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Legal Notice

Bucerius Law School

Institute for Corporate and Capital Markets Law
Jungiusstraße 6
20355 Hamburg

P.O. Box   30 10 30, 20304 Hamburg 
Phone   +49 40 3 07 06 - 180 (Office)  
Fax  +49 40 3 07 06 - 185  
Directors  Prof. Dr. Thilo Kuntz, LL.M. (Chicago) (Managing Director)
Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Karsten Schmidt
Prof. Dr. Jörn Axel Kämmerer  

Responsible Body

Bucerius Law School
Hochschule für Rechtswissenschaft gemeinnützige GmbH

Managing Directors: Meinhard Weizmann & Benedikt Landgrebe

Jungiusstrasse 6
20355 Hamburg

P.O. Box
30 10 30
20304 Hamburg

Registred at
Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg
Amtsgericht Hamburg, HRB 75325
Tax number: 17/424/06683
USt-IdNr.: DE212998891

Chairman of the board: Professor Dr. Michael Göring

Privacy Statement

General information on data processing

We only process personal data of our users if this is necessary to provide a functional website as well as our contents and services. The processing of personal data of our users takes place regularly only after consent of the user. An exception applies in those cases where prior consent cannot be obtained for real reasons and the processing of the data is permitted by law.

The personal data of the person concerned will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage ceases to apply. Furthermore, data may be stored if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other provisions to which the person responsible is subject. The data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the aforementioned standards expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract.

Provision of the website

Every time you visit our website, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.

Access log files and error log files are stored on the server. These log files contain the IP address of the visitor, and thus personal data. The following data is recorded there:

  • Visited Website
  • time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used

The IP address is anonymized after 24 hours; the last octet is zeroed. The deletion will then take place after 7 days at the latest. The log files are collected and stored to maintain server operation and for statistical evaluation.

The mentioned data will be processed by us for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection of the website,
  • Ensuring comfortable use of our website,
  • evaluation of system security and stability as well as
  • for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes listed above for data collection. Under no circumstances do we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you personally.

Use of Cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the Internet browser or by the Internet browser on the user's computer system. If a user visits a website, a cookie may be stored on the user's operating system. Each cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables a unique identification of the browser when the website is called up again.

We use (temporary and session) cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser can be identified even after a page change. The purpose of using cookies is to simplify the use of websites for users. Furthermore, the cookies are used for statistical purposes. These cookies enable us to automatically recognize when you return to our site that you have already been with us. They are automatically deleted after a defined period of time.

Cookies are stored on the user's computer and transmitted to our site. Therefore, you as a user also have full control over the use of cookies. You can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your Internet browser. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it may no longer be possible to use all functions of the website in full.

The data processed by cookies is required for the aforementioned purposes in order to protect our legitimate interests and those of third parties pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f GDPR.

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This online offer is hosted by a service provider who provides us with storage space, computing capacity and services for the purpose of operating this online offer. It processes inventory data, contact data, content data, usage data and communication data of our users.

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f GDPR (protection of justified interests) in connection with. Art. 28 GDPR.

 Your rights 

The GDPR gives them the following rights:

  • to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you may request information about the purposes of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, if these have not been collected by us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information on their details;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to demand without delay the correction of incorrect or complete personal data stored by us;
  • to request the deletion of your personal data stored with us in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to restrict the processing of your personal data if you dispute the accuracy of the data, if the processing is unlawful but you refuse to delete the data and we no longer need the data, but if you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or if you have filed an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, current and machine-readable format or to request its transfer to another person responsible;
  • in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR, to revoke your consent to us at any time. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue processing data based on this consent in the future;
  • to complain to a supervisory authority under Article 77 GDPR if you believe that the processing of your personal data has been unlawful. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our headquarters and
  • to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, if there are reasons for this which arise from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct advertising. This applies if personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which we will implement without specifying a particular situation. You can exercise your right of objection at any time by sending an e-mail to the data protection officer of the person responsible (see below).

Data security

We use the most common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method on the website in conjunction with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. Usually this is a 256 bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. Whether a single page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form is indicated by the closed display 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 unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

Name and contact details of the person responsible

The person responsible within the meaning of the Basic Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is this:


Institute for Corporate and Capital Market Law

Jungiusstr. 6

20355 Hamburg


Phone: 040/30706180

E-mail: iukr[aet]law-s


The data protection officer of the person responsible is:


Dr. Andreas Kerkemeyer

Jungiusstr. 6

20355 Hamburg


E-mail: andreas.kerkemeyer[aet]


This privacy statement is valid as of June 2018.




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