Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Information about the Processing of Personal Data

With this privacy policy, we inform you about the processing of personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses and user behavior. This way, we inform you about our processing operations and at the same time comply with the legal obligations, in particular from the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The data controller pursuant to Art. 4 (7) GDPR is Velsa Technologies UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Paul-Lincke-Ufer 39-40, 10999 Berlin, Germany  (see our imprint) (also referred to as “we”, “us” or “our”).

If we use contracted service providers for individual functions of our offer or wish to use your data for advertising purposes, we will always carefully select and monitor these service providers and inform you in detail about the respective processes below. On this occasion, we will also state the defined criteria for the storage period.

Your Rights

You have the following rights towards us regarding personal data concerning you:

  • right to information,
  • right to rectification or erasure,
  • right to restriction of processing,
  • right to object against processing,
  • right to data portability, and
  • right to withdraw the data protection consent declaration.

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.

Processing of Personal Data when Visiting our Website

During the informational use of our website, i.e. the mere viewing without registration and without you providing us with any other information, we process the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. The data described below is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security and must therefore be processed by us. The legal basis is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR:

  • IP address,
  • date and time of the access,
  • time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT),
  • web pages accessed by your system through our website,
  • access status/HTTP status code,
  • data volume transferred in each case,
  • web pages from which your system accessed our website,
  • browser type as well as version and language used, and
  • your operating system.

Data Security

We use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties, taking into account the state of the art, implementation costs and the nature, scope, context and purpose of the processing, as well as the existing risks of a data breach (including its probability and impact) for the data subject. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

Objection or Withdrawal of Consent to Processing your Personal Data

If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you may withdraw this consent at any time. The withdrawal affects the permissibility of the processing of your personal data after you have expressed it to us. The permissibility of the processing of your data up to the time of your withdrawal remains unaffected.

Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on a balancing of interests, you can object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is not necessary, in particular with respect to the performance of a contract with you. The necessity of the processing is shown by us for each case in this privacy policy. When objecting against the processing, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data in the way we have done. In the event of an objection, we will review the situation and either discontinue or adjust the data processing or show you our compelling legitimate grounds on the basis of which we will continue the processing.

You can object to the processing of your personal data for purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time. You can exercise your advertising objection using the contact details provided above.

Storage Periods of Personal Data

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, tax, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

In some circumstances we may anonymize your personal data so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use such information without further notice to you.

If you have any questions on the way we retain your personal data you can contact us via the contact details provided above.

Other Functions and Offers on our Website

In addition to the purely informational use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested, and we use other tools to provide, analyze or market our offers which are presented in more detail below. For this purpose, you usually have to provide further personal data or we process such further data that we use to perform our services. The aforementioned principles of data processing apply to all types of data processing described herein.

In some cases, we use external service providers to process your data. These are carefully selected by us, are bound by our instructions and are regularly monitored.

Furthermore, we may pass on your personal data to third parties if promotional programs, contract conclusions or similar services are offered by us together with partners. Depending on the service, your data may also be collected by the partners on their own responsibility. You will receive more information when you provide your data or below in the description of the respective offers.

If our service providers or partners are based in a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we will inform you about the consequences of this circumstance in the description of the relevant offer.

Processing of Personal Data from your Devices (“Cookie Policy”)

In addition to the above-mentioned data, we use technical aids for various functions when you use our website, in particular cookies, which can be stored on your device. When you call up our website and at any time later, you have the choice of whether you generally permit the setting of cookies or which individual additional functions you would like to select. You can make changes in your browser settings or via our cookie consent tool. Below, we first describe cookies from a technical point of view before we go into more detail about your individual choices by describing technically necessary cookies and cookies that you can voluntarily select or deselect.

Cookies are text files or information in a database that are stored on your hard drive or in your internet browser and that are assigned to the browser you are using so that certain information can flow to the entity that sets the cookie. Cookies cannot execute programs or transfer viruses to your computer, but are primarily used to make the website faster and more user-friendly. Our website uses the following types of cookies, whose functionality and legal basis we will explain below:

  • Transient cookies: These cookies, especially session cookies, are automatically deleted when the browser is closed or by logging out. They contain a so-called session ID. In this way, various requests from your browser can be assigned to the joint session and your computer can be recognized when you return to our website.
  • Persistent cookies: These cookies are automatically deleted after a specified duration, which is set differently depending on the cookie. You can view the cookies set and the durations at any time in the settings of your browser and delete the cookies manually.

Mandatory functions that are technically necessary for displaying the website: The technical structure of the website requires that we use certain technologies, in particular cookies. Without these technologies, our website cannot be displayed (completely correctly) or the support functions cannot be enabled. These are, in principle, transient cookies that are deleted after the end of your website visit, at the latest when you close your browser. You cannot deselect these cookies if you wish to use our website. The relevant cookies can be viewed in the cookie consent tool. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

Optional cookies if you give your consent: We set various cookies only after your consent, which you can select during your first visit to our website via the cookie consent tool. The functions are only activated in the event of your consent and may serve in particular to enable us to analyze and improve visits to our website, to make it easier for you to use it via different browsers or devices, to recognize you when you visit, or to serve advertising (possibly also to align our advertising with your interests or to measure the effectiveness of ads). The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR. The withdrawal of your consent is possible at any time without affecting the permissibility of the processing until the withdrawal.

