© 2019 Yester & Morrow

Privacy Policy for y-m.legal

1. Information on the collection of personal data  

With this privacy policy we want to inform you about the collection of personal data cohering with the usage of our website. Personal data includes all data, that can personally be related to a person, such as name, address, e-mail address, user behaviour.  

Controller within the meaning of art. 4 para. 7 of the EU-General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Tamay Schimang, Yester & Morrow Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Platz der Einheit, 60327 Frankfurt am Main (see our Company Information).

If you contact us via e-mail the data communicated within the e-mail (your e-mail address, where necessary your name and phone number) will be saved, to enable us to answer your questions. The data stored in this context will be deleted, as soon as storage is no longer necessary, or the processing will be restricted in the event that legal storage obligations exist.  

If we wish to use contracted service providers for individual functions of our offer or use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you below in detail about the respective processes. We will also specify the criteria for the storage period. 

As long as nothing else is specified, you are not obligated to provide personal data.  


2. Collection of personal data whilst visiting our Website 

When accessing our website, i.e. the mere informational usage, that is, if you do not register or provide us with information otherwise, information is automatically transmitted to the server of our website by the browser used on your device. This data is transitorily stored on a so called logfile. The following information is collected without your involvement and stored until the automatised deletion: 

  • IP-Adresse

  • Date and time of you access 

  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) 

  • Content of your inquiry (specific site) 


  • Access status/ http-statuscode

  • Amount of data transferred

  • Browser

  • Operating system and its interface 

  • Language and version of the browser software 

The listed data will be processed for the following purposes: ensuring a smooth connection of the website, ensuring a comfortable use of our website, evaluation of system security and stability as well as for other administrative purposes. 

The processing of data is based on art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our justified interest in processing this data derives from the purposes listed above. In no case we will use the collected data in order to draw conclusions about your person. 

3. Newsletter

With your consent, you can subscribe to our newsletter, with which we will inform you about our current interesting offers. The advertised goods and/or services are named in the declaration of consent. 

For the registration to our newsletter, we use the so called double-opt-in-process. Which means that we send you an e-mail to the e-mail address you provided, after registration, with which we ask you to validate your permission to send you the newsletter. If you do not validate the permission within 3 days, your information will be blocked and automatically deleted within a month. In addition, we save the respective IP-address and time you utilised for the registration and confirmation. Purpose of this proceeding is to verify your registration and if necessary, to resolve any possible abuse of personal data. 

The only information required for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. The provision of further information is voluntary and will be used to address you personally. After the confirmation of your consent your e-mail address will be stored for the purpose of sending the newsletter.  

Your consent to sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time. The revocation can be declared by clicking on a link provided to you in each newsletter e-mail, via e-mail or a message to the contact details specified in the imprint.  

You can object to the tracking at any time either by clicking on the link provided to you in every newsletter e-mail or via another contact method. The information is stored for the time of the subscription of the newsletter. After your deregistration we will store the anonymised information for statistical purposes. 

This collecting of data has its legal basis in art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. a GDPR as long as your consent exists.

4. Contact Form

If you have questions of any kind, we provide the possibility to contact us via a form on our website. This way of contact requires the entry of a valid e-mail address, so that we know who the request is from and are able to provide an answer. Further details can be entered voluntarily.

The collecting of data for contacting us has its legal basis in art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. 1 GDPR on the basis of your voluntarily given consent. 

The personal data collected via the contact form will be automatically deleted as soon as the request is answered.  

5. Transfer of data to third parties

A transfer of your personal data to third parties will not occur in scenarios apart from the ones listed below. We will transfer your personal data, if: 

  • you have given your consent thereto according to art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. a GDPR;

  • the transfer in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit f GDPR is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data; 

  • a legal obligation for the transfer exists according to art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. c GDPR; 

  • it is legally permissible and necessary for the settlement of contractual obligations with you according to art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. b GDPR.  


​6. Cookies

We are utilising cookies on this website. Cookies are text file data which are created and stored by your browser automatically on your device (e.g. laptop, tablet, smartphone), once you visit our website. Cookies do not cause any damage or harm to your device. They do not contain viruses, spyware or other kinds of malware. 

Cookies contain data which makes it possible to identify the device utilised. In some cases, cookies may only contain data on certain settings. Cookies do not render you personally identifiable. 

The use of cookies serves the purpose of optimising the use of our website and our services rendered therein for you.  

The data processed by cookies is necessary for the purposes mentioned to safeguard our legitimate interests and those of third parties pursuant to art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR. 

You can prevent the placement of cookies at any time via the corresponding settings of your browser and, e.g., block the placement of third-party-cookies or all cookies. Please be informed that, if doing so, possibly not all functions of our website can be fully and comprehensively used. 

7. Analysis tools

The tracking measures listed below and utilised by us are carried out in accordance with art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR. With the tracking measures utilised, we envisage to ensure that our website is designed in line with user requirements and continuously optimised. On the other hand, we utilise the tracking measures in order to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our offer. These interests are to be regarded as justified within the meaning of the aforementioned provision. 


The collection and storage of data may be revoked at any time with effect for the future. 

8. Your rights as subject to data protection laws

As ‘data subject’ you have the following rights under the GDPR: 

  • according to art. 15 GDPR you have the right to obtain knowledge of what personal data of yours we are processing. In particular, you may request information about the purposes of processing, 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 of rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or opposition, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data if it has not been collected from us, as well as the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where applicable, meaningful information on its details; 

  • according to art. 16 GDPR you may demand any incorrect or incomplete data about you to be corrected or completed; 

  • according to art. 17 GDPR you may demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, as long as the processing of such data is not necessary for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for archiving purposes in the public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; 

  • according to art. 18 GDPR you may request that your personal data be restricted from processing, given that: the accuracy of the personal data is contested by you; the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erase of the personal data and request the restriction of their use instead; we do no longer need the personal data for the purpose of processing, but they are required by you for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; 

  • according to art. 20 GDPR you may demand to receive your data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable report format and that this report shall be transmitted to other data controllers; 

  • according to art. 21 GDPR you may at any time object to the processing of your data for personal reasons; 

  • according to art. 7 para. 3 GDPR you have the right to withdraw your previously granted consent to processing of your personal data at any time. In this case, we are not allowed to proceed the processing of your data being based on your consent in the future; 

  • according to art. 77 GDPR you may file a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority with jurisdiction at your place of residence or employment or at the location of our firm. 

9. Right to object

In case that your personal data is processed based on our legitimate interest pursuant to art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR, you may, according to art. 21 GDPR, object to the processing of your personal data, if this objection is based on grounds of your particular situation or if you object to the procession for direct marketing purposes. In the latter case you have the right to object without the need of declaring any particular situation. If you wish to exercise your right to object or to withdraw, please send a mail to t.schimang@y-m.legal

10. Data security

We use the most common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in connection with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. In general, this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can tell whether an individual page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form by the closed representation of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser. We also use suitable 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. 

11. Amended date and updating of this privacy policy

This privacy policy is currently valid and dated July 2019. Due to the development of our website and services or due to regulatory or legal changes it might become necessary to update this privacy policy in the future. The most recent version of our privacy policy can be accessed and printed out at http://www.y-m.legal/datenschutz. 

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