Privacy Policy

By means of this privacy policy, Görtz Lawyers would like to inform the public about the type, scope and purpose of the personal data collected, used and processed by us in the context of the use of our website. Personal data are all data that can be personally related to you as the person concerned (e.g. name, address, e-mail address, user behavior). Furthermore, in this privacy policy you will be informed of your rights.

The controller pursuant to Article 4(7) GDPR is:
Dominik Görtz
Mittlerer Pfad 19
70499 Stuttgart, Germany
Phone: +49 711 365 917 0
Fax: +49 711 365 917 17

Contact possibilities via the website

Quick electronic contact and direct communication with us is made possible by the general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address) and the contact form. If you contact us by e-mail or via the contact form, your personal data will automatically be stored for the purpose of processing your inquiry or making contact.

The data will be processed for the purpose of contacting us in accordance with Article 6(1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR on the basis of your voluntary consent. We delete the data arising in this context after the storage is no longer necessary, or limit the processing if statutory retention obligations exist.
Collection of general data and information

Every time you visit our website, a series of general data and information is transmitted – even when using it for information purposes only. We only collect the general data and information that your browser transmits to our server. We collect data and information that is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and that serves the purpose of stability, security and security in the event of attacks on our information technology systems, such as:

  • IP address
  • date and time of access to the website
  • browser types and versions used
  • the operating system used and its interface
  • Internet site from which an accessing system reaches our Internet site (so-called referrer)
  • Subwebsites which are accessed via an accessing system on our website,
  • Internet service provider of the accessing system

and other similar data and information. In this context, the legal basis for data processing is Article 6(1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

Görtz Lawyers does not draw any conclusions about you as the person concerned when using this general data and information.
Data protection for applications

Furthermore, Görtz Lawyers collects and processes the personal data of applicants for the purpose of processing the application procedure. Processing may also take place electronically, in particular if applicants submit application documents by electronic means, for example by e-mail. If Görtz Lawyers concludes an employment contract with an applicant, the transmitted data will be stored for the purpose of processing the employment relationship in compliance with the statutory provisions. In this context, the legal basis is Article 88 GDPR, § 26 German BDSG. If the controller does not conclude an employment contract with the applicant, the application documents shall be automatically deleted two months after notification of the decision of rejection, provided that there are no other legitimate interests to the contrary. Another legitimate interest is, for example, the burden of proof in proceedings under the German General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).
Disclosure of data to third parties

We will only pass on your personal data to third parties if:

  • you have given your express consent pursuant to Article 6(1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR,
  • the disclosure pursuant to Article 6(1) sentence 1 f GDPR is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in not disclosing your data,
  • in the event that a legal obligation exists for the transfer pursuant to Article 6(1) sentence 1 lit. c GDPR, and
  • this is legally permissible and is necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you pursuant to Article 6(1) sentence 1 lit. b GDPR.

Rights of the data subject

As a person affected by the processing of personal data, you have the following rights towards Görtz Lawyers, which are granted in the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

  • Right of access to the personal data in accordance with Article 15(1) GDPR.
  • Right to rectification of inaccurate personal data in accordance with Article 16 of the GDPR.
  • Right to erasure (right to be forgotten) of personal data in accordance with Article 17 GDPR.
  • Right to restriction of processing under Article 18 GDPR.
  • Right to data portability under Article 20 GDPR.
  • Right to object to processing pursuant to Article 21 GDPR, insofar as the processing of personal data is based on a balancing of interests pursuant to Article 6(1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. We ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data. In the event of an objection, we will check the situation and cease and adjust the data processing or point out to you our compelling reasons worthy of protection, on the basis of which we will continue the processing.
  • Right to object at any time to processing of your personal data for advertising and data analysis purposes in accordance with Article 21(3) GDPR.
  • Right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you in accordance with Article 22 GDPR.
  • Right to withdraw your consent at any time pursuant to Article 7 (3) GDPR . The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

If you wish to assert one of the above rights, you can contact us von Görtz Lawyers at any time.

In addition, you have the right of appeal to a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is in breach of the applicable data protection law.