1. Data Protection at a Glance

General Information

The following provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website.

Data Collection on Our Website

Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by us, Leo Schmidt-Hollburg Witte & Frank Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB.

How do we collect your data?
First, your data is collected when you provide it to us. Second, other data is collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website, please see in detail under 3. below; this data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?
Your data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website.

What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient, and purpose of your stored personal data, free of charge at any time. You also have a right to request the rectification, restriction of processing, or erasure of this data. For this purpose as well as for further questions on the subject of data protection, you can contact us at any time at the address given under 2. below. Furthermore, you have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

2. General Notes and Mandatory Information


We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

If you use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data is data with which you can be personally identified. This privacy policy explains which data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for which purpose this is done.

We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Information on the Data Controller

The controller for data processing on this website is:

Leo Schmidt-Hollburg Witte & Frank
Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB
Neuer Wall 80, 20354 Hamburg
Telephone: +49 (40) 30085100
E-mail: info@lswf.de

Right to Object

If we process your personal data on the basis of Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. (f) EU General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter “GDPR”), you have the right to object to the processing of this personal data at any time for reasons arising from your personal situation pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR. We will then no longer process the personal data concerning you, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing by us serves to establish, exercise or defend legal claims. Please address your objection to:

Leo Schmidt- Hollburg Witte & Frank Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB,
Neuer Wall 80, 20354 Hamburg, Germany, e-mail: info@lswf.de,

telephone: +49 (40) 30085100, fax: +49 (40) 300851099.

Withdrawal of Your Consent to Data Processing

Some data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal communication by e-mail to us is sufficient.
The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the withdrawal.

Right of Complaint to the Competent Supervisory Authority

In the event of violations of data protection law, the person concerned has the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for data protection issues is the state data protection commissioner of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of the data protection officers and their contact details can be found under the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Right to Data Portability

You have the right to have data that we process by automated means on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another controller, this will only be done insofar as it is technically feasible.

Access, Rectification, Erasure

Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right at any time to free of charge information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing and, if applicable, a right to rectification, restriction of processing or erasure of this data. For this and other questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at the address given in the imprint, at any time.

3. Data Collection on Our Website

Server Log Files

The provider of the website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server-log-files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources. The data will be erased automatically. We do not have access to this data.
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. (f) GDPR. The storage of your personal data in server-log-files is necessary for the provision of an uninterrupted operation of our website. Therefore, the processing of your personal data is necessary for the purposes of a legitimate interest pursued by us and your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms do not override this interest.

4. External Link to Google Maps

We have placed an external link on our website to Google Maps, the mapping service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter “Google”), in order to visually display geographical information.

When you click on this external link, a separate window of the website www.google.com/maps/ opens in your browser. When you visit the website www.google.com/maps/, personal data is processed. Google is responsible for the processing of personal data when you visit the website www.google.com/maps/.

Google has its headquarters in the U.S.. It is possible that the personal data collected from you will also be transmitted by Google to the U.S. and processed there.
For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by Google, please refer to Google’s privacy policy. There you will find further information on your rights and setting options for protecting your privacy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

The use of “Google Maps” and the information obtained via “Google Maps” is subject to the Google Terms of Use:
and the additional terms and conditions for “Google Maps”: