Description - Data Protection

Data Protection declaration for website operators according to the specifications of the GDPR 

The Lingohr & Partner Asset Management GmbH (hereinafter "Lingohr & Partner"), is pleased that you visit our website. Data protection and data security when using our website are very important to us. We would, therefore, like to inform you at this point about which of your personal data we collect during your visit to our website and for which purposes they are used.
Since changes to the law or changes to our corporate processes may require an adaptation of this privacy statement, we ask you to read this privacy policy regularly. The data protection declaration can be accessed at any time under the data protection declaration, saved and printed out.



The person responsible for the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter: GDPR) and other national data protection laws of the Member States, as well as other data privacy regulations, is:
Lingohr & Partner Asset Management GmbH

Heinrich-Hertz-Str. 2

40699 Erkrath


Phone: +49 (0) 211 – 95707-0

E-mail: compliance(at) 



This privacy policy applies to the internet offer of Lingohr & Partner which is available under the domain and the various subdomains (hereinafter referred to as "our website").


The external Data Protection Officer of the person responsible is:
Mr. Dr. Karsten Kinast, LL.M

KINAST Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbh

Attorneys at Law (Germany)

Hohenzollern Ring 54

D-50672 Cologne


Tel.: + 49 (0) 221 – 222 183 – 0

E-mail: mail(at) 




Personal data are all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes, for example, information such as your name, age, address, phone number, date of birth, e-mail address, IP address, or user behaviour. Information in which we cannot make any reference (or only with a disproportionate effort) to your person, e.g. by anonymizing the information, is not personal data. The processing of personal data (e.g. the collection, the query, the use, the storage or the transmission) always requires a legal basis or your consent. Processed personal data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of the processing has been reached and no legally required retention obligations are to be maintained.
If we process your personal data for the provision of certain offers, we will inform you subsequently about the specific processes, the scope and purpose of the data processing, the legal basis for the processing and the respective Storage time.



1. Provision and use of the Website

a. Type and scope of data processing

When you call up and use our website, we collect the personal data that your browser automatically transmits to our server. This information is stored temporarily in a so-called logfile. When you use our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to show you our website and to ensure stability and security: 


  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • Date and time of Access
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file 
  • The website from which access is made (referrer URL)
  • Browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access Provider

b. Legal Basis  

For the aforementioned data processing, article 6 para 1 lit. (f) GDPR as a legal basis. The processing of the aforementioned data is necessary for the provision of a website and thus serves to maintain a legitimate interest in our company.
c. Storage duration
Once the aforementioned data is no longer required to display the website, it will be deleted. The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in LogFiles is absolutely necessary for the operation of the Internet site. Consequently, there is no possibility of opposition by the user. Further storage can be carried out in individual cases if this is required by law.


We only share your personal information with third parties if: 

  • You expressly consent to this in accordance with article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. A GDPR have granted
  • This is permitted by law and in accordance with article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. b DSGVO is required to fulfil a contractual relationship with you 
  • According to article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. (c) GDPR for the disclosure of a legal obligation 
  • The disclosure in accordance with article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. f GDPR is necessary to protect legitimate corporate interests, as well as to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, and there is no reason to believe that they have an overriding interest in the non-disclosure of their data Have.



a. Type and scope of data processing

We set cookies on our website. Cookies are small files which are sent by us to the browser of your terminal and stored there as part of your visit to our Internet pages. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of technically necessary cookies. Other cookies allow us to perform various analyses. Cookies are, for example, able to recognize the browser you are using when you visit our website again and to transmit various information to us. We can use cookies to make our internet offer more user-friendly and effective, for example, by tracking your use of our website and by determining your preferred settings (e.g. country and language Settings). If third parties use cookies to process information, they will collect the information directly from your browser. Cookies do not cause any damage to your device. You cannot run programs or contain viruses. Our website uses various types of cookies, the nature and function of which are explained in more detail below.

