Privacy Policy

This privacy policy informs you about the processing of personal data.
This privacy policy is available on our website or linked on our page on LinkedIn and may be printed at any time.

What is personal data?

Personal data ("data") is processed by us only as necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents and the services offered there.

“Processing" of data means any operation or set of operations which is performed upon personal data, whether or not by automatic means, such as collection, recording, organization, filing, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

The legal basis for data protection can be found in particular in Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data, on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC ("General Data Protection Regulation", DSGVO) as well as in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).


Responsible for data processing is:
Studio Legal Rechtsanwälte Braun Eggert Nieke Vahsen und Attorney-at-Law Eraso PartG mbB,
Berliner Freiheit 2, 10785 Berlin

Tel: +49 (0) 30 52 000 93 0
Fax: +49 (0) 30 52 000 93 93

We have appointed a data protection officer who can be reached at We also refer to the other third-party providers mentioned in this privacy policy who are responsible for data processing.

The controller is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of data processing (e.g. names, e-mail addresses).

Scope of data processing

We as well as our external service partners process your data for the purpose of providing the services, including providing hard- and software through such external service partners (such as DATEV). We process contact information, usage data or other information that you provide to us.

We process your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Communication in order to establish, implement and/or process a contractual relationship (also verbal) with you (legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 p.1 lit. b. DSGVO or, in the case of applications for the purpose of establishing an employment relationship, Art. 88 para. 1 DSGVO in conjunction with. § 26 para. 1 BDSG);

  • Compliance with legal obligations (e.g. commercial, tax and social security retention obligations) (legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 p.1 lit. c. DSGVO);

  • Assertion, exercise and defence of legal claims (legal basis: Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f. DSGVO), whereby our legitimate interest lies, for example, in the assertion of legal claims and defence in legal disputes;

  • With your consent for the purposes stated when granting this (legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 p.1 lit. a. DSGVO or for special categories of personal data Art. 9 para. 2 p. 1 lit. a. DSGVO); or

  • As otherwise described in this Privacy Policy or explained to you.

You provide data to us if this is necessary for the stated purposes. Failure to provide the data may have legal disadvantages for you, such as the loss of legal positions, for example, no response to your request.

We process your personal data within the EU. As soon as your data is processed outside the EU, compliance with European data protection standards is ensured in each case and we will inform you accordingly.

Furthermore, we have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the regulations on data protection are observed both by us and by external service providers. For the best possible protection of your data, our website is operated through a secure SSL connection between your server and the browser, i.e. the data is transmitted in encrypted form.

Your rights

You have the following rights:

  • the right to information,

  • the right to rectification or erasure,

  • the right to restrict processing,

  • the right to data portability,

  • the right to revoke any consent you have given.

  • You also have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you, which is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. e or f DSGVO; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

To exercise your above rights, you can contact

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data (e.g. for Berlin at the Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit, Friedrichstraße 219, 10969 Berlin).

Storage and deletion of data

As a rule, we only store your personal data for as long as it is necessary for the performance of the contract or the respective purpose and limit the storage period to an absolutely necessary minimum. We or the third-party providers used further delete the data according to the following criteria: Time lapse and completion of a request, default settings of the third-party providers, etc. We also store your data if we are obliged to do so in accordance with statutory retention periods (e.g. in accordance with the German Commercial Code (HGB) or the German Fiscal Code (AO)).

Visit the website

We (or the web space provider) collect data about each visit to our website (so-called server log files). This data includes:

Name of the website accessed, file, date and time of access, amount of data transferred, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider

and, if applicable, additionally when using a mobile device:

Country code, language, device name, operating system name and version

We use this data for statistical evaluations for the purpose of fulfilling our legal obligations, optimizing our website and for data security reasons in order to ensure the stability and operational security of the website. If personal data (such as the IP address) is stored, this is done on the legal basis of Art. 6 para. 1 p.1 lit. c. DSGVO or Art. 6 para. 1 S.1 lit. f. DSGVO due to our legitimate interest of quality assurance and fraud prevention.


Our website sometimes uses so-called "technical" cookies for the user-friendly and technically flawless presentation of the page. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. The session cookies are used to assign successive page requests to the respective users who access our website at the same time. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.


You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. You can manage many online ad cookies from companies via the US site or the EU site We would like to point out that the functionality of this website may be limited if cookies are deactivated.

If personal data is processed when using these so-called "technical" cookies, this is based on the legal basis of Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO with our legitimate interest in a user- friendly presentation of the website.

Contact and e-mails

If you send us an enquiry via the contact form on the website or an e-mail or contact us in any other way, the information you provide in your enquiry, including the contact details you enter there, name and e-mail address or any other data you provide, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. This data will only be processed on the basis of your consent (legal basis Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a. DSGVO) or on the basis of a prospective or existing business relationship with us (legal basis Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b. DSGVO).

Data processing on LinkedIn

We operate a page on the platform 'LinkedIn' ( or mobile app).

In doing so, the data is processed by us and by LinkedIn, for which we have concluded the following agreement:

If you are a resident in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland, the LinkedIn controller is LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, based in Ireland.

LinkedIn as the provider of the platform assumes the data protection obligations towards you as the user, such as the information on data processing and is the contact for your rights. This follows from the fact that the respective provider has direct access to the relevant information and the processing of your data. However, you are also welcome to contact us if this should become necessary and we will then forward the request to LinkedIn if necessary. In this context, LinkedIn provides, among other things, the following online contact option for contacting their data protection officer:

When using LinkedIn, data may also be processed outside the EU. The LinkedIn Corporation and its US subsidiaries process data in the US and are each certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement, thus guaranteeing compliance with a level of data protection equivalent to that in the EU (for more information see: In many cases, LinkedIn continues to use standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission as a legal instrument for data transfers from the European Union.

With our LinkedIn page we can communicate with you and provide interesting information. In doing so, we may receive further data from you via your comments, shared images, messages and reactions, which we then process to respond to or communicate with you. If you use LinkedIn on multiple devices, a cross-device analysis of the data may take place. Furthermore, the LinkedIn provider may use cookies and tracking technologies to analyze and improve the service.

Data processing is carried out with your consent or for the purpose of using the LinkedIn offer (Art. 6 para. 1 p.1 lit. a., b. DSGVO) or on the basis of legitimate interests in improving the offer, advertising/marketing activities and external presentation (Art. 6 para. 1 p.1 lit. f. DSGVO).

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