Privacy Protection/Cookies

Privacy Protection

Dear Visitors to our Internet Portal,

In order to make your visit to our webpages safe and enjoyable, we would like to inform you how we handle your data.

Usage Data

For us to be able to improve the quality of our webpages, we store data about the individual access to our pages for statistical purposes. This set of data consists of

  • the page from which the file was requested,
  • the name of the file,
  • date and time of the request,
  • the data quantity transferred,
  • the access status (file transferred, file not found),
  • the description of the type of web browser used,
  • the IP address of the requesting computer, shortened by the last three digits.

These data are anonymously stored pursuant to the German Tele Media Act (TMG). This makes the creation of personal user profiles impossible.

Data Transfer to Third Parties

We will not transfer your personal data to third parties.


Cookies are small files, which are stored on a visitor's hard drive. They permit that information is held available for a certain length of time, and to identify the visitor's computer. For easier user navigation and an individual performance report, we use permanent cookies. We also use so-called session cookies, which are automatically deleted when you close your browser. You can set up your browser to let you know, when cookies are placed. This makes the use of cookies transparent for you.

Your Rights as a User

As a user, you have the right to obtain information about which of your data we store and for what purpose. You can also have incorrect data corrected or have data deleted, which are not permitted to be stored or which are redundant/no longer needed. We are available for information, requests, or suggestions regarding privacy protection.

Contact Form

For you to be able to use our contact form, we require your e-mail address. Feel free to share further information, but this is not required. We will use your data for sending you the requested information.

Our corporate data protection officer is available for information, or to take suggestions regarding privacy protection:

Dominik Bleckmann, Volljurist

datenschutz nord GmbH
Konsul-Smidt-Str. 88
28217 Bremen

Online Job Application:

On our website you will have the opportunity to apply for our published jobs online. The volume of data you transmit in connection with your online application is completely up to you. Online applications are electronically routed to our HR department and then processed as soon as possible. The data is encrypted during transfer. Aside from the HR department, applications are routed only to corporate areas, which the applications are addressed to/intended for. Beyond that, there will be no dissemination of your data.

We only process your applicant's data for applicant selection purposes. Data processing for any other purpose does not occur.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"), pursuant to the guidelines of the Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (HmbBfDI) (

Our webpages utilize the anonymizer code, i.e. prior to transfer, your IP address is shortened within member states of the European Union and other treaty members to the European Economic Area. As a rare exception to the rule, your complete IP address is sometimes submitted to one of Google's servers in the US, and only then shortened there.

Google uses these data on our behalf to analyze the usage of the website, to compile reports about the website activities, and to render other services for the website operator in conjunction with the website use and internet use. The IP address that your browser transmits anonymously in connection with Google Analytics, will not be merged with any other of Google's data.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", i.e. text files, which are stored on your computer, and which serve to analyze your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your usage of this website are sent to one of Google's servers in the US and stored there.

You may prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly, however we need to point out that this might prevent you from experiencing the full contents and all the features of this website. In addition you can prevent the collection, transmission, and processing of data containing information about your usage of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google by downloading and installing the following browser plugin, available under this link: