Jobspotting Terms of Use

1. Scope of Application

1.1 The following terms of use apply to the platform Jobspotting at of SmartRecruiters GmbH (formerly Jobspotting GmbH), Dircksenstraße 47, Aufgang E, 10178 Berlin (hereinafter “Jobspotting”).

1.2 These terms of use in tandem with our Privacy Policy regulate the use of Jobspotting through the website as well as via mobile applications.

1.3 Jobspotting allows you to search for classified job advertisements. These are filtered and classified according to your preferences and requirements. Using our meta-search engine, we show you job offers that match your specifications on other websites, along with job ads published by our clients on Jobspotting.  Jobspotting also informs you of suitable positions via email. By creating a user account on Jobspotting you have the ability to apply directly to potential employers through Jobspotting. This Jobspotting service is free for you to use.

2. User account

2.1 You can set up a user account on Jobspotting. Through this user account, you can save individual job advertisements and follow potential employers.

Additionally, you may apply directly to selected positions through Jobspotting by uploading your application documents and releasing them for forwarding. Jobspotting then sends the application directly to the employer that posted the job advertisement. In addition, Jobspotting notifies you about potential job vacancies.

2.2 You can create a user account by entering an email address and choosing a password through the input screen. Jobspotting then sends an email to the email address that you provided. The email includes a link to confirm your email address.

Alternatively, you can create your user account by logging in to your Facebook, LinkedIn, XING, or Google profile. The relationship between you and these social networks is regulated exclusively by their respective terms of use.

2.3 You are obliged to keep the password for your user account safe and secret. You are also required to notify Jobspotting immediately should you notice any unauthorised usage of your user account. You are solely responsible for all activity in your user account.

3. Content and Usage Rights

3.1 You are required to provide correct and complete information in your user account, and to only upload content to Jobspotting to which you have the rights.

3.2 By uploading content to your user account, you grant Jobspotting a non-exclusive, transferable, sublicensable, royalty-free, global license for use.

3.3 You agree not to use the user account:

4. Contract Termination

4.1 You may cancel your user account at any time with immediate effect. To do so, you may send an email to or write to the address provided in 1 above. Such a notification of cancellation terminates your contract with us.

4.2 Jobspotting may terminate your contract with immediate effect if you violate these terms of use, if Jobspotting is legally required to do so, or if you object to the validity of new terms and conditions.

4.3 Jobspotting may also terminate the contract at any time with a notice period of one month without giving reasons.

4.4 Jobspotting has the right to change, restrict, or terminate the service at any time, or to block access for certain countries.

5. Links

Jobspotting contains links to third-party services over which Jobspotting has no influence. Jobspotting is not responsible for the content, data protection regulations, or activities of third-party services.

6. Warranty disclaimer

Jobspotting assumes no warranty or guarantee for the provision of the platform and its services.

7. Limitation of liability

7.1 The liability of Jobspotting is limited as follows: Jobspotting is only liable for damages in cases where the cause of the damage is based on an intentional or grossly negligent breach of duty by Jobspotting, one of its legal representatives, or vicarious agents.

7.2 Jobspotting is liable for damages caused by slightly negligent breaches of essential obligations where the violation jeopardises the fulfillment of the contractual purpose, or for neglecting duties which are necessary for proper implementation of the contract to which the user regularly complies.

7.3 The above limitations on liability do not apply in cases of injury to life, body, and health due to a defect following the assumption of a guarantee on the nature of the products and services, or in the case of fraudulently concealed defects.

8. Modifications to these Terms of Use

Jobspotting reserves the right to change these Terms of Use. Jobspotting will notify users of any changes to these Terms of Use. Jobspotting will advise you at least two weeks in advance of any update to these Terms of Use. If you do not object to the new conditions within two weeks of receipt of the notification, you agree to the validity of these new Terms of Use. Jobspotting will once again point out in the notification that you have the possibility to oppose to the new terms, outline the time-limit for opposition, and the meaning or the consequences of omission of protest.

9. Applicable Law

The laws of the Federal Republic of Germany apply to all legal relations between you and Jobspotting.

However, this does not apply if you are deprived of protection by mandatory legal provisions of the country in which you are normally resident.

Privacy Policy

This is the Privacy Policy of SmartRecruiters GmbH, Dircksenstraße 47, Aufgang E, 10178 Berlin, registered with the commercial registrar of the local court of Berlin Charlottenburg under HRB 153616B (hereinafter: “we”). The Privacy Policy shall apply to the use of the website and the Jobspotting App (the “Services“).

The Services provide a personalised search engine for job advertisements. The user (hereinafter: “you”) accesses aggregated job advertisements from internet job portals. These are filtered and classified according to your wishes and specifications. We show you the advertisements of other websites and services, and forward your application documents to potential employers, provided you release these through your personal account. We also show you job advertisements published on Jobspotting by our clients, and allow direct application through your user account. By activating the corresponding checkbox when creating a user account, you give us your consent for the following data collection and processing.

We as the operator of the website are the body responsible for your personal data within the context of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG). Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you apply directly to any company through the Jobspotting-portal, such company will be the body responsible for the personal data (within the meaning of the BDSG) transferred in connection with the application.

We shall protect your privacy and private data. We collect, process and use your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy as well as the applicable German Data Protection Laws, in particular the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).