Online Marketing / Analytics Tools

With the statistical collection through online marketing measures, we want to build our website to meet your needs and continuously adapt it for you, as our user, and optimize its use. Unless otherwise stated below, the use of online marketing and tracking measures used by us is based on your consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR. If your data is transferred to the US, this is done on the basis of your consent pursuant to Art. 49 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR. In addition, the service providers concerned have committed to us under a standard contractual clause that in third countries outside the EU to which data is exported, a level of data protection equivalent to that in the EU is guaranteed.

Google Analytics

  • Insofar as you have given your consent, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”). The use includes the operation mode Universal Analytics: This makes it possible to assign data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus analyze the activities of a user across devices. Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. For more information on terms of use and data protection, please visit ( or On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.
  • The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user IDs or advertising IDs are automatically deleted after 14 months. The deletion of data whose retention period has been reached takes place automatically once a month.
  • For more information on the terms of use and data protection of Google Analytics, please visit or
  • You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website.
  • You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link
  • With the following link you can deactivate the use of your personal data by Google:\.

Google Ads / Conversion Tracking

  • We also use the online advertising program “Google Ads” as well as conversion tracking as part of Google Ads. Google Conversion Tracking is an analysis service provided by Google. When you click on an ad placed by Google, a cookie for conversion tracking is stored on your device. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days, do not contain any personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification. If you visit certain web pages on our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognize that you clicked on the ad and were redirected to this page. Each Google Ads customer receives a different cookie. Thus, there is no possibility of cookies being tracked across websites of Google Ads customers. The information obtained using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for Google Ads customers who have decided to use conversion tracking. This tells customers the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page tagged with a conversion tracking tag.
  • If you do not wish to participate in tracking, you can object to this use by preventing the installation of cookies from the domain “” through a corresponding setting in your browser software. You will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics. Further information as well as Google’s privacy policy can be found at and

Content Management Systems

We use the content management systems (“Typedream”) and (“Heyflow”) for our website and product. The service provider of Typedream is the Govest, Inc., 2261 Market Street 4896, San Francisco, California 94114, United States, and the service provider of Heyflow is Heyflow GmbH Jungfernstieg 49, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

A content management system is a software that assists us in designing our website and product and presenting content in an organized manner. The content can be text, audio, and video. By using Typedream or Heyflow, Typedream or Heyflow may also collect, store, and process your personal data. Typically, primarily technical data such as operating system, browser, screen resolution, or hosting provider are stored. However, personal data such as IP address, geographic data, or contact information may also be processed. You can find more information on the data protection policies of Typedream and Heyflow here: and

We use the content management systems to optimize our online service and to present it in an organized way for you. The corresponding legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

Conclusion of a Contractual Relationship

When concluding a contractual relationship on our website, we ask you to provide the following personal data:

  • Data that allows your personal identification, such as name and email address; contact data; data that identifies your company, such as company name, address, communication data (email address), VAT ID or tax number (if applicable); information about your means of payment.
  • Other personal data that we are required or authorized by law to collect and process and that we need for your authentication, identification or to verify the data we collect.

The aforementioned data is processed for the purpose of carrying out the contractual relationship. The processing of the data is based on Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. b GDPR. The storage period is limited to the purpose of the contract and, if applicable, legal and contractual retention obligations.

Use of Payment Providers

For processing the payment of contracts concluded with us, we collaborate with payment service providers. When processing the payment, we pass on your payment data to the contracted payment service provider – only for the purpose to facilitate the payment – insofar as this is necessary for the payment processing. The legal basis for the transfer of data is, in each case, Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. b GDPR.

Contact via Email or a Contact Form

When you contact us via email or via a contact form (including, e.g., Calendly), the data you provide (your email address, name and company name, if applicable) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions or handle your complaint. The data processing for the purpose of contacting us is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR on the basis of your voluntarily given consent. We delete the data accruing in this context, (i) if the inquiry is assigned to a contract, after the term of the contract has elapsed, and (ii) otherwise after the storage is no longer necessary, or (iii) restrict the processing if there are legal obligations to retain data.

Contact of Legal Services

When you contact legal services, the data that you have provided us (your email address, name, company name, selected website contents and other information provided to us) will be shared with the selected legal service for the purpose of preparing the discovery call with such legal service as part of our services to you. The data processing is therefore carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. b GDPR. We delete the data accruing in this context, (i) if the inquiry is assigned to a contract with us, after the term of the contract has elapsed, and (ii) otherwise after the storage is no longer necessary, or (iii) restrict the processing if there are legal obligations to retain data.

Up-To-Dateness and Amendments of this Privacy Policy

Due to the further development of our website and offers on it or due to changed legal or regulatory requirements, we may be required to amend this privacy policy.

This policy was last modified on 13 July 2023.