Data Protection

Data Protection

Any personal data you provide to WL BANK will be treated with due care and in accordance with the data protection law regulations. This website respects the right of anonymity of its users. We do not use any personal data of the website user unless the user has voluntarily given us such data. We collect personal data of website users such as their name, company name, address, phone number, e-mail and the kind of inquiry in order to be able to reply to inquiries and comments. All such data are processed in accordance with the legal regulations and will be used without your permission merely in order to reply to your inquiries. They will not be passed on to external third parties either.

We take the protection of personal data very seriously and adhere to the relevant statutory provisions. The following statement tells you what type of data is collected and for what purpose and to what extent this data is made available to third parties.

Log files
Such data that the browser transmits to us is automatically stored in the server statistics in order to enable you to visit the website (so-called “log files”).

The following data may be stored in particular:
Language and version of the browser software
Operating system and its interface
Referrer URL (the site previously visited)
Hostname of the accessing computer (IP address)
Date and time of server inquiry
Time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Contents of the requirement (specific page)
Amount of data transmitted
Access status/ HTTP status code.
As a rule, a mapping of this data to a particular person is not possible for us. A consolidation of this data with other data sources is not carried out. Furthermore, the data is deleted after a statistical evaluation within 4 weeks.
We use this data only for statistical analysis for the purpose of the operation, security and optimisation of our service.

Other personal data in connection with the use of the website
Any personal data provided by you, such as name, address, or email address, is used for internal purposes only, i.e. to answer your enquiries, to process your orders, or to give you access to certain information. When you contact us by email or via the contact form, we will store your data for the purpose of answering your questions.

Transfer of data to third parties; change of purpose
Data will only be transferred to third parties if this is necessary for the fulfilment of the contract and/or if we are obliged by law to do so in individual cases. Should your data be used for other purposes, we will inform you in advance and use the data only if you have previously given your explicit consent to do so.

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and through which certain information is transmitted to the website that sets the cookie. They serve to make our service more user-friendly and effective and/or facilitate your navigation on our website. Of course, you can also use our website without accepting cookies. You can also modify your browser settings according to your preference and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or any cookies or delete cookies already stored. Should you not accept cookies, please note that in this case our site might not function properly. Detailed information about which function on our website sets cookies can be found at the individual functions below. The information is stored separately from any other data you may provide to us. The data collected through the cookies will not be linked to your other data.

On our website, we use the following services which, according to our present state of knowledge, collect, store and process data as follows. Please note that we have no influence on third parties processing your data nor on their data processing and that we rely on the statements of the respective third-party providers.

This website uses etracker technology, a web analysis tool by etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg (“eTracker”). The function uses so-called “cookies”, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of our website. On behalf of the provider, data is collected and stored for marketing and optimisation purposes. From this data, user profiles can be created under a pseudonym. The data collected by the etracker technology will not be used to determine the personal identity of a website visitor, and will not be compiled with personal data relating to the person referred to by the pseudonym, unless agreed to separately by the person concerned. To learn more about the purpose and extent of data collection and the further processing and use of data by etracker as well as your relevant rights and the settings available for the protection of your privacy, please refer to etracker’s data protection information at Data gathering and data storage can be disputed at any time with effect for the future by changing the settings of your web browser or by obtaining an opt-out cookie from etracker under the following link. This has the effect that no user data from your browser will be collected and stored during any future visits to our website: The opt-out cookie is called “cntcookie” and is set by etracker. Caution: If you delete your cookies, the opt-out cookie will also be deleted as a result, and you will then have to reactivate it.

Links to Twitter, XING, Kununu, Google + and Wikipedia
Our websites contain links to third-party providers Twitter, XING, Kununu, Google +, and Wikipedia. We do not use plug-ins of these platforms, so that when you visit our website, no personal data is transferred to these plug-in providers.
You can go to the websites of these providers by clicking their icons. The Twitter website is operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Xing is operated by XING AG, Dammtorstr. 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Wikipedia is operated by Wikimedia Foundation Inc., 149 New Montgomery Street, Floor 6, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA. The Kununu website is operated by Kununu GmbH, Wollzeile 1-3 Top 5.1, 1010 Vienna, Austria. Google + is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States. Data is collected and stored on the websites of these providers. If you are a member of the visited website and do not wish the provider to collect your data and link it to your stored member data, you have to log out from your account before clicking on the link. We have no influence on the extent of data collected by these providers. To learn more about the purpose and extent of data collection and the further processing and use of data, please refer to the providers’ data protection information on the following websites:
Google +:

We use the provider YouTube to embed videos. YouTube is a service provided by Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Youtube”). These videos are stored on and can be played directly from our website. YouTube uses cookies for data collection and statistical data analysis. YouTube uses cookies, among other things, to collect reliable video statistics, prevent fraud and improve user-friendliness. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to YouTube servers in the United States and stored there. Your IP address cannot be associated with any other data unless you have logged into YouTube or any other Google service before accessing the website or are permanently logged in. If you do not wish this to be done, you have to log out of your YouTube account and your other Google accounts. The YouTube cookies provide us with statistical values on hits concerning individual videos embedded in the website without any reference to the respective user.

The embedded YouTube videos are used by YouTube within the framework of admissible usage which all users are obliged to accept. If you regard copyrights as being infringed, please report this directly to YouTube. We use embedded YouTube videos in extended data protection mode. This mode prevents YouTube from saving cookies for a user who displays a website featuring an embedded YouTube video player but does not click on the video to play it. Once the user clicks on the YouTube video player, YouTube may set cookies on the user's computer. We would like to point out that we, as providers of the website, do not receive information about the contents of the transmitted data or their use by YouTube. Further information on YouTube’s official data protection policy can be found at as well as at

Information, correction, blocking, deletion
We will be pleased to inform you about your personal data stored by us, as well as their origin, recipients or categories of recipients to whom this data is passed on and the purpose of storage. You can exercise this right at any time and, if necessary, a right to correction, blocking and deletion of your data. To do so, please send us a request by email with the subject heading “Datenschutz” (data protection).  


The pages of this website are protected by copyright. In particular, any reproductions as well as the storage and processing in other media enjoy copyright protection. Imitation and utilization - including the imitation and utilization of extracts - shall only be permitted with WL BANK’s consent.

The contents and structure of the website are protected by copyright. The reproduction of information and data - especially the use of texts, text segments, or picture material - is prohibited without prior written consent by WL BANK.