With this data protection declaration we would like to inform you about how we process personal data. We are aware of the importance of the processing of personal data for the user and accordingly comply with all relevant legal requirements. The protection of your privacy is of the utmost importance to us. Therefore, it goes without saying that we comply with the legal provisions on data protection.


D-Level GmbH | D-Talents GmbH
each represented by the managing director Katharina Wolff
Deichstrasse 29, 20459 Hamburg


Data protection officer

External data protection officer
ePrivacy GmbH
represented by Prof. Dr. Christoph Bauer
Große Bleichen 21, 20354 Hamburg


For all questions and concerns regarding the security of your data, you can contact us and our data protection officer at datenschutz (at)

If you have a particularly sensitive issue, please contact our data protection officer by post, as communication by email can always have security gaps.

Personal data

Personal data is all information about the personal and factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable person. This includes information and details such as your name, your address or other postal address, the telephone number or your email address.

We process the following personal data:

  • Contact and address information, provided you have provided us with your contact information or have registered on our site,

  • Curriculum vitae and certificates, as well as further information if you have submitted it to us for application purposes,

  • Information about the use of the site.


Legal basis

The processing of your data takes place on the following legal bases:

  • in relation to data that you provide in forms etc. with your consent, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR

  • in relation to services that you use to carry out a contract with you, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR

  • otherwise, especially with statistical data and online identifiers, based on legitimate interests, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR (see below)


Legitimate interests

When processing your data, we pursue the following legitimate interests:

  • Improve our offer

  • Protection against abuse

  • statistics


Data sources

Unless otherwise stated, we receive the data from you (including the devices you use).

If we do not collect the personal data directly from you, we will also tell you from which source the personal data comes and, if applicable, whether they come from publicly accessible sources.


Storage period

We save your data,

  • if you have given your consent to the processing, at most until you withdraw your consent,

  • if we need the data to carry out a contract, at most as long as the contractual relationship with you exists or legal retention periods are running,

  • if we use the data on the basis of a legitimate interest, at most as long as your interest in deletion or anonymization does not prevail.



Personal data is only collected by us and only to the extent and for the purpose for which you have given us the data on your own, e.g. B. available as part of a registration.

We only use and store your personal data as part of our services for the following purposes if you have given us your express consent:

  • for the contact you want

  • to process contracts with you

  • for the execution of an executive search contract with one of our customers (presentation of your profile as a suitable candidate for a position to be filled)

  • to send newsletters or event invitations

  • for statistical purposes

  • to create anonymized market overviews (salary index or similar)


data backup

We have taken extensive technical and organizational measures to secure your data against possible dangers, such as unauthorized access or access, unauthorized access, modification or distribution, as well as against loss, destruction or misuse.

In order to protect your personal data during transmission from unauthorized access by third parties, we secure the data transfers using SSL encryption, if necessary. It is a standardized encryption method for online services, especially for the web.



Cookies are small files that your browser places on your device in a designated directory. These cookies can e.g. For example, it can be determined whether you have visited a website before. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can set your browser so that no cookies are saved or that explicit consent is required before saving a cookie. You can also delete cookies that have already been set at any time. Please note that deactivating cookies may lead to restrictions when using our website.

We need cookies for the following purposes:

  • Google Analytics


Web analytics

Like almost every website operator, we use analysis tools in the form of tracking software to determine the frequency of use and the number of users of our website.

In order to optimize this website and our offer, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for the website operator and to provide other services related to website and internet usage to the website operator.

The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.


You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing it under the following link https: //

As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, please click this link to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on this website in the future (the opt-out only works in this browser and only for this domain). An opt-out cookie is placed on your device. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again. You can find more information on this at or at information on Google Analytics and data protection).

We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics around the code "gat._anonymizeIp (); ' was expanded to ensure the anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).


Log files

Each time our Internet pages are accessed, usage data is transmitted through the respective Internet browser and stored in log files, the so-called server log files. The data records saved contain the following data:

  • Domain from which the user accesses the website

  • Date and time of access

  • IP address of the accessing computer

  • Website (s) that the user visits as part of the offer

  • Amount of data transferred, browser type and version

  • Operating system used Name of the Internet service provider

  • Report whether the retrieval was successful

These log file records are evaluated in anonymous form in order to improve the offer and make it more user-friendly, to find and fix errors and to control the utilization of servers.


