Data Protection Declaration

1.     Controller

The Controller for purposes of deciding over the rights and means of processing personal data shall be Walter Sigle | Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB, having its seat in Stuttgart/Germany. You can reach the Controller via email at info@waltersigle.de or via surface mail at

        Walter Sigle | Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB
        Kernerstraße 50, D-70182 Stuttgart

2.     Personal data

Personal data are data about personal or factual circumstances of a determinable or of an undeterminable natural person. Included in such are, e.g., your name, your address, your email address, your date of birth, or your telephone number.

3.     Collection and processing of personal data

We will collect your personal data only with your explicit consent or to the extent that is necessary to provide a functioning website.

The personal data transmitted by you with your consent will be used by us only for the purpose of fulfilling your request. The legal basis for the data processing with your consent is Article 6(1)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).

The following information will be transmitted from your browser to us: browser type/version, operating system used, name of the retrieved file, quantity of data transferred, report of successful retrieval, referrer URL (the previously visited site), hostname of the accessing computer (IP address), time the inquiry was made to the server and display resolution. The data transmitted by the browser will be used only for the operation of the website. The legal basis for the data processing for the operation of the website is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.

We do not use Google Analytics.

4.     Duration of data storage, data erasure

Personal data are erased whenever knowledge thereof is no longer requisite for the purposes for which they were collected or processed, unless statutory provisions demand storing them for a lengthier period. Personal data are also erased if the erasure is provided due to statutory provisions.

5.     Location of data storage

Personal data shall be stored and processed exclusively within the purview of the GDPR. 

6.     Sharing personal data

Your personal data will be shared or other transferred to third parties only if you have explicitly consented thereto in advance, or the transfer is required due to legal rules and regulations.

7.     Email contact

If you contact us by using the email address, which we provided the personal data transmitted with the email will be stored. In the case of personal data, these shall be processed exclusively for the purposes intended with the transmission. The legal basis for the processing of the data is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.

8.     Your rights

 Concerning your personal data, you are entitled to the following rights:

a)   Right of access: You have the right to obtain from us access to the stored personal data concerning you at any time.

b)   Data portability: You have the right to transmit the personal data concerning you to another controller. We will make the data available to you or to the party named by you in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format. To the extent technologically possible, at your wish personal data can also be directly transmitted to another controller.

c)   Right to erasure: You have the right to obtain from us the erasure of personal data concerning you.

d)   Correction, restriction and opposition: You have the right to obtain from us the rectification of personal data concerning you and restriction of processing of personal data concerning you. You are also entitled to object to a processing of your personal data.

e)   Withdrawal of a consent issued: At any time, you have the right to withdraw, effective for the future, a consent issued to us. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent prior to its withdrawal.

With regard to your rights as described in this data protection declaration, you are welcome to turn to the Controller at any time.

Additionally, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority concerning any unlawful data collections and data processing. For this purpose, regardless of the competency of any other data protection authorities, you can turn to the Baden-Wuerttemberg state officer for data protection and freedom of information. You can reach him or her via email at poststelle@lfd.bwl.de or via surface mail at: Postfach 10 29 32, D-70025 Stuttgart, Germany.