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Imprint & Privacy Policy

Am Zehnhoff-Söns GmbH

International Logistic Services
Hafenstraße 1
53117 Bonn

Tel.: +49 (0) 228 6893 0
Fax: +49 (0) 228 6893 242


Sitz der Gesellschaft: Bonn
Registergerichtseintragung: AG Bonn HRB 6709
Geschäftsführung: Alfons Am Zehnhoff-Söns, Gregor Söns
Umsatzsteueridentifikationsnummer: DE 811 752 088


Design und Programmierung

Schmitz Schneider Kommunikation GmbH, Köln

Rechtliche Hinweise:

Die Am Zehnhoff-Söns GmbH prüft und aktualisiert die Informationen auf ihren Webseiten regelmäßig. Trotz aller Sorgfalt können sich die Daten inzwischen verändert haben. Eine Haftung oder Garantie für die Aktualität, Richtigkeit und Vollständigkeit der zur Verfügung gestellten Informationen kann daher nicht übernommen werden. Gleiches gilt auch für alle anderen Internetseiten, auf die mit Hyperlinks verwiesen wird. Die Am Zehnhoff-Söns GmbH ist für den Inhalt der Internetseiten, die per Hyperlinks erreicht werden, nicht verantwortlich. Zudem behält sich die Am Zehnhoff-Söns GmbH das Recht vor, Änderungen oder Ergänzungen der bereitgestellten Informationen vorzunehmen.

Privacy Policy

I. General privacy notice and principles of data protection

The Am Zehnhoff-Söns GmbH (hereinafter also referred to as “we/us/our”) takes the protection and safety of your personal data very seriously and adheres to all applicable laws, rules or regulations on data protection. This includes in particular the compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Tele media Act (TMG).

Personal data that has been placed at our disposal is processed in a way that ensures appropriate security of such personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures.

This Privacy Policy provides information on the context in which we are processing your personal data as well as on the rights you have as a data subject in accordance with the GDPR.

II. Data processing in relation to freight transport and logistics services

Processed personal data and the purpose for processing

We primarily obtain and process personal data in relation to our freight transport and logistics services, especially those that are necessary to fulfill our obligations arising from freight and storage contracts.

Such personal data generally includes

  • Contact details of contact persons,
  • Names and postal addresses of senders, recipients, loading and unloading points, freight forwarders, agents and other operators in the transport chain,
  • GPS data of loading and unloading points,
  • E-mail addresses,
  • Business phone numbers,
  • Payment information.

The Am Zehnhoff-Söns GmbH also processes personal data in the context of customer surveys aiming at the optimisation of services offered as well as for reasons of quality management.

Transfer of personal data to third parties

In order to ensure that the services provided are carried out to the highest possible standard it may be necessary to transfer personal data to third parties within the transport chain. It may also be possible that third parties involved are entities with registered offices abroad. In any such cases of data transfer we inform the third parties involved and undertake to make every effort to ensure that applicable laws, rules or regulations on data protection shall be complied with.

Transfers of personal data in terms of transport information to public institutions and authorities are based exclusively on customs and taxation regulations.

Any personal data you voluntarily provide us with will never be sold to third parties.

III. Personal data collected on our website

Usage data

Every time a page on our website is accessed and a file retrieved general information on this process will automatically be saved in a log file. Such data storage solely serves internal system-related and statistical purposes (on the basis of Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR) or in exceptional cases the prosecution of crime and criminal offences (on the basis of Art. 6 (1)(e) GDPR).

There is no transfer of personal data to third parties or any other form of analysis except in cases where there is a legal obligation.

