Privacy Statement

This Privacy Policy clarifies the nature, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as “Data”) within our online offering and the related websites, features and content, as well as external online presence, e.g. our Social Media Profile (collectively referred to as the “Online Offering”).

With regard to the terminology used, e.g. “Personal data” or their “processing”, we refer to the definitions in Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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1. Note to the responsible body

The responsible data processing company on this website is:

  • Sascha Wolters
  • Schwarzer Weg 8
  • 41836 Hückelhoven
  • Germany
  • E-Mail:

Responsible body is the natural or legal person who, alone or in concert with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (such as names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

2. Rights of the concerned person

The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive data protection rights (information and intervention rights) to the person responsible regarding the processing of your personal data, which we will inform you about below:

2.1 Right to information (pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR)

In particular, you have the right to obtain information about the personal data processed by us, the purposes of processing, the categories of personal data processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your data was or is being disclosed, the planned retention period or criteria for the personal data Determination of the retention period, the existence of a right of rectification, deletion, limitation of processing, objection to processing, complaint to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data if they were not collected by us, the existence of automated decision making including profiling and if applicable, meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and effect of such processing, as well as your right to be informed about the guarantees provided under Art. 46 GDPR when forwarding your data to third countries;

2.2 Right to rectification (pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR)

You have the right to immediate correction of incorrect data concerning you and / or completion of your incomplete data stored by us;

2.3 Right to cancellation (in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR)

You have the right to demand the deletion of your personal data if the requirements of Art. 17 para. 1 DSGVO are met. However, that right does not apply, in particular, where the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the exercise, pursuit or defense of rights;

2.4 Right to limitation of processing (pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR)

You have the right to request that your personal data be restricted as long as the accuracy of your data is disputed, if you refuse to delete your data for improper processing and instead request that your data be restricted when you process your information require us to assert, exercise or defend legal claims after we no longer require such data for purposes of our purpose or if you have filed an objection based on your particular situation, as long as it is not certain that our legitimate reasons prevail;

2.5 Right to information (pursuant to Art. 19 GDPR)

If you have the right of rectification, erasure or restriction of processing to the controller, he / she is obliged to notify all recipients to whom your personal data have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about these recipients.

2.6 Right to data portability (pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR)

You have the right to receive, in a structured, common and machine-readable format, your personal information provided to us, or to request that it be transmitted to another person in charge, as far as technically feasible;

2.7 Right to revoke granted consent (pursuant to Art. 7 (3) GDPR)

You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of data once at any time with effect for the future. In the case of withdrawal, we will delete the data concerned immediately, as far as further processing can not be based on a legal basis for consentless processing. The revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing effected on the basis of the consent until the revocation;

2.8 Right to appeal (pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR)

If you believe that the processing of your personal data infringes the GDPR, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your place of residence, employment or place, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy the alleged infringement. The competent supervisory authority in matters of data protection law is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found on the following link:

2.9 Right to object (according to Art. 21 GDPR)

If we process your personal data as part of a balance of interests due to our predominant legitimate interest, you have the right at any time, for reasons that arise from their particular situation, to object to this processing with effect for the future.

If you exercise your right of objection, we will stop the processing of the data concerned. However, further processing is reserved if we can demonstrate compelling legitimate reasons for processing that outweigh your interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms, or if the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.

If your personal data is processed by us in order to operate direct mail, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising. You can exercise the contradiction as described above.

3. Relevant legal bases

In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR, we inform you about the legal basis of our data processing. Unless the legal basis in the data protection declaration is mentioned, the following applies: The legal basis for obtaining consent is Article 6 (1) lit. a and Art. 7 GDPR, the legal basis for the processing for the performance of our services and the execution of contractual measures as well as the answer to inquiries is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, the legal basis for processing in order to fulfill our legal obligations is Art. 6 (1) lit. c DSGVO, and the legal basis for processing in order to safeguard our legitimate interests is Article 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO.

In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d DSGVO as legal basis.

4. Changes and updates to the privacy policy

We ask you to inform yourself regularly about the content of our privacy policy. We will adjust the Privacy Policy as soon as the changes to the data processing we make require it. We will notify you as soon as the changes require your participation (eg consent) or other individual notification.

5. Cooperation with contract processors and third parties

If, in the context of our processing, we disclose data to other persons and companies (processors or third parties), transmit them to them or otherwise grant access to the data, this is done only on the basis of a legal permission (eg if a transmission of the data to third parties, as required by payment service providers, pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR to fulfill the contract), you have consented to a legal obligation or based on our legitimate interests (eg the use of agents, webhosters, etc.).

Insofar as we commission third parties to process data on the basis of a so-called “contract processing contract”, this is done on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR.

6. Transmission to third countries

If we process data in a third country (ie outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or in the context of the use of third party services or disclosure or transmission of data to third parties, this will only be done if it is to fulfill our (pre) contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests.

