Data Protection Statement

Scope of Application

In principle, data transfers in the Internet bear the risk of security gaps. This data protection statement informs the users of this website, in accordance with the German Data Protection Law and the German Telemedia Act, about the type, extent and purposes of the collection and use made of personal data. The operator of the website is HGB Hamburger Geschäftsberichte GmbH & Co. KG, Rentzelstraße 10a, D-20146 Hamburg, tel.: +49 40 40 41 46 130, e-mail address:

Handling of Personal Data

The operator of the website only collects, uses and passes on your personal data if this is permitted within the legal context, or if you consent to data collection. The term “personal data” refers to all information that serves to identify your person and track you down – for example, your name, your e-mail address and your telephone number.

Access Data

We collect data on access to this site and store this as “server log files”. The following types of data are recorded:

  • the website visited
  • the time of access
  • the quantity of data sent (in bytes)
  • the source/reference from which you reached the site
  • the browser used
  • the operating system used
  • IP address used


The data collected serves solely statistical evaluations and the improvement of the website. Should specific indications point to illegal use, we reserve the right to make a subsequent check of the server log files.


This website makes use of cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on the user’s terminal device and store the specific settings and data for exchange via the browser. The use of cookies serves to enhance the user-friendliness and the security of this website.

The cookies used here are deleted again after the end of the browser session (i.e. after the closing of the browser).

The settings of commonly used browsers offer the option of not permitting cookies. This could, on the other hand, result in your not being able to make use of some functions of this website without limitations.

Use of Social-Media Plug-Ins

This website makes use of social media plug- ins like twitter, linkedIn and Xing. The plug-in does not make a direct connection between your browser and the social media-servers. Only if you make use of the functions of the plug-in you will be transferred to the social media channel.

Rights of Users: Information, Correction and Deletion

You are entitled to free information on what personal data we have stored about you. Provided there are no statutory filing obligations with respect to this, you also have a right to correction of false data and to blockage or deletion of your personal data. You can enforce these entitlements using the e-mail address or by way of post under HGB Hamburger Geschäftsberichte GmbH & Co. KG, Rentzelstraße 10a, D-20146 Hamburg.