PrivacyPolicy 2018-02-01T08:00:05+00:00

Privacy Policy

Being the operator of this website/app, advinda Investor Cloud GmbH, Brienner Str. 14, 80333 Munich, Germany (hereinafter “we” or “us”), recognises itself to be the data controller with respect to the personal data collected from the users of its websites under www.advinda.com and in the advinda app (both hereinafter “websites”). We take this part as a data controller very seriously as it is our understanding that privacy and the right to self-determination are not only to be acknowledged but also actively fostered in an increasingly digitalised world.

It is therefore our utmost priority to support you in determining whether at all and which data you would like us to use, as well as to protect your privacy. We offer our services in conformity with the legal requirements of the German Data Protection Act (“BDSG”) and of the Telemedia Act (“TMG”) and ensure that the processing of your data is effected in accordance with the highest data security standards.

By means of our Privacy Policy, we would like to invite you to gain an overview over which personal data of yours are used and which purposes their processing is intended for. Our Privacy Policy contains information on how you can exercise your right to revoke your consent of your data being used, as the case may be, as well as how to contact us to have your data corrected and/or deleted, if need be.

1. Collection, processing and use of personal data by us

1.1          Personal Data within the meaning of this Privacy Policy are details of your personal and/or factual circumstances. These include in particular your registration details as well as your transactional data. When you register, we initially only require a name and an email address from you. When you complete the registration, we require further information, such as the name and further details with regard to your company. When you enter into a subscription agreement with us, we require payment details from you, for example credit card data and tax IDs. In using our websites, you may provide to us further information, for example, information about investment campaigns, tasks, contact details of third parties and other content. If you build a team with other registered users on the websites, such content, with exception of payment data, will be disclosed to your team members. Please note that you are obliged to ensure that you are entitled to submit your content to the websites and, as the case may be, to share it with your team members. When a licence for a data package is transferred to you by another registered user, we will also collect and process this information.

1.2          Furthermore, we may collect information about your usage of our websites as follows: Information about which websites of ours you visit, when and for how long you do so along with your connection details. Also, we collect information on which information you retrieve as well as the location from which you access our websites. We obtain this data by employing so called “cookies” whose functioning we explain further below under clause 3.

1.3          Within the scope of the websites, we will only use the sort of personal data which are necessary for us to provide the offered services. In addition to that, your personal data will only be collected, used, processed or transmitted to the extent such action is permitted by law and/or you have given your consent hereto.

2. Intended purpose of the use of personal data

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

2.1          In order to provide you with our services, in particular in order to enter into, perform and manage any subscription agreement with you, including the handling of invoices and payments;

2.2          In order to meet our obligations resulting from the contract of use concluded between us pertaining to the use of the websites;

2.4          In order to inform you about potential changes to our services;

2.5          In order to answer to requests you may have submitted to us;

2.6          In order to enable you to subscribe to our Newsletter and to partake in other interactive features of ours, if you wish to.

3. Information about your computer by application of Cookies

3.1          We collect and save information with every access to our websites as follows: the IP-address of your computer, the web browser request as well as the point of time of this request. Also, we acquire the status and the transferred data volume pertaining to this request and the Browser or operating system used.. The information as to your IP-address will not be stored for any period longer than your visit to our websites, and will subsequently be deleted or anonymised by shortage. The remaining data will be stored for a limited time period amounting to 6 months. We use this data for the operation of our websites, in particular in order to detect and fix errors occurring on our websites, to determine the capacity utilisation of our websites, as well as to conduct measures of adaption and improvement.

3.2          We will as well collect information about your usage of our websites by applying browser cookies. These are small text files which are placed on the hard drive of your computer as soon as you access the platform so as to save specific settings and data exchange with our system via your browser. Cookies enable our systems to recognise your device and to render potential settings immediately available. We use these Cookies to save your user data (user-registration) and the selection in your shopping cart on our websites. The Cookies will be saved permanently on your hard drive, until they expire or are deleted, so the websites recognizes your settings on each visit.