The information saved in a log file contains:

  • Name of retrieved file
  • Date and time of data retrieval
  • Transferred data volume
  • Notification whether data retrieval was successful
  • Description of browser type
  • Operating system used
  • Previously visited website
  • Provider
  • User’s IP address

Contact sheet

If you choose to contact us via the contact sheet on our website, we will only use and store the personal data you provide us with to process your request and in case of further correspondence. We will automatically delete all submitted data once their intended purpose is archived and there is no other purpose for storage. Any personal data you provide in connection with your request will neither be published nor transferred to third parties.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis tool provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so called “cookies”, text based files that are placed on your computer to report on your user interactions on this website. The Information on your usage of our website gathered by cookies is transferred to and stored by a Google server in the United States of America. If the anonymization of users' IP addresses is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union Member States as well as within States party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be send to and shortened by a Google server in the US in exceptional cases. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, to compile reports on website activity and usage patterns on our behalf and also to provide us with further services relating to website and internet usage. Google will not associate the IP address that was transferred by your browser with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

For more information on Google Analytics’ terms of use and on Google’s data protection in general please visit the following websites:;

Please note that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the Code “gat._anonymizelp();” to ensure that all our users' IP addresses are anonymized (so called “IP masking).

We are using the aforementioned web analysis tool on the basis of Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR. The data is processed to evaluate usage patterns on our website and is therefore necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests.

IV. Newsletter

The processing of personal data in relation to the distribution of our newsletter serves the sole purpose of providing the subscribers with the latest news and information by sending them our newsletter. Any personal data provided in connection with our newsletter will never be transferred to third parties.

As a data subject you may revoke your consent at any time by sending an email to The user’s personal data will be stored as long as the newsletter subscription is active and the user hasn’t withdrawn their consent.

V. Personal data of applicants

Any personal data provided by applicants is used exclusively for the recruitment procedure for which purpose they were send. The personal data of candidates that weren’t recruited will be deleted right after the recruitment procedure has been concluded.

Storage of personal data of applicants beyond the original recruitment procedure will only take place if the applicant has given us their written consent.

VI. Legal basis for data processing

In accordance with Article 6 (1)(b) GDPR processing personal data is lawful if the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party to or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract.

Article 6 (1)(a) GDPR serves as a legal basis for the processing of personal data insofar as the data subject has given us their consent to the processing of their personal data for a specific purpose.

Whenever the processing of personal data is necessary for the purpose of a legitimate interest of our company Article 6 (1)(f) GDPR serves as legal basis for such data processing.

VII. Duration of data storage

Personal data of data subjects will be deleted as soon as the purpose for storage ceases to be relevant. Personal data will also be deleted if legal retention periods lapse and if the data are no longer needed for the initiation of new contracts, the conclusion of a contract or to fulfill obligations arising from a contract.

After a period of three (3) years we will check whether or not relevant personal data are still needed for the purpose for which they were obtained and whether there are legal obligations that require further storage.

VIII. Rights of data subjects

Right of access and right to rectification

The data subjects have the right to obtain information as to whether or not personal data concerning them are being processed within the scope of applicable legal provisions. This includes information on the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned as well as the recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed.

Furthermore data subjects have the right to obtain from the controller the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning them.

Right to erasure and right to restriction of processing

Under the conditions laid down in Articles 17 and 18 GDPR data subjects may request to have the personal data concerning them be erased or to have their processing be restricted by the controller.

To exercise these rights and for further information concerning this topic data subjects may contact the data protection officer of the data controller, whose contact details can be found below.

Right to data portability and right to object

The data subject has the right to object to the processing of their personal data based on a given consent at any time. Any objection to data processing will not affect the lawfulness of data processing based on the consent prior to the objection.

Data subjects have the additional right to receive their personal data in a machine-readable format upon request and have it send to another controller.

Right to lodge complaints with a supervisory authority

In accordance with Article 77 GDPR data subjects have the right to lodge complaints directly with the supervisory authority if they consider the processing of their personal data to infringe the law.

How to exercise your rights as data subject

To exercise your rights and to gain further information concerning your rights as data subject you may contact the data protection officer of the data controller, whose contact details can be found below.

IX. Contact details

The data controller within the meaning of the GDPR is the

Am Zehnhoff-Söns GmbH
International Logistic Services
Hafenstrasse 1
D-53117 Bonn

Tel.: +49 (0) 228 6893 0
Fax: +49 (0) 228 6893 242


The data protection officer of the data controller is

Frau Katharina Gerdes, LL.M.
Hafenstrasse 1
D-53117 Bonn

Tel.: +49 (0) 228 6893 0
Fax: +49 (0) 228 6893 242


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