Data protection declaration for customers and suppliersacc. to art. 13 and 14 DSGVO (GDPR) (state 11/2023)

Acc. to articles 13 and 14 DSGVO (GDPR) we do inform you by this document about the processing of your personal data collected in the context of the business relationship, and about the rights to which you are entitled as person concerned.

Name and contact details of the party responsible

Adolf Thies GmbH & Co. KG
Hauptstraße 76
37083 Göttingen

Name and contact details of the data protection supervisor

Stefan Burghardt
RKM Data GmbH
Bertha-von-Suttner-Straße 9
37083 Göttingen

Legal basis and purpose of the processing

We are processing your personal data
  • acc. to art. 6 paragraph 1 letter b DSGVO (GDPR) to fulfil the contractual obligations in the context of our business relationship.
  • acc. to art. 6 paragraph 1 letter c DSGVO (GDPR) to fulfil our legal obligations,
  • acc. to art. 6 paragraph 1 letter f DSGVO (GDPR) for the protection of legitimate interests, such as the assertion or defense of legal claims and the safeguarding of our business transactions,
  • acc. to art. 6 paragraph 1 letter a DSGVO (GDPR) basing on your consent, if you have voluntarily provided us with data, that exceeds the contractually and legally required level. You can revoke that consent anytime, if you do no longer consent to the further processing of these data. Please address the revocation to ‎

Processed data categories

We are processing personal data which we receive or collect in the context of the business relationship, such as
  • General company details (name, address, VAT number, telephone and fax number)
  • Contact details of contact persons (name, position, telephone no., e-mail, fax, etc.)
  • Credit information
  • Information about the payment process (details of account, ...)
  • Access data in the context of the business process

Recipient of personal data

Within our organization your data are exclusively processed by those employees, who require the data to fulfil the contractual and legal obligations as well as for the protection of our legitimate interests.

Third parties commissioned by us – for example IT service providers and contracting parties – receive exclusively those data required to fulfil the arranged tasks. They are contractually obliged to process your data only in the context of our orders and instructions.

In case of legal disputes and payment difficulties the data are transferred also to lawyers, dept collection agencies, and the like.

Public authorities, public bodies, and institutions such as financial and administrative authorities receive those data which we are legally obliged to transmit.

In all cases, we pay attention to the confidentiality of your personal data and will process them only, if there is an applicable legal basis.

Period of data storing

Your personal data are stored – as far as required – for the period of the business relationship and according to the legal storage obligation und obligatory documentation requirement

Rights of the person concerned

You can revoke, at any time, the consent given by you, by contacting the mentioned address or e-mail address of Adolf Thies GmbH& Co. KG, or our data protection supervisor.

According to the data protection regulations you may require the following at any time:
  • information on the data stored about your person,
  • correction, deletion, or limitation of processing the stored data,
  • to file an objection against the processing of data, which we are processing on the basis of predominant legitimate interests, for reasons resulting from your special situation,
  • to exercise your right to data transmission.

You also have the option of making a complaint to be submitted to your respective supervisory authority. In Lower Saxony it is the following authority:

Der Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz
Herr Denis Lehmkemper
Prinzenstraße 5
30159 Hannover

Thank you very much for your attention.

Recipient of personal data

Please find our privacy statement here


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Adolf Thies GmbH & Co. KG Hauptstraße 76 37083 Göttingen Germany Phone +49 551 / 79001-0
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