Privacy statement in accordance with GDPR


It is important to the operators of this website to safeguard the privacy of your personal data. All of your personal data will be kept confidential as prescribed by law and this privacy statement.

1. Information concerning the gathering of personal data and your rights in this regard

1.1 In this section, we provide information concerning the gathering of personal data while you are using our website. Personal data constitutes all data that relates to you personally such as your name, address, email addresses, IP address, as well any actions you take while visiting our website.

1.2 The legally responsible parties under Article 4(7) of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Ms. Dr. Jutta Kreiter (Rabenhorst 21, D-22391 Hamburg, Germany), You can contact our external data privacy officer Andrea Schweizer at +49-89-9280850, or per post (Schneckenburgerstr. 22 D-81675 Munich, Germany).

1.3 If you contact us via a contact form or by email, the data you provide for this purpose (i.e. your email address, and possibly your name and phone number, as well as the content of your message) will be transmitted to us and stored in our system so as to enable us to respond to your message. Our legitimate interest in processing and storing the data arises from the requirement that this is the only way to properly process your contact request and answer your questions and inquiries. The legal basis for this processing is therefore Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f) GDPR. If your request is aimed at the conclusion of a contract, the legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b) GDPR. We only process your data to communicate with you and to process your request. We will delete all such data after the storage is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was collected (after the conversation has ended); or we will limit the extent to which such data is processed in the event it is subject to statutory archiving requirements.

1.4 Your rights

Under EU law, you have the following legal rights concerning your personal data:

  • Right to access information (Article 15 GDPR),
  • Right to rectification (Article 16 GDPR),
  • Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’) (Article 17 GDPR),
  • Right to restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR),
  • The right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR),
  • The right to raise objections to the processing of your data (Article 21 GDPR),

You furthermore have the right to lodge a complaint with data-privacy authorities concerning the processing of your personal data by us.


2. Gathering of personal data when you visit our website solely for the purpose of obtaining information

2.1 If you use our website solely for informational purposes (i.e. if you do not register on the site and/or convey any other information), we will only gather the personal information your browser conveys to our server. If you wish to view one or more pages on our website, the following data may be gathered that we need for technical reasons in order to display our web pages for you, ensure the stability and security of our website, and improve our website (the legal basis is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR):

  • Your IP address
  • The date and time of your query
  • The time zone difference relative to GMT
  • The actual pages that you visited
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • Amount of data transferred
  • The website from which you navigated to our website
  • Browser
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Browser language and version

2.2 In addition to the aforementioned data, no cookies will be stored on your computer when you use our website.


3. Objecting to, or revoking the right to, processing of your personal data

3.1 If you have granted permission to have your personal data processed, you are entitled to revoke this right at any time ( Such a revocation will impact the allowability of processing your data, once you have submitted the revocation in question to us for the future.

3.2 If we justify the processing of your personal data on the ground of the statutory principle known as “legitimate interest” (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f)  GDPR) you are entitled to object to such processing by sending an email to This scenario comes into play when the data processing in question is not necessary in order to perform a contract that we have concluded with you.


4. Relaying data to third parties

We sometimes have occasion to use outside providers who process data for us (Article 28 GDPR) (a) who are carefully vetted by us; (b) to whom we issue contracts that comply with the relevant laws; (c) who are contractually obligated to follow our instructions; and (d) who are monitored on a regular basis. These outside providers include (without limitation) our email provider and our website hosting provider. These providers are not allowed to relay any data to third parties, and are only permitted to relay data to persons who are fulfilling the relevant contract as processors, subject to our authorization in all cases.


5. Link to social media channel LinkedIn

We are currently setting a link to the social media channel LinkedIn. For this purpose, this page uses a link through which direct contact between the network and users is only established when the user actively clicks on this button; therefore, there is no automatic transmission of user data to the operators of these platforms.

Direct contact between the network and you is only established by clicking on the corresponding button and data such as the IP address of your computer and the website you are visiting are transmitted to the network. As soon as you log in to the network or are already logged in, the network can assign the data to your profile and make it visible there that you are sharing a post.

LinkedIn is operated by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland. The applicable data protection provisions of LinkedIn are available at


6. Technical and organizational measures for data security

We carry out technical measures for data security purposes, and particularly for the purpose of protecting your personal data.


7. Modifications

We reserve the right to make changes in this document, insofar as allowed by law.


Last updated: August 2021


Copyright: Lachenmann in Koreng/Lachenmann, Formularhandbuch Datenschutzrecht, 2. Auflage 2018, revised and updated by Andrea Schweizer, Kanzlei Prof. Schweizer Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Schneckenburgerstr. 22 D-81675 Munich, Germany