This Privacy Policy provides information about which data is collected, processed and used when accessing the website of the law firm Dr. Ganteführer, Marquardt & Partner mbB (in short: Ganteführer) and for which purposes.

1. Responsibility for data processing and data protection officer

The responsibility for the lawful collection, processing and use of user data lies with

Dr. Ganteführer, Marquardt & Partner mbB
Certified Auditors – Tax Consultants – Lawyers
Poststraße 1-3
40213 Düsseldorf
Phone: 0211 / 89 89 0
Telefax: 0211 / 89 89 150

Managing Partners (each with sole power of representation): Kersten M. Winter, Bernd Rühland, Roland Moskat, Claudia Stork, Norbert Pull, Thomas Kozik, Michael Baum, Axel Kleinschmidt, Dr. Jörg Wacker, Dr. Lutz Starek, Dr. Jochen Kissling, Dirk am Brunnen

Data protection officer at Ganteführer Law Firm is

Dr. Imke Aulbert, attorney-at-law
Dr. Ganteführer, Marquardt & Partner mbB
Poststraße 1-3
40213 Düsseldorf
Phone: 0211 / 89 89 125
Telefax: 0211 / 89 89 150

2. Processed data and processing purposes

When you access the website of Ganteführer , various data about the accessing system is automatically stored. This includes the type of browser used, the browser version, the operating system used, the website from which the website of Ganteführer is accessed, the sub-pages of Ganteführer’s website that are accessed, the date and time of access, the anonymised Internet Protocol address (IP address), the Internet service provider and any data comparable to the above.

Apart from the aforementioned access data, no data is collected or stored when the website of Ganteführer Law Firm is accessed.

Ganteführer Law Firm uses the access data to make the website accessible, to detect and correct any technical problems that may occur and to prevent and, if necessary, prosecute any misuse of the services offered by Ganteführer.

The legal basis for processing of this data is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 letter f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (in short: GDPR). The legitimate interest arises from the above-mentioned purposes of data collection.

3. YouTube videos

This website contains embedded YouTube videos that are stored on the servers of the provider YouTube and can be played directly from this website. The videos are embedded with the privacy-enhanced mode enabled. When the videos are played, YouTube cookies and DoubleClick cookies are stored on the user’s device and may transmit data to Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, as operator of YouTube.

When playing videos stored on YouTube, at least the following information is currently transmitted to Google Inc. as operator of YouTube and operator of the DoubleClick network: IP address and cookie, the specific address of the page accessed on this website, system date and time of access, browser identification.

The transmission of this data takes place regardless of whether the user has a Google user account into which he/she is logged in or does not have a user account. If the user is logged in this way, Google may associate this data directly with his/her user account. If association with the user account is not desired, the user must log out before clicking on the PLAY button for the video.

YouTube and Google Inc. store this data as user profiles and use it for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or needs-based design of their websites. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (also for non-registered users) to provide advertising tailored to your needs and to inform other users about your activities on our website. Users have a right of objection to the creation of these user profiles, and in order to exercise it, they must contact Google as operator of YouTube.

Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by Google is available at (Privacy Policy), (Opt Out) and (Privacy Shield)

4. Google Analytics

If you have given your consent, Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google LLC, is used on this website. The responsible service provider in the EU is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”).

Scope of processing
Google Analytics uses cookies that enable your use of our website to be analyzed. The information collected by the cookies about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

We use the ‘anonymizeIP’ function (so-called IP masking): Due to the activation of IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

The following data, among other things, is recorded during your website visit:

  • the pages you have called up, your “click path”
  • Achievement of “website goals” (conversions, e.g. newsletter registrations, downloads, purchases)
  • Your user behavior (e.g. clicks, length of stay, bounce rates)
  • Your approximate location (region)
  • your IP address (in abbreviated form)
  • Technical information about your browser and the end devices you use (e.g. language setting, screen resolution)
  • Your Internet Service Provider
  • the referrer URL (via which website / via which advertising material you came to this website)

Purposes of processing
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your (pseudonymous) use of the website and to compile reports on website activity. The reports provided by Google Analytics are used to analyze the performance of our website and the success of our marketing campaigns.

The recipient of the data is

  • Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland

as a processor. We have concluded an order processing contract with Google for this purpose. Google LLC, based in California, USA, and, if applicable, US authorities, can access the data stored by Google.

Transfer to third countries
A transmission of data to the USA cannot be ruled out.

Storage period
The data sent by us and linked to cookies is automatically deleted after 14 months. The deletion of data whose retention period has expired takes place automatically once a month.

You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by clicking

a. Do not give your consent to the setting of the cookie or
b. Download and install the browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics HERE.
You can also prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. However, if you configure your browser so that all cookies are rejected, functionality on this and other websites may be restricted.

Legal basis and possibility of revocation
Your consent is required for this data processing, Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 Letter a GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by calling up the cookie settings and changing your selection HERE.

You can find more information about the terms of use of Google Analytics and data protection at Google at and at

5. Transfer of data to third parties

Without the express consent of the user, Ganteführer will only pass on the data collected to third parties if it is obliged to do so by law or an official or court order.

6. Place of data storage

The data is processed exclusively in computer centres that fall within the scope of the GDPR.

7. Storage duration

The collected data will be deleted when it is no longer required for the purposes described in this privacy policy, unless legal provisions require longer storage.

8. Rights of users

Users of the Ganteführer’s website and all other persons who may be affected by the use of data by Ganteführer are entitled to information about their personal data stored by Ganteführer  and, if the respective legal requirements are met, to correction, deletion, restriction of processing, objection to processing and data transferability.

In order to exercise these rights and in the event of questions and complaints regarding the use of their personal data, users of the Ganteführer’ s website and all other persons who may be affected by the use of data by Ganteführer  may contact Ganteführerss data protection officer, attorney-at-law Dr. Imke Aulbert (for contact details, see 1. above). Complaints about the use of data by Ganteführer may also be submitted to the competent supervisory authority by users and any other persons who may be affected by the use of data by Ganteführer.

Stand: May 2018

General information on the processing of personal data by Ganteführer

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