Basic
This privacy statement is intended to inform the users of this website about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the website operator Nils Maier, Hebelstrasse 23, 79104 Freiburg, Germany. The website operator takes your data protection very seriously and treats your personal data confidentially and according to the legal regulations. Since new technologies and the constant further development of this website may result in changes to this data protection declaration, we recommend that you read the data protection declaration again at regular intervals. Definitions of the terms used (e.g. “personal data” or “processing”) can be found in Art. 4 DSGVO. A WordPress installation is used for this website. The “Insight” theme of WPZOOM is used for the website design.

Access data
We, the website operator or page provider, collect data on access to the website on the basis of our legitimate interest (see Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO) and store these as “server log files” on the server of the website. The following data is logged in this way: Visited websitetime at the time of accessamount of data sent in ByteSource/reference from which you reached the pageused browserused operating systemused IP addressThe server log files are stored for a maximum of 7 days and then deleted. The data is stored for security reasons, e.g. to clarify cases of misuse. If data have to be deleted for reasons of proof, they are excluded from deletion until the incident has been finally clarified.

Range measurement & cookies
This website uses cookies for pseudonymised range measurement, which are transmitted either by our server or the server of third parties to the browser of the user. Cookies are small files that are stored on your end device. Your browser accesses these files. The use of cookies increases the user-friendliness and security of this website. If you do not want cookies to be stored on your terminal to measure the range, you can object to the use of these files here: Cookie deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative: http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1#!/Cookie deactivation page of the US website: http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2#!/Cookie deactivation page of the European website: http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1#!/Common browsers offer the setting option not to accept cookies. Note: There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all the features of this site without restriction if you make the appropriate settings. Collection and processing of personal data The website operator collects, uses and passes on your personal data only if this is permitted by law or if you consent to the collection of data. Personal data includes all information which serves to determine your person and which can be traced back to you – for example your name, e-mail address and telephone number. You can also visit this website without providing any personal information. However, in order to improve our online services, we store your access data to this website (without personal reference). This access data includes, for example, the file you requested or the name of your Internet provider. The anonymisation of the data does not allow conclusions to be drawn about you personally.

Comments
When visitors post comments on the site, we collect the information displayed on the comment form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and user-agent string (which identifies the browser) to help identify spam. your email address can be used to create an anonymized string (also called a hash) and submitted to the Gravatar service to verify that you are using it. You can find the Gravatar service’s privacy policy here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After your comment has been released, your profile picture will be publicly visible in the context of your comment.

Contact information handling
If you contact us as a website operator through the contact options offered, your details will be stored so that they can be used to process and respond to your enquiry. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your consent.

Google Analytics
On the basis of our legitimate interests, this website uses the following data to optimise and analyse our online offering in the sense of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO uses the service “Google Analytics”, which is provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). The service (Google Analytics) uses “cookies” – text files which are stored on your terminal device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google LLC complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=ActiveThis website uses IP anonymization. The IP address of users is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area and in the other contracting states of the agreement. Only in individual cases is the IP address initially transmitted unabbreviated to a Google server in the USA and then shortened there. By this shortening the personal reference of your IP address is omitted. The IP address of the user transmitted by the browser is not combined with other data stored by Google. Within the framework of the agreement on order data, which we as website operator have concluded with Google Inc., Google Inc. compiles an evaluation of website use and website activity with the help of the collected information and provides services associated with Internet use.The data collected by Google on our behalf will be used to evaluate the use of our online services by individual users, for example to create reports on website activity to improve our online services. You have the option of preventing cookies from being stored on your device by changing your browser settings. It is not guaranteed that you can access all functions of this website without restrictions if your browser does not permit cookies. Furthermore, you can use a browser plug-in to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following link will take you to the appropriate plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en Here you will find further information on the use of data by Google Inc.:https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners?hl=en (data collected by Google partners)https://adssettings.google.de/authenticated (Advertising settings displayed to you)https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=en (Use of cookies in ads)

Use of social media plug-ins from Facebook
Due to our legitimate interest in the analysis, optimization and operation of our online services (within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO), this website uses the Facebook Social Plugin, which is provided by Facebook Inc. (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). The embeddings are recognizable by the Facebook logo or by the terms “like”, “like”, “share” in the colors Facebooks (blue and white). Information about all Facebook plugins can be found via the following link: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/ Facebook Inc. complies with European privacy laws and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=ActiveThe plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook servers. The website operator has no influence whatsoever on the nature and extent of the data that the plugin transmits to the Facebook Inc. servers. You can find information about this here: https://www.facebook.com/help/186325668085084Das Plugin informs Facebook Inc. that you have visited this website as a user. It is possible that your IP address will be saved. If you are logged into your Facebook account during your visit to this website, the above information is linked to this account. If you use the functions of the plugin – for example by sharing or “linking” a post – the corresponding information is also transmitted to Facebook Inc. Would you like to prevent Facebook. Inc. links this data to your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting this website and delete the stored cookies. Via your Facebook profile, you can make further settings for data processing for advertising purposes or object to the use of your data for advertising purposes. You can access the settings here:Profile settings on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screenCookie deactivation page of the US website: http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2#!/Cookie deactivation page of the European website: http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1#!/ You can read about which data, for what purpose and to what extent Facebook collects, uses and processes data and what rights and setting options you have to protect your privacy in the Facebook data protection guidelines. You can find them here: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

Akismet
We collect information about visitors who leave comments on websites that use our Akismet Anti-Spam Service. The amount of information we collect depends on how the user chooses to discontinue their website. Typically, this information includes the user’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Web site URL (as well as information that the user entered directly, such as name, user name, e-mail address, and the comment itself).

User rights
As a user, you have the right to request free information about which personal data about you has been stored. You also have the right to correct incorrect data and to limit or delete the processing of your personal data. If applicable, you may also exercise your right to data portability. If you believe that your data has been processed unlawfully, you can lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Deletion of data
Unless your request conflicts with a legal obligation to store data (e.g. data retention), you have a right to delete your data. Data stored by us will be deleted if they are no longer needed for their intended purpose and there are no legal retention periods. If deletion cannot be carried out because the data is required for permissible legal purposes, data processing will be restricted. In this case, the data will be blocked and not processed for other purposes.

Right of objection
Users of this website may exercise their right of objection and object to the processing of their personal data at any time. If you wish a correction, blocking, deletion or information about the personal data stored about your person or if you have questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data or if you wish to revoke your consent, please contact the following e-mail address: letter@nilsmaier.com