Privacy & Legal
1. Name and address of the person responsible
The person responsible within the meaning of the Basic Data Protection Ordinance (DSGVO) and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations:
Monkfish Equity GmbH
Managing Partner: Prof. Dr. Stephan Stubner & Peter Vinnemeier
Phone 032 121397114
Trade Register: Düsseldorf Local Court.
Tax ID: 232/114/07530
2. Copyrights and Other Intellectual Property
Except as otherwise noted on this webpage, all information, documentation and other content posted on this webpage is the property of Monkfish Equity. Without limiting the foregoing, the graphics, icons and overall appearance of this webpage are the property of Monkfish Equity.
3. Links to other webpages
Despite regular controls we are not liable for the content of external links. The owners of these websites are fully responsible for the content of the linked pages. Please contact us if you notice external pages with illegal or immoral content.
4. Access data in server log files
Every time you visit our website, we automatically store access data in so-called server log files.
This includes date and time of retrieval, transferred data volume and, if applicable, name of the requested file, browser used and its version, operating system used, IP address, requested URL including subpages, referrer URL (URL that you visited immediately before) and the requesting provider.
The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the website to be delivered to your terminal. To do this, your IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session.
The legal basis for the temporary storage of your data and log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
This data is evaluated exclusively to ensure the permanent and trouble-free operation of the website and to improve the content of our website as well as for transmission to law enforcement authorities in the event of a cyber-attack and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. Your data will not be evaluated for marketing purposes in this context.
Our legitimate interest in data processing pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO also lies in these purposes.
The data of the server log files are stored separately from all other personal data provided by you.
The collection of the data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of our website. Consequently, there is no possibility of objection.
To make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called “cookies” on our website. These are small text files that are stored on your device via a browser.
Many cookies contain a so-called cookie ID. It consists of a string of characters through which websites and servers can be assigned to a specific browser in which the respective cookie was stored. After the end of the browser session, most of the cookies we use are deleted (“session cookies”). The permanent cookies (“persistent cookies”), on the other hand, remain on your end device.
The following data is stored and transmitted in the cookies: Frequency of page views, use of website functions.
Your data collected on our website will be pseudonymized by technical precautions. Therefore, it is no longer possible to assign the data to you. The data will not be stored together with other personal data of yours.
The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
Analysis cookies are used to improve the quality of our website and its content. Through the analysis cookies we learn how the website is used by you and can thus constantly optimize our offer.
For these purposes, our legitimate interest also lies in the processing of personal data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
6. Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google Analytics”). The information generated about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The USA is an unsafe third country. However, Google Inc. has voluntarily certified itself under the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and has thus committed itself to comply with EU data protection regulations.
The legal basis for the processing of personal data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
By activating IP anonymization on our website, the IP address is reduced prior to transmission within the member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The anonymous IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our website by users, to compile reports on the activities within this website and to provide us with further services associated with the use of this website and the Internet.
Our legitimate interest in data processing pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO also lies in these purposes.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Pseudonymous user profiles can be created from the processed data.
Alternatively, to the browser plugin or within browsers on mobile devices, please click this link to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on this website in the future. An opt-out cookie is stored on your mobile device. If you delete your cookies, you must click the link again.
For further information on data protection, please refer to Google’s data protection declaration.
7. Google Tag Manager
We also use Google Tag Manager to integrate and manage Google Analytics and Marketing services on our website. The Google Tag Manager itself is a cookie-free domain and does not collect any personal data. Instead, the Google Tag Manager triggers other tags that may in turn collect data. If you have disabled at the domain or cookie level, it will remain for all tracking tags implemented with Google Tag Manager.
Due to legal regulations, our website contains information that enables us to be contacted electronically and to communicate directly with you. This includes above all our email address. As far as you contact us by email, the personal data transmitted by you are automatically stored.
The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If the establishment of contact is aimed at the conclusion of a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 exp. 1 lit. b DSGVO.
However, we use the personal data transmitted by you exclusively for the processing of your concrete inquiry. The data provided will always be treated confidentially.
Your data can be stored in a customer relationship management system (CRM system) or another organization tool for customer data.
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. For the personal data sent by e-mail, this is the case when the conversation with you has ended. The conversation is terminated when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified.
You have the possibility to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. If you contact us, you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued.
9. Data Security
We protect our website and other systems through numerous technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons. Despite regular checks, however, complete protection against all risks is not possible and cannot be provided by us. For this reason, you are free to transmit your personal data to us at any time by other means, for example by telephone or by post.
10. Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Insofar as we obtain your consent for the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO serves as the legal basis for the processing of personal data.
In the processing of personal data required for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO serves as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures.
Insofar as the processing of personal data is required to fulfil a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO serves as the legal basis.
In the event that your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person make processing of personal data necessary, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d DSGVO serves as the legal basis.
If processing is necessary to protect a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and your interests, fundamental rights and freedoms do not outweigh the former interest, Art. 6 para. 1 letter f DSGVO serves as the legal basis for processing.
11. Legal basis for the processing of personal data
If the processing of your personal data is based on Article 6 I lit. f DS-GVO, it is in our legitimate interest, unless otherwise stated, to carry out our business activities. In all other respects, we have stated our purposes and interests within the scope of the above list of processing.
12. Data erasure and storage time
Your personal data will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage ceases to apply or you revoke your consent. Furthermore, data may be stored if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other provisions to which the person responsible is subject. If the purpose of storage ceases to apply, you revoke your consent or if a storage period prescribed by the European Directive and Regulation Giver or another competent legislator expires, the personal data will be blocked or deleted routinely and in accordance with the statutory provisions, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract.
