Legal Notices / Privacy

Legal Notices

Information according to sec. 5 of the German Telemedia Act and sec. 2 of the German Regulation on Information Requirements for Service Providers:

1. Responsible Person

Dr. Rainer Freudenberg, LL.M.

FREUDENBERG LAW
Kronberger Straße 3a
65779 Kelkheim (Taunus)
Germany

T+49 6195 9763254
F +49 6195 9763253
M +49 171 1287930
E rf@freudenberg-law.com

USt-ID DE325743611

2. Admission and Bar Association

Dr. Rainer Freudenberg, LL.M. is admitted to the bar in the Federal Republic of Germany.

He is a member of the Frankfurt am Main Bar Association. The bar association’s address and contact information can be found at https://www.rak-ffm.de.

The relevant professional regulations include the German Federal Lawyers Act, the German Professional Code of Conduct for Lawyers, the German Specialist Lawyers Regulation, the German Lawyers Fees Act and the Professional Rules for Lawyers of the European Union. These can be found at https://www.brak.de/fuer-anwaelte/berufsrecht.

3. Professional Indemnity Insurance

The professional indemnity insurance of Dr. Rainer Freudenberg, LL.M. exists with Markel Insurance SE, Sophienstraße 26, 80333 Munich, Germany, insurance number 52545870, and fulfils the requirements of sec. 51 of the German Federal Lawyers’ Act.

The territorial scope of the insurance covers liability claims asserted before courts of the states of Europe, Turkey, the Russian Federation and the other states of the former Soviet Union, as well as non-European territories of European states, the European Union or the European Economic Area and based on the violation of the law of these states.

4. Online Dispute Settlement Platform and Consumer Dispute Resolution

Art. 14(1) of the Regulation on Online Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes and sec. 36 of the German Act on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Consumer Matters:

The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution, which can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr.

The responsible consumer conciliation board in Germany for pecuniary disputes arising from a client relationship is the Conciliation Board of the Legal Profession, Neue Grünstraße 17, 10179 Berlin, www.schlichtungsstelle-der-rechtsanwaltschaft.de.

Dr. Rainer Freudenberg, LL.M. does not participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer conciliation board.

5. Copyright

Dr. Rainer Freudenberg, LL.M. holds the copyright to the contents of this website or any parts thereof. Any duplication, transmission or distribution of any contents of this website without the prior written consent of Dr. Rainer Freudenberg, LL.M. is prohibited.

6. Information and Disclaimer

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information and links contained on this website. However, any liability in connection with the use of the information, links or reliance on their accuracy or completeness is excluded. The information contained on this website does not constitute legal advice.

7. Applicable Law

The legal information on this website as well as all questions and disputes in connection with this website shall be governed by the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. The English version of this website is a convenience translation and the German version shall prevail in case of any inconsistencies.

8. Credits

Portraits of  Dr. Rainer Freudenberg, LL.M.: Wolfgang Overmann
Other pictures: Adobe Stock, iStock

Privacy

1. Name and Contact Details of the Controller

This privacy notice applies to data processing by:

Dr. Rainer Freudenberg, LL.M.

FREUDENBERG LAW
Kronberger Straße 3a
65779 Kelkheim (Taunus)
Germany

T +49 6195 9763254
F +49 6195 9763253
M +49 171 1287930
E rf@freudenberg-law.com

2. Collection and Storage of Personal Data and the Nature and Purpose of their Use

When you visit our website www.freudenberg-law.com, the browser used on your terminal device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a log file. The following information is collected without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer;
  • date and time of access;
  • name and URL of the retrieved file;
  • website from which access is made (referrer URL); and
  • the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

The data mentioned will be processed by us for the following purposes:

  • ensuring a smooth connection of the website;
  • ensuring comfortable use of our website; and
  • for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6(1)(f) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter “GDPR”). Our legitimate interest is derived from the purposes listed above for the collection of data. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person. In addition, we use cookies when you visit our website. You will find more information on this under point 4 of this privacy notice.

3. Transfer of Data

Your personal data will not be transferred 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 express consent in accordance with Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR;
  • the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data;
  • in the event that there is a legal obligation to disclose your data pursuant to Art. 6(1)(c) GDPR; or
  • this is legally permissible and required for the performance of a contract with you pursuant to Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR.

4. Cookies

We use cookies on our site. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and that are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our site. Cookies do not cause any damage to your device and do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware. Information is stored in the cookie, which in each case results in connection with the specifically used device. This does not mean, however, that we will immediately become aware of your identity. The use of cookies serves on the one hand to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognise that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These are automatically deleted after leaving our site.

In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimise user-friendliness, which are stored on your device for a specific period of time. If you visit our site again to make use of our services, it is automatically recognised that you have already been with us and which inputs and settings you have made so that you do not have to enter them again.

The data processed by cookies are necessary for the purposes mentioned to safeguard our legitimate interests and those of third parties pursuant to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. 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. The complete deactivation of cookies may, however, result in you not being able to use all the functions of our website.

5. Rights of Data Subjects

You have the following rights:

  • Right of access by the data subject pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR;
  • right to rectification pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR;
  • right to erasure pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR;
  • right to restriction of processing pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR;
  • right to data portability pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR;
  • right to withdraw your consent pursuant to Art. 7(3) GDPR; and
  • right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR.

6. Right to Object

If your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR, you have the right, pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR, to object to the processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct marketing. If you object to processing data for direct marketing purposes, we will no longer process your personal data for such purposes. If you would like to make use of your right to object, please send an email to rf@freudenberg-law.com

7. Data Security

We use the most common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in connection with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. As a rule, 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 representation of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.

We also use suitable technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorised access by third parties.

8. Date of and Changes to this Privacy Notice

This privacy notice is currently valid and as of July 2019.

Due to the further development of our website and offers or due to changes in legal or official requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy notice. You can access and print out the current privacy notice on our website at any time.