Privacy Policy


Controller of this website is Anne Philippi, (hereinafter “we”). If you have any queries relating to this privacy policy or the collection, processing our usage of your personal data, do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail, under indication of the keyword “data protection”.


Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more specific personal factors, particularly concerning the natural persons physical, mental, economical, genetic, cultural or social identity.

Processing means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

The further terms used in this privacy policy correspond to the relevant terms and definitions used in Art. 4 of the GeneralData Protection Regulation (GDPR).


When visiting our website for information purposes, only the internet connection data sent from your browser to our server is processed by us. These information contain personal data only to a limited extent. The processed data covers information regarding:

Your IP-address
Your device (type, name, ID)
Your browser (type/version)
Your operating system (including language settings)
Date and time of your requests
Content of your request
Your monitor resolution
Your internet service provider
Websites, from which your system is accessing our website (referrer-URL)
Websites, that are accessed by your system via our website

We process this information to enable you to use our website (e.g. by adapting our website to the needs of your personal device). We do not consolidate this data with other data sources. We process this data for an effective provision of our website (legal basis: Art. 6 para.1 lit. b GDPR). Furthermore, the data processing serves our legitimate interest to ensure the stability and security of our website (legal basis: Art. 6 para.1 lit f GDPR).


We offer further services on our website ( and newsletter) that require us to request personal data from you, such as name or e-mail address and further personal information if necessary. Relevant mandatory information is always marked as a required field. Without this information, we may not be able to provide you with the requested service or answer any queries you might have. In the following, we will give you an overview of the related processing operation and respective legal bases.

Contacting us

If you contact us by e-mail, your personal data will be stored and processed. Basically, this concerns your name and e-mail address and the information submitted within the content of your request. These data are stored for the exclusive purpose of answering your request or for making contact and the herewith associated technical administration. The data is not transmitted to third parties without your prior consent. If the contact is made for the purpose of fulfilling a contract or pre-contractual measures, the legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. Additionally, we have a legitimate interest to efficiently answer your query (legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR).


If you register for our newsletter, the personal data you provide to us (such as e-mail address) will be processed for the purpose of sending you the newsletter. For the registration to our newsletter we use the so called double-opt-in procedure, working as follows. After your newsletter registration on our website, you will receive an e-mail containing a link. By clicking this link, you confirm that you are the owner of the e-mail address and wish to receive the newsletter. If the confirmation is not exercised within a period of 12h, both your registration and your submitted personal data will be deleted automatically. The processing of your personal data in the context of the newsletter dispatch is based on your given consent (legal basis: Art. 6 Abs. 1 para. a GDPR).You can object to the future sending of our newsletter at any time and without providing reasons by unsubscribing via the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter, or by contacting us via e-mail.


We will process your personal data to the smallest possible extent only. Therefore, we will store your personal data only for as longs as necessary to fulfil the original collection purpose or – in case this is applicable – a longer storage is legally required or justified.


Depending on the circumstances of the specific case, you are entitled to the following data protection rights:

Right to information and access to personal data concerning you
Right to rectification or erasure or to restriction of processing of your personal data Right to refuse and object consent to data processing
Right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing
Right to data portability
Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority

Furthermore, you are entitled to the right to object the processing of your personal data at any time if we process your personal data for purposes of direct marketing; or if your personal data is processed to pursue our legitimate interests and grounds exist relating to your particular situation. You may exercise the above mentioned rights, ask questions or lodge a complaint against our processing of your personal data by contacting us via e-mail at


We use cookies on our site. These are small files that are automatically created by your browser and stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) when you visit our site. Cookies do not cause any damage to your end device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware. In the cookie, information is stored that arises in each case in connection with the specific end device used. This does not mean, however, that we gain direct knowledge of your identity. The data processed by cookies is necessary for the aforementioned purposes to protect our legitimate interests as well as those of third parties pursuant to Art. 6 (1) p. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Purpose of data processing

On the one hand, the use of system-related cookies serves to enable the use of our offer for you and to make it more pleasant. We use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages of our website. In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimize user-friendliness, which are stored on your terminal device for a certain fixed period of time. If you visit our site again to use our services, it is automatically recognized that you have already been with us and which entries and settings you have made, so that you do not have to enter them again. On the other hand, we use cookies to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer for you. These cookies enable us to automatically recognize that you have already been to our site when you visit it again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined time in each case.

Objection and removal option

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a message always appears before a new cookie is created. However, the complete deactivation of cookies may mean that you cannot use all the functions of our website.

Google Analytics

For the purpose of demand-oriented design and continuous optimization of our pages, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc (Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland hereinafter "Google"). In this context, pseudonymized usage profiles are created and cookies (see under point 7) are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website, such as

  • browser type/version
  • operating system used
  • referrer URL (the previously visited page)
  • host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • time of server request

are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website and internet use for the purposes of market research and demand-oriented design of these Internet pages. This information may also be transferred to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on our behalf. Under no circumstances will your IP address be merged with other Google data. The IP addresses are anonymized so that an assignment is not possible (IP masking). You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google, by rejecting the Analytics cookies in our cookie settings (see website footer). For more information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics, please visit the following websites:

Google Analytics Help
Terms of Service
Overview on Data Privacy
Data Privacy Policy