Data Protection and Data Processing

DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION

Being pleased that you are visiting our website, we thank you for your interest in our law firm and our services. The protection of your privacy and your personal data when using our website is our utmost concern.

This data protection declaration prepared in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) applies to the Internet offer of Legerwall Partnerschaft mbB von Rechtsanwälten. It does not apply to other Internet offers only referred to by means of a link.

In the following, you will find information on the handling of your personal data when visiting our website. To be in a position to effectively provide the functions and services of our website, it is necessary that we collect some of your personal data. Please find below information on which personal data we collect, the purpose of such collection and your rights regarding your data.

Responsible within the meaning of the GDPR are:

Legerwall Partnerschaft mbB von Rechtsanwälten von Oppeln-Bronikowski, Dr. Giesen, Graf zu Castell-Castell, Geweke, Hoppe Steuerberater (hereinafter: Legerwall)

Unter den Linden 78, 10117 Berlin

Tel .: +49 (0) 30 - 8856030

Fax: +49 (0) 30 - 88560333

E-mail: info@legerwall.de

Data Protection Officer

Our data protection officer is: Dr. Frank Tykwer, Cäcilienhöhe 173, 45657 Recklinghausen, rechtsanwalt@dr-tykwer.de

Collection and storage of personal data and the type and purpose of their use

When visiting our website www.legerwall.de, the browser installed on your device automatically sends information to our website’s server. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is recorded without any action on your part and stored until it is automatically deleted:

The mentioned data are processed by us for the following purposes:

The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you personally.

We also use cookies when you visit our website. You will find more detailed explanations below (“Use of cookies”).

Use of cookies

We use technical cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies that are stored on your device by your internet browser. These cookies process certain information from you to an individual extent, such as your browser or location data or your IP address.

This processing makes our website more user-friendly, effective and secure, since the processing e.g. enables our website to be displayed in different languages 

Since the processing does not serve to initiate or fulfill a contract, our legitimate interest follows from improving the functionality of our website. Therefore, the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 f) GDPR.

These session cookies are deleted when you close your Internet browser.

Storage of your personal data

There are no rigid storage periods. The storage periods according to professional law, anti money laundering law and tax law are to be observed in any case. In addition, data is stored for the purpose of defense against possible legal claims until the expiry of potential limitation periods and as part of backups made for data security purposes.

Disclosure of your personal data to third parties

As lawyers, civil law notaries and tax consultants, we are bound by a statutory duty of confidentiality. This also applies to all of our employees and delegates. Your data may, therefore, only be transferred by us if and to the extent we are obliged to do so in individual cases, for example due to existing notification requirements vis-à-vis the tax authorities or public registers and courts. In the context of professional and business supervision, we may also be obliged to provide information to the bar, notary chamber or tax advisor chamber and/or supervising authorities, which in turn are also subject to a statutory duty of confidentiality. Otherwise, we will only transfer your data if and to the extent this is necessary according to the GDPR for the processing of engagements with you or in case you have requested the transfer.

In particular, your personal data will only be transferred to third parties if

Your rights as a data subject

The applicable data protection law grants natural persons comprehensive rights regarding the processing of your personal data (right to information and intervention).

You are entitled

Updates and changes of this data protection declaration

This data protection declaration is currently valid and was last updated in February 2022.

Due to the further improvement of our website or changed legal or official requirements, it may become necessary to change this data protection declaration.