Data Protection Declaration

Privacy Statement

Ensuring that your personal data stay private is very important to us, the ‘Notariat am Gänsemarkt’. In this Privacy Statement we inform you in detail about which data of the users of our website we collect, process and use and what purposes this processes serve.

1. Who is responsible for your data?

Responsible for the lawful collection, processing and usage of your data is the

‘Notariat am Gänsemarkt’

Notary Dr. Jürgen Bredthauer
Notary Dr. Andre Vollbrecht

Notary Dr. Michael Commichau

Notary Dr. Martin Mulert, LL.M.

Notary Dr. Wolfram Radke, LL.M.



Gänsemarkt 50

20354 Hamburg

Phone: +49 (0)40 - 35 55 3-0

Fax: +49 (0)40 – 35 55 3-300



2. Which data do we collect and what purposes for?

2.1 Usage data

When you visit our website our servers automatically save and store

- date and time of access

- name of the requested file

- website from which the access is made

- access status (data transferred, data not found, etc.)

- complete IP-address of the requesting computer

- transferred data volume.

We use this usage data to make the website accessible to you, to reveal and solve potential technical issues and to prevent and pursuit a misuse of our services. Besides, we use the usage data in an anonymized way, i.e. without the possibility to identify you as a user, for statistical purposes and to improve the website.

We will use your usage data personalized and possibly compile them with other information about you, only if we received your explicit authorization to do so in advance.

The legal basis for this data processing is point (f) of Article 6 (1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

2.2 Cookies

Our website uses Cookies. “Cookies” are small text files that are stored on your terminal device and exchange certain preferences and data via your browser with our system. A Cookie typically contains the name of the domain the Cookie-data has been sent from as well as information about the age of the Cookies and an alphanumeric identification sign. Cookies allow us to the design the website visually appealing und facilitate the usage by e.g. saving some of your inputs so that these don’t have to be constantly repeated. We make use of two forms of Cookies:

- Session-Cookies: Session-Cookies will be deleted after you close the browser.

- Long-Term-Cookies: Long-Term-Cookies will remain for a certain time on the hard drive of your computer. The next time you visit our website it will be recognized automatically, that you have been there before and which settings you prefer.

The information stored in the Cookies are neither used to identify you nor to merge them with other stored personal data of you.

If you do not want any Cookies to be used, you can adjust the preferences of your browser in a way that storage of Cookies will not be accepted. Please note that in this case our website may be only usable in a limited way or not at all. If you only want to use our Cookies and not the ones of our service providers and partners you can activate the setting “block Cookies by third-party providers” in your browser.

2.3 Data, you submit to us

You can use the features of our website to contact us and e.g. ask questions about our services or submit contract data. The personal data related to such proceedings are only used to process your request.

The legal basis for this data processing is point (b) or (f) of Article 6 (1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

2.4 Usage of the city map

You find a map from Google maps on our website, a geographic information service by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, E-Mail: By using the Maps-function, data from our website visitors will be collected, processed and used by Google. Information regarding the data processing by Google is available at

3. In which case do we disclose data to third parties?

Without your explicit consent we disclose your personal data only to third-parties if we are required to do so by law or by court order.

4. Where are my personal data stored?

The data processing takes place solely in computer centers located in Germany.

5. For how long will my personal data be stored?

Personal data shall be erased if their knowledge is not any more necessary to achieve the purposes described above, unless legal provisions dictate a longer storage.

6. Which rights do I have regarding the processing of my personal data?

You, and every other persons affected by our data processing, have a right of access to the personal data stored by us and, if the legal requirements are met, a right to rectification or erasure or restriction of processing. Furthermore, you have the right to obtain your personal data in a structured, common and machine-readable format. This includes the right to transfer these data to another person responsible. If technically feasible, you and other affected persons can demand us to directly transfer the personal data to the other person responsible. If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests purusant to point (e) or (f) of Article 6 (1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you shall have the right to enter an objection on grounds relating to your particular situation according to Article 21 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

If you or other persons affected have any questions or complaints regarding the processing of your personal data, or if you want to exercise the rights explained above, you can contact our data protection representative:

Inken Lippek
Notariat am Gänsemarkt
Gänsemarkt 50
20354 Hamburg

Phone: +49 40 - 35 55 3-0
Fax: +49 30 - 35 55 3-300

Changes in the identity of the data protection representative will be published on our website.

You and other persons affected can address complaints about our data processing to the competent regulatory authority:

The Hamburg representative for data protection and freedom of information
Prof. Dr. Johannes Caspar.
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