Data privacy statement

I.        General Information

The Website www.investinvisions.com ("Website") is a service of Invest in Visions GmbH (limited liability), hereinafter also referred to as "Company" or "we"/"us".

In the following we inform you about the handling of your personal data. If you use our Website and the Company service, personal data will be processed.

Because the protection of your privacy is important to us, we would like to inform you to what extend your personal data gets processed by us and in what way.

You can access this data protection declaration at any time under the section "Privacy Policy" at https://www.investinvisions.com/en/data-privacy-statement.html on our Website.

N.B.: Of course we observe the legal provisions of the data protection regulation ("GDPR"), the Federal Data Protection Act ("BDSG") as well as other data protection regulations.

II.        Name and address of the controller

Invest in Visions GmbH, as operator of the Website, is responsible regarding personal data that gets processed because you use our Website. 

 

Invest in Visions GmbH (limited liability)

Represented by Edda Schröder

Freiherr-vom-Stein-Straße 24-26

60323 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: +49 (0) 69 / 204 34 110

Fax.: +49 (0) 69 / 204 34 1130

E-Mail: info@investinvisions.com

 

III.        Contact details of the data protection officer

If you have any questions or if you wish to exercise your rights, please contact our data protection officer:

WINHELLER Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

RA Per Kristian Stöcker, Externer Datenschutzbeauftragter

Tower 185, Friederich-Ebert-Anlage 35-37

60327 Frankfurt am Main

Telefon: +49 (0) 69 76 75 77 80

E-Mail: info@winheller.com

 

IV.        Processing personal data

  1. Providing the Website and creation of log files

a)    Description and scope of data processing

Every time you visit our Website, your browser transmits the following data which gets automatically saved for technical reasons:

-    Information about your browser type and version

-    The operating system you are using

-    The previous website from where you are accessing us (referrer URL)

-    Your IP address

-    The date and time when accessing our Website

Our system stores your personal data in log files. This data is not stored with other personal data in relation to you.

b)    Legal basis for data processing

We process your data temporarily pursuant to Art. 6 Sec. 1 phrase 1 lit. f GDPR.

c)    Data processing purpose

It is necessary for us to process your IP address temporarily to enable the Website to be made available on your terminal device. Furthermore, we use your personal data to optimize our Website and guarantee the security of our IT systems. Your data will not be processed for marketing purposes.

These reasons also reflect our legitimate interest in processing your personal data.

d)    Storage period

The aforementioned personal data will be deleted as soon as it is not necessary anymore for achieving the processing purpose. This is the case when the respective session has been ended by you.

Your IP addresses that were processed in log files, will be deleted after 14 days, which would make it impossible for us to draw any conclusions from the IP address to your person.

e)    Possibility to object and removal according to Article 21 GDPR

It is not possible to object the processing of this data since it is necessary for the Website´s functioning.

  1. Cookies

a)    Description and scope of data processing

We use so-called cookies on our Website, they serve us to recognize you as a user and to facilitate the usage of our Website. Cookies are small text files which your web browser installs on your terminal equipment. Mostly so-called "session cookies" are used, they get deleted automatically after your session has been completed.

Other cookies, so-called "persistent cookies", remain installed on your terminal equipment until they get removed by you. These cookies allow us to identify your web browser when you visit our Website the next time.

You can check in your web browser the cookies that are installed on your terminal equipment. Within the predefined scope of your web browser settings you can choose whether cookies should be permitted in individual cases, should not be accepted in general or be deleted automatically after your web browser has been closed. Nevertheless, disabling cookies may limit the possibility to use the Website.

We use cookies to make our Website more user-friendly for you. Therefore, some elements of our Website require the possibility to identify the calling browser after a page change has occurred.

The information that you agree with the use of cookies is stored and transmitted in the cookies.

b)    Legal basis for data processing

We process your personal data according to Art. 6 Sec. 1 phrase 1 lit. f GDPR.

c)    Data processing purpose

We use technical cookies that are necessary to optimize the usage of our Website. Otherwise we would not be able to offer certain functions on our Website. It is essential for these function that your web browser gets recognized after a page change has occurred. These purposes also represent our legitimate interest in processing your personal data.

The use of cookies is required for the following applications:

-    Acceptance of language settings

-    Memorizing search terms

We do not use personal data which got collected by technically necessary cookies to create user profiles.

d)    Storage period, possibility to object and removal according to Article 21 GDPR

Cookies that are installed on your terminal equipment transfer the stored information to our Website. Thus, you have full control whether and how long cookies are able to store informational data. You can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your web browser. Cookies that have already been stored can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. Though, be aware when you deactivated the use of cookies regarding our Website, it may no longer be possible to use all functions our Website can offer you.

