Data privacy statement

Lincoln Electric GmbH is accountable for the material on this website. We would like to thank you for your interest in our company and take this opportunity to welcome you here. Lincoln Electric GmbH takes the protection of your personal data and consequently of your privacy very seriously. When visiting our site you should always feel safe and comfortable. Your personal data is collected, processed and used in compliance with the relevant data protection regulations. For this purpose we have taken both technical and organizational measures to ensure that the data-protection-relevant laws are observed. Provided below you will find information on this matter.

Website visits and purpose of data usage

Whenever a user visits our site and every time a file is accessed, the data sent by your browser is automatically collected and saved. This information includes:

  • information about your operating system and the used browser,
  • access date and time,
  • hostname of the accessing computer (IP address),
  • name and URL of the retrieved file as well as the transferred data volume,
  • previously visited website

This data is collected for statistical or security purposes as well as for the optimization of our website. It cannot be traced back to a specific individual and the data will not be merged with any other data sources unless this should be necessary to ward off attacks constituting a criminal offence or capable of impeding the proper functioning of our internet presence. The data is stored for six months and subsequently deleted.

Protection of minors

Children and adolescents under 18 years of age should not transmit personal data without their parents' consent.

Links to other web pages

Our site contains external links, particularly to As the provider of our website we are solely responsible for the contents of our own online presence. This data privacy statement does not apply to third-party sites, even if they were accessed via a link on our internet page. Therefore, please observe the respective data protection regulations of the other providers.

Accordingly, we assume no liability for the contents of third-party websites. Should you notice a relevant violation, we would be grateful for your hint. We will remove the link in question forthwith.

Input of personal data

If you email us data about yourself, you agree to its storage and usage within the scope of the individual purpose of the contact. The data you entered of your own accord is stored and used solely for the purpose tied to the transmission. Clearly, this information is treated confidentially and only used within our company. An objection leading to the deletion of your data can be made at any time – the same applies to correcting information.

Please bear in mind, that when transmitting data over the internet access by unauthorized third parties cannot be ruled out. However, Lincoln Electric GmbH can only assume liability for the protection against unauthorized access within an attributable and foreseeable framework.

Disclosure of personal information

We will only disclose your information to third parties given your prior consent or if this should be necessary to fulfil the purpose tied to the data transmission or if we are bound to do so by the law, a regulation, an official or judicial order. We will neither trade nor sell the submitted data as customer and prospect data.

Your personal information will not be used for advertising purposes unless you have explicitly given and not revoked your consent.

Online applications

The protection of your applicant data is very important to us. We handle your information responsibly and observe all data protection regulations.

In sending us your online application you agree to the storage, processing and transmission of your data for the application process until revoked. You affirm that the provided information is correct. If you are interested in one of our vacancies, you are also welcome to send your application by regular mail. Naturally, your details will be treated confidentially and stored or used exclusively for the intended purpose. You can file an objection, request the deletion or correction of your data at any time.

For the organization and execution of personnel recruitment Lincoln Electric GmbH may have to disclose the personal information of an applicant to external service providers within the scope of commissioned data processing. Naturally, this is done only within the framework of legal permissions.

Exercising the rights of persons concerned

You have the right to request information regarding your stored personal data from us free of charge at any time as well as to object to the processing and use of your data. Furthermore, you can assert your right to have your personal information blocked, deleted or corrected. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions or suggestions regarding the data privacy at the Süd Personalmanagement GmbH.

You can assert your rights against Lincoln Electric GmbH as the responsible party.

Lincoln Electric GmbH
Max-Keith-Straße 39
D-45136 Essen
Telefon: +49 201 2 66 94-6


Information regarding the usage of cookies

The use of cookies enables us to expand and improve the functional range of our website so as to make your visit as agreeable and uncomplicated as possible. This causes data to be saved on your computer when using our site, e.g. for the language selection or to save your individual settings.

Cookies are small text files transmitted to your browser. They are used to improve your experience on our website by way of an easier, user-friendly navigation and access to the provided services. Generally, you browser will automatically accept the cookies and save them to the hard drive of your computer. You can adjust your browser settings in a way that you will be notified whenever a cookie is received or else that cookies will be blocked completely. If your browser does not accept cookies, the usability of this website will be limited.

Announcement of changes

We are entitled to amend these guidelines at any time with due regard to the latest data protection regulations.

Thank you for your attention. If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.