Data privacy statement HCS

Data privacy statement


We would like to inform you herewith about the processing of personal data we collected about you as well as about your rights according to data protection law. In order to ensure, that you are completely informed of the processing of your personal data, please take the following information into account.


The person responsible for personal data processing, regarding the usage of the websites and (referred to as “the website” in the following) is:

Hahn Cargo Services GmbH
Building 870
D-55483 Hahn- Airport

phone: +49 (0) 6543 – 509 934 + 936
fax: +49 (0) 6543 – 50 99 33


Data Protection Officer

HAHN CARGO SERVICES data protection officer may be contacted via ffp digital consulting GmbH, Building 890, 55483 Hahn Airport, Germany, or via


Personal Data Processing, Storage, Purpose of its Usage 

Access and Usage of the Website 

When accessing the website, data will be transferred to our website’s server automatically by your browser. Data will temporarily be stored in so-called server log files. Lawfulness of processing results in our legitimate interests as laid down in art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. f GDPR. The mentioned data is needed to enable your access to and the use of the websites and is hence necessarily incurred during the website use. The following information is recorded without your assistance and will be stored until it is automatically deleted:


  • website accessed
  • enquiry date and time
  • data volume transmitted and received in Byte
  • reference used to access the website
  • used browser
  • used operating system
  • Used IP-address (anonymized)


The collected data is stored and evaluated in anonymous form by our IT service provider for statistical purposes, improvement of the website, as well as to ensure security of processing.

The website owner reserves the right to verify the server log files subsequently in case concrete indications point to an unlawful use. Lawfulness of processing results in our legitimate interests as laid down in art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. f GDPR.

The IP address will be anonymized after the termination of the use. Anonymizing an IP address means changing it so that particulars of personal or material circumstances can no longer be attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person or only with a disproportionate cost or effort. In no case shall the data collected be used to permit any conclusions to you.



Various communication channels are available to communicate with HAHN CARGO SERVICES and are listed in the submenu contact. By contacting us, transmitted personal data, such as your email address, your telephone number, and your name is processed. The legitimacy of processing your data is based on art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. b GDPR (pre-contractual measures). Provision of data is necessary in order to take steps, such as replying to a user’s request. Please also note further information regarding customers, alternatively job applicants.


Usage of Cookies 

HAHN CARGO SERVICES uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files, that usually consist of letters and numbers, and which are stored on a browser when accessing a website.

Their purpose is to make your work on the internet generally more user-friendly and effective by remembering your browser, supporting you when browsing through several sections of the website, and to identify you when you return to the website.


  1. Essential Cookies and Services

Technically required cookies allow basic functions and are required for the proper function of the website. This type of cookie can be placed without your consent, will be exclusively used by the operator (first party cookie), and any information stored in these cookies will only be sent to this website.

Under the headline ‘Essential’, in our [rcb-consent type=“change“ tag=“a“ text=“cookie settings“], you shall find a list of the essential cookies that are used. Lawfulness of processing results in our legitimate interests as laid down in art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. f GDPR, targeting an optimized presentation, functionality, and security of the website. If you do not accept any cookies or delete already placed cookies, this can lead to functional limitations of the website.


  1. Functional Cookies and Services

Functional services are necessary in order to provide features that go beyond the essential functionality of the website, such as aesthetic fonts, video playback, or interactive web 2.0-features. Contents that require functional services are disabled by default and shall only be used after you have given your consent.

Our website uses Google Fonts, a tool by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Irland („Google“). Google Fonts allows a better performance in loading times of the website, improved search engine placement, as well as using fonts on our website without downloading these on our server. In this context, your IP address, as well as further data – that Google categorizes as technically required – is forwarded to Google.

Furthermore, this website uses Google Maps, a tool by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Irland („Google“). Google Maps allows the embedding of maps. This function is only active if you give your consent to the use of Google Maps. In this context, your IP address, location data, as well as possibly further data – that Google categorizes as technically required – is forwarded to Google.

The legitimacy of processing is based on art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. a GDPR (consent), targeting an optimized presentation of the website. Data processing in context with the use of Google Maps and Google Fonts only takes place in case of an explicit consent according to art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time for the future if you disapprove with data processing of Google Maps and/ or Google Fonts. For withdrawal, please delete the consent flag in the [rcb-consent type=“change“ tag=“a“ text=“privacy settings“]  for Google Maps and/ or Google Fonts.

