Privacy policy

  1. Name and contact details of the data controller and the company data protection officer

    This data protection information applies for data processing by:

    Data controller: KHG Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB, Glacisstrasse 6, 01099 Dresden, Germany, listed in the partnership register of Dresden Local Court under PR 24. Partners Lothar Kiermeier, Sven Grosse, Burghard von Bargen, Dr. Tobias Hänsel, Michael Eggert and Volker Schmidt are the authorised representatives.

    The company data protection officer at KHG Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB is lawyer Johannes Clasen, whom you can reach at Rechtsanwalt Johannes Clasen, c/o KHG Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB, Glacisstrasse 6, 01099 Dresden, Germany, or at

  2. Collection and storage of personal data as well as use types and purposes

    When you access our website,, the browser on your device automatically sends information to our website’s server. This information is stored temporarily in a log file. The following information is stored without any input on your part until it is deleted automatically:

    - IP address of the requesting computer
    - Date and time of access
    - Name and URL of the file opened
    - Referrer URL
    - Browser and, in certain circumstances, your computer operating system and the name of your Internet provider.

    We process the above data for the following purposes:

    - To enable trouble-free connection to the website
    - To ensure that our website can be used conveniently
    - To evaluate the system security and stability
    - For other administrative reasons.

    The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6(1)(1)(f) of GDPR. Our legitimate interest is derived from the data collection purposes listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the data collected to attempt to identify you.

  3. Data forwarding

    Your personal data is not transmitted to third parties for purposes other than those listed below. We only pass your data on to third parties if:

    - You give your express consent to this per Art. 6(1)(1)(A) of GDPR
    - In accordance with Art. 6(1)(1)(f) of GDPR, such forwarding is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in non-disclosure of your data
    - If forwarding pursuant to Art. 6(1)(1)(c) of GDPR is legally mandated
    - And this is legally permitted and required to process contractual relationships with you per Art. 6(1)(1)(b) of GDPR

  4. Cookies

    We use a cookie on our website. Cookies are small files that are generated automatically by your browser and stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone etc.) when you visit our site. Cookies do not cause any harm to your device, and do not contain any viruses, Trojans or other harmful software. The cookie stores information related to the specific device used. However, this does not mean that it reveals your identity directly to us.

    We use session cookies to make it more convenient for you to use our site. Session cookies assign a random hexadecimal session code to a user’s visit, to distinguish this user from other users. The session cookie is deleted automatically when you leave our site. The data processed by the session cookie is required for the afore-mentioned purpose to safeguard our legitimate interests and third-party interests per Art. 6(1)(1)(f) of GDPR.

    Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser to prevent cookies being stored on your computer, or to warn you before a new cookie is added. However, if you deactivate all cookies, you may not be able to use all functions of our website.

  5. Plug-ins and Tools

    Google Maps

    This website uses the mapping service Google Maps. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

    To enable the use of the Google Maps features, your IP address must be stored. As a rule, this information is transferred to one of Google’s servers in the United States, where it is archived. The operator of this website has no control over the data transfer. In case Google Maps has been activated, Google has the option to use Google web fonts for the purpose of the uniform depiction of fonts. When you access Google Maps, your browser will load the required web fonts into your browser cache, to correctly display text and fonts.

    We use Google Maps to present our online content in an appealing manner and to make the locations disclosed on our website easy to find. This constitutes a legitimate interest as defined in Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. If a respective declaration of consent has been obtained, the data shall be processed exclusively on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR. This declaration of consent may be revoked at any time.

    Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the European Commission. Details can be found here: and

    For more information on the handling of user data, please review Google’s Data Privacy Declaration under:

  6. Rights of data subjects

    You have the following rights:

    - To demand information on your personal data processed by us per Art. 15 of GDPR. In particular, you can request information on the processing purposes, the category of the personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has or will be disclosed, the planned storage duration, the existence of a right to correction, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right to complain, the source of your data if we did not collect it, and the existence of automated decision-making systems including profiling and, where applicable, to demand meaningful information on details of such systems;
    - To demand immediate correction of inaccurate personal data or completion of your personal data stored by us per Art. 16 of GDPR;
    - To demand erasure of your personal data stored by us per Art. 17 of GDPR, provided processing is not required to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
    - To demand restriction of processing of your personal data per Art. 18 of GDPR, insofar as you dispute the accuracy of the data, processing is unlawful but you reject to its erasure, and we no longer need the data, but you do need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or have objected to processing per Art. 21 of GDPR;
    - To receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, standard and machine-readable format, or to demand that it be sent to another controller per Art. 20 of GDPR;
    - To revoke the consent you have given to us at any time in accordance with Art. 7(3) of GDPR. As a result of this, we will no longer be permitted to process the data based on this consent in future
    - To complain to a supervisory authority per Art. 77 of GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority at your habitual place of residence or workplace, or the domicile of our law firm.

  7. Right to objection

    If your personal data is processed based on legitimate interests per Art. 6(1)(1)(f) of GDPR, you are entitled to object to the processing of your personal data per Art. 21 of GDPR, provided there are grounds for this that result from your particular situation or the objection is to direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which we will implement without you having to provide details of a particular situation. To utilise your right to revoke or object, all you have to do is send an e-mail to

  8. Data security

    We employ appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against incidental or intentional manipulations, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorised accessed by third parties. Our security measures are improved continuously in line with technological developments.

  9. Validity and amendments to this privacy policy

    This privacy policy is currently valid and was last amended in January 2023. Developments of our website and the services offered through it, or legal and/or official requirements can require amendments to this privacy policy. You can access and print out the currently valid privacy policy at all times under ‘Privacy’ on