We believe in strong personal privacy protection. We collect and use the personal data of our users as far as necessary for operating a functional website and delivering our content and services. Data we collect, such as email-addresses or names via our contact form, will solely be used to answer your queries about our website or other aspects of our services and products.
We will not use this data to send you unnecessary mails, ads or other types of information you didn't request in the first place. We believe in a low footprint of our communication with you, so that you only get information and services you really requested.
If you sign up on our website, data you entered (e.g. name, email-address or other information) will be stored on our servers so that you can use our forum functionalities. It is perfectly fine, if you use a nickname to sign-up, we do not encourage you to use any real name information.
The cookies we use are provided via our own website or via Google Analytics and contain the following:
_gat_gtag | Store of data from the current session
_ga | Store of statistics about websites visits
_gid | Recognition of website visitors
_gads | Personalized content or advertisements
Purpose of data processing
Cookies are technically necessary to simplify using websites. Several of our website’s functions will not work without using cookies. These functions require the browser to be recognized again after leaving and returning to our website.
Cookies are stored on the user's computer and transferred to our site. Consequently, you as the user have complete control over how cookies are used. By changing the settings in your web browser, you can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies to external websites. You can also delete all saved cookies on your system at any time. Restrictions on cookie usage can be managed automatically by your browser. If you disable cookies for our website, you may no longer be able to use the site’s full range of functions.
We also use iframes to incorporate videos, text or other media (such as YouTube, Twitter, Maps). Copyright reasons prevent us from realizing this in any other way in many cases. Frame technology can trigger sending information such as the non-anonymized IP address or access date to the external provider when the page is accessed. It allows the external provider to save cookies on your computer which can be used for advertising purposes, etc. If you are logged into your YouTube or Google account, YouTube can associate your surfing behavior with you personally. To avoid this, you should log off. Currently it is not technologically possible to implement an opt-out function in this case. If you want to avoid cookies, you can deactivate them in your browser.Unrestricted Information Any information that you voluntarily choose to include in a public area of this website, such as a public profile page, forum topics etc., will be available to any visitor or user who has access to that content. How to contact us Our email-address is firstname.lastname@example.org