Data protection

1. Name and contact details of the controller

This privacy statement informs on how personal data are processed on the website of:

Controller: Walter Wiese - Architektur Consulting

Contact details of the data protection officer:

The data protection officer of the website can be contacted at the aforementioned address and under

2. Scope and purpose of the processing of personal data

2.1 Accessing the website

When accessing this website “” data are automatically sent to the server of this website by the internet browser used by the user. The data are saved in a logfile for a limited period. The following data are saved without any further entry of the user until they are automatically deleted:

IP address of the user’s terminal device,
Date and time of access by the user,
Name and URL of the website accessed by the user,
Websites from where the user accesses the website (so-called referrer-URL),
Browser and operating system of the user’s terminal device, as well as the name of the access provider used by the user.

The processing of these personal data is justified pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR [General Data Protection Regulation]. The owner has a legitimate interest in processing for,

Establishing a rapid connection to the owner’s website,
Enabling a user-friendly application of the website,
Identifying and ensuring the security and stability of the systems and
Facilitating and enhanching the administration of the website.

The processing is expressly not carried out for the purpose of gaining knowledge about the person of the visitor to the website.

2.2 Contact form

Users can send messages to the owner via an on-line contact form. To receive an answer a valid e-mail address must be entered; any further information is voluntary. By sending the message via the contact form, the user consents to the processing of the transmitted personal data. Data are only used for processing and answering requests via the contact form. This is done on the basis of the voluntary consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 fig. a) GDPR. The personal data collected for using the contact form will be deleted automatically, once the request has been completed and there are no reasons for further storage (e.g. subsequent orders).

2.3 Newsletter

When subscribing to the newsletter, the user expressly consents to the processing of personal data. For newsletter subscription, only the user’s e-mail address has to be entered. For sending newsletters, the legal basis for processing the user’s personal data is the consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 fig. a) GDPR.

3. Disclosure of data

Personal data can be disclosed to a third party if

The data subject has given his/her express consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 fig. a) GDPR that
Disclosure is necessary pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 fig. f) GDPR for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason for the assumption that the data subject has an overriding and legitimate interest in the non-disclosure of his/her data,
There is a legal obligation pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 fig. c) GDPR and/or
This is necessary pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 fig. b) GDPR for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party.

In all other cases, personal data shall not be disclosed to a third party.

4. Cookies

The website uses cookies. Cookies are data packages exchanged between the server of the website and the user’s browser. These are saved by the devices respectively used (PC, notebook, tablet, smartphone etc.) when the website is accessed. In this respect, cookies cannot damage the devices used. In particular, they do not contain viruses or other malware. Information is stored on the cookies, which results from the relevant specifically used terminal device. Under no circumstances can the owner gain direct knowledge of the identity of the user accessing the website.

Cookies are mainly accepted according to the basic settings of the browser. The browser settings can be set, so that cookies not accepted by the devices used or that specific reference is made every time a new cookie is created. However, disabling cookies means not all functions of the website can be used optimally.

Cookies are used to make the use of the website more convenient. For instance, session cookies enable tracking whether the user has already accessed a single page of the website. After exiting the website, these session cookies are automatically deleted.

Temporary cookies are set to improve user-friendliness. They are stored on the user’s device for a temporary period. If the website is accessed again, it will automatically recognise that the user had already accessed the website earlier and what he/she entered or set to avoid repetition.

Moreover, cookies are used to analyse the website accesses for statistical purposes and to optimize the website. These cookies enable the automatic recognition of a user who has already accessed the website when he/she accesses it again. Here, the cookies are deleted automatically after a preset period.

The data processed by cookies are justified for the above purposes to protect the legitimate interests of the owner pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 fig. f) GDPR.

5. Your rights as data subject

Insofar as your personal data are processed when you access our website, you, as “data subject” shall have the following rights in terms of GDPR:

5.1 Information

You may request information as to whether your personal data are processed by us. There is no right to information if the disclosure of the requested information infringes the obligation to secrecy pursuant to section 83 StBerG [tax consulting law] or the information has to be kept confidential for other reasons, in particular due to the overriding legitimate interest of a third party. Apart from that, there might be an obligation to disclose information, if, in particular taking into account imminent damage, your interests override the interest in maintaining confidentiality. Moreover, the right to information shall be excluded if the data are only saved because they may not be deleted due to legal or statutory retention periods or are exclusively for backup or privacy monitoring, unless disclosure would involve disproportionate effort and processing for other purposes by appropriate technical and organization measures is excluded. Provided that the right to information is not excluded in your case and your personal data are processed by us, you are entitled to request information as follows:

Purpose of processing,
Categories of the your personal data processed,
Recipient or category of recipients your personal data are disclosed to, in particular recipients in third countries,
If possible, the intended period your data shall be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining the duration of the storage,
The right to rectification or deletion or limitation of processing the personal data related to you or the right to object to this processing,
The right to appeal at a data protection supervisory authority,
Provided that the personal data have not been collected with you as the data subject, the information available for data origin,
The existence of automated decision-making, including profiling and meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the pursued consequences of automated decision-making,
In the case of a disclosure to recipients in third countries, provided that there is no resolution of the EU Commission as to the adequacy of the level of protection pursuant to Art. 45 (3) GDPR, information on the appropriate safeguards pursuant to Art. 46 (2) GDPR for protecting personal data.

5.2 Rectification and completion

If you notice that we have incorrect personal data concerning you, you may request the immediate rectification of these incorrect data. In the case of incomplete personal data you may request the completion of personal data relating to you.

5.3 Deletion

You shall have the right to deletion (“right to be forgotten”), provided that the processing is not necessary for exercising the right of freedom of expression, right to information or for compliance with a legal obligation or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest and one of the following reasons is applicable:

The personal data are no longer required for the purposes they have been processed.
The justification basis for processing was exclusively your consent that you have withdrawn.
You have objected to the processing of your personal data published by us.
You have objected to the processing of personal data not published by us and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for processing.
Your personal data were processed illegitimately.
The deletion of personal data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation we are subject to.

There is no entitlement to deletion if the deletion erasure is impossible or involves disproportionate effort in the case of lawful not automated data processing due the special kind of storage and your interest in deletion is low. In such a case deletion shall be replaced by restriction of processing.

5.4 Restriction of processing

You shall have the right to a restriction of processing if one of the following reasons is applicable:

You contest the accuracy of the personal data. In this case, the restriction may be demanded for a period allowing us to verify the accuracy of the data.
The processing is illegitimate and you demand the restriction of use of your personal data rather than deletion
Your personal data are no longer necessary for processing by us, which you however need for establishing, exercising or defending legal claims.
You appealed pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR. Restriction of processing may be demanded as long as it has not been determined whether our justified reasons prevail your reasons.

Restriction of processing means that personal data are only processed with your consent or for establishing, exercising or defending legal claims or for protection of rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of substantial public interest. Before we override the restriction, we are obliged to inform you.

5.5 Data portability

You have a right to data portability, provided that processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 fig. a) or Art. 9 (2) fig. a) GDPR or a contract to which you are party and processing is performed by means of automated processes. In this case, the right to data portability comprises the following right, provided that the rights and freedoms of other persons are not impaired: you can demand that the personal data provided by you are received in a structured, conventional and machine-readable format. You have the right to transmit these data to another controller without our interference. As far as technically feasible, you may demand that we transmit your personal data directly to another controller.

5.6 Objection

Provided that processing is based on Art. 6 ()1 sentence 1 fig. e) GDPR (performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller) or Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 fig. f) GDPR (legitimate interest of the controller or a third party), you have the right for reasons resulting from your specific situation to object to the processing of personal data related to you. This shall also be applied to profiling having regard to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 fig. e) or fig. f) GDPR. After the right to objection has been exercised, we will no longer process your personal data, unless we are able to provide reasons for processing worth of protection that override your interests, rights and freedoms or the processing is for establishing, exercising or defending legal claims.

You are entitled to object to the processing of personal data related to you for direct advertising purposes at any time. This is also applicable to profiling related to such direct advertising. We will no longer use the relevant personal data for direct advertising purposes when this right to objection has been exercised.

You can either inform us about your objection by phone, e-mail, telefax or send an informal letter to the postal address of our owner mentioned at the beginning of this privacy statement.

5.7 Withdraw consent

You have the right to withdraw consent given at any time with effect for the future. You can either inform us about the withdrawal of consent by phone, e-mail, telefax or by sending an informal letter to our postal address. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of data processing based on consent before its withdrawal. Upon receipt of the withdrawal, data processing exclusively based on your consent will be stopped.

5.8 Complaint

If you think that processing of personal data related to you is illegal, you may lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority responsible for your place of residence or workplace or the place of the alleged infringement.

6. Google Web Fonts

This website uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for uniform presentation of fonts. When accessing a website your browser loads the necessary web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts accurately.

To this end, the browser used by you has to connect to the Google servers. On this occasion, Google gains knowledge that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our on-line offers. This is a legitimate interest in terms of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

If your browser does not support Web Fonts, another standard font will be used by your computer.
For further information about Google Web Fonts please refer to and Google the privacy statement:

6.1 Google Maps Plugin

We use a plug-in of the internet service Google Maps in our website. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., based in the USA, CA 94043, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View.
When you use Google Maps in our website, information about the utilization of this website and your IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and also stored on this server. We neither have knowledge about the precise content of the transmitted data, nor how they are used by Google. The company denies in this context that data are linked to information from other Google services and the collection of personal data. Google, however, may transmit the information to a third party.
If you disable Javascript in your browser, you prevent the execution of Google Maps. In this case, maps cannot be displayed in our website.
When accessing our website you give your consent to the collection and processing of information described by Google Inc..
For further information on privacy policy and terms of use for Google Maps refer to:

7. Status and update of this privacy statement

This privacy statement is the version as of July 1, 2019. We reserve the right to update the privacy statement in due course to improve data protection and/or adapt it to a changed authorities’ practice or jurisdiction.

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