Privacy Policy

We undertake to protect the personal data of our customers, interested parties and employees and to comply with the applicable data protection laws. In this privacy policy we inform you about how we handle personal data, which data we collect and process and how we use it.
The responsible party as per art. 4 paragraph 7 GDPR for the processing of personal data is

Prof. Homburg GmbH
Homburg & Partner
Company headquarters: Mannheim
District court: Amtsgericht Mannheim
Trade register: HRB 705752
VAT ID: DE264669762
Managing director: Dr. Michael Scholl, Dr. Sven Kühlborn, Mark Schröder

In this Statement (the “Privacy Policy”), also referred to as “we” or “us”. You can reach our data protection officer at the above address, c/o “Datenschutzbeauftragter” or at

Prof. Homburg GmbH processes personal data within the framework of the provisions of art. 6 para. 1 lit. a to f of the EU GDPR, on the basis of another legal provision or your express consent to data processing. Personal data as per art. 4 no. 1 GDPR are data that allow a natural person to be identified directly or indirectly.

a) Data of customers / interested parties
You have provided us with your contact information voluntarily in the past and we use this information for the following purposes:

  • Customer support (art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR)
  • Own advertising purposes (art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR)

Advertising can, for example, mean the sending of offers and newsletters. Advertisement may be in digital or written form and for the purpose of referring to the existing or former business relationship with the customer (reference). You may object to this use at any time. In that case please send a message to Any objection will result in us no longer processing your data for the above-mentioned purposes from that point on.

b) Website visit
In addition, Prof. Homburg GmbH processes personal data when visiting this website. The browser you are using automatically sends information (browser type and version, date and time of access and your IP address) to our server to establish a connection. This information is stored by us in so-called log files. Your IP address is processed for the purpose of enabling you to access our website and ensuring the security of our website. In particular, (repeated) requests to our provider’s servers, which have the character of a cyber-attack, can be identified. We cannot draw any direct conclusions about your identity from the information in the log file. This data is not merged with other data sources. The legal basis for the processing of your IP address is art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR (processing to protect our legitimate interests). Our legitimate interest is to ensure the availability and security of our website. The storage period for log files is 190 days. After this period has expired, the log files will be deleted automatically. Apart from that, we only automatically store technical information (for example, the domain name of the website from which you accessed our website, the country from which you accessed our website) when you visit our website. You cannot be identified by this information. This does not contain personal data. We store this technical data for the internal statistical evaluation of the behavior of the users of this website (demographics, behavior and interests).

We use cookies on our website. We use cookies to record the use of our website statistically and to optimize our website. The legal basis for data processing is art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR (processing to protect our legitimate interests). Our legitimate interest lies in the statistical recording of users and the optimization of our website. We use cookies that allow us to statistically record the use of our website and thus optimize the website for our users (see “Google Analytics” below). You can set your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies or notify you whenever a cookie is set. Since all browsers are different, please review your browser’s help menu to learn how to change your cookie settings. The website is designed to use cookies. Therefore, deactivating the cookie function may limit the ability to use the website.

Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”) is the provider of this service. In this context, pseudonymized user profiles are created and cookies are used. The information generated by the cookie about your website use, such as browser type/version, operating system used, referrer URL (the previously visited page), host name of the accessing computer (IP address), time of the server request, is transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. Google complies with the privacy provisions of the US Privacy Shield and is registered with the US Department of Commerce’s US Privacy Shield program. Google warrants that it processes the data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and that it safeguards the rights of the data subject. The information is used to evaluate the website use, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services related to the use of the website and the Internet for purposes of market research and the demand-oriented design of this website.

Analysis by Hotjar
We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize this service and experience. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their devices (in particular device’s IP address (captured and stored only in anonymized form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), preferred language used to display our website). Hotjar stores this information in a pseudonymized user profile. Neither Hotjar nor we will ever use this information to identify individual users or to match it with further data on an individual user. For further details, please see Hotjar’s privacy policy by clicking on this link.

You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.

c) Applicants

Within the scope of the application procedure at Prof. Homburg GmbH, personal data such as personal information, contact data and data for vocational and professional training must be provided. The application data are sent by e-mail or as an e-mail attachment to the Prof. Homburg GmbH. The personnel manager and recruiters coordinate the application process and grant the responsible persons of the respective competence centers access to the application. This is done in order to assess the applicant’s suitability for the respective position.


a) Right of appeal
In the event of infringements of data protection laws, you as the person concerned have the right to appeal to a supervisory authority in accordance with the provisions of art. 77 GDPR.

b) Right to data transferability
You have the right to receive data which you have provided to us voluntarily or for the fulfilment of a contract and which we process automatically, in a conventional, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responsible person, this will only be done as far as is technically possible.

c) Right of information, right of rectification, right to deletion, right to limit data processing

In addition, you have the following rights:

  • according to art. 15 GDPR the right to request information about your personal data processed by us. This does not apply to information on confidential information.
  • according to art. 16 GDPR the right to demand the immediate correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • according to art. 17 GDPR the right to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims; in accordance with art. 18 GDPR the right to demand the limiting of the processing of your personal data, i.e. to have it blocked, e.g. if the correctness of the data still has to be checked.

d) Right of objection
As per art. 21 GDPR, you have the right at any time to object to any processing of your personal data that occurs on the basis of art. 6 para. 1 lit. e GDPR (data processing in the public interest) and art 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR (data processing on the basis of a weighing of interests), based on reasons that may arise due to your particular situation. In the event that you file an objection, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can prove compelling reasons for processing that are worthy of protection and that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims. Should your filed objection be against the processing of data for the purpose of direct marketing, we will cease processing immediately. In that case it is not necessary to specify the particular situation. You may send your objection to

Prof. Homburg GmbH stores personal data for as long as is necessary for the respective purpose. This is subject to the reservation of deviating legal storage obligations. The data of applicants will also only be stored for as long as is necessary for the application process or for reasons of legal certainty, unless a longer storage period has been expressly agreed. Other legal storage obligations remain unaffected by this. In the event of a rejection, all of the applicant’s data will be deleted five months after the application was received, unless the applicant explicitly requests the data to be stored beyond that in order to be considered for later vacancies.