Privacy Statement

1. General

The protection of your personal data is very important to us. Therefore, we would like to inform you about the way we process your personal data. Personal data is all the information that is related to an identified or identifiable individual. We collect personal data only if you provide them to us. A further use, in particular, the disclosure to third parties, does not take place.

2. Collecting and Processing of Data
2.1. General Information

If the processing of your data is intended to start or maintain a client relationship, the processing of personal data without the consent of the data subject is in accordance with Article 6(1)(b) GDPR. For the handling of reference files or for the safekeeping of documents we are using electronic data processing. The deletion of your data is conducted after the client relationship will end, but if we are obliged to save or store your data for other legal reasons, a longer storage period of up to 10 years may become applicable.

2.2. Cookies and Server Log Files
Our website is using so-called cookies, so that your language selection is not changed while you access further pages of our homepage. Cookies are files, that are stored on your device, such as your computer. When you visit our website for the first time, we point out that we use cookies and that you consent to our use, namely through your conclusive behaviour. The use of cookies is in accordance with Article 6(1)(a) GDPR lawful by virtue of your consent. You have the possibility to withdraw your consent at any time. Please send us an e-mail by using our contact form. The lawfulness of the processing of your personal data until revocation remains unaffected by this. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the use of cookies and decide individually on whether to accept them or to deactivate the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or completely. Please note, that disabling cookies will lead to problems when accessing our website.

The website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files in your browser.
The log files contain among other things, the IP address, the browser visitors use, the time and date of the visits, and the system that visitors use. The provider only stores pseudonymised IP addresses of visitors to the website.

This data is not merged with other external data sources and is deleted after 1 month. Allocation to identifiable persons is not possible. The basis for data processing is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. We use this information to ensure the general functioning, in order to determine the attractiveness of our website and to improve its performance and contents.

3. Contradiction to the use of E-mail Data and Server Log Files

You may contradict to the use of data at any time according Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. This includes the data, you had submitted us in an email as well as the information we obtain through server log files. Please send us an e-mail by using our contact form.

4. Your rights: Information, Correction, Deletion, Restriction

We only process personal data, we have got from you. The provision of your data is generally not required by law or contract. However, in order to ensure proper representation in the framework of a client relationship, we require certain personal information, such as name, address, telephone number and email address of the represented. You have the right to free information about your personal data stored at any time, as well as the right to rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or contradiction to processing, as well as the right to data portability, provided the respective data protection requirements are met. If you have given us your consent for a certain data processing, you may withdraw it at any time. The lawfulness of the processing of your personal data until withdrawal is not unaffected by this. At the same time, you have the right to send a complaint to our supervisory authority. This is:

Die Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz
Prinzenstraße 5
30159 Hannover
Phone +49 511 120 4500
Fax +49 511 120 4599