This privacy policy describes how the website operator collects ("we", "us") protects and uses the personally identifiable information you may provide by visiting the website or by using the website operator's services.
Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is:

Friederike Melzian
Dorfstraße 11
39596 Arneburg OT Beelitz


This privacy policy uses terms defined in Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These are, inter alia, the following terms:
"Personal data" or "personal information" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ("data subject"). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

„Processing“ is any operation which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means.

Purpose of the Processing
As far as not specified in the following, personal data is collected and used to make this website available to the public, to respond to inquiries and offer our services as well as for the purpose of safety and optimization of the website. 
Legal basis for the processing
Our legal basis for processing your personal data is dependent on the purpose for processing and may vary. In general, we process your personal data under the following legal bases:

Art. 6 (1) lit.a GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing operations for which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose. If the processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures, especially to respond to inquiries the legal basis is Art. 6(1) lit. b GDPR. If the processing of the data is necessary by legal obligation the processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. c GDPR. If processing is necessary for the purposes of pursuing our legitimate interests the legal basis is Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. 

Where the processing of personal data is based on Article 6 (1) lit.f GDPR our legitimate interest is especially our interest to optimize the website and our offering in favor of our business as well as to carry out safety measures.

Period for which the personal data will be stored
The length of time personal data is retained, and criteria for determining that time, are dependent on the nature of the personal data and the purpose for which it was provided. We endeavor to only retain personal data for no longer than is necessary for the purposes it has been collected. The period of storage may be further determined by the statutory retention period. After expiration of that period the data is routinely deleted.

You may exercise certain rights regarding your information processed by us. In particular you have the right to do the following:

You have the right to withdraw consent where you have previously given your consent tot the processing of your information. You have the right to object to the processing of your information if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. You have the right to learn if information is being processed by us, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the information undergoing processing. You have the right to verify the accuracy of your information and ask for it to be updated or corrected. You have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of your information, in which case, we will not process your information for any purpose other than storing it. You have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of your personal information from us. You have the right to receive your information in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that your information is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on your consent, on a contract which you are part of or on pre-contractual obligations therof. If you are located in a European Union member state or within the European Economic Area, you have the right to lodge a complaint about our data collection and processing activities with the supervisory authority concerned.

You may exercise your rights by contacting us via e-mail to

The website uses "cookies" to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. We may use cookies to collect, store and track information for statistical purposes to operate our website and services. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the features of the Website and Services. To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit
Automatic collection of information
When you access our services online, our web servers automatically create records of your visit. These records typically include IP-address, access times, the sites linked from, pages visited, the links and features used, the content viewed or requested, browser or application type, language and other such information. Information collected automatically is used only to identify potential cases of abuse and establish statistical information regarding website usage. This statistical information is not otherwise aggregated in such a way that would identify any particular user of the system.

Contact possibility via the website
The website contains information that enables a quick contact by e-mail to us, as well as direct communication. If you contact us by e-mail or via the contact form, the personal data transmitted are automatically stored for the purpose of contacting you. There is no transfer of this personal data to third parties. The information will be deleted as soon as it is not longer needed for the purpose it has been stored and as far as the storage is not prescribed by law or legal requirements.
Subscription to our newsletters
We offer electronic newsletters to which you may voluntarily subscribe at any time. We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential and will not disclose your email address to any third parties except as allowed in the information use and processing section or for the purposes of utilizing a third-party provider to send such emails. We will maintain the information sent via e-mail in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. 
You may revoke your prior consent to receive the newsletters with future effect. All you have to do is inform us that you are revoking your consent or click on the unsubscribe link contained in each newsletter.

In order to optimize our website we make use of the following services provided by third parties:
Google Analytics (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data (cookies; usage data) collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of our site.

Google is participant of the Privacy Shield and hereby grants to comply with the European data protection rules (for more information see:
This integration of Google Analytics anonymizes your IP address. It works by shortening Users' IP addresses within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server and shortened within the US.
Using a corresponding setting on your browser software, you can prevent cookies from being stored; however, we would like to point out that in this event, it is possible that you will not be able to use all of the features of this website in their fullest scope. Moreover, you can prevent Google from recording the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:
Google Fonts (Google Inc.)
Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages. For more information about the data used by Google see

The website has integrated links to social media platforms. The operator of the social media platform employs web tracking methods. Web tracking can occur irrespective of whether you are logged in or registered with the social media platform. We have no influence on the web tracking methods of the social media platform. Please be aware: it is possible for the provider of the social media platform to use your profile and behavioral data to assess your habits, personal relationships, preferences, etc. We have no influence on the processing of your data by the provider of the social media platform in this respect.
You can find more detailed information on the data processing by the provider of the social media platform and additional opportunities for raising objections in the provider’s privacy policy. 

Instagram : Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA; 
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privacy shield participant

Pinterest Inc., 651 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107
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