Who can I contact?

We're here to help if you'd like to learn more about data protection and privacy, or if you have any queries about using XING.

Felix Lasse

Data Protection Officer

Felix Lasse makes sure that data protection at XING complies with the law while also being in the interests of XING users.

Ulf Pohlmann

Team Lead User Care - Quality & Security

Our User Care department handles the enquiries and requests our users send us. Any issues relating to data protection and privacy are dealt with in close collaboration with our Data Protection Officer.

Felix Lasse makes sure that data protection at XING complies with the law while also being in the interests of XING users.

Our User Care department handles the enquiries and requests our users send us. Any issues relating to data protection and privacy are dealt with in close collaboration with our Data Protection Officer.

More faces. More expertise. More security.

The Data Protection Committee at XING deals with general issues relating to privacy and data protection at XING. This includes legal, communicational and IT security considerations.
This team consists of experts from the Security team, the Legal department, the Corporate Communications team, and our Data Protection Officer. Depending on the given circumstances, this team may also receive support from specialists in other departments. The Data Protection Committee publishes regular reports on its work and findings.

More faces. More expertise. More security.

Kai Hollensteiner

General Counsel, VP Legal & Compliance

Felix Lasse

Data Protection Officer

Marc-Sven Kopka

VP External Affairs

Ingo Chao

Team Lead Security and Technical Risk Management

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EU GDPR:

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.

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Personal data:

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Profiling:

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.

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