Privacy Policy

General information

The protection of your personal data is very important to us. We therefore ask you to read the following privacy policy carefully.

The purpose of this policy is to inform you about the reason for and extent to which your personal data will be processed when you visit our website. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the controller.

Name and address of the controller

(1) Controller within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter: “GDPR”) is:

Matthias Wolf
Wirtschafts- und Steuerstrafrecht
Friedensstraße 11
60311 Frankfurt am Main
Deutschland

Tel. +49 69 24 007 32 16
E-Mail: info@matthias-wolf.de

Your rights

(1) According to the applicable laws, you have various rights regarding your personal data:

  • Right to obtain confirmation and access
  • Right to request rectification
  • Right to erasure ('right to be forgotten') 
  • Right to request restriction of processing
  • Right to data portability
  • Right to object
  • Right to withdraw the given consent

If you wish to assert these rights, please send your request by e-mail or by post to the address mentioned above.

(2) You also have the right of lodging a complaint with a supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data with us.

Collection of personal data when you visit our website

(1) When using our website for information purposes only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called "server log files"). If you want to visit our website, we collect the following information that is technically necessary for us to display our website and to ensure the stability, functionality and security of our website:

  • our visited website
  • used IP address (in anonymous form, if applicable)
  • date and time of access
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Access status / HTTP status code 
  • the amount of data transferred in bytes
  • Website from which you accessed the site (source/reference)
  • used browser 
  • the operating system used and its interface 
  • Language and version of the browser software.

(2) The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way.

Cookies

(1) Like many other websites, we also use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive and through which certain information flows to the institution that places the cookie (in this case the institution is us). Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They are intended to make the website more user-friendly and effective and to enable the use of certain functions. When using this common data and information we do not draw any conclusions about the person concerned. This information is just required to deliver the contents of our website correctly. This anonymously collected data and information is therefore evaluated by us statistically and with the aim of increasing data protection and data security in our company to ensure an optimum level of protection for the personal data processed by us. If certain cookies process personal data, processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

(2) This website uses the following types of cookies:

  • Transient cookies (see a)
  • Persistent cookies (see b)
  • Flash cookies (see c)

a) Transient cookies – in particular so-called session cookies - are automatically deleted when you close your browser. These cookies store a so-called session ID, with which different requests of your browser can be assigned to a joint session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.

b) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. These cookies remain on your device and enable us or our partner companies (third-party cookies) to recognize your browser on your next visit. You can delete the cookies in your browser settings at any time.

c) The used Flash cookies are registered by your Flash plug-in. HTML5 storage objects are also stored on your device. These objects store the required data independently of your browser and have no automatic expiry date. If you do not want Flash cookie to process data, you must install an appropriate add-on, such as "Better Privacy" for Mozilla Firefox or the Adobe Flash killer cookie for Google Chrome. You can prevent the use of HTML5 storage objects by using the private mode in your browser. We also recommend that you regularly delete your cookies and your browser history manually.

(3) You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, for example, refuse the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. You can also decide to be informed about the setting of cookies and may decide individually whether to accept them. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings.

Please note that the functionality of our website may be limited if cookies are not accepted.

Google Maps

(1) We use the component "Google Maps" from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter "Google") on our site to display geographical information visually. By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have called up the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the technically required data (name and URL of the retrieved file, date and time of the retrieval, transferred data volume, notification of successful retrieval (HTTP response code), browser type and browser version, operating system, referrer URL (i.e. the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider) is transmitted. This is regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in with or whether no user account exists.

(2) Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU. If you do not agree to the future transmission of your data to Google in using Google Maps, it is also possible to completely deactivate the Google Maps web service by switching off the JavaScript application in your browser. Google Maps and therefore also the map display on this website cannot be used.

(3) You can view Google's terms of use at https://policies.google.com/terms?hl=en-GB&gl=de , the additional terms of use for Google Maps can be found at https://www.google.com/intl/en-US_US/help/terms_maps.html.
Detailed information on data protection in connection with the use of Google Maps can be found on Google's website ("Google Privacy Policy"): https://policies.google.com/privacy/update?hl=en&gl=de

Objection and withdrawal against the processing of your data

(1) If you have consented to the processing of your data, it is possible at any time to withdraw this processing for the future. As a result, your data will no longer be processed for the agreed purpose.

(2) If your data are processed on the basis of a weighing of interests in accordance with the legal basis Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. e or f GDPR, you can object to this if you have special reasons against processing the data.

(3) You also have the possibility to object to the processing of your data for the purpose of direct marketing. Thus, your data will no longer be processed for the purpose of direct advertising.