1. Names and contact details of the data controller and the data protection officer of the law firm
This information on data protection relates to data processing activities by:
controller: SCHLÜTER GRAF Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mit beschränkter Berufshaftung (hereinafter: SCHLÜTER GRAF), Königswall 26, 44137 Dortmund, Germany. All details about us can be found in our imprint. The joint data protection officer of SCHLÜTER GRAF and all lawyers currently acting as partners or in other capacities under the aforementioned address as well as of the notaries public having their official residence at the same address is Dr. Thomas Herwig, attorney-at-law. He will be available under the aforementioned address, attn. Dr. Thomas Herwig or at datenschutz[at]schlueter-graf.de.
2. Collection and storage of personal data and kind and purpose of their use
a) When you visit our website
Upon access of our website www.schlueter-graf.de, the browser used on your terminal device will automatically send information to the server of our website. This information will be temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The particulars collected without any action on your part and stored until their automated erasure are as follows:
The described data will be processed by us for the following purposes:
The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest can be derived from the aforementioned data collection purposes. The collected data will in no case be used by us for drawing conclusions as to you as an individual.
b) When you contact us via e-mail
If you want to contact us, you may send us an e-mail. In this case, you have to indicate a valid e-mail address enabling us to respond to your enquiry.
If you send us an e-mail, we will store the data indicated by you (e.g. your e-mail address and, when appropriate, your name and phone number) in order to answer your questions.
Data processing for the purpose of getting into contact with us will take place according to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR on the basis of the consent voluntarily provided by you.
We will delete the collected personal data as soon as their retention is no longer necessary.
Please note that a transmission of data via unencrypted e-mail messages may involve security gaps and that, to this extent, a complete protection of data against third-party access is not possible. For this reason, we recommend you to take this risk into due account when forwarding sensitive data.
3. Disclosure of data
A transmission of your personal data to third parties for other purposes than those listed hereinafter will not take place. We will forward your personal data to third parties only if:
The data processed by cookies are necessary for the indicated purposes in order to safeguard our legitimate interests as well as those of third parties according to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You may, however, configure your browser in a way that it ceases to store cookies on your computer or always creates a message for you before installing a new cookie. A complete deactivation of cookies, however, may prevent you from being able to use the full range of functions of our website.
5. Rights of data subjects
You have the right:
6. Right to object
To the extent that your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data according to Art. 21 GDPR if this request is based on grounds relating to your particular situation. In this case, you are kindly asked to give us notice of the grounds which result from your particular situation and are relied on by you when asking us to cease the processing of your personal data. After having examined your objection, we will either cease to process the data or adjust or continue processing. In the latter case, we will inform you about our compelling legitimate reasons. If you want to exercise your right to revoke or to object, an e-mail to datenschutz[at]schlueter-graf.de will be sufficient.
7. Currentness and amendment of this Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement is currently valid and was issued in May of 2018. The further development of our website and the offers placed thereon or, as the case may be, amended statutory or official regulations may make a change or amendment of this Privacy Statement necessary. The Privacy Statement in its most recent version may be downloaded from the website www.schlueter-graf.de (link: “Privacy Statement“) and printed by you at any time.