Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The following data protection notes in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) shall provide information in relation to the collection of personal data on our website:

1.    Name and contact details of the controller and the data protection officer

This privacy policy shall apply to processing by the controller:
Angermann Investment Advisory AG (hereinafter “Angermann”), ABC-Strasse 35, D-20354 Hamburg, Germany, email: aia-hamburg(at), phone: +49 40 3 49 14 0; represented by Dr. Jens Noritz (chairman), Dipl.-Kfm. (FH) Gerald Beuker FRICS, Markus Gabriel MRICS, Ass. jur. Claus Herrmann, Sami Steinbach, Dipl.-Kfm. Niels Stolzenberg.

The company data protection officer of Angermann can be reached under:
GWS GmbH, Hugo-Herrmann-Str. 4, D-72766 Reutlingen, Germany, email: dsb-05-9379881718(at)angermann(dot)de, represented by Tabea Knabe (managing director).


2.    Subject-matter of data protection

The subject-matter of data protection is “personal data.” This means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (the so-called data subject). This includes, e.g., information such as name, postal address, email address or phone number, but also information such as the internet protocol address.

3.    Collection and storage of personal data when visiting the website

When calling our website, the browser used on your terminal device will automatically send information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is recorded without any action on your end and stored until automated erasure after 7 days:

  • internet protocol address of the requesting computer,
  • date and time of the access,
  • name and URL of the called file,
  • website from which the access takes place (referrer URL),
  • browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.

The said data are processed by us for the following purposes:

  • ensuring smooth establishment of the website’s connection,
  • ensuring comfortable use of our website,
  • evaluation of system safety and stability, as well as
  • other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for processing shall be Article 6 par. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes listed for data collection above. We do not use any collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.

Furthermore, we use cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. More detailed explanations on this can be found in items 6 and 7 of this privacy policy.


4.    Collection and storage of personal data when using our contact form

If there are any questions or requests, we offer the option of contacting us using a form provided on the website. Your name, company name, concern and a valid email address must be indicated there, so that we know who send the request and in order to be able to respond to it. Further information can be provided voluntarily.

Processing within the context of you making contact with us shall take place based on our legitimate interest in being able to process and respond to your request according to Article 6 par. 1 lit. f) GDPR (e.g. to prepare a personal offer and send it to you).


5.    Sharing data

Within our group of companies we work with division of labour and shared IT systems. The following companies are involved in addition to Angermann, and generally have access to the processed data, with there being clear internal specifications on responsibility and access regulations: Horst F. G. Angermann GmbH, Angermann Real Estate Advisory AG, Angermann Valuation Advisory GmbH Chartered Surveyors.

Transfer of your personal data to other recipients shall take place only under the following conditions:

  • you have explicitly given your consent to this for one or more specific purposes pursuant to Article 6 par. 1 lit. a) GDPR,
  • sharing is necessary under Article 6 par. 1 lit. f) GDPR for establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding protection-worthy interest in your data not being shared,
  • sharing is required due to a statutory obligation pursuant to Article 6 par. 1 lit. c) GDPR, and
  • this is permitted by law and necessary according to Article 6 par. 1 lit. b) GDPR for processing contractual relationships with you.
  • We have the data processed on our behalf as the controller in compliance with Article 28 GDPR.

6.    Cookies

We use cookies on our website. These are small files that your browser creates automatically and that are stored on your terminal device (laptop, tablet, Smartphone or similar) when you visit our website. Cookies do not cause any damage to your terminal device, contain no viruses, Trojans or other harmful software.

The cookie is used to store information that results in each case in connection with the specifically used terminal device. However, this shall not mean that we directly obtain any knowledge of your identity this way.

On the one hand, use of cookies serves to make use of our offer more pleasant for you. Thus, we use so-called session cookies in order to recognise that you have visited particular pages of our website before. They will be deleted automatically after you leave our website.

Furthermore, we also use temporary cookies to optimise user friendliness, which are stored on your terminal device for a certain specified period. When you visit our website again in order to use our services, it will be automatically recognised that you have visited us before and which input and settings you have made so that you will not have to enter them again.

On the other hand, we use cookies in order to statistically record use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our offer to you (see item 7). These cookies enable us to recognise that you have visited us before if you visit our website again.

The following cookies are used by us and deleted again as follows:

  • _ga: runtime 2 years

The data processed by cookies are necessary for the stipulated purposes to maintain our legitimate interests and those of third parties according to Article 6 par. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You may, however, configure your browser so that no cookies will be stored on your computer or that you will always be informed before a new cookie is set up. Complete deactivation of cookies may, however, render you unable to use all functions of our website.

7.    Analysis tools

The tracking measures listed below and used by us are performed based on Article 6 par. 1 lit. f) GDPR. With the tracking measures used, we want to ensure Privacy Policy design and continuous optimisation of our website. On the other hand, we use tracking measures in order to statistically record use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our offer to you. These interests are to be viewed as legitimate within the context of the above rule.

