1. Name and contact details of the data controller and data protection officer


This privacy policy covers data processing by:


the Controller: Kolaschnik Partner Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB, Hohe Bleichen 5, 20354 Hamburg, Germany


Tel: +49 40 82 22 42 - 0

Fax: +49 40 82 22 42 - 242


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


a) When visiting the website


When you visit our website, the browser that you are using on your device automatically sends information to the server where our website is hosted. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information will be 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, Referring website (referrer URL), Used browser and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your Internet service provider.


The data mentioned above are processed by us for the following purposes:


ensuring that a smooth connection is made to the website, ensuring the ease of use of our website, evaluation of system security and stability as well as additional administrative purposes.


The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 point f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. In no case will we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you or your identity.


In addition, we use cookies and analytics services when you visit our website. You will find additional details under Clauses 4 and 5 of this Privacy Policy.


b) When using our contact form


We provide you with the opportunity to contact us via the contact form on our website should you have any questions. You must provide a valid e-mail address so that we know who submitted the request and who we should send the reply to. You may provide additional information voluntarily.


We process data for the purpose of making contact in accordance with Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 point a GDPR on the basis of the voluntary consent that you provide to us.


The personal data that we collect when you use the contact form will be automatically deleted after the request that you make is completed.


3. Information disclosure


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


We will only share your personal information with third parties if:


You provide your express consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 point a GDPR, Such disclosure is required pursuant to Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 point f GDPR to establish, exercise or defend legal claims, and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not allowing your data to be disclosed, in the event that there is a legal obligation to disclose such data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 point c GDPR, and this is legally permitted, and this transfer is required for the settlement of contractual relationships with you in accordance with Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 point b GDPR.


4. Cookies


We use cookies on our site. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and that are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our site. Cookies do not harm your device, and they do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware.


The cookie contains information that is produced in connection with each specific end user device. However, this does not mean that this information allows us to immediately become aware of your identity.


On the one hand, we use cookies in order to make our offering more pleasing to you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These are automatically deleted after leaving our page.


In addition, to improve usability, we also use temporary cookies that are stored on your end user device for a specified period of time. When you visit our site again to take advantage of our services, it will automatically be recognized that you have already visited our site and what inputs and settings you have entered, so you do not have to re-enter them again.


On the other hand, we use cookies in order to record statistics about the use of our website and to evaluate the website for the purpose of optimizing our offering (see Clause 5). These cookies allow us to automatically recognize that you have already visited our website when you return again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a definite period of time.


The data that are processed by cookies are required for the above reasons to protect our legitimate interests as well as those of third parties under Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 point f GDPR.


Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a notification is always displayed before a new cookie is created. If you disable cookies completely, you may not be able to use all of the features of our website.


5. Analytics tools


a) Tracking tools


We implement the tracking measures that are listed below on the basis of Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 point f GDPR. The tracking measures that we deploy help support our mission of providing a needs-based design and continuously optimizing our website. On the other hand, we use tracking measures in order to record statistics about the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offering. These interests are to be regarded as legitimate within the meaning of the aforementioned provision.


The respective data processing purposes and data categories can be found in the corresponding tracking tools.


I) Google Analytics1


We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ( (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, hereafter "Google"), for the purpose of customizing and continually optimizing our pages. In light of this, pseudonymized usage profiles are created and cookies (see Clause 4) are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website, such as


browser type/version, used operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), host name of the accessing computer (IP address), and time of the server query,


are transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to website activity and Internet usage for the purposes of market research and customized website design. This information may also be transmitted to third parties if so required by law or insofar as third parties process these data to fulfill an order. Under no circumstances will your IP address be joined with any other data provided by Google. The IP addresses are anonymized, so no reference is possible (IP masking).


You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by configuring your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all of the features of this website.


In addition, you may prevent Google from collecting the data that are generated by the cookie and are related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of these data by downloading and installing a browser add-on (


As an alternative to using the browser add-on, including in particular for browsers on mobile devices, you can prevent data collection by Google Analytics by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie will be set that will prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website. It is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must set the opt-out cookie again.


For more information about data protection related to Google Analytics, see the Google Analytics Help Center (


7. Rights of data subjects


You have the right:


in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR to request information about your personal data that are processed by us. In particular, you can request information on the processing purposes; the category of personal data; the categories of recipients to whom your data has been disclosed; the planned retention period; the rights to rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or opjection; whether you have the right to lodge a complaint; the source of your data if they were not collected by us; whether automated decision-making is used, including profiling; and, where appropriate, meaningful information about your details.


in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to request immediate rectification of incorrect information or completion of the personal data that are stored with us.


in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, to demand the erasure of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is required for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information; for the fulfillment of a legal obligation; for reasons of public interest; or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.


in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data insofar as the accuracy of the said data is disputed by you or the processing is unlawful, but you do not wish the data to be erased and we no longer need the data, and you require the data for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, or you in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR have filed an objection against the processing of data.


in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to obtain your personal data that were provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request transmission of these data to another controller;


in accordance with Art. 7 (3) GDPR, to revoke your one-time consent that you granted to us at any time. As a result, we will no longer be allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent in the future.


in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR, to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. You can generally contact the supervisory authority in your usual place of residence or workplace or our office.


8. Right to object


If your personal data are processed based on our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 point f GDPR, then you have the right in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR to object to the processing of your personal data insofar as there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or you are objecting to direct mail advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which we will honor without requiring you to specify any particular situation.


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


9. Data protection


We use the popular SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology to secure your site visit together with the highest level of encryption that is supported by your browser. Usually this is 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we will use the 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can tell whether a given page on our website is encrypted by the closed padlock or key icon in the bottom 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 unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.


10. Current status and date when this Privacy Policy was last changed


This Privacy Policy is currently valid and was last modified in May 2018.


It may be necessary to change this Privacy Policy as we continue to develop our website and the offerings that we present there or in light of amended legal or official requirements. The latest version of our Privacy Policy can always be retrieved and printed from the website at


The data protection authorities require the conclusion of a contract data processing agreement before Google Analytics may be used. A corresponding template will be provided at by Google.