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Privacy statement

We appreciate your interest in our company and products and services, and want you to feel secure when visiting our website, not least with regard to the protection of your personal data.

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. It goes without saying that we abide by all applicable legal provisions.

Name or company of the controller

akquinet GmbH
Handelsregister: AG Hamburg HRB 176604
Umsatzsteuer-Identifikationsnummer: DE 232 835 231

Manager of the data controller and data processing

Board of management:
Mr. Thomas Muszal
Mr. Thomas Tauer
Mr. Till Vieregge
Mr. Michael Knopp

Person responsible for IT:
Mr Thomas Tauer

Address of the data controller

akquinet GmbH
Werner-Otto-Straße 6
22179 Hamburg

Phone +49 40 881 73 - 0
Fax +49 40 881 73 - 199

Intended purpose of data collection, processing, or usage

The purpose of the company is to operate an IT enterprise that advises other enterprises for all kinds of questions regarding information technology, along with the development, authoring, implementation, adaptation, maintenance, and placement of computer software and hardware and IT services, and conducting training courses. We also purchase, hold, manage, and divest holdings, particularly majority holdings in a number of companies, particularly companies in the IT sector, on our own behalf and for our own account, and we assume and perform services such as administration and marketing for such companies and all transactions conducted in this context. All data collection is exclusively for the purpose of fulfilling the business purposes of the company.

Description of the affected person groups and corresponding data or data categories

The following personal data from groups of natural persons is collected, processed, or used to the extent needed to fulfill the purposes described in "Intended purpose of data collection, processing, or usage":

  • Contractors (suppliers, subcontractors)
  • Clients (customers)
  • Prospective customers
  • Collaboration partner employees
  • Employees
  • Applicants

Recipients or categories of recipients who may receive data

Public authorities if there are overriding legal requirements, external contractors, and external bodies and internal departments to fulfill the purposes described in "Intended purpose of data collection, processing, or usage".

Standard periods for data deletion

The legislator has defined a variety of retention requirements and periods. The corresponding data is deleted routinely after these periods expire. Any data that is not affected by this is deleted if the purposes described in "Intended purpose of data collection, processing, or usage" no longer apply.

Transfer of data to third countries

In general, we do not currently transfer any data to third countries. The dispatch of our newsletter is an exception to this.

On our websites we use the following providers

You can get information about the data we have stored about you at any time. If necessary, please write to:

akquinet GmbH
Data Protection Officer
Mr. Eugen Deperschmidt
Werner-Otto-Straße 6
22179 Hamburg

IT Responsibility
Mr. Thomas Tauer
Werner-Otto-Straße 6
22179 Hamburg

or send an e-mail to:

Right of revocation

In addition, you can revoke your consent to us recording and saving your personal data at any time. If required, please send an e-mail to our marketing department (

If you have further questions regarding our information about data protection and the processing of your personal data, you can contact our data protection officer directly.

He is also available to you as a contact person for information requests, suggestions, or complaints.

Your additional rights as a data subject

You have the right to request information about the use of your personal data. To request information, you may contact our data protection officer or us directly at any time.

If you request information in a form other than in writing, please understand that we may request proof that you are the person you are claiming to be.

You also have the right to rectification or deletion of data, or to restriction of its processing, provided you are granted these rights by law. The same applies to the right to data portability.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority regarding the processing of your personal data.

General Information

We also process personal data when you visit our web pages.

To enable the pages to be displayed in your browser, we have to process the IP address of the device you are using. We also collect other information about the browser on your device.

We are required by data protection laws to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the personal data processed in our IT systems.

For this purpose, we log the following data:

  • IP address of the calling computer
  • Operating system of the calling computer
  • Browser version of the calling computer
  • Name of the retrieved file
  • Date and time of access
  • Data volume transmitted
  • Referral URL

The IP address is deleted within 7 days from all systems related to the operation of the web pages. As a result, we can no longer trace the remaining data back to a specific individual.

We also use this data to correct errors on the web pages and to defend against potential attacks.

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our "interest" pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f is the operation of this website and implementation of the protection objectives confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data.


Our web pages use cookies. Cookies are small text files that are saved on your user device by your browser. These cookies are required to enable certain features of our web pages. We set session cookies, which are deleted from your browser automatically as soon as you leave our website. We also use persistent cookies for web analytics.

