Privacy Policy

Who we are
The address of our website is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When visitors leave comments on the web, we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user’s agent chain to help detect spam.
An anonymous string created from your e-mail address (also called hash) can be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it.
The privacy policy of the Gravatar service is available here:
After your comment is approved, your profile picture is publicly visible in the context of your comment.

If you upload images to the web, you should avoid uploading images with location data (GPS EXIF) included.
Web visitors can download and extract any location data from web images.

Contact forms

If you leave a comment on our site you can choose to save your name, e-mail address and website in cookies.
This is for your convenience, so you don’t have to re-enter your details when you leave another comment.
These cookies will last one year.
If you have an account and connect to this site, we will install a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies.
This cookie does not contain personal data and is deleted when the browser is closed.
When you log in, we will also install several cookies to save your login information and screen display options.
Access cookies last two days and screen option cookies last one year. If you select “Remember me”, your access will last for two weeks.
If you leave your account, the access cookies will be deleted.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser.
This cookie does not include personal data and simply indicates the ID of the article just modified. Expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites
The articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.).
The embedded content of other websites behaves exactly as if the visitor had visited the other website.
These websites can collect data about you, use cookies, incorporate additional third-party monitoring and monitor interaction with that embedded content, including monitoring interaction with embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

How long do we keep your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are kept indefinitely.
This is so that we can automatically recognize and approve subsequent comments instead of keeping them in a moderation queue.
Of users who register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile.
All users can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except that they cannot change their username).
Web administrators can also view and edit this information.

What rights do you have on your data
If you have an account or have left comments on this website, you can request to receive an export file of the personal data we have about you, including the information you have provided.
You can also request that we delete any personal information we have about you.
This does not include data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where we send your data
Visitor comments can be reviewed by an automatic spam detection service.

Your contact information

Further information

How we protect your data

What procedures we use against data breaches

From which third parties do we receive the data

What kind of automated decision-making and / or profiling we do with user data

Regulatory requirements for the disclosure of sectoral information