Introduction to the Impressum
Everything is legally phrased in the following impressum. Here I want to say that all I actually want with this blog is to present you daily interesting craft ideas :)
Exclusion of Liability
Liability for Contents
The contents of our pages have been created with the utmost care. However, we can assume no liability for the correctness, completeness and timeliness of the contents. As service provider we are responsible according to §7 (1) TMG for own contents on these sites according to the general laws. Nevertheless, after §§8 to 10 TMG we are not obliged as service provider to monitor transmitted or stored outside information or to do research for circumstances which point to an illegal activity. Obligations to delete or block the use of information according to the general laws remain unaffected by this. However a liability concerning this matter is only possible from the moment of notice of a specific infringement. Noting correspondent law breakings we will delete those contents without delay.
Liability for Links
Our offer contains links to external web pages of third parties, on whose content we have no influence. Therefore, we cannot assume any responsibility for this outside content. For the contents of the linked pages is always the respective provider or operator of those sites responsible. The linked pages were checked at the time of linking for possible violations of law. Illegal contents were not seen at the time of linking. A permanent control of the linked pages however is not reasonable without specific evidence of a law infringement. When becoming aware of law infringements, we will delete such links without delay.
The contents provided by the side operators and works on these sides are defeated by the German copyright. The duplication, treatment, spreading and every kind of the utilisation beyond the borders of the copyright need the written approval of the respective author or Erstellers. Downloads and copies of this side are permitted only for the private, not commercial use. As far as the contents on this side were not provided by the operator, the copyrights of third are considered. In particular contents of third are marked as those. Should you become attentive, nevertheless, to a copyright infringement, we ask for a suitable tip. While becoming known of law breakings we will immediately remove such contents.
The content created by the site operators and works on these pages are subject to German copyright law. The reproduction, editing, distribution and any kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright law require the written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this site are permitted for private, non-commercial use only. Insofar as the content on this site not by the operator have been created, the copyright rights are respected third party. In particular, content identified third parties as such. If you become aware of a copyright infringement, we ask for a hint. When becoming aware of violations, we will immediately remove such content.
The contents and works created by the page operators on these pages are subject to German copyright law. The reproduction, editing, distribution and any kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright law require the written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this site are permitted for private, non-commercial use only. Insofar as the contents of this site have not been created by the operator the copyright rights of third parties are respected. In particular contents of third parties are identified as such. Should you nevertheless become aware of a copyright infringement, we ask for an according . When becoming aware of law infringements, we will delete such contents without delay.
Types of Processed Data
- Inventory data (e.g. names, addresses)
- Contact information (e.g. e-mail addresses, phone numbers)
- Content data (e.g. text input, photos, videos)
- Usage data (e.g. visited websites, interest in contents, times of access)
- Meta data/communication data (e.g. device information, IP addresses)
Purpose of Processing
- Provision of the online offer, its features and contents
- Answering contact requests and communicating with users
- Security measures
- Range measurement/marketing
“Personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as “data subject”); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by assignment to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier (e.g. cookie) or to one or more special features that express the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
“Processing” means any process performed with or without the aid of automated procedures or any such process associated with personal data. The term goes far and includes virtually every handling of data.
“Responsible person” means the natural or legal person, public authority, institution or other body that decides, alone or together with others, the purposes and means of processing personal data.
Relevant Legal Bases
- The legal basis for obtaining consent is Art. 6 (1) lit. a and Art. 7 DSGVO,
- the legal basis for the processing for the performance of our services and the execution of contractual measures as well as the response to inquiries is Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO,
- the legal basis for processing in order to fulfill our legal obligations is Art. 6 (1) lit. c DSGVO, and
- the legal basis for processing in order to safeguard our legitimate interests is Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO.
- In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person requires the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d DSGVO serves as legal basis.
Cooperation with Contract Processors and Third Parties
- on the basis of a legal permission (e.g. if a transmission of the data to third parties, such as payment service providers, in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO is necessary for contract fulfilment),
- if you have consented,
- if a legal obligation provides for this or
- on the basis of our legitimate interests (e.g. when using agents, web hosts, etc.).
If we commission third parties with the processing of data on the basis of a so-called “order processing contract”, this is done on the basis of Art. 28 DSGVO.
Transmissions to Third Countries
If we process data in a third country (i.e. outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or if this occurs in the context of the use of third-party services or disclosure or transfer of data to third parties, this will only be done if it is to fulfill our (pre)contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to legal or contractual permissions, we process or leave the data in a third country only if the special requirements of Art. 44 et seq. DSGVO apply. This means that processing is for example carried out on the basis of special guarantees, such as the officially recognised determination of a data protection level corresponding to the EU (e.g. for the USA by the “Privacy Shield”) or compliance with officially recognised special contractual obligations (so-called “standard contractual clauses”).
Rights of Data Subjects
- to request confirmation as to whether the data concerned are being processed and to request information about these data as well as further information and a copy of the data in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO,
- to demand the completion of data concerning you or the correction of incorrect data concerning you in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO,
- to demand that the data concerned be deleted without delay in accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO, or, alternatively, to demand a restriction on the processing of the data in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO,
- to request that the data concerning you that you have provided to us be received in accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO and to request their transmission to other persons responsible,
- to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 DSGVO.
Right of Withdrawal
You have the right to withdraw granted consents with effect for the future in accordance with Art. 7 (3) DSGVO.
Right of Objection
You can at any time object to the future processing of data concerning you in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO. The objection may in particular be made against processing for direct marketing purposes.
Cookies and Right of Objection for Direct Marketing Purposes
“Cookies” are small files that are stored on the user’s computer. Different data can be stored within the cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after their visit to an online offer. Temporary cookies, or “session cookies” or “transient cookies”, are cookies that are removed after the user leaving the online offer and closing his browser. In an online shop is the content of a shopping basket e.g. stored in such a cookie or the login status. Cookies are referred to as “permanent” or “persistent” and remain stored even after the browser is quitted. In such a cookie may be stored e.g. interests of users used for range measurement or marketing purposes. “Third-party cookies” are cookies that are offered by providers other than the person responsible for operating the online offer (otherwise, if they are only their cookies, they are referred to as “first-party cookies”).
If you do not want cookies stored on your computer, you are be asked to disable the appropriate option in your browser’s system settings. Saved cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this online offer.
Deletion of Data
In accordance with statutory requirements in Germany, the records are kept in particular for 6 years in accordance with § 257 (1) HGB (trading books, inventories, opening balance sheets, annual accounts, commercial letters, accounting documents, etc.) and for 10 years in accordance with § 147 (1) AO (books, records, management reports, accounting documents, commercial and business letters, documents relevant for taxation, etc.).
The hosting services we use serve to provide the following services: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services and technical maintenance services that we use for the purpose of operating this online offer.
We or our hosting provider process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta and communication data of customers, interested parties and visitors to this online offer on the basis of our legitimate interests in an efficient and secure provision of this online offer according to Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO in conjunction with Art. 28 DSGVO (conclusion of contract processing contract).
Collection of Access Data and Log Files
We or our hosting provider, collect the following data on each access to the server on which this service is located (so-called server log files) on the basis of our legitimate interests as defined by Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. Access data include the name of the accessed website, file, date and time of access, transferred data volume, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.
Log file information is stored for a maximum of 7 days for security reasons (e.g. to investigate misuse or fraud) and then deleted. Data whose further storage is required for evidentiary purposes are excluded from deletion until the respective incident has finally been clarified.
Comments and Contributions
If users leave comments or other contributions, their IP addresses are stored for 7 days based on our legitimate interests as defined by Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. This is for our own safety, in case someone leaves illegal content in comments and contributions (insults, prohibited political propaganda, etc.). In this case, we ourselves can be prosecuted for the comment or contribution and are therefore interested in the identity of the author.
Akismet Anti-Spam Check
Our online offer uses the “Akismet” service offered by Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA. The use is based on our legitimate interests as defined by Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. With the help of this service, comments of real people are distinguished from spam comments. All comment information is sent to a server in the US for this purpose, where it is analyzed and stored for four days for comparison. If a comment has been classified as spam, the data will be stored beyond that time. This information includes the entered name, the email address, the IP address, the comment content, the referrer, details of the used browser, the computer system and the time of entering the comment.
Automattic is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and provides thus a guarantee to comply with European privacy legislation (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000CbqcAAC&status=Active).
Users are welcome to use pseudonyms. They can completely prevent data from being sent by refraining from using our comment feature. That would be a pity, but unfortunately we see no other alternatives that work just as efficiently.
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