Web Value GmbH together with its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Valutico”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the MyValutico valuation & matchmaking platform (hereinafter referred to as the “Service”).
The service allows users to obtain an indicative and not legally binding valuation for any company, by filling out a questionnaire. If the user desires, they can opt-in to be contacted by third party, independent M&A and valuation experts to receive professional support with their valuation. If they choose to do so, their contact information will be shared with said independent experts, along with the inputs to the questionnaire used to generate the indicative valuation report. These independent valuation experts are not employed by or providing their services in the name of Valutico, and are separate legal entities (third parties).
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personal information may include, but is not limited to:
Contact details including name, telephone numbers, email address and postal address. To respond to correspondence and enquiries you send us. In some cases, to gather information needed to provide products and services requested by you or your employer. To obtain your feedback regarding our products and services. If you opt-in to be contacted by an independent valuation expert via the service, your contact details will be shared with them. They may use it to contact you in order to advertise their services to you. For this purpose, they may also store it in the IT systems involved in the communication process, such as CRM or email systems.
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by contacting us.
We may also collect information on how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies such as beacons, tags and scripts are also used to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
Valutico uses the collected data for various purposes:
Valutico may process your Personal Data because:
Valutico will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods.
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to – and maintained on – computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.
Under certain circumstances, Valutico may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
Valutico may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
You can subscribe to our newsletter via our website. For this purpose we need your email address and your declaration that you agree to receive the newsletter.
In order to provide you with targeted information, we also collect and process information voluntarily given on preferences, name, address and telephone number .
You can cancel the subscription to the newsletter at any time. Please send your cancellation to the following email address: [email protected]. We will immediately delete your data in connection with the newsletter dispatch. This revocation shall not affect the legality of the processing effected on the basis of the consent until the revocation.
The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Please be aware that if you disclose personal information on website message boards or chat areas, that information may be collected and used by third parties without our knowledge and may result in unsolicited communications from third parties. Such activities are beyond Valutico’s control.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Valutico aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed about what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), provide the Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services or assist us in analysing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Cookies are used that allow an analysis of the use of the website by your users. The information generated thereby is transferred to the server of the provider and stored there.
You can prevent this by setting up your browser so that no cookies are stored.
We have concluded a corresponding contract data processing contract with the provider. The relationship with the web analytics provider is based on Privacy Shield. Data processing is based on the legal provisions of section 96 (3) TKG and article 6 para 1 lit a (consent) and / or f (legitimate interest ) of the GDPR.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyse the use of our Service.
Valutico has integrated the component Google Analytics (with anonymization function) on its website.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service. Web analysis is the gathering, collection and analysis of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. Among other things, a web analysis service collects data on which website a data subject has come to a website from (so-called referrers), which subpages of the website were accessed or how often and for which period of time a subpage was viewed. A web analysis is mainly used to optimize a website and for the cost-benefit analysis of Internet advertising.
The operator of the Google Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.
As IP anonymization is activated on our website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within Member States of the European Union or other states in agreement with the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by a Google server in the USA. On behalf of the operator of the website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide further services related to website and internet use to us. The IP address transferred through your browser to Google Analytics will not be combined with other data held by Google.
In addition, this website uses the Analytics feature User ID to track interaction data. This User ID will be additionally anonymized and encrypted and will not be linked with other data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible.
In addition, you may prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
In addition, a cookie already set by Google Analytics can be deleted at any time via the Internet browser or other software programs.
Further information and Google‘s applicable privacy regulations can be found at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en and https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/. The following link provides a further explanation of Google Analytics https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/
Our website also uses Google Analytics performance reports relating to demographics and interests and reports on Google Display Network impressions. You can disable Google Analytics for display advertising and customize the ads on the Google Display Network by visiting the ad settings at this link: https://adssettings.google.com
Valutico has integrated the component Intercom on its website.
Intercom provides a suite of messaging software-as-a-service solutions offered through a single platform. The Services are designed to enable the Intercom customers to manage communications with people through the entire lifecycle of their relationship with the customer and to provide a dashboard for accessing and managing customer data regarding those people. Customer may import and export Customer Data between the Services and certain Third-Party Platforms through supported integrations. The Services also include Intercom Code deployed on Customer Properties to enable live chat and messaging functionality.
For more details, please go to: https://www.intercom.com/terms-and-policies
Datadog is a monitoring and analytics tool for information technology (IT) and DevOps teams that can be used to determine performance metrics as well as event monitoring for infrastructure and cloud services. The software can monitor services such as servers, databases and tools.
For more details, please go to: https://www.datadoghq.com/legal/terms/
Postmark helps deliver and track transactional emails for web applications. In a nutshell, the service replaces SMTP (or Sendmail) with a far more reliable, scalable and care-free environment.
For more details, please go to: https://postmarkapp.com/terms-of-service
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information is, or is to be, processed.
Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.
We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.
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