Privacy Policy

Anker Schiffahrts-Gesellschaft mbH (Anker Schiffahrt) complies with the global regulations of the laws on data protection. The protection of your personal data is guaranteed at any time. 

Anker Schiffahrt is aware that the security of your private information is of considerable importance when using our website. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously, we ensure that data security is guaranteed and that your personal information is only stored or used in accordance with German data protection regulations, in particular the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). 

All employees of Anker Schiffahrt are personally committed to protect the confidentiality of the information in accordance with § 5 BDSG. 

In the following paragraphs we are going to explain how and which information is received while you are visiting our internet site and how Anker Schiffahrt uses this information. This statement concerning data protection only applies to the use of the websites offered by Leschaco and not to websites of third parties to which our website refers. 

Collection and processing of personal data 

When you visit our web site, we do not record any of your personal data. Within the framework of automated communications between your internet browser and our server, which are used to transmit the desired information as well as for reasons of system security, our web server automatically records the IP address of the inquiring computer as well as the date and time of access, the file enquiry of the client (filename and URL), the HTTP answer code, the browser type, the language setting and the website from which you are visiting us, as well as the number of bytes transmitted in the course of the connection. The period for which this information is stored is system dependent and can mostly not be influenced by us, due to the use of hosted server systems. 

Some of the data collected while visiting our website is used for statistical analysis. For this we use the open source software Piwik. This software is in compliance with data protection requirements, all data is exclusively saved in an anonymized fashion. The so called “session cookies” which are utilized for that purpose, are text files which are temporarily stored in your computer. Once you close your browser session these session cookies are deleted. 

Data collected by Piwik is not transferred to any third parties or other servers. The data is used solely anonymized with the purpose of developing and improving our website for our internet visitors. Your IP address will be anonymized within the transmission which means that you as an individual user will remain absolutely anonymous. 

By using our website you declare your agreement to the recording and processing of data in the manner and for the purpose described. 

You may prevent the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. It should be noted that in this case you may not be able to use all the features of our website. 

Additional personal data such as name, address, phone number or email address are not recorded, except and unless this information is voluntarily supplied by yourself, for example within the framework of using our contact form. The data that you voluntarily give to us will be used only to answer your query in the context of the data protection regulations. 

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You may prevent the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. It should be noted that in this case you may not be able to use all the features of our website.


Our data security officer is responsible for ensuring that we fulfill our obligations regarding data protection. Should you wish any data to be corrected, blocked or deleted or have any other questions or suggestions on data protection, please feel free to contact our data security officer: 

Thomas Liberoudis

Lexzau, Scharbau GmbH & Co. KG
(Anker Schiffahrt is a 100% affiliated company of the Lexzau, Scharbau GmbH & Co. KG)

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