In the context of using Google Fonts and Google Maps, personal data may be forwarded to the servers of Google LLC. in USA. We signed a data processing agreement with Google according to art. 28 GDPR by means of which Google is liable to protect our users’ data and not to forward it to third parties. As for the data transfer from EU to USA, Google refers to the standard data protection rules, in accordance with art. 46 (2) lit. d GDPR, of the European Commission, which intend to ensure the compliance to the European data protection level in USA. Further information about data privacy at google can be accessed via:


Moreover, this website uses the comment feature of the Content Management Systems WordPress. WordPress as a Content Management System provides the possibility to write comments under blog posts or similar contents. The cookie stores data such as name, email address, and the commentator’s website in order to display it, in case the commentator decides to post more on the website. Provider is HAHN CARGO SERVICES. Processing of data in accordance with the comment feature is based on the legitimate interest as laid down in art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR.


Furthermore, we have integrated the service of Gravatar. Gravatar is a service of Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343 San Francisco, CA 94110, USA. This service is used to connect the user´s email address with an avatar picture, which, for instance, can be uploaded in the comment feature. On the user’s client, cookies are not set in a technical manner; but technical and personal data, such as IP-address and the client’s log files is processed to the controller’s server in order to enable the usage of the service. The data transfer is based on art. 46 (3) lit. a GDPR. The data is processed by Automattic Inc. for website improvement purposes, for detection of security relevant incidents purposes, as well as for analysis- and marketing purposes. Transmission and processing only take place if you have given your consent in accordance with art. 6 (1) a GDPR. Further information regarding data protection related to Gravatar can be accessed via:


Moreover, you can adapt your browser settings in order to be informed about the setting of cookies and to decide on their acceptance individually or to decline dedicated cases generally. The browsers differ in the management of privacy settings. The help menu can be accessed via the following links:

Internet Explorer:





Please consider, that the functionality of our website may be limited in case of non-acceptance of cookies.

You can manage your individual cookie settings with the [rcb-consent type=“change“ tag=“a“ text=“cookie consent tool“].


Duration of Personal Data Storage 

We store your personal data only as long as it is urgently required. The data storage period depends on the underlying law, the processing purpose and – if relevant – additionally on the limitation periods according to law (e.g., storage period in terms of commercial/ tax law). When processing data based on a consent according to art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR, the data will be stored until you withdraw your consent. In case of limitation periods according to law in the context of legal-commercial obligations based on art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR, this data will be deleted automatically after expiration of the retention period in case the data is not essential for the initiation or fulfilment of the contract and/or there is no legitimate interest on our side to continue the data storage. When processing data based on a consent according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, the data will be stored until your withdrawal unless we can demonstrate compelling and protection-worthy reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights, and freedoms, or if the processing serves to establish, exercise, or defend legal claims.

If none of the above cases applies, we will store the personal data until the purposes for which they were collected cease to apply.


Data Forwarding 

We will only forward your data to third parties for the purposes described in the following and only:

based on your consent according to art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR, if the data forwarding serves to establish, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no need to assume the existence of compelling and protection-worthy reasons against the data forwarding according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, in case of a legal obligation of data forwarding according to art. 6 (1) lit. c GDPR, if permitted by law and required based on a contractual relationship according to art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR.


Rights of the Data Subject 

In accordance with art. 15 GDPR you shall have the right to access the personal data concerning yourself. Especially, you have the right to obtain information about the purpose of processing, the categories of personal data concerned, the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, the envisaged period of which the personal data will be stored, the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing, the right to lodge a complaint, where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information to their source, the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved.

In accordance with art. 16 GDPR you shall have the right to obtain from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data.

In accordance with art. 17 GDPR you shall have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data. This shall not apply to the extent that processing is necessary: For exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, for achieving purposes in the public interest, for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims.

In accordance with art. 18 GDPR you shall have the right to obtain from the controller restrictions of processing if the accuracy of the personal data is contested, if the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data and if the controller no longer needs the personal data, but they are required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, if the data has objected to processing pursuant to art. 21 GDPR.

In accordance with art. 20 GDPR you shall have the right to receive the personal data, which you have provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller.

In accordance with art. 7 (3) GDPR you shall have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. In order to withdraw your consent, you need to deactivate the respective checkbox in in your cookie settings or you shall use one of the contact options listed in this data policy statement.

In accordance with art. 77 GDPR you shall have the right to contact a supervisory authority (responsible is the State Representative for Data Protection and Information Security Rhineland-Palatinate, Hintere Bleiche 34, 55116 Mainz, Germany).

As far as your personal data have been processed in accordance with a legitimate interest as laid down in art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, you shall have the right, based on art. 21 GDPR to object to processing of personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation or if you object to processing of data for direct marketing purposes. Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, you shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data, without having to address certain grounds. Where you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data shall no longer be processed for such purposes. If you like to make use of your right to object, you shall send an email to