Subject to legal or contractual permissions, we process or have the data processed in a third country only in the presence of the special conditions of Art. 44 et seq. DSGVO. That the processing is e.g. on the basis of specific guarantees, such as the officially recognized level of data protection (eg for the US through the Privacy Shield) or compliance with officially recognized special contractual obligations (so-called “standard contractual clauses”).

7. Security measures

We take appropriate technical measures in accordance with Art. 32 GDPR, taking into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the nature, scope, circumstances and purposes of the processing as well as the different likelihood and severity of the risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons and organizational measures to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk.

Measures include, in particular, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controlling physical access to the data, as well as their access, input, disclosure, availability and segregation.

In addition, we have established procedures to ensure the enjoyment of data subject rights, data deletion and data vulnerability. Furthermore, we consider the protection of personal data already in the development, or selection of hardware, software and procedures, according to the principle of data protection by technology design and by privacy-friendly default settings considered (Article 25 GDPR).

7.1 SSL encryption

This site uses, for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as a site operator, an SSL or. TLS encryption. An encrypted connection is indicated by the browser’s address bar changing from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock icon in your browser bar.

If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.

8. Server log files

The provider of this website, webgo GmbH, Wandsbeker Zollstr. 95 , 22041 Hamburg automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to these when requesting our website. These are:

  • IP adress
  • Timestamp (date and time of the query)
  • Type of query
  • Client information (client type, client version)
  • Operating system of the user (device, OS version of the device)

There is no merge of this data with other data sources.

8.1 Storage duration of the server log files

Server log files last up to 31 days.

8.2 Order processing

We have concluded a contract data processing contract with webgo GmbH.

8.3 Legal basis

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, which allows the processing of data for the performance of a contract or precontractual measures.

9. Cookies

In order to make the visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, ie after closing your browser (so-called session cookies).

Other cookies remain on your device and allow us or our affiliate (third-party cookies) to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process specific user information, such as browser and location data as well as IP address values, to an individual extent. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie.

If individual personal data are processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO for safeguarding our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website as well as a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.

We may work with advertising partners to help us make our web site more interesting to you. For this purpose, in this case, when you visit our website, cookies from partner companies are stored on your hard disk (third-party cookies). If we cooperate with aforementioned advertising partners, you will be informed individually and separately about the use of such cookies and the scope of the information collected in the following paragraphs.

Please note that you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide on their acceptance or can exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the Help menu of each browser, which explains how to change your cookie settings. These can be found for the respective browser under the following links:

Please note that if you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.

10. Comments on this website

As part of the commentary function on this website, in addition to your commentary, information on the time of writing the commentary and the name of the commentary chosen by you (no name required!) Will be saved and published on the website.

We need your e-mail address in order to contact you if a third party objects to your published content as unlawful. We also reserve the right to delete comments if they are objected to by third parties as unlawful.

10.1 Storage of the IP address

Your IP address will not be logged during commenting and will not be saved by us.

10.2 Storage duration

Comments and related data are stored and remain on our website until the commented content has been completely deleted or the comments have to be deleted for legal reasons (eg offensive comments).

10.3 Legal basis

Legal bases for the storage of commentary data are Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b and Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

11. Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is the Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, providing a guarantee to comply with European privacy legislation (

11.1 IP anonymization

We have activated the function IP anonymization on this website. As a result, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google.

11.2 Browser plugin

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full.

In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install:

11.3 Opposition to data collection

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by moving the following slider. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent the collection of your information on future visits to this site:

Disallow Google Analytics to track me

For more information on how to handle user data on Google Analytics, please see the Google Privacy Policy:

11.4 Order processing

We have a contract with Google for order processing. In it, Google commits e.g. process user data only within the scope of the functionality of Analytics, delete it on our instructions and take technical and organizational measures for data security.

11.5 Storage duration

The retention of user and event data in Google Analytics is 14 months.

11.6 Legal basis

Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.

12. Newsletter

12.1 Newsletter data

If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter , Further data are not collected or only on a voluntary basis. We use this data exclusively for the delivery of the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

The data deposited with us for the purpose of obtaining the newsletter will be stored by us from the newsletter until your subscription and deleted after cancellation of the newsletter. Data that has been stored for other purposes with us (such as e-mail addresses for the members area) remain unaffected.

12.2 Content of the newsletter

We send newsletters, e-mails and other electronic notifications with advertising information (hereinafter “newsletter”) only with the consent of the recipient or a legal permission. Insofar as the content of a newsletter is concretely described in the context of an application for the newsletter, it is decisive for the consent of the user.

12.3 Double Opt-In and Logging

Registration for our newsletter takes place in a so-called double opt-in procedure. In other words, you will receive an e-mail after logging in, requesting confirmation of your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that nobody can register with external e-mail addresses.

