FEL GmbH runs a website with information on recruiting, executive search, interim management and HR outsourcing. FEL GmbH is committed to protecting your privacy and complies with all applicable data protection laws. We would like to inform you how we handle your personal data in accordance with Article 12 paragraph 1 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This is defined by Articles 13 and 14 of the GDPR.

Explanations of the terms used in our data protection information

Our data protection information uses terms (personal data, person responsible, etc.) which are explained in article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We hope that we will contribute in clear and understandable words to making our privacy policy understandable to you.

Responsible person and contact Data protection officer

Responsible is FEL GmbH, Im Brauereiviertel 5, 24118 Kiel, Germany, fon 0431 / 64775-0, Imprint
You can contact our data protection officer at FEL GmbH at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Type, scope and purpose of the collection of personal data

In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use encryption procedures (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS. Our web server is located in the datacenter at JessenLenz in Lübeck, Germany, and is secured by technical and organizational rules according to article 32 DSGVO. We have signed an order processing contract with JessenLenz in accordance with Art. 28 DSGVO.

We collect, store or process data only for our own business purposes. Under no circumstances will we rent or sell your data or make it available to other unauthorised third parties. We will only pass on your data if you have instructed us to do so in written form.

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. We only store your personal data for the time necessary to achieve the stated purposes or in accordance with the various storage periods required by law. After the respective purpose has expired or these periods have expired, the corresponding data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the law.

Deployment and use of this website

When you visit our website, we collect data that your web browser transmits to our web server. When you view the websites, we collect data, which is technically necessary for us to enable you to view our websites and to ensure stability and security:

  • IP address of the client computer (for a maximum of 7 days)
  • Operating system of the client computer
  • Browser version of the client computer
  • Name of the retrieved file
  • Date and time of retrieval
  • Transferred data volume
  • Referring URL

Without your temporary storage of your IP address, our website cannot be displayed in your browser. The IP address is a personal date. We store this date for the duration of your session.
The other data mentioned above is stored in log files on our web server. It is not possible to correlate the data with you. These data will not be stored together with other personal data of you.


Contact form

This website provides an opportunity to contact us using the form provided. The following personal data will be processed

  • Your name
  • Email address
  • Message content

Depending on which information you give us, we may also process other data (e.g. telephone number, postal address, etc.) in addition to your request.
The data entered by yourself in the contact form will be sent directly to us by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The transmission of your message will be unencrypted. Further storage of personal data on the server does not take place.
The legal basis for this data processing is art. 6 paragraph 1 letter b) DSGVO, because we can neither process nor answer your message without this information.

Contact by e-mail

You may also contact us via e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on our website.
You can send us your request via these two e-mail addresses. In addition to your e-mail address, we process the personal data you provide us with (e.g. name, subject, request, etc.).
Your data will be deleted if the intended purpose of the communication no longer applies and storage is no longer necessary (e.g. your request has been clarified).
The legal basis for this data processing is art. 6 paragraph 1 letter b) GDPR, because we can neither process nor answer your message without this information.

Job Offers

Our website serves a full list of vacancies in the "Job Offers" menu.

If you select one of the listed job ads, you will be forwarded to the job ad hosted by the application tracking system where you can apply directly.

The physical home of the processed application data is a data centre of Filoo GmbH, Hostingpartner of HR4YOU (SaaS application tracking system). HR4YOU and Filoo are certified according to ISO 27.001. The data is beeing managed by FEL-team in Kiel.

The order data processing is according to Art. 28 EU-DS-GVO between FEL GmbH and HR4YOU contractually signed and valid. Every RPO framework contract customer receives a contract for the compliant processing of order data in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR, confirmed by FEL GmbH, as proof of compliance with the required legal regulations. The evidence according to article 28 EU-GDPR between HR4YOU and FEL GmbH is provided for inspection.

This data processing takes place on the basis of article 6, paragraph 1, letter b) GDPR, in conjunction with article 88 GDPR and § 26 BDSG.



Use of cookies

Read here how we make use of cookies on our website.

Use of Google Analytics

We do use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. We have a legitimate interest in optimizing and analyzing our websites and therefore use this service, which stores cookies on your computer. These cookies are transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our online services. Google will compile reports on the activities for the website operators in order to provide further services associated with the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data, but pseudonymous user profiles can be created. On the basis of current discussions on the use of analysis tools with complete IP addresses, we would like to inform you that your IP address can only be processed in abbreviated form on this website.

