Social Media Privacy Policy

Social Media Privacy Policy

In this document, we give you an overview of our social media pages and how the data is processed on these platforms.

  1. Who is the Controller?

The Controller (“we”, “us”, “our”, “Syself”) is Syself GmbH (Junkersring 33, 53844 Troisdorf, registered with the commercial register of the local court (Amtsgericht) Siegburg under HRB 17083, represented by the managing directors Sven Batista Steinbach & Janis Kemper)

The Controller operates social media pages in the following social media networks:

  • Twitter: or mobile app by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
  • LinkedIn: or mobile app by LinkedIn Corporation, Legal Department – Privacy, 1000 W. Maude Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, USA / LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • YouTube: or mobile app by Google LLC 1600, Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House Barrow St Dublin 4 Ireland

When you visit our social media pages, your personal data is processed both by us and the respective social media provider. You may assert your rights both against us and the social media provider.

Despite being in a joint responsibility, we have no influence over the data processing activities of the social media provider.

  1. Data Processing and Legal Basis

With our social media pages, we want to provide you with information and communicate with you. While you use the social media platforms, we may receive further data through comments, messages, reactions, and shared posts. This data can be processed to communicate with you.

The social media pages may use cookies and other tracking technologies. They may process your personal data on your hobbies, interests, and behavior to analyze and improve their services.

Please note, if you are located in the EU, that your data may be processed outside the EU when using Twitter, LinkedIn, or YouTube.

If you are located in the EU, this data processing may take place with your explicit consent (Art. 6 (1) a. GDPR). It may also be necessary for taking relevant steps before entering into a contract, or for the performance of a contract (Art. 6 (1) b. GDPR). Data processing may also take place on the basis of our legitimate interest, e.g. to guarantee a comprehensive Internet presentation and to improve our services (Art. 6 (1) f. GDPR).

Individual social media


When using Twitter, Twitter receives some personal information, no matter whether you are logged in or not. Please check for more details. They also use cookies according to what they specify in You can personalize these settings via and exercise your rights at


LinkedIn and Syself may use our LinkedIn pages for recruiting and career services. Please see the data processing agreement for further information: Your personal data may be shared with third parties and with us, as can be seen in the privacy policy: LinkedIn uses cookies according to what is specified in The settings can be personalized via You can also contact LinkedIn support and exercise your rights:


Youtube uses cookies for advertising and to improve the user experience: and Please refer to Google’s privacy policy for information about how your data is processed when you are logged in to your Google account:

  1. Your rights as a Data Subject

If you are an EU citizen, you have the following rights with regard to the processing of your personal data:

  • Art. 15 GDPR: Right To Access
  • Art. 16 GDPR: Right to Rectification
  • Art. 17 GDPR: Right To Erasure
  • Art. 18 GDPR: Right to Restrict Processing
  • Art. 20 GDPR: Right to Data Portability

Right to object in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 (1) GDPR, if we process your personal data on the basis of legitimate interest (Art. 21 (1) f. GDPR) or due to legal obligations (Art. 21 (1) c. GDPR) and in case your special situation overrides our legitimate interests.

You may also contact the relevant data protection authority via

Please also refer to our Privacy Policy for information about your rights.

You can exercise your rights as a Data Subject with the respective controller mentioned in this document who is responsible for the processing of your data. Please contact the relevant social media provider if your request concerns the processing of your personal data by the provider. In Paragraph 2, you can find information about how to contact the individual providers and exercise your rights.