Erdem Durmus is a data protection enthusiast and has specialised in this field for many years. During his studies, he obtained three certificates of competence as a data protection officer and is also certified as a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E). During his studies, he worked in the legal department of Döhler GmbH, where he was familiar with mainly data protection issues and worked in the Group Corporate Data Protection of Deutsche Lufthansa AG at Frankfurt Airport. He is also the author of numerous articles on data protection law in specialist journals. In addition, Erdem Durmus has published a book on the GDPR-compliant erasure of e-mails and is co-author of Datenschutzrecht – Ein Kommentar für Studium und Praxis.



Professional Vita

  • since February 2021: authorized signatory at NOTOS Xperts
  • since November 2020 : Lecturer for the course Internet Law in the degree programme Business Administration (M.Sc.) at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt
  • since October 2019: External data protection officer at NOTOS Xperts GmbH in Darmstadt
  • January 2019 - September 2019: Working student data protection at NOTOS Xperts GmbH in Darmstadt
  • September 2018 - December 2018: Intern in Group Corporate Data Protection at Deutsche Lufthansa AG in Frankfurt am Main
  • November 2017 - May 2018: Working student in the legal department of Döhler GmbH in Darmstadt
  • October 2017 - September 2019: Masters Degree study in Global Licensing (LL.M.) at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt
  • October 2016 - September 2018: Student advisor for the Information law courses at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences
  • October 2014 - September 2017: Bachelor's degree study in Information Law (LL.B.) at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt


Publications / talks (selection)

Now available:


Die DSGVO-konforme Löschung von E-Mails - Ein pragmatischer Wegweiser, Fachhochschulverlag, Frankfurt am Main, 2020


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Jens Engelhardt

Managing Partner | External Data Protection Officer

Specialist lawyer for Copyright and Media Law
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