Declaration about data protection


Hereinafter, we inform you about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection of personal data (personally identifiable information) during your visit to our website. We process personal data exclusively as set forth under the statutory data protection regulations. By using our website, you declare your consent to the following regulations about the processing of data. The following information can be called up at any time on our website www.hd-steichelerechtsanwaelte.de.

1. Name and contact details of the responsible body

The responsible body within the meaning of Art. 4 no. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR; German: DSGVO) and other regulations involving data protection law is the law firm:

h.d. steichele Rechtsanwälte (GbR)
legally represented by Dr. Heinz Sonnauer, Philipp Steichele
Schubertstr. 1
80336 Munich
Phone: +49 (0)89 890 67 80
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 890 67 829
Email: hdsteichele@hdsteichele.de   

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

During your visit to our website, we collect personal data which is automatically transmitted to the server of our website by your browser. When you open our website, data is stored for security purposes on the server of our technical service provider, the company Content Management AG (www.web4business.de). Personal data means all information which refers to you as a natural person, such as the name, email address, IP address or user behaviour. In detail, during your visit to our website, the following data is collected and stored, without any action on your part, until the time of automatic deletion:

  • IP address of the accessing computer
  • Access date and time
  • Name of your Internet service provider
  • Website from which you access our site
  • Websites you visit within our Internet presence
  • Name and URL of the accessed file
  • Quantity of data called up
  • Browser
  • Operating system

The collection and processing of the personal data named above is required to display our website. The data named above is processed to ensure that the connection can be established solidly, safely and smoothly, to ensure that our website can be used conveniently as well as to evaluate the safety and solidity of the system. The legal basis of the collection of data is Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Our technical service provider, the company Content Management AG (www.web4business.de), processes and evaluates the collected data exclusively for statistical purposes. In the course of this process, the individual user remains anonymous. The justified interest to collect data is described in the purposes for the processing of data as named above.

3. Cookies

In addition, cookies are set in some sections of our website. Cookies are small files which are stored on your terminal device by your browser during your visit to our website. Cookies are used for recognition and statistical collection and to improve the operation of our website. For these purposes, the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Cookies do not contain viruses or malware and cannot execute programmes. You may configure the settings in your browser according to your own wishes so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a warning is displayed before a new cookie is set. However, we point out that you may not be able to use all functions of our website if you refuse cookies.   

4. Disclosure of data

Your personal data which is transmitted during your visit to our website, is stored on the servers of our technical service provider, the company Content Management AG (www.web4business.de). Your personal data will not be transmitted to any third party. In particular, data is not disclosed to a third country or any international organisation.

5. Duration of storage

The data transmitted during the visit to our website to the server of our technical service provider, the company Content Management AG (www.web4business.de), is stored for the duration of the purpose of processing in line with numeral 2.

6. Data Security

To ensure data security, the contents of our website are transmitted in encoded form in line with the state of the art, applying the SSL procedure. You can recognise this in the address line of the browser where in such case "https" is displayed. To back up the data, we take the appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your data against manipulation, loss, destruction or any unauthorised access through a third party.

7. Your statutory rights of persons involved

You have the following rights vis-á-vis us with respect to the personal data concerning you:

  • Right to obtain information about the personal data we process as set forth under Art. 15 DSGVO. Regarding this right, you may in particular request information about the purposes of the processing, the categories of recipients to which your data is disclosed, the planned duration of storage, existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction on or objection to processing as well as the existence of a right of complaint;
  • Right to demand the correction of incorrect personal data or the completion of incomplete personal data in line with Art. 16 DSGVO;
  • Right to demand the deletion of your personal data in line with Art. 17 DSGVO, unless processing is required in line with Art. 17 para. 3 DSGVO;
  • Right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data in line with Art. 18 DSGVO, if you contest that the data is correct, if processing is unlawful, but you refuse to have it deleted and we do not need the data anymore, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend claims or you have raised an objection against the processing in line with Art. 21 DSGVO;
  • Right to raise an objection against the processing in line with Art. 21 DSGVO;
  • Right to obtain and demand the transmission of your personal data in a structured, common and machine-readable format in line with Art. 20 DSGVO;
  • Right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority in charge about the processing of your personal data in line with Art. 77 DSGVO:

8. Date of and changes in this data protection declaration

This data protection declaration is as of 25 May 2018. Taking into consideration that the Internet develops steadily, we reserve the right to adapt our data protection declaration if necessary. You may find the version of our data protection declaration valid from time to time on our website.

For questions relating to data protection and the exercise of any of the rights named under numeral 7, kindly address the body responsible.