Privacy Policy

General information is an online application of study clever GmbH. We as study clever emphasise the great importance of the personal data that our users entrust us. We are going to inform you about our data protection conditions. Apart from this, the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG) are fully applicable.

The use of the application to generate a tax declaration is only accessible for registered customers with a user name (email address) and a password. To ensure the security of the data, the chosen password is never shown or saved as clear text - solely the customer knows the password. Please note that the safety of the use of is dependent on the strength and secrecy of the password.

Registration, processing and utilisation of personal data

study clever registers, saves and uses the data of the customers for the contract implementation and execution, e.g. to confirm an order, billing of a service or contacting the customer within the scope of the contractual relationship.

study clever explicitly points out that the entered personal (customer) data, especially the name and email address will be forwarded and used to inform the customer about the ordered products and services, and other similarly interesting products.

Forwarding the data to third parties only takes place if it is lawful and allowed, especially when requests are submitted by investigative authorities.

Online tax declaration

All data that you enter and save in the online tax declaration are regulated by the highest safety standards. The data is exclusively transferred over an encrypted connection. At any time you can double-click on the lock-symbol in the status bar in your browser, where you can check if your data is sent in an encrypted form exclusively to a certified web server authorised by us. Through technical and organisational safety precautions we work towards guaranteeing utmost security, protecting from unauthorised access, loss, destruction, or manipulation of your data. The transfer of the recorded data within the online tax tool to the tax authority only happens after an exclusive consent has been given by the customer.

With the use of the online tax tool some special kinds of personal data (§3 (9) BDSG) are (necessarily) collected and processed. These are e.g. data regarding religion and health. With the submission of this data you agree that we can collect and process to make your tax return possible.

Email advertising (with newsletter registration)

With the newsletter registration, your email address will be used for own advertising purposes, until you unsubscribe from our newsletter. Unsubscribing is always possible without any extra fees.

Email advertising (without newsletter registration)

If you have not disagreed when entering your email address during the registration or in the process of ordering, we will use it to inform you regularly about our similar products. Apart from this instruction there is no extra function for the agreement to use the email address for advertising purposes. You can disagree anytime to the use of your data for advertising purposes, without any fees.

While using data can be saved on your computer to simplify the use of our application (i.e. “Cookies”). Cookies are small files that are temporarily saved by the web server on the local drive of the user. Cookies are used as a part of the web technology and do not harm the computer of the user in any way. We do not use this data to identify you or to contact you. Personal sata is only collected and saved within data protection regulations. Other personal data are only collected if you enter them voluntarily, e.g. when contacting customer support.

Disclosure, modification of data and deletion

Under the Federal Data Protection Act the customer has the right to free requests for their saved data and, if applicable, the right to correction, blocking or deletion of their data.

Contact for data protection

For information requests, data deletion, changes in data, or other data protection questions please contact the data protection officer of study clever GmbH: study clever GmbH, David Czaniecki, Ritterstraße 12-14, 10969 Berlin, email: [email protected]

Google-Analytics / Google Remarketing

This website uses Google Analytics, the website analysis tool of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “Cookies”, text data that is saved on your computer and allows us to analyse your use of our web site. The information we gather from cookies about your use, are normally transferred to and saved on Google servers in the Unites States of America.
In case of the activation of IP-anonymisation on this website, your IP-address will be shortened by Google within the EU or other signatories of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will your full IP-address be transferred to Google servers in the USA and subsequently be shortened. Under instruction from the owner of this website Google will use the information to evaluate your use of the website, to generate reports about the website activity and deliver other associated services to the website owner.
The IP-address, which was transferred by your browser, used by Google Analytics is not matched with other data that Google possesses. You can prevent the saving of cookies in the settings of your browser; we want to inform you that you could be prevented from using all of our websites in its full functionality.
You can also prevent the transfer to Google and analysis of data regarding your website use (incl. your IP address) generated by cookies by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:


study clever uses a tracking tool after registration to statistically analyse and evaluate your website use. In this case, no entered data is registered, only the use of specific functions (e.g. registration, submission of your tax return). These statistical data are only used by study clever anonymously to improve the user experience further and for market research purposes. They are not handed over to any third parties and the data isn’t matched with the anonymous profiles.

You can revoke your consent to the collection, process and usage of your personal data for advertisements, market or opinion research at any time by way of an informal notification:
study clever GmbH, Ritterstraße 12-14, 10969 Berlin
Email: [email protected]

Effective: December 2016