1.  Privacy policy at a glance

General information

The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data if you visit our website. Personal data refers to all data that can be used to personally identify you. More detailed information on the subject of data privacy is provided below this text in our data privacy statement.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for collecting data on this website?

Data processing on this website is performed by the website operator. The website operator contact details are listed in the website legal notice.

How do we collect your data?

For the one part, your data are collected by virtue of the fact that you have shared the data in question with us. This could be, for example, data that you have entered into a contact form.

Other data are automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit our website. This primarily involves technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of web page retrieval). Collection of such data occurs automatically as soon as you access our website.

How do we use your data?

Part of the data is collected to ensure fault-free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyse user behaviour.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge regarding the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to request the correction, blocking or erasure of such data. If you have questions regarding this or any other data privacy issue, please contact us at any time at the address provided in our legal notice. Moreover, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the commensurate supervisory authority.

2. General and obligatory information

Privacy policy

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

When you use this website, various personal data are collected. Personal data are data that can be used to personally identify you. The following data privacy statement explains which data we collect and how we use such data. It also explains how and for what purpose this occurs.

Please be aware that data transmitted via the Internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

Job applications are not processed and are deleted within 4 weeks of receipt.

Information regarding the controller

The controller responsible for data processing on this website is:

Beratergruppe HRD-Hamburg
Manfred Bröker
Valentinskamp 24
D-20354 Hamburg

Tel: +49 40 311 125 00
Email: hrd@hrd-hamburg.de

The controller is the natural or legal person that alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data
(e.g. names, email addresses etc.).

Withdrawal of your consent for data processing
Many data processing events are only possible with your express consent. Previously granted consent can be withdrawn at any time. An informal notification to us by email is deemed sufficient. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of data processing carried out prior to withdrawal.

Right to lodge a complaint with the commensurate supervisory authority

In the event of infringement of data protection provisions, the data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the commensurate supervisory authority. The responsible supervisory authority for issues concerning data protection regulations is the state data protection officer in the German federal state in which our company is domiciled. A list of the data protection officers and their respective contact details is provided under the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

The right to data portability

You have the right to receive in a commonly used and machine-readable format the personal data concerning you that we have automatically processed on the basis of your consent or to fulfil a contract, or have such transferred to another controller. To the extent that you request a direct transfer of the data to another controller, this will only occur insofar as technically feasible.

Information, blocking, erasure

Within the scope of applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge regarding your stored personal data, the origin of such, the recipient, the purpose for which the data has been processed and, where applicable, the right to have such data corrected, blocked or erased. If you have questions regarding this or any other personal data issue, please contact us at any time at the address provided in our legal notice.

3. Data collection on our website


Some of our web pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called ‘session cookies’, which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser when you next visit our website.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies, accept or reject individual cookies, reject cookies under certain conditions or generally reject them and activate an option to automatically delete cookies upon closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies required to implement electronic communication channels or provide specific functions desired by you (e.g. shopping cart function) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure technically fault-free and optimised provision of its services. To the extent that any other cookies are stored (e.g. cookies for the analysis of your browsing behaviour), these will be addressed separately under this privacy statement.

Change Cookie Preferences


The provider of this website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us.
This includes:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of server request
  • IP address

These data are not combined with other data sources.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR, which allows processing of the data necessary for performance of a contract or for steps undertaken prior to entering into a contract.