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement. Click here for more information. This is a commitment to comply with European data protection law.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, and you may refuse the collection and storage of cookies at any time, effective for the future. You may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website and the processing of this data by Google itself. To do this, you can download and install the browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics.

If you wish to prevent Google Analytics from collecting this data within this website in the future (at the cost of an opt-out cookie), please click here. Please note that after deleting your cookies you will also remove the opt-out cookie. You would have to reinstall this cookie.

Use of Matomo (formerly Piwik)

On this website data is collected and stored using the web analysis service software Matomo (www.matomo.org), a service of the provider InnoCraft Ltd., 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, ("Mataomo") on the basis of our justified interest in the statistical analysis of user behaviour for optimisation and marketing purposes in accordance with article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f DSGVO. Pseudonymised user profiles can be created and evaluated for the same purpose. Cookies may be used for this purpose. The data collected using Matomo technology (including your pseudonymised IP address) is processed on our servers.

If you do not agree with the storage and evaluation of this data from your visit, you can withdraw your consent to its subsequent storage and use at any time by mouse click. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, which means that Matomo does not collect any session data. Please note that the complete deletion of your cookies means that the opt-out cookie will also be deleted and may have to be reactivated by you.

Albacross Lead Generator

We inform you regarding the processing of personal data on the behalf of Albacross Nordic AB (“Albacross”) Kungsgatan 26, 111 35 Stockholm, Sweden, www.albacross.com - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Information collected from cookies set in your device that qualify as personal data will be processed by Albacross, a company offering lead identification and ad targeting services with offices in Stockholm and Krakow. Please see above for full contact details.

The purpose for the processing of the personal data is that it enables Albacross to improve a service rendered to us and our website (e.g “Lead Generation” service), by adding data to their database about companies. The Albacross database will in addition to “Lead Generation” be used for targeted advertising purposes towards companies and for this purpose data will be transferred to third party data service providers. For the purpose of clarity, targeted advertising regards companies, not towards individuals. 

The data that is collected and used by Albacross to achieve this purpose is information about the IP-address from which you visited our website, and technical information that enables Albacross to tell apart different visitors from the same IP-address. Albacross stores the domain from form input  in order to correlate the IP-address with your employer.

For the full information about our processing of personal data, please see Albacross’ Privacy Policy. You can opt out collecting your data at any time with an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Embedded YouTube videos

On some of our pages we embed Youtube videos. The plugins are operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. If a Youtube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about visitor behavior.

Anyone who has deactivated the saving of cookies for the Google Ad program will not have to reckon with such cookies when watching Youtube videos. However, Youtube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you wish to avoid this, you must block the storage of cookies in your browser. You will find further information on data protection at "Youtube" in the provider's data protection declaration.

Social plug-ins from Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Xing

On our website we offer you the possibility of using so-called "social plugins" of the companies, with which you can visit our presence there:

  • "Share-Button" by XING AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.
  • "Recommended Button" by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
  • "g+″ button from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
  • Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.
  • "Tweet Button of Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA

From job offers on our website, we use the "Shariff" buttons for data protection. "Shariff" is designed to provide more privacy on the web and to replace the usual "share" buttons on social networking sites. It is not your browser, but the server on which this online service is located, which establishes a connection with the server of the respective social media platforms and queries, for example, the number of Likes, etc.. The user remains anonymous.

Information about the collection and use of your data in the social networks can be found in the respective terms of use of the respective providers.

Your (data subject) rights

You have a right to obtain information about what data we have stored about you. You can have the data collected and stored by us corrected, blocked or deleted. There may be legal obligations to store data further, in this case we block your data.

You also have the right to data transfer. You have the right to complain to the supervisory authority responsible for us (Unabhängiges Landeszentrum für Datenschutz Schleswig-Holstein, Postfach 7116, 24171 Kiel, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Changes to our privacy policy

We may occasionally revise this Privacy Statement to reflect current legal requirements or to reflect changes to our services in the Privacy Statement, for example, when new services are introduced. Your renewed visit will then be treated in accordance with the new data protection declaration.

Status: 16.06.2019