Privacy Policy is a service offering of HQ Capital GmbH & Co.KG. Protection of your personal data during collection, processing and usage on the occasion of your visit of our homepage is of utmost importance to us.
Despite carefully monitoring the content, we assume no liability for external links to third-party content, as we have not initiated the transmission of this information, have not selected the addressees of the transmitted information and have not selected or changed the transmitted information. The collection, processing and usage of your data takes place within the framework of the statutory provisions, and for a detailed description thereof please refer to, for example. In the following, we describe what kind of information we are collecting during your visit to our website and how we use it:

Responsible Data Processing Authority

The authority in charge of data processing according to Article 4(7) DS-GVO is:

HQ Capital GmbH & Co. KG
Harald Quandt Haus
Am Pilgerrain 17
61352 Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe

Legal form: KG
Registered office of the company: Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe
Register court: Local court Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe, HRA 6045
Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Gilles Etrillard

Personally liable partner: HQ Capital Management GmbH
Legal form: GmbH
Management: Marc Brugger
Registered office of the company: Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe
Register court: Local court Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe, HRB 14841

Our employees are obligated to data protection and confidentiality.

Data Protection Officer

You can contact our Data Protection Officer at the following address:
Mr. Arnd Harnischmacher
Phone: +49 6172 684 329 - 1

Collection and Processing of Data, Possibly Personal Data

Each time a user accesses our website, data about this process is stored in a log file. Data is stored solely for internal purposes relating to our system and statistics. In detail, the following data record is stored for each access:

The web pages which you have visited on our site,
Date and duration of your visit on our pages,
The identification data of the browser and operating system type used,
The website from which you are visiting us.

Collection of Personal Data

Personal data will be only collected, if you provide it to us voluntarily, e.g. when you submit an application (Article 88 DS-GVO), contact us, and in order to execute a contract (Article 6(b) DS-GVO). Here, the following data will be collected:

-Your name
-Your company
-Your country
-Your phone number
-Your email address
-Subject and reason for contact
-In case you send us documents when contacting us, we also collect the data that is transmitted in addition to the above data. Your data will be processed in the Federal Republic of Germany or in a country with an appropriate level of data protection (Article 45(1) DS-GVO). If personal data is required to be transferred to a third country, this is always performed under the provision of suitable guarantees in accordance with Article 46 DS-GVO.

Without your consent, any personal data collected within the framework of the website will only be processed or used for establishing a contact, initiating business according to Article 6(b) DS-GVO, applications according to Article 88 DS-GVO and the associated national legislation and any resulting contracts and for processing your enquiries (Article 6(b) DS-GVO). If it is necessary to transfer the data to third parties for this purpose, your data will be transferred to these third parties or this data will already be collected by the third parties on the website.

For the purposes of advertising and market research as well as for the demand-oriented design of electronic services (Article 6(f) DS-GVO), we will only process or use data that we have collected and stored about you beyond the purposes described above, if you have given us your prior consent (Article 6(a) DS-GVO).

Personal data will only be transferred to third parties in the scope described above. Otherwise, no data will be transferred to third parties. If any processing for other purposes is to take place, your express consent is required for the respective individual case.

You can, of course, revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. Hereto, it is sufficient to send a message to the address given below.

You have the right to request information about the personal data we have stored about you (Article 15 DS-GVO). HQ Capital GmbH & Co. KG provides you with a copy of personal data that are the subject of processing. For any further copies of the personal data requested by the person concerned, HQ Capital GmbH & Co. KG may demand an appropriate fee on the basis of the administrative costs. If the person concerned requests the data electronically, the information must be made available in a common electronic format, unless it is not otherwise stated by the person concerned.

Furthermore, you have the right to demand that incorrect data are to be corrected (Article 16 DS-GVO) and that your data are to be deleted (Article 17 DS-GVO) or blocked (Article 18 DS-GVO), if the legal requirements are met.

You have a right to data transferability (Article 20 DS-GVO).

HQ Capital GmbH & Co. KG, will also enforce your rights at any order processing parties operating on behalf of HQ Capital GmbH & Co. KG (Article 19 DS-GVO).

You have the right to appeal to the supervisory data protection authority. The supervisory data protection authority for HQ Capital GmbH & Co. KG is:

The Hessian Data Protection Commissioner
P.O. Box 3163
65021 Wiesbaden
Phone: +49 611 1408 – 0
Fax: +49 611 1408 – 611

According to Article 23 DS-VGO these rights may be restricted under certain conditions.

Use of Cookies

Cookies, Utilities, an Active Content

For the provision, upkeep and analysis of our website and its uses, we use various third-party software tools regularly based on the use of cookies, web beacons or similar technologies (collectively referred to as “tracking technologies”). Tracking technologies help us determine how you use our services (e.g. the sites you view or the links you click on and other actions which you execute with the services),provide us with information on your browser and pattern of online use (e.g. IP address, protocol data, browser type, browser language, referring/original sites and URLs, sites viewed, whether you opened an e-mail, clicked on links, etc.) and information on the devices with which you access our services. Tracking technologies permit us to connect the devices you use to call up our services with one another so that we can recognise and, where appropriate, contact you on the various devices. Furthermore, content which you have called up on one device can lead to the showing of advertising or content relevant for you on another device.

You can limit the use of tracking technology by altering the settings on your browser. You can decide on the access you wish to grant us on your device and whether and for how long cookies may be stored on your device. You can delete cookies already stored at any time. Please note that the deactivation of all cookies may impact negatively on the functionality of our website.

We hope this information will be helpful to you. If you have any questions, please email us at

Thank you very much.