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Imprint & Privacy



Jahnallee 59
04109 Leipzig
Tel.: +49 341 9851-60
Fax: +49 341 9851-679

Web content management: Lucas Cornaro

Executive Management: Prof. Dr. Stephan Stubner (Dean) 

Partners: Chamber of Industry and Commerce Leipzig (IHK), Association of Friends of HHL, HHL Foundation, founded as Kramer Foundation in 1887, COGNOS AG

Head of Supervisory Board: Lutz Meschke

Legal name:          HHL gemeinnützige GmbH
Registry court:      Local Court Leipzig
Registry number:  HRB 7735

VAT identification number according to par. 27a Value Added Tax Act: DE 154003010

Responsible for the website’s content as per par. 6 of Germany’s Interstate Agreement of Media Services (MDStV): Prof. Dr. Stephan Stubner (Dean)  and Dr. Marcus Kölling (Chancellor)

The HHL web pages are frequently updated and improved. New content will be added as it is available. Although we will attempt to keep information as correct and complete as possible, the accuracy of the information provided cannot be guaranteed. HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management assumes no responsibility for possible errors or omissions. This website includes hyperlinks to third-party websites which feature non-HHL content. In no way do such links constitute an endorsement of third-party websites or their contents. Although we have examined third-party content to the best of its knowledge before linking them, we are not responsible for such content, nor do we have any control over it. Therefore HHL assumes no responsibility or liability of third-party content. The responsibility for linked websites and their contents rests solely with the publishers/operators of said websites.


Protecting your personal data and therefore your privacy is a top priority for our institution. With this privacy statement, we would like to inform you which data HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management (HHL gemeinnützige GmbH) collects and processes when you visit and use its website.

Responsible authority in accordance with the Data Protection Act:

Jahnallee 59
04109 Leipzig

T: +49 (0)341 9851-60

1. Purpose of collection

HHL processes personal data solely to pursue its own business purposes. Personal data is processed solely to the extent which is required to render or provide the services you have ordered. Your personal data will not be forwarded to third parties without your express consent.

2. Collecting general information

When you visit our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This relates to details about your browser, operating system, internet service provider, time of access, IP address and similar information. None of the collected information can be used to identify you directly. The collected information is used for the statistical evaluation, maintenance, safety and optimization of the website. Regarding the storage, we observe the general regulations for deletion and the principles of data avoidance and minimization. According to these, personal data is deleted when the purpose of continued storage ceases to exist and there is no more reason to store personal data.

3. Personal data

Personal data is information with which a natural person is or can be clearly identified. This relates to details of personal or material circumstances which allow for direct identification of an individual.

We process personal data only insofar as the data protection regulations will allow us. When doing so, we strive to comply with all necessary technical and organizational measures to appropriately ensure the safety of your personal data and protect against unauthorized access or misuse.

If we process personal data, we use security measures such as firewalls, encryption technology and physical access barriers for the IT department. We take the necessary precautions using state-of-the-art technology to minimize the risk of manipulation, unauthorized access, data loss etc.

4. Contacting us

If you contact us via the contact form or e-mail, your data will be stored in order to process the inquiry and any subsequent questions. Please note that this information is transmitted unencrypted. Your data will not be forwarded to third parties without your consent.

(particularly sensitive data (in accordance with section 3, paragraph 9 of BDSG) to the system but instead send them to your contact person vial e-mail.

By confirming you have read and accepted our Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Statement, your consent to the processing of personal data as described above will be logged. The consent may only be revoked with effect for the future. At this stage, we can only assure logical deletion of the data stored so far. Revoking your consent will be accompanied by further limitations during the application and study process of which we will gladly inform you on a case-by-case basis. Salesforce participates in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. For further information, please visit;

5. Integration of third-party services and content

At times, we also integrate third-party content into our online offer. This includes, among other things, graphics from other websites or Google Maps. These third-party providers will be notified of your IP address; otherwise the content could not be displayed. We do not have any influence on whether the third-party providers store your e-mail address (e.g., for statistical purposes) but we seek to only use images where no such data is stored. As soon as we learn about IP addresses being stored, we will inform the user of this circumstance.

6. Registration feature

If you wish to use our offer, we require the data which you submitted during the registration process. The data entered into the input during registration is collected.

7. Cookies

To be able to offer you certain features on our website, we use cookies. These are small text files which allow for specific device-related information to be stored on your access device (PC, smartphone, etc.). Cookies serve the purpose of increasing the user-friendliness of our website (e.g., saving login data) as well as collecting statistical data about the website use to improve our offer following an analysis of the data. You can limit or prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by changing your browser settings. Please note, however, that you might no longer be able to use all the features on our website to their full extent when doing so.

8. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. We have activated IP anonymization. 

On this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will be transmitted to a Google Server in the USA and shortened there only on an exceptional basis. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet use to the website operator. Google will not associate the IP address transmitted under Google Analytics by your browser with other data held by Google. You may prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, we must advise you that in this case, you might not be able to use, to the full extent, all functions of this website. You may prevent Google from recording the data generated by the cookie and pertaining to your use of the website (including your IP address), or processing these data by downloading and installing the following browser plug-in available through the following link:

9. Links to other websites

This website contains links to other websites. We have no influence over whether the operators of external websites comply with the data protection regulations.

10. Revocation, changes, corrections, and updates

You have the right to demand information at any time regarding the personal data HHL gGmbH has stored about you. You also have the right to have your data corrected, limited, transferred or deleted or object to the processing of your data as far as this is permitted and does not violate any legal stipulations.

To exercise your rights, please contact the Data Protection Officer of HHL.

Furthermore, you also have the right to file a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority.

We reserve the right to update this privacy statement occasionally so that it complies with the legal requirements and to reflect any changes made to our offer. For any subsequent visit to our website, the new privacy statement shall then apply.

Data Protection Officer

For any queries regarding data protection at HHL gGmbH, please contact our Data Protection Officer directly or send us an e-mail.

Data Protection Officer:

Mitteldeutsche Gesellschaft für Informationssicherheit und Datenschutz mbH
Lars Nöcker
Mozartstraße 10
04107 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 (0) 341 96273553

Last update: February 5, 2019

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