The following privacy policies clarify the collection and processing of your data when using the Philipps & Byne website (philipps-byrne.com).
The entity responsible for collecting and processing your information on this website is
Philipps & Byrne GmbH
Havelberger Strasse 12
To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption procedures on our website, such as SSL and HTTPS.
This website is hosted on server systems of RAIDBOXES GmbH, Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 7, 48153 Münster, https://raidboxes.de/, with server locations in Germany. We do not directly share personal data with RAIDBOXES for the purpose of our co-operation.
Contact Forms / Contact E-Mail
If you would like to contact us through our website, especially when using the contact forms that we provide on this website, we require the following information from you: your name, e-mail address, and message. Optionally, you may also enter your company name and your telephone number.
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data may be: the execution or initiation of a contract with you (Article 6 (1) S. 1 (b) DSGVO) or our legitimate interest in answering and following up your request (Article 6 par.1 p.1 lit. f DSGVO). All information that you send to us by e-mail – either by using an e-mail link on our website or by using a contact form – will be stored in our e-mail application or other software application such as a CRM system. Normally, such information will be deleted when its processing is no longer required. However, in some cases we may be legally obliged to retain such information for a longer period. In such cases the information will be deleted after 3 years.
Technically required information
When you access our website, information about your visit will be automatically recorded in our hoster’s server log files. Such information includes, for example, the web browser you’re using, your computer or device operating system, the domain name of your internet service provider, your IP address and its location. This information is technically necessary to correctly deliver the contents of this website requested by you and is mandatory when using the internet. They are processed in particular for the following purposes:
The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest for the aforementioned purposes of data collection. We do not use your information to draw conclusions about you. Data will only be received by the responsible body and possibly the processor. Anonymous information of this kind may be statistically evaluated by us to optimize our website and its underlying technology.
We use the following analytical services to follow our visitors’ behaviour on our web site in order to improve our service and/or display custom, interest-based information. You can object to this kind of data processing as described in the following sections.
This web site uses Google Analytics (Google Inc.) to track user navigation. Google Analytics makes use of so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer / device and that enable us to analyse how you use our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This website, however, uses IP address anonymization so your IP address will be shortened by Google within a member state of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before transmission to a Google server in the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.
On our behalf, Google will use this information to analyse how you use this website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to us. The IP address transmitted by your browser will not be merged with other Google data.
We have involved third party data processors for the following data processing services:
Your data will only then be passed on to third parties if this is permitted or prescribed under European data protection law. This is the case, for instance, if you have expressly consented to the disclosure of your data and / or if disclosure is required for contract fulfilment. Disclosing your data is also permitted by data protection law if the enforcement of regulations of other laws (for example criminal law regulations) requires us to do so and nothing prevents this disclosure from a data protection point of view.
We would like to inform you briefly about the data protection rights that you can exercise towards Philipps & Byrne:
Right to information / Right to rectify
You have the right to request information about the personal data stored by us about you at any time. To do so, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may only process personal data which is correct and up to date. If, for example, you exercise your right to information and you find that a date about you is inaccurate or has become inaccurate, we are in obliged to correct that information promptly.
Right to delete / Right to disable
Right to oppose
Furthermore, you have the right to object to (further) processing of your personal information if such processing takes place on the basis of “legitimate interest” or based on your expressed consent.
Right to appeal to a supervisory authority
You have the right to file a complaint with a data protection authority if you do not agree with the way in which we collect or process your personal information. You can, for instance, contact the data protection authority responsible for your place of residence, or the data protection authority responsible for us. This would be the Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit.
We reserve the right to occasionally adapt parts of this privacy statement in order to comply with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services. For your next visit to this web site the new or updated privacy statement will be valid. If your consent is required for the introduction of a new service, we will inform you in good time and ask for your permission.
PHILIPPS & BYRNE GmbH
Havelberger Str. 12, 10559 Berlin
Phone: +49 171 643 2002
Executive Management: Chris Philipps
Commercial register: Amtsgericht Charlottenburg Berlin, HRB 204884 B
Responsible for content § 6 MDStV: Chris Philipps (V.i.S.d.P.)
