Deutsche Private Equity

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PRIVACY POLICY

INFORMATION ON PRIVACY

(Privacy Policy)

Protecting your personal data (data) is very important to DPE Deutsche Private Equity Management III GmbH (DPE). We collect, process, and use your personal data only in accordance with the applicable legal provisions governing the protection of personal data, in particular those of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, Datenschutz-Grundverordnung, DSVGO). In this Privacy Policy we like to inform you as a visitor of our web presence which data we are processing for which purposes based on which legal provisions, and which rights you have as person concerned in this context.

Who Assumes Responsibility for Data Concerning You?

Responsibility for the legitimate collection, processing and use of your data is assumed by

Deutsche Private Equity Management III GmbH
Ludwigstrasse 7
80539 Munich
Phone: +49 (89) 200038-0
Fax: +49 (89) 200038-111
Email: info@dpe.de.
Data Protection Commissioner: Malgorzata Kowalska
datenschutz@dpe.de

Scope, Purpose, and Legal Basis of the Processing of Data

“Personal data” are any data relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. When visiting our website you are not required to specify any contact details. However, when accessing our website, information is automatically sent by the browser used on your user equipment to our website server and will be temporarily stored by us. Furthermore, our website uses cookies and Google Analytics. Here, information is also collected without an active participation of you. In the following sections we will set out in detail for you how we process your data and information.

Basically, your data is processed to ensure the best possible connection and a user-friendly visit of our website, and in order to guarantee a secure and stable system.

Our legitimate interest in data processing is based on these purposes. We are thus allowed to process data according to Article 6(1) lit. (f) of the GDPR. In no case we will use any collected data to draw conclusions concerning your identity.

In particular, we process data during a visit of our website in the scope described in the following:

When visiting our website
When you access our website, the browser, which is used by your user equipment, automatically sends information to our website server on a regular basis. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. In particular, the following information is collected automatically and will be stored until it is automatically deleted.

  • IP address of your accessing user equipment,
  • date and time of access,
  • name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • the website from which the access is made,
  • the browser used and the operating system of your user equipment, where appropriate, and the name of your internet access provider.

We will process this data only for the following purposes:

  • to ensure that a connection is established in a well-functioning way and to ensure a user-friendly usage of our website,
  • to evaluate the security and stability of our system, and
  • for statistical reasons.

Cookies
As many other websites, we also use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files which are transmitted from a website server to your hard disk. This way, we automatically obtain certain data, as for example your IP address, the browser used, your operating system, and your Internet connection.

It is not possible to use cookies to start programs or to transmit any virus to a user equipment. A cookie used by us stores your preferred language.  By means of the information contained in cookies we are able to facilitate navigation and to enable a correct display of our website to you.

Of course, basically you may visit our website without using cookies. Internet browsers are normally set to accept cookies. In general, you may deactivate the usage of cookies at any time in the settings of your browser. Please refer to the help topic of your Internet browser in order to understand how to change this settings.

Please note that some features of our website may not work in an appropriate way, if you have deactivated the usage of cookies.

Usage of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, an Internet analysis services of Google Inc. (in the following Google). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, that is text files, which are stored on your user equipment and permit an analysis of your use of our website by us and Google. The information generated through the cookie concerning your use of the website is transferred to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. An adequate level of data protection is realized, as Google is accepting the US-EU Privacy Shield Framework (https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de).

We would like to note that this website has activated IP anonymization. Because of the activation of the IP anonymization on this website, within member states of the European Union and other signatory states of the agreement on the European economic area, your IP address is first truncated before it is transferred to the USA. The full IP address is only transferred in exceptional cases to a server of Google in the USA and is truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your utilization of the website, compile reports about the activities on the website and to provide additional services to the operator of the website related to the usage of the website and the usage of the Internet. The IP address of your browser, which is transmitted while using Google Analytics, is not combined with other data of Google.

The purposes of data processing are the evaluation of the website usage and the compilation of reports concerning activities on the website. Based on the usage of the website and the Internet additional related services shall then be provided.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software; however please note that if you do so you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You may also prevent the collection of data relating to your use of the website that is generated by the cookie (including your IP address) and the subsequent transfer to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in which is available at the following link: Browser Add On for deactivating Google Analytics.

In addition or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you may prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our web pages, by clicking this link. This installs an Opt-Out Cookie on your device. It prevents a future collection of your data for this website and for this browser as long as the cookie is installed in your browser. In case you are regularly deleting your cookies, you have to click on this link every time you visit this website.

For more detailed information regarding the handling of user data at Google Analytics please refer to the Privacy Policy Statement of Google: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.

Usage of Google Maps
This website uses the Google Maps API in order display geographic information in a graphical way. When using Google Maps, Google also collects, processes, and uses data regarding the use of map features by the user. For more detailed information about data processing by Google please refer to the Data Privacy Statement of Google. Here you may also change your individual data privacy settings in the Data Privacy Center.

For detailed instructions for managing data regarding Google products please refer to this site.

Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties

Unless stated otherwise above, we will transfer data to third parties without your explicit consent only in cases where data transfer is required to fulfil a legal obligation or in order to safeguard our legitimate interests, provided that your interests or fundamental rights or fundamental freedoms are not prevailing.

Period of Data Storage

Basically, personal data concerning you will only be stored as long as this is necessary to achieve the purposes mentioned, except a longer storage period is required due to legal provisions. After cessation of the respective purpose or after the deadlines, the respective data are routinely locked or deleted according to the legal requirements.

When visiting our website, while session or temporary cookies are activated, data are stored automatically and according to the terms mentioned above.

Rights of the Person Concerned According to GDPR

As the person concerned of the processing of personal data you have the following rights.

Right of Access
You have the right to obtain a confirmation whether or not personal data concerning you are processed. If this is the case, you have the right to information on these personal data and the information according to Art. 15 GDPR. You will be provided a (electronic, if appropriate) copy of the processed personal data.

Right to Rectification
You have the right to obtain the rectification of inaccurate data concerning you without undue delay according to Art. 16 GDPR. By taking the purpose of processing into account, you have the right to have incomplete personal data completed.

Right to Restriction of Processing
According to Article 18 GDPR you have the right to obtain the restriction of processing, if one of the preconditions listed in Article 18 GDPR is met, for example, if you object the correctness of personal data concerning you.

Right to Deletion
According to Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to obtain an immediate deletion of personal data concerning you. This applies in particular in case personal data concerning you are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they have been collected or processed in any other way, or personal data concerning you have been processed unlawfully.

Right to Object
According to Article 21 GDPR, you have the right to object the processing of personal data concerning you which is performed based on Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

Right to Lodge A Complaint
According to article 77 (1) GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority, in particular in the member states of your habitual residence, your place of work or place of the alleged infringement, in case you consider that the processing of personal data concerning you infringes the GDPR. Here you find a list of supervisory authorities: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Change of Our Privacy Statements

We reserve us the right to adapt this Privacy Policy in order to comply with the current legal requirements at all times or to implement changes in our service portfolio in our Privacy Policy, e. g. when introducing new services. At your re-visit, the new data privacy will be effective.