This data protection policy applies on data processing by


JUSTEM Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mit beschränkter Berufshaftung der Rechtsanwälte Caroline Bitsch, Dr. Thilo Mahnhold, Dr. Henning Reitz, Dr. Daniel Klösel
(hereinafter referred to as: “JUSTEM Rechtsanwälte”), Neue Mainzer Str. 26, 60311, Frankfurt, Germany,
phone: +49 69 719 18 94 0, fax: +49 69 719 18 94 100

JUSTEM Rechtsanwälte’s operational data protection officer, Christian Mathias, LL.M. (Cork), is available at the above-mentioned address or at

  1. Collection and Storage of Personal Data as well as Nature and Purpose of their Utilization
  1. Registration for our Newsletter and our Events
    Given your consent according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR, we use your email address to regularly send you our newsletter and invitations to our events. Our newsletters and invitations can be unsubscribed at any time, e.g. by clicking on the link at the end of each newsletter or each respective invitation. You can alternatively unsubscribe via email to
  2. When Visiting the Website
    When visiting our website your browser will automatically send information to our website’s server. This information will be stored temporarily in a so called log file. The following information is collected and stored until it is automatically deleted.
  • Referrer (website visited before);
  • Requested website or file;
  • Browser type and version;
  • Utilized operating system;
  • Utilized device type;
  • Time of access and
  • IP address in anonymous form (only used to determine the place of access

The processing of the aforementioned is done for the following purposes:

  • To ensure a fluent connection to our website;
  • To ensure a convenient use of our website;
  • The evaluation of the system’s safety and stability and
  • Additional administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest results from the above listed purposes for data collection. In no event will we use the collected data to draw any inference as to your identity.

In addition, we use session cookies and Google Maps on our website. Further information on the use of cookies is provided under Section 3 and 4 of this Data Protection Policy.

2. Transfer of Information

Apart from the utilization of Google Maps, there is no transfer of your personal data to third parties for other than for the following purposes.

We only transfer your personal data to a third party if:

  • You expressively agreed on the transfer according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR;
  • The transfer is necessary within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR for the purpose of legitimate interest and if there is no reason to assume that there is an overriding interest not to transfer your data;
  • There is a legal obligation according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR to transfer your data and
  • This is permitted by law and necessary in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR for the for the performance of a contract with you.

You will receive more detailed explanations on the passing on of information in connection with the utilization of Google Maps under Section 3 of this Data Protection Policy.

3. Plugins and Tools

Via an IPA, our website uses the services of Google Maps. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

For the use of Google Maps’ features, it is necessary to store your IP address. Usually, these information will be transmitted to a Google-owned server and stored there. JUSTEM Rechtsanwälte GbR has no influence on this transmission of data.

The use of Google Maps is for the sake of an appealing presentation of our online services and to enable an easy finding of our office. This constitutes a legitimate interest the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

For more information regarding the handling of user data, see Google’s data protection policy under

4. Cookies

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small files automatically generated by your browser and stored by your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or other) when you visit our homepage. Cookies do not damage your device in any way and do not contain any viruses, Trojans or any other malware.

Information stored in the cookies is specific to the used device. However, this does not mean that we are immediately informed of your identity.

The use of cookies serves to make the use of our website more convenient for you, in particular by using so called Session-Cookies, to see if you have already visited one of our websites. They will be deleted automatically when you leave our website.

The data processed by cookies is required for the abovementioned purposes of preserving our legitimate interest as well as for the legitimate interest of third parties according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can, however, configure your browser in order to prevent it from storing cookies automatically or to require your consent before installing new cookies. However, the entire deactivation of cookies may have the effect that you do not have access to all of our offered services.

5. Rights of the Person Affected

You have the right:

  • To request information according to Art. 15 GDPR about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can request information about the processing purposes, the categories of processed personal data, the category of the recipients to whom the data have been or will be disclosed, the envisaged storage period, the existence of the right to request rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the data subject or to object to such processing, the origin of your data in case the data was not collected by us, and the existence of an automated decision-making (including profiling) and, if applicable, meaningful information about the logic involved;
  • According to Art. 16 GDPR to immediately request the rectification of inaccurate or incomplete personal data processed by us;
  • According to Art. 17 GDPR to request erasure of your personal data as far as the processing is not required to exercise the freedom of expression and information or to comply with legal obligations, to necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, or for reasons in public interest;
  • According to Art. 18 GDPR to request a restriction of processing your personal data as far as the accuracy of the personal data is contested, the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data (and request the restriction of their use instead), and if we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by you for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, or you appeal against the processing according to Art. 21 GDPR;
  • According to Art. 20 GDPR to receive the personal data that you have made available to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, or request from us the transmission of the personal data to another controller;
  • According to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR to withdraw your consent at any time. As a consequence, we will not continue the data processing based on that consent and
  • According to Art. 77 para. 3 GDPR to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. In general you can address the supervisory authority at your habitual residence, place of work, place of the alleged infringement or at the location of our law firm.

6. Right of Objection

In case your personal data is processed on basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR to object to the processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation. If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, we will no longer process your personal data for such purposes without the requirement of stating a specific situation.

If you want to make use of your right to objection, it is sufficient to send an email to our data protection officer Dr. Daniel Klösel (

7. Data Security

The access to our website is encrypted by using SSL protocols (Secure Socket Layer). We offer the highest security level supported by your browser. This is usually a 256 Bit encryption.

We use appropriate technical and organizational security measures in order to protect your data from accidental or deliberate manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by any third person. Our safety measures will be improved in line with the technological development.

8. Actuality of and Changes to this Data Protection Policy

This data protection policy is currently effective and dated May 2018.

Due to the development of our website and the provided services or due to a change of legal or regulatory requirements, we may be required to modify this policy. You can download and print the most recent data protection policy here.