Tax No: 1130/470/50612
Limitation of Liability
The content of the website has been created with the greatest possible care and in good conscience. Nevertheless, we do not make any guarantee for the timeliness, completeness, or accuracy of any content on this website. In accordance with Section 7 (1) of the German Telemedia Act we as a service provider are responsible for our own content published on this website. However, according to Sections 8 to 10 of the German Telemedia Act, we are not required to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information. If any such third party content displayed on our website is in violation of the law it will be removed as soon as the specific legal violation has been determined. Liability is possible only after we have learned about such a violation.
This website may contain links to external websites, which are not part of our own web offering. In this regard we want to make clear that we do not have any influence on those third-party websites or the content displayed on them. For this reason, we do not assume any liability for such content. Only the provider of any third-party website is responsible for the content and accuracy of its information. We carefully check external websites for any obvious breach or violation of law when we create a link to them. Links that are in violation of any applicable law will be removed immediately as soon as such legal violation becomes known to us.
Copyright & Intellectual Property Rights
The entirety of content, works, and information published on this website are subject to both, German copyright law and intellectual property law. Any reproduction, processing, dissemination, storage, or any use outside the limits of these laws requires our prior written consent or the prior written consent of the particular rights owner. Unauthorized copying, storing or usage of information obtained from this website is prohibited.
Design, implementation and technical maintenance
Webdesign Berlin : Sebastian Klammer Grafikdesign
Home: © Kathrin Schlott (kathrinsworld.com) / © Molecule Man: Jonathan Borofsky (borofsky.com)
Home – Our Team / Imprint: © Nik MacMillan / www.unsplash.com
Portrait Chris Philipps: © Jonas Friedrich
In addition to our core team of four, we have an experienced team of 10 long-term industry experts at founder, CTO and senior consultant level that we work together with on a regular basis, plus a network of around 50 experts for specific domains and technologies.
We hand-pick these professionals based on a project’s specific requirements. This enables us to approach each project from a 360 degrees angle.
Our carefully selected team has been built over many years and each individual remains a trusted part of our skilled network. All of our team members work according to Philipps & Byrne’s frameworks and quality standards and are supervised by one of the senior partners.
We truly believe that Tech Due Diligence is a great opportunity to provide value to all parties involved!
Done right, it can deliver insights not only on potential risks but also identify great opportunities for growth for the target. It is the most valuable and thorough feedback a company can get. The findings can be used as input for the strategic roadmap and can function as a conversation starter between founders and investors in order to align on topics around Product and Tech.
We specialise in Tech Due Diligence and technology audits always providing this added value. Promise!
Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, we operate world-wide, mainly in Europe, Asia and North America.
We perform Tech Due Diligence with our 360 approach, which is a combination of data analysis, senior expertise and contextual knowledge. With over 20 years experience working with hundreds of startups and investors worldwide, it’s clear for us what it takes to succeed.
We rely on our trusted framework with data insights and patterns collected from hundreds of transactions, plus the battle-tested expertise from people who live and breathe the startup world.
We aim to establish a new industry standard for Tech Due Diligence, particularly for startups.
MD, Founding Partner
Chris is a well-known face to both the Berlin and international startup scene. He has worked as a Tech advisor and Interim CTO for startups and investors and has 20 years of experience.
With his both Liberal Arts and Computer Science background, he knows what is required to build bridges between Business and Tech. Chris’ focus topics are Tech Due Diligence, leadership and scaling startups. He has performed more than 200 Tech DDs across four continents and has helped build and scale companies such as DailyDeal (sold to Google). He contributes regularly as a conference and keynote speaker, to books about Tech, Agile and leadership and was a visiting teacher at Hyperwerk FH Basel, Masterplan and many others.
Last but not least, Chris is on the board of directors at
Tech Due Diligence is our speciality. We optimize your tech portfolio with absolute preciseness, using our tried and tested framework and years of expertise.
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Philipps & Byrne GmbH
Havelberger Str. 12
10559 Berlin, Germany
Tel.: +49 171 643 2002