Data processing for clients
Frankfurt / Main
Franklinstr. 61-63 (St Martin Tower)
D-60486 Frankfurt am Main
Deutschland – Germany
Tel: +49 (0) 69 / 606 278 - 0
Fax: +49 (0) 69 / 606 278 - 199
Deutschland - Germany
Tel: +49 (0) 89 / 381 537 26 - 0
Fax: +49 (0) 89 / 381 537 26 - 9
This declaration on data processing explains to our clients the nature, scope and purposes of the collection and use of personal data by Dr. Meyer-Dulheuer & Partners LLP (Dr. Meyer-Dulheuer & Partners LLP , Franklinstraße 61-63, 60486 Frankfurt am Main, info[at]legal-patent.com, +49 (0) 69 / 606 278-0).
As a law firm operating throughout Germany, we are aware of our responsibility under data protection law with regard to all parties involved in the proceedings.
Therefore, we process personal data exclusively in accordance with the applicable legal regulations.
Who is responsible for data processing?
We are responsible for the processing of your personal data, which we become aware of in connection with the processing of your matter(s).
If you have any questions regarding data protection or would like to assert any of your rights under Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter: DSGVO), please contact Dr. Meyer-Dulheuer & Partners LLP, Franklinstraße 61 - 63, 60486 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, e-mail: [email protected]
Data protection officer is Dr.-Ing. Tim Meyer-Dulheuer, e-mail: [email protected]
What personal data is collected and stored? What is this data used for?
We collect the information provided by you, in particular by post, e-mail, fax, beA, EGVP or telephone, which is necessary to clarify your matter(s). These are in particular your contact data as well as any information about your personal and economic circumstances.
The collection of this data takes place
- to correspond with you,
- for the clarification of the facts in all matters with your participation,
- to be able to advise and represent our clients in an appropriate manner, also taking into account your personal and economic circumstances, including creditworthiness checks on your person,
- for the assertion and exercise of legal claims
Data processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f) DSGVO for the aforementioned purposes and is necessary for the appropriate processing of your matter(s). In particular, our clients have a legitimate interest in exercising their existing legal positions - if necessary also in court.
Will my data be passed on to third parties?
A transfer of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those listed below does not take place and is not intended:
Insofar as this is necessary in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f) DSGVO for the proper processing of your matter, your personal data will be passed on to third parties.
This includes in particular the disclosure to courts and other public authorities for the purpose of correspondence and the assertion of legal claims by our clients. In individual cases it may also be necessary for us to transfer your data to third parties (currently infoscore Consumer Data GmbH, Rheinstraße 99, 76532 Baden-Baden, Germany) for the purpose of credit assessment.
The forwarded data may only be used by the respective third party for the stated purposes.
How long will my data be stored?
The personal data collected by us in the course of processing your matter(s) will be stored until the expiry of the legal obligation to retain data for German lawyers (§ 50 Paragraph 1 S. 2 and 3 BRAO) and deleted thereafter, unless we are obliged to store data for a longer period of time due to tax and commercial law obligations to retain data and documentation (from HGB, UStG or AO) or are authorised to safeguard our legitimate interests.
Rights under the DSGVO
According to the DSGVO, you have the right in principle:
- in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO to request information about the personal data processed by us.
Please note: As a law firm, we are under no obligation to provide you with information either during the processing of your case(s) or after its conclusion. There is no right to information regarding the data that we become aware of during the processing of your matter(s), as this data is subject to legal confidentiality (cf. § 29 para. 1 sentence 2 BDSG in conjunction with § 43a para. 2 BRAO).
- to demand the correction of incorrect personal data or the completion of your personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO.
Please note: We are constantly striving to ensure the accuracy of your personal data. If your data stored with us should change (e.g. by removal or name change), we would like to ask you to communicate this to us, so that we can correct your data immediately.
- to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO.
Please note: We are neither obliged nor entitled to delete your personal data during the processing of your matter(s), as your data are necessary at this time for the assertion and exercise of legal claims by our clients (cf. Art. 17 para. 1 lit. a) DSGVO). The same applies to the periods of time mentioned under item 4 even after the conclusion of your matter(s) (cf. Art. 17 para. 3 lit. b) DSGVO).
- to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO.
Please note: We may continue to process your matter(s) even if processing is restricted, as your personal data will be processed to assert and exercise the legal claims of our clients and thus also to protect their rights (cf. Art. 18 Para. 2 DSGVO). The same also applies in the event of an objection pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO.
- to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO.
Please note: We are not obliged to cease processing your matter(s) upon your objection, as data processing - as described in Section 2 - serves to assert and exercise the legal claims of our clients (cf. Art. 21 Para. 1 S. 2 DSGVO).
- to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or our office for this purpose.
Finally, we would like to point out that you are not obliged to provide personal data of yourself.
However, in the event that the personal data referred to in Section 2 are not provided, our clients may not be in a position to assess your matter(s) in an appropriate legal and factual manner, also taking into account your interests, in particular your personal and economic circumstances.