Data protection

Data privacy statement

We collect and use your personal information exclusively according to the provisions of data privacy laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. The type, scope and purpose of collecting and using personal information are described below. You may access this statement at any time on our website. Insofar as our website offers the ability to enter personal or business information (e-mail address, name, address etc.), providing this information expressly takes place on a voluntary basis by the user. To the extent this is technically feasible and reasonable, all of the services that are offered may also be utilised without entering such information and/or by providing anonymous information or a pseudonym. Data transmission and logging for internal and statistical purposes. For technical reasons, your web browser automatically transmits data to our web server when accessing our website. These include the date and time of access, URL of the referring website, the file that is accessed, the transmitted volume of data, browser type and version, operating system and your IP address. Said data are stored separately from other data provided by you in the course of using our website. Assigning these data to a specific person is not possible for us. This data is evaluated for statistical purposes and then deleted.

Basic data
Insofar as a contractual relationship is established between you and us, defined with regard to content or amended, we collect and use your personal information to the extent necessary for those purposes. By order of the applicable authorities, we are permitted to disclose said data (basic data) in specific cases insofar as this is required for the purpose of law enforcement, hazard prevention, to fulfil the legal mandate of the Federal Intelligence Service (BND), the federal authorities for the protection of the constitution, the state offices for the protection of the constitution or the military counter-intelligence service, or to assert the rights to intellectual property.


Usage data
We collect and use your personal information to the extent this is required to enable or bill for the use of our website (usage data). In particular, this includes characteristics for your identification and information on the start and end as well as the scope of your use of our website. For the purpose of advertising, market research and the adequate design of our website, we are permitted to create usage profiles with the use of pseudonyms. You have the right to object to this use of your data. We are not permitted to combine the usage profiles with data about the bearer of the pseudonym. By order of the applicable authorities, we are permitted to disclose said data (basic data) in specific cases insofar as this is required for the purpose of law enforcement, hazard prevention, to fulfil the legal mandate of the Federal Intelligence Service (BND), the federal authorities for the protection of the constitution, the state offices for the protection of the constitution or the military counter-intelligence service, or to assert the rights to intellectual property.


Cookies
We use so-called “cookies” to expand the functionality of our website and make it easier for you to use. With the help of these “cookies”, data can be saved on your computer when accessing our website. You have the option to prevent the storage of “cookies” on your computer by adjusting your browser settings accordingly. This could, however, restrict the functionality of our offering.


Right to information
As a user of our website, you have the right to request information from us about the data stored about you or your pseudonym. This information can also be provided in electronic form upon request.


Sources: eRecht24 Disclaimer, Lawyers Dr. Kluge, Fischer-Lange