The person responsible for the personal data collected when you visit our website is
Mrs. Katharina Kutter
The following declaration provides you with information about how we collect information from you during your visit on our website and how we use it.
1. Collection and storage of personal data and the type and purpose of their use
1.1. When you visit the website
When you visit our website www.kutterlaw.com, the browser used on your 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 recorded without any action on your part and stored until it is automatically deleted:
- IP address of the requesting computer,
- date and time of access,
name and URL of the file accessed,
- website from which the access was made (referrer URL),
- browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.
The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:
- ensuring a smooth connection to the website,
- ensuring comfortable use of our website,
- evaluating system security and stability,
- and for other administrative purposes.
The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows the purposes of data collection listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you.
1.2. When using our contact form
If you have any questions, we offer you the opportunity to contact us using a form provided on the website. It is necessary to provide a valid email address so that we know who sent the request and so that we can answer it. Further information can be provided voluntarily.
The data processing for the purpose of contacting us takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR on the basis of your voluntarily given consent.
The personal data collected by us for using the contact form will be automatically deleted after your request has been dealt with.
2. Passing on of data
Your personal data will not be passed on 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 explicit consent in accordance with Art . 1 lit. a GDPR
- the transfer is required to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR)
- there is a legal obligation according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR, as well as legally permissible and if it is necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR
On the one hand, cookies are used to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. We use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These are automatically deleted after you leave our site.
In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimize user-friendliness, which are stored on your device for a specific period of time. If you visit our site again, it is automatically recognised that you have already visited us and what inputs or settings you have made so that you do not have to re-enter them.
The data processed by cookies are necessary for the purposes mentioned to safeguard our legitimate interests and those of third parties according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR required.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a message always appears before a new cookie is created. However, if you completely deactivate cookies, you may not be able to use all the functions of our website.
4. Rights of data subjects
You have the right:
- in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can obtain information about 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 to correction, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a Right to lodge a complaint, request the origin of your data, if not collected by us, as well as the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information on their details;
- in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to demand the correction of incorrect personal data or the completion of your personal data stored by us;
- in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons in the public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
- in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you delete it refuse and we no longer need the data, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
- in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to get your personal data that you have provided to us, in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another person responsible;
- in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR, to revoke your once given consent to us at any time. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent in the future and,
- in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR, to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our office.
5. Right to object
If your personal data is processed in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, provided there are reasons for this that arise from your particular situation or the objection is directed against publicity. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which we will implement without specifying a particular situation.
If you would like to make use of your right of withdrawal or objection, an email to email@example.com is sufficient.
6. Data security
We use the widespread SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in connection with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser when you visit our website. Normally 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 key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.
We also use suitable technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved and in line with technological developments.
7. Up-to-dateness and changes to this data protection declaration
This data protection declaration from August 2020 is currently valid.
Due to the further development of our website and offers or changes in legal or regulatory requirements, it may be necessary to change this data protection declaration. You can call up and print out the current data protection declaration at any time on the website at https://kutterlaw.com/en/privacy-policy.