Privacy Policy


This privacy policy sets out the principles we at Hering Schuppener Unternehmensberatung für Kommunikation GmbH apply when handling your data. It is founded on the terms used by the European legislator for the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The Policy concerns the collection, processing and usage of personal as well as non-personal data. “Personal data” are individual items of personal or factual information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. “Non-personal data” are items of information that cannot be correlated with an identified or identifiable person, e.g. data on general usage of a website.

Name and address of the controller

The competent controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in member states of the European Union, and other provisions relating to data protection is:

Hering Schuppener
Unternehmensberatung für Kommunikation GmbH
Berliner Allee 44
40212 Düsseldorf

This includes the following companies of the Hering Schuppener Group:

Hering Schuppener Consulting
Strategieberatung für Kommunikation GmbH
Berliner Allee 44
40212 Düsseldorf

Hering Schuppener Consulting
Corporate Affairs & Public Strategies GmbH
Am Kupfergraben 4
10117 Berlin

Data protection officer

Hering Schuppener Unternehmensberatung für Kommunikation GmbH has entrusted INTARGIA Managementberatung GmbH, Max-Planck-Strasse 20, 63303 Dreieich, an external company, with the position of data protection officer.

Access data

Essentially, it is possible to use this website without revealing any personal data. Each time you access a page on our website or download a file from it, the details of the procedure are stored in a logfile. The logfile records the site from which the file was requested, the name of the file, the date and time of day of the request, the volume of data transmitted, the access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.), and a description of the operating system and browser used. The data stored does not allow conclusions about your identity to be drawn and is evaluated exclusively for statistical purposes.


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Handling personal data

We collect, use, and forward your personal data only where this is permitted by law and once you have given us permission to do so.

Handling contact details

If you decide to contact us via the options provided on the website, we will store your details so that we can refer to them when processing and responding to your inquiry. We do not pass this data on to third parties.

If you do not wish to receive any publications or information from us, please send an e-mail to the following address: with the subject “Please do not send me any further information”. Your e-mail address will then be removed from our mailing list immediately.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA), to analyze how users engage with the website. The service uses cookies – text files that are stored on your device. The information collected by the cookies are normally sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

IP anonymization is used on this website. In EU member states and countries within the European Economic Area, user IP addresses are truncated in order to prevent personal identification. The agreement between the website operator and Google Inc. permits the latter to use collected data for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to Internet usage.

You can prevent cookies from being stored on your device by adjusting certain settings in your browser. If you decide to block cookies in your browser, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to access all the functions of our website properly.

Furthermore, you can use a browser plugin to prevent information (including your IP address) collected by cookies from being sent to Google Inc. or being used by that organization. The plugin can be found under the following link:

Alternatively, you can prevent Google Analytics from collecting data about you from the website by clicking on this link

Click on the above link to download an opt-out cookie. Obviously, your browser must allow cookies to be stored in order to do this. If you regularly delete cookies, you will need to click on the link anew each time you visit the website.

You will find more information on how Google Inc. uses your data here:

User rights: access, rectification and erasure

As a user, you are entitled to request information free of charge about the personal data stored under your name. Provided that your request does not conflict with statutory obligations on data retention, you are entitled to request that any inaccurate data held about you is rectified and your personal data blocked or erased.

Privacy during the recruitment process

We collect and process the personal data of job applicants in order to facilitate the recruitment process. Processing may also take place via electronic means. This is the case whenever an applicant sends us documents electronically, for example by e-mail or via a form on the website. If the applicant is successful, the data provided will be used to manage the employment relationship in compliance with statutory regulations. If the applicant is unsuccessful, his/her documents will be deleted within the statutory time period.

Data economy

We apply the principles of avoidance and economy to data storage, and only keep your data for as long as is necessary or required by the law (statutory retention period). Once the purpose for which the information has been collected no longer applies or the retention period ends, we will block or erase the data.

Policy revision

Hering Schuppener Unternehmensberatung für Kommunikation GmbH reviews and revises its privacy policy from time to time. We therefore recommend you to read the privacy policy from time to time to ensure that you know how Hering Schuppener Unternehmensberatung für Kommunikation GmbH is collecting, processing and using the data available to it.

Further information

Should you have any questions concerning our privacy policy, please contact us at For general issues, please use the contact form on our website.