1. Data protection at a glance

General information
Below is an overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data are any data that allow you to be personally identified. For detailed information on data protection, please see our Privacy Statement below.

Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. The contact details for the website operator can be found in the Publication information for this website.

How do we collect your data?

One way we collect your data is when you provide your data to us, for example by entering your details in a contact form.

Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are mostly technical (for example your Internet browser, your operating system or the time you accessed the site). These data are collected automatically as soon as you access our website.

What do we use your data for?

Some data are collected in order to ensure error-free website provision. Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What are your data rights?

You have the right, free of charge and at any time, to information on the source and recipient of personal data concerning you and on the purpose for which those data are being stored. You also have the right to request that such data be corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time at the address provided in the Publication information to make such a request or with any other questions on data protection. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Third-party analytics and tools

Your surfing behaviour can be statistically analysed when you visit our website. This is done primarily with cookies and with analysis programmes. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is usually anonymous; the surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information on this can be found in the Privacy statement below.

You can object to this analysis. This Privacy statement provides details of how you can object.


1) This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are sent to your browser by a Web server and saved locally on your end device (PC, notebook, tablet, smartphone, etc.) as soon as you visit a website and that provide their user (i.e. us) with certain information. Cookies are used to make the website more customer-friendly and secure and, in particular, to collect usage information such as frequency of use, number of page users and page use behaviour. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Each cookie contains a characteristic character string (the cookie ID) that uniquely identifies the browser if the website is accessed again.

2) We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website need your browser to be identifiable even after you change pages. The following data are stored and transmitted in the cookies:

  • Language settings
  • Items in a shopping basket
  • Login information

3) Cookies remain even if the browser session is ended and can be accessed again if you return to the site. Cookies are stored on your computer and sent to our site from your computer. You therefore have complete control over the use of cookies. If you do not want cookies to collect data, you can edit your browser settings to always be notified of the use of cookies, to block all cookies or to allow you to delete individual cookies. However, disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website. Session cookies are deleted automatically when you leave the website.

More information on the cookies we use can be found in our Cookie Policy (EU)

2. General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and handle it in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this Privacy Statement.

Various items of personal data concerning you are collected when you use this website. Personal data are any data that allow you to be personally identified. This Privacy Statement explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how data are collected and for what purpose.

Please be aware that security vulnerabilities are possible when data are transferred over the Internet (for example in e-mail communication). It is therefore not possible to protect data completely from third-party access.

Data controller

The data controller responsible for data processing on this website is:

House of Policy GmbH
Tal 15
D – 80331 Munich
Director with representative authority: Dr Marc Tenbücken

Phone: +49 89 23685-400
Fax: +49 89 23685-480
Email: office@house-of-policy.com

Email: office@house-of-policy.com
Court of registration: Amtsgericht München [Munich Local Court]
Registration number: HRB 272074
Responsible for content: Dr. Marc Tenbücken (address see above)

The controller is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes of and tools used for processing personal data (for example names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

SSL and TLS encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content such as orders and enquiries that you send to us in our role as site operator. An encrypted connection is indicated by the address line of the browser changing from http:// to https:// and by a padlock symbol in your browser address bar.

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

3. Data collection on our website

Contact form

If you send us an enquiry using the contact form, your data from the form including the contact details you provide will be stored by us for the purpose of processing your enquiry. We shall not pass on these data to other parties without your consent.

Data entered in the contact form are thus processed solely on the basis of your consent (art. 6(1)(a) GDPR). You can withdraw your consent at any time by e-mailing us with your request. No set form is required. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

The data you enter in the contact form remain with us until you request erasure or withdraw your consent or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (for example your enquiry has been processed). This shall not affect our obligations under mandatory statutory requirements, including but not limited to retention periods.

Markus Hoffmann

Senior Advisor, Head of Intelligence

Markus Hoffmann holds university degrees in business administration and psychology. The founder and managing director of a leading knowledge service provider has more than 20 years of experience in research, political analysis, knowledge and data management as well as in the design and application of stakeholder management and database tools.

Dr. Thomas Borer

Chairman of the Board of Directors House of Policy (Switzerland) AG

For more than 15 years, Thomas Borer has worked as a strategic advisor for national and international mandates in the fields of public affairs, business development and private equity. Previously, the trained lawyer was in the Swiss diplomatic service, including as Swiss Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany and as head of the task force "Switzerland - Second World War".

Cornelia Maier


Cornelia Maier has been part of the House of Policy team since 2007. She can look back on the successful management of numerous projects for major international clients in the technology, transport, healthcare, and sports sectors. She previously worked in an international environment, i.a. in Brussels. Cornelia Maier studied Languages, Economic, and Cultural Area Studies as well as International Relations in Passau, Strasbourg, and Salamanca. In addition to German, she is fluent in English, French and Spanish.

Dr. Marc Tenbücken

Founder & Managing Partner

Dr. Marc Tenbücken is the founder and Managing Partner of House of Policy GmbH. The focus of his work is on strategic public affairs, in particular corporate positioning and regulatory issues. He can draw on experience from over 25 years of active political work at the municipal, state and federal level. Marc Tenbücken studied in Konstanz, Geneva, and Cambridge (USA) and holds a degree in Administrative Science. He received his doctorate on the privatization of network-related infrastructures from the University of Konstanz where he has also been a lecturer in the field of Material State Theory for several years.