We are required to document your agreement with or objection to setting these cookies before they are created. The following information is saved in general:

  • User's IP address in anonymized form (the last three digits are set to "0")
  • Date and time of agreement
  • User browser
  • URL from which the agreement was sent
  • Anonymous, random, encrypted key value
  • Approval status of the user, which serves to document the approval

The key and approval status are also saved in the user's browser, in the "CookieConsent" cookie, which enables the website to read and respect the user's decision automatically for all subsequent page requests and future user sessions for up to 12 months.

You have the possibility to prevent the setting of cookies by configuring your browser accordingly. We wish to point out, however, that you may not be able to use the full features of our web pages in this case. Cookies do not install or start any programs or other applications on your computer.

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR in connection with section 15 of the Telemedia Act (TMG).


This website uses ClickDimensions, a web analysis service provided by ClickDimensions LLC. This solution allows users' activities on our web pages to be tracked. ClickDimensions uses cookies for this purpose. The information about your use of this website collected by ClickDimensions (e.g. pages visited) is transmitted to a ClickDimensions server in the USA where it is saved, analyzed and the result provided to us. The privacy notices for newsletters are available here:


This website uses the open-source web analysis service Matomo. Through Matomo, we are able to collect and analyze data on the use of our website by website visitors.

The privacy notices for Matomo are available here:

Embedded YouTube videos

We embed YouTube videos on some of our web pages. The operator of the corresponding plugin is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, United States. When you visit a page with the YouTube plug in, a connection is established with YouTube's servers. In this process, YouTube is notified which pages you visit. If you are logged in to your YouTube account at the time, YouTube can assign your surfing patterns to you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

When you start a YouTube video, the provider sets cookies that collect information about user behavior.

If you have deactivated the saving of cookies for Google's ad program, you do not have to expect any such cookies when watching YouTube videos, either. YouTube also saves non-personal usage information in other cookies, however. If you wish to prevent this, you must block the saving of cookies in your browser.

Additional information about privacy at YouTube can be found in the provider's privacy statement at:

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR.

Contact form

Our website contains a contact form, which you can use to request information about or products or establish contact with us in general. In addition to the voluntary information and the contents of your message, we require you to provide the following information:

  • E-mail address
  • Form of address
  • Last name

We need this information to process your inquiry, to address you correctly, and to send you an answer.

Should data no longer be needed in the framework of a customer or prospective customer relationship or if a conflicting interest of the customer takes priority, we will delete all the relevant data, as long as no legal data retention requirements prevent its deletion.

The data collected via the contact form will be stored in our CRM system to process your request. The system used is Microsoft Dynamics CRM, the processing of the data takes place in Ireland.

The legal basis for contacting us is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR.

The legal basis for contract fulfillment is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

Additional privacy notices - newsletter

We only send newsletters, e-mails, and other electronic messages with promotional information if we have the consent of the recipient or if there is legal basis for doing so. Our newsletters contain information about current products, services, events, and webinars from AKQUINET, as well as general topics from the IT area. The privacy notices for newsletters are available here:

Data Protection in the Application Process

We process the data that you have provided to us in conjunction with your application (via e-mail, post, telephone) to determine your suitability for the position (or also for other open positions in our company) and to perform the application process. You can find further information here:


Our website uses tracking pixel technology from unn | UNITED NEWS NETWORK GmbH ( to identify company-relevant website visitors. Only the IP address of a website visitor is processed. The processing takes place exclusively for the purpose of collecting company-relevant information such as: B. to collect the company name. IP addresses of natural persons are excluded from further use (whitelist procedure). Under no circumstances will the IP address be stored in WebLeads. When processing the data, it is in our particular interest to protect the data protection rights of natural persons. Our interest is based on  Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Letter (f) GDPR. The data we collect never allows any conclusions to be drawn about an identifiable person. At no time is data read from the end user's end device or set on the end device (no use of cookies).

On our websites we use the following providers

Description Data transfer takes place to a third country Data transmission takes place on the following basis
On our websites, we embed podcasts via the provider Podigee. The operator of the corresponding plugins is Podigee GmbH, Schlesische Straße 20, 10997 Berlin, Germany. When using the embedded podcasts, a connection is established to the servers of the web hosting provider Hetzner Online GmbH, Industriestr. 25, 91710 Gunzenhausen, Germany.
The contract for commissioned processing is based on Art. 28 DSGVO. For more information on data protection at "Podigee", please refer to the provider's privacy policy at: Data Protection Notice - Podigee - Podigee.

The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a, 7 DSGVO.

Changes to these privacy notices

We may revise these privacy notices after changes to this website or other occasions that may make such changes necessary. The latest version is always available here:

Status: 17.05.2023