Data Privacy

In the following, we inform you which data we collect when you use our websites at www.lex.tm and when you use the services offered there, for what purpose and what we use this data for.

1 Responsible body
The responsible party for the collection, processing and use of your personal data within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) is

lexTM GmbH Law Firm
Prof. Dr. Schmitt-Gaedke
Friedensstrasse 11
60311 Frankfurt

(hereinafter also referred to as "lexTM")

Tel: +49(0)69 2400732-0
Fax: +49(0)69 2400732-29
Email: team@lex.tm

If you have any queries about your data or this privacy policy, or if you wish to exercise your data subject rights, please contact the data controller.

2 Collection and processing of personal data
Personal data is only collected and processed by lexTM if you declare your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO), if this is necessary to fulfill contractual or pre-contractual measures (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO) or on the basis of our legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO).

2.1 Personal data
"Personal data" within the meaning of the GDPR means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; a natural person is considered identifiable if he or she can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

2.2 Cookies
In order to make the use of the websites more user-friendly and effective overall, lexTM itself or third parties commissioned by lexTM to do so store so-called cookies on the customer's hard drive. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO.
A cookie is a small text file that is used, among other things, to collect information regarding the use of a website. These cookies can neither execute programs nor transfer viruses to your computer. Unless otherwise described, the cookies are automatically deleted after two years at the latest. This data is not merged with other data sources.
The use of our websites is also possible without cookies. You can deactivate the storage of cookies in your respective browser, limit them to certain websites or set your browser to notify you as soon as a cookie is sent. You can also delete cookies from the hard drive of your PC at any time.

2.3 Automatically collected data
In principle, you can visit the websites of lexTM without having to provide any personal data yourself.
When visiting the page www.lex.tm, the web server automatically records log files on the basis of our legitimate interests according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO.
This data includes, for example
Browser type and version,
operating system used,
Referrer URL (the previously visited page),
Host name of the requesting computer,
Access date and time of the server request
This data is only collected for the purpose of statistical evaluation and for security reasons (e.g. to clarify acts of abuse or fraud) and stored for a period of 7 days, after which it is deleted. Should a longer storage of the data be necessary for evidence purposes, they are exempt from deletion until the final clarification of the respective incident.

2.4 Contact form
When contacting us (e.g. by contact form, e-mail, telephone or via social media), the user's details are processed for the purpose of handling the contact request and its processing pursuant to Art.6Abs. 1 lit. b) DSGVO. The user's details may be stored in a customer relationship management system ("CRM system") or comparable inquiry organization.
After completion of the request, the data transmitted to us will be deleted.

2.5 Google Maps
We use Google Maps to display interactive maps and to create directions. Google Maps is a service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043, USA.
By using Google Maps, information about the use of this website, including your IP address and the (start) address entered as part of the route planner function, may be transmitted to Google in the USA. When you call up a web page on our website that contains Google Maps, your browser establishes a direct connection with Google's servers. The map content is transmitted by Google directly to your browser, which then integrates it into the website. We have no influence on the scope of the data collected by Google in this way. In any case, the date and time of the visit to the website in question, the Internet address or URL of the website called up, the IP address and the (starting) address entered as part of the route planning are transmitted. We have no influence on the further processing and use of the data by Google and can therefore not assume any responsibility for this.
If you do not want Google to collect, process or use data about you via our website, you can deactivate JavaScript in your browser settings. In this case, however, you will not be able to use the map display.
The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Google, as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy, can be found in Google's privacy policy at
Google is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement and thereby offers a guarantee of compliance with European data protection law

3 Social plug-in
We use social plug-ins on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6(1)(f) DSGVO). DSGVO) so-called social plug-ins ("plug-ins").
The XING Share button, a plug-in of the social network XING, is integrated on our website. The provider of the service is XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.
When you access this website, a connection is briefly established via your browser to servers of XING SE ("XING"), with which the "XING Share Button" functions (in particular the calculation/display of the counter value) are provided. XING does not store any personal data about you when you call up this website. In particular, XING does not store any IP addresses. There is also no evaluation of your usage behavior via the use of cookies in connection with the "XING Share Button". The current data protection information on the "XING Share button" and supplementary information can be found on this website:
You can find the privacy policy of XING SE at:

4 Deletion of the data
Unless expressly stated within the scope of this data protection declaration, the data stored by us will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory retention obligations. If the data is not deleted because it is required for other and legally permissible purposes, its processing will be restricted. I.e. the data is blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example, to data that must be retained for reasons of commercial or tax law

5 Your rights
Regarding your rights and further questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time using the contact details listed above under point 1.
You have the following rights:

5.1 Right to information
You have the right at any time to request information free of charge about your personal data stored by lexTM, its origin and recipient, the purpose of the data processing, the planned duration of the data storage incl. a copy of the personal data that are the subject of the processing (Art. 15 DSGVO).

5.2 Right to rectification
In addition, you have the right to have incorrect personal data corrected or incomplete personal data completed without delay at any time (Art. 16 DSGVO).

5.3 Right to revoke consent
You have the right to revoke your consent to data processing at any time and with effect for the future, without there having to be a reason for revocation (Art. 7 (3) DSGVO).

5.4 Right to deletion
You have the right to have your personal data deleted immediately if it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or otherwise processed, or if you withdraw your consent to lawful processing and there are no other legal grounds for storage. If you object to the processing and there are no overriding interests for the processing, your data will also be deleted. Finally, the data will be deleted if the processing is inadmissible for other legal reasons (Art. 17 DSGVO).

5.5 Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to have the processing of your personal data restricted if you dispute the accuracy of your personal data for a period of time that allows us to verify the accuracy.
Restriction will also take place if the processing is unlawful but you object to the erasure of your personal data and request restriction of use instead of erasure, we no longer need your personal data for the purposes but you need it for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims, or you had objected to the processing but it has not yet been determined whether there are legitimate grounds for data storage at lexTM that outweigh your interest (Art. 18 DSGVO).

5.6 Right to data portability
You have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to transmit it to another controller, provided that the processing is based on consent and the processing is carried out by means of automated procedures (Art. 20 DSGVO).

5.7 Right of objection
You have the right to object at any time to the creation of user profiles and to the processing of your personal data in question, insofar as the processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. e or f DSGVO. The processing of your personal data will no longer take place unless compelling reasons worthy of protection override your interests, rights and freedoms. If your personal data is used for the purpose of direct marketing, you naturally have the right to object to such processing at any time (Art. 21 DSGVO).

5.8 Right of appeal
You also have the right to complain to a supervisory authority (Art. 77 DSGVO).

6 Validity and timeliness
We reserve the right to update this Privacy Policy from time to time.
Status: May 25, 2018


  • lexTM GmbH Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft
  • Friedensstr. 11
  • 60311 Frankfurt am Main