Data protection statement

Website data protection statement Jakob & Sozien

(state as of September 2021)


The following information clarifies on how we handle data.

1. Contact person concerning data handling:

Jakob & Sozien

Partnerschaft mbB with Headoffice in Baunatal
Registergericht-Nr. PR 2869 beim Amtsgericht Frankfurt a.M.

Christoph Jakob, Johanna Jakob, Carsten Ewald, 
Armin Döring, Silke Mihr and Philipp Hofmann

Wilhelmshöher Str. 1
34225 Baunatal
Phone: +49 561 - 94936-0
Fax: +49 561 - 94936-99
Should you have queries concerning data protection, please contact the above-stated address.

2. Data handling on our website

We only handle your data on our website in accordance with CSDP (‘DSGVO’), federal data protection law (‘BDSG’) and other statutory regulations applying to our business.

General data elicitation
When you visit our website or download documents, data concerning this process are logged in a journal file. This may apply to the following set of information

  • IP-adress (where possible, saved anonymously)
  • Domain-name of the website that forwarded you to our’s
  • Name of viewed files
  • Date and time of retrieval
  • Name of your internet service provider
  • Potentially your operating system (OS) and browser data of your mobile device

This date is elicited on the basis of our legitimate interest to ensure proper function of our website and sub-sites in accordance with Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO (i.e. CSDP). Should we discover vital clues to illegal activity and abuse of our website, we reserve the right of subsequent data analysis. Collected data will be deleted after two weeks at maximum. However, statistical analysis of anonymised data is legitimate.

Websites usually use so-called cookies, which do not cause damage, nor contain viruses nor malware. Cookies are intended to make websites more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are tiny text documents, which are saved on your device by your browser. Most of the cookies are so-called “Session cookies”, which are automatically deleted after your visit to our website. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us, to recognise your browser the next time you come visit. You can adjust default settings on your browser the way you prefer them to be. Either you disable planting cookies at all, or you allow planting cookies on your device in some cases. Moreover, you can disable general planting of cookies or make the saved cookies be deleted after closing the browser. Deactivated cookies may have impact on the performance and function of our website.

Cookies designed for electronic communication or for provision of certain features are saved in accordance with Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO (CSDP). The operator of this website has a legitimate interest in saving cookies to enable technically error-free and optimised provision of its services. As far as other cookies are required (e.g. cookies to analyse your surfing habits), these are treated separately by our data protection statement.

“Mandantenportal” (literally client gateway)
Jakob & Sozien Mandantenportal allows you to access your business documents under highest safety standards on German servers, any place, anytime. You and your client service person coordinate which documents and files you want to provide on your personalised client gateway. The benefits of the client gateway lie in a wholly new form of exchange. Effective processes and a simplified cooperation enhance operating business processes.


  • Optimise your business processes by improved access within your organisation. All the important and relevant documents are gathered in one place
  • Quick and easy access to your business data and documents
  • Fast and direct communication structures to us, your tax advisor and auditor
  • Share files and documents within seconds with colleagues, banks and other enterprises.
  • Usable on web browsers, desktop client, mobile devices and smartphones (Google Android and Apple iOS)
  • Encrypted data transfer
  • Maximum safety by using Cloud-Servers, IDW 951 certified and located in Germany

Our website uses plugins of the Google-operated website YouTube. Its operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit websites that use a YouTube-Plugin, a connection to YouTube servers is made. The YouTube-website will be notified which of our websites you visited. When logged in to YouTube, you allow YouTube to match your surf behaviour to your personalised profile. It is possible to stop this, by logging out before using our website. Further information on use of personal data can be retrieved from YouTube’s data protection statement, see

3. Direct mail and objection

For advertising purposes, we inform customers (based on our legitimate interest in direct advertising in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR) about innovations and offers via various communication channels (e.g. e-mail, letter).

You have the right to object to data processing for direct marketing purposes at any time.

The data required for direct mail will be stored until you object to direct mail.

4. Recipient of personal data

We only forward personal data to third parties where necessary to fulfil our commission. Forwarding data to authorities only takes place in accordance to statutory regulations of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. c and e DSGVO (CSDP). Furthermore, we forward data to cooperation partners like i.e. fiscal authorities, health insurances and the like. This happens in accordance with Art. 28 DSGVO (CSDP). These entities may receive or access data in the context of our services.

5. Your rights

In what concerns your personalised data, you have the following rights against us

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us (Art. 77 DSGVO).

6. Data protection officer

We have appointed an external data protection officer
Mr Stefan Pietsch
Contact via
Pietsch IT GmbH
Wilhelmshöher Straße 1
34590 Wabern
Phone: +49 5683-923440

7. Currency and amendments of this data protection statement

This data protection statement is current and valid (cf. headline above). By extension of our services or by amended statutory law or authority guidelines, it might become necessary to amend this data protection statement.