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Privacy statement

The controller in the meaning of data protection laws is:

  • LHM Hußenöder Maurer Kalis und Partner mbB 
    Wirtschaftsprüfer Steuerberater Rechtsanwälte 
    Haller Straße 189, 74564 Crailsheim

  • LHM GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Haller Straße 189, 74564 Crailsheim

  • LHM Energiesteuer Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH

referred to in the following as LHM.


The purpose of this privacy statement is to inform users of this website about which type, quantity and purpose of personal data that is collected by the website operator.

LHM takes the protection of your data very seriously and treats your personal data confidentially and in compliance with the statutory provisions. We recommend that you reread the privacy statement in regular intervals as changes may be made due to new technologies and the ongoing development of this website.

Kindly refer to Art. 4 GDPR for the definition of terms (e.g. ‘personal data’ or ‘processing’).

Access data

We collect data on our Internet presence concerning access to our website, which we store in server log files on the website server. The following data is logged in this way:

·       Website visited

·       Time of access

·       Quantity of data transferred in bytes

·       Referrer URL

The server log files are stored for no more than 30 days and then erased. The data is stored for security purposes, e.g. to investigate misuse. Data that is required as evidence will be exempted from erasure until the matter has been clarified finally. The legal basis for the processing of personal data is Article 6 paragraph 1 subparagraph 1 point b) GDPR.

Collection of general information

General information is collected automatically when you access our website. This information (server log files) includes the web browser, the operating system, the domain name of your Internet service provider and similar data. This information cannot be used to identify you personally. It is required for the correct display of the web content you request and must always be collected for use of the Internet. We compile statistical analysis of this anonymous information in order to optimise our Internet presence and its necessary technology.

Our authorisation for the processing of your data

We respect your privacy. As a result, we will only process your data if we are authorised to do so. You can of course authorise us to process your data by consenting to the processing of your data on our website. In other cases we will process the data based on a statutory authorisation. For instance, we are authorised to process your data for the performance of a contract if you register for events on our website. The same applies if you use other services contained on our website that necessitate the processing of your data. We are also permitted to process your data based on a legitimate interest. Log data is one example, which we collect to ensure smooth operation of our website. We will inform you in each case when we process your data and will of course consider your interests in each case of processing. Should you wish to object, you will find your rights in regard to the processing of your data further down in this privacy statement.
We will also inform you of when we make use of our individual authorisations.

Other important information:

Users who are younger than 16 should only send us personal data with the consent of their parents or guardians. The applicable data protection laws may specify a different age limit.


Our website may contain links to other websites. We have no influence on how these website process your data or on their compliance with data protection rules. Kindly refer to their privacy policies.

Reach measurement & cookies

This website uses cookies for pseudonymised reach measurement; these cookies are transferred to the user’s browser either by our server or by third-party servers. Cookies are small files that are placed on your device. Your browser accesses these files. Cookies improve the ease of use and security of this website. If you do not want cookies to be placed on your device for reach measurements, please object to the use of these files here:

·       Opt-out page for cookies by the network advertising initiative:!/

·       Opt-out page for cookies on the US website:!/

·       Opt-out page for cookies on the European website:!/

Standard browsers have a configuration option to block cookies. Note: It is possible that you will not be able to access all functions of this website if you block cookies.

You can also visit this website without providing personal information. But we do store data collected when you access data this website (without personal reference) in order to improve our Internet presence. This access data includes the file you requested or the name of your Internet service provider. Data anonymisation ensures that you cannot be identified personally.

The legal basis for the processing of data through the use of cookies is Art. 6 paragraph 1 subparagraph 1 point f) GDPR.


Handling of contact details

Erasure or blocking of data

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and minimisation. Therefore, we store your personal data only for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined herein or for compliance with the retention periods required by law. The data will be routinely blocked or erased according to statutory provisions as soon as the respective purpose no longer applies or the periods have come to an end.

Use of Google Maps

This website uses the Google Maps API for the presentation of geographic information. Google also collects, processes and uses data about your use of the map function in Google Maps. For more information about data processing by Google, refer to the Google privacy policies. Go to the Google Safety Center to change your personal privacy settings. For detailed information on how your data is managed in connection with Google products, click here.

