Your data are important to us!
When accessing our website, the following data are stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser request and general information about the operating system resp. browser in logfiles.
SSL encryption: Your personal data which you insert into the request form on our Website are secured through SSL (Secure Socket Layer) state-of-the-art encryption techniques thus protecting your data from unauthorized third party access.
Your personal data: We are using you personal and other data only for the purpose of replying to your inquiry or request and we will disclose them only to staff mandated to handle your inquiry or request. Specifically, the data are not being disclosed or transferred to third parties outside our law firm. We are archiving as few data as possible and we kindly ask you to send to us only the data necessary to be able to reply to your request.
If your inquiry or request does not lead to the conclusion of a mandate agreement, we will delete your data, including attached files, asap. In the case of the conclusion of an agreement, we will strictly comply with all legal requirements regarding data protection, professional secrecy and statutory retention obligations.
Google Maps: In order to indicate our office address on online maps we use Google Maps. If you access a page with an online map, certain data will be transmitted to Google, but no personal data. You can block the transmission of this data to Google by using the relevant browser extensions.
Google Analytics: This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”. The information gathered by the cookie is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
IP anonymization is activated on this Website. Therefore, the IP address of the users of Google is previously abridged / anonymized before transmitted to US. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website by the users to compile reports on the website activities and to provide other services related to the website usage and the internet usage for the website operator.
The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly. However, in this case they may not be able to fully exploit all the features of this website. In addition, users can prevent the cookie-generated data (including your IP address) and the use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google, using the browser plug-in Installation: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. For further information on Google’s use of the data used for advertising purposes: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites?hl=en (“How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps”).
Your rights: You may request from us through email (firstname.lastname@example.org) at any time information on the fact of the data processing, on the categories of data, as well as of scope, purpose and legitimacy of the processing and the envisaged period the personal data will be stored. You may also request from us the deletion, restriction, rectification or completion of wrong, unnecessary, contested, erroneous or incomplete data. Excluded from deletion will be data we are obliged to retain due to contractual and lawful retention obligations. After expiration of all contractual and lawful retention duties, all data and files will be destroyed.
Last time updated, 10th of January 2020