Privacy Statement

1. Visiting the web pages

When the web pages of WOLF & WOLF Patent- und Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH are accessed, the browser used on the end device automatically sends information to the website's server. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is thereby recorded and stored until it is deleted automatically:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • Date and time of the access,
  • Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) or Central European Time (CET) and time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT),
  • Name and URL of the file accessed (concrete page),
  • Access status/HTTP status code,
  • Data quantity transferred in each case,
  • Website, from which the page was accessed (referrer URL),
  • The browser used and, if necessary, the operating system of the computer as well as the name of the access provider
  • Language and version of the browser software.

The data is processed in order to enable a smooth connection of the website, the use of the website, evaluation of the system security and stability as well as for administrative purposes.

This data is stored for reasons of technical security, in particular to avert attempts of attack on the web server. The data is anonymised at the latest after 80 days, so that it is no longer possible to establish a reference to individual users, and it is deleted at the latest after statistical processing.

Data that has been recorded when accessing the website is transmitted to third parties only as long as WOLF & WOLF Patent- und Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH is obligated to do so by law or court decision, or if its forwarding is necessary in cases of attacks on the Internet infrastructure for prosecution or law enforcement. It is not forwarded for other non-commercial or commercial purposes. The data is processed exclusively for this purpose and in anonymised form for statistical purposes.

With regard to the legal bases for the above-mentioned measures, we refer to art. 6 para. 1 GDPR [General Data Protection Regulation], in particular to subparagraph f).

2. Cookies

When accessing these web pages, cookies (small files) are stored on the end device; these are valid for the duration of the access to the web page. Most browsers are set in such a way that they accept the use of cookies; this function can however also be turned off for the current session or permanently using the Internet browser settings. Upon closing the browser, these session cookies are deleted automatically. Complete deactivation of cookies can however mean that not all functions of the website can be used.

3. Active components

Javascript is used in the information provided by WOLF & WOLF Patent- und Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH. This function can be turned off using the Internet browser settings.

4. Data processing upon contact

When contact is made by users, the data communicated by the users is collected, processed and used for processing purposes. Data processing for the purpose of establishing contact is performed on the basis of the voluntarily granted consent.

5. Forwarding of data

Personal data is transmitted to third parties only if the forwarding is necessary in order to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or if there is a legal obligation or if this is legally permissible and is necessary for the processing of contractual relationships, or if consent has been granted for this.

6. Rights of the persons concerned

Subject to the legal prerequisites, the persons concerned have a right to information about the personal data concerned (art. 15 GDPR) as well as to its correction (art. 16 GDPR), deletion (art. 17 GDPR) or to restriction of the processing (art. 18 GDPR). In addition, in accordance with the legal prerequisites, the persons concerned have a right of objection against the processing (art. 21 GDPR), a right to data transferability (art. 20 GDPR), a right of revocation (art. 7 (3) GDPR) as long as the processing is based on consent, and a right of appeal to the supervisory authority (art. 77 GDPR).

7. Data security

During the visit to the web pages, the widespread SSL (Secure Socket Layer) procedure is used. For the rest, suitable technical and organisational security measures are used to protect the data against accidental or deliberate manipulations, partial or total loss, destruction, or against unauthorised access by third parties. The security measures are continuously improved in accordance with technological developments.

8. Links to websites of other providers

The online offer contains links to websites of other providers. Die WOLF & WOLF Patent- und Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH has no influence on whether these providers comply with the data protection regulations.

9. Consent

By using the website or making contact, the user consents to the data processing described in this privacy statement.

Protection of minors: Persons under the age of 18 should not transmit any personal data without the consent of their parents or legal guardians.

10. Current validity and modification of this privacy statement

This privacy statement is currently valid and has the status as of October 2019. Due to the further development of our website and offers on it, or due to changes in legal or regulatory requirements, it may become necessary to modify this privacy statement. The respective current privacy statement can be retrieved at any time on the web pages of WOLF & WOLF Patent- und Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH.

Name and contact details of the person responsible for the processing at WOLF & WOLF Patent- und Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

This data protection information applies to the data processing by:

Party responsible: WOLF & WOLF Patent- und Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Hirschstraße 7, 63450 Hanau

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., telephone: +49 (0)6181 659191, fax: +49 (0)6181 988585
Managing Director: Patent Attorney Dipl.-Ing. Michael Wolf

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