2. Collection and storage of personal data; the manner in, and purposes for, which it is used
a) When visiting the website
When accessing the website www.se-legal.de, the browser on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is stored temporarily in a “logfile”. During this process, the following information is collected without any action on your part, and will be stored until it is automatically deleted:
- IP address of the device accessing the website,
- Date and time of access,
- Name and URL of the file accessed,
- The website from which the access took place (referrer URL)
- The browser and potentially the operating system used by your device, as well as the name of your access provider.
We process the data mentioned above for the following purposes:
- Ensuring that the device connects to the website smoothly,
- Ensuring that our website can be used comfortably,
- Evaluating the security and stability of the system, as well as
- Further administrative purposes.
b) When using our contact form
If you have questions of any kind, we offer you the option of contacting us via a form on our website. This requires providing us with a valid e-mail address, your first and last name, and a telephone number, so that we can know from whom the inquiry is coming and are able to respond to it. Further information can be given voluntarily. Data processing for the purpose of contacting us this way is effected under Article 6(1)(1)(a) GDPR on the basis of your voluntarily given consent.
After the issue you have inquired about has been dealt with, the personal data collected from your use of the contact form will be automatically deleted.
c) Booking an appointment and processing payment via Stripe
Stripe Inc. is certified by the Privacy-Shield-Framework and thus guarantees that it complies with European data protection law. In addition, there is a corresponding contract for order processing.
d) Booking an appointment and processing payment via PayPal
The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 b) DSGVO, since the processing of the data is necessary for the payment with PayPal and thus for the execution of the contract.
This website uses the Cloudfare service, Inc. 101 Townsend St San Francisco, CA 94107. Access to this website is effected via the Cloudfare server network. During this process, statistical data is collected. This data includes: the name of the website accessed, file, date and time of access, the amount of data transferred, a notification regarding successful access, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, referrer URL (the website accessed before), IP address and the providers seeking access. Cloudfare uses this log data for statistical evaluations that serve the operation, security, and optimisation of the website. For instance, the Cloudfare network can, on the basis of the data collected, ward off malicious websites and accelerate the provision of website contents. The data processing happens in accordance with Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR, the legitimate interest lies in offering a safe and fast experience for users.
Cloudfare is certified under the Privacy Shield Framework, under which it guarantees to act in accordance with European data protection laws. Further, there is a contract with corresponding terms on the processing of instructions.
f) Proven Expert Evaluation
This page uses a script from “Proven Expert”. The operator of this site is Expert Systems AG, Quedlinburger Straße 1, 10589 Berlin.
If you visit one of our pages equipped with a Proven Expert script, a connection will be established to the servers of Expert Systems AG in order to retrieve the current evaluation of our service for you and to offer an evaluation option for our service. Further information on the handling of user data can be found in ProvenExpert AG’s data protection declaration at: https://www.provenexpert.com/en-gb/privacy-policy/
g) Google Web Fonts
Our site uses Google Web Fonts for the uniform display of fonts – if unavoidable. When you call up the “German Lawyers on Skype” page, your browser loads the web fonts required for the contact form into the browser cache in order to display the font types and texts correctly. In this process, your IP address is transmitted to Google. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer. The corresponding processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO: the legitimate interest lies in the provision of a safe and fast user experience.