Our website uses transient cookies that are automatically deleted when you close your browser. This type of cookie allows you to record your session ID. This allows different requests from your browser to be assigned to a common session and it is possible for us to recognize your device during subsequent website visits.
Persistent cookies are used on our website. Persistent cookies are cookies that are stored in your browser for a longer period of time and provide information to us. The respective storage time varies depending on the cookie. You can delete persistent cookies on your own using your browser type}
Required Cookies These cookies are required for technical reasons so that you can visit our website and use functions offered by us. These cookies also contribute to the safe and correct use of the website. 
Performance-related cookies With the help of these cookies, we are able to carry out an analysis of the website usage and to improve the performance and functionality of our website. Information about how our website is used by visitors, which pages are accessed most frequently, or whether error messages are displayed on certain pages is collected.
b. Legal basis
Due to the described uses (cf. § 6. A.), the legal basis for the processing of personal data is based on the use of cookies in article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. If you have given us your consent to the use of cookies on the basis of a note issued by us on the website (“Cookie Banner”), the legality of the use is also governed by article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. A GDPR.
c. Storage duration
As soon as the data transmitted via cookies to us is no longer necessary for the purposes described above, this information will be deleted. Further storage can be carried out in individual cases if this is required by law.
d. Configuration of the browser settings
Most browsers are pre-set to accept cookies by default. However, you can configure your browser to accept only certain or no cookies. However, we would point out that you may no longer be able to use all features of our website if cookies are disabled by your browser settings on our website. You can also use your browser settings to delete cookies already stored in your browser. It is also possible to set your browser to notify you before cookies are saved. Since the different browsers can differ in their respective modes of operation, we ask you to use the respective Help menu of your browser for the configuration possibilities.  If you want a comprehensive overview of all third-party accesses to your Internet browser, we recommend that you install specially developed plug-ins.


Our website contains so-called hyperlinks to websites of other providers. When you activate these hyperlinks, you will be directed directly to the other providers' website. You recognize this, among other things, when you change the URL. We cannot take any responsibility for the confidential handling of your data on these third party websites, as we have no influence on the fact that these companies comply with the data protection regulations. Please inform yourself directly on these websites about the handling of your personal data by these companies.


From the GDPR, the following rights arise for you as an affected person for the processing of personal data: • According to art. 15 GDPR, you can request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, they may provide information on the processing purposes, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom their data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, Deletion, limitation of processing or opposition, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, if it has not been collected from us, via a transmission to third countries or to international organisations and the existence of a Require automated decision-making including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information on their details. 

  • In accordance with art. 16 GDPR, you can immediately request the rectification of incorrect or the completion of your personal data stored by us.  
  • In accordance with article 17 of the GDPR, you may request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, insofar as the processing is not intended to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of Public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.  
  • In accordance with article 18 of the GDPR, you may request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as the correctness of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, we no longer need the data and you refuse to delete it because you Require them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. The right of article 18 GDPR is also available to you if you have GDPR objection to the processing in accordance with article 21.  
  • According to art. 20 GDPR, you may request to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-read format, or you may request the transfer to another person responsible.
  • In accordance with article 7 (3) of the GDPR, you can revoke your once given consent to us at any time. As a result, we are not allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future.
  • According to art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of stay, your workplace or our company headquarters.

In the processing of your personal data on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. F GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with article 21 GDPR insofar as there are reasons which arise from your particular situation or if the opposition to direct advertising is addressed. In the case of direct marketing, you have a general right of objection which is implemented by us without giving any particular situation.


We are committed to protecting your privacy and treating your personal information confidentially. In order to avoid any manipulation, loss or misuse of your data stored by us, we make extensive technical and organisational security measures that are regularly reviewed and adapted to technological progress. This includes, among other things, the use of recognized encryption methods (SSL or TLS). However, we would point out that, due to the structure of the Internet, it is possible that the rules of data protection and the abovementioned precautionary measures are not Persons or institutions within our area of responsibility. In particular, unencrypted data may be read by third parties, such as when this is done by e-mail. We have no technical influence on this. It is the responsibility of the user to protect the data provided by him by means of encryption or in any other way against misuse.


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