Data is gathered from what your browser conveys and automatically written to server logfiles. This data includes in particular:
This data is not associated with a particular person.
Cookies are used throughout the service. The purpose is to make the service more userfriendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files, that are stored by your browser on your computer. Most of the cookies used are so-called “Session-Cookies”. These are deleted after your visit automatically. Cookies do not cause any harm to your computer and do not contain any viruses.
If you leave a comment you are asked for a valid email address and for information that allows to confirm your identity. Also your IP address is stored. You can always revoke your permission to store your IP address, email address and comment. Your email address and IP address is not published. This data is only used if you abuse the comment function in ways deemed illegal by applicable law.
The RSS-Feeds are used by third parties (e.g. Google) and probably republished. Third parties may collect additional data. I have no control of the use of the feeds by third parties.
You are entitled to information about the data stored about you, how this data was gathered and for what purpose. I am happy to provide you with this information on written request. Please send your request to the postal address mentioned on the contact page.