Privacy Policy


WE! take the protection of your personal data very seriously, because your privacy is important!

In general we do not store and process data that is not intended to improve our non-commercially oriented services or legal requirements.

The following provisions are for your information about the processing of personal data in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), in particular taking into account the information obligations under Art. 12 to 14 GDPR, as well as to clarify the existing DSGVO data subject rights in accordance with Articles 15 to 22 and Art. 34 GDPR. We process your personal data in accordance with the applicable statutory data protection requirements for the following purposes.

Responsible Site & Privacy Policy

Our data protection representative can be reached by email at or by postal service

Henrik Hain
Data Protection Representative
Rheinaustr. 11
D-68163 Mannheim

Scope of Application

The following privacy policy applies to all pages available from the qualified domain name

General Data Processing

In principle, we collect and use personal data of our users only to the extent necessary to provide a functional website and our content and services. The collection and use of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies to cases in which prior consent is not possible for reasons of fact and the processing of the data is permitted by law.

  • Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing of personal data, Art. 6 (1) (a) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) serves as the legal basis.
  • In the processing of personal data required for the performance of a contract of which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR serves as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations required to carry out pre-contractual measures.
  • Insofar as it is necessary to process personal data in order to fulfill a legal obligation to which we are the subject, Art. 6 (1) (c) GDPR serves as the legal basis
  • In the event that vital interests of the data subject or any other natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 (1) (d) GDPR serves as the legal basis.
  • If processing is necessary to safeguard our legitimate or a third parties interest and if the interest, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms of the person concerned do not outweigh the former interest, Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR serves as the legal basis for the processing.

Examples for Authorized Interests

  • Answering inquiries
  • Provision of services and / or information intended for you
  • Processing and transfer of personal data for internal or administrative purposes
  • Operation and administration of our website
  • Technical support
  • Prevention and detection of fraud and crime
  • ensuring network and data security, to the extent that such interests are consistent with applicable law and the rights and
  • freedoms of the user

User Data / Server Log Files

Whenever you visit our website, our systems automatically collect data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.

The following types of data are collected here: browser type, version used, operating system of the user, Internet service provider, IP address of the user, date and time of retrieval, web pages from which the user’s system has come to our website or to which the user of our website.

The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and logfiles is Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO with the o.g. legitimate interests.

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow delivery of the website to the computer of the user. To do this, the user’s IP address must be kept for the duration of the session.

Storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data is used to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context. For these purposes, our legitimate interest lies in the processing of data according to Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose of its collection. In the case of collecting the data for providing the website, this is the case when the respective session is completed. The collection of the data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. Furthermore, we reserve the right to check the files if, on the basis of concrete evidence, there is a legitimate suspicion of unlawful use or a specific attack on the pages. In this case, our legitimate interest is the processing for the purpose of the investigation and prosecution of such attacks and unlawful uses.

Use of Cookies

We do not use cookies

Webbeacons / Tracking Pixel

We do not use Webbeacons and we do not use Tracking Pixels

Content of External Providers

On our website we use active JavaScript content and fonts, which are also used by external providers such as Google can come. By calling our website, these providers may receive information about your visit to our website, for example by transmitting your IP address. You can prevent this transmission by using a JavaScript blocker such as install the browser plugin ‘NoScript’ or disable JavaScript in your browser. However, this can lead to functional restrictions.

Some of our websites include content from third parties, such as videos from Youtube, maps from Google Maps, images, texts and multi-media files, RSS feeds or other services from other websites. This always requires a transmission of your IP address to the providers of this content. We can not give any information about the use of your data with these providers and have no influence on the further processing. In particular, not about whether the data will be used for further purposes, such as profiling. Please refer to the respective privacy policy of the respective third-party providers. You can u.a. protect against further tracking by tracking pixels of these providers by turning off your browser settings from accepting third-party cookies.


This website uses for online appointment scheduling. Either you receive a link from us and use the software directly on the Calendly website, or we integrate it directly into our website via a script. By using the appointment service you automatically use the services of There, data is transferred for security and documentation purposes. The data collected includes Name, IP address at the time of the appointment, agreed date and time. This data is not passed on to third parties and is only used for administration and organization of the appointments and for internal statistics. With the use of the appointment arrangement you agree that you are in agreement with it. You can find more information from here. Please be sure to read them. Please note that the site is only available in English:


We offer the opportunity to commont on most of our websites posts. For this, we use a customly self-hosted instance of the Commento comment system. To use Commento, you can either use your own Commento user account or use an existing user account from Twitter, Github or Google. A commentary as a guest is also possible under restriction of the functional scope. If you use your social media account to use Commento, the respective service provider will collect and process information on your use of the Commento function. Please note the privacy policy of the respective service providers (Twitter, Github, and Google).