13. Right to information
You also have the right to receive free information from us at any time about your personal data stored and a copy of this information. You also have a right of access to the following information:
- the processing purposes,
- the categories of personal data being processed,
- the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or are still being disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organizations,
- if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration,
- the existence of a right of rectification or deletion of personal data concerning him or of a restriction on processing by the controller or of a right of opposition to such processing,
- the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority,
- if the personal data are not collected from the data subject: all available information on the origin of the data and,
- the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling in accordance with Article 22(1) and (4) DS-GVO and – at least in these cases – meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject.
You also have a right of access to information on whether personal data has been transferred to a third country or to an international organization. If this is the case, you also have the right to obtain information about the appropriate guarantees in connection with the transmission.
14 Right to correction
You have the right to request the immediate correction and/or completion of incorrect or incomplete personal data concerning you. We must make the correction without delay.
15 Right to processing
You have the right to request us to restrict processing if one of the following conditions is met:
- The accuracy of the personal data is disputed by the data subject for a period which enables the data controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.
- The processing is unlawful, the data subject refuses to delete the personal data and instead requests a restriction on the use of the personal data.
- The data controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but the data subject needs them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
- The data subject has lodged an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 DS-GVO and it has not yet been determined whether the legitimate reasons of the data subject outweigh those of the data subject.
If the processing of personal data concerning you has been restricted, such data may only be processed – apart from being stored – with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending rights or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or on grounds of an important public interest of the Union or a Member State.
If the restriction on processing has been restricted in accordance with the above conditions, you will be informed by us before the restriction is lifted.
16. Right to cancellation
You have the right to demand that we delete your personal data immediately, provided that one of the following reasons applies and insofar as the processing is not necessary:
- The personal data have been collected or otherwise processed for such purposes for which they are no longer necessary.
- The data subject withdraws his/her consent on which the processing was based pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) DS-GVO or Article 9(2)(a) DS-GVO and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
- The data subject objects to processing under Article 21(1) DS-GVO and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for processing or the data subject objects to processing under Article 21(2) DS-GVO.
- The personal data have been processed unlawfully.
- The deletion of personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the data controller is subject.
- The personal data was collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Art. 8 para. 1 DS-GVO.
If the personal data have been made public by us and we as data controllers are obliged to delete the personal data pursuant to Art. 17 para. 1 DS-GVO, we shall take appropriate measures, including technical measures, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, to inform other data controllers who process the published personal data, that the data subject has requested the deletion of all links to this personal data or of copies or replications of this personal data from these other data controllers, insofar as the processing is not necessary.
The right to cancellation does not exist if the processing is necessary:
- to exercise freedom of expression and information;
- for the performance of a legal obligation required for processing under the law of the Union or of the Member States to which the controller is subject or for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority conferred on the controller;
- for reasons of public interest in the field of public health in accordance with Art. 9 para. 2 lit. h and i and Art. 9 para. 3 DSGVO;
- for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes pursuant to Art. 89 para. 1 DSGVO, insofar as the law referred to under a) is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the attainment of the objectives of such processing, or
- to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
17. Right to information
If you have exercised your right of rectification, deletion or restriction of processing against us, we are obliged to inform all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of this rectification or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.
You have the right vis-à-vis us to be informed about these recipients.
18. Right to data transferability
You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transmit this data to another person responsible without our interference, provided that the processing is based on the consent provided for in Article 6(1)(a) DS GMO or Article 9(2)(a) DS GMO or on a contract pursuant to Article 6(1)(b) DS GMO and the processing is carried out using automated procedures, provided that the processing is not necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of public authority entrusted to us.
Furthermore, when exercising your right to data transferability pursuant to Art. 20 para. 1 DS-GVO, you have the right to obtain that the personal data be transferred directly by us to another person responsible, insofar as this is technically feasible and provided that the rights and freedoms of other persons are not affected by this.
The right to transferability shall not apply to the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority conferred on the controller.
19. Right of objection
You have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you on the basis of Article 6(1)(e) or (f) of the DS-GVO for reasons arising from your particular situation. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
We will no longer process personal data in the event of an objection, unless we can prove compelling reasons worthy of protection for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
If we process your personal data for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising. This also applies to profiling insofar as it is connected with such direct advertising. If you object to our processing for direct advertising purposes, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes.
You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data concerning you, which is carried out by us for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 para. 1 DS-GVO, for reasons arising from your particular situation, unless such processing is necessary to fulfil a task in the public interest.
You can contact us at any time to exercise your right of objection. You are also free to exercise your right of opposition in connection with the use of Information Society services, notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EG, by means of automated procedures using technical specifications.
20. Right to revoke consent under data protection law
You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time. The revocation of consent shall not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.
21. Right to automated decisions in individual cases, including profiling
You have the right not to be subject to a decision based exclusively on automated processing – including profiling – which has legal effect against you or significantly affects you in a similar manner, provided that the decision
- is not necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and us, or
- is admissible by law of the Union or of the Member States to which we are subject and that law contains appropriate measures to safeguard your rights, freedoms and legitimate interests; or
- with your express consent.
Is the decision
- necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and us, or
- it is done with your explicit consent,
we will take reasonable measures to protect your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtain an individual’s intervention from us to state his or her own position and to challenge the decision.
22. Existence of automated decision making
We do not perform automatic decision making or profiling.
23. Right of appeal to a supervisory authority
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State where you reside, work or suspect of infringement, if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is contrary to the DSGVO.
The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been lodged shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Article 78 DSGVO.
Status: May 2018