Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

Your personal data are processed by me in accordance with the provisions of German data privacy laws and this privacy statement. The following provisions describe the type, scope and purpose of collecting, processing and utilizing personal data. The use of this website is generally free of any demand on personal data. As far as on my personal data (e.g. name, address or email address) is collected, this is as far as possible on a voluntary basis. I will not pass on your data to third parties without your consent. I would point out that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against unauthorized access by third parties is impossible.

Web analysis with Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer to enable analysis of website usage by you. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. In case of activated IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf this website’s owner, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activities, and provide the website’s operator with further services related to website and Internet usage. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google. You can prevent storage of cookies by appropriately setting your browser software; in this case, however, please note that you might not be able to fully use all functions offered by this website. In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “anonymizeIP()”, IP addresses being truncated before further processing in order to rule out direct associations to persons.

Participation in the Amazon Affiliate Program

The operator of this website takes part in the partner program of Amazon.de. By visiting one of the product links on this website Amazon spot that you reached Amazon.de through this website and possibly have purchased a product later. For more information on data usage of the company can be found here:https://www.amazon.de/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=3312401&ie=UTF8.

Privacy Statement for the use of Twitter

With Twitter and its Retweet functions, we use social plug-ins from Twitter.com, operated by Twitter Inc. 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107. If you use Retweet, the websites visited by you are announced to third parties and associated with your Twitter account. Details about handling of your data by Twitter as well as your rights and setting options for protecting your personal information can be found in Twitter’s data privacy policy: https://twitter.com/privacy. You can change your privacy settings on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Privacy Statement for the use of Pinterest

My website uses social plugins from the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (“Share”). When you visit a page that contains a social plugin, your browser connects directly to the servers of Pinterest. The plugin then transmits the log information to the Pinterest server located in the United States. This log data may include: your IP address, the address of the visited websites which also contain Pinterest functions, type and settings of your browser, date and time of the request, your manner of using Pinterest and cookies.

For more information about purpose, scope, use and further processing of this data by Pinterest and your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please refer to the privacy policies of options: https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy.

Information about cookies

To optimize our web presence, I use cookies. These are small text files stored in your computer’s main memory. These cookies are deleted after you close the browser. Other cookies remain on your computer (long-term cookies) and permit its recognition on your next visit. This allows me to improve your access to our site. You can prevent storage of cookies by choosing a “disable cookies” option in your browser settings. But this can limit the functionality of our Internet offers as a result.

Using data from the contact form

If you send me one or more messages via the contact form, your data including the contact data will be saved for the purpose of processing and in case of follow-up questions. In no circumstances your data will passed to a third party.

Using data from blog comments

If you comment on one or more of my blog entries, your IP address is stored for security reasons and your comment moderated before it is publicly visible.

Disclosure about stored data

According to the Federal Data Protection Act, the user has a right to free-of-charge information about the stored data, and possibly entitlement to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. A corresponding information can be obtained upon written request at any time, enclosing proof of identity and stamped return envelope.

In order to optimize our website for you and be able to continuously improve it, we use cookies. By continuing to use the website, you agree to the use of cookies. More Information

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