Privacy Policy

Status: 01.05.2017

Protecting the security and privacy of your personal data is important to Aurelia Ventures. Therefore, the Aurelia Ventures company referred to under “Corporate Information” (“Aurelia Ventures”) operates its websites in compliance with applicable laws on data privacy protection and data security.

In the following, we provide information on the kinds of data we collect on these Aurelia Ventures websites, the purposes for which we use such data and the parties with which we share such data, where applicable.

 

Collected data and purpose of processing

When you visit Aurelia Ventures websites, information is stored on your terminal device in the form of a “cookie.” Cookies are small files that are stored on your terminal device and save certain settings and data to exchange with our websites via your browser.

For example, cookies enable us to tailor a website to better match your interests or to store your password so that you do not have to re-enter it every time. As a general rule, we never collect personal data via cookies, unless you have given us your express permission to do so.

If you do not want us to recognize your terminal device, please configure your Internet browser to erase all cookies from your device, to block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored. You will find brief instructions on how to do this below.

Please note that certain functions of our website may no longer work, or not correctly, without cookies.

 

Types of cookies

Cookies can be assigned to four categories, depending on their function and intended purpose: absolutely necessary cookies, performance cookies, functional cookies, and cookies for marketing purposes.

 

Absolutely necessary cookies

are needed for you to navigate within Aurelia Ventures websites and operate basic website functions, such as the issuance of anonymous Session IDs for bundling several related queries to a server.

 

Performance cookies

collect information on the usage of our websites, including for example the Internet browsers and operating systems used, the domain name of the website which you previously visited, the number of visits, average duration of visit, and pages called up.

These cookies do not store any information that would make it possible to personally identify the user. The information collected with the aid of these cookies is aggregated and is therefore anonymous. Performance cookies serve the purpose of improving the user friendliness of a website and therefore enhancing the user’s experience. You can block the use of such cookies by creating an exclusion cookie (see “managing cookies” below).

 

Functional cookies

enable a website to store information the user has already entered (such as user ID, language selection, or the user’s location), in order to offer improved, personalized functions to the user. Functional cookies are also used to enable requested functions such as playing videos and to make a user’s decision to block or disable a certain function (e.g. web analysis) persistent (“opt-out cookies”).

 

Cookies for marketing purposes

are used to offer more relevant content to users, based on their specific interests. They are also used to limit the display frequency of an ad and to measure and control the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. They register whether users have visited a website or not, and which contents were used. This information may possibly also be shared with third parties, such as advertisers, for example. These cookies are often linked to the functions of third-party websites. You can block the use of such cookies by creating an opt-out cookie (see “managing cookies” below).

 

Managing cookies:

Please note: Not all of the cookies mentioned below will necessarily be used when you browse our website using a mobile terminal device

 

Cookies for marketing purposes 

 

How can I deactivate cookies?

In the following, you will find a summary of links that provide detailed information on the deactivation of cookies in commonly used browsers.

 

If you have any further questions about our Cookie Policy, please click on “Contact” to send us your questions and suggestions.

This Cookie Policy is updated from time to time. You will find the date of the latest update at the top of this page

 

Accesses to our website are logged for the purpose of security analysis reports and to defend against cyber-attacks. With the exception of the IP address, no personal data is ever collected or used in this connection. IP addresses are analyzed only in the event of a cyber-attack. Log data is promptly deleted on a regular basis.

In addition, we collect personal data (e.g., names, addresses, telephone numbers, or e-mail addresses) in connection with the operation of our websites only when you have voluntarily provided such data to us (e.g., through registration, contact inquiries, surveys, etc.) and when we are entitled to process or use such data by virtue of permission granted by you or on the basis of a statutory provision.

As a general rule, we use such data only for the purpose for which you divulged the data to us, such as to answer your inquiries, process your orders, or grant you access to certain information or offerings.

 

Sharing of data

Insofar as you have provided your consent or when we are otherwise legally entitled to do so, we will share your personal data with subsidiaries of Aurelia Ventures, where applicable, for the purposes indicated above.

In connection with the operation of its website and the services provided by way of the website, Aurelia Ventures works with service providers such as hosting or IT maintenance service providers, for example.

These recipients may possibly be located in countries outside of the European Economic Area (“third countries”), in which applicable laws do not offer the same level of data privacy protection as in your home country. In such cases, Aurelia Ventures takes measures to ensure an appropriate level of data privacy protection. For example, we share your personal data with Aurelia Ventures subsidiaries in third countries only if they have implemented our Binding Corporate Rules („BCR“) for the protection of personal data. You will find additional information on the Aurelia Ventures BCR under “Downloads.”

Data is shared only in connection with and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. We do not sell or otherwise market your personal data to third parties.

 

Questions and comments; changes

Aurelia Ventures will respond to all legitimate requests for information and where applicable, to correct, amend, or delete your personal data. If you wish to make such a request or if you have questions or comments about this Data Privacy Policy, please click on “Contact” to send us your questions and suggestions.

This Data Privacy Policy is updated from time to time. You will find the date of the last update at the top of this page.

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