Data Protection

We, the law firm Wildanger Kehrwald Graf von Schwerin & Partner mbB Lawyers, take the protection of your personal information very seriously and operate our website (hereinafter referred to as “Website”) therefore in accordance with the applicable legislation on the protection of personal data, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Personal data is collected on this Website only to the extent technically necessary. In no case will the data collected be sold or otherwise disclosed to third parties.

The following explanation gives you an overview of how we ensure this protection and what kind of data is collected for which purpose.

Name and contact details of the controller and the data protection officer
This data protection declaration applies to data processing by

Lawyers Wildanger Kehrwald Graf von Schwerin & Partner mbB (in the following “Wildanger”)
Couvenstr. 8, 40211 Dusseldorf, Germany
Phone: + 49-211-49767830
Fax: + 49-211-4930266

The data protection officer of Wildanger is Arndt Halbach of Gindat GmbH. You can contact him by regular post (Wetterauer Str. 6, 42897 Remscheid), telephone (02191-909430) or e-mail (

Collection and storage of personal data and purpose of its use

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 “logfile”. The following information will be collected and stored until automatic deletion:

- IP address of the requesting computer,

- date and time of access,

- name and URL of the retrieved file,

- website from which the access takes place (referrer URL),

- used browser and the operating system of your computer as well as

- the name of your access provider.

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

- ensuring a smooth connection of the Website,

- ensuring a comfortable use of our Website,

- evaluation of system security and stability, as well as

- further administrative purposes.

The legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 sec. 1 s. 1 lit. f) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our legitimate interest regarding the collection of the data follows from the purposes listed above. In no case we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you. In addition, we use cookies when you visit our Website. Further details can be found under the section “Cookies” in this data protection declaration.

Disclosure of data

A transfer of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than listed below does not take place. We only share your personal information with third parties if:

- you have given your explicit consent according to Article 6 sec. 1 s. 1 lit. a) GDPR to this,

- this is required for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party or for the performance of pre-contractual measures with you according to Article 6 sec. 1 s. 1 lit. b) GDPR,

- it is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject pursuant to Article 6 sec. 1 s. 1 lit. c) GDPR, as well as

- the transfer is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have a predominantly legitimate interest in not disclosing your data pursuant to Article 6 sec. 1 s. 1 lit. f) DSGVO.


We use cookies on our Website. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and which are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website. Cookies do not harm your device, do not create viruses, Trojans or other malicious software.

In the cookie information is stored, which results from the connection with the specific device used. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity.

The cookies help to make the use of our website more pleasant for you. For this we use so-called “session cookies” to recognize that you have already visited individual pages of our website. These are automatically deleted after leaving our page.

The data processed by the cookies are required for the already mentioned purposes regarding the protection of our legitimate interests as well as third party interests according to Article 6 sec. 1 s. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your device or a note appears before a new cookie is created.

Privacy policy Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps, a product of Google Inc. By using this website, you consent to the collection, processing and use of automated data by Google Inc, its agents and third parties. The Google Maps Terms of Use can be found under "Google Maps Terms of Use".

Affected rights

You have the right:

- to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Article 15 GDPR. In particular, you may request information on the processing pur-poses, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients which have received your data, planned storage duration, the right to rectification, the right to erasure, the right to restriction of processing data in the case of contradiction and the existence of a right to lodge a complaint;

- to seek immediate correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data stored with us in accordance with Article 16 GDPR;

- to demand the erasure of your personal data stored with us, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of legal interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims in accordance with Article 17 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 its deletion, we no longer need the data, but you need the data for the exercise or defense of legal claims or you have objected to the processing of the data under Article 21 GDPR in accordance with Article 18 GDPR;

- to obtain your personal information provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another person in charge in accordance with Article 20 GDPR;

- to revoke your once given consent at any time to us in accordance with Article 7 sec. 3 GDPR. As a result, we will not be allowed to continue the processing of the data based on this consent for the future, and

- to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in accordance with Article 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of res-idence or workplace or our law office.

In NRW the responsible supervisory authority is:

Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
North Rhine-Westphalia
PO Box 20 04 44
40102 Dusseldorf

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.

Validity and change of this data protection explanation

This privacy policy is valid as of May 2018.

Due to further development of our Website or due to changed legal or regulatory re-quirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy statement. The current privacy policy can be viewed and printed at any time on the Website at