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Frankfurt School Financial Services GmbH as the operator of this website takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and treats them with absolute confidentiality. We, the operator of this website, give an assurance that we ensure by technical means that no personal data are passed on.

All of your personal data (for example your name or e-mail address) are handled according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and this statement on data protection. Only anonymised data that are necessary for using this website in full are passed to third parties. You will find a list of the service providers involved and their explicit data protection statements below on this page.

Applicable legal basis

In accordance with art. 13 of GDPR we inform you of the legal basis of our data processing. Insofar as the legal basis is not named in the data protection statement, the following applies: the legal basis for gaining consent is art. 6 para. 1 lit. a and art. 7 of GDPR, the legal basis for processing in order to fulfil our services and carry out contractual measures as well as to answer inquiries is art. 6 para. 1 lit. b of GDPR, the legal basis for processing to fulfil our legal obligations is art. 6 para. 1 lit. c of DSGVO, and the legal basis for processing for protecting our legitimate interests is art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of GDPR. In case vital interests of the persons affected or another natural person make processing of personal data necessary, art. 6 para. 1 lit. d of GDPR serves as the legal basis. The recording of data takes place on a voluntary basis at all times as far as possible. These data are not passed to third parties without your explicit consent. We draw attention to the fact that data transmission by internet (e.g. in communication by e-mail) can be subject to security loopholes. Total protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.

Area of application

This data protection statement informs you, the user, about the type, extent and purposes of collecting and using personal data by the operator responsible as named below on this website (referred to below as “website”).

Frankfurt School Financial Services GmbH

Adickesallee 32-34
60322 Frankfurt am Main


Our data protection officer can be reached at the above-mentioned address with the addition “Data Protection Officer” or at the e-mail address:

Your rights

You have the following rights in relation to us in respect of the personal data that affect you (according to Article 15 to 21 GDPR):

  • the right of access
  • the right to rectification and erasure
  • the right to restricition of processing
  • the right to object against processing
  • the right to data portability.

Furthermore, you have the right to make a complaint to the supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

Type of data processed

Use data (e.g. websites visited, interest in content, times of access).
Meta-/communication data (e.g. information on devices, IP addresses).

Purpose and duration of processing

The operator of this site processes data in order to be able to make the website, its functions and contents available. Furthermore, the operator collects them in order to answer contact inquiries and to communicate with the user, for security measures and to measure traffic (Google Analytics), or for marketing purposes. The duration of data processing for these purposes is limited to the duration of the business relationship of the user with the operator of this site. For information on the duration of processing by third parties, please see the statement on data protection of the service provider concerned, to which we draw attention at the appropriate place in this data protection guideline.

Security measure

The operator of this website ensures by organisational, contractual and technical security measures compliance with the regulations of data protection legislation in order to protect in this way the data processed by us against manipulation by chance or deliberately, against loss, against destruction or access by unauthorised persons.


Deletion of data

The data stored as part of this website will be deleted as soon as the purpose for which they were collected has been fulfilled or no statutory duties for storage prohibit the deletion. If user data are not deleted because they are used for other and legally permitted purposes, the processing of corresponding data is restricted. This applies for example to data of users that must be stored for reasons connected with commercial or tax law. In accordance with legal stipulations, storage takes place for 6 years according to § 257 para. 1 HGB (account books, inventories, opening balances, annual accounts, commercial correspondence, booking receipts, etc.) and for 10 years according to § 147 para. 1 AO (books, notes, situation reports, booking receipts, commercial and business correspondence, documents relevant to taxation, etc.).

Right of withdrawal

Users of this website, can in accordance with legal regulations, withdraw consent for the future processing of their personal data at any time, in particular for processing for the purposes of direct advertising.

Changes to the data protection statement

The operator of this website reserves the right to adapt the statement on data protection in order to conform to changes in the legal position, changes in the service or changes in data processing. This applies, however, only in relation to statements on data processing. Insofar as consent by users is required or parts of the data protection statement contain regulation of the contractual relationship with the user, the changes will take place only with the users’ consent. Users are thus requested to inform themselves regularly about the contents of this data protection statement.


To make this website available and in the context of our processing, we may reveal data to other persons and companies (data processors or third parties), transfer data to them or permit access. This takes place exclusively on the basis of statutory permission (according to art. 6 para. 1 lit. b of DSGVO for contractual fulfilment, if for example transmission of the data to paid service providers is necessary), on the basis of your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests, for example the use of hosting providers or similar services. If we commission third parties as part of a “commission contract” to process data, this takes place on the basis of art. 28 of DSGVO.“


For the purpose of operating this website, we make use of hosting services. These serve to make available infrastructure and platform services, storage capacity, processing capacity, database services, technical maintenance services and security services.

