Please note: Only the document published in the German language is legally binding. This English translation is only for the purpose of information.
1. Collection and storage of personal data
Your personal data is collected when you use our website. It is only stored and processed if you wish us to store it in connection with an inquiry or registration for certain products or services of our company ("contact inquiry") or if you intend to use the services of our company. This is conducted in accordance with the relevant German and European data security laws at all times. If we collect and store your personal data for a purpose which legally requires your approval, we shall always ask you for your explicit approval. Should you refuse your approval, we may not be able to work adequately on your inquiry or registration or you may not be able to use the required services.
2. Data collection while using the website
None of your personal data is required to visit our website. However, every access to our website and every file download is recorded. This data collection serves internal system-related and statistical purposes. In detail, we record: the web browser, the referring site, the name of the accessed file, the amount of data transferred, the date and time of the download as well as the report about a successful download. With regard to quantitative measurement of the number of accesses, only anonymous data about access shall be stored in protocol files. Conclusions on specific persons cannot be drawn from it.
3. Processing, use of personal data
If your personal data has been made available to us, e.g. in the context of a contact inquiry using our contact form, we process it only to answer your inquiry and handle contracts concluded with you. Your personal data shall not be used for the purposes of advertising, marketing research or public opinion polls.
4. Transmission of your data to third parties
Personal data is only transmitted to third parties if it is legally allowed, in particular for the purpose of executing a contract, or if you have authorised us to pass on your personal data to a third party or process and use it in another way. In addition, we can be legally obliged to disclose and transmit the data by adjudication or official order.
5. Cancellation of the approval and rights of objection and deletion of the data
We shall delete your stored personal data if you revoke your approval of its storage or if we no longer need it to fulfil the originally intended purpose of the storage or if the storage is inadmissible for other legal reasons. Indeed, your right to deletion of your data can be limited by legal obligations to store data which we must observe.
You can revoke an approval to store, process or use your personal data in writing at any time and free-of-charge with future effect, by sending an e-mail to the following address:
6. Information right
We will inform you on your personal data we have stored free-of-charge if you send us a written inquiry.
7. Security note
We have taken all technical and organisational measures to ensure that your personal data is saved in a manner not accessible to third parties. Furthermore, we have adopted appropriate measures to protect your personal data against loss, destruction, manipulation and unjustified access. All our employees and third parties involved in data processing are obliged by the German Federal Data Protection Act to deal confidentially with personal data.
8. Responsible institution
The responsible institution for the purposes of the German Federal Data Protection Act is LONG-TERM INVESTING Research AG - Institut für die langfristige Kapitalanlage; Weinbrennerstr. 17; 76135 Karlsruhe