Data Privacy Policy

1. Name and contact information of controller and data protection officer

This Data Privacy Policy applies to data processing by:

Controller: Weisner Partner mbB, Rechtsanwälte, Große Bleichen 34, 20354 Hamburg, telephone: +49 (0)40 228 6160 – 0, fax: +49 (0)40 228 6160 – 99, e-mail: Enable JavaScript to view protected content. (hereinafter "WP"). The data protection officer of WP can be reached at the above address, attention: Julia Birkner, and at Enable JavaScript to view protected content..

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

2.1. Website visits

When you visit our website,, the browser used on your terminal device will automatically send information to the server of our website. This information will be temporarily stored in a log file. The following information will be collected without any action on your part and will be stored until it is automatically erased:

The aforementioned data will be processed by us for the following purposes:


The legal basis of data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sent. 1 letter f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter "GDPR"). Our legitimate interest is based on the purposes of data collection listed above. Under no circumstances will we use collected data for the purpose of drawing inferences about your identity. When you visit our website, we will also place cookies and use web analysis services. For more detailed information please refer to section 4 and section 5 of this Data Privacy Policy.

3. Transfer of data

Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for any purposes other than those listed below. We will transfer your personal data to third parties only if

4. Cookies

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small files that will be automatically created by your browser and stored on your terminal device (laptop, tablet, smart phone, etc.), when you visit our website. Cookies will cause no harm to your terminal device and contain no viruses, Trojan horses, or any other malware. Cookies store information about your terminal device. This does not mean, however, that cookies will directly provide us with information of your identity. One reason we use cookies is to make it easier for you to use our website. Thus, we place so-called session cookies to determine whether you have previously visited any pages of our website. Session cookies will be automatically deleted after you have left our website. We also use temporary cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Temporary cookies will be stored on your terminal device for a certain time period. The next time you visit our website to use our services, our website will automatically recognize that you have previously visited our website, which information you have already provided, and which settings you have chosen, so that you won't have to provide the same information or choose the same settings again. Another reason we use cookies is to statistically analyze traffic on our website for the purpose of optimizing our website (see section 5). These cookies allow us to automatically recognize you the next time you visit our website and will in each case be automatically deleted after a set time period. Data processed by cookies are necessary for the aforementioned purposes to protect our legitimate interests as well the interests of third parties within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 sent. 1 letter f) of the GDPR. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser to block cookies or to be notified before any new cookies are placed on your computer. However, if you fully deactivate cookies, you may no longer be able to use all functions of our website.

5. Rights of data subjects

You have the following rights:

6. Right of objection

If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sent. 1 letter f) of the GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 of the GDPR, provided that the reasons for the objection relate to your particular situation or that the objection is aimed at direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right to object, with which we will comply whether or not you base your objection on any particular situation. To exercise your right of revocation or right of objection, it is sufficient to send an e-mail to Enable JavaScript to view protected content..

7. Data security

During your visit to our website we will employ the widely used SSL method (secure socket layer) in combination with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. As a general rule, 256 bit encryption will be used. If your browser does not support 256 bit encryption, we will use 128 bit v3 technology instead. To check whether any particular page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form, look for the closed key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser. In addition, we have implemented appropriate technical and organizational safeguards to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss or destruction, and unauthorized access by third parties. Our safeguards are continuously updated as technology evolves.

8. Validity and modification of this Data Privacy Policy

This Data Privacy Policy is currently valid and was last revised in April 2018. As a result of upgrades to our website, services offered on our website, or new laws or regulatory requirements, it may be necessary to modify this Data Privacy Policy in the future. The most recent version of this Data Privacy Policy can be found on and printed out from our website at, at any time.