Privacy Policy.

1. Provider of hanseventures.com

1.1. The Hanse Ventures BSJ GmbH, Am Sandtorkai 71, 20457 Hamburg, Tel.: +49 40 303 88 66 0, E-Mail: info@hanseventures.com (hereinafter „Provider“), operates the website under hanseventures.com as well as its
sub-domains (hereinafter „Website“).

1.2. The Provider takes the protection of your data very serious und complies with the applicable data protection regulations, especially the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz - BDSG).
The following privacy policy declaration shall give you an overview by which means the Provider ensures this protection as well as what kind of data is collected for which purpose.

1.3. Should you have any questions to or problems with data protection issues, please contact our data protection officer (see Sec. 11).

2. Collection, processing and use of general data

The Provider automatically collects and stores information which your browser transfers to the Provider while opening the Website or any sub-websites - unless you disabled the relevant functions. This data shall only ensure the smooth operation of the Website, the identification of and defense against attacks, and shall only be analyzed to optimize the offered services and do not enable the Provider to identify you as a person. This information includes:

  • Hostname of accessing device
  • IP address of device/access point
  • Date and time of server request
  • Designation of (down)loaded files or information
  • Transferred data volume
  • Operating system and information on the internet browser of the accessing device

3. Personal data

While visiting the Website personal data will be collected, processed and used only as described hereinafter. Personal data is any single information on a personal or factual situation of an identified or identifiable person (not included: legal entities, e.g. limited liability corporation, stock corporation). In particular information such as name, address, e-mail address or professional situation are qualified as personal data.

4. Collection, processing and use of personal data

4.1. The Provider collects, processes and stores your personal information, if you provide it in connection with an enquiry for information, the subscription of a newsletter, an order of services of the Provider or a third party or any other use of the Website or any other way of getting into contact with us (e.g. by e-mail or telephone).
In this context the relevant data will be collected. In addition, further data may be requested which is helpful for the customer service as well as the information appropriate to your needs; the provision of this data is optional and will be marked accordingly. The Provider uses the data provided by you for the processing of your enquiry or contract. In order not to be obliged to provide the same information to the Provider again, the data will be stored until it is not required for processing your enquiry or contract anymore.

4.2. The processing of data is based on Art. 6. para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b) GDPR in case it serves the processing of a contract or any action prior to entering into a contract. If you gave your consent to the collection and processing of your data, the processing of data will be in compliance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR. For legitimate internal purposes (e.g. market research, marketing, in-house statistics or the optimization of our services) the processing of data will be pursuant to Art. 6. para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR. As far as the processing of data is following a legal obligation, it is based on Art. 6. para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c) GDPR.
Any personal data will be stored or processed on servers in Germany or within the EU. Any transfer of data to recipients outside the EU is subject to its compliance with Art. 44 ff. GDPR.

4.3.You have a right to object to the use of your data for direct marketing purposes. To exercise this right, you can send a message specifying your e-mail-address to info@hanseventures.com
stating your will to object.

5. Disclosing of data to third parties

5.1. The Provider will disclose your personal data to third parties only,

5.1.1. if a service provider, whose services you are interested in, needs the data in order to prepare an individual offer for you or to get into contact with you. These service providers are entitled to use your data only to the extent required for the specific purpose or approved by you unless you get any other explicit information and give your consent; or

5.1.2. if the disclosure is necessary for the provision of a service requested or authorized by you; or

5.1.3. if there is a mandatory administrative or judicial order.

6. Deletion and Cancellation of data

6.1. Your personal data will be deleted without delay upon request or after the termination of your agreement with the Provider unless statutory legal obligations require the retention for a longer duration (e.g. tax or trade law) or justified interests of the provider would be endangered by the immediate deletion.

6.2. There is no obligation to delete data as long as not all contractual obligations are fulfilled and your data is hereto required.

6.3. Should data be incorrect, the data will be corrected upon the provider being aware of it or upon your request.

7. Right to information / Other rights

7.1. Upon request the Provider informs you about

  • the collection of personal data,
  • the purpose of the data processing,
  • the categories of the processed data, as well as
  • the recipients to which the data had to be disclosed due to statutory obligations or contractual relationships

7.2.You may receive a copy of the data which was collected from you and processed upon request.

7.3.In order to enable a quick transfer, your data can be provided in a format readable for you as well as for a subsequent service provider upon request and subject to the compensation of the costs.

7.4.In case of violations of data protection regulations you are entitled to complain to the competent supervisory authority, in your case being the Hamburger Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit. Link

8. Cookies

8.1. The Website uses so-called „Cookies“ at different locations. These are used to make the Website services more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are text information which is transferred from a website to the Cookie file of the browser on the hard-drive of your computer or other device so that the Website can – among others – recall which device has been used to open it. A Cookie typically comprises the domain name which provided the Cookie, the “lifetime” of the Cookie as well as a value which is usually a randomly generated individual number. The Website may use the following kinds of Cookies:

8.1.1. Session Cookies: Those are temporarily stored Cookies which remain in the Cookie file of your Browser until you leave the Website. Session Cookies make it possible to identify the device during the use of the Website. After you have left the Website, these information are no longer stored.

8.1.2. Persistent Cookies: Those remain in the Cookie file of your browser for a while. How long depends on the “lifetime” of the specific Cookie. With the expiration of this lifetime the Cookie deletes itself. The purpose of using Persistent Cookies is to ensure the functionality of the Website (e.g. basket in web shop). Persistent Cookies do not comprise personal data. The name, IP address, etc. are not stored therein.

8.1.3. Web Beacons: These are electronic characters (also called „Clear GIFs“ or „Web Bugs“), which enable the Provider to count the users which opened/visited the website.

8.2. In case you do not want to give your consent to the use of Cookies or Web Beacons, you may reject these as well as the access to previously stored information by adjusting your browser accordingly. The settings within your browser required for this differ from browser to browser, usually these can be found under “Privacy Policy” or “Cookies” within the “internet options” or the “settings” menu of your browser. In case you need assistance with deactivating the Cookies you should have a look at the “Help” menu. Please note that you may not be able to use all functions of the Website should Cookies and/or web Web Beacons be disabled.

8.3. Google Analytics: The Provider uses Google Analytics, a web-based analyzing service of Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA („Google“). Google Analytics uses Cookies as well (see description under sec. 8.1), which allow analyzing your use of the Website. The information on your use of the website generated by the Cookie are normally transferred to a server of Google in the US and stored there. On this website, the anonymizing of the IP address is enabled, so that the IP address of Google users within the member states of the EU or other contracting states of the EEA is shortened. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the Provider Google uses the information in order to analyze your use of the website, to create reports on website activities and to provide services in connection with the use of the website and the internet towards the Provider. The IP address transferred by your browser for Google Analytics is not combined with other data collected by Google. You can prevent the storage of Cookies by enabling this browser function; however, the Provider notifies you that in this case, you may not use the full features of the Website comprehensively. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the Cookie and pertaining to your use of the Website (including your IP address) by Google by downloading and installing the Browser Plugin available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

8.4. Use of webfonts: Currently, the Provider does not use any Google Fonts.

8.5.Use of Google Maps: On this Website a map provided by Google Maps, a Google service, is implemented. No user data is transferred to Google, if you only look at the map. As soon as you click on the map, data may be transferred to Google Maps.

8.6. On the Website, which uses Cookies, an information on the use of Cookies will be displayed. You can choose whether you want to give your consent to the use of cookies or not. You may adjust your browser in a way that it informs you every time a Cookie shall be implemented or you may exercise your statutory right of objection by rejecting Cookies in the browser settings. If you decide not to give your consent to the use of Cookies you may not be able to use the full scope of functions on the Website. Weitere Informationen zur Handhabung von Cookies finden Sie in den Hilfeseiten Ihres Browsers sowie z.B. auf der Internetseite von: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ge/.

9. Social Plugins

The Provider does not use any social plugins.

10. Modification of this privacy policy

The Provider may later on adjust the security or data protection measures should this be required due to technical or legal developments. In these cases the Provider will adjust also this privacy policy accordingly. Please take notice of the privacy policy as amended from time to time.

11. Information requests and contact

SYou are entitled to request (1) the information which has been stored by the Provider about your person as well as (2) the correction, blocking or deletion of this data free of charge. In case of questions regarding the collection], processing or use of your personal data, information requests, correction, blocking or deletion of data as well as your right to object of any declared consent or objection against a specific use of data please contact info@hanseventures.com.

12. Data protection officer

The Provider appointed an external data protection officer who you can contact as follows:
Mr Patrick Rayermann
(TÜV-certified data protection officer)
CERTITUT - Gesellschaft für Compliance und Datenschutz mbH
E-Mail: dsb-hv [at] certitut [dot] de

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