Data Protection Statement

This statement on data protection applies to data processing in accordance with Article 4 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
(Please note, the following is a courtesy translation only)  

1. Name and contact details of controller

This data protection information applies to data processing by the responsible  controller
Attorney-at-Law (RA) Dr. Gerald Hubert, Friedensstr. 3, 63303 Dreieich, Germany,
Email: info(*at)hubertlaw(*dot)de
Phone: +49 (0)6103 20824-84
Fax: +49 (0)6103 20824-86

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

When you access our website information is automatically sent to the server of our website via the browser used on your terminal. This information is temporarily stored in a server log file.

The following information is collected without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of requesting computer,
  • date and time of access, incl. time difference to GMT 
  • name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • website from which access is made (referrer URL),
  • upload time of our website,
  • your browser and, if applicable, your operating system and the name of your access provider.

The above-mentioned data will be processed by us for the following purposes:

  • to ensure a smooth connection of the website,
  • to safeguard the comfortable use of our website,
  • to evaluate our system security and stability as well as
  • for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the above-mentioned purposes for data collection. Under no circumstances the collected data is used for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.

We also use cookies when you visit our website. You can find more details on these in section 4 of our data protection statement (courtesy translation).

3. Passing on of data

Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties for purposes other as listed below.
We will only share your personal information with third parties if:

  • You have given your express consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR.
  • the disclosure in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR is necessary for asserting, exercising or defending legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overwhelming interest worthy of protection in the non-disclosure of your data,
  • in the event that there is a legal obligation to pass on the data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. c GDPR, as well as
  • this is permitted by law and required for the execution of contractual relationships and mandate with you in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 lit. b GDPR.

4.  Cookies

We do use cookies on our site. These are small text files your browser automatically creates and which are stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, pc or similar) while visiting our website. Cookies do not cause any damage to your end device, do not start programs, do not contain viruses, trojans or other malicious software.

The cookie stores information that arises in connection with the specific terminal used. This does not mean, however, that we are directly informed of your identity.

The use of cookies serves to make the use of our website more comfortable for the visitor. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages of our website. These are automatically deleted after leaving our website.

In addition, we also use persistent cookies to optimize user-friendliness, which are stored on your end device for a specified period of time. If you revisit our website to check our services, you will be automatically recognized that you have already been with us and what input and settings you have made in order to avoid having to re-enter them.

The data processed by cookies are necessary for the stated purposes in order to protect our legitimate interests as well as those of third parties in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser in such a way that no cookies are stored on your computer or a message is always displayed before a new cookie is created. However, the complete deactivation of cookies may result in you not being able to use all the functions of our website.

5. Google Maps

Our website does use Google Maps, third-party service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google). This allows to display interactive maps directly on the website and allow you to conveniently use the map feature.

By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, data mentioned under section 2. will be transmitted.

This is done regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to, or if there is no user account. When you're logged into Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as profile and may use them for purposes of advertising, market research and / or tailor-made website design. Such an evaluation and analysis is done in particular (even for users not logged in) to provide appropriate advertising and to inform other users of the social network about their activities on our website. You have a right of objection to the creation of user profiles, but you must address this with Google.

For more information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider Google, please refer to the provider's privacy policy.

There you will also find further information about your rights and settings options for the protection of your privacy.

Google data has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield,

6.  Rights of the data subject

You have the right:

  • in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, you are entitled to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can obtain information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing or opposition, demand the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, insofar as they have not been collected by us, as well as the existence of automated decision making including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information on the details thereof;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, you are entitled to demand we rectify or complete your personal data stored by us without delay;
  • in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, you are entitled to demand the erasure of your personal data stored by, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims;
  • in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, you are entitled to demand a restriction on the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is illegal, but you refuse to delete it and we no longer need the data, but you need it for asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or you have filed an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive personal data provided in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request it to be transmitted to another responsible person;
  • in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR, you have the right to revoke your consent at any time. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue the processing of data based on this consent for the future, and
  • to complain to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 DSGVO. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your place of residence for this purpose.

7. Right to object

Insofar as your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR provided there are reasons for this, arising from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right to object if implemented by us without specifying a particular situation.

If you wish to exercise your right of revocation or objection, please send an e-mail to info(*at)hubertlaw(*dot)de

8. Data Security

We make use of appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by any third party. in line with technological developments,  security measures are continuously improved.

9. Updating and validity

Due to the continued development of our website or due to changing legal and/or regulatory requirements, it may be necessary to adapt this data protection statement accordingly.

While visiting our website our current and valid data protection statement can be accessed at any time on the website and/or printed.

For questions or comments on data protection and/or our privacy policy, please feelfree to contact us by E-Mail or simply by letter.

This Data Protection Statement (Courtesy Translation) is currently valid, May 2018.

Attorney-at-Law Dr. Gerald Hubert
63303 Dreieich
+49 6103 20824-84
+49 6103 20824-86