Data protection

The protection and security of personal data is important to us. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.

1. Name and contact details of the data controller and the company data protection officer
This data protection information applies to data processing by:
Christian Podoll
Theatinerstraße 35, 80333 Munich, Germany

Phone: +49 (0)89 512 661 0
Fax: +49 (0)89 512 661 71

2. Collection and storage of personal data as well as type and purpose of their use
When you visit our website, the browser used on your end device automatically sends information to the browser used on your end device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is collected without your intervention and stored until automatic deletion stored until automatic deletion:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Name and URL of the file accessed,
  • Website from which the access was made (referrer URL),
  • the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

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

  • Ensuring a smooth connection set-up of the website,
  • Ensuring a comfortable use of our website,
  • evaluating system security and stability, and
  • for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. . In no case do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.

In addition, we use cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. You can find more detailed explanations on this under points 4 and 5 of this data protection declaration.

3. Transfer of data
We do not transfer your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those listed below. We only pass on your personal data to third parties if:

  • you have given your express consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DSGVO the disclosure is necessary for the assertion,
  • exercise or defence of legal claims in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in the non-disclosure of your data,
  • in the event that there is a legal obligation for disclosure in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 p. 1 lit. c DSGVO, as well as
  • this is legally permissible and necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b

4. Cookies
We use cookies on our website. These are small files that are automatically created by your browser and stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) when you visit our site. Cookies do not cause any damage to your end device and do not contain any viruses, Trojans or other malware. Information is stored in the cookie that is related to the specific end device used. However, this does not mean that we gain direct knowledge of your identity. The use of cookies serves, on the one hand, to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. We use so-called session cookies to recognise that you have already visited individual pages of our website. These are automatically deleted after you leave our site.

In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimise user-friendliness, which are stored on your end device for a certain fixed period of time. If you visit our site again to use our services, it is automatically recognised that you have already been to our site and which entries and settings you have made so that you do not have to enter them again.

On the other hand, we use cookies to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our offer for you (see point 5). These cookies enable us to automatically recognise that you have already been to our website when you visit it again. . These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined period of time.

The data processed by cookies is necessary for the aforementioned purposes to protect our legitimate interests as well as those of third parties in accordance with Art. 6 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a notice always appears before a new cookie is created. However, the complete deactivation of cookies may mean that you cannot use all the functions of our website.

Email contact / contact form
It is possible to contact us voluntarily via the e-mail addresses provided or via a contact form. If you contact us via these e-mail addresses or the contact form, the personal data transmitted (e-mail address, name and the other data transmitted to us) will be processed by us.

Without the provision and processing of the personal data, a conversation with you is not possible. The processing of the personal data is solely for the purpose of processing the contact.

The legal basis for the processing of the data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail or using the contact form is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest is to enable you to contact us and to be able to respond to an enquiry. If the enquiry is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 1 p. 1 lit. b) DSGVO. After the enquiry has been processed, the processing of the data is necessary in accordance with Art. 6 para 1 p. 1 lit. c) in order to comply with our professional and tax law retention obligations. Within the framework of the balancing of interests, we may process your data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f) DSGVO beyond the actual fulfilment of the contract and statutory retention obligations in order to be able to defend ourselves against the assertion of claims. If you have given your consent for the processing operations, the legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a) DSGVO.

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected, unless there are legal provisions to the contrary.

In the event that an application is sent in response to a job application, the application documents will be deleted or destroyed as soon as the application procedure has been completed.

If an enquiry by e-mail or contact form is followed by the conclusion of a mandate agreement, our clients will receive further information on the scope of the processing of personal data prior to mandating. In the case of client-related data, the personal data collected by us will be stored for at least 6 years after the end of the calendar year in which the mandate was terminated, in accordance with our professional obligation under Section 50 of the Federal Lawyers’ Act (BRAO), and will be deleted thereafter, unless we are obliged to store the data for a longer period (generally up to 10 years) due to tax and/or commercial law retention and documentation obligations (e.g. under the German Commercial Code (HGB), the German Criminal Code (StGB) or the German Tax Code (AO)). We may store your data to preserve evidence for the time during which claims can be asserted against our law firm (in individual cases up to thirty years).

6. Data subject rights
You have the right:

  • To request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO. In particular, you can request 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 rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data if it has not been collected by us, as well as the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, and, if applicable, meaningful information about its details;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO, to demand the immediate correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • in accordance with Article 17 of the Regulation, to request the erasure of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
  • in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO, to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you object to its erasure and we no longer require the data, but you need it for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims or you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO;
  • pursuant to Art. 20 DSGVO, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another controller;
  • revoke your consent at any time in accordance with Art. 7 3 DSGVO This has the consequence that we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent in the future; and
  • complain to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 DSGVO. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our registered office for this purpose.

7. Right of objection
If your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO, insofar as there are grounds for doing so which arise from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without specifying a particular situation. If you wish to make use of your right of revocation or objection, it is sufficient to send an e-mail to

8. Data security
We also use appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

9. Topicality and amendment of this data protection declaration
This data protection declaration is currently valid and has the status May 2022.
Due to the further development of our website and offers on it or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may become necessary to change this data protection declaration. You can access and print out the current data protection declaration at any time on the website at

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