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Privacy Policy - valied from May 25, 2018

Name and contact details of the provider responsible

This privacy policy informs users of this website (in the following offer) about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the responsible provider:

Patent Attorney
Dr. Ernst-Peter Heilein
Robert-Bosch-Str. 22
D-85716 Unterschleißheim
District Munich North

Tel.: + 49 / 89 / 3 18 3 - 76 70
Fax.: + 49 / 89 / 3 18 3 - 76 90
Mobil: + 49 / 175 / 5 66 5 - 7 19

The legal basis for the protection of personal data can be found in particular in the German Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and in the German Telemedia Act.

According to Art. 4 No. 1 GDPR, the term "personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ("data subject").

Details of the processing, use and protection of personal data are shown below:

Collection and storage of personal data and the nature and purpose of their use

  • When visiting this website
  • When you visit our website, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information will be collected without your intervention and stored until automated deletion:

    - IP address of the accessing computer;
    - Date and time of access;
    - Name and URL of the retrieved file;
    - Website from which access is made (Referrer URL); as well as
    - used browser and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider

    The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:

    - Ensuring a smooth connection establishment of the website;
    - Ensuring comfortable use of our website;
    - Evaluation of system security and stability; as well as
    - for further administrative purposes.

    The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Par. 1 Cl. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. In no event we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you.

    • When using our contact information
    • In case of questions concerning our offer, we provide you the opportunity to contact us via data provided on the website. In the case of inquiries via e-mail, the specification of a valid e-mail address is required so that we know from whom the request originated and in order to be able to answer it. Further information can be provided voluntarily.

      The data processing for the purpose of establishing contacts with us is in accordance with Art. 6 Par. 1 Cl. 1 lit. a GDPR based on your voluntarily granted consent.

      Disclosure of data

      A transfer of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those listed below does not take place.

      We only disclose your personal data to third parties if:

      - you have given explicit consent to it, according to Art. 6 Par. 1 Cl. 1 lit. a GDPR;
      - the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 Par. 1 Cl. 1 lit. f GDPR is required to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have a predominant legitimate interest in not disclosing your data;
      - in the event that disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 Par. 1 Cl. 1 lit. c GDPR is a legal obligation; as well as
      - this is legally permissible and pursuant to Art. 6 Par. 1 Cl. 1 lit. b GDPR required for the settlement of contractual relationships with you.

      Contents of other websites

      To the extent that the website includes links to websites of third parties or incorporates any content of other websites, we do not have any influence on such websites and are not in a position to review whether other service providers comply with the applicable legal provisions regarding data protection and data security.

      Use of Google Maps

      This website uses Google Maps API to visually display geographic information. When using Google Maps, Google also collects, processes and uses data about the use of map features by visitors. For more information about Google's data processing, please refer to the Google Privacy Policy. There you can also change your personal privacy settings in the privacy center.

      For detailed instructions on how to manage your own data related to Google products, click here.

      Data security

      We use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

      Rights of the data subject

      You have the right:

      - pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR, to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can request information on the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been disclosed, the planned retention period, the right to rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or opposition, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, if not collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information about their details;
      - pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR, to demand the correction of incorrect or completion of personal data stored with us immediately;
      - pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR, to demand the deletion of your personal data stored with us, as far as the processing is not required for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims;
      - pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, as far as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you reject their deletion and we do not longer need the data, however, you need them for asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
      - pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another person in charge;
      - pursuant to Art. 7 Par. 3 GDPR, to revoke your once granted consent against us at any time, resulting in us not being allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future; as well as
      - pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR, to complain to a supervisory authority. In general, you can contact the regulator of your usual place of residence or work or the following regulatory authority responsible for our office:

      Bavarian Data Protection Authority (BayLDA)
      Promenade 27
      D-91522 Ansbach

      Timeliness and modification of this privacy policy

      If your personal data are based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 Par. 1 Cl. 1 lit. f GDPR are processed, you have the right to file an objection against the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, provided that there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct mail. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without specifying any particular situation.

      If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, please send an e-mail to

      Aktualität und Änderung dieser Datenschutzerklärung

      This privacy policy is valid from May 25, 2018.

      As a result of further development of our website and offers thereof or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may be necessary to change this data privacy policy. The current data privacy policy can be retrieved and printed by you at any time on the website at

      Source / Based on: DAV-pattern - privacy policy for the law firm website [de]