- 1 An overview of data protection
- 2 General information and mandatory information
- 3 Data protection officer
- 4 Data collection on our website
1. Information in accordance with section 5 TMG:
1.2 Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator. The operator's contact details can be found in the website's required legal notice.
How do we collect your data?
Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form. Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
art of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.
Analytics and third-party tools
2. Data collection on our website
2.1 Data protection
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very
seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance
If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected.
Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified.
It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.
Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication)
may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from
third-party access is not possible.Notice concerning the party responsible for this website.
The party responsible for processing data on this website is:
Dr. Thomas Lingner
Telephone: +49 (0)551 28 87 94 01
The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).
2.2 Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
2.3 Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities
If there has been a breach of data protection legislation,
the person affected may file a complaint with the competent
regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority
for matters related to data protection legislation is the
data protection officer of the German state in which our
company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers
and their contact details can be found at the following
You have a right to log a complaint with the competent supervisory agency:
Telephone: +49 (0511) 120 45 00
Telefax: +49 (0511) 120 45 99
2.4 Right to data portability
You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.
2.5 Right to object to the collection of data in special cases; right to object to direct advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)
In the event that data are processed on the basis of art. 6 sect. 1 lit.
E or f gdpr, you have the right to at any time object to the processing of
your personal data based on grounds arising from your unique situation.
This also applies to any profiling based on these provisions. To determine
the legal basis, on which any processing of data is based, please consult
this data protection declaration. If you log an objection, we will no longer
process your affected personal data, unless we are in a position to present
compelling protection worthy grounds for the processing of your data,
that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or if the purpose
of the processing is the claiming, exercising or defence of legal
entitlements (objection pursuant to art. 21 sect. 1 gdpr).
If your personal data is being processed in order to engage in direct advertising, you have the right to at any time object to the processing of your affected personal data for the purposes of such advertising. This also applies to profiling to the extent that it is affiliated with such direct advertising. If you object, your personal data will subsequently no longer be used for direct advertising purposes (objection pursuant to art. 21 sect. 2 gdpr).
2.6 SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the
protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the
inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an
encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes
from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your
browser's address bar.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.
2.7 Information, blocking, deletion
As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.
2.8 Information about, rectification and eradication of data
Within the scope of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to at any time demand information about your archived personal data, their source and recipients as well as the purpose of the processing of your data. You may also have a right to have your data rectified or eradicated. If you have questions about this subject matter or any other questions about personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time at the address provided in section “Information Required by Law.”
2.9 Information, blocking, deletion
You have the right to demand the imposition of restrictions as far as the processing of your personal data is concerned. To do so, you may contact us at any time at the address provided in section “Information Required by Law.” The right to demand restriction of processing applies in the following cases:
- i. In the event that you should dispute the correctness of your data archived by us, we will usually need some time to verify this claim. During the time that this investigation is ongoing, you have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of your personal data.
- ii. If the processing of your personal data was/is conducted in an unlawful manner, you have the option to demand the restriction of the processing of your data in lieu of demanding the eradication of this data.
- iii. If we do not need your personal data any longer and you need it to exercise, defend or claim legal entitlements, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of its eradication.
- iv. If you have raised an objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR, your rights and our rights will have to be weighed against each other. As long as it has not been determined whose interests prevail, you have the right to demand a restriction of the processing of your personal data.
- v. If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, these data – with the exception of their archiving – may be processed only subject to your consent or to claim, exercise or defend legal entitlements or to protect the rights of other natural persons or legal entities or for important public interest reasons cited by the European Union or a member state of the EU.
3. Data protection officer
3.1 Statutory data protection officer
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.
Rechtsanwalt Jan N. Machunsky
Telephone: 0551 7909 7161
4. Data collection on our website
4.2 Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that
your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:
- i. Browser type and browser version
- ii. Operating system used
- iii. Referrer URL
- iv. Host name of the accessing computer
- v. Time of the server request
- vi. IP address
4.3 Contact form
Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide, to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission. We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6(1) (a) DSGVO. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed. We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.