Below we provide information about the processing of your personal data. Personal data is all data that is personally referable to you, such as name, address, e-mail address, user behaviour.
1. Controller / Company Data Protection Officer
Controller pursuant to the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG)/Telemedia Act (TMG) or Art. 4 (7) EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):
WR Legal Weßling Rinnert Neven Arndt Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB („WR Legal“)
Niederkasseler Lohweg 18
40547 Düsseldorf, Deutschland
Telefon: +49(0)211/50 666 67-0
Telefax: +49(0)211/50 666 67-99
The Data Protection Officer is available at the above-mentioned address, FAO “Data Protection Officer”, or via firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Processing of personal data
a) when visiting our website
When you visit our website www.wr-legal.de, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is collected without your intervention and stored until its automated deletion:
• IP address of the inquiring computer,
• Date and time of access,
• Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
• Content of the request (concrete page)
• Access status/HTTP status code
• data volume transmitted in each case
• name and URL of the retrieved file,
• Website from which our website is accessed (referrer URL),
• Browser used and, if required, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider
• Language and version of the browser software
• Message about successful retrieval.
We process the above-mentioned data for the following purposes:
• Ensuring a smooth connection set-up of the website,
• Ensuring a comfortable use of our website,
• Evaluation of system security and stability as well as
• for further administrative purposes.
The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) s. 1 letter f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. In no case do we use the collected data for the purposes of drawing conclusions about you.
b) when contacting us
Whenever you contact us by e-mail, phone or mail, we process the data you have provided (e.g. your e-mail address, your name and your telephone number) to process your request and to answer your questions. We erase the data that arises in this context after its storage is no longer required, or limit the processing if there are statutory retention periods.
The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) s. 1 letter f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the purpose of processing your request and answering your questions. To the extent that the processing of your personal data is required for pre-contractual measures or for the performance of a contract, Art. 6 (1) letter b GDPR serves as a legal basis.
3. Transfer of data
Your personal data is not transferred to third parties for any purposes other than those stated below. We transfer your personal data to third parties only if:
• you have given your express consent hereto in accordance with Art. 6 (1) s. 1 letter a GDPR,
• the transfer is required pursuant to Art. 6 (1) s. 1 letter f GDPR to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to believe that you have a predominantly legitimate interest in not transferring your data,
• in the event that there is a legal obligation to transfer the data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) s. 1 letter c GDPR and
• this is permitted by statute and required by Art. 6 (1) s. 1 letter b GDPR for the handling of contractual relationships with you.
4. Cookies on our website
The data processed by cookies is required for the above-mentioned purposes to safeguard our legitimate interests as well as the legitimate interests of third parties pursuant to Art. 6 (1) s. 1 letter f GDPR.
Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser in such a way that no cookies are stored on your computer or there always appears a hint before a new cookie is created. However, disabling cookies completely may mean that you cannot use all features of our website.
5. Integration of third-party services and contents on our website
We use content or service offerings from third parties on our website in order to integrate their content and services, e.g. fonts. This assumes that the third parties use your IP address, otherwise they would not be able to send the content to your browser. The IP address is thus required for the presentation of the contents. We endeavour to use only those contents whose respective providers use the IP address only for the delivery of the content. Third-party providers may also use so-called pixel tags (invisible graphics, also referred to as “web beacons”) for statistical or marketing purposes. The “pixel tags” can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this website. The pseudonymous information may also be stored in cookies on your device, including, but not limited to, technical information about the browser and operating system, referring websites, time of visit and other information regarding the use of our online offering as well as such information from other sources.
The legal basis for using these services and the associated processing of personal data arise from Art. 6 (1) letter f GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in the operation, optimisation and the appealing presentation of our website.
Google Web Fonts
We integrate the fonts (“Google Fonts”) of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. This website therefore uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform representation of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.
For more information on the purpose and scope of the collection and processing of data by the provider, please refer to the privacy statements of the provider. There you will also find further information about your rights and settings options for the protection of your privacy: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de. Google processes your personal data also in the U.S. and has subjected to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
6. Rights of the data subject
You have the right:
• to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you may request information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage periods, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection to such processing, the existence of a right to complain, the source of your data, if not collected by us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information about their details;
• to immediately request the rectification of incorrect or completion of your personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR;
• to request the erasure of your personal data stored by us in accordance with 17 GDPR unless the processing is required for exercising the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
• to request the restriction of processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR to the extent that the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you reject its erasure and we no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR,
• to receive your personal data provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR or to request its transmission to another controller; to withdraw your once given consent vis-à-vis us in accordance with Art. 7 (3) GDPR at any time. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent in future und
• to lodge a complaint to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the competent supervisory authority at your usual place of residence or workplace or our office.
7. Objection to or withdrawal of the processing of your data
If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you can withdraw it at any time in accordance with Art. 7 (3) GDPR. Such withdrawal affects the admissibility of processing your personal data after you have withdrawn your consent.
To the extent that the processing of your personal data is based on a legitimate interest as set forth in Art. 6 (1) s. 1 letter f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR if there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right to object, which is implemented by us without specifying any particular situation. If you would like to exercise your right to object or withdraw your consent, please send an e-mail to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
8. Data security
For reasons of security and to protect the transmission of confidential content such as inquiries that you send to us, this website uses an SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.
We also take appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.
9. Erasure of data and duration of storage