1. Data protection at a glance

General information

The following information gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is any data that would allow you to be identified personally. Detailed information about data protection can be found in our privacy policy below.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data protection on this website?

Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. The website operator’s contact details can be found in the legal notice on this website.

How do we collect your data?

Some of the data we collect about you will be data that you provide us with yourself. This may, for example, involve data that you enter in a contact form.

Other data will be collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. This will be technical data in particular (about your internet browser, your operating system or the date and time you access our website, for example). This data will be collected automatically as soon as you go onto our website.

What do we use your data for?

Some of the data will be collected so that we can ensure that you do not encounter any problems during your time on the website. Other data may be used to analyse your behaviour as a user of the website.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You have the right to obtain, free of charge and whenever you choose, information about the source of the personal data kept about you, the recipient of the data and the reason why your personal data has been processed. You also have the right to request that incorrect data is rectified, that access to your data is blocked or that your data is erased. You can contact us at any time about this and any other questions regarding personal data at the address given in the legal notice. You also have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority.

Analysis tools and tools belonging to third-party providers

When you visit our website, your browsing behaviour may be statistically analysed. This will mostly be done by cookies and so-called analytics programs. Your browsing behaviour will usually be analysed anonymously; there will be no way of tracing it back to you. You can object to your browsing behaviour being analysed or you can prevent it happening by not using certain tools. Detailed information on this can be found in the following privacy policy.

You can object to analysis of your browsing behaviour. You will be informed about the opportunities to object in this privacy policy.

2. General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of this site take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

When you use this website, a variety of personal data will be collected. Personal data is any data that would allow you to be identified personally. This privacy policy explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose we do this.

Please note that transmitting data over the internet (when communicating by email, for example) can present security risks. It is not possible to guarantee full protection of the data from third-party access.

Information about the data controller

The controller responsible for data processing on this website is:
Good Seed Ventures GmbH
Landersumer Weg 40
48431 Rheine, Germany

The controller is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of processing personal data (such as names, email addresses, etc.).

Withdrawing your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations can only take place with your express consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time. All you have to do is send us a simple email. The legality of any data processing carried out before you withdraw your consent will not be affected by withdrawal of your consent.

Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority

Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority

The data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority regarding any infringement of data protection legislation. The responsible supervisory authority in data protection matters is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which our enterprise has its registered office. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link:


Right to data portability

You have the right for data that we have put through automated processing with your consent or in order to fulfil a contract to be transmitted to you or to a third party in a commonly used and machine-readable format. If you require the data to be transferred directly to another responsible party, this will only be done if it is technically feasible.

SSL and/or TLS encryption

For reasons of security and to protect the transfer of confidential content, such as the orders or enquiries that you send to us as the website operators, this site uses SSL and/or TLS encryption. You can identify an encrypted connection from the padlock symbol in your browser bar and the fact that “http://” in the address bar changes to “https://”.
If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you send to us cannot be read by third parties.

Access, blocking and erasure

You have the right to be given, free of charge and whenever you choose, information about any personal data kept about you, the source of the data, the recipient of the data, and the reason why your personal data was processed, and you have the right to ask for the data to be rectified or erased, and access to it blocked. If you have any questions about this or any other matters relating to personal data, you can contact us at the address given in the legal notice.

Objecting to promotional emails

The operators of the site hereby object to any organisation using the contact data published as part of the obligation to publish the legal notice on the website to send them promotional material and information that has not been expressly requested. The operators of the site expressly reserve the right to take legal action if they receive unsolicited promotional information such as spam emails.

3. Data collection on our website


Some parts of this website use so-called “cookies”. Cookies do not damage your computer or contain viruses. They are designed to make our services more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit to our website.
You can set your browser so that you are informed when cookies are stored on your computer so that you can allow cookies to be used once only, accept cookies in certain cases only, always refuse them, or automatically delete cookies when you close your browser. The functionality of this website may be restricted if you disable cookies.
Cookies that are needed to carry out electronic communication processes or to provide certain functions that you wish to use (such as the shopping cart function) are stored on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies on your computer to allow it to provide you with a technically flawless, streamlined service. If other cookies (such as cookies for analysing your browsing behaviour) are stored on your computer, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files

The site provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called “server log files”, which your browser sends to us automatically. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the computer accessing the site
  • Time of server request
  • IP address

This data will not be merged with other data sources.
The basis for the data processing is Article 6(1)(b) of the GDPR, which allows data to be processed to fulfil a contract or pre-contractual measures.

4. Analytics tools and advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses functions from the Google Analytics web analysis service. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies regarding your use of this website will generally be transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise both its web content and the advertising shown with it.

IP anonymisation

We have activated the IP anonymisation function on this website. Google uses this to shorten your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before sending it to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services to the website operator relating to website and Internet use. The IP address sent by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be linked to any other data held by Google.

Browser plug-ins

You may prevent cookies being stored on your computer using the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookies regarding your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing the data, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:

Objecting to having your data collected

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be installed that prevents your data from being collected when you visit this website in future:
Disable Google Analytics.

You can find more information on how Google Analytics handles user data in Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.

Contract data processing

We have concluded an agreement with Google on contract data processing and implement in full the strict provisions of the German data protection authorities for the use of Google Analytics.

5. Plug-ins und Tools

Google Maps

This website uses the Google Maps service via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
It is necessary to store your IP address in order to use the features of Google Maps. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this website does not have any influence on this transfer of data.
We use Google Maps to ensure the attractive presentation of our online service and to make it easy to find the locations specified on our website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.
You can find more information on handling of user data in Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.