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Data protection

The DS-Sassen GmbH and Co. KG takes the protection of your personal data very seriously, the responsible handling of your data has the highest priority for us. The DS-Sassen GmbH and Co. KG has its headquarters on Benrodestraße 61, D-40597 Düsseldorf and is represented by Mr. Dirk Sassen and Mr. Markus Kranz.

Your personal data will be protected by us during collection, use and processing in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations. These include the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the Protection of Individuals with regard to the Processing of Personal Data, the Telemedia Act (TMG) and other data protection regulations. Personal data are protected, ie according to the definition of Art. 4 No. 1 of the GDPR all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. According to § 3 Abs. 1 BDSG, the individual details of personal or factual circumstances of a particular or identifiable natural person. By way of example, the name, the address, the telephone number or the e-mail address can be mentioned here. The handling of your data is also protected by the use of appropriate technical means, such as virus, spyware and rootkit scanners or by encryption. These are monitored in their functionality and continuously updated. In order to protect your data from unauthorized access by third parties, access to your data is protected by multiple passwords. Below you will find information about which data is collected on our homepage and how data is processed and used in general in our company. If and as far as we use the processing of your personal data of other service providers, we work only with providers who have ensured compliance with the data protection regulations.

The use of our online offer can in principle be made without disclosure of your personal data. By accessing our website, log files are collected and stored on our server for backup purposes. These are:

Browser type / version
Operating system used
Reference URL (previously visited websites)
IP address (host name of the accessing computer)
Time of the server request

For data protection reasons, the host name or the IP address of the client is anonymized in the log files. The collected data can be evaluated for statistical purposes, whereby the individual user always remains anonymous. Automated decision-making or profiling acc. Art. 22 para. 1 to 4GDPR does not take place. In addition, your data will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of performing the services we offer, for example, if you have purchased a product or if we provide help and advice as part of our customer service.

Personal data will be provided by us in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR levied to provide the services we offer. However, collection and processing of your data may also occur if you voluntarily disclose it to us, e.g. by sending e-mails and inquiries, by being included in our customer file or simply because you have contacted us by phone. Your consent hereby provides in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DS-GMO the basis for our processing activities. Your consent is voluntary, there is no legal or contractual obligation to give your consent beyond the data usage required for the execution of the contract. We expressly point out that effective consent to the processing of data of children under the age of 16 can not be granted by them. The consent or consent of the holder of the parental responsibility takes the place of their consent. The limits of our dealings with your data are always determined by the purpose for which you have disclosed your information to us.

Personal data is only used internally by DS-Sassen GmbH and Co. KG. Insofar as you have provided us with personal data, we only use it for the purpose for which it was provided, such as for the purpose of fulfilling the contract, to answer your queries and questions, etc. For accounting purposes, for the provision of our tax obligations and for the purpose of exercising and pursuing our own rights, your data is passed on to tax advisors and lawyers who are obliged to maintain secrecy by virtue of their professional law. In addition, even with these, sufficient care is taken to ensure the highest possible degree of security for your data and to ensure compliance with the provisions of the GDPR. The data will not be passed on to third parties without explicit consent, unless DS-Sassen GmbH and Co. KG is obliged to disclose it by law or on the basis of a legally binding administrative or judicial decision. Transmission to countries outside the European Union (so-called third countries) does not take place. No more data is collected than the purpose of the processing requires. The deletion of the stored personal data takes place immediately, as far as no legitimate interest is present, if you have revoked your consent to the storage or if you are no longer necessary for the fulfillment of the purpose for which it was stored. In any case, your contract data will be deleted at the latest after expiry of the statutory commercial and tax retention and retention periods, i. at the latest after 10 years.

The consent to the processing, use, collection, use, storage or use of your personal data can be freely revoked at any time with effect for the future of you by unilateral declaration (Article 7 (3) GDPR). Just send an e-mail to We expressly point out that e-mailed correspondence can be viewed by third parties and is therefore less secure than correspondence sent by fax or letter. You do not have to give a reason for the revocation. You also have the right to request that your data be deleted ("the right to be forgotten") if and to the extent that we have no legitimate interest in obtaining your data, provided that the purpose of the original collection or processing of the data has expired, they have revoked a consent granted under Article 6 (1) GDPR and that there is no other legal basis for processing. There is also a claim to cancellation if, in accordance with Art. 21 (1) GDPR, they have objected to the processing, there are no legitimate reasons for the processing, the data was processed unlawfully, the deletion required to fulfill an obligation under national law or EU law necessary or the data for services of the information society acc. Art. 8 para. 1 GDPR. Data for billing and accounting purposes are not affected by a revocation or deletion. The deregistration of the newsletter can be made at any time by e-mail or within the respective newsletter itself using the distance link attached there. Should you notice that your data has been incorrectly registered with us, you have the right to request a correction from us. The correction, deletion or restriction of processing we also inform any recipients of their data, if this would not be impossible or too much effort.

Our online shop uses cookies in several places. They serve to make our offering more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies, ie small text files stored on your computer, allow a web server to deposit information on the user's PC. Cookies are standard on our website. Your storage is gem. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR and § 15 Abs. 3 TMG permissible and corresponds to your own interest in easy usability of our online shop. By using our online shop, you expressly agree to the use of cookies; if you do not want to save cookies, please set your browser accordingly. Most browsers are pre-set to automatically accept cookies. You can also disable the storage of cookies or set your browser to inform you about the placement of cookies. In the "Help" menu of your browser, you will find information on how to prevent cookies from being allowed by your browser. Please note that turning off the cookies may cause malfunction when using our online store.
Information about the cookie management of your browser can be found here:

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You have a right to object to the use of cookies via our online shop in accordance with Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR. However, we must point out that the implementation of your opposition without the storage of your personal data or storage of a so-called "opt-out cookie" is not technically possible. To safeguard your desire to use our online shop without cookies, we therefore recommend that you either make the changes described above in your browser to reject cookies or visit our online shop no longer.

According to Art. 15 GDPR, you have the right at any time to have free information about the data stored regarding your person, their origin and recipient as well as the purpose of the storage. Upon written request, we will be pleased to inform you about the data stored with us about you. All you need to do is send an e-mail to:: You will then receive the information in a common machine-readable format. No verbal information will be given. We must point out, however, that we can provide information only if proof of your identity. As a rule, you will receive your information within one month. If required by the number of applications submitted or the complexity of the data, the deadline may be extended by another two months. However, in this case, you will receive a notice of the extension of the time limit and the reasons for doing so no later than one month after the petition has been submitted. The same applies if you want to exercise your right to data transferability under Art. 20 GDPR. Even then, you will receive information in a common, structured and machine-readable format. As far as technically feasible, we also enable you to transfer all your data directly to another provider. In the case of obvious unfounded requests for information or repeated requests, we reserve the right to demand a fee for the provision of information or to refuse to process the application.

There is no logo or link of the company Facebook or another social media company in our online shop. Accordingly, no data is collected or passed on to these companies.
On our website you will find the logo and a link to our Facebook presence, but these are not linked with a script to Facebook, but provide an easy link, so that here too no data is transmitted to Facebook.
Further information on the use of social media can be found in our privacy policy on the website.

Notwithstanding the above, your right to file a complaint with the relevant data protection supervisory authority remains unaffected. The contact details of our supervisory authority are:

Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Postfach 20 04 44
D-40102 Düsseldorf
Tel.: +49 (0)211/38424-0
Fax: +49 (0)211/38424-10

From time to time, as the evolution of the Internet, legislation, and jurisdiction necessitates adjustments to our privacy policy, we reserve the right to supplement or expand our Privacy Policy as appropriate.