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.

1) Name or company of the controller

akquinet GmbH
Commercial Register: AG Hamburg HRB 176604
VAT registration number: DE 232 835 231

2) Manager of the data controller and data processing

Managing directors:
Mr. Michael Knopp
Mr. Thomas Muszal
Mr. Thomas Tauer
Mr. Till Vieregge
Mr. Olaf Zöftig

Person responsible for IT:
Mr. Thomas Tauer

3) Address of the data controller

akquinet GmbH
Werner-Otto-Straße 6
22179 Hamburg, Germany

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

4) 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.

5) 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 section 4:

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

6) 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 section 4.

7) 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 section 4 no longer apply.

8) 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.

9) Right to information

You are at any time entitled to receive information from us about the data stored for you. If required, please contact:

akquinet GmbH
Data Protection Officer
Mr. Eugen Deperschmidt
Paul-Stritter-Weg 5
22297 Hamburg, Germany

IT controller
Mr. Thomas Tauer
Paul-Stritter-Weg 5
22297 Hamburg

or send an e-mail to:

10) 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.

11) 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.

12) 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 the agreement to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR.

13) Web analytics / tracking services

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the website.

If you would like to deactivate Google Analytics Tracking, then please delete the stored cookies manually in your browser. In this case, please delete the cookies _ga, _gid and cookieconsent_status. This will prevent Google Analytics tracking for this website and for this browser in the future and you will be able to choose again between required cookies and statistical cookies the next time you visit the website. Only when you agree to the use of the statistics cookies again will the GA cookies be created again.

Here you can adjust your cookie settings


14) 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 under:

Last revised: August 24, 2022