Privacy Policy

Data Protection at a Glance

General information

The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data refers to all data by which you can be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in the Data Privacy Policy outlined below this text.

Recording data on our website

Who is responsible for recording data on this website?

Data on this website is processed by the website operator. Contact details for this operator can be found in the legal notice to this website.

How do we record your data?

Your data is initially collected when you provide it to us, e.g. when you enter it into the contact form.

Other data is automatically captured by our IT systems when you visit the website. This mainly consists of technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of visit). This data is recorded automatically as soon as you access our website.

Why do we need this data?

Some of the data is collected to ensure that all the functions of our website are available to you.

Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What rights do you have in relation to your data?

You have the right to access data regarding the source, recipient, and purpose of your stored personal data at any time. You also have a right to demand the rectification, blocking or erasure of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice if you have any further questions on data protection. Further to this, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

2. General Advice and Required Information

Data protection

The operator of these sites takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data confidentially and in compliance with data protection provisions and this data privacy policy.

When you use this website, a range of personal data is collected. Personal data refers to data by which you can be personally identified. This data privacy policy explains which data we collect and why we use it. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.

Please be aware that data can be vulnerable when transferred via the internet (e.g. when communicating by email). We cannot guarantee complete protection of data against third-party access.

Information on the responsible body

The controller for data processing on this website is:

Prof. Dr Heinz Kniha
D- 80333 Munich (practice)
Phone: +49-89-236680-0
Fax: +49-89-236680-71

The controller is the natural or legal person who, individually or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. name, email addresses, etc.).

Withdrawal of consent to data processing

Many data processing operations can only be performed with your express consent. You can withdraw the consent you have granted at any time by sending us an informal message by email. The legitimacy of the data processing performed up to the time of withdrawal of consent shall be unaffected by the withdrawal.

Right to lodge complaints with the competent supervisory authority

In the event of data protection breaches, the data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in respect of data protection issues is the data protection commissioner of the Federal state in which our company is established.

A list of data protection commissioners and their contact details can be found at the following link:

Right to data portability

You have the right to have personal data which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in performance of a contract, transmitted to you or a third party in a commonly used and machine-readable format. If you demand the direct transmission of the data to another controller, this is only done insofar as is technically feasible.

SSL and TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, for example orders or enquiries which you send to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL and TLS encryption. An encrypted connection can be identified by the address line of the browser changing from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock icon in your browser line.

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data which you transmit cannot be read by third parties.

Objection to advertising emails

In respect of the contact data which we have published in compliance with the site notice requirement, we hereby prohibit this being used to send advertising information materials that have not been explicitly requested. The operators of the websites expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event that unsolicited advertising information, such as spam emails, is sent.

3. Capturing Data on our Website

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information in server log files, which your browser automatically transfers to us. This information includes:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Server request time
  • IP address

This data is not combined with other data sources.

The basis of this processing is point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR, which allows the processing of data for performance of a contract, or for execution of measures prior to entering into a contract.

4. Plugins and Tools

Google Web Fonts

This site uses Google Web Fonts to standardise fonts. On opening a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and font types correctly.

For this reason, your browser must connect to the Google servers. This notifies Google that our website has been opened from your IP address. Google Web Fonts is used to achieve a uniform and attractive appearance on our website. This represents a legitimate interest in terms of point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR.

If your browser does not support Google Web Fonts, a standard font from your computer is used.

More information on Google Web Fonts can be found at

faq and in the Google Privacy Policy: