Data Policy

Who we are

Steffen D. Meyer
Lehderstraße 62B
13086 Berlin

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When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select „Remember Me“, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

E-Mail subscription and sending via Brevo
In order to keep you up to date about activities and to be able to contact you, I use the mailing tool of our data processor Brevo GmbH, Köpenicker Straße 126, 10179 Berlin.

Brevo is a service that can be used to organize and analyze the sending of newsletters. This allows, among other things: Analyzes how many recipients opened the newsletter message and how often which link in the newsletter was clicked. In addition to your name and email address, we also process your IP address and, if applicable, your telephone number and postal code.

The legal basis for data processing is your consent (Art. 9 Para. 2 lit. a) GDPR). To the extent that personal data is transferred to our processor’s servers in the USA or another third country outside the EU/EEA and stored and further processed there, we have concluded with our processor the standard data protection clauses adopted by the EU Commission, which allow for the transfer of personal data in individual cases Allow data to be sent to third countries. We store the data mentioned above until the purpose has been fully achieved or, if necessary, until you revoke your consent to us.

You can find more information about data protection at Brevo at and at

Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Privacy Statement for the Service Microsoft Clarity
Personal data is processed when you visit this website. data for creating usage statistics. Anonymization and creation of statistics analysis of user behavior. Your consent according to Art. 6 (1) a GDPR. Microsoft Ireland Operations Ltd., One Microsoft Place, South County Business Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18, Ireland. Microsoft Ireland Operations Ltd. Your consent according to Art. 6 (1) a GDPR. The data is transmitted on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit a in conjunction with Art. 49 Para. 1 lit a GDPR. Microsoft Ireland Operations Ltd. Microsoft Ireland Operations Ltd.: Microsoft Ireland Operations Ltd. Microsoft Ireland Operations Ltd.: Microsoft Ireland Operations Ltd.: ends after three months at the latest.

Matomo Analytics
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