Privacy Policy

Data protection Statement as per § 13 Para. 1 German Telemedia Act

Thank you for your interest in our services and for visiting our website.
Your data protection and protection while using our website are a given for us. Thus we would like to provide you with more information here about the personal data that we collect when you visit our website, and the purposes for which this data is used.

This Data protection Statement can be downloaded, saved and printed at any time under the URL Since statutory changes and changes to our internal company processes could require adjustments to this Data protection Statement, we ask that you please read through this Statement on a regular basis.

1. Scope

This Data protection Statement applies to the web pages of KINAST Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Hohenzollernring 54, 50672 Cologne, Germany, which can be accessed through the websites found under the domain “” (hereinafter: “our website”).

2. What is personal data?

Personal data is any data that can be used to learn personal or material information about you (e.g. name, address, phone number, birth date or email address). Information that cannot be used to identify you (or only with unreasonable effort), for instance anonymized information, is not considered personal data.

3. What personal data do we collect and process?

You can use our website without providing any personal data. If you choose to contact us via email, we will use personal data provided by you solely for the purpose of contacting you. Your personal data will not be shared with third parties. If you subscribe to our newsletter we will use your email address solely for the purpose of sending our newsletter to you.

5. Anonymous usage data/usage of cookies

We do not create personal user profiles or use cookies. In loading the information that you request, we only save statistical data on our servers for analytical purposes. Only general information is recorded, for instance which content was called up from our website and when, and which pages received the most visits. However, this data does not allow us to draw any conclusions about the visitors to our site. None of this anonymously collected data is linked with any personal data collected via the contact form, and it is deleted immediately after the end of the statistical analysis.

6. Security measures to protect the data we store

The personal data that you entrust to us via our website and in email correspondence with us is secure. We are committed to protecting your privacy and handling your personal data in a confidential manner. In order to prevent the loss or misuse of the data stored on our servers, we take extensive technical and operational security precautions that are regularly checked and adapted according to technological advances. However, please note that because of the nature of the internet, it is possible that other persons or institutions outside our scope of responsibility may fail to comply with data protection rules and the abovementioned security measures. In particular, unencrypted data – including data provided by email – may also be read by third parties. We do not have any technical means to prevent this. It is the user’s responsibility to protect the data that he or she provides against misuse, either by way of encryption or in some other manner.

7. Hyperlinks to outside websites

Our website includes hyperlinks to other providers’ websites. Clicking on these hyperlinks will take you from our website directly to the website of the other providers. This will be apparent from the change in URL, among other things. We cannot guarantee the confidential handling of your data on these third-party websites, since we have no influence over whether or not these companies comply with data protection provisions. Please obtain information directly from these websites about how the companies handle your personal data.

8. Information about your stored personal data/deletion

We only store the personal data that you provide to us through the contact form for as long as is permissible by law. Upon request, we will gladly inform you what personal data we have stored with respect to you. If, despite our best efforts to obtain correct and current data, we have incorrect data on record, we will correct it without delay. If you wish to have your stored data deleted, we will also delete the data without delay upon request. If it is not possible to delete the data for legal reasons, the respective data will be blocked instead. However, please note that if we delete your data, we will no longer be able to provide you with the services described herein. In this case, please contact:

9. This Data Protection Statement shall be governed under German law only.

KINAST Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Hohenzollernring 54
D-50672 Cologne, Germany
Phone:  +49 (0)221 – 222 183 – 0
Fax:  +49 (0)221 – 222 183 – 10