Privacy legislation is intended to protect the privacy of persons. We at M1 Capital B.V. regard this an important value, that is aligned with our belief in an honest, open, and transparent way of doing business and of dealing with our relations. For this reason, we treat the personal data you share with us with diligence and confidentiality. In this privacy statement, we would like to clarify in the most transparent and accessible manner possible, how and why we collect personal data and how we process and keep it. In case you still have questions after reading this statement, you are always welcome to submit them via email@example.com.
We are M1 Capital B.V., and we are responsible for the processing of personal data as represented in this Privacy Statement. We are established in Amsterdam, at Keizersgracht 560. Our contact details are the following:
M1 Capital B.V. [related entities: M1 Capital A B.V. | Stichting Legal Owner X1 Fund | Stichting Legal Owner A1 Fund]
Chamber of Commerce number: 86929305
Keizersgracht 560, 1017 EM
+31 (0) 20 2157 425
By visiting our website, by contacting us, or by participating in one of our funds, we collect personal data: data you provide yourself and data that is automatically collected during your visit to the website.
M1 Capital B.V. has various reasons for processing personal data. In the following sections, we explain per case what personal data we record, why we record this personal data, and for how long we keep such data.
In case you contact us
When you contact us about information about a fund or our services, for instance, or to make an appointment with us, or you respond on our social media platforms, it may be that you are voluntarily providing us with information that we process. This information makes it possible to communicate with you, such as your first and last name, address, business name, phone number, e-mail information and/or your social media profile. By providing such information, you grant us permission to process and use this information to reach out to you or to stay in contact. Your data is removed no later than 2 years after the last contact, unless there is a legal obligation to keep such information longer. In that case, we will keep the data for as long as is required to comply with the legal obligation.
In case you register to receive information (e-mails)
You can register to receive various types of periodic or one-time bulletins. This could be, for example, to remain posted on our provision of services, or to receive information such as newsletters or the monthly fund insights. In such case, you give your consent to receive information via e-mail or downloads, for example, with the type of information you have registered for.
We will always ask for your permission first, before sending you e-mails with information or marketing communication about our provision of services. For this purpose, we process your first and/or last name and e-mail address after you have granted permission. We need this information to be able to send you e-mails.
At the bottom of each e-mail with information you can find a link via which you can unsubscribe. After unsubscribing, you will no longer receive any e-mails with information and your data will be removed 1 year later at the latest, unless there is a legal obligation to retain it. In such case, we will keep the data for as long as is required to comply with the legal obligation.
If you pose questions via the contact form on our website
You can submit questions to us via our contact form. To be able to respond, we process your first and last name and e-mail address. We keep this data for as long as is necessary for the complete processing of your question and will remove your data at the latest within 1 year after processing.
When you visit our website
When you visit our website, cookies are placed automatically so that we are able to track certain information based on your IP-address. Thereby, we may process the following data: your IP-address, your operating system, browser type and version, your geolocation, which pages of our website you visit, how often you do so, the date and hour of your visit, and mobile information.
We process this data – depending on your cookie settings – to let our website function optimally and to be able to analyze information about visits to our website with the aid of software such as Google Analytics.
In case you participate or want to participate in a fund we manage
We process personal data to enter and to implement agreements for funds we manage, in accordance with our duty of care and legal obligations and to maintain relations. By the latter we mean that we want to be able to reach clients or interested parties if this is necessary – for example to transmit legally mandatory information about a fund, to forward personal investment reports, or to transmit changes to the services – and we need their contact details for the purpose. We can also use the personal data to send marketing communications to existing clients about similar products or services of M1 Capital B.V. (except in case you have unsubscribed).
To participate in a fund, you need to fill out a registration form, and a mutation form in case of later changes. As a part of registration, various personal data must be provided, such as name, address, place of residence, e-mail address, and phone number. In addition, the origins of the capital to be invested will be inquired after, as well as a copy of the bank account from where the money for the participation will be transferred, and a copy of your passport, and a few fiscal control questions will be asked. The information requested for is primarily directed at compliance with relevant legislation and regulations, for example with respect to the prevention of money laundering.
Both in case of registration and or mutation forms, your explicit permission is requested to be allowed to process the data provided, for the purpose of the conclusion or modification of the agreement.
In case not all personal data requested in the relevant forms is filled out, this may entail the impossibility of participating in a fund.
If a participant stops his participation, the personal data are removed at the latest 5 years after the participants exit of the fund. This retention period flows from the requirements in legislation. If a legal obligation pertains, otherwise than stated above, to retain data for any longer, we will keep such for as longs as is required to comply with the legal obligation.
To comply with legislation and regulations
Offering investment funds is subject to legislation and regulations, for example to protect participants, but also, e.g., to prevent money laundering. It is possible we use your personal data to comply with legislation and regulations.
Personal data is not kept for any longer than is necessary within our legal obligations, than we deem required for a sound and efficient administration, and to be able to inform you in case of changes to our funds or provision of services. We have clearly described above per purpose for how long we keep data. After this retention period, personal data is destroyed. The law may prescribe a different retention period. If this is the case, we will observe the prescribed legal retention term.
Cookies are tiny text files containing data and, at times, unique identifiers. These are downloaded on your computer or mobile device when you visit our website. Your browser sends the cookies back to the website every time that the same visitor returns, so that the website can recognize the visitor and can adapt possible information and the lay-out of the website to the visitor. A cookie often contains a randomly generated number that is stored on the device of the user and many cookies are removed automatically after the visitor stops using the website. Cookies make using websites easier and have an impact on many of the valuable components of websites.
Our website uses the following cookies:
Managing your cookies
For more information about and help with the removal of cookies, you can consult the ‘Help’ page of your browser.
This Cookie Statement does not regard the web links on our website that refer to different websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the relevant websites you visit.
We only share your personal data with partners and third parties if this is necessary for the implementation of the agreement and our services, and in order to comply with a possible legal obligation. Included in the first category, for example, are our administrator and e-mail provider. Included in the second category, for instance, are oversight agencies or authorities.
Except to the extent described in this Privacy Statement, we do not share your personal data with third parties without your permission.
With companies that process your data by our order, we conclude a processor agreement to facilitate the same level of security and to protect the confidentiality of your data. We remain responsible for these processing operations. It regards the following parties:
If we ever decide to transfer or sell a part or the whole of our company, we may share your personal data in relation to that sale.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you have the right to peruse, correct, or remove your personal data. Under the right of perusal, you can receive a copy of your personal data that we have collected, as well as information about the purpose of the processing of this personal data and with whom your data was shared. You have the right to withdraw permission granted for data processing or to object against the processing of your personal data by M1 Capital B.V.
You also are entitled to data transferability. That means that you can submit a request to have the personal data we have from you forwarded, in a computer file, to you or a different organization as specified by you.
In order to exercise one of these rights, you can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. To make sure that we are receiving a request from the right person, we ask to attach a copy of your ID to your request. To protect your privacy, it is important that you redact your picture, the MRZ (machine readable zone, the bar with numbers at the bottom of the passport), the passport number and your social security number (BSN) on this copy.
Some rights within the GDPR are subject to restrictions, such as legal requirements. If your request is rejected, we will let you know.
We also point out to you that you have the option of submitting a complaint to the national oversight authority, ‘Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens’. You can do so via the following link:
We periodically update our Privacy and Cookie Statement. We advise you to periodically check this Statement for changes.