Privacyvon Andrea Geiger
Dear GCC Clients and Friends,
Dear Visitors of our website,
Please be informed here about the processing of your personal data that we collect during your use of our website. The „Controller“ for the processing of your personal data in the sense of the German General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is:
Dr. Andrea Geiger
D – 80333 Munich
T +49 (0) 89 215 585 110
Which personal data will be collected and processed by us when and how?
Access to our website: Your IP address, cookie ID, cookies
At each access, we use so-called logfiles for the establishment of the connection to our website. Logfiles also help us with simplifying and optimising your user experience. We analyse these logfiles for system and webserver safety and stability as well as for administrative purposes. Processing these data is not obligatory in any way, but without collecting these data, access to our website would be restricted or even impossible. The logfiles collected by us (including your IP address) are automatically deleted after three days.
Distribution of the GCC-Newsletter: your full name, title, email address and company name
If you have subscribed to the GCC Newsletter by submitting your email address to us, we will send you up-to-date information on our legal advisory services and our professional environment. You may unsubscribe from our Newsletter at any time and revoke your consent to its receipt and to the processing of your personal data. We will then delete your data without undue delay.
Further functions and services offered on our website
In addition to the mere information services offered on our website, we may propose further services that you may use, for example when you accept an invitation to one of our events. In this context, you may be requested to submit further personal data that will allow us to perform the respective service. The above privacy principles will also apply in this context. For the relevant data processing, we may use the help of carefully selected and mandated external service providers who are bound by our instructions and control.
We use on our website the plug-in “reCAPTCHA” provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Irland (“Google Ireland“). This plug-in helps to find out whether an entry is made by a natural person or in an abusive manner by machine and automated processing. Your IP address and possibly further data required for providing this service will be transmitted to Google Ireland, in conformity with the provisions of Article 6 Section 1 lit. f GDPR, based on our legitimate interest to avoid abuse and spam. In the context of using Google reCAPTCHA, personal data may also be transmitted to the servers of Google in the USA.
You have the right to object to the creation of user profiles by Google. Please contact Google Ireland directly for this matter.
Google has submitted itself to the application of the Privacy Shield Agreement signed between the European Union and the USA and has obtained certification. Therefore, Google has undertaken to respect the standards and regulations of European data privacy laws. Please find further information on this topic here https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active. You may also further obtain information on the purpose and the extent of the collection and processing of your personal data by Google as well as on your legal rights and technical possibilities for your protection here http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
We use on our website the plug-in “Google Maps”, an online map service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google“). With the help of Google Maps, we offer you the use of interactive maps on our website so that you can locate our offices more easily and thus have a more enjoyable user experience on our website.
By transmission of your IP address, Google will be informed about the fact that you have accessed the page on our website where Google Maps is installed. This data transmission will take place in any case, regardless of whether you have your personal Google account and are logged in or not to this account. If you are logged in with Google, your data will directly be assigned to your account. You can however prevent this assignment by logging out of your Google account before accessing our website. Google saves your data as user profiles and analyses them for advertising, market research and/or need-oriented web-design purposes, even if you are not logged in to your Google account. Also, other users may be informed about your activities on our website. This data processing by Google as third-party provider is legally justified by our interest in optimizing your user experience (Article 6 Section 1 page 1 lit. f) of the German GDPR.
You have the right to object to the creation of user profiles by Google. Please contact Google directly for this matter.
Google has submitted itself to the application of the Privacy Shield Agreement signed between the European Union and the USA and has obtained certification. Therefore, Google has undertaken to respect the standards and regulations of European data privacy laws. Please find further information on this topic here https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active. You may also obtain information on the purpose and the extent of the collection and processing of your personal data by Google as well as on your legal rights and technical possibilities for your protection here http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
Do we transmit personal data to third parties?
No. We do not transmit any of your personal data to any third parties.
Which rights do you have as regards the processing of your data?
You may claim from us at any time all information on whether, how and for which purposes we collect and process which sort of your personal data. Further, you may request us to correct, delete and/or restrict the processing of your data. You can also at any time object to the collection and processing of your data, respectively revoke your consent to the data processing for the future. For all these requests, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Finally, you have the right to file a complaint against any potential violation of privacy laws with the competent regulatory authority (Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht in 91522 Ansbach, Germany).