  1. Use of Google AdWords

a)    Description and Scope of the Data Processing

We are using the online advertising tool "Google AdWords" and conversion tracking within Google AdWords provided by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. If you access our website by clicking on an advertisement delivered by Google, a conversion tracking cookie is placed on your computer. Cookies are small text files which are stored in the browser of a visitor and allow visitors to be recognized through their browser. Cookies are not used to identify you personally.  

b)    Legal Basis for the Data Processing

The legal basis for the use of Google AdWords is Art. 6 phrase 1 lit. f GDPR.

c)    Purpose of the Data Processing

If you visit certain pages on our website while the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can see that you have clicked on the advertisement and been redirected to this page. Information obtained by using a conversion cookie is used to generate visitor statistics for our website. In this way, we get information on the total number of users, who have clicked on one of the advertisements placed by us and been redirected to a page utilizing a conversion tracking tag. However, we do not get any information that can be used for personally identifying you.

 

As we use these data for advertising purposes, our legitimate interest in processing said data lies in these purposes.

d)    Storage Period

 

The cookies used by Google AdWords for analyzing website usage have a predefined storage period. Please be aware that we have no information and no influence on that storage period. You can uninstall the cookies placed on your device by Google AdWords on your own and thereby erase the stored data. More details on how to delete cookies using your browser settings are provided below.

e)    Objection and Deletion Options Pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR

Your browser settings allow you to prevent the installation of the conversion cookies. You can either generally prevent cookies from being automatically placed on your computer or block the cookies of one specific domain. More details and Google's privacy policy are available at www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

  1. Newsletter

a)    Description and scope of data processing

You have on our Website the opportunity to subscribe to our complimentary newsletter. For sending the newsletter, we require the following personal data at the time of registration:

-       Salutation

-       Email address

-       Name

-       Address

-       Country

-       Selected newsletters

-       Possibly company

-       Possibly position

-       Possibly academic title

-       Possibly telephone number

-       Possibly website

Additionally, we process your IP address, date and time of your registration.  Further data will not be processed. As part of the registration process, you need to consent that we are allowed to process your personal data. Before giving your consent, a reference will appear to this privacy policy.

For dispatching our Newsletter we use a service offered by the SuperMailer, Mirko Böer Softwareentwicklungen, Malachitstraße 16, 04319 Leipzig which acts as processor on our behalf. Thus, personal data you have provided during the Newsletter registration process will be transmitted to and stored on a server operated by SuperMailer.

The data you have provided through the newsletter registration will exclusively be used for dispatching the newsletter you have subscribed to and will not be transferred to third parties. The collected data will not be synchronised with to other data we collected through other components of our Website.

b)    Legal basis for data processing

We process your personal data after gaining your consent for the Newsletter according to Art. 6 Sec. 1 phrase 1 lit. a GDPR.

c)    Data processing purpose

Your e-mail address is processed for sending you the newsletter.

We check the e-mail address you have provided to ensure that you are in fact the actual owner or that the owner of the e-mail address has given his/her consent to receive the newsletter.

We process your IP address, the date and time of your registration for our security in the event that a third party registers on our Website without your knowledge or misuses your personal data.

d)    Storage period

Your personal data will be deleted when it will not be necessary anymore to achieve the purpose for which it has been collected. This will be the reason when you have cancelled your subscription, in which case your salutation, email address, name, address, country, selected newsletters, possibly company, possibly position, possibly academic title, possibly telephone number, possibly website will be deleted immediately. Other data collected during the registration process, such as your IP address and the date and time of your registration, will generally be deleted after seven days.

e)    Possibility to withdraw according to Article 7 GDPR

You can withdraw your given consent for data processing regarding the newsletter as well as it’s the subscription in accordance with Art. 7 GDPR at any time. You can cancel your subscription by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" link integrated in each newsletter. This does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the given consent until you have declared your withdrawal. In the event of withdrawal, your personal data will no longer be processed and deleted immediately. 

 

  1. Possibility of contacting

a)    Description and scope of data processing

We integrated on our Website an email address to offer you the opportunity to get in touch with us. By contacting us through email, all the information which is provided by you, will be transmitted to and stored by us for processing your inquiry.

b)    Legal basis of data processing

We process your personal data pursuant to Art. 6 Sec. 1 phrase 1 lit. f GDPR.

c)    Data processing purpose

We process your personal data only for the purpose of processing your inquiry.

These purposes also constitute our legitimate interest in processing your personal data.

d)    Storage period

Your personal data gets deleted when it is not necessary anymore to achieve the processing purpose.

Therefore, we delete personal data you sent through the contact form, when the conversation has been ended. The conversation has been ended when the circumstances indicate the relevant matter has been resolved.

e)    Possibility to object and removal according to Article 21 GDPR

You have the possibility to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance to Article 21 GDPR at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued. Please address your objection to info@investinvisions.com. In this case, the personal data processed during communication will be deleted.

 

  1. Publication of job advertisements

a)    Description and scope of data processing

We offer you through our Website the opportunity to apply for a job offer via email. At the time of your application we collect and process the following personal data:

-          Your name

-          Your place of residence

-          Your date of birth

-          Your email address

-          Your professional experience

-          your school education

-          Your language skills

-          any other information any other information you provide to us in your cover letter, resume, or credentials

If we conclude an employment contract after the application procedure has taken place, your personal data will be further processed for the purpose of carrying out the employment relationship.

b)    Legal basis for data processing

We process your personal data according to Article 6 phrase 1 lit. b, Article 88 GDPR in connection with Section 26 para 1 of German Federal Data Protection Act.

c)    Data processing purpose

We process your personal data exclusively for the purpose of handling the application procedure.

d)    Storage period

Your personal data gets deleted when it is not necessary anymore to achieve the processing purpose.

