Privacy Statement

Data Protection / Privacy Statement

1. What Are Personal Data (Data Pertaining to an Individual)?

Personal data or data pertaining to an individual include all information concerning the personal and material circumstances of a specific or determinable person. This information comprises information and statements such as your name, your address or Post Office Box number, and your telephone number. Your e-mail address is also included if it relates to your name in such a way that you can be identified. Information that does not assist in your identification is not included.

2. When and Where Can Your Personal Data Be Gathered and Stored?

We always ask for your name, address, and other necessary information about you when, for example, you express a concern or wish to pose a question (“Contact me”). We use your address to inform you regarding the publication of a new book, or if you register to receive our newsletter. Your personal data will not be shared with a third party.

3. Cookies

Certain internet sites employ so-called Cookies. These serve to make our offering more user-friendly, effective, and secure. Cookies are small text-data that are set aside on your Server and that are accumulated by your Browser. Most of the Cookies that we use are so-called Session Cookies. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Cookies do not harm your Server and are free of viruses.

4. Webtracking

As most other websites, we use analytic tools in the form of tracking-software in order to determine the frequency of use and the number of users of our website. We employ Google Analytics ®. This tracking-software uses so-called Cookies that are accumulated on the user’s computer and technically facilitate an analysis of the use of the website (see Cookies paragraph above). The information regarding use of this website generated by Cookies is used to compile reports about the activities on the website, as well as to furnish additional services related to website use. Thereby, your IP-address is rendered unrecognizable and therefore anonymous. With this software, neither we nor the managers of the momentary analytical tools are able to comprehend personal information that would allow conclusions regarding the identity of the user. You will find additional information on the websites of the providers mentioned above concerning webtracking and the data security of the technology of these providers.

Google Ireland Limited

If you wish to prevent the identification of certain anonymous user identities within the framework of a web-analysis, you can do as follows: First, you can employ a simple process in your Browser to hinder the installation of Cookies (see Cookies paragraph above). Second, you can object at any time to the use of the product of the entity named as provider. Please use the following links:


Analysetool Link Hinweise
Google Ireland Limited

Click button to “Deactivate-Add-on for Browser”


5. Information and Right to Object

You may demand at any time, free of charge and without delay, information regarding stored data pertaining to your name or your pseudonym, if necessary. In addition, you have the right at any time to object to the further use of your personal data in the future. For this purpose you must provide valid evidence that the matter pertains to your account. We reserve the right to deal with such information electronically.

In either case, please contact: