Data protection

Privacy Policy

 1. An overview of data protection

 General

 The following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our privacy policy found below.

 Data collection on our website

 Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?

 Responsible for the data collection under Art. 4 Abs. 7 EU-Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DS-GVO) is ARVANTAGE Gastell Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB, Kurfürstendamm 57,10707 Berlin represented by Dr. Roland Gastell und Constanze Grosch, office@arvantage.de. Details can be found in the website’s required legal notice.

 How do we collect your data?

 Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form.

 Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

 What do we use your data for?

 Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site.

 What rights do you have regarding your data?

 You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.

 2. General information and mandatory information

 Data protection

 The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

 If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

 Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

 Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data

 Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

 Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities

 If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of Berlin, Maja Smoltczyk, Friedrichstraße 219,10969 Berlin, Telefon: 030/138 89-0, E-Mail: mailbox@datenschutz-berlin.de.

 Right to data portability

 You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.

 Information, blocking, deletion

 As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.

 Opposition to promotional emails

 We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.

 3. Data collection on our website

 Server log files

 The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in “server log files”. These are:

 ·         Browser type and browser version

 ·         Operating system used

 ·         Referrer URL

 ·         Host name of the accessing computer

 ·         Time of the server request

 ·         IP address

 These data will not be combined with data from other sources.

 The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

 4. Plugins and tools

 Google Maps

 This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

 To use Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

 The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website appealing and to facilitate the location of places specified by us on the website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

 Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of Google at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.