Privacy Statement

Information About the Data Controller:

The Hartmann Shipping Services Germany GmbH & Co. KG attaches particular importance to protecting your personal data. Your personal data are stored and processed in accordance with the data protection regulations, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

The following information provides an overview of the nature, extent and purpose of collecting, processing and transferring personal data as well as the safety measures deployed to protect these data.

Personal data are individual information on personal or factual circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person such as e.g. your name, address, telephone number, your date of birth as well your email and IP address.


Usage, Transfer and Deletion of Personal Data

Server Log Files

When you visit our website or use our services the device used for accessing the site automatically transmits log data (connection data) to our servers. The relevant information consists of the name of the website, the file, the current date, the amount of data transmitted, the browser and its version number, the domain names of your internet provider, the referrer URL, which is the website you visited before switching to our website, and the corresponding IP address. This collection is carried out on the basis of our legitimate interest under Art. 6 (1) lit. f) GDPR.

The data collected are used exclusively for evaluating the data statistically to ensure operation and safety and to optimise processing of the offer. For security reasons, however, we reserve the right to inspect log files retroactively if we have sufficient reasons to suspect illegal usage. These data are deleted after 7 days at the latest.



In several areas of the website we use so-called “cookies”, for example to identify the preferences of the users and thus to optimally design the website. This allows for easier navigation and a high degree of user-friendliness of the website.

Cookies are small files which are stored on the visitor’ s hard disk drive. Most cookies used on the website are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies stay on your devices until you delete them. The cookies make it possible for your browser to be recognized the next time you visit.

You can change the properties of your browser so that it informs you of the placement of cookies. In this way, the use of cookies is made transparent. If you fully oppose the use of cookies you may not be able to use individual functions of this website. The use of cookies presents a legitimate interest within the meaning of the GDPR.


Security of Your Data

We deploy technical and organisational security measures to adequately protect the data that you have made available to us from being unintentionally or intentionally manipulated, lost, destroyed or accessed by unauthorised persons. Therefore, we are using SSL encryption for the transmission of confidential content e.g. enquires which you send to us as the site operator. An encrypted connection can be recognised when the web address changes from "http://" to "https://" and a padlock symbol is shown in your browser bar. When SSL encryption is activated, the data which you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties. Our security measures are kept up-to-date.


Applicant Management

The data entered within the framework of the application form are used for processing the job applications. Within the framework of the application procedure, the data you provide are accessible to employees of the personnel department and to the responsible authority as stated in the job advertisement. The parties involved have been expressly notified of the confidentiality of your data. Your data remain strictly confidential and are not transferred to any third parties without your explicit consent. If you wish to withdraw your consent to the processing of your application data, please send an email with the appropriate notice to Your application data will be automatically deleted 180 days after the job is filled. Data are collected based on Art. 6 (1) a) GDPR, Art. 88 GDPR in connection with § 26 BDSG.


Contents and Services of Third Parties

Based on the legitimate interest of the provider, a situation can arise where contents, services and benefits of third parties are integrated which complement our service offerings. Examples of this are maps from Google Maps. When using these services, the respective provider may recognise and store your user IP address. We are committed to integrating only third-party services which use IP addresses solely to provide their contents. However, we have no control as to whether a third party logs IP addresses for example for statistical purposes. With respect to the starting of websites which are accessed through this website, this Privacy Statement does not regulate the collection, the transfer or the use of personal data by third parties. In this regard, please also pay attention to the individual privacy statements of the respective third-party providers and service providers to which we link on our website.

Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Within the framework of the services, information on the use of our website are transferred to Google servers. You can prevent this data transfer, if you deactivate “javascript” in your browser properties. In this case the browser may not be able to display maps. Detailed information can be found in the Data Privacy Centre under Transparency and choice and data privacy provisions Google has been certified under the Privacy Shield programme, thereby guaranteeing compliance with the European data protection regulations (


Objection to Advertising Email

In the context of the legal obligation to provide imprint information, we must publish our contact details. This is partially used by third parties for the sending of unwanted advertisements and information. We object to the sending of advertising material of any kind not expressly authorized by us. We explicitly reserve the right to take legal action against unwanted and unrequested sending of advertising material. This applies especially for so-called spam mails, spam letters and spam faxes. We point out that the unauthorised transmission of advertising material can have competitive-juridical, civil and criminal rights consequences. Especially spam mails and spam faxes can lead to high claims for damages when they disrupt the smooth business operation by overfilling email inboxes or blocking fax lines.


Your Rights

When requested in writing, we are legally obliged (Art. 12 GDPR) to inform you of any personal data which are stored with us. In addition, you have the right of rectification of incorrect data, the right to block and delete your personal data, to the extent that no legal data retention requirements exist, as well as the right to complain to the authorities according to Art. 13 Sec. 2 (d) GDPR.

You may withdraw your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal data by us at any time with future effect. To do this, please refer to the contact address below.

If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact our data protection officer, who is ready to assist with any enquiries, suggestions and complaints that you may have.

Data controller of

Hartmann Shipping Services Germany GmbH & Co. KG

Königstraße 23

26789 Leer



Changes to our Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to make changes to our privacy statement to ensure that our privacy statement is always up to date with the current legal regulations. This applies also when the privacy statement needs to be adjusted due to new or redesigned services. The new privacy statement will then take effect the next time you use our services.

Google Fonts (local embedding)

This website uses so-called Google Fonts provided by Google to ensure the uniform use of fonts on this site. These Google fonts are locally installed so that a connection to Google’s servers will not be established in conjunction with this application.

For more information on Google Fonts, please follow this link: and consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration under:


In any case the German version of the privacy statement (Datenschutzerklärung) prevails.