Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Data protection is part of our obligation towards lawyerly discretion.

Pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation EU 2016/679), we are legally obligated to inform you about the collection and use of your data. We are happy to comply with this.

The English version of our privacy policy is a translation. The German version is legally binding.

I . Use of our Websites

1. General

Your visit to our website is generally possible without providing personal data. Personal data is only collected when necessary, for technical reasons regarding the use of our website, or if you use certain website functions such as contact form or payment service. In these cases, it is necessary that you provide certain information and send it to us.

The following data is collected automatically every time you access one of our Websites ( or

  • The IP address of the requesting device
  • Date and time of access
  • Name of the requested file
  • Website that has been requested from the file
  • Access status (e.g., file transfer, file not found)
  • The internet browser you are using and the operating system of your device

This data is logged anonymously. Your IP address will be shortened so that no associations to your person are possible. The anonymised logs are then processed exclusively for statistical purposes, comparison with other data sources and are not passed on to third parties.

Object to the processing of your personal data based on justified interests (art. 6 par. 1 sentence 1 (f) GDPR) for the above mentioned purposes. We use the data so that no conclusions may be drawn as to you as an individual.

2. Google Maps

We use Google Maps to display geographical information. Google Maps is a map service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. In order for Google Maps to be integrated and displayed in your internet browser, your browser must establish a connection to a Google server, which might be located in the United States of America. Google obtains the information that the contact page of our website has been accessed by your IP address. If you use Google Maps for navigation Google might locate your position. To learn more about Googles´ privacy policy go to:

3. Use of our Contact Form

We provide a contact form to allow you to get in contact to us. The input of your Name and E-Mail-address is obligatory to know who submitted the message and have the opportunity to answer your request.
We store user input data sent through the contact forms. The data will be deleted automatically after completition of your request.

Legal Basis of data processing is art. 6 par. 1 sentence 1 (a) GDPR and bases on your voluntary indication.

4. Use of PayPal as a payment method

If you decide to use PayPal as an online payment service, your contact details will be sent to PayPal during the payment process. PayPal is a service from PayPal (Europe) S.à.rl & Cie. SCA, 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg. PayPal assumes the function of an online payment service and trustee, and offers buyer protection services.

The personal data transmitted to PayPal usually includes your first name, last name, address, telephone number, IP address, e-mail address, or other data required to process your payment, such as the purpose of pyment, invoice amount, percentage taxes and invoice details, etc.

This information needs to be transferred to process your payment using your chosen payment method, mainly in order to confirm your identity and manage your payment and the customer relationship.

Please note that PayPal may also pass on your personal data to subcontractors or other affiliates, to the extent necessary for fulfilling the contractual obligations arising from your order or for processing personal data in your order.

Depending on the payment type you pre-select in your PayPal account, which may include payment by invoice or direct debit, PayPal will transfer the personal data transferred to PayPal to credit agencies. The information transferred serves to identify you and to verify your creditworthiness with regard to the order you have placed. Please refer to the PayPal Privacy Policy for more information on the credit agencies PayPal transfers data to and which data is collected, processed, stored and passed on by PayPal:

Legal Basis of data processing is art. 6 par. 1 sentence 1 (a) GDPR and bases on your voluntary indication.

Your personal data will be deleted automatically after conclusion of your case if no legal or tax obligations require further storage.

5. Use of online appointment system Calendly

If you request an appointment you may receive a link to our online appointment system “Calendly”. Calendly is a service of Calendly LLC, 1315 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA.

The personal data transmitted to Calendly usually includes your first name, last name, e-mail address and telphone number.

This information needs to be transferred to confirm your identity, assign you to the appointment and reach you in the case of cancellation. You can give us further information which may help us to prepare the meeting.

If you book an appointment for a web/telephone conference, you will receive an invitation e-mail with access data for an online meeting of the service provider “Zoom”. To set up the online meeting the data you entered will be forwarded to “Zoom”. In this case, please also note the data protection information for participation in an online meeting.

