Privacy Notice

Deutsche Post AG (hereinafter called 'Deutsche Post DHL Group') is pleased that you have visited our website. It is important to us to protect your personal data during handling throughout the entire application process for the Start-up Lab. 
In the following, we explain what information Deutsche Post DHL Group collects when you visit our website and/or submit your application for the Start-up Lab as well as how this information is used. 
  Personal data is specific information about personal or factual characteristics relating to a certain natural person or a natural person who can be specified. This includes information such as your real name and email address. Information which cannot be directly linked to your real identity - such as favorite websites or number of users of a site - is not considered personal data.

Collection and Processing of Personal Data

Deutsche Post DHL Group is committed to preserving the privacy of users of our websites. When you visit our web pages, our web servers always temporarily save for security purposes the connection data of the computer connecting to our site, your IP address, a list of the web pages that you visit within our site, the date and duration of your visit, the identification data of the type of browser and operation system used. Additional personal information such as your name and email address will be collected while sending an email as part of the application for the Start-up Lab. In case your team is chosen as the finalists, we reserve the right to publish your name on all Deutsche Post DHL Group websites including its associated external or internal sites. 
The personal data generated and processed for the Start-up Lab will be deleted after completing the Start-up Lab.


Deutsche Post DHL Group takes all of the necessary technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from being lost or misused. For instance, your data is saved in a secure operating environment which is not accessible to the public. In this case, your personal data is encrypted by Secure Socket Layer technology (SSL) during transmission. This means that an approved encryption procedure is used for communication between your computer and the Deutsche Post DHL Group servers if your browser supports SSL.

Right to Information

Upon written or electronic request (, we will inform you what personal data (e.g. name, address) we have saved on you and, as the case may be, rectify or modify your personal data.

Deutsche Post DHL Group Data Privacy Policy

The Deutsche Post DHL Group Data Privacy Policy regulates the Group-wide standards for data processing with a special focus on so-called third country transfers, meaning transfers of personal data to countries outside the EU, which do not have an adequate level of data protection. If you are interested in learning more about the DPDHL Data Privacy Policy, please use the following link:

Changes to Data Protection Statement

We keep our data protection statement under regular review. 

Deutsche Post DHL Group reserves the right to change its data protection statement at any time with or without prior notice. Please check back frequently to be informed of any changes. By using Deutsche Post DHL Group’s websites you agree to this Privacy Policy.

This statement was last updated on 06 June 2017.


Contact Status: 06 June 2017

If you have questions in regard to the processing of your personal data, please contact the Deutsche Post DHL Group Data Protection Officer. The Data Protection team is also available to help with information requests, take suggestions or handle complaints.

Data Protection Officer for Deutsche Post DHL Group

Gabriela Krader, LL.M 
Deutsche Post AG 
Corporate Center - 524 
53250 Bonn