Data protection declaration

Data protection declaration

These notes on data protection apply only to Schenker Deutschland AG’s internet service on (here also referred as websites)

We are pleased that you have visited our website and about the interest you have shown in our company, our products and our services.
We see data protection as a customer-orientated quality measure. Protection of your personal data and respecting your individual rights is important to us. We process and use personal data that is recorded while visiting our website in line with the current applicable legislation on the protection of personal data. Our web pages may contain reprimands to the websites of other suppliers while our data protection declaration does not extend to these.

Recording and processing of personal data
When you visit our web pages, our web servers routinely store technical access data such as the IP address of your internet service provider, information about the internet browser used, the website from which you are visiting us, which of our webpages you visit  and the date and time of your visit. With the available information this data cannot be applied to a certain person.
We use this technical access information only for the purposes of improving the attractiveness and user friendliness of our web pages and if necessary for the early identification of technical problems on our website. The use of your IP-address is technical absolutely necessary, to view our websites.
Otherwise, you can use almost all of our internet services without having to communicate any personal data. In accordance with the principle of data avoidance and data thriftiness, we record, store and use personal data only if it is absolutely essential for your intended purposes or you have freely supplied them. We use your personal data to process your order, to answer your enquiries, to give you access to special information and offers or to be able to perform special services for you (brochure dispatch etc.).

Use and transfer of personal data and purpose
In addition, personal data will only be recorded, processed or used by us to assure the legitimated interests of Schenker Deutschland AG.  And if there is no reason to assume that your interests worthy of protection exclude their procession. We will disclose the personal data transmitted to us without your expressed consent to subsidiaries or business partners involved only to the extent that is necessary to process your order, but not disclose them to other third parties and in particular not sell them or otherwise pass them to commercial users.

Information, amendment and deletion of your data
According to applicable legislation, you may enquire in writing at any time whether and which of your personal data is stored by us. We will then give you the relevant information. Please address your enquiries to our Data Protection Officer (see right). You can also ask for corrections, deletions and locking of your data.

In some areas of our internet service we use cookies in order to be able to cater for the visitor’s preferences and to design the web pages in an appropriately optimum manner. Cookies are not viruses and they therefore present no threat to your computer. In fact these are very small files that are stored on your PC. These cookies are used to allow our server to recognize your computer and to simplify navigation and the use of our web pages for you. You can set your internet browser so that cookies are accepted or rejected in general or so that you can decide about them in each individual case. You can find out more details about them under, for instance, the “Help” heading of your internet browser.
This website uses etracker technology ( to collect visitor behavior data. This data is collected anonymously to be used for marketing and optimization purposes. All visitor data is saved using an anonymous user ID and can be aggregated to a usage profile. Cookies may be used for this purpose, but only to collect and save data in anonymous form. The collected data will not be used to identify a visitor personally and is not aggregated with any personal data. The collection and storage of data may be revoked at any time with respect to subsequent services.

The security of your data
Your disclosed data is protected by using suitable technical and organizational measures in order to protect it from accidental or deliberate interference, loss, destruction or access of unauthorized persons. Our security measures are constantly checked and improved in line with technological developments and organizational possibilities.

Your contact for data protection
If you have any questions, suggestions or complaints regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer directly.

Last modified: 11.12.2014