Privacy policy

1. An overview of data protection
General information

The following information provides a simple overview of what happens with your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data refers to any data with which you personally could be identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in this privacy policy.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator, whose contact information can be found in the imprint on this website.

How do we collect your data?
Some of your data are collected when you share them with us. This could, for example, be data you enter in a contact form.

Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data (e.g. the browser, operating system and the time you have accessed the page). These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?
Some of the data are collected to ensure the website functions properly. Other data can be used to analyse user behaviour.

What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to obtain information free of charge about your stored data, their origin, the recipients and the purpose for which they are collected. You also have the right to demand that these data be corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address provided in the imprint if you have further questions about this or the issue of data protection. You also have the right to file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.

Analytics and third-party tools

When visiting our website, your surfing behaviour may be analysed on a statistical basis. This occurs primarily through cookies and analytics programs. Your surfing behaviour is generally analysed anonymously and cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in this privacy policy.

You can object to this analysis. We will inform you of the opt-out function in this privacy policy.

2. General information and mandatory information
Data protection

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

If you use this website, a variety of personal data will be collected. Personal data refers to data with which you personally could be identified. This privacy policy explains what data we collect and what we use them for. It also explains how and for what purpose this occurs.

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

Notice concerning the party responsible for this website
The party responsible for processing data on this website is:
H.V.L: Vogemann GmbH
Hallerstr. 40
20146 Hamburg

Executive Directors with signing authority:
Jens-Michael Arndt, Markus Lange

Tel.: +49 (0)40-4501 430


Name and address of the Data Protection Officer

The responsible party’s Data Protection Officer is:
Olaf Brüning

H.V.L. Vogemann GmbH
Hallerstr. 40
20146 Hamburg


Telefon: +49 (0)40 4501 430

The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others takes decisions on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, email addresses).

Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data

Much of the data processing is only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out before revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

SSL or TLS encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption. Emails are transmitted via a separate encrypted email server.

Information, blocking, deletion

As permitted by law, you have the right at any time to obtain information free of charge about your stored personal data as well as their origin, the recipients and the purpose of the data processing. You also have the right to have these data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address provided in the imprint if you have further questions about this or the issue of personal data.

3. Data collection on our website

Some of our web pages use 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 placed on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called ‘session cookies’. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies are stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser the next time you visit the site.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the placement of cookies, allowing you to accept them on a case-by-case basis. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically reject all cookies or cookies in certain cases or automatically delete cookies when you close your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies which are necessary to carry out electronic communications or to provide certain functions you wish to use (e.g. the shopping cart function) are stored pursuant to Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure optimised service provided free of technical errors. If other cookies (e.g. cookies used to analyse your surfing behaviour) are also stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files

The provider of these pages automatically collects and stores information in ‘server log files’, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

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

These data will not be combined with other data sources.
The basis for data processing is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfil a contract or pre-contractual arrangements.

4. Analytics and advertising
Google Analytics

This website does not use analytics or advertising.

5. Plug-ins and tools
Google Fonts

This site uses so-called web fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform display of fonts. The Google Fonts are installed locally. There is no connection to Google servers.

Further information about Google Web Fonts can be found at and in the Google privacy policy:

6. Contact Forms

When you contact us via one of our contact forms or by e-mail, the data you provide (your e-mail address, your name, address and telephone number if applicable) will be processed by us in order to process your request. We delete the data arising in this connection if it is no longer required for the above-mentioned purpose, provided that the deletion does not conflict with any statutory storage obligations. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. If you provide us with personal data of another person, you must obtain that person’s express prior consent and inform him or her how we process personal data in accordance with our privacy policy.

7. General information

All the information and data on this website have been prepared to the best of our knowledge and are regularly checked and updated. Nevertheless, we do not assume any liability for the completeness and correctness of the information provided or its suitability for specific purposes. Anyone who uses the information provided on the website does so at their own risk. This applies to ship descriptions, in particular.

We expressly distance ourselves from the content of linked websites, which, to the best of our knowledge, were free of any illegal content at the time they were linked.

All rights reserved. Content may not be reproduced, used or published without the prior, written consent of H.V.L. Vogemann GmbH.