Privacy Statement

The protection of information relating you, such as your name, your telephone number and your email or IP address (so called “personal data”) is important to us. Therefore, we operate this website and the services offered by us in accordance with the applicable data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the applicable federal data protection law.

Below you will find an explanation of how we process your personal data in this context.

1. Who is in charge?

Responsible for this website is:

Gütt Olk Feldhaus
Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB
Hackenstraße 5
80331 Munich
GERMANY

Phone: +49 89 24 22 411 - 0
Email: info@gof-partner.com

Authorized partners: Dr. Heiner Feldhaus, Dr. Tilmann Gütt, LL.M., Dr. Kilian Helmreich, Dr. Sebastian Olk, Adrian von Prittwitz und Gaffron, LL.M. (LSE), Julian J. Zaich

Data protection officer

Markus Moeller
BerIsDa GmbH
Rangstraße 9
36037 Fulda
GERMANY

Phone: 0661 29 69  80 90
Email: info@berisda.de

2. How do we process your personal data?

a. When you use our website

Providing this website requires the processing of personal data, such as your IP address for accessing the content displayed on this website (including its functions) and due to IT security measures.

(1) Legal basis

The processing of your personal data for providing this website is respectively based on our prevailing legitimate interests (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR). It is necessary that we process certain personal data (e.g. IP address) for providing this website.

(2) Legitimate interest assessment

Because of the required balancing of legitimate interests, we have carefully considered your interest in confidentiality and our interests in providing this website. Our legitimate interest prevail. Otherwise, we would not be able to provide you this website.

(3) Recipients

We use service providers to provide our website. For this purpose, we transmit personal data to these service providers. These service providers are contractually obliged by us to exercise the same care in handling personal data as we do.

b. When you conclude a mandate agreement with us

You can conclude a mandate agreement with us. For this purpose, we process the personal data that you provide to us. This includes personal data of contact partners.

(1) Legal bases

The processing of personal data in the context of a mandate agreement with natural persons is necessary for the conclusion and the performance of the mandate agreement (Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR).

The processing of personal data in the context of a mandate agreement with legal entities is necessary for the conclusion and the performance of the mandate agreement (Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR) and is based on our prevailing legitimate interest (communication with mandate relevant contact partners; Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR). Because of the required balancing of legitimate interests, we have carefully considered your interest in confidentiality of mandate relevant contact partners and our interest in mandate-related communication. Our legitimate interest prevail in this case. Otherwise, we would not be able to fulfill our mandate agreement.

The processing of personal data is also necessary for compliance with our legal obligations (Art. 6 (1) (c) GDPR).

The processing of personal data is also based on our prevailing legitimate interest in the enforcement of claims or defense against claims (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR).

(2) Recipients

We can transfer your personal data to third parties, if it is necessary for the performance of the contract.

c. When you sign up for our newsletter

You can register on our website for our newsletter by giving us your respective consent. For this purpose, we collect personal data that you enter in the registration form.

Your consent is the legal basis for our data processing (Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR). You have the right to revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future.

d. When you give us your marketing consent

If you give us your advertising consent, we will process your personal data for our own advertising purposes.

Your consent is the statutory provision for our data processing (Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR). You have the right to revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future.

e. If you allow the use of cookies in your browser

We use cookies and analysis tools to provide our website. Cookies are data records that are stored by a web server on the user's device (e.g. computer, smartphone and tablet).

When you return to our website using the same device, we can retrieve information (“First Party Cookie”) or another website can retrieve information (“Third Party Cookie”).

The statistical data obtained helps us to improve the performance and attractiveness of our website. We use this information so that we can provide you with services and deliver information that is more specifically tailored to your needs. Any storage of personal data beyond the purposes mentioned will only take place by giving us your explicit consent.

You may disable the cookie function in your browser. Disabling the cookie function in your browser partially limits the use of our websites and the services offered.

Legal Basis for the use of cookies

The legal basis for the use of cookies is in general our prevailing legitimate interest (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR), unless a specific legal basis is stated below.

Legitimate Interest Assessment

As a result of the required balancing of legitimate interests, we have carefully considered your interest in confidentiality and our interest in providing this website and contacting you. Your interest in confidentiality is outweighed in each case. Otherwise, we would not be able to provide you with this website or respond to your contact request.

