privacy statement

Version as of 5 December 2018

In the following we inform you in accordance with Art. 13 DSGVO about the way and background of the processing of your personal data via the website (hereinafter “website”) and about the rights to which you are entitled
Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.


The provider of this website and responsible for processing your personal data is the law firm Redeker Sellner Dahs Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB, Willy‑​Brandt‑​Allee 11, 53113 Bonn (hereinafter: “we”). With the following explanations we inform you which personal data we process from you, in particular which data we collect and store at  h

Data protection officer

You can reach our data protection officer at or our postal address with the addition “the data protection officer”.

Data processing when accessing our website

The following personal data is automatically processed each time the website is called up and each time a file is called up:

  • Browser type and version used
  • Operating system of the user
  • Date and time of retrieval
  • Request details and destination address (protocol version, HTTP user agent string)
  • Websites from which the user's system accesses our website (referrer)
  • Websites accessed by the user's system through our website
  • Name of the file retrieved and the amount of data transferred
  • Message as to whether the retrieval was successful (HTTP status code)

(hereinafter: “browser data”). The processing of the browser data is technically necessary and takes place in our interest to display our website properly and to guarantee stability and security. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 UAbs. 1 lit. f DSGVO

We store the browser data in so‑​called server log files for up to 30 days for the purpose and in our interest of clarifying abuse or fraud actions. There is no storage of browser data together with other personal data of the user. Browser data, the further storage of which is necessary for evidence purposes, is excluded from deletion until the respective incident has been finally clarified. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 subpara. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Our website is hosted by our external host provider CANCOM Pironet AG & Co. KG, Von‑​der‑​Wettern‑​Straße 27, 51149 Cologne, Germany.

Newsletter subscription for registration via our website

On our website you can register to receive newsletters. Your e‑​mail address and the “whether” of your subscription to the newsletter will be processed by us for this purpose

In the context of the newsletter subscription you only have to enter your e‑​mail address. We store these exclusively in order to be able to send you the newsletter. The legal basis for processing your e‑​mail address is Art. 6 Para. 1 UAbs. 1lit. a DSGVO.

A registration to our newsletter dispatch takes place in the context of a so‑​called “Double‑​Opt‑​in‑​Procedure”. After entering your email address, we will send you a confirmation email containing a confirmation link to the email address you provided. If no confirmation is received within 48 hours, the registration will be automatically deleted. If you click on the link of the confirmation e‑​mail, we will save your e‑​mail address until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. The purpose of this storage is merely to send the newsletter. To prevent misuse of your data, we also store the time of your registration and your IP address. In addition, for technical and organizational reasons, the time of the last change to your data record, the time of granting consent and the status of a completed double opt‑​in are processed. This serves the purpose of fulfilling our data protection accountability obligations. The legal basis in this respect is Art. 6 (1) UAbs. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

You can revoke your consent to the sending of the newsletter at any time. You can declare your revocation by clicking on the link provided in every newsletter (abomanagement.php). This way you can also view and change your existing newsletter settings. You can also unsubscribe from all our newsletters by sending an e‑​mail to A revocation does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation.

We process your data only as long as you receive the newsletter from us. As soon as you have unsubscribed from our newsletter, we will immediately delete your data from our newsletter distribution list, unless there are any storage obligations to the contrary.


When you contact us (e. g. by e‑​mail or telephone), we process the personal data we collect exclusively in order to process your enquiry, answer it or contact you. The data will be deleted after final answering, as far as there are no legal or other storage obligations.

The legal basis for this processing of your personal data is Art. 6 Para. 1 UAbs. 1 lit. b DSGVO. Insofar as the correspondence is neither necessary for the fulfilment of a contract with us nor for the implementation of pre‑​contractual measures, the legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 UAbs. 1 lit. f DSGVO. In this respect, it is our legitimate interest to communicate with the sender and to administer and document the communication.

Google Maps

We use the “Google Maps” service on our website, a service provided by Google LLC (“Google”), to help you get to our offices. If you use this service, personal data, in particular your IP address, will be transmitted directly to Google. You enter directly into a user relationship with Google.

We are jointly responsible with Google for the data processing that takes place within this framework. It is based on an agreement pursuant to Art. 26 DSGVO, which you can view here. Further information on how your personal data is processed by Google can be found here.

Data may also be transmitted to the USA. Google and has submitted to the EU‑​US Privacy Shield.

We base our data processing on the legal basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 UAbs. 1 lit. f DSGVO, since it is in our legitimate interest to make your journey to our offices as comfortable as possible.

Your rights as a person affected

In accordance with the DSGVO, you have the following rights with regard to your personal data to the extent permitted by law:

  • Right to information,
  • Right to rectification,
  • Right to deletion,
  • Right to limit the processing,
  • Right to object to the processing,
  • Right to revoke a consent given by you,
  • Right to data transferability.

If we process your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 UAbs. 1 lit. f DSGVO), you can object to the processing by contacting us or the data protection officer (e. g. by e‑​mail, contact data above). The cases in which we base the processing on our legitimate interest can be found in this data protection declaration

If you exercise your right of objection, we ask you to explain to us the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and either discontinue or adapt the data processing or show you our compelling reasons worthy of protection on the basis of which we continue the processing.

You can of course object to the processing of your personal data for marketing purposes at any time without having to give reasons by contacting us or the data protection officer (e. g. by e‑​mail, contact data above). You will not incur any further costs.

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data.