The operators of this website and the parties responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data as specified by the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG) are named as: Linden Partners (lindenpartners) Partnership of Lawyers with limited professional liability Birkholz Varadinek Asmus, Friedrichstraße 95, 10117 Berlin (lindenpartners)..
1. Collection and storage of personal data and the nature and purpose of their use
a) Visiting our website
Whenever you visit our website, your browser automatically sends information to our website server where it is temporarily saved in a log file. The following files are automatically recorded and stored until they are automatically deleted:
The collection and processing of this data is carried out for the purpose of enabling the use of our website (connection setup), to ensure system security and stability on a permanent basis, to enable the technical administration of the network infrastructure and the optimization of our Internet offer as well as for internal statistical purposes. The IP address is only evaluated in the event of attacks on the network infrastructure, and for statistical purposes.
b) Contact us
You can use our website to contact us. Use the hotline or send us an e-mail. The information you provide when you contact us will be stored and used to process your enquiry and any subsequent correspondence.
c) Transfer of your data to a third party
We will only disclose your personal data after receiving express permission to do so, if there is a legal requirement for doing so, or if disclosure is necessary to enforce our rights, in particular to assert claims arising from a contractual relationship with you.
The setting of cookies does not transmit any personal data to us. More specifically, cookies allow us to anonymously analyse your user behaviour in a form when visiting our website.
Most Internet browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that cookies are not stored on your computer or that a message is always displayed when you receive a new cookie. You can also delete previously stored cookies.
Deactivating cookies may result in you not being able to use all the functions of our website.
e) Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter “Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” - text files that are stored on your computer and allow your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by cookies regarding your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If you activate IP anonymity on this website, Google will, however, abbreviate your IP address prior to this within European Union member states or in other states that are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there in exceptional cases. Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about website activities for the website operators and to provide further services associated with website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser to Google Analytics will not be merged with other data by Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies using the corresponding settings in your browser software; however, we would advise that in this case, you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website. You can also prevent the transmission of data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en) This website and its subpages send only abbreviated, i.e. anonymized IP addresses to Google. You may also opt-out of Google Analytics collections by clicking on the following link; an opt-out cookie will be set to prevent future collection of your information when you visit this site : Deactivate Google Analytics.
For more information on privacy protection in Google Analytics, see https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/.
f) Social Media Plug-ins
We currently use the following social media plug-ins: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn. We use the so-called 2-Click solution. This means that when you visit our site, no personal data will be transmitted. Data is transmitted to the respective provider of the plug-in only if you click on one of the plug-ins. The provider of the plug-in can be identified by looking at the first letter of the marking on the greyed out box.
By activating the plug-in, the respective provider receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have an account with this provider, or are currently not logged in. This information (including the letter a) of this statement) is transmitted from your browser directly to a server of the provider in the United States and stored there.
If you are logged in to this provider, the provider can assign the visit to our website directly to your account with this provider. If you interact with the plug-ins (e.g. make a comment), the corresponding information is also sent directly to one of the provider’s servers to be stored there. The information is also published on the provider's site and displayed to your contacts. If you do not want the provider to associate the data collected on our website with your user account, you must first log out of the provider's account before using the plug-in.
The provider is allowed to use this information for the purpose of advertising, market research and demand-oriented use of his websites. For this purpose, the provider creates user, interest and relationship profiles, e.g. in order to evaluate your use of our website with regard to the advertisements placed by you via the provider, to inform other users about your activities on our website and to provide other services associated with the services of this provider.
The purpose and scope of the data collection and additional processing and use of the data by the provider as well as their respective rights and settings for the protection of your privacy can be found in the data protection information disclosed by the respective provider:
(a) Facebook Inc., 1601 S California Ave, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA; http://www.facebook.com/policy.php/;
(b) Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, California 94103, USA; https://twitter.com/privacy/;
(c) LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA; http://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy/.
2. Data security
We use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security procedures are continually improved as new technology develops.
3. Information, correction, blocking and deletion of your data