Data protection information

Data protection information of the law office Jürgen Rieck, Munich
A. Visitors of the homepage:
The law firm does not use "cookies" or other "e-trackers" on your homepage. The law firm expressly declares that the visit to the homepage of the law firm is neither stored nor recorded in any other way.

B. Clients:
1. The law firm is obliged by law not only to store certain data of its clients in order to fulfill the orders given to it, but also to forward them to third parties upon request to courts, authorities and otherwise under mandate of the client.
Tax matters are only affected to the extent that anonymous data is sufficient.

2. In fulfillment of the information obligation acc. Art. 13 GDPR hereby informs the law firm of its clients that it stores the following data and is required to store them in fulfillment of its duties:
Title, surname and name, birthday, place of birth and address, telephone, fax, e-mail and other telecommunication addresses.
In certain family matters, the retention of data on nationality and religion, marriage, number and age of children, as well as separation data are required because they are required by the courts.
Property matters also require information on assets and maintenance over incomes and taxes, employment contracts and retirement benefits over pensions.
These data, which are indispensable for the performance of the law firm's duties, are automatically lawful under Art. 6 GDPR.

3. In the case of underage clients (for example, maintenance), the data of the parent or of the consenting parent are also saved. In this respect, the data are recorded as described above in Section 2 and in addition to the first and surname of the parent or guardian.

4. The law office declares that it does not store, use or pass on any bank details, contracts and insurance principal numbers or other data not required to fulfill the contract.

5. The law firm is obliged to prove this legality at any time. The protection of the data carriers is ensured by the fact that no other data is stored or used than those required for the fulfillment of the tasks and to fulfill the legal requirements.
In addition, clients are protected by the strict rules of confidentiality that govern both the firm and its employees.

6. The law firm is obliged under Art. 21 GDPR to inform the clients of their right of withdrawal. Everyone can prevent the use, storage and disclosure of their data by objecting to the use of the data.
However, the law office is under the obligation to point out at the same time that this will require permission to use the data for each individual case and that this will significantly delay the procedures.

7. The law firm works fully electronically. As a result, letters, attachments, works and pleadings are transmitted only electronically and there is a risk that this traffic will be hacked.
Although the law firm works with certified software, this can not rule out the possibility that, despite all due care and precaution, criminal third parties will penetrate networks.
Originals are recorded by data technology and returned. Originals that the law firm receives will be passed on to the client. The law firm stores only electronic versions of documents.

8. Other data are not collected and are not stored. In particular, no data is collected within the meaning of Art. 14 GDPR.

9. Lawyer Rieck is responsible for the privacy of the office. This person will continue to develop the protection of the data of the clients and of all persons who come into contact with the law firm and to renew this information as well as other legally required communications from time to time.

10. In its letters, pleadings and other communications, as well as in the terms of reference, the law office will draw attention to this Privacy Notice, thus giving the opportunity to oppose use of the data in accordance with these principles. If a client or other third party does not object, his consent to the use of the data entrusted by himself to the firm shall continue to apply.

11. Inquiries, requests or complaints regarding the use of the data can be transmitted to the data protection officer at any time via the address of the law firm. They can be inserted by post, fax, telephone or even by electronic means.
Requestors, third parties or clients who are not electronically equipped will be notified of their rights by telephone.
Anyone can request that documents and information be transmitted by letter only and not electronically. About the additional costs and disadvantages then a separate agreement must be made.

12. Rights of affected Persons
You have the right:

  • pursuant to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR, to revoke your explicit or tacit consent at any time to the law firm. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future;
  • to demand information about your personal data processed by the law firm in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you may request information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be exposed, the planned storage period, the right to rectification, cancellation, limitation of processing or opposition,
    the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, if these were not collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information on their details.
  • in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, immediately demand the correction of incorrect or complete personal data stored at the Registry;
  • to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us under Art. 17 DSGVO, unless the processing for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims is required;
  • to demand the limitation of the processing of your personal data according to Art. 18 GDPR, as far as the correctness of the data is disputed by you, the processing is not legal, while you reject their deletion and the law firm no longer needs the data, However, you need them for asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR to obtain your personal data, which you have provided to the Registry, in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another person responsible, and;
  • to complain to a supervisory authority according to Art. 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our office.

13. Right of opposition:
If your personal data is based on legitimate interests acc. Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR be processed, you have the right, in accordance with. Art. 21 GDPR objection to the processing of your personal data, as far as there are reasons for this arising from their particular situation.
If you would like to exercise your right to object, an e-mail to the office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is sufficient.

C. Employees:
For the employees of the firm special internal regulations apply, which may not be published here for the protection of the employees.

D. General:

  1. This data protection information is provided in German, French and English.
  2. This information was created on 18.04.2018.
  3. This information is available for download. If required, it will also be sent by post.
  4. This information applies to clients, visitors and all third parties who submit data to the law firm.
  5. After expiry of the legal retention period, the files, including electronic files, are destroyed.

Beyond that date, only the name, first name, birth date and place of birth are stored. These data are needed to check if there is a conflict of interest.

Munich, 18.04.2018

Jürgen Rieck

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