1. An overview of data protection
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator. The operator's contact details can be found in the website's required legal notice.
How do we collect your data?
Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form.
Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.
Analytics and third-party tools
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you below about how to exercise your options in this regard.
What Personal Data do we collect?
"Personal Data" is any information relating to you or that we can otherwise link to you. The Personal Data we collect include your name, postal address, e-mail address, phone and fax number, company name, company structure, job title, job function and business affiliations. In case of contractual agreements, the list of data points can be expanded on a case by case Basis.
How do we collect your Personal Data?
We collect personal data that you voluntarily provide to us, for example when
- you enter into a contractual agreement with us you communicate with us
- via e-mail or through post
- you contact us via our website
- you exchange business cards with us
- we are given your information by contacts in our corporate network
- you communicate with us in other ways
In some cases, your Personal Data has been supplemented by information retrieved from other sources, including searches via the internet (websites, social media, etc.) or sector-specific newsletters.
How do we use your Personal Data?
We use the Personal Data we collect to fulfill contractual or regulatory obligations, for communication purposes and to maintain and expand our network, including:
- to send you updates and other information about Wellington Partners;
- to send you invitations to events, call, and meetings;
- to maintain our list of contacts
We do not make your Personal Data available to any third party, except to service providers in a contractual relationship with HSCie, or in cases where we are obliged to by the regulatory bodies.
Why do we process your Personal Data and on what legal Basis?
As set out above, we process your Personal Data to fulfil our contractual and regulatory duties and for communication and networking purposes. We rely on our legitimate interests in maintaining business relationships and communicating with you as a business contact, about the HSCie activities and events. We consider that our legitimate interests are in compliance with the Regulation and your legal rights and freedoms.
Where is your Personal Data stored?
HSCie operates entities in Germany and most of the Personal Data is processed in Europe. However, part of the data may be stored on Servers e.g. in the US. We ensure that personal data is only sent or stored in non-EU countries if the respective countries have an appropriate level of data protection (in accordance with the decision of the EU Commission).
How long do we keep your Personal Data?
Your Personal Data will be saved for the specified purposes mentioned above for as long as you are a business contact to us or if we are obliged to by the regulator (whichever period is longer). You can opt-out at any time, if you no longer wish to receive communication from Wellington Partners or if you want Wellington Partners to delete your data. Should you have a request of the above nature, please contact us at
HSCie has implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures to help protect your Personal Data against loss and to safeguard against access by unauthorized persons.
You have the right to know what Personal Data we process about you and may request a copy. You are also entitled to have incorrect Personal Data about you corrected and you may in some cases ask us to delete your Personal Data. You can also object to certain Personal Data about you being processed and request that processing of your Personal Data be limited. Please note that the limitation or deletion of your Personal Data may not be possible, if that would cause Wellington Partners to violate contractual or regulatory obligations. Please also note that the limitation or deletion of your Personal Data may mean we will be unable to provide the communications described above. You also have the right to receive your Personal Data in a machine-readable format and have the data transferred to another party responsible for data processing. If you disagree with how we process your Personal Data, you are also entitled to report this to the Bavarian Data Protection Authority (BayLDA) and/or to the competent supervisory authorities in the EU.
2. General information and mandatory information
Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.
Notice concerning the party responsible for this website
The party responsible for processing data on this website is:
Hübner Schlösser & Cie
Telefon: +49 (89) 998 997-0
Telefax: +49 (89) 998 997-33
The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
Information, blocking, deletion, data portability
As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted.
You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.
Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities
If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our company is headquartered or the concerned party has his habitual residence. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Opposition to promotional emails
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.
3. Data collection on our website
The website partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not inflict any damage on your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.
This website uses the following types of cookies:
- Transient cookies
- Persistent cookies
Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include in particular session cookies. They store a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the current session. This approach allows your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted 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.
The cookies are used only at your request, and only if you agree in the Cookie Notice Layer (opt-in). Regardless of how you decide in the Cookie Notice Layer, however, a technically required cookie is set that notifies the website of the status of your approval or rejection. This approach is mandatory in order to meet your needs and wishes, and, as a technically necessary cookie, no explicit consent from you is required.
Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process are stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f), GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure the technically error-free provision of his services. We only set session cookies or tracking cookies of Google Analytics with your explicit consent, i.e. on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (a), GDPR. For Google cookies please also see below.
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:
Browser type and browser version
Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
These data will not be combined with data from other sources.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or fo
4. Analytics and advertising
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
If you opt-in to allow tracking, Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. 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.
Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.
The cookies placed by Google Analytics will be stored after you have left our website for 26 months.
We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Objecting to the collection of dataYou can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site:
Disable Google Analytics
Please note: this link can only function, if you opted in to the tracking before.
Outsourced data processing
We have entered into an agreement with Google for the outsourcing of our data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Privacy protection statement as regards utilization of Google Analytics
Parts of our websites use Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text data which are being stored on your computer to allow analysis of your usage of this website. The information generated by the cookie about your usage of this website (including your IP address truncated by the last octet prior to its storage using the “_anonymizeIp()” method) is transferred to a server owned by Google in the USA and stored there.
Google will use this information to analyze your usage of the website, compile reports about website activities for the operators of the website and to provide further services related to website utilization and Internet usage. Google will also forward this information to third parties in case it is required by law or if third parties are processing these data on behalf of Google.
Users can prevent the installation of cookies by appropriate configuration of their browser software; however, we advise that they may not be able to fully exploit all functions of this website.
In order to prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie about the use of the website (including user’s IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google, users need to download and install the browser plugin available under the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Another option to refuse the use of Google Analytics is by clicking on the following link, which sets an “opt-out cookie” on the computer, that prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: set opt-out cookie.
Usage of our website is normally possible without providing any personal data. As far as personal data – such as name, address or e-mail address – is collected, the collection is conducted on voluntary basis wherever possible. This data will not be forwarded to third parties without your explicit consent. We may advise that data transfer over the Internet (e.g. e-mail communication) may incur safety risks. Consistent protection of data from access by third parties is not possible. Utilization of the contact data provided in pursuance to legal obligation of imprint by third parties to forward anything but explicitly requested advertisements and information material is hereby explicitly excluded. The operators of this website reserve the right of taking legal measures in case of sending any unsolicited advertisement information such as spam e-mail.