3.3          By way of applying the Cookies, we only collect and use the data concerning your usage of our Website as described under section 3.1, which is not effected by allocating the data to you personally, but by assigning an identification number to the cookie (“Cookie-ID”). The cookies store your email address and shopping cart content if any.  Section 3.5 explains how you can reject the use of Cookies.

3.4          If you do not wish to use Cookies, you can set your browser to not accept Cookies.  Please note, that in this case you may only be able to use our websites to a limited extent or not at all. Regarding the use of Google Analytics and the related settings, please refer to Section 4 below.

4. Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses Cookies, which enables us to analyze the use of our online offer. The information about your use of our Website (including your IP address) generated by the Cookies will be sent to a Google server in Europe, or in a member state of the European Economic Area, for the purpose of anonymizing the IP address. Only after the IP address has been anonymized, this shortened IP address is sent to a server in the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and abbreviated there. In our request, Google will use the information generated by the Cookies to evaluate your use of the Website, to compile reports on the use of the Website and to provide further services connected with the use of the Website and the general internet usage. The (shortened) IP address is not merged with other data from Google. In addition to the above mentioned browser settings, you can prevent the processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

5. Data Security

5.1          Except as set forth under Section 4 above, any and all information which you transmit to us is saved on servers within the European Economic Area. To the extent that personal data is being transmitted via the internet when using our websites and its services, we are not able to guarantee that the transmission of data via the internet is thoroughly safe. Therefore, in case you would like to provide us with any strictly confidential information, we advise you to do so by postal mail by using the following address: advinda Investor Cloud GmbH, Bergerbreite 4, 81929 Munich, Germany

5.2          However, we safeguard our websites and all of our systems against loss, destruction, unauthorised access, modification and distribution of your data by employing appropriate technical and organisational measures. In particular, your data will be encrypted before transmission. For this, we  employ coding systems such as SSL Encryption.

6. No transfer of personal data to third parties

6.1          We do not transfer your personal data to third parties, unless you have consented hereto and/or a legal basis provides for permission to do so.

6.2          However, in particular cases, we might be legally obliged to transmit your data to third parties on instructions received from public authorities to the extent that this might be required for purposes of criminal prosecutions, preserving public order and safety, realisation of the legal duties of public authorities and/or enforcing claims pertaining to intellectual property rights.

7. Data Protection and websites of third parties

Our Website might contain hyperlinks that lead to websites of third parties. In case you shall like to follow such links, please be aware that we cannot assume any responsibility or guarantee for their contents or data protection regulations.

8. Amendments to our Data Protection Declaration

We reserve the right to modify our Data Protection Declaration from time to time at our own discretion while respecting the then current laws on data protection. An up-to-date version of our Data Protection Declaration is always available on our websites.

9. Exercising your rights

9.1          You are entitled to obtain upon request free-of-charge information about your personal data used and processed by us via our Website. The information will be provided to you in written form. The request for information shall be addressed in writing including a copy of your identification card to the following email- and/or postal address: privacy@advinda.com, advinda Investor Cloud GmbH, Bergerbreite 4, 81929 Munich, Germany  Should you have any questions, comments or requests regarding the collection, processing and usage of your data, please contact us under the email- or postal address provided above. We shall be happy to attend to your query immediately and provide you with the information in writing.

9.2          In addition to that, you are also entitled to make a request for your personal data to be completed, rectified, blocked and/or deleted. Hereto, please contact us in writing including a copy of your personal identification card at the following email- and/or postal address: privacy@advinda.com, advinda Investor Cloud GmbH, Bergerbreite 4, 81929 Munich, Germany

9.3          If you wish to revoke your consent, you have provided us with in connection with the collection, processing and usage of your personal data, you can do so in part or in whole by contacting us in writing including a copy of your identification card under the following email- or postal address: privacy@advinda.com, advinda Investor Cloud GmbH, Bergerbreite 4, 81929 Munich, Germany

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