The operator of this website and responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data within the meaning of the EU Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG-2018) is

Prof. Roland Maria Stangier
Great Venice 31
31134 Hildesheim
Phone: +49 (0) 5121 474 94 

We would like to point out that the security advice under point 6 of the website of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has been taken from the website of the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) and corresponds to the current state of knowledge. The note under No. 7 reflects the current (still) valid legal situation in North Rhine-Westphalia.

We use your data in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations. This privacy policy informs you about the personal data we collect and store about you. You will also receive information on how your data is used and what rights you have with regard to the use of your data.

You have several possibilities to contact us via internet:

a) Visit our website

Every time you visit our website, your browser automatically sends information to the server of our website and temporarily stores it in a so-called log file. The following data is recorded without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:

the IP address of the requesting computer,

the date and time of access,

the name and URL of the retrieved file,

the website from which the access is made,

the operating system of your computer and the browser you use,

the name of your Internet access provider.

We process the data mentioned above for the following purposes:

To ensure a smooth connection of the website,

Ensuring a comfortable use of our website,

Evaluation of system security and stability,

other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 letter f of the DPA, according to which processing is lawful if "processing is necessary to protect the legitimate interests of the controller or of a third party unless such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require the protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject is a child".
Our legitimate interest in the collection of data results from the purposes listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data to draw conclusions about your person. In addition, we use cookies on our website (for more information, see section 5).

b) Use of our contact form

For questions of any kind, we offer you the opportunity to contact us using a form provided on this website.
It is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address so that we know who the inquiry comes from and can answer it. Further information can be provided voluntarily. The data processing for the purpose of contacting us is based on your voluntarily given consent (Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DS-GVO). The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted after your request has been processed.

Your personal data will only be transferred to third parties if
- you have given your express consent (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DS-GVO)
- the disclosure is legally permissible and necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you (Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b DS-GVO)
- there is a legal obligation to pass on the information (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c DS-GVO)
- the disclosure is necessary 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 not disclosing your data (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DS-GVO)

We use cookies on our site. These are small files that are automatically created by your browser and stored on your device (smart phone, tablet, laptop or similar) when you visit our site. Cookies do not cause any damage to your end device, do not contain viruses, trojans or other malware.
Information is stored in the cookie that is related to the specific terminal device used. This does not mean, however, that we obtain direct knowledge of your identity.
The use of cookies serves primarily to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. For example, we use so-called "session cookies" to recognize that you have already visited individual pages of our website. These cookies are automatically deleted after you leave our site.
In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimize user-friendliness, which are stored on your end device for a certain defined period of time. If you visit our site again to use our services, we will automatically recognize that you have already been with us and the entries and settings you have made. You do not have to enter them again.
On the other hand, we use cookies to record the use of our website statistically and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our services for you. These cookies enable us to automatically recognize that you have already visited our website and which information you were particularly interested in when you return. The corresponding cookies are automatically deleted after a defined time.
The data processed by cookies is required for the above-mentioned purposes to protect our legitimate interests as well as the interests of third parties (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DS-GVO).
Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can also configure your browser in such a way that no cookies are stored on your computer or that a message always appears before a new cookie is created.
Complete deactivation of cookies may mean that you cannot use all the functions of our website.

Persons under 18 years of age should not transmit personal data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians.
We do not request personal data from children and young people. We do not knowingly collect such data and do not pass them on to third parties.

You have the right,

in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 DS-GVO to revoke your once given consent to us at any time. This revocation does not affect the lawfulness of the processing that has taken place on the basis of your prior consent. The revocation only has the consequence that we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent for the future,

to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 DS-GVO
In particular, you can request information about

the processing purposes,

the categories of personal data that are or have been processed

the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your data is or has been disclosed

the planned storage period,

the existence of a right of rectification, erasure or limitation of the processing or a right of objection

the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority,

the origin of your data, as long as they were not collected by us,

the existence of automated decision making, including profiling and, where applicable, meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and intended impact of such processing on you

in accordance with Art. 16 DS-GVO, to demand without delay the correction of incorrect personal data relating to you or the completion of your personal data stored by us, if incomplete,

in accordance with Art. 17 DS-GVO to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us,

This does not apply if the processing of your data is necessary 

to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information,

to fulfill a legal obligation,

for reasons of public interest in the field of public health,

for archival, scientific or historical research purposes in the public interest or for statistical purposes,

to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

in accordance with Art. 18 DS-GVO, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data

This applies, as far as

the correctness of the data is disputed by you,

the processing is unlawful, but you object to the deletion of the data and request instead the restriction of the use of the data

we no longer need the data, but you need the data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims,

you have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 (1) DS-GVO.

in accordance with Art. 20 DS-GVO to receive your personal data which you have provided us with in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request its transfer to another responsible party.

pursuant to Art. 77 DS-GVO to complain to a supervisory authority

You can contact the supervisory authority responsible for you at any time with a complaint. Your competent supervisory authority will depend on the state of your residence, your work or the alleged violation. A list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with their addresses can be found at:

If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 letter f DS-GVO), you have the right to object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 DS-GVO, provided that there are reasons for doing so arising from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which we will implement without specifying a special situation.
If you wish to exercise your right of objection, please send an e-mail to roland(at)

We use the common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) procedure within the website visit in connection with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. Usually this is a 256 bit encryption.
You can tell whether an individual page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form by the closed display of the key or lock symbol in the status bar of your browser.
We also use suitable technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, against partial or complete loss, against destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

We link websites of other providers (third parties) that are not affiliated with us.
If you click on these links, we no longer have any influence on what data is collected and used by these providers (third parties). For more detailed information on data collection and use, please refer to the privacy policy of the respective provider (third party).
We assume no responsibility for data collection and processing by third parties.
You can recognize third-party websites by the fact that they always open in a separate window of your browser.

If you have any questions about data protection on our website, we would be pleased to receive your e-mail to roland(at)

The data protection legal framework for service providers is subject to constant changes and adjustments. These changes and adjustments make it necessary to update our data protection information from time to time. You can recognize the current status by the line "Status: ..." at the end of this data protection information.

As of: 25.05.2018

Muster-Datenschutzerklärung der Anwaltskanzlei Weiß & Partner