We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Therefore, we treat your personal data always in accordance with the legal data protection obligations. We have appointed a qualified and reliable Data Protection Officer.The external commissioning of data protection will be conducted from UIMC Dr. Voßbein GmbH & Co KG.
In the following policy document, we would like to inform you about the processing of personal data.
I. Collection and Processing of Personal Data
You can use our website based on a non-disclosure of your identity. Should we, on our website, ask for your personal data, e.g. in a contact form or by registering / login and if personal data are queried (in example name, address, email address or firm), we state that this will be done on a voluntary basis on the basis of art. 6 (1) let. a GDPR. A contact is also possible via the stated e-mail address. In this case, the user’s personal data passed on by e-mail will be stored. The legal basis is Article 6 (1) let. a and Art. 6 (1) let. f GDPR. We use these information for our business purposes, such as sending the requested materials / information and the business conversation.
The personal data passed on as part of sending an e-mail will be deleted after completion of your request and after expiry of the tax and commercial retention obligations.
If you have given your consent (for example for the purpose of receiving our newsletter or other interesting information), you can reverse it at any time without stating any reasons. The request will take effect for future communications. For reversing your consent you can use the e-mail address «» or any other pathway stated in the newsletter.
We would like to point out that there can be security loopholes when data is transmitted via Internet (e.g. in email communications) and that it is not possible to completely prevent third parties from gaining access to data.
We hereby expressly object to contact data published in accordance with the German Telemedia Act being used by third parties to send advertising and information material which has not been expressly requested. The site operators reserve the express right to take legal steps if advertising information, such as spam mails, for example, is sent unsolicited.
This site largely disclaims the use of “cookies”. Cookies are text files that will be stored on your computer because of technical reasons, to recognize functionalities and your preferences for your next visit such as the login in the backend (until you close the browser window), a newsletter subscription (for 2 years), deactivating the newsletter subscription form (for 2 weeks) or accepting the cookie information (for 1 month). You can prevent the installation of cookies through an appropriate setting in your browser. However, this could lead to functional limitations.
IV. Logging (currently inactive)
Every time accessing this website, protocols for statistical purposes will be created and processed whereby single users will remain anonymous:
- Referrer (site from the link you reached this website)
- Search terms (by search engines as referrer)
- IP address is stored to detect hacker attacks and troubleshooting.
- Type and Version of browser and operation system
- Access time of the visit on the website.
We are processing the mentioned data based on our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR for the following purposes:
- Ensuring a smooth connection build-up of the website,
- Ensuring a comfortable and error-free use of our website,
- Evaluation of system security and stability as well
- For further administrative purposes.
We reserve the right to check this data subsequently if we have concrete indications of an illegal use. The data will be deleted immediately if they are no longer necessary for the purpose, and at the latest after two months.
V. Transfer of Data
A transfer to third parties for commercial or non-commercial purposes will not happen without your explicit consent. We only pass on your personal data to third parties if this is permitted by law [eg. on the basis of Article 6 GDPR] and / or required. Partly, we use external service providers within the scope of an order data processing; for example, our website is hosted by Host Europe GmbH and maintained by XP.DT. In this case, the full responsibility for data processing remains with us. Furthermore, we sometimes use plugins from other providers on our website. On this topic, you will find more details below.
We advice you that we also transfer personal data with the above-mentioned purpose if necessary to our group companies (Thüringer Aufbaubank). The data transfer takes place on the basis of a legitimate interest in order to be able to provide you a comprehensive offering of our services.
VI. Liability for own Content
The content of these sites has been created with the greatest accuracy. We cannot provide any guarantee for accuracy, completeness and topicality of the content. As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on these sites according to the general laws.
VII. Liability for Links (Content of Third Party Providers)
It is important to distinguish between our own content and references (“links”) that lead to other content from other providers. We have no influence on the content of the linked websites. In this case, it is always the provider or the operator of these sites that is responsible for the content.
VIII. Information for processing of data in accordance with article 13 and 14 GDPR regarding with data processing of (potential) Investee-Partner
IX. Information for processing of data in accordance with article 13 and 14 GDPR regarding with data processing of other business partners
X. Information for processing of data in accordance with article 13 and 14 GDPR regarding with data processing within the scope of application procedure
XI. Information for processing of data in accordance with article 13 and 14 GDPR regarding with data processing within the scope of newsletter subscriptions
XII. Your rights
We hereby inform you that pursuant to Article 15 et seq. GDPR you have the right to obtain information on the personal data collected, as well as rectification or deletion or limitation of processing or of a right to object to processing as well as of the personal data right to have data portability. Likewise, under Article 77 of the GDPR, you have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of your personal data is in breach of the GDPR. If the processing is based on Article 6 (1) let. a GDPR or Article 9 (2) let. a GDPR (Consent), you also have the right to revoke the consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing on the basis of the consent prior to the revocation.
XIII. Change of our Data Protection Regulations
If you have any questions regarding the processing of personal data you can contact our Data Protection Officer who is available with his team in the case of any requests of information, general requests or complaints.
XV. Contact to the Data Protection Officer
External Data Protection Officer
Dr. Jörn Voßbein
+49 202 — 946 7726 200
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Web analysis with Matomo (currently inactive)
Using the web analysis software Matomo (www.matomo.org) [external site], data are collected and stored on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization purposes on our website in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. From this data, pseudonymised usage profiles are created and evaluated for the same purpose. Cookies are not used for this purpose. Data collected using Matomo technology (including your pseudonymized IP address) will be processed on the servers of a service provider.
The information obtained from the pseudonymous user profiles can not be used to personally identify the visitor of this website and will not be combined with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym.
If you do not agree with the storage and evaluation of this data, then you can deactivate the saving of tracking data in your browser («Do not Track»). In that case our Matomo installation will not save any pseudonymous user data.
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We use for the integration of videos among others the provider Vimeo. Vimeo is operated by Vimeo, LLC, headquartered at 555 West 18th Street, NY, New York 10011.
On some of our webpages we include video content from Vimeo. If you are using one of our websites that have in-built Vimeo videos there will be a connection established to the servers of Vimeo. Through this, our webpages you have visited will be transmitted to the Vimeo server. This will be added to your Vimeo user account, if you are logged in as a member. When using the contents such as clicking on the start button of a video, this information will also be added to your user account. You can prevent this mapping by logging out of your Vimeo user account before using our website and deleting the corresponding cookies from Vimeo.
For more information about data processing and privacy by Vimeo, see https://vimeo.com/privacy [external site].
Our website uses Google Fonts on all pages. Google Fonts provides fonts efficiently, so we can give the text of our website a consistent look and display the page quickly, regardless of which browser you have installed and which operating system you use. Google Fonts is a service of Google Inc. (Google). By using Google Fonts, information about the use of this website, including your IP address, may be transferred to Google in the United States.
When you visit a page, your browser establishes a direct connection to Google’s servers. Google will send the font directly to your browser and integrate it into the website. We have no control over the extent of the data collected by Google in this manner.
If you do not want, that Google collects processes or uses information about you through our website, you can block connections to fonts.googleapis.com in your operating system or suitable browser add-on. In this case, it could be that the use of our website becomes cumbersome.