Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Data protection

The security and protection of your data is a special concern of Lucht Probst Associates GmbH (hereinafter “LPA” or “we”). Therefore, we operate our Internet presence in accordance with the applicable legal provisions for the protection of personal data and data security, in particular the provisions of the Basic Data Protection Ordinance (EU) 2016/679 (DS-GVO), the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).
At this point we would like to inform you about which data we collect, process and use when using our websites, for what purpose and on what legal basis this is done, to whom we make it available if necessary and which rights you are entitled to in this respect.

Responsible authority, scope

This data protection notice applies to the personal data collected under the domain www.l-p-a.com accessible website (“Website”). Responsible for the purposes of the Basic Data Protection Ordinance (DS-GVO) and other national data protection laws and other data protection regulations is:

Lucht Probst Associates GmbH
Große Gallusstraße 9
60311 Frankfurt am Main
District court Frankfurt am Main, HRB 48809

Contact details of the data protection officer
You can contact our company data protection officer at
– data protection officer –
Thomas Berleth / Marino Mendner
Walderdorffer Hof
Fahrgasse 5
65549 Limburg, Germany

General information on data processing

We process your personal data only to the extent necessary for the provision of our services. In addition, we only process personal data if you actively provide it to us, e.g. by registering, filling out forms, sending e-mails and enquiries when you send us your application or ordering a newsletter or other services.

We will use the personal data provided by you only for the purpose of contract processing and the processing of your enquiries or your application. Your personal data will only be processed and used for other purposes, such as consulting, advertising and market research, if you have given your prior consent to its use or if we are entitled or obliged to do so by law.

Your data will only be processed in countries of the European Economic Area (i.e. the member states of the European Union as well as Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein).

Your data will be processed by us for as long as it is necessary to initiate or fulfil a contract or to process your request. If your data is processed on the basis of a legitimate interest for advertising purposes, your data will be stored as long as you have not objected to the processing. If the requirements for storing your data are no longer met, we will delete your data unless we are legally entitled or obliged to store it.

Borlabs Cookie

This website uses Borlabs Cookie, which sets a technically necessary cookie (borlabs cookie) to save your cookie consent.

Borlabs Cookie does not process any personal data.

The borlabs cookie stores the consent you gave when you entered the website. If you would like to revoke this consent, simply delete the cookie in your browser. If you re-enter/reload the website, you will be asked again for your cookie consent.

Applicant details

When you apply to us via our website, we only collect the information we need to process your application. These are:

  • Surname and first name
  • E-mail address
  • Telephone number
  • Achieved degree
  • Availability
  • Experience in professional years
  • Salary expectations and
  • Additional information you may provide to us of your own accord.

Provision of the website and creation of log files

When using the website, we do not collect any personal data, with the exception of the data provided to us via Google Analytics, which your browser transmits and which is technically necessary to enable you to visit the website and to guarantee its stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f DS-GVO):

  • Date and time of use of the website
  • Browser type/ version
  • Operating system used
  • Pages visited by us incl. length of stay
  • Previously visited website

We evaluate this data for statistical purposes only. A person-related evaluation does not take place. Temporary storage of your IP address is necessary to enable delivery of the website to your terminal. For this the IP address of the user must remain stored for the duration of the session. In addition, the data serves us to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. These purposes also constitute our legitimate interest in data processing in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DS-GMO.

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended.

Objection against data collection

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by deactivating the following switch button. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this website.


In order to optimize the functionality and usability of the website, we use so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard disk with the help of your browser and through which the place that sets the cookie (here by us) receives certain information.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If you do not want us to recognize your end device, please set your browser so that it deletes cookies from your end device, blocks all cookies or warns you before a cookie is stored. In this case, however, you may not be able to use all functions of the website in full.

We use the following types of cookies for our website (legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DS-GVO):
Session cookies or functional cookies (e.g. to keep navigation elements open and for help texts). Session cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. These store a so-called session ID, with which different requests of your browser can be assigned to the common session. This allows your device to be recognized when you visit the Website again.

Language or regional setting cookies. This allows us to save the country, currency or language settings with which the website is to be accessed. Some functions of the website cannot be offered without the use of these cookies. For these functions it is necessary that the browser is recognized. The user data collected by technically necessary cookies are not used to create user profiles. This is also our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Session cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. The remaining cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which can vary in length depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies we have set in the security settings of your browser at any time.

Data integrity

We take appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure that the data collected within the framework of the use of the offers provided by us is protected against loss, incorrect changes or unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously revised and adapted in line with technological developments.


If necessary, we offer you the possibility to subscribe to free newsletters via the website. When registering for the respective newsletter, the data from the input mask is transmitted to us. This is always your e-mail address.
To subscribe to our e-mail newsletters, we use the double opt-in procedure by sending you a confirmation e-mail after sending your e-mail address, in which we ask you to confirm that you would like to receive the e-mail newsletter. If you submit the confirmation, we will store your e-mail address and any other data you may have provided until you unsubscribe from the e-mail newsletter. To prevent misuse, when you click on the link sent in the confirmation e-mail, we save the IP address from which access is made and the time of access.

The legal basis for processing the data after registration to receive the e-mail newsletter is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. The collection of the user’s e-mail address serves to send the newsletter.

You can revoke your consent to the sending of the e-mail newsletter at any time with effect for the future by clicking on the link provided in each e-mail newsletter, by e-mail to contact@l-p-a.com

Google Analytics

On our website we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is § 15 para. 3 TMG and Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Google Analytics also uses cookies, which are text files placed on your device, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website such as:

  • Browser type/version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page)
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of the server request

are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymisation on the website, Google will reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA) prior to transmission. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to compile reports on the activities on our website for us and to provide other services relating to website and Internet use. Our legitimate interest in data processing also lies in these purposes. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. According to Google, the IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website. You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (incl. IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en).
For more information on terms of use and data protection, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.


