2. Collection and storage of personal data as well as type and purpose of their use
a) When visiting the website
The browser installed on your device automatically sends information to our website server when you visit our website at www.alstertor.de. This information is stored temporarily in a log file. The following information is logged without your intervention and then stored until it is erased automatically:
- 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)
- browser and possibly operating system on your computer and name of your access provider
These data are processed by us for the following purposes only:
- to ensure the establishment of a smooth connection to the website
- to ensure ease of use
- to evaluate system security and stability
- for other administrative purposes
The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para 1 sentence 1 point f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest arises from the purposes of data processing as listed above. On no accounts do we use the collected data to draw conclusions about you personally. Moreover, these data are not associated with other data; user profiles are not created.
Cookies are small files that are created automatically by your browser and are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone) when you visit our website. Cookies do not harm your device, nor do they contain viruses, Trojans or other malware.
Information is placed in the cookie that is specifically related to the particular device that you use. But this does not mean that we obtain direct knowledge of your identity.
Cookies are placed firstly to make use of our service more pleasant for you. For instance, we use session cookies to detect whether you have already visited individual pages on our website. These session cookies are deleted automatically after you leave our page.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies. But you can adjust the settings of your browser so that cookies are not stored on your computer or that you always receive an alert before a new cookie is placed. Please take note that some functions of our website may be unavailable if you disable cookies entirely.
The data processed by the cookies are necessary for preserving our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para 1 sentence 1 point f) GDPR.
Third-party content (map material from Google Maps, Deutsche Bahn and HVV) is integrated on our website. Using the services requires the transfer of your IP address to these providers. We are unable to make any statement about the use of your data by these providers and have no influence on how these data are processed, in particular whether the data are used for additional purposes. For more information, please visit the privacy policies of the individual providers.
b) When you make contact with us
If you contact us by email, telephone or in writing, the data you provide (especially your request, email address, name and telephone number) will be logged and stored by us, in particular in order to respond to your questions. The same applies if you use the contact form on our website.
Data are processed in connection with your establishment of contact with us in accordance with Art. 6 para 1 sentence 1 point e) GDPR.
c) When you commission notarial services
If you commission us with notarial services, we often require personal data from you in addition to the information in accordance with point b). The law requires the notary to collect, process and – in the discharge of official duties – transfer data to third parties (e.g. the tax offices or the registry courts) (for more information, refer to section 3).