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As a provider of our services and products as well as the operator of our websites, we necessarily come into contact with your personal data.


In accordance with Article 12 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we inform you in this data protection declaration in a transparent, easily available and as simple language as possible, for what purpose, to what extent and on what basis your data is collected. The data protection declaration is not only limited to the collection of data on the websites but also includes interactions that take place via other channels such as email and telephone but also personal forms of interaction such as meetings.


Peter Pahn, Hessenstraße 13, 65719 Hofheim am Taunus, Germany, is responsible for data processing within the company Martin Sammler GmbH & Co. KG. If you have any questions regarding the data protection declaration, you can contact us at




External links and third parties

Martin Sammler GmbH & Co. KG links to the services and offers of third parties, especially in digital channels such as websites. The privacy policy written here specifically does not apply to how external third parties specify or use personal data. We therefore recommend that you read the privacy policies of third parties and understand your privacy rights before interacting in any way with the linked services.


Provision of data by you

You are not obliged to provide the data requested by us unless there is a legal or contractual basis for this. However, in specific cases, such as a contact request or the exercise of our services, if the necessary data is not provided, we are unable to provide you with our services and products or to respond to your concerns.


Personal data - definition of terms

In order to optimally understand the data protection declaration, it is necessary to know the term “personal data”. Personal data is data that can directly or indirectly identify a specific person or is already linked or can be linked to them. This means that both data that allows direct conclusions to be drawn about your identity, such as your name or address, as well as data that allows indirect conclusions to be drawn about you as a person, such as the IP address of your device, can be used.




Storage period of your data

As part of the data protection declaration, we will inform you about the storage period of your respective data, which is processed by us or on our behalf. If such information is missing, we will store the respective data until the purpose of data processing no longer applies or you exercise your rights, which are described separately in a section of the data protection declaration.


In the event of an objection within the meaning of Art. 21 GDPR, we may continue to process the respective data if at least one of the following requirements from paragraph 2 in the chapter “Your rights” is met.


Security measures for your data

When interacting and distributing data over the Internet, you must always assume that unauthorized third parties could gain access to your data through illegal activities such as hacks. Complete protection against attacks such as hacks cannot generally be guaranteed. However, we take administrative, technical and organizational measures to protect your data from such access.


Part of this protection is securing your data using appropriate SSL encryption. You can recognize this protection by the fact that a lock symbol can be seen in the search bar of common browser providers and the address line of our websites begins with https://. This Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTPS) or Transport Layer Security (TLS) or the encryption technology behind these technologies ensures that the transmission of data between your device and our web address is closed.




Martin Sammler GmbH & Co. KG necessarily uses personal data to provide you with our services and products in the usual quality, to communicate with you, to ensure the security of our offers, to combat fraud and to comply with laws.


The basis on which we collect and process data differ depending on the individual use case. In order to create the clearest and most intuitive presentation of the reasons for data processing, we list below the individual legal bases that apply in the course of the data protection declaration.


Basis 1

The processing of the data is necessary for the fulfillment of legal obligations in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter C of the GDPR. This primarily includes statutory retention periods but also the exercise and representation of legal claims.


Basis 2

According to Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter B of the GDPR, the processing of the data is necessary for the fulfillment of a contract with you or to carry out pre-contractual measures based on your request. This generally includes communication for (potential) orders and projects, the associated acquisition as well as organizational and administrative tasks.


Basis 3

The processing of the data is necessary in accordance with Article 6 Para. 1 lit.


Basis 4

You have given us your express consent to data processing for one or more purposes in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter A of the GDPR. This is the case, for example, if you explicitly wish to receive advertising materials such as a newsletter or accept the cookie guidelines.


In addition, in individual special exceptional cases, there may be additional basis for data processing in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letters D and E, such as if there is a life-threatening situation or if we are carrying out tasks on behalf of public bodies or in the interest of the public.




We offer you the opportunity to access your data and, for example, have it deleted or changed. This could be relevant to you in the context of a name change or move. In order to make use of the following data protection rights, you can send your respective request to our contact point mentioned in the introduction.


A request or a declaration of objection relating to the processing of your data can also be rejected if the processing of the data is necessary in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. C GDPR to fulfill a legal obligation, the processing of the data in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. D GDPR is necessary to safeguard and protect the vital interests and obligations of natural persons, the processing of data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit the exercise of official authority or the data is used to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.


These restrictions do not apply to objections regarding direct advertising within the meaning of Art. 21 Para. 2 GDPR.


Revocation of consent to data processing

For some offers, such as contact forms, by accepting the data protection declaration by checking the field, you confirm that we are allowed to process the data you provide. According to Article 7 Paragraph 3 GDPR, you can revoke your consent to data processing at any time and without giving reasons.


Right to data deletion and authorization

According to Art. 15 GDPR, we offer you free information about the personal data we use and store. We also disclose where the data comes from, for what purpose it was stored and whether and to whom this data is transmitted. If the data contained in the information contains errors such as incorrect names or addresses, you have the right to correction in accordance with Article 16 GDPR and the right to delete the data in accordance with Article 17 GDPR.


Right to restriction of processing

You may request a restriction of data processing in accordance with Article 18 GDPR in certain situations. The criteria for rejecting such data protection requests defined in the introduction continue to apply.


Right to data portability

Upon request, in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, we are obliged to transmit the data we have stored to you in a structured, common and machine-readable format.


Right to lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority

If you are not satisfied with how we handle your data or find our response to your complaint unjustified, you have the option of submitting a complaint to the responsible supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR. Which supervisory authority is responsible for the complaint depends on the location and/or the place where the alleged violation took place.




Martin Sammler GmbH & Co. KG kann personenbezogene Daten im Rahmen von der Bereitstellung unserer Dienste und Produkte an Erfüllungsgehilfen, Partnerunternehmen und sonstige Parteien oder Personen welche in unserem und/oder ihrem Auftrag zum Zwecke des Gewerbebetriebs handeln weitergeben. Dabei werden die personenbezogenen Daten nicht für Werbezwecke der beteiligten dritten Partei verwendet.


Bei der Bereitstellung und Durchführung unserer Dienste, Produkte und Angebote, insbesondere unserer Webseiten greifen wir auf Tools von Unternehmen zurück welche Daten außerhalb der Europäischen Union verarbeiten, speichern und dorthin übermitteln. Dies ist für Sie als Nutzter von Relevanz da in den USA andere gesetzliche Datenschutzrichtlinien gelten als diese der Europäischen Union. Dies ermöglicht es den dort ansässigen Sicherheitsbehörden und Regierungsorganen wie beispielsweise Nachrichtendiensten persönliche Informationen abzufragen ohne dass Sie als Träger der Daten einen gerichtlichen Anspruch auf Unterlassung Anfechtung Widerspruch oder ähnliche Verfahren haben. Auf die beschriebenen Verarbeitungstätigkeiten haben wir als Martin Sammler GmbH & Co. KG keinen Einfluss.




External hosting

In order to distribute our services and products in the legitimate sense of business operations and to be able to provide information about them, as well as to get in touch with customers and interested parties, we operate our websites on the basis of principles 2 and 3. By querying the websites, the corresponding content is retrieved from the Retrieved from our hosting provider's servers. In the course of external hosting, the website is located on one or more servers of the following hosting provider to ensure optimal availability of our online presence: Ltd., Nemal Street 40, 6350671 Tel Aviv, Israel. The hosting provider stores personal data of our website visitors such as IP address, page accessed, time of access and communication data. When this data is transferred to the USA, it is subject to the Privacy Shield, for which you can access the respective participant certificate at


The email inboxes and domains of the websites are registered via the hosting provider IONOS SE, Elgendorfer Straße 57, 65710 Montabaur, Germany. When communicating, the data processing of contact details and content is processed and stored via the hosting provider's servers on the basis of Basis 2 and 4.


Contact form & email communication

We offer our customers, interested parties and website visitors the opportunity to contact the company using a contact form and email. When using these communication channels, we store the absolutely necessary information such as the sender address and the potentially provided information such as contact details and message content on the basis of basis 2 or alternatively on the basis of basis 3.




When you access the Martin Sammler GmbH & Co. KG website for the first time, you have the opportunity to decide on the use of cookies using the Cookie Conenst banner. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit. Cookies enable you to use our websites in a personalized and individual way. Cookies also help us understand how and to what extent our websites are used, help us measure the effectiveness of marketing and website structure, and give us insights into user behavior so that we can optimize our communications and our services and products.


If you would like to disable or restrict cookies in the Safari web browser, you can do so via Settings » Privacy » Advanced settings » Block cookies. If you would like to deactivate or restrict cookies in the Chrome web browser, you can make the appropriate selection via Settings » Privacy and Security ».


The cookies used on our websites have been divided into 4 categories and differ from each other in terms of their characteristics and purpose.


Category 1 – Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are used to ensure the security of the website, to show the system from which the website was rendered, for system monitoring and troubleshooting, identity verification and network management. Due to their essential functions, these types of cookies cannot be deactivated.


Category 2 – Cookies for marketing purposes

These cookies collect information based on 4 how you use our websites in order to determine how marketing and advertising affects our visitors. This makes it possible to provide personalized content for visitors. This increases the effectiveness and user customization on the website.


Category 3 – Cookies relevant to functionality

These cookies enable our websites to remember the user-specific selections previously made while surfing on the basis of basis 4. For example, we may store geographic location in a cookie to ensure that we show you the website that is localized to the relevant country of access. We may also remember settings such as text size, fonts, and other customizable elements of our web pages. These cookies can also be used to track which featured pages have already been accessed by the visitor in order to avoid repeats. The information that these cookies collect does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about the person and cannot track surfing activities on websites that do not come from Martin Sammler GmbH & Co. KG. These cookies therefore serve to promote a pleasant user experience on our websites, which we would like to improve for the benefit of the company and its interested parties and customers.


Category 4 – Analytical cookies

These cookies collect information about how you use our websites based on basis 4 and analyze this behavior in order to improve the products and services. This includes, among other things, which pages are visited most frequently, how many of the visitors were on the websites for the first time or repeatedly, what type of device was used to access the website, from which region the website was accessed or how long it took for the websites to load. This data can help us optimize our websites and simplify navigation. This allows us, for example, to identify performance-related errors on our website and fix them more quickly. These cookies are also used to tell partners whether you came to our website from a partner website. These cookies do not collect any information that directly personally identifies you. We also make no attempt to personally identify you in any way based on the context of this data.




In order to get in touch with us, discuss contracts and project items or maintain other communication, you can contact us by telephone or in person, for example in meetings. Based on Basis 2 and Basis 3, we can store the chosen communication channel, the contact details provided and the message or information it contains. This serves to answer the contact details and to continually process future inquiries that may be related to the inquiry.




In order to carry out our business activities and to ensure that our services and products as well as their order processes and billing run smoothly, we store contractual data on the basis of 2 using our external “Software as a Service” (SaaS) service provider sevDesk GmbH, Hauptstraße 115, 77652 Offenburg servers.




If you have any questions regarding the Privacy Policy, including where a third party is acting on our behalf, you may contact us at so that we can best address your concerns.


In most cases, all specific contact inquiries receive a response within one working week. In other cases, we may require additional information or tell you that our response will take longer.


If you indicate in your message that we could improve our approach to privacy issues, we will take appropriate steps to do so at the earliest opportunity.


As of March 14, 2024

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