Terms of Service (


We are using LinkedIn API to provide users with login/registration using their basic public member information. Every user is notified upon login/registration what data will see (and use). Users can decline the connection themselves. We are not part of LinkedIn's Partner Program, therefore we see only basic public member information, available to everyone without users need to approve them. This is according to LinkedIn's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use every LinkedIn member approves upon registration (

Last Updated: 24.05.2018

By using or accessing the Website, you are consenting to Steinhoff Career’s use of Cookies as follows:

This policy helps to explain the occasions when and why cookies may be sent to visitors to the Website (referred to in this policy as “we”, “us” or “our”). “Cookies” are text-only pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s hard drive or other website-browsing equipment for record-keeping purposes. Cookies allow the Website to remember important information that will make your use of the site more convenient. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a randomly generated unique number or other value. Like most websites, we use cookies for a variety of purposes in order to improve your online experience and for analytics, but specifically we use Cookies on the Website for the following purposes:

  1. Analytical Purposes: We use Cookies to analyze user activity in order to improve the Website. For example, using Cookies we can look at aggregate patterns like the average number of job searches that users perform. We can use such analysis to gain insights about how to improve the functionality and user experience of the Website.
  2. Your Preferences: We use Cookies to store certain user preferences on our Website. For example, we may store the recent searches you have performed in a Cookie so that we can allow you to easily repeat those searches when you return to our Website.

Session Cookies are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the Website. We use and store session cookies for providing users with better experience. This includes login/registering, translations of the site in different languages, job filtering option. QSXL may add more features in the future with the use of session cookies.

Persistent Cookies remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie). When we use session cookies to track the total number of visitors to our Website, this is done on an anonymous aggregate basis (as cookies do not carry any personal data themselves). We may also employ cookies so that we remember your computer when it is used to return to the Website to help customize your Steinhoff Career web experience. We may associate personal information with a cookie file in those instances. Use the options in your web browser if you do not wish to receive a cookie or if you wish to set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. You can easily delete any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser. See below instructions on how to enable and disable cookies for various browsers, and Steinhoff Career’s job seeker web beacon:

Please check the browser’s cookie settings support pages to confirm the most up-to-date instructions.

Google Chrome

  • Click the settings icon on the browser toolbar (three stacked lines/dots)
  • Select ‘Settings’
  • Click ‘Show advanced settings’
  • In the “Privacy” section, click the ‘Content settings’ button
  • To enable cookies: In the “Cookies” section, pick ‘Allow local data to be set’. This will enable both first-party and third-party cookies. To allow only first-party cookies, pick ‘Block third-party cookies and site data’
  • To disable cookies: In the “Cookies” section, pick ‘Block sites from setting any data’
  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Chrome. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Chrome, refer to the following page from Google:

Mozilla Firefox

  • Click the menu button (three stacked lines) and choose ‘Preferences’
  • Select the Privacy panel
  • Set ‘Firefox will:’ to ‘Use custom settings for history’
  • To enable cookies: Check ‘Accept cookies from sites’
  • To disable cookies: Uncheck ‘Accept cookies from sites’
  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Firefox. For more information, refer to the following page from Mozilla:

Safari on OSX

  • Click on ‘Safari’ at the menu bar and select the ‘Preferences’ option
  • Click on ‘Privacy’
  • To enable cookies: In the ‘Cookies and website data:’ section, click ‘Always Allow’ or ‘Allow from websites I visit’ or ‘Allow from current website only’ depending on your preference
  • To disable cookies: In the “Cookies and website data:” section, click ‘Always Block’
  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Safari. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Safari, refer to the following page from Apple:


  • From the main menu, select ‘Settings’ (or ‘Preferences’, when using OS X)
  • Click ‘Advanced’
  • Under “Cookies”, select an option for handling cookies
  • To enable cookies: Check ‘Accept’ or ‘Accept only from the sites I visit’ depending on your preference
  • To disable cookies: Check ‘Never accept cookies’
  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Opera. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Opera, refer to the following page from Opera Software:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet Options’
  • In the options window navigate to the ‘Privacy’ tab
  • To enable cookies: Set the slider to ‘Medium’ or below
  • To disable cookies: Move the slider to the top to block all cookies
  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Explorer. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Internet Explorer, refer to the following page from Microsoft:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 10

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet Options’
  • In the options window navigate to the ‘Privacy’ tab
  • To enable cookies: Choose ‘Allow’ or ‘Be prompted for first and third party cookies,’ depending on your preferences
  • To disable cookies: Choose ‘Block’
  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Explorer. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Internet Explorer, refer to the following page from Microsoft:

Microsoft Edge

  • Click on ‘More’ and choose ‘Settings’
  • Under “Advanced settings”, select ‘View advanced Settings’
  • Under “Privacy and services – Cookies”, choose the option you want.
  • ‘Block all cookies’ blocks all cookies that websites try to save to your computer. ‘Block only third party cookies’ blocks third party cookies, which are saved by external web services, such as ads embedded on webpages you have navigated to.
  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Edge. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Microsoft Edge, refer to the following page from Microsoft:

If you disable all cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of all the features of this website. Consult your mobile device documentation for information on how to disable cookies.


When entering personal data (email addresses, names, addresses), e.g. when registering on the career page, disclosure of your data is expressly voluntary. By entering this data you declare your consent that the entered data is collected, processed, or used for the purpose of establishing contact, searching for employment, or to protect our own justified business interests concerning consultation and support of our job applicants.

Within the scope of the job application process, your data is used by the HR department as well as other persons with a justified interest, specifically by executives involved in the application process, within Steinhoff in order to review your profile for job offers.

The data will not be collected, processed, or used for any other purpose. This consent can be revoked at any time with future effect.

You may view and update the data provided by you at any time. You are yourself responsible for the accuracy and truthfulness of this data.

Your personal data will not be disclosed unless you expressly desire this or in case we are legally obligated to do so.

Terms of Use

These Terms of Use ("Terms") apply to your access to (the "Website"). Your access to a Subsite is also subject to that Subsite's terms of use. To the extent that any provision of these Terms conflict with the Subsite's terms, the Subsite's terms prevail.

I. Ownership of Rights and Limitation of Use

All contents on this Website or the Subsites and all copyrights, trademarks and any other intellectual property rights related to these contents are owned by Steinhoff International or the owner of such contents. Except to the extent expressly permitted by applicable law, no contents on this Website or the Subsites may be used, copied, modified, translated, distributed or otherwise utilized without the prior permission of Steinhoff International or the owner of the contents. Steinhoff International reserves the right to add, delete, or modify these Terms or the contents of this Website or the Subsites at any time without notice.

II. Disclaimers of Warranties

The contents on this Website or the Subsites are provided "AS IS" without warranties of any kind, either express or implied (including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, or non-infringement of third parties' rights). The Steinhoff Group does not warrant that the contents are error-free. The Steinhoff Group will use reasonable efforts to place accurate and up-to-date information on this Website but makes no warranty of its accuracy, completeness and/or timeliness.

III. Disclaimer of Links

Except for this Website and the Subsites, Steinhoff International does not operate or maintain contents on websites that are directly or indirectly linked from this Website or the Subsites (the "Linked Sites"). Any reference to a Linked Site or to a specific third party's product or service on the Website, the Subsites, or a Linked Site, is not a recommendation by Steinhoff International. Steinhoff International disclaims liabilities for access to and use of Linked Sites.

IV. Limitation of Liability

Steinhoff International is not liable for direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, or other damages (including, but not limited to, economic losses, lost profits, lost revenues, or lost data) arising out of the access to or inability to access to this Website, the Subsites or the Linked Sites, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

V. Transmitted Materials

Any materials, information, or ideas that you transmit to or post to the Website or the Subsites ("Transmitted Material") is deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary and Steinhoff International has no obligations including without limitation confidentiality obligations in connection with the Transmitted Material.

VI. Linking to the Website

Permission is granted to link to the Website if you comply with the following linking policy: your site must not slander or damage Steinhoff International or contain inappropriate content; you may not create a frame around Steinhoff content or create any impression by any other method that the content does not belong to Steinhoff International; you must use our name correctly: This permission terminates automatically if you breach any terms or conditions of these Terms or any applicable terms of use on the Subsites. Upon termination, you must remove any link. Please place your link in with the following way.

Recruiting Specifics

I. General

Any personal data including all data in attachments you enter (collectively referred to hereinafter as "data") is stored and used for the purpose of your application. Special types of personal data (information about racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership, health or sexual orientation) will not be collected on purpose if this is not required by law in the country in which you are applying for a position.

II. Data storage

The data will be stored in a database of a provider located in the European Union or the European Economic Area.

III. Data access

The relevant persons required to fill open positions within Steinhoff have access to your stored data. To ensure proper operation, selected employees have access to the data. In addition, selected employees of subcontractors have access to the data in order to fulfill their administrative and support duties. Your data is protected against unauthorized access.

IV. Data Entry

You are responsible for ensuring that the personal data you provide is truthful, correct, non-ambiguous and up-to-date. You can maintain your own account to secure accuracy of all your data.

V. Data query

Maintenance and deletion; right of objection You can view your personal data at any time in this job application site. In addition, you have the right to have any personal data blocked or deleted, to object to the processing of your data and to have any incorrect data corrected. Country-specific retention periods apply.

VI. Data Administration

Due to the nature of the internet and of computer systems, Steinhoff does not accept any liability for the availability of the Steinhoff website, the correctness and accuracy of the information contained therein, or for any third-party intellectual property rights or copyrights.

VII. Exclusion of liability

Liability on the part of Steinhoff shall be excluded except where mandatory liability applies, such as in cases of intent, gross negligence, loss of life, bodily harm or injury to health.

Data Privacy Consent Statement

To be able to continue the application process you need to give your consent to the following terms. This data protection consent statement can be revoked at any time. 1. You agree to the transfer of your data as described. 2. If you voluntarily disclose special types of personal data, you formally agree that this data will be dealt with in the same way as other personal data. 3. You agree to the storage of your data as described.

How to access, delete, rectify or restrict your data?

When registering on Steinhoff career page you will receive unique login details for you to access all personal data you provided, documents you attached and job offers you sent your application to. If you wish to edit, restrict or delete any of your personal data, you can do it at any time through your profile. If you have any problem accessing your account or any additional questions about what information we store and for what reason, you can reach us through an email: If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy and processing the data, please contact us at: Please note that if you found the job offer on our website, but were redirected and applied directly to the website of the specific brand, we do not process your personal data. Therefore, for any questions about your application you need to address the specific brand directly.

Last update: 24.05.2018