1. Collecting Personal Data

Personal Data within the context of this Privacy Policy is individual information on your personal or material circumstances. These include in particular:

2. Login Data

You can use some of our Services only if you create a user account. For this purpose, you have to choose a username and password and provide an e-mail address. This data cannot be viewed by other users. We will not pass on your data to third parties. We shall only use it in order to contact you.

You can change your password and email address at any time.

3. Links to Social Networks

You may link your user account to your LinkedIn, XING, Facebook or Google account. Separate privacy policies apply to social networks and you will be asked to consent separately.

When you link your user account to these social networks, you agree that we may share your usernames with these respective operators. Through your user settings, you can decide whether and which content can also be viewed on these social networks.

4. Purpose of Use

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

Application documents which you upload to Jobspotting are only forwarded to potential employers when you expressly agree to this in each individual case, or as required in point 9.

5. Information about your Mobile Device

Every time you access our Services, we collect the following information from your computer or your mobile device:

In addition, upon collection of this data, we also collect the status and the volume of the data transmitted. The IP address of your computer is stored only for the duration of your usage of the website and is deleted or is shortened and thus rendered anonymous after website usage without delay. All other data is stored for a limited period. We use this data for the operation of our website, in particular in order to detect or to eliminate errors on the website, to determine the utilisation of the website and in order to make adaptations or improvements.

6. Cookies

We may also collect information on your use of our website using browser cookies. These are small text files stored on your data storage medium, which save the specific settings and data exchange with our system via your browser. A cookie typically contains the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, information on the age of the cookie and alphanumeric identifiers. Cookies help our systems to identify the user’s device and to immediately make available possible preferences. When a user accesses the platform a cookie is transmitted to the hard disk of the computer or the mobile device of the respective user. Cookies help us to improve our website and offer you a better service tailored to you. They enable us to identify your computer or mobile device when you return to our website and thus:

The cookies we use only save the above-mentioned data on your use of the website. There will be no reference to you personally, but a reference to an identification number pertaining to the cookie (“Cookie-ID”). The Cookie-ID is not consolidated with your name, your IP address or with similar data which would enable us to assign the cookie to you. Please see No. 7 to learn how to deactivate browser cookies.

7. Tracking and Targeting

Our Services use so-called tracking technologies. We use these technologies in order to make the web content more interesting for you. This technique makes it possible to address Internet users who have already shown interest in our website through advertisements on the websites of our partners. The advertising material is shown on the websites of our partners on the basis of a cookie technology and of an analysis of the previous user behaviour. The analysis is effected under a pseudonym and no user profiles are consolidated with your personal data. In case you do not consent to the compilation of user profiles, you may object by notifying us. In this case, a special opt-out cookie is transmitted to your computer or your mobile device, which has to be stored permanently. In case you delete this cookie or in case the cookie is automatically deleted due to the browser settings, you will have to reinstall this cookie when you visit our website again.

In case you do not agree to the use of browser cookies, you can change your browser settings, so that a storage of cookies will not be accepted. Please note that the website may not function properly and/or some features may not be available to you in that case. In case you would like to accept our own cookies, but not the cookies of our service providers and partners, you can choose the setting in your browser “disable third-party cookies”.

You can deactivate Google Analytics by way of a browser add-on in case you do not agree to website analysis. You can download it here:

In order to deactivate Google Analytics for smartphones, please click here.

Google AdSense

Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. This service uses the “Doubleclick” Cookie, which tracks use of this Application and User behavior concerning ads, products and services offered. Users may decide to disable all the Doubleclick Cookies by clicking here

8. Data Protection

All information you provide to us is stored on servers within the European Union. Unfortunately,

the transmission of information via the Internet is not absolutely secure and thus, we cannot guarantee the protection of the data transmitted to our website via the Internet. However, we secure our website and other systems through technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, changes or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons. In particular, your personal data is transmitted in encrypted form. We use the coding system SSL (Secure Socket Layer).

9. No Transfer of Your Personal Data

We do not transfer your personal data to third parties, unless you consented to such a data transfer. Express consent can be given by activating the [“Submit Application”] button after uploading your application documents. We then forward your application documents to the potential employer. We will also pass on your personal data if we are obliged to as a result of legal regulations, statutory provisions and/or governmental or judicial order. This in particular serves the purposes of criminal prosecution, protection against threats and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

10. Data Protection and Third Party Websites

The Services may contain hyperlinks to and from third party websites. If you follow a hyperlink to visit one of these websites, please note that we do not assume any responsibility or guarantee for third party content or privacy policies. Please obtain information on the respective applicable privacy policies before you transmit personal data to this website.

11. Amendments to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time with effect for the future. The current version is available on the website. Please visit the website regularly and obtain information on the applicable Privacy Policy.

In the case where you have a user account, we will of course keep you informed about possible amendments to this Privacy Policy. In this case, we send a message to the email address you provided and will inform you automatically the first time you log in to one of the Services after any update of this Privacy Policy.

In case you do not object to the new Privacy Policy within two weeks after receipt of such notice, you agree to that Privacy Policy. The notice contains the information that there is a possibility to object and states the period for such objection. If in addition further consent to the handling of your data is required, we will of course obtain such consent before the respective amendments become effective.

12. Your Rights and Contact

You can view and edit the data stored about you by us by visiting your user profile. You can delete your profile by contacting our support.

In addition, you can access your personal data at any time free of charge and you may request correction and/or deletion and/or blocking of such data. For this purpose and in order to obtain detailed information in this regard, please contact us at [email protected] In case you have questions, comments or requests as regards the collection, processing and use of your personal data by us, please contact us also using the contact details indicated.