Accountable fort his homepage:

Simon Sonnenberg, lawyer


Lawyers authorized in the FRG:

Simon Sonnenberg, lawyer





Sternstr. 67

40479 Düsseldorf



Tel: 0049 211 51 369 108 (German and English)

Tel: 0049 211 51 369 178 (Chinese)

Fax: 0049 211 51 369 278

Mob: 0049 178 88 88 942 (German and English)

Email: please click here


VAT ID: DE 243200752

Authorized to all German local, district and high courts

Representative ID for fiscal authorities in NRW: 12263 FV NRW

Representative ID for European Trade Mark Office: 32039

Member of the Chamber of Law Düsseldorf

Member of the Indo German Chamber of Commerce


Occupational degree:

The conferred degree is “Rechtsanwalt” lawyer and has been conferred by the North Rhine Westphalia head council of justice with all honours, rights and privileges appertaining to this degree through the Rechtsanwaltskammer Düsseldorf chamber of law at Düsseldorf County court.

Chamber of law:

Simon Sonnenberg, lawyer, is member of the

Chamber of law in Düsseldorf

Freiligrathstr. 25

40479 Düsseldorf

Supervising authority:

Chamber of law in Düsseldorf

Freiligrathstr. 25

40479 Düsseldorf

Main legal vocational regulations for lawyers in FRG:

Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO)

Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (BORA)

Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO)

Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG)

European regulations relating to legal profession”.

You will find any details of legal vocational regulations within URL

Online dispute settlement

Platform of EU for extrajudicial online dispute settlement:

Consumer arbitration institution

We are always ready to carry out a conciliation procedure. The competent consumer arbitration institution for property disputes arising out of the client relationship with a value up to EUR 50,000 is Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft, Neue Grünstr. 17, 10179 Berlin,

Professional indemnity insurance

According to Federal Lawyers' Act, lawyers are obliged to maintain a professional indemnity insurance with a minimum insurance sum of EUR 250,000. Our professional indemnity insurance sum is EUR 1,000,000 offered by Generali Versicherung AG, Adenauerring 7-9, 81737 Munich. Territorial scope: the whole EU region and the countries of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Notice concerning web links:

Our homepage contains web links to extern homepages from other providers. We do not have any influence on these homepages. Responsible for contents and operativeness of other domains of extern supplies are exclusively particular providers and domain owners. We checked the linked homepages for unlawful contends at the time when we put the link on our homepages, but it is not our duty to check them permanently. We shall remove the link from our homepage as soon as we get informed about unlawful contends of such homepage.

Liability for contents on this homepage:

We exercised highest care for collecting and presenting the legal information and facts on this homepage. Nevertheless, the contends shall provide you with general ideas, it can not substitute individual advise. We exclude liability for correctness and completeness of the content of this homepage.

We check the contends submitted by other users in regular intervals and shall delete unlawful contends immediately as soon as we get informed.

Data Privacy Policy


General information and legal bases

The following Privacy Policy provides information about what kinds of personal data we, as the responsible body, collect on this website and for which purposes, and about the extent to which this data is made accessible to third parties.


Responsible body:

Simon Sonnenberg, Attorney

Sternstr. 67, 40479 Düsseldorf, Germany


Tel: 0049 211 51 369 108 (German/English)

Tel: 0049 211 51 369 178 (Chinese)

Fax: 0049 211 51 369 278

Mobile: 0049 178 88 88 942 (German/English)


Data protection supervisor

Sieling Law Firm

Carola Mukesh

Klingenderstrasse 5, 33100 Paderborn

Tel: 05251-142 87 42



Legal basis for processing

The processing of personal data requires a legal basis, which is presented in the following.

In the processing of personal data, for which we obtain the consent of the data subject, Article 6(1) (a) of the General Data Protection (EU) (GDPR) serves as the legal basis.

In the processing of personal data necessary for the fulfilment of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Article 6(1) (b) GDPR serves as the legal basis. This also includes processing procedures that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures.

In so far as the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Article 6(1) (c) GDPR serves as the legal basis.

Where processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by our company or by a third party and the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the first-mentioned interest, Article 6(1) (f) GDPR will serve as the legal basis for processing. The legitimate interests of our company lie in the implementation of our business activities as well as in the analysis, optimisation and maintenance of the security of our online offering.


