Data privacy Version dated: May 2020
Protecting the privacy of our customers and business partners is extremely important to us. The data made available to us relating to you as an individual is collected, processed and used in accordance with the statutory provisions. The employees of HANSAINVEST Hanseatische Investment-GmbH (“HANSAINVEST” or “we” for short) will treat the personal data that you make available to us when you visit our website as confidential. Insofar as this is technically possible and reasonable/where it makes sense, services can be used anonymously.
HANSAINVEST has prepared this data privacy statement to describe how, and for which purposes, which personal data relating to users of the site is collected, processed and used. The data privacy statement also provides an overview of reasonable precautionary measures taken to ensure the security of your personal data.
What is the purpose and scope of application of this data privacy statement?
This data privacy statement applies to all personal data that is collected, processed and used by HANSAINVEST when you visit the site. The content of this data privacy statement may be subject to additional conditions or disclaimers or other contractual provisions that you have entered into with HANSAINVEST, such as data privacy statements or customer information, as well as mandatory applicable laws and provisions.
What information do we collect from you and for what purposes?
When you visit the site, our web server will automatically record details of your visit (for example your IP address, the website that you are visiting us from, the type of browser software used and the individual sub-pages of the website that you actually access, including the date and duration of your visit).
In addition, we collect, process and use personal data that you make available via the site, for example if you enter personal details (e.g. name, gender, address, e-mail address, telephone/fax number) on a registration page or if you subscribe to an e-mail newsletter.
HANSAINVEST collects, processes and uses your personal data:
- in order to further develop and improve the website
- for technical administration and development purposes relating to the site
- for customer and user administration and marketing,
- in order to provide you with information on our products and services.
To whom do we disseminate your information?
We can disseminate your information to government authorities or institutions, supervisory authorities or other individuals, in each case in accordance with applicable laws, provisions, a court decision or an official enquiry, or in accordance with, and for the purposes of, guidelines of (supervisory) authorities or similar proceedings, where this is necessary or permitted based on the applicable law.
Which security measures have we implemented in order to protect your information that is collected via the site?
We have taken the necessary technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data that is collected via the site from unauthorised access, misuse, loss or destruction.
- All instances of access and attempted access are logged as a preventative security measure.
- Data will not be disseminated to third parties without the consent of the data subject in the absence of any statutory provisions to the contrary.
- All employees of HANSAINVEST are subjected to written data secrecy obligations.
The data protection officer and the internal audit department perform checks on a regular basis to ensure that the data protection provisions are being adhered to.
How do we handle electronic mail sent to and from HANSAINVEST?
All electronic mail sent to and from HANSAINVEST is protected - in our systems - by adequate technical and organisational measures and may only be accessed by individuals that are not directly involved in the communication in justified cases and in accordance with applicable laws and provisions (e.g. court decision, suspected criminal behaviour, breach of supervisory law obligations); this information is only accessed by certain individuals in defined functions (e.g. legal, compliance, audit).
What should you bear in mind when sending data via the Internet?
The Internet is not considered a safe environment in general, and information sent via the Internet (such as information sent to or from the site or via electronic mail) may be viewed by unauthorised third parties, which may result in the disclosure of the information, the alteration of its content or technical failure. Even if both the sender and the recipient are in the same country, information sent via the Internet may be transmitted across international borders and may be disseminated to a country with a lower level of data protection than in your country of residence.
Please note that we assume no responsibility or liability for the security of your information while it is being transmitted to HANSAINVEST via the Internet. In order to protect your privacy, we would like to remind you that you can use other means of communication with HANSAINVEST where you consider this to be appropriate.
Use and meaning of cookies on our website
Essential cookies (also functional cookies)
We use so-called essential (functional) cookies on our website, which are necessary for the operation of the website and enable the use of offered services. These cookies do not contain any personal data and are only used to establish a relation between the user and the data.
This category of cookies includes the cookie with the name "1frontend", which enables users to use the newsletter, for example. Here user-related content must be assigned to the correct user.
Another essential cookie is "HI-AntispamQuestion" which is required for the contact form. This cookie also does not contain any personal data.
On our website, we use Matomo for range measurement, to improve the website and generate statistics. Matomo is an open source software that we run directly on our server. You need a cookie that is used for identification but do not contain any personal data.
IP addresses are anonymized (for example: 192.168.xxx.xxx) and we consider also the Do-Not-Track standard. The collected data will not be passed on to third parties and will not be used for advertising purposes.
The data processing for statistical and range measurement purposes takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter f) GDPR with the extent that is necessary and appropriate to fulfill our interest in range measurement, taking into account your interest in a visit to this website that is at most confidential and unobserved.
Third party services
We use the Google Maps service on our website. This is designed to make it easier for you to travel and navigate to us. You can find more information on Google’s data privacy provisions here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de&gl=de
To avoid spam, we cooperate with stopforumstop.com. If you use our contact form, your email address and your IP address will be forwarded for verification purposes to this provider. Your data will not be stored. For more information see the privacy terms of stopforumspam.com: https://www.stopforumspam.com/privacy.
We use Matomo to record and analyse visitor data (https://matomo.org/). This is an open source software package that we host ourselves. This means that no data is transmitted to third parties.
Collection of personal data on our website
Basically, the data will only be processed with your approval and strictly for the intended purpose.
You have the option of subscribing to our newsletter via our website. We need various pieces of personal data for your subscription, as well as a declaration from you stating that you agree to receive the newsletter. In order to provide you with targeted information, we also collect and process publicly available personal data.
As soon as you have signed up for the newsletter, we will send you a confirmation e-mail with a link that you can use to confirm your subscription.
You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using a link in the newsletter or using the newsletter settings.
The personal data that you provide us with in the conctext of the contact request will only be used to answer your request and for the related technical administration.
In answering your quastions, your data will also be processed by processors on our behalf in individual cases. These have been carefully selected and contractually committed in accordance with Article 28 GDPR.
All personal data that you send us via the contact form will be deleted or anonymized at the latest 90 days after the final reply.
Order of the fund reports
The personal data that you send us in the context of a request regarding our fund reports will only be used to answer your enquiry and for the associated technical administration.
When processing your request, your data will also be processed by processors on our behalf in individual cases. These have been carefully selected and contractually obliged in accordance with Article 28 GDPR.
All personal data that you send us when ordering our fund reports will be deleted or anonymized at the latest 90 days after the final reply.
Cookies and similar technology
If you use our site, we may store a cookie or several cookies - small text files that contain a sequence of alphanumeric characters - on your end device. We use both session cookies and permanent cookies. Session cookies are deleted when you close your Internet browser. Permanent cookies remain saved even after you close your Internet browser and can be used by your Internet browser the next time you visit our site. Your Internet browser may offer various options relating to cookies. Please note that if you either delete cookies or opt to disable cookies, you may not be able to use the functions associated with the services offered via our site in full.
- personalise our site and the services we offer via our site, for example in order to save information relating to you so that you do not have to enter it again while using our site or the next time you use our site and the services offered via our site;
- to prepare anonymized user statistics that helps us to maintain the operation and correct errors.
How can you exercise user rights?
If permitted by statutory provisions, you can:
- request information on whether we collect, process or use your personal data,
- ask us for a copy of your personal data or
- ask us to rectify incorrect personal data relating to you.
You can object to the use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or for market or opinion research.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or comments regarding data privacy and your rights referred to above, as well as regarding your right to update or erase your personal data:
HANSAINVEST Hanseatische Investment-GmbH
data protection officer
You can also send an e-mail to: email@example.com