Data Protection Notice

Contact details of the data controller

SETLabs Research GmbH
West4 – Elsenheimerstraße 55
80687 Munich, Germany



The following personal data are automatically collected to enable us to show and improve the website as well as to ensure their stability and security:

  • Date and time of retrieval of one of our web pages
  • IP address
  • Name and version of the web-browser
  • The website (URL) from which the user came to the retrieved page
  • The website (URL) of the retrieved page


Legal basis is our legitimate interest to operate our websites.



Our websites use so called cookies. A cookie is a small text file which are stored with support of your browser on your device. They do not cause damage.


We use cookies to make our websites more user-friendly. Some cookies stay on your device until you delete them. They enable us to recognize your browser at the next visit.


Cookie Box

When you open our website the first time a cookie box appears where you choose which cookies you accept. By default, you solely accept the cookies necessary for the website to operate. This website uses a Borlabs Cookie, which sets a technically necessary cookie (borlabs-cookie) to store your cookie preferences.


Borlabs Cookie does not collect any personal data.


The borlabs-cookie cookie stores the consent you have given when you entered the website.

For further information about which cookies are used for which purpose, please see the cookie box of the website. You may access the information about the cookies in the cookie box at any time and change your settings by deleting the cookies in your browser and changing the settings in the cookie-box.


Legal basis for the mandatory cookies is our legitimate interest to operate our website.


Incorporation of third-party services and content – External Media & Statistics

If you accept the respective Cookies in the Cookie-Box, you activate the chosen external media, such as Maps, e.g. Open Street Map, Google Maps, Video streaming, e.g. Vimeo, Youtube, links to social media, e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, etc. as well as analytic tools, e.g. Google Analytics, which have their own data privacy notices. By activating external media, your data might be transmitted to countries outside the European Union respectively the European Economic Area. Please find the links to the respective data protection notices in the cookie box.


Legal basis for the cookies you chose is your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time by deleting the cookies in your browser and changing the settings in the cookie-box.


Application for Theses

The personal data you provide in the course of your application – i.e. contact details (name, address, email address, phone number), communication, information in the application documents, notes on interviews) – will be processed by us for the purpose of managing and deciding on your application. We will delete your data 6 months after a negative decision of your application. If you agree, we further store your data in our “talent pool” for vacancies at SETLabs Research GmbH for up to one year after the last contact with you. You may withdraw your consent at any time. In addition, it might be necessary to observe further legal periods of storage and of limitation.


Our 100% parent company Virtual Vehicle Research GmbH, Inffeldgasse 21A, 8010 Graz, Austria supports us in this data processing as our processor.


The legal basis for the processing is taking steps prior to possibly entering into a contract with you respectively your consent to data processing. We need your data to manage and decide on your application. Without your data, we cannot (further) consider your application.


Contact / Contact form

If you require further information or have any questions regarding our project, you may reach us by e-mail or by the provided contact form. In this case, we process the information you provide to answer your request.


The legal basis for processing of the personal data is our legitimate interest to process your request or, depending on your request, for example performance of a contract to which you are a party or taking steps prior to possibly entering into a contract. Your data is necessary for processing your request.


Storage period

We store your data for the period necessary for the corresponding of the above indicated data processing. Moreover, it might be necessary to regard further legal periods of storage and of limitation.



If necessary, we will provide your personal data to data processors. In the above-named data processing further recipients might be named.


Recipients in third countries

In individual cases, your data is processed in countries outside the European Union respectively the European Economic Area in accordance with legal requirements. If no adequacy decision by the European Commission exists and the recipient is not subjected to appropriate safeguards, such transfer only takes place based on your explicit consent or if this is necessary for the performance of a contract or otherwise provided for by applicable law.


Your rights

You have principally the right to know what kind of personal data about you we process, as well as to rectification, erasure or restriction of your personal data or to object to processing as well as the right to data portability, subject to applicable data protection law. Furthermore, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please contact us about this by the contact details indicated above. You may address a complaint to the competent supervisory authority. In Bavaria, this is the Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht (BayLDA)