Data Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy



1. Name and Address of the Data Controller


The controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter “DSGVO”), other data protection laws applicable in the Member States of the European Union and other provisions of a data protection nature is the law firm:


Name: HEUMANN Rechts- und Patentanwälte

Address: Hermann-Fein-Strasse 9, 70599 Stuttgart, Germany

Tel: +49 (0) 711 220 336-20

Fax: +49 (0) 711 220 336-01




Name and Address of the Data Protection Officer

The Data Protection Officer of the controller is:

Name: Stefan Even

Address: Hermann-Fein-Strasse 9, 70599 Stuttgart, Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 711 220 336-15




2. Collection and Storage of Personal Data as well as Type and Purpose of its Use


a) When visiting the Website


When you visit our website, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is collected without your intervention and stored until automated deletion:


§ IP address of the requesting computer,


§ Date and time of access,


§ name and URL of the file accessed,


§ website from which the access was made (referrer URL),


§ browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.


The aforementioned data is processed by us for the following purposes:


§ Ensuring a smooth connection setup of the website,



§ Ensuring comfortable use of our website,


§ evaluating system security and stability, and


§ for other administrative purposes.


The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes for data collection listed above. In no case do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.


b) Use of the Contact Form


For questions of any kind, we offer you the opportunity to contact us via a form provided on the website. In doing so, it is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address so that we know from whom the inquiry originates and so that we can answer it. Further information can be provided voluntarily.


Data processing for the purpose of contacting us is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DSGVO on the basis of your voluntarily given consent.


The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted after completion of your request.



3. Transfer of Data


We do not transfer your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those listed below. We will only pass on your personal data to third parties if:


§ you have given your express consent to do so in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DSGVO,


§ the disclosure is necessary in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in the non-disclosure of your data,


§ in the event that there is a legal obligation for disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 (1) p. 1 lit. c DSGVO, and


§ this is legally permissible and necessary according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b DSGVO for the processing of contractual relationships with you.



4. Google Maps


1. We have integrated on our website maps from "Google Maps" (Provider: Google Ireland Limited, Register No.: 368047, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland).


2. Data Category and Description of Data Processing: Usage data (e.g. IP, location, page viewed). Google Maps allows us to display the location of addresses and directions directly on our website in interactive maps and enable you to use this tool. When you call up our website where Google Maps is integrated, a connection is established to Google's servers in the USA. In this process, your IP and location may be transmitted to Google. In addition, Google receives the information that you have called up the corresponding page. This also takes place without a user account with Google. If you are logged into your Google account, Google can assign the above data to your account. If you do not wish this, you must log out of your Google account. Google creates user profiles from such data and uses this data for the purposes of advertising, market research or optimization of its websites.


3. Purpose of Processing: provision of a user-friendly, economical and optimized website.


4. Legal Basis: If you have given your consent ("opt-in") for processing of your personal data by means of "Google Maps" from the third party provider, then Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a) DSGVO is the legal basis. In addition, the legal basis is our legitimate interest in data processing in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p.1 lit. f) DS-GVO, which lies in the above purposes.


5. Data Transfer/Recipient Category: third-party providers in the USA.


6. Storage Period: cookies up to 6 months or until deleted by you. Otherwise, as soon as they are no longer needed for the processing purposes.


7. Right of Objection and Removal: You have a right of objection to Google against the creation of user profiles. Please address this directly to Google via the privacy policy mentioned below. You can make an opt-out objection regarding the advertising cookies here in your Google account:


8. In the terms of use of Google Maps at and in the privacy policy for advertising of Google at you will find more information on the use of Google cookies and their advertising technologies, storage period, anonymization, location data, functionality and your rights. General privacy policy of Google:



5. Data Subject Rights


You have the right:


§ pursuant to Art. 15 DSGVO to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can request information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data if it has not been collected by us, and the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, and, if applicable, meaningful information about its details;





§ pursuant to Art. 16 DSGVO, to request without undue delay the correction of inaccurate or completion of your personal data stored by us;


§ pursuant to Art. 17 DSGVO, to request the erasure of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims;


§ pursuant to Art. 18 DSGVO to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you object to its erasure and we no longer need the data, but you need it for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims or you have objected to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO;


§ pursuant to Art. 20 DSGVO, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another controller;


§ in accordance with Art. 7 (3) DSGVO, to revoke at any time your consent once given to us. This has the consequence that we may no longer continue the data processing, which was based on this consent, for the future; and


§ complain to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 DSGVO. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our registered office for this purpose


§ object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Article 21 DSGVO, insofar as there are grounds for doing so that arise from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right to object, which will be implemented by us without specifying a particular situation. You have the possibility to inform us of the objection informally by telephone, by e-mail, by fax or to our postal address listed at the beginning of this data protection declaration.



6. Data Security


To ensure data security, the transmission of the contents of our website is encrypted using the SSL procedure in accordance with the state of the art. In order to secure the data, we and the commissioned service providers, with whom corresponding contractual agreements have been made, use suitable measures in accordance with the state of the art, in particular to restrict access to the data, to protect against changes and loss, and to ensure confidentiality in accordance with the state of the art.



7.  Status and Updating of this Data Protection Declaration


This Privacy Policy is as of 02/21/2023. We reserve the right to update the Privacy Policy in due course in order to improve and/or adapt data protection.