I. Name and address of the data controller and the data protection officer
The data controller and data protection officer responsible according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are:
The data controller responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) for data collection and processing on this website is:
Office for Financial Market Innovation
PO Box 684
Data protection officer:
Questions regarding data protection can be directed to the data controller or the data protection officer at any time. The data protection officer can be reached at:
II. Data processing in general
1. Scope of the processing of personal data
The processing of personal data is limited to data that is required to operate a functional website and for the provision of content and services. The processing of personal data of our users is based on the purposes agreed or on a legal basis (GDPR). We only collect personal data that is necessary to implement and process our tasks and services or if you provide data voluntarily.
2. Your rights (rights of the persons affected)
You have the right to request information about any of your personal data we process. In particular, you have the right to request information about the purpose of the processing, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients who will have access or were disclosed with your data, the duration periods for saving the personal data, whether there is a right to adjust/correct, erase, restrict or object, transmission of data, the source of your data if not collected through us and if we use automatic decision-making technologies including profiling.
Additionally, you have the right to revoke a previously granted consent to use your personal data at any time.
If you believe that the processing of your personal data is inconsistent or contradicts the applicable data protection laws you have the possibility to lodge a complaint with the data protection office.
III. Description and scope of data processing
1. Provision of the website
Visitor and usage data:
Our system records data and information about the computer used by the user automatically and with every visit on our website. The following data are collected: Information regarding the type and version of internet browser used, to access the website, operating system, Internet service provider, IP address, Date and time of each access, Web page from which the user was redirected to our page. This storing is done due to security reasons to ensure the stability and integrity of our systems.
You do perform web analysis:
We do analyze the usage of our web presence with the following tool: matomo.org.This analysis is exclusively for the purpose of optimizing the website with regards to usability and the provision of useful information about our services. A merger of data with other personal data sources or disclosure to third parties is precluded. Legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Article 6 (1) lett. f GDPR. No evaluation of personal data takes place. All analyses are based on anonymised datasets. The statistical evaluations will be stored for 6 months.
Legal basis for the processing of data through cookies is Article 6 (1) lett. f GDPR.
The cookies remain stored until you delete them.
3. Contact form
If you fill out a contact form, send us an email or another form of electronic message, your data will only be used to process your inquiry and possible further questions you might have.
Legal basis for the processing of your inquiry is Article 6 (1) lett. b GDPR.
We will delete your email address after completing your inquiry.
If you subscribe to our newsletter you will receive an email containing a hyperlink immediately after signing up. By clicking on said link you confirm your subscription (double opt in method). If you do not click on the link within 48 hours we will delete your email address from our temporary list and no subscription will be made.
If you confirm your subscription you give us permission to save your email address including the date and time of signing up, your IP address as well as the selected newsletters. We only use your email address and personal data First name and Surname to manage and send the selected newsletter in the selected periodicity.
Our newsletters do not contain visible or hidden counters, third party ads or links to external websites that are not directly connected to the content in the newsletter.
Each newsletter contains a reference on how to unsubscribe from the newsletter.
5. Download of files
We do not require personal data for you to download content from our website.
7. Social plugins
All embedded social plugins use the two-click process. This means that the recording of your surfing patterns via a plugin will only start if you activate it. If you are logged in to a social media account while using our website this plugin will register the visit on our website on the first click and can match it to your account.
IV. Data security
We use a common encryption technology SSL or. TLS encryption in connection with the highest encryption levels that are supported by your browser. If a page on our website was/is being transmitted encrypted it is shown by the lock symbol in the address bar of your browser.
Additionally, we use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction, or to prevent unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously upgraded according to the latest technological developments.