Information according to section 5 TMG (German Act on Telemedia):
IQ Real Estate GmbH
Dipl.-Ing. Daniel Kalus
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Christina Maaß
Telefon: +49 211 220656-0
Entry in the commercial register
Registration court: Düsseldorf local court (Amtsgericht)
Registration number: HRB 57727
Value added tax:
VAT identification number according to section 27 a of the German Value Added Tax Act:
Responsible for the contents according to Article 55 (2) of the German Interstate Broadcasting Treaty (RStV):
Dipl.-Ing. Daniel Kalus
We are neither obliged nor prepared to subject to a dispute settlement procedure of a consumer dispute resolution body.
Liability for contents
According to section 7 (1) TMG, as a service provider, we are responsible for our own contents under the generally applicable laws. However, as a service provider within the meaning of sections 8 to 10 TMG, we are not obliged to monitor transmitted or stored external information or investigate circumstances that might indicate illegal activities.
Any obligations to remove or block the use of information as required by generally applicable laws shall remain unaffected. However, any related liability will only be possible after we have gained knowledge of a specific violation of the law. As soon as we learn of any such violation, we will remove the related contents without delay.
Liability for links
Our website includes links to external websites of third parties. We do not have any influence over their contents and hence cannot accept any liability for such external contents. The contents of linked websites shall at all times be the responsibility of the respective supplier or website operator. When the links to the linked pages were included, these pages were reviewed for potential violations of the law. No illegal contents were identified at the time of linking.
As long as there is no specific reason to suspect a violation of the law, a continuous control of the contents of linked pages is unreasonable. As soon as we learn of any violations of the law, we will remove the related links without delay.
The contents and works created by the website operator and shown on these web pages are subject to German copyright law. Any reproduction, processing/editing, distribution and any kind of exploitation outside the limits of the copyright law shall require the written consent by the respective author or creator. Any downloads and copies of this website are only permitted for private and non-commercial purposes.
Where contents displayed on this website were not provided by the operator, the copyright of third parties has been observed. This also includes that third-party contents are identified as such. Should you nevertheless detect a copyright infringement, we would ask you to notify us accordingly. When any infringement becomes known to us, we will remove the related contents without delay.
1. Data protection at a glance
The following notes will give you a basic overview of what happens with your personal data when you use our website. In this context, ‘personal data’ means any information from which you may be personally identified. Further information on data protection is provided in the privacy statement below.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data collected on this website are processed by the operator of this website. The operator of this website is the controller stated below.
How do we collect your data?
On the one hand, your data are collected when you provide them. In our case, this only happens when you click the link of our email address firstname.lastname@example.org and send us an email.
Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These are primarily technical data (e.g. browser, operating system, time of access, etc.). These data area collected automatically as soon as you access our website.
How do we use your data and on which legal basis?
We process your personal data only to the extent required to provide a functioning website and our contents and services.
When we process your personal data with your consent, the legal basis of our processing of personal data is Article 6 (1) point a) of the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (GDPR).
When we process personal data because processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party or because processing is necessary in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract, the legal basis of our processing of personal data is Article 6 (1) point b) GDPR.
When we process personal data because processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which our company is subject, the legal basis of our processing of personal data is Article 6 (1) point c) GDPR.
When we process personal data because processing is necessary in order to protect your vital interests or those of another natural person, the legal basis of our processing of personal data is Article 6 (1) point d) GDPR.
When we process personal data because processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by our company or by a third party and if such interests are not overridden by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms, the legal basis of our processing of personal data is Article 6 (1) point f) GDPR.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
Right to information (Article 15 GDPR)
Die betroffene Person hat das Recht, eine Bestätigung zu verlangen, ob betreffende personenbezogene Daten verarbeitet werden. Ist das der Fall, hat sie ein Recht auf Auskunft über diese Daten sowie über Informationen unter anderem über die Verarbeitungszwecke, deren Herkunft, Empfänger, über die Dauer der Speicherung sowie über ihre Rechte.
You have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed. Where that is the case, you have access to the personal data and other information e.g. about the purposes of the processing, the origin of the personal data, the recipients, the period for which the personal data will be stored and your rights.
Right to rectification (Article 16 GDPR)
You have the right to obtain rectification of inaccurate personal data and/or completion of incomplete personal data.
Right to erasure (Article 17 GDPR)
You have the right to obtain erasure of your data, for instance if these are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or processed or if you have withdrawn your consent on which the processing was based. A particular form of this right to erasure is the ‘right to be forgotten’ if we have made the data public. In that case, we must take reasonable steps to inform those who process these data that you have requested the erasure by them of any links to, or copy or replication of, those data.
Right to restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR)
Under certain conditions, you have the right to demand a restriction of the processing of your personal data. This may apply, for instance, when you have objected to the processing and it has not yet been verified whether the legitimate grounds of us (as the ‘controller’) override those of you (as the ‘data subject’).
