Privacy policy

Privacy notice for the website (“website”)

Scope – Who is responsible
This privacy statement informs users about the type, scope and purposes of data collection and the use of personal data by the content provider Investors Marketing AG, An der Welle 3, D-60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, authorised representatives: Dr Oliver Mihm (Chief Executive Officer), Thomas Wollmann (Executive board member), telephone: +49 (0) 69 96 31 58 – 0, fax: +49 (0) 69 96 31 58 – 29, e-mail:, when visiting the website (“website”). You can contact our data privacy officer by e-mailing or by writing to our postal address and addressing your letter to “The Data Privacy Officer”.

1. Privacy
Please read on for information about the type, scope and purposes of the collection, use and forwarding of personal data.
This privacy statement can be accessed, saved and printed at any time by visiting our website.
1.1 The personal data we collect, use and process when you visit our website

1.1.1 Usage data
We collect, save and use personal data on the way you use our online service (usage data) and your visit to our website at In particular, this includes data to identify you and information about the start and end times and your activity on our website. We use this usage data to improve our online service and make it more attractive for future visits. It also allows us to gain an insight into usage patterns during visits to our site.If you contact us by e-mail or using a contact form on the website, we save the data you provide (e-mail address; name and telephone number where given) in order to respond to your enquiry. We delete or, where statutory retention periods apply, restrict the processing of all data provided in this context once it is no longer required.

If you are simply browsing our website without registering/logging in or if you forward data to us by other means, we only collect the personal data that your browser communicates to our server. When you view our website, our systems collect the following technical data needed in order to display the pages correctly and safeguard the stability and security of the website:

The connection data of the querying computer (IP addresses are stored for 7 days in order to prevent attacks and are automatically anonymized thereafter), which pages of our website you have visited, the date and duration of your visit, the browser type and operating system ID and interface, the request content (specific page), the volume of data transmitted in each case, the access status/http status code, the language and version of the browser software, and the address of the website from which you linked to the Investors Marketing website at

1.1.2 Personal data
If you provide us with any personal data, we use it exclusively in order to respond to your enquiries or uphold any contract that may have been concluded with you. Personal data (as defined in Section 3[1] of the German Federal Data Protection Act – BDSG) refers to particulars about the personal (e.g. name, address, date of birth, e-mail address etc.) or factual (e.g. services available, position of employment etc.) affairs of an identified or identifiable natural person.
On pages within our website that collect personal data (e.g. registration forms) encryption is used.

1.2. Forwarding of data
Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties or forwarded in any other form to the extent to which you have given your prior consent. Further, we may in individual cases be required by law to pass on your personal data to public bodies. In particular (but without limitation), this may be for the purposes of law enforcement or to avert danger.

1.3 Your rights
With respect to your personal data, your rights vis-à-vis us are as follows:

  • You are entitled to request information on the personal data we hold on you
  • You are entitled to ask for this data to be corrected or deleted
  • You are entitled to limit the extent to which your personal data is processed
  • You are entitled to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data
  • You have the right to data portability

You are also entitled to file a complaint with the data protection authorities on how we have handled your personal data.

1.4 Cookies

1.4.1 Definition
In addition to the data mentioned above, when you visit our website we use cookies to identify you as a user and make your visit as smooth as possible. Cookies are small text files that are assigned to your browser and saved to your hard drive. They are used to transmit certain information to the website operator (in this case us). Cookies cannot launch applications or infect your computer with viruses. Cookies allow us to understand which pages you visit and which are the most popular areas of our website, and they help us to enhance and improve the experience for future visitors.

1.4.2 Use of cookies:
a) This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and purpose of which are described below:

  • Transient cookies (see b)
  • Persistent cookies (see c).

b) Transient cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser. These mainly comprise session cookies, which store a session ID to allow different requests from your browser to be assigned to a user session. They allow your computer to be recognised if you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.

c) Persistent cookies are deleted automatically upon reaching a set expiry date. This date can differ according to cookie. You can delete the cookies at any time by accessing your browser’s security settings.

d) Browser settings can be customised to your needs; for example, you can set up the browser to accept third-party cookies or not accept any cookies. Please note in the latter case that this may stop some of the functions on this website from working properly.

e) We use cookies so that we can recognise you when you visit again if you have an account with us. This means that you do not have to log in afresh each time you visit.

f) The Flash cookies used are collected by your Flash plug-in, not your browser. We also use HTML5 storage objects, which are stored on your computer/device. These objects store the necessary data irrespective of which browser you use and are not assigned an automatic expiry date. If you would like to disable Flash cookies, you must install a suitable add on such as BetterPrivacy for Mozilla Firefox ( or the Adobe Flash Killer Cookie for Google Chrome. To prevent the use of HTML5 storage objects, use your browser’s privacy mode. We also recommend you delete cookies and your browsing history manually at regular intervals.

