Ahrenkiel Steamship GmbH & Co. KG Data Privacy Advisory
We are aware how important the protection of your personal data is to you. For Ahrenkiel Steamship GmbH & Co. KG, ensuring the privacy our clients and partners forms the basis of every business relationship.

Personal data gathering and use on our website
Data we receive from you help us personalize and continuously improve our services.

We thus utilize technical data generated by your browser and the Web server, such as page views, access date and time, technical user system data (browser type, browser version, operating system, etc.) and similar technical data to analyze the needs of our website visitors, continuously improve our website offering and maintain the high security standards we insist upon.

Information you provide us using our contact form is utilized solely to process your inquiries and communicate with you about orders, products, services and marketing offers. You will only be contacted by telephone or e-mail for marketing purposes if you have expressly provided your consent. We also use such information to update our records and prevent misuse of our website.

IP addresses are fully recorded for up to 24 hours. Afterwards the addresses are anonymized by truncating their last octet.

The website uses "cookies" in several areas. These serve to make our website more user-friendly, efficient and secure. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most cookies we employ are "session cookies". These are automatically deleted upon leaving the website. Cookies are harmless for your computer, and do not contain personal data or viruses. You can delete cookies from your computer at any time. To do so, please inform yourself about the steps necessary for your particular browser.

To ensure communication with you remains confidential, we employ TLS encryption for data transmission. The 128-bit encryption this affords is considered secure based on the current state of technology. All new-generation browsers afford this level of security. You may need to update your PC's browser to the latest version.
Employees of Ahrenkiel Steamship GmbH & Co. KG companies are bound to uphold data privacy regulations pursuant to Section 5 of the Federal Data Privacy Act. Our data-processing and security technologies are upgraded on an ongoing basis to meet the latest standards and requirements.

Amendments to this data privacy advisory
The Internet changes rapidly, necessitating amendments to our data privacy advisory from time to time. The latest amended version of the data privacy advisory applies.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google's collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under
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Further information
Your trust is essential to us. Accordingly, we are glad to answer any questions about the processing of your personal data at any time. You are invited to contact our Data Privacy Officer at any time for questions not covered by this data privacy advisory or should you require more detailed information.

Data Privacy Officer
Frank Henkel, Attorney at Law,
Wandsbeker Zollstr. 5, 22041 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 (0)40 68 94 98 510

Party responsible for data privacy
Ahrenkiel Steamship GmbH & Co. KG, Palmaille 67, 22767 Hamburg.

Version: 07.07.2017