Right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR)
Under certain conditions you have the right to receive a copy of the personal data concerning you in a commonly used and machine-readable format.
If you request that your personal data be directly transmitted from us to another controller, we will do so to the extent this is technically feasible.
Right to lodge a complaint (Article 77 GDPR)
If you consider that processing of your personal data infringes the data protection legislation, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for data protection issues is the data protection official of the federal state where our company has its registered office (Landesdatenschutzbeauftragter). A list of the data protection officials and their contact data is available here.
Right to withdraw consent (Article 7 (3) GDPR)
You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future.
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. To withdraw your consent, it is sufficient to send us a simple email. No special form is required. Please note, however, that your withdrawal of the consent does not affect the lawfulness of our processing of your data performed with your consent before its withdrawal (i.e. no retroactive effect).
Right to object (Article 21 GDPR)
You have the right to object to any future processing of your data at any time. In particular, you may object to the processing for direct marketing purposes.
2. General and mandatory information
We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in compliance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy statement.
When you access this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal data means any information from which you may be identified. This privacy statement describes which data we collect and how and for which purposes we use them.
Please note that data transmitted via the Internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. A complete protection of your data from third party access is not possible.
Information about the controller
The controller for the processing of data on this website is:
IQ Real Estate GmbH
Phone: +49 211 220656-0
‘Controller’ means the natural or legal person which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (e.g. names, email addresses and the like).
Our data protection officer is: Benjamin Potzel
Data collection by service providers
For the provision of our website, we may use specialized suppliers (e.g. for hosting the website). These act as service providers for us and may, when maintaining the systems, also gain knowledge of your personal data. With these suppliers, we have concluded corresponding processor contracts according to Article 38 GDPR that ensure that processing is performed as legally permitted. ‘Processor’ in this context is defined by Article 4 (8) GDPR as a “natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller”.
3. Data collection on our website
Most of the cookies we use are session cookies. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your computer until you delete them. These cookies enable use to recognize your browser when you next visit our website.
Cookies which are necessary to allow the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions desired by you are stored based on Article 6 (1) point f) GDPR. As the website operator, we have a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to permit a technically perfect and optimized provision of our services. If other cookies are stored (e.g. cookies to analyse your surfing behaviour), these are addressed separately in this privacy statement.
Server log files
The service provider hosting this website automatically collects information that your browser automatically transmits and stores these data in server log files. These data are:
- type and version of the browser
- operating system
- referrer URL
- host name of the accessing computer
- time of the service request
- IP address.
The legal basis of the temporary storage of the data and the log files is Article 6 (1) point f) GDPR.
The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to make the website available on your computer. For this, the IP address must be stored for the duration of the session.
The storage in log files is made to ensure the functionality of the website. The related data are also used to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our IT systems. We do not analyse the data for marketing purposes in this connection.
These purposes also constitute our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data according to Article 6 (1) point f) GDPR.
The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer required to attain the purpose for which they were collected.
The collection of the data for the provision of this website and the storage of the data in log files are essential for the operating of the website. Hence, you as the user do not have any possibility to object since otherwise we are unable to make our website accessible to you.
When you use email address(es) provided on this website to contact us, your personal data transmitted with the email message will be stored.
The legal basis of the processing of the data transmitted together with an email message as part of the use of our website is Article 6 (1) point f) GDPR.
Where the transmission of an email serves the performance of a contract to which you are party or the performance of steps at your request prior to entering a contract, the legal basis of our processing of personal data is Article 6 (1) point b) GDPR.
If you use our website to contact us per email, we exclusively process your personal data in order to respond to your communication.
Also these purposes constitute our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data according to Article 6 (1) point f) GDPR to the extent such processing is not already lawful because it serves the performance of a contract to which you are party or the performance of steps at your request prior to entering a contract.
These data are likewise deleted as soon as they are not longer required for attaining the purpose for which they were collected. For the personal data transmitted per email, this is the case when the respective conversation with you is finished. The conversation with you is considered to be finished when the circumstances indicate that the relevant matter has been finally settled. Where the contents of communications are subject to statutory retention periods, e.g. under commercial or fiscal law regulations, the relevant data are deleted after the respective periods have expired.
Where there are no statutory retention periods, you may object to the storage of your personal data at any time. If you do so, the conversation with you cannot be continued.
In this case, any and all personal data stored as part of your contacting us will be deleted.
4. Online presence in social media
We maintain online presences in social media (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, XING) in order to communicate with existing and potential customers and users and to inform them about our services.
These purposes also constitute our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data according to Article 6 (1) point f GDPR.
The use of these social media is exclusively governed by the terms and conditions (also including the privacy provisions) of the respective providers.