2.2 The user is informed that an application for a position offered on the website is only possible in the form of an online application via the applicant portal. Volkswagen Group Services GmbH reserves the right to not consider or return applications submitted by other means (e.g. in writing or by e-mail). For reasons of data protection, any sent files will be erased after the user gives us notice to do so.
2.3 Access to the website is generally possible at any time of the day or night. However, overloading of the access nodes during peak periods, necessary maintenance work, force majeure or other circumstances beyond the control of Volkswagen Group Services GmbH may result in failures of the website, individual services or the access nodes. This does not result in any claims of the user against Volkswagen Group Services GmbH.
2.4 Volkswagen Group Services GmbH is entitled to discontinue all or part of the services on the website for the user at any time without prior notice. The user cannot derive any claims against Volkswagen Group Services GmbH from this.
3.1 The prerequisite for using the applicant profile is free registration with Volkswagen Group Services GmbH. When registering, the following personal data of this user is collected:
3.2 There is no right to register and use the websites of Volkswagen Group Services GmbH.
3.3 The user is obliged to keep the password secret, which allows him access to his applicant profile. He is responsible under civil and criminal law for any authorised or unauthorised use of his registration and undertakes to report any unauthorised use to Volkswagen Group Services GmbH and to change the password. Volkswagen Group Services GmbH reserves the right to take the necessary measures if Volkswagen Group Services GmbH becomes aware of a possible misuse of a password.
3.4 Volkswagen Group Services GmbH has
the right to remove the user's content from the website.
The user must be informed immediately of the removal of the content, stating the reasons, and must be requested to present and, if necessary, prove its legality. If the user does not comply with this request within a reasonable period of time, Volkswagen Group Services GmbH shall be entitled to erase the data and/or the content posted and to terminate the user's registration and access authorisation.
3.5 For his part, each user is entitled to cancel his registration at any time by erasing the profile with effect for the future. Current applications are not affected by this. Further details are regulated in Section 5 of the Data Protection Declaration, which can be accessed on the Internet at any time.
3.6 The user agrees that all material notifications relating to the use of the Volkswagen Group Services GmbH websites shall be sent by e-mail, unless another form is prescribed by law.
4.1 The websites may only be used for lawful purposes.
4.2 The user is prohibited from entering incomplete, false or misleading information. Actions that violate or intend to violate system or network security (e.g. obtaining unauthorised access or infiltrating a virus) are prohibited and will be prosecuted under civil and criminal law.
5.1 Volkswagen Group Services GmbH shall only be liable - for whatever legal reason -
5.2 If Volkswagen Group Services GmbH is liable pursuant to Clause 6.1 (a.) for the breach of a material contractual obligation without gross negligence or intent, liability shall be limited to the extent of damage which Volkswagen Group Services GmbH would typically have had to reckon with at the time the contract was concluded due to circumstances known to it at that time.
5.3 In particular, Volkswagen Group Services GmbH accepts no liability:
5.5 If claims are asserted against Volkswagen Group Services GmbH by third parties due to a breach of duty for which the user is responsible, the user shall indemnify Volkswagen Group Services GmbH against all claims or pay Volkswagen Group Services GmbH damages.
The legal relationship between the user and Volkswagen Group Services GmbH arising from or in connection with the use of the website by the user shall be governed exclusively by the law of the Federal Republic of Germany, insofar as this does not conflict with mandatory statutory provisions under foreign law.