Data privacy statement

1. Controller

This data privacy statement shall apply to data processing activities in relation to the website available under carried out by:

KNPZ Rechtsanwälte – Klawitter Neben Plath Zintler – Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB (“KNPZ” or “we”)

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Straße 9

20355 Hamburg



Telefon: +49 (0)40 63 60 75 9-0

Fax: +49 (0)40 63 60 75 9-59

2. Purposes of processing personal data

When calling our website, the browser used on your end device will automatically send information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is recorded without any action on your end and stored until automated erasure within a few days:

_ internet protocol address of the requesting computer

_ date and time of the access

_ name and URL of the file retrieved

_ website from which the access takes place (referrer URL)

_ website that is called via our website

_ browser used

_ if applicable, the operating system of your computer

_ if applicable, the name of your access provider

The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:

_ ensuring smooth establishment of the website’s connection

_ ensuring convenient use of our website

_ evaluation of system safety and stability

_ other administrative purposes

The legal basis for data processing activities shall be Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR. Our legitimate interests follow from the purposes listed above for data collection. In no case shall we use any collected data for the purpose of drawing any conclusions about your person.

For questions of any kind, we offer you the option to contact us through the email address If you use this option, your personal data transferred with the email will be stored.

The legal basis for data processing for the purpose of contacting is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. If the purpose of the contact is to conclude a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Article 6(1)(b) GDPR.

The personal data collected by us shall be erased after completion of the request submitted by you.

3. Transferring data

Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for purposes other than those listed below.

We shall transfer your personal data to third parties (recipients) only if:

_ you have explicitly given consent to such for one or more specific purposes pursuant to Article 6(1)(1)(a) GDPR

_ transferring is necessary for establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in your data not being transferred pursuant to Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR

_ transferring is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation pursuant to Article 6(1)(1)(c) GDPR

_ processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract pursuant to Article 6(1)(1)(b) GDPR

4. Cookies

We use cookies on our website. These are small files that your browser will create automatically and that are stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, Smartphone or similar) whenever you visit our website.

The cookie is used to store information that results from the respective context of the specific end device used. However, this shall not mean that we directly gain knowledge of your identity in this manner.

The use of cookies serves to make our offer more pleasant for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have previously visited individual pages on our website. They will be deleted automatically after you leave our website.

The data processed by cookies are necessary for the purpose of providing access to our website and safeguarding our legitimate interests in line with Article 6(1)(1)(b) and (f) GDPR.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You may, however, configure your browser so that (i) no cookies will be stored on your computer or (ii) you will always be informed before a new cookie is set up. Complete deactivation of cookies may, however, render it impossible to use all functions of our website.

5. Google Maps

On our website, we use Google Maps API, a Google map service, for the purpose of displaying an interactive map. Google Maps is operated by Google (Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland). The display of the map material may require, for technical reasons, that Google, as the content provider, registers users’ IP address. Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. Through the use of Google Maps, this information can be transferred to a Google service in the United States of America and stored there. As the case may be, Google will transfer the information obtained through Google Maps to third parties, insofar as such is prescribed by law or to the extent that third parties process these data on behalf of Google.

You may find the terms and conditions for use of Google Maps here: You may find the settings options for protection of your personal privacy here:

6. Rights of the data subject

You have the right:

_ to request information in accordance with Article 15 GDPR regarding our processing of your personal data. In particular, you may request information concerning the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the envisaged storage period, the existence of the rights to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the right to lodge a complaint, the source of your data, to the extent that these were not collected at our site, and the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling and any meaningful information on its details

_ to obtain, in accordance with Article 16 GDPR, the rectification of any inaccurate personal data stored by us or completion of such data without undue delay

_ to obtain, in accordance with Article 17 GDPR, the erasure of your personal data stored by us, to the extent that processing is not required for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims

_ to obtain, in accordance with Article 18 GDPR, the restriction of processing of your personal data, to the extent that the accuracy of the data is contested by you, processing is unlawful, but you oppose erasure and we no longer need the personal data, but you still require them for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or you have objected to processing pursuant to Article 21 GDPR

_ to demand, in accordance with Article 20 GDPR, to receive the personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to demand transmission to another controller

_ to withdraw from us at any time, in accordance with Article 7(3) GDPR, your consent given to us. As a consequence, we may no longer continue the data processing activities that were based on this consent in the future

_ to lodge a complaint, in accordance with Article 77 GDPR, with a supervisory authority. Usually, you may contact the supervisory authority for this purpose at your habitual residence or place of work or at the seat of our firm.

7. Right to object

Insofar as your personal data are processed based on legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR, you have the right to object to processing of your personal data in accordance with Article 21 GDPR, to the extent that (i) there are grounds relating to your particular situation or (ii) the objection is directed against direct marketing. In the latter case, you have a general right to object that will be implemented by us without any indication of a particular situation.

If you want to exercise your right to withdraw or to object, then simply send us an email to:

8. Amendments to this data privacy statement

This data privacy statement is currently valid as of October 2019. Further development of our website and offers through it or changed statutory or official requirements may require changes to this data privacy statement. You may retrieve and print the respectively current data privacy statement from our website at any time: