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Data Protection Information according Art. 13 und 21 DSGVO

1. Name and contact details of the data controller


This data protection notice applies to data processing by:
Responsible: infinas GmbH & Co. KG, Unter den Linden 12, 10117 Berlin, Germany, represented by the managing director Dr. Mark Ortmann, e-mail:, telephone: +49 30 8872746900, fax: +49 30 8872746999.

2. Collection and storage of personal data as well as type and purpose and their use

a) When visiting the website

When you visit our website, the browser used on your device will automatically send information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information will be collected without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,

  • date and time of access,

  • name and URL of the retrieved file,

  • website from which access is being made (referrer URL),

  • the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

The data mentioned will be processed by us for the following purposes:

  • to ensure a smooth connection of the website,

  • to ensure a comfortable use of our website,

  • evaluation of system safety and stability as well as

  • for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes listed above for the collection of data. Under no circumstances will we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.

In addition, we use cookies and analysis services when visiting our website. See points 4 and 5 of this data protection declaration for more detailed information.

b) When registering for our newsletter

If you have expressly consented in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO, we will use your e-mail address to send you our newsletter on a regular basis. To receive the newsletter, it is sufficient to provide an e-mail address. 

You can unsubscribe at any time, for example via a link at the end of each newsletter. Alternatively, you can also send your unsubscribe request to by e-mail. 

c) When using our contact form

If you have any questions, we offer you the possibility to contact us via a form provided on the website. A valid e-mail address must be provided so that we know who sent the request and to enable us to send an answer. Further information can be provided voluntarily. 

Data processing for the purpose of contacting us is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DSGVO on the basis of your voluntary consent.

The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted after the completion of your request. 

d) When commissioned in the context of a brokerage order: 

We process the collected data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO for the purpose of fulfilling the contract. This also includes the associated customer service and pre-contractual activities. 

If you instruct us to advise you on insurance and/or open-ended investment funds and to broker such products, we will use the data collected from you to fulfil the brokerage mandate and to carry out the pre-contractual measures necessary to fulfil the wishes you have expressed. If necessary, we will share personal information with the companies involved in the execution of this agreement. This always includes: the insurance company or bank whose products you wish to purchase.

The data required for the fulfilment of the contract will be stored for the duration of the business relationship with you and until the expiry of the applicable limitation periods and any resulting claims and statutory storage obligations.

3. Data processing for direct advertising:

We process your data for the purpose of direct advertising, in particular by e-mail, to draw your attention to special offers and product improvements in the context of our contractual relationship. Data processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO and in the interest of informing you about new products and services. Every customer has their own right of objection against this processing, the exercise of which leads to the termination of processing for the purpose of direct marketing. If data is stored exclusively for direct marketing purposes, it will be deleted after objection has been made.

4. Information disclosure 

Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for purposes other than those listed below. 

We only pass on your personal data to third parties if:

  • you have given your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. a DSGVO,

  • the transfer is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f DSGVO and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not passing on your data,

  • in the event that there is a legal obligation to do so pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 s. 1 lit. c DSGVO, or else

  • this is legally permissible and necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. b DSGVO. For example, we will only transfer your data to third parties (e.g. to credit institutions for payment processing or to lawyers for the enforcement of outstanding claims) if we have the right to transfer such data under data protection law (e.g. in accordance with the above-mentioned legal provisions). Your data may also be passed on by us to external service providers (e.g. external IT service providers, Deutscher Maklerverbund GmbH, broker pools, scanning centres or document shredders, accountants) who support us in data processing within the scope of order processing strictly in accordance with instructions.

Data processing outside the EU or the EEA does not take place.

We will not sell or otherwise market your personal data to third parties.

5. Cookies

We use cookies on our site. These are small files that are automatically created by your browser and stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our site. Cookies do not cause any damage to your terminal device and do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware.

The cookie will store information arising in connection with the specific terminal device that is used. This does not, however, mean that we will immediately gain knowledge of your identity.

