1. Responsible institution for data protection purposes

Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 1
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Mailing address: 
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
60629 Frankfurt

Phone: +49-69-798-0 | Fax: +49-69-798-18383

Internet: www.uni-frankfurt.de

If you apply for one of the advertised posts, the following applies to the handling of your personal data:

2. The following data are collected in the framework of the application procedure:

  • Personal data (first and last name, date of birth, address, final school-leaving qualification, details of any disability (if applicable))
  • Contact details (telephone number, cell phone number, fax number, email address)
  • Data related to education and training (school, occupational training, undergraduate/doctoral/post-doctoral studies)
  • Data related to previous career, training certificates and job references
  • Details of other qualifications (e.g. language and computer skills)
  • Application photo (if applicable)

3. Use and disclosure of personal data

The personal data you provide are used exclusively to process your application for the advertised post. Only persons involved in the application and appointment procedure have access to these data. These persons are bound to secrecy.

4. Data storage and deletion

After completion of the procedure (if a rejection has been sent), your application documents will be destroyed or deleted after six months in compliance with data protection regulations. Application documents will not be returned. Printed documents will be destroyed in compliance with data protection regulations. In the case of personal data relevant to the selection procedure, we are obliged to document these for a longer period. In so doing, we comply with the requirements of Section 35 of the Federal Data Protection Act.

5. Right to be informed, withdrawal of consent and right to object 

You have the right to be informed by Goethe University about:

  • Which of your personal data are stored
  • Their origin
  • The recipients of your data or categories of recipients to whom your data have been disclosed
  • Storage purpose

The collection and processing of personal data within the application procedure is conducted on the basis of Section 88  EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in connection with Section 23 of the Hessian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act (HDSIG) as well as Sections 68 and 69 of the Hessian Higher Education Act (HessHG) in connection with the code of practice governing appointment procedures at Goethe University Frankfurt and the code of practice governing conversion to indefinite-term professorships with promotion in the framework of tenure-track procedures.

You have the right to object to the use of your data for the aforementioned purposes at any time and without giving reasons as well as to terminate the application procedure. Please address any requests in this regard to Goethe University's data protection officer:

Die behördlichen Datenschutzbeauftragten
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 1
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Internet: www.uni-frankfurt.de/datenschutzbeauftragte 

You have the right to file a complaint with the regulating authority. For Goethe University this regulating authority is Hessian's state commissioner for data protection and freedom of information:

Hessischer Beauftragter für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Postfach 3163
65021 Wiesbaden

E-Mail to HDSB

Phone: +49 611 1408 – 0
Fax: +49 611 1408 – 611