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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 53296011846-01
Registration date: 15/06/09 17:33:18

The information on this organisation was last modified on 21/05/13 11:18:47
The date of the last annual update was 21/05/13 11:18:47

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: SCHUFA Holding AG
Acronym: SCHUFA
Legal status: Privatrechtliche Aktiengesellschaft
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Dr. Michael Freytag
Position: Vorstandsvorsitzender

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Sven Müller
Position: Senior Experte Public Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 5 Kormoranweg 
Wiesbaden 65201
Telephone number: (+49) 611 9278 326
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Die SCHUFA ist das führende nationale Kreditbüro in Deutschland mit Bonititätsinformationen zu 66 Mio. Verbrauchern. Sie versorgt ihre Vertragspartner mit Bonitätsinformationen über Privatpersonen und Unternehmen und hilft dabei, das Ausfallrisiko der Vertragspartner zu minimieren und die Verbraucher vor Überschuldung zu schützen. Die SCHUFA leistet damit einen erheblichen volkswirtschaftlichen Nutzen.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 6
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

alle Themen zum Risikomanagement, Datenschutz, Verbraucherschutz

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Die SCHUFA ist Gründungsmitglied bei ACCIS, dem Verband der europäischen Auskunfteien. Darüber hinaus ist die SCHUFA Mitglied beim europäischen Think-Tank ECRI, einer Tochter von CEPS.

Auf nationaler Ebene ist die SCHUFA Mitglied des Verbandes der Handelsauskunfteien (VdH).

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 2,000 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.