Our website uses plugins and services from Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA, and are linked by buttons or links to “Twitter” or “episode” or a picture with a blue bird. This makes it possible to share a post or page on Twitter or follow an account or topic on Twitter. If you visit a web page of this website that contains such a button, your browser establishes a connection with the servers of Twitter in order to transmit the content of the button to your browser. We have no control over the amount of data that Twitter collects from these services and we can only provide information to the best of our knowledge. After that, only your IP address and the URL of the respective website will be transmitted when the button is received. We can not say if Twitter uses this information for any other purpose. For more information, see the Twitter privacy policy at


Some of our websites use the “XING Share Button”. When accessing this website, your browser will quickly establish a connection to XING AG servers (“XING”) with which the “XING Share Button” functions (in particular the calculation / display of the counter value) will be provided. XING does not store personal data about you by calling this website. In particular, XING does not store any IP addresses. There is also no evaluation of your usage behavior via the use of cookies in connection with the “XING Share Button”. The current data protection information on the “XING Share Button” and additional information can be found on this website:


On our website you will find plugins from the social network LinkedIn and LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“LinkedIn”). You can recognize the plugins of LinkedIn at the corresponding logo or the “Recommend” button.

When you visit our website, the plugin is used to establish a direct connection between your browser and the LinkedIn server. This gives LinkedIn the information that you visited our site with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn button while you are logged into your LinkedIn account, you can link the content of our pages to your LinkedIn profile. This allows LinkedIn to map the visit of our pages to your user account. We would like to point out that we, as a provider of the pages, do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by LinkedIn. For more information, see the Privacy Statement from LinkedIn at


Some of our websites use the “Keybase Chat Button”. When accessing this website, your browser will quickly establish a connection to Keybase servers (“Keybase”) with which the “Keybase Chat Button” functions (in particular communication and identity functions) will be provided. Keybase does not store personal data about you by calling this website. In particular, Keybase does not store any IP addresses. There is also no evaluation of your usage behavior via the use of cookies in connection with the “Keybase Chat Button”.


Some of our websites use the “Telegram Chat Button”. When accessing this website, your browser will quickly establish a connection to Telegram servers (“Telegram”) with which the “Telegram Chat Button” functions (in particular communication and identity functions) will be provided. Telegram does not store personal data about you by calling this website. In particular, Telegram does not store any IP addresses. There is also no evaluation of your usage behavior via the use of cookies in connection with the “Telegram Chat Button”.

Data in User-Generated Content

If you write comments or contributions or upload files to our servers or publish images or use other services, their IP addresses and - if you are logged - your user data for your safety. Due to the multitude of illegal content posted to the Internet on a daily basis, we reserve the right to use this information for defense in litigation or for law enforcement purposes; to defendants, law enforcement agencies and courts.

Data Sharing

If personal data are communicated to us by you, these will be passed on only to third parties, if this is necessary for the completion of the contractual relationship or another legal ground legitimizes this transfer.

However, we provide certain services with the assistance of service providers. We have carefully selected these service providers and taken appropriate measures to protect your personal information.

Data Retention

We only store your data for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the above-mentioned purposes or until you object to the data processing. Thereafter, the data will be deleted or blocked if the deletion conflicts with statutory provisions or legitimate interests. A legitimate interest exists e.g. regarding the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.

Notice of your Rights

You have the right,

  • to require us to confirm whether personal data relating to you is being processed; If this is the case, you have a right to information about these personal data and to the information listed in Article 15 GDPR.

  • to require the publication of the data concerning you in the restrictions of Art. 20 GDPR in a common electronic, machine-readable data format. This includes the release (if possible) to another person directly named by you.

  • ask us to correct your data if it is incorrect, inaccurate and / or incomplete. Correction also includes the completion by declarations or communication.

  • to demand from us that personal data concerning you be deleted without delay, provided one of the reasons detailed in Art. 17 GDPR is met. Unfortunately, we are not allowed to delete data subject to a legal retention period. If you do not want us to collect data from you or contact you again, we will store your related contact information on a blacklist.

  • to revoke any consent given by you for the future without incurring any disadvantages.

  • to require us to restrict the processing if one of the conditions listed in Art. 18 GDPR is met.

  • for reasons arising from its very special situation, object to the processing of personal data concerning it at any time. We then no longer process the personal data unless we can prove compelling reasons worthy of protection that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims (Article 21 GDPR).

  • without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy and if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is contrary to the GDPR

If you have questions or comments on data protection (for example, to provide information and update your personal data), please contact under the keyword “Privacy” contact under the following e-mail address or via postal service with us.