In doing so, we or our hosting provider GoDaddy ( process user data, meta- and communication data, user-related data, content data, contractual data and contact data of visitors to this website, interested parties and customers. This takes place on the basis of our legitimate interest for the secure and efficient provision of this website according to art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of DSGVO in combination with art. 28 of DSGVO.


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As a user, you can directly influence the use and storage of cookies through your browser. All usual browsers include an option that restricts or completely prevents the storing of cookies. We point out, however, that by this means to use and the convenience of use may be restricted.

Independently of this website, you can manage most online advertising cookies via the American website or the EU site

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, i.e. small text files which are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyze your use of the website.

The information generated by the cookies is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will firstly be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on web activity and to provide further services for the website operator related to use of the website and the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.

You can prevent cookies from being stored by setting your browser software accordingly; however, please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at [].

Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain). An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device, which means that you’ll have to click this link again if you delete your cookies.

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You can find more information on handling user data at Google Analytics in Google’s data protection declaration:

Google Maps

To increase the user-friendliness of this website, we incorporate maps of the Google Maps service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. At you can deactivate personalised advertising within the services offered by Google.

Social Plugins

This website uses social plugins of the following providers:

Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA)
Instagram (Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA)

These plugins usually collect data from you by default and transmit it to the servers of the provider. In order to guarantee the protection of your privacy, we have taken technical measures to ensure that your data cannot be collected by the providers of the respective plugin without your consent. When you access a page on which the plugins are integrated, they are initially deactivated. Only with a click on the symbol the Plugins are activated and you give thereby your agreement that your data are transferred to the provider. Legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 a f DSGVO.

After activation, the plugins also collect personal data such as your IP address and send it to the servers of the provider, where it is stored. In addition, activated social plugins set a cookie with a unique identifier when the website is accessed. In this way, the providers can also create profiles about your usage behaviour. This happens even if you are not a member of the social network of the provider. If you are a member of the social network of the respective provider and you are logged into the social network during your visit to this website, your data and information may be linked to your profile on the social network. We have no influence on the exact extent of the data collected from you by the respective provider. For more detailed information about the scope, type and purpose of data processing and about rights and setting options to protect your privacy, please refer to the data protection information of the respective provider of the social network. These are available at the following addresses:


Facebook is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, providing a guarantee of compliance with European data protection law (

Use of Vimeo videos

Plugins from the Vimeo video portal of Vimeo, LLC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA are integrated on our website. When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Vimeo servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly from Vimeo to your browser and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Vimeo receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a Vimeo account or are currently not logged in to Vimeo. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to a Vimeo server in the USA and stored there. If you are logged in to Vimeo, Vimeo can immediately assign your visit to our website to your Vimeo account. If you interact with the plugins (e.g. by pressing the start button of a video), this information is also transmitted directly to a Vimeo server and stored there.

The data processing operations described are carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on Vimeo’s legitimate interest in market research and the needs-based design of the service.

If you do not want Vimeo to assign the data collected via our website directly to your Vimeo account, you must log out of Vimeo before visiting our website. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Vimeo as well as your rights and setting options for protecting your privacy can be found in Vimeo’s data protection information:

Vimeo, Inc., based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU. The tracking tool Google Analytics is automatically integrated into videos from Vimeo that are integrated on our website. This is Vimeo’s own tracking, to which we have no access and which cannot be influenced by our side. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” for tracking, these are text files that are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on Vimeo’s legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes.

Information on the processing of your personal data in the application procedure

We are pleased that you have applied to the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management corporate group, comprising the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management gGmbH and its subsidiaries, efiport GmbH and Frankfurt School Financial Services GmbH.

Transparent and trustworthy handling of your personal data is an important basis for good cooperation. We therefore inform you herewith how we process your data and how you can exercise the rights to which you are entitled in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR). The following information will give you an overview of the collection and processing of your personal data in connection with the application procedure.

1 Who is the data controller?

The data controller is the company to which you have applied:
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gGmbH
Adickesallee 32-34
60322 Frankfurt am Main
Represented by the President Prof Nils Stieglitz

efiport GmbH
Adickesallee 32-34
60322 Frankfurt am Main
Represented by the Managing Director Prof Nils Stieglitz

Frankfurt School Financial Services GmbH
Adickesallee 32-34
60322 Frankfurt am Main
Represented by the Managing Director Martin Cremer

2 How can you contact the data protection officer?

Our data protection officer can be reached at the address
intersoft consulting services AG
Beim Strohhause 17
20097 Hamburg

or at

3 Which data categories do we use?

We process your personal data only as is necessary for the application procedure. This includes the following data categories:

Standard data
– Applicant master data (first name, surname, address, job position)
– Qualification data (cover letter, curriculum vitae, previous activities, professional qualifications)
– (Professional) references and certificates (performance data, assessment data etc.)