1.5 HubSpot

Our website uses a number of sign-up functions allowing site users to learn more about our company, download content, and provide their contact details and other demographic information. This information is stored on servers operated by our software partner HubSpot. We may use it to reach out to visitors to our website and to identify which of our services may be of interest to them. All information we process in this manner is subject to this data privacy notice, on the presumption of consent having been given in accordance with Article 6 (1) a of the GDPR.

We use all collected data exclusively to optimise our marketing.

HubSpot is a US-based software company with a branch office in Ireland. Contact: HubSpot, 2nd Floor 30 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland, ph.: +353 1 5187500, HubSpot is subject to the TRUSTe Privacy Seal. For more information, go to

HubSpot ensures that the collected data are processed exclusively on servers located in the European Union.

2. Data usage – How and why your personal data is used
We use your data as described under section 1 to improve our online service and to process your enquiries.

2.1 Market research and statistics
Some of the data collected during your visit to our website is used to compile statistical analyses for market research purposes and to ensure our online service is tailored to actual needs. This data is stored separately from other data you enter when using our website and is not used by Investors Marketing AG to create personal usage profiles. It is stored and processed in anonymised form.
We forward data to our statistics provider Google Inc. for analysis (tracking). You can withdraw your consent to tracking at any time. Should you choose to do so, we will be unable to provide any personalised content.

2.2 Web analysis with Google Analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to allow information to be collected on how you use our website. Data collected includes, for example, information on the operating system you use, your browser and your IP address etc. This data is sent to a Google server in the United States where it is saved. Our website uses the “gat._anonymizeIp();” extension from Google Analytics to anonymise IP addresses. This Google extension shortens the IP addresses of users from the European Union to prevent the addresses from being traced back to individual users. We also collect anonymised data on shopping baskets and orders and forward it to Google for statistical analysis.
Google uses the data on our behalf to analyse use of our website, to compile reports on usage patterns and to provide us with other associated services. The IP address sent to Google by your browser will not be merged with other data.

2.3 Display of maps
This website uses the “Google Maps API” from the company Google Inc. (Google) for the visual presentation of maps. When using Google Maps on our website, data about your use of the Maps feature is collected, processed and used by Google. The terms of use for Google Maps are provided in Google Maps Terms of Use. For more information about Google’s privacy policy, please visit:

3. Right to information, correction, limitation and deletion
We value your trust and are happy to answer any questions you have regarding how we handle your personal data. This service is free of charge. If you have any questions not answered by this privacy statement or if you would like further information on a specific aspect, please write to us at the following e-mail address:

or by post to:

Investors Marketing AG
The Data Privacy Officer
An der Welle 3
9.tes Stockwerk
60322 Frankfurt am Main

Please also use these contact details if you would like information on the data we have stored on you. This service is available at any time, no explanation necessary.

You can have the personal data stored on you blocked or corrected at any time. You can also withdraw your consent to the collection, storage, processing and use of your data at any time without the need to give an explanation. All we require is written confirmation (e.g. e-mail, fax or letter) sent to the address given above. We are happy to answer any further questions regarding our privacy statement and the processing of your personal data.

Your personal data will be deleted in the following cases: If you withdraw your consent to the retention of personal data; if knowledge of the data is no longer needed to fulfil the original purpose of storing the data; or if retention becomes impermissible on any other legal grounds.

Your data cannot be deleted or its use limited if it is needed to fulfil a contract or if we are obliged by law to keep the data on file.

Any questions, comments or concerns regarding our privacy policy and practices should also be directed to the address given above. If you would like to pass on feedback or have other questions or concerns, please contact Data Privacy at Investors Marketing AG at