Log files, hosting

The server statistics automatically store the data that the browser sends to us in the context of our legitimate interests of analysis and for security reasons (so-called “logfiles”).


This means the following data in detail:

  •  Browser software language and version
  •  Operating system used and its interface
  •  Referral URL (the previously visited page)
  •  Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  •  Server request date and time
  •  Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  •  Content of the request (concrete page)
  •  Amount of data transferred
  •  Access status/ HTTP status code.

We generally cannot assign this data to certain individuals. These data are not merged with other data sources. The data will also be deleted within seven days after a statistical evaluation. Data that need to be stored for evidence purposes are excluded from the deletion until the final clarification of the respective incident.


We make use of hosting services. These are used to provide infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services as well as technical maintenance services to maintain the operation of this online offer.


For these purposes we, or our hosting provider, process contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta and communication data of customers, interested parties and visitors of this online offer based on our legitimate interests to provide an efficient, secure online offering.



This page uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and which are used to allow certain information to accrue in the location that sets the cookie. They serve to make the Internet offering more user friendly and effective, or to facilitate navigation of our website.

You can also use our website without accepting cookies. You may also configure your browser settings according to your preferences and, for example, reject the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies, or delete already stored cookies. If you do not accept cookies, please note that our offering may not be work properly.

Below you will find out about the function of cookies for individual functions on our website.


Transfer of data to third parties

We send data to third parties if such is necessary for the performance of the contract and/or we are legally obligated and/or authorised in individual cases.


In part, we operate within the framework of our legitimate interests with regard to the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of the online offering of external service providers. This always presupposes that the third-party providers of this content detect the IP address of the users, since they could not send the content to their browser without the IP address. The IP address is therefore required to display this content. Third parties may also use so-called pixel tags (invisible graphics, also referred to as “web beacons”) for statistical or marketing purposes. The pixel tags can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this website. The pseudonymous information may also be stored in cookies on the user’s device and may include, technical information similar to the logfiles. We list our service providers below.


If your data is to be used for other purposes, we will inform you beforehand and only use the data insofar as you have expressly stated your prior consent. 


Service provider Google

In the context of our legitimate interests in the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our online services, we use the services of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, (“Google”).

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, which provides a guarantee of compliance with European privacy legislation



Google Maps

This website uses content from Google Maps. By visiting the website, the third party receives information that you have accessed the corresponding sub-page of our website. In addition, the data sent automatically via your browser, such as your IP address, is transferred to Google Maps in the United States and stored there. The provider may store these data as user profiles and use them for advertising and market research purposes. If you are logged in to Google at the same time, this information will be directly associated with your account. If you do not want these data associated with your profile, you must be sure to activate the logout button. By using this website, you agree to the collection, processing and use of the data automatically collected and entered by Google, one of its representatives, or third-party providers. We would like to point out that, as a provider of the pages, we are not aware of the contents of the data sent and their use by Google.

Detailed information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by Google Maps can be found in the provider’s privacy policy at


Rights of the data subject

You have the right to information about the personal data which we store about you. In accordance with statutory regulations, you also have the right to correct incorrect data and to block, transfer and delete your personal data. If you intend to do so, please send us an email with the subject line “Data privacy”.

You also have the right to appeal to a data protection supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of the personal data relating to you is in breach of the legal provisions.


If you have given your consent, you have the right to revoke your consent at any time. This will not affect the legality of the processing based on consent granted until the revocation.


You may at any time object to the future processing of your personal data in accordance with the legal requirements. The objection may in particular be directed at processing for direct marketing purposes.


Storage duration of personal data

We store personal data for the duration of the respective statutory retention period or as long as the purpose of the collection exists. At the end of the retention period, there is a routine deletion of data unless there is a necessity for contract initiation or performance of a contract. If the data of the user are not deleted because they are necessary for other and legally permissible purposes, their processing will be limited as far as possible. The data will be blocked as far as possible and will not be processed for other purposes. This applies, for example, to users’ data that must be kept for commercial or tax reasons.



We make every effort to process your personal data by utilising all technical and organisational possibilities in such a way that the regulations of the data protection laws are adhered to and in order to protect these data.

This privacy statement was issued by the Sieling Law Firm – the specialist law firm for IT Law.



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