The use of cookies serves partly to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These are automatically deleted after leaving our site. 

In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimise user-friendliness, which are stored on your terminal device for a specified period of time. If you visit our site again in order to use our services, your device automatically recognises that you have already been with us and which inputs and settings you have made so that you do not have to enter them again.

On the other hand, we use cookies to record the use of our website statistically and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our offer for you (see point 5). These cookies enable us to automatically recognise that you have already visited our site when you visit it again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined period of time. 

The data processed by cookies are necessary for the purposes mentioned to safeguard our legitimate interests and those of third parties pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO. 

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a message always appears before a new cookie is created. However, if you deactivate cookies completely, you may not be able to use all the functions of our website.

6. Analysis tools

a) Tracking tools

We use the tracking measures listed below on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. By ussing these tracking measures, we want to ensure that our website is designed in line with requirements and to continuously optimise our website. On the other hand, we use the tracking measures in order to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it so that we can optimise our offer for you. These interests are to be regarded as justified within the scope of the aforementioned provision.

The respective data processing purposes and data categories can be found in the corresponding tracking tools.

i) Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc., for the purpose of tailoring our pages to meet your needs and continuously optimising them. ( (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter referred to as "Google"). In this context, pseudonymised user profiles are created and cookies (see section 4) are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website such as

  • operating system used,

  • referrer URL (the previously visited page),

  • host name of the accessing computer (IP address),

  • time of the server request,

will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. This information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage for market research purposes and to tailor these internet pages to meet requirements. This information may also be transferred to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of third parties. Under no circumstances will your IP address be merged with other Google data. The IP addresses are anonymised so that an allocation is not possible (IP masking). 

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on.

As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from capturing data by clicking this link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent your information from being collected in the future when you visit this site. The opt-out cookie applies only to this browser and only to our website and is placed on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you will need to set the opt-out cookie again.

Further information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics can be found in the Google Analytics Help.

ii) Google Adwords Conversion Tracking

We also use Google Conversion Tracking to record the use of our website statistically and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our website for you. Google Adwords places a cookie (see number 4) on your computer if you have reached our website via a Google advertisement.

These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages on the AdWords customer's website and the cookie has not expired, Google and the customer will be able to tell that the user clicked on the ad and was directed to that page. 

Each Adwords customer receives a different cookie. Therefore, Cookies cannot be traced via the websites of Adwords customers. The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for Adwords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Adwords customers will know the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were directed to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, you will not receive any information that personally identifies users. 

If you do not wish to participate in the tracking procedure, you can also refuse to set a cookie as required for this purpose - for example by setting your browser to deactivate the automatic setting of cookies in general. You can also deactivate cookies for conversion tracking by setting your browser to block cookies from the domain "". Google's Privacy Policy for Conversion Tracking can be found here.

iii) Matomo

We use the open source software Matomo to analyse and statistically evaluate of the use of the website. Cookies are used for this purpose (see section 4). The information generated by the cookie about website usage is transferred to our servers and summarised in pseudonymous usage profiles. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website and to enable us to design our website according to requirements. The information will not be passed on to third parties.

Under no circumstances will the IP address be associated with other data relating to the user. The IP addresses are anonymized so that an assignment is not possible (IP masking).

Your visit to this website is currently recorded by Matomo Web Analytics. Click hereso that your visit is no longer recorded.

7. Social Media plug-ins

We use social plug-ins of the social networks Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on our website on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO in order to promote our law firm. The advertising purpose behind this is to be viewed as a legitimate interest within the meaning of the DSGVO. The responsibility for the data protection-compliant operation is to be guaranteed by the respective providers. We integrate these plug-ins by means of the so-called two-click method in order to protect visitors to our website in the best possible way.

a) Facebook

Social media plugins from Facebook are used on our website to make their use more personal. For this we use the "LIKE" or "SHARE" button. This is an offer from Facebook.

