INFORMATION ON DATA PROTECTION

The protection of your privacy rights in the processing of personal data is an important concern to SmartInvestor. It is important to us that you know when we collect data and how we use it.With the following information we would like to give you an overview of the processing of your personal data by us and your data protection rights.

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INFORMATION ABOUT THIS WEBSITE

With this data protection notice, we provide you with information as to how we handle personal data and which personal data we collect, process and use when you visit this website.

“Personal data” shall mean all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. A natural person is considered to be identifiable if they can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, identification number, location data, online identifier, or to one or more particular characteristics that are an expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person.

1. COLLECTION OF GENERAL INFORMATION AND ANONYMOUS USAGE DATA

When you visit our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information contains the type of web browser used, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider, our website that you are visiting, as well as technical information on your visit. This data is also generated during access to every other website on the internet. This is therefore not a specific function of this website.

Information of this type is only collected in an anonymized form and evaluated by us statistically. The better we understand your requirements, the faster you can find your desired information on our websites

2. COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA

2.1) Registration using online forms

Other personal data is only collected when you provide it to us voluntarily, and as far as this is required for the respective purpose, for example, as part of a registration, a subscription, a questionnaire or a competition.

2.2) Use of cookies

The User is further aware that the Website uses data collection devices such as cookies on certain pages of the Website to help analyses web page flow, measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust and safety, and that certain features of the website are only available through the use of such cookies. While the user is free to decline the website cookies if the user’s browser permits, the user may consequently be unable to use certain features on the website.

2.3) Google Analytics

This website uses the web analysis service Google Analytics to evaluate user access to this website. Data processing is based on your consent.

3.LIMITATION ON USE OF PERSONAL DATA

Your personal data will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided this data to us.

4. TRANSFER OF PERSONAL DATA

Your data can also be seen by associated companies of SmartInvestor, as well as external service providers who provide and technically operate this website and the systems linked to it.

5. DATA STORAGE AND DELETION

Personal data is saved until you unregister or inform us that you would no longer like to make use of the respective function. Beyond this, personal data is only saved if there are statutory or contractual retention obligations.

6. YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to be informed about the data that relates to you, and the right to correct your data. Provided that there are no statutory regulations to the contrary, you also have the right to delete and block your data, as well as the right to object to the processing of your data. Furthermore, you have the right to data portability.

As we collect and process your personal data on the basis of your consent, you also have the right to revoke the consent you granted. The legality of the data processing carried out with your consent until you revoke it, remains unaffected by your withdrawal of consent.

7. SECURITY

The company protects your data by means of technical and organizational security measures against accidental or premeditated manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures, such as data encryption, are regularly improved in accordance with technological development.

INFORMATION ON DATA PROTECTION – FOR CUSTOMERS AND INTERESTED PARTIES

1. WHAT SOURCES AND DATA DO WE USE?

We process personal data, which we receive from you as a customer or prospective customer within the scope of our business relationship. In addition, we process – to the extent necessary for the provision of our services – personal data which we permissibly obtain from publicly accessible sources (e.g. commercial register, press, Internet) or which is transmitted to us by associated companies of Smart Investor or by other third parties.

2. FOR WHAT PURPOSES AND ON WHAT LEGAL BASIS WILL YOUR DATA BE PROCESSED?

We process personal data in accordance with the provisions of Information Technology Act of India2000 and other applicable provisions of the country.

  • 2.1. to fulfil pre-contractual and contractual obligations and to initiate contracts
  • 2.2. as part of the balancing of interests If necessary, we process your data beyond the actual fulfilment of the contract to protect the legitimate interests of us or third parties (e.g. customer care and improvement of the customer relationship and the products, contract-related advertising, prevention of fraud and payment defaults)
  • 2.3.on the basis of your consent: Marketing communication (e.g. dispatch of magazines, newsletters, product brochures, provision of apps).
  • 2.4 for the fulfilment of legal obligations.

3. RIGHT OF OBJECTION

If we process your data for the purpose of direct marketing, you may object to this processing. Your personal data will then no longer be used for these purposes.

