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Data Privacy Policy

Data protection

The operator of this website takes privacy seriously. On the principle of data avoidance and data minimization, personal data will only be collected and stored as necessary or required by law for the purposes set out below. All data collected will be routinely deleted, in accordance with legal requirements.

Last Change Privacy Policy: May 25th. 2018

Please note that we are forced by law to constantly update the privacy policy and to keep it up-to-date. Please also note that security vulnerabilities are possible with every data transmission in the network; full protection can not be guaranteed. If you do not agree with the following Privacy Policy, please DO NOT use the Website.

The purpose of a privacy policy is to educate the website user about

  • Type and scope
  • Purpose of the survey
  • Type of use of data and to inform him about his
  • Access right
  • Right of objection
  • Right to rectification and cancellation / blocking

Responsible in terms of data protection laws are:

Dr. Alexander H. Schmidt and Mijo Stanic
Managing Director

FON: +49 (0) 30 2332 89300

The legal basis of data protection can be found in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG) and the DSGVO. If you have questions about privacy, please contact us by e-mail.


Like almost all websites, this website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files left on your device by the web server. Cookies are not viruses, they are and / or do not create security vulnerabilities – they are unable to interfere, alter or harm your system.

Cookies are used for your comfort and safety.

All popular browsers offer the possibility to ban the use of all or part of the cookies via their settings. Use the help function of your browser if you do not know how to access the settings. Please note that a ban on the use of cookies may result in restricted functionality and presentation of this website.

This website: Uses cookies sparingly. The cookies are mostly to ensure ease of use. Part of the cookies are automatically deleted after the visit, a small part remains on your device – so that the browser recognizes you on your re-visit. If you object to this, you can delete the cookies by hand and / or prohibit them altogether.

In the case of a (faulty) login attempt on this website, a cookie is automatically set, which records its IP and a time stamp. In case of unauthorized access or other unlawful behavior, the IP will be stored and blocked. Furthermore, this website uses the freeware version of Wordfence. No personal data (IPs) are collected by Wordfence solely by visiting this website. During access or attempted access to the system (login, hacking, etc.), the IP address is recorded and stored, usually not longer than 14 days. Exceptions to this only take place if it is absolutely necessary for the security of the system to permanently block the IP.

For people who have a regular login on this page, cookies are set to store credentials and viewing options. Ad options cookies remain for one year, sign up cookies for two days. In case the person chooses to ’stay logged in‘, the registration remains valid for two weeks. When logging out, login cookies will be deleted.
When an article is published (or edited), another cookie is set. This contains no personal data, refering only to the post ID, and expires after one day. more…

Transfer to third parties:

This website offers some third-party services: google maps service, RSS feeds, YouTube videos or graphics (images) from other websites.This means that cookies are set and the users‘ IP addresses are transmitted to these services (referred to below as third-party providers). This is necessary to offer these services. We take care to select only third party providers who are true to the GDPR, i. e. which use the IPs only to display the content you want on your browser. We have no influence on the use of IPs for statistical purposes.

Access data / server log files

The operator of this website or his web space provider records access to this website (so-called server log files).In concrete terms: name of the retrieved website, file, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider. The web space provider uses the log data for security and optimization of the offer, statistical analyzes and for administrative purposes – with concrete clues, a further examination of the log data can take place, if suspicion of illegal use exists.The log files are routinely deleted according to the legal conditions.


When you contact us through the Website – by sending us an e-mail – the information you provide will be stored for processing, for inquiries and in accordance with the law (Legal Retention of Business Emails).

Affected rights

You can exercise the following rights at any time via the contact details above:

  • Information about stored data and their processing
  • Correction of incorrect personal data
  • Deletion of the data stored with us Restriction of data processing, if we are not allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations
  • Objection to the processing of your data with us
  • Data portability, if you have consented to the data processing or have concluded a contract with us.

If you have given us your consent, you can withdraw it at any time with effect for the future.