Privacy policy for job applicants 

We use your personal data on our careers website ( for:

  • learning more about the behaviour to improve our recruitment process and this website

  • improving and monitoring the performance of this website

  • and generating anonymized data that we share with our partners.

All processing of personal data is based on our legitimate interest to facilitate recruitment.

Our careers website ( uses Cookies. To learn more please consult recruitee’s privacy policy:

We process the following personal data on our careers website:

  • Device and browser

  • IP-address

  • Requests and responses sent from and to your device

  • Source website (we use a cookie to track this)

  • Behaviour on our website

Personal data of job applicants

If you apply for a job then we process your personal data to facilitate the entire job application procedure on the grounds of our legitimate interests for recruiting. After the procedure, we will delete your personal data as soon as possible unless we have informed you that we require it for other purposes. The following personal data can be processed for the job application procedure:

  • Any personal data that you provide through our job application form including, but not limited to:

  • Full name, email address, phone number, picture, cover letter, résumé, LinkedIn profile, Indeed profile and which job you have applied for.

  • Statuses, notes and planning related to your job application

  • Email communications

Under European data protection law we are required to inform you that withholding personal data in your job application can give you a disadvantage in comparison to other candidates who are applying for the same role.

Your personal data has to be processed by LinkedIn and Indeed to allow for the ‘Apply with LinkedIn’ and ‘Apply with Indeed’ functionalities. LinkedIn and Indeed may use cookies. You can find their privacy policies on the following websites:

If you apply for a job, your personal data will be processed via our applicant tracking system recruitee. You can find their privacy policy here:

Requests or questions

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding your personal data. You can also contact us with requests to exercise your rights under European data protection law. Such rights include the rights to access, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability and object.

If you have any requests or questions with regard to your personal data you can contact our Chief Operating Officer:

Markus Knoke,

Details of the controller

xbird GmbH will be the controller responsible for processing your personal data according to laws and regulations. The address of xbird GmbH is:

Lobeckstraße 36, 10969 Berlin, Germany


We advise you to contact us first if you have any complaints regarding the processing of your personal data. But you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority:

Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Tel.: +49 (0)30 13889-0
Fax: +49 (0)30 2155050