Your right to information, rectification, blocking, erasure and objection

You have the right at any time to obtain information about the personal data we have stored concerning you. You also have the right to obtain rectification, blocking or erasure of your personal data, except where storage is required for the fulfilment of a transaction. Kindly contact our data protection officer if you have any questions. You will find the contact details at the bottom. To ensure that blocking of data can be taken into consideration at any time, the data must be kept in a lock file for control purposes. You may also obtain erasure of your data, except where mandatory archiving applies by law. We will block your data on request if it is subject to mandatory archiving. You may obtain changes or withdraw your consent with effect for the future by sending us a suitable message.

Changes in the privacy statement

We reserve the right to change this privacy statement from time to time in order to ensure its compliance with the latest legal requirements or to include changes to our services in the privacy statement, e.g. when new services are introduced. The new privacy statement will then apply to your next visit.

Questions to the data protection officer

Should you have questions for the data protection officer, kindly send us an email or write to him directly:

Werner Gebhardt 

The privacy statement was prepared using the privacy statement generator by activeMind AG.

Contacting us via the website

Where you use the contact details contained on this website to contact us as the operators, your details will be stored for the purpose of processing and responding to your enquiry. You will be required to enter your first name, surname, email address and the text of your enquiry. You may voluntarily submit your company name and telephone number as well. The personal data submitted to LHM in this context will be used exclusively to process your enquiry.

The legal basis for the processing of data is Article 6 paragraph 1 subparagraph 1 point f) GDPR.

Where you contact us using the application form, you will be required to provide your complete address with telephone number and will be given the option to upload your digital CV. The legal basis for the processing of data is Article 6 paragraph 1 subparagraph 1 point f) GDPR.

Duration of storage for personal data

Personal data concerning visitors to our website will be erased when knowledge of this data is no longer necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy statement, except where a longer retention period is required by law. Usage data is ordinarily stored for a period of 30 days. Data from communication forms will be erased when the corresponding enquiry has been dealt with finally.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a service by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA), for the optimisation and analysis of our Internet presence. The service (Google Analytics) uses cookies, which are text files that are placed on your device. The information collected by the cookies is ordinarily transferred to a Google server in the United States and stored there.

Google LLC adheres to European data protection laws and is certified according to the Privacy Shield Framework:

IP anonymisation is used on this website. The user’s IP address is truncated in the Member States of the European Union and other signatory states to the European Economic Agreement. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. This truncation removes any association between the IP address and you personally. The user’s IP address that is transferred by the browser will not be combined with any other data stored by Google.

Within the framework of the data processing agreement that we, the website operators, have concluded with Google Inc., Google Inc. uses the collected information to compile an analysis of website usage and website activity, as well as to provide other services associated with Internet use.

The data collected by Google on our behalf is used to enable analysis of how our Internet presence is used, e.g. to compile reports concerning activity on the website as a means of improving our Internet presence.

The legal basis for the processing of data through the use of cookies is Art. 6 paragraph 1 subparagraph 1 point a) GDPR.

You can prevent the use of cookies on your device by making suitable changes to your browser settings. It is possible that you will not be able to access all functions of this website if you block cookies in your browser.

You can also prevent transfer to and use by Google Inc. of the information (including your IP address) collected by cookies if you download and install a browser plug-in. Click on the following link for a suitable plug-in:

Alternatively, you can select the link “Disable Google Analytics” to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data about you on this website. Clicking on this link will download an opt-out cookie. Your browser must allow storage of the cookie in this case. You will need to click on the link again when you return to our website if you have deleted your cookies.

For further information about the use of data by Google Inc.. go to:

· (data that is collected by Google partners)

· (settings for advertising that is shown to you) (use of cookies in ads)

Transfer of personal data to third parties

LHM uses the support of external providers for the provision of certain technical data processing services. These providers are given access to your personal data for the delivery of these services. The providers are carefully selected and satisfy rigorous standards of data protection and security. They are obliged to maintain strict confidentiality and process the data only on behalf of LHM and according to its instructions.

Moreover, LHM transfers your personal data to third parties and external providers especially if doing so is necessary for the processing of your concern and when it relates to another company with which LHM has a business relationship.

Excepting the cases described in this privacy statement, LHM shall only transfer your data to third parties without your explicit consent if it is required to do so for compliance with a legal obligation or a court order.

Changes in this data protection information

This data protection information describes the current practices of data processing on our website. We will adapt the data protection information whenever the processing of data changes. The data protection information contained on this website is the most recent version of this information to ensure that you remain up to date with the scope of data processing.

Version 25.06.2019

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