Data privacy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how your personal data is being processed while using the website www.caleus.de.

The caleus capital investors GmbH („we“ or „caleus“) takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and strictly adheres to the rules of data protection laws. The following privacy policy gives you an overview of how we ensure data protection and what types of personal data are processed for what purpose.

With regard to the terminology used in this Privacy Policy, e.g. "personal data" or "processing", we refer to the definitions in Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Please read the following information regarding the Privacy Policy carefully. In case you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time at privacy@caleus.de.

I. General information

1. Who is responsible for processing of personal data

Controller of the processing of personal data is

caleus capital investors GmbH, Kurfürstendamm 59, 10707 Berlin; Telefon: +49 30 288778 0; Fax: +49 30 288778 188; Email: mail@caleus.de

2. What we process

We process personal data provided by you or data that is automatically allocated while using our website.
For further information, see section II. – Processing of personal data.

3. For what purpose and on what legal basis do we process personal data

We process your personal data in accordance with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) for various purposes. In principle, the following can be considered as the purposes of the processing: the processing for the initiation of contractual relationships and the performance of contracts (Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR), for the protection of legitimate interests (Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR), based on your consent (Article 6 (1) lit. a GDPR) and/ or statutory provisions (Art. 6 (1) lit. c GDPR).

We explain the legal basis we actually use in section II. – Processing of personal data.

4. Who receives your personal data

Service providers employed by us (processors, see Art. 4 No. 8 GDPR) may receive and process personal data on our behalf. We use the following processors or categories of processors:

  • IT service providers
  • Google Inc.

We do not share personal data with third party controllers (see Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR).

5. Transfer of personal data to a Third Country

We do not transmit your personal data to third countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA).

However, through the use of fonts and plugins, personal data may be transferred outside of the EEA. For further information, see section II. – Processing of personal data.

6. For how long do we process personal data

We process data only as long as it is necessary in relation to the initial specified, explicit and legitimate purpose.

Additionally, we are subject to various filing and documentation obligations, including those arising from the German Commercial Code (HGB) and the German Tax Code (AO). The deadlines for storage and documentation specified there are up to ten years.

In light of possible legal claims, the processing period is also determined by statutory time limitations, which can be up to thirty years according to §§ 195 ff. of the German Civil Code (BGB), whereby the regular time limitation is three years.

7. Your rights

Every data subject has the right of access (Art. 15 GDPR), the right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR), the right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR), the right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR) and the right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR). To exercise those rights, you can contact us under the contact information given in section I. 1. or 2.

If the processing of personal data is based on your consent, you can withdraw it at any time. The withdrawal should, if possible, be directed to the bodies mentioned in section I. 1. or 2.

In addition, if you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data is unlawful, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR). This right to complain is without any prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy. The competent supervisory authority for caleus is:

        Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit

As far as the personal data is processed for the purpose of our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, you have the right to object according to Art. 21 GDPR. You can find further information regarding your right to object at the end of this Privacy Policy.

II. Processing of personal data

1. Cookies

To make your visit on our website attractive and enable the use of certain functions, we use cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device. When a website is accessed, cookies can be transmitted and thus allow an assignment of the user. Cookies help to simplify the use of websites for users. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, e.g. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit it (so-called persistent cookies).

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide on their acceptance or decline cookies in specific cases or in general. You can delete already set cookies. Declining cookies may limit the functionality of our website.

We process the following categories of personal data through the use of cookies:

  • Acceptance of placement of cookies when visiting our websites
  • Session ID
  • Timestamp of last visit / activity
  • Last viewed pages

Processing of personal data through the use of cookies is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. Purpose and our legitimate interest are improved functionality of our website.

2. Access data/ Server logfiles

While visiting our websites, the following data is stored during every retrieval:

  • IP address
  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (previously visited website)
  • Time of server request

The processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. Purpose and our legitimate interest are administration and improved functionality of our website as well as preventing security issues.

3. Contacting us

When contacting us (e.g. via the provided email address), we process email address and any personal data disclosed in the message itself (e.g. your name).

The processing is based on Art. 6 (1) f. GDPR. Purpose and our legitimate interest is answering your enquiry and, if applicable, follow-up questions

Information about your right to object in accordance with Art. 21 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR (processing of personal Data based on a balancing of interests); this includes profiling based on those provisions (Art. 4 No. 4 GDPR).

Should you decide to object the processing, we will stop to process personal data concerning you, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or the processing serves the purpose of establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

You also have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with advertising.

Should you decide to object to the processing for advertising purposes, we will stop to process personal data concerning you for these purposes.

The objection is not subject to any form. Ideally, it should be lodged at the bodies mentioned in section I. 1.