Privacy Policy

1.Name and contact details of the data controller or processor and of the data protection officer

This privacy policy applies to the collection of data by:

Accura Treuhand Hiemer, Gerling & Partner mbB
Ganghofer Street 66 A, 80339 Munich
Telephone: +49 (0)89 17997491
Fax: +49 (0)89 17997492
– in the following called the “Firm” –

The Firm’s data protection officer can be contacted at the above address, Attn Mr Stefan Priess, or by means of the following contact details:

Mr Stefan Priess, Nördliche Münchner Straße 14 A, 82031 Grünwald
Telephone: +49 89 441191-00

2. Collection and storage of personal data and the means and purpose of its use

a) When visiting our Firm’s website

When you visit our website information is automatically sent to our website’s server by the browser used on your end device. This information is temporarily saved in a log file. The following information is thereby collected without your assistance and is saved until its automatic deletion:

  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • Date and time of the access
  • Name and URL of the file viewed
  • The website, from which our website was accessed (referrer URL)
  • Browser used and, where appropriate, the operating system of your computer and
  • Name of your access provider.

The above data is processed by our Firm for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring that connection to the website is established smoothly
  • Ensuring comfortable use of our website
  • Evaluation of system security and stability and
  • Other administrative purposes

The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6(1)(f) of the European “Datenschutz-Grundverordnung - DSGVO” (in the following: General Data Protection Regulation - “GDPR”). It follows from the purposes listed above for the data collection that our Firm has a legitimate interest in doing so. We never use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you personally. In addition, we use cookies and analysis tools when you visit our website. You can find further information about this under paragraph 4 below of this privacy policy.

b) Using email addresses listed on our website

For all types of questions, our Firm offers you the option of contacting us via one of the email addresses listed on the website. When utilising this option, you cannot suppress your sender identifier. This is so that we know from whom the question has come and can reply to it. You can voluntarily make further statements intended for our Firm. This data processing for the purpose of making contact with us occurs under Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR on the basis of your freely given consent.

The personal data collected by us on receipt of your email is manually deleted once the request made by you has been taken care of, unless you consent by a separate declaration to the data described above being saved by our Firm for a longer period.

3. Transfer of data

Your personal data is not transferred to third parties for purposes other than those listed below. We only disclose your personal data to third persons if:

• You have given your express consent under Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR;

• the disclosure is necessary under Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR in order to establish legal rights, or to exercise or defend such and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in the non-disclosure of your data;

• there is a legal obligation to make the disclosure in accordance with Art. 6(1)(c) GDPR; or:

• it is permitted by law and it is necessary for the performance of a contract with you in accordance with Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR.

4. Cookies and Analysis Tools

a) General information regarding cookies

We use cookies on our Firm’s website. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and they do not cause any damage to your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar), and in particular do not contain any viruses, trojans or other malicious software.

Information is stored in the cookie that comes about in each case in connection with the specific end device used. However, this does not mean that we thereby receive direct knowledge of your identity.

We use cookies specifically in order to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate the use of our internet offering for the purposes of its optimisation. These cookies enable us to automatically recognise, if you visit the website a second time, that you have already been there. The cookies used by our Firm are Google Analytics (further information in this regard is contained in paragraph b) below of this privacy policy).

The cookies used by our Firm are automatically deleted after a period defined in each case.

The data processed by the cookies is necessary for the said purpose of pursuing the legitimate interests of our Firm under Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are saved on your computer or so that a warning always appears before a new cookie is saved. However, if you fully deactivate all cookies then you may not able to use all the functions of our Firm’s website.

b) Analysis Tool:

Currently we do not use any analysis tools.

5. Your rights as a person affected by the data processing

If our Firm processes your personal information then you are a data subject as that term is used in the GDPR. As a data subject you have the right with respect to our Firm:

  • to at any time withdraw consent given by you to our Firm, in accordance with Art. 7(3) of the GDPR. The result of this is that we may not in future continue the data processing that is based on this consent;
  • to demand information regarding your personal data processed by our Firm in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular you can demand information regarding

    • the purposes of the processing,
    • the categories of personal data concerned,
    • the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data has been or will be disclosed,
    • the planned period of storage,
    • the existence of the right to rectification or erasure of personal data concerning you,
    • the existence of the right to restrict the processing by our Firm or to object to such processing,
    • the existence of the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority,
    • the source of your data, if our Firm has not collected it from you personally, and
    • the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information as to the details of that.

  • under Art. 16 GDPR the right to demand rectification or completion of personal data concerning you that has been saved by our Firm, if and to the extent that this is incorrect or incomplete;
  • under Art. 17 GDPR the right to demand erasure of personal data concerning you that has been saved by our Firm, to the extent that the processing is not necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
  • under Art. 18 GDPR to demand the restriction of the processing of personal data concerning you,
    • if you contest the accuracy of the data;
    • if the processing is unlawful but you oppose the erasure of the data;
    • our Firm no longer needs the data for the processing purposes described above, but you need the data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; or:
    • you have objected to the processing under Art. 21 GDPR.

  • under 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 to demand the transmission to a controller other than our Firm; and:
  • under Art. 77 GDPR to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. Generally, you can turn to the supervisory authority in your usual place of residence or place of work or where our Firm is located.

6. Right to object

If your personal data is processed on the basis of the legitimate interests of our Firm under Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR, then you have the right, under Art. 21 GDPR, to object to the processing of your personal data if there are grounds relating to your particular situation.

If you would like to exercise your right to object, then an email to our Firm is sufficient, addressed to:

7. Data security

During a visit to our website we use the common SSL process (Secure Socket Layer) together with the highest level of encryption in each case that is supported by your browser. Generally this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support a 256-bit encryption then we revert back instead to 128-bit v3 technology. You can tell whether any particular page of our Internet site has been transmitted with encryption by the closed key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.

Otherwise, we use suitable technical and organisational security measures to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continually improved in accordance with technological developments.

8. Currency and changes to this data protection policy

This data protection policy is currently valid and was last updated in May 2018.

It may be necessary to change this data protection policy due to further development of our website or by reason of changes to the legal or official requirements. You can at all times find our Firm’s current data protection policy in the foregoing passages of this site. Furthermore, you can print our data protection policy, namely by the print symbol on top of this site