Privacy Policy

An overview of data protection


The following gives a simple overview of what
happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal information is any data with
which you could be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be
found in our privacy policy found below.

Data collection on our website

Who is
responsible for the data collection on this website?

The data collected on this website
are processed by the website operator. The operator’s contact details can be found in the website’s
required legal notice.

How do we collect your data?

Some data are
collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form.

Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are
primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed
the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

do we use your data for?

Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of
the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site.

What rights do
you have regarding your data?

You always have the right to request information about
your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the
right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address
given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You
may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.

2. General
information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of this website
take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in
accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

If you use this
website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data with which you
could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it
for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

Please note that data transmitted via
the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of
your data from third-party access is not possible.

Notice concerning the party responsible for this

The party responsible for processing data on this website is:

Architekten GmbH
Steilshooper Str. 300
22309 Hamburg

Telephone: +49 (0) 40 63
29 16 0

The responsible party is the natural or legal person who
alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email
addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data

Many data
processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any
time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we
receive your request may still be legally processed.

Right to file complaints with regulatory

If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file
a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters
related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our
company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the
following link:

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data which we
process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third
party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another
responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.


This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of
the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can
recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from
"http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third

Information, blocking, deletion

As permitted by law, you have the right to be
provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well
as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to
have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in
our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.

3. Data protection

Statutory data protection officer

We have appointed a data protection officer
for our company.

Oliver Gibbins
Gibbins Architekten GmbH
Steilshooper Str. 300
22309 Hamburg

Telephone: +49 (0) 40 63 29 16 0

4. Data collection on our website


Some of our web pages use cookies.
Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our website more
user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and
saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies."
They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device’s memory until you
delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a
case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to
automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete
cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you
wish to use (such as the shopping cart) are stored pursuant to Art. 6 paragraph 1, letter f of DSGVO. The
website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service
provided free of technical errors. If other cookies (such as those used to analyze your surfing behavior)
are also stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically
transmits to us in "server log files". These are:

  • Browser type and browser
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

These data will not be
combined with data from other sources.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO,
which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

5. Plugins and tools

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this
page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web
fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose your browser
has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page
was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and
attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f)

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your

Further information about handling user data, can be found at and in Google’s privacy policy at

Google Maps

This site
uses the Google Maps map service via an API. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway,
Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address.
This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of
this site has no influence on this data transfer.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of
making our website appealing and to facilitate the location of places specified by us on the website. This
constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

Further information about handling
user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of Google at

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