Specific information required for the position to be filled

– Police clearance certificate

Other information

– Voluntary information, such as an application photo, details of any disability or other information that you provide voluntarily in your application.

4 What are the data sources?

We process personal data that we receive from you in the course of the application process.

5 For what purposes do we process and on what legal basis is data processed?

We process your personal data in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) as well as all other relevant laws.

5.1 Data processing for the purpose of the application relationship (Article 26 (1) BDSG)
Personal data of applicants may be processed for the purposes of the application procedure only as is necessary for the decision on whether to establish an employment relationship with us.

The necessity and scope of the data collection depends, among other things, on the position to be filled. If the position you are applying for involves the performance of particularly confidential tasks, increased personnel and/or financial responsibility, or is subject to certain physical or health requirements, more extensive data collection may be necessary. In order to protect data privacy, such data processing is only carried out after the selection of applicants has been completed and immediately before you are hired.

5.2 Data processing on the basis of your consent (Article 6 (1a) GDPR, Article 26 (2) BDSG)
If you have given us your voluntary consent to collect, process or transmit certain personal data, then this consent forms the legal basis for processing this data.

5.3 Due to the legitimate interest of the responsible body (Article 6 (1f) GDPR)
In certain cases we process your data to protect our legitimate interest or that of third parties.
– To defend legal claims in proceedings under the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG). In the event of a legal dispute, we have a legitimate interest in processing the data for evidence purposes.

6 Who will your data be transmitted to?

Your data is mainly processed by our human resources department and the department head filling the position you are applying for. To some extent, however, other internal and external bodies are also involved in processing your data.

Internal positions:
– Human Resources Department
– Head of Department
– Works Council

External service providers:
– Reisswolf für Akten- und Datenvernichtung GmbH (external service provider for file destruction and/or archiving)

7 Is your data transferred to countries outside the European Union?

Your data is stored exclusively on our server in Frankfurt am Main. Transfer to a third country is not intended.

8 For how long is your data stored?

We store your personal data for as long as is necessary to decide on your application. If an employment relationship between you and us does not come about, we may also continue to store data to the extent necessary to defend against possible legal claims. Your data is regularly deleted within 3 months after the application process has been completed.

9 What are your data protection rights as a data subject?

Every data subject has the right of access under Article 15 GDPR, the right to rectification under Article 16 GDPR, the right to erasure under Article 17 GDPR, the right to restriction processing under Article 18 GDPR, the right to object under Article 21 GDPR and the right to data portability under Article 20 GDPR. With regard to the right of access and the right of erasure, the restrictions pursuant to Articles 34 and 35 BDSG apply.

9.1 Right to object
What rights do you have in the event of data processing on the basis of your legitimate or public interest?
According to Article 21 (1) GDPR, you have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you which is carried out on the basis of Article 6 (1 e) GDPR (data processing in the public interest) or on the basis of Article 6 (1 f) GDPR (data processing for a legitimate interest); this also applies to profiling based on this provision.
Should you exercise your right to object, we will no longer process your personal data, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that are worthy of protection and outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

9.2 Withdrawing consent
You can revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time. Please note that the revocation is only effective for the future.

9.3 Right of access
You can request information about whether we have stored personal data about you. Upon your request, we will inform you of what data is involved, for what purposes the data is processed, to whom the data has been disclosed, how long the data has been stored and what other rights you have in relation to the data.

9.4 Further rights
Furthermore, you have the right to rectify inaccurate data or to delete your data. If there is no reason for further storage, we will delete your data. Otherwise we will restrict the processing. You can also request that we provide all your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format either to you or to a person or company of your choice.

In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible data protection supervisory authority (Article 77 GDPR in conjunction with Article 19 BDSG).

9.5 Exercising your rights
To exercise your rights, you can contact the person responsible or the data protection officer using the contact details provided. We will process your enquiries immediately and in accordance with the legal requirements and inform you about the measures.

10 Is there an obligation to provide your personal data?

There is no legal or contractual obligation to provide personal data, nor is there any obligation on your part to provide personal data. However, the provision of personal data is necessary for the implementation of the application procedure. This means that if you do not provide us with personal data when applying for a job, we will not be able to proceed with your application.

11 Changes to this information

Should the purpose or the way in which your personal data is processed change significantly, we will update this information in a timely manner and inform you of the changes in a timely manner.

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