General notice and compulsory information
Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company. It is a matter of the utmost importance for us to handle your personal data responsibly. BATO Group Real Estate Investments GmbH (‘BATO’) processes your personal data in accordance with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).
Designation of the responsible body
The person responsible for data processing is:
BATO Group Real Estate Investments GmbH
Further information can be found in our imprint.
As part of our business activities, we collect and process personal data related to you, particularly in instances when you access this website, contact us by telephone, E-mail, fax, post or via the online portal on our website and when you enter into contracts with us as a customer. Personal data is all information that refers to you as a person or that can identify you as a person, e.g. your name, contact data and your IP address. We hereby inform you with this data protection notice about which of your personal data we process, in which way and for which purposes we process it, and your rights in connection with data processing.
Personal data, manner and purposes for processing
When you access our website and view the content on our website, we only collect the following personal data that is transmitted to us by your Internet browser:
- Your IP address
- The date and time of your visit to our website
- The pages you have accessed
- The model and version of your Internet browser
- Information concerning the operating system of the device with which you use to visit our website
- The website from which you gained access to our website (referrer URL)
These data are not merged with other data sources.
On our website, we offer to send you information concerning investment options tailored to your personal needs. In order to receive this, you must complete the ‘Investment request’ form. For this purpose, we also ask you to provide us with your contact details (E-mail or telephone) so that we can send you the information. The legal basis for the processing is your consent.
Should you conclude a contract with us as a private customer, we collect and process personal data required for the initiation, execution and termination of the contract and in connection therewith, particularly the following categories:
- Surname and first name
- Contact details: Address, E-mail address, telephone number, fax
- Information relating to your investment, particular on the properties (type, usage, location, condition) and the budget for the investment
- Financial information: Proof of income, taxation documents (declaration, ID, assessment), Schufa information (credit investigation)
- Identity card data
- Information concerning previous investments and your existing assets
If you conclude a contract with us as a company, we collect and process the personal data of your employees that you communicate to us, in particular the following categories of personal data on the contact persons named by you for our purposes:
- Surname and first name
- Position in the company and
- Business contact details: address, E-mail address, telephone number, fax
We collect the information and personal data you provide in order to process your request when you send us messages via the contact form or the investment request on our website, particularly the following categories:
- Surname and first name
- Contact details: E-mail address, telephone number
- Subject and content of your message in the contact form
- Real estate category and usage category
- Current status
- Contact details: E-mail address, telephone number
- Preferred time to be contacted
We collect and store the personal data which is transmitted to us by your internet browser. These data are elusively used for the purpose of enabling your visit to our website and for improving the functionality of the website. Should the provision of your personal data be necessary for processing your inquiry or for fulfilling the contract with you, the lack of provision may result – depending on the type of data – in our inability to process your inquiry or your contract. We use your personal data from the submission of a contact form on our website exclusively for processing your request. Within the framework of the contracts, we process your personal data for the real estate investment solutions we offer.
We do not process any special categories of your personal data (sensitive data). The BATO offer is only intended for those over the age of 18.
Data of applicants
Should you apply for a job position with us, we process the personal data you provide us with in your application. We use this data exclusively for the selection procedure for the position which you have applied. If you have provided us with your consent, we will subsequently also consider your application for other suitable vacancies at BATO or at another company belonging to the group. In such a case, your personal data from the application will also be used for the alternative selection procedure and, should this concern a position in another company within our company group, be transmitted to this company. Should your application be successful, your application documents will become part of your personnel file. Otherwise, your personal data will be automatically deleted following the conclusion of the selection procedure, or, if you have agreed to the further use of your application, after a period of two years providing no further processing is required for other purposes and is legally permissible.
Please note that your application may also contain special categories of personal data (e.g. information relating to marital status and health) and that your photo may allow conclusions concerning your race or ethnic origin and/or religion to be drawn.
Analytics and Optimization
We use the privacy-friendly web analytics service of Plausible (https://plausible.io) to collect anonymous statistics about the use of the website. Based on anonymized data, the analysis does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about individual persons. The following data is processed:
- URL of the page
- HTTP referrer
- Operating system
- Device type
- Country (the IP address is not stored)
The processing of this data is based on our legitimate interest in measuring the reach of our website (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR). For more information about Plausible, please visit https://plausible.io/data-policy.
