Privacy Policy

Protection of personal data and responsible handling of information that you entrust to us are important and special concerns for us. PLANIT // LEGAL Freund Schmidt Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB (PLANIT // LEGAL) processes personal data only in accordance with legal requirements, in particular the EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz or BDSG).

This privacy policy contains information how we process personal data in the case you

  • visit our website (see section 2)
  • conclude contracts with us (see section 3)
  • are involved in legal proceedings as a third party – e.g. as a negotiation partner or party in a court case (see Section 4)
  • apply for a job (see section 5)
  • use internet-based videoconferencing software to contact us (see Section 6)

Further, this privacy policy contains information on recipients of your personal data within the EEA (see section 7) and third countries (see section 8), deletion of your personal data and retention periods (see section 9), your rights as a data subject (see section 10) and automated decision making (see section 11).

1. Controller

Controller in the meaning of data protection law: PLANIT // LEGAL Freund Schmidt Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB, Jungfernstieg 1, 20095 Hamburg; mail@planit.legal; for further information refer to our imprint page.

2. Website Visit

When you visit our websites (planit.legal), we collect personal data to enable your use (“Usage Data”) to the extent described in section 2.1. In addition, personal data may be processed for other purposes as described under 2.2 et seq. Please find below information on legal basis, purposes and, if applicable, legitimate interests and the necessity of processing your personal data.

2.1 Data Processing to Enable the Use of the Website

Usage Data includes your IP address and information on start, end, your use of the website and identification data. It also includes technical data transmitted by your browser such as browser type / browser version, previously visited website (referrer URL), monitor resolution, operating system, if applicable device information (e.g. device type) etc. We process these data for the provision and demand-oriented design of this website in our legitimate interest (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR). If you are interested in detailed information on the balancing of your and our interests, please refer to the addresses in section 1.

2.2 Social Networks

Our website contains links to social networks (Twitter, YouTube and Xing). These services are operated exclusively by third parties. If you follow the links, information may be transferred to these providers. The purpose and scope of the data processing by the provider as well as your rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be found in the privacy policy of the provider:

Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland
https://policies.google.com/privacy

LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA
http://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy/

Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, California 94103, USA
https://twitter.com/privacy/

Xing AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg, DE
https://www.xing.com/privacy

2.3 Contact Form and Comment Function in our Blog

We process your personal data when you use our contact form or comment function of our blog.

If you contact us via the contact form provided, your details will be stored in order to respond to your enquiry. If you personally have a client relationship with us, or if you are enquiring about our services, the legal basis is either the performance of or preparations to enter into a contract (Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR. In all other cases, the legal basis is our legitimate interest in providing a contract form (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR). You are neither obliged to contact us via the contact form nor to provide personal data. If you do not provide your personal information, we may not be able to process your request. Otherwise there will be no consequences for you. If you are interested in detailed information on the balancing of your and our interests, please refer to the addresses in section 1.

If you leave a comment on our Blog (given that the respective Blog page has that feature enabled), the data you have submitted (Name, email address, and the comment itself) will be saved in order to display your message under the respective blog post. Your personal data will be processed on the basis of your expressed consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR. You are neither obliged to leave a comment nor to provide personal data. If you do not provide your personal data, you may not be able to leave a comment. Otherwise there will be no consequences for you.

3. Conclusion and Performance of Contracts

Insofar as it is necessary order to conclude or to perform contracts with you (e.g. attorney mandate; appointment as data protection officer), we process your personal data. Please find below information on legal basis, purposes and the necessity of processing your personal data.

5. Job Applications

Within the application process, regardless of whether the application is made by e-mail or by post, we process your personal data.