Privacy policy

 1. Responsible

The controller within the meaning of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data, on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (the GDPR) is

Philipp Henrichs, lawyer

Wilhelmshofallee 83
40800 Krefeld

Tel: 02151 1563063
Fax: 02151 1561133




 2. Data processing and purpose


 a. Visit the website

Each time you visit my website, information is automatically sent to the server of my website by the browser used on your end device. This information is temporarily stored in a log file. The following data is collected by me:


  • Browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of the user’s terminal device as well as the name of the access provider
  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • Date and time of access
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file
  • Website from which the access was made (referrer URL)


The purpose of the data collection is to ensure a smooth connection of the website and a comfortable use of my website. Further purposes are the monitoring, evaluation and improvement of system security and system stability. In no case will the data be collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your identity.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected, i.e. after the end of the respective session.


 b. Contact me by e-mail or the contact form

You can contact me via the email address provided on my site or via the contact form. I process your personal data that I have received from you in your capacity as a client or as a representative. Your email address and any other personal data will only be used for processing the request.

The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b and f GDPR. The processing is carried out to protect your and my legitimate interests in the fulfilment of the mandate contract and the implementation of pre-contractual measures.

Personal data may be processed if consent has been given voluntarily in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit a GDPR. Consent can be revoked at any time.

The personal data collected in the course of the mandate will be stored until the expiry of the statutory retention obligation for lawyers and then deleted. Longer storage is only possible if I am obliged to do so for reasons of tax or commercial law (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR) or you have consented to longer storage in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.


 c. Cookies

I use cookies to optimise the accessibility of the website. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and stores when you visit my website. Cookies do not contain any malware. Information is stored in the cookie. Cookies can contain various information about the end device used and the user behaviour and are sent back to the cookie-setting web server when you reconnect, with the aim of recognising the user and their settings.

The storage of cookies can be prevented by changing the browser settings accordingly; furthermore, stored cookies can be deleted by you via your browser. This may mean that certain functionalities of the website accessed cannot be used at all or cannot be used comfortably.

The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. The processing is carried out to protect your and my legitimate interests.


 III. Passing on data

Your personal data will only be transferred to third parties for the purposes listed below, insofar as:

  • you have given your consent to this (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR)
  • This is legally permissible and necessary according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR for the processing of contractual relationships or pre-contractual measures.
  • There is a legal obligation to do so pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR.
  • The disclosure is necessary in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in the non-disclosure of your data.

The data disclosed may be used by third parties exclusively for the aforementioned purposes.


 IV. Data subjects’ rights

As a data subject within the meaning of the GDPR, you have the following rights:

  • Right to information pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR
  • Right to rectification pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR
  • Right to deletion according to § 17 GDPR
  • Right to restriction according to § 18 GDPR
  • Right to data portability according to § 20 GDPR
  • Right to revoke the consent given at any time in accordance with 7 (3) GDPR
  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Art 77 GDPR


 V. Right of objection according to Art. 21 GDPR


In accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to you insofar as

this processing is carried out on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6(1)(1)(e) or (f) GDPR, but there are reasons against it arising from their particular situation.

To exercise your right to object, simply send an e-mail to


The data protection declaration is valid as of January 2021. We reserve the right to make changes as soon as this is necessary due to legal or official requirements.