Right of access

You have the right to demand confirmation as to whether we process your personal data. If this is the case you are entitled to receive information about this personal data.

As a user of the social network you can request this information at https://www.xing.com/settings/privacy/data/disclosure.

As a kununu, kununu engage, XING TicketingManager or HalloFreelancer user you can also easily access the data we have saved about you there. Simply send an e-mail request or follow the respective link:

You also have a right to access the following information:

  • The reasons for the data processing
  • The categories of personal data that are processed
  • The recipients or categories of recipients who have had or will have access to the personal data, particularly in the case of recipients in third countries and international organisations
  • If possible the planned period of time that the personal data will be saved for, or if this isn't possible then the criteria used to determination this time period
  • The existence of a right to rectification or erasure of your personal data and/or the right to restriction of processing by the controller, or a right to object to this processing
  • The existence of a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
  • All available information about the origin of the personal data if the data was not obtained from the person in question
  • The existence of automated decision-making including profiling pursuant to Article 22 (1) and (4) of the EU GDPR and – at least in some cases – insightful information about the logic involved plus the scope and aims of the repercussions of this kind of processing for the person affected

If personal data is passed on to a third country or an international organisation, you have the right as the person affected to be informed about the respective guarantees (pursuant to Article 46 of the EU GDPR) regarding this sharing of data.

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Third country:

A country outside of the European Union.


The Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the Council dated 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data, on the free movement of such data, and on the repeal of the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC.


Newsletters or status e-mails and advertising for XING’s own similar products and services, or surveys for the purpose of XING’s own market research.

Personal data:

Pursuant to Article 4 (1) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.


Pixel: An image file or link to an image file that is added to the website code but not sent to your end device (e.g. PC, smartphone, etc.). Pixels are usually used in conjunction with cookies.


The page on the XING Websites where the personal data made available by the user is displayed in the social network.


Pursuant to Article 4 (4) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), any form of automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects concerning that natural person’s performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or move-ments.

Social network:

The contact and communication forums belonging to the applications of the service XING.


The service XING and the applications belonging to the service XING.

XING Websites:

All websites, subdomains, aliases, mobile applications, background applications, web services and embedding in third-party websites where the service XING is available.