Data protection policy
We are delighted that you have visited our website. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and we would like you to feel comfortable and secure when visiting our web pages.
We explicitly object to any third party use of contact data published as part of our legal notice duty for the purposes of sending unsolicited advertising and information material.
1. Name and contact data of the controller responsible for processing and of the data protection officer
This data protection information applies to data processing by the following:
Sträter Rechtsanwälte PartmbB (referred to in the following as: Sträter Lawyers)
Tel.: +49 (0)228 – 934 54-0
Fax: +49 (0)228 – 934 54-54
The data protection officer of Sträter Lawyers can be reached at the above mentioned address and at datenschutz(at)straeterlawyers.de
2. Collection and storage of personal data as well as type and purpose of their use
Whenever our website www.straeterlawyers.de is visited, the browser used on your terminal device automatically sends information to the server of our website. Some of this information is stored temporarily in a so-called logfile. The following information is collected here without any action on your part and stored until it is automatically deleted:
- IP address of the requesting computer
- Date and time of the access
- Name and URL of the requested file
- Website from which the access is made (referrer URL),
- Browser used and, where applicable, operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.
These data are processed for the following purposes:
- To guarantee a smooth link to the website
- To guarantee a comfortable use of our website
- To analyse system security and stability, and
- For further administrative purposes.
The legal foundation for data processing is provided by Art. 6 (1) S. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our justified interest is derived from the above listed purposes of data collection. Under no circumstances will we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions as to your person.
If you have given your consent according to Art. 6 (1) S. 1 lit. a GDPR, we use your e-mail address to send our newsletter. No further data is needed for the reception of the newsletter.
You can unsubscribe any time, via the link provided for at the end of each newsletter, or via e-mail to mail(at)straeterlawyers.de.
We also used cookies for the visit to our website. Further details are provided in paragraph 4 of this data protection policy.
3. Transfer of data
Your personal data are not transferred to third parties for purposes other than those listed below.
We transfer your personal data to third parties only if:
- you have given your explicit consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 (1) S. 1 lit. a GDPR;
- transfer in accordance with Art. 6 (1) S. 1 lit. f GDPR is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in your data not being transferred;
- there is a legal obligation to transfer in accordance with Art. 6 Abs. 1 S. 1 lit. c GDPR, and
- this is lawful and necessary according to Art. 6 (1) S. 1 lit. B GDPR for the performance of the contractual relationship with you.
Cookies are used in part on our website. These are small files which are automatically created by your browser and stored on your terminal device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) whenever you visit our website. Cookies do not cause any damage on your terminal device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or any other malware.
Information is stored in the cookie which results in connection with the specifically used terminal device. However, this does not mean that we directly learn about your identity from this information.
To optimise user friendliness, temporary cookies are also used which are stored on your terminal device for a certain set period of time. If you visit our website again to use our services it is automatically recognised that you were here before and which entries and settings you made so as not to have to enter them once again.
The data processed by cookies are necessary for the stated purposes to safeguard our justified interests and those of third parties under Art. 6 (1) S. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser such that no cookies are stored on your computer or a notice is always shown before a new cookie is created. The complete deactivation of cookies can, however, mean that you cannot use all functions of our website to the full.
5. Data subject rights
You have the right:
- under Art. 15 GDPR to request information on your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can request information on the purpose of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data were or are disclosed, the planned duration of storage, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction to processing or revocation, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data if they were not collected by us, as well as the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and meaningful information on their details;
- under Art. 16 GDPR to request the immediate rectification of incorrect personal data or the completion of your personal data stored by us;
- under Art. 17 GDPR to request the erasure of your personal data stored by us unless the processing is necessary for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal;
- under Art. 18 GDPR to request the restriction of processing of your personal data where the correctness of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful but you oppose the erasure and we no longer require the data but you require them for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or you have objected to processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR;
- under Art. 20 GDPR to request your personal data which you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request transmission to a different controller;
- under Art. 7 (3) GDPR to withdraw any consent given to us at any time. This means that in future we may no longer continue the data processing which was based on this consent; and
- under Art. 77 GDPR to complain to a supervisory authority. You can usually approach the supervisory authority of your habitual residence or place of work here or of the business domicile of our law.
6. Right to object
Where your personal data are processed on the basis of justified interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) S. 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR to object to the processing of your personal data if reasons exist relating to your particular situation or the objection is aimed at direct advertising. In the latter case you have a general right to object which we will implement without stating a special situation.
If you would like to make use of the right of withdrawal or objection, it is sufficient to send an email to datenschutz(at)straeterlawyers.de
7. Data security
Within your visit to the website we use the common SSL procedure (Secure Socket Layer) in connection with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. This is usually a 256 bit encryption. If your browser does not support a 256 bit encryption, we use 128-Bit v3 technology instead. You can recognise whether individual pages of our website are transferred encrypted by the key or lock symbol in the bottom status bar of your browser.
We also use suitable technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against random or wilful manipulations, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorised third party access. Our security measures are improved on an ongoing basis in accordance with technological development.
8. Currency of and amendments to this data protection policy
This data protection policy is currently applicable. It may become necessary to amend this data protection policy as a result of further developing our website or due to altered statutory or official requirements. You can obtain and print the current data protection policy at any time from our website at https://www.straeterlawyers.de/datenschutz