Our website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“LinkedIn”). Every time you visit one of our websites that contains functions of LinkedIn, a connection to LinkedIn’s servers is established. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the “Recommend-Button” of LinkedIn and are logged in with your account at LinkedIn, LinkedIn is able to assign your visit to our website to you and your LinkedIn user account. We point out that we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to LinkedIn or of their use by LinkedIn.
For more information, please refer to LinkedIn’s privacy policy, which can be found at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy


Our website uses the social plugin of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). This social plugin is marked with a Facebook logo. When you visit our website, the social plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and Facebook’s servers. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you are logged in to Facebook via your personal account during your visit to our site, Facebook may associate your visit to our site with your Facebook account. Please note that this information is already exchanged when you visit our website, regardless of whether you interact with the social plugin. By interacting with the Facebook Social Plugin – e.g. by clicking the “I like” or “Like” buttons or leaving a comment – this information is transmitted directly to the Facebook network and stored there.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook and your rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be found in Facebook’s data protection declaration, which can be accessed under the following link: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our site with your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our site. Even if you are not logged in to Facebook, data can still be sent to Facebook from websites with social plug-ins. If you do not want Facebook to collect data about you via social plug-ins, you can select the “Block third party cookies” function in your browser settings. Then your browser does not send cookies to the server for embedded content from other providers. With this setting, however, other cross-page functions may no longer work in addition to the social plugins.


Our website uses functions of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany (“XING”). Every time you access one of our pages that contains XING functions, a connection to XING servers is established. To our knowledge, personal data will not be stored. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or the usage behavior is evaluated.
Further information on data protection and the XING Share button can be found in the XING data protection statement at: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection


We use the provider YouTube for the integration of videos on the website, among others. YouTube is operated by YouTube LLC, headquartered at 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (“YouTube”). YouTube is represented by Google Inc. based at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
On our website we use plugins from YouTube. If you call up the Internet pages of our Internet presence provided with such a plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established and the plugin is displayed. This transfers to the YouTube server that you have visited our website or which subpages of our website you have visited. If you are logged in as a YouTube member, YouTube assigns this information to your personal YouTube account. When using the plugin, e.g. clicking the start button of a video, this information is also assigned to your YouTube user account. You can prevent this assignment by logging out of your YouTube user account and other YouTube LLC and Google Inc. user accounts and deleting the corresponding company cookies before using our website.
Further information on data processing and privacy protection by YouTube (Google) can be found at www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Your rights

If we process personal data about you, you are entitled to the following rights as a data subject within the meaning of the DS-GMO:

Right to information
You can ask us to confirm whether we process personal data about you.
If this is the case, you can request the following information from us:
(a) the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
(b) the categories of personal data processed;
(c) the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your personal data have been or are still being disclosed;
(d) the planned duration of the storage of your personal data or, if specific information on this is not possible, criteria for determining the storage period;
(e) the existence of a right to rectification or deletion of your personal data, a right to limitation of the processing by the controller or a right to object to such processing;
(f) the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
(g) all available information about the origin of the data if personal data about you is not collected from yourself but from third parties.You have the right to request information as to whether your personal data is transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. In this context, you may request to be informed of the appropriate guarantees in accordance with Art. 46 DS-GMO in connection with the transmission.

Right to correction
You have the right to correction and/or completion if your personal data processed by us is incorrect or incomplete. If this is the case, we will make the correction immediately. If we have passed this personal data on to third parties, we will inform them of the correction, provided this is possible and does not require disproportionate effort.

Right to limitation of processing
Under the following conditions, you may request that the processing of your personal data be restricted:

a) if you dispute the accuracy of your personal data for a period of time that enables us to verify its accuracy;
b) the processing is unlawful and you refuse to delete your personal data and instead request that the use of the personal data be restricted;
c) we no longer need your personal data for the purposes of processing, but you do need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or
d) you have filed an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO and it has not yet been determined whether our justified reasons as data controller outweigh your reasons as data subject.
If the processing of your personal data has been restricted, these data may only be processed – apart from being stored – with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or on grounds of an important public interest of the Union or a Member State.
If the restriction of the processing has been restricted according to the above-mentioned conditions, we will inform you before the restriction is lifted.

Right to cancellation
Deletion duty
You can ask us to delete your personal data immediately if one of the following reasons applies:
a) Your personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
b) If the processing was based on Article 6(1)(a) DS-GMO, you withdraw your consent and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
c) you object to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing, or you object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes pursuant to Art. 21 para. 2 DSGVO.
d) your personal data have been processed unlawfully.
e) The deletion of your personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation.
The right to cancellation does not exist insofar as the processing is necessary
(a) the exercise of freedom of expression and information;
(b) to fulfil a legal obligation or to perform a task which is in the public interest;
c) to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

Right to data transferability
If you wish, you are entitled to transfer your data from us to another person responsible. We will support you by sending your data directly to us or by providing you with a copy in a standard machine-readable format.

Right of appeal to a supervisory authority
Without prejudice to any other remedies, you have the right to file a complaint with a competent supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates applicable data protection laws.

Revocation of consents

Insofar as the processing of personal data is based on your consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DS-GMO, you can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by e-mail to contact@l-p-a.com

Contact information

All inquiries, explanations and questions regarding data use can be sent by e-mail to our data protection officer at security@l-p-a.com or by post to:

Lucht Probst Associates GmbH
– Data Protection Officer –
Große Gallusstrasse 9
60311 Frankfurt am Main Germany

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