Privacy Policy

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Genius Consulting GmbH

Friedrichstraße 171 – 10117 Berlin

Executive Partner: Holger Kilian

You can contact our data protection officer using the address above and the following e-mail address:

Protecting your personal data and your privacy is our first priority. For this reason, we adhere to the applicable data protection regulations, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

Due to continuous technological advancements in the area of telecommunications, it is necessary for us continually to adapt our data protection information in line with technical and organisational changes as well as changes to data protection laws. We will also inform you about when we collect what data and how we use it.

Visiting this website

If you merely visit this website, we do not collect any personal data, only the following information as standard:

• IP address
• User ID if the user was authenticated by the system or “-”
• User ID of the client or “-”
• Date/time of access
• URL accessed
• HTTP status code
• Data transferred in bytes
• Referral to this page (referrer)
• Browser/operating system

This information is analysed in anonymised form for statistical purposes only. The information is not used in any other way or shared with third parties.

Temporary cookies are used to facilitate navigation when individual pages are accessed. These cookies do not contain any personal data and expire again once the session has ended.

General information on the collection of personal data

You can contact us directly using the contact form provided on our website. We collect, process and use the information you provide to us using this form exclusively for processing your specific request.

If you commission Genius Consulting GmbH – hereinafter referred to as “GENIUS” – in relation to its core activities, placing candidates with our customers, we process the personal data you have provided for this purpose, for example

• Last name, first name
• Date of birth
• Family status
• Address, telephone number, e-mail address
• Account details
• Documents describing your career path (CVs).

The processing is carried out in accordance with Article 6 (1) sentence 1a GDPR (i.e. based on your consent) or on the basis of Article 6 (1) sentence 1b GDPR (for the performance of a relevant contract). In the course of our business activities, GENIUS otherwise collects, processes and uses personal data for the purposes of initiating an employment relationship, performing services in relation to our business activities and establishing and maintaining contacts that are essential for our business activities. We have a legitimate interest in doing so within the meaning of Article 6 (1) sentence 1f GDPR. Apart from this, we of course process personal data to comply with our legal obligations; Article 6 (1) sentence 1c GDPR. If we also use personal data for other purposes, we will inform you separately.

Registration using the contact form

When using the contact form, you send personal data to us, for example last name, first name, telephone number or e-mail address. In the course of further contact, you transmit additional documents containing personal data to us electronically, in particular covering letter, CV, references, appraisals, etc., in order that we can establish contact and perform our tasks.

By using the contact form, you agree to its inclusion in the database that we require in order to perform our tasks. This offers you the opportunity to improve your professional position and support the progression of your career. You can withdraw this consent with effect for the future at any time by post or e-mail to


We erase personal data as soon as the purpose of storing it with your appropriate consent no longer applies and we are no longer required by provisions of German or European legislation, such as archiving obligations under commercial or tax law, to continue to store your personal data.

Recipients of personal data

We share your personal data with external recipients only if this is necessary to manage or process your request or our contractual relationship, we have another form of or additional legal permission for this (e.g. EU standard contractual clause for transfers to non-EU countries) or we have your express consent for this.

Right of access

We will be pleased to provide you with access to the data concerning you that we are storing at any time. If you would like us to do so, please write to: Genius Consulting GmbH, Friedrichstraße 171, 10117 Berlin or

Right to rectification and erasure

Provided that the statutory requirements are met, you can request that we rectify inaccurate data or erase your data.

Restriction of processing

Provided that the statutory requirements are met, you can request that we restrict the processing of your data.

Data portability

If you have provided data to us on the basis of a contract or a consent, provided that the statutory requirements are met, you can ask to receive the data you have provided in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or that we transmit it to another controller.

Objection to data processing

You have the right to object at any time to our processing of your data if this is carried out on the legal basis of “legitimate interest” or based on consent granted by you. If you exercise this right to object, we will cease processing the data unless we can demonstrate – in accordance with the statutory requirements – compelling legitimate grounds for continuing the processing that override your rights.

Please inform us of this in writing to Genius Consulting GmbH, Friedrichstraße 171, 10117 Berlin or

Right to complain to the supervisory authority

You can also submit a complaint to the competent supervisory authority if you are of the opinion that the processing of your data infringes applicable law. To do this, you can contact the data protection authority responsible for your place of residence or your country or the data protection authority responsible for us.

Questions, suggestions, complaints

If you have any questions or information regarding your personal data or data protection in general, please contact our data protection officer at