Privacy policy

Finanzplatz Hamburg e.V. takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially, in compliance with legal data protection provisions and this privacy policy. It is important to us that you always know how we store what data and how we use this (transparency principle). When using our website, data processing by us specifically means:

Personal data

Personal data is specific information about natural persons that allows conclusions to be drawn about your personal, economic or actual circumstances. As an example, this also includes addresses and contact details. This does not include information that does not directly relate to your true identity (e.g. visits to favourite websites or number of website users).

Generally, Finanzplatz Hamburg e.V.’s website does not store personal data. If our site asks for personal data this is given on a voluntary basis. This data is not shared with third parties without your explicit consent.
Finanzplatz Hamburg e.V.’s website can be accessed by anyone.


Our website sometimes uses ‘cookies’. Cookies are not harmful to your computer and don’t contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are ‘session cookies’. These are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies are stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser when you visit us again.
You can change your browser settings so that you are notified about cookies being placed on your machine, and so that you only accept or reject cookies in certain cases or generally reject cookies, and activate cookies being automatically deleted when you close your browser. Deactivating cookies can restrict the functionality of this website.

Collecting access data

We must collect specific technical data to provide and display content on our website. When you access our website, these ‘server log files’ are collected by us or the webspace provider. These log files do not allow any conclusions to be drawn about you personally. The corresponding information consists of the website name, the file, the current date, the data volume, the web browser and version, the operating system used, your internet provider’s domain name, the referrer URL, i.e. the page you were on before you accessed our website, and the corresponding IP address. We use this data to display and provide our content and for statistical purposes. The information helps us to provide and improve our website. Log files also allow us to carry out an in-depth review if it is suspected that our website is being used in an illegal way.

Contact form

If you send a request using our contact form, the information provided by you on the form, including contact details given by you on it, are only stored by us to process your request. Additional storage or use does not take place. We also do not share this data without your consent. Data is deleted once your concern has been addressed.

Evaluation via etracker

Our website uses the etracker analysis service. The provider is etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany. A pseudonym use profile may be created using this data. Cookies may be used to do so. Cookies are small files that are stored locally in your web browser’s cache. Cookies allow us to recognise your browser. Data collected by etracker technologies is not used to personally identify visitors to this website and shall not be merged with personal data relating to the owner of this pseudonym without having obtained separate consent from the data subject.
You can object to data collection and storage at any time with future effect. To object to your visitor data being collected and stored with future effect, please click on the following link:Widerspruch
This will install an opt-out cookie named ‘cntcookie’. Please do not delete this cookie if you want to maintain your objection. You can find more information in etracker’s privacy policy:

Google Maps plug-in

We use a plug-in on our website from the internet service Google Maps. The operator of Google Maps is Google Inc., based in the USA, CA 94043, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View. When you use Google Maps on our website, information relating to the use of this website and your IP address will be sent to a Google server in the USA and saved on this server. We do not know the exact content of the data sent, nor do we know how it is used by Google. Within this context, the company denies that data is linked to information from other Google services and denies that personal data is collected. However, Google may share the information with third parties. If you deactivate JavaScript in your browser, this will prevent Google Maps from running. However, you will then be unable to use any maps on our website. By using our website, you agree to information being collected and processed by Google Inc. in the way outlined. You can find more details about the privacy policy and terms of service for Google Maps here:

Twitter plug-in

We also use functions on our website from the microblogging service Twitter. The operator of Twitter is Twitter Inc. The American company is based in the USA; San Francisco, CA 94103, 1355 Market St, Suite 900. The main Twitter function is the ‘Tweet’ function. If you use this via our website, a link will be made with your Twitter account. Data can be exchanged with other users and your data can be sent to Twitter. We do not know what content is sent to Twitter and are not informed of how this is used. Find out more about this at You can find Twitter’s detailed privacy policy there. The platform also gives you the option of changing your privacy settings yourself at

XING plug-in

We also use functions on our website from the social network XING. The operator of XING is XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. You can recognise XING plug-ins on our website by the XING logo. If you use this via our website, a link will be made with your XING account. Data can be exchanged with other users and your data can be sent to XING. We do not know what content is sent to XING and are not informed of how this is used. Find out more about this at

Facebook plug-in

Plug-ins from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated into Finanzplatz Hamburg e.V.’s website. You can recognise Facebook plug-ins on our website by the Facebook logo. When you visit our website, a direct connection is made between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook is therefore notified that you visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook logo when you are signed into your Facebook account, you can link content from our website to your Facebook profile. This means that Facebook can associate your visit to our website with your user account. Please note that as the provider of this website, we do not know the content of the data sent, or how it is used by Facebook. You can find more information about this in Facebook’s privacy policy at

If you don’t want Facebook to associate your visit to our website with your Facebook user account, please sign out of your Facebook user account first.

SSL encryption

This website uses SSL encryption for security reasons and in order to protect confidential content, such as queries sent to us as the site operator. You can tell that the connection is encrypted if the browser address changes from ‘http://’ to ‘https://’ and a padlock symbol is shown in the browser’s address bar.
If SSL encryption is activated, the data sent to us cannot be read by third parties.

Links to other websites

Finanzplatz Hamburg e.V. is not liable for content from other providers that can be accessed via hyperlinks on this website. External linked pages concern external content that we have not created ourselves and for which we assume no liability. Although this content has been checked for legality and ethicality, it cannot be ruled out that content may be subsequently changed by the provider. Finanzplatz Hamburg e.V. is not obligated to continuously review the linked pages for changes. However, if you notice any legal violations or other inappropriate content on linked pages, we kindly ask that you notify us of this. We also expressly distance ourselves from online content that is illegal or unethical.

Linking ban

You may only link to the Finanzplatz Hamburg e.V. homepage with the Managing Director’s explicit consent.

Right of access, right to rectification, right to locking

You have the right to request information about the personal data stored about you, its origin, recipients and purposes of data processing, as well as the right for this data to be rectified, locked and erased, at any time, free of charge. You can contact us about this and any other questions you may have about personal data at any time at:

Finanzplatz Hamburg e.V.
c/o Handelskammer Hamburg
Adolphsplatz 1
20457 Hamburg
Telephone: 040-36138-360

Objection to receiving promotional e-mails

We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact details, published as part of our imprint obligations, to send unsolicited advertisements and informational material. Finanzplatz Hamburg e.V. expressly reserves the right to take legal action against any unsolicited advertising, e.g. through spam e-mails.

Questions, suggestions, comments

If you have any questions about Finanzplatz Hamburg e.V. processing your personal data, please contact Please also use this address for any requests for information, suggestions or complaints.


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We process the data provided by you via the contact form (mandatory information, consisting of first and last name as well as your e-mail address) solely for the purpose of answering your request, unless you have given us further consent. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties. For further information, please see our Privacy Statement

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