Privacy Policy

1. An overview of data protection


The following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our privacy policy (see below).

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?

Party responsible for data processing according to Art. 4 par. 7 EU-General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gGmbH, Adickesallee 32-34, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Telefon: +49 (0) 69 154008-0, E-Mail: (further information contained in Imprint)

How do we collect your data?

Some data are collected when you provide us with these, for example via E-Mail.

Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when visiting the website. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or the time you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?

Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request it being corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. If needed, you may also file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.

Analytics and third-party tools

When visiting our website, statistical analyses may be made of your surfing behavior. This happens primarily using cookies and analytics. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous, i.e. we will not be able to identify you from this data. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following privacy policy.

You can object to this analysis. We will inform you below about how to exercise your options in this regard.

2. General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

Notice concerning the party responsible for this website

The party responsible for processing data on this website is:

Frankfurt School of Finance and Managment gGmbH

Adickesallee 32-34

60322 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: 069 154008-0


The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities

You also have the right to complain to a competent data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

SSL or TLS encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from “http://” to “https://” and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address bar.

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, blocking, deletion

As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.

3. Data protection officer

Statutory data protection officer

We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.

Our data protection officer can be reached at or our postal address with the addition “the data protection officer”.

4. Data collection on our website


Some of our web pages use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Some the cookies we usually use are so-called “session cookies.” They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device’s memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.

Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you wish to use are stored pursuant to Art. 6 paragraph 1, letter f of GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors. If other cookies (such as those used to analyze your surfing behavior) are also stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

We use cookies, which are not necessarily required for the operation of the website, only with your explicit consent. The legal basis is then Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. For this we use a cookie banner. Your selection will then be stored by us in a cookie. Only then can we ensure that your selection is also taken into account during your next visit on our site. You can revoke your consent at any time, for example by deleting the cookies in your browser.

The following chart provides an overview of the cookies we use:

CookieProviderValidity periodPurposeLegal basis
_pk_ref / _pk_idMatomo1 month / 2 yearsTrackingConsent
cfduidCloudflare1 yearCDN für externe DatenConsent


Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in “server log files”. The data is stored for 14 days. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Referrer URL
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address
  • These data will not be combined with data from other sources.
  • The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is to ensure confidentiality and integrity.

Processing of data (contanct data, stock data)

When you contact us, for example by e-mail, we process the data you have provided us with in this context. If your details are used for the purpose of handling the contact enquiry and its processing within the framework of contractual/pre-contractual relationships, the legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR. For other inquiries, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR is the legal basis for the processing.

We delete your data if they are no longer required for the purpose for which they were collected and if there are no legal retention periods to the contrary.

5. Analysis tools and advertising

Our website works with Matomo, a web analytics tool. Matomo uses “cookies” which are text files stored on your computer to help analyze how visitors use the website. The cookies’ information on your use of the website will be transmitted to our servers and stored there for evaluation. The IP address is anonymized immediately in the process. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that you may then not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Matomo processes the data in the cloud operated by Amazon Web Service (AWS) (Amazon Web Services EMEA SARL, 38 Avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg) and stores the data in the AWS computer centre in Frankfurt. AWS is certified under ISO 9001, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018 and BSI C5 and participates in the EU-USA Privacy Shield framework agreement. Personal data are processed on the basis of the AWS data protection policy ( Pseudonymised usage profiles are created and evaluated from these data by Matomo for the same purpose.

If you do not agree to the storage and analysis of the data from your visit, you can object to the storage and use at any time by clicking the checkbox below. This will result in the placement of an opt-out cookie on your browser, which prevents Matomo from processing any session data. Please keep in mind that the opt-out cookie will also be deleted if you remove your cookies and may need to be reactivated by you.

6. Other tools and integration of third parties

Content Delivery Network von Cloudflare

We use the Content Delivery Network of Cloudflare, Inc., 101 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA, to be able to deliver the content of our online offering faster. Cloudflare is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thus offers a guarantee of compliance with European data protection law (

The legal basis for the use of the CDN is our legitimate interest in the efficient provision and optimisation of our online services (Art. 6 Para. I lit. f GDPR).

Further information can be found in Cloudflare’s data protection declaration:

Fonts from MyFonts

We use so-called web fonts provided by MyFonts, MyFonts Inc., 500 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA 01801, USA (hereinafter: MyFonts) for the uniform display of fonts. When you access a page, your browser loads the web fonts you need into its browser cache to display text and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using connects to the MyFonts servers. This allows MyFonts to know that your IP address has been used to access our website. MyFonts Web Fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Further information on MyFonts Web Fonts can be found in the MyFonts data protection declaration: