Capital for Growth Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH
Dr. Hermann-Neubauer-Ring 32
+49 (0) 61 82 - 89 55 - 204
You can reach our Data Protection Officer by post at the above address adding the suffix “Data Protection Officer” or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every time our website is accessed, our system automatically records data and information from the computer system of the accessing computer. The following data are thereby collected:
The system temporarily stores the IP address of each user for the purpose of delivering the website to
the user’s computer. The data are stored in access logs for a period of 7 days.
The legal basis for data processing is provided by Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We have a legitimate interest in data processing in the cases specified here.
We also use temporary cookies, stored for a specifically defined period on your terminal device, to optimise user-friendliness. If you visit our site again to use our services, it is automatically detected that you were already on our site, and which data were entered and what settings were made by you. That way you don’t have to enter such data again.
The data processed by cookies are required for the aforementioned purposes of safeguarding our legitimate interests as well as those of third parties pursuant to the first sentence of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you may configure your browser in such a way that no cookies are stored on your computer or that a notice is always displayed before a new cookie is created. But completely deactivating cookies may mean that you cannot use all functions of our website.
The basis for performing the tracking measures with Google Analytics is provided by the first sentence of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. With the tracking measures used we want to ensure that our website is designed to meet the needs of users and optimised on a continuous basis. We moreover use the tracking measures to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate such use to optimise our offering for you. Such interests are to be deemed legitimate within the meaning of the aforementioned provision.
For the purpose of ensuring that our website is designed to meet the needs of users and optimised on a continuous basis, we use Google Analytics, a website analysis service of Google Inc. https://www.google.de/intl/de/about/ (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter “Google”). In this context, pseudonymised user profiles are created and cookies are used (see IV. below). The information generated by the cookie on your use of this website, such as
is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The information is used to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to render other services related to the use of the website and of the Internet in general for purposes of market research and designing such websites to meet the needs of users. Where applicable, such information is also transmitted to third parties to the extent prescribed by law and to the extent third parties process such data on behalf of a controller. Under no circumstances will your IP address be linked with other Google data. Since the IP addresses are anonymised, no identification is possible (IP masking).
You may prevent the installation of cookies by configuring your browser software accordingly; however, please note that in this case it may not be possible to make full use of all functions of this website. In addition, you may prevent collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) as well as processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de .
As an alternative to the browser add-on, particularly in the case of browsers on mobile terminal devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking on such link. An opt-out cookie preventing your data from being recorded in future when you visit the website is set. The opt-out cookie applies only in this browser and only for our website, and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must set the opt-out cookie again. Further information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics can be found e.g. on the Google Analytics help site at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.
On our website we use social plug-ins of the social networks Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter to make our company better known through them. The basis for this is provided by the first sentence of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. The advertising purpose pursued thereby is to be qualified as a legitimate interest within the meaning of the GDPR. Responsibility for operation in accordance with data protection provisions is to be ensured by the respective provider.
On our website, social plug-ins (“plug-ins”) of Instagram, which is operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”) are also used.
The plug-ins are designated with an Instagram logo, e.g. in form of an Instagram camera. When you access a page of our website containing such a plug-in, your browser will establish a direct connection to the servers of Instagram. The content of the plug-in will be transmitted from Instagram directly to your browser, which will embed it into the web page. Through this embedding, Instagram is provided with the information that your browser has accessed the respective page of our website, even if you do not have an Instagram profile or are not logged in to Instagram at the time.
This information (including your IP address) will be transmitted directly to an Instagram server in the USA by your browser, and will be stored there. If you are logged in to Instagram, Instagram may directly allocate the visit to our website to your Instagram account. If you interact with the plug-ins, e.g. click the "Instagram" button, this information will likewise be transmitted directly to an Instagram server and be stored there. This information will also be published in your Instagram account and be displayed alongside your contacts.
If you do not wish Instagram to allocate the data collected through our website directly to your
Instagram account you must log out of Instagram before you access our website.
On our website we use the service Google Maps to provide our customers with a convenient service for finding our location and for creating an individual description of the route to take in order to reach our location. The basis for this is provided by the first sentence of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. The purpose associated with that is to promote customer relationships through a simple location search function and by creating a route description without significant additional effort. Responsibility for operation in accordance with data protection provisions is to be ensured by its provider Google.
By clicking on the service Google Maps on our website, data are transmitted to Google Inc. (https://www.google.de/intl/de/about/) (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter “Google”). In this context, cookies may be used (see IV. below). The information generated by the cookie on your use of this website, such as
is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Certain data are recorded and stored in server logs. Among other things, these logs contain the following:
On our website we offer users the possibility of registering with their personal data. In this case, the data are entered into an input mask, transmitted to us and stored. The following data are processed in the registration process on the legal basis of processing for the performance of a contract or in order to take steps prior to entering into a contract (Article 6(1)(b)) GDPR) and are deleted at the end of the contractual relationship with you giving due regard to the statutory retention periods, unless otherwise stated hereinafter at the time of the deletion:
- Name, address, company name These data are used to identify you as a contractual partner.
- E-mail address, verification of e-mail address, Messenger/telephone number Collection of the Messenger/telephone number and your e-mail address is required to ensure contact with you in the context of performance of the contract. Such contact data serve to transmit contractual information. The e-mail address is also used to satisfy the statutory requirements for entering into contracts by way of electronic legal transactions. We send you advertisements by e-mail. You may also receive advertisements from us by telephone or Messenger. It is a legitimate interest of the company to increase the sales of our company in the context of advertising by conveying a positive description of the company and its products. The legal basis for such data processing is provided by Article 6(1)(f)) GDPR.
- Banking data / PayPal / Paxum, tax status, tax number The banking data as well as the PayPal and Paxum data are collected for the fulfilment of payment obligations under the contract and forwarded to our service providers. Your tax status and the tax number provide us with information on your eligibility for input tax deduction for invoicing purposes.
- WebmasterID and password In order for you to use our system, it is necessary to create your WebmasterID and collect your password. The legal basis for this is likewise the performance of your contract (Article 6(1)(b) GDPR).
For questions of any kind, we offer you the possibility of making contact with us using the form provided
on the website. For that it is sufficient to give a valid e-mail address, your name and your query so as
to enable us to know from whom the inquiry comes and to answer the same.
Data processing for the purpose of contacting us is performed on the basis of the first sentence of Article 6(1)(a) GDPR based on your consent given voluntarily.
The personal data collected by us for use of the contact form are deleted once the inquiry made by you has been processed.
By clicking on one of our e-mail addresses on our website you have the possibility of sending us an e-mail message. For this service, your e-mail application is used. We receive your e-mail address as well as the content of your message and any attachments sent with the e-mail. These data are used to handle the query you have communicated to us. Data processing for this purpose is performed on the basis of the first sentence of Article 6(1)(a) GDPR based on your consent given voluntarily. The personal data collected by us are deleted once the inquiry has been processed giving due regard to observance of any statutory retention periods.
Your personal data will not be disclosed to third parties for purposes other than those specified
We disclose your personal data to third parties only if:
To the extent your personal data are disclosed to third parties for performance of contract pursuant to
Article 6(1)(b) GDPR, the data will be disclosed to the following categories of recipients:
We have instructed service providers with the storage, saving and keeping available of your data as well as with the provision of all related services such as maintenance.
We use service providers for all manner of services relating to Internet access, telephony, e-mail communication as well as for support and embedding of functionalities in our website. For payment of fees, we use the following payment service providers.
If the disclosure of data constitutes contract processing, we have entered into a contract with the service providers for contract processing and have complied with all other statutory requirements for contract processing. Our service providers are based in the European Union and in the USA.
The service providers in the USA have submitted to the provisions of the EU – US Privacy Shield agreed between the USA and the European Union. The level of data protection of companies in the USA having submitted to the requirements of the EU-US Privacy Shield is deemed to be adequate. The Adequacy Decision of the EU Commission with regard to the EU-US Privacy Shield can be accessed under this link:
You have the right:
You may object to the processing of data for legitimate interests pursuant to Article 6(1)(f) GDPR if reasons arise from your particular situation arguing against such data processing. Such objection must be directed to our Data Protection Officer by post at the above address of the controller adding the suffix “Data Protection Officer” or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Last updated: May 2018