Data protection and terms of use

Data protection
Union Investment Real Estate GmbH thanks you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company and its products and services.
We take the protection of your data very seriously as part of our commitment to quality and customer focus, particularly with regard to protecting your personal rights. We will handle any personal data you provide with the level of care that is customary in the banking sector and in accordance with German data protection law.
We set out below which of your personal data we record and the purposes for which we use it.


What is personal data?
Personal data as defined under the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) is information about the personal or material circumstances of a specific or specifiable natural person. In addition to name, address, date of birth, occupation and bank details, this information may include particularly sensitive data, depending on the type of contract, such as income or creditworthiness. All such data is subject to special protection under the BDSG, with which we comply by way of technical and organisational procedures.


Collection of personal data
We do not require any data from you to enter the public section of our website. In accordance with the BDSG, you are guaranteed complete anonymity when navigating this section. For example, you can use our search and similar functions anonymously and leave our website at any time. We only collect the name of your Internet service provider, the website from which you visited our site, the Web pages that you access on our site and the date and duration of your visit. This data cannot be used to identify you and is evaluated for statistical purposes only to improve our website for the benefit of visitors. As we do not store the IP address of your computer, we cannot create a personal user profile.


Use of personal data
We do not pass on data that you provide via messages in the contact form. Please note that for technical reasons we are currently not able to encrypt messages that you send to us. For your personal security, therefore, please send any confidential messages by post.

Your personal data is stored on highly secure computers. The reading and processing of your data is subject to strict internal regulations and is carried out solely for the purpose for which you have entrusted it to us. We do not sell or rent personal data to third parties. We only use such data to support our comprehensive customer service if you have granted permission for us to do so.


Security of personal data
We require all the relevant personnel within our organisation to protect personal data in accordance with section 5 of the BDSG. UNION INVESTMENT REAL ESTATE GmbH has also implemented technical and organisational security measures to protect the data it holds about you from accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, deletion, or unauthorised access. We are continuously improving our security measures as technology develops.


Access and correction rights with regard to stored personal data
Under section 34 of the BDSG you can request access to your data stored by us and you also have the right under section 35 of the BDSG to delete or block unauthorised data and to correct inaccurate data.


Third-party websites
UNION INVESTMENT REAL ESTATE GmbH is not responsible for any hyperlinks to its website from other websites or for the content of third-party websites.
If UNION INVESTMENT REAL ESTATE GmbH refers to third-party websites on its website, it shall not be responsible for the content or accuracy of the websites. 


Updating this Data Protection Statement
Information current at: 1 June 2006
We reserve the right to update or modify this Statement at any time in connection with new products or services offered by UNION INVESTMENT REAL ESTATE GmbH or in the event of new developments in Internet or IT security technology. Any changes will be published here.


Contact person
As required by law, UNION INVESTMENT REAL ESTATE GmbH has appointed a data protection officer. If you have any questions or comments about our data protection policy, please submit them to our data protection officer:


UNION INVESTMENT REAL ESTATE GmbH

Data Protection Officer
Caffamacherreihe 8
20304 Hamburg
Germany