Registration for the newsletter will be logged in order to prove the registration process according to the legal requirements. This includes the storage of the logon and the confirmation time, as well as the IP address. Likewise, changes to your data stored with the shipping service provider will be logged.

12.4 Shipping Service Provider

The newsletter is distributed via “MailPoet”. MailPoet is a newsletter distribution product by Wysija SARL, incorporated in France since 2011, 6 rue Dieudé 13006, Marseille FRANCE.

The e-mail addresses of our newsletter recipients, as well as their other information described in these notes, are stored on the servers of Wysija SARL in France. MailPoet uses this information to send and evaluate the newsletters on our behalf. Furthermore, MailPoet may use this information for the purpose of optimizing or improving its own services. For example, for the technical optimization of shipping and the presentation of newsletters or for economic purposes, to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, MailPoet does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write them down or to pass them on to third parties.

We rely on the reliability and the IT and data security of MailPoet.

12.5 Credentials

To subscribe to the newsletter, it is sufficient to enter your e-mail address. Optionally, you can specify your first and last name. This information is only for the personalization of the newsletter.

12.6 Statistical survey and analyzes

The newsletters contain a so-called “web-beacon”, a pixel-sized file, which is retrieved from the servers of MailPoet when the newsletter is opened. In the course of this call, technical information, such as information about the browser and your system, as well as your IP address and time of the retrieval are collected. This information is used to improve the technical performance of services based on their specifications or audience and their reading habits, based on their locations (which can be determined using the IP address) or access times.

The statistical surveys also include determining whether the newsletters are opened, when they are opened and which links are clicked. For technical reasons, this information can be assigned to the individual newsletter recipients. However, it is neither our goal nor that of MailPoet to observe individual users. The evaluations serve us much more to recognize the reading habits of our users and to adapt our content to them or to send different content according to the interests of our users.

12.7 Online Calling and Data Management

There are cases when we direct the newsletter recipients to the MailPoet websites. For example, our newsletters contain a link that allows newsletter recipients to retrieve newsletters online (for example, in the case of display problems in the e-mail program). Furthermore, newsletter recipients can save their data, such as For example, you can correct the e-mail address later. Similarly, the privacy policy of MailPoet is only available on their website.

In this context, we pointed out that on the website of MailPoet cookies are used and thus personal data by MailPoet, their partners and service providers used (eg Google Analytics) are processed. We have no influence on this data collection. Further information can be found in the respective privacy policy of the services.

We also inform you about the possibility of objecting to the data collection for advertising purposes on the websites and (for the European area).

12.8 Termination / Revocation

You can terminate the receipt of our newsletter at any time, that is, revoke your consent. A link to cancel the newsletter can be found at the end of each newsletter. Alternatively, you can always send an e-mail to

After termination your data will be deleted except for the e-mail address. The e-mail address is stored in a block list and is only used to ensure that we do not send any further e-mails to your e-mail address.

12.9 Legal basis

The dispatch of the newsletter and the success measurement are made on the basis of a consent of the recipients acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a, Art. 7 DSGVO in connection with § 7 Abs. 2 Nr. 3 UWG or on the basis of the legal permission pursuant to Art. § 7 Abs. 3 UWG.

The shipping service providers are based on our legitimate interests acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO and a contract processing agreement acc. Art. 28 (3) sentence 1 DSGVO.

The logging of the registration process is based on our legitimate interests in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO and serves as proof of consent to the receipt of the newsletter.

13. Social media

13.1 Share buttons

The content on our pages can be shared in privacy-friendly social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Google+. This site uses the plugin Shariff Wrapper. This tool does not establish direct contact between the networks and users until the user actively clicks on one of these buttons.

An automatic transfer of user data to the operators of these platforms is not done by this tool. If the user is logged in to one of the social networks, when using the social buttons of Facebook, Google+, Pinterest Twitter & Co. an information window appears, in which the user can confirm the text before submitting.

Our users can share the content of this website on social networks in compliance with data protection laws without creating complete surf profiles by the network operators.

14. Affiliate Programs

14.1 Amazon affiliate program

We participate in the Amazon EU Partner Program. Amazon includes advertisements and links to the website on our sites where we can earn money through advertising reimbursement. Amazon uses cookies to track the origin of the orders. This will enable Amazon to recognize that you have clicked the affiliate link on our website.

The storage of “Amazon cookies” is based on Art. 6 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a justified interest in this, since only through the cookies, the amount of its affiliate remuneration can be determined.

For more information about Amazon’s data usage, please refer to the Amazon Privacy Policy:

15. Google Web Fonts

This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform representation of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to correctly display texts and fonts.

To do this, the browser you use must connect to Google’s servers. As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.

More information about Google Web Fonts can be found at and in Google’s Privacy Policy:

16. References

This Privacy Policy is based on various templates and patterns, e.g. eRecht24 Premium, the DSGVO Guide from t3n and the it-law office, which we have customized.