We do not sell or transfer your data to third parties without your consent; unless this is necessary for the fulfilment of the contract or we are obliged to do so for legal reasons, e.g. in official or judicial proceedings. In particular, the categories of recipients include estate agents, credit institutions, insurance providers, collection service providers, lawyers, real estate owners, hereditary building beneficiaries, tenants of real estate, property managers as well as selected specialist companies and craftsmen.
When we use contract processors, e.g. as mailing service providers, IT service providers or website administrators, and forward personal data to them, we carefully select them, agree on data protection with them in order processing agreements, instruct and monitor them within the framework of the applicable regulations. A current list of the recipients of data and contract processors we use can be requested via the E-mail address at email@example.com.
BATO as a contract processor
BATO acts as a contract processor for owners or landlords within the framework of property management. BATO processes the personal data of clients in compliance with the instructions of the clients within the framework of order processing. Information on order processing, particularly personal data and the processing thereof, is provided by the clients as the responsible parties.
Legal basis/legitimate interests
The collection and processing of your personal data is permitted
- pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 (a) GDPR insofar as we have obtained your consent for specific purposes (particularly for the sending of newsletters and marketing information)
- pursuant to Art. para. 1 sentence 1 (b) GDPR insofar as processing is necessary for the fulfilment of a contract with you or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures which are undertaken at your request
- pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 (c) GDPR insofar as processing is necessary for compliance with legal obligations
- pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 (f) GDPR insofar as processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of BATO or a third party. The legitimate interests of BATO are the functionality of the IT system and the marketing of products and services provided by BATO in particular.
Social media services
We use Twitter Social Plugins (‘follow’ buttons) from the Twitter Inc. company based at 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (‘Twitter’).
If you activate the plug-ins by clicking on them, a direct connection will be established between your browser and Twitter. Twitter Inc. receives the information that you have visited our website via the activated plug-in. If you are a registered user of Twitter, this information will be assigned to your user account. Your IP address may also be transmitted to Twitter.
Further information on the processing of your personal data by Twitter can be found on the Twitter website at the following link: https://twitter.com/privacy
Consent and revocation
If we have obtained your data protection consent for certain procedures, you have the right to revoke this consent at any time. The revocation may be sent in writing to the BATO address mentioned above or by E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The legality of the data processing up to the revocation remains unaffected. Following the revocation, your personal data may be processed further, insofar as this is permissible on another legal basis other than consent, e.g. for fulfilling BATO’s legal obligation.
Storage location and duration of storage, automatic deletion
We store your personal data on servers in the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Your personal data will be stored by us only until the purpose for which it was collected has been fulfilled. The personal data will then be automatically deleted insofar as no further processing is required for other reasons and is legally permissible.
The personal data collected during visits to our website are saved insofar as it is necessary to identify you as a user. The personal data will subsequently be deleted automatically. The personal data stored for the fulfilment of contracts will be deleted when the respective contractual relationship has ended, all claims have been met and there are no other legal obligations to store data or justifications for further processing of the data, such as obligations to retain data from the German Commercial Code or the German Tax Code.
You have the right to free information, correction, deletion or restriction of the processing of your personal data and their transmission. You may also reject to the processing of your personal data. Corresponding queries may be sent in writing to the BATO address mentioned above or by E-mail to email@example.com. If we use your personal data for newsletters and other marketing purposes, you can object to this use at any time. You have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority e.g. The Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (Berliner Beauftragten für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit), Friedrichstr. 219, visitor’s entrance: Puttkamerstr. 16 – 18 in 10969 Berlin, about the processing of your data.
Links to other websites
The online offer contains links to other websites. BATO has no influence on the content of third-party websites. BATO assumes no responsibility for third-party content that can be accessed via links and does not claim their content to be its own. The respective provider or operator of the website is responsible for the content of the linked pages. BATO will remove such links immediately upon becoming aware of any legal infringements.
SSL and TLS encryption
Our website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content that you send to us as the site operator. This means that the data you transmit via this website cannot be read by third parties. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the ‘https://’ address line of your browser and the lock symbol in the browser line.