1. Responsibility and data protection officer
The responsibility for the lawful collection, processing and use of the data vests in
HARTE-BAVENDAMM Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB,
Am Sandtorkai 77, 20457 Hamburg, Germany, email: firstname.lastname@example.org,
Tel: +49 (0)40-60 56 29 30, Fax: +49 (0)40-60 56 29 399.
Our data protection officer is Janna F. Thomsen, Attorney at Law. She may be contacted by email at email@example.com and under above address.
2. Processed data and purposes of processing
a) Visiting our website
During your visit to our website, certain data that the device you are using automatically transmits to the server of our website are recorded and temporally stored in a log file until such file is automatically deleted. This includes the time of access, the Internet protocol address (IP address), the website by which access is made (referrer URL), the Internet service provider, the webpages or files accessed and the browser and operating system used.
These data are not processed to identify you or to draw any other conclusions about you identity. Rather, we process these data only for administrative purposes, in particular to ensure a trouble-free connection and a comfortable use of our website as well as to monitor, evaluate and continuously improve the general system security and stability.
The legal basis for the processing of these data is Article 6(1) point (f) of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (GDPR). Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes listed above.
b) Contacting us
You can contact us via the e-mail addresses and other contact options shown on our website and send us enquiries or, for example, job applications. If you contact us by e-mail, we record your e-mail address so that we can reply to you. Your e-mail address and any other personal data that you send us in this way will be used only to process your respective enquiry.
Legal basis for the processing of these data are Article 6(1) point (b) or point (f) GDPR and, in the case of voluntary consent, Article 6(1) point (a) GDPR.
Specifically, we place a cookie (“pll_language”) that stores the last language setting you made during your last visit of our website. The expiration time of this cookie is one year. In addition, our website management software places certain temporary cookies that are used exclusively for security analysis and defense against malicious attacks on our website. Their expiration time is 30 minutes (“wfvt_[…]”) or 24 hours (“wordfence_verifiedHuman”) respectively.
Most browsers are set by default to accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser to accept no or only certain cookies or to display a message before a new cookie is stored. You can also delete stored cookies manually or have them deleted automatically at any time. Instructions to manage cookies usually can be found via the help function integrated in your browser. Please note that not all functions of our website may be available if you deactivate the acceptance of cookies.
The processing of data by means of cookies for the above-mentioned purposes has its legal basis in Article 6(1) point (f) GDPR as it is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued.
4. Google Maps/Google Earth
On our website we use the “Google Maps/Google Earth” service to display our location and driving directions (route planning). The service is being operated by Google LLC based in Mountain View (USA). Already when you open the respective webpages Google places its own cookies on your device in order to record and process certain user data when displaying the embedded map and its associated functions, such as the route planner. For further details on the cookies used and the data processed by Google, we refer to the Google Maps/Google Earth Additional Terms of Service and the documents mentioned and linked therein.
Please note that cookies placed by “Google Maps/Google Earth” are not deleted when you close your browser, but only expire after a certain period of time. You can prevent the use of “Google Maps/Google Earth” service and the resulting data processing by Google through deactivating Java script in your browser prior to opening our website. You can also configure your browser so that it does not accept cookies. Please refer to Section 3.
5. Passing on of data
For certain technical processes of data processing we use the support of external service providers (e.g. for programming, maintenance and hosting of our website). Our service providers have been carefully selected and they process data only on our behalf and in accordance with our instructions.
Otherwise, your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties for purposes other than those listed below. We will only pass on your personal data to third parties, if and to the extent
6. Term of storage
Personal data we collect during your visit of our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage ceases to apply. Data may be stored for a longer period of time if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which we are subject. These data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period set forth by any of the aforementioned provisions expires, unless there is a need to store the data longer in view of concluding or performing a contract.
7. User’s rights
You have the right:
8. Right to object and withdrawal of consent
In accordance with Article 21 GDPR, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you,
If you would like to exercise your right of objection or withdraw any consent given to us, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
9. Data security and location of processing
We use the common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in connection with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. Whether a single page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form is indicated by the closed display of the key or lock symbol in the status bar of your browser.
We also apply suitable technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.
Unless otherwise described herein, your personal data will be processed on systems located within the territorial scope of the GDPR.
10. Status and changes