Social networks


Facebook is operated by Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland and is available at These individual social plugins are identified by one of the Facebook logos or with the addition 'Facebook Social Plugin'. A list with the appearance and functions of the individual plugins can be viewed here: If you call up a page on our website that contains such a social plugin, the browser you are using will establish a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the social plug-in is transmitted from Facebook directly to your browser, which integrates it into the website. We therefore have no influence on the amount of data that Facebook collects with the help of the social plugins, and therefore inform you according to our knowledge: Due to the integration of the social plugins, Facebook is informed that you have visited the corresponding page of our website, even if You are not registered as a Facebook user or are currently not logged in to Facebook. This information, along with your IP address, is transmitted from your browser to a Facebook server in the USA and stored there. According to information from Facebook, non-registered users in Germany only save an anonymized IP address. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can directly assign the access to our website to your Facebook account. Facebook receives the information about your visit to our website regardless of whether you interact with the social plugins or not. If you interact with the social plugins, for example by clicking the 'Like' button or leaving a comment, the corresponding information will be transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and saved there. The information is also published on Facebook and displayed to your Facebook friends. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your rights and setting options for protecting your privacy, can be found in Facebook's data protection guidelines, which can be found at If you are a registered user of Facebook and do not want Facebook to collect data about you via our website and link it to your member data stored on Facebook, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website. It is also possible to block the social plugins with add-ons for your browser, such as with the Facebook blocker,



This website uses the buttons of the Twitter service offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. These plugins can be recognized, for example, by terms such as "Twittering" or "Tweet" or the Twitter logo. Among other things, they make it possible to share a contribution or a page of this website on Twitter. When a user calls up a website that contains such a button, his browser establishes a direct connection to the Twitter servers. The content of the Twitter button is transmitted from Twitter directly to the user's browser. We therefore have no influence on the scope of the data that Twitter collects with the help of this plugin and can therefore only inform the user according to our level of knowledge: Then log data such as the user's IP address, the previously accessed website, etc. transmitted. Further information can be found in Twitter's data protection declaration at



The "XING Share Button" is used on this website. When you access this website, a short-term connection is established via your browser to servers of XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg ("XING '), with which the" XING Share Button "functions (in particular the calculation / display of the counter value ) are provided. XING does not save any of your personal data when you access this website. In particular, XING does not save any IP addresses. There is also no evaluation of your usage behavior regarding the use of cookies in connection with the "XING Share Button". The current data protection information on the 'XING Share Button' and additional information can be found on this website:



Plugins from LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter 'LinkedIn') are integrated on this website. You can recognize the LinkedIn plugins by the LinkedIn logo or the 'Share' button on this website. When you visit this website, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the LinkedIn server. This gives LinkedIn the information that you have visited this website with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn 'Share' button while you are logged into your LinkedIn account, you can link the content of this website to your LinkedIn profile. This enables LinkedIn to associate your visit to this website with your user account. We would like to point out that, as the website operator, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn. Details on data collection (purpose, scope, further processing, use) as well as your rights and setting options can be found in LinkedIn's data protection information. LinkedIn provides this information at


Soundcloud / Spotify

This website contains audio files via the online music services Soundcloud (SoundCloud Limited, Rheinsberger Str. 76/77, 10115 Berlin, and Spotify (Spotify AB Regeringsgatan 19, SE-111 53 Stockholm, ) embedded.

When you call up these pages, a connection is established between your browser (end device) and the servers of Soundcloud / Spotify. Under certain circumstances, data from you, such as B. Your IP address and the device you are using when visiting the site, but also your activities are processed. By calling up the audio file and further interactions with the player service, further information about you can be processed by Soundcloud / Spotify, for example in order to evaluate your listened to music pieces or your interests.

Finally, Soundcloud / Spotify use so-called web tracking methods on their own pages and also within the audio player service. These take place regardless of whether you are logged in to Soundcloud or Spotify or registered. Unfortunately we cannot influence the web tracking methods of Soundcloud / Spotify and the connected services. It cannot be excluded that Soundcloud or Spotify use your profile data, for example to evaluate your approximate location, interests, the audio files called up, etc.

We have no influence on the processing of your data by Soundcloud or Spotify and the integrated services. Please also note the data protection provisions of Soundcloud at or from Spotify at


Google Web Fonts

This page uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to the Google servers. In doing so, Google learns that our website was accessed via your IP address. Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

If web fonts are not supported by your browser, a standard font from your computer will be used.

Further information on Google Web Fonts can be found at and in Google's privacy policy:


Rights of the data subject

Right to information, correction, revocation, complaint, deletion and blocking.

  • You have the right to request information as to whether and which personal data we process. You also have the right to request the correction or completion of your personal data.

  • In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that your personal data be deleted.

  • In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted.

  • You can revoke your consent to the processing and use of your data in whole or in part at any time with future effect.

  • You have the right to receive your personal data in a common, structured and machine-readable format.

  • You can also contact our data protection officer in writing if you have any questions, comments, complaints or requests for information in connection with our declaration on data protection and the processing of your personal data.

  • You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the statutory provisions.


Contact options

You can reach us in the following way:

datenschutz (at)


Requirement or obligation to provide data

Insofar as this is not expressly stated in the survey, the provision of data is not necessary or mandatory.


Status of this data protection declaration

May 29, 2019


We reserve the right to change this data protection declaration at any time with future effect.

This data protection declaration was created with the help of the data protection declaration generator from ePrivacy GmbH.