OFM OEBEL FRÖHLICH MICHELS GmbH - Auditors, Tax consultants

Data protection

In gathering, processing and using the data gathered as a result of your visit to the web site, OFM Oebel Fröhlich Michels GmbH (the “company”) takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and complies strictly with the provisions of the Data Protection Law. Personal data are only recorded on this web site to the extent that this is technically necessary. Under no circumstances will the data collected be sold or passed to third parties for other reasons.

The following statement gives you an insight into how we ensure this protection and what sort of data is collected and to what purpose.

Collection and processing of data

A record is kept of every visit to our web site and of every reference to a file stored on the web site. The storage of data serves internal systems and statistical purposes. The company keeps a record of: the name of the file visited, the date and time of the visit, the volume of data transferred, the registration of a successful visit, the web-browser and the domain making the inquiry. In addition, a record is kept of the IP addresses of the computers seeking information from the web site.

You are not required to give any additional data whatsoever in the public areas of this web site. You may however decide to provide this data by filling out schedules in the following areas of our web site:

  • Subscription to the Newsletter of OFM Oebel Fröhlich Michels GmbH, auditors and tax consultants,
  • Subscription to publications,
  • Registration for events and seminars,
  • Inquiries via a contact schedule.

In these cases the company stores your e-mail address and any other data you have supplied. If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on this web site, then a valid e-mail address and further information must be given enabling us to check that you are the owner of the e-mail address given or that the owner is in agreement with your receiving the relevant newsletters. No further data is collected.

Use of the data stored

The personal data given on this web site is used solely for the purposes stated in the relevant sections of the web site and for other purposes to which you have to give your consent.

You may at any time withdraw your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use in order to deliver the relevant newsletters.

The stored personal data will be deleted once you withdraw your consent to their being stored, when knowledge of the data is no longer necessary in order to fulfil the purpose for which the data was stored or should the storage of the data not be permitted for any other reasons in law.

We will not pass on the personal data you have provided to third parties who have no relationship with the company without your consent.

Transfer of data to foreign countries and disclosure to third parties

The company will pass on your data to associated firms in Germany and internationally for the purposes stated above and also transfer it to networks of lawyers. Should the data be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area whose laws regarding data protection do not correspond with the standard required in the EU, the company will at all times ensure a level of data protection in processing your data which conforms to that practiced in the European Economic Area.

Cookies

The company does not use any cookies on this web site.

Right to information

The company will gladly supply information of the data stored on your person as well as on the purpose of this data storage when applied for in writing.

Security caution

We endeavour through the use of all technical and organisational facilities to store your personal data in such a way that they are not accessible to third parties. Complete data protection on the part of the company is however not assured when communicating by e-mail, such that the firm recommends that you send confidential information by post.

Contact person

The company’s data protection coordinator, Mr Böhmer, is available at any time should you require additional information.