Privacy Policy

We would like to inform you below about the purposes, nature and scope of the processing of personal data.


Controller within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR is:

Institute for future-fit economies gUG
Norbertstr. 31
50670 Köln

Legal basis for data processing

We process personal data on the basis of the following legal bases

  • Consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR)
  • for the fulfillment of contracts (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR)
  • on the basis of a balancing of interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR)
  • for the fulfillment of a legal obligation (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c) GDPR)

We will refer to the relevant terms in connection with the respective processing so that you can classify the basis on which we process personal data.

If personal data is processed on the basis of your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future.

If we process data on the basis of a balancing of interests, you as the data subject have the right to object to the processing of personal data, taking into account the provisions of Art. 21 GDPR.

Data types

Usage and access data

When you visit and use our website, personal data is processed in order to display the content of the website on your device.
In order for the pages to be displayed in your browser, the IP address of the device you are using must be processed. Further information about the browser on your device is also processed.

We are also obliged under data protection law to guarantee the confidentiality and integrity of the personal data processed with our IT systems.
For this purpose and out of this interest, the following data is logged on the basis of a balancing of interests:

  • IP address of the accessing computer
  • Operating system of the accessing computer
  • Browser version of the accessing computer
  • Name of the retrieved file
  • Date and time of access
  • Amount of data transferred
  • Referring URL

The IP address is deleted from all systems used in connection with the operation of this website after 14 days at the latest. We can then no longer establish a personal reference from the remaining data.
The data is also used to identify and rectify errors on the website.

Basic and contract data

If you wish to make use of contractual services from us, we process basic and contract data for the initiation, establishment, implementation and termination of the contractual relationship.

In particular, this may include information about your person, your address, the type and place of service provision and payment details.

Purposes of the processing of personal data

We process the aforementioned data in order to provide you with the requested information, to provide our contractual services and on the basis of our balancing of interests. In this respect, our interest lies in the needs-based design of our services.

In the case of inquiries from you outside of an active customer relationship, we also process the data on the basis of a balancing of interests. Here, too, our interest is the needs-based design of our services.

Voluntary information

If you provide us with data voluntarily, e.g. in forms, and this data is not required for the fulfillment of our contractual obligations, we process this data on the legitimate assumption that the processing and use of this data is in your interest.

Recipients / disclosure of data

Data that you provide to us will not be passed on to third parties. In particular, your data will not be passed on to third parties for their advertising purposes.

However, we may use service providers for the provision of our services. In this case, a service provider may gain knowledge of personal data. We select our service providers carefully – particularly with regard to data protection and data security – and take all measures required under data protection law to ensure permissible data processing.

Data processing outside the European Union

If personal data is processed outside the European Union, you can see this in the previous explanations.

Data protection officer

We have appointed a data protection officer.
You can reach him as follows: Stephan Hansen-Oest | So ist gut GmbH | Im Tal 10a | 24939 Flensburg | Germany | email:

Your rights as a data subject

You have the right to information about the personal data concerning you. You can contact us at any time for information.

You also have the right to rectification or erasure or to restriction of processing, insofar as you are legally entitled to do so.

Finally, you have a right to object to the processing within the scope of the legal requirements.

A right to data portability also exists within the framework of the data protection regulations.

Deletion of data

We generally delete personal data when there is no need for further storage. A requirement may exist in particular if the data is still needed to fulfill contractual services, to check and grant or defend against warranty and guarantee claims. In the case of statutory retention obligations, deletion will only be considered after the respective retention obligation has expired.

Right to complain to a data protection authority

You have the right to complain about the processing of personal data by us to a data protection authority.

Changes to this data protection notice

We will revise this data protection notice in the event of changes to this website or other occasions that make this necessary. You will always find the current version on this website

Date: February 23, 2024