Stephanie Eckers, geb. Rehm, LL.M. - Lawyer

Data Privacy Notice

1. Name and contact data of the Data Controller of Personal Information (as defined below) collected on the Website:

The website is owned and operated by Rechtsanwältin (Lawyer) Stephanie Eckers, geb. Rehm, LL.M., Kurt-Moosdorf-Straße 36, 63694 Limeshain, Deutschland

Telefon: +49 (0)6047 – 9871174
Fax: +49 (0)6047 – 9871176

There is no obligation of assigning a Data Privacy Expert.

“Personal Information” is information relating to you, which can be used to personally identify you (either directly or indirectly).

2. Processing of PERSONAL INFORMATION as well as purpose of the processing

a. Information collected

The types of information that I may collect from you, depending on how you use my Website or contact me, include:

  • your name;
  • your email address;
  • your address (business and personal);
  • your landline and mobile telephone numbers (business and personal);
  • any other information that you choose to provide me with;
  • your job title, role and the name of your employer;
  • the industry sector in which you work;
  • the country or countries, industry sector(s) and area(s) of law in respect of which you wish to receive consultation; and/or
  • any information necessarily needed in ordert o consult and represent you as well as to defend your rights
  • your C.V. and covering letter (in case you apply for a vacancy).

b. Use of your Personal Information

I may also use your Personal Information for my business purposes such as:

  • identifying you as my client;
  • adequately consulting and representing you ;
  • corresponding with you;
  • invoicing my services;
  • for the processing of any existing liability claims and for the assertion of any potential claims against you; data processing is carried out upon your request and is required for the purposes mentioned in Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR for the appropriate processing of the mandate/contract and for the mutual fulfillment of obligations arising from the mandate agreement.
  • record keeping, statistical analysis, internal reporting and research purposes;
  • to ensure network and information security;
  • to notify you about changes to my services;
  • to investigate any complaint you make;
  • to customise various aspects of my Website to improve your experience;
  • to host, maintain and otherwise support the operation of my Website;
  • for the detection and prevention of fraud and other criminal offences and for for risk management purposes;
  • for business and disaster recovery (e.g. to create back-ups);
  • for document retention/storage;
  • for database management;
  • to protect the rights, property, and/or safety of myself and others; and
  • to ensure the quality of the services provided to the users.

If you choose not to provide Personal Information requested by me, I may not be able to provide you with the information and/or services you have requested or otherwise fulfil the purpose(s) for which I have asked for the Personal Information. Aside from this, your visit to the Website will remain unaffected.

Personal Data which is processed for the mandate contract fulfillment will be stored until the respective data retention period ends per law (for lawyers 6 years after the calendar year in which the mandate ended) and then deleted, unless I am obliged to keep records for a longer period of time pursuant to Article 6 para. 1 sentence 1 c GDPR due to tax and commercial law storage and documentation obligations (from „HGB, StGB or AO“) or you have consented to further storage pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 a GDPR. It will retain your Personal Information for the length of time required for the specific purpose it was collected for. However, I may be obliged to store some Personal Information for a longer period of time, taking into account factors including:

  • legal obligation(s) under applicable law to retain data for a certain period of time;
  • statute of limitations under applicable law(s);
  • (potential) disputes and
  • guidelines issued by relevant data protection authorities.

3. Transferring data to third parties

Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for purposes other than those listed here. Insofar as this is required pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR for the processing of my client relationship with you, your personal data will be passed on to third parties. This includes in particular the transfer to opposing parties and their representatives (in particular their lawyers) as well as courts and other public authorities for the purpose of correspondence and for asserting and defending your rights. The data passed on may be used by the third party exclusively for the purposes mentioned. Some services that I provide require the involvement of third parties. I have carefully selected these third parties and taken steps to ensure that your Personal Information is adequately protected. Details about how I share Personal Information with third parties is set out here. I share your Personal Information with my cooperation partners (law firms, lawyers, freelancer), accountants, auditors or similar advisers when I ask them to provide me with professional advice; any other third party if I am under a duty to disclose or share your Personal Information in order to comply with any legal obligation, or to protect the rights, property and/or safety of my lawfirm, my personnel or others; any other third party for the purposes of acting in accordance with the requirements of a court, regulator or government agency, for example, complying with a search warrant or court order or acting in accordance with an applicable law or regulation; or investors and other relevant third parties in in the event of an actual potential sale or other corporate transaction related to my lawfirm. The attorney-client privilege remains unaffected. As far as it concerns data which are subject to the attorney-client privilege, a passing on to third parties only takes place in consultation with you.

4. Rights of the data subject

You have the following rights:

  • in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR to revoke your consent to me at any time. As a result, I am no longer allowed to continue processing data based on this consent in the future;
  • to request information about your personal data processed by me in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you may request information about the purposes of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, deletion, restriction of processing or opposition, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, if not collected by me, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information about its details;
  • to immediately request the correction of incorrect or complete personal data stored by me in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR;
  • to request the deletion of your personal data stored by me pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR, unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR, to restrict the processing of your personal data if you dispute the accuracy of the data, if the processing is unlawful but you refuse to delete the data and I no longer need the data, but if you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or if you have filed an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR;
  • pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to me in a structured, current and machine-readable format or to request its transfer to another person responsible; and
  • to complain to a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or place of my office.

5. Right of objection

If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR, provided that there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation. If you wish to exercise your right of objection, simply send an e-mail to: