Data privacy policy

Data privacy

The operators of these webpages take your personal data protection very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data privacy policy. The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal information. As far as personal data are collected on our pages (e.g., name, address, or email addresses), this takes place, as far as possible, voluntarily. These data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent. Please note that data transfer over the Internet (e.g., when communicating via email) may have security loopholes. Complete protection of data from third-party access is not possible.


Links to other websites

The websites of Jakob & Sozien contain links to other websites. Despite careful review, Jakob & Sozien has no influence on the editorial content of external websites and on their operators' compliance with data protection regulations.


Data protection official

Jakob & Sozien has appointed an external data protection officer. Mr Stefan Pietsch has the pertinent expertise and experience to ensure the secure data protection management of Jakob & Sozien.

Mr Stefan Pietsch
Pietsch IT GmbH
Wilhelmshöher Str.1 34590



These internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after you have visited our website. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser the next time you visit. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow them in individual cases, accept them for certain cases or preclude them in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.



The provider of these pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transfers to us. These are:

• type and version of browser
• operating system used
• referrer URL
• host name of the accessing computer
• time of server request

These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. Merging these data with other data sources is not undertaken. We reserve the right to check these data retrospectively if we become aware of specific indications of unlawful use.


Contact form

If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from this form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.


Newsletter data

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an email address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address provided and that you agree to the receipt of the newsletter. Additional data are not collected. We use these data exclusively for the delivery of the requested information and do not pass them on to third parties. The granted consent to the storage of the data, the email address and the use thereof in order to send the newsletter can be revoked at any time, via the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.



Functions of the Twitter service are integrated into our websites. These features are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the "retweet" feature, the websites you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. Thereby, data are also transmitted to Twitter. We point out that we, as the provider of the website, are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Twitter. For more information, see the Twitter privacy policy at You can change your data privacy settings for Twitter in the account settings under:



Our website uses functions of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time you visit one of our sites that contains XING functions, it will connect to the XING servers. There is no storage of personal data to our knowledge. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or the usage behaviour evaluated. Further information on data protection and the XING Share Button can be found in XING's privacy policy under:



Our website uses plug-ins from the Google-operated YouTube site. The provider of this site is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our sites that is equipped with a YouTube plug-in, you will be connected to the YouTube servers. Thereby, the YouTube server will be informed which of our sites you visited. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your browsing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. For more information on how data are handled, please refer to the YouTube privacy policy under:



Functions of the service Instagram are integrated on our sides. These features are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate the visit to our pages with your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the pages do not receive knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Instagram. For more information, see the Instagram Privacy Policy:


The Jakob & Sozien Client-box enables you to access all business documents at any place and at any time. All this with the highest security standards and on German servers. Together with your client adviser from Jakob & Sozien, you decide which documents should be made available in your personal Client-box.

Through the new Client-box, we offer our clients a completely new form of exchange, which improves business processes significantly through efficient processes and simplified collaboration.

Values and functionality

  • Optimize your business processes by improving access within your organization to all important and relevant information
  • Access all your business files and documents quickly and conveniently at a fixed location
  • Quick and direct communication with us, your tax consultant and auditor
  • Share data and documents in seconds with colleagues, banks and other companies
  • Use via web browser, desktop client, tablet or smartphone (Google Android and Apple iOS)
  • Encrypted data transfer
  • Highest security through cloud servers in data centers certified according to IDW 951 (International Standard on Assurance Engagements 3402) in Germany


SSL encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transfer of sensitive content, this site uses SSL encryption such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. You can recognise an encrypted connection when the address line of the browser changes from "http: //" to "https: //" and there is a lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.


Right to information, deletion, blocking

You have the right to attain information about your stored personal data at any time and free of charge, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing, as well as a right to entitlement, blocking or deletion of these data. You are welcome to contact us at any time under the address given in the imprint for further information on personal data.