Privacy Policy

With this Privacy Policy, we provide you with information as to how, to what extent and for what purposes we process your data if you visit our website and what your rights in connection with data protection are like. Any processing of the data by us is carried out in compliance with the legal regulations, especially the GDPR.

1. Name and Contact Details of the Processing Controller

Melanie Klein
Hoffeldstraße 88
40235 Düsseldorf

2. Collection and Retention of Personal Data, as well as Form and Purpose of Its Use

a) When visiting our website
When accessing our website, information used by the browser on your device is automatically sent to the server hosting our website. This information is stored temporarily in a so-called log file. The following information is collected in this context without any manual input from you and will be stored until automatic erasure:

• name of the file accessed
• date and time of access
• volume of data transferred
• notification as to whether access was successful
• description of the type of web browser used
• operating system used
• previously visited website
• provider
• your IP address

We will process the aforementioned information for the following purposes:

• guaranteeing smooth establishment of connection to the website;
• guaranteeing comfortable use of our website;
• evaluating system security and stability; as well as
• for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) point (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes of data processing that are listed above. We do not use the collected data to draw conclusions about your identity in any case.

Furthermore, we use website cookies as well as analysis services when you visit our website. You can find further explanations on this under No. 4 and 5 of this Privacy Policy.

b) When subscribing to our newsletter
If you have given consent pursuant to Art. 6(1) point (a) GDPR, we will use your e-mail address to send you our newsletter on a regular basis.
Entering an e-mail address is sufficient to receive the newsletter.
Cancelling the subscription/Withdrawing your consent:

You can unsubscribe from our newsletter, i.e. withdraw your consent to receiving it, at any time. In doing so, your consent given to its delivery will expire at the same time.

A link to cancel your subscription to the newsletter can be found at the end of each newsletter.
Alternatively, you can also e-mail your unsubscription request to at any time.

Legal bases for the General Data Protection Regulation:
Pursuant to the stipulations of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applicable since 25 May 2018, we inform you that the consent given to the transmission of the e-mail addresses is based on Art. 6(1) point (a), 7 GDPR.

We further inform you that, according to the legal stipulations set out in Art. 21 GDPR, you are entitled to object to the future processing of your personal data at any time. The right to object refers, in particular, to the processing for direct marketing purposes.

c) When using our contact options
Should you have queries of any kind, we offer you the option to contact us by e-mail. In this case, a valid e-mail address must be entered so that we know who is sending the query, and in order to reply to it. You may provide further information if you wish.

Data processing for contacting us takes place acc. to Art. 6(1) point (a) GDPR based on the data provided voluntarily by you. The personal data collected by us when you use the contact options will be erased automatically once the request submitted by you has been dealt with.

3. Data Dissemination
Any transfer of your personal data to third parties for any purposes other than the ones specified below is not made.
We will only disseminate your personal data to third parties if:

• you have given your express consent in accordance with Art. 6(1) point (a) GDPR;
• disclosure is necessary pursuant to Art. 6(1) point (f) GDPR and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in not disseminating your data;
• if there is any legal obligation for the dissemination in accordance with Art. 6(1) point (c) GDPR; as well as
• doing so is legally permissible and, pursuant to Art. 6(1) point (b) GDPR, necessary for the execution of contractual matters with you.

4. Cookies
We use cookies in some sections of our website. Such file elements allow for the identification of your computer as a technical unit during your visit on this website to make it easier for you to use our offer, including in case of repeated visits.

As a rule, however, you have the possibility to set your web browser in such a way that you will be informed of the use of cookies, allowing you to accept or exclude or to erase already existing cookies.

Please use the help feature of your web browser to find out how you can change these settings. Please note, however, that certain functions of our website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies. Cookies do not allow for a server to read private data from your computer or the files placed by another server. They do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses.

We use cookies based on Art. 6(1) point (f) GDPR: processing is carried out to improve the functioning of our website. It is thus necessary to safeguard our legitimate interests.


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