Privacy statement

P R I V A C Y   S T A T E M E N T

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat person-related and personal data confidentially and comply with the respective applicable statutory data protection provisions and this privacy statement.


Use of your data

This privacy statement informs you about the type, the scope and purpose of the processing of personal data within our online offer and the websites, functions and contents connected herewith as well as external online presences, such as e.g. social media. With regard to the used terms, such as e.g. “processing” or “responsible party” we refer to the definitions in Art. 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


Responsible party for the data processing

Auer Witte Thiel Rechtsanwälte
Bayerstr. 27
80335 Munich

Authorised to representation:
Lawyer Nikolaus Auer, Lawyer Andreas Thiel.


Data protection officer

If you have any questions with regard to the processing of your personal data you can contact our officer for data protection directly, who is also available in the event of requests for information, applications or complaints:

Auer Witte Thiel Rechtsanwälte
Data protection officer
Bayerstraße 27
80335 Munich


Processed data categories and their origin

As a rule, you can visit the sites of Auer Witte Thiel Rechtsanwälte without us requiring any personal data from you. Personal data will only be collected by us if these are transmitted to us (voluntarily by you or, if applicable, you have explicitly declared your consent hereto) in order to answer individual enquiries per e-mail (establishment of contact).

By visiting our website certain data are automatically stored on our servers for purposes of system administration, for statistical purposes, to make it more user-friendly or for backup purposes:

1. E-mails

An e-mail address entered by you will be used in order to send you a reply by e-mail with the requested information. If the contents of your message refer to a contractual relationship we will store the e-mail.

2. Server-logfiles

Auer Witte Thiel Rechtsanwälte (respectively the website provider) collect server log files necessary for the operation of the website about each access to this website.

The access data include:
Name of the called website, file, date and time of the call, transmitted data volume, report about a successful call, browser type together with the version, the operating system of the user, Referrer URL (the previously visited site), IP address and the requesting provider.

Auer Witte Thiel Rechtsanwälte only uses the protocol data for statistical evaluations for the purpose of the operation, the security and the optimisation of this website.
However, we reserve the right to subsequently check the protocol data if, owing to concrete indications, there is the justified suspicion of an unlawful use.


Purposes of the data processing

In compliance with the respective applicable regulations regarding the protection of personal data all produced personal data will only be collected, processed and used for the purpose of the business processing and in order to safeguard legitimate own business interests. The data will not be forwarded to third parties.

If you communicate your personal data to us in certain case we will treat these confidentially in compliance with the provisions under data protection law applicable at the registered seat of the company. If you contact us then the data entered by you (name, address, telephone, fax, e-mail, if applicable date of birth, accounts receivable number, ref. no.) will only be stored for processing your enquiry and for our correspondence with you, e.g. sending of the requested documents/information and will subsequently be deleted. Should we intend to process your personal data for a purpose that is not stated therein we will inform you hereof in advance.


Legal bases of the data processing

We process your personal data by complying with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Federal Data Protection Act NEW (BDSG) as well as all further decisive laws relating to the processing of personal data.

The concrete legal basis for the data processing depends on in which context and for which purpose we receive your data. We will therefore refer hereto separately with the respective application – insofar as necessary.

As a rule, the legal basis will either be “legitimate interests of the responsible party” (Art. 6 Para. 1 S.1 lit. f GDPR), e.g. for the processing of the communication or the “execution of pre-contractual measures or the fulfilment of the contract” (Art. 6 Para. 1 S.1 lit b GDPR), e.g. with an application of the relevant person or, if applicable, also the consent of the user respectively the relevant person (Art. 6 Para. 1 S.1 lit a GDPR).


Measures for the protection of your data

We respectively take technical and organisational safety precautions that are appropriate according to the status of technology in order to protect data against accidental or wilful manipulations, loss, destruction or against the access of unauthorised persons.

Our safety measures are continuously improved in line with the technological development.


Your data protection rights

You can request information about the data stored in relation to your person. In addition, you can, under certain prerequisites, request the rectification or the deletion of your data. You can further be entitled to a right to limitation of the processing of your data as well as a right to hand-over of the data provided by you in a structured, common and machine-readable format.


Duration of the data storage

We will delete your personal data as soon as they are no longer necessary for the aforementioned purposes, unless this is opposed by legal proof and storage obligations.


Right of objection

You have the right to revoke a granted consent pursuant to Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR effective for the future and you can object to the future processing of the data relating to you at all times according to Art. 21 GDPR.


Right to lodge a complaint at the supervisory authority

You have the possibility to lodge a complaint at the aforementioned data protection officer or at a data protection supervisory authority. The data protection supervisory authority that is responsible for us is:

Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht (BayLDA)
Promenade 27
91522 Ansbach

T: +49 (981) 53 53 00
F: +49 (981) 53 13 01