Data protection

Date Protection Notice of StarCapital AG
As of: 21 May 2018


This notice gives you an overview of how we process personal data and which rights customers have under data protection laws. The way in which certain data is processed and used depends on the respective services offered by StarCapital.

Responsible for the processing of your personal data within the meaning of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation, below referred to as "GDPR") is StarCapital AG.

We recognise the trust you are placing in us. For this reason, we would like to inform you comprehensively about how we handle your personal data.

In particular we would like to inform you, which data is collected by us in the course of your visit and / or the use of our web presence and our online services and how we use this data in particular. If we have received personal data from you in other ways (for example by e-mail), the following date protection notice also applies.

We use various techniques on our web presence that are used to improve usability, effectiveness and security. In this context, data collection may occur by us or by third parties (technical service providers) appointed and commissioned by us.

As our web offering and the underlying technologies are subject to continuous further development, changes in the data protection notice may also be required. All future changes will be announced on this web page.


1.    Legal provisions

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We process personal data in accordance with the data protection regulations of the Federal Republic of Germany, in which StarCapital AG as controller for data processing has its headquarters.

In order to ensure comprehensive protection of your personal data, we comply with the relevant regulations of the German Data Protection Law (BDSG), the Telemedia Law (TMG), the GDPR as well as all relevant enabling regulations of data protection law.


2.    Responsibility

For this online presence is responsible as a provider within the meaning of Art. 4 (7) GDPR:
StarCapital AG
Kronberger Strasse 45
61440 Oberursel
Represented by: Mr. Holger H. Gachot


3. Contact details of the data protection officer:

The data protection officer can be reached as follows:

StarCapital AG
Kronberger Strasse 45
61440 Oberursel
c / o the data protection officer Mr. Christian Kistler

4. Limitation of scope of this Data Protection Notice for visiting our web presenc

Our privacy policy applies exclusively to our own content, which we store on our servers. Any links to third-party internet sites in our offers are explicitly excluded from this.


5. Collection of personal data for informational use

When accessing our web presence, a connection is established with our server. The access paths of the pages, the time of the connection as well as your current IP address are collected and stored to ward off disturbances and problems. During your visit to our web presence, data ("cookies") may be stored on your computer, which will facilitate the use of our services. We do not use this information to identify you or to contact you.

If you only use our web presence for informational purposes, we do not collect any personal information, other than information provided by your browser, to enable you to visit the web presence.

These are:

• date and time of the request
• duration of your visit
• time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
• content of the request (precise page)
• access status / HTTP status code
• internet page & provider from whom the request comes
• browser

• operating system

• language and version of browser software

Data related to the end device will be stored by us, among other things to create usage statistics or for purposes of identifying and tracking inappropriate attempts to access our web servers. Profiles on the use of our websites are created exclusively anonymized and only to improve the user experience and optimize our offers and services. From the aforementioned information no personal behavioural profiles are created or processed.


6. Collection of personal data

Personal data, such as your e-mail address or name, will only be stored if you provide it yourself, for example in the context of the contact form, an application, a registration to receive our newsletter or the performance of a contract (principle of direct collection). In addition, we use the data that has been provided directly by you, mainly for the following areas:

• We use your personal information for correspondence.
• We use your personal information to occasionally inform you about our products and services and what's new.
• We use your personal information to invite you to customer events and webinars.

In addition, if you use our facility to provide us with a profile / CV, you will also provide us with personally identifiable information that we will use in accordance with this policy in order to create your own professional profile with us. Since we store your career in this case, your entry must not contain any sensitive information with regard to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, philosophical or religious beliefs, membership in trade unions or political parties, physical or mental health or genetic predisposition, dependencies, Sex life, committing crimes or criminal proceedings and related penalties or fines, social security number or national identification number. If your profile still contains such information, you agree that we may store this information and use it in accordance with this policy. Please note also that if you leave us details of a third person to come to a reference, it is your responsibility to ensure that the person is aware that you have / forwarded her their personal data and that it has consented in writing to do,

We process the data of customers, business partners and suppliers, which we need to ensure the smooth running of the existing or emerging contractual relationship between you and us. Also, further information and data we receive from you can be processed.

Use of personal data and purpose
All personal data collected or as part of the services of Star Capital AG accumulated are accordingly tailored to the applicable laws and regulations for the protection of personal data. They are only collected, processed used for the purpose for the performance of a contract and to protect the legitimate business interests with regard to advising and supporting our customers and prospects and product design. In addition, StarCapital undertakes to observe the business secret vis-à-vis its customers.


7. Disclosure to third parties

To facilitate the described purposes, there may be an exchange of your data with third parties, which are included for the purposes of order processing and request processing. In doing so, we may share your information with third parties to assist us in providing you with our services. Examples of this would be third parties who are used to administer our web servers, as well as to analyse data, and gain knowledge of your data.

As far as you provide us with personal data for the purpose of possible future cooperation, possible investments and / or for the purpose of establishing contact, we are entitled to pass on this data to the companies affiliated with us within the meaning of §§ 15 ff. AktG.

Moreover, we only pass on your personal data to third parties if we are obliged to do so due to mandatory statutory provisions, if you have determined this yourself, consented to the disclosure, the disclosure in terms of order processing pursuant to Art. 28 GDPR (see also Section 8), in the sense of joint controllership under article 26 GDPR, or the data have previously been anonymised or pseudonymized.

