Privacy statement

Data protection

Thank you for visiting our website. The protection of your personal details is an important concern for us. Below we provide information on this topic.

I. Information on the processing of your data in accordance with Art. 13 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

1. Name and contact details of the data controller

The body responsible for data processing within the meaning of Art. 4(7) GDPR on this website is:

Boos Hummel & Wegerich Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB
Stresemannstr. 121
10963 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 30 2009 5470
Fax: +49 30 2009 54719

You can contact our data protection officer here:

Boos Hummel & Wegerich Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB
Dr Pascal Hessler
Gladbacher Str. 44
50672 Cologne, Germany
Phone: +49 221 9499 555 0

2. Data that we process to enable us to provide the website and to create log files

a. What data are processed for what purpose?

Every time content on the website is accessed, data that may allow identification are temporarily stored. The following data will be collected:

– Date and time of access

– IP address

– Host name of the accessing computer

– Website from which this website was accessed

– Websites accessed via this website

– Pages visited on our website

– Message as to whether the retrieval was successful

– The amount of data transmitted

– Information about the type of browser and the browser version used

– Operating system.

The temporary storage of the data is necessary for the duration of a website visit in order to enable the delivery of the website. Further storage in log files takes place in order to ensure the functionality of the website and the security of the information technology systems. These purposes are also the foundation for a legitimate interest in our data processing.

b. What is the legal basis for processing the data?

The data are processed on the basis of Art. 6(1)f GDPR.

c. How long will we store your data?

If the aforementioned data are no longer required to display the website, they will be deleted.

3. SSL and TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content that you send to us as the site operator, our website uses SSL or TLS encryption. This means that data that you transmit via this website cannot be read by third parties. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address (URL) bar of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and you will see a padlock symbol in the address bar.

4. Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps. By clicking on the link “Location in Google Maps” and using the Google Maps functions embedded on this website, you are consenting to the collection, processing and use by Google, or one of Google’s representatives or third party providers, of automatically collected data and data entered by you, in accordance with the terms of use for Google Maps (see and Google’s privacy policy (see Data processing by Google is based on Art. 6(1)a GDPR.

We do not collect or store any data in connection with your use of the Google Maps functions embedded on our website.

5. The rights of data subjects

a. Right of access

You can request information in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR about your personal data as processed by us.

b. Right to object to the processing

You have a right to object on specific grounds (see under point II).

c. Right to rectification

If the information concerning you is not (or no longer) accurate, you can request rectification in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR. If your data are incomplete, you can request that they be completed.

d. Right to erasure

You can request the erasure of your personal data in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR.

e. Right to restriction of processing

In accordance with Article 18 GDPR, you have the right to obtain restriction of processing of your personal data.

f. Right to file a complaint

As the data subject, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of your personal data is in breach of the GDPR. The responsible supervisory authority with regard to data protection issues is the Data Protection Commissioner for Berlin. The following link provides a list of data protection officers and their contact details:

g. Right to data portability

In the event that the requirements of Art. 20 (1) GDPR are met, you have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract handed over to you or to third parties. The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. This collection and storage is therefore not based on consent under Art. 6(1)a GDPR or on a contract under Art. 6(1)b GDPR, but is justified under Art. 6(1)f GDPR. The requirements of Art. 20 (1) of the GDPR are therefore not met in this respect.

II. Your right to object in accordance with Art. 21(1) GDPR

You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data on the basis of Art. 6(1)f GDPR. The controller will then no longer process the personal data unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.  The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is essential for the operation of the website.