Please note that your data may be submitted to a server outside of the European Union. Calendly may also pass on your personal data to subcontractors or other affiliates, to the extent necessary for fulfilling the contractual obligations if this is legal under US-American data protection law.

Legal Basis of data processing is art. 6 par. 1 sentence 1 (a) GDPR and bases on your voluntary indication.

If you do not wish the transmission of your personal data to Calendly you can make an appointment by calling us.

Your personal data will be deleted automatically after conclusion of your case if no legal obligations require further storage.

6. Participating in Online-Meetings (web/telephone conference)

If you arrange a web/telephone conference with us, we will send you an invitation link of the online meeting service provider “Zoom Video Communications, Inc”, 55 Almaden Boulevard, 6th Floor, San Jose, CA 95113+1.888.799.9666 |

When you access the Internet site of “Zoom”, “Zoom” is responsible for data processing.  However, calling up the Internet page is only necessary for the use of “Zoom” in order to download the software for the use of “Zoom”. If you do not want to or cannot use the “Zoom” app, the basic functions can also be used via a browser version, which you can also find on the “Zoom” website. You can also dial into the meeting by phone without using an app or the website.

When using “Zoom”, different types of data are processed. The scope of the data also depends on the information you provide before or during participation in an “online meeting”.

The following personal data may be processed:

User information: first name, last name, telephone (optional), e-mail address, meeting password (if applicable), profile picture (optional),

Meeting metadata: Topic, description (optional), participant IP addresses, device/hardware information

When dialing in with the telephone: information on incoming and outgoing telephone number, country name, start and end time. If necessary, further connection data such as the IP address of the device can be saved.

Text, audio and video data: You may be able to use the chat, question or survey functions in an “online meeting”. To this extent, the text entries you make are processed in order to display and, if necessary, log them in the “online meeting”. In order to enable the display of video and the playback of audio, the data from the microphone of your terminal device and from any video camera of the terminal device will be processed for the duration of the meeting. You can switch off or mute the camera or microphone yourself at any time using the “Zoom” applications. In order to participate in an “online meeting” or to enter the “meeting room”, you must at least provide information about your name.

If you are registered as a user at “Zoom”, reports of “online meetings” (meeting metadata, phone dial-up data, chats) can be stored for up to one month at “Zoom”.

Personal data processed in connection with participation in “Online Meetings” is generally not passed on to third parties, unless it is intended to be passed on.

When using Zoom, your data may also be transferred to servers outside the European Union. Please note that personal data is also passed on by Zoom to service providers, subcontractors or other associated companies, insofar as this is permitted under US data protection law. An appropriate level of data protection is guaranteed by the “Privacy Shield” certification of Zoom Video Communications, Inc. but also by the conclusion of the so-called EU standard contract clauses. You can find Zoom’s privacy policy here:

We have deactivated any possibility of software-based recording of meetings and “attention tracking”.

Data processing for the purpose of “online meetings” with us is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR on the basis of your voluntarily given consent nach Art. 49 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR for the fulfillment of our lawyer’s contract and our interest in the effective implementation of “online meetings”.

If you do not wish your data to be transmitted to Zoom, you can arrange a telephone appointment with us.

7. Cookies and Social Media Plug-ins

For usability and data economy we do not use cookies and social media plug-ins for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or similar.

II. When you mandate us,

1. we collect the following data:

• Title, first name, surname,
• E-mail address,
• Address,
• Telephone numbers,
• Legal costs insurance data,
• Bank account details,
• Information necessary for the enforcement and defence of your rights as part of the mandate,
• Information stored about you in official or court files and registers.

This data is collected
• in order to identify you as our client;
• in order to provide you with appropriate legal ad-vice and representation,
• for the purposes of corresponding with you,
• for invoicing purposes,
• for the payment of debt capital,
• for settlement purposes in relation to your insur-ance policy,
• for the processing of liability claims,
• for the purposes of enforcing possible claims against you.
We use an SSL-encrypted method for e-mail transmis-sion. However, we advise that the attention of unauthor-ised persons cannot hereby be completely ruled out.

