Privacy Statement CornerstoneCapital

CornerstoneCapital Verwaltungs AG (hereinafter referred to as “CornerstoneCapital“) takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and adheres to the statutory provisions and in particular also the regulations of data protection law.

  1. Controller
    CornerstoneCapital is the controller within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Please find more information about us in our imprint. You may reach our contact person for data protection issues at equity(at)
  2. General Information
    The following statement will provide you with an overview of what type of personal data are collected for what purpose and on what legal basis. Personal data are all data relating to you personally, e.g. name, address, email address, user conduct. In addition, we will inform you on your rights towards us as the controller.
  3. Data Processing on this Website
    As a result of the mere informational use of this website, CornerstoneCapital will automatically collect and store information your browser transmits to us in the server log files. These data are technically necessary for us in order to show you this website and to guarantee stability and security (the legal basis is Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR):
    • Browsertyp/ -version
    • Operating system used
    • Referrer URL (previously visited site);
    • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address);
    • Time of the server request; and
    • Name and URL of the accessed file as well as data volume transfered
    CornerstoneCapital will not attribute these data to specific persons and there will not be any merger of these data with other data sources. Once the data have been used for the above-mentioned purposes, CornerstoneCapital will delete the data.
  4. Newsletter
    With your consent, you can subscribe to our newsletter on the CornerstoneCapital website. Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 lit. a GDPR constitutes the legal basis for sending our newsletter.

    We use the so-called double-opt-in procedure for the subscription to our newsletter. This means that once you have registered, we will send you an email to the email address indicated, asking you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter. If you do not confirm your registration within 24 hours, your information will be blocked and automatically erased after one month. Moreover, we will store the respective IP address you use and time of registration and confirmation. The purpose of the procedure is to be able to verify your registration and resolve potential misuse of your personal data, if any. Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR constitutes the legal basis for this processing.

    It is mandatory that you indicate a valid email address to receive the newsletter. Once you have provided your confirmation, we will store these data in order to send the newsletter. Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 lit. a GDPR constitutes the legal basis for the processing of your personal data.You may withdraw your consent to receiving the newsletter at any time and unsubscribe to the newsletter. You may declare the withdrawal by clicking on the link provided in every newsletter, by email addressed to or by sending a message to the contact details indicated in the imprint. If you withdraw your consent, we will erase the data stored for the purpose of sending the newsletter in accordance with data protection regulations.

  5. Cookies
    Furthermore, cookies will be stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your hard drive assigned to the browser you use, and with which the provider of the cookie (i.e. in this case us) receives particular information. Cookies cannot execute programmes or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to render the internet services more user-friendly and more effective as a whole. Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR constitutes the legal basis for the use of cookies on our website.We use session cookies to operate our website. These cookies store a so-called session-ID with which various requests of your browser can be assigned to the joint session. As a result, your computer can be recognized when you return to the website. The session cookies will be deleted when you close the browser.

    You may also prevent the use of cookies by adjusting the settings in your browser software accordingly. If you refuse the use of cookies, we point out that you might not be able to use this website to the full extent.

  6. CornerstoneCapital in social media
    In addition to our website, CornerstoneCapital is present in various social media. You may currently find us on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest and LinkedIn. Please refer to the privacy policy of the respective operator to learn about the purpose and extent of data collection as well as the regulations on the use of your data by the respective platform.
  7. Embedding of YouTube videos
    We have embedded YouTube videos on our website that are stored at and may be played directly from our website. [These are all embedded in “extended data protection mode”, i.e. no data relating to you as the user will be transferred to YouTube if you do not play the videos. Only once you play the videos, the data stated in lit. 2 will be transferred. We do not have any influence on this data transfer.]As a result of your visiting the website, YouTube will receive the information that you have visited the respective sub-page of our website. Moreover, the data stated in lit. 3 of this statement will be transferred. This is irrespective of whether YouTube provides a user account with which you are logged-in or whether there is no user account. If you are logged into Google, your data will be directly allocated to your account. If you do not wish to be allocated with your YouTube profile, you have to log-out before you activate the button. YouTube stores your data as user profiles and uses them for marketing purposes, market research and/or the tailored design of their website. In particular, such an analysis is carried out (even for users who are not logged-in) in order to provide tailored advertising and in order to inform other users of the social networks about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles; please contact YouTube in order to exercise this right.

    Please find more information on the purpose and extent of the data collection and their processing by YouTube in the YouTube (Google) privacy statement. You may also receive additional information there on your rights and options to adjust settings to protect your privacy: Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has subjected to the EU-US Privacy Shield,

  8. Your rights
    You have the following rights vis-à-vis us with regard to the personal data concerning you:
    • Right to information,
    • Right to rectification or erasure,
    • Right to restriction of processing,
    • Right to object to processing,
    • Right to data portability.
  1. In order to assert these rights, please contact our contact person for data protection issues at equity(at) As a matter of principle, the exercise of your rights is free of charge for you. Moreover, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority on our processing of your personal data.

May 2018