Privacy Policy

The importance of protecting personal data is very important to us. We take the utmost care to ensure the confidentiality of the data entrusted to us by you. This is due to the fact that we offer comprehensive advice in data protection law and act as external data protection officer.


In accordance with the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Liechtenstein Data Protection Act (DSG), the following information gives you an overview of the processing of your personal data and your rights in this regard.



1.  Data Protection Responsible Person


Responsible within the meaning of the GDPR is:

Attorney at Law

Mag. Florian Scheiber

Wuhrstrasse 14

LI-9490 Vaduz

T +423 (0) 376 54 54

F +423 (0) 376 54 55



2.  Personal Data


We collect, process and use your personal data only with your consent or mandate or order for the purposes agreed with you or if there is another legal basis in accordance with the GDPR; this in compliance with the data protection and civil law provisions.


Only those personal data are collected which are necessary for the performance and processing of our legal services or which you voluntarily provided to us.


Personal data is any data that contains details of personal or material circumstances, such as name, address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, gender, date of birth, age, social security number, AHV number, insured number, tax ID, identity card data, Photos, video and telephone recordings, voice recordings, consulting protocols and cookies. Sensitive data, such as health data or data related to criminal proceedings, may also be included.



3.  Information and Cancellation


As a client or client or generally as an affected party - while respecting the confidentiality of confidentiality - at any time the right to information about your personal data stored, their origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing and a right to correction, data transfer, opposition, restriction of processing as well as blocking or deletion of incorrect or inadmissibly processed data.


As far as changes of your personal data arise, we ask for appropriate notice.


You have the right at any time to revoke your consent to the use of your personal data. Your request for information, deletion, correction, opposition and / or data transfer, in the latter case, unless this is a disproportionate effort, may be addressed to the address of the law firm mentioned in para 1 of this Privacy Policy.


If you believe that the processing of your personal data by us violates the applicable data protection law or your data protection claims have been violated in another way, it is possible to complain to the competent supervisory authority. In Liechtenstein, the Data Protection Office is responsible for this.



4.  Use of the Data


We will not process the information provided to us for purposes other than those covered by the Mandate Agreement or your consent or otherwise by any provision in accordance with the GDPR. Excepted from this is the use for statistical purposes, provided that the data provided have been anonymised.


In particular:


4.1.  Under the mandate contract


The personal data you provide will be processed primarily to provide all necessary legal services under the Mandate Agreement. The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR.


4.2.  To fulfil legal obligations


Processing of personal data may be required for the purpose of fulfilling various legal obligations (eg Tax Act, Due Diligence Act, AEI, FATCA, etc.) as well as regulatory requirements. The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) (c) GDPR.


4.3.  When visiting the website

When you visit our website, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information will be collected without your intervention and stored until automated deletion:


- IP address of the requesting computer,

- date and time of access,

- name and URL of the retrieved file,

- website from which access is made (referrer URL),

- the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.


The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:


- ensuring a smooth connection of the website,

- ensuring comfortable use of our website,

- Evaluation of system security and stability and for further administrative purposes.


The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. In no case we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you.

In addition, we use cookies when visiting our website, whereas the website contains content from third parties (hereinafter referred to as ‘Third-party Providers’). To use such content, the transfer of the user’s IP address to the respective Third-party Provider is required for technical purposes. Because without the IP address, the Third-party Provider would not be able to send the content embedded in the website to the respective user’s browser. We have no influence on whether a Third-party Provider stores or otherwise uses the IP address for statistical purposes. Third-party Providers are independent owners of cookies, so their policies apply.


Third-party Providers are:

GOOGLE  >> for more information
GOOGLE ANALYTICS  >> for more information
XING  >> for more information
LINKEDIN  >> for more information

Please refer to the Cookie Policy available on our website for further details.


