Data Protection Statement

IKB Leasing GmbH

IKB Leasing GmbH (hereinafter referred to as “IKB Leasing” or “we”) assign great importance to the security of your data and to compliance with data-protection law provisions. The collection, handling and use of personal data during the operation of our websites take place exclusively in accordance with the pertinent data-protection standards of the European Union and the provisions of German data-protection statutes.

We employ both technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data. Our employees are obliged to the special duties of confidentiality applicable to financial institutions. The technical security measures deployed are constantly adapted in line with technological developments. We inform you in this Data Protection Statement what personal data we collect to what extent during your use of the websites (hereinafter referred to as “Websites”) and the purpose for which your data are used. You can retrieve this information at all times on our website under

Department responsible/contacting the data protection officer

Responsible for the purpose of the data-protection statutes:

IKB Leasing GmbH
Gertrudenstraße 2
20095 Hamburg

If you have any questions or suggestions on the subject of data protection, you may contact our data-protection and data-security officer, Martin Boeder, using the e-mail address

Subject matter of data protection

Personal data are the subject matter of data protection. Under section 3 (1) Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), these are individual details about the personal or material circumstances of a certain natural person or a natural person capable of being identified. These include details like e.g. name, postal address, e-mail address or telephone number, however, possibly also use data. Use data are those data required to use our Websites like, for example, details of the beginning, end and extent of use of our Websites and registration data.

Collection and use of your data

Automated data collection
When accessing our Websites, your Internet browser automatically transmits data for technical reasons. The following data are stored separately from other data that you possibly transmit to us:

  • Date and time of access
  • Browser type/version
  • Operating system used
  • URL of the Website used previously and the method of access used (log)
  • Volume of data transmitted
  • Length of the connection
  • Result code
  • Referrer
  • Client browser signature

These data are stored for technical reasons only and are not assigned to specific persons at any time.

Data entered by the user

You can enter and transmit personal data in some areas of our Websites such as the forms used for inquiries. You alone decide, of course, what data you want to give us. IKB Leasing is committed to the principle of data economy. Nevertheless, if you do withhold certain information, this may mean that we cannot process your inquiries or not process them fully.

Forwarding of data

As a matter of principle, your personal data are forwarded without your express prior consent only in the following cases:

  • If it is necessary to clarify any unlawful use of our Websites or take legal action, personal data are forwarded to the law enforcement authorities and to any injured third parties. However, this occurs only if there are specific indications of unlawful or abusive behavior. Data may also be forwarded if this serves the purpose of implementing terms and conditions of use or other agreements. IKB Leasing is also obliged by law to provide information to certain public authorities. These are law enforcement authorities, authorities responsible for administrative offences punishable by fines and the revenue authorities.
  • In the course of further developments of our business, there may be a change in the structure of IKB Leasing GmbH due to a change in legal form or if subsidiaries or other divisions of the business are formed, purchased or sold. Customer information will be forwarded together with the part of the company to be transferred in the event of such transactions. In each case where personal data is forwarded to third parties for the purpose described, IKB Leasing ensures that this is done in conformity with this Data Protection Statement and with the pertinent data-protection statutes.

Website improvement: Google Analytics

IKB Leasing uses Google Analytics, a website analysis tool from Google Inc. (hereinafter “Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, i.e. text files stored on your computer which allow analysis of your use of the Website. The information on your use of the Websites generated by the cookies (including your abbreviated IP address) are transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to analyze your use of the Websites, to compile reports on Website activities for the Website operators and to provide other services associated with the use of the Websites and the Internet. Google may also transmit this information to third parties if this is prescribed by statute or to the extent to which third parties process these data on behalf of Google.

The IP address transmitted by your browser to Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. You can stop cookies being stored by adjusting your browser settings; we draw your attention in this case, however, to the fact that you may not be able to make full use all functions of this Website.

You can disable Google Analytics using a browser add-on if you want to prevent Website analysis. This add-on can be downloaded here:


IKB Leasing stores a session cookie on its Websites for optimization purposes, in particular, to offer you a complete range of functions. “Cookies” are small files stored on your computer with the aid of an Internet browser. If you object to the use of “cookies” on your computer, you can prevent their storage by changing the settings of your Internet browser. Please note that this may limit serviceability and the range of functions we offer.

Deletion/disabling your data

When your data are no longer required for the aforementioned purposes, they are deleted. If data need to be stored for statutory reasons, access will be disabled. These data are then no longer available for further use.

Right of information and correction

You have the right at all times to make an application to receive information about the data stored by us on your person. You also have the right to have incorrect data amended, disabled or deleted. Please contact us by post at the address given.

Alterations of this Data Protection Statement

IKB Leasing reserves the right to alter this Data Protection Statement. The latest version of the Data Protection Statement is retrievable at all times from

Effective: May 2015