If no employment relationship is established, your data will be deleted within three months after you have received a letter of refusal, provided no legitimate interests exist that constitute the contrary. A legitimate interest exist in particular when a legal dispute occurs.

e)    Consequences when not providing your personal data

You are not obliged to provide your data for the aforementioned purposes. If you do not disclose the requested personal data, we will terminate the application process immediately with the result that no employment relationship has been established at this point.

  1. Use of Google Maps

a)    Description and scope of data processing

We use Google Maps on our Website, a service offered by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA. Google Maps enables us to show you on an interactive map the location of persons and institutions which have given testimonials regarding our service.

Google processes especially the following data for this purpose:

-    Information about your browser type and version

-    Your IP address

-    The website from which the request is made to Google Maps (referrer URL)

-    The date and time when you visited our Website

Google transmits this data outside the EEA and stores your IP address on servers located in the USA. Google is listed as participant of the EU-US Privacy Shield and ensures an appropriate level of data protection, see www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework . For further information of how and to what extend your personal data gets processed by Google can be found in Google´s Privacy Policy under www.policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de .

b)    Legal basis for data processing

We process your personal data according to Art. 6 Sec. 1 phrase 1 lit. f GDPR.

c)    Data Processing purpose

We use Google Maps to give you an insight into our international focus regarding the service we are offering and by this, to convince you to engage us as financial consultants.

d)    Storage period

We are not aware for how long your data gets stored by Google. Google does not disclose the storage period regarding personal data that got collected through Google Maps. For more information please visit www.policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de and to: https://www.google.com/help/terms_maps.html

e)    Possibility to object and removal according to Article 21 GDPR

If you do not want Google to connect your personal data directly to your Google account, make sure you are logged out at the time you are visiting our Website. It is not possible to object to this data processing, as it is absolutely necessary for the presentation of the relevant locations.

  1. Use of YouTube Components with Enhanced Data Protection Mode

a)    Description and Scope of the Data Processing

Our website uses video components provided by the company YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, hereinafter "YouTube", a company belonging to Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

In this context, we use the "-enhanced data protection mode-" option provided by YouTube. According to information provided by YouTube, this mode does not store information about you as long as you only visit the site where the video is embedded. No cookies will be installed on your device and no personal data will be transmitted to YouTube until you watch the video. If you are logged onto your YouTube member account while displaying the YouTube video, your usage behavior will be matched to your YouTube member account.

We have no detailed information about the scope of data collected by YouTube. According to its own statements, YouTube collects location-related data, such as your IP address, and uses cookies to unambiguously identify your browser or Google Account. The data collected may be shared with other services of the Google Network. For more details about the scope YouTube and Google process your personal data, please visit www.policies.google.com/privacy.

b)    Legal Basis for the Data Processing

The legal basis for the use of YouTube components is Art. 6 (1) 1st subparagraph, lit. (f) GDPR.

c)    Purpose of the Data Processing

Your personal data will be processed to make the respective YouTube video available to you. Our legitimate interest in processing your personal data lies in this purpose.

d)    Storage Period

We have no information on how long the personal data collected by YouTube will be stored and we have no influence on the storage period.

e)    Objection and Deletion Options Pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR

If you do not want YouTube to match the data collected through our website to your YouTube member account, you should log out of your account before visiting our website. You can also prevent YouTube plugins from being used by applying add-ons to your browser, e.g. the script blocker "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/).

V.        Rights of the data subject

Regarding the processing of your personal data on our Website, you are a data subject within the meaning of the GDPR, therefore, you are entitled of the following rights towards us:

  1. Right to be informed

You have the right to request information about your personal data processed by us at any time. This includes information about the origin, recipients or categories of recipients to whom we transfer your data and the purposes for which we process your personal data.

  1. Right to rectification

You have the right to request the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you and to have incomplete personal data completed.

  1. Right to erasure and right to restriction

You can ask us to delete your personal data immediately. We are obliged to carry out the deletion immediately unless we are obliged to further process your personal data on the basis of contractual and/or legal regulations. This is the case, for example, if we are prohibited from deleting data under tax law. In such a case we restrict the processing and delete the personal data in question immediately after expiry of the retention period.

  1. Right to data portability

You have the right to receive your personal data you have provided in a structured, current and machine-readable format, if this is technically possible. Furthermore, you have the right to transfer this data to another controller without any hindrance.

  1. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

You have the right not to be subject of a completely automated decision making process   - including profiling - that has a legal effect against you or significantly impairs you in a similar manner.

  1. Right to appeal to a supervisory authority

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is contrary to the GDPR.

Our competent supervisory authority is:

Der Hessische Datenschutzbeauftragte
Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 1, 65189 Wiesbaden
Postfach 31 63, 65021 Wiesbaden

Telefon: (0611) 14 08-0
Telefax: (0611) 14 08-900
poststelle@datenschutz.hessen.de