Privacy Policy

This privacy policy informs you about 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 are Personal Data?

We process personal data only to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly internet presence, including its contents and the services offered there.

“Processing” of data means any operation or set of operations carried out with or without the aid of automated processes relating to personal data, such as collection, recording, organisation, sorting, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or integration, limitation, 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”, GDPR), as well as in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and Telemedia Act (TMG).

Controller

The controller of your data processed is:

LACORE Rechtsanwälte Barnitzke Braun Eggert Heinrich Vahsen Vogt PartG mbB,

Berliner Freiheit 2, 10785 Berlin,

phone: +49 (0) 30 52 000 93 0, fax: +49 (0) 30 52 000 93 93, email: office@lacore.de

We have appointed a data protection officer who may be reached via data@lacore.de.

We also refer to the further third party providers named in this privacy policy who control your data.

Controller is any natural or business person, which decides on the purpose and means of data processing on its own or jointly with others (for example name, email address).

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). You provide data if this is necessary for the aforementioned purposes.

The data categories affected are contact information, user behavior or other information that constitutes personal data provided to us.

We process your personal data for the following purposes:

  • communication in order to establish, implement and/or process a contractual relationship (also orally) with you (legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. b. GDPR or, as applicable, for applications for the purpose of establishing an employment relationship Art. 88 para. 1, Section 26 para. 1 BDSG);
  • compliance with legal obligations, e.g. commercial, tax and social security detention obligations (legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. c. GDPR);
  • enforcement, exercise and defence of legal claims (legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. f. GDPR), with our legitimate interest that may be, for example, in the assertion of legal claims and defence in legal disputes;
  • your consent to data processing for the purpose named there (legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. a. GDPR or for special categories of personal data Art. 9 para. 1 s.1 lit. a. GDPR); or
  • as otherwise described in this privacy policy or information provided to you.

In the event you refrain from providing such data you may face legal disadvantages, for example, no answer to your email send to us.

We process your personal data in the EU. If we process personal data outside the EU data protection standards applicable in the EU are ensured and we will inform you accordingly.

Furthermore, we have implemented technical and organisational measures to ensure that the data protection regulations are observed both by us and by external service providers. The website is operated through a safe SSL-connection. If an SSL-connection is activated third parties are prevented from reading any data that are transferred by you to us.

Your Rights

You have the following rights:

  • the right to access,
  • the right to rectification or erasure,
  • the right to restriction of processing
  • the right to data portability,
  • the right to withdraw your consent.
  • You further have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of your personal data based on point e or f of Art. 6 para. 1 GDPR, including profiling based on those provisions.

To act according to your rights set forth above you may contact us at data@lacore.de.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data (for example for Berlin at the Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit, Friedrichstraße 219, 10969 Berlin).

Storing and Deleting Data

The data are deleted if you withdraw your consent and/or such data are no longer necessary for the purpose of processing. We or the engaged third party services delete your data according to the following criteria: Time and completion of requests, settings provided by third party providers etc. Furthermore, we store your data if we are obliged to do so in accordance with legal retention periods (e.g. German Commercial Code (HGB) or German Fiscal Code (AO)).

Visiting the Website

We (or the web space provider) collect data on each visit to our website (so-called server log files), which include:

name of the website visited, file, date and time of the visit, data amount transferred, information on a successful call, browser type as well as version, operating system of the user, referrer URL (the page visited before), IP address and the requesting provider

as well as the following, if a mobile end device is being used:

country code, language, name of device, name of operating system and version

We use these server log files only for statistical evaluations for the purpose of complying with our legal obligations, optimizing our services and in order to guarantee the stability and operational security of the website. When personal data (such as the IP-address) are stored the legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. c. GDPR or Art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. f. GDPR based on our legitimate interest of quality assurance and fraud prevention.

Cookies

Our website partly uses so-called “technical” cookies for a user friendly and technical adequate presentation of the website. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your device and in your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called session cookies. After the end of the session these cookies will be deleted automatically. The session cookies are used in order to associate successive page requests with the individual users, who at the same time access our website. Other cookies will be stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser during your next visit.

OPT-OUT:

You can adjust your browser to notify you, before you receive a cookie or to decide to accept cookies on a case-by-case basis, to completely or partly exclude all incoming cookies and to activate the deletion of cookies automatically when the browser is closed. You may manage many online advertisement cookies provided by companies via the American web page http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the web page of the European Union http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/. We would like to inform you that the usage and especially the convenience of usage without using any cookies may be limited.

In the event personal data are processed by such “technical” cookies such processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. f. GDPR with our legitimate interest of the presentation of a user friendly and technical correct website.

Contacting us; emails

If you send us any requests via the contact form on the website or via email or otherwise contact us your details in this request, including the contact data, name, email address and other data provided respectively, are processed by us in order to deal with your inquiry or to be able to contact you at a later time for follow up questions. These data are processed only on the basis of your consent (legal basis Art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. a. GDPR) or on the basis of an initiating or existing business relationship with us (legal basis Art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. b. GDPR).

Data Processing on LinkedIn

We operate pages on the platform ‘LinkedIn‘ (linkedin.com or mobile app).

Thereby data are processed by us and LinkedIn, whereas we have entered into the following agreement: https://legal.linkedin.com/dpa

If you are a resident in the European Union (EU) or in the European Economic Area (EEA) as well as Switzerland, LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company with business seat in Ireland is responsible for data processing.

LinkedIn assumes the data protection obligations towards you as the user, such as information on data processing, and is the contact person for your rights. This follows from the fact that such 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. LinkedIn provides the following online possibility to contact their data protection officer: https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/ask/TSO-DPO

When using LinkedIn data may also be processed outside the EU. LinkedIn Corporation and its US affiliated companies are certified in accordance with the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement, which guarantees compliance with data protection regulations in the EU (for more information please refer to: https://www.privacyshield.gov). In a lot of events LinkedIn uses Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the EU Commission as legal instrument for data transfer outside the EU.

With our pages on LinkedIn, we can communicate with you and provide you with interesting information. We may receive further data from you through your comments, shared images, messages and reactions, which we then process to answer or communicate with you. If you use LinkedIn on several end devices, a cross-device analysis of the data can take place. Furthermore, the provider of the LinkedIn may also use cookies and tracking technologies to analyze and improve their services.

Data processing takes place with your consent or for the purpose of the use agreement relating to the platform (Art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit a, b GDPR) or on the basis of legitimate interests in improving the services, advertising and marketing activities and presentation to the outside world (Art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. f GDPR).

For more information please refer to: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

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