Privacy Notice

Thank you for your interest in our website. In the following, we provide information on how we handle your personal data when you access our homepage.

Controller for operating our website is

Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Partnerschaft mbB
Rüttenscheider Str. 26
D-45128 Essen

The Data Protection Officer of SCHMIDT, VON DER OSTEN & HUBER Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Partnerschaft mbB can be reached at:

Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Partnerschaft mbB
The Data Protection Officer
Rüttenscheider Str. 26
D-45128 Essen

Collection, Processing and Use of Personal Data

You may visit our website without providing personal data. Personal data is only collected if you voluntarily provide this data to us when contacting us via our contact form. We store and utilize the data you enter in our contact form, for example first and last name or your e-mail address, for the purpose of communicating with you. As data sent via our contact form is transmitted without encryption we kindly request you not to send confidential information via our contact form.

Personal data are processed in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. (a) Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation, hereinafter “GDPR”).

You have the right to withdraw any consent you may have given regarding the use of your personal data at any time. The lawfulness of any data processing based on such consent until receipt of its withdrawal is not affected by the withdrawal. Upon receipt of this withdrawal, any data processing exclusively based on your consent will cease.

Use of Cookies

We use cookies on some of our webpages. Cookies enable the use of certain functions and help us to make your visit to our website more attractive. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer. Session cookies are deleted from your hard drive after each browser session. Permanent cookies remain on your computer and permit the recognition of your computer in the course of subsequent visits. You may set your browser functions in a way that you are informed of the installation of a cookie and are able to decide whether to accept each cookie separately or whether you want to refuse cookies in certain cases or in general. The functionality of our website may be limited if cookies are refused.

This personal data processing is conducted in particular pursuant to § 15 Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG) and Art. 6 (1) lit. (f) GDPR, for the purposes of optimizing our website offer. There are prevailing legal and economic interests in this optimization of the offer and use of the website. This optimization requires the use of cookies.

Disclosure of Personal Data

We do not provide your personal data to third parties.

Rights of the data subject

You have the right at any time to request information as to whether we have stored personal data regarding you and what data that is. If any of your personal data are processed, then you are the data subject as defined in GDPR and you have the following rights vis-à-vis the controller:

Right to information: You can obtain from the controller a confirmation of whether we have processed any personal data concerning you and, if so, for what purpose and for what duration they were processed, what categories of data were involved, and to what recipients or categories of recipients these data have been disclosed to.

Right to rectification, completion, restriction: You have the right to request the rectification or completion of incorrect or incomplete data. You also have the right to restrict the processing, in particular where there are legal obligations to store your data.

Right to erasure: You have the right, in particular if you have withdrawn your consent, to demand the erasure of data concerning you.

Right to data portability: You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you in a machine-readable format.

Right to object, withdraw and lodge a complaint: As a principle, you can object to the processing of your personal data and withdraw any consent you have given. You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.