Personal data

The law firm collects, receives and handles personal data about you as a part of our handling of the case. Therefore, the law firm has formulated a privacy policy.

The law firm has internal procedures and politics securing that your information is protected. There are politics regarding both the digital and the physical safety.

The law firm primarily handles criminal cases and therefore, the law firm receives and handles private information regarding punishable offences. The information is received, handled and stored in compliance with the Danish Data Protection Act and the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Where does your personal information come from?

If you are a client, we receive personal information about you. In criminal cases, the information is typically received from the police or the courts.

If you are not a client, we might receive personal information from another client, the police or the courts. We might also receive personal information from other sources, for instance other public authorities.

Storage of your personal information

We store your personal information during the time it is necessary for the stated purposes. Special circumstances for continued storage of your information might be relevant in criminal cases, because matters regarding serving of a sentence, possibilities for retrial and the like might appear.

When storage is no longer demanded by law and also is not necessary due to the purpose anymore, the information will be deleted.

Receivers and categories of receivers

The law firm uses UNIK Hosting as supplier, and the case handling system and data are therefore stored at UNIK and the data handlers UNIK has reached agreements with. There has been reached data handling agreements with the relevant parties.

Furthermore, the law firm uses services delivered by Microsoft.

In relation to case handling, personal information is primarily exchanged with the police and the courts. In special instances, the personal information might also be exchanged with other authorities, companies or individuals.

This will naturally always happen with respect to the confidentiality, which attorneys are bound by.

Your rights

At any time, you have the right to withdraw your consent. However, we might be obliged by law to keep storing your information in some cases. As a rule, you have the right to gain insight into the information we handle about you. The law contains some special exceptions to this rule. In criminal cases it is sometimes decided that there are parts of the investigation, which the defense attorney must not tell the client about.

It is stated in the Code of Procedural Justice that the defense attorney is not allowed to hand over case material from the investigation to the client.

Complain to The Danish Data Protection Agency

You have the right to submit a complaint to The Danish Data Protection Agency if you are unsatisfied with the way we have handled your personal information.

You can find The Danish Data Protection Agency’s contact information at

Contact information

Advokatfirmaet Jan Schneider (The law firm of Jan Schneider)
CVR: 35559248
Address: Store Torv 10, 3rd floor, office no. 2
Zip-code: 8000 Aarhus C
Phone: +45 26 23 29 96

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