Register Court: Hamburg, HRB 146626
Managing Director: Arndt Gossmann
The contents of our pages have been created with the utmost care. However, we cannot guarantee the contents‘ accuracy, completeness or topicality. According to statutory provisions, we are furthermore responsible for our own content on these web pages. In this matter, please note that we are not obliged to monitor the transmitted or saved information of third parties, or investigate circumstances pointing to illegal activity. Our obligations to remove or block the use of information under generally applicable laws remain unaffected by this as per §§ 8 to 10 of the Telemedia Act (TMG).
All photos and graphics used in this publication are from our own archive or have been reprinted with the kind permission of the following individuals/companies:
ELBWORT GmbH - Agentur für Kommunikation
Copyright © Gossmann & Cie. GmbH
All rights reserved.
The person responsible within the meaning of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter GDPR) and the other national data protection laws of the member states, other data protection provisions and other provisions is:
As a user, we only process your personal data insofar as this is necessary to provide a functional website and our content and services. Exceptions apply in those cases in which you have given us your consent for certain processing or the processing of the data is permitted by legal regulations.
Every time our website is called up, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer. These are:
The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the website to be delivered to your computer. For this, your IP address must be saved for the duration of the session.
The storage in log files takes place in order to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, we use the data to ensure the security of our information technology systems.
With regard to the evaluation of website usage, weighing our legitimate interests against your interests worthy of protection is a legal basis in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interests pursued in this respect lie in increasing the efficiency of our website, evaluating the success of the representations and descriptions of our products as well as checking and improving the user-friendliness of the website.
The data is stored for as long as it is necessary to achieve legitimate purposes. If the data is collected for the provision of the website (so-called "session-based data"), it will be stored until the respective session has ended.
When you contact us via the email address provided on our website, personal data is processed and the purpose of processing your request is saved by us. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
This data is processed on the basis of Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR, provided that your request is related to the performance of a contract or is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) and / or on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR), as we have a legitimate interest in the effective Processing the inquiries sent to us.
The data are generally deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. In addition, data that has been saved on the basis of your consent will only be saved on this basis until you withdraw your consent.
As far as data for the fulfillment of contractual or legal obligations, including commercial and tax retention obligations, as well as for the pursuit of legitimate interests, i. H. to preserve evidence within the framework of the statutory statute of limitations is no longer required, it will be deleted regularly.
If personal data is processed, the person concerned must be informed of the following rights.
You can request confirmation from the person responsible as to whether we are processing personal data relating to you.
You have a right to correction and / or completion vis-à-vis the person responsible if the processed personal data concerning you is incorrect or incomplete. The person responsible must make the correction immediately.
You can demand from the person responsible that the personal data concerning you be deleted immediately, and the person responsible is obliged to delete this data immediately, unless one of the exceptions regulated in the GDPR applies or other statutory retention requirements oblige us to do so to keep standing data.
Under the conditions set out in the GDPR, you can request that the processing of your personal data be restricted.
You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to the person responsible and whose processing is based on consent or on a contract with you, in a structured, common and machine-readable format. In addition, under the conditions regulated in the GDPR, you have the right to transfer this data to another person responsible without hindrance from the person responsible to whom the personal data was provided.
In exercising this right, you also have the right to have the personal data relating to you transmitted directly from one person in charge to another person in charge, insofar as this is technically feasible. This must not impair the freedoms and rights of other people.
You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data, which is based on Art. 6 Paragraph 1 e or f GDPR; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
If the personal data relating to you are processed in order to operate direct mail, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of the personal data relating to you for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct advertising. In the event of an objection, the personal data relating to you will no longer be processed for these purposes.
You have the right to revoke your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time. Withdrawing your consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent up to the point of withdrawal. This also applies to the revocation of declarations of consent that were given to us before the GDPR came into effect, i.e. before May 25, 2018. In this case, all personal data that has been stored on the basis of the consent given will be deleted, unless there is another legal basis for further storage according to the law.
To withdraw your consent, please use the contact details under section I.
In the event of violations of the GDPR, the data subjects have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of their habitual residence, their place of work or the place of the alleged violation. The right to lodge a complaint exists without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.
Our responsible data protection supervisory authority is:
The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Ludwig-Erhard-Str 22, 7th floor
Tel.: 040/428 54 - 4040
Fax: 040/428 54 - 4000
You can find the contact details of other data protection supervisory authorities under the following link: