Hoffmann Liebs Fritsch & Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB, Kaiserswerther Straße 119, 40474 Düsseldorf ("HLFP") uses personal information complying with the relevant legislation and in particular with the provisions of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and German Telemedia Act (TMG).
Personal Information of Site Visitors
Visiting our website does not require personal information to be revealed. HLFP only collects data provided by your Internet provider (in particular your IP address). This information is stored by HLFP for the duration of your visit only, and is analysed solely for statistical purposes; individual users remain completely anonymous. HLFP may collect or track:
- the home server domain names
- date and time of your visit
- type of computer, the originating IP address
- files downloaded
- search engine used
- operating system
- type of web browser of visitors to the Site.
This information is stored by HLFP for the duration of your visit only, and is analysed solely for statistical purposes; individual users remain completely anonymous.
Additional data processing
Additional data is collected and stored only if the intention is to establish, develop or amend a contractual relationship between you and HLFP. The data collected to this end shall be used exclusively as necessary for the performance of the contract.
If you contact us using the contact form on our website, we will store and use the data included therein (name, postal or e-mail address, telephone number, etc.) to perform the service requested by you and for future correspondence.
Please note: e-mail and the ‘contact us’ section are not secure forms of communication and the contents of correspondence sent using these methods is not protected against unauthorised access. We recommend that you send any confidential information by post.
We shall only ever collect, process or transfer personal information for purposes other than those stipulated above with your express consent. Insofar as legally and technically possible, the use of our services is not dependent on the grant of such consent.
You can withdraw consent to the continued future use of your personal information at any time. To do so, please contact duesseldorf@<//span>.hlfp.de
Disclosure of personal information to third parties
We shall use your personal information exclusively for our purposes as stipulated above. We will not share your personal information with third parties.
If, in the interests of increasing efficiency, data processing tasks are outsourced to third parties, these third parties are required to comply with our data protection standards and grant us the right to monitor compliance with these standards and the statutory requirements. In this case, also, HLFP continues to be responsible for ensuring compliance with the statutory data protection provisions (“order data processing”).
Storage and deletion of personal information
As soon as it is no longer required for the purposes for which it was collected, your personal information stored by use will be directly and irrevocably deleted, unless we are required by law to store such data. If we are required to store the data, the data shall be irrevocably deleted on expiry of the statutory time limit.
HLFP has implemented physical, electronic and procedural security features that are designed to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to personal data. Despite HLFP's efforts to protect your personal data, there is always a risk that an unauthorized third party may circumvent such procedures or that transmissions of your information over the Internet may be intercepted. The confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from HLFP via this Site or via e-mail cannot be and is not guaranteed. Accordingly, HLFP is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the internet.
When you access the Site, HLFP may place internet "cookies" on your hard drive. Internet cookies are, in general, small amounts of data that contain a unique identifier that many websites frequently send to your web browser to be stored on your computer's hard drive in order to save data about you, such as your name, password, user-name, screen preferences, and the pages of a website you have viewed. When you revisit the Site, HLFP may recognize you by your Internet cookies and customize your experience accordingly. You may decline Internet cookies by using the appropriate feature of your Web browser software, if available.
Use of etracker
This website uses etracker technology (www.etracker.com) to collect data on visitor behavior. The data is collected anonymously for use in marketing and optimization. All visitor data is saved using an anonymous user ID and can be used to aggregate a usage profile. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the visitor's local browser cache. It is possible to use these cookies to recognize a visitor's browser. The data collected by the etracker technology will not be used to determine the personal identity of a website visitor, and will not be compiled with personal data relating to the person referred to by the pseudonym, unless agreed to separately by the person concerned. The collection and storage of data may be revoked at any time with respect to future services.
Access to and Ability to Correct Personal Information
You have the right to request details of the information HLFP hold about you and to delete or rectify any inaccurate information about you by sending HLFP using the contact firstname.lastname@example.org .