4.4.  By using our contact form


For questions of any kind, we offer you the opportunity to contact us via a form provided on the website. It is necessary to provide a name, a valid e-mail address and a short message (request) so that we know from whom the request originated and to be able to answer it. Further information can be provided voluntarily.


The data processing for the purpose of contacting us takes place in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR on the basis of your voluntarily granted consent. The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted after completion of the request made by you.


4.5.  When contacting via e-mail, fax, letter and telephone


If you contact us by e-mail, fax, letter or telephone, your data will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions.


The data processing for the purpose of contacting us takes place in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR on the basis of your voluntarily granted consent. The personal data collected by us will be automatically deleted after completion of the request made by you.



5. Transmission of data to third parties


In order to fulfil your order, it may also be necessary to transfer your data to third parties (eg, the other party, substitutes, insurance companies, service providers we serve ourselves and to whom we provide data, etc.), courts or authorities. A forwarding of your data takes place exclusively on the basis of the GDPR, in particular for the fulfilment of your order or on the basis of your prior consent.


Furthermore, we inform you that as part of our legal representation and support regularly subject-related and case-related information from you are obtained from third parties.


Some of the above recipients of your personal information are located outside your country or process your personal information there. The level of data protection in other countries may not be the same as Liechtenstein's. However, we only transfer your personal data to countries for which the EU Commission has determined that they have an adequate level of data protection, or we take measures to ensure that all recipients have an adequate level of data protection, to which we include standard contractual clauses (2010/87/EC and / or 2004/915/EC).



6.  Data Security


The protection of your personal data takes place through appropriate organisational and technical precautions. These precautions relate in particular to protection against unauthorised, unlawful or accidental access, processing, loss, use and manipulation.


Despite security measures, it can not be ruled out that information that you provide to us via the Internet (contact form, e-mail) or by telephone, fax or otherwise in writing, will be viewed and used by other persons.


Please note that we therefore accept no liability whatsoever for the disclosure of information due to non-caused errors in the data transfer and / or unauthorised access by third parties (eg hacking on e-mail account or telephone, intercepting faxes and letters).



7.  Protection of Personal Rights


As already mentioned, we take the protection of your personal rights very seriously. To ensure the security of your personal information, this Privacy Policy is shared with all employees and strict safeguards are put into place to protect personal rights within the company. The website contains links to websites of other companies. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these companies, so we encourage you to check their privacy policy with these companies.




8.  Holding personal information up-to-date


We have also taken internal action to ensure that your personal information is always accurate, complete and up-to-date for the purpose intended. Of course, you always have the right to access and modify the personal information you provide. You can help us to make sure that your contact information and preferences are correct, complete and up-to-date.




9.  Storage of the data


We will not retain data for longer than is necessary to fulfill our contractual or legal obligations and to avert any possible liability claims.



10.  Profiling


We do not use automated decision-making or profiling according to Article 22 GDPR.



11.  Announcement of data breaches


We will endeavour to ensure that any data breaches are detected early and, where appropriate, promptly reported to you or the relevant regulatory authority, including the relevant data categories involved.



12.  Updating and changing this Privacy Policy


This privacy policy is currently valid and is valid as of December 2018.


As a result of the further development of our website and offers thereof or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy policy. The current privacy policy can be viewed and printed out at any time on the website at



Google Analytics supplement

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install:

You can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link.
An opt-out cookie will be set which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website

For more information about Terms of Use and Privacy, please see the Google Analytics Terms or the Google Analytics Overview. We point out that on this website Google Analytics to the code "gat._anonymizeIp ();" was extended to ensure the anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).





To protect your requests via the internet form, we use the reCAPTCHA service of Google Inc. (Google). The query is used to distinguish whether the input is made by a human or abusive by automated, mechanical processing. The query includes the sending of the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service to Google. For this purpose, your input will be transmitted to Google and used there. However, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address sent by your browser as part of reCaptcha will not be merged with other data provided by Google. This data is subject to the deviating privacy policies of Google. For more information about Google's privacy policy, please visit: