P R I V A C Y S T A T E M E N T
We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat person-related and personal data confidentially and comply with the respective applicable statutory data protection provisions and this privacy statement.
Use of your data
This privacy statement informs you about the type, the scope and purpose of the processing of personal data within our online offer and the websites, functions and contents connected herewith as well as external online presences, such as e.g. social media. With regard to the used terms, such as e.g. “processing” or “responsible party” we refer to the definitions in Art. 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Responsible party for the data processing
Authorised to representation:
Lawyer Nikolaus Auer, Lawyer Andreas Thiel.
Data protection officer
If you have any questions with regard to the processing of your personal data you can contact our officer for data protection directly, who is also available in the event of requests for information, applications or complaints:
Data protection officer
Processed data categories and their origin
As a rule, you can visit the sites of awt Rechtsanwälte without us requiring any personal data from you. Personal data will only be collected by us if these are transmitted to us (voluntarily by you or, if applicable, you have explicitly declared your consent hereto) in order to answer individual enquiries per e-mail (establishment of contact).
By visiting our website certain data are automatically stored on our servers for purposes of system administration, for statistical purposes, to make it more user-friendly or for backup purposes:
An e-mail address entered by you will be used in order to send you a reply by e-mail with the requested information. If the contents of your message refer to a contractual relationship we will store the e-mail.
awt Rechtsanwälte (respectively the website provider) collect so-called server logfiles about each access to this website.
The access data include:
Name of the called website, file, date and time of the call, transmitted data volume, report about a successful call, browser type together with the version, the operating system of the user, Referrer URL (the previously visited site), IP address and the requesting provider.
awt Rechtsanwälte only uses the protocol data for statistical evaluations for the purpose of the operation, the security and the optimisation of this website.
However, we reserve the right to subsequently check the protocol data if, owing to concrete indications, there is the justified suspicion of an unlawful use.
3. Social Media Plugins
The website of awt Rechtsanwälte uses social media plugins (buttons). These buttons connect our website to social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.
Social plugin of facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can recognise the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When a user presses this button then his computer establishes a direct connection to the servers of Facebook. By the integration of the plugin Facebook receives the information that a user has called the corresponding site of the offer. If users interact with the plugins, for example submit a comment, the corresponding information will be transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook and stored there. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the sites, do not receive any knowledge either of the contents of the transmitted data or their use by Facebook. You can obtain further information in this respect from the data use policy of Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. If you do not want Facebook to be able to allocate the visit to our sites to your Facebook user account, please log-out from your Facebook user account beforehand.
Social plugin of twitter.com, which is operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. You can recognise the Twitter plugins by the Twitter logo. You can find an overview of the Twitter plugins here: https://twitter.com/about/resources/buttons. When a user presses this button then his computer establishes a direct connection to the servers of Twitter. By the integration of the plugin Twitter receives the information that a user has called the corresponding site of the offer. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the sites, do not receive any knowledge either of the contents of the transmitted data or their use by Twitter. Further information in this respect can be found in the privacy statement of Twitter under http://twitter.com/privacy. If you do not want Twitter to be able to allocate the visit to our sites to your Twitter-user account please log-out from your Twitter-user account beforehand.
Purposes of the data processing
In compliance with the respective applicable regulations regarding the protection of personal data all produced personal data will only be collected, processed and used for the purpose of the business processing and in order to safeguard legitimate own business interests. The data will not be forwarded to third parties.
If you communicate your personal data to us in certain case we will treat these confidentially in compliance with the provisions under data protection law applicable at the registered seat of the company. If you contact us then the data entered by you (name, address, telephone, fax, e-mail, if applicable date of birth, accounts receivable number, ref. no.) will only be stored for processing your enquiry and for our correspondence with you, e.g. sending of the requested documents/information and will subsequently be deleted. Should we intend to process your personal data for a purpose that is not stated therein we will inform you hereof in advance.
Legal bases of the data processing
We process your personal data by complying with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Federal Data Protection Act NEW (BDSG) as well as all further decisive laws relating to the processing of personal data.
The concrete legal basis for the data processing depends on in which context and for which purpose we receive your data. We will therefore refer hereto separately with the respective application – insofar as necessary.
As a rule, the legal basis will either be “legitimate interests of the responsible party” (Art. 6 Para. 1 S.1 lit. f GDPR), e.g. for the processing of the communication or the “execution of pre-contractual measures or the fulfilment of the contract” (Art. 6 Para. 1 S.1 lit b GDPR), e.g. with an application of the relevant person or, if applicable, also the consent of the user respectively the relevant person (Art. 6 Para. 1 S.1 lit a GDPR).
Measures for the protection of your data
We respectively take technical and organisational safety precautions that are appropriate according to the status of technology in order to protect data against accidental or wilful manipulations, loss, destruction or against the access of unauthorised persons.
Our safety measures are continuously improved in line with the technological development.
Your data protection rights
You can request information about the data stored in relation to your person. In addition, you can, under certain prerequisites, request the rectification or the deletion of your data. You can further be entitled to a right to limitation of the processing of your data as well as a right to hand-over of the data provided by you in a structured, common and machine-readable format.
Duration of the data storage
We will delete your personal data as soon as they are no longer necessary for the aforementioned purposes, unless this is opposed by legal proof and storage obligations.
Right of objection
You have the right to revoke a granted consent pursuant to Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR effective for the future and you can object to the future processing of the data relating to you at all times according to Art. 21 GDPR.
Right to lodge a complaint at the supervisory authority
You have the possibility to lodge a complaint at the aforementioned data protection officer or at a data protection supervisory authority. The data protection supervisory authority that is responsible for us is:
Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht (BayLDA)
T: +49 (981) 53 53 00
F: +49 (981) 53 13 01