Privacy policy

eCAPITAL
entrepreneurial Partners AG
Hafenweg 24
48155 Münster

Germany

Phone: +49 (0)251 703767-0
Fax: +49 (0)251 703767-22

Email: info(at)ecapital.de

Supervisory Board:
Dr. Paul Bösken-Diebels (Chairman)

Executive Board:
Dr. Paul-Josef Patt (Chairman), Michael Mayer, Willi Mannheims

HRB 9712 Amtsgericht Münster

Privacy policy

eCAPITAL respects the privacy of every individual who visits eCAPITAL's website. In dealing with eCAPITAL, you may provide eCAPITAL with personal information about yourself. The purpose of this statement is to set out the principles governing eCAPITAL's use of personal information that eCAPITAL may obtain about you. By using the eCAPITAL websites you consent to the use of your personal information in accordance with the terms of this Policy.

1. "eCAPITAL" means eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG.

2. eCAPITAL is committed to following policies that protect your privacy and comply with current international data protection laws and regulations in respect of personal data. eCAPITAL will only obtain personal data from you for specified and lawful purposes and any personal data which eCAPITAL obtains will be processed fairly and lawfully.

3. eCAPITAL collects personal data for use in the normal course of eCAPITAL's business. Your personal data may be held and processed in connection with a transaction that eCAPITAL considers with you, for the general development of eCAPITAL's business and for administrative purposes relating to those purposes. eCAPITAL may use the contact details that you provide to eCAPITAL to inform you of relevant opportunities, developments and events, unless you decide to opt out (see "Contacts").

4. eCAPITAL will only process the individual data that you provide to eCAPITAL for these purposes. eCAPITAL will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the data held is adequate, relevant and not excessive for the relevant purposes.

5. Please note that the information that you provide to eCAPITAL is processed and held on computer systems and files of the eCAPITAL group of companies throughout the world. This may include companies, offices or data centres outside the European Economic Area. In certain cases your information may be passed to companies who process data on behalf of eCAPITAL, eCAPITAL 's advisers, financial intermediaries and credit reference agencies with which eCAPITAL works. Where eCAPITAL passes data to third parties eCAPITAL ensures that appropriate confidentiality arrangements are in place. eCAPITAL does not provide your details to third parties for any marketing or promotional purposes, except where you have given your consent.

6. The servers hosting eCAPITAL 's website automatically record certain information about you when you use the sites, including details of your domain name, IP address, operating system and browser. eCAPITAL may use this information to understand who has seen which pages in order that eCAPITAL can monitor and improve eCAPITAL's websites. eCAPITAL may use cookies or other similar text files or programs when you visit certain parts of the eCAPITAL website. A cookie is a small file that is sent to your browser and helps eCAPITAL to understand your use of the eCAPITAL websites and enables you to access, navigate and use the services provided on the eCAPITAL website. For information about blocking the use of cookies, please refer to the instructions/help screen on your Internet browser. Please note that if you block cookies you may not be able to access certain online services provided on the eCAPITAL website. 

Accuracy and security

7. eCAPITAL will take all reasonable steps to keep your personal information accurate and, where necessary, up to date. If you believe that any of the information that eCAPITAL holds about you is incorrect please notify eCAPITAL (see "Contacts").

8. eCAPITAL will take all reasonable steps to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information, but cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose online. You accept the inherent security risks of providing information online over the Internet and will not hold eCAPITAL responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to eCAPITAL 's negligence or wilful default.

9. eCAPITAL 's website may contain hypertext links to external websites. eCAPITAL is not responsible for and accepts no liability in relation to these websites or their contents. You should read any applicable privacy policy on any such website. Your rights

10. eCAPITAL will take all reasonable steps to retain data only for the duration of the purpose for which it was obtained. When requested to do so, eCAPITAL will delete personal information from current operational systems where it is no longer required. eCAPITAL may need to continue to hold some details about you after your relationship with eCAPITAL has ended, for example for legal and regulatory reasons.

11.You have the right to receive information about the personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998) that eCAPITAL maintains on you (a fee may be payable). You should also note that, under data protection laws, in certain circumstances you are entitled to object to the processing of your personal data and have certain rights of access, rectification and/or removal of your personal data. To exercise these rights you should write to eCAPITAL (see "Contacts"). 

Changes to eCAPITAL's Privacy Policy

12.Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted here, so please check eCAPITAL 's Privacy Policy on a regular basis when you visit eCAPITAL`s website.

Last updated in February 2006