Privacy Statement

1. The name and contact details of the data controller and of the company data protection officer

Responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data within the meaning of the data protection basic regulation of the EU (DSGVO) and the Federal Data Protection Act:

Kopp-Assenmacher & Nusser Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB
Friedrich Street 186
10117 Berlin
E-mail: info@kn-law.de
Phone: +49 (0) 30 / 450 86 55 - 0
Fax: +49 (0) 30 / 450 86 55 - 11

The company's data protection officer can be contacted at the above address, for the attention of Dr. Tim Hahn, or at datenschutz@kn-law.de respectively.

2. Collection and storage of personal data as well as type and purpose and their use

a) In connection with our mandate

If you mandate us, we collect the following information:

  • Salutation, first name, last name,
  • a valid e-mail address,
  • Address,
  • Telephone number (landline and/or mobile)
  • Information necessary to enforce and defend your rights under the mandate.

 

This data is collected,

 

  • to identify you as our client;
  • in order to be able to advise and represent you appropriately;
  • to correspond with you;
  • for invoicing;
  • to settle any existing liability claims as well as to assert any claims against you.

The data processing is carried out at your request and is required according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b DSGVO for the purposes stated for the appropriate processing of the mandate and for the mutual fulfilment of obligations arising from the mandate agreement.

The personal data collected by us for the purpose of the mandate will be stored until the expiry of the statutory retention obligation for lawyers (6 years after the expiry of the calendar year in which the mandate was terminated) and deleted thereafter, unless we are obliged to store the data for a longer period of time pursuant to Article 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c DSGVO on the basis of tax and commercial law retention and documentation obligations (from HGB, StGB or AO) or you have consented to storage going beyond this pursuant to Article 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO.

b) When visiting the website

log files

When you visit our website www.kn-law.de, the browser used on your terminal 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 it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • Website from which access is made (referrer URL),
  • the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

The data mentioned will be processed by us for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection of the website,
  • To ensure a comfortable use of our website,
  • Evaluation of system safety and stability as well as
  • for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes listed above for the collection of data. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.

cookies

We use cookies on our website. These are small files that are automatically created by your browser and stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our site. Cookies do not cause any damage to your terminal device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware.

Information is stored in the cookie, which results in each case in connection with the specifically used terminal device. This does not mean, however, that we will immediately become aware of your identity.

The use of cookies serves on the one hand to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognise that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These are automatically deleted after leaving our site.

In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimise user-friendliness, which are stored on your terminal for a specific period of time. If you visit our site again to make use of our services, it is automatically recognized that you have already been with us and which inputs and settings you have made so that you do not have to enter them again.

On the other hand, we use cookies in order to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our offer for you. These cookies enable us to automatically recognize that you have already visited our site when you visit it again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined period of time.

The data processed by cookies are necessary for the purposes mentioned to safeguard our legitimate interests and those of third parties in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a message always appears before a new cookie is created. The complete deactivation of cookies may, however, result in you not being able to use all the functions of our website.

Google Maps

This website uses the Google Maps API to visually display geographic information. When Google Maps is used, Google (Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) collects, processes and uses data about the use of Maps functions by visitors to the website.

For more information about data processing by Google, please refer to Google's privacy policy, which can be found at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

c) When registering for our newsletter

If you have expressly consented in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO, we will use your e-mail address to send you our newsletter on a regular basis. To receive the newsletter, it is sufficient to provide an e-mail address.

You can unsubscribe at any time, for example by sending an e-mail to datenschutz@kn-law.de or info@kn-law.de.

3. Passing on data to third parties

Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for purposes other than those listed below.

Insofar as this is necessary in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b DSGVO for the processing of client relationships with you, your personal data will be passed on to third parties. This includes in particular the disclosure to opponents of proceedings and their representatives (in particular their lawyers) as well as courts and other public authorities for the purpose of correspondence and for asserting and defending your rights. The data passed on may only be used by the third party for the stated purposes.

The attorney-client privilege remains unaffected. Insofar as the data concerned is subject to the attorney-client privilege, it will only be passed on to third parties in consultation with you.

In addition, we will only pass on your personal data to third parties if

  • you have given your express consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO,
  • the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,
  • in the event that there is a legal obligation to pass on data pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c DSGVO, and
  • this is legally permissible and required for the execution of contractual relationships with you pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b DSGVO.

4. Rights of affected parties

As a data subject, you have the following rights:

  • in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 DSGVO to revoke your consent once given to us at any time. As a result, we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent in the future;
  • to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO. In particular, you may request information on the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right of rectification, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data, unless it has been collected from us, as well as the existence of an automated decision-making process including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information on its details;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO, to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims;
  • to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO if the correctness of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful but you refuse its deletion and we no longer need the data but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have lodged an objection against the processing in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO;
  • in accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO, to receive your personal data which you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another responsible party, and
  • to complain to a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or place of work or our office.

5. Right of objection

If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO, you have the right, pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO, to object to the processing of your personal data if there are reasons for doing so which arise from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without stating a particular situation.

If you would like to make use of your right of objection, simply send an e-mail to datenschutz@kn-law.de

6. Data security

We use the most common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in connection with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. As a rule, this is 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can tell whether an individual page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form by the closed representation of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.

We also use suitable technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

7. Topicality and change of this data security explanation

This privacy policy is currently valid and as of January 2019.

Due to the further development of our website and offers on it or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may no longer be possible for us to provide you with the information you have requested.