1. Name and contact of the responsible person according to Art. 4 para. 7 GDPR
m law group
Besner Kremer Greis Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB
Ph. +49 89 24 213 0
Fax +49 89 24 213 213
2. Safety and protection of your personal data
We consider it our primary task to protect the confidentiality of personal information you provide and to protect them from unauthorized access. Therefore, we take the utmost care and use the highest safety standards to ensure maximum protection of your personal data.
As a private company we are subject to the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the regulations of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). We have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the rules on data protection are observed both by us and by our external service providers.
3. Information about the collection of personal data
Below we provide information on the collection of personal data when using our web site. Personal data is all information which is related to a certain individual being identified or identifiable, e.g. name, address, e-mail address (e.g. Art. 4 para. 1 GDPR).
3.1 Collecting personal data when visiting our web site
In the merely informational use of the web site, we only collect the personal information that your browser sends to our server. If you want to look at our website, we collect the following data that is technically necessary for us to show you our website and to ensure the stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6, para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR):
– IP address
– date and time of the request
– time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
– content of the request (concrete webpage)
– access Status/HTTP status code
– each volume of data transferred
– website from which the request comes
– operating system and its surface
– language and version of browser software.
3.2 Collection of personal data for processing your inquiry
After contacting with us via e-mail the data provided by you (your e-mail address, if applicable, your name and phone number) is processed by us to respond to your inquiry. In this event, the processing of the personal data is justified by your consent, pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. a) GDPR.
We delete the data incurred in this regard after the data is no longer required, or the processing is restricted if legal record retention requirements exist.
(1) In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when using our web site. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive assigned to the browser you are using and via which certain information will pass to the body that sets the cookie. Cookies cannot run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. They are used to make the internet as a whole more user friendly and effective.
(2) This web site uses the following types of cookies, their scope and function are described in the following:
– transient cookies (see a.)
– persistent cookies (see b.).
a. Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include in particular the session cookies. These store a session ID with which several requests from your browser can be associated to a common session. This allows your computer to be recognized when you return to our site. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
b. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a predetermined duration, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can always delete the cookies in your browser security settings.
You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and e.g. refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. So called “third party cookies” are cookies that were set by a third party, thus not by the particular web site on which one currently is. We point out that you may not be able to use all features of this web site by disabling cookies.
4. Integration of Google Maps
(1) On this web site we use the services of Google Maps of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland (“Google”). By this, we can show interactive maps directly on the web site and allow you to comfortably use the map function.
(2) By visiting the web site, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding sub site of our web site. Information about your use of our website (such as your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers. This may also result in a transmission to the servers of Google LLC. in the United States. This is done regardless of whether Google provides a user account via which you are logged in, or if there is no user account. If you are logged into Google, your data will be assigned to your account directly. If you do not wish to assign to your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google will store your data as user profiles and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research and/or customized design on its web site. Such evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users not logged in) for the provision of need based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our web site. You have a right to object to formation of these user profiles, wherein you address Google to exercise these.
5. MATOMO (formally “PIWIK”)
(1) This website uses the web analytics service Matomo to evaluate and regularly improve the use of our website. The statistics obtained through this enable us to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of Matomo is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO.
(2) Cookies are stored on your computer for the purpose of evaluation. The information collected in this way is stored by the Controller exclusively on its server in Germany. You may discontinue the evaluation by deleting existing cookies and preventing the storage of cookies. If you prevent the storage of cookies, please note that you may not be able to use this website to its full extent. You can prevent the storage of cookies by changing the settings in your browser. You can prevent the use of Matomo by unchecking the following box to activate the opt-out plug-in.
You may choose to prevent this website from aggregating and analyzing the actions you take here. Doing so will protect your privacy, but will also prevent the owner from learning from your actions and creating a better experience for you and other users.
(3) This website uses Matomo with the extension “AnonymizeIP”. This means that IP addresses are processed in shortened form, which means that any direct reference to a person will be ruled out. The IP address transmitted by your browser via Matomo is not merged with other data collected by us.
(4) The Matomo programme is an open source project. Information from the third-party provider on data protection is available at https://matomo.org/privacy-policy/.
6. Rights of the person concerned
(1) Revocation of consent
Provided that the processing of personal data is based on consent given, you have the right, at any time, to revoke the consent, however, with effect for the future only. By the revocation of the consent, the legality of the data processing until the revocation is not affected.
For the exercise of the right, you can always contact us under above details; the same shall apply correspondingly if another legal reason allows the processing.
(2) Right to confirmation
You have the right to ask for a confirmation from the controller whether we process personal information concerning you. The confirmation you can at any time request under the above contact details.
(3) Right of information
If, and to the extent, personal data is processed, you can at any time request information about the personal data and the information as stipulated in Art. 15 para. 1 lit. a) through h) GDPR.
(4) Right to correct
You have the right to request from us immediately the correction of incorrect personal data concerning you. Taking into account the purposes of the processing you have the right to complement incomplete personal data –also by means of a supplementary statement.
(5) Right to delete (“right to be forgotten”)
You have the right to request from the controller, that personal data concerning you is immediately deleted if one of the reasons as detailed in Art. 17 GDPR applies, for instance, where the personal data is, for the purposes for which it was collected or processed in any other way, no longer necessary.
(6) Right to restrict the processing
You have the right to require us to restrict the processing of your personal data if one of the reasons as set forth in Art. 18 GDPR applies, e.g. where the accuracy of personal data is contested by the person concerned, namely for a period which allows the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.
If the processing was restricted lawfully, this personal data is – apart from its storage – only processed with the consent of the person concerned for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or to protect the rights of any other person or entity, or for reasons of an important public interest of the Union or a Member State.
In order to exercise the right to restrict the processing of claims, the affected person can always contact us at the above address.
(7) Right to data portability
In accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to obtain the personal data concerning you and which you have provided to us in a structured, consistent and machine readable format, and you have the right to provide this data to another controller The exercise of the right for data portability to another controller does not apply if it adversely affects the rights and freedoms of others (e.g. personal data of other individuals, our business and trade secrets or copyrights).
(8) Right to object
You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you, which takes place according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) or f). The controller does no longer process the personal data, unless he or she can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the person concerned, or the processing serves for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object against the processing of personal data concerning you carried out for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 para. 1, unless the processing is required to meet a need in the public interest.
You can exercise the right at any time by contacting the controller.
(9) Right to appeal to a supervisory authority
You also have, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, your place of work or the location of the alleged violation, if the person concerned is of the opinion that the processing of personal data concerning him or her violates this regulation.
(10) Right to effective judicial remedy
You have, without prejudice to any available administrative judicial or extrajudicial remedy including the right to appeal to an authority pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR, the right to an effective judicial remedy, if he or she considers that his or her rights arising from this regulation have been violated as a result of processing of personal data not complying with this regulation.
Status: April 2021