Privacy Statement for

Art. 13 and 14 GDPR (Duties to provide information)

1. Name and contact data of the person responsible for processing as well as of the company data protection officer

This privacy information applies for processing by:

Schröder & Busse GbR, represented by Lawyer and Notary Dieter Busse, retired and Lawyer and Notary Dr. Dennis Eifert, Lawyer Milkica Romic (hereinafter: Schröder & Busse), Mainzer Landstraße 69 – 71, D-60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Email:, Fon: +49/0 – 756087/-50, Fax: +49/0 – 756087/-91

The data protection officer of Notary Dr. Dennis Eifert, Jochen Schimke (lawyer) may be contacted under the above address or under

2. Collection and storage of personal data as well as nature and purpose of their use

a) Visiting our Site

Upon accessing our website, the browser used on your terminal device automatically sends information to our website server. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. In this process, the following information is collected and stored, without any action on your part, until the time of automated deletion:

  • type and version of browser
  • operating system used
  • referrer URL
  • host name of accessing computer
  • time of server request

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

  • to ensure a smooth set-up of the website connection,
  • to ensure the comfortable use of our website,
  • to evaluate system security and stability, and
  • for further administrative purposes.

Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. f GDPR constitutes the legal basis for processing. Our legitimate interest results from the above-listed purposes of data collection. Not in any case will we use the collected data to draw conclusions to your person.

We also use website cookies when our websites are visited. You will find further explanations thereto under sections 4 of this privacy statement.

c) Contacting us by e-mail

If you have any questions you may contact us by e-mail. In doing so, you will transmit your e-mail address to us so that we know who sent the request and to be able to respond to it. Any further information may be provided on a voluntary basis.

Processing for the purposes of establishing contact with us is done in line with Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. a GDPR on the basis of your freely given consent.

The personal data collected by us for establishing contact by e-mail will automatically be deleted upon completion of your request.

3. Disclosure of data

A transmission of your personal data to any third parties for other purposes than those listed below will not take place.

We disclose your personal data to third parties only when:

  • you have given your explicit consent thereto in line with Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. a GDPR,
  • the disclosure is required according to Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. f GDPR for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or within the scope of notarial activities and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding and legitimate interest in the non-disclosure of your data,
  • the disclosure is necessary in line with Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. c GDPR for compliance with a legal obligation, and
  • this is legally permissible and necessary according to Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. b GDPR for the performance of a contract concluded with you.

4. Cookies

On our website we use cookies. These are small files automatically created by your browser which are saved on your terminal device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) when you visit our webpage. Cookies do not damage your terminal device, do not contain any viruses, Trojans or other malware.

The cookie stores information resulting in connection with the specifically used terminal device. This, however, does not mean that we directly become aware of your identity.

On the one hand, the use of cookies serves to make the presentation of our services offered more attractive to you. We use so-called session cookies to see that you already visited individual pages of our website. They will automatically be deleted after you leave our website.

Furthermore, we use temporary cookies to optimize user-friendliness; such cookies will be stored on your terminal device for a specified period of time. Upon revisiting our site to use our services, the system recognises automatically that you already visited our website and which inputs and settings were made by you so that you do not have to repeat these.

These cookies will be deleted automatically after a pre-defined period of time.

The data processed by cookies are necessary in line with Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. f GDPR to pursue our legitimate interests.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You may, however, configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or that a prompt will appear before a new cookie is stored. By completely deactivating all cookies you may not be able to use all functions of our website.

5. Rights of data subjects

You are entitled as follows:

  • in line with Art. 15 GDPR to obtain information on your personal data processed by us. In particular, you have the right to obtain information the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned, the categories of recipients to whom your personal data have been or will be disclosed, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, the existence of the right to request rectification or erasure or restriction of processing or of personal data or objection, the existence of a right to complain, the source of your data to the extent that these were not collected by us as well as on the existence of an automated decision making including profiling and, if applicable, substantive information on the details thereof;
  • in line with Art. 16 GDPR to request without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data or the completion of your personal data stored with us;
  • in line with Art. 17 GDPR to request the deletion of your personal data stored with us to the extent that processing is not required to exercise the right to free expression and information, to comply with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to establish, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • in line with Art. 18 GDPR to request restriction of processing of your personal data to the extent that you contest the accuracy of the personal data, the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure and we no longer need the personal data, but you need them for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or if you have raised an objection against processing in line with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • in line with Art. 20 GDPR to receive your personal data provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request that they are transmitted to another controller;
  • in line with Art. 7 (3) GDPR to withdraw your consent given to us at any time. This means that we may not continue processing based on this consent in the future, and
  • in line with Art. 77 GDPR to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. Generally, you may contact the supervisory authority of your habitual residence, place of work or at the seat of our law office.

6. Right of objection

To the extent that your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests in line with Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right according to Art. 21 GDPR to object processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct marketing. In the latter case, you have a general right to object and we will implement it without the need for you to give any grounds relating to a particular situation.

If you intend to use your right to object or right to withdraw your consent, just send an e-mail to

7. Data security

During your visit to our website, we use common SSL encryption (secure socket layer) in connection with the respectively highest encryption level supported by your browser. Generally, this is a 256 bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256 bit encryption, we use 128 bit v3 technology instead. You can see whether an individual page of our website is transmitted encrypted by the display of a locked key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.

We also use suitable technical and organisational safety measures to protect your data against any accidental or intentional manipulations, partial or total loss, destruction or unauthorized access of third parties. Our safety measures are continuously enhanced in accordance with technological developments.

8. Topicality and changes to this privacy statement

This privacy statement is currently valid and dated May 2018.

Through enhancing our website and the services offered therein or due to changes to statutory or regulatory requirements it may become necessary to change this privacy policy. You may download and print out the most current version of the privacy statement at any time under