Skip to main content

Privacy policy

1. Name and contact details of the controller and the company data protection officer

This data protection information applies to data processing by Controller: Partsch & Partner Rechtsanwälte (hereinafter: Partsch & Partner), Kurfürstendamm 50, D-10717 Berlin, Germany Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone: +49 (0)30 - 88719560, Fax: +49 (0)30 - 88719562

2. Collection and storage of personal data and the nature and purpose of its use

a) When visiting the website

When you visit our website, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is collected without any action on your part and stored until it is automatically deleted

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Name and URL of the accessed file,
  • the website from which access was made (referrer URL)
  • browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.

The aforementioned data is processed by us for the following purposes

  • Ensuring a smooth connection to the website,
  • Ensuring a comfortable use of our website,
  • evaluating system security and stability and
  • for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person. We also use cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. You can find more detailed explanations on this in sections 4 and 5 of this privacy policy.

b) When registering for our newsletter

If you have expressly consented in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR, we will use your e-mail address to send you our newsletter on a regular basis. It is sufficient to provide an email address to receive the newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time, for example via a link at the end of each newsletter. Alternatively, you can also send your unsubscribe request at any time to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by email.

c) When using our contact form

For questions of any kind, we offer you the opportunity to contact us using a form provided on the website. It is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address so that we know who sent the request and can answer it. Further information can be provided voluntarily. Data processing for the purpose of contacting us is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR on the basis of your voluntarily given consent. The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted after your inquiry has been dealt with.

3. Transfer of data

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

  • you have given your express consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR,
  • the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in not disclosing your data,
  • in the event that there is a legal obligation for the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR, and
  • this is legally permissible and necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR.
4. Cookies

We use cookies on our site. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and stores on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our site. Cookies do not cause any damage to your device, nor do they contain viruses, trojans, or other malware. The cookie stores information that relates to the specific device used. However, this does not mean that we thereby obtain direct knowledge of your identity. The use of cookies is intended to make the use of our offerings more pleasant for you. 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 you leave our site. Furthermore, we also use temporary cookies to optimize user-friendliness, which are stored on your device for a specified period of time. If you visit our site again to use our services, it is automatically recognized that you have been with us before and what inputs and settings you have made, so you do not have to enter them again. On the other hand, we use cookies to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer for you (see point 5). These cookies enable us to automatically recognize that you have been with us before when you visit our site again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined period of time. The data processed by cookies are necessary for the mentioned purposes to protect our legitimate interests and those of third parties according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a notice appears before a new cookie is created. However, the complete deactivation of cookies may mean that you cannot use all the functions of our website.

5. Rights of the Affected

You have the right:

- According to Art. 15 GDPR, to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can request information about the purposes of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been disclosed, the planned storage duration, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, limitation of processing or objection, the existence of a right to lodge a complaint, the origin of your data if it has not been collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information about its details.
- According to Art. 16 GDPR, to demand the immediate correction of incorrect or completion of your personal data stored by us.
- According to Art. 17 GDPR, to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, as long as the processing is not necessary to exercise the right to free expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
- According to Art. 18 GDPR, to demand the restriction of processing of your personal data, as far as the accuracy of the data is contested by you, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse their deletion and we no longer need the data, but you require them for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims, or you have lodged an objection against the processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR.
- According to Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common, and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another controller.
- According to Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR, to withdraw your consent at any time. This means that we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent for the future.
- According to Art. 77 GDPR, to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. You can generally contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our company headquarters for this purpose.

6. Right to Object

If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right, according to Art. 21 GDPR, to object to the processing of your personal data, 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, which will be implemented by us without specifying any particular situation. If you wish to exercise your right of withdrawal or objection, simply send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 7. Data Security

During your visit to our website, we use the common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in conjunction with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. Usually, this is 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we instead revert to 128-bit v3 technology. You can recognize whether a single page of our website is transmitted encrypted by the closed display of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser. We also use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulations, partial or complete loss, destruction, or unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological development.

8. Current Status and Amendment of this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is currently valid and was updated in October 2018. Due to the further development of our website and offers or due to changed legal or regulatory requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy policy. The current privacy policy can be accessed and printed out at any time on the website at