Privacy Policy

We are pleased that you are visiting our website and about your interest in our company and our products and services.
We consider data protection to be a client-orientated quality feature. The protection of your personal data is very important to us, especially in terms of protecting your right to privacy. If you provide us with your personal data, we will treat this with customary banking diligence and in accordance with the provisions of applicable data protection law.
We would like to inform you here about the types of personal data concerning you that we collect when you visit our website and the purposes for which we collect this information.

The entity responsible for the lawful processing of your data is Union Investment Institutional GmbH, Weißfrauenstraße 7, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany ( Our data protection officer can be contacted at

1) Data you transfer to us

During your visit to our website, we process information such as your IP address and browser data to ensure the security and stability of the system. The legal basis for processing this data is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR.
Data that you send to us via a contact form will be forwarded to the Union Investment Group company responsible for using the data, where it will be processed.
We or the Union Investment Group company responsible for responding to your request only use this data to answer your questions or fulfil your request for information, and to provide you with your desired information using, where necessary, a dispatch service provider which is bound by an obligation of confidentiality. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties. The legal grounds for processing the data described above are provided in Article 6(1)(b) and (f) of the GDPR.
The protection of your personal data is very important to us. For this reason, technical and organisational measures are taken to provide appropriate safeguards for the data and around the editing of the content. Your data will be stored on specially protected computers. Reading and further processing of your data is, firstly, subject to strict internal regulations and, secondly, is only carried out for the purpose for which you have given it to us.

2) Cookies and web analysis tools

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are saved on the user’s drive and exchange certain settings and data with our systems through the user’s browser. Usually a cookie contains the name of the domain sending the cookie data, information about the lifetime of the cookie and an alphanumeric identifier. Cookies make it possible for us to lay out our website so that you find it appealing and easier to use, for instance, by saving certain information that you provide so you do not need to re-enter it.
You can disable or restrict the transfer of cookies by changing the settings in your Internet browser. You can delete stored cookies at any time. This process can also be automated. If cookies are deactivated for our website, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website.

The following link allows you to configure your privacy settings in our consent management tool: Configure privacy settings

2.1) Usercentrics

To enable you to manage your consents yourself on our website, we use a consent management service provided by Usercentrics GmbH, Sendlingerstr. 7, 80331 Munich. Usercentrics GmbH is the recipient of your data within the meaning of Article 13(1)(e) of the GDPR. Consent data includes the following: date and time of visit, consent or rejection, and device information.

The data is processed for the purpose of complying with statutory requirements and the associated documentation or obligation to provide evidence of consents (Article 7(1) of the GDPR) and thus on the basis of Article 6(1)(c) of the GDPR.

Local storage is used to store data. Consent data is stored for 3 years in the European Union. Further information on the data collected and options for getting in touch are available directly at Usercentrics under

2.2) Webtrekk

To collect statistical data regarding the usage of our Web offering and to optimise our offering based on that data, we use services provided by Webtrekk GmbH (‘Webtrekk’), Robert-Koch-Platz 4, 10115 Berlin. Webtrekk has been certified by TÜV Saarland for data protection in the category Web Controlling Software.
Using this Webtrekk technology, a ‘pixel’ collects and stores data for optimisation purposes. Your anonymised IP address, date and time of visit, device information, referrer URL and browser information are processed. Usage profiles are generated from this data under a pseudonym. Cookies may also be used for this, though they only collect and store data using pseudonyms. You have the option of configuring your browser to inform you as soon as cookies are about to be saved so that you can reject them, if desired.

By default, we only allow cookies that last a maximum of six months.

Please note that Webtrekk may transfer data to a third country that does not provide an appropriate level of data protection that is comparable to the requirements of the GDPR. If the data is transferred to the USA, there is the risk that your data may be processed by US authorities for control and monitoring purposes, possibly without you being entitled to any legal remedies.

The legal basis for processing the data is Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

3) Disclosure of you data to third parties

For certain technical processes associated with the processing of data, we draw on the support of external service providers. We select these service providers carefully and they meet high standards for data privacy and security. They are bound to strict secrecy and process data only when we contract them and in accordance with our instructions. The legal basis for passing on personal data in this context is Article 28 of the GDPR. With the exception of the situations explained in this privacy notice, we only disclose your data to third parties without your explicit consent when we are required to do so by law or by order of a public authority or court.

4) Duration of storage

Your personal data will be erased when it is no longer required for the specified purposes and legal retention periods have expired.

5) Processing of personal data for purposes of events

For all personal data that is processed in connection with registration for events, as well as holding and recording events, the controller pursuant to Article 4(7) of the GDPR is Union Investment Privatfonds GmbH, Weißfrauenstraße 7, 60311 Frankfurt.

If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data by Union Investment Privatfonds GmbH, please contact

Scope and purpose of data processing relating to registration for events

The personal data processed includes last name, first name, company, address, position, e-mail address and telephone number of the persons filling in the online form. Your personal data will be processed for the following purpose and to the extent necessary for this purpose: completion of the online form is a requirement when registering for an event organised by the data controller. The legal basis for processing of the data as part of the event registration process is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR.

Scope and purpose of data processing for holding and recording events

The personal data processed includes last name, first name, company, address, position, e-mail address and telephone number of the persons attending the event. Online events may be recorded by the data controller. The data subjects will be informed if this is the case. The recordings consist of all the verbal statements made during the event. If an attendee decides to make a verbal statement, it may be included in the recording. Generally, however, attendees' communications are not recorded. If the event allows private chats with other attendees, these private chats are not included in the recording.
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data when taking part in events is Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR.

In digital events with "GoToWebinar", the organiser can see when attendees have the application in the foreground, and when they do not. Monitoring performance and behaviour is not permitted.

Duration of data processing

Your personal data will be erased when it is no longer required for the specified purposes and legal retention periods have expired.

Sharing personal data

For purposes other than those specified in this clause, your personal data will only be shared with third parties where there is a legal obligation to do so, where legal permission has been granted or if you have given your consent.

When technical processing of personal data is carried out, support is provided by specialist technical service providers. These service providers are carefully selected and are legally and contractually obliged to ensure a high level of protection of personal data. The legal basis for cooperation with these service providers is Article 28 of the GDPR.

6) Rights regarding stores personal data

In accordance with Article 15 of the GDPR, you have the right to request information on the personal data stored about you. If you discover that your stored personal data is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right at any time to obtain rectification of inaccurate data or completion of incomplete data without undue delay in accordance with Article 16 of the GDPR. Under the conditions set out in Article 17(1) and Article 18(1) of the GDPR, you also have the right to obtain the erasure or restriction of processing of personal data.
If your data has been processed on the basis of consent (Article 6, Section 1(a), GDPR) or a contract (Article 6, Section 1(b), GDPR), you have the right according to Article 20 of the GDPR to receive the data you provided in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to have this data transmitted to a third party. If you have given your consent (Article (6)(1)(a) of the GDPR), you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. If your data was processed on the basis of a legitimate interest (Article 6 (1)(f) of the GDPR), you have the right to object at any time according to Article 21 of the GDPR.
If you have complaints about the use of data, you can also contact the competent supervisory authority.

We reserve the right to update or supplement this policy as necessary (if new products and services are offered by the respective companies of the Union Investment Group or if there are further developments to Internet and IT security technology). Any amendments will be published on this page.

Last update of this privacy policy: November 2021