(1) Use of Google Tag Manager

We use Google Tag Manager on our website, a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA („Google“). Google Tag Manager places so called “Tags” to integrate and manage Google analysis and marketing services.

Further information about the use of data for marketing purposes by Google are available under https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads.

Google’s privacy statement is available under https://www.google.com/policies/privacy

Legal basis for the use of the mentioned tool

The legal basis for the processing is our prevailing legitimate interest (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR).

Legitimate Interest Assessment

As a result of the required balancing of legitimate interests, we have carefully considered your interest in confidentiality and our interest in providing this website and contacting you. Your interest in confidentiality is outweighed in each case. Otherwise, we would not be able to provide you with this website or respond to your contact request. The use of Google Tag Manager is technically necessary.

Data transfer and data processing in the USA

Data processing is also carried out in the USA. Therefore, we have concluded EU standard contractual clauses with Google for “EU controller to non-EU or EEA processor”.

You can access these “EU controller to non-EU or EEA processor” standard contractual clauses here: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/en/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32010D0087.

(2) Use of Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics on our website, a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA („Google“).

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your device, to help the website analyze how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers in the United States. However, by enabling IP anonymization, Google will previously truncate your IP address within EU Member States or other countries of the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases, the complete IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

Legal basis for the use of the mentioned tool

Your consent is the legal basis for our data processing.

Data transfer and data processing in the USA

Data processing is also carried out in the USA. Therefore, we have concluded EU standard contractual clauses with Google for “EU controller to non-EU or EEA processor”.

You can access these “EU controller to non-EU or EEA processor” standard contractual clauses here: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/en/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32010D0087.

(3) Adobe Typekit Web Fonts

We use Web Fonts from Adobe Typekit on our website to provide a uniform presentation of certain font types. Service Provider is the Adobe Systems Incorporated, 345 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA 95110-2704, USA (“Adobe”)

We are locally hosting the corresponding web fonts within the European Union. Therefore, we do not transfer personal data to Adobe with regard to the usage of those web fonts.

Legal basis for the use of the mentioned tool

The legal basis for the processing is our prevailing legitimate interest (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR).

Legitimate Interest Assessment

As a result of the required balancing of legitimate interests, we have carefully considered your interest in confidentiality and our interest in providing this website and contacting you. Your interest in confidentiality is outweighed in each case. Otherwise, we would not be able to provide you with this website or respond to your contact request. The use of Adobe Typekit is technically necessary.

(4) Usercentrics Consent Management Platform

Our website uses the Usercentrics Consent Management Platform (“Usercentrics”). We use it to manage your respective consent and to manage our services, as described in this privacy statement.

Usercentrics is provided by Usercentrics GmbH, Sendlinger Strasse 7, 80331 Munich, Germany.

Legal basis for the use of the mentioned tool

The legal basis for the processing is our prevailing legitimate interest (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR).

Legitimate Interest Assessment

As a result of the required balancing of legitimate interests, we have carefully considered your interest in confidentiality and our interest in providing this website and contacting you. Your interest in confidentiality is outweighed in each case. Otherwise, we would not be able to provide you with this website or respond to your contact request. The use of Usercentrics is technically necessary.

3. How long do we store your data?

We will delete your personal data if the respective purpose of storage no longer applies and no legal regulation requires storage.

4. Which rights do you have?

To exercise your rights and revoke your consent, please contact us via the above-mentioned contact details.

 

  • You have the right to request information at any time about all your personal data that we process.
  • If your personal data is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to correction and amendment.
  • You may request the deletion of your personal data at any time, unless we are legally obligated or entitled to process your data further.
  • In case of legal requirements, you may request a limitation on the processing of your personal data.
  • You have the right to object to processing if the data processing is performed for the purposes of direct advertising or profiling. If processing is performed as a result of the balancing of interests, you may object to the processing stating reasons arising from your particular situation.
  • Where data processing is performed on the basis of your consent or as part of a contract, you have the right to transfer the data provided by you, unless the rights and freedoms of other persons are impaired.
  • Where we process your data on the basis of a declaration of consent, you have the right to revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future. Any processing performed prior to revocation will remain unaffected by the revocation.
  • In addition, you have the right to file a complaint to a data protection supervisory authority at any time if you are of the opinion that data processing has occurred in breach of an applicable law.

5. Data Security

We take appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect personal data. These measures include protection of personal data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or unauthorized access.