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Legal Disclaimer / Privacy Statement

This privacy statement applies to the website of attorneys Lampmann, Haberkamm & Rosenbaum. The following will explain which data is supplied during your visit to our website and how it is used, processed and transferred.

We act in strict accordance with data protection laws and commit to protect the personal data and privacy of our clients and to use this information in strict confidence. The collection, storage, alteration, transfer, blocking, deletion and use of your personal data is done in accordance with existing German legal provisions, in particular the Federal Data Protection Act and the Telemedia Act.

We protect your data from unauthorized access, from accidental or deliberate manipulation and from destruction or loss through the use of our technical and organizational safety precautions.

Access data

We only collect personal data on our website to a technically necessary extent (the name of the file that was accessed, the date and time it was accessed, the transferred data volume, the notice of a successful access, the type of browser and its version, the operating system of the user, the referral URL (i.e. the previously visited webpage) and the provider through which the request originated). The collected data is not attributed to specific individuals. We do not combine the collected data with data received from other data sources.

Use of personal data for orders / contact requests

Only that personal data which is provided by you is collected. The data which you provide in the course of sending a contact request is exclusively collected, processed and used for purposes of contract processing. This use also includes enabling third-parties to perform services on our behalf, in particular logistical activities. For example, this would involve the transfer of data to the relevant bank assigned to perform payment processing. In such an instance, we adhere to the principle of data minimization. We only provide the bank with the data that is necessary for the processing of the specific transaction. The data is further used for purposes of communication with you. That being said, we do not provide your personal data to third-parties without your express consent, which you may revoke at any time.

Cookies

We use so-called “cookies” at various instances on our website. Cookies are small text files that are saved by your web browser. These text files use very little space on your computer. The purpose of cookies is to simplify the use of our internet portal, to make it more effective and to increase its security. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses or other harmful malware.

You may deactivate the storage of cookies, restrict the storage to certain websites or program your browser to notify you as soon as a cookie has been sent. You may also delete stored cookies from the hard drive of your computer at any time. Should you require assistance in deactivating or deleting cookies, please contact us by email at info@Ihr-law.de.

Newsletters

We will only send emails and electronic notifications containing promotional information (newsletter) with the consent of the recipient or through legal permission. Our newsletters may include legal tips, information about legal topics and notices about events.

Double-Opt-In and logging

Registering for our notifications is done through a so-called double-opt-in process. Following your registration, you will receive an email requesting you to confirm your registration. The newsletter registration is logged so that we can substantiate the registration process in accordance with legal requirements. This process includes the storing of the location from which the registration and confirmation occurred as well as the relevant IP address.

Google Analytics

We use the web analysis service Google Analytics (hereinafter “Google”) on our website. Google Analytics uses cookies to store information about your use of the website (including your IP address). (See above for information on cookies.) The data stored in the cookies by Google Analytics is transferred to a Google server in the United States, where it is saved and analyzed. We herewith inform you that Google Analytics was expended with the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” for our website. This warrants the anonymous collection of IP addresses (also referred to as IP masking). The IP addresses are thereby generally shortened before they are transferred to the United States to be stored on Google servers if the IP address originated in European Union member states or in states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. A transfer of an unabbreviated IP address to Google servers in the United States will only occur in exceptional cases, in which case the shortening of the IP address will nonetheless occur before its storage.

On our behalf, Google uses the transmitted data for the purpose of analyzing your use of our website, to create a report on the website activity as well as the provision of further services for us related to the use of the website. (As such, there is a data processing agreement in effect between us and Google pursuant to Article 11 of the German Federal Data Protection Act).

The collection of your data by Google Analytics, its transfer to Google and the analysis thereof may also be prevented through deactivation of cookies (see above).

Google provides a deactivation add-on for standard desktop browsers. It prevents Google Analytics from transferring and analyzing the data (including the IP address) that is related to your visit of our website. You may download and install the browser plugin here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

You will find additional information about the purpose and scope of the data collection and its further processing and use by Google as well as details about your rights and configuration possibilities to safeguard your personal data by visiting the following links:

http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html

http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Should you require assistance in deactivating Google Analytics, please contact us by email at info@Ihr-law.de.

Use of the Facebook social plugin

Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The Facebook plugins used on our websites are distinguishable through the Facebook logo or the “like button”.

When you access a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser will establish a direct connection with the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is directly transmitted by Facebook to your browser and integrated into the webpage. We have no influence over the scope of the data that Facebook may collect through the use of this plugin and therefore inform you accordingly as per the best of our current knowledge:

By virtue of the plugin integration into the website, Facebook will receive the information that you accessed the relevant page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook at the time that you access our website, Facebook can attribute the visit to your Facebook account. Should you interact with the plugin, for instance by activating the like button or leaving a comment, this information will be directly transmitted to Facebook and stored there. That may lead to contents of our website being linked with your Facebook profile and, depending on your Facebook privacy settings, these details may be visible to others.

Even if you are not a member of Facebook, your IP address may nonetheless may come to know and store your IP address.

You will find additional information about the purpose and scope of the data collection and its further processing and use by Facebook as well as your relevant rights and Facebook settings to safeguard your privacy in the data protection notice of Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php

If you are a member of Facebook but do not want it to collect and link data from your visit to our website with your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before accessing our website.

There are also browser add-ons available that will block Facebook social plugins. One such add-on is the “Facebook Blocker”.

Should you require assistance about the Facebook plugin, please contact us by email at info@Ihr-law.de

Google +1 plugin

Our website also uses the “+1” plugin of the social network Google Plus, with is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”). The plugin is distinguishable by the “+1” sign.

When you access a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser will establish a direct connection with the Google servers. The content of the plugin is directly transmitted by Google to your browser and integrated into the webpage. As such, we have no influence over the scope of the data that Google may collect through the use of this plugin. Anytime that you enter +1 for content, Google will store that detail as well as the information on the relevant page that you were on when you clicked +1.

You will find additional information about the purpose and scope of the data collection and its further processing and use by Google as well as your relevant rights and Google settings to safeguard your privacy in the data protection notice of Google: https://developers.google.com/+/web/buttons-policy

If you are a member of Google Plus but do not want it to collect and link data from your visit to our website with your Google account, you must log out of Google before accessing our website.

Should you require assistance regarding the “Google+” plugin, please contact us by email at info@Ihr-law.de

Twitter plugin

We also use the Twitter plugins. These plugins are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. They are distinguishable through terms such as “Twitter” and “follow” in connection with a stylized blue bird. The plugin permits the sharing of a page or content on Twitter. In the process, data is also transmitted to Twitter.

When you access a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser will establish a direct connection with the Twitter servers. The content of the Twitter plugin is directly transmitted by Twitter to your browser. As such, we have no influence over the scope of the data that Twitter may collect through the use of this plugin and therefore inform you accordingly as per the best of our current knowledge:

It is our understanding that only your IP address and the URL of the relevant page of our website on which you activated the Twitter plugin will be transmitted. However, the transfer of data is not used for other purposes other than those represented by the buttons.

You can find additional information in the data protection notice of Twitter at: http://twitter.com/privacy

Should you require assistance about the Twitter plugin, please contact us by email at info@Ihr-law.de

Disclosure, deletion, amendment or blocking

You have the right at all times to the free disclosure, deletion, amendment or blocking of your stored data. You are entitled at all times to request information about which data has been stored about you and what the purpose of this storage is. You may additionally request that incorrect data be amended. You may also request the deletion of data whose storage is unlawful or is no longer required. We provide information about stored data upon written request. Blocking may replace deletion as per the provisions of Articles 16 III and IV of the German Federal Data Protection Act.

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