Declaration of data protection

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1. Provider

a. Contact data

This declaration of data protection applies to the processing of data by:

Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Brooktorkai 20
D-20457 Hamburg
Telefon: +49 (0)40 18 04 82 93-0
Telefax: +49 (0)40 18 04 82 93-9

b. Data protection officer

The data protection officer, Mr. Miro Berbig, is available at the above mentioned address or may be contacted at

2. Processing of personal data

a. Visit on website

When visiting our website,, the browser on your device automatically sends information to our web server. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information will be collected automatically and stored until automated deletion occurs:

  • IP-address of requesting computer
  • Date and time of access
  • Name and URL of requested site
  • Website from which access is made (Referrer-URL)
  • Browser and operating system of your computer
  • Name of access provider

The above-mentioned data is processed for the following purposes:

  • To ensure a smooth connection to the website
  • To ensure a comfortable use of our website
  • To monitor system security and stability
  • Further administrative purposes

The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest derives from the data collection purposes listed above. In no case will we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you.

b. Newsletter registration

If, pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO, you have expressly thereto consented, we may use your e-mail address to regularly send you our newsletter. For the receipt of the newsletter the indication of an e-mail address is sufficient.

It is possible to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time, for example, by using a link at the end of each newsletter. Alternatively, you can send a written request to unsubscribe from the newsletter to

3. Transfer of data

Except as otherwise provided below, we will not transfer your personal data to third parties. We will only transfer your data in the event that one or more of the following circumstances applies:

  • In accordance with Art. 6 Abs. 1 S. 1 lit. a DSGVO, you have expressly given your consent.
  • Disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO is required to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding interest in not disclosing your data.
  • In the event that disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c DSGVO is a legal obligation.
  • It is legally permissible and, according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b DSGVO, transfer is required, for the conduct of contractual relationships with you.

4. Rights of persons affected

You have the right:

  • 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 their data has been disclosed, the planned retention period, the right of rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, to file a complaint, the source of the data, if not collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information about their details;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO, to demand immediate correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored with us;
  • to demand the deletion of their personal data stored by us, in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, except for the processing of 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 defense of legal claims where required;
  • to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, in case the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you do not wish its deletion and in case we no longer need the data, but you require them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • to receive, in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, your personal data provided to us in a structured, standard and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another person responsible;
  • pursuant to Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO, to revoke your previously given consent to us at any time. As a result, we will no longer be allowed to continue to process data based on this revoked consent in the future;
  • to complain to a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your place of residence or workplace or our headquarters.

5. Right of objection

If the processing of your personal data is based on legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO, you have the right to file an objection against the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR to the extent that there are grounds for this arising from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without specifying any particular situation.

If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, please send an e-mail to

6. Data security

We use the popular SSL (Secure Socket Layer) protocol in conjunction with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. In general, this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we will use 128-bit technology instead. Whether a single page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form is indicated by the closed representation of the key or lock symbol in the status bar of your browser.

We also take appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

7. Current version and changes to this data protection declaration

This data protection declaration is valid as of May 2018.

As a result of the further development of our website and offers thereof or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy policy. The current data protection declaration can be viewed at any time on the website at