Privacy Policy

Zalando’s application management system is a service of the Zalando SE. The application management system allows you to apply directly to vacancies at the Zalando SE as well as zLabels GmbH, Zalon, zOutlet Berlin GmbH, zOutlet Frankfurt GmbH, Zalando Customer Care DACH SE & Co. KG, Zalando Customer Care International SE & Co. KG, Zalando Lounge Service GmbH, Zalando Logistics SE & Co. KG, Zalando Logistics Mönchengladbach SE & Co. KG, Zalando Content Creation SE & Co. KG, Zalando SAS, metrigo GmbH, GmbH, Zalando Ireland Ltd., Zalando Oy (in the following: the Zalando Group).

The protection and legally correct collection, processing, and use of your personal data are important for us. In order for you to feel safe when completing and sending us your online application, we comply with all legal data protection requirements when handling your application. By sending us your application data, you consent to the Zalando SE storing your data.

Please read the following information about our data protection regulations:


The entity responsible for collecting, processing, and using your personal data in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act is the Zalando SE, Tamara-Danz-Str.1, 10243 Berlin, Germany.



Personal data means any information about material or personal circumstances of a specific and identifiable natural person. This includes your name, your telephone number, your address, as well as all application data that you share with us in the course of your application.


For the purposes of managing your online application, we will collect, process, and use your personal data that you have disclosed to us via the online application form. With the exception of the mandatory fields marked with asterisks, you decide yourself which data you are willing to enter and share with us. The mandatory fields include your first name and surname, email address, phone number.

Your data will be transmitted to the HR department in charge and used exclusively for the purposes of the application process. This also includes using the data to contact you. Your data will not be disclosed to any third party – other than in the context of data processing commissions – without your express consent.

Your data will be transmitted to our HR department in encrypted form. We are also happy to pass on your application to other Zalando Group companies or persons in charge of departments with vacancies or other functional areas that fit your applicant profile. Please notify us if you do not consent to this.

Furthermore, we will use your email address to contact you for the purpose of a survey pertaining your satisfaction with the completed application process. Please refer to section 2.5 for further details on how we store and process your personal data for the purposes of a survey.


Suitable technical and organizational measures are in place to ensure that your data can only be accessed and used by the companies of the Zalando Group that you applied for or by those your application has been forwarded according paragraph 2.2.

With the acceptance of the application consent in the application process you give your explicit permission to the forwarding of your application documents, application, or applicant details to other Zalando Group companies. You can revoke your consent at any time.


For our application management we use the services of Greenhouse Software Inc., 455 Broadway, New York NY, 10013 USA („Greenhouse“). For this purpose, your data is being stored and processed on servers of Greenhouse, located in the USA. The storage is happening within the framework of a data processing agreement.
Greenhouse was selected with due care and respects applicable data protection rules.


For survey implementation we use the services of Qualtrics, LLC, 400 West Qualtrics Drive, Provo UT, 84606 USA („Qualtrics“). For this purpose, your data is being stored and processed on servers of Qualtrics, located in Frankfurt, Germany. The storage is happening within the framework of a data processing agreement.


Whenever you access the online application form, your internet browser will transmit user data that is stored in so-called server log files. The stored data includes the following details: The data and time of the visit, the name of the accessed page, your IP address; referrer URL (the URL from which you access the Zalando application site), the amount of data transmitted, as well as product and version details of your browser.

Your IP address will be deleted or made anonymous immediately after the end of visit. To make anonymous means to modify personal data in such a way that details of personal or material circumstances can no longer or only with disproportionate investment of time, cost, and labour be attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person.

We analyse these log files in anonymous form for the purposes of improving the quality and user friendliness of our online application processes and managing our server capacity.


Your data will usually be deleted automatically three months after the end of the application process. You can always request us to delete your data by sending a mail to: Please note that doing so means that you are withdrawing from any still on-going application processes.


Upon invitation by our recruiting team, you have the option to agree to the storage of your personal data for our talent pool after the completion of the application process. Should you wish to use that option, your application data will be stored by us for a period of 12 months.

After the end of the 12-month period, your application data will be deleted automatically.
You can always request us to delete the stored data by sending a mail to


We offer you the opportunity to apply for jobs via the social sign-in button “Apply with LinkedIn”, provided by the social network LinkedIn, operated by LinkedIn Corp., 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA („LinkedIn“). This service allows you to apply to a job using your LinkedIn profile. If you click this button, you will be referred to LinkedIn, where you are demanded to enter your LinkedIn log-in data. By submitting this data, you permit us to access your LinkedIn profile. Before submitting, you can edit the data of your LinkedIn profile you want to share with us. At no time we will receive any information about your LinkedIn access data.

For information on your privacy at LinkedIn please visit:


In order to continually improve our online offer we use tracking technologies.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how users interact with our website. The information generated by cookies about your interaction with the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America. To ensure an anonymised gathering of your IP address we expanded Google Analytics with the Code „gat._anonymizeIp();“ (so-called IP masking). Therefore, Google will shorten your IP address in a Member State of the European Union or in another state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, in order to guarantee that your IP address will be gathered only in an abbreviated way to prevent conclusions about your identity. Only in exceptional cases your full IP address will be transmitted to a server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google respects the data protection provisions of the US-Safe-Harbor-Agreement and is registered in the US-trade ministry’s Safe Harbor-Program.

Google will use the gathered information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website and compiling reports on website activity. The IP address transmitted by your browser will not be combined with other data held by Google. Google may only transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your data with any other data held by Google.
By using this website you consent to the processing of data by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above. You can prevent the use of cookies by selecting the respective settings of your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website. Besides you may prevent the collection of your personal data (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the following browser-plugin:

For more information about Google Analytics please visit:


Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by several social networks. When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of the social network. The social network directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling the social network to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. For this purpose, the internet address of the visited site (your IP address included) might be transferred to a USA-based servers where the data is stored. This might even occur even if you do not have a social network account or are not logged into a social network at the time.
If you are logged into the social network, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to the social network and stored by it. The information can also be published on social network, and shown to your social network friends.

If you are a member of the social network and do not want it to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by the social network, please log off before entering our website. You can also block social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser.

You may refuse the use of social plugins 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 this website.

On this website we use the following plugins: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and XING.

8.1 Facebook

We use plugins provided by the social network, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA betrieben wird („Facebook“).
For information on your privacy please visit Facebook’s privacy policy.

8.2 Twitter

We use plugins provided by the social network, operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA („Twitter“).
For information on your privacy please visit

8.3 LinkedIn

We use plugins provided by the social network LinkedIn, operated by LinkedIn Corp., 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA („LinkedIn“).
For information on your privacy please visit:

8.4 XING

We use plugins provided by the social network XING, operated by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg („XING“).
For information on your privacy please visit

8.5 Instagram

We use plugins provided by the social network Instagram, operated by Instagram LLC, 1601 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025 (“Instagram”).
For information on your privacy please visit


All of your data transmitted to us is encrypted automatically (SSL encryption). Suitable technical and organizational measures are in place to ensure that your personal data is handled confidentially and securely in accordance with the legal requirements.


In accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to be informed about all your personal details stored by us and, where applicable, a right to request their amendment, blocking, or deletion.

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. In order to make sure your personal data is not disclosed to any third party, please send your requests by email or post with proof of identity to:

Zalando SE
10243 Berlin
Telefax: +49 (0)30 2759 46 93