Privacy Policy

We take the protection of our users’ personal data very seriously and adhere strictly to the rules of the applicable national and European data protection laws. Likewise, the data collected is protected to the best of our ability by technical and organisational measures in our IT security policy.


This statement is intended to give you an overview of how we ensure this protection and what kind of data is collected for what purpose.

Name and contact details of the data controller and contact details of the data protection officer

Name and contact details of the data controller: Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH, Mainzer Landstraße 251, 60326 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.


If you have any questions that have not been answered by this data protection declaration, or if you would like more detailed information on any point, please contact us at any time at or by post (Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH, Stellenmarkt & Karriere, Mainzer Landstraße 251, 60326 Frankfurt am Main).


You can contact the company data protection officer at: or by post at Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH, Betriebliche Datenschutzbeauftragte, Mainzer Landstraße 251, 60326 Frankfurt.

Automatic data processing on this website

When you access our Internet pages, information that your browser transmits to us is automatically stored in our “server log files”. These are:


– IP address of the accessing computer,

– time of the server request,

– browser type/version,*

– Operating system used,*

– Referrer URL (the previously visited page).


*The data is only stored by us if your browser transmits this data to us.


The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.  The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable delivery of the website to your computer. Our legitimate interest in data processing also lies in these purposes. The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, you have no possibility to object.


When contacting us (e.g. by contact form, e-mail, telephone or via social media), we process your data for the purpose of handling the contact request and its processing pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b. (in the context of contractual/pre-contractual relationships), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. (other enquiries) DSGVO. Your data may be stored in a customer relationship management system (“CRM system”) or comparable enquiry organisation.


We delete the enquiries if they are no longer required. In addition, the statutory archiving obligations apply.

Analysis services


Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the internet browser or by the internet browser on the computer system. When you visit a website, a cookie may be stored on your operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to uniquely identify you when you return to the website.


We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. These cookies help to make a website usable by enabling basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website.


The legal basis for the use of technically necessary cookies is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO for purposes of contract fulfilment, otherwise Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The purpose of the use in these cases is to simplify the use of websites for you. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For these, it is necessary that the browser is recognised even after a page change. This is our legitimate interest in data processing.


You can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your internet browser. Cookies that have already been stored can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it may no longer be possible to use all functions of the website to their full extent.

Legal basis and purpose of storage for the following services

We also use services on our website that enable an analysis of your surfing behaviour. The legal basis for the processing of personal data by the services listed below is Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. This serves the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its content. Through this, we learn how the website is used and can thus continuously optimise our offer. These purposes are also our legitimate interest in processing the personal data. The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.


By using the function “_anonymizeIp()”, the last two digits of the IP address are not transmitted to Google Analytics, thus the user cannot be identified.


Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.


Privacy policy:

Opt-out: You can object to the collection of data by using a Google browser plug-in. You may also refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Insofar as data is processed in the USA, we would like to point out that Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thereby assures that it complies with European data protection law:


Piwik PRO

We use the web analytics software PIWIK PRO Analytics Suite from Piwik PRO GmbH, Kurfürstendamm 21, 10719 Berlin (“Piwik PRO”) on our website to analyse visitor flows and user behaviour. Piwik PRO may use cookies, tags, IP addresses and so-called fingerprinting for this purpose. This may include the collection or processing of the following data:


  • IP address (anonymised)
  • user ID
  • Date and time of the request
  • Title or URL of the page visited
  • URL of the previously visited page
  • Screen resolution
  • Time zone
  • Files clicked and downloaded
  • links to external websites that were clicked on
  • speed at which the pages were created
  • user geographic data (country, region, city, approximate latitude and longitude)
  • Browser language
  • User agent of the browser used
  • Randomly assigned unique visitor ID
  • Time of a user’s first visit
  • Time of a user’s previous visit
  • number of visits of a user

We use Piwik PRO to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. The statistics obtained enable us to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The information collected by the cookies about the use of our website is stored on servers of Piwik PRO or service providers commissioned by them in the EU. The IP address is anonymised immediately after processing and before storage.


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Opt-Out: You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Rechte der betroffenen Person

Rights of the data subject

As a data subject, you have the following rights vis-à-vis us:


  • Right to information, Art. 15 DSGVO
  • Right to rectification, Art. 16 DSGVO
  • Right to erasure, Art. 17 DSGVO
  • Right to restriction of processing, Art. 18 DSGVO
  • Right to data portability, Art. 20 DSGVO
  • Right to object to processing, Art. 21 DSGVO.


If you have given us consent pursuant to Art. 6(1)(a) or Art. 9(2)(a) DSGVO, you have the right to revoke this consent at any time. The revocation does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.


You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority responsible for us (The Hessian Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 1, 65189 Wiesbaden).


In individual cases, the provision of personal data may be required by law (for example, to fulfil tax obligations) or contractually or may be necessary for the conclusion of a contract. In these cases, you are obliged to provide the personal data. Otherwise, it may not be possible to conclude a contract.

Changes and accessibility of the data protection regulations

Due to changes and adaptations to the offer, legal and statutory innovations and, if applicable, subsequently identified regulatory gaps, changes to these data protection provisions may become necessary. You can call up and print out the current data protection provisions from any page of this website under the link Data Protection.