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Data protection information according to Art. 13 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Notes on data processing

1. Name and contact details of the person responsible for processing

These data protection notices apply to data processing by: Responsible person: Attorney Georg Melzer, Burkhardweg 2, 65817 Eppstein, Te. 06198 - 3060982, Fax 06198 - 3060983

Email: .

2. Collection and storage of personal data as well as type and purpose and their use

If you mandate me, I collect the following information:

  • Salutation

  • First name

  • Surname

  • a valid email address

  • address

  • Telephone number (landline and / or cellular network)

  • Information that is necessary for the assertion and defense of your rights within the scope of the mandate

This data is collected

  • in order to be able to identify you as a client

  • in order to be able to advise and represent you appropriately

  • for correspondence with you

  • for invoicing

  • to process any liability claims that may exist and to assert any claims against you.

The data processing takes place at your request and is required according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR for the purposes mentioned for the appropriate processing of the mandate and for the mutual fulfillment of obligations from the mandate contract. The personal data collected by me for the mandate will be stored until the expiry of the statutory retention period for lawyers (6 years after the end of the calendar year in which the mandate was terminated) and then deleted, unless I am in accordance with Article 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR due to retention and documentation obligations under tax and commercial law (from HGB, StGB or AO), I am obliged to store the data for a longer period of time, or you have opted for storage going beyond that in accordance with Art. 6 para lit. a GDPR.

3. Transfer of data to third parties

A transfer of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those listed below does not take place. Insofar as this is necessary in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 lit. b GDPR for the processing of client relationships with you, your personal data will be passed on to third parties. This includes, in particular, disclosure to opponents and their representatives (in particular their lawyers) as well as courts and other public authorities for the purpose of correspondence and to assert and defend your rights. The data passed on may only be used by the third party for the stated purposes. Legal confidentiality remains unaffected. As far as data are concerned that are subject to legal confidentiality, they will only be passed on to third parties in consultation with you.

4. Rights of data subjects

You have the right:

  • to revoke your consent given to me at any time in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR. As a result, I am no longer allowed to continue the data processing 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 can obtain information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a Right to lodge a complaint, the origin of your data, if it was not collected from me, as well as the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information on their details;

  • in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by me;

  • to request the deletion of your personal data stored by me in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, unless processing to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims is required;

  • In accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data if you dispute the correctness of the data, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it and I no longer need the data, but you need them to assert or exercise them or you need to defend legal claims or you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;

  • in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to me in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another person responsible and

  • to complain to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or my office.

5. Right to object

If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit.f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, provided there are reasons for doing so that arise from your particular situation. If you would like to make use of your right of objection, an email to is sufficient .

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