Privacy policy

Last Updated: May 25, 2018

Privacy Policy for http://www.solarisbank.com

We welcome you to our website. We would like to inform you about the management of your personal data in accordance with Art. 13 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Controller

The controller responsible for the described data collection and processing is solarisBank AG, Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Straße 2, 10178 Berlin.

Storage of Your IP address

We store the IP address transmitted by your web browser for a period of seven (7) days, strictly for the purpose of identifying, restricting and eliminating attacks on our website. After seven (7) days, we delete or anonymize your IP address. The legal basis for the processing of this personal data is provided for in Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Usage Data

When you visit our website, the data collected from the use of the website is temporarily stored on our web server for statistical purposes in order to improve the quality of our website. This data set contains:
• the page, from which the data is requested
• the name of the data file,
• the date and time of the query,
• the amount of data transferred,
• the access status (file transmitted, file not found),
• a description of the type of browser used,
• the IP address of the requesting computer shortened to such an extent that no reidentification of any persona data is possible.
The listed usage data is stored anonymously.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to create pseudonymous user profiles for improving and designing our website on demand. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your end device and can be read by us. In this way, we are able to recognize and count returning visitors. This data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR and in the interest of finding out how often our website is viewed by different users.

The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers in the United States. We have activated IP-anonymization on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union. Only in exceptional cases is the whole IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there (an adequate level of data protection is ensured according to Art. 45 para. 1 GDPR because Google is a participant in the Privacy Shield Agreement). We have also concluded a contract with Google Inc. (USA) for data processing on behalf pursuant to Art. 28 GDPR. Accordingly, Google will solely use collected data for the purposes intended, which are to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on website activities.

You can withdraw your consent to the processing at any time. Please use one of the following options:

  1. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you proceed accordingly you may not be able to benefit from the full functionality of this website.
  2. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link.
  3. As an alternative to opting out from being tracked by Google Analytics you can also click the following link. An opt-out cookie will be stored, which means that no web analysis will take place as long as the opt-out cookie is stored by your browser. Klicken Sie hier, um die Verarbeitung Ihrer Daten durch Google Analytics zu widersprechen.

Data transfer to third parties

We transfer your data to service providers who support us in the operation of our website and the associated processes. This transference is made under the scope of a data processing agreement in accordance to Art. 28 GDPR. Our service providers are bound to us by strict instructions and contractual obligations. In some cases, we may transfer personal data to third countries outside the EU. In each case, we ensure an appropriate level of data protection according to European standards. In the case of Google Analytics (USA), an appropriate level of data protection is ensured by the corresponding participation in the Privacy Shield Agreement (Art. 45 para. 1 GDPR).

Your Rights as a User

You have the right to obtain confirmation whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed, and, where that is the case access to the personal data and the information specified in Art. 15 GDPR. You also have the right to obtain an erasure of the personal data concerning you, if one of the reasons listed in Art. 17 GDPR applies. In certain situations, listed in Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to data portability. If the data is processed pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR (data processing for the purposes of the legitimate interests), you have the right to object to the processing at any time for reasons arising out of your particular situation. We will then no longer process personal data, unless there are demonstrably compelling legitimate grounds for processing, which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the person concerned, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims. You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority Please contact our data protection officer if you have any further questions, suggestions or wishes regarding data protection for example by e-mail: privacy[at]solarisbank.de.

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