Privacy Policy

Data protection is an important issue for Port of Hamburg Marketing. Port of Hamburg Marketing respects and maintains the right of users and third parties to informational self-determination. The right for information self-determination is an essential component of the company philosophy of Port of Hamburg Marketing. We provide details below of the purpose, type and extent of collection and the use of personal data. Personal details are particulars on personal and factual circumstances of a particular or identified person.

Selection and processing of personal and log data

When you visit our website we collect, process and use data: Personal data cannot always be eliminated from this process. Without this, use of our website on your terminal is only possible to a limited extent. But first we would like to state: We do not store users' IP addresses on the server.

When visiting our site every time information is called up our web server collects protocol information on these processes:

  • Browser type/version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (last visited site)
  • Hostname of the relevant computer (IP address)
  • Time of server enquiry

All this data is evaluated anonymously for statistical purposes. It is not passed on to a third party. We do not link this data with other data. After statistical evaluation the data is regularly deleted within a week.


Use of the web site involves storing cookies on your terminal. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your hard disk. Cookie information can be used during your stay on the site to identify you as the authorised user. When cookies are installed, user IDs are given, but programmes are never run on the user’s computer. You can restrict cookie installation in your browser. But we must point out that the use of our website would then only be possible to a limited extent.

Data security

Technical and organisation measures are taken to ensure that the regulations on data protection are observed by us and by our service providers.

Contact form

You can send your enquiry to HHM using the contact form. Your data - last name, first name and email address - and your question will be forwarded to us, answered and then deleted, unless it is needed to comply with legal requirements. The data will not be used for any other purpose or transmitted to a third party.

etracker web analysis tool

On this website etracker technology - will collect and store data for market optimization. From this data a pseudonym user profile can be created. Cookies can be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files, which are stored in the visitor's local browser cache. Cookies enable Internet browsers to recognise features of websites the next time they are visited. Data collected by etracker technology is not used to identify the visitor without their explicit consent, and is not merged with personal data of the bearer of the pseudonym. Data collection and storage can be disputed at any time with effect for the future.

Data deletion

You can request deletion of your personal data at any time. In the event of deletion your personal data will be deleted, unless the data is required to fulfil contractual commitments or for legal purposes.

Right to information/data protection officer/right to cancel

You have the right, at any time, to information, free of charge, on your personal data stored, the origin, receiver as well as the purpose of data processing.

If you have questions on the processing of your personal data, or data protection in general, or would like to withdraw your consent to storage of your data, or to delete please contact This also applies to answer requests for information, ideas or feedback.

In line with the German Federal Data Protection Act you have the right to receive information, free of charge, on your personal data and if applicable the right to correct, block or delete this data.

Changes to the data protection statement

HHM has the right to change this data protection statement at any time in line with valid data regulations. Therefore, we advise you to read through the statement from time to time.

Scope of the data protection statement

The data protection statement is only valid for content on our servers.

Availability of the data protection statement

The data protection statement can be called up and printed out from the data protection link present on every page of the website.