Privacy Policy

Information on data protection and cookies


Controller regarding your personal data is:

LEXANTIS Rechtsanwälte
Rechtsanwälte Becker
Hölzl Ziegelmayer GbR
Hohenzollernring 57
50672 Köln
T +49 221 46 78 35 0
F +49 221 46 78 35 99

Legal basis

We may process your personal data based on your consent or as necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests, including for providing you with our web offering, products, to adopt our offer to your interests and to improve our offer as further set out below (Art. 6 (1)(1) (a), (f) GDPR).*

Collection and processing of personal data

You can visit and use our website without telling us who you are. We do not require any registration.

Connection information

When you access our website, you (as a technical necessity) transmit data to our web server via your internet browser. The following data is recorded during an ongoing connection for communication between your internet browser and our web server: Date and time of the request; name of the requested file; page from which the file was requested; access status (transfer file, file not found, etc.); used web browser and operating system used; IP address of the requesting computer; transferred amount of data. For reasons of technical security we store this data for a short time. We cannot connect the information to individual persons. We do not store the data for more than thirty days.

Use of Cookies

To make this website work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most websites do this too.

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

Cookies are either:

Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser –  they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any information from your computer.

Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again. We use persistent cookies to very limited extent for personalisation and for Google Analytics and  (see below). Our own cookies usually do no persist for more than 14 days.We used session ID to improve your navigation experience on our website. We also place a cookie that shows that you have agreed to the use of cookies; this cookie persists for six month.

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States .

Due to the IP-anonymisation that is activated on this website your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: Opt-out Browser Add-on.

As an alternative to the browser Addon or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain).

Google Fonts

To display the fonts on this Website, the website uses external fonts in the form of "Google Fonts", a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, ("Google"). Google is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield, thereby ensuring compliance with EU data protection regulations when processing data in the US. When the website is accessed, it will connect to the Google server in the United States to enable or update the appearance of the font. The legal basis is the legitimate interest in the optimization and economic operation of the website. Through the connection, Google can tell from which website a request is sent and to which IP address the presentation of the font is transmitted. Further information, in particular on the possibilities to prevent the use of data, Google offers under the following links:;

Transfer to a third country (outside EU/EEA)

Other than described herein, no transfer will take place to third parties outside the EU/EEA.

No automated decision-making

We do not collect or use any data for automated decision making.

Data Protection Contact

You may contact us on any data protection issues:

LEXANTIS Rechtsanwälte
zH Thomas Becker
Hohenzollernring 57
50672 Köln
T +49 221 46 78 35 10
F +49 221 46 78 35 11

We are not obliged to appoint a data protection officer under the applicable laws.

Your information rights and other rights

You have the right to request from the controller access to and rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing concerning the data subject or to object to processing as well as the right to data portability in accordance with the GDPR* and the applicable laws. Please contact the address given above by email or by mail.

Right to lodge a complaint

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority in accordance with the GDPR* and the applicable laws if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes the GDRP*. For this purpose, you may contact in particular the supervisory authority in the EU Member State of your habitual residence or the place of the alleged infringement.

The supervisoryauthoritythat is directly responsible for us is the North Rhine-Westphalia Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (LDI NRW), Germany. For more information go to

Professional secrecy and electronic communication

Please read our additional information regarding professional secrecy and the use of electronic communication here.

Responsibility for external links

No responsibility is assumed for the content of external websites that link to this website or which are linked from this website.


We reserve the right to make changes to this website's Privacy Policy.

END of Privacy Policy

Last update: 18 May 2018

*You can find the General Data Protection Regulation here. For more information see the EU Commission's website here and the website of the Article 29 Working Part here.


Do you have questions?

Thomas Becker

+49 46 78 35 10