If you call up a page on our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection with the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly from Facebook to your browser, which integrates it into the website.

By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a Facebook account or are not logged on to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted directly from your browser to a Facebook server in the USA and stored there.

If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign your visit to our website directly to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by pressing the "LIKE" or "SHARE" button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information is also published on Facebook and displayed to your Facebook friends.

Facebook may use this information for the purpose of advertising, market research and tailoring Facebook Pages to meet your needs. For this purpose, Facebook creates usage, interest and relationship profiles, e.g. to evaluate your use of our website with regard to the advertisements displayed to you on Facebook, to inform other Facebook users about your activities on our website and to provide further services associated with the use of Facebook.

If you do not want Facebook to associate the information collected through our website with your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as your rights in this regard and setting options to protect your privacy can be found in Facebook's data protection information.

b) Twitter

You will find that plugins of the Twitter Inc. (Twitter) are integrated on our web pages. You can recognise the Twitter plugins (tweet button) by the Twitter logo on our site. For an overview of tweet buttons click here.

When you access a page of our website that contains such a plugin, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Twitter server. Twitter receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Twitter "tweet" button while logged into your Twitter account, you can link the content of our pages to your Twitter profile. This allows Twitter to assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we do not have any knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by Twitter.

If you do not want Twitter to be able to assign visits to our pages, please log out of your Twitter user account.

You can find more information on this in Twitter’s Privacy Policy.

c) Instagram

Our website also uses social plugins ("Plugins") from Instagram, operated by Instagram LLC, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA ("Instagram").

The plugins are marked with an Instagram logo, for example in the form of an "Instagram camera".

When you visit a page on our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Instagram's servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Instagram directly to your browser and integrated into the page. This integration tells Instagram that your browser has accessed the appropriate page on our site, even if you do not have an Instagram profile or are not logged into Instagram.

This information (including your IP address) is transferred directly from your browser to an Instagram server in the USA and stored there. If you are logged in to Instagram, Instagram can directly associate your visit to our website with your Instagram account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by pressing the "Instagram" button, this information is also sent directly to and stored on an Instagram server.

The information will also be published to your Instagram account and displayed to your contacts.

If you do not want Instagram to associate the data collected through our website directly with your Instagram account, you must log out of Instagram before visiting our website.

For more information, see.Instagram’s Privacy Statement.

8. Rights of persons affected

You have the right to:

  • to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO. In particular, you may request information on the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right of rectification, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data, unless it has been collected from us, as well as the existence of an automated decision-making process including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information on its details;

  • to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO;

  • to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO, unless processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;

  • to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO if the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful but you refuse its deletion and we no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO;

  • to receive your personal data which you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another responsible person, in accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO;

  • to revoke your consent once given to us at any time, in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO. The consequence of this is that we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent for the future, and

  • to complain to a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or of our office for this purpose.


9. Right of appeal to a supervisory authority

Any data subject shall have the right to complain to a supervisory authority if he or she considers that the processing of data concerning him or her is in breach of data protection provisions. In particular, the right of appeal may be exercised before a supervisory authority in the Member State in which the data subject is staying or in which the alleged infringement took place. The competent supervisory authority for the Federal State of Berlin is the supervisory authority of the Federal Republic of Germany: Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Friedrichstr. 219, 10969 Berlin. 


10. Right to object 

If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO, if there are reasons for doing so which arise from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which shall be implemented by us without stating a particular situation. 

If you wish to make use of your right of objection, simply send an e-mail to


11. Data security 

We do not use any special encryption procedures within the visit to our website. For that matter, we use suitable technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorised access by third parties.


12. Current status of this data protection declaration

This privacy policy is currently valid and was last revised in May 2018.

It may be necessary to amend this data protection declaration due to the refinement of our website or offers on it, or due to changed legal or official requirements. You can view and print the current data protection statement at any time on the website at

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