The data processing takes place due to your enquiry. Your data is saved using data-processing programs. It is re-quired for the reasons mentioned above in order to pro-cess the mandate and for the mutual fulfilment of obliga-tions from the contract of mandate (art. 6 par. 1 sen-tence 1 (b) GDPR).

2. We delete your data

upon expiry of the legal preservation obligation for law-yers (6 years after the end of the calendar year in which the mandate was ended), unless we are obligated to store the data for a longer period (article 6 par. 1 sentence 1 (c) GDPR) due to preservation and documentation obliga-tions under tax and trade law (e.g. Commercial Code, Criminal Code or Fiscal Code) or you have consented to a longer period of storage pursuant to art. 6 par. 1 sen-tence 1 (a) GDPR.

3. Transfer of data to Third Parties:

Your data is subject to the lawyerly discretion obligation. Your data is transferred to third parties only
if the third party has been mandated by you,
you have relieved us of the lawyerly discretion obligation,
if this is mandatory to process the mandate (art. 6 par. 1 sentence 1 (b) GDPR),
transfer to courts, opponents in lawsuits and other authorities as well as their representatives for the enforcement and defence of your rights,
the processing of payment claims with your legal costs insurance,
order processing by external service providers mandated by us (e.g. bookkeepers, tax consultants, secretarial service providers).
The transferred data may be used by third parties for the aforementioned purposes only.

III. Your rights

You can

  • revoke your consent to the processing of your data issued on a one-time basis towards us at any time (art. 7 par. 3 GDPR). The consequence of this is that we may no longer continue to process the data in fu-ture;
  • demand information about your personal data pro-cessed by us. In particular, you can demand infor-mation about the processing purposes, the category of the personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data was or is disclosed, the planned storage duration, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, limitation of the processing or objection, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data if it was not collected by us, as well as about the exist-ence of automated decision making including profil-ing and, if applicable, meaningful information about its details (art. 15 GDPR);
  • demand the correction of incorrect personal data or the completion of your personal data stored by us (art. 16 GDPR);
  • demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, provided that processing this data is not required to exercise the right to free expression of opinion and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to enforce, exercise or defend legal claims (art. 17 GDPR);
  • demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, provided that the correctness of the da-ta is disputed by you, the processing thereof is illegal, but you reject its deletion and we no longer require the data, but you require it to enforce, exercise or de-fend legal rights or you have filed an objection to the processing pursuant to art. 21 GDPR (art. 18 GDPR);
  • receive your personal data that you have supplied to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or demand transfer of the data to another re-sponsible person (art. 20 GDPR);
  • complain to a supervisory body (art. 77 GDPR). For this you can contact the supervisory body of your usual place of domicile or workplace or of the seat of our chambers;
  • object to the processing of your personal data based on justified interests (art. 6 par. 1 sentence 1 (f) GDPR) (art. 21 GDPR), provided that there are reasons for this resulting from your particular situation. You can contact to exercise your right of objection.

IV. Protection of your Data

We use SSL-Technologie (Secure Socket Layer) and encrypt the web-traffic with 256-bits encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bits encryption we use 128-bits v3 technology. The encryption mode is symbolized by the padlock symbol in the status bar of your browser.

We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect our website and IT systems against the loss, destruction, unauthorized access to, amendment or dissemination of your data by unauthorized persons.

For email correspondence we use TLS/SSL encryption. Nevertheless you should be aware if you correspond by email with us that we cannot guarantee that no unauthorized person gets notice of the content of our correspondence.

V. Topicality and Change of Private Policy

By using this website and providing information to us, you accept and agree to the collection and use of your personal data for the purposes described. We review our policies regularly and occasionally may need to change or update them. This Privacy Notice was last reviewed and updated on 24th of July 2020.

VI. Reponsible for Data Processing is:

Anwaltssozietät Jurati
Schönhauser Allee 83
10439 Berlin, Deutschland
Phone: +49 30 4467 4467