Privacy Policy

Information on protection of privacy

The use of this website can involve the processing of personal data. For the purpose of transparency of this processing, hereinafter we provide a survey on the processing by means of the following information. To guarantee a fair processing, we also inform you about your rights according to the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR and DSGVO) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). Pinechip Capital GmbH, Große Theaterstraße 1a, 20354 Hamburg (hereinafter referred to as „we“ or „us“) is liable for the data processing.

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The use of this website can involve the processing of personal data. The term 'personal data' within the meaning of privacy law means all information pertaining to an identified or identifiable natural person. Your IP address can also be classed as personal data. An IP address is assigned by the Internet provider to each device connected to the Internet to enable data to be sent and received. When you use the website we collect information that you provide yourself. In addition, during your visit to the website we also collect specific information about your use of the website. We process personal data in compliance with the pertinent data protection regulations, primarily the GDPR and DSGVO. Data processing by us occurs solely on the basis of legal permission. When facilitating use of this website we will process personal data solely with your consent (Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR), to perform a contract to which you are a party, or to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract (Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR), for compliance with a legal obligation (Art. 6 (1) (c) GDPR) or where processing is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests or those of a third party, except where such interests are overridden by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms which require protection of personal data (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR).

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In case you wish to contact us for consultations or suggestions with regards to the information provided or for the assertion of your rights, please direct your enquiry to

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In the absence of alternative provision ensuing from the following statements, we will only store your data for as long as required to achieve the intended processing purpose or to fulfil our contractual or statutory obligations. Such statutory retention requirements may result, in particular, from regulations under commercial or tax law.

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In the absence of alternative provision ensuing from the following statements, data is processed on the servers of technical service providers that we appoint to perform this task. These service providers process the data solely according to express instructions and are bound under contract to ensure adequate technical and organizational data protection measures. We have currently commissioned the service provider Mittwald CM Service as web host.

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When using our website for sole informative purposes (i.e. not via a registration) general information are initially stored automatically, which your browser transmits to our server. These include by default: browser type / version, operating system used, page visited, the previously visited page (referrer URL), IP address, date and time of the server request, and HTTP status code. The processing takes place in order to safeguard our legitimate interests and is based on the legal basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. This processing is for the technical management and security of the website. The stored data will be deleted after seven days, unless there is a legitimate suspicion of unlawful use on the basis of concrete evidence and further examination and processing of the information for this reason is required.

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When applying to our company, we process your application data solely for purposes related to your interest in working with us today or in the future. Your application will only be processed and taken note of by the relevant contact persons. All employees responsible for data processing are required to protect the confidentiality of your data. If we are unable to provide you employment, we will retain the information provided for up to six months after any rejection for the purpose of answering questions related to your application and disapproval. This does not apply insofar as statutory provisions preclude deletion, further storage is necessary for the purpose of providing evidence or you have expressly consented to a longer storage period. The legal basis for the data processing is 26 Abs. 1 S. 1 BDSG. If we retain your applicant data for over a period of six months and you have expressly consented to it, please note that this consent is freely revocable at any time pursuant to Art. 7 (3) GDPR. Such revocation shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing up to the time of revocation on the basis of the consent.

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We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files stored by your browser when you visit a website. This marks the used browser so that it can be recognized by our webserver. Insofar as the use of cookies results in the processing of personal data, this is based on the legal basis of the first sentence of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. This processing serves our legitimate interest in making our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. The cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies ("Persistent Cookies") are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time. You can fundamentally object to the use of cookies by your browser settings. Further information can be found in the Federal Office for Information Security at

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Our website uses services and content rendered by third-party providers. From a technical perspective, the inclusion of such requires the processing of your IP address in order that the relevant content can be sent to your browser. Your IP address will therefore be transmitted to the respective third-party provider. Data processing of this nature is performed for the purpose of safeguarding our legitimate interests regarding the optimization and the commercial operation of our website and is founded on the commensurate legal basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. To facilitate inclusion of the content in question, the programming language JavaScript is regularly used. You can prevent the respective data processing by deactivating the application of JavaScript in your browser. Instructions on how to do this and other safety instructions are available from the Federal Office for Information Security under: ( We have included in our website content from the following third party providers: Service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland, 'Google': "Google Maps" to display maps; "Google Web Fonts" for displaying fonts. Google is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement and consequently guarantees compliance with European data protection law ( The transmission of your data to the USA cannot be excluded.

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As the data subject you have the right to assert your commensurate rights against us. Specifically, your rights include the following: - Pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR and S. 34 BDSG, you have the right to request information confirming whether or not and, if so, to what extent we are processing personal data concerning you. - Pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to require that we rectify inaccurate personal data concerning you. - Pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR and S. 35 BDSG, you have the right to require that we erase your personal data. - Pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR, you have the right to require that we restrict the processing of your personal data. - Pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit such data to another controller.

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Pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR, you have the right to object to any processing based on Art. 6 (1) (e) or (f) GDPR.

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You can contact our data protection officer using the following address:

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If you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes GDPR provisions, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Art.77 GDPR.