Privacy Policy

1. General
This privacy policy serves to provide information about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of your personal data.
The processing of personal data takes place in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

2. Controller

The controller within the meaning of the GDPR is:

HV Capital Manager GmbH
Kaiserstrasse 14b
80801 Munich
info (at)

Our data protection officer is:
Jochen Geck
VIVACIS Consulting GmbH
Horexstraße 1
61352 Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe
dataprotection (at)

3. Data transmitted when visiting this website

Every time our website is accessed the following information is automatically recorded:

  • Referrer (previously visited website);

  • Requested website or file;

  • browser type and version;

  • the operating system used;

  • type of device used;

  • date and time of access;

  • amount of data transmitted;

  • duration of your visit;

  • IP address

(together the "Required Data").

In respect of the storage of the Required Data, the 1 & 1 Internet SE, Eigendorfer Str. 57, 56410 Montabaur (the “Web Host”) acts as a processor (within the meaning of Art. 28 GDPR). The Required Data stored by the Web Host can then be processed by us as part of the storage of log files. The provider can only see the IP address in anonymized form and can only process it in this form.

The legal basis for the temporary storage of the Required Data and the log files is Art. 6 Para. 1 f) GDPR, as this processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of the provider in order to be able to operate the website, to enable the website to be delivered to the user’s computer, to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. Our legitimate interest in data processing according to Art. 6 Para. 1 f) GDPR lies in these purposes.

The Required Data will be deleted after the respective session has ended. The anonymized IP address will be maintained in a way that an identification of the data subject is no longer possible.

4. Cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that may contain personal data and are stored by a website on the user’s device.

There are both cookies that are necessary to operate the website or essential (the “Necessary Cookies”) and cookies that are optional (the “Optional Cookies”). You can also prevent cookie tracking in your browser settings.

Cookies are used for the following purposes: Necessary Cookies are used for the operation of the website, Optional Cookies are used to enable us to monitor website traffic and optimize your user experience, evaluate marketing channels and to analyze data to understand our visitors.

As analyzing tool we use “Matomo”. Some data are stored in the Matomo Cloud, which is operated by InnoCraft Ltd, 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand and which acts as a processor and its subcontractors as “other processors” (within the meaning of Art. 28 GDPR).
The privacy policy of the Matomo Cloud is available at New Zealand is a third country which ensures an adequate level of protection according to Art. 45 Para. 1 GDPR. Additionally, this data is exclusively stored in the European Union.

Cookies are stored for 13 months.

The legal basis for processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 f) GDPR, as in case of Necessary Cookies we have a legitimate interest to operate the website properly. In case of Optional Cookies we process data only with your consent. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 a) GDPR.

5. Contact

You can contact us via our e-mail address, telephone or post.

If you contact us within an existing contractual relationship or contact us in advance for information about our scope of services or other services, the data and information you provide will be processed for the purpose of processing and answering your contact request in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b) GDPR, in any other cases to protect our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f) GDPR for the purpose of properly answering customer/contact inquiries.

The transmitted data will be stored until the purpose for data storage/processing ceases to exist (e.g., after your inquiry has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular retention periods - remain unaffected.

6. Newsletter

If you subscribe to our newsletter, with which we inform you about our current interesting developments we ask you to enter your e-mail address, your first name and your last name and whether you want to receive the HV Capital Newsletter, which is sent every couple of months, and/or the HV daily industry newsletter. Additionally, you may voluntarily provide your company, information about whether you are a founder, an investor or just interested.

We use a “double-opt-in procedure”. This means that after your registration, we will send you an e-mail to the e-mail address you entered, in which we ask you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter. If you do not confirm your registration within 24 hours, your information will automatically be deleted after one month.

After your confirmation, we process your e-mail address and for the purpose of sending the newsletter. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. lit. a) GDPR. In addition, we store your IP address and the time of registration and confirmation. The purpose of this procedure is to be able to prove your registration and consent obtained and, if necessary, to clarify a possible misuse of your personal data. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. The newsletter data will be processed by the tool Mailchimp, which is operated by The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308 USA, which acts as a processor (within the meaning of Art. 28 GDPR). Your data will be processed in the United Sates in accordance with Art. 44 ff. GDPR. We agreed with Rocket Science Group, LLC on standard contractual clauses for processors as approved by the European Commission.

You may withdraw your consent to receive the newsletter at any time and unsubscribe from the newsletter either by clicking on the link provided in each newsletter e-mail or by contacting us otherwise via the contact details provided in this privacy policy. After your withdrawal, we will no longer send you newsletters. For reasons of proof, we store data on the consent given and its withdrawal for a maximum of 4 years beginning with the revocation.

7. Your Rights

  • You have the following rights towards us with regard to your personal data:
    Right to information (Art. 15 GDPR);

  • Right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR);

  • Right to cancellation (Art. 17 GDPR);

  • Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR);

  • Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR).

Right of withdrawal

If we process the data on the basis of your consent (as we do if you subscribed to our newsletter) you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time (Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR). Revoking your consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent up to the point of revocation.

Right to object

You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to you, which is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 e) or f) GDPR; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

We will no longer process your personal data unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

You can contact us at any time to exercise your rights. It is best to use the following e-mail address: datenschutz (at)

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

8. Processing outside the EU

Except for the processing of data in the United States in case of the newsletter tool (as described in section 6.) and use of Matomo, based in New Zealand, we do not process any personal data in connection with our website outside the European Union.

9. No automated decision making

We do not make any automated decision-making within the meaning of Art. 22 (1) GDPR that has legal effects on you or that significantly affects you in a similar manner.