If we process your data to safeguard legitimate interests, you may object to this processing if your particular situation gives rise to reasons that speak against data processing.

The objection can be made without form and should be addressed to the aforementioned address.

4. WHAT DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS DO YOU HAVE?

In addition to the right of information about the data concerning you and correction of your data, you also have the right to deletion and a right of objection against the processing or the right to restrict the processing of your data, insofar as there are no statutory provisions to the contrary. You also have the right to data transfer.

If we collect and process your personal data on the basis of your consent, you also have the right to revoke the consent you have given with effect for the future. Your revocation does not affect the legality of the data processing carried out on the basis of your consent up to the time of revocation.

5. SECURITY AND CONFIDENTIALITY

Smart Investor protects your data with technical and organizational security measures to prevent accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures, such as data encryption, are regularly improved in line with technological developments. Furthermore, company’s employees are obliged to maintain confidentiality with regard to the handling of personal data.

DATA PROTECTION NOTICE FOR PARTNERS

1. COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA

Smart Investor processes your personal data in order to execute and manage an existing or incipient contractual relationship with you. In this context, your personal data is processed for various purposes as part of a range of processing activities.

2.1) Data sources

As a rule, your personal data is collected directly from you as part of an existing or incipient contract relationship.

2.2) Intended purpose of processing activities

An overview of the intended purpose of our processing activities is provided below: Sending requests, calling in outstanding quotes, commercial review and completeness checking on quotes, and performing negotiations.

2.3) Supplier support

Communication regarding products or services, responding to inquiries and requests, and bottleneck and risk management.

2.4) Compliance with legal obligations

Compliance with retention obligations, ensuring that compliance requirements are met through checks, operating an internal control system (ICS) and other monitoring systems for ensuring that business processes are in accordance with regulations.

The processed data can be classified into the following data categories:
  • • Professional contact and (work) organizational data
  • • IT usage data
  • • Private contact and identification data
  • • Data on personal/professional circumstances & characteristics
  • • Creditworthiness and bank data
  • • Contractual data
The aforementioned processing activities are justified by the following legal bases:
  • • Consent to one or more specified purposes
  • • Fulfilment of the contract or contract initiation
  • • Fulfilment of legal obligations
  • • Balancing of interests
    • o The existence of a relevant and appropriate relationship between the controller and the data subject
    • o Prevention of fraud
    • o Direct advertising
    • o Transfer of data within a corporate group for internal management purposes (including customer and employee data)

2. TRANSFER OF PERSONAL DATA

In certain cases, your personal data may also be disclosed to other bodies:

If the disclosure of your personal data is necessary in order to execute or initiate the contractual relationship, such as in the event of financing for the object of the contract or in the event of shared order processing with project-specific partners.

We will also disclose your personal data to service providers commissioned by us in the framework of order processing (e.g. organizing trade fair events, running customer satisfaction surveys, sending e-mail newsletters, and hosting and operating CRM systems).

Your core data and contact details are disclosed in a centralized database for the purpose of ensuring a uniform and current data stock and for credit checking.

If we are required to comply with country-specific legal requirements regarding the disclosure of your personal data, e.g. for transfer to financial authorities, courts, and auditors.

3. YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to be informed about the data that relates to you, and the right to rectify your data. Provided that there are no statutory regulations to the contrary, you also have the right to erase your data and to object to the processing of your data, and the right to restrict the processing of your data. Furthermore, you have the right to data portability.

If we collect and process your personal data on the basis of your consent, you also have the right to revoke the consent you granted with effect for the future. The legality of the data processing carried out with your consent until you revoke it, remains unaffected by your withdrawal of consent.

If, in spite of our efforts to maintain accurate and up-to-date data, incorrect information has been saved, we will correct such information upon corresponding request.

4. SAFETY

Smart Investor uses technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or premeditated manipulation, loss and destruction, and access by unauthorized persons.

Our security measures, such as data encryption, are regularly improved in accordance with technological development.