For the purpose of need-oriented design and continuous optimisation of our websites, we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ( (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States of America; hereinafter: “Google”). In this context, pseudonymised user profiles are compiled and cookies are used (see item 6). The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website, such as

  • browser type/version,
  • operating system used,
  • referrer URL (the website visited before),
  • host name of the accessing computer (internet protocol address),
  • time of the server query,

are transferred to servers of Google in the United States of America and stored there within the context of the data processing agreement that we have concluded with Google. The information is used in order to evaluate use of the website in order to compile reports on the website activities and in order to provide further services connected to use of the website and use of the internet for the purpose of market research and need-oriented design of these internet websites. This information may also be transferred to third parties if this is required by law or to the extent that third parties process these data on behalf of a controller. In no case will your internet protocol address be combined with any other personal data stored by Google. The internet protocol addresses are rendered anonymous so that they cannot be assigned (IP masking). Sessions and campaigns shall be ended after the end of a specific period of time. By default, sessions shall be ended after thirty (30) minutes without any activity, and campaigns after six (6) months. The time limit for campaigns may be up to two (2) years. In accordance with our settings, the data collected will be deleted after fourteen (14) months.

You may prevent installation of the cookies by making the corresponding settings in your browser software; however, note that you may be unable to fully use all functions of the website in such a case.
You may furthermore prevent recording of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (incl. your internet protocol address) and processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on (

As an alternative to the browser add-on, in particular for browsers on mobile terminal devices, you can prevent recording by Google Analytics by clicking the link deactivate Google Analytics. An opt-out cookie is set that will prevent the future recording of your data when visiting this website. The opt-out cookie will only be valid for this browser and only for our website and it is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you need to set the opt-out cookie again.

For more information on data protection in connection to Google Analytics, see the Google Analytics help (

8.    Social media

We use simple HTML links to social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, google+ and Xing) on our website. This does not integrate any scripts that would directly transmit your internet protocol address or any other data to the providers of the social networks. We do not exchange any data concerning use of our website or the websites of the social networks with their providers. If you click the links and call up the website of the respective social network this way, the responsibility for the data collection and processing there is with the provider of the respective social network.

9.    Integration of the real estate search of

The real estate search of our partner’s website is integrated on our website. If you enter a search request there, the corresponding data will be transmitted to the provider Angermann Real Estate Advisory AG and you will be redirected to in order to indicate the search results. Further information concerning processing of personal data within the context of using can be found under

10.    Rights of data subjects

You have the right:

  • to request access in accordance with Article 15 GDPR to your personal data processed by us. In particular, you may request access to the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the envisaged period of storage, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or to object, the existence of a right to lodge a complaint, the origin of your data if they were not collected at our site, and the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, and any meaningful information on its details;
  • in accordance with Article 16 GDPR, request rectification of any inaccurate personal data stored by us or completion of these without undue delay;
  • in accordance with Article 17 GDPR, request erasure of your personal data stored by us to the ex-tent that processing is not required in order to exercise the right of freedom of expression and information, to comply with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
  • in accordance with Article 18 GDPR, request restriction of processing of your personal data to the extent that the accuracy of the data is contested by you, processing is unlawful, but you op-pose the erasure and we no longer need the data, but you still require them to establish, exercise or defend legal claims or you have objected to processing in accordance with Article 21 GDPR;
  • in accordance with Article 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another controller;
  • in accordance with Article 7 par. 3 GDPR, to withdraw your consent once given to us towards us at any time. This results in the fact that we may no longer continue the processing that were based on this consent in future and
  • in accordance with Article 77 GDPR, lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. Usually, you may contact the supervisory authority for this at your usual place of residence or work or our seat.

11.    Right to object

If your personal data are processed based on legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6 par. 1 lit. f) GDPR, you have the right to object to processing of your personal data in accordance with Article 21 GDPR to the extent that there are grounds for this relating to your particular situation or the objection is targeted against direct marketing. In the latter case, you have a general right to object that will be implemented by us without any indication of a particular situation.

If you want to exercise your right to withdraw or your right to object, simply send an email to: dsb-05-9379881718(at)angermann(dot)de.

12.    Further notes

Please note that the provision of your personal data to us is not a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract. You are not obliged to provide the personal data. The failure to provide such data does not lead to any negative consequences for you.

13.    Data security

Within the website visit, we use the common SSL procedure (Secure Socket Layer) in conjunction with the respective highest encryption level your browser supports. This usually is 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we will use 128-bit v3 technology instead. Whether an individual website of our internet offer is transmitted encrypted or not is evident by the locked display of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.

Apart from this, we use appropriate technical and organisational safety measures in order to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures will be improved continually according to the technological developments.

14.    Changes of this privacy policy

This privacy policy is currently valid and dated as of June 2018.

Due to further development of our website and offers through it or amended statutory or authority specifications it may necessary to change to this data protection policy. You may call and print the respective current data protection policy at any time at

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