privacy policy


The protection of personal data is very important to us. Below you will find information on the nature, extent, collection and purpose of using personal data. We attach great importance to the protection of your privacy and your personal data as a user of our website and we comply with the collection, processing and use according to the legal data protection regulations.

 1. Name and contact details of the controller and the company data protection officer

responsible:  Finance Media GmbH, Bettinastr. 30, 60325 Frankfurt,

Our company data protection officer is under the o.g. Address or below datenschutz[at]finance[-]media[.]de reachable.

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

a) When visiting the website

When you visit our website, the browser used on your device automatically sends 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 automated deletion:

  • Name of the retrieved file
  • Date and time of retrieval
  • transferred amount of data
  • Message if the retrieval was successful
  • Description of the type of web browser used
  • used operating system
  • the previously visited page
  • provider
  • Your IP address (shortened and anonymised, so-called IP masking)

The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection of the website,
  • Ensuring comfortable use of our website,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability as well
  • for further administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) lit.f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. In no case we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you. In addition, we use cookies and analysis services when visiting our website. Further details can be found under no. 4 and 5 of this privacy policy.

b) By using our contact form

For questions of any kind, we offer you the opportunity to contact us via a form provided on the website. It is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address so that we know who the request came from and to answer it. Further information can be provided voluntarily. The data processing for the purpose of contacting us takes place in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO on the basis of your voluntarily granted consent. The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted after completion of the request made by you.

 3. Disclosure of data

A transfer of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those listed below does not take place.

We only share your personal information with third parties if:

  • You have given your express consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO,
  • disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO is required and there is no reason to assume that you have a substantial interest in not disclosing your data,
  • in the event that there is a legal obligation to disclose pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (c) DSGVO, as well as
  • this is legally permissible and, according to Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, is required for the settlement of contractual relationships with you.

4. Cookies

We use so-called cookies in some areas of our website. Such file elements may identify your computer as a technical entity during your visit to this site, to help you use our offer, including during repeat visits. However, you usually have the option to set your Internet browser so that you are informed about the occurrence of cookies so that you can allow or exclude them, or delete already existing cookies.

Please use the help function of your Internet browser to get information about changing these settings. We point out that some features of our website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies. Cookies do not allow a server to read private data from your computer or data stored by another server. You do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses.

We support the use of cookies on Art. 6 para. 1 lit.f DSGVO: the processing is carried out to improve the functioning of our website. It is therefore necessary for the protection of our legitimate interests.

5. Using Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of the use of the website by them. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the link below (http: // download and install the available browser plugin. We point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp ();” in order to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP-Masking). In addition, you can prevent the collection of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out-cookie will be set which will prevent the further collection of your data when visiting this website. This procedure is particularly recommended when accessing our site via mobile devices. For more information about Terms of Use and Privacy, please visit or visit We support the use of the above-mentioned analysis tool on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR: the processing is used to analyze the user behavior and is therefore necessary to safeguard our legitimate interests.

6. Social Plug-ins

We use social plugins from the social network Facebook on our website on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit.f DSGVO. The underlying commercial purpose is to be regarded as a legitimate interest within the meaning of the GDPR. Responsibility for the operation compliant with data protection is to be guaranteed by their respective providers. The integration of these plugins by us takes place in the way of the so-called two-click method to protect visitors of our website in the best possible way. On our website social media plugins from Facebook are used to personalize their use. For this we use the “LIKE” or “SHARE” button. It is an offer from Facebook. If you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and incorporated by him 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 currently not logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to a Facebook server in the US and stored there. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign the 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 will also be posted on Facebook and displayed to your Facebook friends. Facebook may use this information for the purpose of advertising, market research and tailor-made Facebook pages. For this purpose, Facebook uses user, interest and relationship profiles, eg. For example, to evaluate your use of our website in relation to the advertisements displayed on Facebook, to inform other Facebook users about your activities on our website, and to provide other services related to the use of Facebook. If you do not want Facebook to assign the data collected via our website to 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 related rights and settings options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy ( of Facebook.

7. affected rights

You are entitled to the following data subject rights:

a) right to information

You have the right to ask us for confirmation of your processing of personal data in question.

b) Correction / erasure / restriction of processing

Furthermore, you have the right to ask us to

  • Incorrect personal data concerning you are rectified immediately (right to rectification);
  • Personal data concerning you are deleted immediately (right to delete) and
  • processing is restricted (right to limit processing).

c) Right to data portability

You have the right to receive personally identifiable information you provide to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format and to transmit that information to another person in charge.

d) cancellation right

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

e) right of objection

Is the processing of personal data concerning you for the performance of a task in the public interest (Article 6 (1) (e) GDPR) or for the protection of our legitimate interests (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR) required, you have a right to object.

f) right of complaint

Do you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you infringes the GDPR?

Without prejudice to any other remedies, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority.

For general inquiries about data protection in this company please contact the
Finance Media GmbH
Bettinastraße 30
60325 Frankfurt