RIGI Ventures Seed & Angel Fund

Our Privacy Policy

General information

The following privacy statement clarifies the collection and processing of your personal data when using this website. This privacy statement also applies to the collection and processing of your data on external websites or online services connected to this website (such as our social media profiles). The definitions of data collection and processing as well as the responsible entities are in correspondence to the definitions in Art. 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR / DSGVO) as of 25.05.2018.

Personal Data

"Personal Data" refers to all information that can be used to draw conclusions about a natural person or to clearly identify a natural person. A natural person is considered to be identifiable if he / she can be clearly identified by information such as a name, a number, a specific location, an online marker (eg a cookie) or other special features (eg physical, psychological, genetic, economic, cultural or social characteristics).

Data Protection Responsibility

The legal entity responsible for data collection and data processing on this website, according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is

RIGI Ventures BeteiligungsgmbH
Sredzkistrasse 48
10435 Berlin
Mail: office(at)rigi-ventures.com

Managing Directors:
John Reidel
Maximilian Schoppen

(hereafter "we" or "the operator")

Some data collection and processing mentioned below may, in addition to the operator of this website, fall under the joint responsibility of our respective cooperation partners. You can therefore exercise some rights directly to the respective cooperation partner. Relevant information can be found at the appropriate place in this Privacy Policy.

Website Hoster

Our website is physically hosted on server systems operated by NMMN - New Media Markets & Networks IT-Services GmbH, Haferweg 46, 22769 Hamburg with data center location in Germany. We do not generally share personal information about your visit to this website with our hosting company as part of our collaboration. However, it may be possible that our hosting company at least potentially gains access to personal data – e.g. during service or maintenance operations. In such cases, relevant data protection agreements ensure the protection of your personal data.

Type and extend of the data collected

When you access this website, various pieces of information about your visit will be collected automatically. This information includes usage information such as the web pages you visit, the time of your access, device information, information about your operating system and web browser as well as IP addresses. We do not collect or process any other information such as your name or your e-mail address when you access our website.

Data collected when using contact features on our website

Contact Links

If you would like to get in touch with us, you can do so by clicking on our e-mail address. If you do so, the standard email application on your computer will open and a new email message will be composed. All e-mail communication takes place outside of our web site. No information of any kind, personal or not, will be sent through our web site directly. If you contact us by e-mail using your e-mail application, the following information will be collected: your name, your e-mail address and your message. Upon reception, your data may be stored by us in a Customer Relationship Management System (CRM) or other software application. Once your contact information is no longer required, it will be blocked or deleted after the retention period has expired, unless other legal requirements make it mandatory for us to keep your data beyond that time.

Data collected automatically while using our website

Technically required data

If you access our website, we and our hosting provider will automatically collect information of a general nature. Such information is collected based on our legitimate interest within the realms of Art. 6 S. 1 lit. f. DSGVO. The information collected (the so-called server log files) include the type of your web browser, the operating system you use, the domain name of your internet service provider, the IP address, the time and duration of access, the requested pages, the amount of data transferred and the referrer's URL. This information cannot be used to draw conclusions about you personally. Collecting such information is technically necessary to correctly deliver the contents of this website and is considered mandatory when using the internet.

Anonymised information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us to optimize this internet presence and the underlying technology. Such information is also used to operate our website including its functions and content and to perform range measurements.


Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a web server to your computer. By doing that, the cookie creator automatically receives certain data such as your IP address, browser, your computer's operating system and your connection to the internet. Temporary cookies or so-called "session cookies" contain information that relates to your current visit to a website. Temporary cookies are deleted after you have finished your visit to the website or when you close your browser. Persistent cookies usually contain information about your login status, custom settings or the content you have read, which are used for range measuring or other marketing purposes. Persistent cookies remain on your computer even after you close your browser.

We do not make use of cookies ourselves to collect any information about you or your visit to our web site. However, to be entirely sure you can turn off cookies in your web browser settings. Web browsers are usually set to accept cookies. To find out how you can deactivate the acceptance of cookies or delete previously saved cookies from your computer, please refer to the help function of your web browser. You may also generally object to the use of cookies for marketing purposes. There are various online services available which let you do so, such as http://www.aboutads.info/choices in the US or http://www.youronlinechoices.com in the EU.

Analysis and marketing services

We do not use of any analysis or marketing services such as Google Analyics, Google AdSense, Facebook Pixel or others.

Integration of third-party services and content

On this website, third-party services may be used in order to display certain content. The integration of such content on this website makes it mandatory for you to provide us with your IP address, which will then be used by the third-party vendor to properly deliver the content to your browser. We make every effort to include as little external content as possible on this website and only to include content whose providers use your IP address solely to provide the requested content. However, third parties may also use so-called "pixel tags" or "web beacons" to statistically analyze information such as the amount of traffic on visited websites. Such information may be stored in a non-pseudonymous form in cookies on your computer. This includes information about your browser and the operating system of your computer, visiting hours and duration, and the pages visited on this website. This data can be linked to information from other sources.

To prevent the use of cookies in your browser or to delete cookies already stored on your computer, please refer to the help information of your web browser.

The following services and/or contents by third-party providers are integrated within our website:

Google Services

This website uses web-enabled fonts from Google Fonts. These are services provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google's privacy policy can be found at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. Please also see your opt-out options at https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

Data transfer to third parties

Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties if this is permitted or prescribed under European data protection law. This is the case, for instance, if you have expressly consented to the disclosure of your data and/or such disclosure is required for contract fulfilment. Disclosure of your personal data is also permitted under data protection law, if the enforcement of regulations of other laws (for example, criminal law regulations) requires such disclosure and if nothing prevents this transfer from a data protection point of view. Disclosing of your personal data is also justifiable if we have a legitimate interest in passing on the relevant information (for example, when placing an order with a third party, when using a representative or a web host). We will only transfer your data for the purpose of contract fulfilment in accordance with Art. 28 DSGVO.

Your rights concerning your personal data

At this point we would like to inform you briefly about the data protection rights that you can exercise towards us.

Right to information / Right of rectification

You have the right to request information about what personal information about you is stored by us, and to receive copies of such data at any time. If you want to request that information, please send an e-mail to office(at)rigi-ventures.com. We are only allowed to process personal data about you which is accurate. If, for example, you exercise your right to information, and find that a certain date about you is inaccurate or incomplete, or has become inaccurate or incomplete, we are generally obliged to correct that information immediately.

Cancellation right / Blocking right

Your personal data is processed solely for the purposes indicated in this privacy statement. Principally, we only needs this information to perform the data processing that you request us to do (for example, processing your message, checking your request). In some cases, we may be required by law to keep your information for a limited period of time. If we do not need your information during this period, it will be blocked or its processing restricted. You have the right to request the immediate deletion of your data or to request a restriction on the processing of your data. In addition, you also have the right to have the data we store about you transmitted to you or another person in charge before being deleted.

Right of objection / Right of withdrawal

Insofar as you are entitled to a legal right to object to the data processing described in this privacy statement, this will be pointed out to you at the appropriate place. You also have the opportunity to exercise your opposition in the appropriate places. In addition, you have the right to revoke previously granted consent for the collection or processing of your data with effect for the future or to object to the future collection and processing of your personal data in advance at any time. You may expressly object to the collection and processing of your data if it serves the purpose of direct mail.

Changes to this privacy statement

We reserve the right to occasionally adapt parts of this privacy statement to always comply with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services. Your next visit to this website will then be subject to the new privacy statement. If your prior consent is required for the introduction of a new service, you will be informed in good time and asked for your consent. This privacy policy is dated 25.05.2018.