A transfer of personal data to third parties domiciled in a third country only takes place with your consent or for the fulfilment of our contractual obligations pursuant to Art. 44 et seq. GDPR.


8. Processing

We are authorized to mandate third parties to systematically process personal information. In this case the processing takes place exclusively on our instruction and only for the mentioned purposes in compliance with the data protection requirements.


9. Legal basis

The processing of personal data takes place in particular on the basis of §§ 4, 4a, 28 ff. BDSG, Art. 6 GDPR and §§ 11, 13 TMG.

10. Consent

By using our web presence and / or transferring your personal data, you consent to the described storage and use of your data. By entering your personal data, you declare your consent to the described processing of the data and their use, including their dissemination to third parties. As far as you provide us with personal data from third parties, it is your responsibility to ensure that the data subjects have given their consent for the forwarding and processing of personal data.


11. Revocation

You can revoke your consent to the use or disclosure of your personal data, at any time and for the future to us, for example per e-mail to:

12. Period of data storage

The period of the storage of your personal data depends on the degree of cooperation or the existing contractual relationship.

If you only visit our web presence, the storage of the data is restricted to the information mentioned under point 4.

Should you provide us application documents for employment at StarCapital AG and affiliated companies, your personal data will be stored for processing and deleted after 4 months, unless another legal basis is provided for the storage of your personal data.

If you are interested in an investment and for this reason provide us with personal data, we will only store your data until revoked or until the expiration of the legal permission.

If you are interested in an investment or information (for example newsletters) about StarCapital and have given us consent to the processing of your personal data, we will only store your data until revoked or until the end of the legal permission. Then the data will be deleted immediately.

In the case of a contractual relationship, the data is also stored after termination of the contractual relationship, for the fulfilment of legal obligations, such as statutory retention obligations and disclosure obligations. In addition, if we have an explicit consent to do so, storage will be carried out to further inform you about our products. If a contact for information purposes is not desired, this can be objected to at any time. Please send us an e-mail with clear identity information to the following e-mail address: datenschutz(at)


13. Newsletter (contains information on the development of markets and our funds as well as our customer events and webinars)

a. When you sign up for our free newsletter, we will keep you up to date on current market trends and related services

b. To register for our newsletter, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after stating your e-mail address, we will send you a confirmation e-mail asking you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter. By clicking on the confirmation link your registration will be completed. You will then receive our newsletter at the e-mail address you provided until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter, you can unsubscribe at any time via the corresponding link or via the following e-mail address: info(at)

c. Required information for sending the newsletter is only your e-mail address and your first and last name.


14. Data security

a. StarCapital AG and its affiliates take conscientious measures to protect the data we manage against manipulation, loss, destruction and access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.
b. Our employees are obliged to observe data secrecy in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Law (BDSG).


15. Technologies used

Parts of this website may use technologies that are widely used on the Internet, such as JavaScript, Java, Flash or ActiveX, to provide you with the information you need more conveniently. In no cases we use these technologies to spy out personal data of manipulate data on your computer.


16. Cookies

a. In order to design our websites according to users' needs, we need specific information. To collect these, we also use Cookies. These cookies are designed to simplify Internet usage and communication. Cookies are stored on your personal computer or other device for the anonymous identification of the device and for the support of the application when you return to our websites. Cookies do not contain personal information.

b. If you wish, you can generally suppress the storage of cookies via your web browser or decide whether or not you wish to be saved by notice. However, the non-acceptance of cookies may result in some pages being displayed incorrectly.

c. This website uses cookies to the following extent:
- Transient cookies (temporary use)
- Persistent cookies (time restricted use)

Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include in particular the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the shared session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to the site. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or when you close the browser.

Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.

You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, for example, refuse to accept any or all cookies.

To find out more about how cookies work, visit

d. The data of the cookies will not be linked to your other data.


17. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. These are, as already mentioned, text files that are stored on your computer and allow you to analyse the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google will also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will never associate your IP address with other Google data. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. 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) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install:


By activating the add-on to be downloaded via this link, you effectively contradict the collection, use and processing of your data by Google Analytics.
This website uses the anonymization option of Google Analytics. Your IP address is only collected in a shortened form and therefore cannot be traced back to you.
If you refuse the use of cookies, we set a simple cookie, which expires after the browser session and only realizes that no data about you should be collected.


18. Social media

StarCapital has accounts and appearances on web presences of various social media. On the websites of these third-party providers, data may be collected, processed and used by these media. StarCapital AG has no influence on the extent of data that these third-party providers collect, process and use. Purpose and extent of the data collection as well as the further processing and use of this data can be taken from the data protection information of the respective third-party provider on the following web pages:





Google +:


StarCapital has no influence on third party comments on the web presences of these providers.

19. Your rights

You have the following rights with respect to the personal data concerning you:
- right to information,
- right to rectification or erasure,
- right to restriction of processing,
- right to object to the processing,
- right to data portability.

Please send us an e-mail to the following e-mail address:

You also have the right to contact the competent data protection supervisory authority:

The Hessian Data Protection Officer
PO Box 3163
65021 Wiesbaden

to complain about the processing of your personal data by us.