Privacy policy

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

This data protection information applies to data processing by:

SKUSA Partners
Rechtsanwälte + Steuerberater Partnerschaft mbB (hereinafter referred to as “law firm”)

Wehrlestraße 13 · D-81679 Munich · Germany
Fon +49 89 210959-0 · Fax +49 89 210959-12
firm@skusapartners.com · https://skusapartners.com

The data protection officer of the firm can be contacted at the above address, at Prof. Dr. Pflügl’s address, or dataprotection@skusapartners.com respectively.

2. Collection and storage of personal data and the nature and purpose of their use

When you call up our website skusapartners.com, the browser used on your terminal 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 it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • Website from which access is made (referrer URL),
  • the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

The data mentioned will be processed by us for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection of the website,
  • To ensure a comfortable use of our website,
  • Evaluation of system safety and stability as well as
  • for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our justified interest follows from the purposes listed above for the collection of data. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data to draw conclusions about your person.

3. Passing on data

Your personal data will not be transferred 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 per Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR,
  • the disclosure according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,
  • if there is a legal obligation to pass on data per Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR, and
  • this is legally permissible and required for the execution of contractual relationships with you per Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR.

4. Rights of affected parties

You have the right:

  • To request information about your personal data processed by us per Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you may request information on the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right of rectification, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data, unless it has been collected from us, as well as the existence of an automated decision-making process including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information on its details;
  • To request information about your personal data processed by us per Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you may request information on 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 of rectification, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data if not collected from us, as well as the existence of an automated decision-making process including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information on its details;
  • Per Art. 16 GDPR, to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • To demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us per Art. 17 GDPR, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims;
  • To demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data per Art. 18 GDPR if the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful but you refuse its deletion and we no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have objected to the processing per Art. 21 GDPR;
  • Per Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data which you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another responsible person;
  • Per Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR, to revoke your consent once given to us at any time. The consequence of this is that we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent in the future, and
  • To complain to a supervisory authority under Art. 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or place of work or our office.

5. Right of objection

If your personal data are processed based on legitimate interests under Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right, under Art. 21 GDPR, to object to the processing of your personal data if there are reasons for doing so which arise from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without stating a particular situation. If you wish to exercise your right of revocation or objection, simply send an e-mail to dataprotection@skusapartners.com.

6. Data security

We use the most common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in connection with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. As a rule, this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can tell whether an individual page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form by the closed representation of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.

We also use suitable technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

7. Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps API to visually display geographic information. When Google Maps is used, Google also collects, processes and uses data on the use of Maps functions by visitors to the website. For more information about data processing by Google, please refer to Google’s privacy policy. There you can also change your settings in the data protection centre so that you can manage and protect your data.

8. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). It is used based on Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f. GDPR. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website such as

  • Browser type/version,
  • operating system used,
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page),
  • Hostname of the accessing computer (IP address),
  • Time of the server request,

are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google. We have also added the code “anonymizeIP” to Google Analytics on this website. This guarantees the masking of your IP address so that all data is collected anonymously. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

As an alternative to browser add-ons, in particular for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from collecting this data by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent your information from being collected in the future when you visit this site. The opt-out cookie applies only to this browser and only to our website and is placed on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must set the opt-out cookie again.

We also use Google Analytics to evaluate data from double-click cookies and AdWords for statistical purposes. If you do not wish this to happen, you can deactivate it using the ad personalization (http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/).

Further information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics can be found in the Google Analytics help (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245).

9. Topicality and change of this Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement is currently valid and as of May 2018. Due to the further development of our website and offers on it or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may be necessary to amend this data protection declaration. You can call up and print out the current data protection statement at any time on our website at https://en.skusapartners.com/privacy.

Download: Privacy policy (PDF)